The luxurious Rixos Premium Dubrovnik, a 5-star hotel and one of only eight Rixos Premium hotels in the world, has opened its doors in Dubrovnik after eight months of intensive renovation.
This is an investment worth more than 150 million kuna, also the largest investment in Dubrovnik tourism this year, which was successfully realized despite the challenges posed to the tourism sector by the global coronary virus pandemic.
"16 years ago, we recognized the strong potential and exceptional position of the hotel, which today I can proudly say is one of the most luxurious hotels in Croatia. I am convinced that with this valuable investment we are contributing to the increase of the tourist offer of the city of Dubrovnik and the development of the entire destination. The first guests have already started to arrive and I am sure we will justify their expectations many times over", Said the director of the hotel Ayhan Basci, who has been living at the Dubrovnik address for 13 years and who has been in Dubrovnik's Rixos since its opening in 2007.
The result of the investment is a completely renovated hotel with 310 luxury rooms - 190 superior rooms, 10 deluxe rooms, 55 standard rooms, 37 classic rooms, 17 suites and one presidential suite. All public areas and the hotel reception, lobby bar with terrace, main hotel restaurant with terrace, all hallways and elevators, balconies and terraces of hotel rooms have been renovated, enriched spa & wellness te fitness & gym offer. In addition, the Anjana Spa has been completely renovated and is spread over two floors, with a total area of 2.000 m2 and offers various massages and body & mind treatments. The offer also includes an original hammam, unique in the hotel offer of Dubrovnik, a spacious indoor pool with a relax zone and an outdoor pool on the hotel beach.
"Taking into account the tradition, heritage and significance of the location and the hotel for the local population, parts of the hotel kept in their name “Libertas" - Libertas bar & Terrace and Libertas fish restaurant. We know very well what Libertas means to the people of Dubrovnik and we want to continue to develop the hotel so that in the future it will be a source of pride for the whole region, and that new generations will create their memories in it.", Said Sales Director Sandra Urlić.
Rixos Premium Dubrovnik employs 130 permanent employees with extensive international experience in luxury hotels and restaurants, and more than half of the total employees are domestic employees.
Despite the challenges posed to the company by the coronavirus situation, all jobs were retained, and in Rixos they are proud of the multiculturalism of their staff and the positive emotions brought about by such inspiring work environments, respecting the rich Dubrovnik tradition and history.
Hotel Rixos Premium Dubrovnik is also ideal for organizing business events as it has seven multifunctional meeting rooms, with a rich offer of advanced technologies. The multifunctional hall has the possibility of separation into three sections, and as a whole can accommodate up to 900 guests.
Also, Hotel Rixos Premium Dubrovnik is the only hotel in Dubrovnik with a casino - Merit Casino Libertas, which is certainly crucial for elite tourism. By the way, Rixos Hotels is originally a Turkish brand that currently owns hotels in Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Croatia (Rixos Premium Dubrovnik), Switzerland, Russia and Kazakhstan.
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