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Hotel Ela Borovets

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2010 Samokov, Borovets, Bulgaria
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Ranked #14 of 29 hotels in Borovets
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
naj66 Manchester, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Both my partner and I stayed here last year great location and also the police station is in the hotel, the conditions were not good, the rooms in the 3*** are basic we and mean basic. If you want more of a 4* room then you will need to up grade and pay, this seems to be a 'thing' in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

The location is excellent, very close to the Gondola, the main beginner slopes, Rila hotel ski depot, etc.. All the bars and restaurants are nearby. The rooms are big and the heating worked very well. We never felt cold once in the room..We were always looking forward to going back to the room because the room was so warm. The... More

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We travelled as a group of 7 with two twin rooms and a triple. The hotel had been well described by other reports on TA and therefore the hotel Ela was much as expected - all 3 were good size rooms with shower. Nothing special but totally acceptable. Lots of hot water, intermittent house keeping and generally clean. Quality of... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I don't normally write reviews after holidays, however, after some of the reviews I have read about Hotel Ela, I thought I should write one to give the place some well-deserved credit. Ela is obviously a 3* hotel and therefore it is never going to be luxurious. However, for the price we paid I believe we got very good value... More

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Salford, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

Reasonable place to stay, cheap and cheerful. Rooms are more than adequate after all you Ski, shower do some Apres and sleep. Found a great place to hire Skis " Sunniski", best waxed ski's I have hired, also rewaxed again midweek.Nice small local bar attached to boot room, well worth a look, you will not find better ski hire in... More

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

just arrived back from a stay at the ela hotel, we only stayed 4 nights and found the room fine, abit tatty but clean enough. floor in entrance hall needs replacing. sheets and duvet only just cover the bed, very warm rooms no need for the heating on. foods was suprisingly good. not a lot of choice and beware the... More

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12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Staff were helpful, very basic rooms and warm. We have stayed in Borovets 5 times and even the better hotels are basic. For the money we paid I am not sure if the difference between the hotels is worth the extra. I would stay again? Yes. I just wished there was more snow o well

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Stayed here last week Jan 2014. The reception area is spacious and there is a bar...watch the cocktails! They say they have 100s and do 2 for 1 all day...which is true but only on a very select range! Bar prices are NOT cheapest in resort so be careful!! The rooms are functional but small. Beds are low and firm... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

We were shown to a mouldy room the shower was also black with mould the staff were indifferent to our concern about sleeping in such conditions. We were given no help finding another hotel but eventually a friendly taxi driver came to our rescue. Do not stay here if you value your health

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London, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

This hotel is ideal for couples. It's basic 3 star. Clean ,warm (little too warm) friendly , food was a little bizarre , but hot tasty , breakfast could improve , but as some one said if you stay in either a 5* or 1* the food is the same. ... We enjoyed the stay. Lots of english footie available... More

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Address: 2010 Samokov, Borovets, Bulgaria
Location: Bulgaria > Sofia Region > Borovets
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Ela Borovets 3.5*
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