The Best Hotels in Istria

Here’s our manually curated guide to the best luxury, boutique, and most charming hotels in Istria. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Offering views of Rovinj Old Town, the nearby islands and Adriatic Sea, Grand Park Hotel features a wellness and spa… See more

Offering views of Rovinj Old Town, the nearby islands and Adriatic Sea, Grand Park Hotel features a wellness and spa centre, outdoor swimming pool and a marina next to the Mulini Beach.

Elegantly decorated rooms and suites come with a minibar, kettle and an espresso machine as well as with a seating area and a Smart TV. The private bathrooms include a bathtub and a walk-in shower. All units offer a balcony or a terrace.

The hotel features various restaurants, bars and a pastry shop. The buffet breakfast is served daily in the main hotel restaurant.

The wellness area offers different types of saunas, steam rooms and indoor pools. Guests can enjoy various activities, such as tennis, jogging and cycling.

Rovinj Aquarium is 2.5 km away while the Rovinj Heritage Museum is 3 km from Grand Park Hotel Rovinj by Maistra Collection. The nearest airport is Pula Airport, 40 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $295

Set in the heart of Istria, in the medieval village of Mužolini Donji, San Canzian Hotel & Residences - Small Luxury… See more

Set in the heart of Istria, in the medieval village of Mužolini Donji, San Canzian Hotel & Residences - Small Luxury Hotels of the World offers a unique experience of nature, gastronomy and accommodation. Surrounded by olive gardens and vineyards it features an outdoor pool and a well-known Luciano Restaurant & Bar. Buje is 3.7 km away, while Grožnjan is 4.9 km from the property.

The contemporary designed rooms and suites include a flat-screen TV, a seating area and a private bathroom with a walk-in shower and luxury toiletries. The villa comes with a fireplace and a private pool. Free WiFi is provided in all areas.

Guests can relax at a sun terrace or taste premium culinary delicacies, domestic olive oil and wine. Luciano Restaurant offers traditional Istrian cuisine prepared by food artists and renowned chefs. Cooking classes or truffle hunting are organised on request.

Golf, guided bike tour and hiking are among the activities that guests can enjoy near the property. Private Yoga or Pilates classes can be organized on request, the relax zone with a sauna can be used free of charge.

Aquapark Istralandia is 14 km away and Poreč is 32 from the property. The nearest Pula Airport is at a distance of 81 km, while Trieste Airport is 88 km away.

Rooms from $245

Monte Mulini Adults Exclusive Hotel by Maistra Collection is a 20-minute walk away from Rovinj’s town centre. It is… See more

Monte Mulini Adults Exclusive Hotel by Maistra Collection is a 20-minute walk away from Rovinj’s town centre. It is surrounded by a lush, centuries-old protected nature park and overlooks a bay.

All rooms come with balconies offering views over the pool, the garden and the sea, free Wi-Fi and air conditioning. They are equipped with satellite TV, a minibar and bathrooms with walk-in showers.

Mediterraneo restaurant serves artisanal breakfast and a-la carte mediterranean fine dining cuisine with wine pairing options and tasting menus.
Wine Vault – Levante Edition serves lunch, inspired by mezze and blending oriental spices with local ingredients.

The Monte Mulini Art Wellness area is spread over 1,000 m². It comprises indoor and outdoor pools, saunas, a gym and a Mediterranean garden.

Mulini Beach, featuring luxury sunbeds and umbrellas and cocktail bar offers diverse snack options and grill.

The Monte Mulini is 40-minute drive away from the Pula Airport. Airport transfers can be arranged on request.

Rooms from $292

Located 200 metres from a beautiful pebbly beach, Hotel Brioni also features an indoor and outdoor pool and an… See more

Located 200 metres from a beautiful pebbly beach, Hotel Brioni also features an indoor and outdoor pool and an a-la-carte restaurant. The centre of Pula and the famous amphitheatre can be reached in 4 km. Free WiFi is available and parking is provided.

Breakfast buffet is arranged in the Brioni's restaurant, which also serves Istrian specialities.
Entertainment staff is available during the summer season, and sports facilities include miniature golf course, tennis courts and saunas.

