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Vila Park
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Reviewed June 18, 2012

Chrissy and I have just stayed here for the 4th year in row. In every respect the standards of this beautiful and spotless hotel have remained totally consistent. Jana's hospitality and attention to the needs of her guests is superb and most importantly heartfelt. The menu is always a delight and the chef produces excellent cuisine. Top notch! In summary the incredible location, wonderful service, amazing value and welcome means that we will be returning here for many years to come. We cannot stay away!

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 15, 2012

We spent 3 nights here in June 2012 found Jana the most congenial hostess. Rooms were spotless, meals 5 star. Setting at the end of the lake was out of this world. The whole region was pristine and the walks were great. Weather did not stop our adventures but unfortunately no relaxing in the wonderful garden. Was a very peaceful, restful place.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with friends
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3  Thank Carolyn S
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Reviewed September 2, 2011

I have been staying here for the last 10 years and it never disappoints. This small hotel has the best location at Bohinj. It really is location location location. Although there is also the lovely Jana who runs the place with great style and aplomb. it just has everything going for it.. Very stylish place to stay at a reasonable price.

  • Stayed: August 2011, traveled with friends
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4  Thank Piccolowalks
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Reviewed August 22, 2011

This small bijou hotel is situated at the quiet end of Lake Bohinj, itself a very quiet but very beautiful lake. It is run by Jana and a small team of helpers, who keep the whole place spotless and make you feel totally at home.
There are 8 rooms all with balcony, ours was at the front and was plenty big enough with good storage and small fridge. The bathroom was small but perfectly formed with underfloor heating and piping hot water at all times.
Breakfast was varied, cereals, yoghurts, cold meats and cheese, eggs if you wanted them cooked as you wished, pastries and masses of fresh fruit.
Coffee and tea, with biscuits, was freely available all day on a help yourself basis.
Dinner was a small feast - 4 courses plus a salad - and the menu over the two weeks we stayed was varied. You could not have gone hungry if you tried, as Jana was so very attentive and would often offer 'seconds' if she thought you had enjoyed something!
There is a lovely garden around the hotel with the river running on one side and Jana provides sunloungers as well as the picnic tables around the hotel.
There is free wifi, which can be accessed in rooms as well as the public areas and the garden.
This hotel is really for grown ups - there were a few children there during the weeks we stayed, but Jana prefers adults as this is a 'hideaway' stay where one goes to relax and find peace. The village in which the hotel is situated is small and there is little to do in the evenings except go for a lakeside stroll or visit the bar at the campsite. There are no shops but an excellent pizza restaurant if you are ever the faintest bit hungry!!
Although there is a reliable bus service from the village of Ukanc to the other end of the lake,where there is a shop, and on to Bled and Ljubljana, we hired a car in Bled to take us further afield. Slovenia is a small country and you can visit most places in a day.
We found some walking in the area, but again needed the car to access more.
Lake Bohinj provides good swimming and boating in the form of kayaks and canoes.
We had a great time at Vila Park and in Slovenia!

  • Stayed: August 2011, traveled as a couple
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3  Thank SkateMinsteronSea
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Reviewed August 18, 2011

Vila Park is one of the nicest hotels we have stayed at. Jana greeted us warmly when we arrived and showed us to our rooms. The hotel is immaculately clean and our rooms including bathroom were spotless. The hotel has a warm, family atmosphere.

The first night we noted that you could hear a pin drop! This is definitely a hotel for you if you want peace and quiet. It is surrounded by beautiful scenery, only minutes away from the lake shore and walks that take you round the lake or into the mountains.

The meals were excellent – four courses with two starters, a main course and desert. Breakfast was self service with a wide range of cereals, fruit, cakes and drinks with freshly cooked fried or scrambled eggs on request.

We were impressed with the facilities such as TV in the rooms, a TV in the lounge with a wide selection of DVDs, books and CDs. The hotel also offered free internet access – we were even able to get the internet on a laptop while on a sun lounger in the grounds! Vila Park is excellent value for money. It is an ideal hotel for a peaceful stay and walking holiday or to take advantage of the other activities available in the area.

  • Stayed: August 2011, traveled with family
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2  Thank PAUL W
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Reviewed July 3, 2011

We stayed at Vila Park for 11 days and loved every minute of it. The scenery is amazing and there are spectacular walks, we did feel unequipped as we only had trainers, really could have done with walking shoes, however, that didn't spoil our walks. The waterfall is lovely once you have climbed the 500+ steps! The cable car also offers a fantastic view from the top. We took the bus to Bled and were very impressed with the service, bus on time and a few mins. walk from hotel.
As for the hotel, I don't think I have ever stayed in such a spotlessly clean one. Jana is lovely and so very friendly and helpful. The food is very good, plentful breakfasts and a four course meal every evening, her home made soups were lovely. A very nice touch having a variety of teas and coffee available all day.
Would take mosquito repellent as I had many bites!
We would highly recommend Vila Park if you want a quiet holiday in a lovely location in a small very friendly hotel with excellent food.

  • Stayed: June 2011, traveled as a couple
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3  Thank actonian2648
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Reviewed June 29, 2011

We stayed 3 days here recently. The location is beautiful- right on the trail to the waterfall. It's extremely quiet here and the sound of the river that runs through the property is heavenly! You might want to skip all activities and just sun on the beautiful green yard by the river. We missed dinner the first night, but ate on the last 2 days. The food was excellent! Jana suggested on the first night that we eat at the Italian restaurant down the road. GREAT pizza! Jana is very sweet and helpful and she runs a tight ship. There's not a speck of dust in sight and the place is charming. It's more of a B&B than hotel, and the rooms are tiny, but it's perfect for nature, hiking, relaxing, etc. We met others who have come back yearly to this location. Expect to be charmed. Oh, and Jana will wash your clothes for you upon request. After 10 days of sink washing, this was a real treat!!

  • Stayed: June 2011, traveled with family
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4  Thank LLindaC
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Additional Information about Vila Park

Address: Ukanc 129, Bohinjsko Jezero 4265, Slovenia
Location: Slovenia > Upper Carniola Region > Bohinjsko Jezero
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 14 B&Bs / Inns in Bohinjsko Jezero
Price Range: $112 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
At the heart of the Triglav National Park, right next to the crystal clear, emerald green Savica stream and steps away from Lake Bohinj lies Vila Park. Listen to the birds singing and water purling, take a deep breath of mountain air and just relax. Vila Park houses eight sumptuously furnished double rooms. Each room features a balcony overlooking the surrounding hills, a TV set, a safety deposit box and a refrigerator. All rooms also offer wireless Internet access. Not only can you experience the comfort of our double rooms but you can also enjoy our delicious breakfasts, and have fruit at your disposal all day long. ... more   less 
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Vila Park Hotel Bohinjsko Jezero
Vila Park Slovenia/Bohinjsko Jezero

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