An eco hotel, or a green hotel, is an environmentally sustainable hotel or accommodation that has made important environmental improvements to its structure in order to minimize its impact on the natural environment and eco friendly hotels Croatia are considered excellent place to hang out for a couple of nights in Dubrovnik and then beyond in Croatia.
The idea of “green” or sustainable or eco-friendly hotels is a relatively new one in Croatia or at least it’s been put on the back-burner as Croatian hotels attracted new investment to rebuild, refurnish and renovate decades-old properties. Within the past few years, the hotel industry itself has recognized the value of acting to protect and preserve Croatia’s natural heritage and not despoil the environment.
To that end, the Association of Employers in Croatian Hospitality (UPUHH) has started a program to set standards for environmental friendliness and certify hotels who comply with international standards of sustainability
Best Eco Tours in Croatia
- Plitvice Lakes and Rastoke – Private Day Tour from Zagreb
- 4 day Zadar highlights tour
- Krka National Park Full-Day Tour from Zadar
- Private Krka Waterfalls and Šibenik Tour from Split
- Plitvice Lakes Special Discounted Tour
1. Eco B&B Old Town Beach 3* – Eco Friendly Hotels Croatia
Located 400 m from the centre of Split, Eco B&B Old Town Beach is an Eco-certified property with Eco-friendly interiors. It is set just 300 m from the beach and offers free WiFi. The studios are fitted with air-conditioning.
Studios are colourfully furnished and feature authentic exposed stone walls and modern, environmentally friendly furnishings. Private bathrooms are fitted with showers and free toiletries, while the living room features cable TV.
The nearest grocery shop and the nearest restaurants are located just 50 m away. The main fresh food Green Market is at 400 m from the property. Boats, cars and scooters rentals can be found 300 m away, while tennis courts are available 800 m from the property.
Split Old Town, 400 m away, features the UNESCO-protected Diocletian’s Palace and the Peristil Square, while the Riva Promenade starts just around the corner form Peristil. Bačvice Beach can be reached in 400 m.
In an 18th-century building with a stone exterior, this casual bed-and-breakfast is a 12-minute walk from fortresslike Diocletian’s Palace, a 6-minute walk from Bacvice Beach and an 11-minute walk from Split train station.
The 2 bright, down-to-earth rooms come with partially exposed stone walls, and have complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and air-conditioning, plus wet bars and dining tables. Kids age 2 and under stay free.
Breakfast is served in a quaint dining room. There’s also a terrace with a sitting area.
Rating of all of our stays in Croatia this was one the best and most welcoming.
The only reason why there is not a five is because I did not have a view to the sea.Jozo and his family are wonderful and very easy to work with. If you ever need anything Jozo is always there to help.
The apartment itself is tucked just out of the chaos of Split in summer, and the heat too.It was fairly clean, very comfortable, and the washing machine was greatly appreciated.
How much does a room costs at Eco B&B Old Town Beach?
Prices start 112$/night for Studio (2 Adults).
Air-conditioned studio offering a seating area, a fully equipped kitchenette with a dining area and a private bathroom with a shower.
Where to book online – Eco B&B Old Town Beach – Eco Friendly Hotels Croatia – you can find the best eco friendly hotels deals in Croatia during Defected Croatia which is celebrated with much enthusiasm in Croatia on Booking.com or Agoda.com or Trip.com and see more reviews on TripAdvisor.
2. Hotel Split 4* – Eco Friendly Hotels Croatia
Located directly on the beach, this 4-star hotel offers rooms with a sea view, a rooftop outdoor pool overlooking the fishing village of Stobreč. There is also a fitness centre.
Free Wi-Fi, cable TV and air conditioning are standard in all rooms. All windows are soundproof.
Guided visits to Split, Trogir and Omis can be arranged by the on-site travel desk. It also offers rafting trips in Cetina River and island tours on speed boats. Bicycles, cars and scooters are also available for rent.
Set on a pebble beach along the Adriatic Sea, this upmarket, contemporary hotel is 9 km from Diocletian’s Palace and 12 km from the walking trails of Marjan hill.
Featuring sea views, the modern rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and minibars. Many have balconies or terraces. Upgraded rooms add private hot tubs. Room service is available.
A breakfast buffet and parking are complimentary. Other amenities include a relaxed restaurant and a sleek lobby bar, plus a spa, and a rooftop outdoor pool with stylish daybeds and panoramic sea views. Activities such as cookery classes and painting lessons are available.
Hotel Split is a brand new hotel located at very beach with amazing 40 rooms, all of them overlooking the sea. All facilities are made our guests to enjoy: • Recognized as a couple hotel • Awarded as a design hotel • Environmentally responsible as a eco hotel (eco food and wines) • Certificated for high level of traveller’s satisfaction and excellence • Gourmet L’Aroma restaurant with Sunset terrace • Tailor made and carefully programmed Sea L’Aroma Spa & Wellness • Art Gallery • Beach bar • Swimming pool on the roof top terrace Hotel Split is A la carte boutique hotel – in which guest could choose room color, view, scent and wide range of services including private team of experienced professionals.
