The hotel is in the grounds of Trakoscan, once a residential castle (Latin "Arx Thacorum") surrounded by a Romanesque garden and lake and is presently an eminent museum. The castle complex receives over 200,000 visitors per year, making it the most visited in Croatia and the region. In particular, the distinctive feature of the castle is formed by a big artificial lake, about a mile long and a half mile wide and at a depth of just 2.5 metres which means the water is warm in summer at around 22 °C.
The hotel is located 40kms west of Varazdin on the border with Slovenia and surrounded by a forest rich with both flora and fauna and between the three mountains, Ravna gora, Maceljsko Gorge and Ivancica. In an environment exuding tradition and natural beauty, Hotel Trakoscan is located near one of the most beautiful, preserved Croatian castles.
Hotel Trakoscan features 128 spacious, modern designed rooms. All rooms have WC, bath, hairdryer, telephone, Satellite LCD TV, mini bar, air conditioning, safe, wireless internet. Each room has a view of the forest park and the beautiful castle. Some rooms have balcony. There are also family rooms and an apartment available.
Two hotel restaurants - a la carte restaurant "Arx Thacorum" and table d'hôte restaurant "Draskovic"; there is also a "Bistro" restaurant at the foot of the castle, with 400 seats indoors and 300 seats on the open terraces, offering a variety of delicacies like traditional Zagorje meals which are a speciality of this region.
Spa: Wellness centre "Lorem Paradiso" with a swimming pool, whirlpool, Finnish and Turkish saunas, you can choose your favourite treatment from numerous kinds of massages and beauty programs for the revitalization of body and spirit.
Sports & Entertainment: The geographical location of the hotel offers you the possibility of countless activities related to nature - climbing, paragliding, balloon flights, hiking, riding bicycles, horse riding, off-road driving, etc. The hotel also has its own tennis courts, football pitch, volleyball and basketball courts. These are complemented by the modern golf driving range situated in a beautiful wooded and natural environment. Driving range has 10 positions, 2 training greens (putting, chipping) with 6 holes and all necessary supporting facilities. In addition to the driving range you can play golf at two professional courses in the immediate vicinity of the hotel (30 km).