The luxurious and historic Esplanade Zagreb Hotel, in the heart of Zagreb, first opened in 1925 as a stylish accommodation option for passengers of the Orient Express, and is known as haven for celebrities and dignitaries. The sumptuous guest rooms and suites are dripping in classic Hollywood glamour, featuring marble bathrooms with heated floors and lavish bath amenities, complimentary shoe shine service.

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Guests can sip an expertly mixed drink in the art deco bar, delight in afternoon tea with a selection of finger sandwiches and pastries, and dine at the chic French bistro or sophisticated, award-winning restaurant. The hotel also features an elegant ballroom and versatile conference facilities as well as a health club with gym, massage services and beauty salon for guest pampering. Whether travelling on business or exploring Zagreb with its world-class cultural and historical attractions and vibrant nightlife, this hotel is the perfect choice. Please click or call for more details.

Beautifully designed rooms blended with the delicate combination of Art Deco heritage and contemporary touches, welcome to Esplanade Zagreb Hotel. A long history of first-class service, spectacular facilities and simply amazing food at a price you can afford. Experience the true essence of luxury.

Discover the iconic Esplanade Zagreb Hotel.Dating back to 1925, The Esplanade Zagreb Hotel is one of the most famous and gracious buildings in Zagreb. The Hotel, renowned for its highly personalized and impeccable service, has been the centre of Zagreb’s social life since it opened, welcoming presidents, politicians, film stars and musicians among its many distinguished visitors.

The Esplanade Zagreb Hotel was attracting famous guests and A-list celebrities since the day it opened its doors back in 1925. From well known writers, painters, Hollywood actors, singers, athletes to politicians and royal families, they all enjoyed exclusive VIP treatment and left the hotel with special memories. Asta Nielsen, Gitta Alpar, Josephine Baker, Charles Lindbergh, King of Egypt, Arthur Rubinstein, Orson Welles, Elisabeth Taylor, Anita Ekberg, Maria Callas, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Leonid Brezhnev, Edmund Kohl, Ike and Tina Turner, Cliff Richard, Eros Ramazzotti! More recent stays include David Beckham, U2, REM, Backstreet Boys, Guns’n’Roses, Depeche Mode, Sting, Orlando Bloom, Simple Minds, Franz Beckenbauer, Paolo Coelho, Philip Kotler, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Chris Rea, Oli Rehn, Horst Kohler, Shimon Peres, Ehud Barak, Robbie Williams, Shakira, Cristiano Ronaldo, Emir of Quatar, Prince Albert of Monaco, Princess Anne, German, Italian, Austrian Presidents, Hillary Clinton, King and Queen of Sweden, Japanese Prince and Princess… and many more! Esplanade Zagreb Hotel offers supreme luxury for the spirit and all the senses in the heart of this historic city, close to all its major sights and delights. The hotel, with its long and distinguished history of world-class hospitality, re-opened in 2004 after a complete renovation designed to flawlessly merge the best of 21st century comforts with the alluring appeal of Art Noveau architecture.

Situated in Zagreb city centre, right next to the Zagreb Main Railway Station, 5-star Esplanade Zagreb Hotel offers a fitness centre and sauna. Free WiFi access is featured throughout the hotel. Guests can enjoy a meal at the hotel restaurant’s terrace or have a drink served by the award-winning cocktail bartenders.

Opened in 1925, Esplanade Zagreb Hotel boasts one of the most prominent buildings in city. Its art-noveau style rooms offer satellite TV and a minibar, while the marble bathrooms include a bathtub and shower and complimentary L’Occitane cosmetics.

Zinfandel Restaurant provides creative menus of the talented chef Ana Grgić, while the casual Le Bistro offers a mix of traditional Croatian cuisine and French recipes. The on-site spa centre and massage service are available at a surcharge. A 24-hour front desk is available.

Zagreb main square Trg Bana Jelačića is 1,000 yards from Esplanade Zagreb Hotel, while a variety of cafés and restaurants in Tkalčićeva Street can be found within 0.7 miles. The Adriatic Sea can be reached in 2 hours by car.

Zagreb Airport is 9.3 miles away. Car hire can be arranged by the hotel.

Zagreb Christmas Market

Come and see for yourself why is the Croatian capital visited by an increasing numbers of tourists during the time of Advent; get to know its idyllic side and partake in themed programmes which take place on the streets and squares around the city centre.

During the time of Advent, Zagreb offers a special atmosphere which simply must be experienced. An ever growing number of tourists choose the capital of Croatia as their destination at that time of year as good fun is had by all literally every step of the way. The city streets and squares invite you to let your hair down and partake in singing, dancing, and other kinds of entertainment with family and friends. You can also sample traditional delicacies alfresco or enjoy themed programmes which take you down memory lane.

Christmas markets aren’t all this chic Croatian capital is good for. Head there for a crisp early spring city break to explore the warren of streets around Upper Town, the oldest part of the city. For those who have a strong enough romantic constitution, the Museum of Broken Relationships is well worth a visit. Then, to lighten the mood, you can make your way to Mirogoj Cemetery. Not as morbid a trip as it may sound, the cemetery park boasts a fairy-tale-like beauty with ivy-wrapped pillars and ethereal stone archways.

Christmas Market Opening Date: 30th Nov – 7th Jan

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  • Health & Relaxation
    • Enjoy all the wellbeing treatments and facilities available at our exclusive Health Club. Pamper yourself with a skin or body treatment from a comprehensive range of therapies designed to de-stress, replenish and revitalise.
    • Experience Zagreb’s very first fitness park – across the street, try jogging through the clean and ultra-safe streets and parks of the beautiful city of Zagreb. And, at the end of a stressful day, surprise your loved one or just yourself with specially selected bath. We have everything taken care of – just relax and enjoy.


  • From High Society-inspired dining to modern Mediterranean chic and serving simply the best strukli in town, the award-winning collection of restaurants at the Esplanade Zagreb Hotel lead the pack. Presided over by our talented Chef de cuisine Ana Grgic, whose loyal clientele includes top food critics, we showcase Europe’s top fine and bistro dining traditions in the city’s most elegant hotel.
  • Allow our Chef de cuisine to introduce you to her unique take on local cuisine at Zinfandel’s – widely regarded as the top restaurant in Croatia – or choose from one of three other destination eateries: Le Bistro Restaurant, Oleander Terrace and Esplanade 1925 Lounge & Cocktail Bar. Whether you choose grand style or buzzy, al fresco dining, prepare for an unforgettable experience.


Guests can enjoy a drink served by the award-winning cocktail bartenders.