Best historical hotel in Europe is in the High Tatras

You will find the best spa procedure here, too.

(Source: Viktor Zamborský, SITA)
More information about travelling in Slovakia
Please see our Spectacular Slovakia travel guide.

The prestigious award Haute Grandeur Global Excellence Awards 2018 will go to the High Tatras in several categories as well. Grand Hotel Kempinski won a prize that also takes into consideration reviews of guests and professionals from the hotel industry, such as Tripadvisor, Booking and Expedia, wrote.

Grand Hotel Kempinski High Tatras won in the categories of Best Historical Hotel in Europe and Best Romantic Hotel in Slovakia. It has also the best wellness, Zion Spa gained Best Signature Spa Treatment in Slovakia for unique procedure Juniper Tickle, Best Resort Spa in Slovakia, Best Health & Wellness Spa in Slovakia and Best Destination Spa in Slovakia, reported.

Luxurious hotel near the Štrbské Pleso mountain lake is a favourite among tourists not only thanks to its quality and service but beautiful nature. It is one of the criteria evaluated by a specialized jury. Moreover, the rooms, food, restaurant, bar and regard towards the environment also matter, wrote.

“This award especially delighted us, because the jury emphasises feedback from guests while evaluating,” said Kathrin Noll, general manager of Grand Hotel Kempinski High Tatras, as quoted by


Tourists return to the hotel because of its atmosphere, which connects romanticism and historical charm. This iconic hotel offers the luxury and comfort of today’s time, Noll added. The managing director of the Zion Spa also views the award as a commitment, reported.

“The awards that we win thanks to positive feedback from our guests are a commitment for us for the future,” said Anna Jarinová, adding that their guests get used to a 5-star standard and they want to ensure that they will find it there every time, as cited by

The Haute Grandeur Global Awards have been given out since 2014. The ceremony takes place in a different country every year, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates for 2018.

The processing of personal data is subject to our Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy. Before submitting your e-mail address, please make sure to acquaint yourself with these documents.

Top stories

Murder of journalist: How did Ján and Martina die?

Journalists working with Ján Kuciak described how he and his fiancée, Martina Kušnírová, were killed.

People still remember Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová.

The murder of journalist changed Slovakia, but not all of it

There are still people who continue as if it’s business as usual.

Illustrative stock photo

What are the best employee benefits? Ask your employees

Salaries and a good company atmosphere, not benefits, keep people loyal.

Parking as a benefit it popular among employees.

UPDATED: Protest gatherings will return to Slovakia one year after the murders of Kuciak and Kušnírová

The gatherings will be held under the slogan “We won’t forget! We will continue!”.

November 16 gathering in Bratislava