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“Good price and good location near the old town”

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Good Bye Lenin Revolution Hostel
Ranked #103 of 425 Specialty Lodging in Krakow
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Good price and good location near the old town”
Reviewed December 31, 2013

I stayed in the one bed room. The room was an average size and a single bed. The breakfast-included price is a bergen than other hostels around. The kitchen and the big living room are quite comfortable. It got a lift, so the people with a big suitcase can get to the room without hustle. One charm would be the location close enough to hear the trumpet from the cathedral. There is a laundry cafe nearby, so you can go there and do the laundry while you sip your coffee or tea.

Room Tip: It's just like an apartment building with rooms rented. My room was clean so I hope other rooms...
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed November 6, 2013

Just a perfect place! Big, spacious rooms with a new furniture, ver comfy bed, interesting lenin-matrix design :D Breakfast is prefect, there is a huge variety of products - you definitely won't be hungry;) Staff of the hostel is absolutely admirable! Receptionists are friendly, kind, patient and veeery helpful!. They will explain you everything and recommend the best spots in Krakow! Strongly recommend this place!

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
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Paris, France
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Reviewed November 6, 2013

Hostel is located really close to the Old Town but on a very quite street - you`ll sleep well for sure! Beds are very comfortable - I don`t remember when last time I slept so well at the hostel. The service is excellent and so is the free breakfast. The staff was extremely friendly, and did their best they could to help me when I arrived and when I had questions about the tourist activities. The common room/dining area is like someone's living room in their home - great place to meet new people. Loved staying here would definitely recommend it to anyone coming to Poland!

Room Tip: Female dorm is big and comfortable - with private bathroom and lockers for free!
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled solo
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Warsaw, Poland
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Reviewed October 29, 2013

This is a very central hostel, perfect to go visit the city and close to all the restaurants, pubs and clubs. It has a very nice and warm atmopshere with a pub downstairs so you can socialize with other visitors. :)

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
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Nantes, France
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Reviewed October 24, 2013

Hostel is located in the center but on a very quiet street which makes you sleep very good. The center of Krakow is really crowded and busy so I was worried about the loudness during the night.
Also, the beds are basic but with very thick and comfortable mattresses.
Very nice free breakfast and knowledgable smiling staff.
I've stayed in a 6 bed dorm with private bathroom which was very spacious.
There are lots of great restaurants around the building as well.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
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Warsaw, Poland
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Reviewed October 21, 2013

Clean, spacious rooms with private lockers (for free), very thick mattrasses (I don't remember when last time I slept so well at the hostel). We have stayed in a 12 bed dorm and we were nicely sourprised when we saw the room - it was huge (made of two big rooms, new and clean with private bathroom. That was fantastic especially when it comes to the price which was less than 10 euros with tasty breakfast included!
Big plus for the staff which helped us with everything including all the tours that we wanted to take. They have recommended a great coffe place with best cupcakes!
Will be back for sure next summer

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
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Paris, France
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Reviewed October 19, 2013

We have chosen this hostel due to a low price, good location and nice pictures while we weren't really sure what to expect since it's a new place and there weren't much information about it online.
It turned out to be a great place in the end - very nice and helpful staff, tasty breakfast and especially: huge, clean, comfy and cheap rooms! Our private double exclusive room was located on the top floor (there is a new elevator so it's not a problem). Room was even bigger than in a good hotel. The only thing that was missing was a TV (if you like to use it while traveling...)
I can defintely recommend this place to everyone who is looking for a cheap private room in the center of Krakow.

Room Tip: We slept on the top floor in a private double exclusive room
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Good Bye Lenin Revolution Hostel
Address: ul. Dolnych Mlynow 9, Krakow 31-124, Poland
Location: Poland > Southern Poland > Lesser Poland Province > Krakow > Stare Miasto
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #103 of 425 Specialty Lodging in Krakow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Good Bye Lenin Revolution Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the heart of Krakow! Good Bye Lenin Revolution Hostel offers affordable accommodation in the center of this magical city. The hostel is located just a stone throw from the Old Town and several major city attractions. You will surely enjoy your stay in our clean, spacious rooms and highly comfortable facilities with interesting interior decoration. GBL Revolution hostel offers private rooms (single, double, twin), as well as 4, 6, and 8 bed-dorms. Most of them have private bathrooms which are designed as per the high standards of hotels. You can choose your room as per your convenience and availability. If your are looking for high-standard private room, our hostel provides hotel-like double and twin rooms with luxury amenities at affordable price. If you are an open-minded backpacker with limited budget, choose one of our multiple-bed dorms. Female rooms are also available to make female tourists feel secure and safe during their stay. ... more   less 
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