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2019 Guide To Where To Stay In Pula
Are you heading to Pula? Do you already know what to see in Pula? Oh, well, there is a lot. Including, a Roman amphitheater that still has the complete wall intact; it’s the only one in the world!
This city on the Southern Istrian Coast is the 8th largest in the world and has the most Roman ruins outside of Italy. The Roman amphitheater, the Gate of Hercules and the Arch of Sergii are must visits from the Roman Empire; while the Pula Fortress and the Pula Cathedral are must visits from later times.
The Roman Empire has left its mark on Pula, not just in architecture, but also on food. In Pula, you can enjoy the local Malvasia wine with Croatian cuisine that has Italian touches. With its 2000-year-old architecture, cuisine, and wine, it’s quite easy to enjoy a stay in Pula.
If you’re looking for places to stay in Pula, Croatia, we’ve put together the perfect list for you; from luxury hotels in Pula to cheap hostels in Pula, from family-friendly apartments in Pula to city center rooms Pula.
5-Star Hotels In Pula, Croatia
There are no 5-star hotels in Pula, but, there is a top-notch villa.
Villa Kata In Stinjan
If you’re traveling with friends or family, the holiday villas in Pula are a great option. They give you both privacy and the intimacy of having your loved ones near.
The luxurious 220 m² Villa Kata is the best place to stay in Pula and can house up to ten people. It is located about 8.5 km from Pula Airport, 1.2 km from Stinjan Beach and about 6 km from all the major attractions.
The soundproofed villa features four bedrooms, four bathrooms, kitchen, living room, a terrace, and a private outdoor pool. One of the bedrooms has both a double bed and a bunk bed for kids, while the others have double beds.
The kitchen is equipped with a stove top, refrigerator, microwave, oven, toaster, tea/coffee maker, and a dining table. There is also an outdoor dining area and a barbecue. Other equipment includes hair dryers, washing machine, tumble dryers, air conditioning, flat screen TVs with cable channels, board games, and child safety socket covers.
The villa is also close to a number of restaurants, cafes, and supermarkets to satisfy your palates and needs.
4-Star Hotels In Pula
Here are our top two choices of Pula 4-star hotels.
Park Plaza Histria, Pula
About 4 km from the center of Pula is the Park Plaza Histria, Pula. This Pula hotel has panoramic views of the Adriatic Sea and lush green vegetation. The Park Plaza Pula hotel boasts of restaurants serving international and Istrian cuisine. The hotel cafes have fantastic views of the Adriatic Sea.
Along with panoramic views, the Park Plaza Pula also offers guests a spa and wellness center, Turkish bath, indoor swimming pool with sea water, ice bath,
Finnish sauna, a fully equipped gym, and heated loungers.
The rooms have either sea or garden views and are air conditioned. They include free WiFi, flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, safety deposit boxes, hair dryers, coffee machines, minibars, and more.
The larger rooms feature BOSE sound dock systems, ILLY Espresso Machines, and rain dance massage showers. Park Plaza Pula is definitely one of the best places to stay in Pula, Croatia.
Boutique Hotel Oasi
About 10 minutes drive from the center of Pula in Pješčana Uvala is the Boutique Hotel Oasi. This eco-friendly hotel in Pula heats indoor spaces and warms water using solar energy. All of the rooms have floor heating as well.
The rooms at this Pula hotels are bright and spacious. Rooms overlooking the sea have the best view. Amenities include satellite TVs, minibars, air conditioning, heating, free WiFi, safety deposit boxes, soundproofing and more. The 2-bedroom apartments are 90 m² and include an equipped kitchen and a terrace.
A pebble beach is a short walk from the hotel. The nearest bus stop about 100 meters away provides access to the center of Pula and the Pula tourist attractions. Definitely one of the best hotels in Pula that is less than 4 km from most of the things to do in Pula!
3-Star Hotels In Pula
There are ample 3-star accommodation options in Pula, here are just a few.
One of the best places to stay in Pula is the Hotel Amfiteatar. It’s just a stone’s throw from the Pula Arena and the Pula Marina. The best things to do in Pula – Gate of Hercules, Historical Museum of Istria, Temple of Augustus, Arch of the Sergians and others – are all less than 600 meters away.
Rooms at this cheap hotel in Pula are equipped with satellite TVs, minibars, air conditioning, heating, free WiFi, safety deposit boxes, soundproofing and more.
For the perfect holidays in Pula with good access to all the attractions, book a stay here.
Not really a villa, the Villa Andrea is located about 3.5 to 4 km from the Pula tourist attractions. Being close to the Marina Veruda, it is also the best Pula accommodation if you’re a surfing enthusiast.
It offers single and double rooms equipped with flat-screen TVs, hairdryers, air conditioning, heating, and free WiFi. Some of the rooms have balconies with a great sea view. The Presidential suite has a well-equipped kitchen with a dining table and a living room. It is one of best apartments in Pula to stay at that’s about a km away from Histria Beach, Ambrela Beach and Brioni Beach.
