The Arena Hospitality Group opened the first hotel in Zagreb on October 31st – the art’otel Zagreb at Petrinjska 7. The new art and lifestyle hotel is a unique place where you can be surrounded by a variety of contemporary and modern art is. An investment of just over 18 million euros in a historic building in the center of the capital led to its classification as a heritage hotel. With the opening of art’otel Zagreb, new jobs were created for around 80 employees, guaranteeing all future guests of the hotel an unforgettable experience and first-class service. The hotel welcomed its first guests at the end of October and on the occasion of the opening, hotel director Tomislav Korošec said:
“This moment represents the dedication and passion of our entire team to offer guests an exceptional experience in the heart of Zagreb! Our new art hotel is the result of countless hours dedicated to detail, aesthetics and hospitality. Every room, every corner and every bite from our restaurant tells the story of our love for hospitality, art and culture. We are sure that every guest will feel it. The doors to the hotel are wide open and we look forward to every moment we will spend together in our new hotel art’otel Zagreb.”
The art’otel Zagreb is the fifth hotel in Europe under the art’otel hotel brand. Two more hotels of the same brand will open in London and Rome in 2024. What all hotels have in common is that they are always located in cosmopolitan metropolises throughout Europe.
art’otel Zagreb is located in the Jewish Liturgical Community Building, a beautiful building designed in 1928 by the famous architects Freudenreich & Deutsch. The building is one of Zagreb’s finest examples of Art Deco architecture. When restoring the hotel in collaboration with restorers, care was taken to fully preserve the historical significance and its authentic appearance. Apart from the architecture and modern interior, the concept of the hotel is made unique by the artist, who is the common thread of the hotel’s visual experience, giving it a special artistic atmosphere. In Zagreb, the hotel presents the original work of the famous painter and graphic designer Boris Bućan, which will appeal to all art lovers. The core of the brand is art, which is why art’otel Zagreb exhibits a collection of original works by renowned artists.
The art’otel Zagreb has 110 rooms full of art, including five suites, four meeting rooms equipped with the latest technology, spa and wellness, indoor pool, fitness and a rooftop bar with panoramic city views. The rooftop will open in 2024. Fans of gastronomic delights will enjoy Yezi, a pan-Asian restaurant and bar opening in November and helmed by top gastronomic masters. These include Werner Seebach, the group’s world-famous chef, chef Dina Knežević and established dim sum chef Tom Tian Hau Low.
The art’otel Zagreb is located in the colorful old part of the Croatian capital, surrounded by historic architecture and important sights. It is within walking distance of many of the city’s main attractions, including Zagreb’s main square and cathedral, which will be particularly important for tourist guests. Discover the combination of culture, gastronomy and contemporary art in Zagreb at art’otel Zagreb.