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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 14 January 2017

If people are looking for an authentic Albanian food experience, this is it! Fantastic food and excellent service. We had considered staying here but there are about 15 stairs to the rooms and I cannot do stairs. Sadly there is no lift. The outdoor space, huge pool, lush mature plantings and huge outdoor TV screen for watching SOCCER was beautiful...

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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

One of the best restaurants for traditional cousine in Albania. The hotel rooms are built in a traditional Albanian style and are big and comfortable. In summer the pool look amazing surrounded by vegetation.

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Tirana, Albania
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Perfect place to have a dinner with friends or family near to a big fireplace. The food is very good, (mainly meat). The staff is friendly. I like the place also in summer, the internal court with the pool makes it a cool oasis in the hot weather

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Pristina, Kosovo
Reviewed 23 November 2016

"Bujtina e Gjelit" is one of the most beautiful experience in my life, for so many reason. Provisional started on 1994 on time when Albania has first step toward democracy after long period of suffering of the most brutal rules first of all from the past (ottoman empire, WVI and WW2, and from Enver Hoxha dictatorship. Bujtina e Gjelit build-ed...

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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We love visiting and using the swimming pool when we are in Tirana with family. The pizza's are absolutely delicious! The swimming pool area is kept beautifully clean and is a very relaxing place to visit. We will be back next summer!

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Tirana, Tirane, Albania
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

If you travel for business dont miss the restorant . Ask for traditonal dishes, homemade cheese or butter The room hotels are wonderfully designed During summer we enjoyed the marvelously pool Dont miss the chance to spend couple of hours or some days

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 June 2016

A lovely old style hotel in Tirana with large rooms and a decent pool. We were there for our wedding anniversary and the staff put some petals round our bed and some of the tables which was a lovely touch. Generally the staff were excellent. We ate in the restaurant as well which was great and we also loved the...

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Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Nice placed to stay in Tirana on a street with bars and restaurants. Not far to centre and friendly staff. Easy to go to mountains or to the sea with own rent car. Free and safe parking at the hotel. Big rooms and pool.

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Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

The hotel itself is a get away couldnt believe its in the capital . It make u feel ur living in old country side and it worth visiting . Although the kitchen was not operating but over all was good staying

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Really stunning a hotel. We really can't say enough good things about this place! It's a little haven of paradise amid the high rises of Tirana. The owners have really paid a lot of attention to all the details of this beautiful hotel. The rooms are spacious, very clean and really modern - we were lucky to stay in two...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bujtina e Gjelit, envisioned and constructed in 1994 by a family with strong connections to the Albanian art and traditional values. Shingled roof, iron, stone and wood works in fine details created in an artisanal manner by the Albanian masters. Folkloric suits and traditional home interiors make all even more special. For many years, we have tried to faithfully transmit to our costumers, the architectonic and culinary values of the Albanian and Balkan tradition.Gjeli restaurant (outdoors/indoors)Taste the Albanian cuisine. Rotisserie piglet, Oven lamb, ember cooked sausage, traditional baked pie, are some of our chef’s original specialties. Our traditional way of cooking by the oven brick and the warm familiar feel would not escape your senses. We follow rigorously our guests’ needs and tastes, always trying to outdo ourselves on perfection and quality of serving. Gjeli hotelA characteristic construction with shingled roofs on stonewalls, balconies and wooden stairs, narrow corridors and room interiors designed by perfectly combining the old with the modern, take you on a journey of hundreds of years back in time. It includes a total of 18 rooms and 1 residential suite. The rooms include: Satellite TV, Wireless Internet, private bathroom, minibar, blow-dryer, alarm system and, of course, room service.Conference room with a capacity of 80 people offers Audio/Video system and Internet service.Outdoors pool (free for our clients)Parking (free for our clients)Gjeli Farm:Gjeli’s Farm is located near the Dajt Mountain, 24km from the city of Tirana. The farm is built near a small lake, in the middle of wilderness and clean air. It provides ideal conditions for planting and cultivation of all our produce we use in our restaurant. Everything on your plate is biological/organic, without any artificial compounds. Seasonal activities, such as hiking, barbeque, fruit picking, are organized accordingly.Hotel Restaurant Bujtina e Gjelit is located between the Airport “Nene Tereza” and the city center, 15mins from the airport and 5mins from the city center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bujtina e Gjelit

Address: Rr Don Bosco, Tirana 001, Albania
Region: Albania > Tirana County > Tirana
Price Range: $83 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bujtina e Gjelit 4*
Number of rooms: 19
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#16 Luxury Hotel in Tirana
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“All rooms are large and perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles , 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I would go for the restaurant rather than the Hotel”
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“Secure off street parking allows you to forget the car and forgo the stressful driving in Tirana. The bus stop is right outside the door and only costs 30 Lek (US 40 cents) per person into town. The buses are new and air conditioned.”
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