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As Slovak Republic is part of the European Union, there are regulations in travel industry, which ensure that the standards are comparable to those in other EU countries.

Apartments in Slovakia

Private Apartments are accommodation facilities provided in private flats/apartments in private buildings. The Apartment is a set of two or more rooms available for accommodating guests. One of these rooms has to be a living room. Apartment
has sanitary facilities and it is equipped with a kitchen or kitchenette. Studio is a smaller apartment.

Apartment House is an accommodation facility that is usually operated only during the season and it offers temporary accommodation in at least five apartments or studios.

Apartment Hotel is an accommodation facility of a Hotel category that provides accommodation in apartments. It consists of at least eight apartments and guests are provided with a range of services according to the aparthotel’s class.

There are 2 classes of apartment houses:

  • 3 star apartment houses
  • 2 star apartment houses

And 3 classes of private apartments:

  • 3 star private apartments
  • 2 star private apartments
  • 1 star private apartments

Classification of aparthotels is the same as for hotels.

Three Star Hotels in Slovakia

Hotel is an accommodation facility used for temporary accommodation of guests, with more than ten rooms. In addition to providing accommodation it offers catering and ancillary services, entertainment and social services; services for business travelers and recreational sports services for active leisure.

Garni Hotel is an accommodation facility of a Hotel category, it provides similar range of services as regular hotels, but the catering is usually limited to breakfast only.

Mountain Hotel is an accommodation facility of a Hotel category located in mountainous area, often without direct access to the road network.

Wellness Hotel is an accommodation facility of a Hotel category designed especially for specific temporary stays associated with professional care and rehabilitation of guests. Wellness Hotel is equipped with functional sports and recreational facilities that are available to the guests. It offers rational diet. Wellness Hotel has to be at least of a 3 star hotel class.

Spa Hotel is an accommodation facility of a Hotel category located right in or next to spa. It provides a range of services of the relevant hotel class, plus spa treatments. There is a doctor available for guests in Spa Hotels. Only a hotel which meets the requirements of the 3 star hotel class can be named as Spa Hotel.

There are 5 classes of hotels:

  • 5 star hotels – Luxury hotels
  • 4 star hotels – First class hotels
  • 3 star hotels – Standard hotels
  • 2 star hotels – Economy hotels
  • 1 star hotels – Tourist hotels

Equipment and Services of Three Star Hotels according to the Official Slovak Classification

Hotel Classification – Standard Hotels
Luxury
*****
First class
****
Standard
***
Lounge
  • lobby
  • reception 24h
  • information desk
  • lobby
  • reception 24h
  • information desk
  • lobby
  • reception 24h
  • information desk
Catering
  • restaurant
  • catering service center, open during the day
  • restaurant
  • catering service center, open during the day
  • restaurant
  • breakfast room (in garni hotels)
Room facilities
  • 1 or 2 permanent beds
  • secretary
  • table lamp
  • safe
  • phone with direct link to long distance and international calls
  • air conditioning
  • minibar
  • wardrobe with 8 hangers
  • storage space for suitcase

For each bed:

  • bedside table with a lamp
  • glass for water
  • upholstered chair or padded seat
  • cushion and sheet
  • blanket and sheet
  • sheets

Vestibule:

  • wall with hangers
  • mirror
  • trash bin, in the room, or in the vestibule
  • means for cleaning shoes
  • 1 or 2 permanent beds
  • secretary
  • table lamp
  • safe
  • phone with direct access to long distance and international calls
  • minibar
  • wardrobe with 6 hangers
  • storage space for suitcase

For each bed:

  • bedside table with a lamp
  • glass for water
  • upholstered chair or padded seat
  • cushion and sheet
  • blanket and sheet
  • sheets

Vestibule:

  • wall with hangers
  • mirror
  • trash bin, in the room, or in the vestibule
  • means for cleaning shoes
  • 1 or 2 permanent bed
  • secretary or writing desk
  • table lamp
  • safe on the reception
  • phone calls available via hotel’s switchboard
  • wardrobe with 5 hangers
  • storage space for suitcase

