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Forfar, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2012

A very clean room, with our own shower and bathroom. Free wifi throughout (as with most of Poland) which was a nice touch. Friendly, funky staff who spoke very good English and were most helpful with any questions we had about tours etc. A fantastic location - around 5/6 minutes walk from the Bus/Train Station, through a lovely garden area....

1Thank Gillian J
Aarhus, Arhus, Denmark
Reviewed 7 May 2012

I lived in a dorm with 12 beds in may 2012, there were only a few other guests beside from me (1,666 people in average). Beds are ok, toilet and shower nice and clean. Friendly staff. Breakfast was surprisingly good, compared with the low price! MAX value for money!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2012

City Hostel in located right in the Market Square, inches away from shops (including a McDonalds and a KFC). We arrived around 11, and our room wasn't supposed to be ready until 2, however they swiftly sorted it out + allowed us to enter. Stayed in room 102, which had 3 beds + a wardrobe, there was also a shower...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 20 September 2011

City Hostel in Krakow is a fantastic, no frill hostel conveniently located near Old Town - close enough to the actions but away from drunken tourists and loud noises. The staff is absolutely delightful, helpful, and very accommodating to all our needs. We originally only booked for one night at this hostel but immediately decided to stay at this place...

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Riga, Latvia
Reviewed 27 July 2011

I made a booking for 4 people for 2 night and we had an agreement that i can pay upon arrival. Than 3 days before arrival i get e-mail from Manager that she canceled my booking because they didn't get prepayment. I was like - what the hell? I call them, they gave us different room, but we needed to...

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da vinci nile cruise
Reviewed 2 May 2011

We stayed at this hostel for three nights. We are an older couple and everyone are included. The cost was £90 for a double room for both of us including a buffet breakfast. The room was basic with 2 single beds and basic bedding but all clean.There was a shower and sink in the room soap and towels included. The...

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Poznan, Poland
Reviewed 16 January 2011

The hotel is located within the old city walls and just 10 minutes from Krakow Glowny Station. The guests are mainly British, Poles and Spaniards. Double room which I occupied was small and had only basic equipment like comfortable new beds, chairs, a table and a wardrobe, and also had a washbasin and a shower. There was no radio or...

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2010

Have just booked a room at City Hostel for Jan 2011 which will be our 3rd stay at this hostel, previous stays were in Jan 2009 and Jan 2010. We are 4 British men in our 30s and 40s and are staying one night for a bit of city life after a skiing holiday in Zakopane. This hostel is exactly...

Reviewed 24 October 2010

booked along way in advance a got a cheap deal, staff spoke english & friendly enough. room clean. breakfast room & corridors not so clean but not too bad either location is GREAT very very close to main krakow square but without the price, not too far from main station - 10-15 min walk thru a park. i would definately...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2010

This hostel was good, we had a 6 bed private room, which had its own en-suite shower, with toilet in the corridor. Although I can't understand why if you make the effort to put a shower in the room, why not a toilet as well? But oh well, both shower and toilet were clean. The room itself was clean too,...

1Thank laurameee26

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The City Hostel is a place designed for those who want to discover Krakow in their own, special way. We have converted a 19th century historical tenement in the centre of the Old Town into a meeting place for people from all over the world. In doing this we have tried to retain the warm atmosphere of the historical interiors. The City Hostel reflects Krakow's climate perfectly: only here does youthful energy meet tradition to create a spicy mix of modernity and history. At our place, you can plan your tour of the intriguing corners of the city and rest after discovering the charms of famous Krakow clubs all night. ... more   less 

Additional Information about City Hostel

Address: ul. Sw. Krzyza 21, Krakow 31-023, Poland
Region: Poland > Southern Poland > Lesser Poland Province > Krakow
Price Range: $38 - $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — City Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 18
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“no lifts in this hostel and there are around 5/F. If you carry heavy luggage, better add special request that you want ground floor rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles vinceyeung, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“First floor single room, ensuite shower and clean toilet to share with 2 other rooms”
 of 5 bubbles PhilG8, 28 May 2015 | Read review
“State that the room without a window isnt acceptable”
 of 5 bubbles tatata333, 23 Apr 2013 | Read review
“no lift so when your carrying heavy luggage maybe you can request a room on the ground or first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles sherry_riosa, 24 Mar 2013 | Read review
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