Kosher Hotel in Bulgaria- Best hotels 2023

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Last update: January 2023

Kosher Hotel in Sofia - Best Hotels for Kosher Observant

Looking for a kosher hotel in Sofia? Here are some suitable solutions.

In the city centre there is a kosher restaurant and also an active Chabad house. Sofia has hundreds of accommodation options, but as of today there is no kosher hotel in Sofia.

Although there are no kosher hotels in Sofia, there are hotels suitable for kosher observant: close to a synagogue and kosher restaurants, within walking distance of a Chabad house and even suitable for Shabbat observant.

  • Central Point Boutique Hotel 

    A clean and pleasant hotel in the centre of Sofia, close to most of the sites and attractions and within a quarter of an hour’s walk from the Chabad house.

    The hotel has a spa that includes a jacuzzi. Excellent value for the price.

Suitable for Shabbat observant: a normal key for the room doors, without sensors, close to the Chabad house.

  • Eurostars Sofia City 

    A great 4-star hotel 8 minutes’ walk from the Chabad Sophia, 12 minutes from the Jerusalem Hachshara restaurant and about a quarter of an hour’s walk from the Great Synagogue.

  • Grand Hotel Millennium Sofia 

    An excellent 5-star hotel in the heart of Sofia, 9 minutes from the “Jerusalem” Hachshara restaurant, 13 minutes’ walk from the Great Synagogue and 20 minutes from the Chabad House. Large, air-conditioned rooms, free adjacent parking and a fitness centre .

    The hotel has an indoor swimming pool, a spa and an excellent gym.

    The large (50 square meters!) and luxurious hotel rooms include a mini-bar, safe, facilities for making hot drinks (electric kettle) and even a coffee machine.

Grand Hotel Millennium Sofia.
Grand Hotel Millennium Sofia. Photo from
  • InterContinental Sofia 

    Excellent 5 star hotel, well maintained and designed. Suitable for those who want to pamper themselves and are looking for a high-class hotel. The Intercontinental Hotel is about a quarter of an hour’s walk from the Chabad House and the Jerusalem Hachshara restaurant.

    The hotel rooms are air-conditioned and include an electric kettle, mini-bar and coffee machine. The hotel also has a spa and a gym.

  • Sofia Balkan Palace 

    A luxurious 5-star hotel in the heart of Sofia. Close to the Serdika subway station, and about a 19-minute walk from the Chabad house.

    The hotel rooms are equipped with a mini-bar, facilities for making hot drinks (coffee/tea) and a safe. The hotel also has a gym.

Vacation Rentals for Kosher Observant in Sofia

  • Modern & Old 

    Excellent 3-room apartment in the centre of Sofia, about 5 minutes’ walk from the Chabad house.

    The apartment is cozy and well-kept, and includes a kitchen equipped with everything you need to prepare meals: refrigerator, oven, stove, electric kettle and even a coffee machine.

    Adjacent private parking for free.

Suitable for Shabbat observant: normal key, without sensors, close to the Chabad house.

  • Golden Dome view Apartment

    An excellent vacation apartment 3 minutes’ walk from the Chabad house.

    The apartment includes a bedroom, a living room and a balcony, suitable for up to 3 people. It has a kitchen equipped with a refrigerator, oven, stove, kettle, washing machine and even a coffee machine.

  • Visito Aparthouse 

    A new and modern apartment hotel in the centre of Sofia, about a quarter of an hour’s walk from the Chabad house.

Kosher Hotel in Bansko

Something good is happening at the Bansko ski resort!

If in the past a ski vacation seemed expensive and unattainable, now you can enjoy an incredibly cheap ski vacation without compromising on kosher.

In the city of Bansko in Bulgaria, one of the most well-known ski resorts in Europe, a Chabad house that operates a strictly kosher restaurant was opened this year as well.

Hours of operation of the Chabad house and the Hachshara restaurant at the Platinum Hotel in Bansko winter 2022:

Starting from January 1, 2022 until March 31, 2022 (Rah Shavat – end of Adar 2nd year 2015).

The restaurant named “Little Israel” is located on the bottom floor of the Platinum Hotel in Nesco. This is a high-class restaurant that offers fine food that is strictly kosher and not expensive. Next to the restaurant, the hotel operates a Chabad synagogue.

This is how the city of Bansko becomes an ideal ski destination for the observant – close, cheap and with the possibility of kosher food and prayer portions.

  • Platinum Hotel and Casino Bansko

    Hotel in an excellent location, close to the ski lift in Bansko. The hotel has an indoor and outdoor pool, a sauna, a Turkish bath and a fitness Centre, all free of charge. The hotel also has a game room and playgrounds for children.
    The rooms include a seating area and mini bar, some with a private balcony and a view.

    You can rent ski equipment on the spot, and also book ski lessons (for a fee) with a team of charming and professional instructors. There is a free shuttle to the ski lift.

    The hotel offers the option of strictly kosher food for a fee: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Best Hotels in Bansko City Centre

  • Rupchini Houses 

    A relatively new accommodation offering well-kept holiday homes with a sitting area, a fully equipped kitchen and a balcony with a view of the garden. Excellent location 8 minutes walk from the cable car. Suitable for kosher observant: fully equipped kitchen. There is a service for renting ski equipment.

  • Bansko Royal Towers Hotel 

    Apartment hotel only 100 meters from the ski gondola (4 minutes walk) and about 10 minutes from the centre of Bansko. Cheap and attractive price.

    The apartments overlook the views of the mountains or the river and include a kitchen (suitable for kosher observant) and wireless internet. A secure parking lot is at your disposal free of charge.

  • Lux Studio 45 

    Two bedroom and kitchen apartment, in a great location just 3 minutes walk from the gondola.

Kosher Hotel in Burgas

In the city of Burgas there is an active Chabad house from June to September, in the Sunny Beach area.

In Burgas you can walk in the city or along the beach. There is the Queen’s Palace and other interesting places outside the city. And in general, Burgess is very suitable for shopping and brand lovers.

There are no kosher hotels in Burgas, but it is possible to stay in a hotel close to the Chabad house and eat and pray there.

Best Hotels in Burgas

  • Best Western PLUS Premium Inn 

    A recommended hotel 11 minutes’ walk from the Hachshara restaurant. The hotel was recently renovated and everything is new and clean. The hotel has a large water park (open in season), an open fitness area and attractions for children. Lovely attitude of the staff, some of the staff members speak Hebrew.
    In the rooms there is a coffee station with a kettle, and a mini bar for an additional fee.

Frequently Asked Questions About Kosher Hotels in Bulgaria

No. There is no kosher hotel in Sofia, but there are suitable hotels for kosher observant – near kosher restaurants and a Chabad house.

Yes. The Eurostars Sofia City Hotel is an 8-minute walk from the Chabad Sofia House. The Grand Hotel Millennium Sofia is also a short walk from the Chabad House

Yes. Bansko has a kosher hotel during the winter season: Hotel Platinum.

Beit Chabad Sophia, managed by Rabbi Salomon, offers Shabbat meals and prayers.

There are hundreds of hotels in Sofia, of all levels and styles.

Here is a list of recommended hotels in the Centre of Sofia >

You can find great hotels at an attractive price in Bansko.

Here is a list of recommended hotels in Bansko >

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