Expect magical huts with the climate on a pristine meadow. Expect that you are riding high in the mountains, and the view of the entire panorama of the Tatras and Gorce is unique from Górna Chata. Expect that your car without four-wheel drive will not get to the house itself, and the car park is below the hut, 350 m away. We are like a mountain lonely, somewhere between mountain peaks, forests and streams. It is a real mountain settlement, without streets, cars and TV sets. We do not need it. If you too - welcome to us.
This is not a place for everyone, because it's real mountains, as we love the most. For a shorter stay, you should conveniently pack in a mountain backpack to climb up to 350 m from the parking lot. During your stay longer than 5 nights, we will bring you with your luggage and bring us back to the parking lot with our Land Rover Defender, and in the winter - a real snowcat - a ratrak. In winter, we do not intentionally go to huts by car, only a snowcat to maintain a super toboggan run, snowboarding or skiing. This is one of the longest downhills in the area.
We will share with you the experiences, beauty, nature and our love for wood - the interiors of the huts were arranged by ourselves, we made the furniture, floors, buildings and other things that you can see on the spot. We run the Górna Chata Art & Wood studio and this is where you will look over our shoulder watching the art of artistic carpentry, and then under our eyes you will create a small wooden souvenir of your stay. Because we are also fascinated by photography, and the open air is very picturesque here, ask us for a photo, wedding, pregnancy, family or just a holiday souvenir. Come. Welcome!
Kasia Pawłowska - Górna
Once, when we were still a two-person team from Bydgoszcz, we knew that our hearts love nature so much that we are unsuitable for living in the urban jungle. When our first son Kuba was less than six months old, we set off in the Bieszczady Mountains and three years later we created our first magical place: Smolnikowe Klimaty. Bieszczady taught us a lot, in them was born Julek, born daughter Amelka :) Many beautiful memories associated with these mountains. When and there it started to be too loud for us, when the savagery we experienced in 2004 began to fall into oblivion on the horizon they appeared. Do you know Gorce? There are many in the world, in Poland people who have never heard of these mountains. We knew from the first moment that it was a good direction, it was the perfect place for a new story that we were going to write :)
It is here under the sky at an altitude of over 939 m above sea level. we decided to settle down for good, it is here that since 2013 we create our dream,... we realize them on a five, our whole family step by step gives new meaning to this place. Cut off from the world away from all buildings, surrounded by pristine nature, we create Górna Chata, a place living in symbiosis with nature :)more
Avg response time is over 12 h
in the season we accept reservations for a minimum of 7 days
5 family-friendly rooms with private bathrooms
from June 2018 a natural bathing pond
vegetarian and vegan cuisine
own sourdough bread, goat cheese, sheep and cow
from the hut you can go snowboarding, skiing, sledding
You have to point out a few things:
- we are based high, because from here is the best view
- to get to the hut, you have to drive to the parking lot in the forest and from there walk 300 m higher or call us
- because the uphill ride will be prima sort, Defender.
Our guest cottage consists of two independent... parts:
- two-room Ispired by Nature
- three-room Lovers in the Mountains
Each part has its own kitchen equipped with everything necessary for cooking, a fireplace and space to relax around it, a large table where you can eat, contemplate, etc. ...
We rent a two-room chalet entirely, preferably to two friendly families. But it also happens that a park of people wants to spend a romantic time just for two and rent it for themselves :) A three-room cottage can also be rented entirely, but also for rooms. Each room is unique, warm and you do not want to leave it at all. That's why we made large windows. The mountains can be admired even by glass ...
We have in store:
Upper Cottage Mountains Chalet Inspired by Nature
is a two-room part of the cottage
- room for 4 people with mezzanine
- room for 5 people with mezzanine
Upper Chalet Mountains Chalet Lovers in the Mountains
this is a three-room part of the cottage
- room for 2 people
- room for 4 people
- a large room for 4 people
Guests coming out of the room sometimes come to common places:
- on the veranda, because there are hammocks hanging here that encourage laziness with a view of the Tatras and Gorce
A seat like in Wyoming, only better ...
- to the dining room, because it eats here and stuffs with healthily tasty things, shares with other lovers of mountains interesting stories, plays board games, looks at the maps because there is so much to see, so many trails to get :)
- for a bathing pond, because it is soaked here and dries in the sun as if it was a swimming pool in an old Tuscan building
- to the common kitchen, where sometimes the roads of mothers who cook for children are crossed beyond the standard.more
What will I eat?
For 20 years we are vegetarian, and that's how we cook mostly but also vegan.
People say we're doing it right. We serve breakfasts and dinners, and in their composition are our:
- sourdough bread from flour mill with traditions
- goat, sheep and cow cheeses (we have our own smokehouse)
- everything that... we can get from nearby hosts
- we collect the herbs ourselves, so we will serve you with a cup of tea with various herbs from the meadows of Gorce
For dinners, we serve soup and vegetable dishes.
Every day is something different, we want our guests during their stay with us to try a varied and very tasty cuisine.
For carnivores, we have good addresses in the area:
- Restaurant at Szperling in Osada Czorsztyn (highlander's kitchen with its own idea)
- Smaku Shelter Magda Gessler in Bukowina Tatrzańska (beautiful interiors, worth seeing)
We also provide guests with an open kitchen if there was a need to cook something special.more
How will I be entertained?
You should be prepared for a bit of boredom, because it's so quiet around here that you have to get used to it, you have to get used to it and in the beginning you can not move anywhere, just absorb the peace through your skin.
