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Smart Selection Hotel Imperial

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Vinkovci, Croatia
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I stayed for 3 nights. The room was spacious and clean, though curtains were gray and dusty. The furniture and bathroom are old. I enjoyed tasty breakfast in beautiful and huge restaurant. This hotel has historical value and should be refurbished soon. In that case, I will visit it again.

1Thank Marija J
Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

This was our first contact with Opatija and i must say that it was absolutely perfect! The 1885 hotel completed the wonderful scenery of Opatija with an incredible room with sea view. The entire hotel and rooms are built in the old architectural style of habsburgic empire. The furniture is old, but well mentained. There is no air conditioning but...

1Thank Arina M
Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We didn't expect too much of this hotel and with that attitude you can't be disappointed. Old hotel, without air conditioning, and with small cosmetic changes. Stuff are very polite but they can't do too much in such environment. Rooms are big and you can hardly find that in modern hotels

Thank Dragan B
Fareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We stayed at the Hotel Imperial as a three day add-on to a Kvarner Islands cruise. This was the 3 star option that we were allocated on arrival. We chose not to pay the extra for 4 star as we have stayed in many comfortable and well equipped 3 star hotels over the years and assumed that this would be...

Thank ManOf57
Drenthe Province, The Netherlands
Reviewed 8 June 2016

One of the many, large and oldtimey hotels in Opatija. The dining hall is very large with several tables with different foods. There is little change throughout the week, but it's served hot and the bowls/plates never stay empty for long. The staff takes dirty plates away quite fast. We arrived pretty late in the evening and there was a...

Thank NinDinja
Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 June 2016

On arrival car parking was an issue as all hotels do not offer free parking, 09:00 ~ 19:00hrs you are charged everyday. If you are lucky you can park in hotel grounds but you are charged a daily fee 75kuna. We were allocated room 112 a sea view standard room. This room was very dated with old damaged furniture, carpet...

1Thank Martyn2453
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel for easter and we were pleasantly surprised when we saw the room. And the view was jaw dropping. The food was great too. The location is great. Right in front of the hotel is the beach witch is very nice and good for taking photos. The hotel is definitely worth the money.

1Thank Nikola J
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 2 October 2015

From the outside it's quite impressive, although the front is flaking (but to be fair that's the case for almost all hotels in Opatija). The breakfast-room is beautiful as are the other larger rooms. It really has the charme of gone imperial days. The room I had, had a little balcony and was facing the sea. A small room, but...

Thank AnnikaCF
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel for 6 nights and although it was reasonably priced that is about all it has going for it. Very old and not very clean. Bed and floor creaked with any movement. Bathroom was pretty bad with a dirty shower curtain. So small an area. Phone didn't work in the room and although it was mentioned on...

1Thank DiDree
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

The hotel is great with a beautiful breakfast room. The room was good too if just needed a upkeep. Cleaning was some days better than others. Rooms had no air conditioning, this was said on the reservation so my bad. But wouldn't book it again because of having no AC. People who work there are very kind!

Thank Kim M

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Smart Selection Hotel Imperial (3*) Opatija embodies the city's early days as a tourist destination. Built in 1885, this historic Croatian property was originally named after Stephanie, a Belgian princess by birth who later became Crown Princess of Austria. As the second hotel built on the Adriatic Sea, the Imperial is constructed in Art Nouveau architectural style of the Secession period. Its beauty has stood the test of time. Today, the hotel boasts 127 rooms adorned with high ceilings and antique furniture. Complete with conference and banquet rooms like the visually-stunning Golden Hall, Smart Selection Hotel Imperial can handle all your business and personal needs, including weddings. Plan your day on the terrace of the Vienna-styled Café Imperial as you enjoy delectable homemade cakes and coffee. The historic hotel Imperial Opatija is located on the main street and is a quick walk to Slatina, the city's most central beach. ... more   less 

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Address: Marshala Tita 124/3, Opatija 51410, Croatia
Region: Croatia > Primorje-Gorski Kotar County > Opatija
Price Range: $94 - $182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Smart Selection Hotel Imperial 3*
Number of rooms: 127
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“rooms with balcony”
361marijaj, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get one at the back, not on the side”
ManOf57, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Seaside rooms have a great view, but also traffic noise.”
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NinDinja, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Select another hotel !!”
Martyn2453, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
“not possible”
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