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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 4 weeks prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


BUFF Hostel Tirana

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Buff is run by a young and energetic couple who will make you feel at home.
With its minimalistic and practical design, Buff it offers you the space to meet with other travelers or private corners for you to focus and plan your next destination.

Situated in a multilayered historical neighborhood, Buff is set in one of the main areas of attraction in Tirana. Historical sites, markets, bars, restaurants are all very near by. Buff is located only 850 m from the main Skanderbeg square, 350 m from one of the coolest areas of Pazari i Ri and 14.5 km from Mother Theresa National Airport while the National Museum is just 10 min walk and the National Gallery of Arts only 15 min walk.

The hostel is spread over three floors with a variety of room typologies from the double beaded rooms with balconies to the six bunk bed dorms and a small and comfortable common area, Buff hostel is a quiet place where you can pause and recharge for your next destination. Buff hostel features shared bathrooms, cabin showers and mirrors. Bed linens, towels and personal lockers are included in the price with a deposit. Buff hostel is your best choice.

BUFF Hostel Tirana Policies & Conditions:

Check in from 14:00 - 00:00. We would appreciate very much to inform us about your expected arrival time.
Check out before 12:00.

Cancellation policy: 72 h before arrival.
Payment upon arrival by cash only. This property might pre-authorize your credit card.

Taxes included.
Breakfast included.

Child friendly.
Non smoking.
The maximum period of stay is of 14 days.
We do accept late check in-s but no 24 hours reception so please do let us know about your arrival time.
Air conditioning in private rooms only. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.4

  • Security 9.7

  • Location 9.2

  • Staff 9.5

  • Atmosphere 8.2

  • Cleanliness 8.9

  • Facilities 8.7

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    08 May 2019
    Lovely hostel, friendly and helpful staff, I felt relaxed and at home. I feel like I missed out because I only stayed one night and had no flexibility. A longer stay would have been great!
    England, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 10.0


    30 Mar 2019
    Home sweet home in Tirana! Yes, it's true to every form for Buff Hostel was just like home. We were assigned and upgraded to a spacious, quiet and super cozy room on the attic with heater provided plus double layers quilts so having extremely good sleep whenever. Location was close to all attractions, restaurants, exchange, supermarket. Best of all was the very kind assistance of the owner and staffs: Stavri, Matilda & Haider in whatever way they could even before requests, thank you all, love!!
    Thailand, Couple, 41+
  • 10.0


    06 Nov 2018
    I really enjoyed my stay here. Super chilled atmosphere, clean rooms and facilities, and a good common room. Would highly recomend staying here if you're in Tirana!
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    08 Jun 2019
    Great hostel, with fabulous staff who are super helpful and friendly with lots of good information. The hostel itself is close to the centre and is clean, safe and has all the facilities you need.
    Australia, Female, 41+
  • 9.7


    29 Oct 2018
    A great place in Tirana, spacious rooms, comfortable beds, a good area and very nice and friendly people. Absolutely recommended!!!!
    Spain, Female, 41+
  • 8.6


    03 May 2019
    Had a problem at check in and with the included breakfast on the first morning. But once the staff knew about my problem they solved it as quickly as possible and provided incredible service for the rest of my stay. Staff turned the poor experience in to a fantastic one. Would definitely stay again.
    New Zealand, Male, 31-40
  • 8.6


    28 Mar 2019
    Nothing super fancy but definitely cozy. Comfy beds and very friendly/helpful staff.
    Canada, Male, 18-24
  • 8.0


    11 Jun 2019
    The staff was kind and helpful. I was looking for somewhat of a quieter stay and found a relaxing environment here. Note that the hostel is VERY hard to find, as it is an unmarked door with no signs. While the dorm was spacious and clean, it was extremely hot. there was an AC in the room, but we were told that AC access was only for private rooms. We had a small fan but given the layout it was hard to share and only one bunk could use it. Breakfast was also only for private bookings.
    Portugal, Male, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    12 Jun 2019
    Hostel has no sign outside. It’s behind a large gate which you need to ring a bell to enter. If it wasn’t for a local man approaching us to ask if we wanted the hostel, we wouldn’t have found it. However, once inside, the staff were extremely welcoming and the facilities are great. While we had air conditioning the room, we were told it wasn’t working. We had a private room, so were able to leave the windows open for ventilation so the room was cool enough over night. Highly recommend the hostel
    England, All Male Group, 18-24
  • 6.3


    12 Apr 2019
    The manager was really nice and helpful, rooms were okay and clean, beds comfortable, pillow way to thick for my taste. Beware, you have to make your own bed upon arrival which I found totally okay. Location is okay, I guess there are many hostels around the Skanderbeg Square (about 10min walk from the hostel). Also a SPAR supermarket ist right around the corner. However, the common area I found quite uninviting and the downstair bathroom was rather filthy. All in all I wouldn't recommend.
    Germany, Female, 25-30
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Towels Not Included
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi