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High Life Hostel

Starowislna 16 / 4, Krakow 31-032, Poland (Stare Miasto)
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Ranked #40 of 298 Specialty lodging in Krakow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's like homy hotel, cozy atmosphere, cool design, close to city center, friendly staff. It's really nice place. Free coffee, tea, milk and wi-fi! There was small roof garden. Very lovable place!!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We stayed for one night whilst travelling through Europe. We booked a private room and ensuite bathroom. The prices were excellent and the room was fantastic (remember this is a hostel not a hotel) it was clean and funky! Also we had a private garden terrace which was nice. The staff were nice, their English wasn't fantastic but we didn't... More

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I really loved my stay at High Life Hostel. It is in a brilliant location – safe and close to the old square. It has great character, with good size bedrooms and quirky decoration. To be honest, it felt far more like a small boutique hotel than a hostel! Everything was modern and clean, including the bathrooms and the kitchen... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Originally planned to stay for 2 night, but stayed for 3 because it was so good! Staff were great and helpful, bathrooms and kitchen were all clean. Great for what we needed, maybe wouldn't recommend for couples but people travelling or friends it's ideal.

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Bologna, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

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
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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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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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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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Address: Starowislna 16 / 4, Krakow 31-032, Poland
Location: Poland > Southern Poland > Lesser Poland Province > Krakow > Stare Miasto , Wesoła Zachód
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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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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