About Ostrea Hotel
Boasting the longest defensive wall in Europe, the town has existed since 1333, when its people built its stone houses, surrounded by the beautiful sea. Mali Ston is a town with a tradition of preserving natural beauties; as a Nature Park it is able to offer a sense of true beauty and innocence bathed in the Mediterranean sun. Perhaps the richest offer of the Bay is the Mali Ston Oyster, and top quality white flesh fish.
The Ostrea Hotel was built by renovating the old house of the Kralj family, who manage and run the hotel today. The Ostrea opened its doors to guests in 1998 and is located near to the 'Kapetanova Kuca', an excellent restaurant owned by the same family providing a marvellous natural atmosphere. The name, by the way, is acquired from a beautiful shell - oyster, in Latin: OSTREA EDULIS.
The Ostrea Hotel makes an ideal place for guests craving peace and relaxation amongst wonderful scenery, just the quiet and murmur of the sea outside and only a short walk to the nearest (small) beach.
Accommodation: the hotel has 13 rooms and an apartment over two buildings. Each room is air-conditioned, has a PC outlet, a direct phone line, satellite TV and a mini-bar. Facilities in the hotel include an aperitif bar, business lounge, the Mlinica restaurant and car park.
Facilities: the Mlinica restaurant is located on the ground floor inside the Ostrea Hotel. It was given this name after olive mill (mlinica) that produces luxuriant and healthy olive oil, which is served in the hotel.
Restaurant 'Kapetanova kuca': The Kapetanova Kuca restaurant is situated in a very attractive location on the Mali Ston waterfront. The name was derived due to the fact that it was the dwelling place of the Mali Ston Guard Captain. It was opened back in 1986 and became a very popular family tavern. It is also owned by Kralj family, one of the oldest families in Mali Ston, and offers specialties of the Mali Ston Bay exclusively and includes a large winery of Peljesac wines.
"All went very smoothly. A beautiful country to visit and its people are very helpful and friendly. The notes provided by Andy were very informative. We took our own satnav and I think we would have struggled without it. Enjoyed all the hotels and the staff were all very friendly and helpful but particularly liked the hotels in Trogir and Hvar. Both of us were very happy with this holiday experience."
M Cole, UK, October 2017
"lovely furnishings, fantastic restaurant nearby owned by the hotel...our best dinner in a quiet spot, but with the walls and with swimming."
R Sammons, UK, August 2017
"Hotel Ostrea, Mali Ston. Location wonderful! Very quiet and picturesque. Food alright, cleanliness good."
L Stringer, UK, July, 2017
"if people are into walking there is a great castle on the top of the hill at Omis - you can either walk from the car park next to the river close to town (this is a solid 45 min climb or you can drive round the other side and then its a shorter walk. Well worth the visit for the views - the castle is interesting but not in wonderful repair. There is also a smaller tower that you can access from a couple of the streets in town (10 mins max) that also has lovely views and is in better repair with a bit of interpretive information. There is a wonderful walk along a city wall from Mali Ston to Ston - definitely worth including. "
S Gemmel, Oman, July 2016
"Only issue we had was that the island ferry timetable had changed from the one provided (to Mljet). Fortunately the time was one hour later and not one hour earlier! All other arrangements were perfect. We spent our last morning at the town of Ston and would like to recommend it - an amazing place!"
M Eeuwens, UK, June 2016
"Most hotels were excellent and in good locations, although a couple did not reach the standard of the rest. The holiday was excellent overall and we hope to repeat the experience in the north of Croatia at a later date."
R Jermyn, UK, Oct 2015
"Arrangements were superb - no problems at all. Had a great time & loved the country! If we were to repeat the holiday one less day in Bol and an extra day in Mali Ston would be better. Hotel Ostrea and Mali Ston are an absolute delight! Top marks for Miric Inn, Plitvice too. Very friendly & welcoming and HUGE dinners! Dubrovnik old town was heaving with tourists, so staying some distance away at Hotel More was perfect. Easy to get to old town by bus so distance was no problem. Hotel Palace in Zagreb was good as was Mediteran in Zadar Thanks for the recommendations - they were spot on!!"
B Wheeler, UK, June, 2015
"Received excellent service and advice from Andy and Dawn Scase at Rediscover the World on this trip. You may quote us! Any queries we made from Australia to Andy and Dawn in England were answered promptly and efficiently. Able to fit in an extra person at short notice. Trip advice on sites, hotels, detours etc resulted in a well paced and rewarding experience in Croatia."
J Veilands, Australia, June, 2015
"We returned from Croatia yesterday and I wanted to email and thank you for organising us such a fantastic holiday. Everything ran like clockwork. We had great taxi drivers who showered us with knowledge and information, we found all the hotels with no trouble, we absolutely loved every place we visited and marvelled how each one was different from the previous, we found the staff at most hotels were incredibly friendly and helpful and the sun shone every day! I would just like to mention the staff at Villa Tina and the reception staff at Hotel Mediteran were particularly charming and helpful and went out of their way to make sure we knew where we were going, what buses to catch, where we could park the car for free etc. We were amazed at our fabulous room with a brilliant view in Hotel Concordia. This was our favourite stopover mainly because of the position. The only blip was having to queue for five and a half hours for the ferry from Hvar to the mainland in the blistering heat. Apparently this is normal during high season but it meant we had very little time at Mali Ston which was such a shame as it was so gorgeous. We would most certainly use your company again. You have got the formula spot on and your attention to detail was excellent. We felt very well supported. I have already recommended you to friends and sometime in the future we will try out Morocco. Many thanks once again."
Y O'Brien, UK, August 2014
"Many thanks for organising and excellent itinerary and some fantastic hotels. The staff in all the hotels were very friendly and helpful. We would particularly single out the Hotel Korsal on Korcula and the Hotel Concordia in Trogir as super locations. The staff at the hotel in Plitvice were particularly helpful in providing useful information about the lakes area. The only small point of criticism was the final hotel in Dubrovnik where the double bed as two singles with hard wooded edges pushed together – but that aside a marvellous trip – thank you."
R Cook, UK, July 2014