Pogradec, the city of the lake, the mountain, but also the city of poets. It is a real gem, not only beautiful in nature, but it is also an ancient city with early cultural and artistic traditions. If you intend to visit it soon, we are suggesting the best hotels to relax on the shores of the most beautiful lake ever!
Here’s Top 10 hotels in Pogradec , Albania
Hymetis Palace is the place of elegance, tradition and service. Located near the shore, it gives visitors the ideal opportunity to explore the majestic beauty of Lake Ohrid. The location in the city center makes it easy to access various activities. This place offers you moments of relaxation and joy in one of the rooms or suites, where you can enjoy the wonderful view of the lake. Meanwhile, guests can enjoy live music entertainment on weekends. Also, great importance is given to gastronomy, so the restaurant offers you organic and fresh food.
Only 10 minute drive away from Pogradec, there’s Hotel Toka which offers you the relax that you might have been missing! This hotel features accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, a garden and a terrace. Also, it has bicycles as well as a small boat available to enjoy on the lake! The rooms are large, comfortable and with a view of the lake. Meanwhile, with a restaurant specialized in meat and local organic products, you will take with you a taste of Pogradec!
Located far from the center of Pogradec, but near the border with Macedonia, Grand Hotel Pogradec offers you wonderful views from all sides of the lake! You can also visit Tushemisht as it is located very close to the hotel. A continental and European breakfast can be enjoyed in the restaurant. Meanwhile, for entertainment, the Grand Hotel organizes live shows and karaoke for all guests. Also you can visit The Eastern Orthodox Monastery of Saint Naum which is 20 minutes’ walk away!
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Garden Villa Boutique Hotel
Located in the heart of the historic neighborhood of Pogradec, Garden Villa will take you back in time with its classy style. This place gives you the opportunity to relax in the rooms with a view of the lake, have a drink in the bar or take a walk down the street to take a dip in the beautiful Lake Ohrid. Only 5 minutes away from the city center and 9 minutes on foot from the Museum of Pogradec, this place will make your stay even more interesting! Garden Villa Boutique Hotel also offers board games and a playground for all guests!
Hotel Perla is located on the promenade of Pogradec, in a wonderful, relaxing, quiet place, 400 m from the center of Pogradec! It is a completely new hotel, with modern architecture and good taste in furnishings. Hotel Perla offers very comfortable rooms, all equipped with a balcony to enjoy the view of Lake Ohrid, the promenade of Pogradec or the garden and the nearby mountains! Guests can have a delicious breakfast as well as enjoy lunch and dinner according to traditional Albanian and European cuisine. Also, the area’s specialty is Koran Fish from Lake Ohrid, which always tastes wonderful!
For an exceptional experience, Hotel Victoria is the right place and it will make your stay in Pogradec unforgettable! The location is perfect, right on the lake, giving you a great view to enjoy a relaxing time with your loved ones! Peaceful and with a stunning view, right on the water’s edge, you can enjoy a range of home made drinks! Meanwhile, at Victoria Hotel is served traditional Albanian and Mediterranean food. Also, you can enjoy karaoke and live performances almost every night. The area near the hotel is popular for hiking and fishing, so you can give it a go!
Hotel Millennium is located right on the shore of Pogradec lake in the picturesque area of Tushemishti. Its large garden lies right above the lake offering panoramic views of the lake and the surrounding hills. The restaurant serves a delicious breakfast, and it will give you a taste of traditional food in Pogradec combined with Italian cuisine. You can enjoy meals and drinks on the large terrace on the lake, which seats up to 200 people during summer. The Macedonian border is only 1 km from the hotel, and the charming town of Saint Naum is right after the border.
Hotel Enkelana is located in the center of the city of Pogradec. Overlooking Lake Ohrid, the hotel is located in a beach area, within a short taxi ride from Drilon National Park. The bar and the restaurant serves traditional food and drinks, but also international specialties. Breakfast is served on the terrace, the large veranda gives a unique opportunity to enjoy the amazing view! Also, if you want to visit the ruin castle of Pogradec, it is located about 15 minutes walk from the hotel!
Located on the promenade of Pogradec where every room has a view of the lake, Hotel Elite is the right choice for visitors looking for a combination of peace and a convenient position to explore the city. The rooms are very spacious, with pleasant lighting and very quiet at night, to make your stay as relaxing as possible. The Hotel is close to restaurants, pubs and bars. The hotel is also located just 5 minutes’ walk from the Pogradec Museum, so you can go and visit it if you want to! Meanwhile, the ruined castle of Pogradec is approximately a 15 minute walk away!
In the most beautiful area of Tushemisht, between crystal springs and elegant swirls, there is Hotel Rritja e Koranit. This place is located 3 miles from the Castle and has a sun terrace, a picnic area and a water park on site. The city center is close, about 30 minutes walk away. The Eastern Orthodox Monastery of Saint Naum is a 10-minute drive from the hotel. Rritja e Koranit has a playground, board games and a play area for guests with children. A continental breakfast is available daily, meanwhile the restaurant offers all traditional specialties as well as the preparation of Koran, the best fish in the area!