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Kotoni Bed & Breakfast

Lagjia Palorto No.8 | Rruga B.Kokona, Gjirokaster 00355, Albania
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Ranked #1 of 5 Gjirokaster B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
DS14640 Baltimore, MD
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Baltimore, MD
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Kotonis are perfect innkeepers. Their B & B exudes warmth and hospitality and it is because of their engaging personalities. They speak excellent English (two of their children live in the Minnesota in the US) and are eager to share their personal stories as well as those of their country. Gjirokastër is a beautiful and charming town and the... More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were warmly greeted by Vita and her husband when we arrived in the pouring rain. We were immediately served a hot cup of tea and cake - just lovely. Vita is such a friendly and welcoming host. She was able to recommend worthwhile local attractions, a delicious restaurant and provide information about local buses. The room was very comfortable... More

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Tromso, Norway
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The owners of the historic Kotoni Bed and Breakfast in Gjirokaster take hospitality and service to a new level. Haxhi and Vita are so friendly, service-minded, genuine and hospitable that they should be running courses for others in the hospitality industry. We were welcomed with tea, coffee, juice, cakes and nice stories, despite being relatively cheap (25 Euro per room... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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101 reviews 101 reviews
44 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay, nice room, great views, breakfast was good. Wifi a bit hit and miss. The highlight though are the owners Haxhi and Vita. Amazing couple who will do everything they can to make you feel at home.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We stayed in Gjirokaster for 1 night in June '14. We contacted Kotoni by email and although they were full they arranged for us to stay just down the road in Gjenovefa house (opposite Skendulli house) which was great as we had a whole house to ourselves, and were still able to come to Kotoni for breakfast the next day.... More

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Paris, France
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Located in the old town, this Hotel is quite random. The staff is nice but the Hotel itself could be better. The rooms are quite small, some with A/C, other without (so be sure to ask a room with A/C if you are visiting in summer). Breakfast isn't great (Nescafé as coffee...) and the possibility to make yourself tea or... More

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Carnelian Bay, California
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Chose the Kotoni after reading all the positive reviews. Happy to see they were very much deserved. One of the nicest, most interesting moments in this trip was listening to Mrs. Kotoni describe how she and other women in the old town worked together to host tourists in their homes - a very radical idea in her quite traditional community.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I stayed at Kotoni B&B in Gjirokastra for a night while on my way from Korca to Saranda. The location of the B&B is perfect -- close to the caste, the bazzar, Skenduli house, and more. My room was small but very comfortable and clean. The washroom was modern and the water pressure was very good. Upon arrival, the hosts... More

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Guelph, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

The tiny Kotoni B&B was our home for one night while visiting Gjirokastra. Our room was quite small, but incredibly rustic, with beautiful carved wood ceiling and a great view of Gjirokastra and the mountains beyond from our window. The shower was a bit cramped, but served my needs just fine. Our hosts were very nice, serving us coffee and... More

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Columbus, Georgia
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The friendly always available owners. I was still trying to recover my lost bag (4 days by that time) from a KLM flight Washington to Amsterdam to Athens. They got on the phone to friends in Tirana. Two days later when I arrived my bag in waiting for me in Freddy's hostel. My favorite hike was above Gjirokastra (didn't make... More

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Address: Lagjia Palorto No.8 | Rruga B.Kokona, Gjirokaster 00355, Albania
Location: Albania > Gjirokaster County > Gjirokaster
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