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Hotel Lion

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   60 Maria Boulivard, Sofia 1202, Bulgaria
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Ranked #29 of 122 hotels in Sofia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kouvola, Finland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lion hotel is now located next to a major street construction, so the location is not the best possible. The taxi taking us there from the bus station took some extra 'sightseeing' before getting there. Therefore we were not pleased when the reception staff refused to call a taxi for next morning from a number our friend had given, just... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were picked up by the hotel and the airport. The driver was courteous and spoke some English. We had to pay him and not the hotel so make sure you have Levs or Euros ready to pay, they won't have change. The Hotel is in a slightly dodgy part of town but we had no problems at all, and... More

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Jerusalem, Israel
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived before the check in time and the man at the desk allowed us to check in early and go straight to our room. The room was big, nice and clean with a tall ceiling and nice curtains. There was also a sofa in the room as well. Our room was a corner one and it sits over two... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
35 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

has all you need for relaxing good wifi,tv,bigrooms,breakfast was disappointing (next door in a café)and the hotel is a 1 mile walk from staion ignore previous post I waked it with crutches,,,guy on reception very helpful and the change money at official rates and don't under value the rate like 99%of hotels...well done the lion

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I stayed here for one night, the room was nice, clean, all that was missing from the room was a hair drier. The view was not very nice, because I was not on the front side. The downside and a very big dissapointment for me was the food that we had at breakfast, I really hope it was just a... More

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Prilep, Republic of Macedonia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

I stayed here for 2 nights, 30th and 31st December, and I LOVED it! The staff is friendly, it is extremely quiet, clean, equipped and warm. In the hotel, there is a cake bar with a great breakfast menu and AMAZING cakes.Next to it is a KFC, a Dunkin' donuts and just a few steps further, there are 2 large... More

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Hotel is conveniently located between the bus/train station and central Sofia, roughly a 15 minute walk to either one. There are numerous trams that pass by just outside the and the subway station is just in front of the hotel. There's not much along the road toward the bus/train station but the other direction towards central Sofia provides some shopping,... More

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Nice hotel very big rooms and very clean, our room didnt have a view it looked on to a court yard,(look at the pics) but i must admit it was very very quite, we didnt go to stay in and look out of the window anyway. lol Breakfast, ummmmm personally i didn't rate the breakfast it had Feta cheese, tomatoes,... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Stayed in this hotel with a colleague during our short stay of 3nights. We arrived at the hotel at about 8pm odd. We felt welcomed by the guy working at the reception. He was very helpful patient in answering all our queries and doubts. The staff at the hotel were forthcoming and helpful. They allowed us to keep our belongings... More

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LionSofia, Manager at Hotel Lion, responded to this review

Dear Deen_Singapore, Thank you very much for your kind feedback! It’s always our pleasure to hear that our guests are satisfied with the service of our team, room ambiance and food quality. Thank you for the recommendations to your friends. For sure, our team will give them a warm welcome and the best possible service. We look forward to the... More

Trawden,Colne, England
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

From Sofia airport to the hotel by taxi cost 10Lev (approx. £9) We stayed at the Hotel Lion for 3 nights 4th -7th June. The Hotel Lion is centrally located by the Lavon Most Metro station and within easy walking distance of both the railway and bus stations. The receptionist on our arrival spoke good English. There is a lift... More

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Address: 60 Maria Boulivard, Sofia 1202, Bulgaria
Location: Bulgaria > Sofia Region > Sofia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Lion 3*
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