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Balcony Apartment

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View from the front balcony.
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Bled, Upper Carniola Region
On the 1st floor of a traditional Slovenian house in Ribno, near Lake Bled. Situated in a picturesque village surrounded on all sides by breathtaking mountain scenery. Step outside to embark upon any number of local walks, or visit one of the 3 nearby restaurants/bars. Recently renovated to a high standard, this apartment has 2 bedrooms, a living area with kitchen, dining and seating areas and a modern shower room. There are stunning views from balconies to the front and rear, with direct access from the bedrooms and living areas.

Have breakfast in the sun on the rear balcony and enjoy a glass of wine while watching the sun go down from the front. The bedrooms have large double beds and lots of wardrobe space. All windows are double glazed and all rooms have central heating. The patio areas on the large garden are ideal for summer barbe...
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Listing #HL148660
About the Owner
John and Elaine P
Languages spoken:German, English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2011
Interaction with guests
We live in the house, in our separate apartment. We are there to greet you and introduce you to your holiday home. Then we leave you to enjoy your holiday in peace, though we are always available. We enjoy meeting our guests, so please feel that you can approach us if you need some local information or if a problem arises. We are both English, but Elaine speaks German and French.
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Spent a very relaxing week in Ribno which is a 30 minute easy walk to Lake Bled. Very peaceful village with 2 bars & small shop. Beautiful views from both balconys. Weather was amazing 29°, lovely walks from the door. Apartment very comfortable and clean...More

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Reviewed September 19, 2018

This was our third trip to the Lake Bled area. The delightful Balcony Apartment is in a stunning location in the village of Ribno, a couple of kilometres south of Bled. The apartment had everything we expected, plus lovely views from all windows. John and...More

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Explore509715, VR Owner at Balcony Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate your positive comments. We chose our house because of its excellent location with superb views and we are pleased that you agree. It was a pleasure to meet you and we enjoyed...More

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Reviewed August 19, 2018

We had a really fabulous week of our family holiday in the Balcony Apartment. The apartment is comfortable, clean and well-equipped, and the views from the two balconies are incredible. The location is just about perfect - an easy five-minute drive (or 30-minute walk) to...More

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Management response:Responded August 19, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. It was great to meet you and we are really pleased that you had such a good time. We chose our house because of its superb location just the right distance from Bled and also...More

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
All cooking utensils and crockery provided. Bed linen and towels provided. Change of bed linen for rentals of more than 1 week. The microwave is a multi-function oven. There is a 4 ring electric ceramic hob. Both bedrooms have doors directly out onto a balcony. Espresso coffee machine and cafetiere for filter coffee. Good range of books and digital movie library available. A small charge is made for using the washing machine.
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Please ask about pets before booking.
Parties are not allowed.
    1 Shower
    2 Queens
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  • Damage Deposit: C$224 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
A breakages deposit of 150 euros is required. This is refunded within 2 weeks of you leaving, following satisfactory inspection of the property. Tourist Tax of €1.50 per person per night is not included in the prices given above.
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About the neighbourhood
Lake Bled is surrounded by mountains. It has an island you can visit by pletna to explore its seventeenth century church. A medieval castle sits on a rock high above the lake. Alongside the lake, Bled has a large choice of bars, restaurants, coffee bars (serving delicious cakes) and many boutiques and gift shops in addition to supermarkets and other food shops.

Situated near to the motorway system, Bled is within easy reach of all areas of Slovenia and in particular the capital city Ljubljana, the Triglav National Park and the Julian Alps.Our apartments and house near Lake Bled are well placed for all tourist and activity centres in Slovenia.Lake Bled is a very popular and romantic venue for weddings and honeymoons.

Ribno is 2km from Bled. Five minutes by car or you can take a choice of...
Getting around
The A2 Highway at Lesce leads to Ljubljana (about 40 minutes) and to the East and South of Slovenia.
Go north on the A2 Highway, through the Karawanken tunnel into Austria, or turn off towards Kranjska Gora then Italy.
To use the Highway you must purchase and display a Vignette (toll sticker), available at petrol stations.
If you turn left through Bled and past the lake, it is about 30 minutes drive to the Bohinj National Park and Lake Bohinj.
From Bled, there is an excellent bus service to everywhere in Slovenia.Lesce-Bled is the best railway station to use for journeys to Ljubljana or into Austria and Germany. Use Bled station to go to Bohinj.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Ljubljana Byrnk: 30.0 km
Railway: Lesce-Bled: 10.0 km
We are nicely placed about 30 minutes from Ljubljana airport. For European travellers there are excellent motorway connections all the way to Slovenia. For the more adventurous who like to see sights on the way, you can drive down from Calais easily in 2 days. The drive from Munich, then across the Alps from Saltzburg is spectacular.Car hire is available from Ljubljana airport or from Bled. It is cheaper to book in advance.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 2.0 km.
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