Stancija 1904

Stancija 1904, located in the idyllic village of Smoljanci in the heart of Istria, offers guests newly-renovated and fully-equipped traditional Istrian accommodation surrounded by untouched nature. The feeling of peace and total privacy guarantees you’ll have unforgettable moments of rest and pleasure.

Owner, Draženka Moll


A place of exquisite cuisine

Stancija 1904 offers meals prepared with ingredients purchased locally from small producers of cheese, fruit, vegetables, olive oil and meat, while the fish is purchased from well-known Rovinj fishermen. Therefore, the tables at Stancija 1904 feature whatever nature offers at that particular time of year. The secret ingredient is love – the owners do work they love and believe in, which has brought them recognition from guests and experts alike..

Stancija 1904 won the EDEN (European Destination of Excellence) Award for 2012/2013 in the accessible tourism category because the property features accommodation units and surroundings adapted for the elderly and persons with disabilities, while menus and pricelists are available in several languages as well as in the Braille alphabet (for blind persons). European Destination of Excellence
Stancija 1904 comes highly-recommended on TripAdvisor, a distinction selectively given to facilities across the world, which earn it for the quality of their services based on user/guest reviews. TripAdvisor has more than 50 million visitors a month. TripAdvisor
Stancija 1904 is recommended by the planetary popular magazine, CondeNast Traveller, which praises its comfortable accommodation and excellent food. CondeNast
The Stancija 1904 cooking school was ranked 47th in the world by American Gourmet magazine, which specializes in gastronomy.
Lonely Planet ranks Stancija 1904 the Second Best Stay in Istria.
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