Enjoy world class view of Old City and Adriatic Sea. Villa Branko has stunning views of Dubrovnik and is within easy walking distance to the town, beach and all the historical, cultural, and atheletic activities that Dubrovnik has to offer. The house is charming and beautifully crafted of white stone. The living/great room is large, airy and you can enjoy your morning coffee looking at the walled Old Town and the constant drama of ships and boats on the sea. The kitchen and outdoor terrace with its stone table and setting makes every meal a treat. The house has four bedrooms and five full baths and accomodates 8 adults comfortably. The house, terrace, garden and second floor balcony give you that picture postcard setting.
- House2700 sq. ft.
- Separate WCs0
- Min. Stay3 nights
Exceptional location in town with view. Accommodates 8 in 4 bedrooms/baths
- english, italian
- Calendar last updated:
- 8 Nov 2018
Why Katherine Ljubojevic chose Dubrovnik
This is our family home in Dubrovnik, Croatia. We love going there together and would like to share it with you. Great for extended family vacations or groups of friends traveling together. There is more than enough room in the house for everyone to have their space.
What makes this House unique
This is the neighborhood in Dubrovnik that has the view. Villa Branko is an actual home, there is an upstairs and downstair and terrance area for you to enjoy. Most people rent apartments but we like to keep out home the way we use it and have others enjoy it too.
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
October 17 - 20
The location and view of this property are fantastic and it is very close to the Old City. We also enjoyed the spaciousness (4 bedrooms/4 bathrooms).
While we enjoyed the superb view and convenient location, we did not enjoy the beds. All of us found the beds to be lumpy, bumpy and uncomfortable, likely very old and long past replacement date.
Also we would rate the cleanliness of the bathrooms were barely passable. One of the ensuite bathrooms contains a tub/shower combo with a shower curtain that should be replaced as it is very dirty and gross.
Also beware that there is no available parking. We arrived with a rental car and needed a spot for the night only. Our hostess was vague with parking recommendations and it took us an hour to find a parking spot. As it was late and dark, and we were tired after a long travel day it was frustrating to have little help. We would have appreciated more specifics in terms of parking options (such as: "there is hourly parking available close by near the Old City; here's how to find it" instead of "maybe up the street by the market" ).
We appreciate the review and strive to do our
best to accommodate all guests and ensure that they have a pleasant experience in our home and beloved Dubrovnik. We are also pleased that you found the location, view, house size, and comforts to be as described
in our Home Away listing. We are disappointed to hear that the beds and bathroom shower curtain were not up to your standards, and we will rectify this immediately. We take out feedback seriously from our guests.
With regard to the parking concern, as with most European cities when you are so close to the city center parking is very limited. It is communicated in the listing that we do not have parking and in our last correspondence
with your group, it was noted that the rental car was going to be returned prior to arrival at the house, which was scheduled for late afternoon.
When I discussed this review with our property manager, we were informed that the arrival time was closer to 3 hours later than expected and that the rental car company was closed when the manager called them for you.
Had we been informed about the later arrival, we could have worked toward a more positive solution for your group.
We believe that communication is key and are sorry for the parking frustration.
Stunning views and access to Old City & amenities are priceless!
Three terraces make this home memorable and us wishing to return. Excellent air conditioning in all rooms and good WiFi top our list of amenities. Fully equipped kitchen (sans an American size coffee pot!) has all you can ask for and more. The washing machine and outdoor drying are a plus. Every bedroom has an en-suite bathroom. Beds are a bit lumpy, but adequate. Booking was efficient with Katherine through VRBO/Home Away and she even offers to have her manager stock the fridge! Daniel greeted us upon arrival to the property. He provided not only great restaurant and city tips, but a history lesson as well. I would love to spend a month here to putter in the outdoor gardens. The home may be dated, but the simply spectacular views, the 6 minute walk to the Old City gates and easy access to groceries etc. make it 5 stars in our well traveled book.
My family of eight stayed 3 nights at Villa Branko on our first visit to Dubrovnik. It was absolutely wonderful! House and location are perfect, Lonetta (the house manager) was very helpful, market, bakery, beach, old town all within easy walking distance.
Fabulous view and location for a family visit
Our family of four adults had a wonderful 5 days at Villa Branko - a great location for exploring the city and beaches of Dubrovnik. The views are spectacular. The house is very comfortable, with lots of space and amenities. There is a grocery store just up the street and a bakery just down, near the cable car (making it easy to go up to see the amazing panorama). We walked everywhere and never had to take a cab - just walked home in the lovely summer evening air. But be prepared to walk up and down lots of stairs, as Dubrovnik is very vertical so Villa Branko is too. Also, some in our group would have liked stronger air conditioning as we visited in August (note that the back rooms have fans, while the front rooms -- which get direct sun -- have AC), but otherwise we had all we needed for a wonderful time in Dubrovnik. It's 5 minutes to the beach, 10 minutes to the city sights - I recommend Villa Branko highly!
Thank you Kate for the wonderful review.! We have updated all the upstairs air conditioners since your stay; each room is now equipt with its own unit. Hope you and your family will return one day.
Couldn't ask for more!
I cannot praise the Villa Branko enough. We had an AMAZING stay there while in Dubrovnik. It really was perfect. It was everything I had envisioned and wanted - walking distance to the old town, walking distance to the beach, and great views and lots of space to hang out as a group. Seriously, the view of the old town alone was worth every euro. We jokingly called it the million dollar view. We were 4 different couples, so each of us had our own bedroom with bathroom. Also, we did not take advantage of the outdoor barbecue, as we went out every night, but highlighting it because knowing it was an option was also a plus. I would highly recommend it to anyone who is thinking of visiting Dubrovnik. Consider it your home away from home.
Perfect Villa for our family!
Villa Branko was perfect for our family of four - a beautiful home with plenty of space for all of us - and the perfect location for exploring Dubrovnik and the surrounding area. We couldn't have appreciated how ideal the location was until we arrived. Villa Branko is a short walk outside the walled city, which made it convenient to explore the Old Town everyday without having to deal with the noise, crowds and endless stairs of living inside Old Town. The views were amazing, we didn't want to leave. The nearby grocery, cafe and bakery were very convenient; we found everything we needed within walking distance. The A/C was a welcomed respite after a day of exploring in the August heat. Finally, the owner was very responsive and helpful with local advice; she met us upon our arrival and made sure we were comfortable during the week. We highly recommend Villa Branko.
Villa Branko is close to the Old Town, its beaches, and the old seaport. It allows the visitors to take full advantage of the Old Town's pedestian only streets. Walk the stone walls and streets and enjoy the many restaurants, shops, the open food market, art galleries, night life and entertainment. Take advantage of the walking tours in town and boat trips from the old port. To go to other parts of Dubrovnik, there is a bus stop just out of the garden gate, and taxis are available. You can take the many land and sea day tours to areas outside of Dubrovnik; Mostar, Bosnia-Hercegovina, Montenegro, Medugorje, Konavle country, wine country, or visit the many islands of the Adriatic, off the Dubrovnik/Dalmatian coastline.
Other Activities: sight seeing