Vila Bled

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Vila Bled is located in a peaceful part of the Slovenian Alpine resort of Bled with direct access to Lake Bled. 

Vila Bled has always been the place where history is writtenFormer summer residence of the Yugoslav President Tito hosted numerous official state visits: Nikita Khrushchev, King Hussein, Indira Gandhi, Gamal Abdel Nasser, Kim Il Sung, and many others. 

Vila Bled nowadays operates as a charming hotel **** with a varied palette of rooms and suites, elegantly furnished in a style reminiscent of the 1950s

It offers quiet and comfortable living, full of nostalgia and culinary experiences.

 

Vila Bled - Travelers Choise

BEST IN SLOVENIA

We are very proud to announce that Vila Bled has been classified in the top 10 hotels in Slovenia again, ranking at #1 in 2017 in reference to TripAdvisor portal.

Vila Bled also receives excellent review score on Booking.com portal.

EXCELLENT AND BOUTIQUE

In addition, our quality was recognized by the organizers of the prestigious International Hospitality Awards, which nominated Vila Bled as one of the best boutique hotels in 2017.

We are pleased our daily effort to express hospitality got noticed and recognized. High customer satisfaction scores in the past year obliges us to an even higher level of service to our valued guests in the future.

CULINARY EXCELLENCE

Vila Bled can boast with an exceptional restaurant.

High quality was recognized in the renowned culinary guide Gault & Millau and ranked Vila Bled restaurant among the recommended restaurants in Slovenia in the 2019 and 2020 edition.

The top level of restaurant was re-confirmed in the selection of The Slovenian Restaurants Awards this year. Vila Bled restaurant was ranked among the top 10 hotel restaurants in Slovenia.

SLOVENIA - EUROPEAN REGION OF GASTRONOMY 2021

The International Institute of Gastronomy, Culture, Arts and Tourism (IGCAT) has decided, Slovenia will become the European Region of Gastronomy in 2021.

Vila Bled is proud partner of Slovenia - European Region of Gastronomy 2021 project.

Slovenian dishes are known to be made with local ingredients, from produce grown in fields and gardens, to ingredients foraged in meadows and forests, salt harvested from Adriatic salt pans, honey made by native bees, wines from boutique sized vineyards to healthy mineral waters that became the focal point of world-renowned spas centuries ago.

Slovenia is a green, healthy and active country. Diverse gastronomy is therefore part of our culture.

RECOGNITION OF HIGH ECOLOGICAL AWARENESS

Bled has received the golden badge for "green tourism". Vila Bled also participated in the certification project.

The Green Scheme is a national certification scheme that combines efforts for the sustainable development of tourism in Slovenia.

 

HOTEL INFORMATION

VILA BLED ****

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in on the day of arrival is possible after 2pm, check-out on day of departure no later than 11am.

ACTIVITIES FOR HOTEL GUESTS

To make your stay in our hotel even more pleasant, we invite you to treat yourself to some relaxing hours in the Vila Bled Sauna & Relax center.

The Vila Bled has a private boat house, where you can rent a rowing boat free of charge.

All guests can enjoy free use of the private beach by the lake, open during summer.

INTERNET

Wireless internet connection is available throughout the Vila Bled. The use of wireless internet is free of charge for hotel guests.

PARKING

Guests of the hotel have a guaranteed free parking space in the parking lot infront of the hotel. Parking is free of charge, at your own risk.

FOOD AND BEVERAGE

Breakfast room: daily between 7.00 and 10.00.

Lunch for hotel guests only: daily between 12.00 and 15.00.

Restaurant: daily between 18.00 and 22.00.

The Vila Bled restaurant offers you splendid delicacies from the Slovenian, French and Mediterranean cuisines, which are expertly prepared by our master chefs. The delights of top-end gastronomy are supplemented by noble drops from the best Slovenian and other wine cellars.

Bar: daily from 9.00 to 22.00.

CAFE BELVEDERE

Cafe Belvedere is located in the park of the Vila Bled and offers a spectacular view of the lake and the island. The café is open during the summer.

CULINARY DELIGHTS

AN AWARD-WINNING RESTAURANT

One of the highlights of the Vila Bled is its restaurant, which has built up a reputation for gourmet excellence based on its attention to detail.

The Vila Bled restaurant reputation was recognized by the prestigious Gault & Millau guide. It also  positioned among the top 10 hotel restaurants in Slovenia, selected by The slovenian restaurant awards.

