If Croatia is to attract the bigger spending tourists then they need to increase their luxury accommodation offerings. This is one of the main areas of investment in the Ministry of Tourism’s Strategic Development Plan to 2020, with around 2.2 billion euros going into increasing hotel capacity by 5%…
When it comes to luxury hotels in Croatian tourism on the coast at the moment, it is the popular city of Dubrovnik which leads the way with 11 5-star hotels, with the Split-Dalmatia County having the most amount of 4-star hotels. The total amount of hotels on offer in Croatian tourism today is 605, with a bed-capacity of 102,430. Just under half of the hotels, 301 in total, carry a 3-star rating. Dubrovnik-Neretva County leads the way in terms of 5-star hotels with 13 (Ariston, Bellevue, Dubrovnik Palace, Excelsior, Grand Villa Argentina, Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik, Kazbek, More, Rixos Libertas Dubrovnik, The Pucić Palace, Villa Dubrovnik, Admiral, Radisson Blu Ressort & Spa Dubrovnik Sun Garden). The northern region of Istria is home to 4 5-star hotels, two of which are in Umag (Melia Coral and Kempinski Hotel Adriatic) with the other Hotel Lone and Monte Milini in Rovinj the other two.
The remaining 5-star hotels around the country are; Le Merdien Lav in Podstrana, Split, President in Solin, Atrium in Split, Punta Skala near Zadar, Hotels Ambasador, Mozart, and Milenij in Opatija, The View in Novi Vinodolski, and Hotel Amabilis in Selce.
Split-Dalmatia County leads the way with 44 4-star hotels, followed by the Primorje-Gorski Kotar County with 37, Istra (30) Zadar (17), Dubrovnik-Neretva (16) and Šibenik-Kinin with 11, reported Tportal. (photo credit: Hotel Bellevue, Dubrovnik)