With its breathtaking mountains and many castles, Slovakia is one of Europe's most impressive hidden gems. With its national parks, medieval buildings, and vibrant cities like Bratislava and Kosice, Slovakia has plenty to offer nature lovers, history buffs, foodies, and everyone in between. Whether you'd like to wake up on the shore of an alpine lake, get pampered at a luxurious spa hotel, or even spend the night in a castle, Slovakia has just what you're looking for.


1.Hotel Elizabeth

Hotel Elizabeth
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Nestled against a cliff under the Trencín Castle, Hotel Elizabeth is a four-star hotel with a restaurant that offers wonderful views of the cliff. The beautiful Art Nouveau hotel building dates back to 1902, but it offers plenty of modern amenities, including flat screen TVs, air conditioning, and complimentary Wi-Fi. A breakfast buffet is included in the room rate, and guests are welcome to enjoy their other meals at the hotel restaurant, which specializes in Mediterranean cuisine. There are plenty of other hotel amenities to keep guests entertained as well, including a casino, a spa, and an indoor pool.

Gen. M. R. Štefánika 2, 911 01 Trencín, Slovakia, Phone: +42-13-26-50-61-11

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2.Marrol's Boutique Hotel Bratislava

Marrol's Boutique Hotel Bratislava
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Set in the city's historic district, Marrol's Boutique Hotel Bratislava is only a five-minute walk away from the Danube river. Several different types of accommodation are available, including rooms, suites, and apartments with full kitchens; all are equipped with complimentary Wi-Fi, loaner laptops, and smart TVs. A delicious breakfast buffet is offered in the mornings free of charge, and guests are welcome to enjoy lunch or dinner at the elegant hotel restaurant. Guests can also book treatments in the intimate hotel spa, which has a maximum capacity of six people and is reserved for the exclusive use of whomever books it.

Tobrucká 6953/4, 811 02 Bratislava, Slovakia, Phone: +42-12-57-78-46-00

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3.Hotel & Spa Resort Kaskady

Hotel & Spa Resort Kaskady
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A destination in and of itself, the Hotel & Spa Resort Kaskady is a wellness hotel that can be found at the base of the beautiful Kremnica Hills. The hotel offers both thermal pool and swimming pools, and guests can book treatments in the hotel's Ayurvedic spa, which is run by Sri Lankan therapists. When it comes to accommodation, guests can choose between rooms, suites, and two-bedroom villas with kitchens and private terraces. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in all rooms, and other hotel amenities include saunas, tennis courts, bowling lanes, a children's playground, and bike rentals.

Letecká 19, 962 31 Sliac-Sielnica, Slovakia, Phone: +42-14-55-30-00-26

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4.Grand Hotel Kempinski High Tatras

Grand Hotel Kempinski High Tatras
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Featuring an excellent location on the shore of Lake Štrbské pleso, the Grand Hotel Kempinski High Tatras is a luxurious five-star hotel perfect for anyone who wants to relax in nature while still getting pampered. Many of the rooms feature stunning views of the surrounding mountains, and all are equipped with complimentary Wi-Fi and flat screen TVs. Suites and apartments with separate living areas and upgraded amenities like fireplaces or hot tubs are available for guests who want more space, and a complimentary breakfast buffet is offered every morning in the hotel restaurant, which also has a special tower for dining.

Kúpelná 6, 059 85 Vysoké Tatry-Štrbské Pleso, Slovakia, Phone: +42-15-23-26-22-22

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5.Grand Hotel River Park, a Luxury Collection Hotel Bratislava

Grand Hotel River Park, a Luxury Collection Hotel Bratislava
© Grand Hotel River Park, a Luxury Collection Hotel Bratislava


Perched overlooking the Danube River, the Grand Hotel River Park, a Luxury Collection Hotel Bratislava boasts more than 230 elegant rooms and suites with minibars and flat screen TVs. All rooms have views of either the river or of the castle hill behind the hotel; guests who don't have a river view can still get the experience by enjoying a meal on the terrace of the hotel restaurant, which overlooks the river below. The hotel spa is located on the 11th floor; in addition to an excellent selection of treatments, it offers saunas, hot tubs, and an indoor pool. Parking is available for a fee.

Dvorákovo nábrežie 6, 811 02 Bratislava, Slovakia, Phone: +42-12-32-23-82-22

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6.Arcadia Hotel

Arcadia Hotel
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Housed inside a historic thirteenth-century building only a few minutes away from the city's Main Square, the Arcadia Hotel is ideal for visitors who want to experience a piece of the city's history up close. The rooms and suites are an elegant blend of the old and the new; in addition to Old World elements like beautiful chandeliers, vaulted ceilings, and antique furnishings, they come equipped with luxurious modern amenities like flat screen TVs, satellite television, complimentary Wi-Fi, and marble bathrooms with heated floors. Some also come with extra features like separate living rooms, fireplaces, and wood-beamed ceilings.

