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Hotel Rila Sofia

Tsar Kaloyan Str.,6, Sofia 1000

+359 2937 9290

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based on 4,831 reviews

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About Hotel Rila Sofia, Sofia

Value for money

Hotel Rila Sofia was opened in 1962. With a long history of hosting government officials, it is steps away from many important state buildings. It is in the heart of Sofia and 150 feet from the nearest shopping district. Hotel Rila Sofia has an airport shuttle that can be arranged. Other services include dry cleaning and laundry. There is a 24-hour front desk. You can book walking tours, pub crawls, or car hire. The staff can assist you in finding tickets to local events. Shoe polish is available free of charge. There is free Wi-Fi available. Hotel Rila Sofia has 89 rooms on eight floors. They are serviced by two elevators. Choose from suites, regular rooms, or family rooms. Suites have a balcony, separate living room, and a private bathroom with free toiletries. In-room amenities include a refrigerator, desk, heating, streaming services, and heating. Hotel Rila Sofia has an onsite restaurant called KOTO which offers global cuisine. Breakfast is available in the morning. The:PM club has events such as live DJs and comedy nights. DiiP Bar serves cuisine in a contemporary atmosphere. There is a hookah lounge as well as cocktails. The outdoor panoramic terrace is open year-round. Nearby restaurants are Raffy Vitosha Boulevard and Stastliveca Restaurant. Hotel Rila Sofia is close to many notable historic sites. Within walking distance is the National Opera, Russian Church, Alexander Nevski Cathedral, and the National Palace of Culture. The nearest airport is Sofia Airport, which is 4.1 miles away.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee shop
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Allergy-free room
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • Ticket service
  • Wake-up service
  • Car rental
  • Safety deposit box
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Key card access
  • 24hr front desk


  • Electric kettle
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee shop


  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom


  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • City view
  • Storage available

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Streaming service
  • TV


  • Fold-up bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Ironing service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Cribs available
  • Children's television networks

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Things to do

  • Beauty salon
  • Night club

Places of interest near Hotel Rila Sofia

Attractions in Sofia, Bulgaria curated by momondo

Hotel Rila Sofia location: Tsar Kaloyan Str.,6, Sofia 1000


Sofia City Centre0.1 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Floret Restaurant & Bar - InterContinental Sofia0.5 mi
La Branche – Food | Bar | Garden0.7 mi
Gloria Mar0.9 mi
Edo Sushi5.1 mi

Hotel Rila Sofia Reviews

GoodBased on 4831 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Great location as only plus! (in 354 reviews)
  • "Excellent location, excellent staff." (in 348 reviews)
  • Very efficient and friendly staff! (in 192 reviews)
Cons -
  • The room was old and smelly (in 116 reviews)
  • The room was old and smelly (in 112 reviews)
  • Very old building and furniture (in 37 reviews)

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Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


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Frequently asked questions

  • On average, Hotel Rila Sofia is less than the Sofia average rate for 3 star hotels. The nightly rate at Hotel Rila Sofia is typically $37, whereas the nightly rate in Sofia is $20 more.

  • There are 4.2 mi between Sofia and Hotel Rila Sofia. The drive to and from the airport should be about 12min, depending on traffic. Take into account high traffic times, especially near more metropolitan areas.

  • Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Hotel Rila Sofia. The nearest airport to the hotel is Sofia.

  • Hotel Rila Sofia welcomes pets at their venue.

  • Hotel Rila Sofia does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call Hotel Rila Sofia at +359 2937 9290.

  • Judging by our data, Hotel Rila Sofia does not have a pool on site, but hotels regularly make additions and changes to their venues and do not always notify us. It would be best to call Hotel Rila Sofia at +359 2937 9290.

  • Hotel Rila Sofia is 0.2 mi away from the city center of Sofia, where you can find interesting sights such as National Gallery for Foreign Art.

  • You can reach the main line at +359 2937 9290.

  • Yes, Hotel Rila Sofia has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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