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“Journey back to the Soviet times” 2 of 5 stars
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Sun Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   89 Maria Luiza Blvd., Sofia 1202, Bulgaria   |  
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Ranked #88 of 124 Hotels in Sofia
Athens, Greece
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“Journey back to the Soviet times”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2008

Quite expensive for the value offered.
A very spartan hotel, remniscent of the soviet times - one would think it must be operating since then without a renovation! They said it was a historic building, but a lot more than the building was historic.
The rooms were very small and claustrophobic, with aging dark wood furniture, with lots of permanent marks. The bed was very narrow and sounded like it was going to break with every move i made. There was a huge wooden box in the rooms, that enclosed a non-operating fridge, and on top of it, a very small tv set.
The bathroom was even smaller. There was a strange opening on the side of the bathtub (on the outside of the tub wall), propably for easy access to the plumming - i assume they need it all too frequently. The heating pipes run awfully close to the toilet seat that touching them (and buring, in the winter months) was inevitable.
The rooms were not particularly clean - There were very clear signs of lack of attention.
The hotel's location, on one of the city's major streets and midway between the train station and the city center is a plus.
The breakfast was very elementary, "coffee or tea?".
The hotel has 3 floors of rooms, but no lift.
The staff was very helpfull, and some of them (not all) even spoke foreign languages (not english!).

  • Liked — location
  • Disliked — cleanliness, claustrophobic rooms
  • Stayed December 2007, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Address: 89 Maria Luiza Blvd., Sofia 1202, Bulgaria
Location: Bulgaria > Sofia Region > Sofia
Bar / Lounge Room Service
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Ranked #88 of 124 Hotels in Sofia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Sun Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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