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Hotel Lion is located in the center of Sofia, just steps away from the Lavov Most Metro Station and a few minutes' walk from Alexander Nevski Cathedral and the Vitosha shopping boulevard. It provides free Wi-Fi and the cafeteria serves breakfast and snacks. Hotel Lion provides air-conditioned, spacious rooms with fully equipped bathrooms, a work desk, mini-bar and cable TV. Cafe 1920 offers various breakfast options and delisios specialties prepared with local products, all day brunch, sweets, specialty coffee, cocktails. There you can also unwind with your favorite beverage. A 10-minute walk will take you to the famous Women's Market, the Tsentralni Hali shopping hall and the popular landmark Central Bath House. The Lion is a 20-minute drive to Sofia Airport and airport transfer is offered against extra charge. It is 1640 feet from the Main Train and Bus Station.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Property highlights

Located in the heart of Sofia, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.7

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
2 twin beds
or
1 king bed
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.2
Facilities
8.1
Cleanliness
8.5
Comfort
8.5
Value for money
8.5
Location
8.7
Free Wifi
8.4
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Guests who stayed here loved

  • Bryan
    Israel Israel
    The location couldn’t be better. Both metro and tram right under the hotel. The room is big and clean. Breakfast is not buffet but very good.
  • Mhd
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Very nice central location , clean , friendly staff , Nice room design
  • Marine
    Armenia Armenia
    Perfect location, near the center, wide and comfortable room , very clean (every day cleaning) The best stuff ever!

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Cafe 1920
    • Cuisine
      Local • European
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch • High tea • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan

Amenities of Hotel Lion Sofia
Great facilities! Review score, 8.1

Most popular amenities
  • Free Wifi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
View
  • City view
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Fold-up bed
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Transportation
  • Public transit tickets
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Spa
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • Bulgarian
  • English
  • Russian

House rules
Hotel Lion Sofia takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in
From 14:00
You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.
Check-out
Until 12:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
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 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
Free
Crib upon request
Free
3 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
BGN 30 per child, per night
13+ years
Extra bed upon request
BGN 40 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction
There's no age requirement for check-in
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Accepted payment methods
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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note that the credit card used for booking must be presented upon check-in for verification purposes. The name on the credit card must match the guest’s name checking in.

The hotel offers no special facilities for the disabled.

Dear Guests,

We would like to inform you that for the safety and comfort of our guests, between 15 and 31 July 2024, we will replace our elevator. The rooms will be reachable only by the stairs.

We kindly ask for your understanding! Please, excuse us for the inconvenience. We have to do it!

You can cancel your booking free of charge if this issue seriously disturbs the comfort of your stay in the hotel.

Kind regards,

The management

Please inform Hotel Lion Sofia of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

License number: СФ-ВАП-73Ю-В1

FAQs about Hotel Lion Sofia

  • Hotel Lion Sofia is 2,800 feet from the center of Sofia. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

  • Room options at Hotel Lion Sofia include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Double

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

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

    • Massage

  • Hotel Lion Sofia has 1 restaurant:

    • Cafe 1920

  • Guests staying at Hotel Lion Sofia can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • À la carte