Kempinski Grand Arena

  • Sun terrace
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Free WiFi
  • Low Deposit Options Available
  • Interest FREE Payment Plans
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Situated in one of the most symbolic Bulgarian cities, this Alpine-style hotel blends gracefully into the surrounding area. The ensemble is located at the foot of the ski slopes in ... Continue reading

Situated in one of the most symbolic Bulgarian cities, this Alpine-style hotel blends gracefully into the surrounding area. The ensemble is located at the foot of the ski slopes in Bansko, offering direct access to the avant-garde gondola station and a splendid view of the Pirin Mountain. The hotel comprises 5 buildings with 159 elegant deluxe rooms. Further facilities include an entrance hall with 24-hour reception, air conditioning, a safe, lift access, a café and a bar. Guests may also make use of the 2 restaurants on site, and the conference facilities, laundry service, kids' club and parking. The hotel offers its guests 132 rooms and 27 apartments in several categories: Deluxe and Executive Club rooms, Junior Suites, Deluxe or Alpine apartments. The bathrooms are equipped with toilet accessories for the maximum comfort of all guests.

Activities

  • Bicycle rental
  • Billiards
  • Bowling
  • Children's playground
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fitness centre
  • Games room
  • Hammam
  • Hiking
  • Horse riding
  • Hot tub/jacuzzi
  • Indoor pool (all year)
  • Massage
  • Sauna
  • Skiing
  • Solarium
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Tennis court

Other facilities

  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Bridal suite
  • Car hire
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Free WiFi
  • Gift shop
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Newspapers
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Non smoking throughout
  • Packed lunches
  • Room service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shops (on site)
  • VIP room facilities

Price Overview

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Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Kempinski Grand Arena in Bansko easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Kempinski Grand Arena with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

Tucked into the foothills of the Pirin Mountains in Bulgaria, the ski resort town of Bansko is charming and historic against its stunning alpine backdrop. Bansko's alpine skiing, hiking, and rock climbing opportunities are extensive, and its culture and history, stretching back to the 10th century, is rich and vibrant with traditional taverna-style cuisine and colourful folklore. The traditional stone and wooden buildings are an integral part of its charm and character and many relics and monuments survive from its past. While bansko is well-known for its alpine skiing, the town is near the resort of Shiligarnika, which boasts Bulgaria's best downhill skiing.

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The holiday resort of Bansko does not offer many diversions in winter apart from good skiing and snowboarding, but the area is well known for its thermal hot springs and these together with several excellent swimming pools, which also have saunas, turkish baths and fitness rooms alongside them allow for a relaxing experience off the slopes. There are a number of sights in the area around Bansko that are worth visiting, like the historic Rila Monastary, the town of Melnik and its sandstone pyramids, Yagodinska Cave, and The Dancing Bears Rehabilitation Park.

Restaurants

Bansko is not short on cosy eateries, with hundreds of taverns in the town serving up hearty traditional Bulgarian cuisine, holidaymakers will not be disappointed. Don't expect to find McDonalds here, though! A few of the better restaurants include Ethno Restaurant, Kasapinova House and Chobanov Han.

Nightlife

The nightlife in Bansko is not as wild as Bulgaria's other popular holiday resorts at Borovets and Pamporovo. This small old-fashioned town takes its tone from the quiet locals, who prefer to while away the evenings in the large selection of low-ceilinged taverns and pubs before a roaring fire. Two of the favourites are Dedo Pene and Molerova Kushta. Most offer entertainment in the form of local musicians or folk orchestras. There are some low-key discotheques offering dancing, also frequented by the local youth who have a reputation for hot tempers.

Shopping

Holidaymakers shopping in Bansko will find plenty of souvenirs in the form of local handwork, especially embroidered goods. Many shops focus on skiing equipment, but on Sundays there is a market that offers fresh produce and a variety of locally-made goods.

Negatives

Bansko is quiet and not suited to 'party animals'. Expert skiiers may not find enough challenge on the skiing slopes, which are best suited to beginners and intermediates.

Essential Information

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Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: German,

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Hotel address : Pirin Street 96, 2770 Bansko, Bulgaria, Bansko, Bulgaria, 2770

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