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Overview of Hotel Rila Sofia

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In-room safe, laptop workspace, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
In-room safe, laptop workspace, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
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Room Amenity

Hotel Rila Sofia

3.5 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationSofia Court House3 min walk
    Popular LocationChurch of St. George3 min walk
    Popular LocationNational Archaeological Museum3 min walk
    AirportSofia (SOF)17 min drive

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Junior Suite

  • 431 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed OR 3 Single Beds

Twin Room

No guest room rating
  • 237 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Single Beds

Triple Room

No guest room rating
  • 344 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 Single Beds

Double Room

3.6/5 guest room rating
  • 237 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed

About this area

Sofia

Located in Sofia, Hotel Rila Sofia is in the city centre and near the airport. Yellow Pavement and Saint Nedelya Church are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Borisova Gradina and Borisova Gradina Park. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Bulgarian Army Stadium or Vasil Levski Stadium. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Sofia Court House - 3 min walk
  • Church of St. George - 3 min walk
  • National Archaeological Museum - 3 min walk
  • Saint Nedelya Church - 3 min walk
  • Council of Ministers Sofia - 5 min walk

Getting around

  • Serdika Station - 5 min walk
  • Sofia Central Station - 14 min drive
  • Sofia (SOF) - 17 min drive

Restaurants

  • Confetti - 3 min walk
  • Tas - 3 min walk
  • Farmer's - 4 min walk
  • M EAT - 4 min walk
  • Vitosha street cafe - 4 min walk

About this property

Hotel Rila Sofia

3.5-star Sofia hotel in Sofia City Center, near National Palace of Culture
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a nightclub and 2 bars/lounges. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café and a conference centre are on-site. All 95 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and TVs. Guests will also find safes and phones.
Hotel Rila Sofia offers 95 forms of accommodation with a safe. This Sofia hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hairdryers can be requested. Cots/infant beds (complimentary) are also available.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee 7:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 7:30 AM–10:30 AM on weekends: EUR 6.2 for adults and EUR 6.2 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 2 bars/lounges

Things to do

  • Nightclub

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Business services

  • 2 meeting rooms
  • Conference centre (429 square feet of space)

Outdoors

  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Free cots/infant beds

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Fridge

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe

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The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - anytime
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of EUR 6 per pet, per day
Dogs and cats only
2 per room (up to 22 lbs/10 kg)
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 0.45 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 6.2 for adults and EUR 6.2 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 20 per vehicle (one way)
  • Pet fee: EUR 6 per pet, per day
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property caters to LGBTQ guests
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Hotel Rila Sofia
Rila Hotel
Rila Sofia
Hotel Rila
Hotel Rila Sofia Hotel
Hotel Rila Sofia Sofia
Hotel Rila Sofia Hotel Sofia

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Hotel Rila Sofia and receive a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Rila Sofia offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Hotel Rila Sofia cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Hotel Rila Sofia?
As of 11 Apr 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hotel Rila Sofia on 11 May 2021 start from £40, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Hotel Rila Sofia pet-friendly?
Yes, this hotel allows cats and dogs (limit 2 per room) with a maximum weight of up to 10 kg per pet. There's a fee of EUR 6 per pet, per day. Service animals are exempt from fees.
How much is parking at Hotel Rila Sofia?
This property doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Hotel Rila Sofia?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - anytime. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability).
What time is check-out at Hotel Rila Sofia?
Checkout is at noon. Late checkout is available for a fee (amount may vary, subject to availability).
Does Hotel Rila Sofia provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs (available on request). A fee of EUR 20 per vehicle applies.
Where is Hotel Rila Sofia located?
Located in Sofia City Center, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Yellow Pavement, National Palace of Culture and Bulgarian Parliament. Sofia Court House and Vitoshka Boulevard are also within 5 minutes. Serdika Station is only a 5-minute walk and Lavov Most Station is 15 minutes.

Overall score and ratings

3.3
Rating 5 - Excellent. 32 out of 189 reviews
5 - Excellent 17%
Rating 4 - Good. 62 out of 189 reviews
4 - Good 33%
Rating 3 - Okay. 48 out of 189 reviews
3 - Okay 25%
Rating 2 - Poor. 30 out of 189 reviews
2 - Poor 16%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 17 out of 189 reviews
1 - Terrible 9%

3.3/5

Cleanliness

3.6/5

Staff & service

3.0/5

Amenities

2.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2021

4/5 Good

Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great location to explore city
Great location to explore city ( city center) all you may need it's literally outside - 5mins walk- Shops, bars, restaurants and club next door in the basement. 6th-floor room with a mountain view - SUPER! Plentiful breakfast. I would come back.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
good clean room, huge size
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Everything is awesome. The the reception and the staff was friendly. I recommend it to everyone who want Best place
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

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