Hotel Astoria

  • Slovenia, Lake Bled

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In a quiet area close to the medieval Bled Castle and only a few minutes walk from the lakefront and the town centre is the Hotel Astoria.

You'll have beautiful lake walks, historical sites, and water-based activities within easy reach. The friendly staff provide an excellent standard of service, and the modern rooms provide a relaxing and comfortable stay.

Award-winning sustainability

The hotel is proud to hold a Slovenia Green Accommodation Certificate and an EU Certificate for Environmentally Friendly Tourist Accommodation. As well as supporting local suppliers the hotel recycles more than half of its annually-generated waste and works hard to reduce energy and water consumption year-on-year.

If you're looking for accommodation with green credentials the Hotel Astoria should be on your list.

Head to the spa to unwind

At the end of a day exploring beautiful Bled it'll be time for some R&R. The hotel has a sauna park, with saunas, indoor and outdoor massage pool, experience showers and more (one free entrance per person). With a range of spa and massage treatments also available (payable locally), you'll have no trouble easing tired muscles and making sure you're ready to do it all again tomorrow.

Added value

Early booking offer available (book by 28 Feb - enhanced early booking offer available if you book before 31 Dec)

Free night(s) available on stays in May and Oct (min stay 7 nights, not combinable with early booking offers, discount automatically applied)

Free visit to Sauna Park once during your stay (3 hours)

Free use of hotel's bikes for a day during your stay (subject to availability)

Lake Bled

Lake Bled is the star of Slovenia in the summer – an alpine lake with a church-topped island that is the darling of guidebooks and social media feeds the world over. A day trip to Bled barely scratches the surface of this beautiful lake and town. Walking holidays in Lake Bled, however, give you the time to meander along the water’s edge, exploring forested footpaths, diving into lidos, wandering between cafés (make sure you try Bled's famous Kremšnita cake) and clambering up to Bled Castle. Holidays to Lake Bled are also a great for doing nothing but settling down on a terrace, watching the pletna boats glide by and enjoying the sunshine.

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Explore Lake Bled on a summer holiday

Walking a lap of Lake Bled is one of the loveliest wanders in Europe. It takes about 1.5 hours at a brisk pace, and less on a bike, but we recommend stretching it out over at least half a day – and packing swimwear for the swim spots en route. The water peaks at an irresistible 25˚C in summer.

From Bled town, you’ll pass a lido, water sports centre and intriguing walking trails that snake up into the forested foothills, as you draw ever closer to the famous island at the end of the lake. Returning to Bled, the Medieval Bled Castle dominates the view - the promise of lake and mountain panoramas should give you the boost needed to make it to the top of the hill.

Summer activities in Lake Bled: visit Bled Island by pletna boat

Ferrymen in wooden “pletna” boats have been rowing pilgrims and summer holiday makers between shore and island since the 12th century. Once on dry land, visitors can admire the towering Assumption of Mary Church, which stands on the foundations of an even older Slavic temple. If you get a chance, have a chat with the boat captain on the way back. The pletna are mostly steered by people whose families have rowed these waters for generations and they often have some great stories to share.

Family holidays to Lake Bled: toboggans, lake lidos and honey bees

Lake Bled offers a choice of family-friendly activities and walks and is perfect for a family summer holiday. Walk or take the lift up to Straža, where kids (and big kids) can rocket down the mountain on the summer toboggan. The lakeside pools and slides of the lido welcome families too. Paddleboards and rowing boats stock the water sports centre – an excellent chance to test your pletna paddling technique. and up at Bled Castle there's hands-on activities for children in summer, including papermaking workshops and honey tastings at the resident beehives.

Walking in Julian Alps and sightseeing in Ljubljana

Many summer holiday-makers come to Bled to relax and enjoy the sights, but there's a lot to discover on foot, too. The eastern arm of the Julian Alps reaches towards Lake Bled making for a great walking holiday. The Vintgar Gorge is a must-visit, where wooden walkways and bridges hang above the turquoise Radovna River. The Pokljuka Plateau, on the edge of neighbouring Triglav National Park, is dotted with old shepherd's huts and great for walks through green mountain pastures.

Bled has a couple of train stations for more distant explorations, too. Direct buses to the leafy Slovenian capital of Ljubljana with have you amongst its riverside cafés in about an hour.

Why book a summer holiday to Lake Bled with Inghams?

At Inghams, we do walking holidays differently. With no fixed itinerary, you have more time in your destination and the freedom to walk as much or as little as you like, discovering some of Bled’s best walking routes and activities at your own pace.

Plus, we've included two optional guided walks every week in nearby Bohinj which you can join whilst on holiday in Bled. Join a professional walking guide and really get to know the area (see more details in the ‘walking’ tab below).

With over 85 years of outdoor travel experience, our holiday packages to Bled include flights, transfers, and accommodation, so you can relax and leave the small details to us. Our experts can help you choose the best holiday for you, and our team in resort can give you the inside scoop on how to spend your time away with us.

  • No. of rooms: 73
  • Official rating: 3


Standard Twin/Double Rooms Without Balcony are around 16m² and sleep two people.

Standard Twin/Double Rooms With Balcony are around 18m² and sleep two people.

Standard Triple Rooms are around 21m² and can sleep up to three (extra bed is a single sofa bed).

Suites are around 24m² and can sleep up to four (max. two adults, extra beds are child bed and sofa bed). These rooms also have a balcony.

Single Rooms are available on request - please call us to book.

All rooms have:

  • Air-conditioning
  • TV
  • Bath or shower
  • Safe
  • Hairdryer

General information

  • Check-in: 2pm
  • Check-out: 11am

Local fees and taxes

A resort tourist tax of approx. €3.13 per adult per night is payable locally. Children aged 7-17 years pay a discounted rate of approx. €1.57 per night, and children aged 6 and under are exempt.


There is a flight of steps up to the hotel entrance

  • Lift accessible: No
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: No

Longitude: 14.1047774
Latitude: 46.3720323

  • Transfer time: approx. 1 hour from Ljubljana airport or 3 - 4 hours (traffic dependant, including a stop) from Salzburg airport
  • 500 metres from the lake
  • 600 metres from the town centre
  • 190 metres to the nearest bus stop
  • 280 metres to the nearest supermarket

Sauna Park facilities

Entry to the Sauna Park spa is included once (for 3 hours) during your stay - additional use is payable locally.

  • Sauna area with herbal sauna, Finnish sauna, infrared sauna, & steam room
  • Indoor & outdoor massage pool
  • Kneipp
  • Experience showers
  • Relaxation area
  • Outdoor terrace
  • Fitness room
  • Spa towels
  • Spa & massage treatments (payable locally)
  • Bathrobes (payable locally)

Additional facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • One day of free use of hotel's bikes during your stay (subject to availability)
  • Parking
  • Dog friendly
Family Facilities
  • Cots & linen
  • Early meals available on request

Start the day with a delicious buffet style breakfast, with a range of hot and cold items.

  • No of restaurants: 1
  • Dress code for restaurants:

    Smart casual

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegetarians
  • Dairy Free

Vegan meals may be available on request (local supplement applies).

Please let us know of any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

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per person from £769
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01/06/2024 - 7 nights
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