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Knížecí cesta in Bližší Lhota near Lipna
Stylish Lipno apartments with wellness

In Bližší Lhota near Lipno, in the historic building of the Schwarzenberg forest administration, there is the aparthotel Knížecí cesta with fully equipped apartments. The unique location of the building on the shores of Lake Lipno, on the doorstep of the Šumava National Park and under the massif of the Smrčina Mountain (Hochficht), offers an ideal opportunity for relaxation, many sporting summer and winter activities, wandering into the ubiquitous mystical nature or relaxation in the form of our wellness.

Each apartment has its own bathroom and toilet, shower, satellite TV, safe, hairdryer and drying rack. The kitchenettes are equipped with a fridge-freezer, induction hob, electric kettle, dishwasher, sink and basic cooking and drinking equipment. Some of our apartments have a microwave, toaster and telephone. High quality linens, towels, bath towels, bathrobes, a warm blanket, linens for wellness needs and hotel cosmetics are a matter of course.

For your safety and comfort, each apartment has an electronic card locking system for access to the premises. Reception service is available daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Internet access (Wi-Fi) is available throughout the hotel. There is a no-smoking policy throughout the property. Breakfast is served by appointment only (at least 24 hours in advance) in the common room from 8 to 10 a.m. There is a camera-guarded car park at the premises.

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Apartments

 
  • 25 apartments (2-8 beds) and 2 hotel rooms
  • Breakfast is served between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. - by appointment 24 hours in advance.
  • Reception is available every day from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Check-in: from 3 p.m.
  • Check-out: by 11 a.m.
  • Security: electronic card locking system and camera-guarded parking lot.

In every apartment

  • Bathroom and toilet
  • Shower cubicle
  • Satellite TV
  • Vault
  • Hair dryer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Quality bed linen
  • Towels, bath towels and bathrobes
  • Hotel cosmetics
  • Fridge with freezer
  • Induction hob
  • Electric kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Basic kitchen equipment and utensils and basic food and beverage inventory
  • Nespresso coffee machine
  • Our 2 hotel rooms have a shared kitchenette in the hallway

Building A

6 apartments

Adam

  • 2+2 beds
  • 50 m2
  • ground floor
  • building: A
    number: A1

The apartment consists of a combined living room/bedroom with a double bed and a pull out sofa bed, a separate kitchen and hallway. The bathroom is fitted with shower unit and toilet.

Patron of the apartment:
Adam Franz Karl Euseb, Prince of Schwarzenberg

Adolf

  • 3+2 beds
  • 55 m2
  • ground floor
  • building: A
    number: A2

The apartment consists of a separate bedroom with a double bed and a single bed, a living room with a pull-out sofa bed, kitchen and separate hall. The bathroom is fitted with shower unit and toilet.

Patron of the apartment:
Adolf Josef, Prince of Schwarzenberg

Amálie

  • 2+2 beds
  • 50 m2
  • 1. floor
  • building: A
    number: A3

The apartment consists of a separate bedroom with a double bed, and a single bed, a living room with a pull-out sofa bed, kitchen and separate hall. The bathroom is fitted with shower unit and toilet.

Patron of the apartment:
The patron of the apartment is Eleonora Amalia, Princess of Schwarzenberg

Bedřich

  • 2+2 beds
  • 55 m2
  • 1. floor
  • building: A
    number: A4

The apartment consists of a separate bedroom with a double bed, a living room with a pull-out sofa bed, kitchen and separate hall. The bathroom is fitted with shower unit and toilet.

Patron of the apartment:
Friedrich (Bedřich) Johann Josef Celestin, Cardinal of Schwarzenberg

Eleonora

  • 3+1 bed
  • 50 m2
  • 2. floor
  • building: A
    number: A5

This attic apartment consists of a combined living room/bedroom with one double bed, a single bed, and a folding single bed, kitchen and separate hall. The bathroom is fitted with shower unit and toilet.

Patron of the apartment:
Eleonora Maria, Princess of Schwarzenberg

Felix

  • 3+1 bed
  • 55 m2
  • 2. floor
  • building: A
    number: A6

This attic apartment consists of a combined living room/bedroom with one double bed, a single bed, and a folding single bed, kitchen and separate hall. The bathroom is fitted with shower unit and toilet.

Patron of the apartment:
Felix, Prince of Schwarzenberg

Building B

3 apartments

Jan

  • 3+1 bed
  • 60 m2
  • 1. floor
  • building: B
    number: B1

This maisonette apartment consists of a separate bedroom with a double bed and a single bed, a ground-floor living room with one bed, kitchen and separate hallway. The bathroom in the attic is fitted with shower unit and toilet; a separate toilet can be found on ground floor.

