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Hotel Galileo Donovaly

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Donovaly 196, Donovaly 976 39 Slovakia
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#2 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Donovaly
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Hotel Galileo Donovaly is an excellent choice for travellers visiting Donovaly, offering a luxury environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay.

Rooms at Hotel Galileo Donovaly provide a minibar, a seating area, and a desk, and guests can stay connected with free wifi.

In addition, while staying at Hotel Galileo Donovaly guests have access to 24 hour front desk, room service, and a sun terrace. You can also enjoy a hot tub and free breakfast. Need a place to park? Free parking is available at Hotel Galileo Donovaly.

During your visit, be sure to check out a popular Donovaly ribs restaurant such as Koliba Goral, which is a short distance from Hotel Galileo Donovaly.

If you are interested in exploring Donovaly, check out St. Anthony Padua Church in Donovaly (0.1 mi), which is a short walk from Hotel Galileo Donovaly.

Enjoy your stay in Donovaly!

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Sauna
Free breakfast
Hiking
Ski school
Indoor play area for children
Car park
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Kids' meals
Wine / champagne
Skiing
Board games / puzzles
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Shuttle bus service
Meeting rooms
Massage
Solarium
Steam room
Ski In / Ski Out
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
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Desk
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Telephone
Minibar
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
Bottled water
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Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Czech, Slovak
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JoeMalta735 wrote a review Aug 2019
Naxxar, Malta76 contributions16 helpful votes
Our visit was in July and we stayed in a two bedroom apartment. the accommodation was clean very spacious and comfortable. It had plenty natural light from a large window over looking an open area where we parked our car. Good equipped kitchenette for basic cooking. A bit awkward access the apartment. From the reception you have to go down and up again flight of steps passing through the laundry area. The food and service at the restaurant was pleasant and reasonably priced. Very helpful staff at the reception. Special thanks to the receptionist who was duty on the 21st July Sunday morning. She was very helpful to advice places of interest and towns and villages to visit nearby. Unfortunately we misplaced a note we had to mention her name specifically. Always with a beautiful smile. Her home town is Banska Bystrica.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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isabelle8410 wrote a review Mar 2019
London, United Kingdom67 contributions17 helpful votes
Very pleasant hotel , nice surrounding. Nature all around, so perfect for walks. Room was comfy, but during summer a missing air-conditioning may be a problem. Staff careful and attentive. Restauran also good, tasty meals.
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Date of stay: January 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Galileo_Donovaly, Manažér at Hotel Galileo Donovaly
Responded 17 Mar 2019
Dear Issabelle, thank you very much for your nice review, we will be glad to welcome you in our hotel again. Hotel Galileo Donovaly****
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Einar Ben wrote a review Mar 2019
Reykjavik, Iceland13 contributions
So when we got our food, most of the group got great food - BUT - the Ribeye Steaks where to say the least horrible! When whe talked to the waiters they just said nothing was wrong, we would not get another steaks, without saying we are sorry or let’s check whats wrong - even when you could smell how bad the mest had gone. After 35 min of waiting we got a RAW slice of meat - not medium nor medium rare for that matter - and had to fight the staff who where trying to charge us for the rotten meat as well as the ,,OK” one. Never ever again!
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Response from Galileo_Donovaly, Manažér at Hotel Galileo Donovaly
Responded 5 Mar 2019
Dear guest, we appreciate and value all the opinions and reviews of our guests. We have no problem accepting criticism if it is justified. However we can not agree with your words, and need to say that your accusations are unacceptable. For our quality speaks our reputation among our guests and many excellent reviews of satisfied customers. We are proud that during the history of our restaurant we have won many satisfied customers and outstanding reputation far and wide. The profesionality and attitude of our employees is appreciated by many our regular guests and it is highly valued in many reviews. We appreciate the trust of our customers, we would never offer a poor quality meat to our clients, in no case rotten meat. We also reject your accusations about not helping and unwilling attitude. Your complaint have been taken seriously and solved by our emploeyees. Your complaint was solved on the spot with our chef, and waiters. All of them tasted the meat and did not found any problem with the steak, you was also showed the piece of meat from which your steak was prepared. The steak you got was of the same meat from which the chef prepared steaks for guests next to your table, in the same time. We asked them as well, steaks has been rated as delicious. Upon your complaint, you were prepared different kind of steak - the beef steak - that you consumed. The second steak was prepared for free, you have only been charged the original order. After your complaint about the price, you have been only charged the cheaper steak. Your original order - Rib Eye steak was probably not good choice for you, but it is not the reason for unjustified charges and attacks. The steak was prepared professionally from high quality, fresh meat. Our guests, their opinions and their satisfaction with our services are extremely important for us. However we do not accept misleading allegations and depreciation of our work. We are sorry about your feelings, however we insist on our statement - your complaint was unjustified, as we explained and proved to you and your friends during your visit in our restaurant. Each of us gives everything he can do into our work. We are really disappointed about people, who are unable to accept that they are not always right and ventilate their excitement by writing unsubstantiated and deceptive ratings. In this case we need to defend our work from misleading and unjustified accusations. Every guest is very important for us and we regret that you did not leave our restaurant satisfied. But the non-recognition of an unjustified complaint is not a reason for a similar review nor for an attempt to spoil the years-built good reputation of our restaurant. We are sure about the quality of our work which is confirmed by many regular and returning guests. We have no problem accepting legitimate criticism, we take it as an opportunity to improve our services. But we do not accept deceptive allegations. Hotel Galileo Donovaly****
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martin gray wrote a review May 2018
St Helens, United Kingdom68 contributions41 helpful votes
Stayed at a nearby hotel and visited the restaurant for our family dinner. Excellent staff, friendly and helpful. very attentive, but not OTT. Food and drinks all met expectations. We will return when visiting again for next skiing holiday. Well done to hotel and restaurant staff
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Date of stay: April 2018
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Raduz D wrote a review Mar 2018
Bratislava, Slovakia329 contributions107 helpful votes
This is for sure the best place to stay and to eat at Donovaly. You can select from local dishes, some specials and steaks. The hotel has nice rooms, but the highlight is the spa on the top floor with a great view. Fried cheese on the pic - a local must have Slovak specialty.
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Date of stay: March 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
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PRICE RANGE
US$130 - US$134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
SlovakiaBanska Bystrica RegionDonovaly
NUMBER OF ROOMS
28
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Galileo Donovaly
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Galileo Donovaly?
Nearby attractions include PARK SNOW Donovaly (0.7 km), Habakuky (0.6 km), and Donovalkovo (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Galileo Donovaly?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Galileo Donovaly?
Top room amenities include a minibar, a desk, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Galileo Donovaly?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Galileo Donovaly?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Galileo Donovaly?
Conveniently located restaurants include Koliba Goral, Donovalský Pivovar, and Reštaurácia Dami Sport.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Galileo Donovaly?
Yes, guests have access to a sauna during their stay.
Is Hotel Galileo Donovaly located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 km away from the centre of Donovaly.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Galileo Donovaly?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Galileo Donovaly?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Czech, and Slovak.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Galileo Donovaly?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Hrad Lupca (12.3 km).