Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Bansko

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Overall Rating: 3.7

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.2
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 54
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.5
  • Nightlife
  • 2.3

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 67%
  • Beginner
  • 50%
  • Families
  • 56%
  • Intermediate
  • 61%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 50%
  • Advanced
  • 22%

Helpful Highlights:

This resort is worthwhile visiting,since it has been modenised in every way. Alle the lifts are up to standard, and the terrain as expected compared to smal...

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  • 5


    by Luchezar Georgiev - 2nd February 2014

    Pros: Amazing

    Cons: Crowded

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  • 1

    No tourist in Bansko never again

    by eurotraveler - 28th December 2011

    Pros: Nice nature

    Cons: Hostile, uncivilized environment

    Because I want to prevent someone from thinking that I am prejudiced, I want to state that we were in Bansko at November with a big company and it was very ... Full review

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  • 4

    Not bad at all

    by shentron - 19th September 2011

    Pros: very economical, including tavernas

    Cons: not much snow pre christmas

    I've been twice, because it's amzingly economical especially for beginners once you factor in the price of lessons. The town is quite likeable; don't let th... Full review

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  • 5

    Bansko Review

    by susan frances allen - 18th January 2011

    Pros: Economical, good empty slopes, friendly people, nice and relaxed

    Cons: If anything maybe the food in the hotel

    Went here for the first time - really enjoyed the slopes as an Intermediate skier of over 30 years - I found the slopes very enjoyable, hardly anyone on the... Full review

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  • 5

    Fantastic Holiday for Mixed Group

    by bendzeeknees - 5th October 2010

    Pros: Great slopes, fast lifts, friendly locals and lovely chalet hosts

    Cons: Doesnt have Euros even though it's in the EU, crazy drivers and a festival!

    We had a great time in Bansko - with a mixed group of beginners and intermediates it was an excellent choice. The beginners had lessons with Ski Mania every... Full review

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  • 4

    Great value & very enjoyable

    by benjaminweighill - 1st October 2010

    Pros: good snow coverage, great value, wide slopes at the top of the mountain

    Cons: food, narrow/crowded slopes at the bottom of the mountain

    As my first snowboarding holiday I booked Bansko purely on price as I knew nothing about ski resorts. My g'friend had been to Bulgaria previously with frie... Full review

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