The hotel is surrounded by a pine tree forest and features easy access to various pebbly and rocky beaches. The hotel is located just a short walk from Pula Aquarium, 1.4 km from Lungomare and 3.0 km from Archaeological Museum in Pula. Pula Airport is 10 km away.

Rooms from $226

Spirito Santo Palazzo Storico

Rated 9.6 in 572 reviews

Opened in August of 2017 in the historic town centre of Rovinj, Spirito Santo Palazzo Storico is situated in a renovated… See more

Opened in August of 2017 in the historic town centre of Rovinj, Spirito Santo Palazzo Storico is situated in a renovated heritage building from the 1920s. The property has an on-site wine bar and a traditional Mediterranean enclosed terrace with a water well. Free WiFi is available in all areas.

All elegantly designed air-conditioned rooms are fitted with a flat-screen satellite TV, a minibar and a safe. Private bathrooms comprise a shower, free toiletries and a hairdryer. Extras include bathrobes and slippers. Most rooms offer views of the town of Rovinj.

Guests staying in Spirito Santo Palazzo Storico can enjoy a glass of selected wines in the hotel wine vault or taste Istrian and Mediterranean delicacies in the lounge bar that comes complete with a fireplace and a terrace.

Rovinj Heritage Museum is 300 metres from the property, while the Church of St. Euphemia is 850 metres away.

The closest airport is Pula Airport, 40 km from Spirito Santo Palazzo Storico. Airport shuttle can be arranged at an additional charge.

Rooms from $132

Spreading on 120,000 square metres, among Istrian vineyards and olive groves, the luxurious Wine Hotel and Restaurant… See more

Spreading on 120,000 square metres, among Istrian vineyards and olive groves, the luxurious Wine Hotel and Restaurant Meneghetti provides an oasis of nature. The elegant rooms and villas are combined with the ultimate Wine & Dine experience. An outdoor and indoor swimming pool are at guests’ disposal.

The interiors offer a mixture of modern and antique. Free WiFi, LED satellite TV, air conditioning and the elegant touch of Frette sheets add luxury and comfort. In the tastefully decorated bathrooms guests will find the finest Croatian toiletries, enriched with the scents of Mediterranean herbs and oils.

The gourmet à-la-carte restaurant offers unique creations of Meneghetti chefs that combine modern cooking with healthy recipes and highest quality ingredients. Cooking and sommelier courses can be organised upon request.

This authentic Istrian house is an ideal place for jogging, bike tours, long walks or lounging by the pool. A sauna, both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, as well as an onsite fitness centre can be used free of charge.

The colourful coastal town of Rovinj can be reached in just 20 km, while the nearest airports are in Pula, 20 km away. The Trieste Ronchi Airport is 140 km from Wine Hotel and Restaurant Meneghetti.

Rooms from $264

Lone Hotel by Maistra Collection

Rated 9.2 in 4729 reviews

Set within the Golden Cape Natural Park, Lone Hotel by Maistra Collection offers a terrace and a wellness area. The… See more

Set within the Golden Cape Natural Park, Lone Hotel by Maistra Collection offers a terrace and a wellness area. The hotel is 200 metres away from the sea and a 15-minute stroll from Rovinj's centre.

Built in 2011, all modern design rooms at Lone Hotel by Maistra Collection have free Wi-Fi and a private balcony. They are equipped with all modern facilities, including flat-screen satellite TV and laptop safety box. Every room has air conditioning.

There is a wellness area with a spa pool, steam bath, sauna and massage room. The outdoor pool is shared with another hotel. It is surrounded by a spacious sunbathing area, and guests can also relax in a large indoor pool, which looks out to the lush garden.

There is a sushi bar, a night club and several restaurants within the hotel building. Breakfast buffet is served daily at the hotel's restaurant. Pula Airport is just a 40-minute drive away and airport transfers can be arranged upon request.

Rooms from $184

Relais and Wine San Tommaso

Rated 9.3 in 414 reviews

Relais and Wine San Tommaso in Bale provides adults-only accommodation with an open-air bath and a bar. This guest house… See more

Relais and Wine San Tommaso in Bale provides adults-only accommodation with an open-air bath and a bar. This guest house has a saltwater pool, a garden and free private parking. The accommodation features free WiFi throughout the property, as well as a terrace and a traditional restaurant.

