The Rila Hotel - Borovets

2010 Borovets Resort, Borovets, Bulgaria, 2100  show map
 4 stars
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The Rila Hotel - Borovets

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Horseback riding

Fishing

Cycling

Hiking

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

Overview

Rila Hotel is an excellent 4-star hotel set close to Iskar Dam, Dobarsko and Gondola Lift. Since 1986, it has been hosting guests in the center of Borovets.

Rila Hotel enjoys its location meters from a ski center. The venue is located within 10 minutes' walk from Borovets center.

Rila Hotel can be reached in 55 minutes by car from Sofia airport.

Rooms

All 522 modern rooms offer heating, a kitchen, multi-channel TV, a private balcony and ironing facilities along with spacious bathrooms. Bathrooms are fitted with a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Guests can relax in the poolside bar serving refreshing drinks.

Services

The on-site bicycle and car rentals are also available.

Relax

A wellness center, a hot tub and a solarium are offered for relaxation. The hotel provides mountain biking, lawn tennis and snow skiing for an active pastime.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   522.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Indoor 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
  • Laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Ski equipment rental
  • Ski pass vendor
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge

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
  • Night club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Sofa bed
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Kitchenette
  • Mini-fridge

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

2010 Borovets Resort, Borovets, Bulgaria, 2100

Get directions
City Center
  • Borovets
    500 m
Airports
  • Sofia (SOF)
    50.6km
Underground stations
  • Младост 1
    47.4km
  • Мусагеница
    48.1km
Restaurants
  • Happy Duck (cuisine: European)
    50 m
  • Alpin Restaurant (in Alpin hotel) (cuisine: International)
    870 m
Ski areas
  • Bulgaria on Horseback
    1.1km
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    522

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Rooms and availability

The Rila Hotel Spacious Twin RoomThe Rila Hotel Spacious Twin Room
Spacious Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds
Size: 24m2
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Spacious and bright room with a chair that converts to an extra bed. Please note that when booked for single use, no extra beds are available for this room type.

Room facilities

    How to reach hotel

    hotel The Rila Hotel - Borovets Borovets location
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    Hotel Address:

    2010 Borovets Resort, Borovets, Bulgaria, 2100

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Borovets
      500 m
    Airports
    • Sofia (SOF)
      50.6km
    Underground stations
    • Младост 1
      47.4km
    • Мусагеница
      48.1km
    Restaurants
    • Happy Duck (cuisine: European)
      50 m
    • Alpin Restaurant (in Alpin hotel) (cuisine: International)
      870 m
    Ski areas
    • Bulgaria on Horseback
      1.1km
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      522

    Hotel Awards

    BulgarianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBorovetsThe Rila Hotel

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

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    • Borovets Ski Resort - 60 m
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      • Alpin Restaurant (in Alpin hotel) - 870 m

        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 rooms:
        522

      Hotel Awards

      BulgarianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBorovetsThe Rila Hotel

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

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      The Rila Hotel Reviews

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

      Individual 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 The Rila Hotel - Borovets Borovets location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      2010 Borovets Resort, Borovets, Bulgaria, 2100

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Borovets
        500 m
      Airports
      • Sofia (SOF)
        50.6km
      Underground stations
      • Младост 1
        47.4km
      • Мусагеница
        48.1km
      Restaurants
      • Happy Duck (cuisine: European)
        50 m
      • Alpin Restaurant (in Alpin hotel) (cuisine: International)
        870 m
      Ski areas
      • Bulgaria on Horseback
        1.1km
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        522

      Hotel Awards

      BulgarianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBorovetsThe Rila Hotel

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

      Use Badge