For the recent years, Bratislava has witnessed a significant increase in the inflow of both domestic and foreign tourists. Walking through the streets of the capital has its charm in every season. Historical sights like the Blue Church, Michael´s Gate, Bratislava Castle or St. Martin's Cathedral are among the most famous monuments that every tourist will visit. Bratislava, as a university city, also offers rich opportunities for social and night life. There are many festivals, concerts, social events or theater performances. Sports lovers will appreciate the great number of hiking and cycling paths.
Thus it is no wonder that many visitors of Bratislava decide to overnight here. The number of overnight stays is increasing not only by foreign tourists but also by domestic ones. This trend is not only in Bratislava but also throughout Slovakia. In 2016, the number of nights spent in hotels and other accommodation facilities in Slovakia increased by 5.5%, with the number of both domestic and foreign visitors growing evenly.