Best hotels in Zagreb

The 7 Best Hotels In Zagreb

Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, is like a gateway between Western and Eastern Europe. Whether strolling along the landscaped parks that make up the Green Horseshoe or indulging in the city’s coffee culture, Zagreb is a charming and relaxed escape. The best hotels is Zagreb will keep you comfortable while providing a central location to the walkable city.

Our picks of the city’s best hotels have the perfect combination of luxury and rustic charm…

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1. Esplanade Zagreb Hotel 

Built in 1925, the Esplanade is an Art Decor hotel of grandeur. From its lobby that hails from the days of the Austro-Hungarian empire to the dazzling chandeliers, one of the best hotels in Zagreb exudes Old World charm with modern comforts.

The Esplanade was actually once a stop on the Orient Express, which is why the hotel is located near the train station. 

2. Westin Zagreb

Located in the heart of the city, the Westin Zagreb is a five-star Starwood property that is within walking distance of any attraction or destination within the city centre. Once known as the Opera Hotel, the Westin is located just across from the beautiful Croatian National Theatre.

In addition to plush rooms, the hotel offers access to top-notch business facilities and a gym equipped with a pool, sauna, and indoor cycling room.

3. Hotel Dubrovnik

Sleek and modern yet comfortable, the Hotel Dubrovnik is located right on the main square, Ban Jelicica Trg. Hotel Dubrovnik is one of the best hotels in Zagreb because it offers an unparalleled location and the opportunity for equally great people-watching from the hotel’s cafe and restaurant.

The rooms have been recently renovated, but book the suite for its terrace with an amazing view of the city and cathedral.

4. Hotel Jägerhorn

Zagreb’s oldest hotel dating to 1827, Hotel Jagerhorn is set back from the main street, Ilica, in a tranquil courtyard. The boutique hotel holds 18 charming rooms with nice views. Located just under Lotrscak Tower, there is a staircase that leads from the shop-filled enclave through the hotel’s courtyard and up to Strossmayer, a promenade connecting into the green, leafy Kaptol, or Upper Town.

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5. Hotel President Pantovcak

One of the most luxe hotels in Zagreb, Hotel President Pantovcak offers private chefs, butler service, bathrooms with Jacuzzis as well as a private restaurant for hotel guests. A combination of modern design and European antiques, the hotel strikes a harmony between old and new. Relax in spacious rooms with stylish furnishings away from the noise and bustle of the city centre.

Filled with thoughtful design and original art, both design and art enthusiasts will love this hotel.

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6. Palace Hotel

Located right on the Green Horseshoe at Zrinjevac Park, the Palace Hotel is set inside an elegant 1891 art nouveau building. The entire hotel places Old World charm front and center from its suites to its dining room. Relax with a reasonably priced massage at the hotel’s spa.

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7.  Sheraton Zagreb Hotel

The Sheraton is conveniently located near the bus and train station on the east side of Zagreb. The hotel offers refined rooms and access to a wellness centre equipped with a gym as well as a pool. Ask to for a booking on a higher floor for the best views of Zagreb’s cathedral.

Molly Harris

Molly Harris is a freelance travel journalist dividing her time between the United States and the Western Balkans.

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