Adriatic 3

Opatija has been resort town since it was founded in 1884, both for summer and winter tourism, with numerous big and small hotels, tourist villas and accommodation places. Hotel Adriatic is focused on the congressional tourism. Hotel Adriatic is one of the biggest and A-3 means Adriatic - third phase. First one was from the sixties designed by architect Andro Čičin-Šain, second phase, enlargement from seventies was designed by Branko Žnidarec, and further growth, third phases was planned on the eastern side of complex. Additional A3 hotel of 5 stars contains 140 hotel units, big restaurant, main kitchen, big casino, club rooms, fancy restaurant on the top, all auxiliary spaces, swimming pools, 300 cars garage - about 20.000 sq m / 16.800 sq m site. The most important thing was that hotel should be designed in the way that everyone hotel room, as well as restaurants, have to have sea view - magnificent vista to blue sea and to mighty rock of island Krk, over the sea. Garage are on the back side in the terrain, lowered completely under the street level, covered with green roof (grass, bushes, small tree, water motives), so that this pleasant park area with A-3 enterprise is pure benefit for town and public urban space. Investors were delighted with project.
Collaborators were Nikola Šimunić, Vjekoslav Žele and Marko Jambrović.