Spa Hotel Kriván

Czech Republic · West Bohemia · Karlovy Vary
4.2 / 5.0 Great
8 ratings
100% Recommendation
Directly at the spa colonnade
Own balneotherapy department
24-hour nursing service
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Traditional therapies for body, mind & soul

A cosy hotel in the heart of Karlovy Vary, just steps away from the colonnades with healing springs, offering its guests comfort, relaxation, and a diverse range of therapy and wellness treatments.

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Free Wifi
Swimming pool
Quiet location
Central location
In-house hydrotherapist
24h medical staff
Sauna
Pets allowed
Cosmetics / Beauty

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Spa Hotel Kriván in Detail

Your Hotel

The Art Nouveau Spa Hotel Kriváň (main building) and Concordia (annex) are located in the spa centre of Karlovy Vary, close to the Mill Colonnade.

Location & Surroundings

Karlovy Vary is the largest and most famous spa town in the Czech Republic, located in Western Bohemia near the German border. The town is situated 380 m above sea level at the confluence of the rivers Ohře, Teplá, and Rolava. The climate of Karlovy Vary is influenced by the nearby Ore Mountains. The therapy center of Karlovy Vary is located in the valley of the Teplá River.

Dining & Leisure

At the hotel, a variety of national and international dishes are offered. Guests can indulge in a lavish breakfast buffet and choose from a menu for lunch and dinner, complemented by a salad buffet. Special dietary needs such as diet, gentle, diabetic, and vegetarian meals are also catered for.

In addition, the hotel features a café, a summer terrace, and a library for relaxing moments. Wi-Fi is available in the lobby.

Wellness & Spa

The hotel boasts an indoor pool (12 x 5 meters, about 31°C) accessible for a fee. The pool is equipped with a counter-current system and an underwater massage bench. Additionally, there is an infrared and a Finnish sauna, as well as a steam bath and an ice chamber for cooling down after the sauna. A salt grotto is also available. Further relaxation is offered through treatments such as lava stone massages, reflexology, and the Soft-Pack-System Haslauer. Hairdresser and pedicure services are also available.

Health & Treatments

The hotel's balneotherapy department is open Monday to Sunday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., offering a variety of therapies with thermal water, including pearl, CO2, whirlpool, and peat bath treatments. Additionally, hydropuncture, reflexology massages, underwater massages, as well as electrotherapy, magnetotherapy, and oxygen therapy are available. Remedial gymnastics, Scottish showers, and inhalation therapies are also at your disposal. Medical care is provided, and a 24-hour nursing service is available.

Recommended for: Digestive system diseases, musculoskeletal disorders, metabolism issues.

Free Time

Join us for a tour of Karlovy Vary's spa center, showcasing the finest architecture. The Karlovy Vary Theatre was built at the end of the 19th century according to designs by the Viennese architects Helmer and Felner. The paintings were entrusted to the Viennese painters Gustav and Emil Klimt, as well as Franz Matsch, leaving behind one of the greatest artistic treasures, a hand-painted curtain. Today's Municipal Theatre in Karlovy Vary offers a wide variety of plays, operettas, and ballet. The theatre's grand hall serves as the concert hall for the local symphony orchestra. The alternative scene of the Municipal Theatre - "Theatre Husovka" - offers chamber and traditional plays as well as club music. The Karlovy Vary Symphony Orchestra, with a long-standing tradition, organizes regular concerts and summer colonnade concerts.

Karlovy Vary is home to five art galleries. The Karlovy Vary Museum and the Museum at the Golden Key regularly host lectures on the history of Karlovy Vary, and their exhibitions are open to visitors all year round.

Karlovy Vary traditionally hosts the International Film Festival. Every year, film stars from around the world gather here (Franco Nero, Leonardo DiCaprio, Sharon Stone, Michael York, Jacqueline Bisset, Robert de Niro, Antonio Banderas, Michael Douglas).

In addition to culture, Karlovy Vary also offers sports activities. The city is particularly proud of its two golf and tennis courses. There are also opportunities for bowling, billiards, ricochet, squash, and mini-golf. Horse lovers will find something for themselves as well.

Besides its spa services, Karlovy Vary is also famous for unique traditional products. The tradition of glass production in Karlovy Vary was founded by Ludwig Moser. For more than 150 years, the Moser Glassworks has been producing luxurious drinking and decorative glass in classic and modern designs. Karlovy Vary is not only a city of glass but also a porcelain city. The first porcelain factory in the Karlovy Vary region was established in 1792 in Horní Slavkov. For the spa services, Karlovy Vary utilizes twelve hot mineral springs. The "thirteenth spring" began to be produced in 1807 by the pharmacist Joseph Becher, initially sold as stomach drops, later as a stomach liqueur. Becherovka – Becher's Bitter is produced according to a secret recipe from a mixture of about 20 herbs and spices, which come from exotic parts of the world and also from the surroundings of Karlovy Vary.

Getting There

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Hotel rooms at a glance

The hotel boasts 215 cosy rooms and 9 apartments, all equipped with a shower or bath/WC, hairdryer, fridge, telephone, satellite TV, kettle, internet connection, and bathrobe. Additionally, a lift is available for your convenience.

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Customer ratings for Spa Hotel Kriván

8 verified reviews by travelersOnly customers who have traveled with us are allowed to leave a review

4.2 Outstanding  

100% recommend the hotel to others

4.2
Hotel
4.1
Service
3.7
Treatments
3.4
Board type
3.7
Wellness area
  • 'great location'
  • 'polite staff'
  • 'cleanliness'
  • 'spa facilities'
  • 'modern treatments'
  • 'quiet rooms'
  • 'family cuisine'
  • 'renovated bathrooms'
  • 'scenic nature'
  • 'cultural charm'
8 Results
6 days stay that met our expectations with a very good value for money

Christine H.

November 2019

with friends | 50 to 59 years | 4 - 8 days

For a first stay in a thermal spa, it was a success. The setting and location of the hotel, the treatments, the charm of the city, the surrounding nature, all came together for a successful week.

Very well

Waldemar R.

April 2019

50 to 59 years | 4 - 8 days

Thank you for your reservation. We have recovered a lot.

Interesting, impressive street views - well maintained

Elfi B.

October 2018

with friends | 60 to 69 years | 4 - 8 days

We feel recovered! Unfortunately, the German language is only a few available!

He was versatile, enjoyable, interesting - just beautiful.

Rosemarie G.

September 2018

as a family | 70 to 79 years | 4 - 8 days

Fascinating discoveries: Architectural, cultural, volcanic ..

Interesting days in a wonderful atmosphere.

Wolfgang E.

April 2018

solo | 50 to 59 years | 4 - 8 days

The place Karlovy Vary is definitely worth a visit. Beautiful architecture in an enchanting landscape make every holiday or every spa a success. Anyone who goes on vacation, however, must be aware that an estimated 2/3 of the guests come from Russia. Accordingly, the spa facilities speak Russian rather than English or German. The medical examinations were a bit short, the competence of the staff in the applications undeniable (always addressing in Russian).

Location

Spa Hotel Kriván
Czech Republic, West Bohemia, Karlovy Vary
Karlovy Vary International Airport (KLV)
approx. 13 km / 18 min
Václav Havel Airport Prague (PRG)
approx. 122 km / 84 min

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