Rila Hotel Borovets is located in the heart of the first mountain resort in the Balkans - Borovets, 43.5 miles from Sofia. Set at the end of the ski slopes and only 200 yards from the Gondola lift, Hotel Rila features a spa area and various restaurants and entertainment clubs. Several quad lifts are within a short walking distance, such as Martinovi Baraki quad chair lift, 50 yards away, and Sitnyakovo Express quad chair lift, 100 yards away.

Private parking and free WiFi are provided. A conference centre offers various opportunities for organizing business and personal events. Also, you can benefit from free access to the spa centre, featuring a 30 yards swimming pool, 2 hot tubs, a gym, thermal and relax zones.

The hotel offers opportunities for recreation through sports, outdoor and indoor entertainment. There are rental equipment and personal equipment storage depot. In the winter you can buy your lift pass and book your ski and snowboard lesson directly at the hotel. Ski kindergarten for children and kids' club are featured.

In the summer Rila Hotel Borovets offers mountain guides and selected hiking trails, cycling in the mountains, horseback riding, fishing, picnicking and more activities in nature.

This is our guests' favourite part of Borovets, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Rila Hotel Borovets has been welcoming guests since 1 Dec 2009.

ATM and Currency Exchange: Need cash? There's an ATM machine and a currency exchange service at this property.

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Borovets, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.7

Breakfast info

Continental, Italian, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, 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 Rila Hotel Borovets

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • when does the pool close
    SPA center closes at 20.00
    Answered on 5 July 2020
  • Do you offer airport Transfer? 2 adults and 2 children
    Hello, thank you for your question. We do offer transfer to Rila Hotel and if you wish to arrange one, please ask the reservation team for the option ...
    Answered on 5 August 2020
  • Is there a safe in the signature room
    Safes are available at extra charge and are located at Reception
    Answered on 8 June 2020
  • Is there a Gym with dumbbells for training/weight lifting?
    Hi there! yes we have a gym and there are dumbbels. It workd from 09.00 to 20.00 and is free for our guests.
    Answered on 30 December 2021
  • Hi, do we have to be vaccinated to stay in hotel? Can we enter in Bulgaria without vaccine, only with PCR test
    Hi. To be a guest of our hotel you need to have green certificate - so you need to be vaccinated or to have a document that you are cured from Covid o...
    Answered on 6 December 2021
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
2 restaurants on site


    Cuisine: International


    Cuisine: International

Facilities of Rila Hotel Borovets
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Ski-to-door access
  • Ski pass vendor
  • Ski equipment hire on site
  • Ski school Additional charge
  • Ski storage
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Cooking class
  • Themed dinner nights
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Water sport facilities on site
  • Nightclub/DJ Additional charge
  • Entertainment staff
  • Horse riding Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking Additional charge
  • Darts
  • Table tennis
  • Billiards Additional charge
  • Children's playground
  • Casino
  • Games room
  • Skiing
  • Fishing Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Business centre
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box Additional charge
  • Minimarket on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Indoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness
  • Massage chair
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Hair styling
  • Hair colouring
  • Hair cut
  • Manicure
  • Hair treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty Services
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Hammam
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Sauna
Languages spoken
  • Bulgarian
  • English
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules Rila Hotel Borovets takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00 hours

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


06:00 - 12:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

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

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Cot upon request
2 years
Cot upon request
Extra bed upon request
BGN 40 per child, per night
3 - 11 years
Extra bed upon request
BGN 40 per child, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Diners Club Rila Hotel Borovets accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that extra bed requests should be confirmed and approved by the property in advance.

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

Please note that storing your equipment, including boots, in your room is strictly forbidden.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

License number: PK-19-13801

FAQs about Rila Hotel Borovets

  • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Rila Hotel Borovets on this page.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Rila Hotel Borovets has 2 restaurants:

    • Samokovi
    • Seasons

  • The prices at Rila Hotel Borovets may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at Rila Hotel Borovets is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Room options at Rila Hotel Borovets include:

    • Twin
    • Double

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Rila Hotel Borovets by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 1h

  • Rila Hotel Borovets offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Hammam
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Children's playground
    • Billiards
    • Skiing
    • Games room
    • Table tennis
    • Fishing
    • Casino
    • Darts
    • Personal trainer
    • Facial treatments
    • Walking tours
    • Spa facilities
    • Horse riding
    • Entertainment staff
    • Water sport facilities on site
    • Hair colouring
    • Themed dinner nights
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Movie nights
    • Swimming Pool
    • Live sport events (broadcast)
    • Massage chair
    • Bike tours
    • Manicure
    • Cooking class
    • Fitness
    • Beauty Services
    • Steam room
    • Hair styling
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area
    • Hair treatments
    • Hair cut

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

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Italian
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • American
    • Buffet

  • Rila Hotel Borovets is 150 yards from the centre of Borovets.

  • Yes, Rila Hotel Borovets is popular with guests booking family stays.