Great food, elegant atmosphere and a cool vibe: Triss Hotel, in the heart of the Albanian capital, has it all. With easy access to Tirana’s big-hitting attractions -Skanderbeg Square, Piramida, the lake and museums- this central hotel has a certain savoir-faire, drawing guests with its contemporary restaurant, garden and a cool lounge bar with live DJ sets during weekends and summer.
Choose from a total of 12 chic rooms, opting for a double or triple option with pretty views over the surrounding neighbourhood. Across all rooms, design is paramount; expect geometric lines, elegant textiles, wooden floors, with contemporary paintings perfectly placed about the room. Bathrooms are spacious and sophisticated, with high standard toiletries and supplies. Soothing shades of grey, white, black and gold offer regal accents.
FOOD & DRINKS
An international breakfast is served daily and includes fresh fruit, pastries, croissants and an extensive à la carte menu (try the eggs benedict or pancakes with fresh fruits and chocolate). The restaurant Saga, one of the newest -and tastier- addition to Tirana’s gastronomic scene, offers to guests flavoursome meals. Start things off with fish crudités and octopus with potatoes and Mediterranean herbs. Next, sample the paccheri pasta with prawns or Teriyaki glazed salmon. For dessert, try the chocolate souffle or traditional baklava served with icecream.
Step outside and you’re right in the centre of Tirana. Within a short walk you can find all the main touristic landmarks of the Albanian capital. Start your day with a visit to the National Museum discovering the history of Albania, then visit the near streets lacked full of restaurants, shops and boutiques, as well as Pazari i Ri, the local food market. Don’t forget to spend some of your time at the lake, the best place in town to relax surrounded by nature. It is just a few steps away from the hotel. The perfect spot for an evening stroll before enjoying your tasty dinner while listening live music at Saga Tirana.