Hotel Continentale

Hotel Continentale

Trieste is the perfect match between Austrian order and Italian flair. Habsburg palaces and historic coffee houses alternate and then there is the breathtaking Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia, one of the largest squares in Europe overlooking the sea. In the lively center and close to the shopping streets, lies the historic Hotel Continentale, a well-kept and comfortable hotel with friendly service. An absolute added value is the terrace where you can have breakfast and dinner outside in good weather. And all this in a city worth discovering.


Newlyweds receive a bottle of wine or fruit in their room.

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The hotel is open all year round.


49 rooms.


Earliest check-in at 3 pm. Last check-out at 11 am.


From 190 euros.


  • Your pet is also welcome for 20 euros per night. You can pay this amount on-site.
  • Tourist tax is 2.20 euros per person per day. You can pay this amount on-site.

About the rooms

All comfortable and classically furnished rooms have TV, telephone, minibar, safe, wifi, air conditioning, heating and parquet. The bathrooms have shower + toilet, bidet and hairdryer.

Our favourite room

The Superior is a spacious room some of which are on the top floor with a balcony and a lounge with sofa bed for 1 person.

Work out and wind down

Stroll past majestic Habsburg palaces, shop in the elegant shopping streets and feel the lovely atmosphere. Do like the "locals" and drink a "Capo in B" (= a cappuccino in a glass) in one of the many historic coffee houses. Stroll past the Roman amphitheater, the cozy neighborhood of the Grand Canal and admire 'Le Sartine' (= the seamstresses), 2 bronze girls sewing the Italian flag as a symbol of Trieste's official attribution to Italy. Visit San Giusto Hill with its imposing castle, its cathedral and its breathtaking views. And, be sure to visit the Castello di Miramare with its beautiful setting and gardens.

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Food & Drink

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Enjoy a delicious cup of coffee and cake on Café Continentale's terrace.

Breakfast, including both cold and hot dishes, is served at the table. In the historic Cafè Continentale, with its spacious terrace, tasty traditional dishes as well as classics based on local products are served at noon and in the evening. After noon, the café becomes a tearoom with a wide selection of coffee and teas, cakes, cookies and ice cream.



Hotel Continentale is located right in the center, in one of the most pleasant and elegant pedestrian streets of Trieste, with numerous stores and restaurants. The Piazza dell'Unità d'Italia is 400 m away, the Castello di Miramare, with its beautiful gardens within 8 km.

Are you travelling by plane?

The nearest airports are Trieste at 38 km and Ljubljana at 116 km.


Transfer from the airport to the hotel is about 60 euros per trip.

Do you have a (rental) car?

A garage with valet service is available at 27 euros per day.

Worth getting out of bed for

'My soul is in Trieste,' James Joyce wrote about 'Little Vienna by the Sea,' located near Slovenia and with deep roots in the history of the Habsburg Empire. Trieste is the perfect match between Austrian order and Italian flair. On weekends, the Triestini make their 'passeggiata' along the Riviera di Barcola to the Castello di Miramare. This white castle, with its magnificent position above the cliffs of the Adriatic Sea, is also called "Il Castello dell'Amore" because it was the love nest of Archduke Maximilian of Austria and Charlotte of Belgium, daughter of Leopold I. The walk is completed in one of the many historic coffee houses, where famous writers such as Franz Kafka and James Joyce loved to come. The city has an important coffee history, and is the birthplace of the famous coffee brand Illy. At sunset, the breathtaking Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia, one of the largest squares in Europe overlooking the sea, is the ideal place for an "aperitivo".

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The hotel has all the necessary comforts and is centrally located on a traffic-free street with tasty restaurants and local shops.

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