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Bratislava, Slovakia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Remarkable place, such a beautiful rooms, terraces with lake view. Room design is awesome, in every detail and decoration. I would suggest to serve breakfast on room terraces upon request. Thanks, recommended place

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Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We got a huge room on the first floor. The room had all the amenities with a spectacular view of the lake and the castle. The property is not in between all the shopping and restaurants of Bled, which is an advantage for some if they want to be a little away from the main town. We stayed for 2...

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Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We stayed here last month for a four day break. We could not have asked for more. The hotel is beautifully presented and retains a homely feeling. We received a warm welcome from Evita who was a fount of knowledge and happily booked a number of meals and excursions for us. Her recommendations were of a similar standard to that...

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Really friendly and welcoming hosts. Breakfast was varied and plentiful, and room was spacious with good views. The hotel is about ten minutes walk along a lakeside path from the main centre of Bled - perfect for that quieter getaway, but still close enough to see the sites. The hosts recommended a great restaurant two minutes walk away which was...

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Sun City West, Arizona
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Family owned and run. Pleasant staff. Free parking. Good location; we walked into town for dinner. Pretty, albeit small, room. Had a look at the main-floor suite - Spectacular! The two downsides for us was charging extra for breakfast, E12. It was a nice setup, but unusual in Europe. Just include it. Also, no elevator so you have to get...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Wow! The newly remodeled prestige suite is worth the splurge. It is a gorgeous open floor plan with the bed looking onto the lake and castle. There is a bathtub and a living room with a small table by the couch. The breakfast isn't included despite being under the "B&B" category, it is 12 euros pp. We didn't try it....

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London
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We loved every moment of our stay here. Super friendly staff and beautiful rooms. Lots of lovely little finishing touches that shows the care taken to make this place so special. Good location too - would definitely return!

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Reviewed 21 November 2016

The hotel was very dirty and the staff was also rude. Even one of the guys misleaded us about the shuttle to the airport. There was hair and other stuff in the toilet. The wine glasses have been used etc. No elevator.

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Vile B, Front Office Manager at Vila Istra, responded to this review

Dear Olay O, I'm sorry to see you writing such appalling review, especially as it's clearly written with arguments that are heavily biased, if not sole fabrications, to put it mildly. Me personally and all our staff take great care of our guests, as it was also the case with you, and we offered you nice upgrade, for minimum price,...

Reviewed 18 October 2016

I took my girlfriend to lake bled to propose and even before I popped the question I had already made here dreams come true by taking here to this magical hotel. Uniquely warm and inviting with luxury tastefully pouring from every corner. The location and view were unmatched. The breakfast so warm and inviting.

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Belgrade, Serbia
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We were traveling as a family of four, and had the most amazing relaxing stay at this villa. Everything about it is magnificent - outdoors garden, huge executive apartment with all the lovely amenities, breakfast cooked to order with buffet option as well, with wonderful view over the lake , and last but not least - super nice staff. Lake...

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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: $183 - $628 (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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