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Sunny beach, Bulgaria

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David L Wilkinson | 1 out of 1 found this review helpful My partner and I have already had the good luck of finding and then staying at the Zefir, but what made the place was that the hotel really knows how to look after its guests, and have in the end become friends that go the extra mile to make your stay there a welcoming one. We have already had 3 holidays there and are shortly returning for another couple of weeks. With being of the older age group we like the Zefir for its peacefulness, only spoilt by a neighbouring hotel that occasionally has young groups of exuberant younger generations enjoying the supply of cheap drink then letting others know they can't sing as well as they think ([+]view more) they can. But don't let that put you off going to the Zefir as it's not their fault, seeing as they don't own the other hotel. So go on give the Zefir a call and book your holiday, and remember its in a foreign country so accept that other guests might be from other countries, but that's what a holiday abroad should be like, a mixture of people, cultures, and many different types of food, with a wide choice to suit all tastes. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Spencer Sawin | 3 out of 4 found this review helpful Went with my girlfrien Jude, had a good week, weather was great, so was the hoilday. all in all had a good week. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Bert van Essen | 2 out of 2 found this review helpful Last year my friend Dick Pijpker and myself had 18
great day's vacation in your hotel. A friendly staff
good and quick service from Hannah(?) and Nessy.
hope to see all of you this year
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Judith Dixon | 2 out of 2 found this review helpful My partner Spencer Swain and i went here back in August 2007, had a wonderful week and enjoyed every minute, hopeing to go back next August for two weeks, to celebrate my 40th Birthday, instead of having a party. Hotel was claen and staff was helpfull. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No bethany reynoldson | 2 out of 2 found this review helpful When I went to hotel zefir with my dad i absaloutely loved it the rooms got cleaned every day and the staff was realy friendly. What I liked so much about it was that it was in the middle of the centre and we used to go in this pub across from the hotel zefir called JOHN SMITHS we used to go in there a couple of times a day and the staff was also realy friendly aswell. We hope to go to go there again some day. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Lyn Hynes | 2 out of 2 found this review helpful We have just returned from a fab 2 weeks holiday in the Zefir Beach hotel. My husband and I had a wonderful time at this super clean and friendly hotel. Right near the beach and a little train ride from Sunny Beach centre and Nessebar which is lovely. Cleanest place we have been to in and all around the hotel even cleaning going on in the bar when we arived at 4.am.and the bar is open 24 hours. Only little bit down side is the seagulls - very noisy, but we loved it there and are going to go back in September. Hopefully it will not be so hot. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Thomas watters | 2 out of 2 found this review helpful I Thomas have been to this hotel with my mum and auntie this month and found it very good, i hoping to go back in August this year with friends, Pool was very nice i enjoyed every min of my stay there, i am only 12 and please to have been there Was this review helpful to you? Yes No DONNA BROWN | 3 out of 3 found this review helpful went there with driends hav been 3 times now would love to live there u cannot beat it try it before it goes to the euros Was this review helpful to you? Yes No paul lamb | 2 out of 2 found this review helpful i went with my girlfriend and some friends of mine that had been to this hotel before. Me and my girlfiend found it clean, friendly, cheap and peacefull even though i am quite a lively person i found the resort very active and also very peaceful in different areas of sunny beach. This hotel i would reccomend this hotel to anyone who want a lively resort wuth a peacefull n quiet hotel Was this review helpful to you? Yes No colin attwood | 2 out of 3 found this review helpful hotel is a very nice place but if you dont like germans or mossies then dont go. the staff are very friendly the food is 95%geared up to cater for the german clientel but over the road is a bar called john smiths and they do some wonderful food including lovely egg on toast. wiyh british tea and the staff there fall over then selves to see that you are happy. the best place to go locally is a little place called nessabar a small place with cobbled streets not for people who have trouble with walking. onthe whole the place is cheap and cheerful food at restaraunts is of a very good standard and the best place for your evening meal is a ([+]view more) place called THE STEAK HOUSE you get the train out side zefir hotel and go into sunnh beach only 2 lev a trip and look for the steak house ,the waiters all wear white sailors hats you wont be dissapointed the food is top notch and cheap. i hope this is of help to future visitors to zefir beach hotel. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No andy & kim callahan | 2 out of 2 found this review helpful well what can we say we have just got back from hotel zefir, and you guessed it i wish we were going back. its a very nice family run hotel and we could,nt fault it. the rooms were cleaned every day, food was mainly catering for germans but it was fine. the best part was the pool bar run by harry snr & his son harry jnr.any way good luck if you book enjoy. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No AMY | 3 out of 3 found this review helpful LOVLEY PLACE, VERY CHEAP, STAFF FRIENDLY AND WILLING TO HELP. ROOMS VERY CLEAN TOWELS CHANGED EVERYDAY AND BEDDING. fOOD LOVELY BREAKFAST LOVELY TO. POOL GORGEOUS. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No craig sutcliffe | 2 out of 2 found this review helpful not a pleasent experience rooms were ok but they dont change the towels very often, no ac which is poor in a 3 star no drinks facilities, no double beds available and the food was undercooked twice(raw chicken!) and monotonous but this seems the same accross the board every rest has virtually the same menu! best place to eat in sunny beach is raffaellos italian rest which is superb, sorry but we wont be returning to Bulgaria again. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Ryan Conner | 2 out of 2 found this review helpful Absolutely top holiday in BG. Zefir is nice, clean and very cheap. Staff are amicable and very helpful. Germans are quiet and go to bed early so no problems there. Drinks are dead cheap and the Zefir bar is open till very late and full of party people up for a laugh. Beach is 2 mins away and you can always go to the swimming pool instead. Top marks for the Bulgarian chicks too. Young people, Mania nightclub in the central SB is great for house music. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Anne and Ray McPhee | 2 out of 2 found this review helpful First time in Bulgaria - had a nice time- hotel clean, mainly caters for Germans. Food got a bit monotonous but when you are catering for the masses the staff did well as there was always enough. Sun beds!!!!!!!!!, When in Rome ect!! if you know what I mean. Would have benefited from A.C. Mini train into centre only broke down once and that was a laugh. Very cheap transport though as sometimes a bit far to walk in the heat. Tried all of the restaurants near, food cheap and service not bad. Best food we had was in the Esperanto (try the Diplomat) - Todor and Kaitia were great and very helpful - they explained everything we did not understand ([+]view more) realy well and their service was excellent. If you dont have a hire car, use a taxi and make sure you know the price. A lovely place to visit is the town of Pomorie. Had a good holiday and would go back. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No brian jackie | 1 out of 2 found this review helpful had lovely holiday at this hotel but found food crap rooms clean but small go to turkey instead Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Joanne | 3 out of 3 found this review helpful Hotel Zefir is very clean, rooms basic but serve their purpose, fridge v handy for all that cheap booze!!! Hotel restaurant v nice food and cheap aswell. Breakfast caters mainly for Germans but is ok. A lot of Germans staying in the hotel but there are English aswell. Steak house across from the Hotel ab brilliant, v friendly say hello to Nikki from us. Hotel recommended definately. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Dana+Ross | 3 out of 3 found this review helpful Zefir hotel is extremely clean and the staff cannot do enough to help you. Holes in the bed are for decoration i asked reception!! mostly germans but the keep within there own group, would recommend anyone to go to this hotel whether you are young like us or older it is a mixed compex. best place to eat, get train into centre and go to the steak house across from train stop. it is absolutly fab. I personally couldnt mention one complaint. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No GLYN AND MAXINE | 3 out of 3 found this review helpful THIS HOTEL IS VERY CLEAN,THE CLEANERS COME ROUND EVERYDAY BUT DONT CHANGE YOUR SHEETS EVERY DAY JUST YOUR TOWELS. THE WEATHER WAS NT THAT GOOD FOR US REALLY AND WHEN IT RAINS IT RAINS. IF YOU VE NOT BEEN TO SUNNYBEACH BEFORE DONT BUILD YOUR HOPES AND EXPECTATIONS UP TO MUCH. IF YOU TURN LEFT OUTSIDE THE HOTEL YOU WILL SEE A MINI GOLF, NEXT TO IT IS A RESTURANT CALLED "ESPRANTOS" THE FOOD IS GOOD HERE AND ONE OF THE WAITERS DOES LOOK LIKE BRIAN FERRY [A YOUNG ONE THO]HIS NAME IS TODAVAN HE S A GREAT LAUGH, IF YOU DO GO THERE PLEASE GIVE HIM MY REGARDS, GLYN FROM MANCHESTER. WE WENT ON A FEW TRIPS BUT THE ONLY ONE I REALLY ENJOYED WAS THE ([+]view more) LAZY DAY CRUISE ITS GREAT. OTHER TRIPS UMMM BIT OF A WASTE OF MONEY. CUSTOMS IS LIKE GOING THROUGH A CATTLE MARKET AND THE CUSTOM OFFICERS LOOK LIKE KGB. BUT THE PEOPLE HERE ARE WONDERFUL VERY HELPFUL AND ALWAYS HAPPY TO HELP. BULGARIAN WOMAN SHARE A BIG BOTTLE OF COPPER RED HAIR DYE BETWEEN THEM YOU LL SEE WHAT I MEAN WHEN YOU GET THERE. ENJOY YOUR HOLIDAY ...WE DID. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Amanda | 2 out of 2 found this review helpful Got back from Sunny Beach last week. Had a fab time. Weather lovely. Hotel Zefir is vey nice and the pool great. Breakfasts were good with plenty of choice, from a cooked breakfast to typical continental (geared to the predominantly german toursists in the hotel, though there were plenty of brits while we were there). Pool staff serving you drinks and food were very efficient and it was sooo cheap! Enjoyed going to Macamita's a Mexican restaurant in the centre of the resort (down the art gallery street where lots of traders are selling clothes and souvenirs). The two lads who sang there for entertainment were brill. Our most expensive ([+]view more) meal was £14.00 in total (that was for two courses and a bottle of red wine!!) The only negative things I have to mention are the battle to get your towels on the sunloungers on a morning (there wasn't enough) and the fact that the electricity went off a few times while we there (only for 20/30 minutes at a time). Overall though a super holiday - I would thoroughly recommend anyone to go. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No boris & vierka slovakia | 2 out of 2 found this review helpful Tkanks to hotel zefir for a great holiday. I#180;ve been in bulgaria first time but the sunny beach is very good. The breakfast was good. Thanks for all

