IHG to open InterContinental Hotel in Sofia, Bulgaria
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies has announced the signing of InterContinental® Sofia, the first for the brand in Bulgaria. The hotel will operate under a management agreement with InterHotel Grand – Hotel Sofia AD. The existing hotel will undergo a refurbishment and emerge as a 182-room luxury InterContinental hotel in 2017. The hotel will feature seven meeting rooms and five boardrooms, a lobby bar, a spa and fitness centre as well as a roof top restaurant overlooking the main square.
Located in the heart of one of the oldest and largest cities in Europe overlooking the Alexandar Nevski Cathedral, InterContinental Sofia is close to historical Sofia’s main attractions. These include the National Theatre, as well as local shops, boutiques and restaurants. The hotel is located nearby Central Railway Station Sofia and is a 20-minute drive away from Sofia’s International Airport.