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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This "hotel" is rather a student's hostel of communist style. There is only one chair in a double room. Hangers are broken both in the room and in the bathroom. There is no lighting in the corridor neither during the nights (only at the weekend). Wall-to-wall carpet is dirty. There is no electricity in the outlets in the hall but... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just got back from 3 nights at the start.yes it's old,desperate for a revamp,there's no air con,which is a killer in summer.reviews mention no tv...erm...who needs tv on holiday??.but,for us,we paid 35 pound for b n b and it was worth it.everything was spotlessly clean,plenty of hot water,loads of choice at breakfast (even for me,a vegetarian) staff went out of... More 

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Thank ray771
Krakow, Poland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

There is much stuff You can complain about considering this place. The inside of the building feels like 80s soviet union hotel and the same goes for the furnishments. The place is quite bad for the price of it. The stay here was shameful trip down to communism history of Polish hotels.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

I stayed in Hotel ''Start'' 3 days for New Year Vacations. Rooms are furnished very poorly, with some old chairs, beds and tables. There is NO TV, telephone, A/C, even there were no glasses in the bathroom. Free WiFi is only in the lobby. There are only light curtons on the windows (not dark), so Sun will wake you up... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

I don't usually do negative reviews and I am a big believer in you get what you pay for but I stayed at Hotel Start in February 2015 and I found the accommodation disappointing. The food was inedable, the hotel is in the middle of nowhere and although it's called a hotel it's more like a YMCA with people living... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

We lived here on a choir trip where we had opted for the cheapest option since most members are students. If you mostly care about a bed and a bathroom this hotel is ok, but it is very low standard and worn. No AC so it was very warm. Free wifi in lobby. Tesco is right next door with a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

Not the best of places to stay. More hostel than hotel. Compared with some other slightly more expensive hotels. I would recommend you pay the extra. Very limited breakfast selection, although saying that, the staff were very nice and helpful.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We only stayed at this hotel for around 10 minutes before handing keys back in and checked into a proper hotel The hotel is so dirty and smells really bad The beds and bedding was filthy the shower plug hole was full of hair the towels was like pieces of rags Really is a unhealthy place to stay Do not... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This isn't a hotel to spend all day in it. It's just a place to come late in the evening, sleep, have breakfast and go on with your affairs in Krakow. I guess, that it's foreseen for groups that arrived to Krakow for an excursion, since they usually spend all day downtown and come to the hotel very tired only... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

No frills hotel, quite possibly the most depressing building to look at inside and out. Rooms are falling to pieces, beds uncomfortable but we were only staying for a stag do so were rarely in the room. Breakfast looked terrible aswell, plate of hotdogs and bits of chicken. Good wifi if you get room 1 tho fades away by room... More 

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Address: Ulica Kapelanka 60, Krakow 30-047, Poland
Location: Poland > Southern Poland > Lesser Poland Province > Krakow
Price Range: $29 - $52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Start 2*
Number of rooms: 80
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