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Kandilj Pension

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Bistrik 12a, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Ranked #10 of 70 Sarajevo B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nakskov, Denmark
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249 reviews 249 reviews
72 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The hostess and other staff were very friendly and helpful. We had a nice room with windows facing the small courtyard with lots of roses. (Other rooms only have small windows with a limited view towards the sky). There was no desk or table in the room, But you can do your writing in the breakfast room which is open... More

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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

This is a very nice family owned b&b about 5 minutes from Bascarsjia (old town) of Sarajevo. I paid 40 euro for a room with breakfast as a single traveler. The place is quiet (it's a curse finding quite accommodation any where in the Balkans), although I do recommend any of the second story rooms to avoid potential noise from... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Quite ottoman oriented style passion, very simple decoration but wonderful atmosphere, kava will be offered at breakfast and the service is great, the boys at the reception are always ready to answer questions and they always offer their help. It is a bit hidden to find if you' re driving and you will have to pay a parking nearby cause... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Kandilj Pension is a discovery, hidden among the houses, just few steps from the famous Bascarsija. In fact it is a larger family house changed into a small pension with rooms in two different parts of the building and breakfast room/resturant in the cellar. The design is traditional Bosnian, modest and beautiful at the same time. Rooms are clean, warm... More

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

I can not say enough about this wonderful pension. I was travelling with my 5 year old daughter, and we stayed at Kandilj Pension for one night before travelling up to Banja Luka, and then for two nights when we came back. The Pension picked us up from the airport, and made us feel so welcome and comfortable - they... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

What a beautiful little guesthouse! I can't say enough good things about Kandilj. It's located just a five minute walk from Bascarsija (Old Town) and a good fifteen from the new town, with really easy access to both (via the Latin Bridge!). It's slight removal from the hubbub of the Old Town make it a pleasant escape from the crowds... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We were a family group of 5 adults who arrived at the airport at 9pm. Guesthouse Kandilj had arranged a free transfer for us to the accommodation. Staff were always friendly and helpful. They provided us with up to date train information and organised our early morning taxi to the station.The breakfast was cooked to order, delicious and in a... More

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Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

a wonderful place... an experience that allows you to fill you are a part of sarajevo... clean, quiet and wonderful location... the staff is friendly and wants to help and make one's stay a good one... i would stay here again and would look forward to it... it feels like being at home when away from home

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I highly recommend this charming guest house based on the friendliness of the staff, the location and the level of service. Kandilj has a quiet location, plus a little garden for sitting, and the staff are super helpful. We stayed just the one night and they had a triple room for us and delicious breakfast. The staff went way beyond... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Kandilj Pension is a small guesthouse close to the old town. Our room was comfortable, but very small. Breakfast was good, with eggs and omelets made to order in addition to standard selections. Helpful and courteous staff.

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Address: Bistrik 12a, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina > Sarajevo Canton > Sarajevo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Kandilj Pension 3*
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The Guesthouse "Kandilj" is located in old part of Sarajevo, in the heart of old bazaar Bascarsija. Kandilj is a newly built guesthouse, fully adapted to the modern way of life while maintaining the Eastern spirit and allowing guests to experience traditional Bosnian atmosphere. "Kandilj" is equipped with 10 rooms and 28 beds, with full bed & breakfast service. All rooms are air-conditioned equipped with TV/SAT, phone line, broadband internet, bathroom and toilet. ... more   less 
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