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Gessler Hotel Francuski

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Pijarska St 13, Krakow 31-015, Poland
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Ranked #107 of 235 hotels in Krakow
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bergen, Norway
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this is an old hotel and it keeps to its history, it was beautiful and as expected - old, wonderful staff. if you are looking for 5 star luxary go somewhere else but this place shows the graduer of before the war! great location and great breakfast buffet, omlettes and crepes made to order. rooms are comfortable

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bought the room for cheap price on another website. Hotel were very helpful and responsive about airport transfers and surprise wine for the room. Very relaxed yet impressive decor throughout hotel, restaurant is wonderful. Only a few small issues; The "Fitness Center" is 2 small workout machines and very small weights behind a door marked Hotel Management.Better not offer that... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't be under any illusions, whilst this place claims to be 4* it definitely ain't. However, what it is is a basic, clean, inexpensive hotel close to everything. And if that is all you're looking for in a Krakow hotel then you can't go far wrong with this place. All the other reviewers are raving about the old-fashioned style opulence,... More

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16 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you’re feeling nostalgic for the world as it was before the First World War and you’d like to experience the feel of a grand hotel from that era then this is certainly the place for you. Opened in 1912 the Francuski feels as if the modern world has passed it by. Most of the original fixtures and fittings are... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location could not have been better...a 5 min walk from the main square in Krakow. Rooms were large and reasonably well equipped. Beautiful old-world decor. Price was very cheap. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Downsides include the provided breakfast (very limited options) and the shower facilities (luke- warm, fiddly controls and low pressure). Also, depending on the location of... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The hotel is in a perfect location, five minutes walk from the square. The hotel staff are friendly and helpful, they booked our taxis to and from airport, and booked our trips, all were punctual, nothing was too much trouble. The bedroom was grand and vintage, if your looking for modern this is not the hotel for you, everywhere is... More

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We read many reviews before booking our 3 night stay here, many varied reviews were read. I have to say we loved it here, close to the main square ( 5 minutes walk ) 10 minute walk to the train and bus station. Close to the many many bars and restaurants. The Hotel is a old reminder of grand hotels... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

I have recently returned from Krakow with my partner, and we both had such a good time, I couldn't wait to share my experience. The hotel Francuski is like taking a step back in time. It is a very old hotel, but is well kept, and if you like old this is the place to be. the hotel has such... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

Very Olde Worldie with its red carpet and grand staircase although a bit tired looking and in need of redecorating. Having said that it was very clean and breakfast was good even though we had to ask and wait for bacon and eggs each morning. Rooms were good (again clean but in need of redecoration). A bit noisy late at... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

I immediately loved this hotel the moment the door was opened for me and I walked into the main reception room. Looking past the grand father clock to the sweeping stairs which are carpeted in a vivid Red. This hotel was once the best in town and it tells a story, one it is easy to see it. It is... More

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Also Known As:
Orbis Francuski Krakow Hotel
Orbis Francuski Krakow Hotel Krakow
Orbis Francuski Hotel Krakow
Krakow Orbis Francuski Hotel
Hotel Francuski Krakow
Address: Pijarska St 13, Krakow 31-015, Poland
Location: Poland > Southern Poland > Lesser Poland Province > Krakow
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#38 Luxury Hotel in Krakow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Gessler Hotel Francuski 4*
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