Hotel Jugoslavija (Serbian: Хотел Југославија / Hotel Jugoslavija) translated in English to Hotel Yugoslavia in Belgrade is one of the oldest luxurious Serbian hotels located in the Novi Beograd municipality.
It was opened in 1969 as one of the biggest hotels in the region. It was used as an accommodation for celebrities and high officials visiting Belgrade. Some of the famous people that stayed in hotel Jugoslavija include Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter , U Thant, Queen Elizabeth II, Willy Brandt, Tina Turner, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, etc. During the years the hotel decayed and has fallen from 5 star hotel to a 3 star one.
In 2006 it was bought by Alpe-Adria Hotels and extensive renovation is expected. On February 21st, 2007 Casinos Austria said it was going to invest 80 million euros into the hotel and transform it into a luxury casino. #Belgrade #ECC12 #Hotel #Jugoslavija #Maja #Mihajlovic #Serbia #Srbija