Relais & Châteaux Otočec Castle hotel is a small luxury hotel, travel guides call it “one of the most famous hotels in Slovenia.”It is also a member of Relais & Châteaux, which is a global fellowship of individually owned and operated luxury hotels and restaurants.
Situated on an islet in the middle of the Krka River, Otočec Castle Hotel together with its park, paints one of the most picturesque images in the country. The first historical reference to the castle dates as far back as 1252.
Over the centuries the castle underwent architectural and ownership changes, passing from one noble family to another. Today the castle, restored to its original Gothic and Renaissance splendour, houses one of the most outstanding hotels in Slovenia – the Otočec Castle Hotel.
Picturesque landscape surrounding Otočec Castle, the only castle situated on a river islet in Slovenia is somenthing worth to see. Castle park was formed at the turn of the 18th into the 19th century.
The Krka River is home to 32 different fish species – including many rare and endangered species. The white Mute Swans are special feature of Otočec. The first pair was introduced here in 1968.
In addition to enjoying pleasant strolls in the castle park and its surroundings you can have a game of golf at the nearby golf course and sporting activities at the Otočec Sports Centre or adrenalin-pumping adventures at the Otočec Adventure Park.
You can also relax in the thermal pools and wellness centres at the nearby Šmarješke Toplice Spa and Dolenjske Toplice Spa. All of this makes Otočec an excellent starting point for excursions and seeing sights of the region of Dolenjska.
Castle Restaurant is a story for itself and really a dream place. Menu is made of fresh, healthy and regionally distinctive ingredients. Paired with wines and drinks it is ideally suited to the atmosphere of the castle.
Viticulture is the tradition of the surrounding region. From the hills here you have a view of all the little vineyard cottages whose cellars are brimming with barrels of aromatic wine.
Castle has recently converted one of the castle towers into a top-of-the-line winery.
The winery is home to many superb wines from both Slovenia and abroad; white, red, full-bodies, aromatic and sweet wines that are presented and served in the charming atmosphere of the circular castle tower.
Experience the exclusive location on the river islet, the privacy of the castle chambers, the modernity of business facilities and the prestige of a royal time off – one-of-a-kind experience of the times past coupled with all the modern comforts.
Rooms and suites offer unrivalled comfort. There are 10 double rooms, a family room, two junior suites, senior suite and two superior suites.
Castle bathrooms in every room and suite with a classic or massage bathtub and a rain shower will impress just about anyone with its tiny details.
The originally restored ambience of the Otočec Castle Hotel offers one-of-a-kind experience of the magic of the past subtly interwoven with all the modern comforts.
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