Garni Hotel "Berc"

Pod Strazo 13, Bled, 4260, Slovenia | Hotel
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Journey to Swan Lake

A travel blog entry by whatwouldjohdo


Bled is the kind of place where you will need to charge your camera battery several times a day, it is just so breathtakingly beautiful. We were contemplating the thought of not making the trip out to Bled, but decided to go ahead with our plans anyway and are very glad that we did. The town is based around an expansive lake that is so calm and …

Vintgar Gorge-ous...

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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<Brian's brief chronological list of "highlights" (and of whinging)> - Traveled back to Bled... the pension where we were staying provided bikes so we rode to Vintgar Gorge. The bike ride went for over an hour going uphill, we were then rewarded with 1.6km of walking along a gorge... yay! It was really pretty. - Ride back only took 20 mins …

Jewel of Slovenia's North

A travel blog entry by roamingrob


... turquoise river, past small villages in alpine valleys and past the distant Italian alps. I arrived just on sunset in Venezia-Mestre and had to find somewhere with Wifi to get directions to my accommodation at ‘Rainbow Garden’, a campsite I’d looked up on Way out in the back blocks of the town, when I eventually got to the place after dark - with help from several locals along the way - I found it up a ...

Bled, Slovenia

A travel blog entry by justin_parker


... bus to Ljubljana, the Slovenian capital, where we planned to hire a car and drive on to Bled. The bus motored it's way through some impressive countryside with a myriad of landscapes consisting of white stone mountains, corn fields, green fields and forests mixed with conifer and deciduous trees. We arrived at Ljubljana and after 3 failed attempts of hiring a vehicle we conceded that it simply wasn't meant to be and resorted to catching yet another bus. Our bus did not arrive ...


A travel blog entry by sheppa80


... the future only looks bright for a little shining diamond in the mountains.

There is "love" in the word Slovenia and there is definitely love for this country. It has met and blown away all of our expectations. Every ...

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This hotel, located on Pod Strazo 13, Bled, is near Lake Bled, Bled Castle (Grad), Vintgar Gorge (Soteska Vintgar), and Bled Island.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsGarni Hotel "Berc" Bled

    Reviewed by monikami

    Peace and tranquility

    Reviewed Apr 1, 2012
    by (1 review) London , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Small private hotel, beautiful and clean room, very friendly staff. Highly recommended!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Historical Traveler Reviews Garni Hotel "Berc" Bled

    Hotel owner cancelled our reservation because he did not like us!


    We made reservation to this hotel based on several good reviews. We received confirmation two weeks ahead by email. When we arrived finally to the hotel, we complained that we had tough time to find the hotel because of missing signs. The hotel owner responded with antisemitic comments ("people like you ....") and then told us that he will not give us the reserved room (basically cancelling on the spot our hotel reservation). So we had to look at 7 PM for another hotel room at this popular resort.

    Absolutely fabulous!!!!


    We were agroup of 10 intrepid female trekkers from Northumberland looking for good walking and good food, we got it all in Sloveneia! This hotel was beautiful and the staff so friendly and helpful. Spotlessly clean, great continental breakfast and a "trusty" bar for making tea and coffee when ever you liked as well as alcoholic drinks. Although it rained for our first three days ( and i mean RAIN)!! it still didn't dampen our spirits in such lovely surroundings.

    Many thanks to all the staff there, we will definately be back in the future!

    Excellent have booked again!


    Excellent small hotel in quiet location but close to lake and town centre. Staff were extremely helpful. Rooms very well appointed and spotless. Breakfast buffet was very good. We have booked again for February!

    Warm and welcoming - loved it


    5 nights in this hotel were just excellent. The Hotel is set just above the lake, set back in quiet picturesque streets. It is about 3 minutes walk from the lakeshore, and its peaceful location means you can leave the hustle and bustle behind. The rooms are comfortable, well appointed, with TV, phone and lovely bathrooms with power shower. Each room has either a balcony or terrace, and the use of natural materials and traditional style is superb. The entire hotel was spotlessly clean.

    Lovely Hotel


    A truely wonderful hotel to spend a few days. The surroundings were beautiful and superbly tranquil and quiet. This is a place to go if you are looking for a relaxing break and only 5 mins walk into the town. Rooms very clean, TV had many english channels and balcony was very private. Overall excellent value in this beautiful hotel - will definitely come back and hopefully stay for longer the next time.

    Great hotel


    Wonderful Find

    An excellent hotel. Everything I had read before is true. Luka is SOOOO helpful. He lent us maps and generally made us feel like we were visiting his family. The rooms were great. I loved the honesty bar...... just remember to take some small bars of soap as these were not in the room and I had not remembered the showere gel. A very minor complaint but iverall my impression was 100 percent positive. I would definitly recommend this hotel.

    Great hotel!


    I agree with all the positive things in the other reviews. This is a great place to stay - very clean, comfortable, spacious rooms, fabulous breakfast buffet, very helpful staff, convenient, quiet location, free internet access, bikes, honesty bar. Luca, the owner was very friendly and helpful and even drove us to the station on the day we left. I would definitely recommend this hotel.

    Loved the Garni Hotel Berc in Bled, Slovenija!


    My husband and I visited Croatia and Slovenia (by car) in late May 2006. I had looked through Rick Steve's Eastern Europe travel guide that recommended several places but found most of them never even returned our emails. There was a "congress" (i.e. convention) in Lublijana, Slovenia and we weren't able to find a hotel. We drove up to Lake Bled and decided to stop in at the "Mayer" pension that Steve's had recommended in his book. (They never returned the 2 emails I'd sent but I thought maybe they had space.) They were full. A stone's throw from the Mayer pension was a very nice looking, new place "Garni Hotel Berc". To be honest I thought it would be very expensive. However, it was actually less!!! What a find! The proprietor was very welcoming, helpful, friendly -- spoke English fluently. And the entire little hotel was less than a year old. The rooms were wonderful, large private balcony with sitting area, large bathroom. It was beautifully decorated and very comfortable. The breakfast room downstairs was great. Food excellent. Everything was spotlessly clean. And they have a free PC sitting out for guests to use. WE WILL DEFINITELY BE BACK and I would never hestitate to recommend to anyone!!!

    Excellent stay


    I stayed at the Garni Hotel Berc at the beginning of May 2006. This is an excellent Hotel, great value for money and is ideally located for for visiting Bled and the surronding area. The Hotel is very clean and the rooms are very comfortable. All the staff, especially Luca were very friendly and helpful. Bled itself is a beautiful area and l hope to return in a few years.

    Friendly, character accommodation


    We choose the Garni Hotel Berc because we didn't want to stay in a charcterless block. What it lacks in some of the amenties of the big hotels it more then makes up for in so many other ways.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Garni Hotel "Berc" Bled

    5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding