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Vila Istra

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15/05/2017 16/05/2017
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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We will be dreaming about this place for the rest of our lives! We arrived in Lake Bled after a 10 hour drive from Dubrovnik with no reservations. How lucky we were to find a room in this jewel of a boutique hotel. We hadn't meant to spend 280E on a room but once they showed us the newly and...

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed for four nights at the wonderful Vila Istra at the end of July as we married in Bled during our stay. What a simply wonderful place! We had the new Presidential Suite and it was simply stunning! Beautifully decorated, spacious and gorgeous with a bathroom to die for! We had breakfast each morning in a lovely breakfast room...

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Houston, TX
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Villa Istra was perfect. We had a suite on the top floor. Although the website pictures looked good it fell short of how lovely the rooms were and the gorgeous views of the lake and of the castle. The location was great sitting right on the lake. The management was also very helpful. We would highly recommend this lodging to...

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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Vila Istra for one night. The location was perfect, right on the lake on the quiet side of the lake. I would recommend hiring a row boat to the small island and a morning run around the lake. The staff in Istra were very warm and friendly, breakfast was good with eggs made to order, pastries etc....

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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Vila Istra this summer for 4 nights and loved the place! Rooms are huge and beautifully romantically designed, you can see the lake from every window! Mostly would like to thank the stuff, everyone was really helpful and especially Gal, we forgot some important things in the room and he mange to have them arrive to Ljubljana...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Thanks to Frenk and his very helpful colleagues for making our recent stay at the Vila Istra very memorable. Our family stayed in the top floor family suite, which was perfectly set out for our family of five. We swam in the lake, just outside the hotel, and absolutely loved Bled. The location is a 10 minute walk along the...

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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in suite B at Vila Istra in July 2016, whilst we were visiting Bled to get married in the church on the Island. The suite was very spacious and elegantly decorated. It had everything we needed and the staff were very helpful at getting us anything else we thought of. The staff were excellent and also helped us,...

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

My family and I have just returned from several nights at Vila Istra. Simply one of the nicest hotels I have ever stayed in. The views from each of the windows was stunning, the lake and the castle are beautiful. Service was exceptional and the staff all very friendly. A bonus, very affordable, laundry service was appreciated as we had...

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Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Well what a fantastic hotel this is. We could not fault anything. On arrival staff were vey friendly, gave us welcome drinks and because it was my birthday they gave us 2 mini bottles of champagne complimentary. The suite we had was unbelievable, we had the deluxe balcony lake view room. All the decor was beautiful and extremely clean. Absolutely...

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Reviewed 10 July 2016

Lake Bled requires at least a couple days to view and relax. we chose the boutique Vila Istra as our home base while visiting. We rented the two bedroom suite on the second floor directly across from the lake. The appointments were excellent and appropriate for the ambiance of the surrounding area. The staff catered to our requests with smiles...

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Vila Istra is a modern luxury hotel on the water front of Lake Bled. With its own private access directly from main road, free WiFi, parking, spacious stylish room, friendly staff you will enjoy memorable vacations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vila Istra

Address: Cesta svobode 35, Bled 4260, Slovenia
Region: Slovenia > Upper Carniola Region > Bled
Price Range: $178 - $618 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Vila Istra 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Prestige suite”
TJRTravel, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor suite facing the lake is fit for royalty.”
CullenH704, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The Deluxe Suite has the best balcony”
kkmengland, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms fronting the lake have wonderful views”
Q8276DZpaulc, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for lake views.”
SydneyKezza, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
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