Hotels in Zagreb
Croatia’s capital, Zagreb takes pride in its cultural heritage and boasts an array of well-established places and a landscape of historic architecture. The city also holds a number of hotels, most of them located in the heart of Zagreb or near vicinity. All of them offer the glamour of architecture combined with the sophistication of a contemporary hotel. Regardless of whether you are visiting for business or private reasons, you will be able to enjoy complete luxury. Inspired by the splendor of Art Deco and secession in some of them, they offer you a wonderful atmosphere inspired by the classic Zagreb character and spirit. You can taste delicious culinary delicacies from the hotel restaurants and coffee shops and immerse yourself in luxuries in the heart of the vibrant and dynamic capital of Croatia. The Zagreb hotel scene after years of hibernation finally began to show some vitality.
With a feel for the arts, here are a few of the best hotels to experience in Zagreb.
One of the oldest and the most popular one is The Regent Esplanade Hotel, a hotel of distinction, glamour, style and tradition! Beautifully designed rooms present a delicate combination of Art Deco heritage and a contemporary touch. Built in 1925 as a suitably glamorous stopover for passengers on the Orient Express, the five-star Esplanade is unquestionably Zagreb’s most upmarket hotel. Restored to its fabulous former glory in 2004, it offers a level of opulence you’ll find nowhere else in Croatia.
Hotel President Pantovčak is an outstanding boutique hotel in Zagreb, on the edge of the city centre, oozing style and luxury. With a delightful garden, and living spaces filled with modern art and antiques, this is quite simply the most stylish place to stay in the Croatian capital. Want a room with a look at the green landscape in the spring or snow in winter surrounding the place, if yes, then we advise you to most definitely check this one out.
Situated right on Zagreb’s main square, the historic Hotel Dubrovnik is within walking distance of all the top area attractions, like St. Marks’s Church, cathedral and many more. So if you are a lover of the crowds or you simply want to shop, browse the city and simply just drink coffee on the main square that is a few steps away, don’t miss out on this one.
How can we discuss hotels and not mention the Westin Zagreb, a 349 room hotel in the center of Zagreb that offers a great city view and amenities such Samsung tablets in their rooms. Perfect for private and business trips, everything is just at the tip of your finger.
If you are a more classic kind of person then The Palace Hotel might be the one for you. Central but quiet. Opposite is the Strossmayer Square park, part of Zagreb’s ‘Green Horseshoe’ and art gallery, while focal Cvjetni square is just a ten-minute walk, with the Upper Town’s chief sights. Trams just outside can get you everywhere if the mood strikes you. It’s ‘retro chic’, which is true enough of recently refurbished rooms – where high ceilings are complemented by vintage mahogany furniture and striped cream wallpaper.
In case you are looking for luxurious, stylish rooms, heaps of facilities, top-notch service and you want an extremely good value for your money then go for The DoubleTree by Hilton that offers that and so much more. For a modern, upmarket hotel in the Croatian capital, it really doesn’t get any better than this. It is not right in the city’s historic centre, but it’s still a convenient short tram ride away. It’s on a busy main road – but efficient soundproofing means you won’t hear it. The airy, contemporary styling mixes warm tones with wood panelling, wrought iron and plenty of floor-to-ceiling glass to make the most of the high-rise views. Chilled out and luxurious enough for couples in search of a romantic break, but with plenty of slick facilities for business travel.
No matter what type of accommodation you choose, whether it’s from this list or you pick an entirely different one much more to your liking, be assured that you cannot go wrong. It’s important that you feel utmost comfortable during your stay so it’s only natural that you want to get your money’s worth because all of this hotels tend to be a bit pricey. If you’re coming here as a tourist you won’t be spending much time in the room anyway but you still expect the best from your accommodation. Be wise when choosing or else it will be another anegdote you tell your friends over coffee – make sure it doesn’t come to that.