You will find romantic Hotel Stekl 11km from Ceske Budejovice in Hluboka nad Vltavou, in the beautiful, historically-rich South Bohemia. The building of hotel Stekl is located directly in the Castle park, its a former administrative building build in the same time and style as the Hluboka Castle. It offers luxurious stylish accommodation as well as extensive gastronomic and wellness facilities.
The location and history of the hotel is closely linked to 100 metres distant Hluboka Castle, which, together with the landscape park, due to its size and significant artistical and historical value is among the most important Romanticist chateau complexes in central Europe.
This imposing and magnificently-furnished neo-Gothic Windsor-style castle is surrounded by a large castle garden with an English-style park, perfect for a romantic stroll. The building of the hotel was built in a similar style to the castle during the end phase of castle reconstruction from 1841 to 1871. At that time, the original building, Stöckl, located next to the kennels and horse stables, became the administrative building for Hluboka castle. It was used as a residence until 1989.
We offer comfortable accommodation in 3 suites, 2 suites royal, 13 standard rooms and 26 deluxe rooms furnished and decorated in Hluboka Castle style, with touches of history in each room, such as replicas of the Dutch masters.
Each of our 44 rooms is unique, with its own floor plan and architectural detailing. All rooms are equipped with a bathroom, toilet, TV SAT, stereo, telephone, mini bar and safe. We have 22 free parking spaces for our guests in the hotel garage and another 10 parking spaces in a parking area directly outside the hote
Our elegant hotel restaurant offers you a selection of international and Czech cuisine and fine wines. A new addition in August 2007 is an English club room for hotel guests and visitors.
For family parties, wedding banquets and business meetings, it is possible to rent the Regent’s Hall. The Knight’s or Queen’s Lounges are excellent for a private gathering of up to 15 guests. The spacious hotel terrace is a unique place for hosting outdoor banquets during the summer months.
Our Wellness can offer guests a newly reconstructed indoor pool with counter current, whirlpool, Finnish sauna, fitness room, solarium, and the opportunity to have a classic or Thai massage. Tawan traditional Thai massage is offered to guests of Wellness Stekl Centre by certified and trained Thai massage therapists. The basic principal of Thai massage is to activate acupressure points in muscles and connecting tissues, resulting in an increased feeling of well-being and regeneration.
We can arrange your wedding day in the romantic atmosphere of the Stekl Hotel. We are ready to respond to all your specific requests, to your complete satisfaction.
Near the castle, in what used to be the riding hall, you will find the Ales South Bohemian Gallery. Displaying unique medieval Bohemian art, including a Gothic Madonna collection, as well as a selection of 20th century artwork, the gallery also hosts classical music concerts.
Near the Ales South Bohemian Gallery is the castle hunting lodge “Ohrada” - which houses the oldest hunting museum in the world. The South Bohemian Zoo and Vondrov riding and sports centre are nearby, offering newly reconstructed riding halls, and quality service. In Hluboké nad Vltavou, an outdoor water park in the direction of na Podskalí beckons with two outdoor pools, counter current, water slides and whirlpools. A natural swimming area can be found at the Bezdrev Pond, one of the many fish ponds in the area.
The area around Hluboka offers a wide variety of sporting opportunities such as 18-hole PAR 71 golf course and a 9-hole public course, tennis, baseball, football (soccer), minigolf, paintball, and volleyball. Aside from this, we can also offer you an hour-long steamboat trip, (docking at Zámostí bridge), a sightseeing flight from the airfield Hosín (4 km from town), sport fishing, and bounty hunting. The softly rolling countryside is ideal for cyclists, who will appreciate our well-marked cycling trails.
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Prices include buffet breakfast, free use of our swimming pool and fitness, as well as all taxes (including VAT and city tax). Extra bed is available only in the Deluxe room and Suite. Baby cot for children up to 2 years free of charge. Parking in front of the hotel free of charge. Parking in Garage: 13,- EUR/day. Pets: 26,- EUR/day.