Sofia Hotel Balkan, A Luxury Collection Hotel

ex. Sheraton Sofia Balkan

5 Sveta Nedelya Square, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1000  show map
 5 stars
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Sofia Hotel Balkan, A Luxury Collection Hotel

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

EUR 16 per day

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Coffee shop

Breakfast room

Shuttle

Free shuttle service

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Steam bath

Reflex massage

Solarium

Spa & wellness center

Overview

Sofia Hotel Balkan, A Luxury Collection is an exquisite hotel offering views over National Museum of Military History, Sofia Arsenal Museum for Contemporary Art and Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and featuring a casino, a health club and a nightclub. Featuring classical architecture, the hotel was renovated in 2006.

The city center is about 10 minutes on foot. A temple, a cathedral and a museum lie a short distance away.

Department stores and a mall are within meters of the property.

A 5-minute walk to Serdika subway station. The hotel is located 10 minutes walk from Sofia airport.

Rooms

There are 184 classic rooms fitted with TV with satellite channels, a safe, a balcony, central heating and free Wi-Fi. Rooms offer a stunning view over the city center. The rooms also feature marble floor and cherry furnishing.

Eat & Drink

Guests can start their day with buffet breakfast served at the restaurant. The lobby restaurant serves international dishes. The garden bar is open from 09:00 to 01:00 (.*?) and from from monday to friday:10 to 00:01. Guests can enjoy a meal in Egur Egur I and Art Club Museum, which are located in a ski area, just about 5 minutes’ walk from Sofia Hotel Balkan, A Luxury Collection Hotel.

The hotel offers a buffet breakfast at the price of EUR 15 per person per night. 

Services

Cars are available for rent at Sofia Hotel Balkan, A Luxury Collection Hotel.

Relax

The hotel pampers guests with a spa centre, a Jacuzzi and a sauna as well as steam baths and reflex massage. On-site amenities for fitness include a gym and fitness classes.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at EUR 16 per day.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   184.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid on-site parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Free shuttle service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Casino
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Solarium
  • Jacuzzi
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Espresso maker

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Hi-Fi
  • Direct dial telephone
  • International calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  2 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

5 Sveta Nedelya Square, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1000

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City Center
  • Sofia
    400 m
Airports
  • Sofia (SOF)
    7.1 km
Train Stations
  • Sofia Central Bus Station
    1.5 km
Underground stations
  • Serdika Station
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Captain Cook Fish Restaurant (cuisine: International)
    170 m
  • Spaghetii Company
    170 m
Ski areas
  • Vitosha Mountain
    840 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  2 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    184

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Rooms and availability

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Classic Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Queen-size bed or Twin beds
Size: 45 m²
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  • Air conditioning
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    Junior Suite
    Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed or Twin beds
    Size: 57 m²
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      Bed type: Twin beds or Double bed or 2 Single beds
      Size: 30 m²
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      Deluxe|Executive Room

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        Deluxe Double Room
        Bed type: Double bed or 1 King-size bed or 1 Queen-size bed or Queen-size bed
        Size: 45 m²
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          Comfort Junior Suite
          Bed type: Double bed
          Size: 57 m²
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          Junior Suite|Junior Suite Non-smoking, Free Wifi, Lounge Access, Comfortable Seating Area Unrestricted

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            Executive Double Room
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            Size: 30 m²
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            DOUBLE EXECUTIVE

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              Executive Suite
              Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed or Twin beds
              Size: 89 m²
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                Presidential Double Room
                Bed type: Double bed
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                Standard|Presidential

                Room facilities
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                  Presidential Suite
                  Size: 120 m²
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                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Sofia Hotel Balkan, A Luxury Collection Hotel Sofia location
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                    Hotel Address:

                    5 Sveta Nedelya Square, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1000

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Sofia
                      400 m
                    Airports
                    • Sofia (SOF)
                      7.1 km
                    Train Stations
                    • Sofia Central Bus Station
                      1.5 km
                    Underground stations
                    • Serdika Station
                      200 m
                    Restaurants
                    • Captain Cook Fish Restaurant (cuisine: International)
                      170 m
                    • Spaghetii Company
                      170 m
                    Ski areas
                    • Vitosha Mountain
                      840 m
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  12 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  2 pm
                    • Year renovated:
                      2006
                    • Number of floors:
                      5
                    • Number of rooms:
                      184

