Monday, 25 February 2013

ORYX Rent-a-Car: 1700 Vehicles All Over Croatia at Affordable Prices

Oryx rent-a-car has a fleet of over 1700 vehicles, ranging from small to medium class. Volkswagen, Seat, Škoda and Audi are ORYX’s preferred brands starting with the hip eco-friendly VW Up and luxe options such as the Audi Q7 available.

ORYX have offices throughout Croatia; in the hinterland and stretching the coastline from Istria to Dubrovnik. This makes Oryx and ideal choice for travellers as you can select a varying pick-up and drop-off locations in Croatia.

All vehicles are air-conditions and on request you can get extra frills that make your travelling more comfortable such as children car seats, roof carriers, GPS, DVD, TV, and Wi-Fi connectivity.

ORYX offer various packages that will meet your demands, such as affordable long-term rentals, leasing, cargo rentals, and chauffeur services.

ORYX Rent-a-Car


In Split there is a branch office in the airport arrivals hall and in Split town center:

Split City

Sv. Petra Staroga 1

21000 Split

Tel: +385 (0)21 318 800

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Open Monday—Friday: 08:00—15:00
and Saturday: 09:00—14:00. Sundays on Request.


Split Airport


Tel: +385 (0)21 895 164

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Monday—Sunday 08:00—20:00


Central Reservation Office

Ljudevita Posavskog 7a, Sesvete

Tel: +385 (0)1 2900 333
Fax: +385 (0)1 2900 306
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Open Monday—Friday: 08:00—16:00

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Wednesday, 24 April 2013

Hostels and Budget Accommodation in Split

A few years ago there were no hostel in town but now there is a wealth of hostel accommodation in the city popping up every season. Please see below list of preferred hostels and budget accomodation in Split and click read more for further information.


Split Hostel Group

(Narodni Trg 8; +385 (0)21 342 787 / Kruziceva 5, +385 (0)21 355 156;

Run by two Aussie Croat women, this pair brought the first hostel to Split in 2006. Creatively named Booze & Snooze, this hostel is just that; a meeting point for travellers who are in for some fun between discoveries. The group’s brand-new outpost hostel bares another creative name with a similar definition; Fiesta Siesta. Also located in the old town in a heritage listed Dalmatian house, it sits above Charlie’s Bar, a backpacker’s hangout also founded by the group…read more.


Goli+Bosi Design Hostel

(Morpurgova poljana 2; +385 (0)21 510 999;

Goli+Bosi certainly does not exude the traditional hostel vibe; it has a quirky attitude and an ultra hip décor. Goli+Bosi, meaning naked and barefoot in Croatian doesn’t target your usual budget traveller as dorm prices match that of private accommodation but if you are into collective holidays, this is your place.


Tchaikovsky Hostel

(Ulica Petra Iliča Čajkovskog 4; +385 (0)21 317 124;

Owned and operated by a German born Croat, there is certainly German order in this place, and positively so. Named after the street this hostel is located on in the Špinut neighborhood behind the National Theatre of Split, this spic and span hotel has four dorms named after Tchaikovsky’s famous compositions…read more.

Beach Hostel

(Viška 9; +385(0)98 9450 998;

For an old school backpacker vibe, Beach Hostel just 100m from Bačvice beach is just the joint for you. This place is run by a Norwegian lady named Ladybird who dropped her high-flying corporate career to take a chill pill and devote her time to art, writing, and hanging out with hipster youth…read more.


Silver Central

(Kralja Tomislava 1; +385 (0)21 490 805; // Hrvojeva 6; +385 (0)21 322 857;

Silver Central Hostel is located right off Marmontova, the city’s main shopping street, meters from all the action. This boutique four-dorm hostel is housed in an upstairs apartment featuring beach woods, bright yellow walls and an underwater themed dorm puts you right into the Adriatic mood. Their second hostel, Silver Gate offers yet another colorful set-up to brighten you stay…read more.


Hotel Dujam

(Velebitska 27;  +385 (0) 21 538 025;

For affordable yet comfortable hotel accommodation, venture 20 minutes on foot from the city center and stay at two-starred Hotel Dujam located in a residential neighborhood. The hotel has 33 little rooms with simple interiors. Hotel Dujam also houses the rather soulless but affordable “L” hostel…read more.



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