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Holiday Village Diplomat

blvd Nikola Petkov N. 51 | Gorna Bania, Sofia 1614, Bulgaria
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Ranked #109 of 124 Hotels in Sofia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

Otherwise AVOID this dump. We have stayed here a few times in the last few years and nothing has been improved. Not even the dust under the beds. The black Mold in the bathrooms has also developed quite nicely since our last stay. If it wasn't for the hygiene I would give it 2 stars, but alas it barely makes... More 

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Gdansk, Pomorskie, Poland
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

in September 2011 and went to friends wedding and wedding to sofi. at breakfast which women were cleaning rooms for wedding guests robbed at around 500 euros. We reported the theft to the police, but this did not come. The hotel manager knew that women steal. after an argument and threats to report the tithes to put away our money.... More 

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Strijen
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

We stayed 4 nights as part of our 2 month roundtrip in Eastern Europe. The location is about 7 kilometers from the centre, so choose wisely. We had a car, so that was no problem. We preferred a quiet area, and went also for the swimming pool. The pool is great, our kids loved it. The apartments are also very... More 

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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165 reviews 165 reviews
25 hotel reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Clean and basic room - spacious and warm. Unfortunately no tea and coffee. making facilities If you wanted a bath - brilliant - but take your own plug! If you want a shower - be prepared for the bathroom area to be soaked as no shower curtain. Room serviced daily - hotel reception friendly and helpful Breakfast ; Oh Dear... More 

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

We planned our trip for tennis on May 2012. As we were 4, we got villa for our stay - I would say an excellent place for staying. Large lounge, two sleeping rooms, two showers and so on... Friendly staff helped with each and every small problem.

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Wien
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61 reviews 61 reviews
36 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

We stayed at the hotel because we were guests at a wedding that took place there. The wedding itself was great and staying therefore was convenient and also totally ok. However, if I'd go to Sofia for leisure or business, I would not recommend that hotel. The reasons are: - if you've stuff to do in Sofia, the hotel is... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012 via mobile

nice place a bit away from the city with a feeling of a tennis camp. the included breakfast is a bit slim but you can cool off in the pool.

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Copenhagen
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2011

Holiday village diplomat is a very nice hotel. The staff are friendly and helpful, even if their English could be a little better. The hotel is situated around 20 minutes drive from the city centre, but is surrounded by greens and has a nice pool, so if you're looking for a relaxing holiday - like we were - this is... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
23 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2010

This complex is not as far away from the city center as I had read. The biggest problem is that it is pretty hard to find if you don't know the area or you didn't view its precise location on the map because it has another firm written at the entrance. It has many buildings, one for reception, one for... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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62 reviews 62 reviews
49 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2009

Where do you start with this hotel or holiday complex. When we stayed there it was one big building site. Our rooms were large but souless and empty. Beds were hard. There were no instructions anywhere on how to use the phone to call for more pillows. On check out we were asked if all was OK and lack of... More 

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