Rila Hotel - Borovets

Borovets, Borovets, Bulgaria, 2100  show map
 4 stars
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Rila Hotel - Borovets

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

Indoor parking

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Overview

Offering 523 cozy rooms, Rila Hotel features a nightclub, an indoor swimming pool and a casino. The hotel was opened in 1986, renovated in 2002 and is housed in a 9-storey building.

The property is 50 meters away from Borovets Ski Resort, Bulgaria on Horseback and Gondola Lift. The venue is set just 10 minutes' walk from Borovets center.

Park Vitosha is 39.2 km from the hotel and Mineral Pool Velingrad is 41.1 km away.

The hotel enjoys a great location within 55 minutes' drive from Sofia airport.

Rooms

Rila Hotel provides guestrooms appointed with a minibar, a sitting area, climate control, satellite TV and a safe. The rooms look on to the mountain. They also have a microwave, a cooktop and a fridge available for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Refreshing drinks are offered in the café bar. Offering various dining options, Happy Duck and Alpin Restaurant are about 5-minute walk away.

Services

There are a business center, a photocopier and a meeting room available on site.

Relax

Guests will benefit from a wellness center, a hot tub and a solarium as well as steam baths and reflex massage. The hotel's activities include mountain biking, lawn tennis and snow skiing.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of floors:   9.  Number of rooms:   523.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Indoor parking
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Barber shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Ski storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Skiing
  • Ski school
  • Horseback riding
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Fitness center
  • Fishing
  • Tennis

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Ski equipment rental
  • Ski pass vendor
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's play area
  • Game room
  • Kids club
  • Children's buffet

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Casino
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden area
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view
  • Mountain view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Sofa bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dining table

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Kitchenette
  • Mini-fridge

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay at the price of 50 % of the room stay per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 1 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Rila Hotel - Borovets Borovets location
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Hotel Address:

Borovets, Borovets, Bulgaria, 2100

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City Center
  • Borovets
    1700 ft
Airports
Underground stations
  • Младост 1
    29.5 mi
  • Мусагеница
    29.9 mi
Restaurants
  • Happy Duck (cuisine: European)
    100 ft
  • Alpin Restaurant (in Alpin hotel) (cuisine: International)
    2800 ft
Ski areas
  • Bulgaria on Horseback
    3600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    9
  • Number of rooms:
    523

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or 2 Single beds
Size: 295 sq. feet
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    Studio
    Bed type: 2 Single beds and 1 Sofa bed
    Size: 305 sq. feet
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      Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Rila Hotel - Borovets Borovets location
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      Hotel Address:

      Borovets, Borovets, Bulgaria, 2100

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Borovets
        1700 ft
      Airports
      Underground stations
      • Младост 1
        29.5 mi
      • Мусагеница
        29.9 mi
      Restaurants
      • Happy Duck (cuisine: European)
        100 ft
      • Alpin Restaurant (in Alpin hotel) (cuisine: International)
        2800 ft
      Ski areas
      • Bulgaria on Horseback
        3600 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of floors:
        9
      • Number of rooms:
        523

      Hotel Awards

      BulgarianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBorovetsRila

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      Best Spa Hotels in Bulgaria

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      Near the hotel

      • Borovets Ski Resort - 200 ft
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        Restaurants nearby

        • Happy Duck - 100 ft

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          Cuisine: English

        • Alpin Restaurant (in Alpin hotel) - 2800 ft

          Address: Borovets

          73% likes this, based on 26 reviews
          Cuisine: International

        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of floors:
          9
        • Number of rooms:
          523

        Hotel Awards

        BulgarianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBorovetsRila

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Spa Hotels in Bulgaria

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        Rila Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Rila

        Average guest rating

        7.0out of 10
        Very good
        Based on 90 reviews

        Guest reviews

        • Couple
          6.6

          good facilities, big hotel. pool is big and water is hot, also free jakuzzi.

          envelope for bribe in the room, small balcony, deffinetly a 3 star hotel , not a 4 star.

