17 Best Hotels in Split [Hidden Gems of 2018 • Bargain Guide]

Split, Croatia is a city steeped in history and culture – and when it comes to their hotels you’ll quickly see that they have unbelievable properties… some of which are quite the bargain.

That’s why we created this insider guide to the best hotels in Split.

Written by expert travelers, our insider guides have one goal – showing you Split’s hidden hotel-gems, so you can book before the rooms sell out.

Finding a perfect hotel for your vacation has never been this easy, and you’ll soon understand why they say that the Croatian sense of hospitality has to be experienced to be believed.

Let’s explore the best hotels in Split so you can get booked up and packed!

Additional reading – The 20 Coolest Things to Do in Split, and Where to Stay in Split (Insider Neighbourhood Guide)

Best Hotels in Split

 

Quick Answers – The Best Hotels in Split

 

Best Overall Hotel in Split

Palace Judita Heritage Hotel

17 Best Hotels in Split [Hidden Gems of 2018 • Bargain Guide]

Palace Judita Heritage Hotel Split

  • $
  • Free Shuttle Service
  • Sun Trapped Courtyard
  • Mini Bar

The overall best hotel in Split is Palace Judita Heritage Hotel. Humble and understated, Palace Judita Heritage Hotel offers an unrivalled sense of class to a stay in Split. The hotel is located at the very heart of the Old Town and is set in a period building. The heritage nature of the Palace Judita Heritage Hotel can be felt throughout the property, from the lobby to the sun trapped courtyard and on into the rooms.

The rooms are bright and airy. Each room features a luxurious ensuite bathroom complete with fluffy bathrobes and soft towels. Some rooms feature a deep soak bathtub while others offer a walk in shower unit. Palace Judita Heritage Hotel’s rooms have neutral tones and a subtle sense of style.

The staff are wonderfully attentive and will ensure that their guests have the best stay possible. Concierge, porter and laundry services are all available. There is an in-house tours and travel desk too.

 

Best Hotel in Split near the Airport

Green Apartment Kastel Stafilic

17 Best Hotels in Split [Hidden Gems of 2018 • Bargain Guide]

Green Apartment Kastel Stafilic

  • $$
  • Whole Apartment
  • Hot Tub
  • Sun Terrace

The best hotel in Split near the airport is Green Apartment Kastel Stafilic. Split is a small city and as such getting from the touristic centre of the city to the international airport is relatively easy.

If you do wish to stay at the best hotel in Split near the airport you will have to consider a holiday apartment.  Green Apartment Kastel Stafilic is the best around! There is a hot tub, a swimming pool and a sun terrace too!

You can live like a local, have your own space and be a short hop away from the airport. It’s a win-win-win!

 

Best Hotel in Split near Downtown

Antique Split Luxury Rooms

Antique Split Luxury Rooms

Antique Split Luxury Rooms

  • $$
  • Breakfast Included
  • Restaurant In-House
  • Tours & Travel Desk

With just five rooms, the best hotel in Split near Downtown is Antique Split Luxury Rooms. This locally-run bed and breakfast is just oozing with rustic charm and has a whole heap of character. Offering a boutique feel with a sense of homeliness for good measure, Antique Split Luxury Rooms is a great find.

The rooms feature classic Croatian stone walls, neutral tones and soft linens. Cosy and comfortable the rooms are just the right size. Being a B&B a hearty and wholesome breakfast is included in the room rate at Antique Split Luxury Rooms.

 

Best Hotel in Split for families

Radisson Blu Resort

17 Best Hotels in Split [Hidden Gems of 2018 • Bargain Guide]

Radisson Blu Resort

  • $$
  • Kids Club
  • Swimming Pool
  • Bar & Restaurant In-House

No doubt about it, the best hotel in Split for Families is Radisson Blu Resort. Catering to a travelling family’s ever need Radisson Blu Resort is a cut above the rest. There are spacious family suites, cosier family rooms and budget friendly double rooms at Radisson Blu Resort.

While parents head out and explore the historian gems of Split the little ones can stay behind at the Kids Club. They’ll have a blast! What’s more, there are multiple swimming pools at Radisson Blue Resort. All indoor, there is a kids pool and one for the grown-ups too.

 

Best Pet Friendly Hotel in Split

Hotel Luxe

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Hotel Luxe Split

  • $$
  • Express Check-In/Out
  • Minibar
  • Tours & Travel Desk

Hotel Luxe can be found in the heart of the Old Town. Not only is Hotel Luxe the best pet-friendly hotel in Split but it is one of the most popular too. Gaining rave reviews time after time, Hotel Luxe is a little gem. This brightly lit, modern and stylish hotel offers guest the opportunity to experience luxury at its most affordable.

There is an in-house spa that has a great treatment menu. The mood lighting really helps you to relax. The jacuzzi and sauna are an added bonus, a little treat after exploring Split.

 

Best Cheap Hotel in Split

Split City Breaks

17 Best Hotels in Split [Hidden Gems of 2018 • Bargain Guide]

Split City Breaks

  • $
  • Express Check-In/Out
  • Air Conditioning
  • Pet-Friendly

Split City Breaks is the best cheap hotel in Split. With hostel-like prices, Split City Breaks is ideal for travellers on a tight budget who are certain they want their own space in Split.

There is air conditioning throughout the hotel which is perfect for the hot summer months. Guests are welcome to bring their pets too, just send the team an email in advance to be polite!

Guests have access to their own kitchen and mini dining room space, there is a lounge area too. The compact but well-equipped rooms are bright and spotlessly clean.

 

Best Hotel in Split near Diocletian's Palace

Jupiter Luxury Hotel

17 Best Hotels in Split [Hidden Gems of 2018 • Bargain Guide]

Jupiter Luxury Hotel

  • $$$
  • Rooftop Hot Tub
  • Minibar
  • 24-Hour Reception

Jupiter Luxury Hotel is just that, luxury! The rooftop hot tub goes a long way in making Jupiter Luxury Hotel the best hotel in Split near Diocletian’s Palace. What a place to take a dip after a long day exploring Split! On a clear night, the stars really do twinkle!

The rooms are Jupiter Luxury Hotel feature an eclectic mix of decorative features, that actually compliment each other in their own way. The ensuite bathrooms each have a spa bath and the fluffiest of towels. Quirky, curious and outright luxurious this is a jewel of a hotel in Split.

 

Best Hotel in Split Near Bacvice Beach

Hotel Park

17 Best Hotels in Split [Hidden Gems of 2018 • Bargain Guide]

Hotel Park Split

  • $$$$
  • 5-Star Hotel
  • Limousine Service
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool

Hotel Park is not only the best hotel in Split near Bacvice Beach but it is one of the best hotels in the city overall. Offering 5-star luxury and outstanding service from start to finish, Hotel Park is just a little bit perfect.

Set away from Old Town but just steps from dreamy Bacvice Beach, Hotel Park is perfect for travellers who prefer the beach to the winding back streets.

The rooms are spacious and bright. Featuring warm tones with splashes of colour, the rooms are stylish and smart. Many offer views of the sea.

 

Best Hotel in Split Near Ferry Port

Horizon Luxury Suites

17 Best Hotels in Split [Hidden Gems of 2018 • Bargain Guide]

Horizon Luxury Suites Split

  • $
  • Swimming Pool
  • Express Check-In/Out
  • Tours & Travel Desk

Horizon Luxury Suites is the best hotel in Split near Ferry Port. The Ferry Port neighbourhood is a great place to base yourself if you want to explore Old Town and Bacvice Beach during your stay.

Horizon Luxury Suites is equidistant between the two and just a few steps from the boat terminal itself. Many rooms offer sea views!

Guests are welcome to relax in the outdoor pool or sunbathe on the terrace. The wonderful staff are more than happy to help arrange tours and day trips, transport too, from the Horizon Luxury Suites tours and travel desk.

 

Best Hotel in Split Near Veli Varos

Vida Boutique Hotel

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Vida Boutique Hotel Split

  • $
  • Sun Terrace
  • Bar In-House
  • 24-Hour Reception

Vida Boutique Hotel is the best hotel near Veli Varoš. This cute little boutique hotel is set in the quieter side of town and a good night’s sleep is always guaranteed.

Vida Boutique Hotel has just eight bedrooms, each a little different from one another. All feature a wonderful ensuite bathroom, heavenly beds and homely wooden floors.

Vida Boutique Hotel invites guests to enjoy a drink or two at the in-house bar or on the outdoor terrace. The staff are very knowledgeable about the local area and are happy to share their hints and tips.

 

More Best Hotels in Split

Couldn’t find anything that takes your fancy in that list? No worries! Here are some more best hotels in Split to give you some more food for thought!

Atrium Hotel

17 Best Hotels in Split [Hidden Gems of 2018 • Bargain Guide]

Atrium Hotel

  • $$
  • Casino
  • Express Check-In/Out
  • 24-Hour Reception

Atrium Hotel is one of the best hotels in Split, partly because they have their own in-house casino. What fun! This flash hotel can be found in the city centre on Domovinskog rata. They have all the entertainment facilities you could wish for. In addition to the casino, there is a bar and lounge, fitness centre and indoor swimming pool.

Once you’ve had your fun you can crash out with on-demand movies in your room. Alternatively, you can book in for a relaxing and rejuvenating treatment at the Atrium Hotel Spa. The in-house restaurant Restaurant Cardo serves traditional dishes.

 

Aspalathos Apartments

17 Best Hotels in Split [Hidden Gems of 2018 • Bargain Guide]

Aspalathos Apartments

  • $$
  • Breakfast Included
  • Ticketing Service
  • Airport Shuttle Available

Aspalathos Apartments are a great hotel option in Split. The apartments each come with a cosy bedroom area, an ensuite bathroom and kitchenette. The kitchenette facilities are great for travellers who don’t want to fork out for restaurant food for every meal during their stay. Breakfast is included in the room rate; an added bonus.

