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    in the heart of Zadar
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Almayer Art & Heritage Hotel in Zadar, Croatia

Almayer Art & Heritage Hotel is a unique 4-star Adults-only (14+) boutique hotel in Zadar Old Town, Croatia. Thanks to its perfect location in the historical core of this romantic Dalmatian city, this small, family-owned hotel is the best place to stay near the main city landmarks. Almayer boasts various luxury accommodation options situated in two adjacent heritage buildings. The hotel has sixteen exclusive double rooms, all different, with a contemporary chic interior design. In addition, it features an exquisite Corte Restaurant and an in-house art gallery with a permanent sales exhibition. With its distinctive architecture and highly personalised service, Almayer is considered one of the best boutique hotels in Croatia. It is a definite must-stop on your Dalmatian coast travel itinerary.


Your romantic Zadar hideaway

Almayer Art & Heritage Hotel warmly welcomes you to Zadar in Croatia. This chic design hotel, inspired by art and named after the Inn in Alessandro Baricco's novel "Ocean Sea", is regarded as one of Croatia's most unique boutique hotels for curious-minded travellers. Its distinctive combination of architecture, art gallery, warm interior design and personalised service radiates the feeling of a well-loved house rather than a classic hotel. Discover why you should include Zadar and Almayer in your Croatia vacation itinerary.

Oasis of comfort and refinement

Almayer has various accommodation options in two neighbouring and recently restored heritage buildings. The main hotel building has nine beautifully appointed double rooms, a reception desk, and a restaurant in a verdant Mediterranean garden. In addition, guests seeking a truly unique experience can choose seven luxurious double rooms in the adjacent annexe building. Housed in the palatial Bianchini house, these rooms combine modern comforts, tradition, contemporary design, and balconies with stunning views of the city, park, and sea. Explore our exclusive accommodation options!

Embark on an exquisite gastronomic journey

Discover our Corte Restaurant and embark on an exquisite gastronomic journey through modern Dalmatian cuisine. Our chef team will take you on a culinary adventure inspired by the beautiful gardens of the Adriatic coast, above and below sea level. Join us anytime for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, including tea time and cocktails in the enchanting setting of Almayer’s secret garden. Indulge in the bold flavours of various Mediterranean specialities and international classics, carefully crafted with the creativity and expertise of our chef team. 

Personally tailored experiences

Enhance the experience of your stay in Almayer with numerous activities and special experiences that our partners and we tailored especially for you. Take home unforgettable memories of your time spent in Dalmatia, Zadar and Almayer.

Gallery-esque experience

Staying at Almayer Art & Heritage Hotel is a little like staying in an art gallery. Art, heritage and design are an integral part of Almayer’s experience, environment and culture. After all, there are numerous pieces of original contemporary artworks on display, exhibited in public spaces and rooms, all available for purchase.

What's new in Almayer

Art & Dine @ Corte Restaurant

Exclusive dinner for the Exhibition Opening
We cordially invite you to our traditional and exclusive Art & Dine dinner to celebrate the new exhibition featuring renowned artists, photographer Danijel Kolega and...

Art Exhibition Opening | Kolega & Košta

Saturday, April 6th, 2024, 6pm-7pm
The Almayer Art & Heritage Hotel Gallery will showcase a selection of works by two established Zadar artists, painter Tomislav Košta and photographer Danijel Kolega, on...


Why Book With Us?

Small boutique hotel

Almayer is a small, independent family-run boutique hotel with just 16 exclusive double rooms and different accommodation options.

Adults-only hotel 14+

Almayer is exclusively reserved for guests aged 14 years and older, providing a sophisticated atmosphere of relaxation and tranquillity.

Design and heritage hotel

Almayer is located in two adjacent and recently lovingly renovated historic buildings, where our passion for heritage, art, and design converge beautifully.

Perfect location

Boasting one of the most desirable locations in the heart of Zadar’s Old Town, Almayer is the perfect base for exploring Zadar and its surroundings.

Best Available Rates

Booking directly with us guarantees you will receive the best available rates, service, personal touch and flexibility with your reservation.

Safe booking process

For your convenience, book directly through our website, via email or by phone, and enjoy a quick, hassle-free, and safe booking process with instant booking confirmation.

Reception desk 24/7

Our 24/7 reception ensures round-the-clock assistance and support, providing unparalleled convenience and peace of mind for all our guests.

Concierge services

All guests staying at Almayer have access to our in-house concierge team, who can help as much or as little as required with every aspect of your stay.

Exquisite Restaurant

Jealousy hidden in the lush greenery of Almayer’s secret garden, Corte Restaurant is a well-kept culinary secret and one of the best restaurants in Zadar.

Free complimentary drink

As our special treat, every hotel guest choosing to dine at our restaurant for lunch or dinner will enjoy a complimentary glass of local wine or a signature cocktail.

Exclusive use of the hotel

For the ultimate privacy and exclusivity, why not rent the whole house out and turn our beautiful boutique hotel into one of Croatia’s most privileged luxury villas?

Art Sales Gallery

Almayer hosts an ever-changing art sales exhibition featuring artworks of renowned Croatian and foreign artists, thus becoming a real art gallery in addition to the hotel.


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