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Himara Hostel
Ranked #1 of 27 Specialty Lodging in Himare
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“Great location, lovely atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2012

This is a small hostel, an old stone building recently renovated. The people who run the place are really friendly, feels like you re among old friends. The two dogs are very friendly and there are also two young cats around the property, that usually climb up the vines and play. The owners were kind enough to show us around the traditional villages around Himare (and drive us there) and take us to the lovely beach of Livadi. We are definitely going back to Himare!
The rooms are very clean and we ll remember that great butter at breakfast and the andrakoula salad at dinner!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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Property: Himara Hostel
Address: Spile, Himare 9425, Albania
Location: Albania > Vlore County > Himare
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Ranked #1 of 27 Specialty Lodging in Himare
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
An old (but newly restored) family stone house within an easy five minute walk from Himara's city center and its nearest beach awaits you! A calm atmosphere for all ages is complemented by its garden and friendly owners. Free internet is served all the time and don't be surprised if you are served some of the great mountain tea (a local specialty made with mint), some homemade jam, or perhaps raki to enliven your spirits. Not that they will really need a boost here!There are two dorms upstairs - four beds each, one of the bedrooms has it's own traditional fireplace. The rooms are cool and breezy throughout the day. The bathroom features a shower. The kitchen is on the ground floor of the stone house and is fully equipped with a fridge/freezer, electric kettle, coffee machine, toaster, tableware, silverware, pots, pans etc. everything for self-catering. An independent bedroom (double bed +1 bunk bed on demand) in the back of the house, with it's own bathroom and porch, sleeps up to 4 persons. Towels and bed linen are included.Our Garden:Freddo' coffees are served in our garden that features orange trees, pommengranate trees and our own small bamboo 'forest', hammocks and swings furnish this lovely garden. If you aren't in the garden you will probably be relaxing on one of the patios shaded by numerous grape vines.Smoking is allowed as long as ashtrays are used.There are two puppies and a cat in the property.Our hostel is ideal for families with children.All guest should maintain the outdoor environment clean. Property door locks at 12:00 at night and a key can be provided.Please note:Cancellation Policy: 1 day before arrivalCheck In: please inform us about your arrival time. Our doors close at Midnight!Check Out: 12.00 noonMethod of Payment upon the arrival: Cash only!Taxes are included. Suitable for families, big garden, pet's allowed (there are two very friendly puppies in the property)!You can also place a tent in our garden. There are bicycles for rent. ... more   less 
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