The lodge offers 6+9 double/ twin rooms in two houses, one next to the other. We offer totally 34 beds in 15 rooms (in some rooms, we can provide 3rd bed). Each room has its own bathroom with shower (no bathtubs). There is a guest room with oven, and kitchen with standard equipment in both houses. Breakfast/half board available on request (in high season only). Information about conditions, recommendations of experienced mountain guide and tourist guide are included in the price of accommodation
A nice, quiet place in the High Tatra forest. Cottages Tatra are located directly in the High Tatras National Park forest in the altitude of 950 meters. Situated in Tatranska Strba, all the interesting Slovak mountain groups as High, Low, Western Tatras as well as Slovak Paradise are good accessible.
A meadow with fireplace located between houses, is an attractive place for groups and families with children. Guest room with traditional oven, quiet place in the forest and environment round the house ensure you ideal relax. You can observe forest animals in the neighbourhood of the houses, as squirrels, in exceptional case also a bear. There are cross-country-ski loops in winter. In summer, the lodge is ideal starting point for trekking/hiking and MTB. 10 minutes of walking there is a funicular stop that brings you in few minutes to the skiing and cross-country-skiing centre Štrbské Pleso (1350 m). 20 minutes of walking there is railway station Strba that links Tatranská Štrba with Bratislava. Access to the houses is simple, and parking is available for approx.10 cars.
Access to nearly all the building less roof space (private) and cellar where workroom is. We offer also finnish sauna (for a surcharge), only by staying 5+ nights there is 1 entrance to the sauna free. Guests have to notify their intention to go to sauna at least one day in advance.
Interaction with guests
If we are not present personally we will be available on the phone all the time. You will be given also a detailed description (see house rules).
Other things to note
As we do not have 24-hour reception, the accommodation is possible till 10pm. We would like to ask the guests to contact us at least 1 day before theis arrival to communicate us approx.time of arrival. Thank you!
Welcome to Chaty/cottages Tatra. In the information paper in the house you fill find this text and a map where you can find the cog railway stop, the nearest shop, and restaurant are (koliba Žerucha, reštaurácia Sorger). Please read these instructions. We wish you a pleasant stay. If you have some doubts or questions you can contact us any time by phone or by e-mai indicated in the house.
As you are foreign tourists, we are obliged to send filled forms about your stay at our houses and we also need you write down your dates into the register book. You will be given the forms and the book (or you will find them in the common room). Please fill the forms properly (your name, address, documents number, and date of birth) and write down into the book the same dates.
On the keys you get from us there is not only the key form your room but also the key from the main entrance of the house. Please, lock the main entrance door each time you leave or go to sleep or just stay in the room for longer while. Do not leave the key in the door so the other guests can enter the house with their key.
Please change do not enter the rooms and wooden staircase in a trekking, heavy or dirty shoes. There is a place next to the entrance for leaving the outside shoes and changing so please change the shoes!
There is a chimney and we prepared you some wood. The chimney is opened when the metal stick is completely pushed in (when it is the shortest). Please take care about the chimney glass! Please do not take the wooden logs from below the terrace as they are there for esthetical reason. Moreover, it is a fresh cut wood so it will burn badly! If you need more wood, please contact our staff (we will provide you for a surcharge 5 Euro).
The house is a non-smoking object. There are ashtrays in front of the door. Please do not throw the stubs in surroundings of the house!
There is wi-fi available in the house. You connect to pension_TATRA1 (in the bigger house) or pension_TATRA2 (in the smaller house). Both nets are accessible without a password.
The nearest resort and skiing centre is Štrbské Pleso 1350 m, reachable by cog railway – the stop is only 10 min.walking from the house (pls see the map and see the arrows in the forest). Up-to-date timetable you find in the kitchen (door or on the service window). We can provide you the tickets (1 way = 1 Euro). Just inform us and we will sell you the tickets. The driver only sells you a whole day
ticket for 4€. 20 minutes of walking there is railway station Strba that links Tatranská Štrba with Bratislava, Košice and Prague.
In the information paper you will also find some reccommended trips, ski slopes or other activities, but you can ask us everytime.
If you would like to use the sauna, inform us latest 24-hour before. The price is 20 Euro/1,5 hour or 40 Euro/3,5 hour. Sauna and relaxation room´s capacity is 4 people at a time. If you stay 5+ nights, 1 entrance to the sauna is free. Please save water, we have limited sources and septic tanks!
Turn off all the lights (also the external ones) please, when you leave or go to sleep.
If cooking or backing, please CLOSE THE KITCHEN DOOR (and maybe open the kitchen window). Otherwise all the house will smell for weeks! Thank you. Please wash your dishes and the cooker, and leave the kitchen in the condition you would like to find it yourself! Other guests have the right to use clean kitchen. For a messy kitchen we charge / take off the deposit 15 Euro.
We try to recycle the rubbish. For organic waste, there is a bowl by the window. Plastics and glass are next door below the service window, paper is being burned (rattan basket next to the chimney). Please put trash in the correct location. Thank you
Dear guests, please pay attention to lock the door and windows. Do not leave your valuables on the sight through the window! In case of stolen belongings, the insurance company does not bear the responsibility unless the police proves violent break-in into the house!
Please let us know immediately if there are problems with any aspect of the facility so we may rectify the problem as soon as possible. This includes kitchen and bathroom equipment, heating, water, gas, plumbing, garbage collection, electrical, etc.
In case of damaging some facilities/equipment of the house, we count on your seriousness that you inform us before leaving.
If you need some threads, broom or toilet paper, you can find it in the door next to the room n.7 (big house) and in front of the room n.1 (big house).
Please do not enter with your car among trees/ in the forest. We replanted trees and there are many small trees, we try to protect. As you do not know there they are you can destroy them (and our effort) by parking your car.
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Sme sprievodkyna a horská vodkyna, rady trávime čas v prírode, rady cestujeme a venujeme sa aj inym kreativnym veciam (napr. zahradke pri chatách:-)