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Butrinti Hotel

Saranda, Albania
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Butrinti Hotel
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Ranked #30 of 34 Hotels in Saranda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Tirana
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The Hotel was built before 1990, however was recently renovated. It is one of few hotels in Saranda that deserves probably a rating between 3 to 4 stars. For the foreigners I should say that in Albania is still missing an official ranking of the hotels. So do not give a lot of importance to the numbers of stars the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Good location overlooking the bay. Small room, comfortable beds. Bathroom was dated with a broken toilet seat and no shelf space. Inconveniently located electrical outlets (behind the fridge). Room amenities include a safe, but too small for a laptop. WiFi worked well. The two elevators are small and slow. There are several steps leading to them, without a ramp. Breakfast... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

It's really a shame that Albania doesn't embrace the fascinating things that it has - beautiful mountains, wildlife, organic produce- and a lot of very friendly, open people. All Albanians I met seemed to think that Saranda is the most beautiful place in Albania but it is far from the case. The hotel Butrinti is apparently a 5 star hotel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The best hotel in the South of Albania. Very friendly welcome from the staff and such a nice warm atmosphere. The hotels has and amazing view and the food is delicious! Everything is very clean and tidy, accompanied with a high level of customer service, makes this hotel a must visit! Very satisfied costumer and will strongly recommend it to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Great location, looking over the bay of Saranda. Very friendly welcome. Porter took bags to suite. Large seating room, large bedroom and jacuzzi bath and massage shower. Very large balcony. There was a sofa bed in the seating room. Breakfast was varied and very good. Good WiFi connection

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Bergen, Norway
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35 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

We spent 2 weeks in 5 different locations in Albania this summer and this hotel was by far the most expensive and saddest place we stayed in. It may have been a nice hotel a long time ago but those times are long gone! The location is very good and the reception area is kind of grand and elegant. It... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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12 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This Hotel Only gets and ok review because of their pool area, a very nice kelner, a nice man who took our bagage up to the room, and a sweet housekeeping lady! The housekeeping lady came as soon as we wanted something. But she culdent fix everything that was wrong in our room... -The refridgeiator was broken. -The toilet couldent... More 

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Tirana, Albania
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Well, where can i start: reception - so rude and unfriendly; room and bathroom - dirty; light bulbs of the lampshades broken; tv remote did not work (batteries had turned white from oxidation). Shower hanger broken; hairdryer broken; breakfast very poor; internet (supposed to be free only at the lobby did not work at all. I cannot understand why do... More 

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Den Haag, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

Sarande is a lovely spot in the south of Albania with nice and cheap hotels. But Hotel Butrinti is a nightmare. Nothing functions: the flush of the toilet, the lights in your room, the lights in the corridor, the shower (Steaming hot and ice cold at the same time), the Wifi, the guests computer in the hall, the swimming pool... More 

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Israel
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59 reviews 59 reviews
25 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

This is the secind visit to the hotel and the biggest compaint I have is that the reception desk staff give the guests a very clear impression that they do not believe you. As usual when you check out you are asked if you took anything from the mini bar? I always say no as I never touch it and... More 

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