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High Life Hostel

Starowislna 16 / 4, Krakow 31-032, Poland (Stare Miasto)
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Ranked #47 of 285 Specialty lodging in Krakow
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
andre_91x Bologna, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bologna, Italy
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The biggest twin room in city centre i've ever lived! 20 euros per night in couple in a clean and comfortable hostel... kitchen with every knife and duties to cook like at home...very clean bathroom and quiet atmosphere...staff is very kind and available for every kind of information ... a really beautiful experience with no hundreds of euros. Thank you!!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Well located and an absolute bargain for what you get. A fully working kitchen, free wifi, outdoor terraced lounge area, indoor lounge with TV, 24 hour access to the hostel and staff who are always happy to help regardless of the hour. There are a few things to be aware of: If you stay in the main reception area you... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

I can not name this place a hostel. This is really hommy and cozy mini-hotel. They have only double/twin rooms with no dorms now. But what is good they still have great big kitchen with all you need to prepare your own lunch and keep your products.Also there is a nice lounge zone with big tv and playstation. One day... More

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29 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Stayed for 1 night in august. Arrived by car, which is obviously not ideal - you can hardly stop in front of the house (tram lines) where you have to pick up your parking card...(it is in nearby street Wrzesinska - recommend to go there at first). Hostel is on 3rd floor, which is not ideal for every one (no... More

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Gerona, Catalonia, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

We found the hostel accidentally, but enjoyed our stay 100%. The receptionists were friendly and helpful, the atmosphere relaxing, and the hostel cheap, clean and well located. Some of the backpackers got a bit too drunk and as a result too noisy, but I guess the cheap Polish vodka rather than the indiference of the hostel's staff is to blame.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Stayed here recently in the 6 bed mixed room for 3 nights. The hostel had an excellent location (5 minutes walk to the Main Square), friendly and helpful staff and good facilities. Rooms were well decorated and there was a nice common area. Would definitely recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

I recently stayed here as part of a big group of males visiting Krakow for a stag do. We had the 14 man dorm which was perfect for a place to rest your head for a few hours a night! It is a 5 min walk to the main square. Over the road is a shop that stocks all the... More

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Kamloops, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Stayed at High Life Hostel for 3 nights over Christmas in the 16 mixed dorm. It was pretty quiet, only a few others staying there. Honestly, when we first walked up the stairs to it I thought it seemed pretty sketchy.... but was completely wrong! I have absolutely no complaints! Staff were extremely friendly, and very helpful! The kitchen has... More

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Bruges, Belgium
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8 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

We stayed in the High Life hostel for about 5 days in the 16 mixed dorm. We had a very pleasant stay: the breakfast was extensive and we could fills our bellies enough. The staff was very nice and the fact that there is 24h reception is really handy. In case of bad weather: there are games/wii/dvd's for killing some... More

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Lancaster, England, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

The only downside to this hostel is the two flights of stairs you have to trek your backpack up, apart from that it's perfect. We felt really safe as you have to buzz to get in, then reception is 24 hours. We stayed in the six bed mixed dorm and really enjoyed it, they have the biggest pillows in the... More

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Address: Starowislna 16 / 4, Krakow 31-032, Poland
Location: Poland > Southern Poland > Lesser Poland Province > Krakow > Stare Miasto , Wesoła Zachód
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Ranked #47 of 285 Specialty lodging in Krakow
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Official Description (provided by the hotel):
High Life Hostel is located just an 8-minute walk of the Main Market Square in Kraków. All rooms at the High Life are colorful and bright. They have either private or shared bathroom facilities. Beautiful Wawel Royal Castle is only a 13-minute walk away.You are very welcome here!For our guests we offer:- 3 fully equipped bathroom - Spacious, fully equipped kitchen linked with sunny dining room - Common-room with sat TV, collection of DVD’s and video game console PlayStation with many games. - Beautiful terrace full of unique atmosphere with big swing and patio tables.- We also have our own BICYCLE RENTAL only for our guests!The price of the stay includes:- Liners and towels- Tea and coffee available around the clock- Milk and different corn flakes- Free Wi-Fi access in whole building - Lockers- Luggage storage - Games collection- Reception open 24 hours - Tourism information supported with local maps - Concierge service available 24 hours ... more   less 
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