Since the middle of the 19th century, Croatia has been a popular holiday resort with visitors from all around the world. Some of their many draws are the medieval coastal cities, the stunning Adriatic Sea and the beaches alongside it, and the fact that it is a leader in European health resorts which serve customers looking for natural body and mind treatments. We’ve founds twenty-five of the best hotels and resorts in the country, many of which provide private beach access to the Adriatic Sea or are situated right in the heart of Dubrovnik’s magnificent 6th century Old Town. These accommodations are stunning and offer an array of features and amenities that is sure to suit your style no matter what type of traveler you are.
1.Grand Villa Argentina
© Grand Villa Argentina
Grand Villa Argentina is a five-star, luxury seaside retreat in Dubrovnik. Set amongst terraced gardens on a cliffside which overlooks the Adriatic, the hotel boasts of direct beach access and exclusive waterfront views from their property. You can spend your entire vacation taking a dip in the hotel’s saltwater pool, sunbathing on the beach, relaxing in the garden, or taking in the scenic views of the Adriatic stretch from Dubrovnik’s photogenic old harbor to the island of Lokrum. The rooms and suites are absolutely stunning; the Junior Suite is a popular choice and features an amazing living space, high ceilings, and a wonderful view that looks out to sea.
Address: Ul. Frana Supila 14, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia, Phone: +385-20-30-03-00
2.Sun Gardens Dubrovnik
© Sun Gardens Dubrovnik
Sun Gardens Dubrovnik is a stunning resort which sits on 22 hectares of land right along the coast of the Adriatic Sea. The five-star hotel houses 201 rooms and suites in the main building and 207 fully-appointed residences scattered throughout the property. Staying at the resort means that you’ll have an array of facilities on hand such as access to a private beach, three swimming pools, an array of bars and restaurants, a sports center, a world-class spa, and a number of retail boutique stores right on the premises. The rooms and suites are elegant and chic, and you’ll find high-quality craftsmanship in every detail. Some of the top-class amenities offered in their accommodation many include plush bathrobes and slippers, designer toiletries, a mini-bar, satellite television, coffee and tea provisions, and more.
Address: Na moru 1, 20234, Dubrovnik, Croatia, Phone: +385-20-36-15-00
3.Esplanade Zagreb Hotel
© Esplanade Zagreb Hotel
Esplanade Zagreb Hotel is a wonderful accommodation which seamlessly integrates modern glamor with traditional style. The hotel is housed in a famous building which dates back to 1925; while still retaining some of its original charm, you’ll find that the luxurious amenities provided are as modern as they come. The hotel has housed many guests, from celebrities to politicians, all of whom have marveled at the hotel’s architectural beauty, ingenious decor, and exemplary facilities such as their many in-house dining establishments or their health and relaxation center. There are three room and suite styles to choose from, all of which have been meticulously fitted to ensure guests have everything they need.
Address: Ul. Antuna Mihanovica 1, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia, Phone: +385-14-56-66-66
4.Hotel Monte Mulini
© Hotel Monte Mulini
Hotel Monte Mulini is a peaceful and rejuvenating hotel which is set along the backdrop of the sparkling blue sea and sky. There are so many features and facilities of the hotel which you can indulge in - all of which are guaranteed to ensure you have a memorable and interesting stay. Some aspects of the hotel include their array of restaurants and bars, a wellness center and spa, access to a private beach, swimming pools, and so much more. Some of the features which you shouldn’t miss out on include dining at the Chef’s Table, having a drink at the Gin Library, or enjoying a cocktail on the Mulini Beach Bar.
Address: A. Smareglia 3, 52210, Rovinj, Croatia, Phone: +385-52-80-02-50
5.Falkensteiner Hotel & Spa Iadera
© Falkensteiner Hotel & Spa Iadera
The Falkensteiner Hotel & Spa Iadera is an architecturally beautiful hotel which is the visual definition of Mediterranean flair. The hotel is situated right on the Punta Skala peninsula and has been described as the “best spa hotel in Croatia”. Staying there means that you’ll be in one of most beautiful places in Croatia, surrounded by the sparkling azure waters of the Adriatic Sea. There are many features of the hotel that make it a prime choice when choosing an accommodation in Croatia. These include 210 impeccably designed rooms and suites, a spa wellness center complete with Turkish hammam bath, extensive dining opportunities within the hotel, and additional facilities such as tennis courts, beach volleyball courts, and a mini golf and golf training range.
