Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Dubrovnik Hotel Awarded Best in Europe   
12 September 2011 | The Dubrovnik Palace Hotel in Croatia received World Travel Award as the best resort hotel in Europe, leaving behind thousands of posh hotels in Italy, Greece, Turkey, France, Italy, Monaco.

Located on the beautiful Lapad peninsula in Dubrovnik, it commands stunning view over the Elaphite islands, where pine woods and sea isolate it from the touristic turbulence of one of the most beautiful Adriatic towns.

The World Travel Award is given to the most prominent brands, and it is considered the best recommendation that any travel product could ever have.

The award for best resort in the Europa is the first European World Travel Award for Dubrovnik Palace Hotel, after numerous nominations and awards that the hotel has received in previous years, Guide2Croatia wrote.

Read more on Guide2Croatia.




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