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“GREAT ... SIMPLE AS THAT”
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The Alpine Retreat
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The Alpine Retreat
Living room, with flatscreen TV and wi-fi Well-appointed kitchen, with place settings for six.
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The Alpine Retreat
Living room, with flatscreen TV and wi-fi
Well-appointed kitchen, with place settings for six.
The huge bed seems small in this enormous master bedroom.
The twin beds in the second bedroom can be comfortably spaced or pushed together on request.
The loft room makes a great escape for the children
Luxurious shower room
A shower room with a view ! (Bled Castle)
Northerly views to Mt Stol across open farmland, The Vintgar Gorge is the beyond the small hill.
Spacious, tradional ground floor layout.
First Floor room layout
Loft room layout -  the perfect teenage hideaway ?
Outlook from the grassed garden area behind the barn.
The Lake Bled promenade
View from Osojnica (behind Camping Bled)
The Vintgar Gorge, a great circular walk from the Alpine Retreat
Waterfall at the foot of the Vintgar Gorge
Horse treking for all ages and abilities at Mrcina Ranc (Studor)
Down the Sava River
Up the Krma Valley
Tranquil Lake Bohinj
Fish !
Swimming in Lake Bled
The Lake Bled FUN BOB, great for kids of all ages!
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Bled, Upper Carniola Region

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“GREAT ... SIMPLE AS THAT”
Reviewed 26 June 2011 for a stay in May 2011

Stayed here in early May with wife & in-laws. Let's get the minor negatives out of the way: (1) The cottage is around 3km from the lake and main tourist area and I didn't notice any public transport so you pretty much need your own wheels to get around (2) I could have done without the church bells - church is next door - summoning the faithful at 6am on a Sunday morning!

Other than that, this property was perfect for us. The owner's description is accurate. The cottage is huge and could easily accommodate 6 adults. Everything you need for an enjoyable stay is provided. There is an excellent well stocked library of DVDs, CDs and books. Especially useful are the books on the local area: not just the usual Lonely Planet, Rough guide but also a host of 'local' (English) books about the area, many of which offer suggested walks, etc.

In addition to the above, the local agent (Juros) is friendly and helpful.

It was a real shame to leave and we hope to return to The Alpine Cottage soon.

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Travelling group: Other
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Families with young children Families with teenagers
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