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- Continental Breakfast
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMetropolitan Hotel Sofia
Facade is unlike other big hotels, nothing so especial about the hotel building. Its not even located at the central business district. My first thought was, why we were not put in a much bigger, known hotel?
Inside is different story. It was small but charming and cozy. And when you get inside the rooms, then that is when you will be delighted that this is the hotel you will be staying in and all other negative thoughts will vanish. I could say its has a feeling of being very homey. I could stay there for a long period. The drinks in the fridge are also complimentary, including the local beer.
Another best thing is the restaurant. Its very classy and it has the best buffet breakfast spread for 3euro! Staffs are nice also. :)
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