With its affordable prices and fast internet connections, Bulgaria is a perfect digital nomad destination, with Sofia being the main freelancers’ and remote workers’ hub. The capital of Bulgaria has a host of co-working spaces where anyone leading this dynamic lifestyle can book a desk and get some work done. Here are the best among them.
Soho, standing for Sofia Holistic Coworking Company, is a well-balanced combination of co-working space and a cultural hub with numerous events taking place here every month. It is centrally located, has a kitchenette and a shared library. The most valuable thing about Soho are the creative professionals of all kinds you will meet here.
Betahaus is situated just five minutes’ walking distance from the central European Union subway station and not far from the National Palace of Culture. Betahaus is pet and bicycle-friendly and, in addition to the main working areas, has a maker room for building prototypes and a cozy cafeteria. Betahaus’s event space hosts events almost every day with topics ranging from IT to traveler’s presentations and Buddhism lectures.
Cosmos Coworking Camp
Cosmos Coworking Camp is conveniently located in the city center, just a street away from the main pedestrian zone of the city, Vitosha Boulevard, and a five-minute walk from Serdika subway station. There are tens of cafés, restaurants, and shops around it, and many theaters and concert halls are within walking distance. Cosmos Coworking Camp is open 24/7 for its members, with a café serving excellent coffee from 9 am to 9 pm.
CoShare Hive is another artsy option for an office space in Sofia that promotes itself as a venue for mature businesses. You can rent a desk, a whole private office, or choose the Little Habana art corner for chilling. The venue features an art gallery that hosts exhibitions and art events. Another useful feature is that you can get a free consultation with a lawyer or an accountant once a week.
Work & Share Coworking Space
Work & Share Coworking Space comprises two buildings connected with an entertainment area. It aims to bring together corporations, freelancers, and startups to help them interact in a fruitful way. There is a canteen and coffee zone, as well as spacious relaxation zones. The space hosts a number of specialized startup and IT events throughout the year.
Trevor Workspaces – Lozenets
If you are not a fan of huge open spaces but rather need more intimate creative atmosphere, choose Trevor Workspaces – Lozenets. It is housed in a spacious apartment in the quiet yet central Lozenets neighborhood in Sofia. The boutique, homey ambiance is equally suited to set you in the mood for work and relaxation.
Mastilo Coworking is a project of three friends who look for nice people with whom to share their office. This co-working space is located in a quiet central area with two rooms with six desks each. It’s free and easy to park your car in the area, which is an advantage in a busy city like Sofia. Everyone is allowed to write on the walls and receives a flower to take care of.
IT and gaming industry freelancers will find a creative and vibrant ecosystem at 1Hub co-working space. Aside from the team rooms, there are two conference halls, a game bar, and a kitchen. The venue hosts miscellaneous special events dedicated to the industry.