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Opened in 1925 as a refuge for passengers from the Orient Express, the über-stylish Esplanade Zagreb Hotel is an architectural gem. Located within easy reach of key attractions, the city’s most iconic hotel combines art deco glamour with every contemporary convenience.

Long-established as a haven for A-List movie stars, politicians, singers and artists, the hotel’s fairytale exterior and gracious guest accommodation make it easily the most prestigious hotel in Zagreb.



Fitness Park
Enjoy Zagreb’s very first fitness park - across the street! An excellent location, brand new fitness equipment, green landscape design and fresh air, together guarantee a great workout experience out in the open. Within this outdoor gym you can lift weights, cycle, workout on the Orbitrek or just enjoy the shade and the sounds of nature. Either way, Fitness Park is ideal for any kind of recreation in the open.

Healthy and most enjoyable way to explore Zagreb. Jogging through the clean and ultra-safe streets and parks of the beautiful city of Zagreb is an absolute delight and we recommend it to all guests. Be provided you with jogging maps, water, personal recommendations and tailor-made routes and explore in the best way possible: on foot.

Top Zagreb shopping destinations inside the city include Centar Cvjetni, Centar Kaptol and Avenue Mall and while out of town, try the mega-malls Arena Mall, City Center One and Westgate. Niche retailers as well as top designer brands are to be found at Ilica, off the main square, and for a wealth of locally-produced curios and souvenirs, this is the place to be. Dolac Market is open every day from 6 am to 1 pm for everything from luscious fruit and vegetables to authentic Croatian textiles, while on Sunday’s, the main square takes over. On offer are myriad bargains at the Britanski Trg flea market, plus an array of supremely-relaxed cafes.

Top Zagreb Museums include the Museum of Broken Relationships - which both celebrates and mourns marriage and love affair break-ups - the crowd-pulling Museum of Contemporary Art and the Museum of Arts and Crafts; which celebrates the city’s creative heritage. Other highlights are the Mimara Museum, where some 4000 exhibits are showcased in 19th century splendor and the unforgettable The Zagreb City Museum. Another memorable day can be spent at the The Croatian Museum of Naive Art, considered to be the first museum of naive art in the world and showcasing some 1500 works of 20th century naive expressionism.

Zagreb at first sight may seem a peaceful city, as everyone drinks coffee with friends by day, however, the nightlife of this metropolis begins as the sun goes down and those who live here know very well how to have fun and dance till dawn. Zagreb flourishes with various cafes and bars, and from month to month new night clubs open their doors attracting those looking for great entertainment and club music. Within the popular area known as Tkalca - you can discover street cafes and bars with favourite hangouts among locals, surrounded by colourful facades and people of all generations. Take a seat and sip a cold beer to the sound of the guitar or everlasting rock hits. Bogoviceva Street and Flower Square are trendy places where you can spot the latest fashion and new looks in the open air. Jarun Lake becomes the home of tireless clubbers where dancing and fun just never seem to end, while concerts of the world's top musicians are mainly held in the Zagreb Arena. If you need a ticket that is impossible to get, the hotel's concierge will surely find a way to help you ensure you experience one of the top musical treats.


Oleander Terrace:

If it’s 1920’s decadence that appeals to you, look no further than the Oleander Terrace; the very essence of indulgent high society lunching and an enduringly-popular meeting place. Graced by a stylish champagne bar and enjoying. Stunning views across the city, it provides the perfect setting for some enjoyable people-watching. With an ever-changing program of entertainment; including Jazz evenings and a resident DJ, plus freshly-prepared health juices, ice-creams, an outdoor grill and regular cooking demonstrations, it is a destination for all occasions.

Esplanade 1925 Lounge & Cocktail Bar:

Run by Croatia’s no.1 mixologist Srecko Soh and offering a bewitching range of cocktails dating back to the days of the 1920’s Flapper, Esplanade Zagreb's art deco bar is the destination for afternoon tea as well as an ever-popular Chill Out Nights featuring contemporary music from the resident DJ. Morning coffee, drinks and snacks morph into an elegant afternoon tea and an extensive cocktail menu plus snacks takes over when the sun goes down. Esplanade bar is the non-smoking area with a special smoking zone and open heated terrace.



In order to allow dogs to share the luxury enjoyed by their owners, as a pet friendly hotel the Esplanade Zagreb has created a special offer, just for them. Your loyal pet will enjoy all wondrous charms of the Esplanade Zagreb Hotel, receiving a VIP dog welcome in the room and a specially designed dog bed with a comfortable pillow, an irresistible bone for chewing and a bottle of the finest water to refresh after a long and strenuous trip.



Zinfandel’s is widely regarded as the one of the best Zagreb restaurants. Its innovative cuisine in a delightful setting includes terrace views and alfresco dining options. The restaurant carries the name of the grape zinfandel that was exported at the beginning of the 19th century from Dalmatia to the USA. This wine and grape symbolize the interconnectedness of cultures meeting at the restaurant.

Le Bistro:

Sophistication and attention to detail, fresh local ingredients, and perfection of aroma and flavour are that which characterize this exceptional French gastronomic repertoire. Add carefully chosen spices, plenty of love, care and innovative ideas, a young and charming team of chefs and waiters, a pleasant ambience with an air of Paris chic and some fine wines at acceptable prices – and you've found yourself in Zagreb's Le Bistro. Since its opening in 1986, Le Bistro immediately assumed an important role in the city's daily life and has for decades offered typical bistro-style meals, as well as the world-famous Esplanade strukli.

With its elegance, simplicity and trendy menu, this simultaneously modern and traditional French bistro, located by the Esplanade hotel, has delighted both locals and numerous celebrity figures from the global show business scene. A menu coordinated with the changing seasons, seasonal specialties, a delicious selection of cakes and macarons alongside excellent coffees, or perhaps mingling over premium wines and a selection of unique cheeses will help to refresh your everyday.



The Esplanade Health Club offers:
- Fitness
- Sauna
- Beauty treatments
- Massages


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