Grand Hotel Unionhttps://www.uhcollection.si/grand-hotel-union
Step back in time at Grand Hotel Union. This hotel located just steps away from the main square and old town boasts more than 100 years of tradition. Visitors are impressed by the classical elegance of architecture and opulent Art Nouveau character. The 4-star hotel offers a wide selection of meeting venues, a professional Concierge service and the historic Union Café, which is a popular meeting place among the locals. An exclusive penthouse wellness centre is also available at the adjacent uHotel. Perfect for guests who wish to experience authentic Slovenian hospitality.
At uHotel relaxation is the order of the day. This is a quiet hotel despite being located in the heart of the city. Offering bright, spacious rooms and a high level of service, this 4-star hotel is the perfect blend of comfort and convenience. On the top floor of the hotel you will find the luxurious wellness, complete with pool, saunas, roof-top terrace and a variety of massages. With secure parking and extensive function facilities shared with the adjacent Grand Hotel Union, this venue is an ideal choice for business guests. It is also perfect for families, who can even bring along their 4-legged friends!
Timeless elegance meets retro: this is the motto of Hotel Lev. This stylish 4-star hotel doesn't just offer visitors a central location, but also a stunning panorama of the city from the top floor. Hotel Lev has recently undergone extensive renovation to create a contemporary chic atmosphere. The hotel is a popular choice among families thanks to the excellent breakfast and warm welcome from the friendly staff. Located in the Cultural District of Ljubljana, all major culture and art institutions are close to hand, as well as the beautiful old town and the relaxing Tivoli Park. The hotel also caters for business guests with a range of well-equipped conference rooms and meeting venues.
Within walking distance of the old town, Central Hotel has no trouble in living up to its name. Following complete renovation, this is the place to stay for the digital generation. With mobile self-check-in, Smart TV and ultra-fast Wi-Fi, this friendly 3-star superior hotel is geared to the hip traveller of today. Lively and cosmopolitan, Central Hotel is characterised by friendly service and comfy modern interiors. Guests can socialise in the [email protected] lounge-style lobby with bar and terrace: there's always something going on at this vibrant destination. Perfect even for the single traveller: you can't help but get chatting at Central Hotel.
Dating back to the Middle Ages, the historic castle on its wooded hilltop offers a spectacular view of the town from the ramparts. The castle is served by a funicular for anyone unable to cope with the steep climb to the top. Once there, visitors can choose from a number of different attractions: a museum devoted to puppetry, an exhibition on Slovenian history or a 3D multi-visual describing the development of the castle over the years.
A top tourist destination attracting over a million visitors a year with its picturesque cobbled streets. The Old Town offers visitors a range of different architectural styles as well as numerous fascinating monuments. Inconspicuous from outside, the city cathedral with its stunning Baroque interior is a must for visitors to Ljubljana.
Visitors to Ljubljana can also opt to see the sights of the city on a boat cruise down the river. On disembarking they can stroll through Plečnik's colourful covered market, a series of small food shops along the riverbank.
Built between 1929 and 1932 to a design by architect Jože Plečnik, the Triple Bridge is a truly unique sight. A group of three bridges leads visitors over the river from the historical district to the more modern part of the city. Visitors can linger by its magnificent white balustrades, imagining all the historical figures who have passed this way over the years.
This oval-shaped city square is a favoured meeting spot for tourists and locals. Admire the statue of Slovenia’s national poet France Prešeren and savour the magnificent architecture of the elegant late 19th century buildings.
A hive of color and activity, Central Market is where locals go to shop, savor and socialize. There is an open-air market, a covered market and a series of little food shops lining the river. These stores are known as Plečnik's Market after Ljubljana's famous architect Jože Plečnik who designed this part of the market. And while you're here, don't fail to sample some local produce at the many street kiosks, cafés and restaurants.
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city in the magnificent setting of Tivoli Park, designed by French engineer Jean Blanchard in 1813. Stroll down avenues of leafy chestnuts and admire the statues and fountains in the grounds or stop off for a few moments at the delightful café.
When it comes to tourist attractions in Ljubljana, visitors are spoilt for choice. They can take the funicular to the imposing hilltop castle, admire the unique Triple Bridge or visit the baroque Cathedral of Saint Nicholas. How about a stroll through the Old Town, stopping off for a coffee or ice-cream at the many cafés or to sample the local cuisine at lunchtime? Or perhaps you'd prefer a spot of souvenir shopping or a relaxing trip down the river. All attractions are no more than a stone's throw away thanks to the central location of the four hotels in the Union Hotels Collection.