Address: Resort Punta Skala, 23231, Petrcane, Croatia, Phone: +385-23-55-56-01
6.Kempinski Hotel Adriatic
© Kempinski Hotel Adriatic
The Kempinski Hotel Adriatic is a five-star golf and spa resort in Istria which aims to make your luxurious dream vacation a reality. The seaside hotel can be found in the Umag countryside, surrounded by picturesque vineyards and olive groves set amidst the background of the Adriatic Sea. There are 186 well-appointed rooms and suites within the hotel, as are unique facilities such as a secluded private beach, a relaxing spa, two top restaurants, several event venues and meeting spaces, and access to the Golf Adriatic, which is an 18-hole championship golf course. No matter how involved or carefree you choose to be, the Kempinski Hotel Adriatic is sure to be right choice for you when searching for hotels in Croatia.
Address: Alberi 300 A, 52475, Savudrija, Croatia, Phone: +385-52-70-70-00
© Hotel Lemongarden
Hotel Lemongarden is a sophisticated adults-only hotel in Sutivan, located on the gorgeous island of Brac on a harbor overlooking the picturesque Adriatic Sea. The hotel, which is conveniently located near area attractions like the Park Prirode Sutivan, offers 35 lovely guest rooms and suites featuring luxurious amenities and Mediterranean-style ambiance. Guests can relax in style on the resort's private beach, which is home to a charming natural stone bar serving up homemade lemonade, ice-cold beer, and elegant champagne. A temperature-controlled pool is open for use year-round, offering comfortable loungers and umbrellas and attentive pool service. The hotel's acclaimed restaurant showcases Mediterranean-style cuisine and a fully-stocked wine cellar. Other onsite amenities include a wellness pavilion and private spa and a gorgeous citrus garden.
Perica Kala 1, 21403, Sutivan, Croatia, Phone: +385 21 660 062
8.Hotel Bellevue Dubrovnik
© Hotel Bellevue Dubrovnik
Hotel Bellevue Dubrovnik is a seaside luxury accommodation that will take your breath away. The five-star boutique hotel carved into a cliffside and encompasses floor-to-ceiling windows which provide stunning panoramic views of the Adriatic. Staying at the state-of-the-art retreat means that you’ll be in Dubrovnik’s magnificent 6th century Old Town, which is a medieval city center filled with a number of wonderful shops and restaurants. There are several rooms and suites to choose from, with the Lovor Presidential Suite being one of the most popular options. You’ll be on the fifth floor and have amazing views of the crystal-clear Adriatic, while indulging in features such as the marble master bathroom, a whirlpool tub, and spectacular terrace among other things.
Address: Ul. Pera Cingrije 7, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia, Phone: +385-20-30-03-00
© Cornaro Hotel
Seamlessly fusing together modern amenities with traditional charm, the Cornaro Hotel is a marvelous accommodation that can be found in a central location within the city. There are several room and suite styles for guests to choose from with the Premium Suite being a popular option for couples on a romantic getaway. The Premium Suites includes aspects such as a private jacuzzi, a breakfast bar, separate living area, a bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe, elegant furnishings, a cosmetic bar, and much more. There are two in-house restaurants, the Nodilo and the Kralj Tomislav, both of which offer delicious local cuisine.
Address: Sinjska ul. 6, 21000, Split, Croatia, Phone: +385-21-64-42-00
10.Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik
© Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik
The Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik is a historic hotel that is located right on the outskirts of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Dubrovnik’s Old Town. The hotel is housed in a gorgeous building from 1895 and a villa from 1913 and is just minutes away from all there is to see in Old Town such as the Pile Gate or the fortified walls. You’ll have stunning views of your surroundings, including the Adriatic Sea, directly from the hotel. To ensure a comfortable stay, the hotel offers a range of facilities and services such as a stylish lounge bar, their popular in-house restaurant, Porat, a fully equipped health club, an indoor swimming pool, a business center, and an Executive Lounge.
Address: Ul. Marijana Blažica 2, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia, Phone: +385-20-32-03-20
© Hotel More
Hotel More is an exclusive five-star boutique hotel that is situated in one of the most beautiful places in Dubrovnik, the Bay of Lapad. Guests rave about the hotel’s superb service, prime location, and the elegance of the 85 rooms and suites which are available. You’ll be surrounded by a plethora of colors and views, from the striking gray of the rocky cliffs and the green of the lush pines, to the shimmering blue waters of the sea. One of the hotel’s most unique features is the natural cave that was found under the hotel during its construction. You can enjoy the beauty of the cave and the surrounding beach from the hotel bar which is now housed there.
