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Gessler Hotel Francuski

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Pijarska St 13, Krakow 31-015, Poland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Vestal, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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139 reviews 139 reviews
31 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 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
24 helpful votes 24 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I stayed here for 3 nights in June of 2014. The lobby has a beautiful staircase. The staff was welcoming and helpful. The room was spacious and clean. I was especially impressed with the size of the bathroom and all of the counter space. Often times, in European hotels, there is nowhere to put your toiletries but there was an... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We have just returned from a 5 day trip to Krakow. This hotel is fantastic. We were welcomed warmly upon arrival by the concierge and the service throughout our stay was outstanding. The hotel is a masterpiece. It is immaculately clean and our room was a good size with a very comfy bed. We had no issue with the water... More

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9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

If there was a Motel 6 from 1912, I hazard a guess it would be this experience. The hotel isn't bad, it's just very average with a really nice staircase in the middle. That said, it's location is excellent. The parts of the hotel from 1912 are kind of cool, it's all the other really old stuff that has been... More

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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*
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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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