SOFIA HOTEL BALKAN A LUXURY COLLECTION HOTEL

5 Sveta Nedelya Sq., Sofia 1000 Bulgaria (BGR)
5.0 Star Downtown Hotel
42.69763 23.32171
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  • Avg. Group Discount of 8.1%!
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • 184 rooms in property
  • Hotel has 5 floors
  • Hotel has 20 suites
  • Check-out: 12pm
  • Group score of 5.4/10
  • 8 conference rooms in property

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Local Attractions

Sofia Balkan is found in the heart of Sofia, within walking distance from the business and commercial district and the Government Offices. It is recognized as the city's grand hotel and one of its architectural landmarks. The fourth-century St. George Rotunda - located in the interior court between the hotel and the Presidential Palace, the streets of Roman Serdica, the relics of the medieval fortress of Sredetz are among Sofia's many historic jewels.

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Property Description

Sofia Hotel Balkan, a Luxury Collection Hotel, is an iconic 5-Star landmark in the vivid center of Sofia and is perfectly located in the heart of the city. Monuments, museums, theaters, cafes, galleries, parks, business and cultural establishments surround the Sheraton Sofia Balkan, an oasis of luxury, refinement and impecable service. Alluring, evocative, memorable…Room keys that open more than doors. They can open minds. Cuisine that explores new pairings while expanding your palate. A hotel that can offer you a new perspective on your destination, and on the way that you see the things around you.We invite you to discovery. Welcome to Sofia Hotel Balkan, your adress in Bulgaria.History Nestled beneath snow-capped mountain peaks, Sofia is the political, economic and cultural center of Bulgaria. The streets of Roman Serdica, the relics of the medieval fortress of Sredetz, and the fourth-century St. George Rotunda are among Sofia's many historic jewels. The 5-star Sofia Hotel Balkan: magnificently refurbished, a landmark in the bustling center of Sofia, is perfectly located in the heart of the city, rich with monuments, museums, theaters, cafes, galleries and parks. Government buildings, ministries, business and cultural establishments surround the Sheraton Sofia Balkan, an oasis of luxury, refinement and impeccable service.The hotel was built in 1956. In 1986 after extensive restoration project Sofia Hotel Balkan was opened as the first hotel in Eastern Europe managed by a Western company. Since then we have the great honor of welcoming Royal Family members, Presidents, representatives of the show business, prominent professionals and various high-rank delegations. The hotel is also a proud member of The Luxury Collection of Starwood Hotels & Resorts.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:2pm
Check Out:12pm
Year of Last Renovation:2009
Floors:5
Rooms:184
Corridors:Both Interior and Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:184
Handicap Rooms:1
Suites:20
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:8 View Spaces
Meeting Space:13574 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 500 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours:9am-1am
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Individual cancellations are free of penalty latest 24 hours prior to day of arrival. Group cancellations are considered and agreed on case-by-case basis.
Nightly Parking:€ 20
Typical Group Deposit:100%
Total Taxes: 9.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.67 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 0.67 Per Person (Euro Per person per night)
City Tax: 0.67 Per Person (Euro Per person per night)
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost:18.00 Per Person (Prices in Euro)
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost:18.00 Per Person (Prices in Euro)
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost:18.00 Per Person (Prices in Euro)
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost:26.00 Per Person (Prices in Euro)
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost:25.00 Per Person (Prices in Euro)
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost:25.00 Per Person (Prices in Euro)
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost:26.00 Per Person (Prices in Euro)
Morning Break Cost: 5.50 Per Person (Prices in Euro)
Afternoon Break Cost: 5.50 Per Person (Prices in Euro)
Banquet Soda: 5.50 Per Person (Prices in Euro)
Banquet Bottled Water: 1.50 Per Person (Prices in Euro)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Small pets are allowed


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Breakfast in room
  • Car rental
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Currency exchange
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Hairdryer available
  • Hair dresser
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hours room service
  • Safe in rooms
  • Sauna
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable

Airport & Shuttle Information

Sofia Airport is located 11 km. away from the hotel.The hotel offers free shuttle bus from/to the airport and runs at scheduled times.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.
Previously known as:
Sheraton Sofia Hotel Balkan

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Sofia Hotel Balkan a Luxury Collection Hotel

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Sofia Hotel Balkan a Luxury Collection Hotel.

Feel free to use the Sofia Hotel Balkan a Luxury Collection Hotel meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Sofia event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Meters)
Size
(sqm.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Royal Ballroom 43 x 15 x 4 648--/300200300150125----/--650800--
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Royal Ballroom

Conference room Royal is situated on the first floor and the size is 648 sq. m. The capacity is up to 650 people Theatre Style, 150 people U – shape and 330 people Classroom style. The ballroom disposes of natural day-light and is free of pillars or other restrictions.The conference room can be separated into three parts as follows:Conference room Royal I is situated on the first floor and the size is 216 sq. m. The capacity is up to 200 people Theatre Style, 60 people U – shape and 100 people Classroom style. The ballroom disposes of natural day-light and is free of pillars or other restrictions.Conference room Royal II is situated on the first floor and the size is 162 sq. m. The capacity is up to 150 people Theatre Style, 40 people U – shape and 80 people Classroom style. The ballroom disposes of natural day-light and is free of pillars or other restrictions.Conference room Royal III is situated on the first floor and the size is 270 sq. m. The capacity is up to 280 people Theatre Style, 80 people U – shape and 130 people Classroom style. The ballroom disposes of natural day-light and is free of pillars or other restrictions.Combination can be made as follows: Royal I+II or Royal II + III.
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
6975.0 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
43 x 15 x 4 M.
Floor Level:
1
Columns:
0
Windows:
12
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Serdica / Sredetz Ballrooms 21 x 11 x 5 231--/100901207060----/--220220--
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Serdica / Sredetz Ballrooms

Each of our conference rooms Sredetz or Serdica are situated on the ground floor and the size is 231 sq. m each. The capacity is 220 people Theatre Style, 70 people U – shape and 120 people Classroom style. The ballrooms disposes of natural day-light and is free of pillars or other restrictions.
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
2486.5 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
21 x 11 x 5 M.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
5
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Rila Conference Room 14 x 5 x 4 50--/3020203020----/--5050--
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Rila Conference Room

Conference room Rila is situated on the first floor and the size is 70 sq. m. The capacity is up to 50 people Theatre Style, 30 people U – shape or Classroom style. The room can be divided into 2 smaller meeting rooms. The conference room is free of pillars or other restrictions
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
538.2 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
14 x 5 x 4 M.
Floor Level:
1
Columns:
0
Windows:
6
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Pirin Conference Room 10 x 4 x 4 4516/----201616----/--30----
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Pirin Conference Room

Conference room Pirin is situated on the first floor and the size is 50 sq. m. The capacity is up to 30 people Theatre Style and 20 people U – shape or Classroom style. The conference room disposes of natural day-light and is free of pillars or other restrictions.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
484.4 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
10 x 4 x 4 M.
Floor Level:
1
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System

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