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Saranda (SR) Backpackers

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Best location in Saranda! 50 meters from FerryCorfu , FREE breakfast, FREE WIFI, Beach BBQ, promenade with bars, restaurants, buses to Butrinti ruins and Ksamili islands and beaches , farmers market, motorcycles cars rental.ATM - all on our door step!

Description of the town of Saranda !
Our town surrounds its bay and extends up toward the mountain,The five main roads of the downtown area run east and west roughly paralleling the bay !
The most interesting part of the town is along what the locals call the First Road(Rruga Mithat Hoxha/ Rruga Jonianet),the scene of most what Saranda is known for! This is where you will find the beach and promenade with its popular cafes,cocktail bars,restaurants(fine dining as well as fast food,green areas and the Ferry to Corfu.

Located on the western portion of the First Road are local transportation including buses to the Ksamili beaches,the famous ruins of Butrint and destination along the coast!
Bus stops for Gjirokaster,Tirana,Korca,Elbasan,Vlora,etc are between the Second Road and the Third Road,This area is where you will find Friendship Park and the ancient synagogue ruins!

The Fifth Road ( Rruga Gjergj Araniti) runs along a higher elevation on the mountainside and offers views of Saranda and the bay.Hikers who trek for about one hour from the First Road (Ferry Corfu,promenade,beach,bars restaurants ,hotels bus stations) up the mountain to the Fifth Road and beyond can enjoy cool temperatures and lovely vistas of the surrounding area!

Hostel description!
Welcome to Saranda!
Saranda Backpackers or Tomi's Hostel is run by a local Tomi,who is fluent in English,Italian and Greek! It's located on the second floor of a secure contemporary apartment building ,located only 20 meters from Saranda's main beach! All of the rooms have big balconies overlooking the picturesque Ionian Sea!

Mornings begin with continental breakfast with fresh tasty bread,jam,coffee or tea,eggs,tasty tomatoes and fruits ! Or will you try out the typical Albanian breakfast with byrek? Tell us !
We are at your disposal 24/7 and can give you an insider view of Saranda.We can recommend cheap traditional restaurants as well as help navigate your next destination and point out all of the nearby hot spots including The Blue Eye.The Castle of Lekuresi,the antic excavation of Butrint or the amazing beaches of Ksamili or Pasqyra Beach south to Saranda !
Walk around the corner and catch the city bus,it leaves every hour and the bus stop is few steps away from the hostel ! Visit Butrint and stop in Ksamil on the way back take a swim or paddle boat ride to the islands !
Located just 50 meters from Ferry Corfu and quick walk downhill from the central bus station,Saranda Backpackers is not close to all major transportation hubs,its also a short walk to the promenade which is lined with bars ,discos and restaurants( be sure to try the famous mussels). As you stroll along the promenade stop and have a shot of raki,enjoy the sea view and live the moment as the locals do.Last but not least the main beach is in front of the hostel Soak up the sun,rent the paddle boat,or float the day away in the clean refreshing sea !
Also the hostel is located right around the corner from the farmers market and the town's big supermarket Alfa!
Some of the hostel;s benefits include hot showers,free internet,washing machine and balconies with stunning views of the bay and kitchen is well!
We are here open for all your questions and try to help you with all your travel needs-day trips around Saranda and travelling around Albania too !

Our Hostel Events
Albanian Culture night
Dinner in Town( local dinners,pizza places,and have time for drinks and ice creams)!
Beach BBQ ( on nights when we have 8 or more guests we can arrange a Beach BBQ. There is not better way to get to know your fellow guests and enjoy a beautiful Saranda night! After dinner you may even desire a moonlight swim!
Saranda Walking Tours
Seafood Night
So what are you waiting for?
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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.7

  • Security 9.9

  • Location 10.0

  • Staff 9.8

  • Atmosphere 9.4

  • Cleanliness 9.4

  • Facilities 9.4


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    08 Jun 2019
    Such a great stay!! The hostel is right across the street from the beach and is in a great location. The hostel is spacious and spread across two different apartment units. There is no AC so it got a bit hot overnight during my stay. However, the best part of the stay was Tomi, the host. He was so kind and eager to help, and makes himself available the entire day. He does all the cooking and cleaning himself and even hosted a BBQ on the beach one night!! Would stay again no questions
    Portugal, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    17 May 2019
    Great vibe, right on the beach. Great host. The water was a bit cold when I was there. I can imagine this place is even better during the high season. It’s good alternative to the touristy Greece beaches, even so you can take a short ferry to Corfu. Would definitely come back.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    16 May 2019
    I had the best stay here. It's in an amazing location, so clean and comfortable. Tomi is the best. You won't regret staying here!
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    15 May 2019
    Had an amazing few days here. Tomi has been the nicest person I've met on my trip. Thank you!!
    Australia, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    12 May 2019
    This is Tomi's place, the hostel, the street, the atmosphere, and Tomi is the best kind of host, not only attentive, considerate and caring, but also grounded in where he is. He'll look after you in Sarandë not only because it's his job but because he belongs to the town, it's his home because he works for it, he gives to it. So stop off at Saranda Backpackers, stay a night longer than you expected, and truly be here. Faleminderit!
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    03 May 2019
    Tomi is an absolute legend and this hostel is in a great location, clean and has nothing but good vibes. With Tomi, it’s no problem!
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    30 Apr 2019
    Thanks to Tommi, our host, we had a great time at this hostel. He is the most helpful and obliging host one could wish for.
    Australia, Male, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    25 Apr 2019
    We had a great time at Saranda backpackers. Tommi who is the owner is a really friendly guy. He take care of all the people who stays at his place. The location is perfect. Close to the food store, beaches, restaurants and all the other places you want to visit. Tommi fixed a barbecue at the beach for everyone. He also help you plan your future trip around Saranda and Albania. Best regards, Viktor and Jakob Ps. We are coming back!
    Sweden, All Male Group, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    15 May 2019
    Tommy is a great host. Fantastic location where you can eat your free breakfast each morning while overlooking the the water.
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    25 May 2019
    Tomi is amazingly helpful and friendly, but the hostel is on the basic side. Not the most social - though I may have been unlucky - but Tomi will go out of his way to help you find buses, somewhere to eat and anything else you may need
    England, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
General
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Hot Showers
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Parking
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Currency Exchange
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Games Room
  • Wii


Awards

  • 2017

    1st, Country Winners Albania

  • 2015

    1st, Country Winners Albania

  • 2012

    1st, Country Winners Albania

  • 2011

    1st, Country Winners Albania

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