Last Updated: April 22, 2022

Best Hotels In Zagreb (Great Value & Top Service)

The Croatian capital Zagreb is a stunning place to visit (even in winter) as it is filled with great museums, a fun culture, and it’s right below Mount Medvednica.

Life revolves around the Zagreb main square in Zagreb city center and it’s best to explore the city via a short walk from Zagreb hotels to the best places the city has to offer. The streets are beautiful with magical architecture.

For visitors to explore and get the most out of the heart of Zagreb it’s best to stay at one of the best hotels in Zagreb so you can have fun exploring on foot and always be in the mix.

Hilton Garden Inn Zagreb

Hilton Garden Inn Zagreb

(c) Hilton Garden Inn Zagreb

The ​​Hilton Garden Inn is a 4-star hotel and one of the best hotels in Zagreb to stay at for any visitors doing business and it’s also great for tourists visiting too.

This Garden Hotel offers modern amenities for its guests including a currency exchange, business center, fitness center, as well as free WiFi, a free breakfast, as well as room service, and a bar plus some restaurants.

Each room comes with a private bathroom, fridge, work desk, seating area, and has a coffee/trad maker. They are comfortable rooms, spacious with everything you need.

This Zagreb hotel doesn’t have the most central location but that being said you can still get into the city via a walk or using public transport. The hotel is situated around 2 km away from both Ban Jelacic Square and King Tomislav Square, so you can walk to these sights in about 30 mins.

Esplanade Zagreb Hotel

Esplanade Zagreb Hotel

The Esplanade Zagreb is, without a doubt, one of the best hotels in Zagreb if you’re looking for a bit of luxury. This is one of the few Zagreb luxury hotels that has hosted presidents and stars and the facilities are fabulous whether you’re traveling alone or with your family.

All the rooms at Esplanade Zagreb feature marble bathrooms, they are very spacious, have air conditioning, Free Wifi, and lots more. At arrival and check-in you will be welcomed by a friendly doorman, and then taken up to your room via marble staircase floor.

There are amazing personalized services available at the Esplanade Zagreb from a VIP Dog Service that looks after your dog while you explore. You can even book a limousine with a uniformed chauffeur if you want.

Your stay includes a breakfast buffet, there is a hotel restaurant that is an a la carte restaurant, it also features a spa, wellness center, lounge bar, and other bars too. You can also use the free laundry facilities including a dry cleaning laundry service and even shoe shining plus there is a Zagreb airport service too, and free private parking.

Hotel Le Premier

Hotel Le Premier

(c) Hotel Le Premier

Another of the great hotels to stay at in Zagreb, Croatia is the Hotel Le Premier. This boutique hotel is within a fabulous 20th-century palace and is for sure one of the coolest luxury hotels in Zagreb to stay at.

The hotel features an excellent location and is just a few steps away from the Mestrovic Pavilion, and the excellent location also means you can see all the sights and enjoy sightseeing via easy walking distance.

The rooms are excellent and come with a huge private bathroom with complimentary toiletries as well as being air-conditioned, comfy, and full of amenities like a flat-screen TV, fridge, and more.

You can choose to stay in suites too or even in the presidential penthouse apartment for the best luxurious experience around.

At the hotel, you can enjoy the Thémaé Spa where you can relax and have many treatments, plus a gym and a very well-equipped bar that serves up drinks from everywhere. A visit to the onsite restaurant is a must as it’s run by a chef with two Michelin stars.

Sheraton Zagreb Hotel

Sheraton Zagreb Hotel

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The Sheraton Zagreb is a 5-star establishment with a location that puts you within walking distance of all the best things and points of interest in the Croatian capital and it comes with all the services you could ever want.

You’ll find a gym at this luxury hotel as well as an indoor heated swimming pool, along with a piano bar, onsite restaurant, and Café Imperial.

In summer you can have drinks and meals on the outdoor terrace and taste some great Mediterranean cuisine. The terrace offers amazing views of the Zagreb city center.

From this hotel, you are within walking distance of the Zagreb Cathedral, Zagreb City Museum, the main square, the odd museum of broken relationships, cafés, and more.

You can have a romantic stroll to restaurants the hotel is surrounded by, fall into a quiet vacation and rest at the hotel, or go full force into the nightlife too.

For further exploration, the public transportation access is great with train stations and tram stops close by for travelers.

Amadria Park Hotel Capital

Amadria Park Hotel Capital

(c) Amadria Park Hotel

Amadria Park Hotel Capital is one of the top places to stay in Zagreb if you want something a little luxurious and cozy at an affordable price and with an incredible location.

This hotel is in the city center, a wander away from the train station and a short stroll to the Ban Jelacic Square in the Lower Town, where Zagreb’s city center and culture come out to play.

The Hotel Capital sits within a stunning building with great decor that has great furniture, comfy couches, great lighting, and lots of plants too. It’s home to a great onsite restaurant and a lovely bar that features Art Nouveau and Art Deco design.

The Hotel Capital gives guests free parking, free wifi, a daily buffet breakfast, and the restaurant serves up some super local dishes.

The rooms feature a modern design including private bathrooms, complimentary toiletries, air-conditioning, and some are akin to suites and come with a balcony.

