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Set a 5-minute walk from the Serdika underground railway station, the 5-star Grand Hotel Sofia is located right in the heart of Sofia, overlooking the City Garden. It offers large rooms, free Wi-Fi and free indoor parking.

The National Theater, the Bulgarian National bank and all government institutions are just a few steps away from the Grand Hotel Sofia. The closest metro station is a 5-minute walk away.

The hotel interior benefits from a unique collection of over 400 original oil paintings. All rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with satellite flat-screen TV. Private bathrooms come with a shower and a bath, as well as a hairdryer, free toiletries, bathrobes and slippers.

The Shades of Red gourmet restaurant overlooks the City Garden and offers a wide selection of delights from the international and local cuisine. The Triaditza restaurant features a summer terrace and guests can also enjoy breakfast there. The hotel also provides a private lounge area.

The Grand Café with open-air terrace is the ideal venue to enjoy a leisurely cup of coffee, a drink to quench a thirst, or the delights of an extensive pastry menu. With its lush green plants and elegant décor, the terrace provides a magnificent setting for relaxing or enjoying afternoon coffee while watching the world go by.

At Grand Hotel Sofia guests can also benefit from using a fitness center, a health center and a hairstyle studio. A lobby bar, room service, laundry and dry cleaning are also available. A complimentary yoga set can be delivered to the guests room upon request, including a DVD with hatha and flow yoga or ashtanga yoga in English or Kundalini yoga in Bulgarian and a yoga mattress.

Sofia Airport is located 6.8 mi away and the hotel offers a 24-hour airport shuttle service upon request and at a surcharge. Sopharma Business Towers are 2.5 mi away and there is a direct connection to them from the nearest underground railway station. From there guests can also take a line to Business Park Sofia, located 6.2 mi away.

This is our guests' favorite part of Sofia, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Grand Hotel Sofia has been welcoming Booking.com guests since May 24, 2004

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Sofia, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.8

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, American, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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4 reasons to choose Grand Hotel Sofia

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  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • City Garden
    0.1 miles
  • Ivan Vazov Theater
    0.1 miles
  • Garibaldi Square
    0.1 miles
  • Archaeological Museum
    0.1 miles
  • Sofia Royal Palace
    0.2 miles
  • Presidency
    0.2 miles
  • National Art Gallery
    0.2 miles
  • Russian Church St Nicholas
    0.2 miles
  • Crystal Park
    0.3 miles
  • Sofia Court of Justice
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Council of Ministers Building
    0.3 miles
  • Banya Bashi Mosque
    0.4 miles
  • Cathedral Saint Alexandar Nevski
    0.4 miles
  • Vasil Levski Stadium Station
    0.7 miles
  • Pirogov Hospital
    0.9 miles
  • American Embassy Sofia
    2 miles
  • Acibadem City Clinic Tokuda Hospital
    2 miles
  • Sopharma Business Towers
    2.5 miles
  • Arena Armeets
    2.7 miles
  • Business Center Bellissimo
    3.1 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Vitosha
    12.4 miles
Ski lifts
  • Vitosha Ski
    6.8 miles
Closest Airports
  • Sofia Airport
    4 miles
How to get to Grand Hotel Sofia from Sofia Airport
    Taxi
    Private shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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2 Restaurants On Site

    Shades of Red

    Food: International

    GRAND CAFÉ

    Food: International

Amenities of Grand Hotel Sofia
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Themed dinners Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Stand-up comedy Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Playground
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
  • Secure parking
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Body treatments
  • Hairstyling
  • Hair coloring
  • Haircut
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Hair treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • Bulgarian
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Crib by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Grand Hotel Sofia accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that pets can be accommodated upon request and extra charges apply. For more details, please contact the property in advance.

License number: PK-19-13-370

FAQs about Grand Hotel Sofia

  • Yes, Grand Hotel Sofia is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Grand Hotel Sofia by:

    • Taxi 30min
    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 30min

  • Guests staying at Grand Hotel Sofia can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • American
    • Buffet

  • Check-in at Grand Hotel Sofia is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Grand Hotel Sofia has 2 restaurants:

    • Shades of Red
    • GRAND CAFÉ

  • Grand Hotel Sofia offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Playground
    • Bike tours
    • Happy hour
    • Stand-up comedy
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Themed dinners
    • Beauty services
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Facial treatments
    • Walking tours
    • Hair treatments
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Haircut
    • Hair coloring
    • Hairstyling
    • Body treatments

  • Grand Hotel Sofia is 1,500 feet from the center of Sofia.

  • Room options at Grand Hotel Sofia include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Apartment
    • Twin
    • Single

  • The prices at Grand Hotel Sofia may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.