The proverb has it that all roads lead to Rome, but some of them may, in fact, lead you to Sofia. There are many reasons to visit Bulgaria's capital. Whether you are on holiday, attending an international conference or on a business trip, you will not be disappointed with this city.
The eclectic architecture and the narrow streets, the cafés and the green parks in the centre will delight you, if you have come just to relax. Sofia's cathedrals and churches, the restored buildings from the beginning of the 20th Century, as well as the remains of its Roman heritage will provide you with a fulfilling sightseeing experience. The numerous restaurants and cafés offer excellent food and service, and clubs and bars are open during the whole week and provide a great choice of music and style. Modern malls and shopping centres offer the latest collections of famous fashion brands, many at attractive discounts.
For an overall positive impression, you should pay attention to your choice of accommodation as well. Bad service, an inconvenient location, worn out furniture or just a malfunctioning shower can turn your trip to Sofia into a nightmare. Bulgaria's capital offers various types of accommodation – from hostels and apartments to five-star hotels, which can easily be found on the Internet. You can choose from central or out of city locations, luxurious maisonettes and modest rooms at affordable rates.
To ensure a smooth and pleasant stay in Sofia, however, you should definitely opt for the high end of the market. Modern hotels offer excellent service, top class accommodation and many extras you might want to take 66 advantage of during your visit. Spa and recreation centres, conference halls, fine restaurants and cafés and bars are all available to guests.
Hilton Sofia has the perfect location at the heart of Sofia, opposite the National Palace of Culture congress centre, surrounded by the South Park and overlooking the Vitosha Mountain. When you stay overnight at Hilton Sofia, you can enjoy a calm and tranquil environment. All rooms are decorated in cool, calm tones and have soundproof windows.
Spacious, stylish and modern, the Hilton Sofia Guest Rooms are resplendent with natural light and provide an unparalleled ambience for work or relaxation. Pamper yourself in the newly renovated Deluxe rooms or try renovated Executive Rooms and enjoy the Executive Lounge access.
For conferences and banquets, the hotel offers 450 square meters of meeting space, including a ballroom, which can accommodate up to 320 delegates and can be divided into two sections. The Hotel features 6 multi-functional Hilton Meetings rooms, with daylight, 'eight-hour' chairs, Internet access, capacities from 2 to 50 people as well as a modern and extensive Business Centre within the meeting room area.
The stylish hotel Lozenetz is situated in the prestigious district of Lozenetz and you will be within a walking distance to the finest shopping, dinner and entertainment spots that Sofia has to offer. At the hotel you will be in the middle of everything and yet away from it all. The hotel has 31 modern rooms each equipped with mini bar, flat TVs and free internet access throughout the hotel. Do not hesitate to come by car – it will be kept safe in the underground parking with 24-hour surveillance. The cozy restaurant offers the best of European cuisine without neglecting the traditional Bulgarian dishes. You can also enjoy your meal in the beautiful and quiet summer garden. For your comfort in business meetings and conferences, you can use the technically equipped and airconditioned hall. The luxury and comfort of hotel Lozenetz are combined with impeccable service in order to make your stay unforgettable.
Excellent location, high-quality service and well equipped conference halls are the advantages of Dedeman Princess Sofia. The hotel was awarded the “Best congress hotel 2009” by the Bulgarian Hotel and Restaurant Association and has 10 multifunctional halls with 10 to 750 seats capacity. The biggest one is the luxurious Diamond Hall, which hosts various receptions, business forums and international competitions.
During their free time guests of the hotel can take advantage of complex massage and beauty procedures at the Victoria Spa centre, equipped with hammam, swimming pool, Jacuzzi and steam bath, or they can take a shopping tour on foot in the centre of Sofia.
The three-star Hotel Light combines the finest traditions of Bulgarian hospitality and cordial homely atmosphere with a level of services and facilities guaranteed to satisfy the most discerning guests. Situated in a quiet peaceful street in downtown Sofia the hotel is excellent choice for business travelers as well as for city tourism. The friendly staff is highly devoted to make your stay as comfortable as possible and is always ready to assist you. For your convenience the hotel offers separated areas and floors for smokers and non-smokers.
If you prefer small hotels and personal attitude, try the Madrid Family Hotel. It offers wonderful conditions for a cosy and tranquil stay close to the centre of Sofia. 14 rooms – 2 single, 10 double and 2 double plus one, and an apartment – are available to the guests of the hotel. All of them are decorated with soft colours, thus creating a sense of warmness. All of the rooms have a private bathroom, and a terrace, equipped with a telephone, cable TV set, air-conditioner, internet and central heating. The professional and yet hospitable attitude of the hotel’s staff will complement to your pleasant and undisturbed stay in the capital.
Situated at the quiet central street Neofit Rilski, Niki Hotel is the first of its kind all-suite hotel in Sofia. Its apartments fulfill all business trip and holiday standards – contemporary furniture, comfort, convenient location.
Situated at the foot of Vitosha Mountain, four-star Vitosha Park Hotel stands far from the city’s commotion, but close to the rhythm of modern business. Nature is an essential accent in the exterior, as well as in the interior of the hotel, and the green idea is implemented in all the symbols of the brand. Vitosha Park Hotel is one of the most elite city hotels in Bulgaria, a prestigious business and conference centre, hosting numerous national and international organisations’ events. The exquisite accommodation options are complemented by restaurants and bars, wellness and spa facilities, organisation of weddings and private celebrations.