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Arena di Serdica Residence Hotel

5.0 of 5 Budapeshta Street 2, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Haifa, Israel
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Having read previous TripAdvisor reviews of this hotel, I followed the overall praises and booked it for 3 nights. Well, we were far from being disappointed. The hotel is indeed lovely. Centrally located, yet in a quiet internal street. The room was clean, spacious, nicely designed and well equipped. The hotel has an environment-friendly policy regarding bed sheets replacement, which... More 

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

Dear ShlomoEshet, We are delighted to know that you were pleased with your room, amenities, and breakfast. It also thrills us to know that you enjoyed our decor, friendly team members. It will be our pleasure to have you as guests at Arena di Serdica hotel again. From the Hotel Management More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Very central hotel in Sofia. Roman amphitheater uncovered below hotel and well integrated into hotel design and spa and wellness center. Excellent rooms and amenities. Breakfast buffet quite expansive. Only negative was trying to use sauna and steam room and told they needed 30 minutes to turn it on. Saving energy maybe, but was inconvenient for the guest. Old Town... More 

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

Dear ericgadrner, Thanks for taking the time to post and for the compliments about our room amenities. I apologize that you have experienced inconvenience about the usage of the sauna and steam bath. Look forward to welcoming you back. From the Hotel Management More 

Jerusalem, Israel
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This is a really very good 5 Star Hotel: the room, the furniture, the bathroom (one of the best showers I've ever seen); the way they managed to preserve the Roman Arena in the foundations. Everything in this Hotel is done with serious - and even with a bit of aristocratic - taste. If there is something to correct this... More 

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

Dear Reuven34, I am incredibly pleased that you had such a wonderful stay with us at Arena di Serdica Hotel! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. It is great that you found our showers ideal, architecture and reception staff incredible. Thank you for your remark about the tea hot water at the breakfast room... More 

Cayman
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103 reviews 103 reviews
32 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Location wise, it's outstanding. (You are near anything nice you can think of. )So are the remaining parts of the Roman amphitheatre full on display and giving the hotel amazing charm! The beds are great and the rooms are spacious and bright. In my opinion, it's more between an upper 3 star hotel or 4 star hotel if you want.... More 

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

Dear Audria, Thank you for sharing your feedback concerning your recent experience at our property. I am sorry to hear that the breakfast and the interior did not meet your expectations. I would like to inform you that our property is strictly non-smoking. The umbrellas on the ground on the terrace were there due to severe weather conditions at that... More 

Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The hotel has great location in the city center. The level of service is high but the building is quite wornout. The same goes for the hotel rooms but I must admit that the room sizes are big and equiped with high quality cosmetic material. I won't hesitate to stay in this hotel if I go to Sofia again.

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

Dear Alpaslan T, Thank you very much for your feedback. We are working on improving the quality of the exterior and interior of the building, since renovation is always needed in every few years. We will be happy to meet you here again! More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We arrived in Sophia after a very long night of traveling. We were tired and in much need of rest. We had to wait about 10 minutes for our room and the staff upgraded us to a suite. The breakfast was nice, and the hotel is located within walking distance of everything. It is a perfect place to stay in... More 

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

Dear Gypsy22872, I appreciate your feedback. I am happy to see that you were accommodated well and getting a free upgrade made you feel satisfied. The good location of the hotel is always appreciated from our guests. Hope to have you back in Arena di Serdica again! More 

Barcelona, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We stayed at Arena di Serdica for two nights and we enjoyed it very much. It is situated on a quiet street in the heart of Sofia, close to all the sights that could be reached on foot. Moreover there are remains of a large roman building inside the hotel that could be seen. The room was spacious and the... More 

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

Dear ElenaMants, Thank you for your kind remarks. Our location in the heart of the city makes the hotel a desirable place to stay in. The Roman ruins give us additional charm. I am glad that you got professional service from our staff. This means a lot to us. I hope you come back soon! More 

Ljubljana, Slovenia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We stayed in the hotel for 4 nights, it is located close to city center. It has all the standard services you expect from hotel. Best surprise was really good dining at hotel restuarant and good selection of international and bulgarian wines.

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

Dear Luba_Uram., Thank you very much for the kind feedback. I am glad to see that our restaurant service was good for you. We are doing our best to satisfy every requirement of our guests. Hope to have you back in our hotel soon! Eli Stoilova Front Office Manager More 

London
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This splendid hotel is situated on a quiet street in the best neighborhood in town, and is still close to all points of interest. The rooms are spacious and well appointed, and the bathrooms are luxurious. The staff are very affable and attentive, and our best meal during our visit was at their Terrazzo restaurant, where we had a feast... More 

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

Dear NY-LON-PB., Thank you very much for the detailed review. Your feedback is very valuable to us and make us more self-confident before the competition. Hope to have you back soon! Eli Stoilova Front Office Manager More 

Georgia
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
30 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Arena di Serdica is perfectly positioned for a visit to Sophia. Right in the middle of town within walking distance of all the sights yet located on a side street away from city traffic noise, just about perfect. Would love to give it an excellent rating and perhaps compared to other Sophia hotels it probably is but the facility is... More 

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

Dear rosegrwr., Thank you very much taking the time to share your experience. Location is priority number one to our hotel chain. Arena di Serdica is hotel combined with different senses like: age, because of the amphitheatre, and at the same time luxury and cosiness. Your remark is valuable to us. Hope to have you back in our hotel soon!... 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*
Number of rooms: 63
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