Though you may not realize it, Eastern Europe has some of the most exquisite hotel accomodations anywhere in the world. And, where relatively unsung excellence goes, the region has many small five star gems not many outside Europe have heard of. By way of revealing some of these, Argo Travel News presents; Marrol’s in Bratislava, Granary Suite Hotel in Wroclaw, Grand Hotel Toplice at Lake Bled, Villa Dubrovnik in Croatia, and Bulgarian ski resort Hotel Yastrebets.
Bratislava in Style
Marrol’s Boutique Hotel Bratislava, located in the historic center of Bratislava, is a stone’s throw from all that is wondrous about the Slovakia capital. The Slovak National Theater, the city’s edgy Digital Business Park, the spectrum of interests in Slovakia are and arms length for guests. However, convenience is not the main reason this is a must visit hotel.
Whether your focus is culinary elegance and charm via the Italian and Mediterranean specialties at Restaurant Messina, or service fit for a Great Moravian king, Marrol’s Boutique Hotel is a quaint and grandiose as any visitor could want. Bronzing at the Jasmine Spa, or gravitas business negotiations in the Green Saloon, this hotel is what a luxury boutique should be. For more information about this spectacular Slovakia hotel, visit the links suggested or call +421 2 577 84 600. The hotel also maintains a Facebook profile here.
Granary Suite Hotel in Wroclaw
Situated in what once was part of the estate of Count Rozdrażewski, The Granary is a 16th Century edifice, once a brewery, now a boutique hotel of immeasurable comfort and uniqueness. All but destroyed during WWII, and by a subsequent fire in 1970, the property was purchased by Star Group Poland, then transformed into one of Europe’s finest boutique hotels.
Suites with custom designed furnishings, restaurant Mennicza Fusion, pampering at the hotel’s WaySPA, intimate conference and business settings, your visit to central Wroclaw could not begin from a better home away from home. Granary Suite Hotel in Wroclaw will also deliver their breakfast buffet to your room, just ask. What a nice surprise in one of Eastern Europe’s most fantastic cities.
Adding to Lake Bled Beauty
Grand Hotel Toplice looks our over one of the world’s most marvelous and picturesque bodies of water, Slovenia’s Lake Bled.
If palatial pampering amid glorious landscapes is your cup of tea, here is where tradition and opulence meet natural wonder in the Julian Alps. 87 luxurious guestrooms, 33 perfect suites, afford guests of this hotel not just a place to lay their weary heads. Set in the style of the 1930’s, the Grand Hotel Toplice was built in the 1850’s atop legendary thermal springs – the healing qualities of which remain legend.
Dining on the shores of Lake Bled, healing mentally and physically from life’s stresses at the spa, sightseeing one of Europe’s most sought after natural gems, there’s just no comparing this hotel with any other nearby. Sumptuous luxury, style, and the incomparable view from the penthouse and other suites, this is where I’ll stay when we travel to Bled, Slovenia. We highly recommend the reader investigate this hotel and Lake Bled via the hotel’s catalog here. When you decide to visit Lake Bled, and you will, contact the hotel via the links or by phone at: 00 386 4 579 10 00.
Adriatic Splendor – What Else?
Villa Dubrovnik offers a commanding view of the Adriatic from its perch on the cliffs above the Dubrovnik’s prestigious St. Jacob precinct. The place makes any guest time travel back to the time of the ancients, the ethereal remembrances of the only city in ancient times to rival Venice – these impressions come to mind. Situated atop the gem of Dalmatia, our boutique accommodation offers residences, a spa, gastronomical delights, nature, and especially a concierge second to none.
As an added excellence indicator, the developers of the hotel’s website foresaw the very best ways in which to show off the hotel via photos. This element, thereby allows us to show you in sequence, some hotel luxury at its best.
If only for the view, and nothing more, Villa Dubrovnik affords guests the extraordinary.
Good morning! Guests of the hotel enjoy their own private terrace with sea view. Other amenities include; three-bedroom Villa Kolin with its private garden and a Jacuzzi, and of course, your own complimentary boat to the Old Town. Everyone reading this deserves to lavish in the Dalmatia sun all day, and to relax at this wonderful Croatia hotel. When your life’s path takes you to the Adriatic, you can contact the hotel by visiting the links shown, by phone at: +385 20 500 300, or by checking out their Facebook profile.
A Mountain Fairy Tale
The chances most any of you ever heard of Hotel Yastrebets Wellness and Spa, let alone Rila Mountain in Bulgaria, are remote indeed. But, for those who ski, especially the avid partakers of Eastern Europe’s hidden ski values, this place is a fairy tale come true. Just an hour from Bulgaria’s capital, this five star luxury ski destination is both cozy and sumptuous. For privacy, tranquility, relaxation, and adrenline pumping white powder boarding and skiing, visitors to Rila Mountain can do no better.
Scenic beauty and outdoor bliss, matched with uncompromising hospitality, in the world of world class ski resorts, this sort of accommodation may be commonplace. But, mix in the uniqueness of Bulgarian hospitality, the lure of being off the beaten path, and best of all… Put bluntly, there simply are not that many five star ski resorts two adults and a child can visit for a 3 day weekend, take refuge in a
Finnish Chalet, and
for under €500. Hotel Yastrebets Wellness and Spa lets you ski your butt off all day, hit the wellness and culinary amenities once back, and offers a fluffy-crisp pillow with a view. What could be more charming? Bulgaria is a luxury value to top all luxury values.
For more information about the hotel and spa, visit the links prescribed, call the hotel at: +359 750 32 900, or visit their Facebook profile.
Our special thanks go out to Small Luxury Hotels of the World, a great resource for lesser known 5 star marvels. More great Eastern Europe stays headed your way next week. Meanwhile, enjoy the video below from Visit Cyprus, from whence we will bring you five superior hotels that bid welcome all who seek the Island’s enchanting ways. Look.