Consistently amongst one of the highest rated harbor in Europe, Dubrovnik port is a must visit if you are travelling by boat! The best thing about staying in the Gruz neighborhood near Dubrovnik’s port is the convenience. The neighborhood is characterized by its harbor which is the debarkation point of all ferries to Dubrovnik. The bus station is also right near the port, so it is very easy to travel around the city and see everything that you would want. In the neighborhood you will also be able to find markets, stores, car rental agencies and even a tourist office lined up for your convenience right along the harbor. Dubrovnik Old town is within walking distance. However, most people decide to take one of the conveniently placed busses. You also have the possibility to explore the islands surrounding Dubrovnik like Elaphiti and Mljet since there is boat hires situated all along the harbor. It is important to notice that the streets behind the harbor are very steep, which would make it difficult to walk with your luggage!