"Kosovo's first and only boutique hotel"

New York Times, 13 September 2016

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Hotel Gracanica is a multi-ethnic boutique design hotel under Swiss management in a peaceful countryside setting on the outskirts of Pristina. The monastery of Gračanica (UNESCO world cultural heritage) and the archaeological site Ulpiana are a short walk away. The hotel has 15 rooms and features an outdoor swimming pool, a garden with a view over fields and hills and a restaurant offering local home-cooking including a choice of vegetarian dishes. It is ideally located to explore Kosovo, with all major towns reachable in max. 1 1/2 hours.

 

The hotel combines modern architecture with traditional elements in a unique way and has been featured at the Architecture Biennale in Venice 2014,  on the design platform Holiday Architecture and at the Prishtina Architecture Week.

 

Amenities include:

·         Reception open 24 hours, multilingual staff

·         Free garage and outside parking

·         Free shuttle to/from Pristina 4 times daily, airport shuttle (additional cost)

·         Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel

·         Outdoor swimming pool 13 x 6 m

·         Garden with mineral water fountain

·         Restaurant open for lunch and dinner, half board available

·         Lounge with small library and open fire place

·         Fitness centre

·         Free mobile phones

.         Mountain bike rental

·         Two meeting rooms seating up to 8 and 20/25 people

 

The 5 single, 7 double rooms and three studios are equipped with solid wood furniture, private bathroom with shower or bathtub - all but one with natural light -, central heating and air condition, refrigerator, flat screen TV with international satellite channels, desk, safe deposit box, hair-dryer and a tea and coffee making facility. All superior and some standard rooms have a balcony or patio with a view over fields and hills. Studios also have a kitchenette. Prices start from 50 € per night incl. breakfast.

 

All public areas and one single room are accessible for wheelchairs.

 

The hotel has geothermal heating and air-condition, its own sewage treatment plant and many other eco-friendly features.

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