Diter is in a quiet residential side-street near the city centre. It has its own restaurant or there are some others just around the nearest corner. The pedestrianised area is 3 or 4 blocks away.
The first thing you notice is that the hotel has a guard just outside the (side) entrance.
The reception staff spoke English, it varied from good to much better than that.
I was not particularly happy with the room. It was a couple of yards from the restaurant and there was another building hardly any further away in front of the other window. The shower was strange but I managed to get it to work. At least there was a shower-cabin, something which is not a 'given' in Bulgaria.
Breakfast was a buffet but with minimal options. They covered the main bases though.
I don't know how much the group paid for the hotel, we did not use the restaurant.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- DITER business hotel is just a few minutes away from government and state institutions, major banks and offices.DITER is the nearest hotel to the European commission and the European Union representative office in Bulgaria. Within walking distance of the National Theatre, the National Palace of Culture and the main shopping street "Vitosha". The Airport is only 15 minutes away by car. The Vitosha Mountain, offering ski and other sports facilities is just 10 km from the hotel. The ideal location makes DITER hotel preferred place for business travelers. Built in the end of 19-th century and now after a complete renovation the building preserves the charm and spirit of the house. Since 1895 it was the residence of Todor G. Vlaykov - Bulgarian writer and politician.The building is a cultural memorial and embodies the charm and spirit of Old Sofia. A special corner dedicated to the memory of Todor G. Vlaykov has been set aside near the reception desk for the benefit of our guests. The name "DITER" holds a special meaning. It is derived from the first letters of the names of the owner` s family. DITER hotel is built on 3 floors. It is equiped with an elevator, free Wi-Fi internet - unlimited use, offers 21 rooms - 7 singles, 6 twins, 6 doubles and 2 suites, 24-hour security and front desk, restaurant with garden, air-conditioned public areas with anti-fire control system and wireless internet. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Diter Hotel Sofia