First time in Croatia and the hotel was in a perfect location about 15 minutes outside Split right on the beach.
The staff were all very friendly and keen for our stay to be memorable and they didn’t disappoint. The hotel us quite quirky but very clean and modern with eco friendly principles.
Would I return, most definitely.
A stunning view over the sea. A good choice for those looking for an eco-friendly option: the hotel collects rainwater, uses solar panels, has heat pumps installed, and provides chargers for Tesla cars. A smart system helps to reduce energy consumption by controlling the lighting and the shutters.
You can book your private spa and I also tried massage that was quite satisfying. Food is perfect. Everything I tried was delicious and looked perfect on the plate. Hotel is new, clean and the stuff is very polite and friendly. Room specious, bathroom with shower and bath so you can choose. Anyway, recommendation for staying in Split area and I will go back for sure in this eco and guest friendly hotel.
Family run, small, eco friendly, spotlessly clean. Staff lovely, nothing too much trouble. Really good inclusive continental breakfast. When we arrived we saw the hotel entrance right on a main road and were prepared to have traffic noise but the rooms are at the back overlooking the beach and we had a fabulous view. Quiet and secluded.
The hotel is on a main bus route between split and omis and ideal for trips and exploring. If you want a peaceful holiday with a personal touch then I can’t recommend this hotel enough. Main city a short bus ride away and beach restaurants a nice walk along the seafront. Excellent value and lots more than we expected. Lovely holiday.
The room was much better with great views (incredible sunsets) and a fabulously comfortable bed. For an eco-hotel we were surprised that the wash basins did not have a plug for water conservation! This hotel is very modern, clean and well equipped. The rooftop pool area has lovely comfortable sun loungers and two person pods and is a good place for a refreshing dip and sunbathe.
The only downside is some road noise could be heard. The hotel beach area is man made with gravel. There are plenty of sunbeds and there is a good beachside restaurant next door (not owned by the hotel) for very reasonably priced lunches. Dinner on the rooftop terrace was good but ruined slightly by the noise from the road. Breakfast was good and taken in a small side room, with freshly cooked eggs upon request. It somehow seemed a shame not to use the attractive main restaurant area for breakfast to make use of the lovely view. This hotel is good but with a touch of soundproofing and a couple of tweaks it could be great.
Very modern and ecological hotel, perfect for couples who want a bit of privacy, beach and nature (in the backyard) and not too far away from Split. All rooms have a balcony or a terrace with the view to the sea. You have the choice between the beach in front of the hotel or the roof of the hotel with swimming pool.
Remember to ask the hotel owner for recommendations; he will be delighted to help arranging biking, kayaking, barbequing, trekking, sailing etc. Also, remember to ask for restaurants. We didn’t have time to try out the wellness, but we got the impression that it would be a treat, also for couples. Further, the staff was extremely friendly and forthcoming.
It is a very modern and eco friendly place. The staff were very friendly and couldn’t do enough for us. The rooms were very comfortable and absolutely spotless. The beds spacious and extremely comfortable. The bathroom was very well equipped and spacious. The views from the room were spectacular. The pool area was lovely and also spotless. We ate in the restaurant one evening and that was also exceptionally good. The hotel is located a bit of a distance from Split main town but very easily accessible by taxi or bus.
How much does a room costs at Hotel Split?
Prices start 192$/night for Standard Double Room with Sea View. The Deluxe Double Room with Sea View, Terrace and Whirlpool is 305$/room per night with breakfast included – if coming on a honeymoon this is the perfect choice for couples.
Deluxe rooms offer a terrace with hot tub and views of the town of Stobreč and the sea. Fully air-conditioned, these rooms come with ensuite bathrooms with bathtub and separate walk-in shower, bathrobes, slippers and a hairdryer.
Where to book online– Hotel Split – Eco Friendly Hotels Croatia – you can find the best eco friendly hotels deals in Croatia during Defected Croatia which is celebrated with much enthusiasm in Croatia on Booking.com or Agoda.com or Hotelscombined.com and see more reviews on TripAdvisor.
3. Royal Princess Hotel 5* – Green Hotels Croatia
Set just next to the seaside in Lapad, surrounded with pine forest, Royal Princess Hotel offers lovely sea views. The property features an à la carte restaurant with a large terrace overlooking the Adriatic Sea. Massages, 2 pools, and a steam bath are at guests’ disposal.
The luxuriously decorated air-conditioned suites include balconies, LCD satellite TVs and a coffee maker. The private bathroom comes with shower or bathtub and free toiletries. Free WiFi access is provided in all rooms and public areas.
