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Stara Polana Hostel

ul. Nowotarska 59, Zakopane 34-500, Poland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two nights. Location : Easy to find from the bus station. Room : We scored one of the last beds in the dorm. Takes me back to school dorm days of the cut out wooden trundle bed frames that sit flush on the ground, with s simple mattress, but for 7.50euro a night - its okay. Fresh linen.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Super cozy cottage stay that takes you out of the city buzz a bit! About an 8 minute walk from the nearest supermarket Biedronka, and about 15 minutes walk away from the happening Krupowki street! Breakfast included and friendly staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Only few minutes walk from the city center. Very good authentic atmosphere of the building. The staff are friendly and the breakfast was fine. There are big backyard, so parking place also available. I recomed this hostel to everibody.

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scotland uk
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

stayed 2 night s it s not as bad as it looks freindly helpfull staff ,hostels are cheep and cheerfull this one is ok beds was bril for a sleep brekie was fine it only to get your head dowen yes i would stay again pric was good zakopane it self was good to see and we done the rysy... More 

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

Comfortable, super picturesque, warm rooms as it was pretty cold even though it was late May, excellent breakfast and kind staff. Close to the bus and train stations. It is really the dream hostel in every sense!

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County Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Just back from Zakopane and stayed in Stala Polana for a week. Great value for money. Clean, attractive and reasonable location (not far from main street). Staff are generally easy to engage with but not incredibly helpful. Breakfast is included. Kitchen area is very clean with cute dining area. Good atmosphere overall and I recommend this for any traveller.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Me and my friend opted for the cheap option when travelling to Zakopane so went for a mixed dorm. The hostel was clean and the beds were comfortable, all you expect really from a hostel. Only slight complaint was that the room was really really warm due to the heating being turned up full. Other than that we had a... More 

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Tianjin Region, China
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137 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

we stayed in Zakopane for 3 nights in the southern part of Poland. The hotel was built over 100 years old and renovated. most of it was made of wood. our room was a little small but it was enough to accommodate us for those 3 nights. breakfast was provided. it was within walking distance of the walking street and... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I was pleasantly surprised when I arrived. The place had a quaint vibe. Not a party hostel. The floors creek and the doors like to be open but that adds to the nostalgia. The attendees are very helpful and friendly. Breakfast and towels are free, and the bathrooms are spacious. My dog Nefertiny was welcomed in a private room. The... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

I really loved the place. The price, the breakfast, the area, the atmosphere - everything. My only teensy complaint would be that the wifi signal was very low in our room, and I couldn't connect. However in a place like Zakopane, the last thing you should do is go online!

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