Good Hotels in Krakow, Poland. A Lodging Guide.
Krakow’s hotels fall into every
category and every price bracket. At the high end of the market
one may choose between the five-star cosmopolitan premises of
well-known international chains on the one hand and posh hotels in
the city’s Old Town
historic center on the other. All offer excellent
service, and the former top it with abundant parking space for
motorists and ample
conference facilities for
as well as such amenities as indoor swimming pools or even a
casino; while the latter grant the easiest access to
Krakow’s attractions and unforgettable ambience.
Actually, many a Krakow hotel in the Old Town area, also inexpensive
ones, operate in buildings of considerable historical and/or
architectural value, some of which were once aristocratic palaces. And a few
hotels in Krakow
pride themselves on their centuries-old hotelier traditions.
The total number of Krakow hotels hovers
around 150 mark though with an average of 70 rooms per establishment
most are quite snall.
The city's new hotels.
In recent years new hotel facilities in Krakow opened almost by the
month, in that number operations of established international
brands. Also converting
old tenement buildings into cozy hotels in Krakow's historic center
is increasingly popular enterprise among local businessmen. At the
same time existing Krakow hotels keep on upgrading fast.
Quality hotels in Krakow.
hotels are rated with stars, from one-star lodgings (cheap)
to five-star accommodations (the highest standard). In order to get
its due of stars every establishment should meet criteria specified
for each class. Yet the Polish hotel categories don’t necessary fit
those in your country, e.g. some five-star Krakow hotels can boast
indoor swimming pools and some lack that luxury. At the same
time there are
guest houses or hostels that advertise themselves as hotels although
they haven't been licensed as such and don't comply with Poland's
Well-know international hotel chains keep their Krakow operations up
to the mark, no matter if they run the establishments directly or
entrust the job to Polish franchise holders. At the same time local
hoteliers in Krakow often best the competition.
Krakow’s hotel rates.
Prices of fairly comfortable double rooms start in the Krakow hotels
at an equivalent of about fifty euro per night. Mid-range
double-room rates range from 70 euro to 100 euro. The top upmarket
hotels in Krakow charge up to 350 euro for a double room.
Booking a hotel room in Krakow.
Hotel rooms in Krakow total nearly 9,000 which isn't very many given
the multitudes visiting the city every year. So it’s important to book
hotel in Krakow possibly early, notably when one is
looking for lodging in the high season or on major holidays. It’s
advisable to make a reservation either directly or through a
travel agency. There are also numerous independent online
booking operations but some provide services of dubious quality.
our Krakow lodging guide to explore other accommodation options in
Where to stay in the
city? Good hotels in Krakow:
Any following information has been provided by respective Krakow hotels
on their sole responsibility.
Aparthotel Vanilla Krakow
The Aparthotel Vanilla Krakow is an
exclusively equipped facility situated in Ruczaj area in the fastest
developing quarter of Krakow. Superb location in the neighborhood of the
Jagiellonian University Campus, ICE Krakow Congress Center, a short
distance from Kazimierz historic district (about 15 minutes by public
transport) and Main Market Square (about 20 minutes by public
transport), allows our guests to enjoy excellent relaxation and numerous
sightseeing options. On the premises there is a bar, a restaurant, a
conference room with a beautiful terrace, free Wi-Fi access, a parking
lot, and a ground-floor small shopping centre.
The Vanilla Aparthotel Krakow guarantees cozy atmosphere as well as
excellent and friendly service.
Address: 20 Mikolajska street. Phone:
(+4812) 429 60 70. e-mail:
www.hotel-amadeus.pl The boutique Hotel Amadeus is situated in
the very heart of Krakow, just 200 m from the Main Market Square and
other historical attractions. You can relax in 20 spacious,
well-equipped rooms and 2 elegant intimate apartments with jacuzzi.
Additional Facilities: restaurant, bar, conference rooms, air
conditioning, free Wi-Fi access, sauna, mini-fitness, moreover
Krakow city tours available at the reception.
The helpful and always smiling staff of Amadeus hotel will make your
stay comfortable and relaxing, especially if you plan a romantic
stay in Krakow.
Address: 5 Lubicz street. Phone:
(+4812) 4232510. Fax: (+4812) 4232529. E-mail:
www.he.pl Nice and cozy hotel near the city
center (a five minutes’ walk) and the main railroad station (a four minutes’
walk) with prices for the impecunious as well as the rich, standard both
modest and exclusive. Capacity 120. Single-room rate 142 zlotys, double
rooms 186 zlotys, triple rooms 232 zlotys, suites 518 zlotys. All major
cards accepted. For your convenience: restaurant, cafe, pub, fitness room,
sauna, parking lot, conference facilities for 10 to 300 people, and garden
open all year round.
Address: 38 Florianska street
(Krakow’s Old Town historic district). Phone: (48 12) 4311418. Fax: (48 12)
4312385. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.floryan.com.pl Capacity 53 in
21 rooms. Hotel price list,
03.01.2011-31.10.2011, rates in PLN zloties: twin room 360,
twin room for 1 person 320, superior room for 4 persons 640, superior room
for 3 persons 580, double superior room 470, single superior room 430, an
extra bed in a superior room 100. Breakfast and VAT included.
