Location: Mlini (near Dubrovnik) – Croatia
Classification: 5 star hotel
Official website: https://www.marriott.com/en-us/hotels/dbvsi-sheraton-dubrovnik-riviera-hotel/overview/
Rated as one of the best beach resorts near Dubrovnik, Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel definitely deserves its good reputation. The hotel is located right on the stunning beach and offers five star facilities. As you would expect from a hotel of this class, we were greeted with a smile and the staff made us feel at home right from the first moment we stepped in. I immediately knew that this stay was going to be an amazing one … and it was … let me tell you why.
First of all, location location location… Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera hotel is a beach resort with a prime location in Mlini, a cute town not far from Dubrovnik. The area truly is mind blowing and is often described as the more exclusive part of Croatia. The World Heritage Site of Dubrovnik is reachable in just 12 minutes.
At Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel, they definitely know how to treat their guests and service here is on a very high level. Most staff members remembered my name which made me feel like a VIP guest. Every time I met someone, they were all very warm and professional. This is Croatian hospitality at its highest level! Lobby area is spacious and luxurious.
We stayed in a Deluxe twin room with sea view and were very impressed. When we entered we couldn’t believe our eyes… The views are just stunning! Each room at Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel has a great size and had all the amenities I would expect at a high level five star hotel. I appreciated the up to date design. I love Sheraton beds 😊 The beds are among the best I have ever slept in. It was great to hang out in the room, it has been designed in a very nice way. The view we had was the best we could ask for, watching the sea while enjoying the sun was a blast!
The spacious bathroom featured a nice walk-in shower, bath tub, double sinks and a toilet. Fancy toiletries were provided. Everything was very clean. They maintain their rooms in an excellent way.
There are a lot of fun things to do here at Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel! The pool area for example is just stunning. This is the perfect place for adults to relax and unwind. Palm trees, comfortable loungers, etc. it’s all there and above all: you can see the sea almost everywhere. Kids are welcome at the Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel as well. There’s a separate kids pool where kids can play all day long.
A very cool thing about this resort: Shine Spa Dubrovnik. First of all, it features a gorgeous indoor pool. Even if the weather is bad, you can still have a swim and unwind in luxurious environment. Very cool! Of course, a fitness center is available too with extensive range of cardiovascular machines, body sculpting equipment and free weights. Whether you want a serious work out or just a gentle stretch of the legs, the fitness center is the place to be. The spa offers a varied menu with many treatments to choose from.
As a guest of Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel you are treated as royalty. Staff is there to make each guest feel at ease. It’s not a snobby service, you are treated in a very kind way. Each staff member I encountered was a professional.
The resort has several dining options. Let me start with ‘Leute’. This exclusive restaurant serves authentic local and international delicacies and is definitely an eye catcher! Decoration is fantastic, the way they combined the colors with all the decoration and furniture is lovely. Eating on the terrace with panoramic sea views is a treat! This is also the place where breakfast is served. The large breakfast buffet offers plenty of options to choose from. It’s definitely a five star breakfast!
We had dinner at Lungomare restaurant, their seaside restaurant and is known for its Mediterranean snacks during lunch hours and Italian cuisine at night. Meat, salads and seafood, it is all there and prepared in an excellent way. The T-bone steak I ordered was one of the best I have ever ordered. The lava chocolate cake was as delicious. The Head Chef is a true professional and makes sure each guest will have a great time. We had a table with an amazing view over the sea. It was heavenly! Staff was very attentive and professional. Live music made our evening even more special.
A stay at Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel is top notch. Of course, it’s a five star property after all! I can not say enough good things about this resort. Location is great, food is yummie, rooms are luxurious and the service level is unseen. Highly recommended for a luxurious Dubrovnik getaway!