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Hotel Gloria Palace - Holiday Village Diplomat

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gloria Palace is a somewhat tired hotel in an industrial area that is rather less pleasant and rural than its pictures suggest. The staff were delightful, made us very welcome and were extremely helpful. We were given a 2 bedroom house rather than a room which was nice but had a strong smell of smoking in all areas which was...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel was full they offered me a villa I was lucky, everything is perfect. Staff are helpful and polite, the place is far far the centrum if u looking for an escape. The restaurant Maxim is very classy with wonderful staff i enjoyed the food and appreciate the service. Will definitely come back

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Ina B, General Manager at Hotel Gloria Palace - Holiday Village Diplomat, responded to this review

Dear Ahlam, We are really glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are looking forward to welcoming you as our guest agin. With regards, Ina Bozhinova

Reviewed December 14, 2016

Arrived here 02.20 am after finding our original Hotel closed !!!! Staff at Gloria Palace couldn't have been more helpful, prompt action in booking us in and getting us settled. Room was huge and very clean and very, very warm.

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Ina B, General Manager at Hotel Gloria Palace - Holiday Village Diplomat, responded to this review

We highly appreciate the time you took to review our hotel. It was our pleasure that we were able to offer you assistance and accomodate you :)

Ashkelon, Israel
Reviewed October 12, 2016

The hotel is nice and clean, located in the green area in the suburb of Sofia. The rooms are biig enough, the service was good. The restaurent service was slow for dinner. we have been only once there and another time for breakfast.

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Ina B, General Manager at Hotel Gloria Palace - Holiday Village Diplomat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We highly appreciate the time you took to review our hotel. We will try our best to improve the quality service of the restaurant so that in the future if you decide to stay with us you won't be disappointed.

Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights, room was spotless, good mini bar, only down side from the hotel side is that nothing is in English not even hotel info. A bit far out but bus stop outside hotel, if you don't mind 15 minutes of a bus ride. Was out of cigarettes as we arrived very late, but staff gave us...

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Ina B, General Manager at Hotel Gloria Palace - Holiday Village Diplomat, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel :)

Scotland
Reviewed June 30, 2016

Stayed in a villa, everywhere was spotless, mini bar in villa, breakfast was nice, clean accommodation, swimming pool and grounds lovely, staff friendly. Would definitely recommend and return. Couldn't have asked for a nicer city hotel

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Ina B, General Manager at Hotel Gloria Palace - Holiday Village Diplomat, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued.

Halifax, Canada
Reviewed January 18, 2015

Otherwise AVOID this dump. We have stayed here a few times in the last few years and nothing has been improved. Not even the dust under the beds. The black Mold in the bathrooms has also developed quite nicely since our last stay. If it wasn't for the hygiene I would give it 2 stars, but alas it barely makes...

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Gdansk, Pomorskie, Poland
Reviewed October 31, 2013

in September 2011 and went to friends wedding and wedding to sofi. at breakfast which women were cleaning rooms for wedding guests robbed at around 500 euros. We reported the theft to the police, but this did not come. The hotel manager knew that women steal. after an argument and threats to report the tithes to put away our money....

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Strijen
Reviewed March 10, 2013

We stayed 4 nights as part of our 2 month roundtrip in Eastern Europe. The location is about 7 kilometers from the centre, so choose wisely. We had a car, so that was no problem. We preferred a quiet area, and went also for the swimming pool. The pool is great, our kids loved it. The apartments are also very...

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 18, 2012

Clean and basic room - spacious and warm. Unfortunately no tea and coffee. making facilities If you wanted a bath - brilliant - but take your own plug! If you want a shower - be prepared for the bathroom area to be soaked as no shower curtain. Room serviced daily - hotel reception friendly and helpful Breakfast ; Oh Dear...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel "Gloria Palace" is perfectly located overlooking Vitosha Mountain. It offers not only peace and quiet, but ensures quick access to the city as it is only 15-20 minute drive to the centre. Both the holiday village and the hotel are part of Gloria Palace Diplomatic Club and its park of 2.5 ha. The hotel has 6 rooms and 2 suites and the holiday village has got 10 villas, each one with own patio. The interior design of the rooms offers unique comfort and coziness. The decoration, furniture and service meet the needs of the guests and guarantee a pleasant and comfortable stay. Our guests will enjoy a perfect holiday in the best way possible in "Gloria Palace", spending time in the park, restaurants and cafes, or by the pool, refreshing in the gym, relaxing with a massage, playing tennis and paddle and so forth. Furthermore, we offer and organise conferences and other events, such as wedding parties, baptism and christening reception parties and many others. Each villa has two floors. On the first floor there is a living room with TV, mini bar and a bathroom with a shower cabin. The second floor of the villa has two bedrooms with an option for double or single beds, and a bathroom. Each villa is equipped with air conditioning system for cooling and heating. In addition to the atmosphere, the villas have own patios. There is an Internet connection available in the whole area of Diplomatic club "Gloria Palace". ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Gloria Palace - Holiday Village Diplomat

Address: bul.Nikola Petkov 51 | Gorna Bania, Sofia 1619, Bulgaria
Location: Bulgaria > Sofia Region > Sofia
Price Range: $26 - $51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Gloria Palace - Holiday Village Diplomat 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Holiday Village Diplomat Sofia
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#3 Best Value Hotel in Sofia
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“'at this hotel main steal', 'I would not recommend! 1'”
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“We were in a basement room - Warm but rubbish view !!”
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“Even though it says on hotels.com that all the rooms are smoking rooms, they do have non-smoking rooms.”
IggyCopenhagen, Jul 25, 2011 | Read review
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