Hotel Excelsior Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik Riviera, Dubrovnik

Good for Couples

  • Recently refurbished five star hotel, renowned as being one of the best in Dubrovnik
  • Amazing views across the Adriatic Sea and located a short stroll from the heart of the city’s Old Town
  • A choice of three restaurants, offering the perfect location to watch the sunset over the city
  • Furnished in a sophisticated contemporary style and offering comfortable rooms and suites

Located right on the seafront, the Hotel Excelsior Dubrovnik is the epitome of modern luxury in the heart of historic Dubrovnik. Boasting breath taking views over the Adriatic Sea and located close to Old Town, the hotel offers the best of both worlds. As a result, it is a popular choice with guests who want to take in the sights of this historic city, while enjoying the fabulous coastline of Dubrovnik.

Recently refurbished in a contemporary style, the hotel dates back to 1913 when it was a royal villa – it has even played host to Elizabeth Taylor and Queen Elizabeth II. The grandeur of its past life is still apparent throughout the magnificent interior of the building and has gained a reputation as one of the best hotels in Dubrovnik.

The accommodation is comfortable and luxurious, and guests are able to take advantage of the hotel’s beautiful gardens, three quality restaurants, and indoor pool. There is also a tranquil spa, offering the perfect space to relax after a day of sightseeing.


Bars & Restaurants

Sensus Fine Dining Restaurant

An outstanding menu crafted using the finest local ingredients, beautiful sea views and a contemporary style create a unique dining experience at this restaurant.

Open: 12:00 – 23:00.

Prora Restaurant

Enjoy the coastal views at lunchtime or indulge with a romantic dinner at this beach restaurant which is located directly on the shore. The à la carte menu specialises in local seafood, Croatian fish and meat dishes.

Open: For lunch and dinner (seasonally).

The dress code is casual by day, smart casual by night.

Salin Restaurant

Soak in the morning sun over Dubrovnik as you enjoy a delicious breakfast or watch the sunset over the old harbour at dinner, where you can choose from a contemporary Mediterranean menu.

Included for Bed and Breakfast guests.

Abakus Piano Bar

Wind down in the evening with a refreshing drink or light snack at this stylish bar. Take in the stunning sea views and enjoy the live music as you toast your holiday.

Open: All day.

Beach & Pools

Indoor Swimming Pool

The freshwater 20m x 8m indoor pool is located within the spa – the perfect location for a refreshing dip.

Spa & Wellness

Energy Clinic Wellness & Spa

The spa is the jewel in the crown of this hotel. Here guests can relax in the Roman baths, whirlpools and Finnish sauna. An array of treatments are also available.

About the location

With its fascinating architecture and modern culture, as well as close proximity to Croatia’s wonderful Adriatic coastline, Dubrovnik is a city which ensures visitors return time and time again. It’s full of wonderful UNESCO world heritage sites, with the traditional whitewashed buildings and terracotta roofs housing a wonderful selection of boutiques, restaurants, bars and hotels. 

When it comes to dining you can enjoy freshly caught local seafood flavoured with Croatian produce, washed down with fine local wines. Alternatively, spend the day soaking up the sun on the beach or take a boat trip and explore the little islands just off the coast.

Transfer time
Hotel Excelsior Dubrovnik is a 30 minute drive from Dubrovnik Airport.
Main Tower - Classic Double

Max 2 Adults

Classic Double Rooms are located in the main tower and decorated in a contemporary style with modern conveniences. 


Main Tower - Deluxe Sea View Balcony Double

Max 2 Adults

Deluxe Sea View Rooms with Balcony feature a balcony from which you can enjoy the stunning sea vistas.

33m² + balcony

Main Tower - Superior Sea View Double

Max 2 Adults

Superior Sea View Rooms enjoy a lovely view of the Adriatic Sea and nearby islands.


Villa Odak - Classic Double Room

Max 2 Adults

Villa Odak is a former early 20th century royal villa which has been completely refurbished 

Villa Odak - Deluxe Sea View Balcony Double

Max 2 Adults

Villa Odak Deluxe Sea View Balcony is situated in the original part of the hotel. Offering breathtaking sea views from the balcony. 

Villa Odak - Superior Sea View Double

Max 2 Adults

Villa Odak Superior Sea View rooms are designed by Croatian designers, offering stunning views and grand style being part of the original hotel from 1913. 

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Good location and restaurants, room was a bit disappointing
ronnieko, Hong Kong, China
Tripadvisor review Dec 14 2022
This was the first hotel I stayed with my husband during the trip in Croatia. It is located just 5-10 minutes walk to old city with supermarkets nearby. The bar and restaurants are having good vibes...
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One of the best stays I’ve had in Europe
karligraphs, San Francisco, California
Tripadvisor review Dec 11 2022
This hotel has surpassed all of my expectations. The staff, attentive, courteous, and professional and everyone from the GM to the housekeeping staff made us truly welcome. They even surprised me...
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