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4.0 out of 5

"Price was good, location was central, though tucked away " More

By Jake W. on Tue 09 Feb 2016

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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they enjoy the helpful staff at Hotel Marinela Sofia. During your stay, you'll be connected to the convention centre and within walking distance of National Palace of Culture. Enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas, plus 6 restaurants and 4 bars. Built in 1979, this 5-star hotel has 258 rooms over 19 floors. All rooms offer free WiFi and LCD TVs.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with separate sitting areas, 24-hour room service and LCD TVs
  • Free WiFi
  • Enjoy international cuisine with garden views at Ambassador Restaurant, one of the property's 6 restaurants and 4 bars/lounges
  • Buffet breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Self-parking available for a fee
  • Take a swim in the indoor pool
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services and tour or ticket assistance
  • On-site recreation includes a health club, aerobics classes and yoga classes
  • Guests like the breakfast and restaurant
  • Just a 4-minute drive from Bulgarian Parliament and a few minutes from National Palace of Culture
  • Airport shuttle service available for a fee
  • Pets welcome for a fee (restrictions apply)

Standard Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
€54* Per night/room 8 Jun - 9 Jun

Junior Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Premium King Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Vice-Presidential Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard King Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Presidential Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Hotel Marinela Sofia ratings based on 9 verified reviews

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

Guest reviews for Hotel Marinela Sofia

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3 out of 5

Biz trip

Price was good, location was central, though tucked away

Posted by on 9 Feb 2016

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4 out of 5

Smoky in Places!

They allow people to smoke in some bar and restaurant areas where they shouldn't, which is not nice and against the law.

Posted by on 10 Mar 2015

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5 out of 5

Really nice stay, unfortunatelly only for 2 nights

Everything in the hotel is really nice, the best of is Sushi restaurant, where I had the best sushi ever ( never been in Japan :-) ). Only 1 negative comment - don´t use hotel taxi for transportation, it is very expensive compare to the other companies - we traveled by OK taxi from the airport to the hotel for 14 leva and when we asked for the taxi from Kempinski back to the airport, we paid 35 leva !!!!! I really can´t understand, why this hotel support these companies...

Posted by on 18 Oct 2013

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3 out of 5

Football

The hotel is reasonable, nice lobby gardens etc, the bar a bit expensive, compared to other bars restaurants in the city, breakfast wasnt the best, bacon sauages not very hot!, Room very clean although a bit dated,Staff very good though

Posted by on 6 Sep 2011

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5 out of 5
Wie immer TOP Location DESIGN ... wirklich CHAMPIONS LEAGUE ;-)

Posted by on 13 Dec 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

16 Dec 2019 by Dayana Tsaneva - Reservation Department

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for your message and for booking Hotel Marinela Sofia. Thank you or your rating. We remain at your disposal for any additional information and services needed and look forward to welcoming you at Hotel Marinela Sofia. Best regards, Reservation Department Dayana Tsaneva

5 out of 5

Posted by on 17 Feb 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 19 Aug 2018

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5 out of 5

hyvä valinta

Hyvin varusteltu hotelli lähellä metroasemaa. Kulttuurikeskus kahden metroaseman päässä. Hotellissa hyvät ravintolat, toimiva kuntokeskus ja ystävällinen henkilökunta. Sisäpihalla kaunis japanilainen puutarha.

Posted by on 1 Jun 2014

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1 out of 5

hotel ringard qui n est absolument plus au standart

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Posted by on 23 Sep 2012

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Property Features

Hotel Marinela Sofia offers its guests an indoor pool and a health club. There are 6 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 4 bars/lounges and A poolside bar. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Business amenities include a business centre and a limo/town car service. Event space at this hotel measures 29020 square feet (2696 square metres) and includes conference centres. A nightclub, spa services, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury Hotel Marinela Sofia. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Parking is available for a fee. A complete renovation of Hotel Marinela Sofia was completed in January 2018. This 5-star Sofia hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 258 guestrooms or units
  • 19 levels
  • 6 dining venues
  • 4 bars or lounges
  • 29020 sq ft of conference space
  • 2696 sq. m of conference space
  • Built in 1979
  • Nightclub
  • Bar by the pool
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Conference centre
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • On-site shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Sofia (SOF) (12.8 km / 7.9 mi)
  • Train station: Sofia Central Station (6.2 km / 3.8 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Hotel Marinela Sofia offers 258 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include baths or showers, bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and a hairdryer. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.

  • Sitting area
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow options
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Ambassador Restaurant – Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specialises in international cuisine and only serves breakfast.

Panorama – This fine-dining restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Restaurant Bulgar – This fine-dining restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.

Captain Cook – Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specialises in seafood and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Marionette – This brasserie specialises in international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a health club.

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

  • Pilates classes on site
  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Airport transport is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: BGN 40 per pet, per night
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

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. Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a security system. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.For traveller safety, social distancing measures are in place and staff at the property wear personal protective equipment.Individually wrapped food options are available through room service.

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. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a security system in all accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.For traveller safety, social distancing measures are in place and staff at the property wear personal protective equipment.Individually wrapped food options are available through room service.

  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • 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 1.31 per person, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: BGN 40 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: BGN 40.00 per person (one way)
  • Self-parking fee: BGN 30.00 per night
  • Pet fee: BGN 40 per pet, per night
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

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

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Kempinski Zografski
  • Kempinski Hotel Zografski
  • Kempinski Zografski
  • Kempinski Zografski Hotel
  • Kempinski Zografski Hotel Sofia
  • Kempinski Zografski Sofia
  • Zografski
  • Zografski Kempinski
  • Hotel Marinela Sofia
  • Hotel Marinela
  • Marinela Sofia
  • Hotel Marinela Sofia Hotel
  • Hotel Marinela Sofia Sofia
  • Hotel Marinela Sofia Hotel Sofia

You should know

  • Hotel Marinela 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.
  • Pool access available from 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • To make arrangements to bring your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).
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