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Arena di Serdica Residence Hotel

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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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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We stayed for four nights and enjoyed our time and loved the location. Unique Roman Ruins seen from the entry. Terrific breakfast buffet- all things Bulgarian. We had an easy time touring the city from this location. We would go back any time in Sofia.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

If you like history Arena di serdica is a must stay. History comes alive as you walk through and touch the ruins of the Roman arena at the ground floor of the hotel. You will love every spot of it. The rooms are spacious clean and beautifully decorated.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I wander the streets of this ancient city no longer! I have found a lovely place to stay. Built over and incorporating Roman ruins, this boutique hotel with its spa, gymnasium and great service provides the kind of experience the Romans would have understood. Rooms are spacious and well designed. The restaurant is very good. Warm black bread, fine local... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

As part of my booking with Arena di Serdica Residence Hotel, I arranged for a driver to pick me up from the airport and take me to the hotel and this service was outstanding. A very friendly driver by the name of Krum made sure I arrived safely and also made sure I made it back to the airport on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I have been lived here about 100 (yes, one hundred) days (during last year). Staff is very polite and friendly always. All defects in rooms are fixed very quickly. Breakfast is very tasty, it's possible to order some kind of meals - and it's no need to extra pay for ordered meal or coffee. Wi-fi is present, but if you... More 

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Lille, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Stayed here for one week, Excellent room what seemed more to be a suite, A separated salon part, and enormous bathroom with all the products and room available, The breakfast has to be mentioned, I ate more then I m used too in the morning, but all tasted was perfect, Going out in the evening was no problem in the... More 

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Pleven, Bulgaria
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

The hotel is located in the very central part of Sofia in a small and quite street. I stayed one night on business trip and had a nice, cozy and comfortable room. The bathroom has a big bath carbine equipped with 2 showers. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Wireless connection was smooth, reliable and without problems. The parking places... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The rooms (even the junior suites) are smaller than the average of a five-star. The junior suite does not have a separate room and you can hear the noises coming from the hall. The bathroom had regularly smells of cigarettes coming from the air-conditioning of the bathroom. The breakfast is average with almsot no fruits and the coffee does not... More 

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Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

I really like how the roman ruins are integrated in the hotel lobby. Our room and bathroom were pretty big but it was a bit cold inside. We stayed on a chilly December night and the ad was centrally maxed out at 24 degrees. The duvets were very small and just for a single person. The second one which was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Two night stay on business and had a nice room, Clean and comfortable. Good bathroom with nice big shower. Staff very friendly and helpful. At the time I stayed the restaurant upstairs was closed but I ate and had a few drinks downstairs and used the outside space to smoke a few cigar, food a service here very good. Nicely... More 

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

Dear Tim N, Thank you for taking time out of your day to review our hotel. It pleases us to know that you enjoyed our room and decoration. We appreciate your kind words regarding our lovely hosts and the excellent service they provided for you. We look forward to welcoming you back! From the Hotel Management More 

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