Guests say the buffet breakfast is lovely and the sun terrace has amazing views of the sea and the surrounding greenery.
Apartments To Rent In Pula, Croatia
You have no shortage of choice in Pula for apartments. But, here are a few to get your accommodation search started.
Apartment Zora and Natale
Light, beautiful colors decorate this airy and clean holiday apartment in Pula Croatia. This 34 m² apartments in Pula is located in a lovely residential neighborhood can accommodate up to 4 guests. Most of the places to see in Pula are about 1 to 1.5 km away, while the infamous Pula Arena is 2.1 km away. Valkane Beach and Gortan Cove Beach are easily accessible for swimming and watersports.
These reasonably cheap apartments in Pula, Croatia include interconnected rooms, free WiFi, a patio, barbecue, and a dressing room. The well-equipped kitchen contains a stove top, toaster, coffee machine, dining table, children’s high chair, microwave, and a refrigerator. The rooms have air conditioning, heating, flat screen TVs with cable channel and satellite channels, hair dryers and more.
If you value your privacy and would prefer to stay in apartments in Pula instead of a hotel, the Apartment Zora and Natale are choices!
Holiday Home Casa Pija
You can find one of the cheap villas in Pula located about 80 meters from a pebbled beach. The Holiday Home Casa Pija is 40 m² and can accommodate up to 4 guests. This accommodation in Pula is well equipped with kitchenware, outdoor furniture, air conditioning, and soundproofing, and has all the comfort of a home away from home.
Bed And Breakfast In Pula
Here is an excellent choice for a B&B in Pula.
City Point Rooms
It’s easy to have cheap holidays in Pula. If that’s you, and you are looking for good quality rooms within walking distance of the attractions, look up the City Point Rooms.
This b&b in Pula was renovated at the end of 2016 and is decorated with bright colors. The city center rooms Pula are less than a kilometer away from all of the best things to do in Pula but are located on a quiet street away from the noise.
Rooms feature hypoallergenic linen, soundproofing, free WiFi, air conditioning, heating, flat screen televisions, and free WiFi. The family rooms are 30 m² and can accommodate four guests. They have a balcony with a great view of the City.
Best Hostels In Pula
There are dozens of hostels in Pula, here is just one that our friends Ana and Hrvoje recommended.
Rock Hostel Pula
For cheap holidays in Pula, check into a Pula hostel instead of the resorts in Pula. The Rock Hostel Pula is a great option that’s pocket-friendly. All of the rooms at the hostel have a private bathroom, while some also have a seating area. The rooms also include air conditioning, heating, mosquito nets, and free WiFi.
If you’re wondering where to stay in Pula from where you can walk to the best things to do in Pula, this is it! The Gate of Hercules is just 100 meters away, while the Pula Arena, Historical Museum of Istria, Pula Cathedral, Temple of Augustus and the Arch of the Sergians are all under 600 kilometers away.
Staying at the Rock Hostel Pula will ensure that you have cheap holidays in Pula and yet have easy access to everything, from the attractions to the best bars in Pula.
Here is some additional information to help you enjoy your Pula holidays.
Where is Pula
Pula is situated to the West of Croatia, on the Istrian Coast. Just like Rome it’s built on seven hills and has a natural port.
What To Visit In Pula
- Wondering about things to do in Pula? Here are the top Pula tourist attractions to visit
- See the magnificent Pula Amphitheatre, one of the best preserved Roman ruins in the world
- Visit Felsen Strand, one of the beaches in Pula for cliff diving. Of course, you don’t have to jump. You can also walk into the clear blue waters of this pebbled beach
- Visit the Temple of Augustus in the Old Forum
- The impressive Arch of Sergius is a must on your list of what to see in Pula
- Browse the local Pula market
- One of the places to see in Pula is the 6 meter by 12-meter Roman mosaic called The Punishment of Dirce located next to a car park
- Take part in watersports at Stinjan Beach and others
- Go surfing at Marina Veruda
- Go diving to see sunken ships off the coast of Pula. Submarine 82 is one of these famous wrecks. It was one of the 7 German submarines that Germany themselves sank before the end of World War I. There are a few more shipwrecks to be seen that are now teeming with marine life
- Built by the French architect Antoine de Ville, the Pula Fortress is one of the must-visit places to see in Pula
- Sample the famous Malvasia wine at local vineyards
- Visit the Archaeological Museum of Istria
- The Subterranean galleries of Zerostrasse are a must add to your list of what to do in Pula
- Have a picnic in the Sjanska Forest
- Take a boat ride to visit the Brijuni Park on Brijuni Island
- Visit the Historical and Marine Museum of Istria that’s housed in the 17th-century baroque castle.
There are many more things to do in Pula – such as – visit Kotli, Nesactium, Naval Cemetary, see the Church of Our Lady of the Sea, Piazza Foro, St. Nicholas Church, Adventure Park Pula, Grotte Von Pula, and of so many more that you’ll find here.
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