Dakujeme hotelu zefir za prekrasnu dovolenku za tie peniaze je to super dovolenka ceny su zatial primerane, ale ak pojdu hore strati bulharsko svoje caro.
Este raz dakujeme
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Colette and Steve | 1 out of 2 found this review helpful Just Arrived back from staying at the Zefir Hotel in Sunny Beach! 14th July 2004. This hotel caters very much for germans only, there were only very few English. The hotel is very clean and the pool is fabulous, plenty of room for sunbeds.
The breakfast isnt too good and does not look very apertizing AT ALL! I was shocked to see blue plastic tupperware placed on the tables with marmalade and jam. The bread was fresh and was nice toasted thats about it. We ate in the restaurant one day and never went back again, the food was very poor and tasteless.
There are a few restaurants around the hotel, they were ok but nothing spectacular. ([+]view more) Your best bet is to go into Sunny beach into the town centre for a meal. Nessebar is also very nice place to eat. Stay away from Captain Cooks though this was the worst meal we had ever had! Micheals bar is nice to eat and that's in Nessebar. The beaches are lovely in sunny beach and the weather was fabulous 100 degrees everyday. To be honest with you this wasnt the best holidays we have had mainly because the food is a bit of a let down, the place is lovely though! Everyone has different views but try it and find out for yourself. I would recommend the hotel though to anyone, very clean and thats the main thing and has a large pool. The beach is only a short way away. Zefir is not in the centre but you can get a little train outside that takes you into sunny beach.
have a good holiday! take care xx
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E&N | 2 out of 2 found this review helpful Just home from an excellent holiday, can't offer any explanation for the mysterious oval holes though - sorry! Fridge in the room was also an added bonus keeping the (very cheap) wine chilled for a last drink before bedtime.
On a two week trip the repetitive breakfasts were given a miss in the second week (better was the endless parade of fruit, doughnuts cakes etc down on the beach!).
To whoever left their lilo and snorkel etc near the pool - free to a good home - we thank you for the use of the lilo and passed it on again as we were leaving. The other bits soon disappeared too.l
Excellent food and drink all over the place ([+]view more) although we weren't brave enough to try the "Cheese under a fur cap" or the "Nervous rissoles" on offer at the Hotel Kotva (what we did eat there was also good - it is worth a visit just for the menu laughs).
Bulgaria - we'll be back!
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TREVOR & LINDA | 3 out of 3 found this review helpful JUST RETURNED FROM ZEFIR HOTEL SUNNY BEACH 08/06/2004. NOTHING AT ALL WRONG WITH HOTEL APART FROM THE FACT THAT IT CATERS MAINLY FOR GERMANS HOLIDAYMAKERS, HOWEVER IN SAYING THAT WHEN YOU WON THE BATTLE AT BREAKFAST THE FOOD WASN'T TOO BAD. THE RESORT WAS O.K. WITH EASY ACCESS TO THE BEACH. OLD NESSEBAR IS A FABULOUS PLACE AND IS WELL WORTH A VISIT. THE BULGARIAN PEOPLE ARE SUPERB AND EATING AND DRINKING IS REALLY, REALLY CHEAP ON TWO OCCASIONS WE HAD A FOUR COURSE MEAL PLUS A PITCHER OF WINE, A BOTTLE OF THE LOCAL FIREWATER & A BOTTLE OF LEMONADE FOR JUST 9LEV WHICH IS ABOUT 3.39PER PERSON!! IF YOU DECIDE TO GO OUT ON TRIPS BEST USE ([+]view more) TAXI'S OR LOCAL TRANSPORT RATHER THAN ORGANISED TRIPS IT WORKS OUT CHEAPER AND IF YOU GET A GOOD TAXI DRIVER IT CAN SAVE YOU POUND'S ANYONE WHOSE GOING TO HOTEL ZEFIR ENJOY YOUR HOLIDAY AND ALSO THE BATTLE OF THE BREAKFAST!! Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Richard & John | 2 out of 2 found this review helpful Just come back from Bulgaria after staying at the Hotel Zefir. It`s spotlessly clean, no cockroaches, modern rooms, well decorated, small but functional balconies, and comfy beds (but why the oval elastic hole in the top sheet???). Food is reasonable, but the best place to eat in the whole of Sunny Beach is the Restaurant Esperanto, just at the end of the road that the hotel is on. You`ll know it cos there`s a David Dickinson lookalike stood outside it every night welcoming you in! The food here is utterly DELICIOUS and the staff are lovely, AND you get a free drink! Oh, and our waiter looked just like Bryan Ferry! Was this review helpful to you? Yes No sam | 2 out of 2 found this review helpful I have just returned from a week in Sunny Beach at the Hotel Zefir and it was fantastic.

