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You can discover the charm of Borovets in hotel Ela, located in the very center of the resort. The distinguishing pyramidal building is easy to remember on the outside and magically calming on the inside. Hotel Ela is located near the very station of the lift to Yastrebets and the peak of Musala and is 300 m away from the ski drag lifts. Throughout all seasons, in hotel Ela you can enjoy complete rest, hold trainings or team buildings, lounge around breathing the crystal-clear air of the centuries-old forest or head for the third highest peak in Europe - Musala /2925 m/. All hotel guests use free parking, fitness and Wi-Fi in the entire hotel. The hotel has a restaurant, lobby-bar with fireplace, billiard club, table tennis, electronic darts, fitness, saunas, steam bath, relax area, internet club, kids's corner, ski wardrobe, bike wardrobe, football playground with small gates, parking, security and elevator. Pets are allowed inside. For organized events, hotel Ela offers three conference halls, each of them having respectively 100, 40 and 20 seats convenient for work, a sound system and a flipchart. Hotel Ela has been an arena of memorable events such asfestivals, graduation balls, weddings, baptism parties and company parties. The restaurant can accommodate 130 seated guests. Borovets and hotel Ela host sport and recreation camps due to the high sea level, the proximity of Musala, Arena hall in Samokov, the slopes for skiing or ski-running, the bike-park and the mineral springs in Belchin Banya and Sapareva Banya. The four-storey hotel offers 52 double rooms, 20 single rooms and 4 family rooms, each of which has a bath, hairdryer, cable TV, telephone, mini-bar, soundproof frames card electrical installation, and option for an extra bed or a child's bed. The rooms on the first floor have balconies whereas the western hotel side offers a panorama of the centuries-old pine forest.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
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Room features
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Centrally Located


Full view
93Great for walkers
Grade: 93 out of 100
28Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
4Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
29Room tips
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We had a week in the Ela hotel. Rooms were warm and adequate. A little tired maybe but ok. Food in the restaurant was reasonable but it was easy enough to go out and use the food eateries in close proximity. Fantastic location for the ski lifts, only a short walk. However
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It's centrally located and a short walk from the gondola. The hotel has a good breakfast included. There is some kind of sauna.. (I was told that you had to pay for the steam room). However onto the room. I am over 6ft tall.. and the bed was not comfortable at all. I did not get
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Arrived late Saturday night and check in was made simple. We where left sandwiches, a bottle of water and biscuits in the room on arrival as we had missed dinner which was a nice thought. However, you only get given one key two would of been nice as if we wanted to do different
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Just got back from a weeks stay at the Ela Hotel. Good location being just down from the gondola station and the hotel itself being relatively good for one of the less expensive hotels in the area. Breakfast was good but evening meal didn’t seem to live up to the same level,
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Just returned from a week stay. The location was great just down from the gondola,bars,restaurants. Breakfast was good didn’t go down for evening meal but heard it could have been better. Rooms where very nice and clean shower was great. Staff where friendly. The only thing
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Вид из окна номера
room with a view
Вид с 4 этажа. На дорогу. И красоту этого места чудесного...по имени Боровец!
To use the button lift you will need a pass. If you were to walk up the slope and ski back down you may be able to get away without
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You will find information on the ELA Hotel website.
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Is the laundry service free?
Do the rooms have a safe .
A safe can be rented at the reception.
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"Rooms at the back are quieter"
"Rooms on the top floor are quieter but don't have a balcony."
"higher floors better"
"top floor rooms are smaller, all rooms have a view towards main street as far as i remember , but it is not a noisy place,"
"Third and fourth floor rooms are the best"
US$73 - US$99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
BulgariaSofia RegionBorovets
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