4 stars

One of the leading hotels in Borovets, the Samokov boasts an excellent location in the resort centre, opposite the Yastrebets gondola, and close to shops and nightlife - perfect for those who want to experience everything Borovets has on offer. The Samokov also offers an excellent range of leisure facilities including a modern spa centre and an enormous indoor swimming pool, as well as it's own shops, nightclub, bowling alley and shooting gallery. So even if you're not heading up the mountain, you definitely won't be bored. The rooms in the Samokov are simple but comfortable and, as the building is eleven storeys tall, you'll have great views of the town below. When it comes to mealtimes, the Samokov houses a large buffet-style restaurant for you to enjoy hearty breakfasts and tasty dinners. The hotel even has its own penthouse eatery, the Panorama restaurant, where customers with Superior Dining can savour beautiful views and delicious food.

All rooms have a cable TV, hairdryer and radio.Twin room - sleeps 2: Twin beds, private bath and WC.Twin room with balcony - sleeps 2-3: Twin beds, single sofa bed, private bath, WC and balcony. These rooms are also available with an upgrade to Superior Dining.

indoor pool extra charge for wellness area with sauna, fitness room, whirlpool, steam room, spa treatments, beauty parlour and massage hairdresser free WiFi throughout extensive choice of bars and cafés Panorama à la carte restaurant on top floor nightclub bowling alley shooting gallery ski depot lift to all floors 262 bedrooms

in the resort centre, near bars and restaurants 1 minute's walk to the main gondola

welcome drink hot and cold buffet breakfast 3-course buffet-style evening meals with vegetarian options extra charge for all drinks including water Christmas Day and New Year's Eve gala dinners included (drinks included on New Year's Eve)Superior Dining: 4-course waiter-served evening meals with a choice of menu, taken in the top-floor Panorama restaurant.