Varianos Travel

8, C.  Pantelides Avenue, P. O. Box 22107, 1517 Nicosia, Cyprus

Tel: 357 22680500 / 22667772, Fax: 357 22669676


Hotel Rila

in Borovets ski resort, Bulgaria

Hotel Rila in Borovets as seen from Yastrebetz ski slope


Hotel Rila is the centerpiece of the Borovets ski resort and truly impresses with its size.  Sitting at the bottom of the Martinovli Baraki ski slopes, it offers its guests extreme ease of access to Borovets' ski area.  With more then 500 newly renovated rooms and studios Hotel Rila also presents a widely available and affordable choice for your ski holidays throughout the winter season.   Rated as a four star property it has all the facilities one would expect from a ski in ski out hotel including a heated indoor swimming pool.  A small casino is located within the hotel.


Our 2017 Ski Holiday Packages to Borovets with accommodation at Hotel Rila

We at Varianos Travel are very happy to give our skier and snowboarder customers the option of booking their holiday to Borovets ski resort in Bulgaria with a stay at Hotel Rila.  Please  call us at 22663477 or email us to book your ski holiday or to get more information.


 All our packages include air tickets between Cyprus and Bulgaria, round trip transfers between Sofia and Borovets ski resort and hotel accommodation as described above.


Hotel Rila in Borovets is located 73km from Sofia with direct access to the ski resorts 58km of ski runs.  The gondola station is located a short walk of about 200 meters downhill.


Spa and wellness.

Swimming pool at Hotel Rila, Borovets

The spa at Hotel Rila offers its guests a good variety of treatments and massages at what we consider to be exceptional values.  A one hour massage with chocolate or a whole body thermal therapy with volcanic stones costs about 35 euro and a classic 50 minute massage only approximately euro 25.  As the spa is usually very busy early bookings are recommended and can be made at the hotel.. 

The stunning glass surrounded indoor swimming pool has a view to the slopes so make sure you bring your swimwear.  Together with its adjacent Jacuzzis it is a great place to unwind and relax your muscles after a day at the slopes.  Usage is free for guests. There is a small charge for the use of the sauna, steam bath and gym.




Food and Beverage.

Rila hotel's main restaurant, Seasons, offers buffet style dining throughout the day. Breakfast is buffet style with a wonderful spread of hot and cold dishes to choose from. Guests may also choose to dine between the Samokovi Mezze & Grill restaurant offering mainly Bulgarian cuisine, the contemporary Champions Lobby Bar & Diner and the intimate Les Arcs restaurant! 




Hotel Rila offers comfortable accommodation in 257 basic but comfortable double rooms and 266 good sized studios in two connecting buildings.  Both rooms and studios have a balcony with half of them overlooking the slopes or the rest of the surrounding mountains.  Rooms can sleep a maximum of three with the third person sleeping on an extra bed.  Rooms come equipped with satellite TV, hair dryer and ensuite bathroom. Studios have a small kitchenette with a refrigerator and can easily sleep four in twin, double and bunk beds.




Ski and other services.

Hotel Rila is owned and operated by the same company that runs the ski resort.  Borosport, the resort's own ski school and ski/snowboard rental facilities are conveniently located inside Hotel Rila's premises.  Crèche facilities are available at the hotel for children aged between two and seven.  A ski kindergarten is also located at the hotel and accepts children under four.  The kindergarten gives children two hours of ski lessons and snacks are provided.  Free WiFi connection is available.


View indicative prices for our ski packages featuring accommodation at Hotel Rila, Borovets and other hotels at our main Borovets ski area web page.  Call us at our Direct Ski Line (22663477) or email us to get your individualized cost of a ski holiday package with a stay at this ski in-ski out Borovets hotel.  We will love to hear from you.

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