According to the choice of the readers of the eminent tourist magazine “Conde Nast Traveller”, The Zagreb hotel The Regent Esplanade ranks 33rd among the 100 best hotels in Southern Europe.
This is the second year in a row that this hotel, the only Croatian one, has been ranked as on of the best tourist facilities in the world, onto the Golden list of the year.
The hotels have been ranked on the basis of a series of elements – accommodation, service, location, quality of food and beverages and design, and almost 33 thousand readers participated in the evaluation. Hotel The Regent Esplanade is located in the centre of Zagreb, and was opened in 1925. It was built for the accommodation of wealthier visitors to Zagreb who arrived here with the orient Express.
With a tradition longer than 80 years, it has accommodated many distinguished persons from all over the world since then. The long list of famous people that have visited hotel Esplanade includes many people that have marked the 20th century. Josephine Baker, Charles Lindbergh, Orson Wells, Liv Ullman, Louis Armstrong and Woody Allen are only some of the many who have signed the guest-book.
The hotel, which has played a vital role in the social life of Zagreb, offers 209 spacious and luxuriously decorated rooms and suites. Tradition and the luxury of the rooms, as well as the luxurious marble bathrooms are complemented by the newest technological advancements like wireless High-Speed Internet, making every room an oasis of relaxation.
The hotel offers numerous possibilities for the organisation of conferences, banquets and other events. The reconstructed legendary Emerald room is a unique space in this part of Europe, a great place for organizing festive affairs and conferences at the highest level.
The hotel also comprises the restaurant Zinfandel’s named after the Californian grape sort originating from Croatia. It is the zinfandel grape-wine that is the trademark of the hotel’s staff. Out of the many activities and facilities, the legendary Le Bistro should be pointed out, where the famous and widely known štrukle Esplanade (cheese-pastry) can be tasted.
City of Zagreb Tourist Association
The Regent Esplanade Zagreb
Conde Nast Traveller