4.5
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What We Love

  • In a city of historic hotels, this is a rare design property where style is a priority
  • Hotel loungers on Miramare Bay mean you can sunbathe by day and sightsee come dusk
  • Seafood restaurant Vapor is one of the best in Croatia
  • Rooms are light, bright and spacious and make the most of that Adriatic panorama
  • The spa is a lovely extra if you’re here for a few nights; treatments are affordable

What To Know

  • There's a two night minimum stay for the Classic Sea View and Romantic Sea View rooms
  • Staff reckon it's half a mile from the city, but that's slightly optimistic; it’s farther to main sights (and uphill on the way back)
  • If you want cultural authenticity, Bellevue feels Euro-chic rather than particularly Croatian
  • Shiny surfaces, glass walls and sharp corners make this sleek, but child-unfriendly
  • True design buffs may be disappointed at the decor — it's dated compared with cutting-edge Paris/NYC/Bangkok standards
  • It can feel a little sterile if not at full capacity

Amenities

  •  Babysitting
  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap-accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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Overview

The Review

Unusually for Dubrovnik, when I stayed at the Hotel Bellevue, the rain lashed down in sheets; but once I’d checked in, I realized the hotel actually came into its own on such blustery days. The concept behind the Bellevue’s floor-to-ceiling windows and wood-decked balconies is to recreate the feel of a classic ocean liner. As it’s perched right on the cliff edge (I got sea mist in my face on my visit), staying there can feel like being on a boat.

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If you’re as unlucky with the weather as I was, you’ll find that the indoor pool and spa are made for rainy days — lovely wicker daybeds surround a small pool and hot tub, and treatments are reasonably priced (from $54 for a facial). At Vapor, the seafood restaurant, and one of the best in Croatia, the food is as amazing as the views — think floor-to-ceiling windows and a terrace overhanging Miramare Bay. If you don’t make it to dinner, you’ll be pleased to know that breakfast is also served there, so you get stonking views with your croissants in the morning.

Location-wise, the Bellevue enjoys the best of both worlds. The walk to the historic center of Dubrovnik may seem like a hassle — it’s a good 10 to 15 minutes, or a taxi ride — but the clifftop views as you walk to town make it all worthwhile. And the location — on the cliff edge of Miramare Bay — really comes into its own in summer. The hotel has its own pebbly beach (accessed via an elevator in the cliff), so it feels more like a posh resort. While other tourists sweat it out in cramped city center hotels, and historic Dubrovnik is swamped with cruise ship crowds, all you have to do is choose between the sea and the sun bed.

How to Get There

Bellevue Hotel
Pera Cingrije 7
Dubrovnik, 20000 Hrvatska Croatia

Reviews

4.5 Very Good 1740 Reviews
Superb in every way
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful location, very friendly and accommodating staff and a modern, immaculate hotel makes the Bellevue well worth a visit.The city of Dubrovnik is well within walking distance and is absolutely stunning. The hotel is perched on a cliff side so its views from your balcony are beautiful. I had broken my ankle just prior to my visit and the staff simply couldn't do enough for me; they even changed my room without me asking as they thought the shows would be easier. Couldn't praise this hotel enough.

Wonderful Honeymoon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I traveled to Dubrovnik for our honeymoon a few years ago. We had never been to Croatia before, and we received such a warm welcome at Hotel Bellevue! Everything about this hotel is luxurious. All of the rooms have an ocean view. The hotel has its own private beach with pristine views and drink service! The spa is wonderful. The food is amazing, and the breakfast, which was included, was probably one of our favorite parts. You can sit out on the balcony while enjoying delicious breakfast and stunning views. It is an easy walk to the old city, which is a huge perk! You cannot go wrong staying here. We will 100% be back someday! :)

A great experience with the only private beach nearby
Reviewed 1 month ago

With friendly and helpful staff from the start right through to the end, our stay at Bellevue was delightful. From the well-kept rooms, the views, the beach, and great restaurants nearby - although the in-house restaurant is fantastic!

The location seems odd at first, but makes much sense when you use one of the few private beaches in the area (remember your aqua shoes as it is rather pebbly).

The old city is a decent but easy walk away, and there is a lot to see along the way. Walking the hill back after a full day in the old city was a little harder, but not too bad.

Amazing hotel close to the center
Reviewed 2 months ago

This is a really beautiful hotel. It has amazing ocean views, a private beach... so what else could you ask for! The room was immaculate, super clean, big, with a big bathroom was very very modern. The breakfast was delicious and the restaurant near the beach was very good as well. I would not hesitate to come back here again!

Amazing!
Reviewed 3 months ago

Simply amazing is an understatement. As someone who doesn't experience luxury hotels very often, this was terrific. Food excellent and rooms all have a sea view. Big plus for me.
And it's only a 15 minute walk from the old town, with spectacular views along the way.

From what I can recall, the lower floor numbers are higher up... :)
I say this as it was longer since I stayed here. The calendar would only allow January this year