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Crystal Palace Boutique Hotel

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I find myself back in classic fashion time. Quit a style - a great combo. Life piano music in the restaurant - the music fits the place and style. Service really friendly and professional. Checking in fast and easy. Room big, nice and clean. The spa is nice as well. Everything is crystal! Must try.

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Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

being very well positioned, just walking distance from center, the hotel is very good and nice. small yet clean, spacious rooms, friendly staff. they have underground parking and this is a plus. near park with nice views....breakfast is normal. the amenities are good and also the room service is perfect. rates for staying there is also nice....so just what you...

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I have really nothing to complain about this hotel: perfect location, nice and large rooms, very good breakfast and restaurant, everything clean and good looking. Additionally, staff people were friendly and smiling all the time. Perfect to spend a business trip or a week-end in Sofia.

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FPI-Hotels, Front Office Manager at Crystal Palace Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, I sincerely thank you for taking the time to evaluate your visit and for your excellent review. We appreciate every good word for the hotel and staff too. We look forward to your return in the future and remain at your disposal for any assistance. Best regards, Nikolina Boycheva

Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We stayed here for two nights on a tour and liked it very much. It is close to the University and the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral so a nice part of town. Our room was lovely - spacious with comfortable beds and everything you would need. The only negative thing I could say here is that there were only four hangers...

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FPI-Hotels, Front Office Manager at Crystal Palace Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Carolyn, thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Crystal Palace Boutique Hotel. It gives us great pleasure to know that you enjoyed your stay with us highlighting our location and spacious rooms. We are looking forward to welcoming you again if you are back to Sofia! Best regards, Nikolina Boycheva

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

we arrived by jumping off the metro and walking around 5 minutes or so to the hotel. our room was a double. There honestly wasnt any need for us to have two tvs and a lounge area. The bathroom was nice, bath rather spacious and clean. The 'lounge' had a few cobwebs around the place. The bed was big and...

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FPI-Hotels, Front Office Manager at Crystal Palace Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, I would like to thank you very much for having taken the time to share your experience with us and other travelers. Actually You had free upgrade in a deluxe suite, that is why you had two separate rooms and a lounge area. In regards to our staff performance I would like to apologize the circumstances. Unhelpful and...

Reviewed 17 September 2016

This was my second visit to Sofia and Crystal Palace, we arrived 6th September and spent 10 days in glorious sunshine. I was here for Dental treatment and this Hotel is just around the corner from the dental clinic.It is a lovely hotel and right opposite the Doctors gardens which is a lovely little city park , a delight to...

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FPI-Hotels, Front Office Manager at Crystal Palace Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, I would like to express our gratitude for your amazing feedback and recommendation. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay with us. On behalf of George I would like to thank you for your kind words. He is one of our most experienced employees and has an individual approach to every guest....

Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This hotel was wonderful in every way! My room was very spacious, luxuriously furnished and very comfortable. Staff was friendly and helpful. Buffet breakfast was large, with many choices of food, and delicious. The location was to die for, across the street from a large park, just a couple of blocks from the Metro, with various excellent restaurants nearby, and...

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FPI-Hotels, Front Office Manager at Crystal Palace Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, I would like to thank you for taking the time to review your joyful stay at Boutique Hotel Crystal Palace. It is fantastic to know that you appreciated our service and location. Your feedback is a great motivation for the entire team of the hotel to keep creating individual atmosphere for each guest. We are looking forward to...

Warwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

First time stay and now one of our favourite hotels in Sofia. Our room was smart and comfortable and the hotel is in a great location. The Wifi code had a digit that I don't think was on my keyboard! (An asterisk symbol but positioned high up on the right of the line of digits so the normal asterisk did...

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FPI-Hotels, Front Office Manager at Crystal Palace Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review via TripAdvisor. We highly appreciate your kind words about the hotel. Usually the WiFi code has 10 normal digits, so it is strange that you did not connect with the hotel network. I hope that upon your next visit in Sofia we will have the...

United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

At the end of our vacation we booked this hotel, coz by the map it was near to lost of places, as well as malls and etc. As for me since we stayed in 5stars only in sofia this 4 star hotel is much better compare to then: service 5stars , very friendly staff ALL!!, food in the restaurant is...

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FPI-Hotels, Front Office Manager at Crystal Palace Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your detailed feedback and your recommendations! We are delighted to read your positive comments about the staff and the hotel. It will be pleasure for the entire team of Crystal Palace to welcome you again when you are in Sofia! Warm regards, Nikolina Boycheva

Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Overall, hotel was very nice and clean, in a very convenient central location. However, it seems that breakfast was not included in the booking, which I was not aware of (booking was done by a local colleague in local language). So, it was a big surprise when I was asked to pay for the breakfast. It is all ok, this...

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FPI-Hotels, Front Office Manager at Crystal Palace Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us and for your kind words. I would like to explain that the conditions of each reservation are specified in the booking confirmation. Your reservation was requested without breakfast. Regarding the category and the central location of the hotel, the price of 12 euro for breakfast is...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Crystal Palace Boutique Hotel is a 4 star hotel located in downtown Sofia, next to the famous Doctor's Garden, Sofia's National Library, the University of Sofia, the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and other main institutions, cultural sights and places of interest. The stylish hotel offers 63 spacious and cozy rooms and apartments behind a facade that is defined as an architectural monument. The elegantly furnished hotel is well equipped with modern amenities and has 2 conference rooms, a lobby bar, a sophisticated restaurant and a SPA & Wellness center. Crystal Palaces' restaurant and lobby are very popular amongst members of the Bulgarian government and high society. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crystal Palace Boutique Hotel

Address: ul.Shipka 14, Sofia 1504, Bulgaria
Region: Bulgaria > Sofia Region > Sofia
Price Range: €60 - €153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Crystal Palace Boutique Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 63
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Also Known As:
Crystal Palace Boutique Sofia
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Sofia
#10 Luxury Hotel in Sofia
#15 Business Hotel in Sofia
#18 Romantic Hotel in Sofia
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“Rooms overlooking the Gardens you can see the lovely Park and watch the world passing by .”
  • View from my room, Doctors Gardens on the other side .
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“I chose Executive room, but I believe Standard could be ok too”
 of 5 bubbles sonoemmepip, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Get Mikhail Veshkim's "The English neighbour" to feel even more at home in Bulgaria.”
 of 5 bubbles corinne292, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“Pick rooms after second floor to avoid noise from the street.”
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“Corner rooms are larger, but all rooms are an excellent size.”
 of 5 bubbles Scarlet51, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
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