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California Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   30 Bigla St, Sofia 1407, Bulgaria
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Ranked #54 of 120 hotels in Sofia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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76 reviews 76 reviews
35 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We paid around 40 euros per night for the room(but we had a Bulgarian local book the room for us) The hotel rooms have definitely seen better days and décor is not modern as such. But the room is very clean and the coffee they serve is delicious. The staff is very friendly and I think it is a family... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

I have stayed in quite a few hotels in Bulgaria now and this one is by far the best for the money. It is clean, comfortable and most of all in a nice quiet area. After staying in several places that made you think your room was millimeters away from a major motorway or 24 hour tram line I was... More

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Ashdod, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

Stayed in de luxe room. Very good hotel at a very good price. Location is fine, not downtown but metro station is 5 mins walk away,about 7 minutes away from city center. The room was big enough and very clean .In room there is always soap, shampoo,clean towels. Free WIFI in the lobby and rooms. The hotel staff is very... More

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13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

A nice but whacky hotel. It has no end of lights and switches in the room. Quite a few don't work anymore. We had a balcony. It is located in a quiet area, leafy suburb. The staff was very helpful and spoke good English. Our shower was one of those pods. it was old and the only thing that worked... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

I've stayed in this hotel when I was in Sofia to see FIVB World League Finals 2012. Room was spacious with balcony. Surrounding area was very quiet but it was quite far to the centre and to the buses. On the other hand tram stop was close and taxis in Sofia are cuite cheap. Bathroom was ok but I would... More

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

It was our first trip to Bulgaria - and heed the warnings to get a licensed taxi from the airport or you may be stung with a 50euro trip instead of a 5euro trip. This hotel is located in a residential area - walking distance from a large shopping centre (where you can go see movies in English with Bulgarian... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

I stayed here as i had business in Lozenets. It is fine for that. There is no other reason to be here. Cheap and clean. Wifi poor. breakfast not good.

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Hayes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2011

The hotel is situated in a reasonably quiet residential area. The taxi from the airport cost about £6, but make sure you use 'OK' taxi service, desk in arrivals lounge, The reception girl was very pleasant, other staff more aloof. The hotel is very clean and bedrooms a good size, certainly larger than most hotels I have stayed in. There... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2011 via mobile

The hotel is very average. The facilities in the hotel were not great, having to hold the shower whilst having a shower is not a great start. The food is very average and the breakfast well that is not nice. Location- not very central and beware of the taxis, if they hear English being spoken, the price doubles!!!! Whilst in... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2011

the best thing about this hotel for me was the staffs attitude and helpfullnes first class did not eat there but spoke to a couple who did and they said it was very good a fair walk to the center of sofia but the hotel will ring a taxi for you which are very cheap would defianately stay here agan

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Also Known As:
California Hotel Sofia
Address: 30 Bigla St, Sofia 1407, Bulgaria
Location: Bulgaria > Sofia Region > Sofia
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #54 of 120 hotels in Sofia
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Hotel Class:3 star — California Hotel 3*
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