Bulgaria, the second oldest European country, is known for its natural diversity, including plains, the Black Sea Coast, rivers, hot springs, mountains, and lakes. Not only that, but the country also has a rich history and culture, making it a great camping and tourist hotspot.
With a flock of travelers visiting Bulgaria every year comes the emergence of numerous world-class lodging establishments. So for those planning on visiting or revisiting the country, here is a list of the top hotels to stay in during your trip.
Central Hotel Sofia
Central Hotel Sofia is in Central Sofia, just a five-minute walk to the Serdika metro station and close to the cultural monuments, government administrative buildings, and tourist attractions like the famous Vitosha Street. The hotel offers free wireless internet and free use of the spa and relaxation amenities such as the rest area, sauna, and jacuzzi. They also provide complimentary tea and coffee facilities for guests in every room.
Central Hotel Sofia features 70 rooms, a classic restaurant, two meeting rooms that mergeable into a conference hall that can fit up to 100 people, a business center, a small spa with a relaxation area, and a lobby bar.
The following services are available to hotel guests:
- Free WiFi and high-speed internet connection
- 24-hour reception
- Parking (underground garage)
- Room service
- Luggage storage
- Laundry and ironing service
- Dry cleaning
- Wake-up call upon request
- Shuttle service going to and from the Sofia Airport
- Tours & Trips
- Tourist attractions and sightseeing in Sofia and Bulgaria
Grand Hotel Sofia
The Grand Hotel Sofia is a deluxe five-star hotel home to the cosmopolitan society, international business travelers, and high-profile events since 2004. The hotel takes pride in its classical opulence influenced by the modern vision of luxury hospitality befitting the most astute guests.
The guests can delight in the hotel’s variation of the dining outlets. They also have grand event facilities like the convention center, which features five meeting rooms that vary in size to accommodate 10 to 180 delegates in various set-ups.
Hotel Rila Borovets
Hotel Rita Borovets is right in the heart of the premier mountain resort in the Balkans, only 70 kilometers away from Sofia. The hotel is the ideal ski-in/ski-out establishment for mountain lovers and ski enthusiasts. The lodging is right at the foot of the ski slopes and is just meters away from the main lifts.
Hotel Rila offers recreational activities through sports as well as indoor and outdoor entertainment. The hotel also offers rental ski equipment and a personal equipment storage depot during the winter season. In addition, hotel Rila offers selected hiking trails with mountain guides, fishing, cycling in the mountains, picnicking, horseback riding, and a lot more in the summer.
The hotel’s design is inspired by the Les Arcs and incorporates the region’s current trends and rich history, creating a uniquely modern alpine style. Hotel Rila offers guest accommodations with views of the ancient pine forests and slopes. They also have a diverse selection of bars and restaurants. The hotel also has a brand new conference center offering several opportunities for organizing workshops, training, conferences, congresses, parties, cocktails, and other personal or business events.
Here are some more of the services the hotel offers:
- Shops and beauty salons
- ATM and currency exchange desk
- Ski Depot
- Ski kindergarten
- Children’s Club
- Children’s animation program
BEST WESTERN PREMIER Sofia Airport
BEST WESTERN PREMIER Sofia Airport Hotel is located in the new business district of Sofia, just 0.5 kilometers away from the Sofia International Airport— providing guests with convenient access to two main highways and several dynamic business centers, including the Trade Centre Europe and Sofia Airport Centre.
The hotel takes pride in providing high-quality standards with well-trained and eager-to-serve staff in addition to their latest technology, modern facilities, and well-known brand. Also, BEST WESTERN PREMIER Sofia Airport Hotel offers 24-hour service through a robot butler. The assistance includes food and beverage delivery and room amenities. They also provide a helpful two-way complimentary scheduled Airport Shuttle for the comfort of their guests.
INTERNATIONAL Hotel Casino & Tower Suites
The INTERNATIONAL Hotel Casino & Tower Suites, a 5-star lodging establishment, is right on the front beach line of Golden Sands Resort, just meters away from the beach and 0.5 hours away from Varna Airport, shopping malls, and the city center.
The hotel is ideal for business and leisure travelers searching for fine dining, high-class experience, and non-stop entertainment. Right in the middle of the Golden Sands, the INTERNATIONAL Hotel Casino & Tower Suites boasts 325 ample, elegant rooms with unrestricted views of the park and sea, a 24-hour live game casino with a daily poker cash game, the Skyfall Infinity Pool Bar & Food, the I-SPA Cente. They also have free indoor parking that can fit 300 vehicles, a shopping center, a ballroom that can accommodate 600 people in the theater, and a modern conference center that includes ten meeting rooms and an amphitheater hall.