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Hotel Riu Helios

4.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Sunny Beach, Sunny Beach 8240, Bulgaria
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Ranked #7 of 204 hotels in Sunny Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
GeorgiP Sofia, Bulgaria
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Sofia, Bulgaria
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our 3rd stay at the hotel and was as great as always. Hotel has been renovated both inside and outside. Pool bar is brand new with exits to both the big and small pool. It is well decorated and it is used for both pool and evening bar. there is also a newly build brunch place just next... More

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Dover, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Fantastic hotel clean and comfortable, staff could not be more helpful if they tried, good range pool side activities during the day, choice of 2 specialist restaurants and buffet restaurant all serving good food 7/10 evening entertainment could be more suited to adults after kids show, great facilities. Recommended if going to sunny beach great vfm.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

We stayed at this Hotel for a week and the cannot fault the helpfulness of the staff. Food was a bit repetitive but good. The only problem was that my son who I had to pay full price for had to sleep on a camp bed which collapsed when he sat on it. After various trips to reception and speaking... More

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Spent 2wks here from 16th Sept2013. Weather was excellent until last 2 days when it was impossible to leave hotel due to downpours which apparently is common for the time of year. We had to request a room change on arrival as our balcony overlooked roof tops and we had no view of sea/pool or anything remotely connected with a... More

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Good food/drink/ clean great bar staff waiters and the animation team.Reception unfriendly Gergio in the main resturant rude the girl in the shop worse. The Rui class card they wipe off your points if you do not stay in a rui for two yrs so when you have a late check out as most of the flights are late here... More

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Sofia, Bulgaria
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

it was nice and pleasant ! :) The food was surprising delicious ! The meals were great ! The staff were cool :) The only thing is that there were too many bees ! And the hotel's guests were too insolent and put their towels on the lounges in the night before and all day long ! The hotel's manages... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

If you are going to make a career of model or just want to lose weight, it is not your place. But if you enjoy life, like delicious food and wine, sea, sun, good company, you are very welcome to the best hotel at Sunny Beach. The hotel personnel will make your stay very pleasant. Tips: 1. The best rooms... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

hotel was really lovely had a lovely break BUT when we arrived 9pm the bar was open but nothing to eat was just givin water the bar was open for drinks but no food we had to go out for food which was the last thing we wanted to do would of been happy with sandwich think they need to... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

My wife and I went to the Riu Helios, Sunny beach between 9th and 17th September...It was our 2nd visit to the hotel having went there in 2011. Difference being this time we took our 18month old boy. The main reason for returning was the last time it was such a fantastic experience we had to return. In 2011 we... More

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here 16th-23rd sept. 1st time in bulgaria but met several people who were returning not only to bulgaria, but also this hotel. Airport is small and not that clean on arrival. When departing it seems to be much nicer with 2 outdoor areas to sit and watch the planes from. Transfer took about 30mins on a nicely air conditioned... More

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Also Known As:
Riu Helios Hotel
Riu Helios Sunny Beach
Hotel Riu Helios Sunny Beach, Burgas Province, Bulgaria
Address: Sunny Beach, Sunny Beach 8240, Bulgaria
Location: Bulgaria > Burgas Province > Sunny Beach
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Sunny Beach
#5 Luxury Hotel in Sunny Beach
#7 Top resorts Hotel in Sunny Beach
#7 Romantic Hotel in Sunny Beach
#9 Family Hotel in Sunny Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Helios 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
* In the Sunny Beach resort area on the Black Sea * 5-story building * Situated on the beach front * 300 m from the center of Sunny Beach * 25 km from Burgas airport * Credit cards accepted: MasterCard, Visa ... more   less 
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