Gostilya is a village in North Bulgaria. It is situated in Dolna Mitropoliya municiplaity, Pleven region.
It is 29 km northwest of the town of Dolna Mitropoliya, 27 km in the same direction from the town of Trastenik and 41 km from the town of Pleven. The neighboring village of Stavertsi is 5 km east and the town of Knezha is 16 km southwest. The capital Sofia is 162 km southwest and the town of Iskar is 17 km south.
It is located in the central part of the Danubian plain on the left bank of Iskar river and its altitude is 51 m. The climate in the area is temperate and is characterized by cold winter and hot dry summer as the quantity of the precipitation is little.
The permanent population is 274 people.
Bus transportation connects it to the other settlements.
In the village are functioning town hall, community center, Catholic church and store. The nearest kindergarten and school are in the neighboring village of Stavertsi where also work GP and dentist. The nearest hospital is the town of Knezha.
The local people are mainly occupied in the farming and crops growing - grains, sunflower, maize and vineyards.
In 2010 the people celebrated 120 years from the foundation of the village by the Banat Bulgarians that came back from the town of Banat after the liberation of Bulgaria in 1878.
Here flows the river of Gostilya which near the village connects to Iskar river and that creates excellent conditions for fishing and excursions in the nature.
In the town of Knezha the tourists can visit Gergana forest park. There are made zoo inhabited by bears, deers, pony, goats etc., places for relaxation and picnic, barbecues and playgrounds.