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Dolphin Hostel

168 Lefter Talo Street, Saranda, Albania


  • 86%Value For Money
  • 76%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 94%Staff
  • 89%Atmosphere
  • 79%Cleanliness
  • 81%Facilities

Property Information:

Welcome to Saranda City, Dolphin Hostel. The Pearl of Albania, great destination for the young travelers. We have a beautiful villa with an amazing location, very central and close to the beach. Unique, modern and located within a security camera area. We offer 1 room for friends (4 -5 beds), 2 mix rooms (with 6 beds in each), and 1 private room (double bed).


-Dolphin Hostel is run by 3 Native English-Speaking and a local Professional Musician that speaks English, Italian and Albanian very well.

-We have family dinner parties almost every night on our veranda where we show you our personal favorite spots to eat, drink and chill out.

-Also we make sure that you will experience many incredible locations with stunning views of the city, the Lekursi castle, Butrinti,and the Islands of Ksamil.

-Sway, swing and cheer with your partner at Santa Quaranta , Disco Mango, Pebble Party, Keljani, and Africa beach. These venues host events that are always open for our travelers to enjoy life.

-We are well organized and happy to accompany you with our staff.

-Comely attitude with eloquent English, gracious and suave workers are always welcome to greet you and provide Dolphin Hostel Tours to Blue Eye, Manastir, Pasqyra and Pulbardha beach.

-We have high expectations and selection criteria for our staff to ensure the best quality workers are available to assist you during your stay.


-1 minute walk from the bus station where we can meet you as you step off of the bus, where they arrive from Tirana and Athens (Greece). The main store is located at the bus station where you can buy bus tickets to Athens (Greece) which operates from 7am and 7 pm, and other Albanian city stations.

-Just 3 minutes walk to the Butrint bus station. The trip is just 20 minutes and it costs you 100 lek to get there (less than 1 euro). Do not forget to stop on your way back at the Islands of Ksamil!

- Just 15 minutes walk to the port, and ferry to the Greek island of Corfu. (check the timetable for daily departures as they change seasonally)

- Just 3 minutes walk from the main square of the city, ATM’s, banks, Town Hall, the 24/7 Conad Supermarket, also souvenirs and the promenade. We work hard to navigate for you and get a full insider’s view of the city, the whole of Albania and our neighbors Greece at the beautiful Corfu Island.

- Just 5 minutes walk to Limani Bar Restaurant at the BEACH which is surrounded by the fisherman’s boats and beautiful palms .No smoking there but drink some beers and yes yes a lot of RAKI. Also nearby you can sit at the summer cinema dock right on the ocean.


-The Hostel is on the second floor of an authentic beautiful villa, with a front gate and another gate at the stairs,

-At the main entrance when you get in you will see a modern contemporary house .

-Free Wi-Fi access, telephone, computer and kitchen and full of necessary things that might be useful for everyone that feels a little lazy to go out .

-We have 2 bathrooms, and a solar hot water service for those that love a hot shower.

-We can also offer a female only dorm room, please book in advance.

-We have a 24/7 reception.

-The hostel is located in a safe street, just 4 minutes walk from the Police Station, including 24/7 video surveillance of the area.

-The pharmacy is located directly across the street and has everything you might need

-On the left side of our Hostel is our Dental Clinic (You probably would like a FREE check up of your teeth. No worries, Doctor Lira speaks fluently English, German, Italian, and Spanish.

-20 minutes walk to the City Hospital

-Individual lockers supplied


-The veranda is the common area where the travelers get to know each other, playing games, eating, drinking and relaxing. Guests get together to share their experiences , and world travelers getting the attention of all the group telling interesting travel tales.

- On the terrace, you can smoke there and feel like one with the stars and get pondering on how to enjoy the simple pleasures, to love more, and smile more, and live your dreams…more with a clear mind and a lot of emotion.

-The hall of the hostel is the cozy area with good energy to relax, listen to music and connect with other guests.

-You can challenge others to a game of chess or backgammon or how about a game of poker or UNO. Monopoly, Snakes and Ladders are also available!

-The Kitchen is always funny, the guests say that they can cook very well so we give them all the access on the kitchen, we suggest another guest to help you. And we offer the ingredients for other guests so please ask them if they would like to share.

-Chill out feel the rhythm of Bob Marley singing, also we will put some music on the computer, and if we don’t do that then together you can sing Michael Jackson ‘We are the World.J Or ‘You’re Beautiful by James Blunt’ don’t worry this will be in karaoke by our computer.

-The rooms are big enough to mingle with friends and hobnob your new fellows, you can run around with a pillow and pop up to your snug bed with a cozy mattress.

-They are so comfy that will make you feel darling and sleep as snug as a bug in a rug.

-Even the tiles are like a sleek face, very clean,

-And as you’re walking with your feet on the floor you will feel like a candid person.

Value for money

-Free continental breakfast, coffee and tea all day long and some awesome extras

-Free Internet and WIFI, Laptop, Computer

-Free lockers

-Free laundry, hairdryer

-Plenty of space for bicycles and street parking for cars

-We can help with renting car ,bicycle, pedal boat ,craft and diving opportunities sea games and sports

-Free stock photos

-Free map and information about the local area

-BBQ area

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  • Latest Review

    Only spent a night but the hostel staff was very friendly and helpful. It was over booked to the point where they didn't have a bed for us even though I had a reservation but they were able to square it away. No lockers but overall, it was a chilled place to stay.
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      Anonymous, Canada, Male, 25-30
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Washing machine


  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Taxes Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

Please note: Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay. Check in is flexible. Please contact us to arrange it. Check out before 10:00. Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards. Taxes included. Breakfast included. No curfew. Pet friendly. Non smoking. Reception is open 24 hours, drop by anytime. We are family friendly and have no age restriction. Musicians are warmly welcomed. We can suggest cheap taxis.

Dolphin Hostel Located at 168 Lefter Talo Street, , Saranda.
Dolphin Hostel
Saranda Vlore 168 Lefter Talo Street
86% 31
39.8760626 20.0066411
Dolphin Hostel
    Rooms available     Standard Twin Private Shared Bathroom     Standard 6 Bed Mixed Dorm     Standard 6 Bed Female Dorm     Standard Twin Private Shared Bathroom
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