TOP TEN CONGRESS HOTELS IN CROATIAMonika
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Sea, sun and fun has been the go-to concept for travel industry in Croatia since its beginnings more than a 150 years ago. Among other tourism branches springing up in the past two decades, the MICE offer in Croatia has finally awaken interest and acknowledgment in the region and wider. Business travellers rejoice as Dubrovnik earns the best congress destination in central and south eastern Europe award by magazine Congress. As much as we cheer for Dubrovnik, the MICE offer in Croatia doesn’t stop there; here we list the top ten noteworthy MICE stops in Croatia.
1. VALAMAR LACROMA DUBROVNIK HOTEL
We’ve all heard of Dubrovnik, and not just because of Game of Thrones. It’s medieval city walls attract more than just a recreational tourist, and upon seeing it live, you’re bound to feel in awe of its beauty and history. Add to that a state-of the-art top notch leading business hotel winner and you have the perfect setting for an event that takes it all.
Valamar Lacroma Dubrovnik hotel is a multiple winner in the resort meeting hotel premium category and the leading business hotel in Croatia in 2014 and 2015. This 4-star hotel has a capacity of 401 beds and 15 meeting halls, with its biggest hall accommodating up to 1200 persons.
Learn more: http://www.valamar.com/en/hotels-dubrovnik
2. LOŠINJ HOTELS & VILLAS
This hotel complex on Losinj island is made of five hotels that accommodate up to 796 persons. The northern Adriatic sea setting is remote yet accessible, and thus bodes well for business meetings that look for a slightly secluded venue.
The 5 hotels contain twenty halls with its biggest hall accommodating up to 400 persons. The highlight of this hotel complex is Hotel Bellevue Losinj, a 5 star hotel that has been voted as the second best resort meeting Hotel in Croatia in 2016, by magazine Conventa.
3. IMPORTANNE HOTELS & RESORT DUBROVNIK
Importanne Hotels & Resort Dubrovnik is one more business hotel complex situated in Dubrovnik, only 25 kilometres away from the airport. The 5-star complex boasts an impressive 14 halls, and the biggest one takes up to 500 persons. As of 2015, the hotel acquires a Croatian Meetings and Events Professional certificate.
The hotel is only 5 minute walk away from the busiest and touristy part of Dubrovnik, Lapad, so your venue attendees will certainly feel like they are in the middle of exciting happenings.
Learn more here: http://www.importanneresort.com/
4. CONVENTION CENTRE ŠIBENIK
Convention Centre Šibenik boasts as the first of its kind in Croatia, as its size of 4000 m2 of congress space, 11 meetings rooms, and seating capacity of up to 1500 persons in one single venue hall is the largest on the Adriatic at the moment. Located just between two big Dalmatian cities, Split and Zadar, this hotel complex is easily accessible and is bound to cash in on major business events of the region.
Nearby natural attractions include the Kornati Islands and Krka River Waterfalls, two of Croatia’s most beautiful national parks that belong to the Šibenik region.
Learn more here: http://www.solarishotelsresort.com/new-convention-centre-coming-to-solaris-in-2017/
5. CONFERENCE PARK 25/7, OPATIJA
Belonging to the latest brand of Croatian hotels designed for the modern and informed tourist, Amadria park, Conference Park 25/7 is an excellent addition to the congress scene in Croatia. This 4-star hotel boasts 9 halls, 2000 m2 congress space, and an altogether 1095 seating capacity along with 523 accommodating beds.
After thorough renovation and modernisation, the Tamaris congress centre in the Grand Hotel 4 Opatijska Cvijeta in Opatija, in which the Milenij Hotels group invested a total of 8 million kuna, has been transformed into a conference park whose new philosophy has brought a breath of fresh air and a different approach to Opatija’s congress offer.
6. BLUESUN HOTEL ELAPHUSA, BOL, BRAC ISLAND
This 4-star hotel is situated on one of the most interesting and serene islands in Dalmatia, Brač island. With 10 congress halls and 800 persons capacity of its biggest hall, this is likely to attract various business events for companies who appreciate a mild mediterranean climate even in the winter months.
The hotel is set amid aromatic pine trees, on the sea-gazing promenade, only a 10-minute walk from Zlatni Rat, one of the most photogenic beaches in Croatia and a top wind-surfing destination.
To find out more, click here: https://www.hotelelaphusabrac.com/en/
7. HOTEL AMFORA HVAR
If exclusivity is what you’re going for, search no further, we have a winner. Hotel Amfora Hvar is a 4-star hotel with a seaview to almost die for. A casual look at the Paklinski islands during a meet & greet reception provides your event with that wow factor you know you want. With 5 halls and a 350-person capacity of its biggest hall, this hotel is an excellent choice for smaller events.
The hotel is situated in a private bay and equipped with state of the art amenities.
Find out more: https://www.hotelelaphusabrac.com/en/
8. HOTEL LONE ROVINJ
This hotel is the first design hotel with 5 stars in Rovinj and its opened in 2011. It has 8 congress halls and 650 people capacity of its biggest hall with 248 sleeping spots.
Gorgeous surroundings of Istria and Rovinj’s charming coastal town atmosphere are an asset to any business event.
This 5-star hotel is a member of the Design Hotels and oozes with style and decoration nuances that set this hotel apart from its competitors.
Find out more: https://www.maistra.com/hotel-lone-rovinj
9. SUN GARDENS DUBROVNIK
This 5 star hotel has 8 congress halls with 900 person capacity of its biggest hall and 408 sleeping beds in Dubrovnik is a tough competition to the other business hotels listed above. This excellently equipped hotel resort is located in Dubrovnik and provides one of the best hotel views on this side of the Adriatic.
Sun Gardens Dubrovnik is a member of hotel group: leading hotels of the world. Sun Gardens Dubrovnik has been nominated as the Best European Hotel For Families in the prestigious 2017 Family Traveller Awards.
Learn more here: https://www.dubrovniksungardens.com
10. HOTEL ANTUNOVIC ZAGREB
This 4 star hotel is situated in Zagreb, Croatia’s capital and offers an impressive 28 halls of venue space. The capacity of its biggest hall is up to a 1000 persons, and the business amenities are well-equipped. The total congress space of Hotel Antunović is 2500 m2 which is enough for a decently sized venue.
Even though this hotel is not centrally located, the quality of the amenities assure a business event that delivers. Hotel Antunovic prides with its wellness and spa centre, Aspa Wellness.
Find out more: http://www.hotelantunovic.com/
Story by: Ravijojla Novaković