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Ars Hostel

Koletek 7, Krakow 30-069, Poland
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Ranked #32 of 325 Specialty Lodging in Krakow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The hostel was exactly what we needed it to be for our trip. Within a short walk of both the main square and the Jewish quarter, with a selection of bars and restaurants around it. Very good value for money by booking far enough in advance. The rooms were good, though a couple of the bunk beds were a little... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Me and my best friend decided to visit Krakow for our 28th birthday in January and feel into this hostel that was like a home from home. The building oozed character the lay out was good, the staff were so welcoming and friendly, they kept us in a healthy supply of vodka shots! They were at hand to help day... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I travelled alone round Poland and booked this hostel. I had a really pleasant stay: the prices were good, the room as well. The common living-room and kitchen were actually quite big and beautifully decorated. The showers and toilets were clean and looked really new, which feels good in a youth hostel! The staff is really super friendly, they would... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Even if this hostel would have been dirty, expensive, and loud (which it absolutely wasn't) I still would have given this hostel 5 stars because of the staff. I have never felt so welcomed, accommodated, and cared for in a hostel. I was personally showed to my 6-bed dorm, offered a welcome drink, and given valuable advice on what to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I loved Ars hostel and Krakow. I arrived early straight off a sleeper train and the guy on reception put breakfast out early for me, made me a coffee and told me all the best places to go. A really homely, cozy feel to the hostel with nice decoration, I met some really nice people in the communal lounge who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

On arrival we were greater by friendly staff who have us ideas on what we could do in krakow and helped us throughout our whole stay! Room was exactly what we needed and the hostel was well located for all areas of the city. On the final day the staff went above and beyond by ordering us taxis for the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The location is pretty good. Just outside of the city centre and close to the Jewish quarters where it's nice to hang out at night. The dorms: they gave us an entire room for just the 2 of us. this was actually the case for every dorm. It wasn't fully booked but they gave it to smaller groups. The common... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay in the Ars hostel. The staff were lovely, we arrived off the night train from prague in the early hours so we were unable to check into our room yet but the girl on reception gave us a map and marked all the places that would be open. The other boy on reception kindly posted my... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Stayed two nights here in a private room as a couple. The hostel and staff were friendly and created a good atmosphere. As other reviews have said this is a party hostel and perhaps not ideal for a relaxed quiet stay. It was fine for us however.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

A short trip by tram from the bus/train station [get off by Wawel Castle] or a pleasant half hour walk through the park by the old city walls. An older building over the more modern bar. Huge common room. comfortable dorms, good kitchen, hot showers. Complimentary vodka shots in the evening and a good continental breakfast in the morning. Walking... More 

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