Hotel Kristal

  • Slovenia, Lake Bohinj

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Hotel Kristal is a family-run hotel combining traditional Slovenian hospitality with its renowned restaurant. In a wonderfully tranquil setting, Hotel Kristal is also only a short walk to Lake Bohinj and the village centre.  

The mission of the hotel staff is to ensure guests have a unique and unforgettable stay. The restaurant has an authentic family style atmosphere and offers specialties using only local ingredients. They also have their own craft Chocolaterie and a superb choice of wines. Relaxation is key here and the tree-shaded gardens are great for bird spotting, while the terrace is ideal for afternoon tea. There’s also a reading corner to help you completely unwind.

Bedrooms are furnished in an Alpine style with locally crafted furniture and views of the garden and the imposing mountain ranges.

Added value

Free daily afternoon tea/coffee

Two free packed lunches per week (3 for 10/11 night stays)

Free bottle of champagne and flowers for anniversary and honeymoon guests

Free excursion day ticket to the Wild Flower Show during the Alpine Flower festival (23 May to 07 June 2020)

  • No. of rooms: 35
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 2
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 4
  • Official rating: 4


  • Traditionally furnished twin or double rooms with bath or shower, satellite TV, telephone, safe, minibar, hairdryer and balcony

Bedroom facilities

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

Lake Bohinj offers a wealth of walking and cultural experiences. Take the cable-car up to Mount Vogel at 1,530m and enjoy a bird’s eye view of the lake or follow Sava Bohinjka river down into the valley. The forests and meadows with their alpine flora and fauna, the waterfalls and caves, the hamlets with their local churches, stone bridges and typical Alpine style houses, will make for an unforgettable holiday experience in Lake Bohinj. Whilst walking along meadows enjoy the alpine flowers or take a relaxing boat ride on the lake, go fishing, and don’t forget to try one of the local delicacies, such as Bohinjski sir (cheese).

Things to do in resort

  • Cycling
  • Horse-riding
  • Tennis
  • Walking
  • Bowling
  • Parapenting
  • Kayaking

Take the cable car up to Mount Vogel at 1,530m and enjoy a bird's eye view of the lake or follow the Sava Bohinjka River down into the valley. The forests and meadows with their alpine flora and fauna, the waterfalls and caves, the hamlets with their local churches, stone bridges and typical Alpine style houses, will make for an unforgettable holiday experience. Try and spot a chamois, an eagle, a bear or a lynx whilst rambling. Take a relaxing boat ride on the lake, go fishing, and don't forget to try one of the local cheeses, wines or the famous "Zlatorog" and "Lasko"

Bohinj Guest Card: The Julian Alps Card Bohinj

All Inghams guests will receive complimentary Julian Alps Card during their stay in Bohinj.

Guests staying 3/4 nights will receive a 3-day card, guests staying 7 nights will receive 5-day card and guests staying 10/11/14 nights will receive a 10-day card.

The card has great saving benefits and will make travelling and sightseeing around the area much easier.

  •  Free admission to Savica WaterfallMostnica Gorge and Church of St John
  •  Free boat trip with the panoramic boat on Lake Bohinj
  •  Free admissions to all museums in Bohinj.
  •  Free summer Hop-on, Hop-off bus trip to Pokljuka
  •  Free bus rides around Bohinj with Arriva Alpetour buses
  •  Free additional shuttles in the summer season
  •  Free parking at most of the Bohinj car parks
  •  Free one-way or return tickets for some train journeys
  •  Free use of the entry-exit points on Lake Bohinj and Sava Bohinjka
  • 50 % discount on bus tickets from Bohinj across Gorenjska region, to Ljubljana and in the opposite directions (buses from Arriva Alpetour company)
  • 20 % discount on a return ticket for the cable car to Vogel
  • 5 – 50 % discounts on activities and sightseeing in Bohinj and elsewhere in Slovenia

     Suggestions what to do around Lake Bohinj

  • Cable-car to view the peaks on the southern part of the lake
  • Bicycle hire
  • Lake bathing (July and August)
  • The Pokljuka Plateau
  • Savica Waterfalls


  • Bohinj International Wild Flower Festival from 22 May - 07 June 2020 

  • Guided botanical excursions at all altitude ranges

  • Expert advice: conservation of Alpine meadows and botanical wealth, the role and use of Alpine Flowers in Medicine
  • Cultural events on the theme of Flowers: exhibitions, theatre shows, concerts
  • Photographic workshops
  • The culinary use of Flowers
  • The use of Flowers in local crafts
  • Local craft and farmers market

Some events have a participation fee up to €15

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 13.9427
  • Latitude: 46.3006

For more information on travel and transport visit our Lake Bohinj page


Pre-bookable |

Taste of Slovenia £74, full-day, Tuesday
Trail the river Soca by train, boat and coach and visit the largest wine cellar in Slovenia. All transport, lunch and wine tasting and guide included.

Julian Alps £45, full-day, Monday,  
Enjoy a full day of spectacular mountain scenery and unspoilt natural beauty on this tour of the Julian Alps. Transport and guide included.

Postojna Caves and Predjama £72, full-day, Thursday

Visit one of the most visited sites in Slovenia, and world-famous Postojna Caves and travel on the "cave train" to really enjoy on of worlds largest cave system and finish by visiting the nearby enchanting and mysterious Predjama castle with a vast history. Entrance fee, transport and guide included

Book Locally | Prices are shown (Euro) for guidance only.

Ljubljana €46, 3/4 day (Wednesdays and Saturdays)

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.


Please note that we act at all times as selling agent for the suppliers of activities & excursions.

Please note days of operations may change or due to low numbers trips might be cancelled. This will be confirmed locally by your Inghams Rep.

  • Restaurant renowned for its local specialities
  • Small lounge
  • Bar
  • Garden and terrace
  • Car parking
  • Games room
  • Garden
  • Laundry service
  • WiFi
  • Lounge area
  • Room service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Sauna
Family Facilities
  • Children's menu
  • Cots & linen
  • Early meals available
  • Highchairs in restaurant
  • Hotel family friendly
  • Buffet breakfast.  
  • 3-course waiter served dinner.
  • Free daily afternoon tea and coffee
  • Free packed lunches (two for 7 day stays and 3 for 10/11 night stay and one for 3/4 days stay per person)
  • Free bottle of wine on one night of your stay to enjoy per room (Summer 2019 only)
  • No of restaurants: 1
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Board basis options available

  • Half Board
Location in resort
  • Longitude: 13.9427
  • Latitude: 46.3006

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