At the guest house, every unit is equipped with air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a safety deposit box and a private bathroom with a shower, a hair dryer and free toiletries. At the guest house, all units are allergy-free and soundproof. At the guest house, units include bed linen and towels.

The area is popular for cycling, and bike hire is available at this 4-star guest house. A car rental service is available at the guest house.

Cathedral St. Eufemia Rovinj is 15 km from Relais and Wine San Tommaso, while Pula Arena is 26 km from the property. The nearest airport is Pula, 29 km from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $175

Rivalmare Boutique Hotel

Rated 8.3 in 721 reviews

Placed right next to a beach and offering a restaurant with a terrace and sea view, Rivalmare Boutique Hotel is set in… See more

Placed right next to a beach and offering a restaurant with a terrace and sea view, Rivalmare Boutique Hotel is set in Novigrad, Istria. Guests can have a drink next to the sea, at the on-site bar. Free WiFi access is offered.

The rooms are modernly furnished and feature floor-to-ceiling windows. Each is air-conditioned, soundproofed and offers a furnished balcony, a flat-screen satellite TV and a minibar. Bathrooms are equipped with a bath or a shower and include a bidet, bathrobe, slippers and a hairdryer.

The common lounge and the terrace are available for relaxation. The area is popular for cycling and Rivalmare Boutique Hotel provides bike rental service.

Marine museum Gallerion is 450 metres from the hotel, the medieval city of Motovun is 29 km away, while Poreč Old Town can be reached in 19 km.

Pula Airport is at the distance of 71 km. Airport shuttle service can be arranged by the hotel for a fee and upon previous request.

Rooms from $84

The Melegran

Rated 9.2 in 646 reviews

Conveniently set in the centre of Rovinj, The Melegran provides air-conditioned rooms, a shared lounge, free WiFi and a… See more

Conveniently set in the centre of Rovinj, The Melegran provides air-conditioned rooms, a shared lounge, free WiFi and a bar. The property is close to Cathedral St. Eufemia Rovinj, Balbi Arch and Rovinj Marina. Certain rooms at the property include a terrace with a city view.

All units at the hotel are equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a safety deposit box. Each room includes a coffee machine and a private bathroom with free toiletries, while selected rooms are fitted with a kitchen equipped with a fridge. At The Melegran all rooms are equipped with bed linen and towels.

The accommodation offers a buffet or continental breakfast.

The area is popular for cycling, and bike hire is available at this 4-star hotel.

Popular points of interest near The Melegran include Baluota Beach, Mulini Beach and Sveti Andrija Beach. The nearest airport is Pula Airport, 38 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $108

Wine Residence Cattunar

Rated 9.7 in 430 reviews

Situated in Brtonigla, 3.8 km from Aquapark Istralandia, Wine Residence Cattunar features accommodation with free bikes… See more

Situated in Brtonigla, 3.8 km from Aquapark Istralandia, Wine Residence Cattunar features accommodation with free bikes, free private parking, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and a fitness centre. With free WiFi, this 5-star hotel offers a shared kitchen and a shared lounge. The accommodation offers room service, a concierge service and luggage storage for guests.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms with a desk, a coffee machine, a fridge, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a bidet. All rooms are equipped with a kettle, while some rooms also boast a terrace and others also feature city views. At Wine Residence Cattunar the rooms are fitted with bed linen and towels.

A buffet breakfast is available each morning at the accommodation.

Guests can relax in the spa and wellness centre, including a sauna, and a hot tub, or in the garden. Guests at Wine Residence Cattunar will be able to enjoy activities in and around Brtonigla, like hiking and cycling.

Sečovlje Salina Nature Park is 23 km from the hotel, while The Euphrasian Basilica is 31 km from the property.

Rooms from $133

Hotel Parentium Plava Laguna

Rated 9.0 in 4711 reviews

Featuring a Spa Centre with 6 hot tubs, an indoor and 2 outdoor pools, Hotel Parentium Plava Laguna is set only 50… See more

Featuring a Spa Centre with 6 hot tubs, an indoor and 2 outdoor pools, Hotel Parentium Plava Laguna is set only 50 metres from the beach in Poreč. The hotel offers 3 restaurants, along with a pool bar and a lounge bar. Free Wi-Fi is provided.

All rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows and a balcony with seating area overlooking the park. They also feature an LCD satellite TV, minibar and a safe.

The à la carte restaurant serves Istrian and sea food dishes, while the other 2 serve buffet breakfast and dinner. During the season, guests will be entertained with live music, professional show programmes and diverse animation.

Hotel Parentium Plava Laguna offers wellness facilities such as Finish and Turkish sauna, free fitness area and beauty and hairdresser studios. Tennis, mini golf, volleyball, basket and other land and sea sports can be enjoyed.

The Old Town of Poreč is located 5 km away. Pula Airport is at a distance of 60 km.

Rooms from $138

Boutique Hotel Valsabbion

Rated 9.4 in 294 reviews

This modern, exclusively designed boutique hotel is 20 metres away from the Adriatic Sea coast in Pjescana Uvala, 3 km… See more

This modern, exclusively designed boutique hotel is 20 metres away from the Adriatic Sea coast in Pjescana Uvala, 3 km from the centre Pula. Mythos-Medical Spa Centre offers numerous medical and massage treatments. Built in 2014, an outdoor heated swimming pool boasts sea views.

The spacious rooms at Valsabbion were completely renovated in 2015 and are equipped with balconies with sea or garden views, air conditioning, minibars and safes. They are anti-allergically furnished and the bathrooms come with bathrobes and hairdryers.

The entire Valsabbion provides free Wi-Fi and free use of outdoor fitness equipment. It also provides a concierge service.

Baldachins, sunbeds and open-air massage treatments can be enjoyed in the lounge area at Valsabbion beach area by the sea.

Within a 3-minute walk guests can reach the nearest restaurants and bars. Shopping is possible in the centre of Pula.

Rooms from $125

Featuring an infinity pool with panoramic views of the Adriatic Sea, family-run Villa Stefanija is located in peaceful… See more

Featuring an infinity pool with panoramic views of the Adriatic Sea, family-run Villa Stefanija is located in peaceful surroundings in small village Puntera in southeast Istria. It offers traditional cuisine at an onsite restaurant. WiFi is available in all rooms free of charge.

All units at the VILLA STEFANIJA small Boutique hotel&restaurant have a sea-view balcony and come with elegant furniture and parquet floors. There are 5 double rooms and 2 deluxe suites at the property.

Guests can enjoy a relaxation zone with views of the infinity pool and the sea. The hotel boasts a spa area with a hot tub, a Finnish sauna and a fireplace. Spa area, as well as massages and various cosmetics treatments can be used at a surcharge.

Štefanija Restaurant offers dishes and wines from all over Istria prepared according to traditional recipes. Cycling and hiking trails can be found in the property's surroundings. Villa Stefanija also offers bike storage.

The nearest beach is 15 km away. Pula, Rovinj, Poreč and Rabac, are an half-hour drive away. Pula Airport is 20 km away. Airport transfers are available upon request.

Rooms from $165

Heritage Hotel San Rocco

Rated 9.1 in 342 reviews

Featuring a gourmet restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool and a spa area, Heritage Hotel San Rocco is set an 18th century… See more

Featuring a gourmet restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool and a spa area, Heritage Hotel San Rocco is set an 18th century building in the picturesque Istrian village of Brtonigla. Free WiFi access is provided in all areas.

All classically furnished units are air-conditioned and come with a flat-screen satellite TV, a safe and a minibar. Private bathrooms are equipped with a shower or a bathtub, free toiletries and a hairdryer. Bathrobes and slippers are provided for your comfort.

The gourmet restaurant San Rocco serves seasonal dishes based on locally obtained products, while the nearby Primizia Food and Wine serves more casual fare in a relaxed setting. The spa area in San Rocco Heritage Hotel features an indoor pool with natural light, a hot tub and a sauna. Access to the spa area is provided free of charge upon request. There is also an outdoor pool with a lounge area, complete with parasols and loungers.

The hotel also features bike rental and a bike storage, while the surroundings are full of picturesque cycling trails. Other popular activities include nature walks, hiking and swimming. The nearest beach is 5 km from the property.

