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Best Hotels In Skopje: 2019 Skopje Accommodation Guide
Having been inhabited as far back as 4000 BC, Chalcolithic settlements have been found within the old Kale Fortress.
Once occupied by the Triballis, Paionians, and Dardinians, the city of Skopje was then ruled by the Romans, Byzantines, Bulgarians, Ottoman Turks, Serbians and Austrians at different points in time.
The Stone Bridge in Skopje was constructed by Emperor Justinian I and is one of the oldest in the world; while the Old Bazaar with its mosques and monuments showcases the cultural variety in the city. Kozak Lake, Matka Canyon, Vondo Hill, and more; there are a plethora of things to do in Skopje, and it’s definitely worth a staying a few days at least.
Are you ready to check out the best places to stay in Skopje? Awesome, let’s get to it. Here’s a list of the hotels in Skopje located near the major Skopje attractions and perfect for your great holiday.
Skopje Accommodation Map
5 -Star Hotels In Skopje
Luxury awaits you in Skopje.
Hotel Marriott Skopje
Hotel Marriott Skopje is the best place to stay in Skopje, right in the heart of the city and close to the River Vardar. Located on Macedonia Square near the business hub, the Hotel Marriott Skopje is within walking distance of many of the city’s attractions. The Stone Bridge that’s representative of connecting Skopje’s past and future is just 200 meters away.
Kale Fortress, Museum of the City of Skopje, Museum of Macedonia, Mustafa Pasha Mosque, Holocaust Memorial Centre, Church of St. Clement of Ohrid, the Old Bazaar and Art Bridge are less than a km away. Restaurants, cafes, and supermarkets are all within walking distance.
The classy rooms at the Marriott Hotel Skopje, Macedonia feature minibars, safes, telephones, air conditioning, hair dryers, irons, flat-screen satellite TVs, electric kettles and free WiFi.
The spacious 62 m² suite features Vodno mountain or city center views, living rooms, and a coffee machine. Some suites also include access to the Executive Lounge that offers complimentary continental breakfast, midday and late night snacks, tea, desserts, complimentary beverages, and access to the inner courtyard. (Please confirm with the hotel at the time of booking.)
The hotel itself has an onsite spa that is open 24/7 for massages, spas, steams and other services. There is an indoor pool, whirlpools, and indoor courts. The onsite Distrikt Bar & Kitchen has an open kitchen that serves Eastern European and Mediterranean cuisines for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Guests can also choose from a buffet breakfast (15 Euros), continental breakfast (13 Euros), American breakfast (20 Euros), or a hot breakfast (10 Euros).
And, for a non-refundable fee of EUR 30 per room per night, the hotel welcomes pets under 30 kg.
Bushi Resort & Spa
If you’re looking for luxury hotels in Skopje, the Hotel Bushi Skopje is a perfect choice! Located close to the Old Bazaar that has been active for over 800 years, it is within walking distance of all the attractions.
The elegantly decorated hotel rooms are decorated in shades of brown and white. Soundproofed rooms feature minibars, safes, flat screen TV s with satellite channels, telephones, air conditioning, heating, hair dryers, irons, laptop safes, electric kettles, alarm clocks, and free WiFi.
The 70 m² Presidential Suite is the epitome of luxury decorated in shades of gold, white and blue. In addition to the regular amenities, it also features a lavishly decorated living room and a spa tub in the bathroom.
Meeting facilities and shuttle services are available at a charge. Guests also have access to the spa and wellness packages, Turkish bath, Jacuzzi, indoor and outdoor pools, steam rooms and saunas.
Hotel Bushi Skopje is one of the best five star hotels in Skopje.
Park Hotel & Spa
Hotel Park Skopje is one of the best hotels in Macedonia to stay while you visit Skopje. This luxurious 5-star hotel is within walking distance of the main things to do in Skopje and is situated along the banks of the River Vardar in Skopje City Park.
The spacious rooms at Hotel Park Skopje feature soundproofing, air conditioning, heating, seating/dining areas, minibars, Nespresso machines, electric kettles, flat-screen TVs, hypoallergenic linen, refrigerators, free WiFi and shower chairs. The 68 or 79 m² large suites also include a private terrace or patio and an outdoor dining area. Ask for a room with a river view!
