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Hairy Lemon Hostel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

The Hairy Lemon was a really different experience- very chilled atmosphere and great volunteers and manager! It is set in an apartment so everyone is close and always running into each other so it was more like a big family. Some people stayed for more than a week because they couldn't leave! The beach is so close and we played... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Cannot fault the place. Amazing view from the balcony and amazing pancakes! The best part though was the host, he made it feel like home and would go out of his way to do anything for you, he was a great laugh too!! Will definitely be going back here when I visit Saranda again, hopefully very soon

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Pristina, Kosovo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

It is literally impossible to find this place, maybe that hide and seek is even part of the charm. Alright, let me help out here. It is on the 8th floor, last door to the left, the left door. Once, you step in. You are greeted like family, went out for a stroll and came back. I loved it. The... More 

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Aalst, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

I stayed in Sarande for almost a week and loved this place. It felt like everyone was family sharing an apartement. The people were very helpful and friendly, helping me with all the day trips I planned. The rooms can get hot in summer, so two nights I slept on the pillows on the balcony. I didn't mind though. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Loved it! A cheap, homely hostel with all you can eat pancakes for Brekkie! On the 8th floor of an apartment building so a little hard to find but well worth the view. The beds are nice and the staff are extremely friendly and accommodating for whatever you need. They even have free snorkels you can borrow for the day... More 

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

The location is in a building at 8th floor and very close to the sea; this means basically one thing: great view and unforgettable sunsets! The manager is very nice and the staff too. Breakfast is included in the price; clean rooms and toilets. On their web site they accurately indicate how to get to the Hostel and how individuate... More 

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Mýkonos, Kikladhes, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Nice morning view ,nice pancake's ,key position in the city with just 1 min away from the beach and the best think in there was the helpful and lovely staff and klardi the owner itself they help and guide you were to go and were not if you have been there you know. What I'm talking about if you haven't... More 

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Umea, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We were very pleased with our stay in Hairy Lemon. We got into a tricky situation, wich the guy working in the hostel solved perfectly for us. We met great people, and spent one day on the beach that you see from the hostels balcony. Would recommend this hostel if you want to met other travellers. My only remark was... More 

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Dubrovnik, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Felt so much more like a home than a hostel! Klardi is a wonderful person, full of local & Albanian knowledge & couldn't do enough to help! The view is incredible & being greeted with pancakes after a long bus ride was a perfect touch. Absolutely recommend this hostel!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

I had a perfect stay at the Hairy Lemon Hostel. The location is super! Every Morning i woke up with a new sea breath, a view of the sea and the smell of fresh homemade pancakes. Klardi, the Hostel Manager, is the perfect host, very caring and will do everything that his guests have a pleasant stay. The Hairy Lemon... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If Heaven were a hostel, Sarandas ‘Hairy Lemon Hostel’ would be it! Our accommodation is set in a modern apartment building, that’s central, Just a few minutes walk and you’re bang, smack in the middle of where its at! Should you need to cool off, we’re just 20 metres from the sea. Tastefully stylish throughout, with a chill-out area to meet everyone and hear tales of …. well, nearly truths! Relax on one of our balconies and make sure the sun goes down! Enjoy the stunning views across the sea to the beautiful island of Corfu to round off a splendid day of adventure. We have the comfiest hand-crafted beds, so gooood… only the smell of freshly brewed coffee could tempt you from your cocoon! All excuses aside, we have a fully equipped self-catering kitchen, where you can show off your gastronomical delights! And a barbeque spot, especially for seafood hotties. We’re a small, cosy hostel, perfect to mix and mingle with our friends from around the globe. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hairy Lemon Hostel

Address: E Arberit Street, 8th Floor | Koder, Saranda, Albania
Location: Albania > Vlore County > Saranda
Price Range: $17 - $28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 1
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