Hotel Riva

4.0 star property
Beachfront hotel in Kastela with outdoor pool and beach bar

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Hotel Riva

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Deluxe Double or Twin Room, Terrace, Sea View | Minibar, in-room safe, desk, soundproofing
Standard Double Room | Terrace/patio

Overview of Hotel Riva

9.0 out of 10 Superb
9.0/10 Superb

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Airport transfer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
The price is $110
Price available on 9/26/2023
Obala kralja Tomislava 7a, Kastela, 21215
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On the beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Beach towels
  • Beach bar
  • Pool bar
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Airport shuttle
  • Shopping center shuttle
  • Train station pick-up service
  • Ferry terminal shuttle
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Playground on site
  • Refrigerator
  • Private bathroom
  • Terrace

Room options

Deluxe Double or Twin Room, Terrace, Sea View

  • 269 sq ft
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Twin Bed

Standard Double Room

  • 215 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Family Room, Terrace

  • 269 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed and 2 Twin Beds

About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach
  • Bacvice Beach - 25 min drive
  • Diocletian's Palace - 19 min drive
  • Port of Split - 20 min drive
  • Split Marina - 21 min drive
  • Split Riva - 22 min drive
  • Kasuni Beach - 30 min drive

Getting around

  • Split Airport (SPU) - 14 min drive
  • Brac Island (BWK) - 133 min drive
  • Kaštel Stari Station - 8 min drive
  • Split Predgrade Station - 21 min drive
  • Labin Dalmatinski Station - 22 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Train station pick-up (surcharge)
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)


  • Baletna Skola - 11 min walk
  • Konoba Papalina - 4 min drive
  • Fast Food Gricko - 6 min walk
  • Pizzeria Buža - 12 min walk
  • Mala Mora - 6 min walk

About this property

Hotel Riva

Hotel Riva is just 4.1 mi (6.5 km) from the airport and offers a shuttle (available 24 hours) for EUR 36 per vehicle one-way. After splashing around at the outdoor pool, you can grab a bite to eat at the coffee shop/cafe or unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. Other highlights at this upscale hotel include a beach bar, a poolside bar, and a terrace.


Croatian, Dutch, English, German, Polish, Serbian

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 16 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - anytime
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal, airport, and train station (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • One child (3 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms


  • Free uncovered onsite self parking
  • Onsite parking limited
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*
  • Train station pick-up*
  • Ferry terminal shuttle*


  • Shopping center shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Bar/lounge
  • Beach bar
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)
  • Playground

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Winery tours nearby

Working away

  • Computer station


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Beach towels
  • Pool loungers


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2000
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • An outdoor pool
  • Banquet hall


  • Elevator
  • Accessible airport shuttle

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • LCD television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Free crib/infant bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. This tax is adjusted seasonally and might not apply year round. Other exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: From 1 October - 31 March, EUR 0.93 per person, per night for adults; EUR 0.46 per night for guests aged 12-17 years old. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: From 1 April - 30 September, EUR 1.33 per person, per night for adults; EUR 0.66 per night for guests aged 12-17 years old. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 36 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 7)
  • Ferry terminal shuttle and train station pick-up service is offered for an extra charge
  • Shopping center shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between January 1 and April 15.


  • Parking height restrictions apply

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Villa Zarko
Villa Zarko Hotel
Villa Zarko Hotel Kastela
Villa Zarko Kastela
Hotel Villa Zarko Kastela
Hotel Villa Zarko
Hotel Riva Hotel
Hotel Villa Zarko
Hotel Riva Kastela
Hotel Riva Hotel Kastela

Frequently asked questions

Is Hotel Riva currently open?
The property is closed between January 1 and April 15.
How much does it cost to stay at Hotel Riva?
As of Sep 22, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hotel Riva on Sep 26, 2023 start from $110, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Hotel Riva offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Riva does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Hotel Riva?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Hotel Riva?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Riva?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Hotel Riva?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Hotel Riva?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is EUR 36 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Riva?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
Is there an onsite casino at Hotel Riva?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Platinum Casino (16-min drive) and Favbet Casino (17-min drive) are both nearby.
What is there to do at Hotel Riva and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities like cycling, hiking, and mountain climbing. Hotel Riva also has an outdoor pool.
What's the area around Hotel Riva like?
Hotel Riva is located on the waterfront. Popular attractions include Kaštel Stari Old Fish Market, which is 4 minutes away by car.







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8/10 Very Good

JANET, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Tom, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great little hotel
Really lovely little hotel in a really beautiful spot. Comfiest beds ever! Watch out for the directions as they dont point to the right place tho
Iain, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great location!
Amazing location close to beach and good transport links to split, trogir and the airport. The staff were lovely and helpful. Had an issue in the room that the resolved immediately. Cleaners were really friendly too! Incredible views from the balcony. The pool didn’t get really busy which was nice. The whole hotel was very clean. Nice stay in a lovely place!
Eleanor, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Jørgen, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Daniela, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Solvår, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great experience. Very friendly and helpful staff. Amazing location; close to the airport and Marina.
Adrian, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

My new favorite hotel in the world
What a spectacular gem of a hotel and world class staff! The entire experience at Villa Zarko was very good. I felt welcome and accommodated by all members of staff & the location is beautiful.
Scott, 7-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Anne, 1-night trip
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