Central & Southern Slovakia

Medieval mining towns like Banská Štiavnica or Kremnica make for the greatest, most atmospheric places to stay in this region… and of course, that’s only the tip of the ice berg. Or mine shaft. Or, if you’re in the far south, haystack. 

ALSO IN THIS REGION… Don’t forget – as well as our take on the best places to stay in Central & Southern Slovakia – our Places to Go/Central & Southern Slovakia and Places to Eat & Drink/Central & Southern Slovakia sub-sections!

Our destination content is now growing at such a rate of knots that for one place in Central & Southern Slovakia, namely Banská Štiavnica, we now have mini-guides attached to the end of each article that’s related to that destination where you can see at a glance ALL the associated destination content! This place ranks amongst our Top Slovak Stop-offs – places where we think there are a particularly high concentration of intriguing diversions worth gushing about…

Places to stay in Central & Southern Slovakia

  • View across to the Kalvaria ©á Štiavnica: the Aura

    When you’re considering staying in one of Slovakia’s most gorgeous (and still relatively secret) medieval towns, chances are you might be in the market for a bargain on your accommodation. When you book somewhere to stay last-minute as I often do (because in my own life outside of work I am incredibly disorganised) you rarely expect ...

  • banska-stiavnica-8Banská Štiavnica: Penzión Resla pri Klopacke

    In Banská Štiavnica, where one can’t walk a pace without another delightful 18th-century edifice looming photogenically into view, it’s not easy to stand out on architectural merits. But sometimes, pretty facades can be just shells – or not live up to their external promise in their interiors. Particularly where the plethora of places to stay in ...