A 308-room resort that sits snugly on the rocky coast of Lapad Bay, Hotel Dubrovnik Palace offers contemporary rooms with private balconies and sweeping panoramic views. Three pools, extensive fitness and spa facilities and a variety of restaurant options provide everything you need for a relaxing stay.
A lovingly restored 16th-century stone palace built as the summer residence for the noble Zamanja family, this characterful boutique hotel overlooking Gruz Bay is just a short distance from Dubrovnik’s picturesque Old Town. While one of the main highlights is the attractive outdoor courtyard with heated pool, loungers, and a Jacuzzi, there’s also a gourmet restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating, a sauna, and a library. A private speedboat is also available for those who want to explore the Lapad Peninsula and visit the nearby islands. Classic decor prevails throughout the hotel, especially in the 13 sumptuous rooms that all feature exposed timber beams, antique wooden furniture, stylish parquet flooring, artworks depicting original coats of arms, and comfortable beds with Egyptian cotton linens. The service is excellent, with attentive staff ensuring that your stay here is relaxed and luxurious.
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The hotel’s 13 attractive rooms are designed to complement the building’s history with antique furnishings and carpets, wood beamed ceilings, parquet flooring, and richly hued upholstery. Modern amenities include a flatscreen TV with satellite channels, complimentary Wi-Fi, air conditioning, minibar, safe, and tea and coffee-making facilities. The contemporary style bathrooms feature tiled flooring, glass showers, ceramic tubs, bathrobes, and toiletries. The Deluxe rooms have the added luxury of more living space, preferred views, and extra windows. The more salubrious Kazbek Suite has a master bedroom and a separate living area.
The hotel is located in the Lapad district of Dubrovnik, an up-and-coming area situated between the new marina and Adriatic coast. Guests can watch the fishing boats, ferries and mega yachts which pass in front of the hotel, while a wide variety of restaurants and shops are easily accessed by foot. The historic walls of Dubrovnik are about 4 kilometres (2.5 miles) away and can be reached by foot or a short taxi ride.
Food and drink
The Dubrovnik Restaurant at Hotel Kazbek serves an excellent selection of gourmet Dalmatian and Mediterranean cuisine in a vaulted dining room within the original palace walls. Breakfast can be enjoyed buffet style and includes a wide selection of regional specialties. For daytime drinks and evenings , the outdoor terrace overlooking Gruz Bay is an ideal spot.
Facilities and activities
The hotel’s courtyard features an outdoor heated pool with Jacuzzi and loungers. There is also a sauna on the first floor. On request, off-site massages and beauty treatments can be arranged.
The hotel offers elevator access to each of the floors.
It may not be within walking distance of Dubrovnik’s Old Town, but we love the hotel’s charming location overlooking Gruz Bay. The elegant decor, gourmet dining options, and exceptional service add to its appeal.
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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.