Patron of the apartment:
Jan Nepomuk I, Prince of Schwarzenberg

Jindřich

  • 7+2 beds
  • 85 m2
  • ground floor
  • building: B
    number: B2

This maisonette apartment consists of a separate attic bedroom with double bed, separate attic bedroom with two bunk beds, and one single bed, separate ground floor bedroom with double bed, ground floor living room with fold-out sofa, kitchen, private outdoor terrace and separate hallway.

Patron of the apartment:
Heinrich (Jindřich) Karl Borromäus Maria Franz von Sales, Prince of Schwarzenberg

Josef

  • 5+2 beds
  • 60 m2
  • ground floor
  • building: B
    number: B3

This maisonette apartment consists of a separate attic bedroom with double bed and single bed, another attic bedroom with two beds, ground floor living room with fold-out sofa, kitchen, private outdoor terrace and separate hallway. The bathroom in the attic is fitted with shower unit and toilet; a separate toilet can be found on ground floor.

Patron of the apartment:
Josef II, Prince of Schwarzenberg

Building C

2 apartments

Marie

  • 2 beds
  • 35 m2
  • 1. floor
  • building: C
    number: C1

This attic apartment consists of a combined living room/bedroom with one double bed, kitchen and separate hall. The bathroom is fitted with shower unit and toilet.

Patron of the apartment:
Marie Ernestina, Princess of Schwarzenberg

Paulina

  • 3+2 beds
  • 60 m2
  • 1. floor
  • building: C
    number: C2

This attic apartment consists of a separate bedroom with one double bed, a combined living room/bedroom with two fold-out sofas and single bed, kitchen and separate hall. The bathroom is fitted with shower unit and toilet.

Patron of the apartment:
Paulina, Princess of Schwarzenberg

Building H

3 apartments  +  2 hotel rooms

Antonín

  • 2+2 beds
  • 50 m2
  • ground floor
  • building: H
    number: H1

The apartment consists of a separate bedroom with a double bed,living room with a sofabed, a kitchenette and separate hall. The bathroom is equipped with shower and toilet.

Patron of the apartment:
Antonín Nikendey

František

  • 4 beds
  • 51 m2
  • 1. floor
  • building: H
    number: H2

The appartment consists of one separate attic bedroom with a double bed, living room with two elevated beds, sofabed, kitchenette and separate hall. The bathroom is equipped with shower and toilet.

Patron of the apartment:
František Janovský

Johann

  • 2 beds
  • 23 m2
  • 1. floor
  • building: H
    number: H4

The apartment consists of one attic living room with a double bed and separate hall. The bathroom is equipped with shower and toilet. There is a kitchenette in front of the entrance.

Patron of the apartment:
Johann Jungwirth

Karel

  • 2 beds
  • 23 m2
  • 1. floor
  • building: H
    number: H3

The apartment consists of one attic living room with a double bed and separate hall. The bathroom is equipped with shower and toilet. There is a kitchenette in front of the entrance.

Patron of the apartment:
Karel Heyrovský

Wenzel

  • 6+2 beds
  • 73 m2
  • ground floor
  • building: H
    number: H5

The apartment consists of a separate bedroom with a double bed, bedroom with two bunk beds, living room with a pull out sofa, a kitchenette and separate hall. The bathroom is equipped with shower and toilet.

Patron of the apartment:
Wenzel Fellner von Feldegg

Building SI

7 apartments

Adalbert

  • 5 beds
  • 62 m2
  • ground floor
  • building: SI
    number: S1

The apartment consists of a separate bedroom with a double bed, a second separate bedroom with a double bed and a loft bed for one adult or two children, a living room with a kitchenette and a separate hall. The bathroom is fitted with shower unit and toilet. The apartment also has a second separate toilet and its own outdoor terrace.

Patron of the apartment:
Adalbert Stifter

Engelmar

  • 2 beds
  • 31 m2
  • ground floor
  • building: SI
    number: S2

The apartment consists of a bedroom with a double bed, a living room with a kitchenette, a separate hall and it has its own outdoor terrace. The bathroom is fitted with shower unit and toilet.

Patron of the apartment:
Engelmar Unzeitig

Ernest

  • 2 beds
  • 31 m2
  • ground floor
  • building: SI
    number: S3

The apartment consists of a separate bedroom with a double bed, a living room with a kitchenette and a separate hall. The bathroom is fitted with shower unit and toilet.

Patron of the apartment:
Ernest Mayer

Faustin

  • 4 beds
  • 31 m2
  • 1. floor
  • building: SI
    number: S4

The apartment consists of a separate bedroom with a double bed, a living room with a kitchenette, a separate hall and a bedroom in the attic for two people . The bathroom is fitted with shower unit and toilet.

Patron of the apartment:
Faustin Karel Klostermann

Franz

  • 4 beds
  • 31 m2
  • 1. floor
  • building: SI
    number: S5

The apartment consists of a separate bedroom with a double bed, a living room with a kitchenette, a separate hall and a bedroom in the attic for two people . The bathroom is fitted with shower unit and toilet.

Patron of the apartment:
Franz Josef Matz

Hans

  • 4 beds
  • 31 m2
  • 1. floor
  • building: SI
    number: S6

The apartment consists of a separate bedroom with a double bed, a living room with a kitchenette, a separate hall and a bedroom in the attic for two people . The bathroom is fitted with shower unit and toilet.

Patron of the apartment:
Hans Schreiber

Kilián

  • 4 beds
  • 31 m2
  • 1. floor
  • building: SI
    number: S7

The apartment consists of a separate bedroom with a double bed, a living room with a kitchenette, a separate hall and a bedroom in the attic for two people . The bathroom is fitted with shower unit and toilet.

Patron of the apartment:
Kilián „Franz“ Nowotny

Building SII

4 apartments

Leopold

  • 2+3 beds
  • 51 m2
  • ground floor
  • building: SII
    number: S8

The apartment consists of a separate bedroom with a double bed, a second separate bedroom with a loft bed for two people and a single bed, a living room with a kitchenette, a separate hall and it has its own outdoor terrace. The bathroom is fitted with shower unit and toilet. The apartment also has a separate toilet. (Possibility of using the apartment as a double-bed apartment without a second bedroom).

Patron of the apartment:
Leopold Schnudermayer

Niclas

  • 2 beds
  • 31 m2
  • ground floor
  • building: SII
    number: S11

The apartment consists of a separate bedroom with a double bed, a living room with a kitchenette, a separate hall and it has its own outdoor terrace. The bathroom is fitted with shower unit and toilet.

Patron of the apartment:
Niclas Preyssler

Paul

  • 2+2 beds
  • 31 m2
  • 1. floor
  • building: SII
    number: S10

The apartment consists of a separate bedroom with a double bed, a living room with a kitchenette, a separate hall and a bedroom in the attic for two people . The bathroom is fitted with shower unit and toilet.

Patron of the apartment:
Paul Paleczek

Rosa

  • 6+2 beds
  • 60 m2
  • 1. floor
  • building: SII
    number: S11

The apartment consists of a separate bedroom with a double bed and a bedroom in the attic for two people . There is also a living room with a kitchenette, a separate hall, a separate bathroom with shower unit and toilet. Furthermore the apartment has also a separate living room with pull-out sofa for two people, and a bedroom in the attic for two people, a separate bathroom with shower unit and toilet. (Possibility of using the apartment as a four-bed apartment without a second living room, bathroom with toilet and attic).

Patron of the apartment:
Rosa Tahedlová

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Map of the area

Map of the area

History

1756 – probable construction of the first building
1785 – the land register of Josef II contains an entry concerning construction of a “herrschaftlich Rewier Jagerhaus”
1835 – more substantial building work takes place (plastering and bricklaying, carpentry, stone-work) and shingle roofs were replaced: total price 119 gold coins and 38 groschen.
1839 – 1848 – modification of the warden’s room, surveying and construction the forester’s building and various outbuildings
1853 – renovation of property after fire
1883 – cobbling the courtyard using quarried stone
1945 – registered for the last time as Schwarzenberg’s Forest Administration and Gamekeeper’s Lodge
1948 – now registered as a building belonging to the Czechoslovak Forest Authority
1999 – building no. 11 is declared a protected cultural monument
2014 – complete reconstruction of the building is begun, taking care to preserve the original architectural features
2016 – Knížecí cesta apartment hotel opens to the public, Apartments A, B, C
2017 – Rebuilding of the historical Gamekeeper's Lodge into Apartments H, construction of the I. part of the wellness area (Finnish sauna with relaxation room), pond revitalization
2018 – Creation of a tree park and a green space throughout the area, building of children's attractions and an outdoor sports field
2019 – Building of a wooden gazebo and an animal enclosure
2020 – Construction of an Apartment houses S and an employee house, drilling of a new water source
2021 – Construction of the II. and III. parts of the wellness area (infrared sauna, steam sauna, Finnish sauna, hot baths, massage room, relaxation room)
2022 – Establishment of a shipyard, a pier and a beach, rebuilding of a barn into a pub with a lounge and terrace, installation of outdoor whirlpools

Gallery of historical photographs

Aerial view of Bližší Lhota before and after construction of the Lipno Reservoir