For each bed:

  • bedside table with a lamp
  • glass for water
  • upholstered chair or padded seat
  • cushion and sheet
  • blanket and sheet
  • sheets

Vestibule:

  • wall with hangers
  • mirror
  • trash bin, in the room, or in the vestibule
  • means for cleaning shoes
Sanitation All rooms and apartments have own facilities – private bathroom and private WC or bathroom with WC. All rooms and apartments have own facilities – private bathroom and private WC or bathroom with WC. All rooms and apartments have own facilities – private bathroom and private WC or bathroom with WC.
Sanitation equipment
  • mirror above sink
  • light above sink
  • hair dryer
  • cotton swaps
  • linen pouch
  • pouch for sanitary towels
  • box of tissues
  • garbage can
  • rug before bathtub or shower
  • toilet paper
  • toilet brush

For each bed:

  • 2 big towels
  • 1 small towel
  • bathing cap
  • bathrobe
  • slippers for a single use
  • glass for cleaning teeth, in hygienic packing
  • toilet soap or body shampoo
  • hair shampoo
  • mirror above sink
  • light above sink
  • hair dryer
  • cotton swaps
  • linen pouch
  • pouch for sanitary towels
  • box of tissues
  • garbage can
  • rug before bathtub or shower
  • toilet paper
  • toilet brush

For each bed:

  • 2 big towels
  • 1 small towel
  • bathing cap, if it is a wellness hotel
  • bathrobe, if it is a wellness hotel
  • glass for cleaning teeth, in hygienic packing
  • toilet soap or body shampoo
  • hair shampoo
  • mirror above sink
  • light above sink
  • hair dryer, if it is a wellness hotel
  • cotton swaps
  • pouch for sanitary towels
  • garbage can
  • rug before bathtub or shower
  • toilet paper
  • toilet brush

For each bed:

  • 2 big towels
  • 1 small towel
  • bathing cap, if it is a wellness hotel
  • bathrobe, if it is a wellness hotel
  • glass for cleaning teeth
  • toilet soap or body shampoo
  • hair shampoo
Changing laundry
  • towels and rugs every day
  • bed sheets every day
  • towels and rugs every day
  • bed sheets every other day
  • towels and rugs every other day
  • bed sheets every 3 days
Social areas
  • salons
  • club rooms
  • salons
  • club rooms
  • salons

Four Star Hotels in Slovakia

Hotel is an accommodation facility used for temporary accommodation of guests, with more than ten rooms. In addition to providing accommodation it offers catering and ancillary services, entertainment and social services; services for business travelers and recreational sports services for active leisure.

Mountain Hotel is an accommodation facility of a Hotel category located in mountainous area, often without direct access to the road network.

Wellness Hotel is an accommodation facility of a Hotel category designed especially for specific temporary stays associated with professional care and rehabilitation of guests. Wellness Hotel is equipped with functional sports and recreational facilities that are available to the guests. It offers rational diet. Wellness Hotel has to be at least of a 3 star hotel class.

Spa Hotel is an accommodation facility of a Hotel category located right in the or next to spa. It provides a range of services of the relevant hotel class, plus spa treatments. There is a doctor available for guests in Spa Hotels. Only a hotel which meets the requirements of the 3 star hotel class can be named as Spa Hotel.

Boutique Hotel is an accommodation facility of a Hotel category, but with fewer hotel rooms and is usually located
in historic buildings or buildings with architectural or art solution. Interior of a Boutique Hotel is luxurious or even exclusive. Boutique Hotel can be only a hotel that meets the minimum requirements for 4 star hotels.

