A selection of the best luxury hotels in Dubrovnik, Croatia. A selection by Laura Becker
Experience the grandeur of 19th century charm at the luxurious Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik, situated just steps away from the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Dubrovnik’s Old Town. Unwind in the indoor pool and wellness centre with saunas, a hammam, fitness, and massage facilities. All air-conditioned rooms are equipped with a flat-screen satellite TV and a private bathroom with a bath and overhead shower. Enjoy a variety of seasonal Mediterranean delicacies and Dalmatian wines at the Imperial Terrace, and coffee, light lunches, and afternoon tea at the lobby bar with a view of Fort Lovrijenac. Take a stroll down the Stradun Promenade only 300 metres away, and explore the Dubrovnik Old Harbour, 750 metres away, or the pebbly Banje Beach, 850 metres away. Dubrovnik Airport is 20 km away with airport shuttle service available for a fee.
Rooms: 147 Stars: 5
Immerse yourself in luxury at the Royal Princess Hotel, situated next to the seaside in Lapad, surrounded by pine forests. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Adriatic Sea from the à la carte restaurant’s terrace. Relax in the luxuriously decorated, air-conditioned suites with balconies, LCD satellite TVs and coffee makers. Pamper yourself with massages, two pools and a steam bath. The private bathroom comes with shower or bathtub, free toiletries and complimentary WiFi throughout. Visit the famous landmarks of Dubrovnik’s Old Town, only 5km away, or take a bus every 15 minutes to the city centre. For those travelling by air, Dubrovnik Airport is 25km away and airport shuttle can be arranged.
Rooms: 55 Stars: 5
The 5-star Boutique Hotel More, set on the beachfront on the Lapad Peninsula, is one of the best luxury hotels in Dubrovnik. Providing elegant accommodation, an outdoor pool, 2 restaurants and the unique Cave Bar, it is just 3.5 km from Dubrovnik’s Old Town. All rooms and suites offer air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with free Pay-per-view and satellite channels, and a private bathroom with marble elements and a bathtub. Wellness & Beauty More includes a fitness centre and Hydro tub. Restaurant Tramuntana serves up local Dalmatian cuisine and sea food, while Cave Bar More offers a range of beverages and snacks in a spectacular setting. Free Wi-fi, parking and a path stretching along the entire peninsula are also included. The local bus stop is close by and connects to the UNESCO-protected historic centre, while the Bus Station and Ferry Port are 4 km away and Dubrovnik International###FINA.
Rooms: 85 Stars: 5
Villa Glavić, a boutique hotel just minutes away from the ancient Dubrovnik Old Town, provides guests with free access to the facilities of the Grand Villa Argentina. Each air-conditioned room comes with a flat-screen TV, a desk and a private bathroom with a bath or shower. A terrace with a stunning view of the Old Town can be enjoyed. Guests can also take advantage of the nearby grocery store and many restaurants, bars and cafés in the area. The Grand Villa Argentina facilities include a private beach, outdoor and indoor swimming pools, a wellness centre and gym, as well as a café, restaurant and lounge bar. Dubrovnik Airport is located 18 km away and the Villa Glavić can arrange a shuttle service for a fee.
Rooms: 21 Stars: 5
Kompas Hotel, situated in the picturesque Lapad Bay, offers guests the ultimate in luxury. Enjoy breathtaking views from the balcony of your modernly decorated room, equipped with a flat-screen TV, minibar and safety deposit box. Dine at the restaurant, serving a la carte or a selection of menus for half-board, and relax with a drink at the Luna Bar next to the outdoor pool. Unwind at the full service spa & wellness area with an indoor pool, fitness equipment and various treatments. Plus, take advantage of the concierge service, car rental, excursion booking and parking (at an additional cost). All of this just 15 minutes away from Dubrovnik’s Old Town and 23 km from the airport.
Rooms: 173 Stars: 4
Experience the ultimate in luxury at Sun Gardens Dubrovnik. Located at a picturesque beach, this 5-star member of The Leading Hotels of the World offers breathtaking views of the Adriatic Sea and Elaphiti Islands. Relax in one of the 3 outdoor pools or treat yourself to a spa treatment. The modernly decorated hotel rooms and suites come with a private bathroom and a balcony, whilst the spacious Residences offer a fully equipped kitchenette, a dining area, seating area, and a balcony or terrace with sea or garden views. The spa and sports facilities are spread over 6, 000 m² and include a state-of-the-art fitness area, an outdoor tennis court, a football pitch and a rock-climbing wall. Enjoy traditional Dalmatian specialities, Mediterranean cuisine with seafood dishes, International cuisine and more at the various restaurants and bars.
