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Hotel Villa Tafaj is one of the first private hotels present in Albania. The building itself dates from the years 1920s, which belonged to one of the oldest families of the capital, the TAFAJ family. The family business, which was first opened on 22 March 1991 in the form of a tavern, offered traditional Albanian cuisine. Later on, the business expanded and welcomed the first foreign visitors who came in Albania. Since then, the business continues the tradition of welcoming. Today the business not only offers traditional and Mediterranean cuisine of the restaurant, but it also offers the facilities of its own bar, pizzeria, relaxing garden, conference room and a 25 room hotel. The warm hospitality, professional service, administration of the TAFAJ family itself and the combination of the classic with the traditional are signature characteristics of this family run business.

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Where the smell of fresh-made coffee is combined with the pleasant smell of flowers and twittering of the birds, you will find yourself seated in the bar which offers views of the capital’ streets or in the relaxing bar surrounded with birds. The Restaurant serves freshly prepared meals from a very careful selection of ingredients in combination with the best wines from selected European and domestic cellars. We serve pizza of every kind for each taste, cooked masterfully in a wood fired oven.

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“great staff, great location 5mn away from the main square, comfortable and authentic”

Thomas, France

“A Villa Tafaj si respira aria romantica, affascinante per la sua storia… che ti fa sentire bene.”

Salvatore, Italy

“Very friendly, helpful staff. Excellent location a few minutes walk from the main square in town.”

Peter, UK

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