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Heynow Hostel

Florianska 5, Krakow 31-019, Poland (Stare Miasto)
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Ranked #60 of 302 Specialty lodging in Krakow
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Location could have been better, right on edge of old town square! breakfast included and good kitchen facilites! despite the centralised location, the hostel is very quiet as located in courtyard... however dont be surprised to hear the bugle each hour! :) Also lovely friendly staff!!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful location, right next to the town square. Breakfast was provided. Rooms and bathrooms were clean and tidy. Great value for money. Would have been nice to see some activities happening, we never saw anybody else while we were staying there.

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Bonn, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have spent 5 days in this great hostel: The location is just 1 minutes from the main square in Krakow(you can hear the magical sound of trumpet every hour), the rooms were very clean and everything in the hotel was new. But the best thing is how nice and helpful was the staff.

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Padua, Italy
3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

I spent three nights at heynow hostel with my boyfriend and we were very happy with our choice. The hostel is located literally 20m from the old square and nevertheless is very quite. It is true that you can hear the trumpet playing every hour but I think this adds some atmosphere and was not bothering us at all. The... More

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Vancouver, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

This excellent hostel is steps from the main square in Krakow Old Town, perfect for rolling out of bed and going straight to the free walking tours that leave from in front of St. Mary's Basilica! I visited Nov 30-Dec 2nd, and the hostel was very quiet (although you can hear the trumpeter from the square every hour); my friend... More

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Wexford, Wexford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We were two female travelers (in our early twenties) and a bit picky so decided that we would book a private room (rather than the dorm)! The room was lovely with two single beds and was furnished nice and was clean and warm. The hostel it's self was tastefully decorated and the staff were very nice. Location: This hostel is... More

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Altsasu-Alsasua, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

We went on November 2012 to Krakow and stay there for 4 nights. The location is wonderfull in The main street of Krakow, Florianska. In less than one minute on foot you'll be on the main square. New and clean. The rooms were simple but enough. The reception was friendly and helpfull. Very recomendable if you go with friends.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

cheap clean hostel within close proximity to the city centre would definately use againwhen on a cheap budget. staff extremely helpful.. close to restaurants shopping areas and historical sites. only negative would be a shared bathroom but this is to be expected in a hostel

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Dear travlers, We have stayed here several nights. Although its a little bit more expensive than a dorm, it is well worth it. Rooms are great and clean, staff is very helpful and friendly. And the kitchen has everything you'll need and clean! The location is also perfect. All in all a very nice hotel. Don't hesitate to book here.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Himself and I booked into Heynow Hostel in a private twin room (#6 on level 2) with shared bathroom, staying four nights - Thursday through until Monday. Our overall experience was not one of a 'home away from home' but rather just a place to stay that's central. My experience is worse than Himself's but we agreed that we wouldn't... More

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Address: Florianska 5, Krakow 31-019, Poland
Location: Poland > Southern Poland > Lesser Poland Province > Krakow > Stare Miasto
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Our newly opened (June 2011) hostel is where history meets modernity. Feel the atmosphere of Krakow in a comfortable, cosy and quiet place, situated in a newly restored medieval building. You will find us on Florianska - the main street of Kraków, few steps (about 20, to be more specific) from the heart of the city - The Main Market Square. ... more   less 
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