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PropertyAddressTypePopularity
Bright House21 Georgi Benkovski Strhotel-
Erendgikova HouseSt.Lozengrad N4a St.Otez Paisii N2Guesthouse-
Hikers Hostel Plovdiv53 Saborna str.Hostel89
Hotel Dafi23, G. BenkovskiHotel-
Hotel Nord Plovdiv33 A Ibar Str.hotel-
Hotel RenaissanceVazrajdane 1SquareHotel-
Hotel Rodopi12 Kouklensko shousse blvd.hotel83
Philipopolis house29 Slaveikov str.Guesthouse-
Plovdiv Guesthouse20 Saborna Str. Old Town, PlovdivHostel90
Raisky Kat Hostel6 P.R. SlaveikovHostel-
Hostel Mostel13 Petar ParchevichHostel83
Rooms Center PLovdivKnyaz Alexander 31Guesthouse83
My Guest Rooms Plovdiv29 Ivan Vazov str.HOSTEL94
Belle Ville24-26 P.R. SlaveykovGuesthouse-
Star Hotel Plovdiv13,Patriarh Evtimii strHotel-
Bike Hostel PlovdivPlovdiv, 17 Ekzarh Josiff StrHOSTEL-
Hotel BrestnikNezavisimost 123HOTEL-
Antique Apartment KOKOBKapitan Rajtcho Str.44HOSTEL-
Melanya Mountain Retreat9 c.Lyubino, Ardino KardjhaliAPARTMENT-
Park Hotel PlovdivSankt Peterburg 38Hotel-
The Crib HostelPetar Parchevich 5HOSTEL93
The Plovdiv HouseVodoley 6 AGUESTHOUSE-
Hotel Avion15 Khan Persian StreetHOTEL-
Hotel Real PlovdivGeorgi Voiteh 2HOTEL-
Hostel Old Plovdiv3 Chetvarti yanuari StrHOSTEL-
Plaza Hotel PlovdivBul. Bulgaria 125 AHOTEL-
Ulpia House17 Tsar Kaloyqn SquareGUESTHOUSE-
Guest Rooms " The old house "2 Krastyo Pastuhov StreetGUESTHOUSE-

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Internet

Internet access is widely available in Bulgaria, although about 60% of the population has regular access. Broadband internet is available through cable, ADSL, fiber optics, WiMax and LAN connections. You can also access internet with your mobile phone, via GPRS or 3G. Speeds are pretty fast in the capital. Outside Sofia, speeds are significantly lower. Internet cafes are available in most towns and cities, and in some villages. Computers are usually not available in libraries, or in public places such as train stations, but free wireless access is often available in such public places and in gas stations. Many pubs and hotels will also have WiFi that is free of charge to use. In recent years, wireless access has been growing, especially in biggest cities, but is still rather limited. Paid wireless access is also available. Speeds in Bulgaria are surprisingly good! In fact Bulgaria is in top 10 of the countries with fastest wireless Internet speeds worldwide.

Phone

See also: International Telephone Calls

The country calling code to Bulgaria is: 359. To make an international call from Bulgaria, the code is: 00
There are three mobile operators in Bulgaria: Globul, MobilTel & Vivacom. You can buy phone cards from post offices, kiosks and other street vendors.

The pan-European standard number 112 for all emergency calls is working everywhere in Bulgaria since September 2008. If, for some reason, you can not connect to 112, dial 166 for police, 150 for ambulance and 160 for the fire department.

Post

Bulgarian Posts is the national postal service of Bulgaria. Services are fairly reliable and have been getting better and faster of the years. Still, it takes anywhere from days (domestic) to weeks (intercontinental) to send postcards, letters and/or parcels. They also have a very handy price calculator for all items, both priority as well as non-priority. Bulgarian post offices generally are open from 8:00am to 6:00pm, though some are also open on Saturday (mornings) or keep longer evening hours (mostly the central post offices in big cities or in tourist areas along the coastline). You can buy stamps and postcards at the post offices or at newspaper kiosks. Single stamps for domestic services start at 0.45 leva, for international destinations prices vary by region. For sending packages, you can also use more expensive but faster courier services offered by for example UPS or DHL. TNT and local ones like City Express or Econt are also options.

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