Berkeley Hotel

Andrije Hebranga 116A, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 20000

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By Jane Foster, your Dubrovnik expert

#9 of 15
expert-rated hotels in Dubrovnik
Expert overall rating:4.4 out of 5
Location:
3.9
3.9
Bedrooms:
4.2
4.2
Eating/drinking:
4
4.0
Public areas:
4.2
4.2
Leisure facilities:
4.5
4.5
Service:
4.3
4.3
Value for money:
4.4
4.4
Recommended for:
Culture vultures, Families with teenagers, Families with younger children, Sporty types, No fuss, Sightseeing

Expert review of Berkeley Hotel

Mid-range family-run hotel with a slick modern interior, close to Dubrovnik ferry port.

Run by a Croatian family who recently returned from Australia, this stylish three-star hotel occupies a white modern five-storey building close to Gruž harbour. With its selection of rooms, studios and self-catering apartments, all with wooden floors and smart minimalist furniture, it makes an ideal base for families with kids. A new outdoor pool is set to open in May 2011.

Location: 

One block back from Gruž harbour, just a three-minute walk to the ferry quay and bus station, and a pleasant 30-minute walk to Dubrovnik Old Town (served by regular bus, journey time 10 minutes).

Bedrooms: 

While all the rooms have wooden floors, slick minimalist furnishing, air conditioning, safe, flat screen satellite-TV and balcony, the studios and spacious apartments also come with fully-equipped kitchenettes. Studios sleep three persons and apartments four, making them perfect for families. My favourite units are on the upper floors, affording views over Gruž harbour.

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Public areas: 

Breakfast is served in the ground floor dining room. Free WiFi and laptop are available at reception, and there’s also free underground parking for hotel guests.

Eating and drinking: 

The plentiful cooked-to-order breakfast makes a fine start to the day. There are plans to offer light snacks too when the outdoor pool bar opens in summer 2011.

Leisure facilities: 

The hotel motorboat (two cabins and kitchenette) and skipper are available for private excursions. Big game fishing can also be arranged. A stay-and-sail programme combines staying at the hotel with several nights aboard the boat. A new outdoor pool will open in May 2011.

Service: 

The hotel is family-run so you can expect a warm homely atmosphere. Staff are helpful and efficient.

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Who stays there: 

Most guests are English-language speakers – Brits, Australians and Americans. With its range of accommodation types (rooms, studios and suites) and self-catering option, plus the outdoor pool, Berkeley is suited to both couples and families with kids.

Pros: 
Slick modern interior
Friendly atmosphere
Close to ferry port
Good value for money
Outdoor pool
Cons: 
Distance from Old Town
No restaurant

More information on Berkeley Hotel:

Price from:
£40
Type:
Hotel
Address:
Andrije Hebranga 116A, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 20000
Free tags / Keywords:
ferry port
Amenities:
High-Speed Internet, Parking, Restaurant, Swimming Pool

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