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“Great Staff but Don't Rent the Apartments!”
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Friends Hostel
Ranked #12 of 147 Specialty Lodging in Wroclaw
Reviewed March 31, 2013

Do not book with Friends Apartments; if you must and would like to sleep in a clean apartment on a real bed, make sure you email and confirm that you are staying at the Plac Solny apartment. The apartment at Plac Solny is large and nicely furnished, with a living/dining space, a large bathroom and a separate sleeping area. If you do not confirm this, you may be moved to a different apartment on the Rynek. This apartment, though only about 5-7 dollars a night cheaper than the Plac Solny apartment, is not terribly clean, has a tiny bathroom and has only an uncomfortable sofa bed to sleep on that does not fit the sheets provided. My husband and I booked another night at Friends after a wonderful first stay, only to find ourselves in this unfortunate situation. The manager, of course, refused to take responsibility even though I was able to provide my confirmation emails. I will say that the young woman who worked at the front desk on 3/31 was sweet, helpful and empathetic. The other staff we have met at Friends also seem kind and competent.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank KateSnow83
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Reviewed March 28, 2013

First and as other comments, the name of the hostel is well chosen: Friendly Hostel. They were all really helpful and nice, thanks again!
Also, in high or low season the the price is worth it for the services. It is a nice place to stay to spend good time and to visit Wroclaw as well as others activities.
For the condition of the hostel it is as good as new, well equipped and clean. Moreover the localization is really a great deal: 1 min to the transport and 5 min to the main place.
So thanks to all of you and see you again on my way back to Wroclaw!

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled on business
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Thank Lionel-Girardot
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Reviewed March 11, 2013

It was low season when I was there. The staff was extremely friendly and very helpful. The price is decent and the location is simply brilliant. It's literally five minutes walk to the centre of old town. Tons of clubs and cafes around. Really nice!!

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled solo
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Thank Paochang
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Reviewed March 7, 2013

This is definitely one of the most homliest hostels I have stayed in. I am here midweek so it is quiet. The staff are very helpful and friendly. They provide excellent information about Wroclaw and help encourage a passion for exploring this city. The hostel is very clean and much of the facilities are new. Perfect location, a stones throw from the city centre, bars and restaurants. I would certainly stay here again.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled solo
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Thank TeeKay61
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Reviewed January 17, 2013

Great place for anyone who likes the hustle & bustle of the city. So close to many bars and clubs. Location is just perfect. When it comes to the hostel itself its a very friendly place with fantastic staff and comfortable beds. Good value for money!

Mike London

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled with friends
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1  Thank Mike B
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Reviewed November 14, 2012

I just returned from a three-night stay at Friends Hostel and had a great time! Private rooms are very reasonable when compared with hotels and the standard of cleanliness is very good. There was free coffee and tea and the staff were very helpful and (as the name would suggest) friendly! There was a bit of street noise, but that was the only drawback. I'd gladly stay here again.

  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled solo
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1  Thank Devin M
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Reviewed November 9, 2012

Hostel is located in the center of the city. This is a plus and minus. Almost everywhere and all the time out loud. Eternal party. It can hit for a festival but we did not like it. After a heavy night, we waited a long journey. I would not recommend to people who want to sleep

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank j00seph
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Address: ul. Ruska 49, Wroclaw 50-079, Poland
Location: Poland > Southern Poland > Lower Silesia Province > Wroclaw
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 147 Specialty Lodging in Wroclaw
Price Range: $17 - $63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Friends Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
FRIENDS HOSTEL welcome all the foreigners, travelers, students and the rest of the people who are looking fun in Wroclaw. We invite you to our cozy hostel located three steps from main square and two steps from the Wroclaw's best entertaiments. We offer functional, bright eight rooms with Wi-Fi acess, five modern ecological showers, three toilets, full equipped kitchen and spacious living room. There you can find everything what you need to rest-comfortable sofa, TV, computer, books and the most important the company! FRIENDS HOSTEL is a home of friendly people, so COME IN! WAITTING FOR YOU. ... more   less 
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