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Hostel Giraffe

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Krowoderska 31, Krakow 31-153, Poland
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  • Location
    4 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Extremely disappointed with this hostel. The positive was the location which was close to the central area. That was it. We were happy to stay at a hostel with a bar however we did not expect the bar goers to have free reign to come into the hostel area. First we were unable to use the kitchen at all as... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Be good to yourself and NEVER EVER stay at this place. First, I was alone in my shared room (the only guest sharing it with me was in Auschwitz) and after lock my room and go to the toilet for 5 minutes ALL MY MONEY WAS STOLEN FROM MY BAG, obvisouly from someone who has access to the rooms rather... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fine for easy walking into town 10 in my room Lockers in room were fine Room quite hot and stuffy at times but cold at others Asked for a second blanket and they did not have one Staff mostly good but did get a bit flustered from time to time but ultimately flexible and helpful

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

A good hostel, with basic facilities. Clean, relaxed, and quite quiet. Beds are OK. Good value for money! Located in a quiet street near the old town (the main square is easily accessible from there) and the train station. However, it is quite far (25 min walk) from the Kazimierz Jewish quarter. There is a basic but sufficient breakfast served... More 

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Lovely hostel, we had a shared room with other travelers and we didn't have any problems. Staff is very kind and helpful (they do the washing for you!!). Very close to centre and simply a lovely stay, will come back!

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Vilnius, Lithuania
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Hostel Giraffe was my favorite out of three hostels we were staying in Krakow! Very cozy and clean, perfect location - just in between the old town and bus/train station. There was only one strange thing - through our window we could only seen a grey wall of other building.

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Branson, Missouri
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8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Overall the hostel was good. The good things: The staff was nice.The couches and wifi were good. Great location. The bad things: The top bunk is to low and you cant set in the bed. The 12 man dorm just has 1 window that gets shut by the person sleeping next to it because they get cold.Then the room turns... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

This hostel is a short walk from the train station and about 20 minutes from the old town (even further from the Jewish quarter and castle). We paid £13 each for a double room which I think is quite cheap, especially as breakfast was included as well as a free shot in the hostel bar! The free breakfast consisted of... More 

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Paris, France
5 reviews 5 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We stayed at Hostel Giraffe whilst on a Stag do, there were 9 of us and we stopped in a pretty spacious 12 bed dormitory. The lockers in the room were pretty good and overall the hostel was very secure. The showers were very good too, quite unusual for a hostel in my experience. Overall, we all enjoyed our stay... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My friends and I just stayed at Giraffe in Krakow last week and I highly recommend this place to everyone. The upside: - the included bar is really nice to hang out at, I highly recommend trying the free vodka shot (take the walnut one!) - the personel is great. Really friendly people, a great example of Polish hospitality. -... More 

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Address: Krowoderska 31, Krakow 31-153, Poland
Location: Poland > Southern Poland > Lesser Poland Province > Krakow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Giraffe 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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