Janske Lazne(640m) is a spa town in the North of the Czech Republic, at the foot of the Cerna Hora mountain close to the border with Poland. With only 15km of marked runs (5 blue and 4 red) it nonetheless offers some of the longest slopes in the Czech Republic from 1275m down to 640m. It is a friendly ski area and a little less touristy that the other resorts in the Giant Mountains although this could change as there has been continued investment in the area in the last few years, including a new 6 seater high speed chairlift. It is ideal for beginners and lower intermediates who are not looking for a huge ski area but rather some pretty, tree lined slopes.
For those who want to try some more pistes the ski pass for the area also covers Pec Pod Snezkou (13km of marked runs) which can be reached by ski bus, as well as some other smaller local resorts.
The 1.6km Protez piste offers night skiing from 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm, and there is a 3.5km sledge run on the mountain.
This resort is not known for its nightlife, although with the hotel at the top of the mountain most people who choose this break are looking for peace and quiet in the evenings.
There are some spa services available in the resort thanks to the thermal springs around the area, as well as an indoor swimming pool complex.
Cheap en-piste ski break in Krkonose Mountains with cable car to hotel
The spa town of Janske Lazne provides a great choice for a cheap ski holiday. Staying in 3* hotel accommodation en-piste, your flexible ski break also includes a cable car to take you between the hotel and town. Prices start from €294per personPDF Download: Janske Lazne Piste Map
- Great offer for ski accommodation on the slopes in Janske Lazne with a cable car to take you to the spa town!
- The smaller slopes are perfect for those who want to learn to ski
- Enjoy night-skiing on the Protez piste with its artificial lighting from 6-9pm daily.
- Accommodation in 3* Hotel Cerna Bouda
- Bed & breakfast basis
- Cable car between hotel and Janske Lazne
- Ski equipment hire
- Ski passes
- Ski lessons
- Airport transfers
- Meals & beverages - unless otherwise specified
- Local taxes where applicable
- Everything else not mentioned above
How to arrive at the hotel:The Hotel Cerna Bouda is located at the top of the mountain and cannot be reached by car. Weather permitting the cable car operates daily from 08.30 to 16.00 and at 17.30 there is one last ride. Your luggage can be picked up free of charge, please call reception when you arrive.
Ski rental: Snowboard set approx. €20 per person per day. Ski Lesson for children: A ski lesson lasts one hour, at an approximate price of €13 per child per lesson. There is a minimum group size of 3 children. Trips Night sledging is available at approximately €15per person, with a minimum group size of 3. Airport Transfers These are not included in the price, but are available for booking. From Prague Airport to Janske Lazne or Janske Lazne to Prague, the cost is approximately €180 for 2 people, one way. For return transfers, the cost would be approximately €360. Return bus ticket from Prague – Janske Lazne by public transport (one way takes approx. 4 hrs, stop enroute) - costs €25,-Euro per person.
3* Hotel Cerna Bouda
Check-in time is: 14:00, Check-out time is: 11:00
All 48 rooms are equipped with en-suite facilities that includes shower and WC. Your room will also have a SAT TV and direct-dial telephone.
Other facilities: restaurant, cocktail lounge, children's corner, Ski rental service, free luggage pick-up by a snow scooter from the upper cable car station, snow scooter taxi from Janske Lazne to Hotel, disco club, exchange office, safe at reception and souvenir shop. There is a ski lift located next to the hotel.
The restaurant serves a rich breakfast as well as Czech and International cuisine. There is also a fast food self-service and outdoor snow bar.
Wireless internet is available in all public areas and is free of charge.
Nearest Airport: Prague (approx. 2.5 hours)
Other airports: Wroclaw (Poland) (3+ hours)
Please note that during the winter months the hotel is not accessible by car. It is possible to park at the lower station of the cable car (fee applies). Please see the overview of the break for further information on how to reach the hotel itself.
From Prague take Motorway E65 towards Mladá Boleslav, then follow highway No. 16 towards Jičín, Nová Paka, Hostinné, Svoboda n/Úpou, Janské Lázně.
By Public Transport
There are buses from Prague to Janske Lazne which take around 4 hours with stops.
There are trains from Prague to Trutnov (15km from Janske Lazne), from there it is possible to get a bus the rest of the way.
By Private Transfer
Taxi available outside airport. Private transfer available on request after main booking.
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