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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Helsinki, Finland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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London, United Kingdom
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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
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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
113 helpful votes 113 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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Nahariya, Israel
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large rooms , all stuff very useful for any help you need . Highly recommend ! just in the center all what you need is around you security team very good . Must also say that Kalin K. Sales manager , do all what he can to welcome you and to make sure that you are Satisfied

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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 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 are a... More

leics. UK
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived into Sofia from the UK on a glorious hot May day. The hotel was very easy to find in the heart of the city & valet parking was superb. The foyer is most impressive as was the large high floor room facing the main street with snow capped mountains a distant view. The bathroom was particularly plush if perhaps... More

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

Dear 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 service team to be "superb" because it is people’s attitude that really make the... More

Turku, Finland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel has indeed earned its stars. The rooms are spacy, clean and cosy and the service is smooth and highly professional. The breakfast buffet doesn't leave much to wish. The only thing that was a bit annoying and confusing was the fact that the breakfast was served in different restaurants each morning.

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

Dear Henrik W, Thank you so much for sharing your comments with us and for choosing Grand Hotel Sofia. We are delighted that you find our staff to be “highly professional” because it is people’s attitude that really make the difference. We hope that it will not be long before your travel plans take you back to Bulgaria. We will... 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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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
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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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