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Tirana Backpacker Hostel

Rruga e Bogdaneve 3, Tirana, Albania
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Chilled atmosphere and a really helpful crew. The rooms are clean and the location is amazing. It is a little expensive for Albania but they are really helpful and can point you in the right direction for the continuation of your travels across the country.

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16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Good hostel, staff was very friendly and helpfull. The cave tour we really recommend. Breakfast is good, more than enough. Good atmosphere, nice garden and common room. Nothing to complain about, good hostel!

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Itala, Italy
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74 reviews 74 reviews
54 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Staff couldn't be more welcoming, position ideal and general quality higher. Had a flawless 2 nights stay at this hostel, one of the best I've been ever. Dorms are just for 4, with lockers included for free. As free are the breakfast, linen and towels. Ensuite huge bathroom, with shower, and a balcony. Living rooms and kitchen are superb, with... More 

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Leipzig, Germany
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

We stayed two nights and enjoyed the hostel. It's central location is a perfect starting point to discover Tirana, the staff is ready to support you with useful information. In the evening there has been a nice concert in the courtyard full of beautiful plants and flowers. It's such a nice location that also local people like to visit the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights and the service was fantastic. After coming from France and Italy, it was a shock to finally meet some friendly staff and locals, the staff here are at pains to make your visit as comfortable and stress free as possible. The rooms were the cleanest I've had yet and the free breakfast was great.... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Very good hostel, located behind a petrol station on one of the main streets in the central area of Tirana, about 10/15 minutes walk from the central square (Sheshi Skënderbej); you have to first get through a bar / restaurant to get to it, which turns out to be very handy as you come downstairs from the dorm and you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
36 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Firstly, you may see a "Tirana Backpackers Hostel" listed in some guidebooks with a totally different address. This is the old address, so go by the one on this site. The hostel is located in Myslum Shuri! Taxi drivers may not know the place by name and I almost got taken to the wrong location, so just make sure they... More 

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Jodhpur, India
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

I heard about this place through a flier and as the first backpackers in Albania thought it would be worth checking out. They have changed location and the new location is basically a bar with some rooms above. There is no backpacker vibe at all, very little city information and I kind of get the feeling that it is just... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

The Tirana Backpacker Hostel is very lively due to the presence of a bar, a terrace and food facilities. The staff is very helpful and friendly. The room, with connected toilet and shower, was clean and from good quality. I think the wifi connection was poor at the third floor.

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52 reviews 52 reviews
36 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

Only staying for one night while passing through Albania, Tirana Backpacker Hostel turned out to be an awesome hostel with great service in a fantastic location. I paid 12 Euros for an 8 bed dorm with en-suite bathroom, lockers and A/C (cost 3 euros). The bathroom was immaculately clean and looked like one you'd find in a nice hotel. The... More 

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Address: Rruga e Bogdaneve 3, Tirana, Albania
Location: Albania > Tirana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
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