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Grand Hotel Sofia

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1, Gurko str., Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Ranked #3 of 122 hotels in Sofia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We (My Wife, Son & I) stayed at The Grand Hotel Sofia from August 23rd to August 30th. The Hotel was beautiful and the location was excellent. Short walk to most of the main downtown attractions. Staff were friendly and most had an excellent command of English. The Grand Café was an excellent place to relax morning, afternoon or evening... More

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our second visit to this wonderful hotel. The rooms and bathrooms are immaculate and extremely spacious. The service is impeccable. Tip: ask for a room on a high floor for the views. The only criticism is that breakfast is not value for money at 19 Euros a head, but you can have breakfast in the Grand cafe for... More

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Budapest, Hungary
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Rooms are really spacious, gives exclusive filling, staff is friendly and helpful. Everything in Sofia downtown is on walking distance. Close to some old churches and archeological sites. During the summer you could find nice bars and restaurants around.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is very central which is great since you can walk everywhere. You will only need a taxi to reach the central bus and train station and to the airport. The rooms are very spacious and nicely done. The bathroom id very big and clean. The beds are comfortable to sleep in. The breakfast is very good but you... 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 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 are delighted that you find our staff to be “professional and friendly” because it is people’s attitude that really... More

Helsinki, Finland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was a great experience on both times I stayed there. The rooms were very big and clean and well maintained. The lobby is not that attractive but the staff were nice and helpful. Breakfast was good. The hotel is located in the middle of the city and you are within walking distance from most places in the city.

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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 each of your stays at Grand Hotel Sofia and that our level of service surpassed your expectations. Thank you sincerely for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor and for commending our service team in this regard. Your kind recognition has been very well received. You... More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose the Grand Hotel Sofia for our 9 day stay in Sofia and our Wedding reception, I must say it was an excellent choice! The hotel was stunning and in a fantastic central location, lots of bars, restaurants and cafes surrounding the hotel. The staff were very polite, friendly, professional and all spoke perfect English. As it was for... More

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

Dear Valued Guest, I would like to thank you for sharing with the TripAdvisor readers your wonderful experience at the Grand Hotel Sofia. We were very proud to read that our friendly and efficient team and in particular Krisi Kovacheva exceeded your expectations. Once again, thank you for your visit and we look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you... More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the hotel for nearly 10 days and had our wedding reception there too- we had the most amazing time ever! The stuff are really friendly, all speak very good English. Our room was enormous (we stayed in a corner suite which was a free upgrade what a surprise that was!!!). We had breakfast included- buffet all you... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked through booking.com, i think a great value at 88E/n. Spacious and clean room, superb massage organized very quickly. Good room service food. Perfect central location. Extremely friendly staff with great English. Would 100% recommend.

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Sofia Region, Bulgaria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you for everything. The manager of the place who's name was Mr. Rusev was very nice. He helped me with places nearby to shop for things, good places to eat etc. I stayed at a single room. The room was really nice and clean. Bathroom was super clean too. You have free wifi access here. I really enjoyed my... More

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New York City, New York
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174 reviews 174 reviews
49 hotel reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a nice stay. Rooms were very large and clean. The hotel was located near the center a short walk from many museums and churches. About a 6 block walk from the start of the free walking tour - which seems to be a good proxy for where the walking center for a tourist is. In general I think... More

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Address: 1, Gurko str., Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
Location: Bulgaria > Sofia Region > Sofia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Grand Hotel Sofia 5*
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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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