Hotel Rikli Balance

  • Slovenia, Lake Bled

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At Hotel Rikli Balance the focus is on traditional life, the beneficial effects of nature, wellbeing and sustainability. In a garden setting on a hill overlooking the lake but just a few minutes’ walk from the Lake Bled centre. 

Recently refurbished, the hotel has fantastic views. Using local materials and products such as traditional Gorenjska embroideries, honey dough hearts and spruce from the nearby Pokljuka plain, the hotel epitomizes the culture of the region. The restaurant serves local and traditional dishes and enjoys more fantastic views. With the largest swimming pool complex in Bled and a distinguished Wellness Centre, there are four indoor thermal pools, an indoor waterslide (with views of the lake), an outdoor thermal pool, a Finnish sauna, an experience shower, two cool pools, an indoor thermal pool for children, a number of saunas and heated stone beds. Treatments include massage therapies, Alpine treatments and other beauty treatments all bookable locally.

Each room has a modern design created with sustainable natural materials and some of the interior design also includes lush green living walls. All rooms have a balcony and some have lake view.

Transfer time: approx. 1 hour from Ljubjana airport or 3 - 4 hours (traffic dependant, including a stop) from Salzburg airport.

Added value

Early booking offer available (ends 03 Mar)

Free daily afternoon tea or coffee and biscuits between 4-5 pm

  • No. of rooms: 150
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 35
  • Official rating: 4


  • Twin rooms sleep 2 with bath or shower and balcony
  • Twin rooms sleep 2 have bath or shower, balcony & lake view 
  • Suite rooms sleep 2-4 with balcony and lake view (the extra bed is a double sofa bed)
  • All bedrooms have hairdryer, telephone,TV with english speaking channels, minibar & tea and coffee making facilities 
  • Twins, singles and large suites with lake view are available at a supplement.

Bedroom facilities

  • Cable or satellite programmes
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar or fridge
  • Lift accessible: No
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: No
Lake Bled

Bled has a real fairytale appearance, with its medieval cliff-top castle and the picturesque church on Slovenia’s only island. In Bled you will find friendly, hospitable people and excellent standards of accommodation.


Things to Do

  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Walking
  • Kayaking
  • Paddleboarding

Lake Bled holidays offer some marvellous walking, whether it is a stroll around the lake or a scenic walk in the surrounding hills. Enjoy the scenery in a more leisurely fashion in a horse-drawn carriage, or take one of the gondola-like boats to visit the island and make a wish as you ring the bells in the ornate church. Bled has something for everyone with bicycles and rowing boats for hire, tennis and one of Europe's most scenic golf courses. You will find beautiful, well-kept lakeside gardens with plenty of places to sit and enjoy the view.

Free Julian Alps Card (A resort card for all guests staying 3 nights or more given upon arrival by the hotel) available from 15 April - 20 November 2022:

Benefits for cardholders:
  • 10% discount entrance to Bled Castle and Vintgar Gorge
  • Free guided walking tour of Bled every Friday morning
  • Free  Bled hiking map available at Infocenter Triglavska Roža Bled  
  • Bike rental at the Infocenter Triglavska Roža Bled - 2 hours/day
  • Chairlift Straža return ticket  - 1 ride
  • Many more discounted entrances to various exhibitions, local attractions, eating in various restaurant and activities including bike rentals.



Julian Alps from £75 per person (full-day)

Enjoy a full day of spectacular mountain scenery and unspoiled natural beauty on this tour of the Julian Alps. Transport and guide included. Optional rafting in Bovec (approx. €60 per person, payable locally)

Departs: Monday

Postojna Caves and Predjama Castle from £67 per person (full-day)

Visit one of the most visited sites in Slovenia, and world-famous Postojna Caves and travel on the "cave train" to really enjoy one of worlds largest cave system and finish by visiting the nearby enchanting and mysterious Predjama castle with a vast history. Transport and guide included. Entrance fee to Postojna caves and Predjama castle are extra (approx. €38 per person, payable locally).

Departs: Friday


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Ljubljana from €59 per person (3/4 day)

A guided insight into one of the youngest capital cities of Europe. Plenty of free time to enjoy shopping, castle, river cruise, local markets and a must to walk across many of the Ljubljana's wonderful bridges. Transport and guide included.

Departs: Saturday

Ljubljana and Postojna Caves from €99 per person

Walking tour of Ljubljana and  Europe and biggest & most beautiful cave systems in the world. Transport, guided tour and return funicular ride to Ljubljana castle. Not
included entrance to Postojna caves from (€25.80 per person)

Departs: Wednesday

We act at all times as a selling agent for the suppliers. All excursions require minimum numbers to run and are subject to change. Some excursions may not be available to pre-book in low season but may be available to book locally subject to numbers. Prices will be confirmed at the time of booking. Please see our terms & conditions.

  • Restaurants
  • Internet corner
  • Thermal pool complex on 2 levels including children's pool, whirlpool and Turkish bath (charge locally)
  • Sauna, Steam Room & health and beauty treatments (charge locally)
  • Lifts
  • Car parking
  • Garden
  • WiFi
  • Lounge area

Public Facilities

Wellness centre with pools, great for families.

Family Facilities

Hotel Savica which is next door has  a small indoor play area

  • Children's menu
  • Cots & linen
  • Highchairs in restaurant
  • Hot and cold buffet breakfast
  • Buffet style evening meal
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  • Dinner service:


Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians
Location in resort
  • Longitude: 14.1085
  • Latitude: 46.3667

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Hotel Rikli Balance
Lake Bled,
28/05/2022 - 7 nights
2 adults
From London Gatwick
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