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“A restful place for me” 4 of 5 stars
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Jasmin Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   126 Simeonovsko Shosse BLV, Sofia 1434, Bulgaria (Formerly BEST WESTERN Jasmin Hotel)   |  
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Ranked #34 of 124 Hotels in Sofia
Hamilton, Canada
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17 hotel reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
“A restful place for me”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2009

A very fine hotel with just a touch of hidden elegance. Wonderful staff, great food in the restaurants. I needed a clean, quiet, spacious place. This did it for me, and I will be back!

  • Stayed October 2009, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2009

Arrived in Sofia, got taxi from the airport, be very careful when getting taxi's there are alot "dodgy" ones out there and we paid through the nose to get to the hotel!!
On arrival staff were not the most friendly of people and didn't seem to like being questioned about what and why they are doing certian things, namely retaining passports etc!! when you have just be ripped off by a taxi driver my defences went straight up!!
Hotel booked taxi's fur us which was fine, no more beig ripped off!! We didn't eat in the hotel, we went to the restaurant over the road which was much more varied although the food was basic the portions were good.
Always keep tabs on your money and make sure you ask before ordering, this is a general rule for Bulgaria outside of the big resorts. We paid more for beer than what the hotel advertised it at and they refused to change the price.
Room was very nice, well decorated and spacious, can't fault that really, the staff just need some personality injected into them and customer service training.
As previously stated it is a long way from teh city centre and at no point did the hotel offer us a mini bus into the city.

  • Stayed March 2009, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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The Cotswolds, Gloucestershire
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Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2009

This hotel is situated in a nice residential area of the city of Sofia. It is, however, quite a way out from the city centre, about a 15 minute drive, but the hotel has a mini-bus that will take you into town and collect you again free of charge, whenever you want, which is excellent. The airport is also about a 15 minute drive and the hotel offers free airport transfers, both to and from the airport, again a huge bonus. The rooms are spot less, very well maintained and up to western standards. The double bed is huge. There is a television in the rooms and free internet access, with computers in the reception area for you to use if you do not have your own laptop. Rooms also have a mini-bar. The staff are very helpful and speak English. The hotel restaurant is also good. There is another restaurant just opposite the hotel building called Eco Jasmin and it is also good, but slightly cheaper than the hotel restaurant. Breakfast is included in the price and is perfectly adequate. Overall excellent value for money. Downside is as the hotel is in a residential area so there are no shops/ nothing to do locally around the hotel itself, need to travel into city centre either by car or the hotel mini-bus.

  • Stayed April 2009, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 126 Simeonovsko Shosse BLV, Sofia 1434, Bulgaria (Formerly BEST WESTERN Jasmin Hotel)
Location: Bulgaria > Sofia Region > Sofia
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #34 of 124 Hotels in Sofia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Jasmin Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 73
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