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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a short tram ride on the number 4 tram heading towards Kamilicka. It is the old gestapo head quarters and a miniature museum downstairs showing the cells where prisoners were kept. Their names still appear on the wall...free on tuesdays so i recommend it. The Hostel itself is clean and tidy, at 8 pounds per night each we... More 

Thank emilymason73
Wroclaw, Poland
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It wasn't expensive at all when we booked it so a good choice in terms of walking distance from the city centre (ca. 20minutes). The place is fine, clean, simple and if you don't plan to spend lots of time in the room - it's OK. Breakfast included - nothing major but decent. So if you're not fussy about your... More 

Thank agatrips
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73 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We had a good stay at the Freedom Hostel. It was easy enough to find and the staff were always very friendly and helpful. The room was quiet and had a nice bathroom with a good shower. The only thing letting this place down was the breakfast. Would definitely stay here again.

Thank Vicki A
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27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

This hostel is located very centrally in Krakow - the main town square is a 10-15 minute walk away and the trams go from just across the road. The hostel is clean with ensuite rooms and comfortable beds. WiFi worked well in the room, bedsheets and towels provided. The building was also previously used as a Gestapo headquarters and there... More 

Thank Mairéad N
1 review
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here while on a long weekend away in the freezing cold weather of early January. Couldn't fault a thing, cleans rooms, warm showers, and a place to rest our heads; what more could you possible want for such a little price. Great little hostel.

Thank Nathan J
Level Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Hostel is located 10-15 min walk to main town square. Just near hostel is beautiful park with fountain where we enjoyed to spend time. Also it is located in same buliding as Muzeum Historyczne Miasta Krakowa in which you can enter directly from hostel. This museum has free entrance Tuesdays. Hostel itself is nothing special. Furniture old, bathroom ok. Overall... More 

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Athens, Greece
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128 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This hostel is on the third floor of a communal building that houses another hostel on the third floor as well as access to Gestapo Headquarters underground!Hostel's reception is on the entrance and there are many security cameras and 24h reception which is real good! We personally thought of this hostel to be more simple than it actually was! Our... More 

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Shiraz, Iran
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 March 2016

The best thing about this hotel was one of the receptionists who was particularly friendly and helpful. When I asked him one simple question, he kindly provided me with the information. Otherwise, he searched super fast on the Internet and gave me the info! The breakfast was simple, but delicious, especially its mix of fruit and yoghurt. The only bad... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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56 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Clean rooms and functional showers. Staff friendly. Info in rooms is a little dated as it talks about curfews etc, but there is none... Reception on 1st floor and rooms on 4th floor. Kiddies play area too if that is needed. Easy enough to walk to centre from hostel. Supermarket about 5 minutes or less walk. Breakfast is a little... More 

1 Thank Paul T
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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

I found the staff friendly and helpful. The hostel is well located in Krakow and used to be the former ss headquarters - there is a museum in the same building ! It is a bargain but could do with a little updating. That said, I had a good stay here and you get what you pay for.


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Additional Information about Freedom Hostel

Address: ul. Pomorska 2, Krakow 30-039, Poland
Region: Poland > Southern Poland > Lesser Poland Province > Krakow
Price Range: $27 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Freedom Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Police station across the road - quadruple rooms are on the quieter side but this was not a major noise issue.”
 of 5 bubbles 518mair_adn, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Dont book into this hostel”
 of 5 bubbles netster47, 18 Sep 2015 | Read review
“If the heating is on open the windows and take ear plugs!!!”
 of 5 bubbles KevinA115, 31 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Rear facing rooms have to be quieter, but our front facing room was fine when the window stayed closed, suppose it depends on what kind of sleeper you are.”
 of 5 bubbles 236PaulM, 4 Dec 2012 | Read review
“I suppose the room near the court yard are quieter, but slept ok road side”
 of 5 bubbles The_Bluewanderer, 9 Nov 2012 | Read review
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