ABOUT MONTENEGRO HOSTEL B&B KOTOR (BED & BREAKFAST)
Welcome to Montenegro Hostel B&B Kotor, the first opened hostel in the old town of Kotor in 2009. The old town of Kotor is calm and almost perfect for rest and enjoyment. Montenegro Hostel B&B Kotor is well-equipped and offers everything you'd need for a pleasant stay and it is part of the chain of Montenegro Hostels B&B. The other two are in cities Budva and Podgorica (capital) named Montenegro Hostel B&B Budva and Montenegro Hostel B&B Podgorica.
Montenegro Hostel is located in traditional stone edifices in the Old Town of Kotor. This historical monuments under UNESCO protection kept their original look while their interiors are adapted for modern traveler needs, so take a look at our offer:
1. The hostel is located in three separate buildings in close proximity. In two buildings we have dorm rooms. The third accommodation unit is one with private rooms.
2. The reception is open from 8 am until midnight. In the very high season, reception is open up to 1 am.
3. For travelers in need of silence, our private rooms are the perfect solutions, while the dorms are close to the main street and during high season it could be louder as some of the bars are located nearby. In the summer music in bars is allowed until 1 in the morning.
4. Guests who want to explore the city of Kotor and the rest of Montenegro, the accommodation offers many tours organized by the MH Travel Agency which is a part of Montenegro Hostel company. All tours are well-made and detailed and the prices are convenient. All tour offers you can find on our website in the section Tours and Excursions.
5. Car parking is located in the protected area around the old town. Price per car parking lot is up to 1€ per hour
6. The swimming area is located very close to the old town about 10 minutes of walking from the hostel.
7. The traffic is forbidden in the old town of Kotor. Shopping malls, green markets, supermarkets, taxi stations, and bus stations are up to 700 meters far away from the hostel.
Kotor is one of those amazing places so unique in its setting and history that there is nothing like it anywhere in the world. The town lies huddled underneath the rocks of Mt. Lovćen at the farthest end of the Gulf of Kotor. Though palms and olives surround it, the high mountains casting their shadows give it a cruel and cold feel. The educated Byzantine Emperor Constantine Porphyrogenitus (10th c.AD) wrote: “ Around the town are high hills so that the sun can be seen only in midday during the summer and never in winter.”
Though overstated, his vision of the town’s setting is also true today and you will be surprised how late the sun comes up above Lovćen and how early it sets behind Mt Vrmac, especially during the winter. The town core, enclosed by walls, is a muddle of constricted streets bordered with tall stone edifices and paved with multicolored slabs that only reveal their true beauty after the rain.
The narrow lanes spread out in all directions connecting the small squares in such a bewildering fashion that no map will help the inexperienced visitor. One of the nicest things to do here is to go “lost” in Kotor’s Old Town, finding your own way through layers of its history and discovering interesting details.
The completely preserved town walls of Kotor, 4,5 km in length, are one of the chief reasons that helped Kotor reach UNESCO’s list of world heritage sights. This extensive fortification system is even more impressive considering that it climbs up the fearsome hill behind the town surmounting its many cliffs to reach the top of 260m above sea level where the Fort of St John stands. Here formerly stood the Illyrian and Roman strongholds even before the “lower town” (present-day Kotor) developed and in a later era the hilltop was dominated by a Byzantine castle. The walls encircling the town and the hill were finished in the 14th century except for some sections which were unassailable to such an extent that they needed no protection. The medieval walls got their present-day appearance in the 16th and 17th centuries when they were reinforced and strengthened by the Venetians to withstand cannon fire. The fort was used by the army until the end of the Second World War. One of the fort’s peculiarities is an endemic species of slug almost blank in color Clausiliacatharenisis which lives only amongst its walls. Climbing to the top of St John’s is a must for each and every visitor of Kotor. This 45 minute climb up its stone stairways with a total of 1,350 steps opens aerial views on Kotor and dramatic vistas along its bay.
LOCATION AND PICK UP SERVICES
Montenegro Hostel B&B Kotor is located 1km from the bus station (about 15 minutes of walking) or you can take a taxi which approximately costs 2€. Kotor doesn’t have a train station.
Airport Tivat is located 5km from the hostel. The taxi ride costs up to 12 euros per car/ride.
Montenegro Hostel B&B Kotor is surrounded by ATMs, shops, bars, restaurants, boutiques, grocery shops, bakeries, disco clubs, pharmacy stores, and port of Kotor.
1. kitchen is free for use (fully equipped). Tea and coffee are free for use.
2. lockers are in the room
3. WIFI is free for use
4. common room
5. every room is air-conditioned
6. free city map
7. reception is open from 8 am to midnight
8. transfers and tours desk
9. washing and drying service of 5 euro
10. age limit (see more about that issue in chapter Rooms in Hostel)
11. smoking is allowed only in front of the hostel
12. no curfew
13. paying by card acceptable.
14. city tax is not included in the price (see more in chapter Taxies)
15. towels, linens, blankets, pillows are free for use
ROOMS IN HOSTEL
NOTE: NOTE: There are 2 type of the rooms: private rooms and dorms. If the guest wants to book a private room the guest needs to book entire room. If the guest wants to book a bed in dormitory guest is able to book only one bed, not the entire room.
Hostel can accommodate guests of all ages, but because of quality and security of guests staying, hostel has an age limit. Parents with kids younger than 18 can book only private rooms, apartments, or a whole dorm (private dorm). Age limit in dorms is 18th to 45 age range. Guests +45 can book private rooms, apartments or whole dorm as a private dorm.
Double Room (shared bathroom): double bed, AC, WiFi
Twin Room (shared bathroom): two separate beds, AC, WiFi
Bed in 10-bed Mixed Dormitory Room (private bathroom): bunk beds, AC, lockers, WiFi
Bed in 6-bed Mixed Dormitory Room (shared bathroom): bunk beds, AC, lockers, WiFi
VAT is included in the price.
CITY TAX is 1,1 euro per day of staying ( per person) is not included in the price. Children pay 0,50 euro of city tax.
In addition to our whole offer we can’t not mention the most important thing which makes this hostel so popular, which is our staff.
Extremely hard-working, they will greet you with a smile, help you with everything you need, give you best recommendations about restaurants, where to go out, what to see and visit and so on.
NOTE: Our staff and the owner of the hostel is available 24/7. Everything you need you can ask on reception number 0038269270510 or owner’s number 0038269039751.
Before you decide to make reservation check our facilities and terms and conditions.
We hope you will have a pleasant stay.
Montenegro Hostel Team