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“Splendid it really is...quiet location with breathtaking views” 4 of 5 stars
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Hotel Splendid
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Masarykov Put 10, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia   |  
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Ranked #37 of 70 Hotels in Dubrovnik
London, United Kingdom
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“Splendid it really is...quiet location with breathtaking views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

This hotel is exactly what you pay for. A delightful 3 star place. The location I found to be amazing. A short 10 minute bus ride on the number 4 takes you to the Old Town and runs every 15 mins or so. I liked the fact that the hotel is in a quiet area with absolutely breathtaking views of the sea and coast line and that you could get to the town quickly and easily.

Having just spent four days here I am in love with Dubrovnik and cannot wait to return. I would return to this hotel most definitely!

The rooms were not large but more that adequate, balcony over looking the sea and the bathroom was clean and tidy, plus an amazing shower. The bed felt very soft but I certainly had no troubles sleeping. Breakfast was continental but there is something there for everyone. Toast, fruit, cereal, yoghurt and scrambled eggs with sausage and bacon

  • Stayed May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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General M, Manager at Hotel Splendid, responded to this review, August 21, 2013
Dear Mrs./Mr.,

thank you for staying in our hotel and for writing this review.

Positive comments are very important to us and we are glad that you were satisfied with the services we provide during your stay.

We hope to see you in our hotel again.

Best regards,

Jerko Ćaleta, hotel manager
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Hertford, United Kingdom
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44 hotel reviews
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Unfortunately we just seemed to have a catalogue of irritants during our tour group’s stay, the worst being that it was the beginning of the season and the staff really hadn’t got it together so far as the buffet dinner went. Serving dishes were not replenished, some items disappeared rapidly, others were tepid and not properly cooked, and on a few occasions I had to request for a dessert to be replenished. The setting out is rather bizarre – the soup is as far as possible from the bread for example. We thought the house wine was most certainly not worth a whopping £20 and no tea or coffee is provided with dinner. Breakfast we had to request glasses and the butter was rock solid. To start with the showers were tepid but after this was mentioned it was rectified. There is a distinct lack of surfaces in the bathroom, the towels are rather tiny and inadequate.
On the plus side the staff are friendly and eager to please. Possibly as the season goes on these irritants could be smoothed out.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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General M, Manager at Hotel Splendid, responded to this review, August 21, 2013
Dear Mrs./Mr.,

thank you for writing this review and for all the comments and suggestions which will help us to improve our services in the future.

Thank you for staying in our hotel.

Best regards,

Jerko Ćaleta, hotel manager
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Tampere, Finland
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8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Great location overlooking the sea with its bay. Pine forests all around, beautiful walking paths, restaurants and little tourist shops, bus stop close by. Wonderful personell, very respectful and tactful. Nice breakfast in July in an open terrace with the sea view. Sunlit, full of fresh sea air - mmmmmmm! To go to the sea you have to walk through a charming garden.We did not mind having a tiny platform to swim from, but strangely enough there were quite many families with little children too. A-la carte restaurant on top is worth a visit - beautiful setting, great service, delicious food. HB dinner buffet was lower than average quality. Tidy rooms. Quiet place for a relaxing holiday. Mostly suitable for couples. Dubrovnik UNESCO world heritage spot - a must. Lovely! Thank you.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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General M, Manager at Hotel Splendid, responded to this review, August 21, 2013
Dear Mrs./Mr.,

thank you for being our guest.

we truly appreciate all the positive comments you made about our hotel.

We hope to see you again.

Best regards,

Jerko Ćaleta, hotel manager
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Wien
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105 reviews 105 reviews
54 hotel reviews
Reviews in 63 cities Reviews in 63 cities
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

The hotel is located on the peninsula of Lapad outside the center. Parking is easy,safe and free.
The rooms faced to the sea, are clean and cosy. To swim you have a nice hotelspot with a small beach. To go to the old center of dubrovnik use the local bus , the busstation is near the hotel; take a "Dubrovnik Card" including bus and some entrees like the walk on the walls at the hotelreception - it,s cheaper.
A nice place to stay longer and to discover the old city.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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31 hotel reviews
Reviews in 118 cities Reviews in 118 cities
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

The Hotel Splendid lives up to its name.It is small and friendly, the staff are lovely and the food delicious.It does not have a pool but it is near the sea and you can swim from the rocks if you want.I was impressed by the free wifi which many hotels in England do not have and we will be returning.Dubrovnik is beautiful. Next time we will have a sea view because our room was lovely the view over the staff quarters detracted from it.

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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General M, Manager at Hotel Splendid, responded to this review, August 21, 2013
Dear Mrs./Mr.,

thank you for staying in our hotel.

We are very glad to see all the positive comments you wrote about our hotel.

We hope to see you in our hotel again.

Best regards,

Jerko Ćaleta, hotel manager
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Rye, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Quite a basic 3 Star hotel on the outskirts of Dubrovnik , mostly catering for touring groups.
Despite the above, and that their house wine is almost undrinkable ( antifreeze springs to mind..... but ask for next category up and it's fine!!) we got rather fond of the place and it's friendly staff! No lifts and our room on 3 Rd floor but with view to die for !!!!!! Food which for us was included was so- so but would I stay again? Yes, unless I preferred to be in central Dubrovnik itself with it's fab restaurants...
In a nutshell , the Splendid is a good 3 star hotel - just use the local bus to transport you to the atmospheric Old Town. You won't be disappointed.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012 via mobile

The two of us stayed only 1night , but what a wonderful place clean , awesome location for beach and the people at check in couldn't be any nicer ,Great service ,can't wait to go back .Dubrovnik Croatia blessed are you that live there !

  • Stayed August 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Masarykov Put 10, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
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Location: Croatia > Dalmatia > Dubrovnik-Neretva County > Dubrovnik
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
#20 On the Beach Hotel in Dubrovnik
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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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