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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Close to motorway Zagreb - Ljubljana it is a perfect location to have a coffe or lunch break. It is very nice old castle on the island on the river Krka. It now houses the excelent hotel and restaurant. Even if you do not want to make a lunch break, it is worth to spend some time and enjoying architecture... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whilst the hotel is expensive (as is dining in the restaurant), it is worth every penny. Friendly staff serve a fantastically located castle that combines modern amenities tastefully with the historic exterior. The hotel was quiet yet atmospheric during the visit and I would highly recommend a stay here especially when travelling between Zagreb and Ljubljana.

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Wilton, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unique setting on an island in the middle of a river. Spacious rooms, tastefully furnished. Excellent food. Friendly staff. Great place to relax and enjoy nature walks. It is quiet and intimate and feels like home.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The boutique hotel Grad Otocec is simply stunning. The rooms are exquisite, the staff are superb and the architecture is incredible. I have probably stayed in some 500 hotels in the last two decades, and this must be one of the best. The location is picture postcard perfect, on an island with swans swimming gently on the river, connected by... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying nearby and came to the Castle. It's actually a hotel and a restaurant that have been built in an old castle, The grounds around it are quite nice to walk around in but really nothing special. It's not something we would have visited if we weren't staying walking distance in a nearby hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This 5 star Castle has a special location, on an Island, in the middle of Krka river. The Castle has an interesting history, and feels luxuries and relaxing. Very good service, and delightful food. The breakfast was splendid, with everything you could ask for. We also had two very good dinners, accompanied with splendid Slovenian wine.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A charming property in a delightful setting. The renovations are top notch, the staff was very helpful and we enjoyed our three night stay so much that we hope to return soon. The hotel has no pool of its own but does have arrangements with another nearby hotel for pool access, tennis and other spa amenities. Food was quite good.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed two nights in Grad Otocec castle. The castle is excellent; renovated with taste and style. The surroundings are beautiful. Gorgeous place. The dinner at the castle was good but totally overpriced. The service on dinner was ok; especially with younger staff. The older generation daytime waiters were aweful. Just bad. Very bad. They have not learned one thing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Grad Otocec is beautifully situated on an island in the Krka River. The rooms have modern interiors but they do not detract from the charm of the place. Dinner and breakfast in summer are outdoors in a lovely courtyard. The whole place is very very quiet and peaceful, and the hotel staff seem to try to reinforce that though a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

The hotel itself was amazing. It is really well decorated and situated on a small island. The beds are comfortable and windows open wide to let in fresh air. The breakfast is delicious and the cappuccinos keep coming. We have from the USA and rented a car to go to several countries including Slovenia. The problem came when we got... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The only castle in Slovenia, located on an island in the middle of the Krka River, starts 2010 as the newest member of an acknowledged association of mansions and hotels Relais & Châteaux.A castle that stands out from the rest. The earliest reference to it dates as far back as 1252. Originally restored ambience: Gothic and Renaissance design. There are Superior suite, Senior suite with two bedrooms, Junior suite with a living area and Double rooms.Restaurant Grad at Otočec castle has mediaeval inspiration, modern creativity. Appreciation of local culinary peculiarities. Top-quality wines. Membership of the gastronomic association Chaîne des Rôtisseurs. Get married with the Count of Otočec's blessing. May your wedding photographs be truly majestic. Throw a gold coin into the river for good luck. Make your day a magnificent one! The stunning Otočec Castle is simply perfect for your most important special day. Celebrate your wedding at the unique river castle in Slovenia, in an exclusive environment and the way you want to.The glamorous natural scenery and the energy of the medieval castle walls provide the perfect fairytale setting for your dreams to come true. Topmost gastronomy, superb wines, exceptional services and experienced wedding planners ensure an unforgettable experience.A discreet and exclusive location: Top-level meetings of 10–15 people require a special setting: Otočec Castle Hotel's royal suite or the Knight's Salon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Otocec Castle

Address: Grajska cesta 2, Otocec, Novo Mesto 8222, Slovenia
Location: Slovenia > Lower Carniola Region > Novo Mesto > Otocec
Price Range: $205 - $315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Otocec Castle 5*
Number of rooms: 16
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