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“Great Hotel in amazing location”
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Hotel Splendid
Ranked #42 of 68 Hotels in Dubrovnik
Reviewed 14 June 2011

I have just returned from a 4 night stay at the Hotel Splendid and cannot fault it. From the moment we arrived, we were warmly welcomed by the hotel staff, given a welcome drink and instantly relaxed and enjoyed our holiday. The rooms were clean and many looked out over the beautiful bay. What struck me throughout our stay was the friendliness of the staff. I work in the travel industry and stay in many hotels all over Europe, and although this has a 3* rating, the service we received was 5*
Breakfast was adequate, and there are lots of places nearby to eat in the evening. The location is amazing and the local bus service which leaves from outside the hotel whisks you in to the old town of Dubrovnik within 10 mins, and costs just over £1.

I will definitely be returning and would not hesitate to recommend it to friends and colleagues.

  • Stayed: June 2011, travelled with friends
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4  Thank nissanessex
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Reviewed 2 May 2011

I'll get straight to the point to save your time - don't stay here. Any possible good points are outweighed by one massive negative - the stinky bathrooms. It's not obvious at first - when I arrived, the balcony was wide open along with the bathroom door - wonder why? Close all the doors at night time and the stench becomes overpowering.

Fortunately I was only there one night: had I booked for longer I would have left anyway. I told the reception manager at check out and he gave a half laugh of apology and said that they had some problems with the plumbing. That's an understatement - perhaps they should just demolish the place and start again.

Other thoughts:

Dinner buffet: 6/10 for value and quality
Breakfast buffet: 6/10 - usual choices but poor coffee
PC in lobby: 0/10 - don't bother, it doesn't work

Room Tip: Not 104! Check for poison gas build up in bathroom
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  • Stayed: April 2011, travelled solo
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3  Thank malcognito
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Reviewed 10 April 2011

nice place to stay and explore dubrovnik and vincinity.
getting there by shuttle bus (35KN) from the airport to pili gate, then buy bus tickets at the ticket counter abnd hop on the #4 'palace'. the bus stops right in front of the hotel. bus tickets are valid 1 hour and cost 8KN.
rooms are clean, service good, breakfast buffet good to start the day.
location - old town is rather a bus ride than a walk, but bus runs frequently, so no problem. staying in old town may be more pittoresque, but getting out of tourist zone for a change and a quite sleep is nice too.
wifi in the lobby works fine and is free.
i liked the restaurant 'teatar' half way between old town and spelndid.

  • Stayed: April 2011, travelled on business
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2  Thank FusionTraveller
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Reviewed 14 November 2010

Like all hotels in Dubrovnik, this one is drastically overpriced. Though nicely located with a good view from our room (with balcony) over a bay, unfortunately this doen't make up for its antiquated charme. Lovely people running the place but unfortunately it's part of a chain which causes too many problems: the confirmed price (in writing) was not acknowledged and it took more than 2 months to finally get the refund - not to talk about the hours spent on the phone and in writing emails...

The hotel is like Dubrovnik: best seen from the by-pass road above the city. And: once is enough for life.

  • Stayed: September 2010, travelled with friends
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2  Thank eskimo47
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Reviewed 27 October 2010

the position of the hotel is tranquil in a great setting . the rooms are ok. the food is very ordinary but with a little bit of thought could have been so much better but i must say variety poor and a fair bit of leftovers from day before were served together with the hot food only really being warm. they will try to charge you for anything they can and drinks are a rip off together with £10 per hour for tennis which had to be paid in cash!! please do not be put off dubrovnik because it is beautiful but more a city break than a weeks holiday.

  • Stayed: October 2010, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank simonboley
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Reviewed 7 October 2010

Hotel Splendid has all you need for a relaxing holiday. Breakfast is on the patio (weather permitting) overlooking the sea and is more than adequate.. It is in a dead end road so traffic noise is non existant. There is a bus to the Old Town every 15 minutes from outside the hotel. Staff are excellent and multi-lingual. Rooms are clean and all overlook the bay.There is a private beach with bar ( fair prices ). One (possible) drawback for those that are not entirely mobile is that there are no lifts so there is a touch of stair walking. The hotel is on a slight hill also. Local restaurants are excellent & good value.
Overall more than satisfied.

  • Stayed: September 2010, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank salfay
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Reviewed 30 September 2010

Very impressed with this hotel. Lovely position overlooking the sea. Staff very helpful and friendly. Room comfortable and so quiet! Easy access to Dubrovnik

  • Stayed: September 2010, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Nel12
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Address: Masarykov Put 6, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
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Region: Croatia > Dalmatia > Dubrovnik-Neretva County > Dubrovnik
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
#24 On the Beach Hotel in Dubrovnik
Price Range: £44 - £176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Splendid 3*
Number of rooms: 59
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Set in a picturesque Mediterranean garden leading down to a private beach, the Splendid hotel is a perfect getaway for couples who want to take a break from everyday life and spend some romantic time together. It is situated in beautiful Lapad Bay. A bus leaves every 15 minutes for Dubrovnik's historical quarter. The Lapad Bay promenade with many shops, restaurants and cafe bars as well as large shopping mall are within walking distance from the hotel. The bright and airy double rooms with pleasantly decorated interiors and air-conditioning open onto balconies boasting stunning sea views. Single rooms are with balcony and park view. Enjoy traditional Dalmatian cuisine in the indoor and outdoor restaurant and have a refreshing cocktail on the romantic terrace overlooking the Lapad Bay. The complimentary breakfast as well as dinner are served in buffet style. ... more   less 
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