Reviews Borovets

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Skiresort ratings for Borovets compared to all other skiresorts. Based on 6 reviews.

Overall 58 Skiing 56
6.0 7.66.3 7.74.8 7.05.3 7.05.3 7.4
6.7 7.66.8 7.16.2 7.76.5 7.04.3 7.4

5.8 Borovets, Bulgaria

Novice 7Advanced 6Expert 4Off-Piste 5Snow 5
Family 5Ambiance 8Nature 7Walking 6Lifts 5

There are two mountain ranges in Borovets. As you look at the map. the left hand side slopes are very short but they are good for beginers. The other side is pretty much the same but longer and harder terrain, how ever don't let that put you off. there are some very nice little jumps for learners to do.
The apres-ski was excellent, whether we wanted a quiet drink or a noisy dance bar, there was something for everyone with bargain prices and constant happy hours. The Bulgarian people were super friendly and would happily find space for our large group. All in all the holiday was spot-on from start to finish and we all had a brilliant time at great value for money. ...

Review by Clair from London on Wednesday Mar 23rd. Visited Borovets in march 2011 as group

5.1 Borovets, Bulgaria

Novice 6Advanced 6Expert 5Off-Piste 5Snow 6
Family 7Ambiance 5Nature 5Walking 6Lifts n.a.

In general, resort standards are not of the same quality as France or Andorra; however I chose this resort on price so this was to be expected. Piste quality is adequate but not consistent, with lumpy bumpy areas. Many runs are through the forests, the width of a narrow lane with a surprising amount of ice. Better skiing is to be had up from the gondola, be prepared for a ½ hour queue when the lessons start at 10 am and 25 mins up so travel off peak if possible. The place is slightly crap, but I have just had a wonderful holiday. ...

Review by Kristin from Dresden on Tuesday Mar 23rd. Visited Borovets in march 2010 as friends

4.9 Borovets, Bulgaria

Novice 5Advanced 6Expert 4Off-Piste 5Snow 4
Family 6Ambiance 4Nature 5Walking 6Lifts 4

Well Borovets, the snow was not great and the resort management did not seem willing or able to optimize the slopes at all to make the most of the conditions. This was very frustrating as we had to ski over rock strewn pathways and icy pistes. The hired skis and boots themselves were old and unserviced rubbish. Another major gripe was the poor service and poor quality of the food. The food, generally, is surprisingly awful. It was cheap, but not cheap enough. £4/5 for an inedible burger is not great. In summary, it's a cheap and not that cheerful resort. Blackpool with snow. I really wanted to love it and prove the Alpine snobs wrong. However, it is not a patch on the traditional Alpine...

Review by Nikki Cameron from Blackpool on Thursday Feb 11th. Visited Borovets in february 2010 as couple

6.1 Borovets, Bulgaria

Novice 6Advanced 6Expert 5Off-Piste 6Snow 4
Family 8Ambiance 7Nature 7Walking 7Lifts 5

Nice resort but lots of strip clubs which is weird for a family resort. Hotels are a bit basic but overall fine as children enjoyed the pool, bowling etc. However, there was no snow. 90% of the runs were closed and you could see the grass and rocks coming up through the few flakes that were there. The top of the mountain was even worse as the high wind blew all the snow away. I saw just one piste basher in the entire week so not a lot of investment in the facilities which does not bode well for the future. ...

Review by Kenny from London on Thursday Jan 14th. Visited Borovets in january 2010 as family

6.8 Borovets, Bulgaria

Novice 6Advanced 7Expert 6Off-Piste 6Snow 7
Family 7Ambiance 8Nature 7Walking 7Lifts 7

Just got back from a fantastic week at Borovets (9th - 16th Feb. 2008). I've been skiing since the early 1980s had a short break when the kids were born and returned to it 3 seasons ago, taking my young son with me. I didn't quite know what to expect from Borovets having read so many varying reports. I was pleasantly surprised and find it difficult to relate to some of the negative reviews that appear. We stayed ay the Samokov. Excellent facilities, food very good and plenty of it, rooms o.k. but could do with a little refurbishment. The ski school that I was in was superb, the instructor realised that we were all good skiers and acted basically as a ski guide all week, giving each of us lit...

con Few challenges for experts pro No waiting at the lifts

Review by Kevin Oakland from Dublin on Wednesday Feb 20th. Visited Borovets in february 2008 as family

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