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Hotel Kotva

Sunny Beach 8240 Bulgaria
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#96 of 280 hotels in Sunny Beach
Hotel Kotva is located in the southern part of Sunny Beach. There are 3 km to the center of the complex. In around 800 m is the town Nessebar. And only 1.5 km awaits you the ancient town of Nessebar with its ancient buildings and cultural – historical sites. In both directions there is regular public transport – buses and mini train. The beach is 250 m from the hotel. Hotel Kotva consists of two buildings, connected by a common reception with spacious lobby. It has 321 rooms and 150 apartments. There are four floors and an elevator in each wing.
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Property amenities
Paid public parking on-site
Bar / lounge
Water park
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Paid wifi
Outdoor pool
Breakfast buffet
Poolside bar
Table tennis
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Car hire
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Gift shop
24-hour front desk
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Russian, Bulgarian
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Daniel wrote a review Aug 2021
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The animation team in Hotel Kotva was excellent. It was a pleasure for mine whole family to take a part in a range of activities: morning stretching, water polo, cocktail game, water exercises, drawing faces - to name just a few. I noticed so passion and engagement in their work. Thank you Monica, thank you My Friendo Nicolai and thank you The Third Drawing Gifted Girl (sorry I don't recall her name). It was a pleasure to be in Hotel Kotva also thanks to your work. Best Regards Daniel - that one who took a part in almost every sports&games activity :)
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Holiday1 wrote a review Aug 2021
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The room was okayish- however the air condition did not work, so it was quite hot. Animation for kids is good and very friendly. Destination and distance to the sea is also good. The food was not good. Every evening the same offer, no good quality, not even the breakfast where I went for scrambled eggs was acceptable. Sorry, but for a 4* hotel, I expected more, especially in terms of food. I cannot recommend the hotel, unless you eat somewhere else.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled with friends
Keith L wrote a review Aug 2020
Gliwice, Poland17 contributions5 helpful votes
We booked this place in a package deal, and were pleasantly surprised. It's a 5-minute walk to the beach, a 30 minute walk to Nesebar old town and was overall a pretty good time away from home. There's a water park for the kids, a nice pool area and the animation team were really funny and kind of fun (this coming from a guy who normally would eye-roll at the idea of being "animated"... they genuinely put a smile on my face, and got me playing water polo). The food, while leaving a few things to be desired, was varied enough that I always found something to eat and generally had no complaints (I hate seafood and fish, so can't comment on it). This was all during CVD19 and they had sanitizer everywhere available and gave each person a plastic glove when entering the buffet... Overall a great place if you're not paying a lot. Oh, my only complaint is about the WiFi... for a hotel with something like 22 wifi connections, the only reliable one was in the lobby. No big deal if you're not working I guess.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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val from eire wrote a review Sep 2019
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hotel is clean and beautiful has water slides and its great for kids and adults breakfast is horribly bad because its all the same day by day i was there 2 weeks and food that is meant to be hot is hardly warm and food that is not consumed that day is served next day again im not sure about lunch or dinner i don't have all inclusive staff was very sour except for 1 lifeguard enough about hotel. now if you want good food go out to city centre of sunny beach check out bistro billy 208 lev 7 main dishes starters 8 beers 2 wines 1 kids meal for just over 100 euro or try restaurant memory just out of resort about same prices also great food. advice for everyone avoid taxi drivers use public transport because they lie and if you are from ireland or uk say you are from somewhere else otherwise they will rip you off. well great food cheap prices (do go out), beautiful beaches don't believe about all pick pocket stories it's just like anywhere else you have to be careful i hope information i gave you is of use and 1 more thing don't go there after mid September cause everything is closing down hence end off season
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Date of stay: September 2019
Room Tip: ask for pool view otherwise there's not much to look at
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Henry M wrote a review Sep 2019
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My partner and I stayed there for a week in September. Unfortunately, because we arrived very early in the day our first impressions weren't good - unfriendly staff at the reception and we couldn't go to breakfast upon arrival and had to wait almost two hours before we were given access to all-inclusive! The food was generally quite good, the alcohol less so but the bar staff were friendly. The room was decent, as was the bathroom, and clean. However, the cleaning ladies smoked inside and you could smell smoke in the corridors. Overall I would NOT recommend this hotel to couples as there are too many families there with kids and it's clearly more accommodating to them. It was OK but we would never go back here.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
$30 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
BulgariaBurgas ProvinceSunny Beach
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Kotva
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Kotva?
Nearby attractions include Museum Ancient Nessebar (0.5 miles), Bedroom Beach Club (0.5 miles), and Mini-Aquapark Pirates of Caribbean (0.04 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Kotva?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Kotva?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Kotva?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Kotva?
Yes, paid public parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Kotva?
Conveniently located restaurants include White Rose, Kanela Bar & Grill, and Restaurant Nessebar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Kotva?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Kotva?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Kotva?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Russian, and Bulgarian.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Kotva?
Many travelers enjoy visiting St Stephens Church (1.4 miles), Old Nessebar (1.5 miles), and The Old Fountain (1.5 miles).
Is Hotel Kotva accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.