There are 5 classes of hotels:

  • 5 star hotels – Luxury hotels
  • 4 star hotels – First class hotels
  • 3 star hotels – Standard hotels
  • 2 star hotels – Economy hotels
  • 1 star hotels – Tourist hotels

Equipment and Services of Four Star Hotels according to the Official Slovak Classification

Hotel Classification – First Class Hotels
Luxury
*****
First class
****
Standard
***
Lounge
  • lobby
  • reception 24h
  • information desk
  • lobby
  • reception 24h
  • information desk
  • lobby
  • reception 24h
  • information desk
Catering
  • restaurant
  • catering service center, open during the day
  • restaurant
  • catering service center, open during the day
  • restaurant
  • breakfast room (in garni hotels)
Room facilities
  • 1 or 2 permanent beds
  • secretary
  • table lamp
  • safe
  • phone with direct link to long distance and international calls
  • air conditioning
  • minibar
  • wardrobe with 8 hangers
  • storage space for suitcase

For each bed:

  • bedside table with a lamp
  • glass for water
  • upholstered chair or padded seat
  • cushion and sheet
  • blanket and sheet
  • sheets

Vestibule:

  • wall with hangers
  • mirror
  • trash bin, in the room, or in the vestibule
  • means for cleaning shoes
  • 1 or 2 permanent beds
  • secretary
  • table lamp
  • safe
  • phone with direct access to long distance and international calls
  • minibar
  • wardrobe with 6 hangers
  • storage space for suitcase

For each bed:

  • bedside table with a lamp
  • glass for water
  • upholstered chair or padded seat
  • cushion and sheet
  • blanket and sheet
  • sheets

Vestibule:

  • wall with hangers
  • mirror
  • trash bin, in the room, or in the vestibule
  • means for cleaning shoes
  • 1 or 2 permanent bed
  • secretary or writing desk
  • table lamp
  • safe on the reception
  • phone calls available via hotel’s switchboard
  • wardrobe with 5 hangers
  • storage space for suitcase

For each bed:

  • bedside table with a lamp
  • glass for water
  • upholstered chair or padded seat
  • cushion and sheet
  • blanket and sheet
  • sheets

Vestibule:

  • wall with hangers
  • mirror
  • trash bin, in the room, or in the vestibule
  • means for cleaning shoes
Sanitation All rooms and apartments have own facilities – private bathroom and private WC or bathroom with WC. All rooms and apartments have own facilities – private bathroom and private WC or bathroom with WC. All rooms and apartments have own facilities – private bathroom and private WC or bathroom with WC.
Sanitation equipment
  • mirror above sink
  • light above sink
  • hair dryer
  • cotton swaps
  • linen pouch
  • pouch for sanitary towels
  • box of tissues
  • garbage can
  • rug before bathtub or shower
  • toilet paper
  • toilet brush

For each bed:

  • 2 big towels
  • 1 small towel
  • bathing cap
  • bathrobe
  • slippers for a single use
  • glass for cleaning teeth, in hygienic packing
  • toilet soap or body shampoo
  • hair shampoo
  • mirror above sink
  • light above sink
  • hair dryer
  • cotton swaps
  • linen pouch
  • pouch for sanitary towels
  • box of tissues
  • garbage can
  • rug before bathtub or shower
  • toilet paper
  • toilet brush

For each bed:

  • 2 big towels
  • 1 small towel
  • bathing cap, if it is a wellness hotel
  • bathrobe, if it is a wellness hotel
  • glass for cleaning teeth, in hygienic packing
  • toilet soap or body shampoo
  • hair shampoo
  • mirror above sink
  • light above sink
  • hair dryer, if it is a wellness hotel
  • cotton swaps
  • pouch for sanitary towels
  • garbage can
  • rug before bathtub or shower
  • toilet paper
  • toilet brush

For each bed:

  • 2 big towels
  • 1 small towel
  • bathing cap, if it is a wellness hotel
  • bathrobe, if it is a wellness hotel
  • glass for cleaning teeth
  • toilet soap or body shampoo
  • hair shampoo
Changing laundry
  • towels and rugs every day
  • bed sheets every day
  • towels and rugs every day
  • bed sheets every other day
  • towels and rugs every other day
  • bed sheets every 3 days
Social areas
  • salons
  • club rooms
  • salons
  • club rooms
  • salons

Five Star Hotels in Slovakia

Hotel is an accommodation facility used for temporary accommodation of guests, with more than ten rooms. In addition to providing accommodation it offers catering and ancillary services, entertainment and social services; services for business travelers and recreational sports services for active leisure.

