Hemus and Hotel Rocentro are just some great budget hotels in Sofia near Borisova Gradina. Adventurers will appreciate the proximity to The Botanical Garden that Hostel Elena has to offer. Students and travelers on a budget will find the affordable Red Bed & Breakfast near National Palace of Culture (NDK) metro station, that offers room rates from 57US$.
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Where to stay in Sofia?
Best cheap hotels in Sofia
Sofia airports & Subway stations
Should you want to find a hotel near an airport, Hotel Consul and Ibis Sofia Airport are great options to stay close by Sofia airport. Budapest near Lavov most metro station is a good choice, conveniently situated in close vicinity of an opera house, a church and a gallery. If you'd like a hotel close to Sofia Central Bus train station, try Favorit Hotel, which is 1550 feet away.
Convenience of staying in hotels downtown
If it's your first time visiting Sofia, consider staying at Crystal Palace Boutique Hotel in downtown area, you can also check out Salt Palace not far from VIVACOM Art Hall. Hostel like Orient Express Hostel offers accommodation in the city center under 37US$ per night. Oborishte district contains a high concentration of landmarks, such as Central Sofia Market Hall, so you can book a room at Madrid Hotel to explore the area.
Luxury and boutique accommodation in Sofia
Les Fleurs Boutique is a 4-star property with a sauna, a golf course and hiking. If you are passionate about design and luxuriousness, choose Hotel Light near National Palace of Culture or Ajax near Gift from God. If you are used to the comfort and style of chain hotels, pick Best Western Terminus Hotel, which is also a 20-minute walk away from H&M.
Explore and find your best apartments, B&Bs and others
If you're looking for a home ambience in Sofia while you're on vacation, check out a comfortable apartment, such as Orange Flower Apartments 1, which is about 0.4 miles away from the city center. If you are looking for a B&B in Sofia, Brown Cottage Apartment is a valid option in Centrum district not far from City Garden. Hotel Rila Sofia in Sofia is a great way for the family to spend some quality time as it features a casino, a Jacuzzi and a patio. For travelers who would like to observe a scenic view of the sea, we offer to pick Best Western Plus Bristol Hotel near National Palace of Culture Congress Centre, which is a popular resort in Sofia.
City Guide: Discover the best of Sofia
In Sofia, there is always something to fall in love with.
You will like its nostalgia its’ past days reflected in the neo-classical Stalinist architecture and the 19th century Viennese buildings – these all share the skyline with new boutiques springing up within the city.
From its past to present Sofia at Booked.net, we have collected all hotels in Sofia from cheap offers to those with luxuries all available with maps, photos and secure forms.
In Sofia, the first you see is what this city is today – an emerging European capital. It will greet you with the usual city-like buzz like shoppers’ queues, locals drinking coffee at open-air cafés and serenades by folk musicians at the metro stations. Just feast your eyes on the city's Ottoman mosques and Red Army monuments and you can see there is more to Sofia.
- St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the largest orthodox church in the world
- Hagia Sophia Church, a symbol of the whole Bulgarian history
- The National Museum of History in Sofia, the largest history museums on the Balkans
- National Palace of Culture, a communist-style building and impressive congress center
Looking around the city, you will reveal its 4,000 years of history that all of its attractions are soaked in. The city started as a Thracian settlement and its growth prompted Constantine the Great to call it ''My Rome''. Later the area became a part of the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires and then a Soviet country. With the fall of the Soviet Union in 1989, Sofia moved forward both economically and in terms of infrastructure.
Today the main share in the city's income comes from trade and transport. These activities place Sofia at the heart of Bulgaria’s economy and the city is also ranked as the country's financial hub with Bulgarian National Bank, Bulgarian Stock Exchange and much international business headquartered in Sofia.
Almost all population of the city numbering 1,249,798 residents is busy employed in these industries. The biggest part of these people, about 96 percent is ethnic Bulgarians making Sofia a city with a monotonous ethnic face.
This lack of cultural variety is made up for by the geographical tapestry of the city, Sofia is sandwiched between the Balkan Mountains to the north and the Vitosha Mountains to the south and covers the flat area of plain 550m above sea.
Whatever you like in Sofia, from its mountainous background, its people or its attractions, Booked.net will make you stay in the city memorable.