"Even though you're growing up, you should never stop having fun," said Nina Dobrev, a Bulgarian-born model and actress.
Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, continues to be among the most popular tourist destinations with great bargains. From traditional food to cheap hotels at surprisingly reasonable prices, the capital has the right mix with a good measure of leisure and entertainment amidst historic settings.
3 Top Budget Hotels In Sofia
Accommodation is generally cheap, but some hotels offering cheap accommodation have great locations and access to important tourist destinations as well. Lavele Hostel “ A wonderful budget hostel offering attractive accommodation at highly affordable prices. The hostel is within walking distance of the Church of St. George and offers free buffet breakfasts and WiFi. Tour assistance is provided by well-trained multilingual staff members. Red Bed and Breakfast - The highly popular B&B, counted among the best cheap hotels, is just 7 minutes away on foot from the metro station and is less than 15 minutes away from the Byzantine-style Cathedral of Sveti Aleksandar Nevski. Simple rooms have wooden flooring. The hotel serves breakfast and also offers a communal kitchen. Hotel Cheap - Located near important landmarks and supermarkets, the hotel is close to the main train and bus station. Guests are offered free Internet and clean rooms. It is a great place for short stays and provides easy access to a traditional Bulgarian Tavern serving tasty food.
3 Luxury Hotels in Sofia With Old World Charm
Grand Hotel Sofia - Counted among the classic Sofia hotels, it reflects the old-fashioned luxurious look with much appeal for visitors preferring the quiet ambience. It has a prime location at City Center with great views of the City Garden. Interiors are lavishly maintained with more than 400 oil paintings creating an esthetic feel. Arena Di Serdica Hotel - Just a few meters away from the shopping and financial district of Sofia, the five-star hotel from the FPI Hotels & Resort chain is built over an ancient Roman amphitheater providing access to ancient ruins from within. Sofia International Airport is less than 10 km away, and the hotel has ideal multifunctional conference facilities for business meetings with capacity to accommodate around 80 people. Radisson Blu Grand Hotel - Located near Narodno Sabranie Square, the popular five-star hotel has 142 rooms and suites with modern amenities and a 290 m² ballroom which also exhibits art collections for the Sofia City Art Gallery. Business travelers find the business class accommodation and lounge much to their liking.
Grand Sights in One of Europe's Oldest Cities
Surrounded by historic monuments and churches, some of which have existed for more than 2000 years, the old capital city of Bulgaria has many beautiful sites. The National Historical Museum is one of the biggest museums in East Europe, while the Ivan Vazov National Theater is a wonderful sight at night. On the outskirts lies the mediaeval Bulgarian Orthodox Church, which entered UNESCO's World Heritage category in 1979. Cheap Sofia hotels, historic destinations, and convenient transportation is a heady mix for any visitor. Liberal laws and minimum licensing policies ensure nightlife in Sofia is enjoyed much beyond midnight hours with a large concentration of bars and clubs.
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