The 7 Best Hotels in Opatija
Are you looking for lovely hotels in Opatija, for the perfect accommodation that ensures a very special holiday? Often, it is not easy to choose the perfect hotel, especially as there is a wide range of good hotels in Opatija. Hardly anywhere else in Croatia, there is a higher density of 4-star and 5-star hotels, which are characterized by their nostalgic style and extremely elegant ambience. Many of these historically significant hotels are even located directly by the sea; some even have a pool and/or a private beach. But what are actually the most stunning hotels and which of these accommodations are particularly suitable for an unforgettable stay in Opatija.
In this travel guide, we show you our recommendations for the best hotels in Opatija. Additionally, you will get plenty of tips and extra information that will help you plan your holiday and book your favorite hotel.
Park Hotel Milenij
The 5-star Hotel Milenij is one of the most luxurious hotels in Opatija and is the perfect address for demanding guests. Beautifully situated directly on the Lungomare promenade, this Habsburg villa offers a unique ambience with a direct view of the sea. The main beach of Opatija, beach Slatina, is nearby and is ideal for swimming. Unique here is the large 650 m² spa area, where you can relax in various saunas, a Turkish bath, and in an indoor and outdoor pool.
Another highlight of the Park Hotel Milenij is the beautiful café on the arcade terrace, wherefrom you will enjoy an excellent breakfast in a really ingenious location and a magnificent view of the Kvarner Bay. Also the hotel-restaurant Argonauti, where regional gourmet dishes are served, is more than exquisite!
Conclusion: Fantastic hotel in Opatija, which impresses with historical tradition, modern design and contemporary decor.
A real highlight among the most unique hotels in Opatija is the Hotel Miramar, a fantastic 4-star hotel in the best beach location! Here you can expect 5 very well-kept guest villas, embedded in a picturesque Mediterranean garden landscape. Direct access to the sea and the private rocky beach with comfortable sunbeds and parasols are also fantastic. The heated indoor/outdoor seawater pool and the freshwater indoor pool in the wellness area guarantee year-round bathing pleasure.
The sauna area is also top of the bill here, where various sauna masters will delight you with special infusions. A further plus is free parking, as it is not that common in Opatija to have a parking space directly in front of the hotel!
Conclusion: In every aspect the kitchen, beach, wellness, pool a perfect hotel in a stunning location by the sea.
Amadria Park Hotel Royal
The Hotel Royal is a very chic, small 4-star hotel and enchants above all with its mix of classic, elegant and modern elements. Old meets new is the motto. The hotel rooms are decorated very tastefully and reflect different aspects of the Kvarner Bay and the port of Opatija. The well-kept French topiary garden, which invites you to linger, is also stylish. If you love breakfast, this hotel is the right place for you, as it serves fantastic delicacies. A real highlight is also the wonderful Royal Beach, the private beach section of the hotel. Surrounded by palms and equipped with white canopies, this place guaranties a relaxed summer holiday!
Conclusion: Highly recommended 4-star hotel for a beach holiday in Opatija!
Hotel Palace Bellevue – Liburnia
The recently renovated Hotel Palace Bellevue – Liburnia, formerly Remisen’s Premium Grand Hotel Palace, is actually one of the oldest hotels in Opatija. Thanks to its imperial architecture in neo-baroque style, this hotel still spreads a lot of historical charm. Here you will stay in a perfect location right in the center of Opatija, close to the Lungomare promenade, the many good restaurants and the main beach Slatina. The modern wellness area, including indoor seawater swimming pool, a Finnish and Turkish sauna is also fantastic here, which is a great bad weather option.
The Grand Hotel Palace also offers plenty of culinary delights. Breakfast is really delicious here, but the half-board offer is also highly recommended!
Conclusion: The Grand Hotel Palace is a hotel with a lot of elegance and charm! It is perfect for a classy holiday in the center of Opatija.
Hotel Bevanda – Relais & Chateaux
The small luxurious 5-star Hotel Bevanda was only built in 2013 and spoils its guests at the highest level. It has only ten exclusive rooms, each one bearing the name of a famous person. If you spend your holiday in Hotel Bevanda, you can expect an extra chic design, a large terrace with a stunning sea view and a perfect beach location with pool. Breakfast is also guaranteed to leave nothing to be desired! A real highlight here is the cool beach club with pool, which spoils its guests with delicious drinks, a beautiful design, a wonderful view and of course, the gourmet restaurant, where more than 600 types of wine and champagne are on the menu.
Moreover, the location is excellent. Thus, during a bathing holiday, one enjoys the direct access to the sea and via a short walk along the boardwalk you can quickly reach the center.
Conclusion: Fabulous, small 5-stars hotel with a top restaurant and a nice pool with sea view.
The Kvarner Hotel in Opatija is a 4-star hotel of the Liburnia Group and has a particularly high historical value. Built in 1884, this noble house was the first hotel on the Adriatic coast and even Emperor Franz Joseph I was already among the famous guests here! Renovated in 2014, it is still one of the best hotels in Opatija, and it especially inspires with a lot of historical charm as the style of the pastime has been very well-preserved. Another plus is the beautiful location directly by the sea and the private access to the stone beach with sandy bottom.
In addition, there is a heated indoor pool, an outdoor pool and a wellness & spa area for guests. Another highlight is the huge terrace with sea view, where you can enjoy a sensational breakfast!
Conclusion: A wonderful hotel, which convinces with a lot of nostalgic charm, beach and the huge summer terrace.
Hotel Sveti Jakov
The 5-star Hotel Amadria Park Sveti Jakov, renovated just in 2020, is another top hotel in Opatija. This dream hotel is located in a historical villa from 1886 and is situated in the green park of the same name, St. Jacob, in the center of Opatija. The unique thing about this hotel is its beautiful interior with high old walls and the chic rooms with elegant parquet floors, fine fabrics and antique furniture.
A further plus is the free access to the wellness area, the Milenij Spa of the neighboring partner hotel, which is only 100 meters away. Here, in addition to the excellent wellness treatments, you can enjoy a glazed pool area with indoor and outdoor pools as well as the Jacuzzi on the Wellness Terrace.
Fantastic is a visit to the restaurant Sveti Jakov, which focuses on Mediterranean cuisine with local, freshly caught seafood from the Kvarner Bay.
Conclusion: A beautiful 5-star hotel with very exclusively equipped rooms and a very noble ambience.
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