We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


ul. Kupa 15, Krakow, Poland
Hotel amenities
You added Karmel to your Saves list
Best prices for: 1 room 1 guest
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Ranked #105 of 247 Hotels in Krakow
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Pam L Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Add Photo

42 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this property
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (5)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
Level Contributor
30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are planning a few days break in the lovely city of Krakow you should consider slaying in the Jewish Quarter. Hotel Karmel is a small friendly and place to stay Rooms are clean and spacious. A hot, hot power shower and you can make a tea of coffee while you have some chill time. The hotel offers a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Durham, North Carolina
Level Contributor
49 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Very nice property. Rooms were clean and comfortable- though ours was quite small. The staff was very friendly and helpful. There were a lot of steps- though the staff was helpful at carrying suitcases up. The Internet did not work in my top floor room which was very inconvenient. Staff tried hard to fix it- but without success. Had to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

If you dont like big corporate hotels this is the one for you. A small friendly, clean hotel in the middle of the Jewish quarter with an easy walk into the old town. Breakfast was great and good value in a lovely environment. The restaurant attached to the hotel was also worth a visit.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Stafford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

What a lovely surprise, the room was spacious, spotless and warm. The staff were so friendly and the breakfast was lovely, very nice coffee and you can order omlettes and scrambled eggs with bacon sausage or Ham. Several lovely bars within just a few meters of the hotel. The restaurant 'Pesto' within the hotel is fantastic, I will be writing... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
West Chicago, Illinois
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This hotel, in the middle of Kazimierz, is small and charming. The rooms have high ceilings, the beds are comfortable, the bathrooms are modern, with glassed-in showers. The receptionists were very helpful. There's a restaurant downstairs, and lots of cafes around the corner. On the downside, there is no elevator (even the reception is up a flight of stairs), and... More 

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

This is a charming hotel, still a bit "old world". Our room and bathroom were spotless, beds were comfortable., and the staff was very gracious. Pesto, the restaurant in the hotel, was excellent and there were several other good eating options within several blocks. It's in the heart of Kazimierz - so quite a bit to see and do in... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Level Contributor
50 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

The location is perfect - in the center of Kazimierz area in Krakow. The hotel itself has not been renovated since the 80ties or at least the person responsible for redesign was addicted to the 80ties style. It doesn't mean it's not clean or fresh - it's just the design. When I saw the room I regretted the mony i... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Northern Ireland
Level Contributor
29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Excellent hotel, clean, very well maintained, quiet, staff unobtrusive and courteous. I was a bit worried because there was no in room safe or a lift. I was also a little worried about all the wood (would it look dated?). We struggled to find a 'modern' hotel that had a lot of good reviews about cleanliness. Most hotels in Krakow... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Impeccable accommodations including air conditioning, superb breakfast offerings, friendly, service-oriented staff, free WiFi, a scant 15-minute walk to Wawel Castle and 20 minutes to Market Square. The restaurants attached to the hotel are also wonderful options (a huge benefit if the weather happens to be uncooperative).

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
262 reviews
99 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

Last December we visited Hotel Karmel for the second time. The hotel with it's beautiful facade is located in Kazimierz (the former Jewish quarter) and it's about a 15 minutes walk from Rynek Glowny, the square in the old town. Kazimierz is a lovely area both day and night. In the night there are several bars, playing great music, full... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Karmel, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.


Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check In Check Out Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay