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LION Hotel Bansko

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KENDAL
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Room was big, clean , but very very hot!!!. So was everywhere in the hotel which at times was bit unpleasant .... Food was ok, warm, choice was good, plenty to suit, breakfast was nice. Found out when I arrived that I had 90 lev to spend on drinks in restaurant and lobby bar.. Which was good, very large measures!!...

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Sunny Devon
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There are some goid things and some not so good things. Arrived about 11pm on a Saturday night, following a long transfer from Sofia with Balkan Holidays. Wasn't expecting anything other than a sarnie when I arrived, but pleasantly surprised to be advised the restaurant was open until midnight. Restaurant was pretty quiet, and medium sized buffet of salad bar...

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Brecon Beacons National Park, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I shared a room for a week the second week of January. Large twin room,very clean and tidy. Staff on the whole friendly and efficient. Whilst food might not have been the strongest point of this hotel it was passable and would have benefited from being served warmer. Short walk to the gondola or a courtesy bus...

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Sofia, Bulgaria
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my fist stay at Lion Hotel and I did not expect much. My family loves skiing, but this time we decided to have a spa weekend. I was very surprise from the way the spa was organised and all the facilities. During the day every one goes to ski and we had the whole spa for ourselfs. My...

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some people may say that this hotel is out of town however it's a 5 minute walk from the gondola and the hotel provide an unreliable shuttle service (my friends went to get this one afternoon and ended up waiting for the shuttle for 45 minutes prior to calling the hotel asking where it was. We were greeted to the...

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Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been coming to this hotel for a number of years with my father and friends. On this occasion the Hotel Lion was overall very clean and warm. The food was adequate, though we went out to eat most nights, and the price of drinks at the bar were relatively cheap. However, the attitude of the bar staff was very...

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LIONHotelsBG, General Manager at LION Hotel Bansko, responded to this review

Dear Phil, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our property. I’m sorry this has happened, and that your expectations were not met. I can assure you we will take all of your comments into consideration to further improve our future work. Sincerely yours, Teodora Stoyanova

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely hotel, food ace - not sure why it's had poor reviews, I'm a decent cook and their food is well above par - fresh, good choice etc. Rooms are newly renovated, spacious and clean, situated well for town centre bars, restaurants, ski hire etc. Shuttle to gondola if you don't want the 5 min walk. Staff have been delightful....

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LIONHotelsBG, General Manager at LION Hotel Bansko, responded to this review

Dear Madge, Thank you for giving us a perfect rating and for recommending our hotel to other travelers. I'm sure our entire hotel staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. Looking forward to be your host again! Sincerely yours, Teodora Stoyanova

United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here for 7 nights while skiing here.The hotel was warm,waiter service great,helpful staff including management..Pool was lovely and larger than we thought,great for relaxing after a days skiing.Sauna was nice too..I can't think of anything to complain about..Food was certainly good too!..Also the bed was at least 7 feet wide!!..I didn't get it,but we did...

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LIONHotelsBG, General Manager at LION Hotel Bansko, responded to this review

Dear shedload69, Thank you for giving us a perfect rating and for recommending our hotel to other travelers. I'm looking forward to having you again as a guest in our hotel. Sincerely yours, Teodora Stoyanova

Kendal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was excellent the rooms were clean and warm, the food was first rate with a good choice of salads and mains although the cakes for pudding were always the same but a large selection. The bar in the evening was not over priced. The swimming pool and Sauna area was very clean and towels were handed out at...

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LIONHotelsBG, General Manager at LION Hotel Bansko, responded to this review

Dear Rose, Thank you for your positive comments. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! If you're traveling to our area again soon, don't hesitate to call us. Sincerely yours, Teodora Stoyanova

North Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

been to this hotel many times. The rooms are spotless and warm. Food is nice very samey every night though. stopped above night club which was noisy but we told the reception desk and the music was turned down. staff very helpful. Ideal for skiing as there is a minibus every 15 minutes.

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LIONHotelsBG, General Manager at LION Hotel Bansko, responded to this review

Dear Alison, Thank you for your kind words, which we appreciate a lot. For your next visit please, feel free to contact me directly for anything you might need. Sincerly yours, Teodora Stoyanova

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The four star LION Hotel Bansko starts December 2005 in one of the most beautiful and peaceful spots of the country - Bansko resort - the newest and most modern ski resort in Bulgaria. Hotel Lion offers a full range of services and amenities to provide you a memorable gateway experience. The hotel has 190 rooms in different room categories: single rooms, double rooms, studios and luxurious apartments, offering comfort and privacy for your stay. Each guest room features private bathroom with a bath-tub and hairdryer, satellite TV, mini bar and direct telephone ... more   less 

Additional Information about LION Hotel Bansko

Address: Georgi Nastev Str., Bansko 2770, Bulgaria
Region: Bulgaria > Blagoevgrad Province > Bansko
Price Range: $76 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — LION Hotel Bansko 4*
Number of rooms: 200
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#6 Luxury Hotel in Bansko
#8 Romantic Hotel in Bansko
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“Higher floors offer great view”
 of 5 bubbles lovetotravel11111111, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Mssive bed for a great nights sleep for sure!”
 of 5 bubbles shedload69, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The 3rd floor is one above all the facilities so its quicker to get down to everthing especially with children.”
 of 5 bubbles Rose-Kendal, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Best rooms are at end of corridors as there can be noise from people coming in late and at front of hotel there is a club”
 of 5 bubbles AlisonAsh, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stay at the end of the hotel away from the restaurant or you hear chairs constantly being moved”
 of 5 bubbles X6681QCjonathanc, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
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