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Otočec Castle Hotel

Otočec Castle Hotel

Is there anything more romantic than staying in an authentic medieval castle on an island in a majestic river? Well, that's what you get at the Otočec Castle Hotel. The spacious and elegant rooms are completely custom-made with natural materials. Thermal pools and golf course are nearby. And the light gourmet dishes at the 'Grad Otočec' restaurant are renowned throughout the country. Five-star service in a five-star setting!

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This hotel is open every from the beginning of May to the end of September. From the beginning of October to the end of April, the hotel is open Wednesday to Sunday.


The hotel has 16 rooms and suites.


You can check-in from 2 pm. You can check out at 11 am at the latest.


From 395 euros.


  • The tourist tax is 2.50 euros per person per day.
  • No need to leave your dog at home, as it can come along for 40 euros per day.
  • Would you like a baby cot in your room? This is possible for 10 euros per night.

All of these surcharges are paid on-site.


The 13th-century castle of Otočec has had an eventful history. Noblemen, church leaders and the Knights of Otočec took up residence there, knight Janez Sonce bought the building in 1629. After the castle was burned down by partisans in 1942, it was completely restored, later opening its doors as Slovenia's top hotel.

About the rooms

Wake up delightfully to the sound of birds singing in the background in the rooms of the Otočec Castle Hotel. These are extremely spacious and impeccably furnished with their simple charms and smart touches. The rooms possess an outstanding combination between the past and the conveniences of future.

Our favourite room

We are total fans of the Senior Suite, which is perfect for families with children owing to its two separate bedrooms.

Enjoy a refreshing swim

The Otočec Castle Hotel does not have its own pool. If you still feel like swimming, head over to the thermal pools of the partner hotel a few meters away.

Work out and wind down

In and around the hotel there are plenty of opportunities for relaxation. Just think of pleasant walks in the castle park and surrounding area, tours of cultural and historical sights, a game of golf at the nearby golf course, sporting activities at the Otočec Sports Center or adrenaline-pumping adventures at the Otočec Adventure Park. For a moment of relaxation and rest, visit the thermal baths and wellness centers of the surrounding spas. Also be sure to take a walk through the hotel's castle corridor where you can see which celebrities have already visited the castle on the Wall of Fame.

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Food & Drink

top dish

What you should definitely try at the Castle Restaurant, is the degustation menu. This menu is completely adapted to the seasons and most of the ingredients come directly from the organic Castle Garden.

dress code

For a night out at the Otočec Castle Hotel, put on a casual chic outfit!

In the morning, enjoy breakfast in bed with a cup of aromatic coffee and slices of warm homemade bread. In the evening, feast on a gourmet candlelit dinner with carefully selected wines in front of a crackling fire in the Castle Restaurant. The restaurant is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. Near the hotel is also the Castle Garden, where vegetables, herbs, aromatic plants and berries are grown organically. These fresh vegetables, fruits and herbs go straight from the field onto your plate and take your dishes to the next level.

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Otočec Castle Hotel is idyllically located in the heart of an unspoiled landscape, on an islet in the middle of the emerald green Krka River. You reach this gothic water castle via a wooden bridge over the moat. Just 9 km away you'll find Novo Mesto, which you can reach by boat near the hotel. You can also visit other places from the hotel such as Dolenjske Toplice at 20 km, Ljubljana at 75 km and Maribor at 140 km. Croatian capital Zagreb at 70 km and Italian Trieste at 165 km are also reachable.

Are you travelling by plane?

Ljubljana airport is about 100 km away. Other options include Zagreb airport at 85 km and Trieste airport at 190 km.


A transfer to the hotel from the airport is possible upon request.

Do you have a (rental) car?

Free parking is available at the hotel. For electric cars, charging stations are also available at the partner hotel some 500 meters away.

Caractère review

Otočec Castle Hotel is one of the most alluring hotels in Slovenia, it is super romantic and comfortable, with rooms and suites for even the most demanding taste. You will experience the times of yesteryear combined with all modern conveniences. It is an ideal starting point for exploring central and eastern Slovenia.

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