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
  • 3.4
  • Nightlife
  • 2.2

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

    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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  • 4

    something for all ages

    by jane fiona - 1st April 2010

    Pros: cheap ,good for all ages

    Cons: very little

    bansko is an economical place with lots for snow minded people to do.Cheap rental prices, many nice traditional places to eat out,kids will like it too. ... Full review

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  • 2


    by oshkuy - 21st January 2010

    Pros: cheap

    Cons: ?

    January 2nd - 9th 2010 I have just returned from a skiing trip to Bansko - Bulgaria. Now there’s a place to avoid if you are ever considering a skiing h... Full review

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  • 5

    great ski-ing

    by suewarner2 - 23rd March 2009

    Pros: great slopes

    Cons: none

    Have been to bansko 4 times - have learnt to ski there. liked it so much we have bought an apartment. 18 of us went jan 09 - ski hire was simple. having le... Full review

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  • 5

    Yet Another Good Trip to Bansko

    by atbarnett - 19th January 2009

    Pros: Cost and Skiing

    Cons: not much

    We have just returned from a weeks stay (11.01-18.01.09) in Bansko. We stayed at the Hotel Perun, half board and had pre purchased the 6 day ski package – ... Full review

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