Opened in 2009, we are the first hostel in Berat and the second in all of Albania. Situated in the historical Gorica quarter of town – the house is a 300 year old Grade 2 listed building with many of the original features. Both the property and the town are UNESCO World Heritage sites.
We have 5 vine covered terraces filled with comfortable places to relax with many fruit trees including; fig, pomegranate, cherry, orange, kaki and ftoi trees.
You can enjoy our amenities which include 6 bathrooms, 7 showers, Guest Kitchen, Chill-out Room, Laundry Facilities, multiple Tours available, Maps, Towels, Hairdryers and WiFi in all areas.
There is a full bar service offering soft drinks, local beers, Berati wine and spirits. Breakfast is also included serving byrak, breads, cheese & jams, tea & fresh coffee.
Berat is a UNESCO protected town flanked by the enormous Tomorri Mountain ad split by the Osumi River. The town is well known for it’s beautifully preserved Ottoman style houses, and is famously known as ‘the city of thousand windows’.
Berat is also home to one of the longest continuously inhabited citadel in Europe, The Kalaja. We are also well known as one of the most tolerant countries in the world, with Churches and Mosques next door to one another.
Alpeta winery consists of several vineyards, a winery and a wine presentation and tasting room. You will taste 1 white wine, 2 red wines and some raki.
We leave the hostel around 6pm and comes back around 11pm.
The tour makes you go through spots of Albanian significance, viewpoints and swim in canyon.
You will leave around 9am and come back around 6pm.
Guide, transport, lunch, raki and water are included. The lunch usually consist in a wild barbeque with meat, vegetables and salad.
Ask our friendly staff for more details
Staff is very friendly and ready to help you with any question. They give you lot of details to what to do in Berat and other places in Albania. The place is very nice especially to have a beer and a little chat in the evening with the staff. The breakfast is very good. There is no way you will find a cheaper place to stay in Berat at 4mn walk from downtown.”
The Hostel is located in a beautiful location with a stunning view at the mountain and town of Berat. The Hostel itself is a beautiful monumental building and the owner is very friendly and helpful. The breakfast was more than fine and consisted of fresh fruits, cheese, bread and salad.”
We enjoyed our stay very much and would recommend this hostel for anyone who visits Berat!
Don’t forget to climb up the castle for an unforgettable sight and experience!
Amazing location, great staff full of English speakers happy to point you in the direction of interesting sights, and a comfortable room.”