Mountain Hotel is an accommodation facility of a Hotel category located in mountainous area, often without direct access to the road network.

Wellness Hotel is an accommodation facility of a Hotel category designed especially for specific temporary stays associated with professional care and rehabilitation of guests. Wellness Hotel is equipped with functional sports and recreational facilities that are available to the guests. It offers rational diet. Wellness Hotel has to be at least of a 3 star hotel class.

Spa Hotel is an accommodation facility of a Hotel category located right in the or next to spa. It provides a range of services of the relevant hotel class, plus spa treatments. There is a doctor available for guests in Spa Hotels. Only a hotel which meets the requirements of the 3 star hotel class can be named as Spa Hotel.

Boutique Hotel is an accommodation facility of a Hotel category, but with fewer hotel rooms and is usually located
in historic buildings or buildings with architectural or art solution. Interior of a Boutique Hotel is luxurious or even exclusive. Boutique Hotel can be only a hotel that meets the minimum requirements for 4 star hotels.

There are 5 classes of hotels:

  • 5 star hotels – Luxury hotels
  • 4 star hotels – First class hotels
  • 3 star hotels – Standard hotels
  • 2 star hotels – Economy hotels
  • 1 star hotels – Tourist hotels

Equipment and Services of Five Star Hotels according to the Official Slovak Classification

Hotel Classification – Luxury Hotels
Luxury
*****
First class
****
Standard
***
Lounge
  • lobby
  • reception 24h
  • information desk
  • lobby
  • reception 24h
  • information desk
  • lobby
  • reception 24h
  • information desk
Catering
  • restaurant
  • catering service center, open during the day
  • restaurant
  • catering service center, open during the day
  • restaurant
  • breakfast room (in garni hotels)
Room facilities
  • 1 or 2 permanent beds
  • secretary
  • table lamp
  • safe
  • phone with direct link to long distance and international calls
  • air conditioning
  • minibar
  • wardrobe with 8 hangers
  • storage space for suitcase

For each bed:

  • bedside table with a lamp
  • glass for water
  • upholstered chair or padded seat
  • cushion and sheet
  • blanket and sheet
  • sheets

Vestibule:

  • wall with hangers
  • mirror
  • trash bin, in the room, or in the vestibule
  • means for cleaning shoes
  • 1 or 2 permanent beds
  • secretary
  • table lamp
  • safe
  • phone with direct access to long distance and international calls
  • minibar
  • wardrobe with 6 hangers
  • storage space for suitcase

For each bed:

  • bedside table with a lamp
  • glass for water
  • upholstered chair or padded seat
  • cushion and sheet
  • blanket and sheet
  • sheets

Vestibule:

  • wall with hangers
  • mirror
  • trash bin, in the room, or in the vestibule
  • means for cleaning shoes
  • 1 or 2 permanent bed
  • secretary or writing desk
  • table lamp
  • safe on the reception
  • phone calls available via hotel’s switchboard
  • wardrobe with 5 hangers
  • storage space for suitcase

For each bed:

  • bedside or ledge with lamp
  • glass for water
  • upholstered chair or padded seat
  • cushion and sheet
  • blanket and sheet
  • sheets

Vestibule:

  • wall with hangers
  • mirror
  • trash bin, in the room, or in the vestibule
  • means for cleaning shoes
Sanitation All rooms and apartments have own facilities – private bathroom and private WC or bathroom with WC. All rooms and apartments have own facilities – private bathroom and private WC or bathroom with WC. All rooms and apartments have own facilities – private bathroom and private WC or bathroom with WC.
Sanitation equipment
  • mirror above sink
  • light above sink
  • hair dryer
  • cotton swaps
  • linen pouch
  • pouch for sanitary towels
  • box of tissues
  • garbage can
  • rug before bathtub or shower
  • toilet paper
  • toilet brush

For each bed:

  • 2 big towels
  • 1 small towel
  • bathing cap
  • bathrobe
  • slippers for a single use
  • glass for cleaning teeth, in hygienic packing
  • toilet soap or body shampoo
  • hair shampoo
  • mirror above sink
  • light above sink
  • hair dryer
  • cotton swaps
  • linen pouch
  • pouch for sanitary towels
  • box of handkerchief
  • garbage can
  • rug before bathtub or shower
  • toilet paper
  • toilet brush

For each bed:

  • 2 big towels
  • 1 small towel
  • bathing cap, if it is a wellness hotel
  • bathrobe, if it is a wellness hotel
  • glass for cleaning teeth, in hygienic packing
  • toilet soap or body shampoo
  • hair shampoo
  • mirror above sink
  • light above sink
  • hair dryer, if it is a wellness hotel
  • cotton swaps
  • pouch for sanitary towels
  • garbage can
  • rug before bathtub or shower
  • toilet paper
  • toilet brush

For each bed:

  • 2 big towels
  • 1 small towel
  • bathing cap, if it is a wellness hotel
  • bathrobe, if it is a wellness hotel
  • glass for cleaning teeth
  • toilet soap or body shampoo
  • hair shampoo
Changing laundry
  • towels and rugs every day
  • bed sheets every day
  • towels and rugs every day
  • bed sheets every other day
  • towels and rugs every other day
  • bed sheets every 3 days
Social areas
  • salons
  • club rooms
  • salons
  • club rooms
  • salons

Pensions & Guest Houses in Slovakia

Pension is a simple Hotel-type accommodation with minimum of five rooms and maximum of four beds in a room. Guests are served with breakfast, or even full meals. Pensions offer only basic services.

Guest-House is a Pension-type accommodation in a private family house or a private holiday chalet.

There are 3 classes of pensions:

  • 3 star pensions
  • 2 star pensions
  • 1 star pensions

And 3 classes of guest houses:

  • 3 star guest houses
  • 2 star guest houses
  • 1 star guest houses

Hostels in Slovakia

Slovakia has much to offer the budget traveller. It is serviced by low-cost airline carriers, the beer is probably the cheapest in Europe and the icing on the cake? Slovakia offers accommodation to suit every budget. For example if you are looking for a youth hostel Bratislava offers dorm rooms for between 10 and 20 eur per person per night or 15 to 30 eur for a private room. The city is rich in historic architecture and there are pleasant cobbled streets to explore. It also has a bustling cafe culture, perfect for resting your weary feet after a day of sightseeing. But the surrounding countryside is particularly spectacular rich in historic towns and mountains that attract skiers and hikers alike.

Bratislava

Room at the Patio HostelHostel Blues has plenty of places for you to relax after a day of sightseeing. Guests can cook in the spacious kitchen, hang out in the chill out room or if you fancy a cheap beer, the bar is the perfect place to get to know the other guests. Alternatively, join one of the free guided tours of the city. They offer dorm rooms as well as a New York-style apartment complete with a terrace and views of Bratislava.

Dorms from 10 eur pppn, private rooms from 17 eur pppn

Patio Hostel is located just 10 minutes from the bus and train station. Guests can use the free internet kiosks or hang out in the pleasant patio area. All linen and towels are included in the price and guests get their own private locker to store their belongings.

Dorms from 9 eur pppn and private rooms from 16 eur pppn

Another Room at the Patio Hostel

Hostel Spirit is the eccentric choice with vivid architectural features and uniquely designed rooms. There is a great view from the terrace overlooking the city and breakfast is included in the price. The hostel is not located in the city centre but it’s an opportunity to see a different part of Bratislava.

Dorms from 25 eur pppn and private rooms from 22 eur pppn

Hostel Spirit in Bratislava

Beyond the Capital

Nature lovers may want to base themselves in the town of Poprad. The town is a good base from which to explore the High Tatras mountains and there are a number of youth hostels in the area. The Aqualand Hostel is a family-run hostel in the centre and guests can catch a bus or hire a car to make journeys to the nearby historical towns in the surrounding Spis region such as the beautiful Renaissance walled town of Levoca. Aqualand Hostel also offers free airport pick-up.

