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Mama's Hostel

ul. Bracka 4, Krakow 31-005, Poland
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Ranked #113 of 302 Specialty lodging in Krakow
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

This hostel was probably the worst part of my trip. Firstly, the staff were extremely unhelpful, and despite their policies regarding noise after certain hours, this was not enforced and music would blare at 3AM. Unless you were part of the clique already there, the guests were very unwelcoming, i.e. english 'lads' drinking heavily. Not exactly how the guide books... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013 via mobile

Things that spoilt our stay: Cold, landlord won't turn on heating, but they have now alternative heaters to used until then. People, including staff, were walking around permanently wrapped in blankets. Noisey. There are signs about quiet after 11pm that guests and staff ignore. I understand noise prior to this time. Noise travels easily in this hostel and the staff... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

I stayed here for two nights this summer and came out with some advice for you: if you’re an English lad looking to get drunk and yell, this is the place for you. If you want to know a decent night’s sleep, avoid Mama’s Hostel. I was pretty impressed on arrival with very friendly reception and nice-looking common rooms. The... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

This hostel is in a very good location Bracka 4 is just off the old town square. It's on the third floor of an old building so be prepared to climb some stairs with your luggage! We foudn the staff to be very abrupt in their manner and not very friendly in their ways. There should be someone at the... More

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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Friendly staff welcomed us in our zombie-like state off the night train and gave us breakfast before we dozed in the lounge area. Felt like I was just staying at a friends house and the vodka tasting night was excellent. Perfect location and staff were able to meet all needs.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

I have stayed in this hostel a couple of times now and enjoyed it a lot. The staff were super friendly and helpful, the place was clean and warm, and it is excellently located in a safe area walking distance from the town square. On one occasion when we essentially booked the whole hostel out, the staff took to bringing... More

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Excellently located hostel, directly off the centre of Old Town, walking distance to train station. Daily events to create a social and fun atmosphere, friendliest hostel we went to. Decent facilities and nice breakfast, helpful staff and brilliant layout that encouraged you to make friends.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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37 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Great location for a hostel right next to the main city square. Organises trips to the salt mines and Auschwitz. Gives great advice of other locations and activities and how to get there. Good and friendly staff. Clean room. Good atmosphere. Good breakfasts. Nice kitchen. Good hostel activities. Clean bathrooms and no queues. Very little noise. Very good location. Good... More

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Orlando, Florida
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18 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013 via mobile

The staff was amazing. So helpful and so outgoing. The location was top notch you can walk everywhere it's literally 10 steps from the main city square. The rooms seemed pretty clean but nothing special and the bathrooms for the most part were clean but a couple times the hot water went out or a shower was out of order... More

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Stadtroda, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Where to begin? Not only is the interior of Mama's gorgeous and the rooms unique (my friend and I stayed in a 2 bed private) but it's also clean and booming with life. I met so many cool people at Mama's. There's a lot of clubs nearby so the hostel itself gets pretty quiet at night, which I really enjoyed.... More

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Address: ul. Bracka 4, Krakow 31-005, Poland
Location: Poland > Southern Poland > Lesser Poland Province > Krakow
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In Mama's Hostel we follow the rule that HOSTEL IS ABOUT THE PEOPLE NOT JUST ABOUT FACILITIES...At Mama's Hostel we provide the personal touches and a warm, friendly atmosphere that will make you feel very at home! Events every day of the week: Sunday - Polish vodka tasting, Monday - Movie and popcorn evening, Tuesday - Mama's Spaghetti evening, Wednesday - Wine evening, Thursday - Homemade cakes, Friday - Chicken wings Evening, Saturday - Traditional Polish sour soup afternoon plus DART competition.Best location - in the Old TownBest staff that is even more than willing to helpFree breakfastFree laundryFree maps and infoFree luggage storage after you check outFree lockersFree access to internet an Wi FiNO CAREFEWNO CHECKOUTNO LOCKOUTWe are at your service 24 hours a day. We will make sure that you feel at home at Mama's Hostel. ... more   less 
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