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Restored to its originality, stunning Longlook House



Updated: 30-Nov-2016
House in Old Town Dubrovnik, Dalmatian Coast - Beautifully Restored 400-year Old House With Stunning Views Over The Adriatic Sea From The Terrace

This stylish and luxurious 400-year old house is located inside the walls of the Old Town in Dubrovnik and has a terrace with a stunning view over the Adriatic sea, the island of Lokrum, the city walls and the Srd mountain. It has been restored and finished to high specifications including air-conditioning, beautiful Brac stone radiators (winter) and Wi-Fi. It retains many of the original features such as exposed stone walls and wooden beams. The house is located about 5-10 minutes walking distance from two of the entrances to the Old Town, Pile Gate or Ploce Gate, passing the famous street, Stradun, which is about a 2-5 minute stroll from the house. It is also only a few steps from a small gate in the old city wall leading out though to Buza II (famous bar on the cliffs). There you can swim off the rocks in the crystal clear water or enjoy a drink with breath taking views over the Adriatic and amazing sunsets. The nearest beach is located a 8 minutes' walk through Old Town.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

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House exceeded our expectations! PC

Delightful property. Very much enjoyed sitting out on the terrace with the fantastic view. BS

Longlook House has been a perfect base to explore the city and beyond. JN

The restoration is absolutely perfect. The location is great too because living within the city walls makes you feel privileged and we felt we were in the real Dubrovnik. JJ
Jul 2007
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6 Reviews

based on 6 holidaymaker reviews


Stunning Longlook House and stunning views!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in Dubrovnik and thoroughly enjoyed the house. Great location and stunning views from the Terrace of the sea, the wall and Lokrum island - very rare in the old town.

The house is very well furnished and lovely bathrooms and very comfortable for three or four people. Would recommend arranging airport transfer through Azra as we would never have found the house alone.

Would be great to have just a few supplies in as we arrived very late - (coffee, milk and maybe a loaf of bread and butter), otherwise the house is really well equipped - nice extras for use DVDs, umbrellas, guidebooks, reading books, adapter plug.

Three countries tour with Senad was really interesting and a great things to do and a day on Lokrum is a must. Taj Mahal was our favourite restaurant and the day pass was a great way to see the museums. We started this at 2.00pm one day and ran through to 2.00pm the next day - which meant we weren't quite so rushed on one day and could have a leisurely walk on the wall in the evening.

We have already recommend to friends and family and would certainly return.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jacqueline, Thank you for taking the time to review Longlook House. We are always so pleased to hear about the enjoyment that the terrace, stunning sea view and the location in the Old Town of Dubrovnik, brings. Much planning and thought continuously goes into ensuring that our house is stylishly furnished, comfortable and clean. In our view, the little extras you mentioned form an important part of this. Sounds like you had an great time with excursions, museums and tours. We agree that Lokrum Island is magical. There is so much to see and do and many excellent restaurants/cafes to enjoy too in between! Thank you very much for staying at Longlook House and indeed recommending our property to friends and family. We will be delighted to welcome you back. Best wishes Ian Wilkinson
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Fantastic fully renovated flat inside the walls of Dubrovnik

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the 3 days in the extremely well-renovated flat with ocean view from the roof-top terrace.

Morning swim and evening sun-downer from Buzan Bar 50 m away :-).

Fantastic service for the property manager Azra.

Wee will be back.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Henrik Thank you very much for your kind review. We are truly delighted to hear that you have enjoyed your stay and the qualities that make the house and the location extra special. Our terrace and the 'nearly secret' door in the wall leading out to the open sea with swimming, sunsets and evening drinks are all part of why we fell in love with our property immediately when we found it. Azra is a superb property manager and a very lovely person. We have had the pleasure to work with her and her team for many years. Thank you for your visit and again for your review. We look forward to warmly welcoming you back. Kind regards Ian Wilkinson
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Longlook meets expectations!

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I, along with our two young daughters (7&8), thoroughly enjoyed our time at Longlook. We spent 7 restful & relaxing nights here . The separate bedrooms & bathrooms on different floors were great. Although we never really utilized the kitchen, it was clean & tidy. A highlight was enjoying a few dinners and many evenings on the top floor patio.

The beds were comfy and the entire house was very clean. The property management team was exceptional thru the booking process and very responsive to answering various questions, both about the house and Dubrovnik. Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, we very much appreciate it. We are delighted that you and your family enjoyed Longlook House and the patio at the top of the house. Thank you staying with us and welcome back again in the future. Ian Wilkinson
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  • 5 of 5

Great central location close to the main streets occupying the many bars and restaurants. The actual property is finished with the fine details. With the extra view across the wall over looking the sea from the balcony was a bonus. Highly recommend. However beware of the many steps in and around the City.

