Situated in a neighborhood that’s popular with artists and design conscious travelers, this 1-bedroom duplex apartment embraces the neighborhood atmosphere with its modern and chic ambiance, combined with touches of historic character. This popular and lively location features bars and restaurants yet it’s only a short, and very pleasant walk from Old Town Ljubljana.

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Modern yet full of character, our 1-bedroom duplex apartment is bright, comfortable and inviting.

We call this our “Mini Duplex” though in reality this 1-bedroom apartment is anything but “mini”. Up to 4 adults can be comfortably accommodated here, offering an affordable alternative to hotel rooms for two visiting couples, as well as the benefit of privacy, space, a full kitchen and the chance to live amidst the locals during your stay.

Whether you’re coming to the city on your own or with friends, the apartment provides ample space for one couple, a family with two or three children, or two couples visiting the city together. You may also be interested to hear that within this same building we have another two vacation apartments available for rent, making this a great choice for larger groups of visitors too.

An Enviable Location

One-bedroom duplex apartment is not within the Old Town itself, but it’s just a stone’s throw away. In some ways I believe this location on Gradaska Street is actually better than the Old Town – you get to benefit from staying in a popular and lively location without it being overly loud and intrusive when you want to relax.

There are bars and restaurants mere steps away, so you’ll have plenty of opportunity to head out for an evening meal or drinks, and, when you want to see the sights of the Old Town it is only a few minutes walk away, alongside the Ljubljanica River and across pedestrian-only bridges. It really is a lovely walk.

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The walk along Ljubljanica River is simply beautiful with Ljubljana Castle overlooking a multitude of historic buildings.

In addition, there are grocery stores close by, for stocking up your fridge if you’re planning on cooking your own meals. I warmly recommend the local food market and bakery just around the corner from the apartment.

If you’re coming into Ljubljana by car the apartment does not have its own parking space but you can stop right outside for unloading your luggage. Once you’re finished, move the car onto one of the other nearby streets where parking is free. When you check in, your host will be able to guide you on where to go.

Entering the Mini Duplex Apartment

The renovated entrance and hallway to the apartment building provides a bright and clean welcome. Our one bedroom duplex apartment is on the second floor, accessed via two flights of stairs. There is no elevator, but the stairs and wide and do have a handrail for safety.

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Beautiful view of Ljubljana’s old town rooftops and gardens

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Plants and flowers decorate the hallway.

Well maintained and clean, the stairs and hallway are also well lit with eight different sensor lights between the main entrance and the apartment entrance so you’ll never have to worry about returning to the mini duplex apartment in the dark.

The Living Room

Bright and inviting, the living room features a full glass door that allows in plenty of light and provides a great view over Old Town Ljubljana and the neighboring rooftops. When the weather in Ljubljana is warmer, the small terrace, accessed from the living room, is a really wonderful place to spend some time enjoying the views, reading a book, or relaxing over your breakfast.

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Lots of natural light shining through the glass front door.

The sofa converts into a comfortable double sofa bed, ideal for another two adults or children. You can sit here and watch TV in the evenings, choosing from over 100 channels, or watch a DVD or listen to music on the provided player.

The TV also doubles as a PC with Windows 7 where you can access the internet, check for emails etc, or connect to the free wi-fi provided within the mini duplex Ljubljana apartment. You can connect to wi-fi on both floors of the apartment.

The Fully Equipped Kitchen

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Modern and bright, like the rest of this one bedroom apartment, the kitchen has everything you’ll need.

With numerous excellent and affordable restaurants in the surrounding neighborhood you may not want to cook your own meals, but if you do, you can be sure that the kitchen has everything you’ll need.

Hidden behind some of those cupboard doors there’s a dishwasher, fridge and freezer, while on the countertop there’s a four burner ceramic cooktop and a microwave with grill, as well as a toaster and a coffee maker. All the utensils you should ever need are provided within the drawers, and there are plenty of plates, cutlery and pans to make use of.

Heading Upstairs…

One of the best things about this one bedroom apartment is the fact that it’s a duplex, so it’s set over two floors. If you’re visiting with another couple or with children this means you get a little more space and privacy. There’s actually a second lounge area upstairs, in addition to the master bedroom and bathroom.

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Lounge Area

Set into the eaves of the building, the upstairs lounge area has a cozy feel and offers fabulous views of Ljubljana Castle and the rooftops of Old Town from the large roof windows. There’s an additional sofa here, so you can sit below the window and enjoy the warm breeze coming through in the summer months. This sofa can also convert into a large single or a small double sofa bed, so in reality you could comfortably visit this one bedroom mini duplex with three children and still have space for everyone.

