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Hotel & Restaurant Degenija

4 km away from the National Park Plitvice

Proudly carrying the name of the endemic yellow flower plant that grows in the region, Hotel Degenija is becoming one of the favourite holiday and gastronomic destinations in Lika. Located In a charming village, Selište Drežničko, a small hotel with excellent service, offers functional and comfortable accommodation only 4 km from the National Park Plitvice Lakes entrance. The hotel has a total of 20 rooms, all decorated in a relaxed yet modern style, fully equipped with everything needed for a great stay, including en suite bathroom, AC, desk, TV, fast internet, lift, 24-hour front desk, and private parking. 

Brand new restaurant

Hotel Degenija recently refurbished its restaurant, redesigned by the fantastic architectural studio 4uHa. The project included a complete reorganization of the kitchen, creating more space for staff and equipment. 

Another goal was to expand the terrace and make it functional during coldest months, as total capacity had to grow due to popular demand. 

Ultimately, harmony with surrounding nature is achieved with massive glass walls and vertical gardens on the inside, giving a sense of sitting in the middle of the forest. 

Materials used are sustainable, with wood and stone dominating the exterior. The restaurant is an ideal venue for hosting business events, private parties. Staff support is available to ensure each event runs smoothly. 

Gourmet offer

At the same time, chefs redesigned the menu and are proud to present traditional meals of Lika. This is the place where you can eat iconic peka, meat and potatoes prepared under a metal dome, and lamb, followed by local wines and sweets. 

In addition to a newly redesigned restaurant, guests are invited to relax in a coffee and cocktail bar Plum or take a swim in a heated exterior pool!

Starting point to explore Croatia

Centrally located, Hotel Degenija is the perfect starting point to explore National Park Plitvice Lakes, or as a central hub for exploring all of Croatia, as it is within a few hours from the capital Zagreb as well as Istria and Dalmatia. The hotel is ideal for visiting all year round.

Whether you are looking for a magical winter location and breathtaking lakes in the vicinity or seeking colder temperatures in summer months, Lika offers much-needed peace and tranquillity compared to the busy coast. Staying in Hotel Degenija is an authentic ethno-gastronomic experience in the wonderful green paradise of Lika. 

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