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“Amazing property, right in the heart of the city”
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Mescanka
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Reviewed 19 December 2013

What a fantastic property, right in the heart of the city and walking distance to EVERYTHING you'll want as a tourist. Very spacious, great kitchens and bathrooms and reasonably priced. Very helpful staff, willing to always help, speak excellent English and very polite. We would without doubt return here if we visit Ljubljana again.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 3 December 2013

i am so glad i did my research thoroughly before coming to ljubjlana as both myself anf my partner have been absolutely overjoyed with our stay at Mescanka. so many nice touches, the staff very very helpful, polite and spoke excellent English. we had a double room on the top floor and it was beautiful. room was impeccably clean, an amazing roomy shower, fridge in room, safe, hairdryer, tea making facilities, TV (with really good channels) and free WIFI. Ljubljana is a wonderful little city and this hotel topped off a perfect weekend. it is about a 10-15 min walk from the bus station, and as close to the old town and riverside cafes as possible. LOVED IT!

Room Tip: we stayed in Minka and it was lovely :)
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  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 3 December 2013

Mescanka is supremely located by the river near the centre of the old town. It is a very short walk to the best restaurants, the markets, a number of quality bars and pubs and most public transport services. The staff were always very helpful and responsive and seemed to genuinely care that we enjoyed our stay in their beautiful city. Highly recommended!

Room Tip: Lili Room is magnificent!
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  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 29 November 2013 via mobile

We stayed here on our recent trip to ljubljana, had a great room overlooking the river
Service is great, friendly staff with good sense of humour. Location is perfect, right in the middle of the old town below the castle. Wouldn't even consider staying anywhere else if we return to ljubljana.

  • Stayed: November 2013
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Reviewed 29 November 2013

Mescanka is perfectly located in Ljubljana old town. The structure is very cozy and comfortable. My room, with double bed and bathroom, was nicely furnished, warm and very silent. Maybe only a little bit dark, but that was not really an issue. Staff are extremely cordial and helpful. Ideal place to roam around and enjoy Ljubljana.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 13 November 2013

This is a very good guest house suitable for a short stay. The room was large and comfortable, desk, a separate chair and a mini safe (not big enough for an iPad). Flat screen TV with lots of channels. It is set up with a fridge, some basic crockery and cutlery so you can self cater a bit. We stayed in the Minka room, standard, it was up 40 stairs. The bed was comfortable and firm but not much give in it (not a major issue, just my personal preference). The bathroom was good with a large modern shower with good shower head, towels weren't too soft. The location of the hotel is excellent being in the old town (in the car free area) alongside the river, very close to all the tourist sites, lots of cafés, wine bars etc. Staff at the hotel were extremely helpful, great directions were provided to enable us to find the hotel. The hotel is in the same building as the Corso cafe which provides a 10% discount to hotel guests. There is free wifi in the hotel with good reception, as well as a computer in the foyer that guests can use. LJBULJANA really is a magical place, well worth a visit and Meskanca a good choice. The town itself also has free wifi, but it seems to have a much weaker signal, ok for email and Facebook but much more difficult to access websites.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Williams17
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Reviewed 27 October 2013

We stayed in an apartment with a double bed for one night and absolutely loved it. The room was large and nicely decorated. Both the kitchen and the bathroom were modern and appeared to have recently been remodeled. It was such a lovely and inviting room, we tried to extend our stay but it was not possible. Our room overlooked the river and the vibrant pedestrian street below. The location was great! The area is beautiful and there are many sights nearby. I am a light sleeper and was worried about the noise from the bars and cafes below but the double windows blocked the noise and I enjoyed a very restful night's sleep. The front desk was pleasant and helpful.

Keep in mind that the area around the hotel is a pedestrian area and there is no elevator, so you will need to carry your own bags.

I would highly recommend this hotel to my friends and family, especially for an extended stay.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Mescanka

Address: Kljuchavnicharska ulica 4, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
Region: Slovenia > Upper Carniola Region > Ljubljana
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 100 Speciality Lodging in Ljubljana
Price Range: £52 - £98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located by the river, beneath the castle and between the two central bridges of the city, Meščanka apartments (pronounced 'Meshchanka', meaning City Lady) offer you the perfect place to stay to discover Ljubljana. You can choose between rooms, studios or fully equipped flats, all with private bathroom. The clean and cosy premises were completely renovated in 2011 to blend a great mix of old refurbished furniture and modern interior design. Come and stay in Meščanka and you will feel why people fall in love with Ljubljana. ... more   less 
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