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Ski Bansko

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Good ski area. Good quality services.

Good ski area. Good quality services. Ski rental offices in the area. Cheap prices. Good hotels... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alex R
Bucharest, Romania
via mobile
Significantly Exceeded Expectations

Had read many of the awful reviews before visiting so felt a bit apprehensive, however, was very... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2018
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Pirin Street 119, Bansko 2770, Bulgaria
+359 88 851 6931
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good ski area. Good quality services. Ski rental offices in the area. Cheap prices. Good hotels, bars and restaurants very near.

Thank Alex R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The site is well organised, not too crowded. My kids (ages 11-21) took the guided group classes and found them useful. Easy to find accommodation in a walking distance from the Gondola, but there are also shuttles. Many stores to rent all the equipment you...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Where do I start? - Only one lift to go up to the main ski area which typically has a queue for about 1.5 hours and then you get to the ski area and there a queues like you have never seen before. Truly awful!...More

5  Thank Andrew W
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Had read many of the awful reviews before visiting so felt a bit apprehensive, however, was very pleasantly surprised. Queued for the region of 30 min for the gondola at 9am in March (9th-10th) but there were no queues on the mountain. Slopes were mostly...More

Thank 29CF29
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Visted bansko ski resort from 08/02/18 till 16/02/18. A beautiful ski resort. We as a family loved it. Highly recommended you will not be disappointed.

Thank Syndyze M
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Bansko is a small city for ski and snowboard lovers, very cheap and nice. The site is about 70 km of snow routes located around beautiful trees. a great site to start snowboarding and even a weekend can be cool for it.

Thank daudi555
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

This place has changed for the worst, I have the feeling the gondolas are deliberately slowed down to push forward the development of a new gondola. Not the right approach as this pushed people away not towards. We queued for nearly 2 hrs in the...More

Thank Nick B
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Highly recommend Bansko Ski Center. Let start from beginning. Plenty hotels, near Gondola, lot of rental for ski equipment. Ok, you will rent average ski equipment but for couple days fair enough. Now Gondola, you have to wait up to 1h but still I was...More

Thank djale69
Reviewed July 18, 2018

I went as a group of 14, aged between 20 and 30 and skiing/boarding experience from first timers to very advanced. The town itself is great! cheap food and drink, good night life, not much more you can ask for really! The negatives I read...More

1  Thank Josh M
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

We had fantastic days in the slopes of Bansko. The area is very nice and all the lifts are new. Only back draw is the queue to get up to the slopes. The cabin car is just too slow. But once up just fantastic!!

Thank Stefan A
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April 9, 2018|
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Response from iceman_icestreet | Reviewed this property |
if you mean at the signs saying PHOTO, this is commercial and the photos can be viewed / purchased at the entrance to the gondola
March 18, 2018|
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Response from Chris M | Reviewed this property |
Snow will be good for beginners, the 7km ski road alone will keep you busy and that’s covered by snow cannons. Ski schools are busy if you can afford private instructor go for it. It will be no where’s near as expensive as... More
March 13, 2018|
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Response from alek71 | Reviewed this property |
Very usual closing is on Tomba (black run) and some times on Stara Kotva.