Sofia Hotel Balkan, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Sofia

5 Sveta Nedelya Square, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
+359 2981 6541

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rate per night

8,4

Excellent
based on 3 474 reviews
Sofia Hotel Balkan, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Sofia - Sofia, Bulgaria
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Good to know

Distance to city centre 0,2 km
Location rating 9,4
Nearest airport Sofia
Distance to airport 6,9 km

Rooms

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Classic rooms

R1 577+

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R2 621 per night

Double rooms

R3 912+

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R3 912 per night

Executive rooms

R2 490+

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R2 926 per night

Queen rooms

R1 760+

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R1 760 per night

Reviews

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Traveller rating

252
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air conditioning in 35 reviews
breakfast was very good in 122 reviews
city center in 33 reviews
comfortable bed in 82 reviews
good staff in 153 reviews
great hotel in 138 reviews
great location in 282 reviews
heart of sofia in 16 reviews
lobby bar in 31 reviews
location and room in 179 reviews
location service in 181 reviews
minibar prices in 2 reviews
needs renovation in 21 reviews
old furniture in 22 reviews
room from old in 24 reviews
room service in 42 reviews
walking distance to sights in 10 reviews
wifi router in 2 reviews
  • Okay
    Oct 2019
    4,2

    Very good location

    No hot water, sewage smell in room , no heating We where completely ignored by the staff. DO NOT USE THIS HOTEL

  • Excellent
    Oct 2019
    8,8

    Great location very central next door there St George’s iconic cathedral. Staff were fantastic- nothing too much trouble, warm, courteous, prompt and efficient.

    Slightly tired decor wise as is do often the case with the” Grand old Dame” hotels

  • Excellent
    Oct 2019
    9,2

    We liked the location of the hotel.....right next to pedestrian area with many restaurants and shops. Souvenir market a short walk away. Ruins and digs close by and very interesting. The food was excellent at the restaurant and the breakfast buffet. Nice well appointed room and we were lucky enough to get an upgrade overlooking the dig with ruins. Most important sites in the old town are within walking distance.

    THE SAFE THE SAFE THE SAFE. Our safe was in a dark closet with no light and on the floor of the closet. You had to lay down on the floor and try to see the numbers. We goofed it up twice and found out many of the staff don't speak English. Finally ended up carrying passport and money on tours which was very uncomfortable. Other than the safe we loved the hotal. Mushroom risotto was incredibly good.

  • Excellent
    Oct 2019
    10,0

    The Hotel's position in Central Sofia is wonderful. We enjoyed an excellent evening meal with good wine in the restaurant. The staff were very friendly, attentive and helpful. We ordered breakfast to our room. Both breakfasts (an American and a Continental) were splendid; could not fault them. The very best of fresh orange juice, good coffee and croissants. Thank you

    Nothing to report.

  • Mediocre
    Oct 2019
    4,0

    Beds were very comfortable. Location is central

    The rooms were in the process of renovation. The floors were dirty. The breakfast was too expensive. The hotel is overpriced

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About

Overview

Sofia Hotel Balkan was built in 1956 as part of a new architectural trend: a fusion of classical design and lavish décor.The iconic building of the hotel is part of the President’s Palace complex and beneath its foundations lies a historical Roman fortress, the remains of which can be seen all around the hotel. The classical style blends in perfect harmony with the contemporary modernity of the restaurant, lobby bar and the newly refurbished guest rooms. Taking inspiration from Sofia’s rich architectural heritage, Restaurant “Labels” has been designed with opulence in mind. The intricate floor is inspired by the Byzantine mosaics and the accent gold metal and ceiling pay homage to the country’s history of gold smelting. The conservatory of the Lobby Bar “Basilica” pays homage to Bulgaria’s forests and acts as a winter garden in the cold months and a green oasis in the summer. Sofia Hotel Balkan offers sophisticated meeting rooms for gala dinners, weddings, conferences, special events.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Air conditioning

8,4 Excellent

based on 3 474 reviews

9,4

Location

8,6

Breakfast

3,2

Cleanliness

2,6

Wellness

Things to know

  • Friendly service
  • Comfortable beds

Check in

14:00

Check out

12:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Fitness centre
Free Wi-Fi
Disabled access
ATM on-site
Business centre
Car hire
Internet
Concierge service
Currency exchange on-site
Gift shop
Laundry service
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Room service
Casino
Spa
No smoking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Beauty salon
Air-conditioned
24-hour front desk
Night club
Safe
Sauna
Airport Shuttle (Surcharge)
Storage available
Lift
Massage
Laundry facilities
Hairdryer
Cable or satellite TV
Coffee shop
Pets not allowed
Parking (surcharge)
Cribs available
Hot tub

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Sofia Hotel Balkan, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Sofia - Sofia - Building All photos (35)
Sofia Hotel Balkan, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Sofia - Sofia - Banquet hall Banquets (4)
Sofia Hotel Balkan, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Sofia - Sofia - Bar Bar (1)
Sofia Hotel Balkan, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Sofia - Sofia - Bathroom Bathroom (1)
Sofia Hotel Balkan, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Sofia - Sofia - Bedroom Bedroom (7)

Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Church of St. George 54 m
  • TZUM 152 m
  • National Archaeological Museum 201 m
  • Sofia Central Mineral Baths 267 m
  • National Art Gallery 399 m
  • Ivan Vazov National Theatre 0,4 km

Getting around

Sofia 6,9 km
Nis 138,9 km

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