RESPECTING TRADITION WITH A MODERN APPROACH

The dishes have their roots in the French and Mediterranean cuisne with a touch of Slovenian adapted to modern culinary trends.

The menus are prepered daily based on fresh seasonal and local ingredients such as veal, lamb, own venison, crustaceans and a wide array of desserts.

The dishes are carefully combined withwith the selection of the best Slovene and international wines of your choice or as recommended by the sommelier.

 

TOURIST INFORMATION

LOCATION

Vila Bled is located at the far end of the lake from the main town, which means it is generally quieter, there is space for the lovely hotel grounds and of course it is directly facing the 17th century church on Lake Bled island. The island is accessible by means of traditional wooden pletna boats from the pier below the Vila Bled.

The hotel has direct access from the hotel down to the lake shore with its own private boat house and private beach by the lake, open during summer.

To walk to the centre of Bled town it takes circa 30 minutes.

HOW TO SPEND YOUR TIME HERE

Bled Castle

Bled Castle is a popular viewing point, where you may also visit the museum, castle printing workshop, wine cellar and herbal gallery.

T: +386 4 572 97 82

Bled Island

Bled Island is accessible by means of traditional wooden pletna boats from the pier below the Vila Bled and other points along the lake shore. To order a pletna please contact hotel reception. There is a chapel with a wishing bell on Bled Island.

Carriage rides

Carriage rides are available in front of the Festival Hall. You may select a ride around the lake, to the castle, to Vintgar Gorge or elsewhere. T: +386 4 574 11 21.

Cream cakes

The delicious cream cakes are a true symbol of Bled. We especially recommend the Belvedere Café in the park above the Vila Bled.

Boat hire

The Vila Bled has a private boat house, from where you can rent a rowing boat free of charge. For more information, please ask at reception.

Tourist train

A tourist train drives around Lake Bled; its schedule is available at reception. T: +386 (0)4 576 72 10.

IDEAS FOR ADVENTURES

Bled and its surroundings offer numerous oppurtunities for an active holiday. You can choose from hiking, mountaineering, cycling, golf, rafting, canoeing, climbing, riding, flights with balloons and panoramic summer, winter skiing and cross-country skiing.

WELLNESS & SPA IN VILA BLED

To make your stay in our hotel **** even more pleasant visit the hotel's Relax and sauna center. Vila Bled offers hotel guests unlimited use of Finnish sauna and whirlpool.

The intimate atmosphere creates a perfect place for the relaxation and pampering of your senses, relax in the hands of our experienced masseurs.

CAFÉ BELVEDERE

The best viewpoint in Bled

Belvedere Pavilion, designed by famous Slovenian architect Jože Plečnik, is also located on the Vila Bled estate.

President Tito hosted here crowned heads of the world and celebrities of the time. They were meeting at the tea parties with a glass of cognac and cigarettes discussing the relevant topics.

In summer there now operates cafe, which pampers its visitors with the famous Bled cream cake and offers beautiful views of the lake, the castle and the surrounding mountains.

The exceptional ambience of cafes and Bled panorama are unique backdrop for selected events that have been prepared under the Vila Bled team.

 

EVENTS AT VILA BLED

Location outside the center of Bled provides a private atmosphere for organizing various events, both business and private nature.

The special historic charm colors the atmosphere which is present at the Vila Bled.

The staff of Vila Bled will arrange for an unforgettable event and your guests will certainly cherish the memory of the scenery.

VARIOUS AMBIENT FOR DIFFERENT OCCASIONS

You can choose between various locations within and outside of the villa.

The choice is ranging from a concert hall with an impressive fresco, to a more intimate Red salon or VIP salon, to a lovely pavilion in the middle of the park or Belvedere pavilion with just amazing view over the Lake Bled island.

 

WEEDINGS

Fairytale wedding by the lake

You can also experience a fairytale wedding at Vila Bled.

The wedding day starts with a romantic ceremony in the garden of Vila Bled or in the Belvedere pavilion with wonderful views of Lake Bled and the castle.

The culinary highlights, impeccable service and warm hospitality of Vila Bled will ensure you have a truly unforgettable wedding day. 

 

HOW TO FIND US

Vila Bled is located in a peaceful part of the Slovenian Alpine pearl of Bled. It is surrounded by a magnificent park, right on the lake shore.

Vila Bled, Cesta svobode 18, 4260 Bled, Slovenia

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T: 00 386 (0)4 575 37 10

E: reception-vb@brdo.si

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