Františkánska 424/424/3, 811 01 Bratislava - Staré Mesto-Staré Mesto, Slovakia, Phone: +42-12-59-49-05-00

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7.Hotel Danubia Gate

Hotel Danubia Gate
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Conveniently located within walking distance of the Danube River and some of the biggest attractions in Bratislava, the Hotel Danubia Gate is a comfortable boutique-style hotel with single, double, and triple rooms. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in all rooms, and they also come with flat screen TVs, minibars, and coffee makers. Loaner laptops are available upon request. All guests are welcome to enjoy a complimentary breakfast buffet in the mornings, and the hotel restaurant offers both traditional Slovak dishes and Mediterranean fare. The hotel fitness center is open 24/7, and on-site parking is included in the room rate.

Dunajská 2314/26, 811 08 Bratislava, Slovakia, Phone: +42-12-20-66-55-00

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8.Devin Hotel

Devin Hotel
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Sitting on the bank of the Danube River, the Devin Hotel offers comfortable four-star accommodation at a reasonable price point. The rooms are equipped with flat screen TVs, coffee makers, and complimentary Wi-Fi, and they offer views of either the river or the old Town. The on-site restaurant specializes in French fusion cuisine, and snacks and beverages can be purchased from the lobby bar. A breakfast buffet is included in some room rates or available for a surcharge; guests can also arrange to have breakfast in their rooms or to receive a packed breakfast in the morning if they're departing the hotel before 6 a.m.

Riecna 162/4, 811 02 Bratislava, Slovakia, Phone: +42-12-59-98-51-11

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9.NH Bratislava Gate One

NH Bratislava Gate One
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The NH Bratislava Gate One is located inside a stunning modern building lined with rows of large windows, and it's an excellent choice for both business and leisure travelers. The comfortable rooms are furnished with flat screen TVs, high-end mattresses, and work desks, and the hotel restaurant offers both international and Slovak cuisine. All guests are welcome to use the hotel's fitness center, hot tub, and sauna. The airport is just over a mile away from the hotel, and the city center can be reached in approximately 20 minutes using public transportation. On-site parking is available for a surcharge.

Ambrušova 7, 821 04 Bratislava, Slovakia, Phone: +42-12-32-77-01-10

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10.Skaritz Hotel And Residence

Skaritz Hotel And Residence
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Boasting an excellent location on a pedestrian-only street in the Old Town, Skaritz Hotel And Residence provides visitors with a welcoming home away from home. In addition to traditional hotel-style rooms, the property offers an excellent selection of suites with extra bedrooms and apartments with living rooms and kitchens. All units come with complimentary Wi-Fi and flat screen TVs. Plenty of restaurants can be found within easy access of the hotel, but guests can also enjoy their meals at the hotel restaurant, which specializes in Prespork cuisine. A complimentary breakfast buffet is offered every morning, and the front desk is open 24 hours.

Michalská 382/4, 811 01 Bratislava, Slovakia, Phone: +42-12-59-20-97-70

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11.The Grand Viglas

The Grand Viglas
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If you've ever dreamed of spending the night in a Slovakian castle, the Grand Viglas is the perfect place to do so. Set inside a beautifully restored castle that dates back to the thirteenth century, the hotel offers eight distinct types of rooms and suites to choose from, including a spooky Dracula suite with access to an underground dungeon. All units come with private bathrooms and separate sitting rooms as well as modern amenities like free Wi-Fi and satellite TV. Other amenities include a restaurant, a hot tub, and a sauna, and the staff are happy to help arrange activities in the surrounding area.

Víglaš 602, 962 02 Víglaš, Slovakia, Phone: +42-19-04-99-44-99

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12.Hotel Bachledka Strachan

Hotel Bachledka Strachan
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Found in the Bachledova Ski resort, Hotel Bachledka Strachan is a cozy chalet-style hotel offering ski-out accommodation and easy access to the resort's chairlifts. The rooms are furnished and decorated in a rustic country style, and many boast private balconies with views of the surrounding mountains. Families and guests who want more space can also book one of the hotel's suites, which come with separate living areas and mini fridges. A steam room, sauna, and hot tub can be found in the hotel spa. The hotel also offers special amenities for families, including a children's play area and an au-pair service.

Bachledova dolina 695, 059 55 Ždiar, Slovakia, Phone: +42-19-08-50-77-73

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13.Hotel Amade Chateau

Hotel Amade Chateau
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Tucked away on a relaxed neighborhood street in Vrakún, the Hotel Amade Chateau is a family-friendly five-star hotel with plenty of special touches. The individually decorated rooms boast beautiful hand-painted wallpaper and blankets that have been carefully woven by hand, and all are equipped with flat screen TVs, mini fridges, and separate sitting areas. The hotel also offers a wonderful selection of communal areas, including indoor and outdoor pools, a shisha lounge, a wine cellar, an outdoor sun terrace, a lobby bar with a fireplace, and a Turkish-style spa with a hammam. Complimentary valet parking is available.

Dvojrad 333, 930 25 Vrakún, Slovakia, Phone: +42-13-15-90-38-00

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14.Danubius Health Spa Resort Thermia Palace

Danubius Health Spa Resort Thermia Palace
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Dating back to 1912, the Danubius Health Spa Resort Thermia Palace is a historic spa hotel found on the Spa Island of Piestan. The building has been carefully restored, but it still boasts much of its original interior, including painted stucco, elegant crystal chandeliers, and ornate stained glass windows. All of the rooms and suites are uniquely decorated, and many come with private balconies or terraces. The wonderful spa treatments and amenities offered by the hotel are another big draw; the spa specializes in sulfuric mud treatments, and guests are welcome to relax in the sauna or the outdoor thermal pool.

Winterova 1739/29, 921 01 Piestany, Slovakia, Phone: +42-13-37-75-61-11

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15.Hotel Albrecht

Hotel Albrecht
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Offering luxurious five-star accommodation and a wonderful spa, Hotel Albrecht is located only ten minutes way from the Bratislava Castle on foot. All guests are welcome to use the spa amenities free of charge, including the Finnish sauna, hot tub, and indoor pool. The rooms are all equipped with flat screen TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi, well-stocked minibars, and heated bathroom floors; some also come with private terraces or separate living areas. The hotel restaurant features a beautiful winter garden and offers both Slovak and international cuisine; reservations must be made at least a day in advance.

Mudronova 4237/82, 811 03 Staré Mesto, Slovakia, Phone: +42-12-67-20-00-91

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16.Mercure Bratislava Centrum Hotel

Mercure Bratislava Centrum Hotel
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The Mercure Bratislava Centrum Hotel is conveniently situated only a few minutes away from the train station, and it provides easy access to both the airport and to the center of Bratislava. The hotel rooms and suites offer everything you'd expect from a four-star hotel, including minibars, flat screen TVs, coffee makers, and Wi-Fi; some also come with extra features like rain showers. The hotel restaurant serves both Slovak and international fare, and guests who would just like a drink are welcome at the hotel bar, which features an extensive wine list. Room service is available 24/7.

Zabotova street 2, 811 04 Bratislava, Slovakia, Phone: +42-12-57-27-70-00

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17.Radisson Blu Carlton Hotel, Bratislava

Radisson Blu Carlton Hotel, Bratislava
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Part of the well-known Radisson Blu hotel family, the Radisson Blu Carlton Hotel, Bratislava is located in a palace-like building that dates back to the thirteenth century. The elegant rooms feature heated bathroom floors, minibars, and coffee makers; guests who stay in one of the hotel's upgraded rooms will also be provided with a complimentary breakfast buffet each morning. All guests are welcome to enjoy their lunches and dinners at the hotel restaurant, which specializes in Bratislava dishes prepared with seasonal and locally-sourced ingredients as much as possible. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available all throughout the hotel.

Hviezdoslavovo námestie 3, 811 02 Bratislava, Slovakia, Phone: +42-12-59-39-05-00

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18.Crowne Plaza Bratislava

Crowne Plaza Bratislava
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Right across from the Presidential Palace, the Crowne Plaza Bratislava is a modern four-star hotel that provides a peaceful retreat from the city. The stylish rooms come with minibars, coffeemakers, and free Wi-Fi; guests are also welcome to use the Internet on the computers in the hotel's business center. Upgraded rooms come with access to a lounge with a complimentary breakfast, but guests can also enjoy a breakfast buffet in the hotel restaurant for a surcharge. Other communal amenities include a cigar lounge, a spa with a sauna, an indoor pool, and a well-equipped fitness center.

Hodžovo námestie 2, 816 25 Bratislava, Slovakia, Phone: +42-12-59-34-81-11

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19.DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Kosice

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Kosice
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The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Kosice was the first Hilton hotel to be opened in the country, and it boasts an excellent location right in the heart of the city. The rooms are all equipped with flat screen TVs, minibars, and comfortable work desks, and Wi-Fi is available for an additional fee. When not in their rooms, guests are welcome to enjoy a meal at the hotel's highly-rated Mediterranean restaurant, relax in the sauna and hot tub, or get some exercise in the modern fitness center. Breakfast is available for a surcharge, and the front desk is open 24/7.