*The rooms were cleaned immaculately every day
*Clean glassware provided in room each day
*Towels were changed every day
*Two toilet rolls left in room each day
*The lighting was fine in the hotel
*The lift was in full working order
*The heating and air conditioning was spot on
*The staff were brilliant especially the waitresses, given their English was not brilliant but they helped when needed.

*The food wasnt brilliant it was more catered for the Germans, but there was a very big choice.
*The dinning ([+]view more) room was very clean and kept tidy
*The food was continuously brought out fresh
*No cats or dogs were seen, but if you sat in the outside area lots of tiny birds fly near the table.
*No gym but fantastic pool
*No kids club
*Snacks available 24 hours a day from the bar, large pizza £2 Toasties 70p Ice creams 50p
*Change booth available 12 hours a day with very good exchange rate
*Mini train outside hotel every 15mins, 1.50lev to get to Sunny Beach =50p


The bar in the hotel was one of the cheapest places to drink and eat, 70p for a large lager and under £1.00 for a 50ml vodka and orange.
The beach is 5mins walk. a mini golf straight opposite the hotel. There are a couple of supermarket and bars and reataurants surrounding the hotel. I strongly reccomend to anyone that they shoud try this hotel.
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Clare | 1 out of 2 found this review helpful Having just returned from an absolutely terrible holiday in Hotel Zefir, am now writing to let you know about it.

There were so many problems that i may forget to list them all but here goes:

GENERAL:

: Rooms cleaned only once, the day after we arrived
: Glassware provided in room not cleaned for 5 days
: Beds made only once, the day after we arrived
: Towels only changed on first 3 days
: Toilet Roll left outside room door in corridor
: Poor lighting in corridors even after request was made for maintenance to repair them
: Lift broken on a daily basis
: No heating in Hotel despite ([+]view more) temperatures of 7-9 degrees
: Staff rude and unco-operative when asked about heating or any other Hotel business

RESTAURANT FACILITIES:

: Food appaling
: Kitchen filthy
: Dining Room filthy
: Food not fresh
: Cat and Dog running around in Kitchen
: No milk, tea bags, cereal available 2 days before check-out
: Wedding took place in Hotel on Sat daytime/evening and no lunch or evening meal available to hotel guests during this time
: No bar facilities either during this time
: Supermarket next door could only sell out of date food for our consumption whilst Hotel was out of bounds
: Due to wedding taking place, breakfast was served in the Hotel lobby
HOTEL FACILITIES:
: No gym
: No kids club
: No snack bar
: No Adventure playground, all the above were stated in both brochure and telephone conversations to various members of Hotel guests
: Difficult to change currency due to no staff being available
: No mini-train to allow us to travel to Sunny Beach
: No Hotel Representive available after first 3 days
: No hot water available to several guests
: Night security viewing pornographic movies whilst guests including the children, were still around the lobby
: No first aid kit either
: No entertainment provided for guests despite being informed by Hotel Representative that there would be
Although there was a taxi service available for guests to use, without this we would have had no contact with the outside world. Various reasons for this included the weather but mainly due to the fact that the season had already ended and there were no shops or restaurants or hotels open during our stay. Nowhere to go, nowhere to eat, nothing for the children to do despite being promised various activities, made for a very dreadful holiday. The Hotel (and every one of the shops/restaurants) would not restock items of food or drink during our stay because of end of season, so very limited to what we could eat or drink. This is very bad for people travelling with children. This was very bad for all guests.
Dreadful Experience.....never to be repeated
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Clive & Denise | 3 out of 3 found this review helpful Just returned from 1 week stay.......what can we say. Excellent, Fantastic place to stay. The whole place is so clean. The hotel is very comfortable and the swimming pool was a good size with plenty of space. We did find Micheals Bar and yes the food is great and you cant beat the price. Will be booking for next year. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No A Newton | 2 out of 2 found this review helpful the hoel Zefir is a very nice hotel the staff were very good the place was very clean and tidy food was very good we did not have any problems with the Hotel at all, the hotel sits at the side of the beach so you dont have far to walk to the beach a Train that runs on the road takes you all the way to Sunny Beach every 10 mins they are will cost about 1.1/2 Lev about 50p you can walk to Sunny Beach up the beach not far to walk. You can also walk to Nessabar has well that a nice walk if you walk out the back of the hotel Zefir over the sand dunes you come out at new Nessabar there is a little restrant there called Micheals if you eat there ([+]view more) you can't go wrong the food is to die for and so cheap to eat. if you go into micheals tell them Tony and Elaine says Hello Was this review helpful to you? Yes No