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          The room was excellent, warm, and always clean, and there was always warm water. Aboaut the hotel itself, in general it is very good with excellent facilities especially its swimming pool. It was my pleasure to relax in the warm water of the pool. The food also was excellent.

          The flow of the water in the bath was poor.

        • Family with children
          5.8

          Position for ski piste is good.

          The room it was to small and to expensive for confort.

        • Single
          7.8

          Location and reception lounge bar with woderfull view of the slopes.

          The hotel are 3 star not 4.Food are very very poor,and the confort of the rooms.

        • Couple
          5.0

          There was yellow water coming out of the pipes and I with my wife could not take a shower becoyse of it!we could not drink or use the water for nothing!

        • Couple
          8.2

          Perfect location of the hotel, good value for money.

        • Group of friends
          8.2

          They provide secured storage room for bicycles. Big rooms.

        • Family with children
          5.0

          Location, just in front of the lifts

          The sheets, and blankets from another era.. The breakfast of poor quality.

        • Couple
          7.8

          I visited Borovets in the summer, and found that Hotel Rila was good value. The rooms are a bit old school with their green tint, but my room on the seventh floor facing the mountain came with great views and sunsets. The showers have pressure which is greatly appreciated after trekking or snowboarding int the mountains. All in all it's a fine place to stay considering that you're not here for the hotel, but only to accommodate your stay while having fun in the spectacular mountains.

          Breakfast was the same everyday. After four days that gets boring; I like variety. Also the pool and hot tub closes too early at 19h.

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          location, close to hiking annd ski terains, value for money, pool

          beds, small tv, rude impolite rececionist at 2 o clock room was not ready

        • Couple
          10.0

          A very nice hotel which was clearly renovated as I know it is one of the oldest in the resort. The room was quiet, well furnished and cozy. Extra wool blankets were provided and they were very nice and warm. It is located near the major cable cars in Borovets. Reasonable dinner.

          It seems to be a family hotel - it may not be the best for a quiet getaway of 2 (I visited in July). The breakfast was not varied enough - if you avoid fried foods it would be difficult to choose what to eat - you may end up eating the same for days in a row. The wine provided at dinner was of suspicious quality - tried it only 2 nights and stopped trying.

        • Family with children
          3.8

          The bathroom was clean.

          Since the communist years in Bulgaria many things in this hotel have not changed - the personnel is helpful but not very friendly, the rooms have been partly and cheaply renovated (and the non smoking "studio" which was actually a bigger room had a permanent cigarettes smell), the breakfast was the poorest one I have seen since long time ago. Given this, the prices of the rooms and at the lobby bar and the pool bar are among the highest in the resort.

        • Couple
          7.4

          Excellent location (sitnyakovo ski center) / 300m, easy walking to the gondola, free pool and jacuzzi, great breakfast, free, guarded parking, many facilities in the hotel (bar, casino, stores, playroom, spa, gym) in good prices, clean towels everyday

          There were no free ski depot, we had to pay 9leva/day/person or take them to the room with us and walki around with our boots, staff at the front desk not friendly (everyone else ok), first day the pool was really cold

        • Single
          7.4

          spa center,many choices of restaurants,

          the reception staff was cheeky. Check-in was 2,5 hrs late and not well organised.

        • Single
          7.8

          Hotel Rila is a good place for the skiers and for relax as well. It locates near from chair lift and has good spa facilites including fair swimming pool.

          The staff don't take enough care for the good condition of the of the bathroom facilites.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Rila Hotel - Borovets Borovets location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        Borovets, Borovets, Bulgaria, 2100

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Borovets
          1700 ft
        Airports
        Underground stations
        • Младост 1
          29.5 mi
        • Мусагеница
          29.9 mi
        Restaurants
        • Happy Duck (cuisine: European)
          100 ft
        • Alpin Restaurant (in Alpin hotel) (cuisine: International)
          2800 ft
        Ski areas
        • Bulgaria on Horseback
          3600 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of floors:
          9
        • Number of rooms:
          523

        Hotel Awards

        BulgarianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBorovetsRila

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Spa Hotels in Bulgaria

        Use Badge