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Safety index

70 out of 100

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Eco-certified

Family

Luxury

Spa

Romantic

City

InterContinental Sofia, an IHG Hotel

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9.1

Excellent (2,256 ratings)

Sofia, Bulgaria - 

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210 m Alexander Nevski Cathedral

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210 m Sofia University

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350 m Bulgarian Parliament

Hotel Overview

InterContinental Sofia is a luxury hotel located in the heart of the city, offering stunning views and top-notch amenities. This hotel has been well received by guests for its exceptional service, quality accommodations, and prime location. It serves as an ideal choice for travelers seeking a blend of comfort, elegance, and convenience during their stay.

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Hotel highlights

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Breakfast

Cleanliness

  1. Exceptional Service: The staff's attention to detail and personalized service have been consistently praised.
  2. Prime Location: Situated in a central spot, it provides easy access to local attractions and dining options.
  3. Luxurious Accommodations: Guests have lauded the comfortable and well-appointed rooms.
  4. Stunning Views: The hotel offers breathtaking views of the city from various vantage points.
  5. High-Quality Dining: The on-site restaurants are noted for their delicious cuisine and varied menu options.
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Area for improvement

  1. Pricey: Some guests feel that the cost of a stay is on the higher side, especially when considering additional amenities.
  2. Parking Challenges: Limited parking space can make it difficult for guests with vehicles.
  3. Occasional Noise: Due to its central location, noise from the surroundings can sometimes be an issue.
  4. Room Availability: High demand can lead to difficulties in securing preferred room types during peak seasons.
  5. Sporadic Wi-Fi: There have been reports of inconsistent Wi-Fi connectivity in some areas of the hotel.

Amenities

Extra beds/cribs

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Spa

Free WiFi

Parking available

Parking available

Gym

Gym

Laundry

Laundry

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

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RateScore

Total 2,256 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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9.0

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9.4

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booking

1,769 Reviews

9.0 / 10

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expedia

487 Reviews

9.4 / 10

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Location was mentioned 206 times

2% Negative92% Positive

Reviews based on Location

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PJ G8 months ago
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Great staff, super location and very clean. Food is excellent as is the breakfast buffet (do not select the scrambled eggs, but order from waiter your choice of eggs. Try to avoid also the omelet. I will stay again here when back in Sofia.

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NotApplcable5 months ago

Very enjoyable stay at the Intercontinental Sofia. Everything went very smoothly. Location is second to none. I would recommend this hotel.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 194

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Number of floors 7

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Number of buildings/towers 2

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Year Built 1969

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

6

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105

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84

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Alexander Nevski Cathedral

210 m

Sofia University

210 m

Bulgarian Parliament

350 m

Sofia Central Mineral Baths

910 m

National Palace of Culture

1.26 km

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Getting around

Sofia Central Station

5 km

Serdika Station

1.12 km

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Airports Nearby

Sofia Airport (SOF)

7 km

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Restaurants

Бар Бар

210 m

Intercontinental Mezzanine

Nearby

Royal Thai

210 m

Sense Rooftop Bar

140 m

Бар Кристалъ

210 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

83 out of 100

Very Safe

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Nighttime safety

56 out of 100

Risky

Sofia safety index

Safety

Crime

70

Overall Safety Index

Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

70 out of 100

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Women safety

Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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64

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Physical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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83

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Property safety

Risky

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Likelihood of theft.

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44

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Political safety

Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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77

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LGBTQ safety

Risky

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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50

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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100

41

Overall Crime index

Moderate

An average rating of the crime categories

41 out of 100

Property crime severity

Moderate

49

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Mugging or robbery  31/100

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Car theft  40/100

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Car break-ins  47/100

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Home break-ins  42/100

Violent crime severity

Low

29

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Physical attacks  33/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  30/100

Other crime severity

Low

40

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Insult or harassment in public  35/100

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Corruption or bribery  83/100

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Drug problem  44/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.5 - $1

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Coffee

$1 - $3.1

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Beer 0.5L

$0.6 - $1.3

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$5.1 - $15.3

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$0.8 - $1

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$0.6 - $1

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$25.6 - $61.4

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$3.8 - $10.2

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McMeal at McDonalds

$7 - $9.2

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1 - $2

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Public transport, monthly pass

$25.6 - $35.8

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.3 - $1.5

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$12.3 - $23

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$23 - $46

Weather In Sofia

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Precipitation In Sofia

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Air Quality

Unhealthy

PM2.525

PM1034

77

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Poor air quality affects health. Recommended to limit outdoor activity.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Light

Few vehicles on the road, relaxed and stress-free driving experience.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

No pets, service animals welcome

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