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Lwowska26 Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Lwowska 26, Krakow 30-529, Poland (Formerly Stairway Hostel)
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Ranked #52 of 296 Specialty lodging in Krakow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014
addie2010 London, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Stayed at the stairway hostel in summer 2013 with a friend, we booked a shared room but had a nice room just for us which was very nice. Great staff, very friendly. Not right in the center but that was better because got to see other parts of the city, and very close to beautiful river. We walked around a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

The staff here were incredibly helpful and gave us some great tips for where to visit/eat, but I was disappointed by the hostel itself. We stayed in a private room which didn't have any curtains meaning we were woken up as soon as the sun came up and couldn't really get dressed in privacy. As the hostel is arranged around... More

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Kaunas, Lithuania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Friendly stuff, clean rooms, clean bathroom and toilets, clean kitchen and all premises. Free coffee and tea in the kitchen is also available. Also play station room and small library. Easy to get to know other people as there are many common areas, like couches, bean bags and eating area.. Internet worked perfectly. really great place!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

Stairway hostel is one of the best hostels I've stayed in during my travels. Right in what used to be the Jewish ghetto, the location is full of history. The rooms are huge and the beds are amazingly comfortable. The bottom bunks even have enough room for you to sit up without being scared of hitting your head. Staff are... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

A short tram ride outside of old town near the Jewish district. Up two flights of stairs to the stairway hostel. Originally had one night booked but this was extended to 2, due to trains. Very average hostel, rooms were ok, however bedding was poor. Interesting shower facilities, where the curtain didn't stop water escaping all over the communal bathroom... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Stayed here for 3 nights and had a great time. Probably the best hostel I've been too. Clean, peaceful with a lovely atmosphere. It is pretty much run by one guy, who is the nicest guy ever. Helps organize day trips to Auschwitz ect. Lets you know wheres good to go at night time, helps organize your train journeys to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights, and had no problems staying here. It was nice to be able to lock our stuff away, the beds were comfy, the showering and toilet facilities were generally wet clean. One small problem was it was just a curtain for the shower. But the staff were happy to help, and book trips for you,... More

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bergamo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

The best experience in a cheap hostel !! I spent 4 days @ STAIRWAY and I had a very good time. The hostel is the cheapest one in Crakow and far only 20 min walking from Market Square. The Jewish area is characteristic and full of 100% local people (don't be afraid about this). The manager of the hostel is... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Our room was really cosy and clean. We all had a locker under our bed in which to store our things. There were quite a few showers and toilets in the hallway and we never had to wait to use one. There was a nice communal area with bean bags and the kitchen was really new. Breakfast was provided in... More

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Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

We stayed for 3 nights in the hostel and we were really satisfied! The hostel is clean, very friendly, the breakfast is very good, staff helpful and the location is also great. In the area of the former Jewish ghetto, jsut 10 minutes by foot to Kazimierz district. We would definately recommend this hostel to our friends. And Krakow is... More

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Address: Lwowska 26, Krakow 30-529, Poland (Formerly Stairway Hostel)
Location: Poland > Southern Poland > Lesser Poland Province > Krakow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Lwowska26 Hostel 2*
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Stairway Hostel is an amazing place located in 20th century apartment house located 50 meters from the Ghetto Heroes Square in the Podgorze district, a place where you can find endless possibilities of entertainment and have a lesson of history as well. ... more   less 
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