Mangalem Hotel Berat

Mangalem Hotel Berat

Mangalem Hotel Berat is comfortable historical 4 stars hotel in Berat situated in a large old stone nicely refurbished structure of wonderful town of Berat, which used to be the Palatial house of the mighty Ahmet Kurt Pasha, the founder and ruler of the Berat Pashalik /district/ of the Ottoman Empire in the 18th century. Nowadays this outstanding historical site has been fully restored in authentic tourist facility with amazingly attentive and professional staff which provides comfortable accommodation and high quality services, comprising traditional restaurant, bar, meeting space and reception. The Mangalem Hotel in Berat features spacious pleasant top-roof open terrace and a lovely and impressive cobble-stone courtyard with garden full of greenery that connects the other Oriental structure – part of the Mangalem Hotel in Berat accommodation as well and makes a pleasant authentic tourist compound. The Mangalem Hotel in Berat is situated along the old cobble-stone walking street climbing up to the impressive Berat Fortress – Berat Kalaja Citadel. Mangalem Hotel in Berat has been honored with the Silver Award and Essential Albanian Architecture, from the Authentic Albania Quality Mark Program.

All of the rooms of Mangalem Hotel in Berat are newly remodeled, very comfortable and fairly spacious and nicely appointed, equipped with handmade furniture, featuring air-conditioning-heating with individual control, cable LCD TV, mini bar – fridge, phone, WiFi Internet, thick darkening drapes or blinds, hair-dryer, hotel cosmetics-toiletries and fire detector. Of 15 cozy rooms of the Mangalem Hotel in Berat, some are furnished with a queen sized bed and some rooms come as twin rooms with separate beds, all featuring balconies with beautiful view to the old historical Mangalemi quarter of Berat, after which it bears the name. The bathrooms of the Mangalem Hotel in Berat are large and up to modern standards with shower, hair dryer and hotel cosmetics. The wonderful hand-carved wooden ceilings of the Mangalem Hotel adorn this facility, as in many aristocratic houses of the Balkans, which retained spirit and wonderful traditions.

For unique dining experiences, there is a couple of options for guests staying at the Mangalem hotel in Berat: delicious authentic specialties served on the scenic veranda on the highest floor of the Mangalem Hotel, and two private dining areas with traditional seating around a hearth or the Onufri Hall. Onufri Hall of the Mangalem Hotel, built in 2003 is tastefully designed common space with wooden ceilings that feature manually worked prominent decorative elements. This hall welcomes everyday groups of friends, hosts various events and banquets as well as organized luncheons and dinners.

During stay in Berat, there are variety of activities awaiting guests of the Mangalem hotel in Berat, such are amazing outdoor activities – hiking, cave exploration, rafting, or simple tourist sightseeing and strolling around the ancient sites and touring wonderful Berat – “Town of thousand windows” or tasting fantastic wines of the region in well-appointed wine cellars and wineries…. The great hospitality of the highly dedicated and always smiling and professional and helpful owners of the Mangalem Hotel, amazing cultural monuments of Berat and gorgeous surrounding nature and the traditional woodwork and authenticity of the Hotel Mangalemi premises, provide the visitor a unique experience that echoes the old ‘hans’ /taverns/ or inns that once existed in the city of Berat. The Mangalem Hotel in Berat is one of those rare gems that you must visit, otherwise Albania impression is incomplete !