The Best Luxury Hotels in Plovdiv

Explore historic Plovdiv from the comfort of your luxurious accommodation
Explore historic Plovdiv from the comfort of your luxurious accommodation | Courtesy of Landmark Creek Hotel and Spa / Expedia
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Plovdiv is one of the most popular destinations in Bulgaria with two major fairs, trade in spring and technical in autumn, and a constant flow of tourists all year round. Its historic Old Town is a popular tourist destination, and offers several centrally located places to stay, as well as many close-by. If you are in search of a luxury hotel or penthouse apartment, here’s our list of some of the best high-end places to stay in the city.

1. Boris Palace

Hotel, Guesthouse

The entrance to Boris Palace in Plovdiv, with two pots with small bushes at the front
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Boris Palace is a luxury boutique guesthouse that has a unique feature – five of its nine floors are built into the cliff of one of the hills where the Old Town is situated. The guesthouse is suitable for both business meetings and leisure tourism. There is a lobby bar, a restaurant, a piano bar, and a panoramic terrace on the premises.

2. Hebros Hotel


The exterior of Hotel Hebros, with flags flying from the balcony and ivy and plants cascading down the yellow walls
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Hebros Hotel is housed within a group of 200-year old Bulgarian Renaissance houses. The romantic atmosphere of the past (including a 150-year old piano in the lobby) comes with some pampering from the modern world – a sauna and a jacuzzi. Every room has a different design, but each is furnished with beautiful antique pieces.

3. Alafrangite Hotel


Two beds, a couch, table and desk with chair in a hotel room at Alafrangite Hotel
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This peaceful corner of the Old Town in Plovdiv will give you the calm, pleasant vibe that can’t be found in the busy city centre. With its shady and cool garden, Alafrangite Hotel is a good place not only to stay but also to sip a cup of coffee.

4. Evmolpia Hotel

Hotel, Boutique Hotel

A bed with a wooden sleigh frame, a table and chairs in a hotel room at Evmolpia Hotel
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One of the newest boutique hotels in Plovdiv’s Old Town, Hotel Evmolpia has an intimate and friendly atmosphere you will love. Both staff and guests alike will happily share travel stories and tips. Every room in the hotel is individually designed and the location is just perfect – you can see many of the city’s landmarks from your window. This is the only hotel in Bulgaria to offer a free wine and cheese bar every night.

5. Landmark Creek Hotel & Spa

Spa Hotel, Hotel

Bushes and sunbeds by the outdoor pool at the Landmark Creek Hotel & Spa at night
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Landmark Creek Hotel & Spa is among the newest 4-star hotels in Plovdiv. It is located in the green area of the Rowing Canal and features a spa center and an outdoor pool to relax in without ever having to leave the city. Its luxury is discreetly encoded in the small details instead of in an ostentatious manner.

6. Alliance Hotel


the quirky lobby at Alliance Hotel, with bright seating, a large mural on one wall, and a bar with bar stools
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Alliance Hotel is conveniently located close to the Plovdiv Railway Station and only five minutes away from the city centre. You will most enjoy its spacious rooms which are more than 30 square metres each. As a 4-star business hotel, it also offers an excellent conference hall as well.

7. Holiday Inn Plovdiv


A bed, desk and chair in a hotel room at Holiday Inn Plovdiv
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This business hotel has one of the highest ratings from visitors and is true to the concept of luxury. You have a 24-hour business center at hand with a scanner, a printer and copying services available. If you want to maintain your workout regimen while abroad, Holiday Inn also has a fitness centre with a sauna.

8. 8 ½ Guesthouse

Guesthouse, Hotel, Apartment

Seating on the balcony at 8 ½ Guesthouse, with pretty flower boxes and a view of the town
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8 ½ Guesthouse is a designer’s piece in the centre of Plovdiv, just a stone’s throw away from the main walking street, but still offering a quiet atmosphere as it resides on a side street. You can choose among three deluxe rooms, three deluxe apartments and one penthouse apartment with a panoramic terrace.

9. Hotel Imperial


Leather armchairs in the wood-panelled, dimly lit bar at Hotel Imperial in Plovdiv
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Hotel Imperial is an excellent luxury choice if you want to spoil yourself with spacious rooms, relaxing time in the luxury spa center, or delight in various culinary surprises by the hotel’s chef. Don’t miss the Whisky Library Bar which boasts of more than 200 types of whisky, and the largest collection of malts and vintages in Bulgaria.

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