We might unintentionally repeat what others have written but our recent experience at S & L Guesthouse made us feel it is more than just a place to stay; it's a special place to return to.
Ante happened to encounter us with our baggage as we were climbing up the steps from the main street up to the Guesthouse; somehow we'd mis-read a review that it was a short and easy walk from the bus station. It isn't far, but with bags and flight fatigue, we recommend taking up his offer to be picked up at the nearby bus station. After we settled in a bit, he and his wife graciously cooled us down with a serving of excellent ice cream, as he shared information about the neighborhood, Dubrovnik in general, the bus routes, and beaches.
We found the location of S & L well-suited to our preference to be slightly away from a city center, to get a feel for where residents live, and to shop at the local farmers' market nearby for fresh produce. It's also a great location for taking a ferry or long-distance bus as the stations are close by, or for renting a car. Note: although we bought a three-day Dubrovnik card, we didn't use the bus tickets up; it might be a better value for those who don't walk as much as we do or who go to every museum.
Our top-floor room was very nice: comfortable bed, its own bathroom, with balcony and view which made it especially nice to sit in the early evening watching the sky darken and lights begin to sparkle across the water. The kitchen/dining area is well-equipped; we prepared several meals during our week-long stay, and the terrace became ideal for sitting to eat and chat with other guests. It's great that S & L provides the use of a computer and TV, laundry done for a reasonable fee, amenities not always available at comparable accomodations.
Ante is a great resource; he also took us to the fort, made arrangements for an Elafiti Islands excursion, gave recommendations, dropped us off at a beach on his way to run an errand. We appreciate the personal stories he shared, and enjoyed being near his family - his elderly mother walking about the patio trying to communicate with us in her native language. S & L is a great place to stay in Dubrovnik!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Would you like to visit princess of Adriatic coast -DUBROVNIK- and if you are looking for a quite , safe spot what value for your money than choose our clean , safe and friendly home.Within few minutes walk from ferry or main bus station ,Guesthouse S&L is practicly located in the middle of the city.We are not huge noisy property but quite homelike comfortable guesthouse . Every room has it own key.The guesthouse has two terraces and balcony from where you have perfect view at sea and Elafiti Islands.There is nice garden all around the house with a lot of flowers and fruits.Everybody can use the kitchen wihich is very well equiped. INTERNET (no password),SAT TV,AIRCONDITIONS -FREE .Our Standard double bed private ensuite is a apartment with separate entrance and it has room,kitchen, bathroom and wide terrace with garden in front.There are A/C and SAT TV in the apartment.Another double bed private ensuite has kitchen in comunity.It is spacious kitchen very well equiped.It also hes nice view at sea and marina.Turist and exscursion boats are in distance of 150 m so if you like to see Elafiti Islands or Natiolal Park Mljet it is very easy.There is bus stop near the house.It is 4 min by bus to the old town and beaches or twenty min walk.We would be very pleased to have you visiting us.Distances:bus stop 50mnearest shop 20mnearest restaurant 70msea 150mtourist boats 150mtourist info 300mbanks 200mseveral supermarkets 300mferry port 400mmain bus station 600mold town 1,5 kmbeaches 1,5 kmOut of charge :INTERNETPICK UP SERVICE FROM FERRY OR MAIN BUS STATIONcity maps and all posible infolocal phone callstowels and bed linenair conditionrefrigeratorall taxes included in priceWe charge :pick up from or to the airportlaundry servicePlease note that we only accept payment in cash on arrival. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- s&l Guesthouse Hotel Dubrovnik
- s And l Guesthouse