Sofia Hotel Balkan, A Luxury Collection Hotel

ex. Sheraton Sofia Balkan

5 Sveta Nedelya Square Sofia 1000, 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

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Solarium

Reflex massage

Massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Conference room

Overview

The high quality 5-star Sofia Hotel Balkan, A Luxury Collection Hotel is set in a ski area minutes away from Alexander Nevski Cathedral, National Opera and Ballet and The Bells . The hotel opened in 1956, offering accommodation in a 5-story building designed in the classical style.

Vitosha boulevard, TZUM and Council of Ministers Building are located just 200 meters from the venue. The city center is 1 km away from the hotel.

Department stores and a mall are also set close by.

The hotel is ideally located just a 5-minute walk to Serdika underground station and 15 minutes' walking distance to Sofia Central Bus train station. A short drive takes guests to Sofia airport.

Rooms

Sofia Hotel Balkan, A Luxury Collection Hotel offers 184 rooms fitted with cable TV with on-demand movies, pay TV, a personal safe, free Wi-Fi and a dining area for a comfortable stay in Sofia. Guests can enjoy a stunning view over the city center. The hotel rooms come with marble floor and cherry furniture.

Eat & Drink

A buffet breakfast is offered at the restaurant. The restaurant menu features international dishes. Guests are welcome to the Pliska bar to relax with a drink. The venue is set next to a metro station and just 200 meters from Egur Egur I and Art Club Museum.

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

Services

The hotel offers a cash machine, an elevator and a convenience store for general needs and a meeting room, a slide projector and a video projector for corporate travelers.

Relax

A massage room, a sauna and a treatment room as well as steam baths and reflex massage are available on site. There are a gym and fitness classes provided at Sofia Hotel Balkan, A Luxury Collection Hotel.

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
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • 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/Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Casino
  • Night club
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Solarium
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • 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

Kitchen facilities

  • 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

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 1 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of EUR 45 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

5 Sveta Nedelya Square Sofia 1000, 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 Double bed or Twin beds
Size: 45 m²
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  • Air conditioning
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DOUBLE CLASSIC

Room facilities
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    Junior Suite
    Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed or 1 Single bed
    Size: 57 m²
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    JUNIOR SUITE King Bed Flex2

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      Deluxe Double Room
      Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed or 1 King-size bed or 1 Queen-size bed
      Size: 45 m²
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      Deluxe Room Prepaid Rate with Breakfast

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        Comfort Junior Suite
        Bed type: King-size bed or Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons or 1 Single bed
        Size: 57 m²
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          Executive Double Room
          Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
          Size: 89 m²
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          Executive Room

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            Executive Suite
            Bed type: King-size bed or Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons or Double bed
            Size: 89 m²
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            • Air conditioning
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            EXECUTIVE SUITE King Bed Flex2

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              Presidential Suite
              Bed type: 1 Super King-size bed or 1 Single bed or Twin beds
              Size: 120 m²
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              • Air conditioning
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              Presidential Suite

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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 1000, 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 (Orlov Most) - 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: CAD 28 - CAD 53

                • Art Club Museum - 180 m

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

                  51% likes this, based on 59 reviews
                  Price Range: CAD 14 - CAD 20

                • 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: CAD 7 - CAD 20

                • 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: CAD 31 - CAD 69

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

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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 1000, 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