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Grand Hotel Sofia

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1, Gurko str., Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The rooms are magnificent, the staff is very helpful, the selection at the breakfast and in the cafeteria is also perfect. The location is absolutely central. I can only highly recommend this hotel if you plan to stay in Sofia.

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Petya A, Front Office Manager at Grand Hotel Sofia, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you so much for sharing your comments with us and for choosing Grand Hotel Sofia. We are proud of our property and your feedback shows that we have managed to pass the experience to our guests. Naturally, we would love to be at your service again in the future and hope that your travel plans will... More

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
32 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Grand Hotel Sofia for three nights at the beginning our trip to Bulgaria and Romania. I would recommend this hotel. It is very centrally located and an easy walk to many of the main attractions. It is adjacent to a nice park which is good for people watching. The rooms are unusually (and unnecessarily) large but... More

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Petya A, Front Office Manager at Grand Hotel Sofia, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, I am very pleased to learn you have enjoyed your stay at Grand Hotel Sofia and that our level of service met your expectations. We are proud of our property and your feedback shows that we have managed to pass the experience to our guests. Thank you sincerely for taking the time to write a review on... More

Montreal, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place that gives you access to all what you should see in Sofia, to coffee shops and restaurants, as well as parks and green area. My room was a corner one, facing the national theatre and the garden. Nearby is one of the many galleries - if you are into are you won't be disappointed. The room... More

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Petya A, Front Office Manager at Grand Hotel Sofia, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with the Tripadvisor readers. I have to admit that we had a wonderful start of the week after reading your comments. We are delighted to know that you have enjoyed the facilities and above all that the services met your expectations. We hope it will not be long before... More

Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We could just spend one night at this hotel since our originally reserved hotel was overbooked. This hotel was so good ans the room that gave us at the top floor had a wonderfull view of sofia. We wished we could stay more ar this hotel. Very near to any place you will want to see şn the city

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Petya A, Front Office Manager at Grand Hotel Sofia, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you so much for the kind recognition. What could be more rewarding for a hotelier than a review like yours? We hope it will not be long before we welcome you again as guests of the Grand Hotel Sofia. Hopefully next time you will have some spare time to indulge in some body treatments in our... More

London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Based on other reviews I was expecting a truly Grand Hotel. That it certainly isn't. The rooms are huge which is nice but a bit dated. The bigger problem was the heating being controlled centrally (or so we were told) and which couldn't be turned down , so we were sweltering our entire stay. Service was very good. Breakfast was... More

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Petya A, Front Office Manager at Grand Hotel Sofia, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for taking the time to share this review. We are sorry that the selection of products at breakfast did not meet your personal preferences. Do not hesitate to contact me personally up on your next visit so that we could be aware of your preferences and respond more adequately to your taste. Please accept our... More

Sofia, Bulgaria
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20 reviews 20 reviews
20 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Luxury hotel in the heart of Sofia. The stuff was friendly. The room was more than spacious, the bed was large and comfortable. There was everything you would need for a short stay, even an umbrella. Real five-star stay, more than I had expected. An unforgettable weekend to remember!

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Petya A, Front Office Manager at Grand Hotel Sofia, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you so much for the wonderful review. The whole service team in Grand Hotel Sofia strives to create unforgettable memories for every guest. We are glad that we have managed to pass the experience to you and even exceeded your expectations. Thank you for your overall rating of Grand Hotel Sofia as an excellent hotel. It... More

Belgium
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in the hotel for only one night on a Friday evening. Prices were affordable for a hotel with such standing. Very nice interior and large rooms. As compared to other hotels in Sofia, it's worth spending a small extra for what you get. will be my preferred hotel in Sofia now

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Petya A, Front Office Manager at Grand Hotel Sofia, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you so much for sharing your comments with us and for choosing Grand Hotel Sofia. We are proud of our property and your feedback shows that we have managed to pass the experience to our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back! Kind Regards, Petya Angelova Front Office Manager More

Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
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51 reviews 51 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I stayed here the night before leaving Sofia to return to the United States for Christmas. We thought we would treat ourselves to the best, and, from the style and luxury standpoint, this certainly is one of the best in Bulgaria's capitol. First, you really can't beat the decor. It is ornate and beautiful, and, also important,... More

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Petya A, Front Office Manager at Grand Hotel Sofia, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your comments on the Grand Hotel Sofia. We are thrilled that you have enjoyed our amenities and that our service team succeeded in turning your stay into a memorable experience. Our hotel offers free Wi-Fi and LAN internet access in the rooms; free of charge Wi-Fi access... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Grand Hotel Sofia was one of the best hotel experiences my family has had in years. Sofia is very compact and walkable, and Grand Hotel Sofia is central to every sight - it's no more than ten minutes walk from every tourist spot. We got a complimentary upgrade to a large corner suite with an anteroom, a palatial bathroom, a... More

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Petya A, Front Office Manager at Grand Hotel Sofia, responded to this review

Dear valued guests, I can’t begin to tell you how happy it made me to read about your experience at our hotel. The team here strives to make each guest experience as close to perfect as humanly possible. When we accomplish that goal we’ve done our job. The fact that you were mostly impressed by the service is our greatest... More

Greece
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45 reviews 45 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We spent 3 nights at this hotel. The location is great and they offer free parking space, which was one of the reasons we chose this hotel. The room was big, comfortable and clean. What we really didn't like was the fact that you can't open any windows and no fresh air enters the room. The hotel employees were nice... More

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Petya A, Front Office Manager at Grand Hotel Sofia, responded to this review

Dear valued guests, I would like to express my gratitude for taking the time to share the experience you have had at our hotel. Your comments regarding the breakfast are very much appreciated by the staff since this is what we are counting on in our ongoing efforts to improve the level of service that we provide. Do not hesitate... More

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Additional Information about Grand Hotel Sofia

Also Known As:
Sofia Grand Hotel
Address: 1, Gurko str., Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
Location: Bulgaria > Sofia Region > Sofia
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Sofia
#2 Family Hotel in Sofia
#2 Business Hotel in Sofia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Grand Hotel Sofia 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This five-star hotel's unique central location and easy access to major sights makes this an ideal choice when staying in Sofia. It offers extremely spacious rooms where to enjoy a 5-star level of luxury, style and comfort. The modern Convention Centre features 4 conference rooms, varying in size to accommodate from 10 to 150 delegates in different set-up. ... more   less 
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