Hotel Academia

Hotel Academia

(c) Hotel Academia

Hotel Academia sits in the middle of Zagreb city center and is located right on Tkalčićeva Street giving guests access to sightseeing all the sights within a matter of minutes. If you’re looking to experience the culture and history of this destination in the easiest way, this is one of the top places to stay.

The accommodation is right next to Ban Jelačić Square, the main square in the city center and walking distance to the old town, Croatian museum, outdoor market, antiquities fair, archaeological museum, and more.

You truly are in the very heart of the city center while staying in this accommodation in Zagreb.

The hotel is close to numerous bars and restaurants too plus it has its own St Michael Restaurant onsite. The rooms are great at this hotel and come with a stocked mini-bar, flat screen, private bathroom, air-con, and a breakfast buffet is included too.

If you’re looking for a sport for your stay in Zagreb that places you in the old town of the Croatian Capital, this is it.

Hotel President Pantovcak

Hotel President Pantovcak

(c) Hotel President Pantovcak

The ​​Hotel President is more of a boutique hotel and one of the top boutique hotels in Zagreb, Croatia. Being one of THE boutique hotels in Zagreb, you can expect to have amazing rooms that are both luxurious and come with lots of space.

Every room comes with an amazing garden view and most of them have a terrace too that you can access the garden with as well plus you can use the free wifi and parking too.

The facilities and services at this boutique hotel are excellent and one place you should hang out at is the bar which has amazing art deco decor and a great vibe to it. Dining at the restaurant is also incredibly cool as it features floor-to-ceiling windows and the panes are removable too, so it becomes a part of the garden in summer.

Palace Hotel

Palace Hotel Zagreb

(C) Palace Hotel Zagreb

The Palace Hotel in Zagreb, Croatia, sits in the heart of the Old Town and sits amongst the stunning historic buildings of the city. The road the hotel sits on is pretty much a walk down history lane.

The rooms inside the palace hotel are quite romantic while being luxurious and modern with up-to-date amenities including TV, minibar, private marble bathrooms, and lots more.

This was actually the first hotel in Zagreb ever and it opened back in 1907, and the building is an old art nouveau and the hotel actually supports local artists. This means you’ll find art on the walls all over the corridors from modern art to contemporary styles and more.

The restaurant at the hotel serves up a heritage menu and the food is fantastic including boškarin sausage, Dalmatian prosciutto, and lots more delicious Croatian treats.

Hotel Dubrovnik

Hotel Dubrovnik

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Hotel Dubrovnik is one of the best cheap hotels to stay in Zagreb, the Croatian Capital. It’s one of the older hotels in Zagreb, Croatia and it dates back to 1929.

The property is located in the center and is close to cafes, shops, Gornji grad, Britanski square, Ilica street, Zrinjevac park, and showcases a lot that Croatia has to offer.

The hotel’s decor is lovely and relaxing, the property looks great from the outside, and you’ll find all the amenities you will need for your stay. You’ll find a great restaurant and bar with amazing drinks and great traditional food from Croatia as well as a gym, wifi and conference rooms too.

The rooms are spacious with a comfy double bed, fluffy pillows, lots of natural light as well as a safe, fridge, TV, and a large private bathroom.

If you want an affordable price for a night or two with great access to everything during your stay in Zagreb, this is the one to choose.

Garden Hotel Zagreb

Garden Hotel Zagreb


The Garden Hotel Zagreb is a wonderful modern hotel to stay in during your trip to the Croatian capital, Zagreb.

This is a new modern renovated hotel on the inside while the outside of the building is a beautiful and stunning old architecture that blends into Zagreb perfectly.

The hotel comes with great amenities including WiFi, TV, laundry services, currency, and shuttle services that can be arranged to take you anywhere around Zagreb and other destinations plus it’s close to trams and a bus station too.

Located in the center, the hotel is ideal for exploring the surrounding area and all the sights to see too. You’ll also find a great café and place to dine at the hotel too!

Canopy by Hilton Zagreb City Center

Canopy by Hilton Zagreb City Center

(c) Canopy by Hilton Zagreb City Center

Canopy by Hilton Zagreb City Center is one of the best destinations for your stay in Zagreb, Croatia. Set in the middle of Zagreb, close to all transport systems and a walk from the most famous attractions, it couldn’t be better located.

You can walk to the Main Square and the Upper Town in 15 minutes as well as many shops, a park or two, and form great night attractions too.

The hotel is beautifully decorated with vibrant colors and comfy furniture that also has style. The rooms are excellent with air-con, flat screen, spacious bathrooms, plus a desk and Wifi for working when you need to.

The lounge at the hotel is a great place to have a drink after a long day in Zagreb, there is also a gym where you can release some energy, and enjoy the amazing food at ReUnion including breakfast and traditional cuisine.

Hotel Jagerhorn

Hotel Jagerhorn

(c) Hotel Jagerhorn

If you really want to have a great night or two in Zagreb then booking a stay at Hotel Jagerhorn, one of the great boutique hotels in Zagreb is a great option.

Located in central Zagreb, you’ll love the peace and quiet of the hotel and the great views of Zagreb you’ll see from the suites and the super cool rooftop terrace.

Free WiFi and onsite parking for your car are just some of the amenities available. An exceptionally tasty breakfast comes with your stay, and it’s served in a lovely garden on sunny days.

The staff at this hotel are wonderful and will gladly give you advice about where to go around town and some great local spots to hang out too. They will also arrange extra little things to make your stay better.

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