You can start working later. Or:
- go on trails, they are everywhere, you... do not even need to get in the car
- jump over the Czorsztyn Lake and rent a yacht at the marina
- move to the forest
- take a walk in the Bialka Gorge, where the famous Janosik Cave and places for climbing
- watch 2 castles up close
- jump on kayaks and pedalos
- visit the Czorsztyn Settlement and the remaining villas.
- ski in winter to Białka
It is also possible:
- hang all day on a traditional hammock or mega hammock among trees
- bathe in our swimming pond
- ride a bike around the area
- in winter, snowboarding, skiing and sledging straight from the door of the house
- rent a snow scooter from us and have fun on our clearing
- go with us for a ride on a snow groom or chase a scooter on a pontoon
- necessary in the backpack will be skates because in the winter in the pond we do not swim anymore and we slide on it :)
The word "you can" is the key here, because we do not like "you have to".more
What's for children?
Children feel at home with us when on holiday in the countryside. Our insightful, long-term observation shows that the greatest joy is in contact with our pets. On the farm there are two bitches, Golden Retriever and Pyrenean Mountain Dog and Siberian kitten Coco and Chanel, and Czarek male, are beloved... pets. We also have three Hucul filly.
The kids are still happy with:
- feeding horses
- from stroking dogs and cats
- from rolling out of the hills
- from going downhill
- from the hills at all
- from the playground
- from a swimming pond
- from the rain
- from snow
- from the heat.
For parents of children we have what is most important:
- impeccable nature
- clean air and water
- beautiful views
- feeding seats
- kitchen at your disposal
- full board
- many places for daily lounging
- a big, probably the biggest hammock in Poland between trees in which they can lie alone or take their children to itmore
No TV set
How much will I pay?
Price per room / house without food
number of people
220 PLN / room
2 PLN / room
380 PLN / room
4 PLN / room
4-bed room (Chamber of Secrets)
450 PLN / room
4 PLN / room
whole cottage (2 rooms with mezzanines)
880 PLN / room
5 + 4
meal prices (on request
35 PLN / vegetarian
45 PLN / vegetarian
Price per room / house without food.
Minimal rental period
Holidays, winter holidays: 7 days (Saturday-Saturday). Other dates: minimum 2 tokens.
During the holidays, long weekends the conditions of stay, prices are set individually.
Payment and booking conditions
The condition of booking is 100% payment for accommodation for stays under 5 nights
in the case of longer 50% of the amount for a loan.
Jedzonko is already paid on the spot. However, we also settle the orders ordered prior to arrival, even if the Guest resigns during the course.
We invite guests without quadrupeds.
The cottage is non-smoking, there are obligatory variable footwear
Do not let our pets in and take them to mountain hiking
Cash on the spot
Arrival and departure times
Check in from:16:00
Check out till:10:00
34-453 Ochotnica Górna
How to get there?
An important point: we are too high and too steep to get to the house with an ordinary car. Therefore, call us from the bottom but half an hour before arrival because in the lower part of the village there is no reach - we will come to you our Defender if you stay with us for 5 nights, if you spend more time in backpacks because the approach is 350 m up a mountain road. Non-motorized: If public transport is to Nowy Targ and then by bus to Ochotnica Górna to the Ustrzyki housing estate and then only 2 km on foot to our settlement. Either way, contact us and we'll send you detailed directions on how to get there, or type in google maps. Upper Chata Mountains Chalet and navigation will lead you to a certain moment perfectly, you will know from us anymore :)
We got to Górna Chata in November and if such awakening time put us in such a great admiration, for the rest of the year must be even better :) Two cozy houses from everywhere surround the mountains and forests, and when the visibility is good, the view of the Tatras literally takes your breath away. When it's snowing, take a walk around the house (not too demanding, ideal for recreation), because in the winter scenery this area looks magical. The location of the hut is very convenient (although in winter the driveway to the house itself can be a challenge without chains), because within a few dozen kilometers there are Bukowina and Białka Tatrzańska, Nowy Targ, Czorsztyn, Krościoenko or Zakopane, just in time for one-day trips. In the guest house, rooms are occupied by the floor, and the ground floor is shared, both with a view of the mountain panorama. Beautiful, wood-finished interiors with a lot of carved finishes, embroidered cushions and stylish trinkets fit well into the Podhale climate, and the fireplace is a dot above the "i". With the breakfast option, the owners bring plates full of vegetables, pastes and baked bread with a jug of herbal tea every morning - everything was really delicious. An attraction from our point of view were also animals visiting us every day, that is dogs and owners' cats, which react with enthusiasm to all guests;) Kasia and Leszek are delightful hosts, they asked every day whether we needed something and advised on the ways of spending time - there was no distance from the first moment. We are very satisfied, our expectations have surpassed reality and we will gladly return to Górna Chata again, for a change in a warmer season, to swim in the pool with a view of the Tatras;)
The location is great. A beautiful view of the mountains with the Tatras in the background. It is possible to tour the Gorce Mountains without coming by car. Well, peace and quiet.
The place allows you to admire the beautiful view. The porch has many loungers. The common part has large windows where you can sit with tea and a book. Right next to it is a banya under the open sky, as well as a mini pond. From every point - a view of the Tatras.
Cottage finished inside almost entirely in wood with hand-painted motifs. A spacious common area encourages you to read a book or just spend time by the fireplace. Elegant bedroom. The two seem to be small at first, but we fit in peacefully and are very cozy. And also has a view of the Tatras :-)
Hosts very nice. Kasia cooks delicious dinners and breakfasts. Although we are not vegetarians, we enjoyed it very much. Homemade sourdough bread, homely butter and cheese, delicious dinners. We recommend :-)
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