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Hotel Lone Rovinj

Hotel Lone Rovinj

Luje Adamovica 31, Rovinj
5.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (121 reviews)
Beautiful resort on the coastThe rooms are large and well equipped. Our room has a balcony overlooking the pool and gardens. The breakfast buffet was among the best I’ve seen/
  15 Oct 2017

£82

£82
Maistra Monte Mulini

Maistra Monte Mulini

A. Smareglia 3, Rovinj
5.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (46 reviews)
Wonderful HotelOne of the most wonderful hotels I have ever stayed in and that's including The Park Hyatt with Opera House views in Sydney. The food in the restaurant was superb and the sommelier was incredibly knowledgeable and helpful. At the moment because of building work on the way you cannot walk around the ...
  3 Jun 2017

£115

£115
Kempinski Hotel Adriatic

Kempinski Hotel Adriatic

Alberi 300 A, Umag
5.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (44 reviews)
Very pleasant modern hotelVery good high standard hotel. Excellent food and great, child-friendly service. Staff went out of their way to make sure out stay with a toddler was peaceful. Good pools and spa area, very relaxing massage treatment. The rooms are very comfortable and of a standard you'd expect from a 5* hotel. ...
  5 Oct 2015

£115

£115
Meliá Coral

Meliá Coral

Katoro 20, Umag
5.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (31 reviews)
Good Hotel with Friendly ServiceWe visited the Melia Coral for 7 nights at the end of April/beginning of May 2016. The most obvious point to make is that the hotel is adults only, which really does make a pleasant change for those who want to avoid screaming kids! The hotel itself is very well run and clean. Our room was very good ...
  9 May 2016

£66

£66
Boutique Hotel Villa Vulin

Boutique Hotel Villa Vulin

Tommaseova 10, Pula
5.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (4 reviews)
Staff outstandingHotel was a diamond in the rough, staff did everything to make comfortable, great stay, thank you.
  20 Sep 2016

£87

£87
Valamar Isabella Miramare

Valamar Isabella Miramare

Sv. Nikola Island, Porec
5.0 out of 5.0
5.0 out of 5 (2 reviews)
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Pocket Guide: 5 stars Hotels in Istria

Book a five-star hotel in Istria and you’ll be in for something really special. The craggy Croatian peninsula juts out into the Adriatic, and is dotted with chic beach resorts, Mediterranean fishing villages and medieval hilltop towns. It attracts a well-heeled crowd who come for its luxury hotels, spa resorts and boutique lodgings.

Stunning Beaches, Great Sailing and Designer Shopping

As the largest peninsula on the Adriatic Coast, Istria is one of Croatia's most popular beach destinations, with swathes of white-pebble beaches and secret rocky coves lapped by warm, aquamarine waters. The region is renowned for its diving and sailing opportunities, as well as designer shopping and a burgeoning gourmet dining scene.

Where to Stay to Discover Croatian Art

Visit Umag, the cobbled old town of which boasts unrivalled views over the Adriatic Sea. Modern art fans will enjoy a browse around Gallery Marin, a contemporary art museum set in the old town walls which features celebrated Croatian and Slovenian artists. Witness the colourful frescoes in the town's 16th-century Church of St. Roch, or uncover local artefacts in Umag Town Museum, tucked away in a Renaissance tower.

Head off the beaten track to discover the region's lush interior, packed with quaint medieval hilltop villages and some of the best examples of Byzantine churches in Europe.

Popular Towns for Five-Star Accommodation in Istria

Widely regarded as the jewel in Istria's crown, Rovinj is a quaint old fishing town criss-crossed with cobblestone piazzas. Visit the baroque Church of Euphemia, which boasts a 60-metre-high bell tower and offers far-reaching views over the Rovinj archipelago of islands.

Further south lies Pula, Istria's main city, where the charming old town boasts the 2nd-century BC Pula Arena, one of the best-preserved Roman amphitheatres in the world. From here you can easily visit the Brijuni Islands, a cluster of 14 islands which has protected national park status. Veli Brijuni is the largest and most accessible island – come to snorkel its crystal clear waters or take a private guided tour.

Expedia has a wide range of five-star accommodation in Istria, from adult-only lodgings to chic beach resorts and town-centre hotels. Use the search filters to find the perfect accommodation for you.