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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Room to the front, very nice and very clean. Nice man picked me up from airport. Reception people heplful and friendly. Breakfast staff lovely the first morning, terrible the second! Omlette fatty and greasy and no cheese even though i asked. Second morning just wanted bacon and eggs but got the full breakfast, and when i asked for another tea...

Thank dowlwan
Helsingborg, Sweden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I paid the room with breakfast and it's a lie. Breakfast is mini cup of coffee and two toasts, more than that you have to pay. The restaurant staff was super rude, never seen anything like that. Wifi doesnt work either so dont expect to play pokemon or work while there. ONLY THING WORTH IS LOCATION

Thank Sunchine2015
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hotel Lion Sofia location had the best location....at the corner over looking the Lions Bridge and on a main road leading to the main attractions and archaeological ruins. The staff were nice and friendly and the rooms were clean. Breakfast adequate. The metro is right outside, so one stop ,change, then you are on route to the airport. So...

Thank debsmillen66
Prattville, Alabama USA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the location. Took a bus from Belgrade to Sofia, and the hotel is only 600 meters from the bus station so an easy walk. Arrived early, but was allowed to check in. Was given Room 36, which is back of the hotel. The room was sort of large and had a balcony which was very nice. Had a problem...

Thank pcbdoug
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

my booking wasn't put in correctly but i was still given a room anyway. the room was fine, although after a long trip, i'd like to have to strong wifi to connect my friends and family, but it seemed to go on and off. there were no towels in the bathroom and i ended up having to dry myself with...

Thank kittyfernnnn
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This is always a must for my family when we are traveling in Bulgaria. We have stayed here numerous times and have always been pleased with our stay. We typically request two rooms for the family. It is always clean, the restaurant is always delicious and the proximity to other landmarks is great.

Thank Alison F
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Comfortable clean room, comfy bed, no noise and lots of hot water. Super. Great location and close to the Metro. Also super. Unfortunately the reason I can't give it a higher rating was the let down of the breakfast, way below par for a hotel in a capital city...seriously having to pay for orange juice!

Thank WoobyBird
Megara, Greece
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I pay so low for that hotel. the room was everyday clean and the reception was friendly. the only bad thing was the poor breakfast at Papayas down stairs next to the reception. They must put more things for breakfast !!

Thank Ginius23
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Hi I would like to share my experience in this hotel. I was really impressed.Nice and easy checked in even I was earlier,the room it's good size with high sealing.Bathroom as well nice,really good option on tv channels ,good location,only one thing was average I would say it was breakfast,the rest suit me well I would definitely stay here again.

1Thank pupulius123
Dumfries, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Quiet hotel within walking distance of many tourist spots in Sofia. Room was basic but comfortable and included free wifi. Breakfast was okay. Would definitely recommend this hotel, great value for money.

1Thank Cook2705

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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Lion Sofia is situated in the center of the city. The hotel offers direct connection to the public transport network. The entrance of the new metro station "Lavov Most" is right in front of the hotel. It is just a few minutes walking distance from Sofia's main places of interest and administrative buildings. A range of shopping venues are to be found on Vitosha Street, within a 5-minute walk of the hotel. Alexander Nevski Church is also situated in vicinity. Sofia airport is only 20 minutes drive. Transfers are offered on request at additional cost. Hotel Lion provides 32 large, clean, beautifully decorated rooms. Each room includes: separate fully equipped bathroom, work desk, free Wi-Fi Internet, air conditioning, mini-bar and cable TV with more than 100 channels. Hotel Lion will charm you with its unique atmosphere of quietness in the heart of Sofia. The attentive staff creates a warm and friendly atmosphere and will be happy to help you with all your queries. Pizza bar and grill "Papaya" offers various breakfast and many delicious specialties. A nice place to have a drink after a long and busy day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Lion

Address: bul.Knyaginya Maria Luiza 60, Sofia 1202, Bulgaria
Region: Bulgaria > Sofia Region > Sofia > Poduyane
Price Range: ₹ 2,428 - ₹ 4,647 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Lion 3*
Number of rooms: 33
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Also Known As:
Lion Hotel Sofia
Hotel Style:
#15 Romantic Hotel in Sofia
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“My room at the front was very nice, didnt hear traffic outside.”
dowlwan, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get a room with a balcony”
pcbdoug, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“A room at the back won't be noisy”
WoobyBird, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upgrade to a balcony room on the front.”
Johnthewhit, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“if you're a light sleeper, go for higher rooms, the streets are a bit noisy at night.”
wehbechady, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
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