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Good Bye Lenin Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   ul. Berka Joselewicza 23 | Kazimierz, Krakow 31-031, Poland (Kazimierz)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 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
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for one night and were very impressed. The hostel is clean and in a good location, and is good value considering that it includes breakfast. It also has good communal facilities and the staff are very friendly and helpful. The rooms are clean and spacious.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here in summer for 3 nights and even when it was full I could get a decent night's sleep. I stayed in a room on the 3rd floor. The facilities are basic but clean and the wifi is fast. Staff are great and can organize tours for you easily.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

based on july 2013 - good clean rooms, interesting decor and lots of organised activities perfect for young travellers, couldnt recommend more highlyy - can get noisy but this is the sort of lively atmosphere we were looking for very affordable and central

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Durham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled through Europe this summer so have stayed in many hostels and are aware that they may not be the most peaceful/cleanest places, but other hostels we stayed in for similar/less money were of a much better quality then what we experienced here. We checked into our room at 2pm which is fine as this was stated on the... More

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Taipei
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this hostel for 1 night only however we were pleased to find it was very clean, the staff were friendly and helpful and it was really central (everything within walking distance). Breakfast was also pretty good for the hotel, and there is a nice bar downstairs which could be used for socialising

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London
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Okay, so I've stayed in several hostels throughout my recent trip to Europe but this was by far the worst. The staff were reasonably friendly and showed us to our room...on further inspection we found: - The floor hadn't been cleaned and was full of dust etc - A half drunk can of red bull inside the wardrobe along with... More

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Good bye Lenin hostel during 4 days and it is was very good. Reception people very kind, always smiling, and always helpful. The place was full of backpackers, lovers, families from all nationalities A very good place to stay !

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The outside of the hostel is very misleading, as it is down a small alley way covered in graffiti. However, on arrival I found that the staff were extremely friendly and helpful in every way. They informed us on trips, walking tours and great pub crawls. The rooms were very clean, but very old fashioned in layout and choice of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This hostel was nothing short of wonderful. There was a free breakfast which outdid all of the other free breakfasts i have had in my travels. fresh bread, coffee, tea, meats, cheeses, nutella, jams, vegetables... all included in the price (aka free!) the receptionists were very helpful and i had a great experience with one that i would like to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I stayed here for 2 nights in a 4 female dorm with one other friend and two strangers. I felt safe, comfortable and I was able to lock my stuff in a locker under the bed. The staff was awesome and there 24-hrs. They were very helpful and gave us recommendations and helped book a tour. There's a full kitchen... More

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Address: ul. Berka Joselewicza 23 | Kazimierz, Krakow 31-031, Poland
Location: Poland > Southern Poland > Lesser Poland Province > Krakow > Kazimierz , Stare Miasto
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Hotel Class:2 star — Good Bye Lenin Hostel 2*
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Get a glimpse of Polish life under the Iron Curtain in a colorful way! Our cozy and uniquely styled hostel with private bar, garden and grill (free BBQ’s!) is situated in the vibrant district of Kazimierz in the heart of Krakow. Everything you could need you will find in our hostel!! ... more   less 
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