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Hotel Sveti Jakov

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#14 of 31 Hotels in Opatija
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Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

We recently visited Opatija and stayed 1 night in this hotel. It is quite old and in need of renovation. Room smells of cigarette smoke. There is absolutely no water view from therooms. Hotel is located on a very busy and noisy street, you have to keep your windows closed if you want to sleep. They also have a outdoor...

Thank bartekToronto
New York City, New York
Reviewed 23 August 2015

"Beautiful hotel" Our room was very big, tastefully renovated with old furniture. The bathroom was big with a double sink. The absolute highlight was a huge private terrace with table and chairs under a canopy for shade and 2 lounge chairs facing the park with a glimpse of the sea. The breakfast buffet is ample with lots of tasty choices...

Thank Rosenbogen
State of Bremen, Germany
Reviewed 14 August 2015

The room anf breakfast were very good. Nice style and spacious elegant room. A few minor flaws in the room included disfunctional showerhead clip and torn curtain. However, we had the feeling that the staff had seen one tourist too many.. not hard to see how this can happen in Opatija in the summer. Luckily the air conditioning worked, and...

Thank anya_waite
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed in hotel for 3 nights, during a very hot prolonged August weekend. Praise for friendly, kind staff.Half board isn t possible in this hotel, pitty.Breakfasts variety is good enough, we liked smoothies, wide choice of pastries. Rooms are comfort, with all amenities needed, air-co is working well. There is lack of parking place in front of the hotel.Payable...

1Thank Ales A
Milenij H, Manager at Hotel Sveti Jakov, responded to this review

Dear Ales A, Thank you so much for your feedback regarding your stay at Hotel Sveti Jakov. Hope you'll choose our hotel again when visiting Opatija. Kindest regards, Matteo Simonetti, Hotel Sveti Jakov Manager

Foster City, California
Reviewed 9 July 2015

We stayed in this hotel for couple days. The staff was very helpful, the room was nice, however it was a very hot days and air-condition did not work properly. Moreover, the hotel located just across the bell tower. And the bell was ringing not only every hour for the long time, but also every 15 min. We came from...

Thank Tanya N
Reviewed 15 May 2015

A superb property in a wonderful location in Opatija . All the staff in the hotel were wonderful and if you want a little extra luxury room 12 has a wonderful terrace.They even make there own chocolate and we were greeted with Champagne on arrival and made very welcome.

Thank Andrew A
Milenij H, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Sveti Jakov, responded to this review

Dear Andrew A, Thank you very much for your 5star review and for your recommendation. We look forward to welcoming you back soon for another perfect stay. Best regards from Opatija, Ivan Sarajlic Guest Relations Manager Milenij hoteli d.o.o.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 28 October 2014

We spent 3 nights at Hotel SV Jakov in Opatija as part of the Back-Roads Touring Co “Flavours of Northern Croatia & Slovenia” tour. It’s a beautiful old hotel and staff and facilities excellent. We had a lovely big room with a very comfortable bed. It’s ideally located in the heart of Opatija and everything is within walking distance. The...

5Thank Paddy-Relle
Milenij H, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Sveti Jakov, responded to this review

Dear Paddy-Relle, Thank you for your 5star review. We look forward to welcoming you back for another great stay. Best regards from Opatija, Ivan Sarajlic Guest Relations Manager Milenij hoteli d.o.o.

Reviewed 7 September 2014

The Sveti Jakov may not be a full five star hotel. That is arguable but doesn't matter too much. At any rate it is a very good four star hotel by international standards and it is very well located with wonderful views over the bay. The restaurant is very good, the buffet breakfast very recommendable. And: one can use the...

1Thank trufflesnout
Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 6 April 2014

Excellent and quiet location, very kind staff both at the reception and restaurant, large and clean rooms, great view from the balconies on the southern façade, good breakfast, reasonable price. €8 for baby crib per day - this should be free of charge at this type of hotel!

1Thank Sinatg
MilenijHoteli, Manager at Hotel Sveti Jakov, responded to this review

Dear guests, Allow me to thank you for choosing our hotel to stay in Opatija. Thank you for your positive comments and I'm very glad that you enjoyed your stay in our hotel Sv. Jakov. I would be extremely honored to once again be our guests. Feel free to contact me at the e-mail for any questions (mladen.sudar @ milenijhoteli.hr)...

Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 13 May 2013

Very friendly staff, great breakfast, great and comfortable rooms. small hotel with great people. I certainly recommend. We stayed in room 29 which has a beautiful large balcony overlooking the park. restaurant where we had breakfast was excellent, my wife insisted that there every day lunch and dinner. the only restaurant in Opatija, where we saw the live shrimp that...

2Thank Jan Y
Antica B, Manager at Hotel Sveti Jakov, responded to this review

Dear Jan, I'm glad you're satisfied with your stay at our hotel. it's very nice to hear that our guests every day dine in our restaurant. thank you for recognizing the quality of our food. Stjepan, Hotel manager.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A charming hotel Sv. Jakov in the immediate vicinity of hotel Milenij is superbly located in the heart of the town along the portion of the beautiful park and across the church of St. James. A former aristocratic villa built in 1886 in the style of the Austro-Hungarian Empire was known as the long-time residence of the Viennese physician and scientist Julius Glax, who loved Opatija so much that he spent the rest of his life here.The hotel has 26 spacious and comfortable Superior category rooms offering beautiful views of the surrounding area.A fine dining restaurant located near the loby has a dreamy outdoor seating area beneath the arcades. A quiet atmospere with the view looking to St. James Park and the famous Helios and Selene fountain designed by the Austrian sculptor Hans Rathausky, create unique dinning exeperience.Hotel guests also have at their disposal a garage and the Royal Spa Wellness in the Hotel Milenij only about 100 metres from the villa. ... more   less 

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Address: Pave Tomashica 1, Opatija 51410, Croatia
Region: Croatia > Primorje-Gorski Kotar County > Opatija
Price Range: $160 - $406 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Sveti Jakov 5*
Number of rooms: 26
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“Ask for room 12”
 of 5 bubbles mags7612016, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms looking at main road could be quite noisy from traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles kana1010, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had a room overlooking the park which was lovely”
 of 5 bubbles SouthernGal_55, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the park are quietest and both 14 and 15 have huge terraces.”
 of 5 bubbles Grallaria, 22 Oct 2015 | Read review
“with a balcony”
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