The ancient city walls of Hvar are a backdrop for the most luxurious of holidays.
A villa fit for a 21st century Roman.
More than a hotel, it is a historic monument. Luxuriously restored Porta Maestra provides shade from the hot Mediterranean sun and has a story to tell.
Set in the medieval walls of Hvar, from Roman mosaics on the ground floor to elegant rooms on upper floors, it is designed for opulent Mediterranean comfort.
Porta Maestra is built on the foundations of a Roman villa. The mosaic which is almost two millennia old can still be seen in the basement.
When designing the hotel, a team of archaeologists, conservators and architects spent several years preserving the historical heritage and integrating it into the present-day hotel.
Our suites were designed with utmost sophistication.
The historical architectural elements were carefully conserved and every element new element was designed and chosen for your comfort.
Porta Maestra provides a luxurious comfort and the unique experience of a historic site. Meticulously restored and stylishly reimagined as a boutique hotel.
Built into the city walls, our suites provide our guests with a unique opportunity to experience cultural heritage, from the inside.
The former Roman villa was reimagined and turned into a luxury holiday destination fit for the sophisticated modern traveller.
Our suites are furbished with hand-picked furniture and lighting and adorned with custom made art pieces, fit for a patrician of the 21st century.
To complement the unique local experience the hotel offers its guests a curated selection of island produce. From red wine to lavender honey and olive oil from the centuries-old olive groves, all the products are locally produced and hand treated.