Our hotel near Ljubljana Old Town is ideally placed for exploring the city's top sights. Start your day with a stroll to historic Prešeren Square. Stop to admire the sculpture of 19th-century poet France Prešeren, take in the baroque architecture or listen to talented local buskers. The city's medieval heart lies across the iconic Triple Bridge. Immerse yourself in 900 years of history with a visit to the fortified castle before shopping for artisan breads and cheeses at the Central Market.
Take your purchases back across the Ljubljanica River to Park Tivoli, the city’s favourite green space. There you can discover statues, fountains and avenues lined with trees before enjoying a picnic in the rose garden. If you have time, the nearby Museum of Contemporary History offers a fascinating insight into the nation’s recent past. For a more active approach to local culture, ask the concierge to book a cycling tour of Ljubljana landmarks, many designed by famed architect Jože Plečnik.
In the evening, enjoy a stunning sunset cruise on the glittering Ljubljanica River, before returning to the hotel for an apéritif at Bloom lounge bar. If you decide to go out, the concierge can book tickets to the Slovenian National Opera and Ballet Theatre, only a few minutes’ walk from our Ljubljana luxury hotel. If you’d rather stay in, head upstairs to B restaurant, where you can savour mouthwatering international cuisine and fine wine as you admire the twinkling lights of the city skyline.
Slovenia is in love with wine
Slovenia is in love with wine. There is a vineyard on every 70 people and we also have the oldest vine in the world which is more than 400 years old.
Name of the City
The name of the capital Ljubljana sounds very similar to the Slovene word ‘ljubljena’ meaning ‘the beloved’.
Locals people often joke that, if the weather is right you can ski in the Alps in the morning, swim in the sea in the afternoon and be home in time for dinner.
Ljubljana is considered as one of the safest capital cities and regularly ranks among 10 safest capitals in the world.