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Hotel Kibella

26, Alexander von Humboldt str., Sofia 1113 Bulgaria

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#13 of 71 small hotels in Sofia
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Welcome to Hotel Kibella, your Sofia “home away from home.” Hotel Kibella aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year after year.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Sofia University Saint Kliment Ohridski (1.8 mi) and Cathedral Saint Alexandar Nevski (1.9 mi), guests of Hotel Kibella can easily experience some of Sofia's most well known attractions.

Rooms at Hotel Kibella offer a refrigerator, a minibar, and air conditioning providing exceptional comfort and convenience, and guests can go online with free wifi.

24 hour front desk and room service are some of the conveniences offered at this small hotel. A lounge will also help to make your stay even more special. If you are driving to Hotel Kibella, there is paid private parking available nearby.

Travellers looking to enjoy some falafel can head to Social Cafe Bar & Kitchen or Jerusalem Kosher Food. Otherwise, you may want to check out a seafood restaurant such as Happy Bar & Grill Rakovski, Captain Cook, or Felicità.

Plus, during your trip, don’t forget to check out some of the popular parks, such as Borisova Gradina, South Park, and Park Vrana.

Hotel Kibella puts the best of Sofia at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Paid private parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Spa
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Wifi
Breakfast in the room
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Minibar
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Mid-range
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Ionut M wrote a review Mar 2019
Bucharest, Romania34 contributions15 helpful votes
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I came here for several timesin the last 6 months. It is very easy to reach it as one of the main roads (Tsarigradsko shose) is next to the hotel. If you come from the airport, a taxi costs around 7-8 leva (10 leva with tips = 5 Euro) and the trip from airport lasts 10 min. From here the center is very close (5-10 min by Taxi) or you can walk 10-15min to the closest metro station. Regarding the hotel - it costs around 30 Eur per night (single). The rooms are clean and everyday they change the towels + refill shampoo. The rooms look a little bit old but are comfortable enough. Also, they have A/C, minibar (one cola/beer is 1.5 leva, a chocolate is 4 leva), heating over the winter season and wifi free in all room. The breakfast is similar everyday, but good enough: it has a coffee/tea, jam, honey, bread/croissants, a fruit, some ham. The hotel employees are very very friendly and supportive.
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Joris V wrote a review Nov 2018
Lokeren, Belgium4 contributions
Rooms are all right. Breakfast is not really recommended: no choice, rather poor quality. The area is safe, some shops and restaurants around, but not a lively neighbourhood. There are good bus connections from Pliska to anywhere in town.
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Date of stay: October 2018
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JMGeneva wrote a review Oct 2018
Geneva, Switzerland1987 contributions771 helpful votes
This place was previously known as hotel Ganesha. In fact nothing has really changed besides the name. It is is a very simple hotel but clean and very cheap. Certainly convenient if you have business to do around the Pliska area. Breakfast as simple and cheap as the hotel, quickly and efficiently served. The massage business downstairs has however unfortunately dissapeared.
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Date of stay: October 2018Trip type: Travelled on business
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Kerpel-Fronius G wrote a review Jul 2018
Budapest, Hungary20 contributions9 helpful votes
i needed to stay in sofia for over a week, alone. i needed cheap accomodation, near the university sports hall. i rented a single room, with a single bed for one. very clean room, equipped with the basics - a desk, a tv, a bed, a bathroom with shower cabin, a cupboard and a minibar. the hotel is slightly outside the center - about a half an hour walk, but taxis are very cheap, so that is no problem. the breakfasts are quite boring - one gets served on a tray - 2-3 slices of bread, either tea or coffee, some jam, honey, ham, pseudo-cheeses, not great, quite boring, but enough to start the day. personnel is quite nice and helpful. one small problem in room 16 - hot water suddenly vanished presumably when others were taking showers. this only happened at popular times, say between 8-9 am, not if i took my morning shower later, so it is definitely linked to the overusage. in similar circumstances i would not hesitate to go there again.
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Date of stay: July 2018
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Room Tip: room 16 is ground floor, gives on the blank wall of the opposite building, in popular hours hot...
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Paulina P wrote a review May 2017
Poznan, Wielkopolskie, Poland33 contributions8 helpful votes
Very good hotel, located 4 km from Sofia Airport and 4 km from City Center. Kind and helpfull Staff, nice, clean rooms with air conditioning, TV, comfortable bed and big bathroom. WiFi works very well. A lot of shops and restaurants in the walking distance. Breakfast small and boring. Very good price.
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Date of stay: May 2017
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Stejimenez wrote a review Oct 2016
Ottawa, Canada138 contributions71 helpful votes
This is a budget hotel, sure, but a great one!!! It has just been renovated and changed name to Kibella. Staff is the friendliest you are going to find in Sofia. Stayed for a Week to teach classes at the economics faculty of the Sofia university and didn't even felt it. One point though, you are not going to find 300 threats linen on the Bed, but it is great for the price. Did I mentioned the best coffee in Sofia? Just some times the barista didn't understood when I asked for a "Latte"…
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Date of stay: October 2016Trip type: Travelled on business
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Etienne E wrote a review Aug 2016
16 contributions4 helpful votes
Budget hotel. A quick stop over for two nights only. Nonetheless it warrants some pointers. Breakfast is only a selection of pate, jam and honey, ham with three slices of toast, a yoghurt and tea or coffee for 4 EUR. It fills the gap. However breakfast only starts at 7h30, thats not good if you intend on heading off for the day earlier...no lunchbox. The rooms are tidy but I had a really bad, soft matress. Otherwise location is good, close to airport and to find somewhere to eat in the area is not a problem.
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Date of stay: August 2016Trip type: Travelled on business
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Maria-Therese H wrote a review Jul 2016
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Great location and roomsize. Very good service and communication! This is our third stay at this little hotel and we will be back soon. Good wifi and tv on every room. For the prize for the room, this is the best!
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Date of stay: July 2016
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Andy W wrote a review Jul 2016
Tauranga, New Zealand35 contributions12 helpful votes
Handy to airport. We arrived late but no problem. Rooms small and pretty basic but bathroom shower good Very economical and recommended for transit purposes. Breakfast and service good. Wifi works well. Good local restaurants which open late at night and s very short walk
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Date of stay: July 2016Trip type: Travelled on business
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sand_ca_traveler wrote a review Jan 2016
Poway, California289 contributions132 helpful votes
I much prefer Ganesha to the nearby Best Western. The rooms are small but large enough and very clean. The price is low and the service is good. The hotel is quiet and the staff is friendly. There are good restaurants within walking distance. It is an easy 8 km drive to the airport. This was our 3rd stay there.
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Date of stay: January 2016
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PRICE RANGE
£35 - £40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Hotel Ganesha
LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
35
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Kibella
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Kibella?
Nearby attractions include ShiSha Bar SpeShial (0.2 miles), The Lake with the Lilies (0.3 miles), and Gallery Gallery (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Kibella?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and a spa.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Kibella?
Guests can enjoy a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Kibella?
Yes, paid private parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Kibella?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mechkite Restaurant, Restaurant Capri, and Legendary Barbeque.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Kibella?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Kibella?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Kibella?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Catedral de Sveta-Nedelya (2.5 miles), The Rotunda Church of St George (2.4 miles), and Amphitheatre of Serdica (2.2 miles).