Address: Ul. kardinala Stepinca 33, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia, Phone: +385-20-49-42-00
12.Admiral Grand Hotel
© Admiral Grand Hotel
The Admiral Grand Hotel can be found alongside the Dubrovnik Riviera, nestled in the undisturbed Slano Bay. The surroundings are so serene and peaceful that you’re sure to feel relaxed and refreshed after a stay there. There are hundreds of rooms and suites to choose from, including specially equipped rooms for disabled people and those who are travelling with younger children. A lot of thought was put into the style and smart capabilities of each accommodation; all of them include an interactive television, internet connection, satellite television, individual temperature control, and more. No stay in the Admiral Grand Hotel is complete with dining in one of their several restaurants such as the Maritimo or their Pizzeria - there’s sure to be something for every palate.
Address: Rudera Boškovica, 20232, Slano, Croatia, Phone: +385-20-88-88-88
© Ariston Hotel
The Ariston Hotel offers stylish and comfortable accommodation just steps away from the Adriatic Sea to all business and pleasure travelers. There are six styles of rooms to choose from, though if you’re planning a holiday with your significant other, there’s no better choice than the Romantic Sea View Room. Their Luxury Suite with Balcony is another popular option and includes a stunning view of the sea, a separate living room, two bathrooms, a work desk, satellite television, tea and coffee making facilities, and more. There are a number of hotel features which make the Ariston standout such as their numerous bars and restaurants, their Wellness Zone, and the array of outdoor and watersports they offer such as sea kayaking, paddle boarding, and aqua aerobics.
Address: Kardinala Stepinca 3, Babin Kuk, 20000 Dubrovnik, Croatia, Phone: +385-20-44-01-00
14.Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel
© Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel
The Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel is just minutes away from the hustle and bustle of Downtown Dubrovnik, though you’ll never be able to tell from the calm and serene environment of the hotel. The contemporary oasis is quiet, peaceful, and can be found wrapped in lush gardens right on Srebreno Bay. There are several features guests love about staying in the 239-room resort, including being in such close proximity to Srebreno Beach. Other hotel amenities include an indoor swimming pool as well as an outdoor swimming pool, a whirlpool, a fully-equipped fitness center, and their renowned Shine Spa Dubrovnik.
Address: Šetalište dr. F. Tudmana 17 - 20207 Srebreno, 21312, Mlini, Croatia, Phone: +385-20-60-15-00
15.Royal Princess Hotel
© Royal Princess Hotel
You will find the Royal Princess Hotel on the Lapad Peninsula, mere steps away from the beautiful Adriatic Sea. Importanne Resort’s flagship luxury hotel, the accommodation has been wowing guests from all over the world since it opened in 2012. With an array of exceptional amenities and above-par personalized service, each guest will truly feel like royalty when staying here. The rooms and suites are inspiring; all of the suites cascade toward the sea to add that magical touch you can’t really find anywhere else. Hotel features include several bars and restaurants on the property, two outdoor swimming pools including one adults-only pool, and a wellness zone complete with an indoor swimming pool, sauna, gym, and treatment room.
Address: Ul. kardinala Stepinca 31, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia, Phone: +385-20-44-01-00
16.Valamar Dubrovnik President Hotel
© Valamar Dubrovnik President Hotel
If you’re looking for an exquisite five-star hotel that exudes class and elegance, then look no further than Valamar Dubrovnik President Hotel. The unique beachfront location, combined with its close proximity to the enchanting Old Town of Dubrovnik, make it a marvelous place to stay while adventuring through Croatia. You’ll have amazing views of the brilliantly blue sea from every corner of the hotel. If you’re planning a romantic getaway, then you’re in luck as there are several amenities for couples such a romantically decorated room, breakfast on the terrace, candlelit dinners, couples’ massages and wellness treatments, and so many more surprises.
Address: Ul. Iva Dulcica 142, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia, Phone: +385-52-46-50-00
17.Le Méridien Lav, Split
© Le Méridien Lav, Split
Le Meridien Lav, Split is a stunning beach resort from which you can explore the Croatian coast. The hotel has 381 guest rooms and suites, most of which have floor-to-ceiling windows or a large balcony so you can take in the stunning view. Some of the in-room amenities that are available include flat-screen televisions, complimentary WiFi, separate living area, individual temperature control, an in-room safe, and much more. The hotel has a long stretch of beach which guests have private access to. Other hotel facilities include a swimming pool, a world-class spa, and numerous bars and restaurants.