All major cards accepted. For your convenience: restaurant, conference
facilities, air conditioning, and wireless Internet.
Hotel Grand Sal
Address: ul. Park Kingi 7, 32-020 Wieliczka. Phone (+48) 122898110. Fax
(+48) 1228144 55. Email email@example.com Website www.grandsal.pl Capacity
39. Double-room rates from 80 euro to 110 euro. The cosy Grand Sal Hotel is
located in the picturesque St. Kinga Park in the immediate vicinity of the
Salt Mine "Wieliczka". It offers a restaurant and a bar/lounge. The property
provides room service. Recreational amenities at Hotel Grand Sal include a
spa tub, a sauna, and a fitness facility. Business-related amenities include
complimentary wireless Internet access and a business center. This Wieliczka
property provides an airport shuttle (surcharge). Hotel Grand Sal also
offers massage and treatment rooms, and dry cleaning services. The property
has a 24-hour front desk. Onsite parking is complimentary. All major cards
Traditions from 1834. Address: 30
Szpitalna street. Website:
www.pollera.pl Phone: (48 12) 4221044. Fax: (48 12) 4221389. E-mail:
Hotel Pollera is situated in the very heart of Krakow. Most of top
sights, including the Basilica of the Virgin Mary, Cloth Hall, the
Jewish Quarter and the Wawel Royal Castle, are located within
The hotel offers comfortable single, double or triple rooms and
luxurious air-conditioned suites. All rooms with free Wi-Fi. All
major cards accepted.
Hotel Polski “Pod Bialym Orlem”
Traditions from 1815. Address: 17
Pijarska street (Krakow’s Old Town historic district). Phone: (48
12) 4221144. Fax: (48 12) 4221426. E-mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org, www.podorlem.com.pl . Hotel Polski Pod
Bialym Orlem is situated in the very city centre of Krakow, between
Florianska Gate and Czartoryski Museum. The hotel offers comfortable
single, double or triple rooms and luxurious suites with free Wi-Fi.
Most of top sights, including the Basilica of the Virgin Mary, Cloth
Hall, the Jewish Quarter and the Wawel Royal Castle, are located
within walking distance. In the hotel you can find authentic traces
of history: tie-beam of 1683, the 19th-century friezes, brick
ceilings. There is a new conference center for 150 persons. Hotel
Polski Pod Bialym Orlem is owned by the Prince Czartoryski family.
Capacity 91. Double-room rates from 350 zlotys. All major cards
Address: 12 Szeroka street. Phone (+48) 123840000. Web site
65. Double-room rates from 85 euro. All major cards accepted. For
your convenience: air conditioning, restaurant, conference
facilities, suites, sauna, fitness center, facilities for the
Hotel Sheraton Krakow
Address: 7 Powisle street. Phone: (+4812) 6621000. Fax: (+4812)
6621100. E-mail: email@example.com, www.sheraton.com/krakow
Capacity: 344. Double-room rates from 200 euro. All major cards
accepted. For your convenience: air conditioning, restaurant, vodka
bar and cafe, conference facilities, suites, sauna, swimming pool,
fitness center, facilities for the disabled, parking.
Hotel U Pana Cogito
Address: 6 Baluckiego street (a ten minutes’ walk from the Wawel
Royal Castle). Phone: (+4812) 2697200. Fax: (+4812) 2697202. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.pcogito.pl Off-season rates: double
room 51 EUR, double room for one person 42 EUR, double room with an
extra bed 60 EUR, apartment 60 EUR. High-season rates: single room 50
EUR, double room 62 EUR, triple room 72 EUR, apartment 63 EUR (all
profits from our work are assigned for rehabilitation of the
handicapped). Every room has en suite bathroom and is equipped with a
satellite television, a refrigerator and 24-hour Internet access. Our
restaurant offers dishes of Polish cuisine and its motto is: tasty but
inexpensive. For your convenience: restaurant, room for the disabled,
Address: 15 Westerplatte street. Phone: (+4812) 4229566. e-mail:
Ideally located in the city centre, close to the Planty Garden Ring
surrounding the Old Town (5 minutes walk to the Main Market Square), it
offers 231 comfortable rooms. Each one has a bathroom with shower and is
equipped with a TV, a telephone, wireless Internet access (free of
charge) and a hairdryer.
The Premium rooms also offer a safe, an extra kettle, and a coffee and
tea set. Furthermore you will find here an excellent restaurant and a
bar, spacious guarded car park, fitness room, gift shop, casino, 5 fully
equipped conference rooms.
The friendly and professional staff are happy to offer more personal
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Travel to Krakow
Over four million
visitors show up in Krakow every year. Many arrive by air, but most take
advantage of the fact that Krakow lies at a major European road and rail
How to move about the city.
Eating the Krakow way
It is hearty indeed.
Good restaurants in Krakow
Shopping in Krakow
The city’s central
Old Town historic district,
turned into a pedestrian precinct, teems with stores of all sorts.
Conferences in Krakow
all upmarket and mid-range Krakow hotels can boast their own conference
happy back home with a souvenir from Krakow.