Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on 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 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.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Friends' Hostel has 5 rooms with a total capacity of 22 beds.

There is one double room with front garden view,two triple rooms with private bathroom and castle view,one 8-Bed dormitory room and one 6-bed dormitory room both of them with castle view.

On the first floor there is a common area with garden and view from the castle and city view. Here you can have homemade and traditional dishes cooked from The Grandmother Also from the garden you can enjoy the view which is offered from the mountains and the valley of the city. The Third floor has a terrace where you can also stay and enjoy the landscape.

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Friends Hostel Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival.

Check in from 10:00 to 22:00 .
Check out before 10:00 .

Payment upon arrival by cash.

24/7 Reception
Taxes included.
Breakfast not included.

No curfew.
Pet friendly.

The maximum number of consecutive nights permitted is 14. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.7

  • Security 9.4

  • Location 9.9

  • Staff 9.9

  • Atmosphere 8.9

  • Cleanliness 9.6

  • Facilities 9.1

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    01 Aug 2022
    Really nice family run hostel. €3 extra for breakfast. They have a pretty roof terrace and balcony overlooking the castle and the town. Easy to meet people here from your dorm room. Great location in the old town, near restaurants, shops and sights.
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0


    15 Jun 2022
    Great place to stay! Will definitely come back if I find myself in Girokastra again!
    Wales, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7


    22 Sep 2022
    Lovely hostel hosted by a kind family in an excellent location. Breakfast for €3 is a good portion. Only downside is that the dog is not well trained and occasionally jumps up on people and bites clothes (but the dog is small so this is mostly just annoying and not scary, unless you have a fear of dogs).
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    27 Jun 2022
    Back to back an amazing stay. The staff (a family) is so friendly and helpful. There is a lovely terrace with a view over the castle, where you can hang out and/or order food and drinks. Breakfast and coffee was great. Our private room was clean and spacious and the bed is super comfortable. Showers are modern and comfortable. Only thing is we could see some mold in the bathroom, and there is only one toilet for women and one for men. Over all I would absolutely recommend this lovely hostel!
    Norway, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.4


    20 Sep 2022
    Lovely family hostel in a good location near the old town and castle. Incredible views from the terrace. The bunk beds have curtains which is nice for a bit of privacy. I’d highly recommend getting the breakfast - it’s extra but delicious and filling. Best breakfast of my trip!
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    26 Jul 2022
    Small hostel, about 5 minutes on foot from the Gyirokaster town centre. There are only a few rooms, and it's easy to meet other travellers in the common areas. The patio has an amazing view out across the mountains. It's run by a host family, who'll also provide breakfast and dinner for a little extra. Laundry is also available.
    Ireland, Mixed Group, 31-40
  • 9.1


    13 Aug 2022
    Lovely family run hostel! The location is great, you're right near the old town. Loved staying here!
    Netherlands, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9


    08 Aug 2022
    Incredibly nice hosts, great location and great breakfast. The atmosphere was more individual than social, so perfect for a relaxing stay
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.6


    30 Sep 2022
    It was a pretty basic hostel. Nice bedrooms with big lockers and private curtains. Staff was friendly. It didn’t happen to me but room next to us someone did have bedbugs.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.6


    21 Jul 2022
    It felt like a homestay, ran by a sweet family. Accomodated my 3:30AM check in time without hesitation. 2 cute puppies running around that love to play. A fantastic view of the castle from the rooftop and a minute walk to old town.
    USA, Female, 18-24
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Currency Exchange
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Wake-up calls
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • PlayStation
  • Wi-Fi