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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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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 20 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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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: RM514 - RM1,528 (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”
 of 5 bubbles TJRTravel, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor suite facing the lake is fit for royalty.”
 of 5 bubbles CullenH704, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The Deluxe Suite has the best balcony”
 of 5 bubbles kkmengland, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms fronting the lake have wonderful views”
 of 5 bubbles Q8276DZpaulc, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for lake views.”
 of 5 bubbles SydneyKezza, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
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