My boyfriend and I stayed in one of the 8-bed dorms in late September, as we only had a quick overnight in Sofia and didn't want to spend too much. We regretted this decision for the rest of the trip! The dorm was INFESTED with bedbugs. I woke up with over 15 painful bites, and there was one crawling on my bag, then we later found one on the inside of my boyfriend's sweatshirt after we had left. Having had some experience with bedbugs before, I knew this was a sign of a serious infestation. We had to spent the next TWO days of our vacation throwing things away and de-contaminating all of our belongings, which was both time consuming and costly. Not to mention the paranoia for the rest of the trip that we would bring the bedbugs back home with us. Also, the bar outside is loud at night and the free breakfast is only white bread toast with butter. NOT worth it! The bathroom did not have soap or toilet paper and was dirty. Only kudos is for good wi-fi in the rooms and lounge area, plus we found an excellent restaurant down the street (Raffys).
- Also Known As:
- Art Hotel Sofia
- Art Hotel
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Join us at the Art-Hostel for the unique experience that we create, now for more than 11 years, offering art events to travellers from all over the world.We are people who like to mingle with others, so if you like to share your beer with locals, then we're the right place for you.The Art-Hostel is situated in the very heart of the city and offers dorms and private rooms, all with breakfast; social bar-gallery space and the best hidden inner yard you can find in Sofia. Wi-Fi everywhere.What the “Guardian” says for us is: “Explore and enjoy a Parisian mentality and a Russian thirst for liquor in the centre of Sofia. Probably the best hostel in Europe ... more less
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