Hlavná 1, 040 01 Košice, Slovakia, Phone: +42-15-53-25-11-00

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20.Lindner Hotel Gallery Central

Lindner Hotel Gallery Central
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Directly connected to the Shopping Centre Central, the Lindner Hotel Gallery Central is a modern hotel that was established in 2013. All rooms and suites are decorated in a contemporary style and outfitted with minibars, flat screen TVs with satellite, and kettles; some units also offer excellent views of the city and separate living areas. City views can also be enjoyed from the hotel lounge on the thirteenth floor, which serves beverages, snacks, and light meals. For an additional fee, guests can use many of the Shopping Centre's amenities, including a fitness center, an indoor pool, and a sauna.

Metodova 4, 821 08 Bratislava, Slovakia, Phone: +42-12-39-93-00-00

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21.Mamaison Residence Sulekova Bratislava

Mamaison Residence Sulekova Bratislava
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With its excellent selection of family-friendly apartments, Mamaison Residence Sulekova Bratislava is the place to stay if you're looking for something homier and more spacious than a traditional hotel room. All of the apartments come with full kitchens, wooden floors, dining areas, and living rooms with flat screen TVs, and some also offer extra features like balconies and views of the city's famed castle. A breakfast buffet is available for a surcharge, and guests who would prefer not to cook can also arrange to have meals ordered to their apartment. On-site parking is available, and there is a bus stop right outside the apartments.

Šulekova 1172/20, 811 06 Bratislava, Slovakia, Phone: +42-12-59-10-02-00

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22.Aphrodite Palace

Aphrodite Palace
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Situated beside the Spa Aphrodite in the spa town of Rajecke Teplice, the Aphrodite Palace is an elegant spa hotel perfect for a relaxing getaway. The rooms come with beautiful views and amenities like mini fridges, satellite television, and air conditioning, but guests typically chose to spend most of their time getting massage treatments at the neighboring spa or relaxing at Water World, the hotel's large complex of thermal pools and saunas. Complimentary on-site parking is available, and the hotel rents out bicycles to anyone who would like to explore the surrounding countryside while getting some exercise.

Osloboditelov 131/4, 013 13 Rajecké Teplice, Slovakia, Phone: +42-14-15-49-42-56

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23.Wellness Hotel Chopok

Wellness Hotel Chopok
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The Wellness Hotel Chopok is nestled at the base of a mountain in the Demänovská Valley, and it offers cozy alpine accommodation perfect for families, couples, and solo travelers. The rooms are decorated with wooden furnishings and rustic details like fireplaces and exposed stone walls, and the on-site spa boasts an excellent assortment of saunas, indoor and outdoor pools, and unique features like a cooling cave. The Jasna Ski Resort is within easy walking distance, but there is also a complimentary ski shuttle available and guests can park their cars at the hotel free of charge.

Demänovská Dolina 20, 031 01 Liptovský Mikuláš, 031 01 Demänovská dolina Jasná, Slovakia, Phone: +42-14-45-59-14-90

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24.Hotel Yasmin Kosice

Hotel Yasmin Kosice
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Sitting by the river in the center of Košice, Hotel Yasmin Kosice offers modern rooms with complimentary Wi-Fi and flat screen TVs. Minibars and tea and coffee making facilities can be found in the rooms as well, and communal amenities include a fitness center, hot tubs and saunas, a spa, a beautiful outdoor terrace, and a children's playground. A breakfast buffet is available for an additional fee, and guests are also welcome to enjoy their meals at the hotel's American-style steakhouse, which is proud to serve house-aged Black Angus beef. Room service is available between 6 a.m. and 11:30 p.m.

Tyršovo nábrežie 1675/1, 040 01 Košice, Slovakia, Phone: +42-15-57-95-11-00

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25.Hotel Avance

Hotel Avance
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Less than ten minutes away from the Danube River, Hotel Avance is a welcoming and affordable four-star hotel that is ideally located for visitors who want to explore the city by foot. In addition to its excellent location, the hotel also offers plenty of amenities for anyone tired from a long day of sightseeing, including a spa with a hot tub and sauna. The large, modern rooms come with air conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi, and satellite television, and suites with separate living areas are available for guests who would like to have some extra space. International and Slovak dishes are served in the hotel restaurant.

Medená 7426/9, 811 02 Bratislava, Slovakia, Phone: +42-12-59-20-84-00

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