Address: Grljevacka, 2A, Podstrana, Split, 21312 Croatia, Phone: +385-21-50-05-00
18.Rixos Libertas Dubrovnik
© Rixos Libertas Dubrovnik
Rixos Libertas Dubrovnik is a short walk away from Old Town and is a great place to stay at if you’re planning on taking in and enjoying the natural and historical beauty of Dubrovnik. You’re sure to have an unforgettable holiday as staying at the hotel means that you’ll be surrounded by stunning views of the city as well as the spectacular Adriatic Sea. There are 310 contemporary rooms and suites available at the hotel, each of which have been specifically designed to make the most of the space it is in. While you’re there be sure to feast on local and international gourmet cuisine served at the many in-house dining venues.
Address: Liechtensteinov put 3, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia, Phone: +385-20-20-00-00
© Villa Dubrovnik
Villa Dubrovnik is a modern gem of a hotel, which happens to find itself situated in the historic heart of the Adriatic. Set into the rocky cliffs of the Dalmation Coast, the hotel is stylish, luxurious, and provides a first-class retreat for visitors from all over the world. You’ll be stunned as you approach the hotel’s pristine white architecture which starkly contrasts the emerald green waters behind it. There are many features and facilities to ensure guests have a memorable stay, including their in-house dining establishment, Restaurant Pjerin, which is operated by Michelin-praised executive chef, Giuseppe Somma. The hotel also houses the Al Fresco Bar Giardino, the Prosciutto & Wine Bar, and the Library Lounge.
Address: Ul. Vlaha Bukovca 6, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia, Phone: +385-20-50-03-00
20.Hotel Dubrovnik Palace
Hotel Dubrovnik Palace is an award-winning, five-star seaside escape with breathtaking views of the Adriatic Sea from every room and suite. The hotel has a contemporary design which reflects the modern amenities they offer to their guests. Not only will you be able to enjoy the phenomenal views of your surroundings while staying at the amazing hotel, but you’ll also be just a short drive away from the stunning medieval Dubrovnik Old Town. Some of the amenities you’ll find in the luxury resort include two outdoor swimming pools, one indoor swimming pool, direct access to a private beach, a tennis court, a PADI diving center, and a walking/ jogging path that goes through the picturesque woods surrounding the hotel.
Address: Masarykov put 20, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia, Phone: +385-20-30-03-00
© Hotel Navis
Hotel Navis is one of the most beautiful accommodations in Croatia and staying there guarantees that you’ll have one of the most memorable vacations of your life. The hotel has an inimitable style that you won’t find anywhere else. Other aspects of the hotel that guests love include their first-class personalized service, their therapeutic spa and treatment center, and the fantastic cuisine options that are available. You can choose from a Superior Room or a Superior Suite, both of which offer an amazing sea view. The suite is fitted with designer furniture, has a separate living room, and includes amenities such as an in-room safe, complimentary WiFi, individual temperature control, and satellite television among other things.
Address: Ul. Ivana Matetica Ronjgova 10, 51410, Opatija, Croatia, Phone: +385-51-44-46-00
© Hotel Kompas
Described as ‘Mediterranean chic’, the Hotel Kompas is a sensational seafront hotel which overlooks Lapad Beach and the azure waters of the Adriatic. The four-star hotel is renowned for many things such as the contemporary design of the hotel’s architecture and decor, its outstanding rooms, award-worthy dining facilities, luxury spa, and exemplary service. You’ll be a short drive away from Dubrovnik’s magnificent medieval Old Town city center and be just a few steps away from clear waters and golden beaches. You can spend your days dining on the seafront Sphere Restaurant and Lounge or having a drink in the hotel’s Zenith Bar.
Address: Ul. kardinala Stepinca 21, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia, Phone: +385-20-30-03-00
23.The Westin Zagreb
© The Westin Zagreb
The Westin Zagreb is an iconic hotel that you will find centrally located in the heart of Zagreb, surrounded by the central square, restaurants, markets, trendy cafes, and designer boutiques. You’ll also be a short walk away from many of the landmark attractions such as the Mimara Museum or the famed National Theatre and Opera House. The hotel has been a favorite home-away-from-home for visitors from all over the world including international dignitaries, world leaders, royalty, and more. There are six styles of rooms and suites, all of which offer spectacular views of the city or surrounding mountains. Other in-room amenities include individual temperature control, flat screen televisions, a mini-bar, tea and coffee making facilities, and more.