                    Hotel Awards

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                    Best Luxury Hotels in Bulgaria

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                    What's nearby

                    Tourist attractions

                    • Ivan Vazov Theater - 400 m
                    • National Opera and Ballet - 600 m

                    Popular areas

                    • City Center - 300 m

                    Places of interest

                    • Kloster Rila - 100 m
                    • Bulgarian Government - 100 m
                    • Court of justice Sofia - 200 m
                    • Sofia Royal Palace - 300 m
                    • Garibaldi Square - 300 m
                    • Russian Church St Nicholas - 500 m
                    • Central Military Club - 600 m
                    • Lions' Bridge - 800 m
                    • Tsar Liberator Monument - 900 m

                    Shopping areas

                    • Archaeological Museum - 100 m
                    • National art gallery - 400 m

                    Monuments and Landmarks

                    • Council of Ministers Building - 100 m
                    • Banya Bashi Mosque - 200 m
                    • Central Bath House Sofia - 200 m
                    • National Assembly building - 200 m
                    • Ministry of Environment and Water - 600 m
                    • Alexander Nevski Cathedral - 800 m

                    Museums

                    • City Garden - 300 m
                    • Crystal Park - 600 m

                    Business areas

                    • TZUM - 100 m
                    • Central Hall - 300 m
                    • Vitosha boulevard - 600 m

                    Underground stations

                    • Serdika Station - 100 m
                    • Serdika Station - 100 m

                    Public parking

                    • Presidency - 100 m
                    • Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski - 1.0 km

                    Local attractions

                    • Sofia Arsenal Museum for Contemporary Art - 1.6 km
                      2, Cherni vryh Blvd, Sofia
                    • Earth and Man National Museum - 2.2 km
                      4 Cherni vruh blvd, Sofia
                    • Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - 4.2 km
                      1, 15 Noemvri Str, Sofia
                    • National Palace of Culture Congress Centre - 1.7 km
                      1 Bulgaria Square, Sofia
                    • National Museum of Military History - 2.5 km
                      92 Cherkovna Street, Sofia

                    Near the hotel

                    • Former Bulgarian Communist Party Headquarters - 70 m
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                    • Eagles' Bridge - 170 m
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                    • National Institute of Archaeology with Museum - 220 m
                      2 Saborna Str., Sofia
                    • Ethnographic Institute with Museum - 380 m
                      1 Alexander Batenberg Square, Sofia
                    • Saint Sofia Church - 170 m
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                    • Nadezhda - 170 m
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                    • National Art Gallery - 380 m
                      1 Knyaz Battenberg Square, Sofia

                    Restaurants nearby

                    • Captain Cook Fish Restaurant - 170 m

                      Address: James Brouchair 100
                      Phone: +359882999001

                      71% likes this, based on 62 reviews
                      Cuisine: International
                      Price Range: GBP 16 - GBP 31

                    • Art Club Museum - 180 m

                      Address: Str. Saborna 2
                      Phone: 02) 980 66 64

                      51% likes this, based on 59 reviews
                      Price Range: GBP 8 - GBP 12

                    • Maison Godet French Wine & Dinner - 210 m

                      Address: 17, Al. Stamboliyski Blvd.
                      Phone: 359-2-9807477

                      63% likes this, based on 70 reviews
                      Cuisine: French
                      Price Range: GBP 4 - GBP 12

                    • Spaghetii Company - 170 m

                      58% likes this, based on 33 reviews

                    • Egur Egur I - 170 m

                      Phone: (02) 946 17 65, (089) 666 83 02

                      52% likes this, based on 21 reviews
                      Cuisine: Armenian
                      Price Range: GBP 18 - GBP 40

                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  12 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  2 pm
                    • Year renovated:
                      2006
                    • Number of floors:
                      5
                    • Number of rooms:
                      184

                    Hotel Awards

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                    Sofia Hotel Balkan, A Luxury Collection Hotel Reviews

                    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Sofia Hotel Balkan, A Luxury Collection Hotel

                    Average guest rating

                    7.6out of 10
                    Fabulous
                    Based on 54 reviews

                    Guest reviews

                    • Single
                      7.8

                      Excellent location and very good service as employees are fully dedicated to customers.

