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Stara Polana Hostel

ul. Nowotarska 59, Zakopane 34-500, Poland
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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at stara Polana for three nights in January. I had booked a three person dorm room but as it was shoulder season, and the place offers so many rooms I actually got the room to myself for all three nights. It was very clean, and even had I shared the room with other people it would have been... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for three nights in Jan - was very cold and lot's of snow outside but super cosy inside. Had a twin room with private bathroom, it even had a bathtub. Room was spacious, clean and warm. The hostel has a great ambience, is in a very handy location and staff were friendly and helpful. Highly recommend this hostel!

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband, our cat Rudy and I stayed in this lovely hostel for 4 nights just before Christmas 2015. The location, staff, breakfast, shower, bed, heating, and of course, the price were all great. The kitchen was very convenient and kept always clean. We enjoyed cooking hot dinners after long hikes in Tatra. Highly recommended to try a bar near... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely building .... Spacious room with decent single beds and good light .... A balcony with a nice view .... Really friendly and helpful staff .... Close to bus stations and Zakopane central ..... The shower wasn't really good and up stair WiFi wasn't working properly that time .... Apart from these 2 negative point I loved the hostel and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

We stayed just one night but it was enough to fall in love with Zakopane and The Stara Polana Hostel too. We were there on March and everything was covered by snow and this fact helped to give a charming perspective. As cheap as Poland is, comfortable and warn. It took us 10 minutes to get the main street within... More 

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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

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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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 via mobile

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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