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Where to stay in Ljubljana

LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA - Ljubljana -Slovenia - city centre, view on the river. Ljubljana is the business and cultural center of the country.

As travel to the Baltic region increases, the Slovenian capital city of Ljubljana is becoming more appealing to tourists. What was once the best kept secret in Europe is no longer a hidden destination for travelers in the know! If you are planning to visit Ljubljana, finding Ljubljana accommodation is the first order of business, check out our guide on where to stay in Ljubljana Slovenia.

Fortunately, Ljubljana is a fairly small city, and is very walkable, so no matter where you stay, you’ll can easily reach the city center. Ljubljana is divided into 17 districts, each with their own unique neighborhoods and characters. We’ve broken out the best areas to stay in Ljubljana, as well as the best hotel choices for each budget range. Keep reading to see which Ljubljana neighborhood is best for you!

We will cover off all types of Ljubljana accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Ljubljana hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Ljubljana Slovenia 2023, the best Ljubljana hotels, best places in Ljubljana to visit, the best places to stay in Ljubljana, hotels near Ljubljana attractions, Ljubljana neighborhood guide and many more.

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Old Town Ljubljana- Where to stay in Ljubljana for first timers

As with many European cities, the Old Town area represents the heart of the historic city. Many of Ljubljana’s best attractions can be found in Old Town, including the Ljubljana Castle, the Dragon Bridge and Ljubljana Cathedral.The Robba fountain is another must-see attraction in Ljubljana and if you want a great aerial view of the city, just hop on the funicular to head up the hill. Prefer for first timers and tourists as it’s based in a central location, making getting around to see the sights super easy.

The winding cobblestone streets are filled with shops, restaurants and cafes serving traditional Slovenian cuisine. Whether you are looking for budget accommodation or something a bit more upscale, Old Town is the best location to stay in ljubljana for first-time visitors looking to experience the history and culture of Slovenia.

Best places to stay in Ljubljana Old Town

Cheapest Backpacking Hostels in Old Town Ljubljana:
AdHoc Hostel
Fluxus Hostel
Hostel Tresor

Budget Hotels in Old Town Ljubljana:
Villa pod Gradom
Apartment Tara
Stairway to the castle
Mart’s Choice Apartment

Mid range Hotels in Old Town Ljubljana:
Julija&Robert’s Riverview Apartments and Rooms
Hotel Cubo
The hotel Ljubljana
Central Comfort Apartments Meščanka

Family Friendly Hotels in Old Town Ljubljana:
AB Ljubljana – The Residence
Vander Urbani Resort
Bright & Spacious Loft In The Heart Of Old Town
Royal DeLuxe Apartment

Affordable Luxury Hotels in Old Town Ljubljana:
Zlata Ladjica Boutique Hotel
InterContinental – Ljubljana
Grand Plaza Hotel & Congress Center

LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA - : Old town embankment in Ljubljana. Ljubljana is the business and cultural center of the country.

City Centre – Where to stay in Ljubljana for nightlife

Across the Ljubljanica River from Old Town is the more modern city centre of Ljubljana. You’ll find a wider array of accommodation options here, and the Old Town is just a stroll across the Triple Bridge. Some of the best nightlife in Ljubljana can be found in the city centre, but there are also cultural attractions, including museums and art galleries in the city centre, including the National Museum of Slovenia.

Shopping is also a main attraction in this area, with international brands alongside Slovenian designers. If the faster pace of the city centre gets to be too much, just head a few blocks west to Tivoli Park, the largest city park in town, with over five square kilometers of green space. You’ll find formal gardens, the city zoo, walking paths and picnic areas.

Best places to stay in Ljubljana City Centre

Cheapest Backpacking Hostels in Ljubljana City Centre:
Hostel Sleeping Beauty
Hostel 24
HOSTEL Railway
Ljubljana Capsule Hostel

Budget Hotels in Ljubljana City Centre:
LILY’S Apartment
Villa pod Gradom
Lina Rooms
Ljubljana Center Budget Apartment

Mid range Hotels in Ljubljana City Centre:
Atik Rooms
City Hotel Ljubljana
Hotel Emonec
Best Western Premier Hotel Slon

Family Friendly Hotels in Ljubljana City Centre:
NEU RESIDENCES smart stay
B&B Hotel Ljubljana Park
Urban Boutique Hotel Center
Boutique Hotel Asteria

Affordable Luxury Hotels in Ljubljana City Centre:
Zlata Ladjica Boutique Hotel
InterContinental – Ljubljana
Grand Plaza Hotel & Congress Center

Romantic Ljubljana's city center: river Ljubljanica, Triple Bridge, Tromostovje, Preseren square and Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. Ljubljana, Slovenia, Europe.

