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1 room, 2 adults

Hotel Marinela Sofia, Sofia

5-star5 stars
100 James Bourchier Blvd, Sofia, 1407, Bulgaria

Luxury hotel with indoor pool, connected to the convention center, near National Palace of Culture
  • Free WiFi
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  • Beautiful hotel great restaurants. Very nice atmosphere Oct. 21, 2019
  • I love this property. I stay there every year when I come to Bulgaria for the last 6…Sep. 9, 2019

Hotel Marinela Sofia, Sofia

from $86 CAD
  • Standard King Room
  • Junior Suite
  • Vice-Presidential Suite
  • Standard Twin Room
  • Presidential Suite
  • Deluxe King Room
  • Premium King Room

What’s around Hotel Marinela Sofia, Sofia


  • In Lozenets
  • National Palace of Culture - 22 min walk
  • Bulgarian Parliament - 40 min walk
  • East Park Trade Centre - 14 min walk
  • Vitosha Blvd - 15 min walk
  • Expo 2000 Congress Centre - 15 min walk
  • Vitoshka Boulevard - 16 min walk
  • Tokuda Hospital - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Sofia Airport (SOF) - 25 min drive
  • Sofia Central Station - 7 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 258 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 19 floors


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others


  • Pets allowed *

  • Restrictions apply *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Self parking *

  • Car charging point

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 6 restaurants
  • 4 bars/lounges
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Nightclub
  • Health club
Working away
  • Business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 13
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 29020
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2696
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1979
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Russian

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Minibar
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Ambassador Restaurant - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast only.

Panorama - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Restaurant Bulgar - This fine-dining restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.

Captain Cook - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in seafood and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Marionette - This brasserie specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Hotel Marinela Sofia, Sofia’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Marinela Sofia
  • Hotel Marinela
  • Marinela Sofia
  • Hotel Marinela Sofia Hotel
  • Hotel Marinela Sofia Sofia
  • Hotel Marinela Sofia Hotel Sofia
  • Hotel Marinela
  • Marinela Sofia
  • Kempinski Zografski Hotel
  • Kempinski Zografski Hotel Sofia
  • Kempinski Zografski Sofia
  • Zografski
  • Zografski Kempinski
  • Hotel Marinela Sofia


For details on pet restrictions, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

  • Pool access available from 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM.
  • Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

    This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

    Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

    Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests.

    Contactless check-out is available.

    Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service.

    Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

    The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

    For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

    Mandatory fees

    You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

    • A tax is imposed by the city: BGN 1.31 per person, per night

    Optional extras

    Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

    Self parking costs BGN 30.00 per night

    Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of BGN 40 per person (approximately)

    Pets are allowed for an extra charge of BGN 40 per pet, per night

    Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of BGN 40.00 per person (one way)

    We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

    FAQs for Hotel Marinela Sofia, Sofia

    • Is there a pool at Hotel Marinela Sofia?
      Yes, there's an indoor pool. Guests have pool access from 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM.
    • Are pets allowed at Hotel Marinela Sofia?
      Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of BGN 40 per pet, per night.
    • Is parking offered at Hotel Marinela Sofia?
      Yes. Self parking costs BGN 30.00 per night.
    • Is airport shuttle service offered by Hotel Marinela Sofia?
      Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is BGN 40.00 per person one way.
    • What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Marinela Sofia?
      You can check in from 2:00 PM to anytime. Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
    • Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Marinela Sofia?
      Yes, there are 6 onsite restaurants.

    Recent reviews

    Very Good 8.0 From 109 reviews

    Very Good 8.0
    Birthday weekend in a resort like hotel
    Great new hotel, beatiful decor, I celebrated my birthday there. Wonderful resort like hotel, close to everything in Sofia, our room was great, we had a suite.
    Salvatore, us3 night trip
    Very Good 8.0
    Superb hotel
    Amazing hotel with nice restaurants, excellent food and superb rooms. Quiet and with a nice view from the top floors. Service was overall good, but sometimes less than desirable regarding the attention level and friendliness. Rarely have I experienced such difference between very friendly and forthcoming staff and the few that was not up to the job.
    Kay, ie2 night business trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Marinela in Sofia
    Beautiful decadent place with super attentive and professional staff!
    RICHARD, us1 night trip with friends
    Fair 4.0
    no thanks
    Not friendly staff, location not great for walking, restaurant food just ok. Wouldnt stay here again.
    us1 night trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Nice Hotel
    us3 night family trip
    Very Good 8.0
    Comfort and cleanliness super star hotel.
    An amazing hotel - with superb cleanliness and comfort. However, the ridiculously strict rules for use of the pool was very antisocial and prevented me using the facility. Furthermore the low quality of room service was frustrating; with orders consistently missing items due to a language barrier. Overall though it’s a great hotel with the comfiest beds I’ve ever slept on.
    Alexander, gb2 night trip
    Very Good 8.0
    The place to stay
    Great hotel
    us10 night trip with friends
    Fair 4.0
    Awful service
    Awful service. Staff more interested in texting and phone calls even when customers waiting. Went to Candy Club in hotel to watch football. Only customers on 2 tables and 4 young waitresses there. Service bad to non-existent. After finishing a beer I had to wait 20 minutes just to get somebody's attention. The young girls working there are more interested in chatting and laughing amongst themselves. Very unprofessional!! I will not use this hotel again and I will advise anybody in our company travelling to Sofia to avoid this hotel!! Very disappointing :(
    Johannes, ie2 night business trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Short Stay business trip
    Great stay
    Tam, ieBusiness trip
    Poor 2.0
    The room was not ready when I arrived And it was dusty and un-clean.
    kr2 night business trip

    Hotel Marinela Sofia, Sofia

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