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Hotel Balkan

3.0 of 5 82 Rousse bld, Pleven 5800, Bulgaria
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Graz, Austria
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71 reviews 71 reviews
20 hotel reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The name fits: this hotel is Balkan all the way. Built in the style of the Communist era and could count as a period piece: pseudo-elegance gone a bit shabby with time. The staff are friendly, polite and helpful, speak some English. The room and bath were clean enough and everything was in reasonable working order. The hotel is quite... More 

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Pleven, Bulgaria
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7 reviews 7 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

The first impression comes from the friendly people that are very polite and friendly. The tall building and the view from the top floors is incredible, you can see the amaizing city.As a bonus to that it is very cheap and have a restaurant.

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Burgas, Bulgaria
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

I stayed one night in dbl room on 11th floor. This is large socialistic hotel with renovations. Higher floors give you good panoramic view over the town. Rooms are large with standart decor. There is panoramic restaurant on the top floor. I stayed before in another hotel in Pleven, but there is big difference between two hotels. I recommend Balkan... More 

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127 reviews 127 reviews
69 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012 via mobile

From your first breath you can feel the history of the hotel- build as fansy socialistic building, today the hotel is equipped with a/c, free wifi everywhere and polite staff. But it is still oldish. The rooms are combination of soc tales in the bathroom and LCD tv in the room. The best part is the price, so the value... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Very tall soviet block of a hotel. Staff friendly enough with good english . Room renovated a few years ago and pefectly acceptable. Breakfast typically cold buffet and adequate.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012 via mobile

Old hotel and the prices a higher than other much better hotels in Bulgaria.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2010

The hotel has 4 different kinds of rooms- renovated or non-reno, and air-conditioned or non-ac. The non-reno/non-ac are obviously the cheapest. We got a non-reno with ac room, but the ac didn't work. Fortunately it was a cool night for August. The non-reno rooms are really old, but clean. I'm sure the reno rooms are nice. The elevator is super... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2008

My husband me and his parents stayed at the hotel for 1 night. We supposed to sleep there 2 nights but after we saw the situation in the hotel we decided do not waste more time there. The location is bad - not so close to the city-center. The stuff is old and doesn't speak any English. The building is... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2007

i checked in for one night at the balkan hotel, 'cause i had no choice but to stay one night in pleven.It was a horror experience.I can't imagine why i had two doors in the bathroom, and when i opened one it was a wall of bricks....I don't know what was that electronic thing that repalced the nightstand next to... More 

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Address: 82 Rousse bld, Pleven 5800, Bulgaria
Location: Bulgaria > Pleven Province > Pleven
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Balkan 3*
Number of rooms: 226
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