Dubrovnik’s Old Town with its famous landmarks is 5 km from the Princess. Guests can enjoy a stroll along the Stradun Promenade or have a ride in a cable car and admire panoramic views of the city.
Overlooking the Adriatic Sea, this upscale hotel is 8 km from the landmark Walls of Dubrovnik and 24 km from Dubrovnik Airport.
Genteel rooms offer balconies with garden or sea views, and come with flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi, plus minibars, and tea and coffeemakers. Airy suites add kitchenettes and living rooms. An upgraded suite adds a whirlpool tub, a sauna and a fireplace. Room service is available.
Breakfast is complimentary. An elegant restaurant and a bar feature terraces with sea views. A spa includes an indoor pool, a hot tub and a sauna.
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The stay at Royal Princess was very memorable. The suite that we stayed had breathtaking views of the sea. The breakfast at Royal Princess was good, however we went to the breakfast provided by the chain of hotels nearby Hotel Neptun as there was a wide choice available. The view when having breakfast at the Neptune was amazing.
There are quite few restaurants around for lunch and dinner. The hotel itself has swimming pools and gym. There are buses from outside the hotel to Old Town. Would definitely recommend the hotel and the area.
The amenities in the room were good and included L’Occitane toiletries which were very nice. However, there were a couple of niggles with our room – a few stains on the furniture and carpet and neither shower worked properly on the first day (but were soon fixed when reported). Small oversights like this mean that the hotel can’t really be 5 stars. It’d also be great if the hotel could provide bath sheets (rather than smaller bath towels) and proper hairdryers (rather than the ones stuck on the wall where you have to continuously press a button to make them work).
Breakfast was included in our stay and this was a buffet in the main restaurant. This was a bit of a chaotic affair. Staff were never on hand and had to be sought out if you wanted a cup of coffee. The food was adequate though with plenty of choice.
The hotel is part of a bigger resort of 4 other hotels, and all the restaurants, bars and facilities are available for use. We enjoyed drinks at the “On The Rocks” bar each evening for the great views.
There’s an easy walk to Lapad on a path outside the hotel, and the buses are frequent into the old town. It was nice to be so close yet away from the main tourist areas. This made for a much more relaxing visit.
The hotel is in a wonderful part of Dubrovnik, just a few km north of the Old Town (easily reached by a comfortable ten minute bus ride, with the stop only a two minute walk from the hotel’s entrance). We enjoyed a few full days relaxing at the hotel and we enjoyed wonderful massages at the spa, whose staff were also very warm and welcoming. We had rented a car at the airport so we were able to take day trips to Kotor (Montenegro) and Cavtat and we took a ferry to the Island of Lokrum and we were always given knowledgeable advice on things to do and see and best routes to take.
The breakfast was excellent with many fresh and various choices (Ante greeted us every morning with a smile and great conversation) and we also ate dinner on the terrace at their restaurant, La Castile, and the food, wine and ambiance was superb.
How much does a room costs at Royal Princess Hotel?
Prices start 340$/night for Deluxe King Room with Balcony. The Royal Executive Suite Sea View with Balcony is 375$/room per night with breakfast included – if coming on a honeymoon this is the perfect choice for couples.
This suite has a balcony overlooking the Adriatic Sea. It features 1 bedroom with a separate living room, special high-grade 300 thread count linens and hypo-allergenic pillows. Free WiFi, Nespresso coffee set are also available at the room.
Where to book online– Royal Princess Hotel – Green Hotels Croatia – you can find the best eco friendly hotels deals in Croatia during Defected Croatia which is celebrated with much enthusiasm in Croatia on Booking.com or Trip.comor Hotelscombined.com and see more reviews on TripAdvisor.
4. Villa kuća za odmor Čarobni breg – holiday home Enchanting hill 4* – Eco Hotels Croatia
kuća za odmor Čarobni breg – holiday home Enchanting hill is a villa located in Beretinec and featuring a garden with an outdoor pool, sauna and hot tub. Guests benefit from free WiFi and private parking available on site.
An oven and a fridge can be found in the kitchen. A flat-screen TV with satellite channels is available. A private bathrooms consist of a shower. Other facilities at kuća za odmor Čarobni breg – holiday home Enchanting hill include a barbecue.
Bike hire and car hire are available at the property and the area is popular for horse riding and cycling. Varaždin city center can be reached in 5.6 mi, while Varaždinske Toplice are 9.3 mi away. Čakovec is 15 mi from the property.
Imagine walking into luxury in the old days. Well I never did that, but I got the exact feeling on Enchanting hills. Old Style modern luxury. Super jacuzzi with mountain view. A big villa for 6 but also perfect for just me and my wife. A magical weekend. Felt like 5 star spa in combination with complete privacy in fresh nature.
Very clean and nice natural smell of lemongrass/citronella/lavender in the house. Nice hosts. Speaks perfectly english. Lives 10 min away in case of something. Answered phone instantly when we had questions! Will highly recommend this place. Especially for peaceful or/and romantic times.
How much does a room costs at kuća za odmor Čarobni breg – holiday home Enchanting hill?
Prices start 340$/night for Villa.
Where to book online – kuća za odmor Čarobni breg – holiday home Enchanting hill – Green Hotels Croatia – you can find the best eco friendly hotels deals in Croatia during Defected Croatia which is celebrated with much enthusiasm in Croatia on Booking.com or Agoda.com and see more reviews on TripAdvisor.
5. Hotel Adriatic 4* – Eco Friendly Hotels Croatia
Hotel Adriatic is a luxurious boutique hotel located in the heart of Rovinj’s lively Old town. Offering views of the harbor, St. Catherine’s Island or the Main Square, each suite is fitted with design furniture and local art. Guests can relax at 2 on-site bars and a brasserie style restaurant.
Decorated with original art works by contemporary artists, all suites are air-conditioned and consist of a SMART TV, mini-bar and coffee/tea making facilities. Modern-style bathrooms include a hairdryer and free toiletries. Free WiFi is available throughout the hotel.
Freshly prepared à la carte breakfast is served each morning. Guests can start the day with a coffee at the Adriatic Caffe or at Al Ponto Bar and take in the atmosphere of Rovinj. Featuring a terrace overlooking the seaside promenade and the main square, Brasserie Adriatic prepares French inspired cuisine.
A minute’s walk from the jetty for boat service to the island of Sveta Katarina, this upscale hotel is 9 minutes on foot from city views at the tower of the Church of Sveta Eufemija. It’s also 2 km from Mulini Beach.
Featuring original artwork, the refined rooms come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, safes and minibars, as well as tea and coffeemakers. Some have views of the old town, while upgraded rooms add balconies and fireplaces. Suites provide living areas, and room service is available.
Continental breakfast and parking are complimentary. Other amenities include a chic restaurant with a terrace overlooking the harbor, and an elegant bar.
This hotel has it all – prime location, big rooms, comfortable bed, beautiful decor, friendly staff, yummy breakfast and a great balcony to people watch and drink a glass of wine. I was afraid we would hear a lot of street noise being situated in front of the hotel and on 1st floor, but the windows are soundproof so I slept well. The room we had was very updated and modern with big living space and a giant bathroom (a tub and a shower). I almost didn’t want to leave this room.
The location is the biggest draw – is it close to the old town center and within a short walk to all of the restaurants and sights. I am so glad we stayed here in the lively town center vs. the Grand Park Hotel across the pier (which is actually a longer walk from anything and feels very sterile).
The rooms are ample, spacious, comfortable and extremely quiet being right on the waterfront. I was worried there would be noise but despite the hustle and bustle of marina life we couldn’t hear anything from within the room itself. Beds were individual and very comfortable, bathrooms inviting and functional.
Turn down service was timely and tasteful. We only used the restaurant in the mornings but everything was fresh and with excellent coffee. The decor is very tastefully done, and I might even say glamorous with high quality details throughout. Steps from everything in the old town we will surely come again.
Prime location on the main square of Rovinj within pedestrian zone. The café/bar terrace has a beautiful view of the harbour and main square. Exceptional staff. Warm welcome from Anette, our concierge. Very quiet hotel even with all the late night activity right out front. Excellent air conditioning after a hot August day!
Use the hotel bikes to ride the coastal bike trail around the Golden Cape past numerous sunbathing swimming spots. Several small snack/bar stops on the trail.
Loved the complimentary boat ride to St. Katarina (Island Hotel Katarina) for an awesome full day of beach, pool, exclusive sunbed area, towels, beach side bar service. Indulged in a fabulous sea-side lunch which we charged to our room.
Breakfast (7 am till noon!) was awesome, great variety, quantity, all served a-la-carte.
Highly recommend this hotel for all the reasons above.
How much does a room costs at Hotel Adriatic?
Offering views of the Rovinj’s Main Square and decorated with design furniture and contemporary art works, this spacious suite is air-conditioned and consists of a seating area, two SMART TVs, a mini-bar and coffee/tea making facilities. Modern-style bathroom includes a walk-in shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries.
Guests will receive complimentary jug of water, natural sirup and a fruit basket upon arrival.
Where to book online – Hotel Adriatic – Eco Friendly Hotels Croatia – you can find the best eco friendly hotels deals in Croatia during Defected Croatia which is celebrated with much enthusiasm in Croatia on Booking.com or Trip.com or Hotelscombined.com and see more reviews on TripAdvisor.