Address: Ul. Izidora Kršnjavog 1, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia, Phone: +385-14-89-20-00
24.Valamar Isabella Hotel
© Valamar Isabella Hotel
Valamar Isabella Hotel is an exclusive island resort on the island of Sveti Nikola. They have excellent facilities and services for business or pleasure guests and can accommodate solo travelers, couples, families, and large groups of friends. The first-class accommodation has the perfect balance of activity and relaxation, letting you choose the pace of your paradise getaway. You’ll be surrounded by indigenous pine forests, lush Mediterranean greenery, manicured gardens, golden beaches, and stunning views of the azure sea. The hotel’s combination of superb accommodation, varied dining options, and array of entertainment, activities, and features, makes it one of the best choices when looking for a place to stay in Croatia.
Address: Otok Sv. Nikola, 52440, Porec, Croatia, Phone: +385-52-46-50-00
25.Hotel Bellevue - Mali Losinj
© Hotel Bellevue - Mali Losinj
Hotel Bellevue - Mali Losinj is a magical hidden gem of an accommodation that can be found in the island of Losinj. It’s the perfect place to escape for a solo getaway or a romantic holiday with your loved one. You’ll be able to relax, recharge, and do as little or as much as you would like to while staying there. The hotel is surrounded by views of tranquil pine forests on the island and the stunning bays beyond it. Some of the hotel’s finest features include their suites with a private hot tub on the terrace, the Bellevue Spa Clinic, which has a number of personalized programs and treatments, a private beach, fine dining gourmet options to feast on, and an indoor and an outdoor seawater swimming pool to relax in.
Address: Cikat ul. 9, 51550, Mali Lošinj, Croatia, Phone: +385-51-67-90-00
25 Best Hotels in Croatia
- Grand Villa Argentina, Photo: Grand Villa Argentina
- Sun Gardens Dubrovnik, Photo: Sun Gardens Dubrovnik
- Esplanade Zagreb Hotel, Photo: Esplanade Zagreb Hotel
- Hotel Monte Mulini, Photo: Hotel Monte Mulini
- Falkensteiner Hotel & Spa Iadera, Photo: Falkensteiner Hotel & Spa Iadera
- Kempinski Hotel Adriatic, Photo: Kempinski Hotel Adriatic
- Hotel Lemongarden, Photo: Hotel Lemongarden
- Hotel Bellevue Dubrovnik, Photo: Hotel Bellevue Dubrovnik
- Cornaro Hotel, Photo: Cornaro Hotel
- Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik, Photo: Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik
- Hotel More, Photo: Hotel More
- Admiral Grand Hotel, Photo: Admiral Grand Hotel
- Ariston Hotel, Photo: Ariston Hotel
- Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel, Photo: Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel
- Royal Princess Hotel, Photo: Royal Princess Hotel
- Valamar Dubrovnik President Hotel, Photo: Valamar Dubrovnik President Hotel
- Le Méridien Lav, Split, Photo: Le Méridien Lav, Split
- Rixos Libertas Dubrovnik, Photo: Rixos Libertas Dubrovnik
- Villa Dubrovnik, Photo: Villa Dubrovnik
- Hotel Dubrovnik Palace, Photo: LMproduction/stock.adobe.com
- Hotel Navis, Photo: Hotel Navis
- Hotel Kompas, Photo: Hotel Kompas
- The Westin Zagreb, Photo: The Westin Zagreb
- Valamar Isabella Hotel, Photo: Valamar Isabella Hotel
- Hotel Bellevue - Mali Losinj, Photo: Hotel Bellevue - Mali Losinj
- Cover Photo: Tommaso Lizzul/stock.adobe.com
Staying at the Hotel Lone will feel like you’re staying in a contemporary art museum, and rightly so, as every aspect of the hotel’s architecture and decor has been carefully selected to resemble on. You’ll be surrounded by amazing views of Lone Bay as you indulge in everything the hotel has to offer. Some of their amenities include an amazing swimming pool to take a dip in and a wellness center focused on revitalizing your body and soul. Afterwards, have a delicious meal at the in-house ResoLution Signature Restaurant which offers a fantastic selection of gourmet delights concocted with fresh and local ingredients. Other in-house dining establishments also include their E restaurant sushi bar and the RevoLution demo kitchen, which gives you the opportunity to master traditional recipes and cooking skills yourself.
Address: Ul. Luje Adamovica 31, 52210, Rovinj, Croatia, Phone: +385-52-80-02-50