The Best Hotels in Zagreb

The next time you visit Zagreb, Croatia, you want to stay in the best accommodation possible. Instead of saving a few dollars so you can stay in a crowded hostel in the outskirts of the city, why not splurge and stay in a beautiful hostel in the bustling center of the city? Although you don’t want to spend a fortune on your next vacation, Zagreb means you don’t have to – there are accommodation options that are perfect for people in all types of financial situations. 

Also, just because somewhere is inexpensive, this doesn’t mean it is lacking in quality! There are many places in Zagreb that are affordable for people to stay in – and are right in the center of the tourist sections! When looking for the best hotels in Zagreb, make sure you find accommodation that is in the city center, has all of the necessary amenities, and contains spacious rooms – let’s check out our top choices for your next vacation!  

Hotel President Pantovcak

The lobby of the palace and iconic staircase – By By Ex13 – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,

If you want a boutique hotel that is more reminiscent of an apartment, then head to Hotel President Pantovcak. Located right on the edge of the tourist section of the city center, you will enjoy the modern amenities, wooden floorings, massive beds, big windows, bright lights, and ample space to lay out all of your travel clothes! Coming in at around $100 per night, the art deco furnishings, TV in the room, and the modern decor are more than worth the price you pay. 

Esplanade Zagreb

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As soon as you walk into this hotel, it will feel like you are in something out of a movie. With elaborate and luxurious furnishings that remind you of the Great Gatsby, it will feel like you stepped into a castle. With marble floorings, marble walls, and marble ceilings, this luxurious hotel is not for those on a budget. Built nearly 100 years ago in 1925, this elaborate upmarket hotel is one of the most opulent and upscale accommodation options in all of Croatia. Surprisingly, you can find nightly prices here for just $105 per night in the off-season!

Swanky Mint Hostel

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Even though hostels used to be known as dark, dingy, and crowded, the Swanky Mint Hostel is the best aspect of a hotel/hostel/AirBnB all rolled into one. With minimalist furnishings and an industrial look that’s all the rage right now, the Swanky Mint Hostel is a fun and eccentric place to stay! Just take their outside patio and garden for example – with mismatched chairs, tables for four people, minimalist light fixtures, and ivy growing on the wall, you could easily imagine this being an expensive cafe or restaurant! 

This former textile workshop now offers dorm rooms, private rooms, and other amenities – all for just $35 per person! Traveling alone? We are staying here!

Le Premier

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If you are going to Zagreb for a romantic getaway, stay at Le Premier. Head here to enjoy simplistic, luxurious, and classic decorations, complete with white bedsheets, satin curtains, and elegant details. You can expect to pay around $115 per night for this upscale hotel. 

Hotel Jagerhorn

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Sounding like something out of Switzerland, the Hotel Jagerhorn is the oldest hotel in Zagreb! Dating back to the very beginning of the 19th-century, Hotel Jagerhorn has classically furnished rooms, with bed sheets that match the comforter, curtains, and carpets. Ideal for a solo traveler or a couple on a getaway weekend, the Hotel Jagerhorn also contains a courtyard terrace and cafe – making it almost impossible for you to leave your hotel! You can expect to pay around $85 per night for this great deal. 

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Zagreb

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For those who like to stick with traditional hotels and like to know what they are getting, the DoubleTree hotel can be the way to go. Especially if you are an American traveler who has never ventured outside of your country, going with something familiar can be a stress-free way to spend your first time in Europe. Not to mention, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Zagreb is a great price for what you are getting! If you choose one of the higher floors, you can have extensive views of the city center! Along with the expansive views, you can enjoy the dining area, living room area, big windows, and comfortable bed for your short or long-term stays. The average price of a room here in this modern and upscale hotel is just $85 per night. 

Best Western Premier Hotel Astoria

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For families who need a quick hotel for staying with their kids, the Best Western can be the ideal choice. A cheap alternative to another swanky hostel in the city center, this hotel option is good for those who are just staying here for a one-night stopover or layover. With a restaurant, free Wifi, and a very short distance from the main square, this hotel is the perfect choice for families on the move. 

Hotel Park 45

Zagreb Ban Jelacic Square – By By rom@nski photo from Rakov Potok, Hrvatska – Tramvaji, CC BY 2.0,

Our last choice for the best hotels to stay in Zagreb is the Hotel Park 45, located just half-a-mile from the main square. With private bathrooms, shared lounges, and full-screen TVs in each room, this hotel is an ideal choice for solo travelers and couples alike!