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Modern Refurbished Apartment In A Historical, 200-Years Old Building

Bedrooms 1
Space 602 sq. ft.
Property type apartment


About the property

Luxury River Front Apartment For Two In The Medieval City Centre Of Ljubljana

FishSquare is a one-bedroom apartment on the second floor of a quiet and peaceful house in Ljubljana's old city centre. The 56 m² (603 sq.ft.) apartment has a living room with a kitchen and dining area, a bedroom with a bathroom and a separate toilet. It has been completely renovated but still maintains the charm of its more than 200 years' history. If you are fed up with impersonal hotel rooms, stay with us and enjoy the intimate charm of the old city as well as the breeze from the linden tree and the babble of the fountain wafting through the bedroom window.

The apartment is elegantly furnished with the best materials, furniture, and amenities because we want our guests to feel at home in comfort and luxury. You will sleep comfortably thanks to the king size bed with a state-of-the-art mattress and Rivolta Carmignani bed linens.

More Details

Matevz Kmet
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian, Serbian, Croatian
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
April 8, 2017

About Matevz Kmet

I have lived in Ljubljana for whole my life and I am still in love with the city. A cup of coffee with friends after visiting the farmers' market on Saturday is something I would not want to miss.

I am also in love with food so when you are guests in FishSquare, we will give you plenty of advice where to go and have a memorable meal.

Matevz Kmet purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Matevz Kmet chose Slovenia

We were always dreaming of having a place in the charming historical centre of Ljubljana. We have found this apartment by a coincidence and it was a love at first sight. After more than a year of complete restoration (carved wooden ceilings had to be uncovered, sanded by hand and protected, we changed all the windows, installations,... all our inspection of the Cultural Heritage Protection Board) we decided to rent it and let others enjoy FishSquare as well.

What makes this apartment unique

The apartment has retained the charm of the old building (while the last major renovation has been completed in 1806, the building itself dates probably more than 100 years back to this) but at the same time we have fitted it with all modern comforts: full kitchen, WiFi, high-end stereo system, top line bed and linens, an iMac,...

We travel a lot and our wish was to once have a place that would offer tourists everything that we miss in hotels and rental apartments around the world. FishSquare is exactly that.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great time in Ljubljana and Matevz appartment was perfect for our stay: it's quiet, very clean, fully furnished and the atmosphere in this beautiful old building is extremely cosy. Matevz thought of everything when he did the setup for the appartment and he's a great host. Thank you Matevz, your appartment is the place for a stay in Ljubljana!
Jul 2014
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Ljubljana Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 602 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The bathroom is very spacious and is a walk-through. There is a raindrop shower and a big cabinet to store all your cosmetic items. A towel heater and fluffy bathrobes provide additional comfort to the FishSquare guests.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Large bed with top-of-the line mattress and Rivolta Carmignani bed linens. There is a working desk with an iMac in the bedroom. From one window you see the Ljubljanica river while other two overlook the small square that gave the apartment its name (FishSquare). You can enjoy the breeze from a linden tree and the babble of a fountain wafting through the bedroom window.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • MP3 Dock
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Singles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Modern Refurbished Apartment In A Historical, 200-Years Old Building
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
Winnipeg, Canada


  • 5 of 5

Without a doubt, our 5 night stay at the apartment in Fish Square was the best vacation rental we have ever had. Absolutely everything is thought out and taken care of from restaurant recommendations, suggestions for coffee to activities in both Ljubljana and throughout Slovenia. Matevz is the most thoughtful host we have ever had. The apartment is beautiful, immaculately clean and well designed. The bed is the most comfortable I have slept in! This was our first visit to Slovenia and the country in general and Ljubljana specifically is now my favourite place in Europe. The old city is stunning with great restaurants and shops. Short day trips abound and we have visits to Lake Bled, Skocjan Cave and Predjama Castle. The Slovenian people are very welcoming and helpful. While there were some tourists, if you want to visit a place where you are not over-run by visitors then Slovenia is the place for you and this apartment will serve as a great home away from home. We will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Kingstown, RI

FishSquare is the apex of style, convenience and luxury

  • 5 of 5

We just finished a 3 day stay in Ljubiana and I wish we could stay longer. The charm of the city can best be enjoyed by staying in the historic town center. FishSquare is in the middle of it all.

That apartment is everything a couple could ask for - sleek and stylish, clean like the best high-end luxury hotel and the bed linens also pure luxury.

The owner renovated this property to reflect his dream vacation accommodation and it shows. The apartment is complete with every small detail you could ever ask things you didn't even know you wanted (beautiful jazz music on the iPod docking station).

It cannot be over-stated. This is the most elegant vacation rental we've ever enjoyed.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great apartment !!!

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is really great! It is perfectly located in the old town with many nice bars and restaurants around.

I was in the apartment two times and I loved the interior design of the apartment and the mixture of a modern style with this old wooden ceiling.

When you are in the apartment you realize that Matevz thought and paid attention to really every single detail.

Starting from a fully and high quality equipped kitchen, a fridge already filled with beverages, a very comfortable bed with different pillows, smooth towels, a huge raine shower, an ipod full of music, a mobile phone for local calls and many, many more details ...

Matevz is a very, very nice and helpful host, he knows what travellers need and hope to expect. The handover of the keys was always reliable and easy.

I will definitly come back.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Everything and More

  • 5 of 5

dequately expressing my feelings about this apartment and for Matevz and his family is impossible. Fishsquare is everything you could ever want from a vacation rental. It's right in the heart of Ljubljana, has an amazingly comfortable bed, a rain shower, and the coolest bathroom I have ever had the pleasure of using.

Apart from the apartment itself, Matevz and his daughter, Masa were just delightful. When I enquired into the apartment, I mentioned that I had 11-month old twins traveling with me. Within five minutes, he said that he never had babies stay in his apartment and asked what we needed. He offered to find a changing table for us and when we arrived, there was one ready for a baby. This service, plus all the amenities are far above a five star hotel and much more reasonable.

I would recommend this apartment for anyone. You will not be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Simply Amazing! Perfect. Absolutely Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Words can do little justice to this gem of an apartment right in the heart of Ljubljana. Matevz and his daughter, Masa, were the perfect hosts. Everything this listing promises, Matevz and his family easily delivers. The restaurant recommendations were amazing and Matevz will help you find anything you need around the city.

When I enquired into booking the apartment, I mentioned that I was traveling with my wife and 11-month old twins to see if it was okay to have young children. Not only did Matevz allow our children, he quickly replied asking if we needed a changing table. He promised to find one so that we could easily take care of our children. When we arrived, there was a changing table waiting for us.

We travel all over the world and the experience in FishSquare was by far the best we have ever experienced. You will not be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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The best place!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place!!! Well equipped whit extra towels, luxury linen and blankets...

Matevz , the owner was extremely kind and helpfull.

Since we are full of luggage he took the care to help us take them from the house to the parking place (wich was not very near).

A place to go back... See you soon Matevz !!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
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Nearest Airport
26 Kilometres
Ljubljana (LJU)
Nearest Barpub
Nearest Ferry
105 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
to Austria, Italy, Croatia, Hungary
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Ski
43 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
119 Kilometres
Car: necessary

FishSquare is in the very centre of Old Ljubljana. All Ljubljana sights are accessible by foot. Day trips to all places in Slovenia can easily be made with FishSquare as the starting point.


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