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Gessler Hotel Francuski

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Pijarska St 13, Krakow 31-015, Poland
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Ranked #105 of 238 Hotels in Krakow
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed here recently when in Krakow. It was very convenient for the old square and the train station being a few minutes from from either. I liked staying here because the hotel still retains an olde world charm. I can imagine that when it was built it was probably one of the best hotels of its day. It has... More

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Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good, traditional hotel with real "soul". Atmosphere of the past is on every single corner :-) No hot meals for breakfast on the bufet - only for request. Otherwise very good service and meal quality.

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Haifa, Israel
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

a really fantastic elegant hotel in the fabulous location - just in the center of STARO MIESTO. you don't need car or any transportation - you have everything near the hotel.the breakfast is very rich, the bathrooms are large and beautiful, the stuff is helpful

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Chennai (Madras), India
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superb location, within walking distance to the main square, cathedral, palace, university etc. Most attractions are in the surrounding areas We were given 2 adjoining rooms since we are a family of 4. The rooms were large and airy, bathrooms were large too. Quite unusual for Europe. The fittings and fixtures were all old fashioned, though clean and well maintained.... More

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Vestal, New York
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Excellent location, just two blocks from the city centre. Also located near a tram stop and about a zillion restaurants and a grocery store. No air conditioning, but there was a table fan in the room. The hair dryer looked like it was from the 1970's, but it worked. We were on the fourth floor and the WiFi didn't work... More

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Good location and price. The hotel offers free wifi in the hotel lobby and a simple breakfast. The staff are very friendly and outgoing. Unfortunately our room didn't have air conditioning, but I would still come back.

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Cheektowaga, New York
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Visiting Krakow for the weekend and took a friend's advice to have lunch at the Francuski Hotel. It is a very elegant, turn of the century restaurant with white-glove service. VERY REASONABLY PRICED. For 20 PLN we had soup, pork roast, potato dumplings, red cabbage and dessert. A pleasant dining experience away from the hustle and bustle of the Rynek... More

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Turku, Finland
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141 reviews 141 reviews
32 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Yes the doorposts and the paint job may be a bit worn out but it doesn't matter as this is a hotel full of character. Every piece of the hotel suggests that it's been there for ever and it glows of history. 40 years of Communism hasn't managed to tear this away although it has left some signs. The front... More

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Richmond, TX, USA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We felt transported to another era in this hotel, with fancy staircases, woodwork and decor. We had a jr suite so extra comfortable. Breakfast buffet was OK. Wifi was very unreliable in the room but very strong in business center, lobby and a sitting room on the first floor. Staff was very formal, attentive and helpful. When I inquired about... More

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Mississauga, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Everything feels like a different era, room decor,the way personnel is dressed and how formal they are. Some are friendlier which is nice. Great breakfast, good location, quiet environment. Wifi does not work in the rooms. Old tv. I would recommend for location and breakfast.

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Address: Pijarska St 13, Krakow 31-015, Poland
Location: Poland > Southern Poland > Lesser Poland Province > Krakow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Gessler Hotel Francuski 4*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
Orbis Francuski Krakow Hotel Krakow
Orbis Francuski Hotel Krakow
Krakow Orbis Francuski Hotel
Hotel Francuski Krakow

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