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“Doesn't pay to be the first guests of the summer season” 3 of 5 stars
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Hotel Aleksiona
Koder Arapaj, Durres 2013, Albania   |  
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Ranked #24 of 35 Hotels in Durres
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“Doesn't pay to be the first guests of the summer season”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We were first guests for the summer and hence they were still getting the place ready.There was no hot water which was a problem for us.The manager did provide breakfast for us for no cost which was a fair trade off.
The hotel is a little away from the city on a hill and has great views of the city and seaside.However getting there is a challenge with rough tracks to approach the hotel from either above or below.The photo on the booking website didn't show the approach to the hotel.
The staff were helpful as best they could although the young woman on reception didn't speak English and we communicated with the manager by cellphone a couple of times as he also worked elsewhere.
The room was of a very good size and well presented and clean.It would have been nice to be able to hang the shower head on the wall for the cold showers.
The balcony was a great addition to the room and the views to the city and beyond were great.
The rate we got through a website was very good and so we got excellent value despite the lack of hot water and the road problem in getting there.
A lovely clean swimming pool was a bonus.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Additional Information about Hotel Aleksiona

Address: Koder Arapaj, Durres 2013, Albania
Location: Albania > Durres County > Durres
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #24 of 35 Hotels in Durres
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 30
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Aleksiona is a 3 stars hotel situated in a low hill named Koder Arapaj, in Durres, Albania. It is 2.5 KM far from the beach and 4 Km far from the Durres City Center. The hotel has 30 rooms totally with the capacity of max 110 guests. All rooms are well organised and the hotel has and an outside kids pool and normal pool. ... more   less 
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