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jonathan, Thank you for your kind comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Longlook House. We are indeed pleased to own one of the few properties in the Old Town of Dubrovnik that has a terrace with a sea view. Being in a quiet location and yet close to the restaurants and bars (albeit with steps in between!) adds to what we love about our home. We would enjoy welcoming you back again in the future. Kind regards Ian Wilkinson
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Superb home in great location

  • 5 of 5

I was greeted at the airport by Azra (property manager). She is lovely and chatty, and whisked me to Longlook House within minutes of my arrival. There are a few stairs to climb to reach the property, but this is hard to avoid in a city like Dubrovnik. I actually enjoyed exploring the various 2 minute routes (even the stairs) one can take to/from the property from/to the main road. The house is in wonderful shape. Very up-to-date bathrooms, kitchen, and lighting throughout. Wi-fi worked great. Every part of the house was spacious. My colleague and I enjoyed several hours on the balcony throughout the week.

Would definitely recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Derek Thank you for your kind review. Azra is an outstanding property manager and we are very lucky to have worked with her for many years. We took pride in restoring the 400-year old Longlook House to a high standard and tied to retain as many of the original features as possible. Indeed one of the redeeming features is the terrace and we are pleased to read that you and your colleague spent so much time there. We are always delighted to hear when guests enjoy our house and their time in Dubrovnik. Best wishes Ian Wilkinson
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  • 4 of 5

This is a lovely apartment with a homely feel. The kitchen is well set up. We enjoyed many a morning and afternoon sitting on the terrace and enjoying the view. It is in an ideal location and my husband and daughter loved the quick walk to the rocks to jump into the sea to cool off. We would love to go back to this apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Dubrovnik Cilipi at 23 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Buza at 20 Metres Nearest Ferry : Gruz at 2 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Kopun at 75 Metres Nearest Beach : Buza at 20 Metres Car: not necessary


Longlook house is located only a few steps from a small gate in the old city wall leading out though to Buza II, where you can swim off the rocks, for that swim before breakfast or the cool dip after you come back after a day of excursions. The nearest beach (sand/pebble) is a 8-10 minute walk from the house. The facilities on the beach include a stylish beach bar/restaurant and beachside showers/WC. There are also other beaches within a short distance by foot, local boat or bus.


Dubrovnik International Airport is a scenic 20-25 minutes drive away. There are taxi and bus services from/to the airport. The taxi is about 250 Kuna (30 Euros/£25) and the bus about 40 Kuna (5 Euros/£4).


Stradun (Centre of Dubrovnik Old Town) - 2 minutes walk.

Swimming (off rocks) - 1 minute walk.

Beach - 8-10 minutes walk.

Fruit, vegetable and flower market - 2 minute walk.

Old Town Harbour (for boat excursions) - 5 minutes walk.

Supermarket - 2 minutes walk.

Shopping centre - 8 minute bus ride.

Fish, flower and fruit market - 8 minutes bus ride.

Old Town to Dubrovnik Airport - 25 minutes by bus/taxi.

Further Details:

Within a short walk from the house, in addition to swimming, you can find the daily market for fresh fruit/veg and flowers, supermarket, banks (and cash points), bakeries, ice cream parlours, cafes, bars, restaurants and shops, as can many cultural monuments, museums (including Maritime and Pharmacy museums, Rectors Palace, Sponsa Palace, Aquarium), galleries, churches, the entrances to the Old Town wall and the cable car to the top of Srd Mountain. Many boat trips can be booked and depart from the beautiful harbour in the Old Town (such as to Lokrum, Cavtat, other islands, sightseeing, glass bottom boats and fishing as well as the popular kayaking excursions).

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 6
1 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 7
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 1
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 2
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 3
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 4
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 5
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25% deposit required upon booking (non-refundable) and full balance to be paid 30 days prior to arrival or as agreed. Cancellation policy, no refunds within 30 days prior to arrival.

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 30-Nov-2016
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Property Type

  • house


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Onsite Services

  • Chauffeur
  • Massage


  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Location Type

  • beach
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • town


  • arboretum
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Two bathrooms with showers, sink, heated towel rails, WC and electric points. Main bathroom also has a lighted vanity mirror. One bathroom is en-suite. Both bathrooms are fully tiled.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a double bed with one large mattress and is en-suite. Bedroom 2 has a double bed with two separate mattresses (twin bedded). Cot can be placed in either bedroom. Both bedrooms have wardrobes and seating.


  • Terrace ...


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Cot for one baby can be provided. No smoking and no pets allowed. First aid kit, umbrellas, sowing kit and drying line/pegs provided. Fire alarms throughout the house. Terrace furniture consists of four chairs, table and sun umbrella. The terrace also has outside lighting and thermometer. Outside: The terrace on the top floor is fully furnished with comfortable wooden chairs and tables and a large sun umbrella so you can enjoy alfresco dining or just a glass of wine, while admiring the views. There is also a small courtyard outside the entrance to the house with plants and a stone seats. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Property is cleaned and fresh linen/towels are provided before the arrival of guests. Longer stays will include a change of linen/towels. Please provide your own beach towels (or can be provided upon request). Other: Study/office with a desk, printer, mouse, webcam, guest information, books, games, iron/board, DVD library. Room can also be used for a cot. The house has Wi-Fi, air conditioning and radiators for winter, designer lighting, stone tiles/hardwood flooring.

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