Shared rooms from 15 eur pppn

If you’re keen on skiing or hiking, the town of Tatranska Lomnica is one of Slovakia’s top ski resorts and a perfect mountain retreat. Tatrystay offers apartments just minutes from the ski rental centres and the transport network means guests will not require a car to visit the surrounding areas.

Apartments from 22 eur pppn
View on the Mountains in Tatranska Lomnica

Botels in Slovakia

Botel is a Hotel-type accommodation placed on a permanently anchored ship and it has more than
ten cabins. Cabins can only have permanent beds.

There are 3 classes of botels:

  • 3 star botels
  • 2 star botels
  • 1 star botels

Two Star Hotels in Slovakia

Hotel is an accommodation facility used for temporary accommodation of guests, with more than ten rooms. In addition to providing accommodation it offers catering and ancillary services, entertainment and social services; services for business travelers and recreational sports services for active leisure.

Garni Hotel is an accommodation facility of a Hotel category, it provides similar range of services as regular hotels, but the catering is usually limited to breakfast only.

Mountain Hotel is an accommodation facility of a Hotel category located in mountainous area, often without direct access to the road network.

There are 5 classes of hotels:

  • 5 star hotels – Luxury hotels
  • 4 star hotels – First class hotels
  • 3 star hotels – Standard hotels
  • 2 star hotels – Economy hotels
  • 1 star hotels – Tourist hotels

Hotel Classification – Two Star Hotels

Cheaper hotels should match the criteria bellow.

Hotel Classification – Economy Hotels
Standard
***
Economy
**
Tourist
*
Lounge
  • lobby
  • reception 24h
  • information desk
  • reception min. 16h with responsible person available nonstop
  • information desk
  • reception min. 16h with responsible person available nonstop
  • information desk
Catering
  • restaurant
  • breakfast room (in garni hotels)
  • restaurant
  • breakfast room (in garni hotels)
  • restaurant
  • breakfast room (in garni hotels)
Room facilities
  • 1 or 2 permanent beds
  • secretary or writing desk
  • table lamp
  • safe on the reception
  • phone calls available via hotel’s switchboard
  • wardrobe with 5 hangers
  • storage space for suitcase

For each bed:

  • bedside or ledge with lamp
  • glass for water
  • upholstered chair or padded seat
  • cushion and sheet
  • blanket and sheet
  • sheets

Vestibule:

  • wall with hangers
  • mirror
  • trash bin, in the room, or in the vestibule
  • means for cleaning shoes
  • 1 or 2 permanent beds
  • secretary or writing desk
  • mirror, if there is no vestibule
  • safe on the reception
  • phone calls available via hotel’s switchboard
  • wardrobe with 4 hangers
  • storage space for suitcase

For each bed:

  • bedside or ledge with lamp
  • glass for water
  • chair
  • cushion and sheet
  • blanket and sheet
  • sheets
  • soundproofing entrance door, if there is no vestibule

Vestibule:

  • wall with hangers
  • mirror
  • trash bin, in the room, or in the vestibule
  • 1 or 2 permanent beds
  • secretary or writing desk
  • mirror
  • phone in the building
  • wardrobe with 4 hanger
  • trash bin

For each bed:

  • bedside or ledge with lamp
  • glass for water
  • chair
  • cushion and sheet
  • blanket and sheet
  • sheets
Sanitation All rooms and apartments have own facilities – private bathroom and private WC or bathroom with WC. At least 50% of rooms have own facilities – bathroom with WC or sanitation corner
sink with hot and cold water in every room without private facilities
facilities on every floor.
  • common facilities on every floor
  • sink with hot and cold water in every room

On every floor:

  • 1 bathroom for every 10 beds
  • 1 women’s toilet with sink for every 10 rooms
  • 1 men’s toilet with sink for every 10 rooms
Sanitation equipment
  • mirror above sink
  • light above sink
  • hair dryer, if it is a wellness hotel
  • cotton swaps
  • pouch for sanitary towels
  • garbage can
  • rug before bathtub or shower
  • toilet paper
  • toilet brush

