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Where To Stay In Split, Croatia

Last updated on Jul 17, 2019

Located on the Dalmatian Coast, Split is Croatia’s second largest city. It offers a wonderful mix of ancient and modern attractions. With its rugged mountain backdrop and pristine turquoise waters, it’s no wonder Split is considered a must-visit Croatian city!

Choosing the right place to stay in Split will add so much more to your travel experience!

In this Split accommodation guide, we’ll help you discover the best area to stay in Split, as well as cover all of the best hotels in Split.

The view of Split from Park Marjan

The view over Split Split from Park Marjan

The Best Area To Stay In Split, Croatia

One of the most picturesque areas to stay in Split is Old Town. This neighbourhood is also commonly referred to as Diocletian Palace, mainly because of its well-preserved Roman Palace, originally built 1,600 years ago.  This section of the city is partially surrounded by magnificent ancient Roman walls.

It’s a pedestrian-friendly area, with all of the attractions within walking distance. From its charming cobblestone streets to its ancient architecture, this location is hands down the best place to stay in Split.

Diocletan's Palace in Split, Croatia

Diocletan’s Palace in Split, Croatia

The Best Hotels In Split, Croatia

The Old Town is located in the heart of Split, making this area ideal for exploring all the landmarks and gems of this Croatian city. Luckily, there are quite a few awesome accommodation options to choose from.

The Best Hotels in Split’s Old Town

Palace Suites Heritage Hotel

  • Free breakfast served every morning
  • Great room views looking down onto Split’s Main Square

The Palace Suites Heritage Hotel is located right next to Diocletian’s Palace. The rooms of this Split hotel include a flat-screen TV, Wi-Fi, air conditioning, a mini-bar, and more!

The ancient stones of this Palace are still visible and contrast nicely with the posh style decor and Brazilian hardwood floors.

Click here to see the latest prices and availability at The Palace Suites Heritage Hotel

Exploring the side streets of Split in the early morning

Exploring the side streets of Split in the early morning

Palace Judita Heritage Hotel

  • Close proximity to Bacvice Beach and public transportation
  • Located in Split’s Main Square

The Palace Judita Heritage Hotel is housed in a former 16th-century palace. It provides luxuriously equipped rooms with exposed stone walls, elegant furniture and lavish bathrooms.

All rooms have air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, wonderful city views. Bathrooms are luxurious and include bathrobes and slippers. A complimentary breakfast is provided each day.

Check out the latest prices and availability at Palace Judita Heritage Hotel

We went on a sunset stand up paddling tour while in Split

We went on a sunset stand up paddling tour while in Split

Cornaro Hotel

  • Free buffet breakfast every morning
  • Large and spacious rooms

The Cornaro Hotel is a modern hotel set in the historic Old Town. The rooms include satellite TV, air-conditioning, a seating area, a mini-bar and city views.

Their rooftop terrace offers panoramic city views and is complete with a hot tub, bar, and sitting area. This is one of the best places to stay in Split for spectacular views of the city.

Click here to book your stay at Cornaro Hotel in Split

Exploring Diocletian's Palace in Split, Croatia

Exploring Diocletian’s Palace in Split, Croatia

Plaza Marchi Old Town

  • Bike hires are available at this property
  • Elegant and modern decor

The Plaza Marchi Old Town offers a seamless fusion of traditional and modern comforts. The rooms include air conditioning, Wi-Fi, satellite TV, refrigerator, kettle, and more!

There are also European, US, and British power socks and charging cables in each room. Guests will enjoy a terrace, a bar and a restaurant.

Click here to see the latest prices and availability at Plaza Marchi Old Town

Looking for a corner away from the crowds by Krka waterfalls

Krka waterfalls, a popular day trip from Split

Heritage Hotel Antique Split

  • Excellent room views of surrounding landmarks
  • Exceptionally friendly and helpful staff

The Heritage Hotel Antique Split is located in the centre of Old Town, making it one of the best places to stay in Split, Croatia. Guests will enjoy beautifully furnished rooms with pastel-coloured tones and exposed castle stones.

Rooms include Wi-Fi, air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, a minibar, and so much more! A complimentary breakfast is served each day with fresh pastries, cakes and excellent coffee.

Check out the latest prices and availability at the Heritage Hotel Antique Split

Getting ready for a sunset stand up paddle tour in Split, Croatia

Getting ready for a sunset stand up paddle tour in Split, Croatia

The Best Budget Hotels in Split Croatia

Hotel Bellevue

  • Free breakfast served every morning
  • Comfortable and modern decor

The Hotel Bellevue is an excellent value for money. All rooms are individually furnished and include a TV, work desk, Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and more! Laundry facilities are also available for guest use.

There is a restaurant and bar on site serving regional specialties. There is a covered terrace with plenty of seating where guests can relax.

Check out prices and availability at Hotel Bellevue here

Wandering around the Old Town of Omis, Croatia

Wandering around the Old Town of Omis, Croatia, a popular day trip from Split

Hotel Slavija

  • Guests will enjoy discounts at some nearby restaurants
  • Prime location for exploring the Old Town

Hotel Slavija is set in a 17th-century building and is part of the Roman Palace complex. It has a prime location in Old Town; the port of Split is less than a 5-minute walk.

The rooms feature Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, satellite TV, and more! A continental breakfast is available each morning. This hotel opened in 1900 and is the oldest hotel in Split.

Click here for the latest prices and availability at Hotel Slavija

Enjoying Diocletian's Palace at 6am without the crowds

Enjoying Diocletian’s Palace at 6am without the crowds

The Best Luxury Hotels In Split Croatia

If you’re looking for the best hotels in Split to jazz up your Croatian vacation, look no further than these lavish Split hotels.

Jupiter Luxury Hotel

  • Centrally located near the best landmarks
  • Newly restored hotel building

The Jupiter Luxury Hotel is located near the Temple of Jupiter. This historic building has well-preserved details that mix in wonderfully with its modern comforts. All rooms are stylishly decorated and feature Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, a mini-bar and satellite TV.

There is an outdoor hot-tub, sauna facilities, gourmet restaurant, and a rooftop terrace with a trendy lounge bar. All of the rooms offer views overlooking the quaint streets of Old Town.

Click here to see the latest prices and availability at the Jupiter Luxury Hotel

View over Hear from the top of the fort

View over Hvar from the top of the fort, a popular boat trip from Split

Hotel Vestibul Palace & Villa

  • On-site restaurant and bar
  • Room service is available

The Hotel Vestibul Palace and Villa is a member of the “Small Luxury Hotels of the World.” This luxury accommodation really rolls out the red carpet for its guests. On top of that, you can expect friendly and responsive service from the staff.

The rooms are elegantly decorated with handmade furniture and include flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi, a mini-bar, and more! A complimentary breakfast is served every morning.

Check out the latest prices and availability at Hotel Vestibul Palace & Villa

Sunset over the sea in Hvar, Croatia

Sunset over the sea in Hvar, Croatia, a popular boat trip from Split

Villa Split Heritage Hotel

  • Restaurants, bars and shops located in the immediate vicinity
  • Close to public transportation

Villa Split Heritage Hotel is housed in a 10th-century Romanesque landmark. The historic characteristics of the building add to its charm, including exposed stone walls, wooden ceiling beams, and hardwood floors. There is a seamless blend of modern and traditional furnishings.

Each room has Wi-Fi, air conditioning, a refrigerator, coffee and tea makers, and more! Guests will enjoy a complimentary breakfast every morning.

Click here to see the latest prices and availability at Villa Split Heritage Hotel

Exploring the Old Town of Split, Croatia

Exploring the Old Town of Split, Croatia

Conclusion Of Where To Stay In Split, Croatia

I hope this guide makes your decision on where to stay in Split, Croatia a little easier. Each of these accommodations offers the perfect blend of historic and modern luxuries. Split’s Old Town is a vibrant area of the city, with historic charm, ancient history, and plenty of fascinating attractions. Split was one of my favourite cities we visited during our 10 days in Croatia and I’m sure you guys will love it too!

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