An iconic Dubrovnik hotel that’s hosted a who’s who of celebrities and world leaders over the years, Hotel Excelsior showcases sweeping Adriatic Sea views, tranquil gardens and a charming waterfront stone promenade, where you can soak up the sun in comfort during the summer months.
Hotel Dubrovnik Palace
The Hotel Dubrovnik Palace, part of Adriatic Luxury Hotels’ ‘Escape Collection’, offers dramatic views over the Adriatic Sea and nearby Elaphiti Islands. The 308-room resort is located on the western coast of the Lapad peninsula where you can explore one of Dubrovnik’s newest residential districts and the hills and woods of Pekta forest park – all within easy reach of the historic Old Town. The resort offers sleek contemporary rooms with panoramic sea views from private balconies, as well as luxurious extras such as interactive TV and 24-hour room service. With indoor and outdoor pool areas, an assortment of restaurant options and an expansive award-winning spa, the hotel offers everything you need for a relaxing and comfortable stay, while staff are happy to help with any additional needs or requests.
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Guest rooms are spacious and feature sophisticated modern furnishings in warm woods and tasteful muted fabrics, with floor-to-ceiling glass doors which open onto private balconies and Adriatic Sea views. Modern amenities such as interactive satellite TV, minibar, air conditioning and complimentary Wi-Fi are included, and all rooms have sleek en suite bathrooms. Hotel suites offer additional living space, a second bathroom and large furnished balconies or terraces. The Ambassador and Presidential Suites are situated in a VIP wing with a private entrance.
Curved around the edge of the Lapad peninsula, surrounded by ocean and woodland, Hotel Dubrovnik Palace is just 4.5 km (3 miles) from the historic walls of Dubrovnik Old Town, while offering coastal views and beach access in an up-and-coming district. A number of restaurant and shopping options are located within ten minutes’ walk of the hotel, while the bus station opposite provides a quick ride into town.
The hotel is 22 km (14 miles) from Dubrovnik Airport.
Food and drink
Dubrovnik Palace offers a variety of dining experiences, all of which come with spectacular ocean views. Try local specialities and classic international dishes at Maslina Tavern, light bites and snacks at the informal Beach Restaurant Ponta, or the buffet breakfast and dinner options at Elafiti. In addition, the hotel has two bars serving a mix of refreshments, snacks and cocktails, as well as a health-focused cafe serving salads and smoothies.
Some of the rooms are interconnecting, and there’s an outdoor children’s pool with sea views. Cots are available on request.
Facilities and activities
The hotel has two outdoor pools with views of the Elaphiti Islands and an indoor pool in the award-winning rooftop spa area. The spa also offers a steam bath, Finnish sauna, Jacuzzi and a full menu of treatments, along with a well-equipped fitness suite and Relax Zone. If you prefer to exercise outside, there are tennis courts, a PADI diving service and nearby trails for jogging or hiking through the hills of Petka forest park.
The hotel has several rooms for guests with mobility issues, and elevators.
This property is a resort-style hotel with some of the best sea and sunset views available in the Adriatic. The wealth of leisure facilities, sophisticated interiors and helpful staff make it an attractive option.
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Alternative places to stay nearby
Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favorite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.
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Sumptuous rooms, a private beach, an impressive spa, and panoramic views of Dubrovnik’s 13th-century stone walled Old Town make the intimate Villa Dubrovnik a stylish choice. A high level of personal service adds to the luxurious ambience.
Experiences while staying here
The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.
Explore King’s Landing and many other Game of Thrones locations in Dubrovnik, taking in historic streets, fortresses, islands and gardens that appeared in the hit television show as you walk in the footsteps of the Lannisters, Starks and Targaryens.
An archipelago of 13 islands (only three of which are inhabited), off the Dalmatian Coast near Dubrovnik, the Elaphiti Islands offer historic villages, pine forests and karst scenery as well as leisurely swimming and snorkeling in crystalline waters.
Meet the producers of some of Croatia’s finest wines and seafood on a tour of the Dalmatian Coast. Take in two wineries and an oyster farm, where you can sample their products and hear about the work that goes into creating them.