Opened in 2013, the 5-star Sense Hotel Sofia, a Member of Design Hotels, enjoys a prime location on Czar Osvoboditel Boulevard, a few steps from the Parliament. It consists of an exclusive spa area with indoor stainless steel pool, a panoramic rooftop bar and a stylish restaurant serving selected Mediterranean fusion cuisine. Boasting large floor-to-ceiling windows, Hotel Sense’s accommodations features a 42' LCD TV with web browser, an iPod docking station as well as individually controlled air conditioning and light. Free Molton Brown’s cosmetics can be found in the modern bathrooms. Most of the units are overlooking the nearby Alexander Nevski Cathedral. Work out in the fitness center, equipped with extensive Technogym facilities, or pamper yourself to a massage after an active day. Aqua gym with a professional trainer is available free of charge and upon request and availability during weekdays. Concierge services are offered at the reception, and a business corner is also available. The lobby is a good place to meet your friends or business partners at an exquisite drink or a cup of coffee. At the lobby you can also find a Modern Art Gallery. Various trendy bars, cafés and restaurants in the vicinity tempt you to venture out and feel the contemporary pulse of the city. All major attractions and institutions of Sofia are within short walking distance. Free high-speed WiFi is provided on the premises. Metro Station Sofia University is 1312 feet away, offering convenient connections throughout the city. Business Park Sofia is 6.8 mi from the hotel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Hotel chain/brand

Property highlights

Located in the heart of Sofia, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.5

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

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet

Private parking at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


Availability

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Room Type
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.8
Facilities
8.9
Cleanliness
9.1
Comfort
9.1
Value for money
8.1
Location
9.5
Free WiFi
8.9
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  • Meghan
    United States of America United States of America
    Loved the room and bathroom -- clean, comfortable and quiet. The big windows were very nice and the sun coming in made it very bright and cheery. Valet parking was quite convenient.
  • Paul
    Ireland Ireland
    Fantastic stay. Staff were supper helpful. Food at rooftop is excellent.
  • Brandon
    United States of America United States of America
    An all around excellent hotel. From the location central to all the sights, the in-hotel bar and spa make it arguably the best in town. And they serve an amazing Shopska salad. There are 360 degree views of the city from the rooftop. Nikola,...

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Gastro Bar
    • Cuisine
      Mediterranean

Amenities of Sense Hotel Sofia, a Member of Design Hotels
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular amenities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Spa
  • Airport shuttle
  • Fitness center
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
Outdoors
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available on site (reservation is needed) and costs € 30 per day.
  • Valet parking
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • 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
    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
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Indoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • Adults only
Spa
  • Fitness
  • Spa facilities
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • Bulgarian
  • English

House rules

Sense Hotel Sofia, a Member of Design Hotels takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

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 years
Crib upon request
€ 1.31 per child, per night
11+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 107.90 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.

Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Sense Hotel Sofia, a Member of Design Hotels accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

The name on the credit card used for the booking should correspond to the guest staying at the property. Please note that the rooms on 7th and 8th floor might experience some noise disturbances due to the music played in the roof top bar. Children under 14 years of age use the services of Sense Wellness only during below hours and if accompanied by a supervising adult and only during the specified hours. Available Hours for children under the age of 14 are Monday - Friday – 4:00PM – 5:00PM, Saturday - Sunday – 9:00AM - 10:00AM. Children under 14 years are allowed to use the swimming pool, hot and cold tubs. Children under 14 years are not allowed to use other spa facilities. The use is entirely at the responsibility and risk of the accompanying adult and Sense Wellness cannot be held liable for any injuries/endangerment of the child’s health and safety. For children under 2 years of age, wearing a diaper is mandatory when visiting.

Prior reservation is required to secure a table at the Rooftop Bar.

Deposit of 50 EUR per guest per day for eventual extras will be requested at check-in.

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

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

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

License number: СФ-9ЖФ-671-А1

FAQs about Sense Hotel Sofia, a Member of Design Hotels

  • Sense Hotel Sofia, a Member of Design Hotels is 2,950 feet from the center of Sofia. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Sense Hotel Sofia, a Member of Design Hotels include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Single

  • Sense Hotel Sofia, a Member of Design Hotels offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Massage
    • Spa facilities
    • Swimming pool
    • Fitness

  • Sense Hotel Sofia, a Member of Design Hotels has 1 restaurant:

    • Gastro Bar

  • Guests staying at Sense Hotel Sofia, a Member of Design Hotels can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

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

  • Check-in at Sense Hotel Sofia, a Member of Design Hotels is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The prices at Sense Hotel Sofia, a Member of Design Hotels may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.