The 10 Best Luxury Hotels
At Butterfield & Robinson, our hotels aren’t prosaic—they’re pure poetry.
From castles and riads to ryokans and monasteries, we source lodgings that aren’t just places to crash, but one-of-a-kind spots as intimate, authentic and sublime as the rest of your journey—and packed with personal touches from our hotelier friends.
Below we’ve rounded up a few of the best luxury hotels in Croatia, where you can do so much more than simply rest your head.
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Your unique accommodations are aboard a luxurious four-cabin gulet, the Andjeo. Sailing under the Croatian flag, this all-wooden vessel is nimble enough to venture into those coves and ports that larger ships are unable to access.
The attentive service of its four-person crew allows one to relax and enjoy the journey. Simply put, there’s no better way to travel.
At the water’s edge, and overlooking the old city, the Villa Dubrovnik is Croatia’s most exclusive and most awarded boutique hotel featuring an unprecedented level of luxury and style.
Its position on the cliffs above prestigious St. Jacob precinct makes it minutes from the Old City cultural landmarks and Dubrovnik attractions.
The Park Hotel in Split enjoys one of the best locations in the city—a mere five-minute walk from the old town and even less to the famous Bacvice beach.
A black marble, Art Deco-style bar greets guests as they enter the lobby. The elegance continues to the tastefully-designed, air-conditioned guest rooms, many of which boast views of the Adriatic.
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The Regent Porto offers guests much to marvel at from its seat on the shores of the UNESCO-protected Boka Bay, with the mountains of Montenegro to its back.
Designed to resemble the palazzos of Venice, inside its grand exterior the Regent offers either port or sea-facing rooms dressed in motifs inspired by the sea and an award-winning spa and wellness centre.
The Luna is owned by a seafaring Croatian family. The yacht was completed in 2008 and is the ideal vessel for small groups. Each of the 8 spacious cabins has an en suite, and there is a sauna on board, and a Jacuzzi on the sundeck.
The vessel is fully air conditioned and has a swim platform with two deck showers. Fully equipped with all the latest navigational and safety technology, the vessel is handled by a professional crew of six.
Welcome aboard the luxurious Morning Star—an all-wood, six-cabin gulet that is nimble enough to venture into the coves and ports large cruise ships can’t access.
Feel at home tucking into plush beds in mahogany-panelled, air-conditioned suites and take in the magnificent scenery from the open-air dining area while an attentive, four-person crew takes care of your every need.
This luxury family owned and operated hotel is the embodiment of warmth, sophistication and hospitality.
A boutique style ski lodge with a minimalist aesthetic, it’s the perfect place to relax and soak in the views of the surrounding mountains. Your stay will leave you feeling lighter, well-rested and closer to nature.
A beautifully restored fortress, the Castelletto Hotel Gredič captures all the best characteristics of the region.
It faces the sea to the south, supported by the hills of Collio and the snow-capped Alps in the distance. The hotel tells the stories of the place and the land with its wine, food and people. Guests will gain a ton of perspective on the region during their stay.
One of the very best hotels in Croatia, the Monte Mulini is perched above the sea a short walk from historic Rovinj.
Offering 5 star accommodations, several great restaurant options and full spa services, as well as an elegant but relaxed atmosphere, the Monte Mulini is always a favorite.
Created from three separate palaces spanning three different eras, this luxury boutique hotel in the heart of the 1700 year old Diocletian’s palace has seven unique rooms and provides guests the experience of sleeping in an emperor’s chambers.
Located in the heart of Split, this hotel is steps from Saint Duje Bell Tower, Diocletian’s Palace and Split Cathedral.