Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena places you next to Bansko - Banderitsa Meadow and Bansko Ski Resort. This 157-room, 5-star hotel has 3 indoor and 2 outdoor pools, along with ski-in/ski-out access. It's in the mountains and also a short walk from Gondola Lift and Vihren.
Free breakfast is included with your stay. There are ample dining options with 3 onsite restaurants, including Gallery Restaurant, which specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, and Come Prima Restaurant with its pool views. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a pick-me-up at the 2 coffee shops/cafés.
All 157 air-conditioned rooms provide balconies, minibars, and coffee makers. Guests can expect free WiFi and 27-inch LCD TVs with cable channels. Beds are dressed in pillow menus and bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs, hair dryers, and free toiletries. Other amenities include free newspapers, free bottled water, and safes.
Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena features ski-in/ski-out access, a full-service spa, and 3 indoor pools. Parking is EUR 5 per day (EUR 10 per day for valet parking)—but if you prefer not to drive, catch a ride in the airport shuttle (available on request) for EUR 160 per person one way. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this ski hotel include 2 outdoor pools, a children's pool, and a fitness center.
- Free breakfast
- Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
- Onsite dining
Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena
Enjoy a treatment at the full-service spa and a swim in one of the 3 indoor and 2 outdoor swimming pools after a day on the slopes. Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena helps provide the perfect winter holiday with ski storage and shopping on site. When the sun goes down, sip après-ski drinks in one of the hotel's 2 poolside bars.
Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at one of the 2 coffee shops/cafés. A complimentary breakfast is offered. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This luxury hotel also offers a children's pool, a complimentary children's club, and an outdoor tennis court. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Children's club (free)
- Supervised childcare/activities (free)
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- 24-hour front desk
- Hair salon
- Shopping on site
- Babysitting or childcare
- Number of poolside bars - 2
- Barbecue grill(s)
- Coffee/tea in common areas
- Number of coffee shops/cafes - 2
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Free breakfast
- Concierge services
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Fireplace in lobby
- Fitness facilities
- Full-service spa
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Number of indoor pools - 3
- Number of outdoor pools - 2
- Luggage storage
- Children's club
- Total number of rooms - 157
- Laundry facilities
- Number of floors - 5
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Meeting rooms 4
- Multilingual staff
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Area shuttle (surcharge)
- Number of restaurants - 3
- Outdoor tennis court
- Ski storage
- Ski-in/ski-out access
- Spa services on site
- Steam room
- Children's pool
- Outdoor seasonal pool
- Television in common areas
- Wedding services
- Turkish bath/Hammam
- Free WiFi
- Tennis on site
- Year Built 2005
- Number of buildings/towers - 5
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)
Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena offers 157 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Rooms open to balconies. A pillow menu is available. 27-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels.
Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary newspapers and complimentary bottled water. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include in-room massages.
- Air conditioning
- Free newspaper
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Free bottled water
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- Deep soaking bathtub
- Cable TV service
- In-room safe
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- In-room massage available
- Turndown service
- Room service (24 hours)
- Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Free WiFi
- Pillow menu
- LCD TV
Where to Eat
A complimentary breakfast is offered.
Gallery Restaurant - This poolside buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.
Come Prima Restaurant - Overlooking the pool and garden, this restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.
Sushi Bar and Teppanyaki - This restaurant specializes in sushi and serves dinner only. Reservations are required.
24-hour room service is available.
Nearby Things to Do
2 outdoor swimming pools and 3 indoor swimming pools are on site. In addition to a seasonal outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include an outdoor tennis court, ski-in/ski-out access, a sauna, and a fitness center.
Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Downhill skiing nearby
- Snowboarding nearby
- Snowmobiling nearby
- Snowshoeing nearby
- Rafting nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
- Fitness classes on site
- Bicycle rentals on site
- Hiking/biking trails on site
- Playground on site
- Safari nearby
- Ecotours nearby
- Ski lessons available nearby
- Ski equipment rental shops nearby
- Golf lessons available nearby
Kempinski The SPA has 12 treatment rooms. Services include Thai massages, massages, facials, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with Turkish bath/hammam.
Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.
- Thai massage
- Number of treatment rooms 12
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Minimum age to access spa is 16
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- In-room accessibility
- Roll-in shower
Check-in time ends at 3 PM
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Children 6 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 20 per stay.
- Cribs (infant beds) are available for EUR 20 per stay.
- Pets allowed for an extra charge of EUR 20 per pet, per night, plus a one-time cleaning fee of EUR 25
- 1 per room (up to 10 kg)
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: EUR 55
- Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: EUR 27.50 (from 6 to 12 years old)
- New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: EUR 110
- New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: EUR 55 (from 6 to 12 years old)
- A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 0.67 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 6 years of age.
- Resort fee: EUR 0.67 per person, per night
- Airport shuttle fee: EUR 160 per person (one way)
- Self parking fee: EUR 5 per day
- Valet parking fee: EUR 10 per day
- Pet fee: EUR 20 per pet, per night plus EUR 25 one-time cleaning fee
- Crib (infant bed) fee: EUR 20 per stay
- Rollaway bed fee: EUR 20 per stay
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We should mention
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 6 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Set meals are served in guestrooms only (no menus or public dining).
Awards & Affiliations
- The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.