Budget hotels & hostels
Guesthouses and B&Bs
The Hotel Piran has 80 renovated rooms and 10 suites, and is right on the water. Its latest addition is the Vila Piranesi, with 17 super-modern and large self-contained apartments above the aquarium.
Hotel Slovenija Life Class Hotels & Spa
These four-star sister properties are joined at the hip and are good choices if you want to stay someplace central. The Riviera has 160 rooms, three fabulous swimming pools and an excellent wellness centre...
Grand Hotel Metropol
Currently the only five-star hotel in town, the 104-room Metropol is up on a hill overlooking the beach. It boasts a casino, huge indoor and outdoor swimming pools and the excellent San Lorenzo restaurant on the ground floor.
This 150-room property 200m southeast of the entrance to Postojna Cave was under renovation when we visited, and expected to re-open in mid-2013.
This flashy 82-room hotel, surrounded by lots of trees and lawn, is convenient to the bus station. Not to be outdone, they too have rooms with waterbeds.
A hotel of some sort or another since 1880, the Sport offers reasonable value for money, with 32 spic-and-span and very comfortable rooms, including five with nine hostel beds each...
Although not in Piran itself, this 22-room very pink hotel overlooking the sea near the Avtokamp Fiesa camping ground is one of the most atmospheric places to stay in the area...
This pleasant, 65-room property on the edge of the historic Old Town is the only really central hotel in town. Rates include entry to the Aquapark. Choose a harbour-facing room such as No 303.
This 103-room hotel, with a bit of landscaped garden around it, is fairly good value and is as central as you are going to find in Bovec. There are three saunas and guests get to use the swimming pool at the nearby Hotel Kanin.
This attractive, 45-room property faces Tartinijev trg and manages to catch a few sea views from the upper floors. The staff are especially friendly and helpful...
Perla Casino & Hotel
This flashy place is a favourite with Italians, who can’t get enough of the casino. It’s in a big glass-and-steel modern structure with a modern extension that could be anywhere – Hong Kong, Las Vegas, Disneyland.
This 124-room property is set in quiet surrounds and has a large indoor swimming pool and a new wellness centre. The rooms are average to good, with some renovated and having balconies looking onto a quiet back garden.
Alibi B14 Hostel
The most welcome arrival on the budget/midrange accommodation scene in Piran in years is this upbeat and colourful four-floor party hostel with six rooms, each with four to six beds, kitchenette and bath...
Alibi T60 Hostel
Even better than its sister-hostel, the more subdued Alibi T60 to the east with a fully equipped double (TV, fridge and bathroom) on each of five floors served by a vintage wooden staircase. The view of the terrace from the top room is priceless.
Val Hostel Piran
This excellent central hostel on the corner of Vegova ulica has 22 rooms (including a few singles) with shared shower, kitchen and washing machine. It’s a deserved favourite with backpackers, and prices include breakfast.
This small hotel with 35 reasonably priced rooms is in a shopping centre halfway between the Old Town and the train and bus stations. Guests get to use the hotel’s bicycles for free.
Property Location With a stay at Hotel Barbara in Portoroz, you'll be near the beach and minutes from Portoroz Beach, and close to Piran Harbour...
Property Location Located in Lipica, Hotel Maestoso is minutes from Lipizzaner Stud Farm and close to Golf Club Trieste...
Grand Hotel Portoroz
Property Location Grand Hotel Portoroz is centrally located in Portoroz, walking distance from Portoroz Beach and close to Piran Harbour...
Hotel Mirna Life Class Hotels & Spa
Property Location With a stay at Hotel Mirna - LifeClass Hotels & Spa in Portoroz, you'll be minutes from Portoroz Beach and close to Piran Harbour...
Kempinski Palace Portoroz
Property Location With a stay at Kempinski Palace Portoroz in Portoroz, you'll be on the beach and minutes from Portoroz Beach, and close to Piran Harbour...
Property Location With a stay at Hotel Lucija in Portoroz, you'll be close to Portoroz Beach and Piran Harbour. This hotel is within the vicinity of Tartinijev Trg and Izola Marina...