Lion Hotel - Sofia

Maria Luisa 60 Sofia 1202, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1202  show map
 3 stars
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Lion Hotel - Sofia

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking
Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

Bar/Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

The unique Lion Hotel lies in a downtown area of Sofia. Offering accommodation in a 5-story building, Lion Hotel has been hosting guests since 2002 and features traditional architecture.

This hotel is set in the center of Sofia, just 2.5 km from Earth and Man National Museum, National Museum of Military History and Sofia Arsenal Museum for Contemporary Art. The property is set within 1 km distance from Sofia city center.

A market and a shopping street are situated next to the hotel.

The hotel's great location offers to get to Sofia airport in 10 minutes by car.

Rooms

There are bright rooms with TV, individual climate control, a writing desk, free Wi-Fi and a private balcony provided for travelers staying in Sofia. Some rooms overlook the city. They also comprise en suite bathrooms appointed with a hairdryer, a bathtub and cosmetics.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the café each morning. The in-house restaurant provides light meals. Serving a wide range of dishes, Hadjidraganovite kashti and Kashtite can be reached within 5 minutes’ walk.

A full breakfast is served at the price of EUR 5 per person per night.  The hotel offers a full breakfast at the price of EUR 4 per person per night. 

Services

Guests can benefit from an elevator, a designated smoking area and parking.

Relax

Active guests will appreciate hiking and golf provided on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   33.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Coffee shop
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Room service
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer on request

Media

  • Internet television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Maria Luisa 60 Sofia 1202, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1202

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City Center
  • Sofia
    1.0 km
Airports
  • Sofia (SOF)
    7.0 km
Train Stations
  • Sofia Central Bus Station
    700 m
Underground stations
  • Serdika Station
    800 m
Restaurants
  • Hadjidraganovite kashti (cuisine: Eastern European)
    230 m
  • Kashtite (cuisine: Romanian)
    230 m
Ski areas
  • Vitosha Mountain
    950 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    33

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Rooms and availability

Lion photos Room
Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed or Double bed or Twin beds
Size: 23 m²
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub
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TWIN ROOM 1/2 PAX. BED & BREAKFAST. Standard rate

Room facilities
    Triple Room
    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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    • Air conditioning
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      Lion photos Room
      Deluxe Double Room
      Bed type: Double bed
      Size: 30 m²
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Lion Hotel - Sofia Sofia location
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        Hotel Address:

        Maria Luisa 60 Sofia 1202, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1202

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Sofia
          1.0 km
        Airports
        • Sofia (SOF)
          7.0 km
        Train Stations
        • Sofia Central Bus Station
          700 m
        Underground stations
        • Serdika Station
          800 m
        Restaurants
        • Hadjidraganovite kashti (cuisine: Eastern European)
          230 m
        • Kashtite (cuisine: Romanian)
          230 m
        Ski areas
        • Vitosha Mountain
          950 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2009
        • Number of floors:
          5
        • Number of rooms:
          33

        Hotel Awards

        BulgarianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSofiaLion

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Family Hotels in Bulgaria

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        Lion Location

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • National Opera and Ballet - 900 m
        • Ivan Vazov Theater - 1.1 km

        Popular areas

        • City Center - 900 m

        Places of interest

        • Lions' Bridge - 100 m
        • Denkmal der Freiheit "Schipka" - 600 m
        • Bulgarian Government - 700 m
        • Kloster Rila - 800 m
        • Sofia Royal Palace - 900 m
        • Russian Church St Nicholas - 1.0 km
        • Garibaldi Square - 1.1 km
        • Court of justice Sofia - 1.1 km
        • Central Military Club - 1.1 km

        Train stations

        • Sofia Central Bus Station - 600 m
        • Sofia Central Bus Station - 600 m
        • Sofia Central Railway Station - 800 m
        • Sofia Central Railway Station - 800 m

        Shopping areas

        • Archaeological Museum - 900 m
        • National art gallery - 900 m

        Monuments and Landmarks

        • Banya Bashi Mosque - 500 m
        • Central Bath House Sofia - 600 m
        • Council of Ministers Building - 700 m
        • National Assembly building - 800 m

        Museums

        • City Garden - 1.1 km

        Business areas

        • Central Hall - 500 m
        • TZUM - 700 m

        Underground stations

        • Serdika Station - 700 m
        • Serdika Station - 800 m

        Public parking

        • Presidency - 800 m

        Local attractions

        • Sofia Arsenal Museum for Contemporary Art - 2.5 km
          2, Cherni vryh Blvd, Sofia
        • National Museum of Military History - 2.8 km
          92 Cherkovna Street, Sofia
        • Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - 4.6 km
          1, 15 Noemvri Str, Sofia
        • National Palace of Culture Congress Centre - 2.5 km
          1 Bulgaria Square, Sofia
        • Earth and Man National Museum - 3.0 km
          4 Cherni vruh blvd, Sofia

        Near the hotel

        • Saint Sofia Church - 850 m
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        • Eagles' Bridge - 850 m
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        • Vitosha Mountain - 950 m
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        • National Institute of Archaeology with Museum - 990 m
          2 Saborna Str., Sofia
        • Former Bulgarian Communist Party Headquarters - 810 m
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        • Nadezhda - 850 m
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        • National Opera and Ballet - 950 m
          30 Dondoukov blvd, Sofia

        Restaurants nearby

        • Hadjidraganovite kashti - 230 m

          Address: 75 Kozloduy str
          Phone: +359 2 931 31 48

          70% likes this, based on 99 reviews
          Cuisine: Eastern European
          Price Range: GBP 10 - GBP 15

        • Budapest - 360 m

          Address: 92A, BudaPest Street

          83% likes this, based on 29 reviews
          Cuisine: International

        • Jim Beam - 570 m

          Address: Studentski grad, ul.Atanas Manchev 3
          Phone: 0895 433708

        • Kashtite - 230 m

          Address: 75, Kozloduy Str.

