For the second consecutive year, St. Ivan Rilski SPA Resort was named the winner in the "Best four-star mountain SPA hotel in Bulgaria" category at the Annual Awards of the Bulgarian Hotel and Restaurant Association (BHRA). The glamorous ceremony, which took place on November 29th, 2022 at the "Grand Hotel Millennium Sofia", is being held for the 27th time and aims to honor the best professional achievements in the field of hospitality, catering and management.
Mr. Dimitar Kolev, General Manager of the St. Ivan Rilski SPA Resort, was awarded the "Best Tourism Manager in Bulgaria 2022" prize. Mr. Kolev has managed the St. Ivan Rilski in the last two years, developing the new concept of the hotel, which offers a year-round All-Inclusive program.
Completely renovated in 2021, the hotel offers a modern facilities and a wide variety of services – a two-level SPA Center with an exclusive area for adults, heated aquatonic pool and Jacuzzi, an outdoor heated aquatonic pool and Jacuzzi, a state-of-art equipped gym, a restaurant with panoramic terrace, a lobby bar, lounge area, children's playground, conference rooms, shop, ski locker, etc.
St. Ivan Rilski SPA Resort is located in the most famous Bulgarian ski resort - Bansko, only 160 km away from Sofia. Nestled in the arms of the mountain and only 10 minutes distance from the ski lift, the complex consists of a hotel with 109 rooms, a SPA Center with area of over 1,000 sq.m and 4 apartment-houses with a total of 62 apartments (hotel is offered in 40 of them). The architecture is in the typical alpine style combined with modern interior made of wood, stone and plenty of light.
St. Ivan Rilski SPA Resort is part of the Bulgarian hotel chain FPI Hotels & Resorts, and a project of FairPlay Properties REIT.