Degenija Hotel

near Plitvice National Park

About Degenija Hotel

The Hotel Degenija is situated in Selište Drežničko village, just 4 kilometres from Entrance no.1 of Plitvice Lakes National Park. The Degenija Hotel is a 4* hotel with 20 rooms, a reception, a breakfast hall, lobby, café bar, wireless access on the premises and parking. There is a restaurant next to the hotel with a rich selection of traditional and national dishes.




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  • Pool
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Family rooms


  • Small & Friendly
  • 10-20 rooms

Ideal for

  • families
  • couples
  • walking
  • fly drives


The Degenija has 20 rooms which are tastefully furnished and very comfortable. Each room is equipped with air conditioning/heating, bathroom with bathtub and hairdryer, toiletries, slippers, LCD/satellite TV, work desk, mini bar, electric kettle, safe deposit, telephone and free wifi. Some rooms also have a terrace.

The room types in the main hotel are listed below. There is also The Annex House located just next to the hotel (15 metres) - there are 4 rooms on the first floor with private entrance. Each room has a balcony and is equipped with bathroom with shower.  All hotel services are also available if you are staying in the annex.

  • Comfort double/twin room
  • Comfort double/twin room with terrace - as above plus a spacious terrace of 9m2.
  • Superior double room - as above with sofa and the possibility of up to 2 additional people.
  • Family room - as above with a terrace of 8m2 and the possibility of up to 2 additional people.
  • Superior suite - the suite consists of a spacious living room and bedroom with double bed, Equipped with a double bed, sofa bed, air conditioning, 2 satellite LCD TV (32''or 82 cm, WLAN, desk, minibar, safe, telephone, toilet (bathroom), bathroom with tub and hair dryer.


The hotel restaurant has a terrace with a gorgeous panoramic vista of surrounding villages interspersed by lowlands and forest-covered hills. Specialities generally include meat, which is characteristic of this area. A variety of hot and cold dishes, grilled dishes, pasta, cakes and pastries will satisfy all preferences. Through the summer (or by reservation) they prepare traditional local specialties like veal & potatoes under the cooking “bell” (PEKA) or spit-roasted lamb and pork.

"Diverse and rich a-la-carte menu: home-made cheese, Lika cheese (basa), domestic smoked ham (pršut) and hot sausage with paprika (kulen), various soups, grilled food, steak, turkey in gorgonzola, steak and various pasta. We also offer pizza baked in a bread oven and recommend our home-prepared plum brandy (šljivovica). In the winter period, ready-made meals are on the menu, such as Lika lunch, thick bean soup (grah) and pickled cabbage, goulash, sarma (cooked pickled cabbage stuffed with minced meat) etc. "

There is also a cafe-bar where you can enjoy a coffee or watch the sunset with your favourite cocktail. The rich breakfast buffet is taken in the bar. In the afternoon they serve various food such as burgers, risotto, salads, steaks and sweets. A wide selection of fine wines, champagnes and a rich selection of cocktails are also available.

Swimming Pool: located on a sunny hill right next to the hotel and surrounded by greenery and beautiful views the outdoor pool is the perfect spot to relax. Sun loungers, tables & sun umbrellas surround the pool and bar service is available all day. [Pool size: 13 x 6.5 meters / pool is heated].

If you are planning to visit the Plitvice National Park and enjoy the charm of the countryside, Degenija Hotel is a perfect place to stay overnight. Baraćeve spilje (the Barać Caves) are only 10 km away and Rastoke, a village with water-mills, is 20 km away. We also recommend a tour to the beautiful town of Bihać in neighbouring Bosnia Herzegovina (30 km). Plitvice lakes and Rakovica are great for active holidays: hire a bike and explore the magnificent countryside on marked bike trails, take a walking tour or have a swim in the Korana river (400m away). Winter specials are sledging and skiing at the Mukinje ski-resort, 6 km away.

"There are no words which could describe the beauty and the harmony of this area, therefore come, experience and be a part of this pristine and intact countryside".