I stayed in three rooms over five nights, in May and June 2013.
My initial stay was for three nights, and the place was full. I stayed in the cheapest room, a dark affair on the upper level, in the back, with leaky pipes in the bathroom (the floor was always wet). The next day, some people checked out, so I was able to move across the hall for two nights in my favorite room. The skylight provided light, but also more privacy compared with the other rooms which didn't have much for curtains on the windows. Later on, I stayed downstairs in a room with no privacy from the street or front door at night. I hung bed sheets and towels over the windows as makeshift curtains.
The rooms and bathrooms were clean. Toilet paper is provided, but not soap. Towels are available is requested.
There was an old desktop computer with a painfully slow internet connection.
Olga was very helpful in giving directions. Sometimes she was not there, and her colleague didn't seem to know as much about things tourists might be interested in.
It is easy walking distance from the Metro, and a bit farther from the train and bus stations. From the airport, take the airport bus to Eagles Bridge (Orlov Most), then take the Metro from Vassil Levski National Stadium to Lavov Most. It is much easier than taking a connecting bus as the hotel's website suggests and reduces walking time.
Also, The Rooms is not always staffed. Emailing or calling ahead is a good idea. On my return trip, I was the only guest, and once I arrived, the workers left. Anyone arriving unexpected would not be let in, even if rooms are available.
For the price, this is an excellent budget option.
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