12 Boutique Hotels in Bratislava You'll Love
Bratislava's riverfront promenade along the Danube | © Ajale/Pixabay
Whether you’re traveling for business or leisure, Bratislava
’s best boutique hotels feature amenities you’re sure to enjoy. Regardless of whether you’re looking for a laptop to use, a bicycle rental, a deluxe spa, a trendy restaurant, a fabulous location, a stylish events center, a rich breakfast buffet, or a memory foam mattress, you’ll find a boutique hotel in Bratislava
that satisfies your wishes. Read on to discover our suggestions for boutique hotels in Bratislava that will enhance your visit to Slovakia’s capital city.
Botel Dunajsky Pivovar
Boutique Hotel, Hotel
As the name implies, this is not your typical hotel, but is a “botel
,” a boutique hotel on a boat. This boat is docked on the Danube River with a fabulous view of the Old Town and the Bratislava Castle above the city. You’ll fall asleep with the twinkling lights of the city and the sound of the river flowing just outside your window. The boat also features a restaurant serving Slovak specialties and a microbrewery with a rooftop lounge, so you never even need to leave the hotel if you don’t want to.
Marrol's Boutique Hotel
Boutique Hotel, Hotel
Consistently rated as the one of the best hotels in Bratislava by Trip Advisor, Marrol’s Boutique Hotel
earns its reputation by welcoming guests with a free drink and dazzling them with a tasty buffet breakfast. Guests can choose from basic rooms or opt for a more luxurious suite with a living room. Spending time in the gorgeous Jasmine Spa is a must when you stay at Marrol’s. The spa includes a sauna, whirlpool jacuzzi, tanning solarium, and relaxation area. A maximum of six people can enter the small spa at once, so you must book in advance.
Mama’s Design & Boutique Hotel
Boutique Hotel, Hotel
Featuring memory foam mattresses and free bicycle rentals, Mama’s Design & Boutique Hotel
provides visitors with a quiet respite in which to relax and recover from a full day of sightseeing. This four-star hotel has only fifteen rooms equipped with free Wi-Fi and a complimentary rental laptop during your stay. To unwind, head to the wellness center, which includes a pool, sauna, and fitness center. The hotel is located in a quiet residential neighborhood
just outside the Old Town, providing a peaceful yet convenient location to base your trip to Bratislava.
Tulip House Boutique Hotel
Boutique Hotel, Hotel
Built in 1903 in Art Nouveau style, the dazzling rooms at Tulip House Hotel
are large, luxurious, and thoroughly equipped for short- or long-term stays. This five-star hotel enjoys one of the most enviable locations directly in the city center, making it easy to reach most attractions quickly by foot. The hotel includes a fitness center, a spa, a business center, conference rooms, a restaurant, and a summer terrace. All rooms are apartments with living rooms, kitchens, and bedrooms. The large penthouses occupy two floors and provide fabulous views over the Old Town. *Please note that a Tulip House Boutique Hotel will change its name to Roset Boutique Hotel in September 2017.
Loft Hotel Bratislava
The four-star Loft Hotel is conveniently located in between the Bratislava’s Main Train Station (Hlavna Stanica) and the historic Old Town
. On the first floor, you’ll find one of the most popular restaurants in the city, Fabrika Beer Pub. Fabrika serves some of the best burgers you’ll find in Bratislava, as well as a variety of small batch craft brews produced on-site. When you stay at the Loft Hotel
, you’ll enjoy a complimentary mini bar that is refilled daily, a LCD TV, Wi-Fi, and French cosmetics. For more luxurious and spacious rooms, guests can book suites in the historic Wilson Palace, which was recently renovated to modern standards in 2015.
Mamaison Residence Bratislava
The four-star Mamaison Residence Sulekova
offers 43 fully-equipped apartments with kitchenettes, as well as a gym, sauna, and on-site parking. A continental breakfast buffet is served every morning to give you fuel to head to the Bratislava Castle or the Presidential Palace, both located only about ten minutes by foot from the hotel. If you’d like to use public transport to visit a further attraction, the closest trolley bus stop is only 20 meters from the hotel’s front door. Guests love the modern and colorful décor in the apartments at Mamaison.
Hotel Galeria Spirit
Possibly the quirkiest hotel in Slovakia’s capital city, Hotel Galeria Spirit
appeals to artists
and other free spirits and creatives. The main appeal of this hotel is not luxury or world-class amenities, but rather the chance to stay in an active art gallery and to refresh your body and mind by participating in a holistic health counseling session on-site. The hotel is focused on health and wellness and has now expanded their offerings to include an on-site hairdresser, nail artist, and hypnosis sessions. The modern abstract art that decorates the interior spaces of the hotel was specifically selected to cultivate relaxation and to have a positive effect on your subconscious.
Skaritz Hotel & Residence
The Skaritz Hotel & Residence
offers 20 upscale boutique rooms on the pedestrian Michalska Street near the St. Micheal’s Gate in the Old Town. You can choose from historic and charming rooms on the first two floors or from modern and trendy remodeled and refurnished rooms on the top floor. The Skaritz Hotel also includes six apartments with complete kitchen and dining facilities. To relax and unwind, guests can spend time in the sauna or book Swedish massages or pedicures on-site.
The building that houses the boutique Arcadia Hotel
dates back to the 13th century, although you’d never guess that from the comfort of the fully modernized rooms. Arcadia was the first five-star hotel on Bratislava’s hotel scene, and it continues to provide unforgettable customer service and outstanding experiences for guests. The eye-catching entry hall with columns and a stained glass ceiling welcomes guests to linger and enjoy spending time in the stylish rooms or in the Library Bar with its warm open fireplace. None of the 34 guest rooms are alike at Arcadia Hotel, instead each one is uniquely and stylishly decorated.
Art Hotel William
Enjoy complimentary coffee any time of day at the centrally located Art Hotel William
. You can also spend time in the fitness center and order in-room massages. Rooms are simply yet tastefully decorated, and four large suites are available for families or those who desire more space. The hotel is very popular for business travelers, offering specially equipped Business Executive and Business Superior rooms.
From the outside, you might mistake the boutique Hotel Albrecht
for an upscale mansion, but luckily for you, it is indeed a cosy hotel. The building is listed as a National Cultural Monument and is located in the quiet residential area near the Bratislava Castle
. The spacious rooms feature vaulted wood ceilings, great views, and complimentary access to a beautiful on-site wellness center. The hotel restaurant’s tasting menu is an experience not to be missed. Featuring a robust meal including rainbow trout, foie gras, sweet potato, pike perch, venison, and a blueberry and almond pound cake, you might stay full for a few days after sampling each of the delightful items on the tasting menu.
Hotel Danubia Gate
The Hotel Danubiana Gate
is located where the medieval city walls used to stand before being demolished in the 19th century. The hotel offers a pillow menu, so that every traveler can sleep on the type of pillow they prefer. A rich buffet breakfast is freshly prepared daily by the hotel’s chef, who also prepares delightful daily lunch specials. Book a spacious deluxe room to take advantage of a private whirlpool jacuzzi.