Top-rated hostels in Krakow, Poland prove that cost-effective accommodation is not equivalent to lowering the conditions offered to guests – in fact, booking a bed or room in one of those may pleasantly surprise you with a high standard and excellent location you may enjoy during your stay. Considerably varied in their decor, diversified enough to serve the specific needs of visitors and having an air of originality, many of the best hostels in Krakow may be treated as attractions of their own kind. See the carefully selected list of top Krakow hostels to make the right choice before you visit this magnificent city.
GOOD BYE LENIN HOSTEL: THE BEST THEME-BASED ACCOMMODATION
Good Bye Lenin Hostel is one of the most original accommodation venues of the Jewish Quarter – Kazimierz district. The guests may experience what the life behind the Iron Curtain would look like by immersing themselves in the space filled with different shades of red, a tongue-in-cheek play with the symbols of communist era and the best examples of Social-realist design. Book a bulk bed or a comfortable double room in one of the most recognisable hostels in Krakow and have your stay arranged in a location that is highly convenient for those who fell in love with magical Kazimierz.
KRAKOW BACKPACKERS HOSTEL: THE ASCETIC’S CHOICE
Best Krakow hostels may considerably differ when it comes to their themes or decor, but what a real backpacker needs is often limited to a comfy bulk bed, clean bathroom, 24-hour reception desk, Wi-Fi connection or, optionally, their pets accepted. The functional and basic interiors of Krakow Backpackers Hostel do not provide any extras to the above, but perfectly respond to the needs of active travellers of this kind, plus an incredibly convenient location in Florianska street, 8 minutes of walking distance from the Main Square. If you don’t like paying for the functionalities you don’t need, you will enjoy the stay at Krakow Backpackers Hotel, providing the essentials needed to recover after a day of active sightseeing. Ideal for budget travellers.
LET’S ROCK: THE HIPPIEST HOSTEL OF KRAKOW
Let’s Rock is one of those Krakow hostels which unite the people of similar taste under one roof. Located in Grodzka street, a stone’s throw from Wawel Castle, Let’s Rock hostel welcomes its guests with flamboyant Rock’n’roll-themed paintings on the walls, allowing them for taking part in rock parties or gigs occasionally held there. Book a bed in a dorm-like room of one of the top-rated hostels of Krakow, meet the nice staff of this popular accommodation venue and try some of the tasty local specialties served for breakfast in its spacious dining room.
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MOSQUITO HOSTEL: MEET THE LOCALS
Mosquito Hostel is best known for its energetic orange-based decor and a wide offer of events organised at the adjoined bar that local Krakow dwellers willingly attend. The hostel operates at Rynek Kleparski – next to the Barbican and Planty Park and about 15 minutes of walking distance from the Main Square. Its modern dormitory and private rooms, as well as the filling breakfasts the venue is so well-known for, will give you a lot of energy to sightsee the top attractions of Krakow throughout your stay. Recommended to those who prefer hostels that facilitate integration and would rather explore the vibrant nightlife of Krakow than play an early-bird.
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DECO HOSTEL: THE CHARM OF FIN DE SIECLE
Deco Hostel is one of the most stylish hostels of Krakow. The sophisticated 19th-century elements of decor introduce cosy atmosphere and elegance to the interiors of this special venue. Clean, quiet and pleasing to the eye with its well-thought design, Deco Hostel makes even a guest to one of its dormitory rooms forget they are staying at a place this inexpensive. The accommodation venue is located some 20 minutes of walk from the Main Square of Krakow.
SECRET GARDEN HOSTEL: PEACE AND QUIET
Secret Garden Hostel offers mainly private rooms, comfortable beds and helpful staff, being one of the top-rated hostels of Kazimierz district. The bright, homely and well-equipped interiors of this intimate accommodation venue allow for undisturbed relaxation while a charming glass-roofed garden separating the hostel from the street guarantees it that peace and quiet would always be maintained inside. Recommended for those who expect a hotel-like standard at an attractive price.
HOSTEL ON THE RIVER MARTA: BEST WATER BEDS IN TOWN
Hostel on the river Marta is a barge moored to the bank of Vistula, close to Wawel Castle. If you like untypical accommodations, the cabins and common spaces of Hostel on the River Marta will fully satisfy your needs as you fall asleep on a boat rocked by the waves of Vistula river. The decor of dormitory and private rooms located inside is filled with marine motifs and having a meal at the open deck of the barge will provide you with yet another attraction of its own kind there.
PREMIUM HOSTEL: GUESTS OF ALL AGES WELCOMED
Premium Hostel is another example of a Krakow-based accommodation facility that offers a hotel-like standard and a great dose of intimacy. 22 private rooms of this top-rated hostel allow for undisturbed rest in Krowodrza district, 15 minutes of walking distance from the Old Town of Krakow. Definitely recommended if you are looking for a place whose offer is not only targeted at young guest base, serving satisfactory breakfasts and offering nice views from your windows.
GREG & TOM PARTY HOSTEL: NEVER TIRED OF CLUBBING?
The name of Greg & Tom Party Hostel fully explains what you may expect there: club-like interiors filled with discreet lighting, a professionally equipped bar and guests that often prefer partying to having a rest. The dormitory and private rooms of this vibrant hostel, being among the best ones in Krakow, are comfily fitted and decorated in a way that cannot be called generic. Definitely recommended if you are looking for a place that guarantees it that you will have fun during your stay in Krakow, with its party experts at the reception desk ready to help you 24 hours a day.
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