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Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic , guest house , amazing mountain views from , every room , they seem 5 Mtrs away , rooms are excellent , modern , like 5 star , at good price , family so welcoming , will be back , that's for sure ,,very near natural mineral springs , and good restaurants nearby , all in all...

1Thank Malcolm S
Reviewed 2 June 2013

What can I say about this place after biking a 100km every thing was wonderful,the welcome from my Host,the views and the food could have been from a five star restranuteand of course the price insanely cheap this for inviting me into your home!!!!!!! Hugh

2Thank huge41
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2013

This was my second visit to Rila Guesthouse - I first visited in August 2012 as a couple with my partner. I loved it so much I had to come back as soon as possible. The guesthouse is more like a boutique hotel. The location is stunning, so peaceful with spectacular views of the mountains opposite. Petru and Natallia are...

4Thank Mandy6270
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 July 2011

We could not believe the views from every room. Our Host Petru was attentive but unobtrusive. The food was fresh and mainly local and cooked wonderfully. Scenery and mountain walks to compare with Austria without any commerciality, like travelling back in time. We will go back again next year and take advantage of the mountain bikes Petru has for hire....

11Thank Margery J
rilaguesthouse, Owner at Rila Guesthouse, responded to this review

We would like to thank all our customers for choosing our Rila Guesthouse. It was a pleasure to see you here. We hope to see you again. Best regards, Petru & Natallia

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Absolute Tranquility at Rila Guesthouse. Come relax at Rila Guest House and step back in time to a more relaxed way of life. Rila Guest House has been designed as a home from home, for you to relax and unwind. This private Guest House is situated in one of the most picturesque parts of the Bulgarian Rila Mountains in the historical Kostenets resort, which is also renowned for its hot mineral springs that have many healing properties. Just an hour from the biggest cities, Sofia and Plovdiv. You can immerse yourself in absolute tranquility, where a breath of mountain air can melt away stress and bring everything into a fresh perspective. You will experience a delicate blend of country charm and contemporary interior style. Our Guest House is spacious with very comfortable accommodation, together with a balcony and your own private sitting room. We are offering a quality service to suit all your holiday needs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rila Guesthouse

Address: Samuil 18 | Vili Kostenets, Sofia district, Kostenets 2042, Bulgaria
Region: Bulgaria > Sofia Region > Kostenets
Price Range: $43 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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