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The Narutis Hotel

The Narutis Hotel

Housed in a 16th-century mansion with period furniture, restored frescoes, and an atmospheric cellar restaurant with brick arches, Narutis Hotel is a graceful and charming walk through history. The ideal base from which to explore Vilnius Old Town. 

The hotel building is an architectural treasure, built-in 1581 and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The entrance of the Hotel and most of the rooms overlook the St. Johns Church and the central building of Vilnius University, which was established in 1579. In total, 12 churches, built-in XIV-XIX century, and representing charming Vilnius Baroque style are all located 400 meters or less. Take a walk by narrow Old Town streets and cozy courtyards, and You will in no time reach museums, galleries, Philharmonic, theatres, banks, restaurants, “Boutique“ shops, and nightclubs. For those who like to stay fit – the running trails in Bernardinai Garden and bike trails in Old Town streets are just 300 meters away from the hotel.

The Room & Suites 

Hotel has 51 rooms and suites. You can choose a room from one of six different categories. The hotel is located in a historic building. Therefore, all the rooms differ in layout, size, and design. Reconstruction and interior renovations were done in 2013-2014. The rooms got more spacious for the guest's comfort, and marble was used for bathroom decorations. Some rooms have a bathroom with a window. Room with Disabled Access is available.


European cuisine Restaurant - Also offers traditional Lithuanian dishes. Most products come from local Lithuanian farmers, so the food is always fresh and of the best quality. 40 seats Restaurant features windows to the main Old Town street, elegant burgundy and ginger color palette, XVIII-th century frescoes, and unique paintings grace the walls. Attentive service creates an atmosphere of comfort for business lunch, romantic date, or a gourmet dinner with friends. Narutis restaurant is also proud to offer a wide range of champagnes.


Modern SPA premises located in 16th-century cellars include a swimming pool, whirlpool bath, sauna, Turkish bath, and a separate massage room. In the swimming pool you will be able to enjoy cascades, an underwater jet and a Jacuzzi.


Narutis hotel is located in Vilnius Old Town's main street, connecting Town Hall and Cathedral Square. A car is not a necessity. Presidential Palace, Parliament, Ministries, Embassies, and historical Lithuanian jewels – Gediminas Castle, the Hill of Three Crosses and other heritage sites, and most institutions can easily be reached foot.

Distance to: Vilnius VNO airport – 10 km. Bus station – 2 km. Railway station – 2 km. Presidential palace – 0,2 km. Cathedral Square - 0,3 km. Gediminas Castle – 0,5 km. Town Hall – 0, 5 km. Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania – 0,3 km.


 Narutis hotel - 5 Star family-owned hotel is located in 15th-16th century buildings in Vilnius Pilies street. In the past, the buildings used to be mansions, which belonged to the noble dynasties during the different eras. Hotel buildings are nationally preserved architectural monuments located in Vilnius Old Town's heart - UNESCO World Heritage Site. Narutis hotel is the oldest in Vilnius and one of the oldest in Eastern Europe. The name of the hotel was first mentioned in 1581 in the “Album of World Cities.” printed in Koln, in which it was presented as an overnight stay house for travelers.

Hotel buildings reflected the different architectural styles - gothic, baroque, and classicism and were closely related to accommodation services for Vilnius guests at all times.  At the beginning of the 20th century, the hotel "Versalis" was here. In 1939 the hotel “Narocz” was opened (name was based on Adomas Mickevicius song about the lake in Belarus,  Narutis in Lithuanian). That was when the history of modern-day Narutis started.

Narutis hotel and its history are closely related to the history of its neighbor - Vilnius University. At the beginning of 18th century, Nobles College (Collegium Nobilium) was established here. After the closure of the College, Vilnius University Medicine College was situated in these buildings. Later it was renamed to Academy of Medical Surgery. The hotel's restored beautiful hall (now called Columns Hall) used to be the professors' cafeteria. Walls and ceilings in this hall are covered in frescoes featuring mythological themes, painted in the middle of the 18th century.

In the buildings of Vilnius University (now Narutis hotel), many famous scientists and artists, who are tightly related to Vilnius, Lithuanian and its neighbors, especially Polish history, were working and living. Writer and historian Juzefas Ignacas Krasevskis lived here; he wrote the famous four-volume historical book „Vilnius nuo pradžios iki 1750 met“ (Vilnius from the beginning till 1750). Poet Julijus Slovackis spent his childhood at his stepfather's apartment, who was a university professor. Slovakia was a friend of Adomas Mickevicius, who also visited the apartment. French origin professor Jean-Emmanuel Gilibert established a Botanical Garden and first orangery of the University in the yard surrounded by hotel buildings in 1782. To remember these historical individuals, memorial plaques are placed on the hotel‘s facade. 

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Why we love this hotel

  • The Narutis Hotel building is an architectural treasure, built in 1581 and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

  • The hotel offers one-of-a-kind guestrooms, a Turkish bath, underground spa, and a summer terrace where you can dine on Lithuanian tasting menus.

  • The historical Lithuanian jewels, and other heritage sites as well as most of the institutions can easily be reached on foot.

Rooms and Suites at The Narutis Hotel

From 184 USD

Classic Room ( 269ft2 - 323ft2 )

Room size varies from 25 to 30 sq.m. Room has a double or twin beds and a bathroom, which can have a window. Renovation has been finished at the end o...

From 202 USD

Superior Room ( 269ft2 - 323ft2 )

Room size varies from 25 to 35 sq.m. Double or Twin beds are available along with a possibility to place an extra bed for a child. Some of the Superio...

From 293 USD

Family Room ( 377ft2 - 538ft2 )

Room size varies from 35 to 50 sq.m. Family rooms offer extra spaciousness with a separate living room or a lounge areas. Some suites are „loft style“...

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