Hotel Excelsior

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Situated just a 5-minute walk to Dubrovnik old town, and offering comfortable, elegant accommodation with stunning vistas of the island of Lokrum and Dubrovnik Old Town, the Hotel Excelsior is one of the area's most prestigious hotels.

At a Glance

  • One of the finest hotels in the Mediterranean, according to the Sunday Times newspaper

  • Five-star hotel situated just a few steps from the UNESCO-protected Old Town

  • Well appointed spa

  • Four fantastic restaurants to choose from

  • Helpful concierge desk offering a range of actvities and excursions

Couples, Culture, Honeymoon

Insider's View

The best located hotel for stunning views of the old city of Dubrovnik.

Anne Bamber

Insider's View

After a day of sightseeing enjoy relaxing on their sea level terrace for some well earned sunbathing and a dip in the inviting crystal waters.

Amber Hopkins

Insider's View

Definitely the place to be seen in Dubrovnik, take a look at the impressive wall of fame!

Ashling Mulkeirins

Insider's View

Wonderfully spacious balconies ensure complete relaxation in your own private space.

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Hotel Excelsior has been operating since 1913 is benefiting from a total refurbishment in 2016 and 2017. It is a very classy hotel which has a wonderful sense of history about it and has attracted visitors such as the British royal family, Elizabeth Taylor and Jackie Onassis.

The Excelsior has 158 rooms including a separate villa, Villa Agave. The rooms are elegantly designed and most have a sea view with some enjoying unforgettable views over to the sun soaked white walls of the old town.

The Excelsior has four restaurants. Salin is the hotel’s main restaurant with a beautiful al fresco terrace, Thai Table offers the finest choice of Thai culinary delicacies and Prora Beach Restaurant is a fine dining Mediterranean a-la-carte restaurant. Guests can relax after dinner in the Abakus Piano Bar & Restaurant which serves choice light meals in an intimate atmosphere with astonishing views or enjoy a drink during sundown on the terrace.

The hotel is located a few steps away from the old city center which means you can enjoy the culture and amenities the city has the offer but also the serene and peaceful location of the hotel away from the hustle and bustle of the crowds.

With its location right on the water’s edge, there is a lovely terrace with sun-loungers and direct access into the sea along with an indoor pool and a beautiful spa. There is a large private area in the sea which is an idyllic place to swim.


Excelsior Hotel Excelsior Dubrovnik has 158 luxury bedrooms and suites. The interior designed rooms are decorated in inviting warm browns, fresh creams and cool greys. They all have fine bed linen, dark wood furnishings and individually chosen artifacts. The en-suite is very spacious and modern and all the rooms feature the expected amenities such as a flat screen TV and free Wifi. The rooms either have city views or sea views, some of which can be viewed from your private balcony.

Villa Agave

Villa Agave is the best way to experience the ancient and luxurious city of Dubrovnik! One of the first villa`s guests was Hollywood Oscar winner Kevin Spacey! Formerly the residence of the famous archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans (from 1875 to 1882), the villa has been designed to a signed to a high degree of luxury with many interesting and valuable antique details. The interior is filled with art, including works by most respected Croatian artists Milovan Stanic and Romana Milutin Fabris, and precious items from the Štrok family collection.

Villa Agave is a 270 square meter exclusively designed summerhouse, situated on a cliff above the Adriatic Sea, between the Old Town and the majestic Island of Lokrum. A Mediterranean style dominates the interior, dorned with details inspired by the Far East. The heart of the house is the spacious fireplaced living room and dining room. It has three luxurious bedrooms whose rustic wooden floors, timber ceiling beams and rich fabrics reflect a spirit of antiquity.

The house is surrounded by five terraces and each offers a different, equally breathtaking view of the Old Town of Dubrovnik, the Island of Lokrum, a small private beach and the blue horizon... There is also an outdoor pool with technology that allows active swimming, open-air summer kitchen, working room and meditation room.


All suites in hotel Excelsior have a terrace with the breathtaking views of Dubrovnik city center and the island of Lokrum. Whether coming to Dubrovnik hotel Excelsior, in every suite you will find luxury and ultimate in comfort and a home away from home. Specially designed furniture, rare unique items, and numerous pieces of art by renowned Dubrovnik artists, create a luscious ambiance consisting of a bedroom, living-room, en-suite bathroom with power shower, separate toilet, and balcony. Presidential suites with 175 square meters offer pure luxury with design details such as the handmade linen with local ethnic embroidery.

Hotel Excelsior prides itself with 17 suites of which:

15 Executive Suites (sea view)

1 Ambassador Suite (balcony/sea view)

1 Presidential Suite (balcony/sea view)

But besides all the luxury and exclusive setting that awaits you in our suites, the greatest remembrance that you will take with you will be the fantastic views from this Dubrovnik hotel. You will experience Dubrovnik in all its majesty, with breathtaking views of the Old Town which is beyond the imagination, impeccable service and amenities guaranteed by the century-old tradition of this iconic Dubrovnik hotel.

Non Sea view room
Balcony and sea view room
Sea view room
Executive Suite
Family Room
Ambassador Suite
Villa Odak Deluxe Room with sea view and balcony

These rooms, situated in the original part of the hotel – the former royal villa Odak - have been completely revamped to match the villa's grand style and the needs of discerning modern travelers. Original architectural details have been carefully restored and combined with the latest technology, creating a unique atmosphere. Breathtaking sea views from the balcony are guaranteed.


Children are welcome to come and stay at The Excelsior. Extra beds can be put in some of the rooms or the family rooms are well suited to accommodate you if you are traveling with children. Babysitting can be arranged on request.


Dining at the Excelsior is a complete experience within itself with a choice of fabulous restaurants and bars. The Prora Beach Restaurant serves delicious seafood in a relaxed setting by the beach. Salin is a bright restaurant where the buffet breakfast is served in the morning, in the evening it turns into a modern Mediterranean restaurant. Thai Table offers the finest choice of Thai culinary delicacies. The Abakus Piano Bar and restaurant serves delicious refreshing drinks and light bites on a terrace which hit the spot for an afternoon snack or light lunch.

The Energy Clinic at Excelsior is one of the best wellness and spa centers in Dubrovnik. The professional therapists and beauticians offer a range of treatments to help you feel and look your best. The Energy Clinic also boasts and indoor pool, Two Jacuzzis, Steam bath, Roman bath and Finnish sauna, Theme showers with hot and cold temperatures, 3 treatment rooms, 1 VIP treatment room with Jacuzzi, 1 VIP treatment room for two with fitness area.


During your stay at Excelsior, there are many activities you can partake in within and outside the hotel.

Dubrovnik is a fascinating city with much culture and history attached to it. The hotel can organize a number of tours and excursions for you to discover more about the city. You could go island hopping, sailing and take jeep safaris to see more of the local area. If you're seeking adventure, the hotel can advise on activities that may suit your interests such as scuba diving, water sports, yacht charter, horse riding and paintballing to name a few.

Location & Directions

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Situated just a few steps from the UNESCO-protected Dubrovnik Old Town and overlooking the Adriatic Sea on Frana Supila.

When to go

The majority of the coastal region, including the city of Dubrovnik, is considered to be a year round destination. The warmest months of the year are July and August, during which time the daytime high temperatures will hover around the low 30°C's. The coldest months of the year on average are January and February, during which time the daytime highs will be around 12°C. The rainiest months of the year are generally November and December, with the summer months being fairly dry.

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