Pula Airport can be reached in 73 km, while Trieste Airport is at a distance of 90 km. Free private parking is provided on site.

Rooms from $210

Hotel Angelo d'Oro

Rated 9.3 in 846 reviews

The Heritage Angelo d'Oro, formerly a Bishop`s Palace from the 17th century, is an elegant boutique hotel in Rovinj's… See more

The Heritage Angelo d'Oro, formerly a Bishop`s Palace from the 17th century, is an elegant boutique hotel in Rovinj's historic pedestrian centre.

The green-shuttered façade on the Via Svalbe street is typically Venetian and inside, vaulted ceilings and exposed stone walls create intimate spaces for dining and relaxation. A tiny rooftop loggia offers stunning views over the rooftops.

The well-appointed rooms offer garden, street and sea views and include air-conditioning. Free Wi-Fi is available in all areas.

Rooms from $182

Blu Mare Hotel

Rated 9.5 in 106 reviews

Set in Novigrad Istria, 400 metres from Rivarela Beach, Blu Mare Hotel offers accommodation with a terrace, private… See more

Set in Novigrad Istria, 400 metres from Rivarela Beach, Blu Mare Hotel offers accommodation with a terrace, private parking, a restaurant and a bar. With free WiFi, this 4-star hotel offers room service. The property is non-smoking and is situated less than 1 km from Maestral Beach.

A buffet, à la carte or continental breakfast can be enjoyed at the property.

FKK Beach is 2.1 km from the hotel, while Aquapark Istralandia is 7.4 km from the property.

Rooms from $162

Boutique Hotel Adoral

Rated 9.3 in 717 reviews

Unwind in stylishly decorated, bright and sophisticated surroundings of Hotel Adoral, which provides superbly equipped… See more

Unwind in stylishly decorated, bright and sophisticated surroundings of Hotel Adoral, which provides superbly equipped accommodation with magnificent sea views in Rabac.

The property is very close to the sea yet far enough from the busy and crowded streets of the resort. Enjoy the fresh air, the crystal-clear sea and plenty of sunlight.

The clear lines and warm colours of the suites contribute to a relaxing stay.

Rooms from $195

Located 200 metres from Karpinjan Beach, Palazzo Rainis Hotel & Spa - Small Luxury Hotel - Adults Only offers 4-star… See more

Located 200 metres from Karpinjan Beach, Palazzo Rainis Hotel & Spa - Small Luxury Hotel - Adults Only offers 4-star accommodation in Novigrad Istria and has a terrace, a restaurant and a bar. Among the facilities at this property are room service and a 24-hour front desk, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The property features a seasonal outdoor pool, fitness centre, sauna and garden.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms with a desk, a coffee machine, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a bidet. At Palazzo Rainis Hotel & Spa - Small Luxury Hotel - Adults Only every room comes with bed linen and towels.

The accommodation offers a hot tub.

FKK Beach is 600 metres from Palazzo Rainis Hotel & Spa - Small Luxury Hotel - Adults Only, while Kastanija Beach is 700 metres away.

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Hotel Villa Annette

Rated 9.0 in 464 reviews

This small family-run hotel is located on a protected part of the hill overlooking the bay in Rabac, and offers a… See more

This small family-run hotel is located on a protected part of the hill overlooking the bay in Rabac, and offers a beautiful panoramic view of the Kvarner Bay and the islands of Cres, Lošinj and Unije.

Decorated in a modern style, Hotel Villa Annette is one of the best boutique hotels in Istria. Accessible staff, peace and a pleasant atmosphere are just some of the attributes of this facility.
Included with the accommodation comes the famous breakfast buffet, inspired by Mediterranean cuisine. Guests can also enjoy a range of Istrian delicacies through the lunch menu, eating in the restaurant or in the attractive garden. There is a possibility to adapt dishes for vegetarians and children.

All apartments include air conditioning and free internet access, and their special feature is the beautiful sea view. The hotel also includes a beautiful outdoor pool next to the terrace, where guests can relax with a wonderful outdoor ambiance.
Presentations and tastings sessions of domestic olive oil Villa Annette Selection, as well as tastings of famous wines from authentic Istrian wineries can be arranged within the facility.

Rooms from $110