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Arena di Serdica Residence Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Budapeshta Street 2, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel is centrally located and I was able to walk to the downtown area for meetings and meals. This is a beautiful hotel. Very clean. Staff members were professional. The bed was comfortable. The bathroom had a wonderful tub and a separate shower. The breakfas was ample.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is excellent, big and comfortable rooms, super good bathrooms. It's on great location, in city center. Good breakfast included in price. Interesting food in restorant. Very helpful and friendly hotel staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel is wonderful, staff was super kind, I really recommend it! Hotel is in the city center, bank just around the corner, rooms were clean, breakfast good, all over hotel there is free wi-fi signal, close to the airport.

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Bonheiden Belgium
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23 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent hotel at an excellent location. Very good spacious rooms. Friendly staff. Breakfast was very good, we had lunch as well, also very good. I've booked a shuttle from the airport, perfect service. Just be aware that a regular taxi is less expensive than the hotel service. On my last day (a Sunday), the service was a little bit less,... More

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San Diego, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Walking distance to all the historical and other points of interest. Rooms were spacious and comfortable. Primary guests seemed to be either there on government or other business--not just tourists--which contributed to very nice breakfast array with excellent service. Free parking in a city was a big plus.

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Fethiye, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I got a very cheap quote for a five-star hotel like this from booking.com and spent 2 nights in this hotel in Dec 13. Hotel's location is quite good and easy to find. You don't need any public transportation when discovering Sofia. Staff was very helpful to guide you. There were a few breakfast options and it was quite satisfactory.... More

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Burgas, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Nice staff! Location in the centre of the city in quiet street. Very good decorated and clean rooms. Very good and generous breakfast. Free enclosed parking. Everything was perfect. For sure I will return there. I would like to recommend this hotel to anyone!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Wonderful, faultless stay at the Arena di Serdica. Although the reception staff could be a bit more pleasant and weloming, our room was ready a little early, which by the way, was remarkably spacious. Although the view wasn't much to write home about, the bathroom was delightfully swank. However, by far, the most memorable part of the stay was the... More

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Washington, DC
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11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

My husband and I stayed here in May 2014 for one night. We must have been bumped up into a larger room because we stayed in an absolutely enormous three room suite, which had a very nice bathroom (rain shower, huge bath tub) and very comfortable bed. The rooms are furnished more like an old school hotel -- lots of... More

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FPI-Hotels, Front Office Manager at Arena di Serdica Residence Hotel, responded to this review

Dear dcgirl_8, Thank you for sharing your feedback. Sometimes we upgrade guest in suites free of charge and I am happy to hear that you enjoyed it. Hope to see you again on your next trip to Sofia. Kind Regards, Eli Stoilova Front Office Manager Arena di Serdica Residence Hotel e-mail: e.stoilova@arenadiserdica.com More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The general hospitality of Arena Serdica Residence Hotel was a wonderful return to old fashioned, genuine service. My single room was spacious, quiet and simply decorated. The small gym in the basement (ROMAN RUINS!), though small, had everything you need.

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FPI-Hotels, Front Office Manager at Arena di Serdica Residence Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Paul, Thank you for the kind review. It is always a pleasure to hear such positive comments about our hotel. I am also glad that you were impressed by the roman ruins. The amphitheater of Serdica is definitely our pride! We all look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind Regards, Eli Stoilova Front Office Manager Arena di Serdica... More

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Address: Budapeshta Street 2, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Location: Bulgaria > Sofia Region > Sofia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Arena di Serdica Residence Hotel 5*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style
#1 Spa Hotel in Sofia #4 Romantic Hotel in Sofia #4 Business Hotel in Sofia #5 Luxury Hotel in Sofia #7 Family Hotel in Sofia
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Arena di Serdica is the newest 5 star Residence Hotel in Sofia affiliated to the FPI Hotels & Resorts chain.Strategically located in the heart of the city, right next to the main states institutions, business centers and banks, as well as to the cultural and historial places of interest in Sofia, the luxurious Arena di Serdica Residence Hotel Sofia is excellent choice for business and cultural trips. ... more   less 
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