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Reviewed 8 July 2014

Nice old hotel with BIG rooms with balcony and view to sea. Staff is 100% superb service people.Fantastic hall or " ball room " for have a very good and tasty breakfast buffet. Best location in city, near beach.restaurants.shopping

1Thank Jørn B
Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 14 June 2014

Impressive hotel from Austro Hungarian empire. Due to bad maintenance ranked with only three stars. I came again this year and I have noticed improvement in maintenance. Still service need to improve. Room maid didn't visit my room after first night. Room wasn't cleaned and bed wasn't maid.

Thank Leo P
Osijek, Osjecko-Baranjska, Croatia
Reviewed 7 June 2014

Where to start ? Hotel is furnished in the old fashioned way, and when I say "the old fashioned" I really mean it, you have the feel that the ghost of some kind of victorian lady, or headless horseman will roam up the old dusty hallway, because when you enter the hotel you get that "horror chill", but the fun...

4Thank Gorski S
Astoria oregon
Reviewed 2 June 2014 via mobile

For starters, upon arrival more than half of the lights are burned out. Probably for many years. The walls scream to be washed and repainted. Curtains are dirty, drag on the floor and obviously too dirty to clean and not fall apart. Rooms dirty, dingy and all in need of good old fashioned labor intensive cleaning. Old is not an...

2Thank Journeyman644
Soma Bay In Hurghada Egypt
Reviewed 28 May 2014

We had a very good stay at the Hotel imperial . We had half board which was wonderful. They catered for many different tastes including so many vegetables and salads. The hotel was very central and near the sea. Staff were very friendly too and nothing was too much trouble. We were there in early May 2014

Thank Blossomvilla
Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 31 December 2013

This is second hotel build in Croatia. The hotel is old fashion, rooms are large with the great view to the sea. Food has two main choice. Staff in hotel is just great. But hotel has a huge problem with noise. You can hear the other guest with no problem in your room. If you have problem with noise like...

1Thank manrobe
Sisak, Croatia
Reviewed 9 December 2013

Beautiful old historic place with antique furniture and old rooms. Unfortunately it desperately needs renovation - exterior, reception and corridors look ok, but when you look more closely on rooms and dinning hall you can see it's all old and negligent. The rooms and bathroom were pretty clean, the staff was polite and nice, the food was ok.

1Thank MelalalaPI
Reviewed 12 October 2013 via mobile

Hotel exterior looks beautiful, lobby and reception area is impressive. Coming to a room is like a walk through the castle. and then shock. doors, windows, floor of the room... probably have been renovated when a Hungarian poet Lorinc Szabo was at hotel in 1934. Entering the toilet is refreshing - renovated sometime in 1950. Advice: never close the toolet...

1Thank Sostric
Island of Malta, Malta
Reviewed 10 October 2013

I stayed 4 nights with my wife at Hotel Imperial in Opatija, Croatia, and I have mixed feelings about this hotel. The entrance and the dining room are pompous, with red carpet treatment. The fact that this place was a palace before can easily be seen especially in the ground floor - high ceilings, wide corridors, extravagant curtains, big dining...

1Thank Carm F
Wroclaw, Poland
Reviewed 8 October 2013

We've got a room with a huge balcony and sea-view. The hotel is from the era of emperor Franz Joseph, who himself stayed in the hotel as well. The rooms might need some revamp, although with cleanliness there's no issue. The dinner and breakfast buffet has a great selection and quality is alright as well.

Thank zoltan_gy

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Smart Selection Hotel Imperial (3*) Opatija embodies the city's early days as a tourist destination. Built in 1885, this historic Croatian property was originally named after Stephanie, a Belgian princess by birth who later became Crown Princess of Austria. As the second hotel built on the Adriatic Sea, the Imperial is constructed in Art Nouveau architectural style of the Secession period. Its beauty has stood the test of time. Today, the hotel boasts 127 rooms adorned with high ceilings and antique furniture. Complete with conference and banquet rooms like the visually-stunning Golden Hall, Smart Selection Hotel Imperial can handle all your business and personal needs, including weddings. Plan your day on the terrace of the Vienna-styled Café Imperial as you enjoy delectable homemade cakes and coffee. The historic hotel Imperial Opatija is located on the main street and is a quick walk to Slatina, the city's most central beach. ... more   less 

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Address: Marshala Tita 124/3, Opatija 51410, Croatia
Region: Croatia > Primorje-Gorski Kotar County > Opatija
Price Range: RM290 - RM565 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Smart Selection Hotel Imperial 3*
Number of rooms: 127
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“rooms with balcony”
361marijaj, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get one at the back, not on the side”
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“Seaside rooms have a great view, but also traffic noise.”
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“not possible”
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