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Kandilj Pension

Bistrik Potok 4 Old part, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina
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#5 of 170 B&Bs / Inns in Sarajevo
Guesthouse Kandilj with its unique and traditionally characteristic reputation recognized by guests is situated in the heart of the bazaar Bascarsija in the oldest part of Sarajevo, combining traditional Bosnian atmosphere and modern comfort. With Free WiFi access available in whole area of guesthouse, Kandilj is 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 (28 beds) ,and 3 apartments with full bed & breakfast service. All rooms are air-conditioned equipped with TV/SAT, phone line, FREE Wi-fi internet, bathroom and toilet. Pension "Kandilj" now has to offer a newly built annex who contain apartments and attract attention with its beauty, spaciousness and original Bosnian design. Apartments are equipped with traditional, hand-made furniture and objects that provide a unique and unforgettable Bosnian atmosphere. Facility is away some 150 meters from the base of the object located in the traditional Bosnian Street (mahala). This way, guests can feel a complete experience and all the beauty of traditional ways of life in Bosnia not only from inside , but also from outside. All apartments are suitable for business people with FREE WI-FI connection and for family visits to experience memorable , traditional Bosnian spirit. In apartments guests can enjoy free coffee and tea, which can they prepare to themselves according to their own taste. Breakfast is served in Pension "Kandilj" and its included in price with local taxes.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Breakfast buffet
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Air conditioning
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Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Croatian, German
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rebeccamcbride60 wrote a review May 2016
East Chatham, New York2 contributions2 helpful votes
We stayed at Kandilj for 6 nights altogether in April and May. We began our trip with staying at Kandilj for 3 nights and then went off to Mostar and Neum, returning to Sarajevo before flying home. In our second stay there, my husband became very sick with an infection. All of the staff were so helpful and caring, offering food, help with taxi and airport arrangements, and just making us feel at home. We stayed in Room 6, right off the courtyard, and weren't bothered by much smoking. We loved the access to the ground floor breakfast room and enjoyed our breakfast surrounded by others speaking many languages. The HD TV was a bonus, allowing us to watch European tennis tournaments while my husband rested. The location is great -- quiet yet very close to the old town and the tram.
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Date of stay: April 2016
Tan A wrote a review Apr 2016
London, United Kingdom303 contributions93 helpful votes
The hotel is a bottom of steep hill , very close to the latin bridge and old bazar. The bazaar is 5 minutes walk. The room had one double and a single bed, plenty for one person. The room was ok. The room had a lot of ethinic stuff which was nice. The coridor outside the room had a funny smell which meant I could not stand outside the room. There is a dog in the neighbourhood which barks occotionally , but otherwise it is very quite. The main attaction in the breakfast is the made to order eggs which are excellent. Wifi speed was good
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Date of stay: April 2016
gypsyheart75 wrote a review Apr 2016
Melbourne, Australia115 contributions31 helpful votes
This clean, comfortable guest house is full of character. It's in a quiet location, and only a five minute walk to the Latin Bridge and riverside taxi rank and the train. It is warm, welcoming, and I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again. I found it totally endearing.
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Date of stay: September 2015
SpicyOlio wrote a review Dec 2015
Kuala Lumpur103 contributions57 helpful votes
Location-wise, Kandilj is a clear winner – a mere 5–15 minutes of leisure walking to many of Sarajevo’s must-see landmarks such as the Tomb of the Seven Brothers, The Emperor’s Mosque, City Hall, House of Spite, Latin Bridge and the Old Town. My room had 3 single beds which, had there actually been 3 persons staying in it, would have been quite a squeeze as the room was rather narrow. On my own though, it was more than adequate. That said, there’s plenty to love about Kandilj than just its strategic location – it offered a complimentary one-way pick-up (best to take this on your arrival as the little lane on which Kandilj is situated can be tricky to find), the homely feeling created by the traditional Bosnian carpets scattered about the interiors and the daily “surprise”
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Date of stay: September 2015
Kirinmarie wrote a review Oct 2015
Seattle, Washington12 contributions5 helpful votes
Our room was clean and comfortable, though a bit warm. Breakfast was plentiful and staff was very pleasant. One negative point however ,was the fact that staff smoked in a small courtyard and the smoke wafted into our room.
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Date of stay: September 2015
$51 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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