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

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

Overview

Rila Hotel is a 4-star venue set just 35.1km from Vitosha Mountain, Gondola Lift and Belitsa. Built in 1986, the comfortable hotel was renovated in 2002.

Offering a great location, the hotel is walk from chair lifts in Borovets, close to a valley. The center of Borovets is 1km away from the venue.

Guests can reach Rila Hotel by car from Sofia airport in 55 minutes.

Rooms

This property has 522 spacious guestrooms including Spacious Studio, Spacious Twin Room and Studio that are appointed with a kitchen, a safe, central heating, a wet bar and cable TV. They offer private bathrooms with a hairdryer and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Guests can relax in the sports bar serving refreshing drinks.

Services

There are bicycles for rent on site.

Relax

The on-site steam baths and massage will meet all guests' expectations. Such activities as tennis, fishing and hiking are also provided.

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
  • Shiatsu 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 Twin RoomThe Rila Hotel Twin Room
Twin Room
Bed type: Twin beds
Size: 27m2
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This twin room features a balcony.

Room facilities
    The Rila Hotel StudioThe Rila Hotel StudioThe Rila Hotel Studio
    Studio
    Bed type: Double Bed
    Size: 28m2
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    2 sleep on bunk beds and 2 on standard double bed

    Room facilities
      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
        The Rila Hotel Spacious StudioThe Rila Hotel Spacious StudioThe Rila Hotel Spacious Studio
        Spacious Studio
        Bed type: 2 Single beds
        Size: 26m2
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        Spacious studio with 2 single beds and a bunk bed, suitable for 4 guests.

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          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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              Cuisine: International

            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  11 am
            • Number of rooms:
              522

            Hotel Awards

            BulgarianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBorovetsThe Rila Hotel

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            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