Hotel Korcula de la Ville

Location: Dalmatian Coast & Islands | Croatia

Price guide: £££££ £100-£200 per person per night

Korcula de la Ville is a historic luxury hotel in the heart of the old town of Korcula, on the Adriatic Island of the same name. With over a century of history, this recently-renovated hotel remains one of the island’s most fashionable and glamorous spots and is brilliantly located for enjoying the nearby beaches, beautiful coastal towns and verdant interior of this gem of an island.
Perfect forStaying in the heart of Korcula with stunning views over the harbour.
In the know
  • Old-fashioned, glamorous hotel in Korcula’s old town
  • Recently renovated
  • Previous guests include Jackie Kennedy and King Edward VIII

Recommended for...

  • History & Heritage
  • Honeymoon
  • Setting & Views

Hotel Overview

Sense of place

Korcula’s oldest hotel, the de la Ville was originally opened in 1912. Renovated in 2015, it retains a sense of history, with its traditional, elegant décor and acclaimed waterfront restaurant, which remains one of the trendiest spots in town for locals to relax with a coffee.

Rooms at Hotel Korcula de la Ville

The hotel’s recent renovation means the rooms and suites look bright and fresh while retaining a sense of the hotel’s history, with traditional white-painted furnishings and deep blue walls mirroring the views of the ocean beyond. Some rooms have stone balconies over the sea, while suites are split over two levels.

Food and drink

Tavern Korcula de la Ville prides itself on the esteemed guests who have dined there over its 100 years of history, including Jackie Kennedy, Rebecca West, and Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson. The food is classic Croatian fare, with Dalmatian prosciutto, seafood buzara stews, and traditional Korcula pastries. In the evening, live music on the terrace welcomes you back to the hotel and accompanies dinner. There’s also a lobby bar and a café.

Facilities

In the corner of the café is a small library corner, where guests can swap books. There’s no pool, but there are several pebble beaches within easy walking distance of the hotel. The friendly, helpful staff will happily help you plan excursions and activities.

Activities at Hotel Korcula de la Ville

Korcula’s beautiful coastline is ripe for exploration, and boats are available to rent for day trips from the hotel, while a seafood picnic can be arranged for you to enjoy out on the water. Bike and scooter rentals are also available, so you can explore neighbouring towns and the olive groves and vineyards of Korcula’s green interior. The several beaches nearby are great for relaxing or enjoying water sports like water skiing, sailing and windsurfing.

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Hotel location

Hotel Korcula de la Ville is in the heart of Korcula’s old town, overlooking the harbour. Korcula is served by regular catamarans from Split (2h45), Hvar (1h30) and Dubrovnik (2h).

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