Esplanade Zagreb

Location: Zagreb & Inland Croatia | Croatia

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

Originally built for passengers of the Orient Express who disembarked at the nearby railway station, Esplanade Zagreb still retains old-world class and has housed celebrities and royalty visiting Croatia’s capital, from Queen Elizabeth II to Elizabeth Taylor. The hotel has become a city landmark in itself, thanks to its Art Deco design, rich history and exceptional restaurant.
Perfect forDiscerning couples looking for location and classical luxury.
In the knowPay a visit to the city’s Museum of Contemporary Art, Croatia’s largest museum, which was constructed in 2009, the first to be built in Zagreb for 125 years.

Recommended for...

  • City Hotel
  • Cultural Immersion
  • Family-friendly
  • History & Heritage

Hotel Overview


In downtown Zagreb in the Donji Grad district, five minutes' walk from the train station and where you’ll find many of the city’s museums and galleries.

Rooms at Esplanade Zagreb

The rooms and suites are classic, stylish and comfortable, with plush beds with goose-down duvets and marble bathrooms with drench showers and L’Occitane toiletries, complete with heated floors.

Food and Facilities

Going hungry at Esplanade isn’t an option, with four restaurants and bars to choose from: Zinfandel's is Esplanade’s highly regarded restaurant, acclaimed for its innovative take on traditional dishes, while Le Bistro fuses Croatian and French cuisine. Esplanade 1925 is an Art Deco bar serving afternoon tea and cocktails – not necessarily apart - and the Oleander Terrace has a champagne bar and outdoor grill and often has live music. The Health Club has saunas, a fitness room, a spa and relaxation areas to chill out after a busy day of sightseeing.

Activities at Esplanade Zagreb

Zagreb is a dream for culture lovers, being full of festivals, exhibitions and concerts, and has a cafe culture that has become a people-watching pastime for the locals – all of which is nearby in the downtown area. The hotel is just a few minutes away from the Archaeological Museum, the Art Pavilion and the cathedral, which are some of the city’s biggest draws.

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