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Crystal Palace Boutique Hotel

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We went here for lunch, ordered steak and thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon here. The waiter was attentive, and friendly, without constantly checking on us. We will definitely be back, and have already spoken to friends and family about visiting.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 2 nights on a business trip and loved it. The location is great! It is near all the main attractions, and only a short ride away from the airport. You can get here by metro or bus (0.8 euro) and then a short walk, or even by taxi (only around 5-6 euro). The staff was super helpful...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding hotel with a nice interior that has a classical ambiance. The rooms are big have a badtub and are really clean. The only minor is that the heaters weren't turned off so the room was more like a sauna. The view from the room however was great!

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Izmir, Turkey
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Crystal Palace is lovely boutique hotel conveniently located on Shipka. It is walking distance from the center of the city but away from the noise and the exhaust fumes. Rooms are nicely furnished, immaculately clean and spacious and service is excellent. I was eating only my favourite banitza and kiselo mleko for breakfast but variety and quality of food is...

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Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Nice and comfort hotel in the center of Sofia. Very classy good spacious rooms. Good atmosphere. And you are just minutes away from city center. Very very nice hotel and good surprise. To be recomended.

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FPI-Hotels, Front Office Manager at Crystal Palace Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Many thanks for your review! We are glad that you have found our location very convenient for you and that you were happy with your stay with us. We look forward to having you back again soon. Best regards, Nikolina Boycheva

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

January 2, 2017 Perfect location! Excellent view from our studio on the 5-th floor. We like the style of furniture and the wide bathroom also!Clean and tidy everywhere. Outside temperature was -10 cc , it was definitely cold in the wide studio, not more than 16 cc , air conditioner couldn't do anything more ...

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FPI-Hotels, Front Office Manager at Crystal Palace Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for choosing Crystal Palace Boutique Hotel and sharing your excellent review! Your kind words about the hotel and staff are highly appreciated. We are sorry to hear your expectations were not completely satisfied, because of the low temperature. Please rest assured that your comments have been shared with our management in order to improve our service....

Glossop, Derbyshire, England
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We stayed here for two nights on a Cosmos tour and liked it a lot. It is close to the University and the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral with a lovely Park Area in front - a nice part of the city. Our room was lovely and spacious with comfortable beds and everything you would need - except for tea-making facilities, so...

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FPI-Hotels, Front Office Manager at Crystal Palace Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear David, Thank you for your kind words about the hotel and the location. It is a pleasure to know Crystal Palace was the best hotel on your tour and we are happy that you have enjoyed your stay with us. I also would like to mention that tea/coffee facilities are available upon guest’s request. Warmest Regards from all the...

Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

I find myself back in classic fashion time. Quit a style - a great combo. Life piano music in the restaurant - the music fits the place and style. Service really friendly and professional. Checking in fast and easy. Room big, nice and clean. The spa is nice as well. Everything is crystal! Must try.

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FPI-Hotels, Front Office Manager at Crystal Palace Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jørn, Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed and wonderful review about us. We are glad that you found us friendly and that you enjoyed your stay with us. We really look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Warmest Regards from all the Crystal Palace team, Nikolina Boycheva

Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 13 November 2016

being very well positioned, just walking distance from center, the hotel is very good and nice. small yet clean, spacious rooms, friendly staff. they have underground parking and this is a plus. near park with nice views....breakfast is normal. the amenities are good and also the room service is perfect. rates for staying there is also nice....so just what you...

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FPI-Hotels, Front Office Manager at Crystal Palace Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Theodor, We would like to thank You for Your excellent review. Every good word for the hotel and staff is highly appreciated. We hope You will stay again here when You come back to Sofia. Warmest Regards from all the Crystal Palace team, Nikolina Boycheva

Rome, Italy
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I have really nothing to complain about this hotel: perfect location, nice and large rooms, very good breakfast and restaurant, everything clean and good looking. Additionally, staff people were friendly and smiling all the time. Perfect to spend a business trip or a week-end in Sofia.

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FPI-Hotels, Front Office Manager at Crystal Palace Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, I sincerely thank you for taking the time to evaluate your visit and for your excellent review. We appreciate every good word for the hotel and staff too. We look forward to your return in the future and remain at your disposal for any assistance. Best regards, Nikolina Boycheva

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Amenities

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Crystal Palace Boutique Hotel is a 4 star hotel located in downtown Sofia, next to the famous Doctor's Garden, Sofia's National Library, the University of Sofia, the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and other main institutions, cultural sights and places of interest. The stylish hotel offers 63 spacious and cozy rooms and apartments behind a facade that is defined as an architectural monument. The elegantly furnished hotel is well equipped with modern amenities and has 2 conference rooms, a lobby bar, a sophisticated restaurant and a SPA & Wellness center. Crystal Palaces' restaurant and lobby are very popular amongst members of the Bulgarian government and high society. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crystal Palace Boutique Hotel

Address: ul.Shipka 14, Sofia 1504, Bulgaria
Region: Bulgaria > Sofia Region > Sofia
Price Range: $113 - $247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Crystal Palace Boutique Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 63
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Also Known As:
Crystal Palace Boutique Sofia
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Sofia
#9 Luxury Hotel in Sofia
#15 Business Hotel in Sofia
#18 Romantic Hotel in Sofia
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“Try to book one overlooking the Park.”
DaveSlack, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the Gardens you can see the lovely Park and watch the world passing by .”
  • View from my room, Doctors Gardens on the other side .
beverlyg304, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I chose Executive room, but I believe Standard could be ok too”
sonoemmepip, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Get Mikhail Veshkim's "The English neighbour" to feel even more at home in Bulgaria.”
corinne292, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“Pick rooms after second floor to avoid noise from the street.”
gerardoc645, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
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