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Modern Chalet Sleeps up to 18. Private Bar & Swimming Pool.Family Friendly

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Last updated: 04/27/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Sleeps:18
  • Bedrooms:7
  • Bathrooms:9
  • Property type:Guest House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property


Rila Mountain Lodge is a spacious, mountain chalet with a big heart. Ideal for family/group bookings. British owned and run. The apartments are self catered. The chalet is designed as two self contained apartments allowing privacy for separate groups, or just plenty of room for a big group. 'Tip Top' apartment is on two floors, has 3 double bedrooms (one ensuite) and one twin room. Kitchen/diner, lounge (with double sofa bed) and two 'wet rooms'. 'Snow Pine' apartment has two double bedrooms and one twin. Lounge (with double sofa bed)and kitchen/ dining area and two wet rooms. (wet rooms have basins and loo's). Both apartments have private balconies. All rooms have mountain views and each lounge has DVD. Our dining room has seating for 18 people and our private bar with welcoming woodburner is perfect for relaxing with a drink, good book or for settling down to play games with the kids. Heated boot room and laundry. JUST FINISHED for Summer 2017 is our 10 x 5 metre swimming pool and sun terrace with barbecue and dining area for al fresco meals. Changing rooms with shower and loo.
Ski Details: We are happy to help you arrange your Ski Packages at Borovets Ski Resort, Airport transfers and daily private transport.

Transport: Airport and daily transfers to Borovets Ski Resort are arranged when you book. £35 per person per week.

Tourist attractions: We can arrange trips to the Rila Monastery, Sofia City and other local attractions.


Member since: 2007

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/27/2017

Property Type

  • Chalet

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 18
  • Children Welcome:

    Please be aware that children must be supervised at all times especially outdoors around the pool. They are your responsibility....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Guest House


  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Included In Price
  • Dinner - Included In Price

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 14-18

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 1 king


  • Bedroom 3: 1 king


  • Bedroom 4: 1 king


  • Bedroom 5: 1 double


  • Bedroom 6: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 7: 2 twin/ single


  • All bedrooms are furnished with locally hand crafted pine beds, wardrobe, dressing table and stools. Centrally heated. Equipped with duvets,spare blankets, towels and hair-dryers. They are light and spacious with magnificent mountain views from every room. 3 of the bedrooms have private balconies....moreless

Bathrooms: 9 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • We are happy to assist you with bookings for outdoor activities, airport transfers and car hire. Also we can point you in the direction of cafes and restaurants nearby....moreless


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Sailing
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 18 people


  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Fireplace:

    Woodburner in bar...moreless

  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full sets...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    With dining area for 18 people...under cover for all season use....moreless

  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Just built. 10m x 5m solar heated panels take it to a comfortable temperature. Poolside seating and al fresco dining....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional

Property Descriptor

  • Detached


from 11 traveler reviews
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My Standard Rate
1 night min stay

Rates are based on 1 guests; add $26 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $129.36
  • No additional mandatory fees


prices are per person per week

Manager's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/27/2017
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60 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
50 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Samokov, Bulgaria
Nearest Restaurant
15 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
200 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Rila Mountain Lodge is situated in the rural mountain village of Govedartsi, known as the Gateway to the Rila National Park.(featured by Michael Palin) The main ski resort of BOROVETS with beautiful scenic ski runs, bars, restaurants and nightclubs is just 20 minutes away - you will be driven there each day. Govedartsi has its own ski slope as does Malyovitsa, which are within the National Park. Plenty of opportunity for having fun in the snow! The mountain walks , along well marked paths in, are peaceful and breathtakingly beautiful. For lovers of mountain biking it's a must! After all that adventuring there are some wonderful spa's with indoor and outdoor pools- all fed by warm mineral water. The pace of life in the village will charm and relax you, and time spent in local cafes will afford you the opportunity to watch the world go by as it has done for centuries! In the nearby town of Samokov the bars and restaurants are less expensive than Borovets, with plenty of choice. There are also many individual shops and market stalls offering the opportunity to 'buy something a little bit different' at prices that will astound you!

Other Activities: Wake boarding, jet ski,mountain biking, hiking


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2006

About: Charlie and I have been together for 14 years now and we are still working on several projects! Love adventure - Charlie is a huge sailing fan, has his own racing boat and sometimes, when the weather is good (calm no big waves) I will join him on a trip to France. Personally I prefer to ski, and made him learn just a couple of years ago. Now I can laugh at his antics! We love Bulgaria it is such an unexplored place and such big spaces with few people in it. Great place for families to learn to ski and the house is big enough for everyone to have a good time together or just sit and quietly read. Come and join us!

Why Samokov, Bulgaria:
Its good for big groups and families. Away from the commercialisation of the ski resorts and great for getting to know the local way of life. Private swimming pool and bar so you can relax and keep an eye on the kids!

The Unique Benefits at this Guest House:
We have a swimming pool and bar!You can see the mountains from every room (except some loos!) The rooms are spacious, we are child friendly, we have games to be played, books to read, movies to watch. What more can you yes we are not too pricey.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/27/2017

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  • Our new swimming pool for 2017

    Our new swimming pool for 2017

  • Fantastic mountain views

    Fantastic mountain views

  • Have fun in the bar!

    Have fun in the bar!

  • Mount Mussala Rila National Park

    Mount Mussala Rila National Park

  • Gilly and Charlie look forward to meeting you

    Gilly and Charlie look forward to meeting you

  • Storks nest on our roof

    Storks nest on our roof

  • Garden and swimming pool

    Garden and swimming pool

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Enjoy the BBQ

    Enjoy the BBQ

  • Samokov square

    Samokov square

  • Take a walk on the wild side

    Take a walk on the wild side

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