The Strmol Castle received the prestigious award “Unique Castle of the Year 2018”. The castle reigns over a romantic little lake on the outskirts of the Mansion Hill (Dvorjanski hrib) near the town of Cerklje in Gorenjska, not far from Ljubljana’s international airport.
The Strmol Castle, a castle dating back to the 13th century which was completely renovated in 2012 to become a luxury hotel, has received the prestigious award for Unique Castle of the Year 2018, conferred by the London tourism magazine Travel and Hospitality.
In 2014, the castle joined the prestigious selection of castle hotels and mansions Schlosshotels und Herrenhäuser, and now it impressed international expert committee with the level of service, design and inclusion of local contents.
The castle’s former owners, Ksenija and Rado Hribar, once used it as a place for social gatherings between eminent statesmen, businessmen and artists. In2004 the castle was proclaimed a cultural monument of national importance, and between 2010-2012 it was restored to its current illustrious shape ideal for the organization of boutique events. In addition to the historically styled chambers, and apartments, guests can enjoy the castle’s beautifully kept park surfaces and lake, a delightful setting for a relaxing walk or curious exploration. The comfort of the castle’s interior, enriched by art from the national Gallery of Ljubljana, provides for a truly outstanding leisure experience.
The impressive architectural style of the Strmol Castle combines the charm of history with modern elements, satisfying even the most demanding of guests. Events in the castle can be organized in the conference facilities or on the castle grounds. Both locations are highly suitable for private and business receptions. The conference facilities comprise three halls between 40 and 80 m2 in size, while the castle offers eleven smaller salons and a garden terrace.
With its castle ambience, garden terrace, wine cellar and enotheque, Strmol is one of the most exquisite dining locations in Slovenia, simply ideal for wine tastings and the sampling of local sparklers accompanied by gourmet dishes prepared by the master chefs of the State Protocol. Sounds inviting? Come to Slovenia and experience the mysteries of the Strmol Castle through its exciting flavours!