The Park Hotel Skopje boasts a fitness center and spa that rivals the best. The onsite restaurant Four serves a range of buffet and a la carte meals, while the restaurant Brick Eat serves pizza, BBQ and grilled food. Golf cart tours from the hotel to the main square are available at reasonable rates.
Guests enjoy the finest service and ultra-chic luxury here at the Park Hotel & Spa.
Boutique Accommodation In Skopje
Solun Hotel & Spa
The Hotel Solun Skopje is a 4-star eco-hotel located just a short walk from Macedonia Square. Elegant art and contemporary energy merge to provide guests with a luxurious stay while still feeling the green energy throughout the hotel.
The state of the art Spa and Wellness center has an indoor heated pool with jets, sauna, steam room, ice showers and a range of massages. The fitness center is fully equipped with the latest technology.
The rooms at the Hotel Solun Skopje are furnished with Italian furnishings and fireproof textiles. Rooms also include EcoSmart minbars, SmartTVs with satellite and cable channels, continental breakfast, free WiFi, safes, telephones, air conditioning, heating, hair dryers, and hypoallergenic linen. Some of the units are wheelchair accessible. Guests also have access to DVDs, books, or music for children.
The Deluxe (82 m²) and Luxury (91 m²) apartments are on the 6th floor and also have living rooms, dining areas, spacious balconies, free continental breakfast, coffee machines, free parking spots, and complimentary access to the business center. The apartments are also wheelchair accessible.
This boutique hotel is one of the best to stay in during your holidays in Skopje.
Hotel Karpos Skopje
Hotel Karpos Skopje is one of the best hotels in Skopje away from the city center. The attractions on the what to do in Skopje list are at least 1 km away and can be reached via a short taxi ride, while the airport is 18 km away. Free parking is available on site and airport shuttles can be arranged at an additional charge.
The clean rooms at Hotel Karpos Skopje include minibars, tea/coffee makers, air conditioning, heating, safes, telephones, hair dryers, and free WiFi. The 65 m² 1-bedroom apartment also includes a kitchenette with a refrigerator, along with dining and seating areas. A double room with disability access is also available.
There is an onsite fitness center and wellness spa including a sauna. Massages are available at a charge.
Comfortable Yet Cheap Accommodation In Skopje
Low cost, does not have to mean low expectations.
Hotel Porta Skopje
Hotel Porta Skopje is a 3-star hotel located about 1.5 to 2 km away from the places to visit in Skopje. It is situated less than 100 meters from the River Vardar, 2 km from Vodno Mountain and 14 km from Skopje International Airport.
The double and triple rooms at Hotel Porta Skopje feature minibars, safes, telephones, air conditioning, heating, soundproofing, flat screen TVs, and free WiFi. The hotel serves a kid-friendly buffet breakfast with great coffee! Free parking is available on site, and fax/photocopy/meeting facilities are available at a charge. The hotel is also close to supermarkets and restaurants and is perfect for an economical stay in Skopje.
Hotel Skopje sits in quiet surroundings close to the places to visit in Skopje. It is within walking distance of Skopje Zoo, Luna Park Skopje and Telecomm Arena. Kale Fortress, Macedonia Square, Museum of the City of Skopje, Museum of Macedonia and Stone Bridge are less than 2 km away.
Restaurants and supermarkets are within walking distance.
Hotel Skopje has large spacious 30 m² rooms that include flat screen TVs, free WiFi, air conditioning, heating, ironing facilities, DVD players, refrigerators and desks. Breakfast is available, and an airport shuttle can be arranged at an additional cost.
Skopje Hotel is one of the cheap hotels in Skopje that will give you a great holiday on a small budget.
Re3ca Skopje Villas compose units of 1 or 2 bedroom apartments in a quiet area close to the city center. In addition to regular amenities, all units feature a well-equipped kitchenette, dining area, and seating area. The deluxe apartment also has an outdoor dining area and outdoor furniture, and free parking is available onsite.
Bikes are available for guests to use free of charge.
The touristic attractions are within 2 km distance, while supermarkets and restaurants are within walking distance. Vardar River and Vodno Mountain are about 800 meters away. These cheap Skopje hotels are a perfect balance of economy and comfort.
Private Accommodation In Skopje
If you need a little more room, or, to save a few dollars – then private accommodations like these are just what you’re looking for.
