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sw. Krzyza 21, Krakow, Poland

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232 Total Reviews
  • 86%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 85%Staff
  • 72%Atmosphere
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 73%Facilities

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I believe the hostel needs more common space where the people staying there can mingle. It would be great if the hostel could organize social events for the people staying there.


Absolutely good hostel, the staff was really kind, and in the night costs comes with a basic but good enough breakfast. For personal reasons had to leave one night earlier the hostel and there was no problem, just had to notify the staff. I left the room at 4 am and the staff made a breakfast to go only for me. :D


The location is ok, close to the center. But the hostel itself was not very nice. The dorm I was in had not even enough blankets. I had to take one from another bed. The atmosphere was not very welcoming. The breakfast was ok tho.


the beds were very thin and the room very cold, unfortunately the heater does not work well. The staff very attentive and the delicious breakfast

  • 23rd Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Very good location, in de old city, staff speaks english and is very helpfull. Wifi is good. There is a kitchen but not usable for cooking your own meal, there is only a microwave and a watercooker, there are no plates, cups or pans




Good things: The breakfast and the location. Bad things: I was putting the cover on the pillow and i saw a big nasty spot. The first day we didn't have WiFi in the room. There were only 1 plug in the room, and another one in the bathroom (for 6 people room). One of the toilets in our floor didn't have light and there was a strange spot (maybe blood?) in the floor.


Really good location near to the station and the main square, a peaceful place to stay regardless of the location which was great for us. However, a few things weren't right; there was no common area to sit outside of the rooms, no kitchen, there were only 3 plug sockets for 8 people in our dorm (1 of which was in the bathroom), the wifi was temperamental, the toilet wasn't separated from the 2 showers and the shower cubicles offered very little privacy as the glass was mainly clear. Bit odd.


Very good breakfast. There is no elevator. Super small bathroom. Usefull and kindness staff.

  • 17th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Poland
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Very good breakfast. Really poor kitchen facilities!! A microwave and sink with no bowls or cutlery. Good modern facilities in a good location.


It was difficult to find it, the directions were not clear. Please fix that. Other than that, good hostel, breakfast, very friendly and helpful staff.


I had ordered a breakfast to take with me as I was leaving before 8 am. It was nice to receive something, but was not nice to receive cheese that had was clearly quite old and had began to turn white. There was also an already opened butter packet in my meal. gross.

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