          83% likes this, based on 25 reviews
          Cuisine: Romanian

        • Adi's Cook & Book - 440 m

          Address: 31 Budapeshta Str.
          Phone: 00359-2-470-26-35

          77% likes this, based on 26 reviews
          Cuisine: Central European, Vegetarian
          Price Range: GBP 25 - GBP 45

        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2009
        • Number of floors:
          5
        • Number of rooms:
          33

        Hotel Awards

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        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Family Hotels in Bulgaria

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        Lion Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Lion

        Average guest rating

        7.6out of 10
        Fabulous
        Based on 195 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Location
        8.6
        Rooms
        7.9
        Service
        7.9
        Value
        8.2

        Guest reviews

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          Convenient location, friendly staff, historical building.

        • Single
          8.8

          I actually was early for my check-in by a few hours but the staff were easy going and let me check-in much earlier, this made a huge difference as I had not slept the night before

        • Single
          9.2

          The single-room was big and comfortable. There were two beds in it. Everything was clean and worked fine. The staff was friendly and willing to help with everything. I would stay at this hotel again.

          the breakfast was, especially for vegetarians, not well. Toast, cornflakes, butter, jelly (marmelade), some vegetables, oranges, sausages, coffee and tee. But no cheese. The best thing about it was the coffee, the rest's quality wasn't well.

        • Single
          9.6

          clean,internet,friendly staff,value for money

        • Older travelers
          5.8

          I like the staff and services, there is room service with kind staff,also minibar, good location of the hotel close to downtown and to the metro station.

          I did not like the cleanliness of the room.The walls were derty with cutting paper on some places.The floor also was covered with very old carpet which was with the spots of old not cleaned pieces.Old covers on the beds.There were two single beds instead 1 double as I booked.

        • Single
          9.2

          The facilities in the room like air-conditioning and English channels on T.V. were excellent.The staff is very helpful.

        • Single
          8.8

          Great staff - everyone speaks English, very friendly, fast service. Very nice breakfast (included) in the cafe downstares, lots of snacks and pastries there. There is also free and fast wi-fi in the room. Convenient location in the city, so yo ucan have anytime walking and checking out the city.

          View from the room was somehow spoiled by (road?) construction outside, but I guess this should end soon

        • Group of friends
          7.4

          Hotel is very close to Central bus station and the center of the city. People at the reception was quite helpfull.

        • Group of friends
          6.6

          Easy to get to from the airport and very easy to walk from into the city centre. Huge rooms. Was also quiet.

          A pet had stayed in the room previously and the hairs were all over the carpet and had not been properly vacuumed. But everything else was clean and tidy.

        • Group of friends
          8.2

          the room were really spacious. Both the double room and the apartment we booked had very good lighting, a lot of space, bathrooms were clean and spacious.

          The breakfast was really disappointing. it was poor and the staff serving the breakfast (served at restaurant Papaya next to the hotel) was not able to speak English therefore they could not offer us any information about whether what we were served was chicken/pork etc.

        • Couple
          7.4

          Very close to the city center, about ten minutes walk and less!

          The breakfast was in a local cafe under the hotel and there was n't buffet.If you wanted something more from the meal that you had already choose you had to pay.

        • Older travelers
          7.0

          the fact that this hotel no longer has dining/bar facilities.

        • Single
          6.2

          A little run down and women soliciting near the front door after dark. Breakfast poor. Howeevr, for the price and position it is not bad and I would recommend it for people on a budget. Staff very helpful.

        • Older travelers
          7.0

          No problems at all. We liked the friendly staff, hotel and Papaya.

        • Couple
          8.8

          Hotel has nice confortable rooms. You could even think it is 4 stars

          Paid Parking place some 10 min walk away, not very nice.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Lion Hotel - Sofia Sofia location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        Maria Luisa 60 Sofia 1202, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1202

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Sofia
          1.0 km
        Airports
        • Sofia (SOF)
          7.0 km
        Train Stations
        • Sofia Central Bus Station
          700 m
        Underground stations
        • Serdika Station
          800 m
        Restaurants
        • Hadjidraganovite kashti (cuisine: Eastern European)
          230 m
        • Kashtite (cuisine: Romanian)
          230 m
        Ski areas
        • Vitosha Mountain
          950 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2009
        • Number of floors:
          5
        • Number of rooms:
          33

        Hotel Awards

        BulgarianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSofiaLion

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Family Hotels in Bulgaria

        Use Badge