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Budapest Hotel
Ranked #7 of 135 Hotels in Sofia
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 19 August 2014

We stayed in this hotel one night by the end of July 2014. We got a double room on the 4 th floor, quite spacious, clean, ac, nice bathroom, the room facing a side street , so it was quiet. The price was reasonable and it included a good breakfast. The staff spoke sufficient English and they were helpful when we needed a taxi etc. It took just 10 minutes to the city centre by taxi and it costed only 6 Leva. All in all, we had quite a good stay at this hotel.

Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights, great breakfast and excellent staff. Although as previously stated it is a little way out of the town centre but it is walkable and the number 9 bus from the city centre stops close by as well as trams. One the reasons we chose it was it is also within walking distance of the main railway station as we caught the overnight train to Belgrade.

Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 6 August 2014 via mobile

Very helpful and accommodating staff who provided good information. Excellent and bountiful breakfast.The location grew on me. At first I thought it was a little far from downtown but once I learned the route it was a nice walk. There is a traditional Bulgarian restaurant a few blocks away that was fabulous.

  • Stayed: July 2014
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Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

We have arrived quite late in Sofia and had a taxi waiting for us arranged by the hotel. The hotel seems brand new ! Spotless clean, comfortable mattress and ergonomic pillow available upside request.Staff speaks english.A little far from the city center. The temperature outside being 33/℃ at noon , we ordered a taxi to take us places like:National Theater, Boyana Church, vegetable market, st. Alexander's church; had lunch in the center of the city while the driver waited and then airport , all took about 5 hours for 80lev. We enjoyed the stay!

Stayed: August 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 26 July 2014

Excellent hotel staff are very helpful very clean and the buffet breakfast will set you up for the day.
Its a little bit far from centre but can be walked but taxis are cheap.The only downside is WiFi was poor.

Room Tip: Go for deluxe room much bigger
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  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 July 2014

Let's just say I've enjoyed our stay so much I'm writing this before I leave.

Booked online for 4. Very reasonably priced Junior Suite for 4 days booked LAST MINUTE (i.e. the morning we showed up). "Gnadi" greeted us and quickly checked us in and showed us our room. The room has a definite boutique feel to it. The walls are a light purple shade with textured accent walls. The bathroom is spotless, clearly recently redone and the couch is a comfortable fold out and the bed is firm but the pillows very plush. The room was cleaned quickly and well and extra towels were brought quickly when requested. The small balcony has a nice view over the city but does not face the city center - you still have a nice view of the mountains and over the rooftops of the city.

Gnadi is the highlight of this establishment. He clearly places service above all else including restaurant recommendations, directions, calling us cabs, advising us how to get the right ones ("OK" not "CK") and helping us print our boarding passes. We leave at 4AM tomorrow and he called our room to apologize that he couldn't arrange breakfast before we left because there were no bakeshops that he could get ahold of at 11PM to deliver anything. He even had someone wrap some bottles of wine we were taking home. Seriously, the man gets service.

As for location, the hotel's immediate area is meh (lots of auto stuff), but it's proximity to the central square, the nevsky cathedral and the museums is an easy walk on major roads with well paved side walks. Taxis are readily available and the airport is 15 Lev away.

Seriously, stay here. It's not a luxury hotel but it easily is 3 star and the service makes it a solid 4 in my mind (it just can't get there because of the lack of a gym etc) but if you're in Bulgaria for the hotel, you've made a mistake anyway.

Room Tip: high floors - the tram runs nearby - can't hear it from the 7th floor apartments.
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  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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PaskalevTr, Director of Sales at Budapest Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2014

Dear Arpit D,

Thank you for the comprehensive review and all wonderful comments about BudaPest Hotel, Sofia. Me and my whole team are joyous about our work and it is crucially important for us to know that we have made your stay pleasant and enjoyable. Further to that, I am glad that you have appreciated Genadi's customer service - I will pass your great comments to him.

I hope that you will choose BudaPest Hotel for your next stay in Sofia and we will have the pleasure to welcome you again.

Kind regards,

Trifon Paskalev

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Reviewed 1 July 2014

A very comfortable hotel with easy access to both the city centre (15-20 minute walk away), metro, trams and railway station - arrived late at night after the 9 hour train jouney from Bucharest, so the night manager's welcome and an open bar were just what we needed to set us up for a busy two days in this fascinating city. Genadi and Sonya could not have been more helpful, the former even offering us a lift to the airport on his way home off-duty!

Room Tip: Room was well insulated for sound so, even though ours fronted onto a busy street, we slept well and...
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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Budapest Hotel

Address: 92 A Budapest Street | ul. Kozlodui 4, Sofia 1202, Bulgaria
Region: Bulgaria > Sofia Region > Sofia
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
#6 Best Value Hotel in Sofia
#6 Romantic Hotel in Sofia
#9 Business Hotel in Sofia
Price Range: £38 - £77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Budapest Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 63
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Named after the small street running throughout almost the whole downtown of Sofia on which Budapest Hotel is located and at the same time with walking distance to important transportation and business venues.The hotel consists of 31 standard rooms, 22 deluxe rooms, 6 corner rooms, 3 studios and a Presidential Suite. ... more   less 
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