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Villa St. Sofija

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Clean and simple. We had a room for 4 people. Very big. Good heating. We had a balcony with a great view of the city. Friendly staff, close to everything. But than, the city is tiny. If you are planing to visit, stay in this hotel.

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West Chester, PA
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73 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Beautiful boutique hotel exactly where we wanted to be. Staff works very hard to please guests!!!!! Hotel has one of the best restaurants in Ohrid, but there are literally dozens to chose from. Very close to the harbor. We took a cruise to St. Naum that gave us 2 hours 30 minutes of free time there. Hotel arranged a 4.5... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed October 11, 2016

Our room, heavily discounted since our stay was out of season, consisted of a large bedroom and separate sitting room. Breakfast was not buffet style but cooked according to what one wanted and when one wanted to have it. Fruit was provided free of charge in the room and the night before leaving we were given a bottle of wine.... More 

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Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for our first night, it's located in the old city and if you are driving in at night take care. We were attended to promptly by the receptionists who helped us park our car. The room was clean and had everything but tea making facilities. Bathroom was clean and had complimentary toiletries, when opening the window there was... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here a few days ago. Positives: good location, friendly staff, clean, spacious rooms with fruit platter. They do have a parking spot to the rear of the hotel. They only have 5 rooms. Negatives: there was no water on arrival (apparently the whole old city), breakfast at 4 euros pp was ok (the pancakes were cold & omelette... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed September 8, 2016

Stayed here for four nights in July as a treat for my husbands birthday.Hotel was recommended by a travel writer for a national newspaper where I originally found the idea of Ohrid as a destination.We stayed on second floor with a view of church the room also had a small seating area with TV..Bed was super comfy,clean and fruit bowl... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed August 11, 2016

As many have written, the staff here is great. The location is fantastic and the hotel itself is quiet at night. However, we were disappointed with the hotel. First, there is no lift. The rooms are on the second floor, so if you have any luggage, it is quite a schlepp. The room was hot. The AC did not work... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 24, 2016

I stayed in June 2016 and the staff were very helpful and friendly. The decor and bathroom were not the newest but the charm of the place more than compensates for ageing bathroom fittings. My only major gripe was that the air conditioning doesn't work and I suspect from prior reviews hasn't worked for some time. I was really angry... More 

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Pristina, Kosovo
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed July 14, 2016

Lovely hotel, comfortable room, nice breakfast, great location, and would definitely recommend it, but be careful if you're thinking of driving your car and using the free parking. Driving in old town Ohrid is miserable - very narrow, one-way cobblestone streets where you have to dodge pedestrians - and so just be prepared. And the hotel's restaurant is nice too,... More 

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Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights and had a super time. Our hosts were friendly, warm and welcoming. Our suite was just lovely, very spacious. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend to anyone visiting Ohrid. Situated in the old town it's opposite the church (Sv Sofia) and just a two minute walk from the lake side. We ate here as well - the... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to one of the most luxurious hotels in Ohrid! Villa Saint Sofija is a boutique hotel designed to provide you with relaxing atmosphere and pleasant environment in which you can create everlasting memories. Located in the heart of the old part of Ohrid, near the lake and the cathedral Saint Sophia, our hotel has wonderful position to experience the real beauty of the whole city. Our hotel's exterior is completely designed according to the traditional Ohrid Architecture which is part of UNESCO's World Heritage. The interior is furnished in grand old style represented by the handmade wooden carvings as well as the traditional handmade carpets, but is also equipped with modern high tech gadgets and astonishing Murano glass chandeliers. Villa Saint Sofija is ranked Number One Hotel in Southwestern Macedonia according to TripAdvisor, as well as Top Choice Hotel in Macedonia according to Lonely Planet. ... more   less 

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Address: Kosta Abras 64, Ohrid 6000, Republic of Macedonia
Location: Republic of Macedonia > Southwestern Region > Ohrid
Price Range: $31 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Villa St. Sofija 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
Vila Sveti Sofija Ohrid
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Ohrid
#2 Best Value Hotel in Ohrid
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“Room 202 had a view of Church of St Sophia”
 of 5 bubbles JackoGoesDiving, Apr 26, 2016 | Read review
“The top floor suite has 3 beds and a great view of the old town and St. Sofija church.”
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 of 5 bubbles 828bradm, Jul 12, 2015 | Read review
“Our room on the first floor had a lovely view of St Sofija Church”
 of 5 bubbles Mary4travel, Jul 10, 2015 | Read review
“Best apartment”
 of 5 bubbles JoLut963, Mar 17, 2015 | Read review
“Deluxe suite 201 room with balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles LevvisAndre, Apr 30, 2014 | Read review
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