The Bulgarian hotel chain FPI Hotels & Resorts selected the best and the most swiftly developing ski resort in Bulgaria – the beautiful Bansko for the location of its winter holiday site – the four-star St. Ivan Rilski Hotel Spa, which was officially opened at the end of 2008.
One of the indisputable advantages of this hotel is its location. It is situated on the outskirts of the Pirin Mountain close to the lift and near Bansko’s ski tracks.
• 5 min drive to the ski-lift
• 15 min walk to the centre of Bansko
• 160 km away from Sofia
• 50 km away from the Greek border
Services and amenities in St. Ivan Rilski Hotel & Spa:
Restaurants and Bars
• Lobby bar
The lobby bar is the place in the hotel, designed for meetings. Its windows show a magnificent view of Pirin mountain. It can accommodate 80 people and offers a vast selection of alcoholic beverages. The lobby bar also offers soft drinks, cocktails, fresh juices, light snacks and desserts.
• “Moderato” Restaurant
The modern “Moderato” restaurant follows the concept of the famous restaurant of the same name, located in Sofia. This is one of the few places in Bansko, offering good European cuisine with Mediterranean accents. The menu of the restaurant includes also exquisite Bulgarian cuisine. Special attention is paid to the healthy meals. The wine list is another thing that distinguishes the restaurant with specific style and high class.
• “Chanove” Tavern
Those, who invariably connect Bansko with the taverns, typical for this region, and traditional Bulgarian meals, will be greeted with a smile and warm hospitality at the “Chanove” Tavern. The Tavern of „St. Ivan Rilski” SPA Hotel is vast, having a fireplace and a wine cellar, and can accommodate 200 people. The tavern is very appropriate for family and company celebrations.
SPA and Wellness Center
„St. Ivan Rilski” SPA Hotel has another great advantage to its competitors in Bansko, and this is its large SPA centre. The diversity of services, offered there, is a convincing proof of that:
• Indoor swimming pool with natural light, solar terraces, sun-shades and chaise-longues
• Turkish bath
• Classic sauna
• Infrared sauna
• Steam bath
• 3 massage rooms
• Relax room
Meetings and Conference
St. Ivan Rilski” SPA Hotel offers excellent opportunities for the organization of congresses, seminars, business forums, conferences, corporate presentations and trainings. The guests can use three multifunctional conference rooms which can be combined in a single one, with a capacity of up to 150 seats. All three rooms rely on natural light and are equipped with multimedia, flipchart, sound system, screen, telephone, air-conditioning for individual temperature adjustment, Wi-Fi. The conference centre of the hotel offers also a conference bar with 20 seats.
• Children’s area (till 15th of February)
• Ski wardrobe
• Mini market
• Covered garage in two levels and 46 places in the hotel part and 54 more places in the garage of the apartment houses
• Dry cleaning
The luxurious „St. Ivan Rilski” SPA Hotel is an excellent choice for your winter ski holiday, green summer holiday, for organizing conference events, corporate trainings, corporate events of various formats, weddings and family celebrations.