The staff at Aspalathos Apartments run a tours and travels desk which is really rather helpful. Not only can they advise you on what to do during your stay in Split and when, but arrange it all for you.

 

Marmont Heritage Hotel

17 Best Hotels in Split [Hidden Gems of 2018 • Bargain Guide]

Marmont Heritage Hotel Split

  • $$
  • 4-Star Hotel
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Mini Bar

Featuring colourful decor and a homely feel, Marmont Heritage Hotel is one of the best hotels in Split. The open and airy lobby is the perfect place to fall in a heap after a long day exploring Split. That said, if you can take the extra few steps to the covered outdoor terrace you’ll be blown away.

The outdoor terrace boasts large rattan sofas, loungers and chairs. It’s a relaxing space and guests are welcome to enjoy a cocktail or two while they chat with fellow guests about their day. In the evening the terrace is candle lit, it’s super romantic!

 

Hotel Villa Diana

17 Best Hotels in Split [Hidden Gems of 2018 • Bargain Guide]

Hotel Villa Diana Split

  • $
  • Large Garden
  • 24-Hour Reception
  • Movies On-Demand

Hotel Villa Diana can be found in the Ferry Pork neighbourhood in an authentic Croatian family home. The rooms are humble and homely. The staff go out of their way to ensure all guests have a comfortable stay. If there is anything you think you might need, just say.

Hotel Villa Diana has a spacious garden where guests are welcome to sunbathe, do yoga, play or just seek a shady spot to read in. The sheltered patio is a wonderful spot for a refreshing drink of an afternoon and a traditional Croatian dinner at night.

 

Palace Suites Heritage Hotel

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Palace Suite Heritage Hotel, Split

  • $$
  • 4-Star Hotel
  • Express Check-In/Out
  • Tours & Travel Desk

Set in the city centre Palace Suite Heritage Hotel is a mid-sized hotel with just 14-rooms. The whole place has been recently renovated and it looks fantastic. The suites are amazing. They feature modern, dark wood furniture and each has a beautiful ensuite bathroom with a generous amount of complimentary toiletries. Some of the larger suites feature a living room too.

Palace Suite Heritage Hotel is just that, heritage. During their recent renovations, they were careful to join the old with the new to create a beautiful space for guests to feel at home in.

 

Diokleijan Hotel & Residence

17 Best Hotels in Split [Hidden Gems of 2018 • Bargain Guide]

Diokleijan Hotel & Residence

  • $$
  • 4-Star Hotel
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Swimming Pool

Dioklecijan Hotel & Residence is a brilliant hotel in Split that is near equidistant from the Old Town and iconic Bacvice Beach. This hotel has it all; swimming pool, rooftop terrace, spa complex, fitness centre…the lot. Dioklecijan Hotel & Residence is modern and stylish. For travellers who enjoy staying in really trendy hotels, Dioklecijan Hotel & Residence is the place for you.

The bar and lounge is a cool space to hang out in whatever the time of day. The rooftop terrace with plunge pool is not to be missed though. If you want to catch a tan, you know where to head!

 

Boban Luxury Suites

17 Best Hotels in Split [Hidden Gems of 2018 • Bargain Guide]

Boban Luxury Suites

  • $
  • Free Shuttle Service
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Bathrobes

Boban Luxury Suites is an outstanding hotel in Split. This hotel is ideal for travellers who want to experience luxury and relaxation in Split. The whole place is calming and welcoming and the decor is just beautiful. This is the kind of hotel you dream about when flicking through travel magazines!

Each suite has its own style but all feature a balcony with a sea view. The mood-lit indoor plunge pool is just amazing and it is hard to pull yourself away. The spa at Boban Luxury Suites is wonderful, be sure to book yourself in.

 

Bonus Hotel!

Sleep Split

17 Best Hotels in Split [Hidden Gems of 2018 • Bargain Guide]

Sleep Split

  • $$
  • Express Check-In/Out
  • Babysitting Services
  • Tours & Travel Desk

Sleep Inn is a great mid-range hotel in Split. Offering everything from massage treatments to babysitting services there is a lot to love about Sleep Inn. Not least their prices, Sleep Inn offers great rates throughout the year; many of which include breakfast.

Sleep Inn is just a 10-minute walk from the Ferry Port. If you are planning on doing plenty of exploring during your time in Split Sleep Inn is in the perfect location. The Ferry Port is where all the day trips to the surrounding islands start and finish.

 

Final Thoughts

Split has an incredible range of hotels, and their amazing value can be very surprising.

So what are you waiting for? Split’s properties fill up quickly – hurry and book yours now!

If you are still having a hard time deciding, then we recommend going with Palace Judita Heritage Hotel– our overall pick for best budget hotel in Split.

What do you think? Have we missed any of the best properties in Split? Have we helped you figure out which hotel in Split to book? Let us know in the comments below!

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