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Samokov Hotel

4.0 of 5
Main Street, Borovets 2100, Bulgaria
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Samokov Hotel
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Ranked #15 of 29 Hotels in Borovets
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Paul G Thorne, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Thorne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been to this hotel twice now, four years ago, then again in January 2015. If you want a hotel that is clean, with good facilities and reasonable food, then look no further. The location within resort is brilliant. We went for the skiing (for me) and the gym and pool (for the non-skiing wife). The hotel provides an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked our third trip to this hotel in Borovets Ski resort in Bulgaria. It is rated a five due to value for money, we booked a week in this hotel 22nd February 2015 for only £350 from Bristol, flight times were brilliant and the snow was superb and conditions were excellent. It is not the most challenging resort for... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have just arrived and at a glance the hotel seems OJ yet when we went for dinner the chicken and potatoes were Luke warm. Then we went to use the shower and the head fell off the wall hit my head. I lost my balance and realised the bath is unstable. There is water all over the floor coming... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

3rd year in a row at this hotel! Very basic & rooms dated but good friendly atmosphere. Location to slopes, bars & restaurants first class. Hotel food not the best but so cheap to eat out, would recommend that

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

The Samokov lived up to expectation on all aspects and having read previous reviews, I certainly agree with most of them. The rooms were clean and beds comfortable which is all you really need after a long day skiing and a heavy night boozing. The bathroom was a bit annoying in the sense that the bath had not been properly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We stayed here as a family of 4 - 2 adults and 2 teenagers February half term. Great choice location wise - right opposite the gondola. Hotel had own storage/hire for skis etc which was definitely a plus and this was always well looked after. The hotel was basic but you get what you pay for - If you are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here in the last week of Feb for a snowboarding holiday. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Weather was great, slightly foggy in the town but bright as a button once you was at the top of the gondola. Room: We stayed in room 567 with a balcony, had a great view of the slopes, the gondola is just across the... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Recently returned from our holiday at Samokov Hotel in Feb half term 2015. Have to say, I was very pleasantly surprised! Although the hotel was slightly dated, it was obviously amazing in its prime. There was tonnes of things to do, both in the hotel and in the town of Borovets just outside the door! The great thing was, everything... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Hotel average Resort average Ski conditions w/c 7th Feb 15. Fantastic!! Hotel out of soviet era built in 1986 but clean and fine. Located with ski hire underneath and across from the gondola with a 10min walk in boots to the Rila / beginner areas for more lifts. Hotel is large and impersonal; staff friendly in most places but dining... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the Samokov over the second week in Feb 2015. It's classed as a four star but would be a three star in the UK. Considering the low cost of the holiday (compared to skiing in France, Italy etc) and the value for money that you get in Bulgaria it was, overall, a good base and great place... More 

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