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Health Spa Resort Esplanade ****

Wellness hotel in Piestany, Slovakia

Wellness hotel in Piestany, Slovakia

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  • WiFi
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  • Pet-friendly hotel
  • Non-smoking hotel
  • Restaurant
  • Wellness services
  • Medical services
  • Function rooms
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Helena- 11 Jul. 2019

"Get active with sport & spa"

"Get active with sport & spa"
The Danubius Health Spa Resort Esplanade is a four-star wellness hotel in Piestany, Slovakia. This modern complex was built in 1980 and has been extensively renovated over the last years. Located in the lush park area at the heart of Spa Island, the health-conscious, smoke-free hotel is connected to the impressive Balnea Health Spa, which offers a range of unique therapeutic and relaxation treatments. This wellbeing hotel has so much to offer, from spa and wellness breaks, to sporting activities, conference facilities and superb cuisine and entertainment. The exciting Water and Sauna World has pools indoors and outside, with a variety of saunas. Keep-fit enthusiasts always have something to do, from jogging, golf, tennis, squash, cycling, pétanque, table tennis and bowling to water sports, fishing in gorgeous, green surroundings.


In 1980, construction on Balnea Esplanade Hotel began. The hotel has been renovated gradually over the years.

In 2004, the facilities of Water and Sauna World were reconstructed, which was a great attraction for the guests. At the moment, thanks to its comfort, equipment and services, Balnea Esplanade Palace is sought-after not only by spa guests but also by people at an active age or families with children. The hotel has also organised various international conferences.
 Dear Guests,

For the comfort and health of our guests, please note that this is a smoke-free hotel.
Smoking is permitted in designated areas only.
Thank you for your kind understanding.

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Guests of the Esplanade Hotel can choose from a selection of room types, from Standard or Comfort to Premium and Premium Plus rooms offering a little more luxury, while the Comfort, Superior and Premium suites have balconies overlooking the serene surroundings of Piestany Spa Island.

Deals and special offers

Bed & breakfast & pools
55.00 EUR
Person/1 night(s)

Enjoy your stay at hotel located in the picturesque environment of the Spa Island. A true pleasure is the heated indoor and outdoor pool.

New Year's Eve 2019
311.00 EUR
Person/3 nights

Enjoy the New Year's Eve celebration with the unique spa ambiance.

New Year's Eve 2019 - Taste of Piešťany
341.00 EUR
Person/3 night(s)

Have a wonderful time, celebrating the New Year's Eve and enjoy your stay in the world-famous spa.

Explore our hotel


Experience maximum relaxation at the Water and Sauna World by getting steamy in the Finnish sauna and steam bath, then freshening up with a dip in the indoor and outdoor pools. Piestany spa resort is popular with guests of all ages from seven to 70. Relaxation massages help guests warm down after playing sports on Spa Island to warm down. Nordic walking is a great way to discover the natural beauty of the island, while a range of Babor cosmetic treatments and massages make guests feel ten years younger.

Medical spa stays

The therapy and wellness centre at this balneo spa provides more than 60 treatments. The healing effects of the local thermal mineral water and sulphur mud were first described by physicians in the 14th century. Special, anti-fungal mud is used in balneological treatments such as wraps and packs. The thermal mineral water gushes forth from springs at 67-69°C and is used in hydrotherapy to help inflammatory, muscular, neural, orthopaedic and post-traumatic disorders in a relaxing, non-invasive manner. The island is an effective location for spa rehabilitation after surgery or treatment.


This huge spa hotel has six smoke-free restaurants to whet the appetite. The Seasons Dine&Grill Restaurant offers modern, à la carte versions of Slovak and international dishes and monthly seasonal treats. The Orchidea, Freesia, Rosa, Calla, Lilium restaurants all offer international and Slovak specialities, and also a choice of lighter, healthy dishes with organic ingredients. The Park Café has a lovely summer garden where guests enjoy salads, cakes and coffee, while the Poolside bar by the indoor pool offers snacks, beer and healthy cocktails. The Retro Bar is a popular destination for those who like to dance to live music, and the Impressions band play regularly.


For meetings, events and conferences, visitors are spoilt for choice of venue at the Esplanade Hotel. The island of Spa Piešťany offers meeting facilities, catering and wellness services at 3-star, 4-star and 5-star standards. The Alexander Salon hosts 20 people in natural light, making it perfect for discussions, lectures or presentations. Four more salon-sized rooms can hold smaller meetings, while the Congress Centre nearby has space for 400 guests.



Empress Elisabeth of Austria (Sisi) and Beethoven were also fans of Piestany’s sulphurous medicinal water.
The main attraction of this small town in Slovakia – also referred to by the town’s official symbol, a statue of a man breaking his crutches (the work of Arthur Heyer) – is the medicinal thermal water that bubble up on the spa island in the river Vág. The town has several great cafés, an aquatic and equestrian sport centre and a golf course for holiday-makers to enjoy.


Based on 206 reviews

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  • 4.8
    Andrea- 11 Aug. 2019
  • 4.8
    Miloš- 07 Aug. 2019
  • 5
    Elena- 15 May. 2019
  • 4.6
    Rastislav- 26 Jul. 2019
  • 4.8
    Katarína- 29 Jul. 2019
  • 4.8
    Jiří- 11 Feb. 2019
  • 4.8
    Tomas- 06 Jul. 2019
  • 5
    Erika- 07 Jul. 2019
  • 4.8
    Rob- 31 May. 2019
    Good: Everything.... super place for a romantic break Good value Bucolic setting surrounded by open parkland and wooded areas restricted car access great little cafés dotted around on the short walk to the pedestrian heart of the small resort town.... Easy to get to 3 stops on the train from Central Station and between 7-10 euro cab depending on the hour to the hotel Bad: Nothing a bit quite but off season in a spa resort it's what you want..? The only complaint that could be made is the smell in the lobby when the pool spa is open but it's the sulpher from the curative waters so understandable I'm sure judging how well its maintained that eventually they will update the air conditioning system with better filters and even this small complaint will be rectified for anglophone travellers the lack of tea/coffee making facilities in the room might annoy but it's the norm in a lot of countries
  • 5
    Helena- 11 Jul. 2019

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Health Spa Resort Esplanade ****

Phone: +421-33-775-51-11
Room reservation: +421 33 775 5999
Fax: +421 33 775 5199

Address:  Kúpeľný ostrov, 921 29 Piešťany, Slovakia View map View map

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+421 33 775 5999

 Kúpeľný ostrov, 921 29 Piešťany, Slovakia View map

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