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Opatija Welcomes Keight Hotel Opatija, Croatia’s First Curio Collection by Hilton Opening

Guest Room with two twin beds, table and chair, large glass doors with view at Keight Hotel Opatija, Curio Collection by Hilton
Keight Hotel Opatija, Curio Collection by Hilton
Located in the heart of the Croatian coastal town, Keight Hotel Opatija marks the brand’s presence in 40 countries and territories and will offer guests a secluded retreat with picturesque surroundings

OPATIJA, Croatia – Today Keight Hotel Opatija, Curio Collection by Hilton celebrates its opening in the picturesque Croatian town. Boasting a unique and modern design with a breathtaking rooftop terrace overlooking the city, the 54-room hotel debuts as the first Curio Collection by Hilton hotel in Croatia and the brand’s 40th trading country.

Exquisite Guest Experience

Keight Hotel Opatija, Curio Collection by Hilton - Outdoor Seating and Sea View
Keight Hotel Opatija, Curio Collection by Hilton - Outdoor Seating and Sea View

Featuring 54 thoughtfully designed and spacious guest rooms, a lush spa with an indoor pool, a captivating sundeck with a rooftop lounge and the inviting outdoor pool with breathtaking views, guests can enjoy the best of comfort and style that Keight Hotel Opatija, Curio Collection by Hilton has to offer. Guests can choose from a selection of spacious rooms and suites, each equipped with indulgent amenities and either a breathtaking view of the Adriatic Sea or the  picturesque surrounding landscape. Business travellers will find guest rooms perfectly suited for working, while the hotel’s 100 square meter multi-purpose meeting space and onsite parking for visitors and guests will ensure business meetings of all sizes can be accommodated comfortably.

A Culinary Journey

The hotel’s restaurant Pierrot provides guests with culinary delights in a fine bistro concept that pays homage to the vibrant and diverse traditional cuisine of Croatia. Authenticity is the basis of every dish in the restaurant, and Pierrot prides itself on sourcing fresh local ingredients and supporting local farmers and suppliers who share the hotel’s commitment to quality and sustainability. Guests can enjoy fresh seafood from the Adriatic Sea in the Kvarner Shrimp dish, and locally sourced meat in the Istrian Boškarin dish or, they can opt for alfresco dining on the hotel’s picturesque rooftop.

Sun-Soaked Rooftop & Effortless Well-Being

Outdoor Pool at Keight Hotel Opatija, Curio Collection by Hilton
Keight Hotel Opatija, Curio Collection by Hilton - Outdoor Pool

The hotel features a unique rooftop sundeck with a swimming pool and bar overlooking the red tiled roofs that adorn the town centre’s 19th century buildings. Whether guests are after a leisurely swim in the pool, basking in the warmth of the sun, or simply admiring the beauty of the Adriatic Sea and the charming town of Opatija, the hotel rooftop offers a sanctuary of relaxation and rejuvenation unlike any other. In addition to the hotel’s rooftop pool, guests can also enjoy Opatija’s largest indoor pool spanning 25 meters, which is available in the hotel’s spa, where guests can experience a range of indulgent treatments and relaxing sauna sessions. The spa design is a fusion of contemporary elegance and timeless serenity, creating an atmosphere that encourages relaxation from the moment the guest arrives.

Indoor Pool at Keight Hotel Opatija, Curio Collection by Hilton
Keight Hotel Opatija, Curio Collection by Hilton - Indoor Pool

Central Location

Located in the heart of the seaside resort town Opatija, Keight Hotel Opatija, Curio Collection by Hilton is less than a two-minute walk away from the sea. With nearby parks, restaurants, bars and retail stores, hotel guests can explore the town, or take a walk along the famous Franz Jozef Lungomare, Opatija’s seafront promenade. The town’s many beaches and lush environment, combined with its numerous spas and wellbeing facilities, make Opatija a haven for wellness enthusiasts. This year Opatija proudly celebrates 180 years of welcoming travellers from around the globe.

Surrounded by stunning nature, Opatija is located at the foot of Mount Učka, a popular destination for hikers, which is nestled between the green Istrian peninsula and the littoral region, resulting in a perfect harmony of varied landscapes. The city of Rijeka, Croatia’s third largest city, is just short drive away, while Rijeka International Airport is around a 40-minute drive from the hotel. Many of Croatia’s islands, including Cres and Krk, are also available to visit by boat from Opatija harbour.

