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Samokov Hotel

17/05/2017 18/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I first visited Bulgaria as a teacher some 45 years ago, about the time when this hotel was built for Soviet bureaucrats I would guess! It is an enormous edifice on the edge of the small town. I would imagine the town was merely a village in those days, as anyone staying there could have done everything in the hotel...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in this hotel for one week in March.Fifth floor room with balcony and views over ski runs.Room large and comfortable.Lovely and warm but adjustable with thermostatic valve on radiator.Quiet at night except for some music from bars across the road.Finished early so not a problem.Beds comfortable and made up every day with clean sheets if required.Lots of hot water.WiFi...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are staying only for one niht as we returned from our trip from Balchik - Kavarna and we needed a stop were we will sleep one night. The hotel is very big. It has all the amenities, free toiletries. The room is big and spacious. The beds are comfortable. Unfortunately it rains s lot and we can not go...

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1Thank EGJM
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel as part of a stag group so I already had low expectations of the hotel quality, especially considering the price we paid which also included breakfast and dinner. I can imagine in 1970's this hotel would have been a gleaming celebration of Soviet extravagance, but I doubt they have refurbished since then. Staff = surly...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took the family Skiing in February and we choose Bulgaria. This was done due to the cost of France and Austria were far too expensive for the one week in half term. Bulgaria offered us good Skiing for beginners and something for the intermediates/advanced also. Going off the review this hotel seemed to have a good balance of things...

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of the hotel is just perfect. It has a really nice spa area as well. The hotel itself is quite out dated. But we only used the hotel for showers and bed which was decent for the price we paid. Breakfast wasnt the best but it was all cheap and convenient. The piste is a 5 minute walk....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Hotel This was my first ski trip to Bulgaria having skied in France and Switzerland before so it was interesting to compare. The transfer from the airport was 1 hour 15 mins by private car after a 10pm flight arrival. This is favourable compered to transfer times in the Alps which can be 2 - 3 hours. The Samokov...

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Hotel is clean and tidy. The food was very basic - I emailed the hotel before I arrived about my gluten allergy so did the travel agent. Plus the rep said they would tell the f&b manager. Nothing was done for me at breakfast at all. The juice machine was always empty. The staff weren't very friendly and didn't want...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We have just come back from a cheap and (quite) cheerful trip to the Samokov hotel. Firstly, location is very important in my opinion and this is only a five minute walk to the gondola and other slopes, as well as bars, shops and restaurants (and strip clubs!) across the road. The hotel is a huge dated building. It didn't...

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s. wales
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Stayed here for a week, great hotel, plenty to do. Stayed bed and breakfast, food not the best, but the toast was excellent, although food in Borovets is so cheap that it didn't really matter. Room was clean and warm and the hotel is close to everything. Would stay again.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Samokov Hotel

Address: Main Street, Borovets 2100, Bulgaria
Region: Bulgaria > Sofia Region > Borovets
Price Range: $55 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Samokov Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 264
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Also Known As:
Samokov Hotel Borovets
Hotel Style:
#8 Spa Hotel in Borovets
#10 Luxury Hotel in Borovets
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“This hotel was quite noisy during the early hours due to its location to the bars”
whisk2017, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“not 550 552 321”
stevesims, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“difficult as a lot of noise comes from inconsiderate hotel guests. a room at the back maybe better as there will be less street noise.”
chang33, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We had connecting rooms facing the back of the hotel which had balconies were nice and quiet.”
NickyNicNix, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Try top floor end, then only one noise from one side.”
jax466, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
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