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Hotel Riu Helios

4.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Sunny Beach | Bulgaria, Sunny Beach 8240, Bulgaria
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Ranked #6 of 204 hotels in Sunny Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We are frequent RIU holiday guests and booked this hotel as it was such good value with Thompsons. I'll get the negatives out of the way first. UK flights to Bulgaria are late and through the night which is fine. The real problem with the Thompsons rep at this hotel is that she fails to recognise that you don't actually... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and the wife had a week here and it wasamazing. Ignore the bad reviews, they are just moaning. The room was comfortable, clean and spacious. The bar staff always kept drink topped up, the entertainment was lively with plenty to do. The beach is a fewsteps from the hotel, with restaurants and bars within walking distance. Very family friendly... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a fantastic hotel. The hotel staff are all very friendly and accommodating. We were a party of 8 (Family Holiday), all vegetarians, the hotel manager Rumi & restaurant manager George, made sure there were always vegetarian options as well as allowing us to make special requests. They made vegetarian fired rice, avocado sushi, veg noodles especially for us.... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had great time here,staff were very friendly and couldnot do enough for us.food and entertainment were good.bar staff kept your glass fill all the time.We had a room on the 4th floor, on the south side with a view of the beach. when we arrived we had a small problem the our booking but they sorted it out there... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My 3 friends and I stayed for 1 week mid-July for our yearly party holiday! Perfect location, 30 seconds from all the action. We stayed all inclusive which was the best idea we had.... All pre drinks sorted!!! Surprisingly we were allowed to order 5/6 drinks each and take them up to our hotel room before we went out about... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my boyfriend booked this hotel only 2 weeks before we went. We were not sure what to expect but it looked the nicest hotel out of all of the hotels in sunny beach. We were certainly not disappointed!! It is certainly one of the nicest hotel I have ever stayed in! We did not pay for a pool... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 days at this hotel and we wad a great experience. The room was nice with a nice sea view, even if our room was exactly in a corner at 45degres from another room ,because of the construction of the hotel , but if you are friendly you can chat a little bit with your neighbours...:))The food is... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose this hotel based on the fact I have stayed with Riu chains before and know they always offer great quality, hospitality and I trust the partnership they have with Thomson's. On check in I handed my Riu Gold member card over so to have points added for my stay, the reception staff looked very confused and were not... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've come to the conclusion, after reading reviews on here, that I must be getting very picky in my old age. We stayed at the helios for 1 week from 4th August for our anniversary. Initially, we were very impressed, bigger room than expected, bottle of champagne, glasses and a lovely note waiting for us. That's where our good experience... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To be honest, we had been given mixed reviews about Bulgaria and Sunny Beach but it was an all inclusive holiday that was much cheaper than most parts of Europe so we thought we would give it a go. We got there at 3am in the morning and thought that the hotel staff would be on a Skelton crew. However,... More

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Address: Sunny Beach | Bulgaria, Sunny Beach 8240, Bulgaria
Location: Bulgaria > Burgas Province > Sunny Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Helios 4*
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Riu Helios Sunny Beach
Hotel Riu Helios Sunny Beach, Burgas Province, Bulgaria

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