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LION Hotel Bansko

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Georgi Nastev Str., Bansko 2770, Bulgaria
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Athens, Greece
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The hotel is big enough so it has many room types. We have booked a triple superior room. Our room was very nice and big enough, the only problem with this room was the fact that it was in the corner it was very cold in the night. We went to the reception to ask if they have something like... More

Sofia, Bulgaria
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I was there on a team building event organised by our company. I was really disappointed in the furniture in some of the rooms, the food is not very tasty and the staff is not very polite. For this price I would recommend another hotel...

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I statyed at the hotel a couple of years ago as part of a Crystal Ski package. Hotel Lion is in a great location, not too far but not too near Bansko town, and about 10 mins (slow) walk to the gondola - perfect! My package was half board and although I ate out most nights, the food I did... More

Paris, France
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I will definitely stay here again if I ever end up back in Bansko. Rooms are spacious and clean. Nice restaurant and bar. Food is generally pretty good. The spa was great - includes a sauna, steam room, hammam, pool etc. Staff are nice (if not a bit sleep deprived looking most of the time). Conveniently located near the gondola... More

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We stayed at the Hotel Lion Bansko between 3rd and 10th March 2014. This was our first trip to Bansko and it did not disappoint! The hotel is no more than 10 minutes (at most) on foot from town and the gondola station (ideal location) however the hotel run a shuttle bus to the gondola station also. Our room (a... More

Trowbridge
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

This was our first visit to Bansko and the Hotel Lion was typical of other Bulgarian Hotels we have stayed in before at other ski resorts. We booked a late deal through Easyjet holidays so we expected a no frills holiday but was again pleasantly surprised. The rooms were warm, clean and modestly furnished. The pool was a little cold... More

Queensferry, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014 via mobile

Pleased to say even with all the pleasant reviews on here, the hotel outdid itself. I stayed here the first week of March with my friend, we had a lovely room on the top floor, extremely spacious, clean, and furnished well. The hotel was always warm throughout, even in the lobby area where you just walk in and was lovely... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Good healthy food, nice and clean. However, so noisey especially if you have a room downstairs. Good for families or large parties, but not quite as good if you want to chill with a bit of piece and quiet.

Dallas, Scotland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

lovely modern hotel clean and spacious,staff are very frendly and helpfull. Nice swimming pool and sauna and steam room.good quality food and a very good bar. Stayed here with freinds in the middle of feburary and would certainly come back.

Wales
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Stayed at The Hotel Lion last week for a week - 11 year old,14 year old and 2 adults- overall was a very good stay - Booked into a family room which was very spacious, we arrived from Gatwick at around 0030- was greeted with a glass of sparkling wine and a bag which contained a sandwich and an apple... More

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Address: Georgi Nastev Str., Bansko 2770, Bulgaria
Location: Bulgaria > Blagoevgrad Province > Bansko
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — LION Hotel Bansko 4*
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The four star LION Hotel Bansko starts December 2005 in one of the most beautiful and peaceful spots of the country - Bansko resort - the newest and most modern ski resort in Bulgaria. Hotel Lion offers a full range of services and amenities to provide you a memorable gateway experience. The hotel has 190 rooms in different room categories: single rooms, double rooms, studios and luxurious apartments, offering comfort and privacy for your stay. Each guest room features private bathroom with a bath-tub and hairdryer, satellite TV, mini bar and direct telephone ... more   less 
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