Samobor, a charming small town just north of Zagreb, is most famous for two things. First would be kremšnite, custard cream cake dessert. Prepared according to recipe from 1950, it is undisputedly one of top three Croatian desserts. And while there are many variations of kremšnita around the country and beyond, nothing really comes close to one made in Samobor. Continue reading Samobor Carnival 2017.
After enormous success of Ultra Europe held for four years in Split, organizers decided to bring top DJs in Zagreb for Croatia Music Week, from 31. December 2016. – 6. January 2017. New Years’ Eve 360 party features names such as Armin Van Buuren, only DJ who was ranked as No. 1 at DJ Mag list four years in a row. Continue reading Croatia Music Week
It’s that time of the year again. Although it may sound as a catchy phrase (because it is), Advent puts some magic on us all, as it can make absolutely anyone smile. We are inviting you to come smile with us in Zagreb, proclaimed the Best European Advent Destination in 2016. (UPDATE: Zagreb has won again, now it’s the best destination in 2017, too!) You will, trust us, fall in love with Advent in Zagreb which starts on 26th of November, 2016 and lasts until 8th of January 2017.
Dear guests and travelers, TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2016. has been, for the 6th consecutive year, awarded to Hotel President in Zagreb! This award honors the best, unique hotels that are constantly upgrading their offer and service, which is largely traceable through guest reviews. Continue reading TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016. is awarded to Hotel President!
Zagreb is not just about history, it offers a lot more. The cultural assets Upper town holds provide some astonishing sights, but Zagreb, like Croatia, has yet another privilege – untouched nature, and the best example are parks in Zagreb. Continue reading Parks in Zagreb
Wine in Croatia has an important role in its culture, mainly due to the fact Croatia is a Mediterranean country. History tracks wine production beginnings around 2200 B.C. when Illyrian tribes in Dalmatia have already been growing grapevines. However, Greek colonization in 5th century B.C. actually spread the craft. Continue reading Croatian Wines
Our staff decided to gather the most interesting, least known and most amazing Zagreb facts we could come across. A little bit of everything is in here so everybody will, hopefully, be pleased – but bare in mind that this is not a guidebook to Zagreb, but something meant to spark up your desire to visit it. Continue reading Amazing Zagreb Facts
Museum Night in 2016., which is the eleventh in a row, starts Friday 29.01. at 18.00 hours. As of then, more than 250 cultural institutions, museums and libraries across Croatia are opening their doors to public requiring no entrance fees, and also accompanied with special programmes through the night, lasting until 1.00 in the morning. Continue reading Night of Museums
There are many reasons why Croatia is such a seductive country, but two are maybe the most expressed ones. First one, the people, often praised for their hospitality and love towards others, and second are natural wonders this country possesses. It really is small, but almost every step of it brings something special to see – and today we bring you a complete guide to Plitvice Lakes. Continue reading A Complete Guide to Plitvice Lakes
Let’s start off with the big news: Advent in Zagreb is the best one in Europe! And no, this isn’t exaggerating – this is award given to Zagreb from European Best Destinations. In tough competition against twenty most beautiful European cities, with voters from 176 different countries, Zagreb managed to get on the top. Even the Daily Mail states: “Forget Vienna and Prague, head to Zagreb”. Apparently, our capital makes great progress each year, offering inspiring ambience to visitors. Continue reading Advent in Zagreb
Hotel President Staff has already reviewed five best cakes in Zagreb, but if we would tell you to pick a single meal that will keep you fed up through the whole day, what would it be? For lots of people, it would be a certain type of hamburger. First introduced in a restaurant in the late 19th century in Texas, USA, it spread its popularity around the world rapidly. And of course it found its way into Zagreb! Whether it’s after a business meeting or a night out, a burger always come in handy. So, here are the great 5 that will spice your stay in the capital. Continue reading Five mind-blowing Burgers in Zagreb
Good news keep coming for Hotel President in Zagreb. Last week The New York Times, probably the most well known newspaper on the globe, decided that they simply must write an article about Hotel President Pantovcak. In their weekend travel review column, called “36 Hours in Zagreb, Croatia”, they listed us as a place you should not miss on your visit to this magnificent capital of Croatia. Continue reading New York Times writes about Hotel President!
For the next six days Zagreb city center will be hosting the biggest street performers’ festival in this part of the world! You can enjoy in breathtaking shows by clowns, street performers, acrobats, musicians, actors and dancers. This festival is dedicated to turning the streets of Zagreb city center into a circus show. Continue reading Cest is d’ Best – Zagreb
Dear readers, guests and travelers, it is with great pleasure we announce that for the 5th consecutive year Hotel President Pantovcak in Zagreb has won the Certificate of Excellence 2015, awarded by international travelers and Tripadvisor. This prestigious certificate is awarded only to highest rated hotels who offer unparalleled service and travel experience. By it we are every year recignized as one of the best hotels in Zagreb and Croatia, and as such means a lot to us and we accept it with pride. Continue reading Hotel President won Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2015!