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Rila Hotel Sofia

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6 Kalojan St., Sofia 1000 Bulgaria See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Meeting Rooms
Dry Cleaning
3 Star accommodation
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30 Sep1 Oct
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was a great disappointment. I felt so stupid believing the professionally engineered photos and the fake booking.com reviews. The truth is obvious on the attached photos. By the way, do not even try to book anything from AMOMA.COM. This website is run by...More

Thank mangelopoulos
Reviewed 14 August 2018

I originally booked a standard double room but after my first night woke in the morning with 9 mosquito bites. I paid the extra to upgrade to a suite and it was worth paying the extra money. No mosquitoes and a comfortable room with lounge,...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

Check in can be tiresome there always appear people moaning, complaining etc. This is drawnout by their systems or procedures. Rooms were very basic and the bathroom is dated. I can’t be too harsh however as the price represents what you pay for. Location is...More

Thank martinryder1956
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

You enter a nice lobby, than everything behind time! Hotel building and equipments like from the Russian federation time!Pictures on booking sites shows very nice rooms! Old elevator, old furnitures, old smell! Bathroom has 50years old tiles! Toilet had “sterile” sign-it was dirty!!!! Next to...More

Thank Q3446OKanitag
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Old hotel. Soviet stile. Renovated lobby but rooms are very old. Very small shower/toilet despite it was a triple room. Hotel definitely needs a total renovation. But the location was excellent. Near the metro station and Vitosha street. Breakfast was good

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Simply put, we are THE best downtown location, right in the city center. An ideal accommodation for both business and leisure travelers looking for budget and affordable lodging but who will not sacrifice balanced ...More quality, cleanliness and good service. We offer you a fair compromise in terms of value and quality and what really matters to you: a comfortable, spacious, clean room combined with friendly and efficient service. Nested in the heart of the financial, business and government city quarters, the Rila Hotel is situated in a prime downtown location. Behind us, the Sheraton Hotel, the National Palace, the Prime Minister Offices and the Parliament. We are surrounded by Ministries, government offices, exhibition halls, banks, museums, shops, boutiques (a few meters away booms the “chic” fashion area), independent theaters, restaurants, bars and its a few meters away from the National Opera house, the National Theater, the Bulgaria Concert Hall, the National Sport Stadium, the Alexander Nevski Cathedral, the Russian Church and the NDK (National Palace of Culture) at a 15 min walk. All other major touristic attractions, museums, art galleries etc are at walking distance. Getting here:• Tram Noº 10, № 18 and №12 from the Central Railway Station and from the Central Bus Station. • Subway station (Serdika Station, 5 min walk) with connections to all subway linesComfortable, clean and spacious rooms. All rooms have street view and some have balcony. An average of 25 square meters including bathroom. 89 rooms distributed in 8 floors and serviced by two elevators. Some rooms have experienced upgrades and renovations but, in all cases, rooms are in proper and correct working condition with basic functional comfort and appliances. Ideal for those looking for just a comfortable and functional accommodation in an affordably priced room. Individual Air Conditioned/Heating units, Mini Bar, cable TV, access to Wi-Fi and a full private bathroom with tub and shower.• Free Wi-Fi in all hotel areas• All rooms have a private full bathroom (shower and tub) and basic room appliances, direct phone, cable TV, Mini Bar and independent Air Conditioning Heating system.• Cleaning is done every three days and/or in the day of your departure. Should you require extra cleaning including change of towels and bed linen, please, contact the Front Desk. The extra service has a surcharge of 5.00 BGN per day• Early check-in. Check in as early as 10:00 am based on availability. 5.00 BGN.• Late check-out. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
90
Price range
US$41 - US$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Bulgaria > Sofia Region > Sofia > Oborishte
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
90
Price range
US$41 - US$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Bulgaria > Sofia Region > Sofia > Oborishte
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Jennifer F
25 February 2018|
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Response from EdinburghToSofia | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jennifer, Yes this hotel is right near Vitosha Boulevard, the main street in Sofia. There is a small street from the hotel to the Blvd but it is literally a ten second walk and it is well lit. Most bars and cafés on... More
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"choose a suite"
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"Away from the noisy lifts (elevators)"
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"Upper floors with mountain view"
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"A room not on the front of the Hotel"
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