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Hotel Saraj

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Nevjestina 5, Sarajevo 71000 , Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Ranked #40 of 52 hotels in Sarajevo
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is my second stay at this place - this time a little disappointed. The room was not perfectly clean, the air conditioner AGAIN did not work so the room was cold. The bathroom was relatively clean - some leakage from the shower spread water all over... The location is one of the best, but my recommendation is try to... More

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Hvar, Croatia
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The excellent position of the hotel, close to the old town.Rooms are spacious and clean and the staff is friendly.The food for breakfast was good and varied, everyone can find something they like.It bothers me smoking in the breakfast room but it is the same everywhere in Bosnia.We all had a problem with hot water was not hot enough.Internet in... More

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

We were staying at hotel Saraj for the New Year because it was the only choice in the package offer. Not so unbearably bad, but far from ideal choice. Except for the lowest price. Interior - worn and old, no luxury. Rooms - spacious and clean, but with a haunting smell of cigarette smoke. In Bosnia and Herzegovina is still... More

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Rome, Italy
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

I didn't enjoy my staying there at all. They write me to put me in a room with rear view and I found myself in a blind room, smoke-smelling :-( and without wi-fi. They have wi-fi in the hall but when there are more than some people trying to connect it doesn't work. I don't advice to go there, awful... More

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Aarhus, Denmark
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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Hotel Saraj is about 800 meters from Bascarcija. The view over Sarajevo is wonderful! Rooms are basic but ok. To get a shower we had to climb a very high bath tub, if you legs are not for that you may ask for another room. Breakfast is moderately good. The personnel is very kind and helpful.

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grimbergen - Belgium
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

If you pay the standard rate of 85 euro per night for a room, this hotel is really disappointing. If you get a bargain of 60, than it is acceptable as you have a nice view over Sarajevo and the reception staff is very friendly. Issues are: -Bathroom is smelly -Shower has no curtains -Worn out floors, old furniture -... More

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Belgrade, Serbia
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

this is a decent hotel, emerging from the rock actually (this means that you can get a view on the rock or the wall). some of the rooms are renovated some of them are still very socialist style, with furniture as old as the mentioned socials period. breakfast is ok, with some local specialist, but in range of the budget... More

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British Columbia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

For a country that has been ravaged by war, I feel it unfair the comment made that this is one of the shabbiest hotels ever visited and that person should have mentioned that at 20 Euro per night its actually pretty good value! We are used to 5 star hotels and are staying at this hotel as part of a... More

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Belgrade, Serbia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

hotels is average in every way. Location is a bit strange, it is located on the top of the hill facing cemetery on another hill. Also very busy road is passing under the hill. You will need approximately 10 minutes to the city center but twice as London if you are coming from the city. Rooms are basic breakfast too.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

If you are for short visit of Saraevo, I would recommend it. For the price that you will pay, expect same value. Clean and old rooms without air-condition, simple and average breakfast, lovely and smiley personel, own parking. 5-10 walking minutes from center. Placed in quiet area.

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Also Known As:
Saraj Hotel Sarajevo
Address: Nevjestina 5, Sarajevo 71000 , Bosnia and Herzegovina
Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina > Sarajevo Canton > Sarajevo
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
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Ranked #40 of 52 hotels in Sarajevo
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Saraj 3*
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