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Poets Corner Hostel Reviews

Sokolska 1, Olomouc, Moravia, Olomouc, Czech Republic

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94%

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436 Total Reviews
  • 94%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 98%Staff
  • 93%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 90%Facilities

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100%

Nice easy location in great town, things to see but not a tourist town great local feel. Hostel friendly helpful with area trips and onwards travels info.! Great bike trips to local areas, they rent bikes there.. Would stay again..!


86%

Relaxed apartment home-from-home style hostel. Lovely living room to hang out in and excitement advice and local city knowledge.


89%

Very friendly staff, lovely atmosphere. They recommended good places to go and were very knowledgeable about the area


94%

Olomouc is a quiet town, but the owner will show you what there is to see. Hostel is small and that is a great thing as the owner has lots of events you can tag along for, sometimes taking everyone out to dinner or drinks. No complaints here.


80%

The owner welcomed me with a tour of the hostel and he took time pto show me a map of the city, giving me tips on the must see. The hostel is not easy too find, it's on the fourth floor of a building, and there is no obvious sign of his presence there from the street.


97%

I haven't taken the time to review may hostels on my trip but this one is a real gem worthy of a review, but more importantly, a visit! The kind couple who run the hostel went out of their way to create a real sense of community among the travelers. For example, they took us out one night to a favorite nearby tea house. They also provided high quality recommendations for what to do and see in Olomouc.


100%

This is a fantastic hostel, one of the best. You'll love it. Poet's is reason enough to visit the authenticly Czech city, Olomouc. Amazing staff with a wealth of local knowledge. The sitting room has chairs in a circle which encourages conversation with fellow human beings! After falling in love with the hostel and the city I booked 2 more nights. I highly recommend the cycle to the lake and on through the forest. Ian has all the equipment you need, just ask. Great hospitality. :-)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks Jimmy! Great having you as a guest. Enjoyed the craic and hope to see you again. Keep playing those happy tunes on the flute,..sorry, tin whistle;>) All the best, Ian .

100%

A great hostel with a very good atmosphere thanks to the owner of the place. Very helpfull staff and a lot of information to visit some surrounding cities. If you will stay here you will have a great hostel experience.


100%

The best hostel I've ever stayed in!


94%

Very good hostel in the very center of the city, close to any sightseeing or party places. More looks like a hotel with decency and cleanness.


97%

Many hostels abusively claim to be "your home away from home". This hostel diserves the title. Ian and Lucka have arranged a nice and welcoming cocoon and leaving the place will be the hardest you'll have to do during your stay. Olomouc is worth a visit and this hostel is an additional asset for the town.


100%

really quite hostel, but the guy who runs it is very chilled and is really nice, not a party place but is like staying at home, in a nice apartment which doesnt feel like a hostel. again the guy who runs it is really nice and will help you out, we even chilled out on the balcony and had a smoke together.


100%

A really nice hostel right in the centre of town. Staff were very friendly and the place had a great social atmosphere without being a party hostel. Staff also had lots of recommendations for what to do around town.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi and thanks for your glowing review! Its our aim to provide the atmosphere for guests to get together and go out but to respect those that want to do their own thing or hang out in the cosy confines of the hostel. Heaps to do in Olomouc and lots of good restaurants, bars, cafes and the very unique teahouses too..

94%

A very homely hostel run by Ian and Lucka who went out of their way to help you enjoy your time in Olomouc. Staff take you out for dinner and show you places to drink, the bikes for hire are good and generally just a really friendly and peaceful atmosphere in the hostel. Definitely put Olomouc on your travel map and make sure you stay at the Poets Corner.


89%

Small old fashioned hostel with a nice staff and a good location.


100%

This was a wonderful hostel. We met some great people here and the owners and staff were so nice and very helpful. They have a home made map with a bunch of tips on the back and they were very willing to help. Wonderful hostel


100%

This is probably my favourite hostel as everyone is so friendly and welcoming it's like coming home

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi Trevor, Thanks for your compliments! Pleasure having you back for a couple of days. Guests like you are like hostel family so consider us your Olomouc home! All the best and hope to see you again for some more beer! Ian and all at Poets.

97%

Probably one of the best hostels I've ever visited. Like staying in someone's livingroom, but nicer

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for your review. Compliments like yours really do make our day. Wishing you all the best and then some, Ian and all at Poets Corner.

94%

I stayed here once before under the previous owners.New owners are an Australian/Czech couple who have maintained their predecessors high standards.It is good to see the owners living and working on the premises- an unusual sight, I've found.Recommended.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi Peter. That's a great compliment to us ! We sure had mighty big boots to fill taking over operating the hostel a few years ago so its most gratifying to read you compare us so favourably. Take care and hope to see you again, Ian and Lucka, Poets Corner.

100%

We had a greta time at the Hostel, the hostel is very charming and we had a warm welcom by the hosts. I recommend the Poets Corner Hostel to whoever wants to go and have a nice time in Olomouc !

Owner Comment (Hide)
Nice waking up so early to read such another positive comment! Great having you at our place and thanks for being lovely guests. Take care and have a great time! Best wishes from Ian and Lucka and the crew, Poets Corner.

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