#1: The Farmhouse Hostel The Hostel was Alfred Selimaj’s family home up until a few years ago. Now it is a functioning hostel with 4 rooms upstairs which have a total of 16 bunk beds (well, 8 sets of bunks; 16 beds). There’s also a full and enormous lounge/common room upstairs with sofas and fireplace, […]
Hotel Facilities: Restaurant
Villa Gjecaj. Owners Petrit & Aida Gjecaj, run by Petrit’s parents Ndoc & Lule. It is just a coincidence, but our favorite house happens to be the first one off the path from Valbona. Why do we like it? Be-cause: The house is beautiful with a nice private garden which is lush and green and […]
The most popular guesthouse at that end of the valley. Kol and his family are especially good at demonstrating local culture, dressing up and dancing on the lawn – fun things like that! The restaurant is small and basic but super cute. Also only 4km from the Qafa e Valbonës (Thethi) Trailhead. Open all year. […]
Built in 2012, this new building offers modern conveniences with a beautiful backdrop. Open: Year Round Food: BB option standard (Breakfast Only) Restaurant for other meals Rate: Camping: 10€ per tent Total beds: 44 Rooms: 10 Twin Rooms, each with 2 single beds and private bathroom 8 […]
Tradita is located right in the so-called centre of Valbona. It has 5 nice family cabins and a restaurant which is justly popular with locals. Open from April to September. The grandfather of the family, Sherif, is the local herbalist. Although he guards his secrets (so isn’t likely to chat to you about plants) he does sell […]
Relax is one of the first accommodations on the road when arriving in Valbona, nicely located right next to the Valbona river. It has a big and good restaurant, really nice outdoor seating by the river, some small wooden family cabins and other comfortable family rooms. There’s also a bridge to cross the river, if […]
Our pick for nicest guesthouse in Valbona Center. Big, old and authentic, but with new bathrooms and beds. The restaurant is small and basic, but set back next to a little stream. Very pretty. Host Kelmend is also very active in the community, working to give locals a voice with government.