Great location and fabulous views

Hotel Rila is proud with its unbeatable location in the center of Sofia. In the heart of the capital, meters away from the hotel are the Presidency Building, the National Theater, the Archaeological Museum and Vitosha Blvd. Many of Sofia’s sights include the National Opera, the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the Russian Church, the National Palace of Culture and many others. We are surrounded by museums, theaters, banks, restaurants, bars, discos and shops. Hotel Rila have an outstanding value for money for everyone who needs perfect location.

The hotel has 93 rooms including 68 Standard Double Rooms, 4 Standard Triple Rooms, 11 Junior Suites, 8 Suites and 2 Executive Suites comfortably furnished and equipped with amenities.
Conference center: Four meeting halls with a capacity of 25 to 70 seats and professional equipment.
Rila Hotel opened its doors in 1962.
This was the Communist Party official hotel and at the same time the most luxurious building of that time. Access to the building was granted only to the members of the government. Eyewitnesses tell about the tunnels linking Hotel Rila with all the important state buildings in the area, and the hotel’s restaurant has built a lab for food research of the ruling.
All high-ranking guests and government delegations were accommodated here. In the 1960s and 1970s guests of the government hotel were Yuri Gagarin, the actor Vyacheslav Tichonov, the painters father and son Roerich, Devika Rani and others.
One thing is certain, with its long 55-year history and its millions of guests, Rila Hotel keeps a lot of secrets!

Great location and fabulous views

Rila hotel serices

  • Car rental
    booking assistance
  • Restaurants and pubs
    hanging around
  • Dry cleaning
    laundry and ironing
  • Excursions
    assistance in arranging
  • Breakfast
    and/or individual meal plan
  • Internet
    free of charge
  • Shoe polish
    free of charge
  • Tickets
    for public and cultural events
  • Transfers
    - to and from Sofia Airport

Dining and entertainments

Discover the Sofia's nightlife and try the diversity of culinary tastes

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