On 7 May 2009, the Grand Hotel Kempinski High
Tatras in Slovakia will soft open. The grand opening is planned
for September 2009.
The Grand Hotel Kempinski High Tatras is located
on the shores of an alpine lake, 1,351 metres above sea level in
the spectacular High Tatras Mountains in Strbske Pleso. The High
Tatras Mountain is the natural border between Poland and Slovakia,
forming the central and highest section of the Carpathian mountain
The restored heritage building consists of
three interlinking parts. The architecture of the historic
building, a former famous Grand hotel built in 1906, is fairy-tale
romantic with its turrets and latticed windows. The 98 spacious
rooms and suites in contemporary design all offer breathtaking
views either over the idyllic alpine lake, the mountains or the
vast valley; some even feature private winter gardens. The
presidential and honeymoon suites are the height of luxury, where
newly-weds can enjoy a glass of champagne in their private Jacuzzi
on the roof top or in front of the suiteís fireplace.
hotel provides international and Mediterranean cuisine
in its all-day dining Grand Restaurant, focusing on the finest
produce and local specialties, prepared by an experienced team of
Up to 124 guests can savour the best
of seasonal, local and organic products, or sample the
finest wines from the wine cellar which offers more than
300 different wines.
For conferences, meetings
and festive occasions, the hotel has two ballrooms which can cater for up to 150 people. The
main emphasis is on incentives and outdoor activities. Apart from
exploring the surrounding nature on foot or mountain bike, the
area is ideal for cross-country and downhill skiing, horse-back
riding, or tours with horse carriages or snow scooters.
jumping and paragliding, bear-watching expeditions and hot-air
ballooning complete the offer, and can all be arranged by the
hotelís creative concierge team.
For the youngest guests, special
amenities and services are available, including a professionally
run Kidsí Club with many activities to keep children entertained
while their parents relax. Little details, such as steps at
check-in and in the bathroom, a welcome gift, child-sized
bathrobes and slippers, complimentary bedtime milk, no-tear
shampoo and special childrenís toiletries make the kids feel
special and welcome.
The 1,300 sqm Wellness & Spa is a
further highlight, offering a variety of Thalgo and Terrake facial
and body treatments. The luxurious facilities include several
saunas, themed showers, a private VIP spa suite, seven treatment
rooms, a Vitamin Bar. Indoor pools with stunning views over the
lake and mountains bring the tranquil natural environment into the
spa. The spaís interior design is particularly unique, with
crystal chandeliers and designer furniture throughout.
Grand Hotel Kempinski High Tatras can easily be reached by road,
rail or air. The nearest international airport, Poprad-Tatry, is
28 km from the hotel; Kosice Airport 50 km; and Krakow Airport 170
km. Limousine transfers as well as helicopter pick-ups from
Bratislava and Vienna are available.
From 7 May to 30 June 2009, guests can
take advantage of a special opening rate of EUR 160 for single and
EUR 180 for double occupancy per night, including taxes, the
sumptuous buffet breakfast and access to the wellness and spa area.
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