Hotel Castelletto

Address: Frana Laureana 22, Cavtat, 20207, Croatia | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Frana Laureana 22, Cavtat, is near Island of Lokrum, The Old Town, Lopud Island, and Cavtat cemetery.
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          • Swimming pool


          • Refrigerator in room
          • Breakfast Available
          • Wireless internet connection in room (free)
          • Free High-Speed Internet
          • Free parking
          • Family rooms

          Historical Traveler Reviews Hotel Castelletto Cavtat

          Cavtat - a little gem


          Visited Cavtat in June 2006. satayed at Hotel castelletto - which was excellent apart from annoying building work in adjacent property. Should all be done by now though. Cavtat is a small town south of Dubrovnik with limited shops, plenty of restaurants but they all serve Croatian menus - there are no alternatives apart from Pizza places. Restaurants fair but not outstanding and not cheap.Best food we had was at Castelletto they put on 2 BBQ's which were excellent. Cavtat good base to explore. Bus to Dubrovnilk cheap and takes 25 mins, boat dearer but very relaxing takes 45 mins. A couple of good tourist sites in Cavtat but need to go further away for touristy spots. Cavtat is nice and quiet ( No Mc D's in sight!).

          People friendly, and speak good english. Hotel Castelletto (run by folk from UK) made the holiday though-

          Flights go directly overhead so great for plane spotting. Thunderstorms were exciting as well!

          "Bob" into the Castelletto for a fab week


          The six of us stayed at the Caselletto at the beginning of May. What a super week! My husband and I had room 33 and it is "the" best. If you cannot get this room get rooms31 or 32. Both have sea views

          Lesley, Roger and all of the staff were a delight. Very helpful. A restaurant that they pointed us to was the Kolona and it was superb!. Even better was a lift back up to the hotel from the owner of the restaurant. How good was that!!!!

          Dubrovnik is a must and go on the local bus. Roger and Lesley have the timetable.We had lunch in Dubrovnik and by city standards - it was not expensive. Some of the local wines were so drinkable - too much so on some nights - hic!

          We sunbathed on a couple of days at the Hotel Croatia and we had lunch there overlooking the bay. The view was stunning! We could not fault any of the food that we had - every meal was a delight.

          Another night to enjoy is Lesley and Rogers lamb night - great because you can drink and not have to worry about getting back! This all sounds like we drank a lot of wine and booze all week - well - I guess we did - giggle.

          We all thought the area was very pretty with its narrow streets and lovely reataurants.A little gem........

          The lovely Castelletto


          Just spent a week at The Castelletto.What a brilliant place.Rooms lovely,fantastic view over the bay,and such value for money.

          Roger and Lesley are great .They're so friendly and will look after you brilliantly.All the staff are superb - efficient ,friendly and helpful.

          I'll certainly be going back and would recommend it to anyone.

          Superb staff ...what a lovely hotel!


          My husband and I stayed at Casteletto in April 2006 for three nights. Lesley, her husband and her reception staff were so friendly and chatty and made us feel welcome without overpowering us. The bedroom was furnished to a very high standrd and anything we asked for was promptly delivered to our door... suhc as iron, ironing board and phone charger. having stayed in the Dubrovnik PLAce in the days beofre reaching Cavtat I would have no hestiation is saying that Castelletto was cosier, friendier and far better value.

          Great place to stay


          I stayed with my wife and 11yr old son at the Castelletto during late October 2005. It was very quiet at the hotel but the service from all the staff could not be faulted. The hotel is very nicely furnished to an extremely high quality. We stayed in a family room which was large and airy. Breakfast was of a very high standard and again the service from staff was excellent. The hotel is tucked out of the way and it is quite a steep walk down and back up the hill, but only about 5 minutes to Cavtat centre. I would not recommend it for elderly or infirm, but there is a regular bus service stopping close to the hotel.

          I was extremely impressed overall and would definately stay there again. Cavtat is beutiful and not to be missed. Thank you all at Castelletto.

          Excellent choice!...beautiful views .. and amazing staff!


          We went to Croatia for the first time, and booked in room 33, at Castelletto, from home. That was an excellent choice! Roger and Lesley, the owners of Castelletto were very friendly. We almost felt they were one in the family, and the rest of the staff was great too!

          They always have well recommends to come up with, when you ask for advice, and always on a charming way, they make you feel very comfortable and relaxing.

          Room 33 is the biggest room in the house, very spacious, delicate furnished apartments, and with stunning views over the Cavtat bay to Dubrovnik from the balcony!

          We spent nearly a week at Castelletto, before we moved on for Dubrovnik. Basically, we only booked for three days...but their professional treatment of how to make you feel like home, always smiling, and they always had time for us, spending several cheerful conversations in their cozy little tiny bar, made our stay to be longer.

          Cavtat itself is very pretty, with a small harbour and a few bars/restaurants/shops/bank. Cavtat is also a very attractive mixture of old and new architecture, and lush Mediterranean


          You can have a lovely and romantic walk at the Peninsula, or just sit on the promenade and watch the world go by.

