Festa Chamkoria

  • Indoor Pool
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Low Deposit Options Available
  • Interest FREE Payment Plans
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4 star luxury in the midst of enchanting aged pine forest is what characterises the Festa Chamkoria hotel. Ideally situated for skiers, just 1300 yards from the cable car station ... Continue reading

4 star luxury in the midst of enchanting aged pine forest is what characterises the Festa Chamkoria hotel. Ideally situated for skiers, just 1300 yards from the cable car station to Borovets, and boasting a stunning indoor pool and spa the Festa Chamkoria is a great choice for pampering and active holidays.

The individually decorated rooms feature en suite bathroom, minibar, satellite/ cable TV, and central heating. The rooms enjoy exceptional mountains views with some having access to private balconies. Room and laundry services are also available. The hotel itself has a range of entertainment and relaxation facilities to suit guests or every type. There is a heated indoor pool and jacuzzi, a gym, a sauna, a steam room and various physiotherapy and massage treatments. Within the hotel there is also a selection of shops, a games room, a nightclub, an elegant foyer with a 24-hour reception and currency exchange, and guests have access to free wireless internet. Delicious local and international cuisine is served buffet style for breakfast and dinner in the inviting hotel restaurant. The lobby bar, with a fire-place in the middle, is the perfect place to relax with a drink after a day at the slopes, and for you night owls there is also a night bar.

The hotel is situated within the renown Borovets winter ski resort, around 72km from Sofia. The hotel is easily accessible by car and offers free parking. The Festa Chamkoria offers phenomenal skiing opportunities, and gondola lift takes you up to Markudjik, the highest ski centre on the Balkan Peninsula. Aside from the ski slopes, guests can book horse riding trips, visit the beautiful Rila national park (about 5 miles away), or just enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the wooded hotel surroundings.

Activities

  • Billiards Games room Hiking Skiing Table tennis

Other facilities

  • 24hr Reception Luggage storage Meeting/banquet facilities* Room service

Facilities

  • Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Free WiFi in public areas Heating Lift Mini-market on site Non smoking rooms Non smoking throughout Safety deposit box

Food and Drink

The breakfast type is Buffet. Guests are welcome to enjoy their meals at the restaurant. Evenings can be spent at the lobby bar.

Other Information

The following payments are accepted: Visa Card, Euro/Master Card and American Express. Additional fees may apply for certain facilities, amenities or activities.

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 Festa Chamkoria in Borovets easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Festa Chamkoria with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

A fantastic holiday destination, Borovets is the oldest and biggest ski resort in Bulgaria, situated on the northern slopes of the Rila Mountains at the foot of Moussala, the highest peak in the country. Nestled among old pine forests, the resort was founded in 1896 as a hunting place for the kings and gradually developed into a modern resort with luxury hotels, restaurants and a superb network of ski runs varying in difficulty. There is also a wide choice of off-slope entertainment and nightlife as well as organised trips to places of interest in the Rila Mountains. Winters are mild and snowy and the air is clean, clear and invigorating.

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Activities

Off the ski slopes Borovets has all the usual amenities of a winter holiday resort, and many hotels offering indoor swimming pools, saunas and gyms. Night skiing is also available from 5pm to 10pm. Visitors can also take excursions to nearby resorts or places of interest, like the Rila Monastery. Ice-skating and skidoos are also an option for chilly fun in the sun.

Restaurants

Eating out in Borovets is very good value, as prices are much lower than other parts of Europe. The number of taverns, eat-in pubs, take away joints and outdoor restaurants is growing in Borovets every season, and holidaymakers can take full advantage of the diverse dining scene. The choice has become very eclectic, from Kentucky Fried Chicken and pizza to traditional Bulgarian food. Establishments like The Hungry Horse cater deliciously for British tastes. Other recommendations are Mamacita's on the main shopping street where the steaks are legendary, and White Magic, opposite the Samokov Hotel, with good food and a great atmosphere. Visitors should not forget to indulge in some of the Bulgarian fine wines along with their dinner.

Nightlife

Every night is party time when it comes to Borovets' nightlife, as it has a reputation for being one of the hotspots on the European ski circuit and a popular destination with holidaymakers. The fun is fuelled by the fact that drinks are cheap, there are long happy hours and sometimes drinks are even offered for free. All the bars, clubs and discos serve well-known international brands as well as local beers like Astika, Zagorka and Kamenitza. Beware the national drink, rakia: it is a rather strong variety of plum brandy not for the faint of heart. Recommended party palaces are Club Slide in the Hotel Mura, the renowned Buzz Bar (favoured by Brits) and the Black Tiger bar.

Shopping

Shopping in Borovets has improved greatly in recent years as a burst in popularity as a winter sports wonderland has meant a boom in the town's retail industry, as well as an influx of visitors doing holiday shopping. The busy shopping street in front of the Rila Hotel is a beehive of open-fronted small shops, with a colourful market atmosphere, selling all sorts of goods from ski gear and souvenirs to cigarettes and cheap CDs. Most visitors find prices here much lower than elsewhere in Europe.

Negatives

The resort is quite dated and basic. It can appear almost abandoned in the summertime, though there is good hiking.

Essential Information

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Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: German,

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Hotel address : Borovets, 2010 Borovets, Bulgaria, Borovets, Bulgaria, 2010

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A selection of available rooms is shown below. More options may be available.
  • Double Room with Terrace
    • Living room
    • Bathroom
    • Disability-friendly bathroom
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • TV
    • Minibar
    • Centrally regulated air conditioning
    • Central heating
    • Safe
    • Terrace
    • Wheelchair-accessible
  • Junior Suite with Terrace
    • Living room
    • Bathroom
    • Disability-friendly bathroom
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • TV
    • Minibar
    • Centrally regulated air conditioning
    • Central heating
    • Safe
    • Terrace
    • Wheelchair-accessible
  • Single Room with Terrace
    • Living room
    • Bathroom
    • Disability-friendly bathroom
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • TV
    • Minibar
    • Centrally regulated air conditioning
    • Central heating
    • Safe
    • Terrace
    • Wheelchair-accessible
  • Suite with Terrace
    • Living room
    • Bathroom
    • Disability-friendly bathroom
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • TV
    • Minibar
    • Centrally regulated air conditioning
    • Central heating
    • Safe
    • Terrace
    • Wheelchair-accessible

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