Write your own city story.

Step into the shoes of the local townspeople and become a part of the life in the charming old city centres, where everything is within arm’s reach. Awaken in a romantic boutique hotel and enjoy your morning coffee in a pleasant café before heading out to explore the city. Discover the local attractions and points of interest, indulge in some shopping at the boutique shops or visit the nearby galleries and museums. Go with the social flow and have a chat with the locals.

The boutique stories of Ljubljana’s old town centre

The old town centre of Ljubljana tells many different stories. You may be inspired by Plečnik’s legacy, daydreaming along the banks of the Ljubljanica River or the lively pulse of the city marketplace. Walk along the charming streets and stop in at the boutique shops selling crystal and glassware, Slovenian specialities and designer products, and have lunch or dinner at one of the smaller restaurants.

And if you get tired, you can find your perfect shelter at one of the select boutique hotels in the very centre of the city.

Antiq Palace Hotel

Antiq Palace Hotel

Experience the romance of an urban palazzo and the modern comfort of the Antiq Palace Hotel with its wonderful view of the castle. The stylish appointments of the rooms and public areas will bring you back to the days of the old-time townsfolk of Ljubljana.

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Hotel Vander

Hotel Vander

The Hotel Vander, a designer hotel with a modern interior design that sits right on the Ljubljanica River in the old town centre, will be just right for travellers with a sense of style.

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Lesar Hotel Angel

Lesar Hotel Angel

Wake up to a view of a charming old city street leading up to Ljubljana Castle at the Lesar Hotel Angel, where you will enjoy the pleasant homeliness and comfort, with a romantic hideaway in its garden.

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Hotel Galleria

Hotel Galleria

You will also find a secluded garden for pleasant intimate moments at the Hotel Galleria on Gornji trg (Upper Square), yet another boutique fairy-tale in the heart of Ljubljana’s old town centre.

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Wake up to the sound of the waves at the seaside

Lose yourself among the narrow streets and picturesque Venetian palaces in the centre of Piran. Inhale the salt air, which has permeated the town for centuries. Wake up to a beautiful view of the sea and Tartini Square at the Art Hotel Tartini.  Feel the artistic soul of the renowned Slovenian painter Jaša, whose work can be found in every corner of the hotel.

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Pleasant domesticity in the centre of the city of the world’s oldest grapevine

How do you think the old-time residents of Maribor would imagine their life in the city centre in modern times? Probably very close to how you will experience it at the boutique Hotel Maribor. You can enjoy a combination of tradition and modern design in the apartments or in the lovely garden surrounded with elegant rooms, a green oasis in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the city.

At the hotel you can rent a bike and explore Maribor and its vicinity.  Visit the famous Lent district, where there is always something going on. Sample some wine from the world’s oldest grapevine and other wines from local vineyards. Titillate your taste buds with authentic Štajerska cuisine combined with modern gastronomic creativity.  

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Little pleasures of life in Linhart’s town

Enjoy the charm of the old town centre of Radovljica. The beautifully preserved townhouses, excellent street fare, boutique galleries and the majestic mansion in which the Beekeeping Museum is located, fill hearts with a pleasant warmth. The Lectar townhouse has been writing a heartfelt story for more than 100 years. Lectar means “gingerbread-maker”, and you can try your hand at making gingerbread hearts and learn about the history of gingerbread-making, have a traditional lunch or dinner and even spend the night. Feel the old-time and modern townsfolk’s spirit at the boutique Hotel Linhart. In addition to comfortable rooms, for a great start to the day treat yourself to a coffee or tea at the hotel café while enjoying the lively activity of Linhart Square right from the pavement.

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Stay with the old-timers in Kranj

Do you like old cars? Then you have to experience staying at the award-winning boutique Hotel Actum in Kranj. The hotel is a combination hotel and museum, as you will find parts of old-time cars at every corner, either as exhibition pieces or as part of the hotel furnishings. From the hotel you can take a drive, pardon, a walk around the old town centre, where you can visit several galleries, go shopping at the boutique shops featuring handicraft and designer products, stop in at one of the cafés or restaurants, and during the evening you can go looking for your favourite concert or attend the Prešeren Theatre.

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History the modern way

Rev up your time machine and go back to the days of the Romans, ladies-in-waiting and knights, and the refined bourgeois families of Ptuj. Discover the traces of the past and the hidden corners of Slovenia’s oldest town, home of the Kurent. Visit Ptuj Castle and then descend down into the old town streets, where you will find the boutique Hotel Mitra. Here in modern style you can experience the spirit of the ancient Romans, enjoy a relaxed chat at the oldest café in town or stop in at a wine cellar featuring wines that are more and 100 years old.

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