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All reviews the penthouse no elevator the ground floor yogurt walk in shower chocolates left cakes and pastries breakfast is served downstairs first floor hotel is located quiet side street breakfast was amazing wonderful boutique hotel discount card four floors the main shopping street historic city
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

This was a definite surprise. Really good. We had a 3rd floor room A3 with a large balcony. Modern room and very spacious and the most charming lady hosted the breakfast in the morning we asked for ommlette which were cooked to order.

Make sure you reserve a parking space through the hotel with the Ramada hotel which is a short enough walk away. The parking options otherwise are street pay parking where you have to move the car to stay over 24 hours.

Nicely positioned guest house.more like a hotel. And very good wi fi.

Stayed: September 2018, travelled as a couple
Thank jase43ukchelms
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IPSpecial_Group, Manager at 8 1/2 Art Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Dear Jase43ukchelms,

Thank you so much for choosing 8 1/2 for your stay in Plovdiv. We are pleased we were able to surprise you in a positive way and thank you so much for sharing such a nice comments regarding the ambiance of the hotel and also the breakfast.
We look forward for another possibility to welcome you back again here,
Kindest Regards,
Tatyana Valentinova
Manager

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

The hotel has only 3 rooms and 3 flats, it is a beautifully decorated place that shows you the management has thought of the tiny details that can make you feel special. It has the perfect location downtown in the pedestrian zone, in a small quiet sied street. The only bemol: it has offers no parking for visitors, and since the whole parking system in Plovdiv city center is quite chaotic, visiting by car is a bit of a hassle.

  • Stayed: August 2018, travelled as a couple
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Thank Pantelejka
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IPSpecial_Group, Manager at 8 1/2 Art Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Dear Pantelejka,
We are delighted to read you enjoyed your stay in 8 1/2. We are also glad you noticed the little details and compliments in the room, as our desire to make our guests feel special.
Hope to welcome you back again soon.
Kindest Regards,
Tatyana Valentinova,
Manager

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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Close to everything; friendly staff; highly recommend, they even packed us breakfast for our early morning departure. Hotel was very clean and comfortable.

Hotel was very new and breakfast had many choices. Great coffee. Nice restaurant attached to the hotel also called Hemingway’s. You get 10% off at the restaurant which is really nice .

Stayed: August 2018, travelled with friends
Thank Steve S
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IPSpecial_Group, Manager at 8 1/2 Art Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Dear Steve S,
Reading your words of satisfaction is the best reward our team can receive. Thank you for the positive comments and for giving us your highest rating.
Looking forward for another possibility to welcome you here,
Kindest Regards,
Tatyana Valentinova,
Manager

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

This has been a very comfortable stay.

The location of the guest house is excellent. It’s moments from the main shopping street, minutes from the Tzar Simeon Gardens and about 15 minutes walk from the Old Town.

The staff at the hotel is all friendly. The receptionists all speak good English and are a reliable source of information.

We had room 101 on the first floor. It’s not vast but there is still room to move easily. There is a Superking bed, TV, settee, occasional table and desk. The bathroom has a walk-in shower, a basin and a toilet equipped with a bidet spray (why don’t more hotels install these in their bathrooms?) The water is very hot and the shower is good with both an overhead and handheld spray. I wish the pressure were slightly higher though.

The WIFI is very good. We had no problem streaming radio broadcasts from the UK.

My only criticism of the hotel is of the room. It is very dark. During the day you need to keep the lights on and, at night, leave the curtains open to get the extra illumination from the street lamps. The bathroom is far better with six halogen downlighters however the smoked glass mirror makes shaving very difficult.

Breakfast is very good with fried eggs and bacon as hot dishes and a good selection of cold meats and cheeses. There’s also a very good selection of cakes and pastries.

We’re paying € 82 per night for the room and I feel that is very reasonable for what we are getting. I don’t see me returning to Plovdiv ion the future but, if I did, I would choose to stay here again.

  • Stayed: June 2018, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I say almost because it has no elevator, but the rooms and bathrooms are beautifully decorated and it’s right off the main pedestrian boulevard , across from one of the city’s best restaurants Hemingway’s ( as a hotel guest you get a 10% discount)

Stayed: May 2018, travelled with friends
Thank Jimbowein
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