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Haus Katricnek
The double bedroom.
Kitchen & dining area.
Bright & cosy sitting area.
Great views from the living room!
Our outdoor pool.
Traditional Bohinjska Bela
And, oh boy, can it snow! - Car? What car?
Rest stop on a mountain meadow.
Nearby Lake Bled
The pool - so inviting!
The Trenta Valley - just gorgeous!
Slap Savica, Bohinj
Spring in a nearby Alpine meadow.
Nearby Lake Bled
Nearby Vogel Ski Centre.
Farmhouse Katricnek.
colour in the garden.
Stormy view down the valley.
Pretty Fishing Village of Izola
Cafe with a view!  Lake Bled in teh distance.
Lake Bohinj winter frost.
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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Bohinjska Bela, Bled, Upper Carniola Region

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Allan1103
Canberra, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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“Absolutely loved it!!”
Reviewed 14 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Stayed at the lovely Katricnek 2 for nine nights in Aug/Sep 2014. What a fantastic apartment. Set right at the bottom of a cliff face it offers dramatic views and has everything you could need.
Ralph & Jo, the owners, were lovely people and very helpful in offering advice on things to see and do. All the sights are within easy reach from the apartment and we had no problem driving/walking to the things we wanted to see.
A very special place and one day we would love to return.

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Liked best: The location and the owners
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
17 Sep 2014
Thanks for your enthusiasm and praise! Hope you do manage to return.
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Rhibelly
Sydney, Australia
1 review
“Fantastic!!”
Reviewed 14 January 2014 for a stay in January 2014

We absolutely loved staying here - it was perfectly cosy and clean and comfortable. Brilliant location as well, you can even walk into Lake Bled which is lovely!

Ralph and Jo were so lovely and happy to help out.

All in all, an amazing stay!

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Paul D
Stockton
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“Fantastic Holiday”
Reviewed 15 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013
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What a hidden gem.
Beautiful accommodation with everything one could need & lovely owners Jo & Ralph. They were so helpful and made us so welcome. Ralph advised us how to get to places by the prettiest routes.
The village is delightful with 2 good restaurants within a 10 minute walk. You can walk to Lake Bled in about 25 minutes or 5 minutes by car.
The apartment is well situated to explore Slovenia. It is a beautiful country. The lakes are great to swim in, Lake Bohinj especially.
The swimming pool & barbecue area at the apartment are a real bonus.
We can't wait to go back next year.

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Liked best: Everything
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
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Stroud, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 July 2013 for a stay in June 2013
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Liked best: Location in small village and quality of propery removation
Liked least: Car parking might be crowded if all 3 properties are let but plenty of space nearby (we were only clients so no problem)
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Management Response
19 Aug 2013
Thanks a lot for taking the time to write such a comprehensive review, we really do appreciate it. And we look forward to welcoming you back.
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OpheliaLo...
London
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“Wonderful & we look forward to staying again!”
Reviewed 14 January 2013 for a stay in December 2012
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**Note: I am posting my review for Apartment 2 on both the Farmhouse Katricnek and the Katricnek 2 pages as I couldn't find enough info on Apartment 2 on this page!**

Staying with Jo & Ralph at Katricnek (apartment 2) was a wonderful experience and we can't wait to return. We stayed in December & the apartment was wonderful, charming, clean and well heated. We were delighted with the location, it is a 5 minute drive to Lake Bled (if that) and you have a much more local/authentic village experience, by which I mean there is less traffic/noise and a lack of tourist restaurants. There's a wonderful, local restaurant down the road called 'Batist' which serves fresh, homely meals (order one between two - portions are massive!)

More about the apartment: - I was initially reluctant to book as I did not realise that some reviews for apartment 2 are actually posted on the Katricnek page (rather than 'Katricnek 2' as it is called on the website). When I realised the Trip Advisor reviews are split across both pages I found glowing review after review and I can see why. It's fantastic.

Ralph & Jo are generous with their knowledge and time, making excellent suggestions for site-seeing and organising activities on our behalf (private snow-shoe guide, ski lessons etc). In addition to being hugely helpful and hospitable, they have created a welcoming home-away-from-home from which to explore this beautiful country. We are especially grateful to them for looking after me on the day I was feeling unwell.

The apartment has beautiful views from the lounge and bedroom and is an ideal location from which to explore the Triglav national park, or Italy, or Austria.. or whatever you fancy really! The bed is extremely comfortable and it was nice to have the option to cook some nights (even though eating out is cheap in Slovenia). We really did feel at home in this apartment and I would highly recommend it.

If you are tossing up whether to stay in Bled or Bohinjska Bela, it's not such a big decision. They are very close (minutes drive) and frankly, there is no free parking in Bled so you usually have to walk from wherever you stay or pay parking.

Lastly, I would say that apartment looks even more lovely than it appears in the photos which don't do it justice. I thought it would be really small but it's a very comfortable size.

Thanks Ralph & Jo! We had a great time and a lovely stay in Farmhouse Katricnek.

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