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HISTORIC Hotels of Slovakia (HHS), an association of castle hotels established in 2009, accepted the Hotel Hviezdoslav in Kežmarok as its tenth member in August 2011. The hotel is named after the great Slovak poet Pavol Országh Hviezdoslav, who lived there during his studies. It is situated in the middle of the main town square in a 17th century building and, according to HHS president Daniela Miháliková, is one of the historical treasures of Slovakia.

(Source: Courtesy of HHS)

HISTORIC Hotels of Slovakia (HHS), an association of castle hotels established in 2009, accepted the Hotel Hviezdoslav in Kežmarok as its tenth member in August 2011. The hotel is named after the great Slovak poet Pavol Országh Hviezdoslav, who lived there during his studies. It is situated in the middle of the main town square in a 17th century building and, according to HHS president Daniela Miháliková, is one of the historical treasures of Slovakia.

The age of HHS member hotels ranges from 99 to 600 years. The other HHS members are: Hotel Amade Chateau in Vrakúň (near Dunajská Streda), Hotel Chateau Béla in Belá (near Štúrovo), Hotel Bankov in Košice, Hotel Grand Castle in Liptovský Hrádok, Péchy Castle, Hunting Lodge & Park in Hermanovce (near Prešov), Hotel Sandor Pavillon in Piešťany, Hotel u Leva in Levoča, Hotel Jeleň in Hlohovec and Mansion Villa Nečas in Žilina.


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