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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 July 2015

We have spent a week in Opatija in this hotel.It was a great vacation. Opatija was beautiful.The hotel itself could use some refurbishing,but the staff here is so brilliant that they easily make up for the slightly noise walls,and the bit older furniture.They looked after us with great care from day one till the finish.They just made our holiday.I can...

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Gyor, Hungary
Reviewed 12 July 2015

After looking at all the Hotels for Opatija, Croatia, this hotel had the best price and a indoor outdoor pool. It is a older hotel, so there is some wear and tear, but thats to be expected. Ask for a room on 1st floor, with Sea View. It has very nice balcony. There is no sandy beach at this hotel,...

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Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 22 June 2015

For the third time we spent a few days in Hotel "Istra" and are quite satisifed with everything. Hotel is clean and well organised, personal is very kind and profesional - on high level. The best is Hotel's position: just right on famous pedestrian path long 15 kilometres, with own beach and wonderful sight over entire Kvarner with islands and...

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3Thank Olgica J
Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

Hotel is great! We got a small room at the top of the hotel with the view at the sea. Room is small, but very clean. Bathroom is also very clean. Pool had a 36 degrees sea hot water. One bad thing is that was not aircondition in our room.

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Olpe, Germany
Reviewed 13 May 2015

1) Location: on the path to Lovran, 400m from the beach of Opatija 2) Sea view: to the port side. Nice view. "Zero Ground" with nice balcony. Definitely with sea view. Otherwise you'll get a busy street with high traffic. 3) Restaurant: good. 4) Parking for the cars: very few. All places are used, even out-of season time. No parking...

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Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 7 November 2014

Here you get value for money. The best you can get for that small amount of Money. The place is family friendly and location is that great that you dont need a car at all. If you want to see the near place of Rijeka town, you can get there by bus for 2 euros. They have pool, beach is...

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1Thank Irena V
Reviewed 20 October 2014

Both my wife and I had stayed in Rovinj last year and visited Red Island for the day and we decided then to come back this year but to stay at Hotel Istra. It proved to be a very good choice. We were upgraded to a Superior Room on arrival which had a sea view with the mainland. Do not...

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Reviewed 11 October 2014 via mobile

1. No aircondition! 2. The rooms are small and clastrophobic you can't open the suitcase. 3.the hotel is on a noisy street.behined the hotel there is diskotek and we couldn't sleep. 4.the window shutters are broken, the windows are not functioning. 5. The bathroom is so small and no place for nothing! 6.no parking place. 7. The stuf are friendly...

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Other people have commented on the value of this hotel, but at €125 in total for one night I cannot agree. The halls and room had new carpet, which is nice, but should it be the same hard wearing carpet in your room? At least that was clean and new. The curtains have been there since the fall of Tito...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2014

We stayed here as a family for the second time in July this year. We were not disappointed. The hotel is clean and fresh. The location is beautiful, with fabulous sunsets and it adds to the holiday experience being on an island and needing to catch the hotel boat to visit Rovinj and the mainland. During our last stay we...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Smart Selection Hotel Istra (3*) Opatija provides seafront hotel accommodation along the Adriatic. A short walk down Opatija's main street will put you in the middle of the city center. The Lungomare, Opatija's famous 12 kilometer-long coastal promenade, also leads to the center and offers an up-close view of the Adriatic Sea. The hotel's location is ideal for the traveler who enjoys being close to the hustle and bustle of the city, but also likes the calm and privacy of a beach vacation. The private beach and indoor swimming pool with heated seawater belonging to this hotel in Opatija are major draws for the economy accommodation, which has 130 rooms. The balconies in Istra's superior rooms provide unmatched views of the sea, exactly what you would expect from a hotel built so close to the water. The beachside bistro and outdoor terrace supply perfect spots for casual dining or a place to get a cold drink. Local, fresh seafood and an extensive wine list highlight the menu. Again, the wondrous sights of the sea add a level of radiance to the experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Smart Selection Hotel Istra

Address: Marshala Tita 143, Opatija 51410, Croatia
Region: Croatia > Primorje-Gorski Kotar County > Opatija
Price Range: $64 - $154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Smart Selection Hotel Istra 3*
Number of rooms: 130
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Also Known As:
Istra Hotel Opatija
Hotel Style:
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Opatija
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“You must have to take a room with a sea view - it is truly breathtaking!”
 of 5 bubbles 958lilijanak, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the family room, room 19, we had our own balcony with gorgeous seaview.”
 of 5 bubbles lindacV9648HH, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Sea view compulsory”
 of 5 bubbles Axeletsharon, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Not sure if there's a better room than the others”
 of 5 bubbles G7299BWsophieh, 17 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Rooms from the seaside are less noise then the other side.Better to go with them.”
 of 5 bubbles imi19, 28 Jul 2015 | Read review
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