          We also found our favourite restaurant, named Dalmacija, very good and tasteful food, reasonable prices, and very polite waiters. (and they could really make Irish Coffee too!!)

          Conclusion: if you are going to visit Cavtat, you should absolutely spend some days at the charming Castelletto, and having your romantic dinners at restaurant Dalmacija, then you would have the time of your life, and probably, you want to come back...

          Castelletto - not Hotel Castelletto


          We stayed at the Castelletto in early June 2005 and agree with the review

          of June 20, 2005 except for a few points. First, there are no signs on the

          large white building with green shutters so we thought we were in the wrong

          place only to discover that the owners were not granted a permit to use

          the word "Hotel". We trust this will be cleared but it is confusing. Secondly,

          there are no telephones in any of the large rooms. I would call the Castelletto a Guest House. If Roger picks you up at the airport it is a quick

          easy trip but if you have a car it is a different story. They have enough

          room for two cars on a dirt lot. However, once you step inside you are

          immediately greeted with wonderful hospitality and a very cheeerful Lesly.

          If you do not have a car, one has to walk down a rather steep hill to get

          into town and the walk up is not the greatest in the heat of the day. There

          were quite a few guests from England who simply lounged on their deck

          in their swimsuits and just enjoyed the sun. It is true that you can get a bus at the bottom of the hill to reach Dubrovnik or get on a ferry and land

          in the Old Town which is great and not to be missed.

          Cavtat itself is a jewel--- a wonderful promenade--- right on the water

          with good restaurants and marvelous sunsets but it is a distance from


          We would return again to the Castelleto because Roger and Lesly are

          such marvelous hosts and real genuine but would also bring our walking


          Fabulous Castelletto


          My husband and I stayed in hotel Castelletto for 9 days in June. I would like to agree with the last reviewer. We too loved Castelletto and found Leslie and Roger so very friendly and helpful. We had a wonderfully relaxing holiday and enjoyed many wee chats in their tiny bar. We were even able to have breakfast watching the Lions games with a New Zealander live!

          Cavtat really has everything. Beautiful scenery, lovely weather and just the right level of tourism while still remaining unspoiled.

          We will be back!!

          Excellent, Fabulous, Marvellous, Wonderful Castelletto


          I stayed in the Hotel Castelletto with my parents for 6 days in June 2005. The hotel sits on the hill above the town of Cavtat, which has a harbour area with small shops dotted around the old stone and marble streets. It's like a mini Dubrovnik and has all the charm and qualities of a typical Adriatic coastal town. You can stroll down the hill to the town in less than 5 minutes and there are plenty of bars and restaurants to suit all tastes and ages. You can walk round the two main peninsulas that have sunbathing areas and plenty of sunbeds and umbrellas for hire. The water is crystal clear and definitely warm enough for a swim. The hotel is a lovely place, recently refurbished to a very high standard and with tasteful pine furniture, natural fabrics, wicker, plants and white washed walls. You can have breakfast in the sun garden or inside if the sunlight is too much for that time of the morning! The hotel rooms are huge, clean, comfortable and bright: we had the best in the house - Room 33, which has a full length balcony with stunning views over the Cavtat bay to Dubrovnik which can be conveniently and quickly reached either by boat from Cavtat harbour or bus that stops 50 yards from the hotel front door. I would definitely recommend going to Dubrovnik by boat: it's a wonderful way to approach the old city and the boats are fast and frequent. Castelletto is run by Lesley and Roger and their family are always popping in and out, which gives the place a fabulous homely feel without the awkwardness that is sometimes associated with staying in someone's house! They are a delightful bunch: nothing is too much trouble and you can come and go as you please, which just adds to the relaxing nature of your stay. The first night we arrived, they held one of their now famous 'Lamb Under the Bell' meal gatherings where a traditional wood burning BBQ method is used to cook magnificently succulent lamb that is enjoyed by all the guests and is a fabulous opportunity to meet and greet your fellow holiday makers and meet the family. You can learn hints and tips from those that have already 'been there and done it', pick up restaurant recommendations for dinner and generally chat and make friends. I would heartily recommend staying at the Castelletto but I almost didn't write this review because it's the kind of place that is so wonderful that you want to keep it as your own secret to make sure there is a room free for your next trip!!! They will be fully booked for months in advance so definitely get in early to make sure your holiday is blessed by Hotel Castelletto the same way as ours was!

          Hotel Castalletto


          I spent five days at Hotel Castaelletto in Cavtat in September and thoroughly enjoyed it. The place has been recently refurbished by two Brits, but they have a really international clientele and the atmosphere is marvellous. Above all its great value for money compared with some of the others places I experienced in Croatia. And Cavtat itself is a real gem - many of the pleasures of Dubrovnik (which is only a few miles away) without the crowds.

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          4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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          A travel blog entry by domandkatey on Nov 21, 2014

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