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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

This hostel is only small but in a great central location. Staff were really helpful, offering us a hot drink as soon as we arrived followed by a vodka shot! A great welcome. We stayed in a private room, which has a bunk bed and another double bed along with an en suite. The room was great for two people,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Disclaimer: I will use quotation marks in this review, to express the hostel point of view. I arrived at 00:00 tired, on Friday, and just after getting to the hotel one of the guys at the reception tells me "we have a problem" (how we have a problem? I just arrived!). Although I booked a room for four people, there... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

The staff is the friendliest and most helpful I've come across. Really comfortable and clean common areas. Despite its small size it was very social, perhaps because all the rooms are in close quarters. Also the price is really great! I would recommend this place to anybody.

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Dornoch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Booking- Online through HostelBookers.com as usual, no problems and paid on the door. Had made a booking for the 4 of us expecting two bunk beds.. got an 8 bed dorm to ourselves which was very roomy and ideal for our stay. Flat- Very cozy and all linen provided with a small charge for towels. Went communal on the toilets... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Loved my stay here, staff super helpful and accommodating. There's no real bar but that doesn't matter there's plenty of places to eat and drink. Shower is tiny. I stayed an extra night and they went out of their way to get me a bed at short notice. Common room is nice as is the kitchen. Walls are thin so... More 

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Glasgow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The hostel was exactly what we needed it to be for our trip. Within a short walk of both the main square and the Jewish quarter, with a selection of bars and restaurants around it. Very good value for money by booking far enough in advance. The rooms were good, though a couple of the bunk beds were a little... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Me and my best friend decided to visit Krakow for our 28th birthday in January and feel into this hostel that was like a home from home. The building oozed character the lay out was good, the staff were so welcoming and friendly, they kept us in a healthy supply of vodka shots! They were at hand to help day... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I travelled alone round Poland and booked this hostel. I had a really pleasant stay: the prices were good, the room as well. The common living-room and kitchen were actually quite big and beautifully decorated. The showers and toilets were clean and looked really new, which feels good in a youth hostel! The staff is really super friendly, they would... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Even if this hostel would have been dirty, expensive, and loud (which it absolutely wasn't) I still would have given this hostel 5 stars because of the staff. I have never felt so welcomed, accommodated, and cared for in a hostel. I was personally showed to my 6-bed dorm, offered a welcome drink, and given valuable advice on what to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I loved Ars hostel and Krakow. I arrived early straight off a sleeper train and the guy on reception put breakfast out early for me, made me a coffee and told me all the best places to go. A really homely, cozy feel to the hostel with nice decoration, I met some really nice people in the communal lounge who... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Centrally located, only 200 m to Wawel Hill, Kazimierz- former Jewish district with numbers of pubs, restaurants. Close to Main Market Square and famous discos. We organize free animation programs and free guided Krakow city tours on weekends. Stay here 4 nigths- will get 5-th free. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ars Hostel

Address: Koletek 7, Krakow 30-069, Poland
Location: Poland > Southern Poland > Lesser Poland Province > Krakow > Stare Miasto , Stradom
Price Range: $15 - $154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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