his hotel is in a good location. It is just 5 minutes walk from the bus station, train station. It took around 10 minutes to walk into the centre (around tourist office).
The staff said very little when we checked in, but were helpful and pleasant when we asked them questions. Bulgarians don't seem to talk unnecessarily.
Our first room was not great. It was huge with little furniture. There were cigarette burns on the carpet, several sockets were loose and the tap of the wash hand basin came off in my hand.
We were moved after that and our new room was clean and not damaged in any way.
The hotel has a tiny swimming pool on floor 5 and sun loungers next to it. We used the pool every day - but used it one at a time as it was so small about the size of 3 bath tubs pushed together. It was refreshing but made you dizzy from swimming round and round in circles.
There were about 5 choices of breakfast. You told the receptionist which one you wanted the night before and picked up your breakfast ticket in the morning. the most filling choice was the omlette. They were a bit mean on drinks - a very small espresso (if you just said coffee) or if like me you like a bit of liquid with your meal the cappuchino was better.
Free internet access was available. You had to ask reception for a password and it was timed, but we were not charged for it.
Safety deposit boxes were available for a fee at reception. We did not use them. No tea/coffee making facilities in the room. Mini-bar in room.
Our bill was accurate on departure.
Not fancy but our second room was perfectly comfortable, wasn't so impressed with the first room though.
One annoying feature was corridors of hotel were dark and lights went on as you moved down them.
Restaurants nearby and a big Billa supermarket near the station and not too far to carry provisions.
Stayed August 2010, travelled as a couple
Nearby Alliance Hotel
Amenities at Alliance Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming Pool
- Shuttle Service
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Room Service
- Bar / Lounge
- Fitness Center
- Pets Allowed
- Free High Speed Internet
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