                      The only very bad point is the breakfast : medium quality and very poor choice, not cheap (21€).

                    • Single
                      5.4

                      Localization is quite good.

                      Poor quality of breakfast, not so many choices. Cold scramblled eggs, undrinkable coffee. Bad quality of fruits, cheese and fishes.

                    • Single
                      7.0

                      Fantastic location

                      The lounge bar at -1 level is just a terrible tourist trap! Absolutely avoid it!

                    • Single
                      6.2

                      very standard hotel foe a 5*

                      Old lifts, I had problems with my card to enter to the room the 90% of the time. The hotel is very old, the gym is very very old and not comfortable.

                    • Couple
                      10.0

                      The wide corridors and soundproof rooms.

                    • Single
                      7.0

                      Location was good.

                      There were many governmental activities so you had to walk about 100 meters to get taxi or when taxi droped you off. The rooms were poorly accesorized. No toothbrush, not many accessories for sheraton. Wireless was scarce and did not always work

                    • Couple
                      8.8

                      Design is really impressive!

                      Prices of minibar are astronomical. I paid 25euros for two small bottles of mineral water. I've never seen anything like this!!!

                    • Family with children
                      6.2

                      The fantastic staff

                      It should be a 3 Star .The hotel IS NOT and should NOT BE five star.Facilities,quality and old shabby room interiors-with hand stitched broken sheets,mould in bathroom corners,and visible repairs.

                    • Group of friends
                      7.8

                      The staff were very polite and helpful. The hotel is very central

                      The hotel needs upgradation, its old and has smell of moisture in places

                    • Group of friends
                      7.4

                      Quite nice hotel. Good location - the main interest places of Sofia are within walking distance.

                      The room is a bit small.

                    • Single
                      6.6

                      There was no breakfast buffet at 6h30 local time? Bread giong with the breakfast as roomservice was very bad!

                    • Single
                      7.8

                      Staf is very bad and its not appropriate for the sheraton name

                    • Group of friends
                      8.8

                      Luxe rooms

                      Breakfast is not good, no choice enough and the room to have breakfast is to close to the hall and recemtion and very noisy.

                    • Couple
                      5.0

                      Check out staff, not becoming of a 5 star location

                    • Older travelers
                      9.0

                      Great central location. Can walk to all the visitor sited from hotel. Very clean and updated rooms. Had access to concierge room and snacks were delicious.

                      Staff at front desk not very knowledgeable. Paid for overnight parking the night before checkout. They told me it was all taken care of and all I had to do as show the parking attendant the white plastic card. The parking attendant however said I needed a printout of the receipt which my fiance took with him as he paid. I asked them to call the front desk person who just checked me out 5 minutes earlier and had access to the files. They said when they called, the front desk denied knowing anything about it. They made me pay 30 levs AGAIN to exit the lot (about $18) Rip-off. Very unfriendly and uncooperative.

                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Sofia Hotel Balkan, A Luxury Collection Hotel Sofia location
                    Show big map »

                    Hotel Address:

                    5 Sveta Nedelya Square, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1000

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Sofia
                      400 m
                    Airports
                    • Sofia (SOF)
                      7.1 km
                    Train Stations
                    • Sofia Central Bus Station
                      1.5 km
                    Underground stations
                    • Serdika Station
                      200 m
                    Restaurants
                    • Captain Cook Fish Restaurant (cuisine: International)
                      170 m
                    • Spaghetii Company
                      170 m
                    Ski areas
                    • Vitosha Mountain
                      840 m
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  12 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  2 pm
                    • Year renovated:
                      2006
                    • Number of floors:
                      5
                    • Number of rooms:
                      184

                    Hotel Awards

                    BulgarianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSofiaSofia Hotel Balkan, A Luxury Collection Hotel

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best Luxury Hotels in Bulgaria

                    Use Badge