About Galija Hotel
The Galija is a small family hotel located on the south of the Istrian peninsula in centre of the 3000 year old town of Pula. Contemporary styling, it offers a pleasant stay to its guests all year round. Hotel Galija projects the ambience of a family atmosphere that enables guests to feel comfortable.
The hotel is located near the main square named Giardini. Although in the centre, it is isolated from the city crowd that enables guests to rest within easy reach of the historic heritage of Pula. There are many historical monuments worth visiting here, like the Roman amphitheatre, Arch of the Sergii, Gate of Hercules, Twin Gate, Temple of Augustus, Roman Forum, Roman theatre, chapel of St. Mary Formosa and the archaeological Museum of Istria.
Accomodation: The hotel rooms are completely equipped with bathroom, air-conditioning, mini bar, vault, TV, free satellite TV, phone and wireless internet.
Facilities: There is an open terrace which provides 56 seating places. It is possible to adjust the area for winter and summer weather conditions. Gated parking for our guests. The kitchen is the source of traditional Istrian dishes with a combination of international recipes recommended by world famous chefs, "appreciate the simplicity and creativity and through the seasonal menu". Dishes are homemade and fresh, adjusting the menu to seasonal ingredients available from local suppliers. They also offer homemade pizzas made in a wood-fired oven. Buon apetit!
"In all honesty we did not really enjoy this trip as much as the previous trip to Dubrovnik,Trogir, Plitvice etc. The Weather was not too good and whilst Hotel Kastel was excellent Jadran and Galija were not brilliant. We did in fact manage to change our Room at Jadran going from probably the worst Room in the Hotel to the 2nd worst. This is a particularly gloomy Hotel well situated but badly in need of an update. (ie) pulling down. Hotel Galija is very difficult to find and again we had to change Rooms after one Night as our Bed was broken (not by us.) Breakfast was also not very good and parking expensive.I do however congratulate you on getting us the best Room in the House at Kastel. This was superb. As regards the Resorts visited our thoughts are: Rovinj is wonderful and Porec also excellent. On arriving at Motovun in torrential Rain we did wonder what we were going to do for 2 Days but in fact we loved it there so it was time well spent. Postojna is a one Horse Town but we did get everything we wanted out of our visit and we would highly reccommend the Castle in the Cave which is a must see. Bled and the surrounding area was good and Ljubljana O.K. for one Day/Night. Hotel Galeb is nicely situated in Opatija but in inclement Weather the Town really does not offer very much and I am not sure that it would be much more entertaining on a nice Day. We were also disappointed with Pula as a Town. The Ampitheatre and some of the Roman remains are splendid and well worth going to see but other than that it is not particularly attractive. My fault entirely I think I expected something more like Rovinj. Pula is probably worth a Morning but certainly not 2 Days. So overall I would say that we had a good Trip, the Weather could have been kinder and if we were doing it again with the benefit of hindsight we would probably make it a couple of Days shorter. Thanks for all your help and I hope this is of use."
A Gamblin, October 2014