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Smocza 1, Warsaw, Poland

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143 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 76%Location
  • 83%Staff
  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

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Clean facilities, a spacious private flat with a bathroom, helpful staff, at times the other people staying at the hostel were too loud.

  • 21st Nov 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Poland
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


The staff here were very generous and even let me sign in late and pay the next day. The interior was beautifully decorated, and had both kitchen and living spaces. It felt like a big house. Walking distance from bus and tram stops.

  • 12th Nov 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Decent Mexican themed hostel. The staff were friendly, the beer was cheap and the rooms were large and well kept. A few points of interest: We arrived late (around 10PM) at which point the hostel was not manned, so we had to check ourselves in by calling the out-of-hours number. Instructions are on the front door. There's a Chinese place called restaurant Canton (i think) next door. It doesn't look like much from the outside but it's easily the best Chinese we'd had.


Nice and quiet, which is what we wanted. Staff were very friendly and helpful. A bit of a way out of the centre of Warsaw, but walkable, so that was fine. Would recommend.


I like this place I have like "home"


This is great hostel with great, helpful, friendly staff. It's clean and comfortable. It's west of Old Town, close to a supermarket, and a great place to stay.


The windowindows were difficult to close and the blinds werr not efficient at blocking out the morning light. It made sleeping in after a lon night of polish partying difficult.


This place might not have the best location since you have to walk 30 minutes to the old town, but the rooms were clean and the staff very nice


Hostel is nice and beautiful. They have everything even a TV. One thing lack is towel. Location is ok bus is needed to connect to old part of the city but not that complicated and took around 15 mins.


We have only seen some at the reception at check in. So no question could be asked. The rest of the staff doesn't speak any english. Very nice and clean room. Location is ok but with convienient parking.

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