Rooms: 408 Stars: 5
Villa Orsula, one of the finest luxury hotels in Dubrovnik, is just a 5-minute walk away from the city centre. With stunning views of the Adriatic Sea, Lokrum Island and the Old Town, Villa Orsula offers guests an unforgettable experience. Enjoy a private beach with parasols and deckchairs, a luxuriously decorated spa area at the neighbouring Hotel Excelsior, as well as a swimming pool with salt water, sauna and hot tub. The elegantly decorated rooms feature air conditioning, LCD satellite TV, hardwood floors and a spacious bathroom with bathrobe, slippers and free toiletries. Free Wi-Fi and private parking are available, plus free airport shuttle from and to Dubrovnik Airport.
Rooms: 13 Stars: 5
Located in the heart of Dubrovnik’s Old Town, Stari Grad is a boutique hotel offering 8 spacious guestrooms with air conditioning, satellite TV, safety deposit box, and private en suite bathroom with hydromassage shower. Enjoy a freshly prepared breakfast on the rooftop terrace restaurant and relish the panoramic views of the Old Town, Adriatic Sea and islands. Located on a quiet street, Stari Grad is only steps away from the vibrant Stradun Street and 3km from the ferry terminal. Airport shuttle and excursions to various islands can be arranged. Car parking is available outside the old town walls and the hotel is 18km from the airport. Fully renovated in 2013, Stari Grad is the perfect place for a unique and memorable stay.
Rooms: 8 Stars: 4
Experience luxury by the sea at Hotel Dubrovnik Palace. Located on the beautiful Lapad Peninsula, this hotel offers breathtaking views of the Elaphite Islands. All rooms are stylishly designed and feature a balcony, air conditioning, flat-screen satellite TV, minibar and complimentary Wi-Fi. Enjoy a range of on-site restaurants and bars, including a beach restaurant. Relax at the spa facilities with an indoor pool, hot tub and steam bath, or enjoy a workout in the fitness studio or on one of the nearby jogging paths. Take the local bus to the Old Town, just a 20 minute ride away, or take advantage of the 24 hour room service. Whatever you choose, Hotel Dubrovnik Palace is the perfect luxury getaway.
Rooms: 308 Stars: 5
Grand Villa Argentina is a luxury hotel offering the perfect blend of classic style and modern amenities. Located just a short walk from the UNESCO-listed Dubrovnik Old Town, this stunning property features direct access to the beach, an outdoor swimming pool with sun loungers, a wellness and spa centre, sauna, gym and an a la carte restaurant with a terrace offering panoramic sea views. Accommodations include air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen TVs and minibars. Guests can enjoy a daily breakfast and a variety of cuisine from the hotel’s restaurants and bars. Explore nearby attractions such as the Stradun Promenade, Dubrovnik Walls, and other historic sights within walking distance. Grand Villa Argentina invites you to a luxurious and memorable experience.
Rooms: 131 Stars: 5
Best areas to find hotels in Dubrovnik, Croatia
The best areas to search for a hotel in Dubrovnik, Croatia are the Old Town, Ploče, Lapad, and Babin Kuk.
The Old Town is the most popular area to stay in Dubrovnik. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is home to many of the city’s most famous landmarks and attractions, including the city walls, Stradun (the main street), and the Franciscan Monastery. The area is filled with cobblestone streets and old-world charm, and is the perfect place to stay if you want to experience the full charm of Dubrovnik. Many of the city’s best hotels are located in the Old Town, including the Hotel Excelsior, the Pucic Palace, and the Hotel Dubrovnik Palace.
Ploče is located just outside the Old Town, and is known for its stunning views of the Adriatic Sea. The area is home to many of the city’s best restaurants, bars, and clubs, and is a great place to stay if you want to experience the nightlife of Dubrovnik. The area is also home to some of the city’s most luxurious hotels, including the Valamar Dubrovnik President Hotel and the Hotel Kompas.
Lapad is one of the most popular areas for tourists in Dubrovnik. It is home to some of the city’s best beaches, including Copacabana and Lapad Beach, as well as some of the city’s best restaurants, bars, and shops. The area is also home to some of the city’s best hotels, including the Hotel Uvala and the Valamar Collection Dubrovnik President Hotel.
Babin Kuk is located just outside the Old Town and is known for its stunning views of the Adriatic Sea. The area is home to some of the city’s best restaurants, bars, and clubs, and is a great place to stay if you want to experience the nightlife of Dubrovnik. The area is also home to some of the city’s most luxurious hotels, including the Valamar Argosy Hotel and the Hotel Adriatic.
No matter what area you choose to stay in, Dubrovnik is sure to enchant you with its stunning beauty and rich history. With so many great areas to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect hotel for your stay in Dubrovnik.