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Hostel Giraffe

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Krowoderska 31, Krakow 31-153, Poland
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Ranked #48 of 302 Specialty lodging in Krakow
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Milan, Italy
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
17 helpful votes 17 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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Budapest, Hungary
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Great place, nice atmosphere, good beds, good showers. The breakfast we poor but at least was there. They have locker in the room. The only problem is that they don't give you a towel and you need to rend one. It has a good location too

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Jacksonville, Florida
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

The hostel is average; it is clean, the staff is friendly, and the location is not too far from the city center with restaurants and an energetic nightlife. You get a free shot upon arrival :) The room was a bit hot, and the shared showers were not my favorite, but it's a good bang for the buck.

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Opole, Poland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

this hostel quite comfortable and also clean , its very close the center , you can go with your friends and can hangout even in bar, they have helpful and very frıendly staff too anyway this place is better than many other places you can make sure

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Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

It's a very nice hostel where you can spend some nights in Cracow. It's very cheap and it's five minutes to the city centre. Best place for sleep and live your holiday in Cracow. Cracow is the most beautiful city in Poland.

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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*
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Giraffe Hostel & Bar - best place to stay in Krakow. Our hostel is located in the city center - in walking distance from the Main Square, Wawel castle, Barbican and the main train/bus station.We offer you cheap and comfortable accommodation in dorms and private rooms. Our price includes:- all-you-can-eat breakfast- free use of computer, internet and WiFi- free welcoming shot in our bar- free use of pool table, Playstation, football table, TV and collection of DVD movies- free use of clean sheets and blankets- towels in private rooms- free safe and luggage room- free map- wide range of tour tickets available at the reception- free tourist info- and last but not least - extremely good atmosphere which our amazing staff will provide!We will make your stay in Krakow unforgettable! ... more   less 
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