Modern Living Apartments
Located in the best area to stay in Skopje on Naum Naumovski Street, Pirinska Street, Macedonia Boulevard, Kosta Veselinov Street, or Lermontova Street, the Modern Living Apartments are cheap yet comfortable. These self-serviced apartments run by the Vidov family are equipped for short or long stays.
Apartments include flat-screen TVs with cable channels, free WiFi, ironing facilities, air conditioning, heating, hair dryers, desks, balconies, dining tables, sitting areas, cleaning products, wardrobes and clothes racks. The fully equipped kitchenettes include refrigerators, kitchenware, electric kettles, stovetops, ovens, toasters and coffee machines.
Free parking is available nearby, while onsite parking is charged Euros a day. Macedonia Square, Kale Fortress, Museum of the City of Skopje, Museum of Macedonia and Stone Bridge are within walking distance. This private accommodation in Skopje is also within walking distance of River Vardar and Vodno Mountain, and perfect for an economical stay in Skopje, Macedonia.
Luxury Skopje Apartments
The Luxury Skopje Apartments give guests privacy close to the city center. Kale Fortress, Museum of the City of Skopje, Macedonia Square, Museum of Macedonia, Stone Bridge, telecom Arena, Skopje Zoo and Luna Park Skopje are less than 1.4 km away; while Skopje International Airport is 19 km away. Restaurants and markets are within walking distance.
The large and spacious Luxury Skopje Apartments are either studio, 1-bedroom or 2-bedroom apartments that can sleep 3 to 6 guests. All of the apartments are accessible via an elevator.
They are furnished with TVs with cable channels, free WiFi, soundproofing, safes, ironing facilities, air conditioning, heating, hair dryers, desks, balconies, bathtubs, seating and dining areas, cleaning products, towels, and wardrobes. The kitchenettes include refrigerators, kitchenware, electric kettles, stovetops, ovens, and toasters.
The hosts can arrange for offsite activities such as diving, horse riding, bowling, canoeing, hiking, skiing, and tennis at an additional charge. Pets are allowed at a small cost. When traveling with friends or family who want to stay together, this private Skopje accommodation is just right!
Cheap Hostels In Skopje
Super budget friendly accommodation in Skopje is easy to find at a hostel. Here are the best ones:
Hostel Skopje Macedonia
If you’re looking for somewhere to stay in Skopje that is pocket-friendly close to the city center, Hostel Skopje Macedonia is perfect. Macedonia Square, Stone Bridge, Museum of the City of Skopje are less than 400 meters away. Kale Fortress and Museum of Macedonia are less than 1 km away.
Guests at Hostel Skopje can stay in 6-bed dorms and have access to air conditioning, heating, free WiFi, shared toilets, lounge and TV areas, and hypoallergenic linen. They also have use of shared refrigerators, tea/coffee makers, microwaves, electric kettles, kitchenware, toasters and drying racks for clothes. The clean and cozy bunk beds also have a laptop stand in each of them.
The hosts are very friendly and always available via phone. This is one of the cheap hostels in Skopje that’s perfect for anyone to stay at!
Where Is Skopje
Skopje lies in the Republic of Macedonia in the Balkans, near the border with Kosovo and is surrounded by mountains on all sides. The River Vardar flows through Skopje and is met by the other rivers Sereva, Treska, Lepenac, and Markova Reka that flow into it.
The International Airport Skopjeis has flights connecting to other European cities. Skopje is also close to the Corridor X – a road running from Austria to Greece, and the Corridor VIII – a road running from the Black Sea to the Adriatic Sea.
Alongside cars, buses are a local form of transport inside the city.
Best Things To Do In Skopje
Being the capital, many of the things to do in Macedonia are right in Skopje itself. Here’s a short list of the top things to do in Skopje on your visit.
- Walk along one of the oldest bridges in Europe, the Stone Bridge, Skopje
- Explore the Old Bazaar, Skopje
- Visit the Mother Teresa Memorial House
- Ride a cable car to the top of Vondo Hill
- Visit the City Park and Bohemian Street
- Explore Emperor Justinian I’s Kale Fortress
- Marvel at the Byzantine architecture of St. Panteleimon’s Monastery
- Take a boat out on the Kozjak lake
- Spend some time in the Macedonian Ethno Village Complex
- Hike through the paradise of Matka Canyon
Have a great time when visiting Skopje, and come back to comment and let us know how it went.
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