Mirje – Where to stay in Ljubljana with family

On the outskirts of the city center is the suburban area of Mirje. This leafy neighborhood is a great place for families to stay in Ljubljana, yet is still in each reach of Old Town, with Ljubljana Castle just a 25 minute walk from Mirje. Historians will love this area, as you can see the original Roman town walls from 15 AD, which were restored in the 1930’s. Inside the walls is a park you can enjoy. Check out one of the best neighborhoods in Ljubljana!

Best places to stay in Mirje

Cheapest Backpacking Hostels in Mirje:
Hostel Vrba
Simbol Rooms

Budget Hotels in Mirje:
CUBE Central Rooms
ARTO Castle view apartment
Krakovo by the River
Black and White Studio

Mid range Hotels in Mirje:
Hotel Mrak
Urban Style Apartments by Loft
Art Hotel

Family Friendly Hotels in Mirje:
Vila Emona
Royal Suite Ljubljana
Hotel Heritage
Antiq Palace – Historic Hotels of Europe

LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA - Street in the old city center of Ljubljana with street shops and cafes.

Krakovo – Where to stay in Ljubljana for tourists

East of Mirje and just south of the city center is Ljubljana’s oldest suburb, Krakovo. It was once a fishing village on the banks of the Ljubljanica River and has even been called the Montmartre of Ljubljana, thanks to the charming architecture of two-story cottages and the abundance of artists in and around Krakovo. There are numerous restaurants in the area, and a huge open-air market at Vodnik Square. Don’t let the suburb term fool you, this charming village is still just a ten-minute walk from Old Town Ljubljana.

Best places to stay in Krakovo

Cheapest Backpacking Hostels in Krakovo:
Hostel Vrba

Budget Hotels in Krakovo:
Apartment Living Colors
Chic Cosy Quiet in Ljubljana Center
Apartment Trnovo center
B&B Pod vrbo

Mid range Hotels in Krakovo:
Krakovo by the River
Beautiful apartment in the nicest part of town
Vila Jakopič apartments
Feel & Enjoy in Ljubljana

Family Friendly Hotels in Krakovo:
Fine Ljubljana Apartments
Apartments Fine Ziherlova
Apartment Artorius Ljubljana
Vacation house Artorius

LJUBLJANA SLOVENIA - : Statue of Valentin Vodnik on a stone pedestal a Slovene priest journalist and poet at Vodnik square near the Central Market. RF stands for Republique Francaise

Trnovo – Where to stay in Ljubljana on a budget

Trnovo is often lumped together with Krakovo, as they are both just south of the city center. This is becoming a popular area for travelers looking to be slightly off the beaten path, with budget accommodation opportunities, yet still within reach of the main tourist sights. There are trendy cafes, coffee shops and bars in this area, and a good nightlife scene makes it a popular destination for students and young travelers. Budget travelers will find many affordable hostel options in Trnovo.

Best places to stay in Trnovo

Cheapest Backpacking Hostels in Trnovo:
Simbol Rooms

Budget Hotels in Trnovo:
Bright Side Studios
Sašo Rooms & Apartments
Apartment Armic

Mid range Hotels in Trnovo:
Ahotel Ljubljana
Villa Romana
Chang Thai apartments
Luxury Studio Apartments

Family Friendly Hotels in Trnovo:
Homestay Free Park&Bikes
Ljubljana’s terrace
Sport Hotel Ljubljana
Sunny Villa Apartments

Trnovo Church also Church of St. John the Baptist, Ljubljana capital of Slovenia, Europe.

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Where to stay in Ljubljana

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Hi, my name is Samantha, Finance Managing Guru by day, Travel Blogging Enthusiast by... well... day too! Haha! Travelling King is the destination hotspot for the wannabe traveller! Showcasing affordable, luxurious getaways for the budget conscious! With the combination of my financial knowledge and travelling experiences I aim to show you, with a little planning, the right budget and a realistic goal you can fulfil your travel fantasies and explore the world whatever your budget or desires may be!