Remarkable Design With A Story

exterior night view of Keight Hotel Opatija, Curio Collection by Hilton
Keight Hotel Opatija, Curio Collection by Hilton - Exterior Night

The hotel houses a harmonious blend of contemporary design elements, cutting-edge technology, and an awareness of the local environment and culture. The sleek, minimalist design with clean lines and a focus on functionality brings a sense of relaxation to the hotel’s interior, which is complemented by a combination of glass, steel, and other modern materials to create visually striking structures. 

Within the hotel, floor to ceiling windows provide guests with panoramic views of the surrounding area, blurring the barrier between indoor and outdoor, while low furnishings and soft lighting will help guests sink into their private retreat experience. 

Guest Room with two twin beds, table and chair, large glass doors with view at Keight Hotel Opatija, Curio Collection by Hilton

Davor Kovčalija, general manager, Keight Hotel Opatija, Curio Collection by Hilton, said, “We’re thrilled to have today opened our doors to welcome guests to Keight Hotel Opatija, Curio Collection by Hilton. Opatija's rich history as the epicentre of Croatian tourism, coupled with its stunning Riviera, makes it an ideal location for travellers year-round. From our stunning rooftop pool and bar to our must-visit on-site restaurant we have everything guests need for the ideal Croatian escape. Here's to creating unforgettable memories and lasting impressions for visitors from across the globe.”

David Kelly, senior vice president, Continental Europe, Hilton, said, “A major development milestone for the brand, we’re thrilled to debut the Curio Collection by Hilton brand in Croatia with the opening of Keight Hotel Opatija, Curio Collection by Hilton. Opatija has been welcoming travellers for 180 years, and I’m excited to bring Hilton’s world-class hospitality to this picturesque coastal town. With stunning views to be enjoyed on the hotel’s rooftop bar and pool, and extensive facilities for both leisure and business travellers, the hotel is a great addition to our existing presence in Croatia. Keight Hotel Opatija joins a growing and impressive European portfolio of Curio Collection by Hilton properties, with openings taking place in a number of exciting locations across 40 countries and territories, such as Mykonos, Lisbon, Ibiza, Cascais, Vilnius and Rotterdam.”

Keight Hotel Opatija, Curio Collection by Hilton is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton's 24 world-class brands. Members who book directly have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount, free standard Wi-Fi and the Hilton Honors mobile app. Book direct at Hilton.com, through the Hilton Honors app or through other official Hilton channels for more perks and a price match guarantee. Hilton Honors members can redeem Points using the Points Explorer tool. 

Keight Hotel Opatija, Curio Collection by Hilton is located at Veli Joze 2, 51410 Opatija, Croatia. For more information, or to make a reservation, travellers may visit Keight Hotel Opatija, Curio Collection by Hilton or call +385 51 460 000.

The hotel is operated by Zagreb City Hotels d.o.o., which currently operates three Hilton branded hotels in Croatia: Canopy by Hilton Zagreb City Centre, DoubleTree by Hilton Zagreb and Hilton Garden Inn Zagreb - Radnicka.

For more information on Curio Collection by Hilton, visit https://stories.hilton.com/emea.

Media Contact

Nives VolarevićKeight Hotel Opatija, Curio Collection by HiltonNives.Volarevic@Hilton.com

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Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 24 world-class brands comprising more than 7,600 properties and nearly 1.2 million rooms, in 126 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed over 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, was named the No. 1 World’s Best Workplace by Great Place to Work and Fortune and has been recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for seven consecutive years. Hilton has introduced industry-leading technology enhancements to improve the guest experience, including Digital Key Share, automated complimentary room upgrades and the ability to book confirmed connecting rooms. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the nearly 190 million Hilton Honors members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can't buy. With the free Hilton Honors app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. Visit stories.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.


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Curio Collection by Hilton is a global portfolio of more than 160 individually remarkable hotels hand-picked to immerse guests in one-of-a-kind moments in the world’s most sought-after destinations. Each hotel in the Curio Collection evokes a bespoke story through distinctive architecture and design, world-class food & beverage and curated experiences, while providing the benefits of Hilton and its award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors. Experience Curio Collection by Hilton by booking at curiocollection.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Curio Collection by Hilton at stories.hilton.com/curio, and follow the brand on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter