THE STORY OF AN APPLE
The newly built hotel is located in the centre of Zreče and the spa complex and actually forms its core. Zreče is a pleasant health resort below Pohorje, forming a complete whole with the Rogla sports centre. The place is suitable for smaller meetings and ideal for a variety of incentive programmes in the area and at sports facilities.
The hotel is easily accessible as it lies on the main road in the centre of a friendly, small health resort town. The area around the hotel has over 200 car parking spaces. Moreover, the capital city Ljubljana and the airport are is just over 100 km away or an hour and 40 minutes drive. It’s approximately the same distance to Graz airport.
COLD APPETISER – Architecture and Aesthetics
The additional construction of the new hotel to the existing hotel complex with hotel Dobrava 2000 defined the architectural design of the hotel. It sensibly fits into an architectural whole that appears nice and warm. At the same time, the new hotel is logically connected with the older part, so one almost doesn’t notice the transitions. The features of the hotel are likable, although they were not looking for revolution. Natural materials were used, especially wood and stone from Pohorje. In addition, the hotel offers a lot of large glass surfaces that allow enough light in the rooms. The hotel was built in accordance with the principles of eco-building, for which it has gained an eco flower.
WARM APPETISER – Staff and Food
The hotel’s restaurant Atrium offers a friendly atmosphere for all types of catering, from breakfast, and lunches through to dinners. A lot of attention is paid to traditional local cuisine, which is presented in a modern way. Since Zreče is surrounded by vineyards, also the wine list includes many excellent local wines, with wines from other Slovenian regions also available.
MAIN COURSE – Congress hotel offer
The Hotel Atrium has added a congress offer to Zreče, which was missing in the old part of the hotel complex. Hotel rooms are spacious and pamper the guests with good equipment, as well as in design terms having kept to the Golden Rules of the hotel design. In addition to two-bed rooms, the hotel is now also richer for 3 luxury suites with whirlpool baths, Turkish baths and Finnish saunas. Rooms are equipped with wood veneer of apple trees and are of warm colours that appear cosy. The hosts enliven it with the local Pohorje apples and apple juice that await you upon arrival at your room. The hotel has a large cultural and congress hall and five smaller seminar halls within the new hotel. They are particularly pleasant for the participants and deserve their rightful praise. The halls are modernly equipped and adapted for smaller events of up to 100 participants.
DESSERT – Additional offer
IDILA, Wellness & Spa with four worlds: Natura – an idyll of the riches of nature; Sawadee – idyll of the Orient; Romance – idyll of getaways for two; and Beauty & Spa – an idyll of beauty, intended for relaxation and pampering.
FLOP – NEGATIVE SURPRISES
Mixing of the spa and convention guests. On the website you will hardly find information on the location and accessibility.
TOP – POSITIVE SURPRISES
The genuine friendliness and hospitality that creates a sense of familiarity. Modern architecture with lots of daylight and natural materials, which affects the well-being of convention guests.
OVERALL IMPRESSION AND CREDIBILITY
Only a few years ago, organisers had little choice when it came to Zreče. This is now much greater. The end result is a diverse hotel and congress offer for smaller events. Hotel Atrium is kind of a mild form of hybrid between a business and wellness hotel, which have recently become very popular. The most important part is the expectation of how much one has to pay for the offer – here the new hotel is very competitive. The additional and associated offer, which includes the sports centre Rogla, spa and well maintained tourist infrastructure, together represent a competitive tourism product for smaller events.