When to Go
Lapad is a residential suburb of Dubrovnik that lies about 3km northwest of the Old Town. The interior is mostly green and calm with plenty of attractive sea views and some excellent restaurants. The vast majority of hotels and private accommodation is in Lapad but because it's so residential you don't get the feeling that you're in a tourist ghetto.
Most Dubrovnik beaches are in Lapad so no matter where you stay, you'll be within walking distance of the sea. In fact you can walk everywhere in Lapad. Since it's relatively compact you can stroll from the beach to a restaurant to your hotel to a cafe-bar without breaking a sweat.
Getting back and forth to the Old Town can take a little more effort. It's a long walk but fortunately buses are frequent to the Old Town and the harbour. See a map of Dubrovnik bus routes). Parts of Lapad are pedestrian only but most Lapad hotels have ample parking facilities.
Five-star luxury hotels in Lapad--when nothing but the best will do.
Four-star comfortable hotels in Lapad--fewer frills but still mighty classy.
Three-star budget hotels in Lapad--a lot of variety to choose from.
Two-star cheap hotels and hostels in Lapad--basic but fun.
As a predominantly residential neighbourhood, Lapad has a wide range of private accommodation. Conveniently, there are also plenty of stores to pick up food and supplies for you accommodation as well as cafes to arrange breakfast. See more about private accommodation in Dubrovnik
Other Dubrovnik Neighbourhoods
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