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 ???? 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: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group 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
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

If Heaven were a hostel, Saranda’s Hairy Lemon Hostel would be it!

We're a small, cosy hostel, perfect for single travelers, couples, and groups to mix and mingle with our friends from around the globe.

Our accommodation is set in a modern apartment building with a view to kill :) Tastefully stylish throughout, with a chill-out area to meet everyone and hear tales of... well, near truths.

Relax on our easy breezy 8th floor balcony to meet fellow travelers and our lovely staff members over a legendary sunset with a cold beer in hand - enjoy the stunning views across the sea to the beautiful Greek island of Corfu, the perfect place to unwind and round off a splendid day of adventure.

We have the comfiest hand-crafted beds, so good only the smell of freshly brewed coffee, tea, pancakes, and home-made marmalade could tempt you from your cocoon!

Awaiting you is a fully equipped self-catering kitchen, where you can show off your gastronomical delights! And if you’re not in the mood to cook, no worries – our staff can readily recommend local eateries and top-notch neighborhood restaurants, and are also known to throw the most delectable family dinners and beach barbecues in town.

Should you need to cool off, we're just 20 meters from the sea with free access to beach bars, lounge chairs, umbrellas, free stand up paddle board and canoe, and more. Head down to the beach and show off the beach bods you've been working so hard on throughout your travels :-)

If you’re looking for a local adventure, Saranda is conveniently located a short (20 minute) bus ride away from the famous archaeological ruins of Butrint, and the stunning turquoise waters and white sand beaches of Ksamil. Looking for another way to escape the heat? Try Syri i Kalter, also known as the “Blue Eye,” a fresh water spring famous for crystal clear, ice cold waters with a stunning deep blue center and turquoise edges resembling the iris of an eye – a lovely day trip from Saranda or quick stop on your way to Gjirokaster. Perhaps looking to rent a car or motor scooter along the way? We’ve got the connections for you!

We offer the 'BEST VALUE' in Saranda and were Hostel World’s ‘BEST HOSTEL’ in all of Albania in 2016, so what are you waiting for? Get yourself booked in now as unavailability may disappoint! We look forward to seeing you very soon 😊

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about booking.

If you wish to cancel you must do so at least 24 hours before your arrival time. Failure to do so with result in your credit card being charged for the first nights accommodation. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.2

  • Security 9.2

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 9.6

  • Atmosphere 9.0

  • Cleanliness 8.5

  • Facilities 8.3

Latest Reviews

  • 9.7


    05 Sep 2019
    Staff are super lovely and helpful, there if you need it. The hammock on the rooftop is really cool and it’s quite an intimate, nice atmosphere. The location is just two minutes from the beach (although the main strip is a bit of a walk, still manageable). Overall, great place to stay.
    Scotland, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    24 Aug 2019
    Loved the Rakia and Andreas had brilliant tips for us for getting around and places to eat. Would definitely stay here again - the view is pretty cool!
    New Zealand, Couple, 18-24
  • 9.7


    14 Aug 2019
    Amazing hostel with friendly environment. Andreas and Ricardo helped me a lot with my plan and I met nice people there. Loved spending time in the balcony chatting and watching the sea. Thanks for the beautiful moments i had during my stay
    Belarus, Female, 31-40
  • 9.4


    09 Aug 2019
    Best views and great atmosphere. Because it was quite small, the vibe was very intimate. but because it was quite small, it could be noisy, but we didn't have by problem while staying there. I luckily got the last room but it was fully booked the next few days. Recommend as a place to meet people!
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1


    13 Sep 2019
    The owner is a very nice and helpful person i will come back to this hostel when I return from Greece. It look like an apartment with nice people around
    Brazil, Male, 31-40
  • 9.1


    02 Sep 2019
    Beautiful views over the water. Complimentary breakfast with coffee or tea. Smaller backpackers, but creates a good space to socialise and sit on the balcony taking in the views. Only 2 bathrooms for all to share but never had to wait to long for them. Close to the water and free access to beach chairs at one of the hotels.
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 8.6


    10 Sep 2019
    Great hostel with great view. I've got food poisoning from a restaurant and andrey helped me with everything I needed including buying me coka cola. Besides you get free seat at the beach with this place :)
    Israel, Male, 25-30
  • 8.0


    27 Aug 2019
    A good, small hostel. Owner is super friendly. Kitchen is good & for guest use. Close to the beach!
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    31 Aug 2019
    The views were nice and u get a free sunchair and an umbrella by the beach bar, which is great. Located in an apartment in a residential building, so quite cramped and missing the atmosphere. 2 3-storey bunk beds in a small room. No airco, which during the summer months means hot and sticky nights regardless of the breeze from the balcony, which also means you hear the ppl talking there when you are trying to sleep&Vice versa if u want to talk/hang out u are constantly told to be more quiet...
    Finland, Female, 25-30
  • 5.4


    06 Aug 2019
    The rooms are incredibly small for 6 people, the mattresses are pure foam. And therefore get incredibly hot, while also being uncomfortable. The pillows, are so old and lumpy. There is one fan for the room, which isn’t enough. The balcony outside my room was used for storage of cleaning equipment so wasn’t able to be used. The breakfast that’s listed as included, was just a borek and chocolate crossiant. Average coffee and no milk to offer some days
    Australia, Female, 25-30
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Adaptors
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Currency Exchange
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi


  • 2016

    1st, Country Winners Albania

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