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It is the ski courort with the beat weather in the winter in Bulgaria. Most of the days are sunny... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
Sofia, Bulgaria
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[25M] First time skiing

We flew with a company from Belfast to Hotel Snezhanka for a week that included flights, hotel... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
Dean M
Newry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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In the Rhodope Mountains | 85 km south of Plovdiv, Smolyan 4700, Bulgaria
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Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

It is the ski courort with the beat weather in the winter in Bulgaria. Most of the days are sunny. The pista are long and one of the best. You have green, blue, red, black difficult traces.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

We flew with a company from Belfast to Hotel Snezhanka for a week that included flights, hotel, breakfast, dinner, x6 ski lessons, lift passes and transport to the ski resort. The hotel was basic but cheap and a great comfort after a day on the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Dean M
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Context - I am an expert level skier (in my humble opinion :)) and therefore am looking for a challenge. This resort doesn't provide that. At all. I imagine that if it was my first day on the slopes it would be a different story...More

Date of experience: December 2017
3  Thank C4737YVjamest
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

I wanted a good place where my daughter to continue to learn skiing. I found this place in Pamporovo Ski Resort. Great teacher and great skiing slopes. We stayed for a week in Orpheus Hotel. The resort has its own transport to the slopes and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank dulllo
Reviewed April 8, 2018

Myself, family and friends have just returned from Pamporovo 31 Mar to 7 Apr 2018. We were aware it was late season as we booked and did some research on the ski season to make sure we could still ski. The ski season is officially...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 22, 2018

There's only one thing that can make a great holiday better, and that's enjoying great value as well!

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

As usual the resort was very busy even though we try to plan for the less busy weeks!! One of the ski chair lifts conked out so we had to ski down to nearest, which was a half hour wait!! Not good!! Resort needs more...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Dawn J
Reviewed March 14, 2018

I ski all over the US and loved this resort. The price for a lift ticket is very low compared to the US and Canada. There were not crowds - great spring skiing! I skied all day, by myself - no worries.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Snow conditions were okay and got to go to Chepelare which was red and black runs. The ski instructors were fantastic and apres ski as usual involved green crocodiles . Hotel orlovetz was overrun by out of control kids but had words with hotel reception...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Deborah M
Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

PAMPOROVO 2018 info Don't get any currency in the UK as it is easier and better value in Pamporovo. It's called bulgarian lev. About 2.5 lev is £1 There are two currency exchanges but these are not as good as the back counter in the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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July 18, 2018|
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Response from fmsam | Reviewed this property |
hi. yes as others say pamporovo is a small place and there is no point going unless you want to ski or snowboard as these are the main attractions. you can take a husky ride but this is only about 15 or 20 minutes. The... More
March 3, 2018|
Response from masonic1 | Reviewed this property |
Can't really make a definite answer they ski up until April so maybe just check weather in pampovoro rach week
Conrad B
January 29, 2018|
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Response from almond6 | Reviewed this property |
Ski season finishes in mid April. It really depends on the weather as there is no guaranteed any snow will be left that late in the season.