For each bed:

  • 2 big towels
  • 1 small towel
  • bathing cap, if it is a wellness hotel
  • bathrobe, if it is a wellness hotel
  • glass for cleaning teeth
  • toilet soap or body shampoo
  • hair shampoo
  • mirror above sink
  • light above sink
  • pouch for sanitary towels
  • garbage can
  • toilet paper
  • toilet brush

For each bed:

  • 2 big towels
  • glass for cleaning teeth
  • toilet soap or body shampoo
  • mirror above sink
  • light above sink
  • pouch for sanitary towels
  • garbage can
  • toilet paper
  • toilet brush

For each bed:

  • 2 big towels
  • glass for cleaning teeth
  • toilet soap or body shampoo
Changing laundry
  • towels and rugs every other day
  • bed sheets every 3 days
  • towels every 3 days
  • bed sheets every 4 days
  • towels every 3 days
  • bed sheets once in a week
Social areas
  • salons

One Star Hotels in Slovakia

Hotel is an accommodation facility used for temporary accommodation of guests, with more than ten rooms. In addition to providing accommodation it offers catering and ancillary services, entertainment and social services; services for business travelers and recreational sports services for active leisure.

Garni Hotel is an accommodation facility of a Hotel category, it provides similar range of services as regular hotels, but the catering is usually limited to breakfast only.

Mountain Hotel is an accommodation facility of a Hotel category located in mountainous area, often without direct access to the road network.

There are 5 classes of hotels:

  • 5 star hotels – Luxury hotels
  • 4 star hotels – First class hotels
  • 3 star hotels – Standard hotels
  • 2 star hotels – Economy hotels
  • 1 star hotels – Tourist hotels

Hotel Classification – One Star Hotels

Cheaper hotels should match the criteria bellow.

Hotel Classification – Tourist Hotels
Standard
***
Economy
**
Tourist
*
Lounge
  • lobby
  • reception 24h
  • information desk
  • reception min. 16h with responsible person available nonstop
  • information desk
  • reception min. 16h with responsible person available nonstop
  • information desk
Catering
  • restaurant
  • breakfast room (in garni hotels)
  • restaurant
  • breakfast room (in garni hotels)
  • restaurant
  • breakfast room (in garni hotels)
Room facilities
  • 1 or 2 permanent beds
  • secretary or writing desk
  • table lamp
  • safe on the reception
  • phone calls available via hotel’s switchboard
  • wardrobe with 5 hangers
  • storage space for suitcase

For each bed:

  • bedside or ledge with lamp
  • glass for water
  • upholstered chair or padded seat
  • cushion and sheet
  • blanket and sheet
  • sheets

Vestibule:

  • wall with hangers
  • mirror
  • trash bin, in the room, or in the vestibule
  • means for cleaning shoes
  • 1 or 2 permanent beds
  • secretary or writing desk
  • mirror, if there is no vestibule
  • safe on the reception
  • phone calls available via hotel’s switchboard
  • wardrobe with 4 hangers
  • storage space for suitcase

For each bed:

  • bedside or ledge with lamp
  • glass for water
  • chair
  • cushion and sheet
  • blanket and sheet
  • sheets
  • soundproofing entrance door, if there is no vestibule

Vestibule:

  • wall with hangers
  • mirror
  • trash bin, in the room, or in the vestibule
  • 1 or 2 permanent beds
  • secretary or writing desk
  • mirror
  • phone in the building
  • wardrobe with 4 hanger
  • trash bin

For each bed:

  • bedside table with a lamp
  • glass for water
  • chair
  • cushion and sheet
  • blanket and sheet
  • sheets
Sanitation All rooms and apartments have own facilities – private bathroom and private WC or bathroom with WC. At least 50% of rooms have own facilities – bathroom with WC or sanitation corner
sink with hot and cold water in every room without private facilities
facilities on every floor.
  • common facilities on every floor
  • sink with hot and cold water in every room

On every floor:

  • 1 bathroom for every 10 beds
  • 1 women’s toilet with sink for every 10 rooms
  • 1 men’s toilet with sink for every 10 rooms
Sanitation equipment
  • mirror above sink
  • light above sink
  • hair dryer, if it is a wellness hotel
  • cotton swaps
  • pouch for sanitary towels
  • garbage can
  • rug before bathtub or shower
  • toilet paper
  • toilet brush

For each bed:

  • 2 big towels
  • 1 small towel
  • bathing cap, if it is a wellness hotel
  • bathrobe, if it is a wellness hotel
  • glass for cleaning teeth
  • toilet soap or body shampoo
  • hair shampoo
  • mirror above sink
  • light above sink
  • pouch for sanitary towels
  • garbage can
  • toilet paper
  • toilet brush

For each bed:

  • 2 big towels
  • glass for cleaning teeth
  • toilet soap or body shampoo
  • mirror above sink
  • light above sink
  • pouch for sanitary towels
  • garbage can
  • toilet paper
  • toilet brush

For each bed:

  • 2 big towels
  • glass for cleaning teeth
  • toilet soap or body shampoo
Changing laundry
  • towels and rugs every other day
  • bed sheets every 3 days
  • towels every 3 days
  • bed sheets every 4 days
  • towels every 3 days
  • bed sheets once in a week
Social areas
  • salons

Cottages, Bungalows and Chalets in Slovakia

Cottage, Bungalow or Chalet is an accommodation facility for temporary accommodation of guests in double to quadruple rooms. Cottages can be built as a separate area that meets all the requirements for this type of accommodation. Or they can be part of a camp, to which the same classification holds as for a separate bungalow area, but the entrance, reception and all other equipment and facilities are shared. Or it can be Dependance Hotel, which provides services corresponding to the class of Cottages, Bungalows and Chalets.

There are 3 classes of cottages, chalets and bungalows:

  • 3 star cottages, chalets and bungalows
  • 2 star cottages, chalets and bungalows
  • 1 star cottages, chalets and bungalows

Motels in Slovakia

Motel is an accommodation facility of Hotel category usually built at the main road route and highways. It has parking for motor vehicles in the motel complex. It provides a range of services according to the hotel/motel classification.

Classification of motels is the same as for hotels.

Camping in Slovakia

Camping is an accommodation that allows its guests to stay in their own mobile accommodation facilities, such as tent, trailer, caravan or in the owner’s mobile accommodation facilities, in particular, bungalow, cottage/chalet or cabin. In addition to providing basic hygiene facilities and catering, there are recreational, sporting, cultural, social and commercial amenities to the extent of its class. Camping is located in the natural environment on grassland and with flat terrain under the accommodation facilities. Camp is fenced or otherwise naturally bounded with a lockable gate or ramp and it is possible to arrive to the camping on a public road.

This category includes minicamp which is an additional accommodation facility, especially to accommodation of other categories, restaurants and sport centers. Guests of the Minicamp are using their road and parking areas, entrances and catering. Minicamp offers accommodation in its own accommodation facilities with maximum of 20 camping units with electrical connectors, part of which may constitute of a campsite equipped with electricity parcel, sewer and water connection to mobile accommodation facilities. In all other conditions, Minicamp has to meet the requirements of a 2 star Camp.

There are 4 classes of camps:

  • 4 star camp
  • 3 star camp
  • 2 star camp
  • 1 star camp

Congress Hotels in Slovakia

Congress Hotel is an accommodation facility of a Hotel category used for organizing congresses, conferences and seminars. Congress Hotel is equipped with multifunctional conference rooms and has technical conditions for providing related services. Congress Hotel is only a hotel that meets the requirements of at least 3 star hotel.

3 Responses to Accommodation

  1. milon chowdhury October 21, 2009 at 7:25 pm #

    hi my name is Mr Milon Chowdhury Im citizen of Bangladesh(the south asin country)I would like to

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  2. rig.veda November 17, 2009 at 10:43 am #

    Hello, I am from Romania and I want to visit your country. I have never before there. First I want to know if the people in the hotels speck english. AND what can you say o us about HUTNIK hotel. Thank you very much.

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