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Electric vehicle charging station now also for Hotel CUBO guests

From December 2019 Hotel CUBO provides also the electric car charging service for electric vehicles , allowing guests and visitors to charge e-car in the most convenient moment of the day.

At CUBO we are focused on providing unique offers and even believe in the notion of granting quality services and electronic car charge station is one among them as electric cars are being increasingly used for holiday and business trips.

 Hotel CUBO is located in an amazing location within the city centre. Once arriving to the hotel all the top attractions are in walking distance. Therfore comfotably charging e-car within hotel for a next trip to new destination while exploring the city is a nice bonus.

The hotel guests can refuel their electric cars with ecological electricity at no charge. Use is on a first come first serve basis.

This means extra convenience for our guests and visitors who drive an e-car and a proof of our dedicated service and a first step into more environmentally friendly and sustainable hotel.

There are around 80 charging stations for electric vehicles in Ljubljana and more than 240 around Slovenia. Travellers arriving to Slovenia should not have problems to travel with electric vehicle from one part of the country to another as electric stations can be found in Ljubljana, but also in smaller villages, tourist sites and on highways. 

Slovenia is standing at 36th place among the 140 countries in the latest biannual global Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report

Slovenia is up five spots in the latest biannual global Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report, standing at 36th place among the 140 countries surveyed by the World Economic Forum (WEF). Economy Minister Zdravko Počivalšek commented on the improvement by saying that Slovenia was on the right track in the field of tourism.

In the 2019 survey, Slovenia scored an average of 4.3 out of seven points based on assessments in 14 elements of competitiveness in four key categories – enabling environment, tourism policy and enabling conditions, infrastructure and natural and cultural resources; two years ago, it placed 41st among 136 countries, down two spots from the 2015 survey, scoring an average of 4.18 points.

Slovenia fared the best in environmental sustainability, placing 8th, while standing in 15th place in terms of security. In infrastructure of road and maritime transport, the country is 20th, in natural resources in 26th, in tourism infrastructure in 27th and in importance of tourism in 33rd place.

In the field of tourism policy and the state of conditions for development, Slovenia placed 18th, which the Slovenian Tourism Board (STO) mostly attributes to the growth in importance of tourism.

For over a decade the World Economic Forum engaged leaders in travel and tourism to carry out an in-depth analysis of the travel and tourism (T&T) competitiveness. Published biennially, Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report and Index benchmarks the T&T competitiveness of 140 economies and measures the set of factors and policies that enable the sustainable development of the Travel & Tourism (T&T) sector, which in turn, contributes to the development and competitiveness of a country.

Full report is available HERE.

Source: STA

Organize event or meeting in Hotel CUBO

 

With catering from our restaurants, audio-visual technology, lighting, décor, and event planning, we can ensure a spectacular event that will have your guests talking long after it’s over. We guide you through your entire event to ensure your business proceedings take place with minimal stress and maximum productivity.

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Arriving to hotel CUBO by car during Ljubljana Marathon (28.10 and 29.10.2017)

Dear guests.

The Ljubljana Marathon is the largest running event held in Slovenia and all the races are held within the wider city centre area. Due to Ljubljana Marathon many streets in the capital will be closed for varying periods of time on Saturday, 28.10 and Sunday on 29.10.2017. To make your arrival as stresless as possible, we would kindly invite you to check the easiest way to arrive to the hotel by clicking on the link below. Please note that crossing the marathon route will not be possible on Sunday, 29.10.2017 during 10:00 and 14:00. We would kindly ask you to schedulle your arrival accordingly.

From Italy (border crossing Škofije/Scoffie):LINK

Arriving from Croatia (border crossing Bregana): LINK

From Croatia (border crossing Dragonja): LINK

From Austria (border crossing Karavanke): LINK

The map of marathon route, please see below. Hotel CUBO is located just in front of the start/finish line and with an arrow we have marked the best location on where to cross the marathon line by car.

 

For any additional information our reception staff is always available on reception@hotelcubo.com or 00 386 1 425 6000. 

Official website of the Volkswagen Ljubljana Marathon 2017.


Exhibition Crack in a cosmic egg

EXHIBITION OF THE THEATRE STRUCTURE

Gallery ISIS, Slovenska cesta 17, Ljubljana

You are invited to view the exhibition daily from 10.00 to 13.00 or from 14.30 to 19.30. It will be open until October 26, 2017.

The theatre structure is Filipčič’s original technique for the memorial capsule, with which memories, relationships, beauty and passage are opened and closed for spectators. In it, the scene elements from the performance become the artistic signs of the exhibition. In the gallery space, they create a new outer space, which free play games and narratives, silently opposes the viewer’s own memory strategies.

 

Meet Cubo staff: Elizaveta Kanevskaya- Event manager

A short interview with Elizaveta Kanevskaya, Event managet at hotel CUBO in Kongres magazine.

”I love the industry I am working in, meeting new people from all over the world, working with great business partners, colleagues from the tourism industry and to be a part of a CUBO team.”

Full intewrview available HERE.

National Geographic Private Jet Expeditions catalogue

Breathtaking view of Lake Bled is on the cover of the National Geographic Private Jet Expeditions catalogue. But make sure you also take a look at page 33 for hotel recommendations in Ljubljana.

National Geographic Expeditions Private Jet Catalog 2017-2018

OUR STORY AND HISTORY

 

History

Hotel CUBO in placed in a historical building protected by the Institute for the Protection of the Cultural Heritage of Slovenia. This is ideal for a boutique hotel like CUBO which represents a new beginning for Luckmann’s House (Luckmanova hiša) that has been adorning one of Ljubljana’s main streets since 1932. The building itself has a quite interesting story if we follow newspaper articles of that time. Long standing Luckmann dynasty has owned the building on the corner of Slovenska street since 1786. Dr. Fritz Luckmann inherited the property after the death of his father. Dr. Fritz Luckmann was well known attorney and a member of the board at Ljubljana Union brewery. In 1914 he married Linda Kosler, a daughter of Peter Kosler, the founder of the Union Brewery.

 

In the year 1931 the tram was taking over the streets of Ljubljana and the corner in front of the building was to narrow, causing traffic jams. That is why Dr. Luckmann was offered a compensation to demolish the old building and build the new one, leaving more space for additional tram rails.

 

Newspaper article from year 1931 describing how the building is beeing demolished.

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The following year, in 1932 new building was finished, allowing more space for the street traffic. Famous facade and the exterior of the building remained the same till today.

 

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After the WW 2, building was a home to a ballet school, offices of one of the most popular magazines at the time, exam centre for Ljubljana’s DMV, a famous café Miška, etc.

 

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With heritage protected exterior, the building has been preserved in its original form. The architectural transformation of the interior of this multi-apartment house into a smaller modern hotel in 2011 was used as an opportunity to reintroduce its irresistible charm to the public. Hotel Cubo opened in 2011 and since then bacame one of the best rated hotels in Ljubljana and Slovenia. 

 

CUBO restaurant

Restaurant CUBO located on Šmartinska cesta has been one of the favourite spots for gourmet dinner or lunch for business guests, foodies and everyone appreciating a culinary art of combining selected dishes and culinary approaches from around the world, including those of traditional Slovenian cuisine. It’s owner Boštjan Trstenjak has managed to combine great cousine with personal approach to the guests.

 

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With the opening of a hotel with fine restaurant in the city centre the aim of the owners was to transfer a selected menu and a personal aproach to the guest to new, central location.

In 2011 hotel Cubo opened in new refurbished building on corner of Slovenska and Erjavčeva street. The location of CUBO hotel within Ljubljana is also ideal, bordering the old city on one side and within walking distance to Ljubljana’s attractive Tivoli Park on the other. While the hotel is easily accessible by car, the traffic-free zone of medieval Ljubljana is just across the street.

 

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Our wish was to add a new asset to the selection of hotels in Ljubljana: a hotel capable of providing all the services of large hotels, but with a distinct, intimate atmosphere that can only be created by a small property where the staff can pay special attention to each and every guestThe Cubo Hotel has only been open for five years but is already a firm favourite with visitors to Ljubljana. While most hotels like to play big, hotel Cubo likes to take a privacy of its guests and partners as a priority. Service comes first, and this is why we focus intensively on staff and their willingness to perform with excellence, dedication and heart, all the while welcoming our guests as if they have just arrived to our staff members’ own homes. Maybe this was one of the reasons why Slovenian national basketball team choose hotel Cubo as their home base during  EuroBasket championship in 2013.

 

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New offer

From opening of hotel Cubo, we always strive to add and improve on our product and services. We believe that you should never rest on your past glory. With dedication to improve on your services and product you add a little extra, that sets you apart from other hotels. For example, even if guests poit out our hotel breakfast as one of their favorites , there is always place for improvement. By adding a fruit infused water, agava syrup and more fruits and vegetables to our breakfast offer, we try to focus even more on healthier options for our guests. 

 

As locals we are aware that Ljubljana is best to be explored by bike. By adding a free bike rental with possibility to order a picnic basket with our chefs favourite delicacies, our aim was to offer our guests a new way to explore Ljubljana. With reopening of our summer al fresco lounge in 2016 hotel is becoming a new spot for a weekend brunch, a evening glass of wine or our signature cocktail, or a meeting point for Thursday after work party.

 

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Expansion with new meeting rooms

At the begining of 2017 two new meeting rooms were added to our services. New meeting rooms with flexible layout and our signature food and bevarage options are adding a fresh new meeting spaces for your business meetings, product lounches, press conferences, a company meetings or a private parties. 

 

 

 

CUBO group

We are confident that CUBO brand will only grow furter. CUBO group is a new brand that will continue to develop new projects related to tourism activity of higher quality. Cubo group just undertook a thorough renovation of a few years closed Kanin Hotel in Bovec. Refurbised hotel is planned to be opened in 2018 as a new, 4 star CUBO Alpine resort. The group is also building luxury, low energy villas on the golf course Smlednik. Villas will be offered to rental for personal or business purposes.

 

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We hope you will stay a part of our sucess story and a part of CUBO family also in years to come.