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Karmel

3.0 of 5
ul. Kupa 15, Krakow, Poland
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Ranked #132 of 247 Hotels in Krakow
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • 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
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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 

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West Chicago, Illinois
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1 helpful vote 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 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 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 

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Poland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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 

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Northern Ireland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 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 

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9 reviews 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).

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Bergen
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231 reviews 231 reviews
97 hotel reviews
126 helpful votes 126 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 

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Bury, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
17 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

The hotel is on a peaceful street, seconds away from Plac Nowy with its many bars and restaurants. The city centre is accessible on foot or you can catch a tram from a nearby stop. We stayed for five nights and thought the hotel made a great base. Breakfast was plentiful and all the products were of high standard, which... More 

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Palo Alto, CA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

We spent 3 nights in this small, cute, neighborhood hotel in the Jewish Quarter in Krackow. Room was clean, quiet and very nicely decorated. Nothing too fancy, but perfect for our needs. The staff was very accomodating, we felt very safe at the hotel and the in room internet worked just fine. Location is fantastic, easy walking distance to everything.... More 

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