The Royal Princess Hotel is a great value luxury hotel on the coastline of Dubrovnik. It’s a small property, with just 64 rooms and suites but this also means that you get a lot more attention from staff and some extra privacy. The hotel is located in the quieter western side of Old Town but still within walking distance to main sights and restaurants. This hotel has been recently renovated and now offers modern interiors with an oriental flair, creating a relaxing atmosphere for its guests. The hotel features traditional elements like wooden floors, high ceilings, stone walls, as well as many modern conveniences such as free wi-fi, spa services, and a restaurant which serves local specialties. The friendly staff at Royal Princess Hotel is what makes it stand out from other hotels in the area. They are very accommodating from check-in to check-out - providing all kinds of information about sightseeing spots around town or helping you book activities for your stay.
Awards and Recognition
The Royal Princess Hotel has been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence in 2016 and 2017 as well as the European Hospitality Award in 2017. It’s also part of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World network, which means it has been recognized as a world-class hotel. Other awards include Top 10 Hotels in Croatia by TripAdvisor, Top 10 Hotels in Croatia by Luxury Travel Magazine, and Top 10 Hotels in Dubrovnik.
Best Season to Visit
The Royal Princess Hotel is open all year round so you can visit any time of the year. The weather in Dubrovnik is generally warm and dry, with temperatures averaging 22 degrees (72 degrees Fahrenheit) in the summer and 10 degrees (50 degrees Fahrenheit) in the winter. As it is a coastal city, it can sometimes get a bit chilly, particularly in the evenings when the sun has gone down, so be sure to bring a light jacket along. You may want to avoid the very beginning and end of the summer season, when Dubrovnik gets very busy due to high tourist numbers. As a general rule, avoid visiting in July and August if possible.
Rooms & Services Available
The Royal Princess Hotel features a restaurant, a pool, a spa and wellness center, a salon, and free wi-fi. The restaurant serves local specialties, as well as international dishes. You can choose to dine inside or outside on the terrace, which has a beautiful view of the beach. The pool area is a small terrace with a few loungers and a delightful sea view. It’s not a large pool but it’s enough to relax and cool off during a hot day. The spa and wellness center includes a fitness room, a sauna, and a steam room. The salon has a professional staff and offers hair and beauty services. Free wi-fi is available in all areas of the hotel.
The Royal Princess Hotel is located in the quieter western side of Old Town but still within walking distance to main sights and restaurants. You can walk to the main waterfront from the hotel in about 10 minutes. You can also walk to the main bus station, which has buses that go to other parts of the country, in about 20 minutes. There are also plenty of taxis outside the hotel so getting around is easy. With the airport only 8km from the hotel, you can easily get to the hotel from the airport by taxi (about 30-35 euros) or by public bus (5 euros).
Pros and Cons
The Royal Princess Hotel is a great choice if you’re looking for a smaller more intimate property. The hotel has 64 rooms and Suites, which makes it more relaxed and less crowded. The hotel also has a great location and the staff is very accommodating and friendly. If you prefer a luxury hotel in the heart of the city, this may not be the best choice since it is located in the quieter western side of Old Town. The hotel also has a few rooms that face the street, which can get noisy during the day.
The Royal Princess Hotel Dubrovnik is a beautiful, modern hotel located in the heart of Dubrovnik. The rooms are spacious and well-appointed, and the views of the city from the rooftop bar are simply stunning. The staff is incredibly friendly and helpful, and they went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable.