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Vila Istra

4.0 of 5 Cesta Svobode 35, Bled 4260, Slovenia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Indianapolis, INdiana
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were sad that we'd only booked one night in this lovely place. Our diverse group consisted of my 82-year old mom, myself and two 25-year old young men and we were all in love with the inn and the restaurant. We were upgraded to a "romantic" suite with 2 bedrooms, living room, glorious bathroom and 2 balconies. The decor... More 

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Miami, Florida
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This hotel was pleasant and peaceful, with a nice view of Lake Bled. The service was excellent and the rooms were spacious. The best feature of this hotel was the restaurant. We ate dinner there both nights we spent in Bled. The menu changes daily and the chef is amenable to any requests. The only reason I have to rate... More 

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Pittsburgh, PA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

Vila Istra was a lovely place to stay right on Lake Bled. The room was very charming with a comfortable bed and great water pressure in the shower! The vila is located within a ten minute walk along the lake to town. It's very quiet, so we were able to sleep well there. The only drawback for us was that... More 

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Antwerp Province, Belgium
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We spent two wonderful days at Vila Istra along the lake in Bled. The room was very spacious, comfortable, modern, nicely decorated and had a magnificent view. The staff were welcoming and friendly, and offered an impeccable service. We also much enjoyed our delicious and refined diners at Vila Istra. Especially the spelt risotto with smoked trout and goat's cheese... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
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68 reviews 68 reviews
21 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

It is across the Main Street from the lake. Pictures from the lake are deceiving and the road that separate the hotel from the lake is very busy! With that said, it is a lovely small inn and the rest of the pictures are a good representation. The balcony rooms have a large living room and the bathroom is nice... More 

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Zeist, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I stayed in Villa Istra twice. It is a smaller hotel with a limited number of rooms. I enjoyed the very high quality standard and the personal approach and service. The rooms are really superbly decorated and feel lush and comfortable. From here it is easy to reach all of Bled and its surrounding. TIP: in Villa Istra there is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

My wife and I have spent one week in Bled. We stayed in another hotel (Triglav Hotel, excellent also) so the subject of this comment is not the hotel itself but only its restaurant. On holidays, we like to change and taste different very good local restaurants every night. And that's what we did in Bled. Undoubtly, Vila Istra is... More 

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279 helpful votes 279 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights at Villa Istra. The location and villa are superb. The suite is great and well decorated. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. The breakfast was good but expensive for Slovenia (12 euros per person). My only complaint is that they charge extra for proper coffees at breakfast. Why do this when there is already a... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We had chosen this hotel for a two night stay because of the location and the offer of suites, which suited our family of four, two adults and two children. We had a surprisingly good experience. The suite was fantastic, with a nice view on the lake and on the castle. The decoration of rooms and the whole hotel is... More 

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25 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We'd booked Vila Istra as it was a total contrast to our very modern Ljubljana hotel and came with rave reviews. It is a unique property. The Lake Bled area is smaller and more dense than I had expected and the Vila is nicely set apart from the crowded town. We had Suite B which included an entrance hall, bedroom,... More 

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Address: Cesta Svobode 35, Bled 4260, Slovenia
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Location: Slovenia > Upper Carniola Region > Bled
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Vila Istra 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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