Awards and Reviews

For the 15th year, TripAdvisor has highlighted the world’s top properties based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from travellers around the globe. Winners were identified in the categories of Top Hotels, Bargain, B&Bs and Inns, Family, Luxury, Romance, Service and Small Hotels. The hallmarks of Travellers’ Choice winners are remarkable service, quality and value.

“TripAdvisor’s community of millions of travellers has helped us highlight some of the very best hotels from around the world,” said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor. “The Travellers’ Choice list of thousands of award-winning properties is perfect to inspire travellers as they think about their 2017 travel plans. From opulent luxury hotels to budget-friendly B&Bs, those looking for an accommodation can research, compare prices and book a Travellers’ Choice property on TripAdvisor, or any other hotel that meets their travel needs.”

Pirin River Ski and Spa is the Winner of TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Award for four consecutive years, leading the categories for Best Service and Family hotels in whole Bulgaria.

Pirin River Ski and Spa is the Winner of TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Award 2017 in the following categories:

TripAdisors’ travelers awarded Pirin River Ski & Spa as:

#1 Spa Hotel in Bansko

#1 Ski-In / Ski-Out Hotel in Bansko

#1 Family Hotel in Bansko

#1 Best Service Hotel in Bansko


#3 Romantic Hotel in Bansko


What is the Certificate of Excellence award?

Founded in 2010, the Certificate of Excellence award honours hospitality businesses that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor.

Properties that are awarded the Certificate of Excellence demonstrate hospitality excellence and represent the upper echelon of businesses listed on TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site

Pirin River Ski & Spa is holder of TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for 5 consecutive years.

About TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site*, enabling travellers to plan and book the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travellers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools that check hundreds of websites to find the best hotel prices. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, reaching 315 million unique monthly visitors**, and more than 200 million reviews and opinions covering more than 4.4 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions. The sites operate in 45 countries worldwide, including China under TripAdvisor also includes TripAdvisor for Business, a dedicated division that provides the tourism industry access to millions of monthly TripAdvisor visitors.

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