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I traveled for snowboarding at morning and have fun at night

Was very fun and enjoyable. It was my first time for that kind of vacation. Will come back sometime... read more

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Kfar Saba, HaMerkaz, Israel
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not worth of summer visit

We were traveling around Bulgaria. Visited vilages, nature, citys and resort. For an overall feel... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Maribor, Slovenia
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Ulen, Bansko 2770, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Was very fun and enjoyable. It was my first time for that kind of vacation. Will come back sometime in the near future. Also the nights has a lot to offer as well

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank TomerCo2015
Reviewed 12 October 2018

We were traveling around Bulgaria. Visited vilages, nature, citys and resort. For an overall feel of the country. So Bansko was on the list for and afternoon and sleepover. I must say, I really like what was done with the old town. It is really...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AndrejaKo
Reviewed 25 March 2018

The place is overbuilt with hotels, with very poor infrastructure and bad services. A unique UNESCO natural world heritage site is damaged for the sake of a single oligarch's profit - the owner of the ski zone. Besides the bad services, every single day of...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Dimiter K
Reviewed 23 March 2018

The owner of Ulen is Tseko Minev, who is also owner of First Investment Bank in Bulgaria. They destroyed everything beautiful and attractive in the area, turned Bansko into a wreck of concrete, spoiled roads, abandoned hotels .. this is a great money laundering company...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Alex P
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Bansko is an overrrated and overpriced tourist-trap. There's not much left to see there except many many hotels, muddy streets and an awful ski-service. Most Bulgarians have stopped picking this place for a holiday a long time ago, so don't fool yourself to go there.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Inna Y
Reviewed 22 March 2018

there's no way i would recommend that place or i ever return there.. obviously banskoski make ur waiting on the line so long lasting to archive their goal to get and build 2nd lift... it never runs with full number of skiers entering the cabins...More

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank Dosio D
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Busy, noisy, overcrowded by ugly hotels and casinos, full of suspicious looking individuals, and the service... the service is horrible. They just want your money

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Mit U
Reviewed 22 March 2018

The city is overbuilt with terrible huge hotels, the streets were dirty, the prices are too high for what they offer. The nature is very beautiful though. I definitely would prefer Borovets or Pamporovo in Bulgaria or Austria.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank aglika2018
Reviewed 22 March 2018

The place reminds more like Ibiza than a nice and quiet mountain town as it supposed to be. Overbuild with ugly hotels and resorts it's ruining the idea of a holiday in the mountains. The prices are almost the same as any ski resorts in...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Антон К
Reviewed 22 March 2018

What can I say, I felt like I was in Beijing... it is extremely crowded. There are probably 200 hotels. Cars everywhere, no parking spots. Probably this was a good resort 150 hotels ago. The views are fantastic but if you want a good ski...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank marselhusein
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Bradley B
11 August 2017|
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Response from Kez H | Reviewed this property |
2nd week in march is the best time to ski in Bulgaria
20 December 2016|
Response from Leo S |
how long is a piece of string? It depends!