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Koletek 7, Krakow 30-069, Poland (Stradom)
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Ranked #30 of 309 Specialty Lodging in Krakow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Denver, Colorado
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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 via mobile

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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Inverness, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Leicester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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22 hotel reviews
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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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Melbourne, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We booked a 6 bed room at this hostel. We were greeted warmly by the reception staff, who took our bags up to our room for us as it was too early to check in. The beds were already made for us, and the room was large with a nice view onto a cute courtyard. The bathrooms were good, with... More 

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wales uk
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

Dont go heere for a relaxed and quiet time in poland, Do go here for fun times and amazing experiences!! Hotel manger Salvoc (i think spelling was) is an actual legend of a man! how he keeps parting like he does is beyond me! Every night he came to the room with shots and then took us all on town.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013 via mobile

You could not hope for more friendly, accommodating and helpful staff. A perfect base to explore Krakow,and the lengths the staff went to ensure we had a great stay was nothing short of amazing. We will certainly be back!

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Address: Koletek 7, Krakow 30-069, Poland
Location: Poland > Southern Poland > Lesser Poland Province > Krakow > Stradom
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service
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Ranked #30 of 309 Specialty Lodging in Krakow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Centrally located, only 200 m to Wawel Hill, Kazimierz- former Jewish district with numbers of pubs, restaurants. Close to Main Market Square and famous discos. We organize free animation programs and free guided Krakow city tours on weekends. Stay here 4 nigths- will get 5-th free. ... more   less 
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