Want to spend a few days in Brcko, one of Bosnia’s least visited cities? It’s a great way to get off the beaten path and have the chance to experience Bosnia’s fourth region. You have lots of things to do in Brcko such as strolling through the 19th-century old town and enjoying the River Sava’s views. Whatever the plan, you’re going to need a comfortable place to stay. Here are the best hotels in Brcko with excellent service, value for money and comfort.
Grand Hotel “Posavina”
The Grand Hotel rates as one of Brcko’s best and comes with a fascinating backstory. In 1891, the Grand Hotel became the first hotel in Brcko. The elegant Austro-Hungarian building and its lavish suites provided the highest level of luxury for its wealthy and distinguished guests. After surviving both World Wars and more than half a century under Yugoslavia, complete devastation during the Bosnian War forced the hotel to close. It reopened again in 2001.
Today, there are 32 rooms and four apartments mixing modern interior designs with traditional elements. Guests get world-class treatment, and a feeling of luxury found nowhere else in the city. Facilities include an on-site restaurant, bars, meeting rooms, a beauty parlour and even a hair salon. If you’re looking for comfort, check out the Grand Hotel in Brcko. And when you’re enjoying your meal and glass of wine, spare a thought to the rich and fascinating life the hotel has lived.
Hotel Bakarni Lonac
Hotel Bakarni Lonac is five kilometres (3.1 miles) from Brcko City Centre near the banks of the River Sava. Guests choose between twin and double rooms and apartments with private bathrooms, air-conditioning and Wi-Fi. Some rooms have a balcony overlooking the garden making a perfect place to relax with a drink in the summer. Bicycle rentals are available at affordable prices too.
The on-site restaurant is said to have the best food in Brcko specialising in Bosnian and European cuisines. Having a meal here is a must on your stay at this hotel in Brcko. Both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks such as Bosnian beer and coffee are available in the adjoining bar.
Motel Vila Cicibela
Brcko’s best hotel for views of the River Sava has a selection of rooms from singles to quadruples, an on-site restaurant and a communal area. Guests staying at Motel Vila Cicibela are in a central location within walking distance of the old town. If you want to relax after sightseeing, book one of the rooms with a hot tub. Or, get one with a balcony, and enjoy the views of the river. Most visitors rate the hotel exceptionally high for the location, service and entertainment.
Garni Hotel Nea
The central hotel, in a quiet neighbourhood next to the Serbian Orthodox Church, takes minutes on foot to get to the city centre and pedestrian zone. Garni Hotel Nea is small with just six rooms including doubles, triples and deluxe suites. All have a modern decor and new furniture making it feel comfortable. The on-site restaurant has a capacity of 50 and serves some of Brcko’s finest food. Guests tend to enjoy the bar and views from the terrace.
Hotel Jelena makes a great place to stay for a short trip to Brcko. Within a few minutes from the centre and surrounding bars and restaurants, it’s a favourite with tourists for the location. You can choose between twin and double rooms or a suite, which come with private bathrooms and a hot tub in some. All rooms have air conditioning and access to strong Wi-Fi. A large garden and terrace are the highlights for guests. The on-site bar and restaurant are favourite spots too.
If you’re travelling as a family or want more space when you visit Brcko, check out Apartment Setaliste. The 61 square metre one-bedroom apartment has views of the River Sava and is within five minutes of the centre. Supermarkets, restaurants, cafés and bars are near the property, making it a convenient place to stay for self-catering tourists.
Inside, you’ll have all you need to prepare food including an oven, refrigerator and dishwasher along with a comfortable living room. The nightly cost, compared to other hotels in Brcko, makes an affordable and budget-friendly option for families or groups.