A hotel of distinction, of glamour, of style, of tradition Beautifully designed rooms with the delicate combination of art deco heritage
and contemporary touches. A long history of first class service, spectacular facilities and amazing food. But at a price you can afford.
Opened in 1925 as a refuge for passengers from the Orient Express, the über-stylish Esplanade Zagreb Hotel is an architectural gem. Located within easy reach of key attractions such as the Cathedral and the Art Pavilion, the city’s most iconic hotel combines art deco glamour with every contemporary convenience.
Long-established as a haven for A-List movie stars, politicians, singers and artists, the hotel’s fairytale exterior and gracious guest accommodation make it easily the most prestigious hotel in Zagreb.
Exquisite Rooms & Suites
With a guestbook that includes the names of stellar celebrities such as Louis Armstrong, Orson Wells, Liv Ullman, Woody Allen, the Esplanade Zagreb Hotel believes that every visitor deserves star treatment.
From imaginative cuisine to the sumptuous marble bathrooms on offer in each of our 208 rooms and suites, each guest is treated as a VIP by our attentive and professional staff. Among the amenities that come as standard in our fully non-smoking rooms are marble bathrooms with drench showers, bath menu plus large fluffy bath towels, robes and slippers, goose down and anti-allergic pillows and duvets, high-speed wi-fi, satellite and pay-TV, telephones with voicemail and a VID-service for dogs.
Award winning restaurants
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 Grgić, 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. Whether you choose grand style or buzzy, al fresco dining, prepare for an unforgettable experience.
Widely-tipped for long-overdue Michelin recognition when Croatia enters the guide, Zinfandel’s is widely regarded as the country’s number one eaterie. Multiply-award winning and offering a fresh and witty interpretation of the country’s traditional cuisine, Chef de cuisine’s talented culinary team includes both the country’s first Sommelier and top Chef Patissier. Innovative cuisine in a delightful setting which includes terrace views and alfresco dining options.
From grand receptions to the intimacy of family-only affairs, our expert planners are on-hand to discuss, arrange and deliver every last detail to perfection. Choose one of the luxurious venues on offer at the Esplanade Zagreb Hotel, relax, and let the city’s most glamorous hotel work its own special magic on a day you will remember forever.
Exchange vows on the majestic Oleander Terrace, opt for the timeless elegance of the Emerald Ballroom or choose the stylish setting of Zinfandel’s Restaurant. If it’s a peaceful ambiance you want, request the intimacy of the Boardroom or shout your joy to the rooftops at our busy new Club venue with private entrance, bar and VIP lounge.
With any number of wedding menus, cakes, wines & champagnes plus luxury suites to choose from, the possibilities for your Big Day really are endless.
Oasis of Relaxation
Re-awaken your sensuous side
Recover from the stresses and strains of the day in the peaceful tranquility of the Esplanade Spa. Unwind in an oasis of calm and recover your equilibrium. Bring your fantasies to life with a warm, chocolate massage that leaves your skin wonderfully silky or opt for bamboo or soothing hot stones. Allow yourself to be soothed and pampered with the help of our attentive, professional staff and enjoy a mood-enhancing boost to both mind and body. To complete your Spa experience, why not enjoy some customised exercise with your own private coach? Spoil yourself with a short break of pure bliss.
Esplanade Spa: the ultimate rejuvenation
The Health Club offers a comprehensive menu of skin and body treatments, saunas, well-equipped fitness room plus relaxation areas and is complimentary for all hotel guests.