Maxim Boutique Hotel
Travel Blogs from Sofia
Now 10 May and we reluctantly left our hotel in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria. A quick taxi ride to the bus station and a four and one-half hour ride to the capitol, Sofia. We had a two night reservation in a downtown hotel. Not quite as upscale as the hotel we just vacated, but we chose the central location over opulence. (So did our Visa card.)
After trying to do a great deal of research we decided to go to a ski field just 10km from Sofia. We knew there was snow, but heard mixed reports about if the ski season had started.
The receptionist advised that a taxi would be the most direct and cheapest way so we had a quick breakfast and rugged up for a day in the snow.
... there. Excellent food but the service was not the best. Afterwards, a few of us decided to go for a drink with George downtown. As this was George's first time in Sofia he knew as much about the place as we did. So after trawling the streets for 30 mins and only finding one strip bar, we called it quits and headed back to our hotel. They had a bar in the lobby so we bunkered there for an hour and drinking Bacardi and cokes in fond memories of the 70s.
... inside. There were stairs down to the caverns.
You had to pay 6 Lev ($4) entry. At first I walked around, there were just bricks and some tombs, and I thought was that it for 6 Lev.
As I was leaving the lady asked me if I saw the ...
... some more and stopped by a bar for a chilled beer in the 30 degree heat For dinner we both ate pizza at one of the nicer looking restaurants and then headed back to the hostel planning on an early night as we were both tired from being up since 3am. However this early night was not to be. We met Steve from the airport at the hostel and he insisted we joined him for a few drinks at a bar up the road. It must've been getting on 11, but off we went. The three of us, ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet