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4.0 out of 5

"Wifi connection is very very very slow but others are ok. " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 03 Dec 2019

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Deluxe Double Room Single Use, Balcony, City View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Double or Twin Room, 1 Double or 2 Single Beds

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Double Room, Balcony, City View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Double Room Single Use

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotel Description

The great public transport around Hotel Lion Sofia gets high marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Banya Basha Mosque. Enjoy features like free breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free train pick-up service. This 3-star hotel has 33 rooms. Free WiFi and LCD TVs are available in all rooms.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with LCD TVs, minibars and room service
  • Free on-the-go breakfast served daily
  • Free WiFi
  • Options for a bite to eat or a relaxing drink include a restaurant, a coffee shop and a bar/lounge
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services and tour or ticket assistance
  • Guests speak favourably about the helpful staff and the location
  • 5 minutes by car from Bulgarian Parliament and 8 minutes from National Palace of Culture
  • Free train station pick-up shuttle service

Hotel Lion Sofia ratings based on 3 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.0 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Hotel Lion Sofia

Everyone (3)
4 out of 5
Wifi connection is very very very slow but others are ok.

Posted by on 3 Dec 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

6 Dec 2019 by Vladimir Tsekov

Hello, Thank you for your feedback! We are working on the WiFi issue. It's complicated but soon we'll be able to offer a better WiFi connection. Best regards,

3 out of 5
Ihan kelpo paikka hinta-laatu -suhteeltaan yöpymiseen. Hiukan rähjäinen, mm.wcn patteri vuoti. Aamiainen oli kovin vaatimaton.

Posted by on 20 Apr 2019

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5 out of 5
Ystävällinen henkilökunta. Aamiainen hyvin järjestetty vaikka ravintola oli remontissa

Posted by on 28 Mar 2019

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Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change):

  • Fitness facilities

Property Features

Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. The business-friendly Hotel Lion Sofia also features tour or ticket assistance, concierge services, and laundry facilities. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle are available for a fee. This 3-star Sofia hotel is smoke free.

  • 33 guestrooms or units
  • To-go breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • ATM
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cots/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Sofia (SOF) (12.1 km / 7.5 mi)
  • Train station: Sofia Central Station (1.4 km / 0.9 mi)
  • Metro station: Lavov Most Station (0.1 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free train station pick-up; airport shuttle and area shuttle

Room Amenities

Hotel Lion Sofia offers 33 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. LCD televisions come with digital channels. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. In-room massages and hairdryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • Cots (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer available
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free on-the-go breakfast daily from 4:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Hotel Lion Sofia has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Spa Services

  • Massages
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Sports massage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding. Children may not be eligible for complimentary breakfast.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for BGN 20 per night.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Hotel Lion Sofia

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guest room doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some on-site facilities. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities on site
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: BGN 0.88 per person, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: BGN 20 per vehicle (one way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: BGN 20 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Lion
  • Hotel Lion Sofia
  • Lion Hotel Sofia
  • Lion Sofia
  • Lion Sofia Hotel
  • Sofia Hotel Lion
  • Sofia Lion
  • Sofia Lion Hotel
  • Hotel Lion Sofia Hotel
  • Hotel Lion Sofia Sofia
  • Hotel Lion Sofia Hotel Sofia

You should know

  • Hotel Lion Sofia offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
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