ABOUT THE HOTEL
MPM Hotel Guinness
This family-friendly 4-star property turned out to be the skiers’ favorite. Only 200 meters walking distance from the gondola lift of Bansko, MPM Hotel Guinness charms you with its unique atrium architecture and style. The hotel offers its guests a cozy atmosphere and personalized service.
Bansko ski area lift passes may be purchased at reception.
For Your comfort at MPM Hotel Guinness, there is:
Lobby bar with impressive atrium and pleasant atmosphere
Main restaurant with 150 seats, serving breakfast and dinner
Conference room with a capacity up to 60 seats, cinema style
Ski storage room for own equipment
Unsupervised daily kids’ playroom for kids from 4 to 11.99 years old
Spacious Spa area with indoor pool, sauna park, pearl pool and a selection of massages and beauty treatments
Limited outdoor parking spaces – complimentary
Room service, laundry and dry cleaning are at your disposal for an additional fee
For our guests of MPM Hotel Guinness, we provide complimentary use of indoor pool, pearl pool, shock pool, Sauna park (Finish, salt and herb), relax area, car parking-limited spaces, ski storage for own equipment, unsupervised kids playroom, tea and coffee making facilities in each room, shuttle to the base station of the Gondola lift and back, and Wi-Fi in the whole hotel.
POINTS OF INTEREST
What to see and do in Bansko
- Trinity Church
The church is located in the Old town of Bansko and is announced as a monument of culture. Its construction began in 1835 and was completed in 1837. In 1850, a large stone bell tower was built in the churchyard, which also serves as a clock tower.
15-17 min walk
- Spiritual-historical center “St. Paisiy Hilendarski”
The museum is located on the site which, according to historical sources, was the birthplace of the first writer of the Bulgarian national revival. The building is а replica of the cell in Hilendar Monastery (Athos, Greece) where Paisiy Hilendarski started to write the first Bulgarian history, also known as Slavo-Bulgarian history.
12-14 min walk
- House of Velyan
“House of Velyan” is officially a national cultural heritage. It was built in the XVIII century and is one of the oldest house fortresses with thick stone walls, underground hideouts, inner and outer towers, and small windows with iron fences.
18-20 min walk
- House-museum of Neofit Rilski
The house, where was born the activist of the Bulgarian Renaissance – Neofit Rilski, is a cultural value with national importance today. It is a typical house of the traditional architectural style of Bansko from 18th century. It was built almost entirely of stone and wood, with yards surrounded by high walls and a solid front gate.
20-22 min walk
- House-museum of Nikola Vaptsarov
The home in which the great Bulgarian poet and son of Bansko grew up, was opened for visitors in 1952. Visitors can learn more about the poet and his life work via specially selected videos.
17-19 min walk
- Baikushev’s Pine
Тhe Baikushev’s Pine is an important specimen of the black moura species. It is named after the forester Konstantin Baikushev, who discovered and described this specimen in 1897. It is located in the Pirin Mountain at 1930 meters above sea level. It is located near the Vihren hut. It is estimated to be over 1300 years old, making it the oldest in the country and one of the oldest trees in the world.
- Vihten Hut
Vihren Hut is located at 1950m above sea level and is the starting point for hikes to all Banderishki lakes: Frog Lake, Long Lake, Fish Lake, Muratovo Lake and The Eye.
- Thermal springs
The village of Banya, which is located only 6km from Bansko, has numerous mineral pools with a temperature of 37C to 57C. You can enjoy spectacular views of the Pirin, Rila and Rhodope Mountains.
Interesting fact: In Bulgarian the word “banya” means bath or bathroom.
The town of Dobrinishte is situated 6km south of Bansko at the foot of the Rila, Pirin and Rhodopes mountains. The town has 17 mineral pools with temperatures from 30C to 43C. There is a Public Mineral Baths in the town centre which are open to visitors.
- Bear Sanctuary Belitsa
The bear sanctuary is situated in Rila Mountain, 33 kilometers from Bansk. The region is spread with natural forests, valleys and water areas. Here you can see bears living in a natural habitat. On the way back, you can take a detour through Rila Fun Park, a mountain amusement park, or treat yourself to a relaxing fishing trip.
We recommend that you plan your time in Bansko according to the weather conditions and the opening hours of the mentioned sites.
CONTACTS AND LOCATION
- telephone: +359878909805
- e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- reservation line: +359 884 440 440
GPS coordinates: Latitude 41.83100744519512, Longtitude 23.476259223760962