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Sofia Hotel Balkan, a Luxury Collection Hotel

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pl.Sveta Nedelya 5, Sofia 1000 Bulgaria See on map
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Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
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5 Star accommodation
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I stayed here in July and really enjoyed it. The hotel is very grand. The restaurant and bar were revovated this year and are stunning. The lobby is small but elegant. The lifts are a little tired but I understand they're being updated soon. The...More

Thank AFreeman77
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife, kids and I decided to visit Sofia for the first time over a weekend. Location is tops in order to see all of the sights of the city. We did the Free Sofia Tour which started out a block away, and one of...More

Thank Maur75
Response from SHB_TLC, General Manager at Sofia Hotel Balkan, a Luxury Collection HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear maur75, Thank you very much for choosing Sofia Hotel Balkan, a Luxury Collection Hotel for your stay and for taking the time to share this wonderful review regarding your stay. We are more than grateful that you found the location of the hotel convenient...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Located near the town center and a short walk from the Metro, we had an enjoyable experience staying at the Hotel Balkan. Room amenities were good though our coffee maker had a few issues and never worked. The shower had good pressure and WiFi was...More

Thank Rbakken
Response from SHB_TLC, General Manager at Sofia Hotel Balkan, a Luxury Collection HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Rbakken, Thank you very much for choosing Sofia Hotel Balkan, a Luxury Collection Hotel for your stay and for taking the time to share this wonderful review regarding your stay. We are more than grateful that you had an enjoyable stay and we will...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel seems to be known around town and to taxi drivers as the Sheraton, so it must have changed brands recently. I guess I'm very confused by SPG/Marriott's intentions for the brand "A Luxury Collection Hotel" because there was nothing luxury about this property....More

Thank expresspak
Response from SHB_TLC, General Manager at Sofia Hotel Balkan, a Luxury Collection HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear expresspak, Thank you very much for the time and effort to share your feedback about your recent stay at Sofia Hotel Balkan, a Luxury Collection Hotel. We are so sorry to read that you have not enjoyed your stay at the Sofia Hotel Balkan....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

K.. ciao rieccomi.. Un hotel qualità prezzo ottimo.. Pulizia eccellente, lo staff molto disponibile e gentile.. noi abbiamo soggiornato molto bene! K...hello I'm back .. A good quality hotel .. Excellent cleaning, the staff very helpful and kind .. we have stayed very wellMore

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Description
Sophisticated hotel in traditionally styled, 5-story building located at city center. ...More Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Casino and Gambling
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Style
Casino
,
Luxury
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Casino
,
Luxury
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
184
Price range
US$90 - US$217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Sheraton Sofia
,
Sofia Sheraton
Location
Bulgaria > Sofia Region > Sofia
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Traveler (532)
Room & Suite (325)
Dining (47)
Amenities (48)
Business Center & Event Rooms (9)
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Kayleigh T
22 September 2017|
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Response from Zahir R | Reviewed this property |
Yes indeed, it is a very well located and comfortable hotel.
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Okiegran
4 September 2017|
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Response from Wander697499 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, check out the free Balkan Bites Foodie tour, they take you to local restaurants. One of the interesting things about Sophia are the “hidden gems”...places you wouldn’t know are restaurants and blues bars....lots of good... More
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SHAHAR S
17 August 2017|
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Response from SHB_TLC | Property representative |
the breakfast is 18 EU per person
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Room Tips
"Front of hotel faces excavations."
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"Don't take a room at the end of the corridor if you want air conditioning and wifi"
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"Ask for a wardrobe, cabinet or some place where you can store your clothes."
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"Avoid the first floor if there are events on in the Grand Ballroom"
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