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A great reading nook, there’s even a bookshelf with a few popular fiction titles to choose from.

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Open the large roof windows and take in the scenic views of the Old Town

The Bedroom

The apartment’s only bedroom is situated upstairs. There is no wall separation between the bedroom and attic lounge so this is one reason why the upstairs sofa bed is better suited to a child rather than an adult. Even so, there is a frosted glass door that slides across the entrance to the bedroom so it need not be completely open. The frosted door provides privacy or leave it open and enjoy the openness and lots of light from the dual aspect windows.

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Quiet and cozy, this bedroom is like a sanctuary where you’ll get a peaceful night’s sleep.

Use the wall-mounted stereo to listen to some of the provided CDs, or connect your own MP3 player to the USB port and listen to tunes whenever you like.

Although the apartment is in an area where there’s always something going on, you shouldn’t be disturbed at night because the mini duplex has sound-proof windows which will block out a large portion of street noise. But, if you’re worried about getting too hot in the night there’s an additional A/C unit in the bedroom that is quiet and efficient.

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The Bathroom

The bright and modern bathroom is upstairs too. There are two features that we feel are a real benefit about the bathroom, first, there is a bathtub as well as an overhead shower. Bathtubs can be great for families visiting with children as oftentimes apartments of this size will not provide a tub. Second, there’s a washing machine so if you’re staying for more than just a couple of days it’s always great to know you can wash your clothes if you need to. When you step out of the tub you’ll be greeted by a warm floor as in-floor heating was installed.

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The washing machine is hidden away within the wall, under the roof window, plus there’s a ladder radiator perfect for drying clothes or for keeping towels warm.

Check Availability to Rent Our Modern One Bedroom Duplex Apartment in Ljubljana

As one of the original FLA apartments in Ljubljana we know that our one bedroom mini duplex is always popular. Check availability and make your booking now to save disappointment.

Rental information

Mini Duplex Ljubljana apartment is available for short-term rentals.  Here are our rates for 2 persons per night:


Jan 4 to Feb 28
Nov 1 to Dec 22

€ 75


Mar 1 to Mar 31
Oct  1 to Oct  31

€ 85


Apr 1 to May 31

€ 95


Jun 1 to Sep 30
Dec 23 to Jan 3

€ 130

For each additional person please add 20 euros per night.  Children under 7 stay free of charge.

If you wish to book Mini Duplex Ljubljana apartment or need additional information, please send Santa a note.  She will reply without delay.

You can also call (or text) her at +386 51 666 400 and she will check availability on the spot, take your reservation or help you with any additional information.

If Mini Duplex Ljubljana apartment is not available Santa will do her best to find and recommend to you a comparable apartment in Ljubljana city center.

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Gradaska 8a,

Apartment at a Glance
Gradaška 8a
To Old Town:
2nd (no lift)
Car access:
Private parking:
Nearest parking:
Apartment size:
Up to 5
1 double bed, 2 sofa beds
1 (bathtub)
Washing machine:
From 75 €/day
Cash on arrival
Cancellation fee:
My rating:


– about Mini Duplex –

"We enjoyed our stay in Ljubljana very much! The apartment is very very well located. Close to the river, castle, shops, nice restaurants, bakery and so on!..."
Testimonial by Nuno, Aljezur, Portugal
Nuno, Aljezur, Portugal
"Enjoyed staying here a lot..."
Testimonial by Alicia, Edmonton, Canada
Alicia, Edmonton, Canada
"We really loved Ljubljana! It was a great city to visit and the apartment was excellent. It was much more elegant than we were expecting."
Testimonial by Patricia, Sydney, Australia
Patricia, Sydney, Australia
"Richard and I had a simply lovely time during our short stay in Ljubljana and this was certainly enhanced by how comfortable and 'at home' we felt in your well designed and equipped duplex apartment."
Testimonial by Andrea and Richard, Chester, UK
Andrea and Richard, Chester, UK
"We spent a wonderful week in Ljubljana, staying at the Mini Duplex apartment. It proved to be a wonderful base from which to explore the city and the country."
Testimonial by John, United States
John, United States
"Very spacious, stylish yet family-friendly apartment, in a perfect location. Only a few minutes walk from the city centre/old town, but in a charming and quiet residential neighbourhood. Fantastic for us and our 9 year old."
Testimonial by Zoe, London, UK
Zoe, London, UK
"Clean, bright and airy; excellent neighborhood location close to city center. We would definitely stay here again."
Testimonial by Krista & John, Portland, USA
Krista & John, Portland, USA
"The location is great and the apartment is wonderfully designed. Plus, the staff was very kind and helpful upon our arrival."
Testimonial by Carla, Recife, Brazil
Carla, Recife, Brazil