We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Krumlov House & WriteAway Retreat

Rooseveltova 68, Cesky Krumlov Czech Republic
COVID-19 update: See the added health and safety measures this property is taking.Read more
Lowest prices for your stay
View deal
Free cancellation until 06/28/21
View all 14 deals
Prices above are provided by partners for one room, with variable occupancy rules as provided by the property, and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
Traveler (112)
Room & Suite (69)
Dining (15)
Travel safe during COVID-19
Visit our Travel Safe hub to see how we're helping you make more informed travel decisions during COVID-19.
What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
Read more
Updated 05/28/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Krumlov House & WriteAway Retreat
Updated 05/28/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#1 of 95 Specialty lodging in Cesky Krumlov
Krumlov House believes in ample space to sleep and dream. PLEASE NOTE: We are no longer a hostel, as we only offer private rooms with private WC/showers. Single travelers, families, and small groups will find a friendly and inclusive atmosphere with plenty of space and free facilities to cook, play games and music, or just enjoy the sun and a book on our outdoor terrace.
Read more
Full view
Property amenities
Secured parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Game room
Board games / puzzles
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Show more
Room features
Coffee / tea maker
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
Quirky Hotels
Languages Spoken
English, Czech
417Reviews0Q+A62Room tips
Traveler rating
  • 326
  • 70
  • 11
  • 3
  • 7
Time of year
Traveler type
  • More
Selected filters
  • Filter
  • English
Ruth O wrote a review Sep 2019
1 contribution
Stayed here as part of a travel group a couple of weeks ago and we were really made to feel welcome! Staff were friendly and very knowledgeable - there are lovely hand-drawn maps available with useful recommendations for the whole town. We had the en-suite room upstairs - it was clean, homely and quirky, as was the whole hostel. Would definitely stay here again!
Read more
Date of stay: September 2019
Response from CarolynZukowski, Owner at Krumlov House & WriteAway Retreat
Responded Sep 23, 2019
Thank you! Your group was lovely and we enjoyed having you :)
Read more
Nicole M wrote a review Aug 2019
4 contributions
This might be a favorite hostel in Europe on my trip so far. It's small and homey feeling. The perfect place to get away and relax for a few days. Clean, good location, and wonderful staff. Highly recommend to anyone visiting Cesky Krumlov!!
Read more
Date of stay: August 2019
Inger N wrote a review Jun 2019
Vancouver, Washington42 contributions31 helpful votes
We had the Baker's Room on the right at the bottom of the stairs. It was a spacious room, but the bathroom was pretty small. The water pressure in the shower wasn't great, but the water was hot. This room had no outlet near a mirror, so my sister had to flat iron her hair blind. It's always helpful to have an extra mirror outside the bathroom for getting ready, which this room didn't have. The staff were great. My sister had a canker sore starting and needed some bleach so she could do a bleach rinse (really shortens the life of a canker sore) and the owner was able to track some down for her. Her canker sore was gone in 4 days.
Read more
Date of stay: June 2019
Sleep Quality
Trip type: Traveled with friends
1 Helpful vote
Response from CarolynZukowski, Owner at Krumlov House & WriteAway Retreat
Responded Jul 3, 2019
Thanks for your honest and positive review. Interesting comment about the water pressure in the shower. Not really sure what happened there because it's strong now. Perhaps you didn't lift up the shower knob to maximum? Thanks for your comment about the mirror. I'm on it! Enjoy your travels!
Read more
AnaCris1972 wrote a review Jun 2019
Rio de Janeiro, RJ135 contributions92 helpful votes
It looks like a house, indeed! It is an old building, but very well kept. Staff very kind (there was a Brazilian girl working there at that time!) and good location, walking distance from bus station and historical centre. I recommend this place for sure!
Read more
Date of stay: July 2018
Sleep Quality
Trip type: Traveled solo
Response from CarolynZukowski, Owner at Krumlov House & WriteAway Retreat
Responded Jul 3, 2019
Thank you! Our house is 400 years old, so young by Cesky Krumlov standards :) Hope to see you again in the future. Until then, enjoy your travels,
Read more
Theresalu wrote a review May 2019
Seattle, Washington21 contributions6 helpful votes
We loved our stay here. It was pouring rain so we ended up hanging out at the hostel (more of a hotel really) more than we usually would. It was charming, close to everything and very welcoming. The young women working there, sisters from South Africa, couldn't have been more delightful or helpful. Definitely a wonderful stay and a great value.
Read more
Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
$35 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Czech RepublicBohemiaSouth Bohemian RegionCesky Krumlov
Is This Your Tripadvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Krumlov House & WriteAway Retreat
Which popular attractions are close to Krumlov House & WriteAway Retreat?
Nearby attractions include Museum Fotoatelier Seidel (0.2 miles), Church of St. Vitus (0.2 miles), and Plague Column (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Krumlov House & WriteAway Retreat?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, laundry service, and baggage storage.
Is parking available at Krumlov House & WriteAway Retreat?
Yes, secured parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Krumlov House & WriteAway Retreat?
Conveniently located restaurants include Papa's Living Restaurant, IDEAL - Coffee Rostery, and Krcma v Satlavske Ulici.
Is Krumlov House & WriteAway Retreat located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.1 miles away from the center of Cesky Krumlov.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Krumlov House & WriteAway Retreat?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Czech.
Are there any historical sites close to Krumlov House & WriteAway Retreat?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Cesky Krumlov Castle (0.4 miles), Latrán houses (0.3 miles), and Lavka pod Zamkem (0.4 miles).