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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed only one night in this hotel. The room was nice. Polite staff. The view was great! Very quiet. Has parking. But the tennis court was beyond terrible. Can't believe they charge for it. Need fixing.

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Thank MishoPeicho
the netherlands
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15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Very comfortable hotel,good food,nice pool,amazingly beautiful views over Veliko Turnovo. Staff need customer service training . Overall nice place ,good price for the area,close to all amenities and tours.T he supposed spa was not working.

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Thank babyly53
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161 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Interesting venue which certainly tried hard and offers lovely view. Food appeared catered so no comment on their regular offerings. Also can't comment on accommodations. Public rooms pleasant but sterile. Company fun. Consider returning depending upon company.

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Thank Amir A
Popovo, Bulgaria
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26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I want to start my review by saying that all of the staff apart from one were very friendly and attentive, however, things go downhill from here. We booked the hotel as we love Arbanassi and my children had never experienced the delights of a 5 star hotel, I'm sad to say that they still haven't. Things got off to... More 

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Thank Danny B

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Canberra, Australia
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Good location for me, at the end of a quiet road overlooking Veliko Tarnovo. This isolation may not suit everyone, but I enjoyed it. The hotel has an interesting history from the time of the last dictator. I enjoyed the fitness room.

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Thank brettpa
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26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Read that this place has an excellent view of Tsarevets and Veliko Tărnovo and was not disappointed. Truly stunning. The restaurant was closed and the bar food had a couple of varieties of sandwiches - that was it. But it suited our purpose. Don't stay here, though.

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Thank Basav C
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

The staff was great and met any requests we had with a smile. The room was clean. No indoor pool but there is small roman bath and it was good enough for us. Breakfast was served on a plate and not a buffet but it was ok and one could order more from the restaurant menu. Recomend :)

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Newport, Rhode Island
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4 reviews
Reviewed 9 October 2015

Overall, it was a great experience! The stuff is friendly and willing to help. Rooms are not 5-star but clean. We enjoyed the SPA and the restaurant was pretty good too - traditional Bulgarian cuisine.

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Thank GeorgiTrichkov
Palma de Mallorca
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21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2015

As other reviewers have pointed out, the building is interesting and the views are spectacular, but the owners and managers are doing an appalling job of running it as a hotel. The interiors are faded - tired and worn leather chairs slumped in the lobby (the leg fell off one when I sat in it), grubby net curtains at every... More 

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1 Thank AlbionMotorcycles
Paris
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212 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 341 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2015

This hotel was a palace during communist time. It was a countryside residence for the last communist president, Teodor Zhivkov who ruled over the country for 35 years, until the end of communist rule in Bulgaria in the early nineties. As such, it is a beautiful place, built in 1975 with the most expensive materials at the time. It has... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Arbanassi Palace was designed by the architect Nicola Nicolov and was completed on October 17th 1975. Until 1991 the building was a governmental residence. Since 1991 it has been known as Arbanassi Palace*****. In 2001 the hotel was completely renovated and now offers its guests numerous opportunities for relaxation, entertainment and business events.With its unique setting, Arbanassi Palace Hotel offers the mean to experience a holiday of complete relaxation combined with the full immersion in the history of the region, and the old arts and crafts. Sightseeing, hiking, horseback riding, as well as enjoying the peace and quiet of the surrounding greenery and the beneficial effects of the spa treatments – Arbanassi Palace can satisfy every taste, every wish…The Hotel features 6 double rooms, 8 luxurious double rooms, 2 junior suites and 3 luxurious suites. All the rooms are air-conditioned, with TV, mini-bar, and telephone. 24 hours room service is available. The bathrooms are luxury equipped and with a bathtub. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arbanassi Palace

Address: Arbanasi 5029, Bulgaria
Region: Bulgaria > Veliko Tarnovo Province > Arbanasi
Price Range: $53 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Arbanassi Palace 5*
Number of rooms: 19
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