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Hotel Universal

Hristo Grancharov 1, Dupnitsa 2600, Bulgaria
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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

my stay here started very well,, reception greeting and first impression of room were great, large and clean. they even gave the WiFi code with asking. that's where we started going downhill! the WiFi in reception is great, but go up to the bedrooms, the signal strength is good but don't hope to get enough data to even look at... More 

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southampton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

A very friendly hotel with good food and basic but functional rooms. Unfortunately the wifi can be a bit patchy. The staff are helpful and the welcome is pleasant and helpful. The area is not brilliant but the town is trying to improve itself. From what I could see (in the dark) the town square is the place to go... More 

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Brasov, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

The hotel was nice, relatively big rooms. A big plus was the underground parking. We ate well at the restaurant. Waitress was not speaking English very well, but at least she tried as hard as she could. For breakfast we had to pick from a list of predefined choices, there wasn't Sweedish buffee. Overall very pleased with our stay

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We stayed at Hotel Universal in Dupnitsa on the assumption that it would help reduce the drive time to Rila Monastery. While we guessed correctly (it's about a 45 minute drive to Rila, as opposed to the 2 hours it would take from Sofia), let it be known that there is absolutely nothing to do in Dupnitsa itself. No quality... More 

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Silkeborg, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Dupnitsa in general is in a pretty miserable state. Maybe the organized which has stained the town for so long is to blame. Regardless the Universal Hotel is a nice exception to this. The rooms are clean and modern as is the hotel in general. Get the rooms on the top floor as they have a nice balcony and are... More 

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Volos, Greece
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Dupnitsa is one of the Bulgarian towns that was unlucky enough to have stayed for a long time without any serious improvement, failing infrastructure is obvious everywhere. Dirty streets, full of holes roads and if it wasnt near Rila Monastery, the city of Sofia and the town itself attached to the main road coming in from Greece....there would be no... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013 via mobile

We visited Dupnitsa for a wedding and didnt really know what to expect from a small, hidden city in Bulgaria. But everything turned to be perfect and the hotel was wow when we arrived. Only thing i cant understand is the number of stars bur it doesnt really matter! Would definitely recommend the hotel for everyone.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

This is an excellent hotel in the heart of a beautiful area of Bulgaria. The staff were very friendly and extremely accommodating, some of the best of my time in Bulgaria. My room was modern, very comfortable and had a balcony with mountain view. The hotel is easy to find and in an excellent location for exploring the town by... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Stayed here for one night, nice and silent room, great bathroom, free internet in the room, and english speaking reception staff. However breakfast was minimal, made selection on A4 paper, and needed to ask for cup of coffee for breakfast.

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LA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

I stayed at this hotel after spending the night at the RILA MONASTERY and before moving on to Sophia to fly home. The hotel was great. The room was the most modern that I experienced in 3 weeks in Bulgaria. The reception staff spoke very good English and were very helpful. The location could not have been better. On the... More 

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