Sitting on the end of the Istrian Peninsula in Croatia on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea is the stunning Pula City. Pula, Croatia is an amazing city that offers you a bit of everything including pebble beaches, the crystal blue Adriatic sea, and a lovely dash of ancient history too.
There is a large range of Pula accommodation options for everyone, whether you travel on a big or small budget. Join me as I run through the best hotels in Pula, Croatia, so you can stay in the best places in the city and enjoy the best things it has to offer.
The Park Plaza Histria of Pula, Croatia, is one of the best luxury hotels in Pula. You’ll find it in a great location just 4km from the city center, the amphitheater, and just 11 km from Pula airport with panoramic views of the Adriatic Sea and easy access via a short walk to a pebbly beach too.
The facilities at this luxury hotel are out of this world and it is home to an outdoor pool with sunbeds, squash and tennis courts, minigolf, billiards, plus three restaurants. The restaurants serve everything from traditional Istrian cuisine, Mediterranean cuisine, and international cuisine too.
At the Park Plaza Histria Pula, you’ll also find a wellness spa, indoor swimming pool, Turkish Bath, Finnish sauna, ice bath, plus a fully equipped gym plus salon with 4 treatment rooms.
The rooms have a fantastic sea view with a balcony as well as flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, air conditioning, comfortable beds, modern furniture, and a private bathroom with either a shower or bath or both.
The Boutique Hotel Oasi is an awesome boutique hotel in Pula, Croatia, and is located around 4km from the city center along with the amphitheater. There is a pebble beach 200 within walking distance (200 yards) from the hotel, and you can be at the Pula airport in ten minutes with ease.
This is a highly recommended eco-friendly hotel and is surrounded by lush Mediterranean greenery and comes with everything you could want. It comes with an outdoor pool plus a bar and restaurant.
It uses solar power for both hot water and heating, which is a nice addition plus it also has free wifi and free parking too.
The rooms come with either a pool or a sea view and come with floor heating, Italian parquets, air conditioning, flat-screen satellite TV, minibar, plus a fully equipped private bathroom. You also get a free bathrobe, slippers, and free toiletries too.
If you’re looking for a mid-range Pula hotel that is both affordable and located in central Pula, then the Hotel Scaletta might be the perfect booking for your visit.
Sitting right close to the seafront, you are in the best place to access the Pula Marina, making it ideal for day trips to the islands and exploring all the attractions in Pula too.
But, Hotel Scaletta is not so close to any beach though so you might need to get in a taxi or on a bus to get some beach time out of the busy town.
Some of the rooms are equipped with a balcony that provides a sea view or city view. The rooms are comfortable, come with air conditioning, the decor is stunning, and hav4 all the amenities one could need, including private bathrooms.
The buffet breakfast is best enjoyed every morning and you can also get to the amphitheater and the famous castle.
The Park Plaza Verudela Pula is another of the top hotels in Pula, Croatia, to stay in during your trip.
It’s located right on the sea with fantastic views of the Adriatic with access to the beautiful Verudela beach, and views of the Verudela beach too.
The amphitheater is just 10 mins away, and Fort Verudela is 500 yards away, so you’re close to all the best things for your stay in Pula.
The hotel features outdoor pools, tennis courts, squash courts, mini-golf, table tennis, and it even offers snorkeling and diving too.
You’ll also find onsite restaurants serving Istrian cuisine as well as an amazing daily breakfast, plus the hotel comes with free wifi too.
The air-conditioned rooms come with a fully equipped kitchenette, coffee machine, modern furnishings, satellite TV, and private bathrooms.
Resort del Mar sits on a peaceful bay around 7 km south of central Pula and is one of the best places to stay in Pula for families as unlike other Pula hotels, this one offers apartments instead of rooms.
You’re within walking distance to the beach, a sea view is almost guaranteed, there is an onside gym along with restaurants, a grocery store, and even an ice cream bar for the whole family to enjoy plus a pool.
The apartments come with air conditioning, double beds, each bed is super comfy, and they have a private bathroom along with a kitchen and a family space.
The hotel will arrange rentals for you including everything from a car to boats and bikes so you can explore the surrounding area, plus you can get a bus straight to popular destinations in Pula during your stay.
The Pula Hotel Amfiteatar is a laid-back place to stay in Pula with a location right in the heart of the town and next to the sea too. You can walk to all the major attractions like the amphitheater, many a great restaurant, and you can hop on a boat to the islands with ease too.
The hotel features a lovely onsite restaurant too that should be visited as they make some amazing Mediterranean food that is complemented with an awesome local wine list.
The rooms are modern and come with mini-fridges at Hotel Amfiteatar, are air-conditioned, have a comfy double bed, and a private bathroom. You couldn’t be better placed for shopping, bars, and everything else after check-in.
In terms of location, you can’t really beat Hotel Milan as it has access to the beach, a sea view, attractions, and everything else you could want within a short walk.
The rooms are air-conditioned, have a flat-screen with satellite, minibar, a big comfy bed, and a bathroom with free toiletries and a hairdryer.
The onsite amenities are great with a 24-hour front desk, lounge, and an a la carte restaurant that must be visited at least once. There is free wifi all around the hotel, Brijuni National Park is just 10 mins away, while the famous Arch of the Sergians and Amphitheatre is just 1 km away.
If you want some beach time during your stay in Pula, then Hotel Modo is one of the top places to stay during your visit. The hotel is surrounded by Valovine Beach, Stoja Beach, and Zelenika Beach all within a short stroll, and of course, you get a great sea view too.
You’ll find a great restaurant, lounge bar, and terrace with awesome sea and garden views that serve up amazing drinks and delicious food.
Rooms come with a flat-screen satellite TV, seating area, a desk, and a bathroom including a bath, a hairdryer, and a bidet plus free wi-fi.
You’ll get a great breakfast buffet every day, a 24-hour front desk, and the staff are super accommodating and full of great advice about places to visit in the area.
You have easy access to the Pula Arena, the airport isn’t far, and they even offer free private parking and a complimentary airport shuttle. The sights aren’t too far away wither.
Another great boutique hotel in Pula is Boutique Hotel Valsabbion is located right on the beach and just a few km from the center of Pula.
The onsite spa is a great place to relax while the two pools, indoor and outdoor, have sea views, and each room is super spacious.
Your room will come with garden or sea views, air conditioning, a safe, minibar, and an anti-allergically bed, pillows, and mattress. The room also comes with a full bathroom that is also private.
Guests can also enjoy free wifi, a gym, a concierge, and lots more. You can get to great bars and restaurants within minutes of the door, and the center isn’t too far if you prefer either.
The Villa Kata is one of your best options for accommodation if you’re traveling as a family or as a large group. The four-room villa comes with more than enough space for 8 to 10 people, the accommodation comes with a pool, full kitchen, living area, garden and more.
It also has a great location close to the beaches and central Pula as well as the airport. You will need to hire a car to make moving around a lot easier though. But you can walk to restaurants, cafes, and beaches too with ease.
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