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City Hostel
1 out of 5
ul. Sw. Krzyza, 21, Krakow, Lesser Poland Voivodeship
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Located in Old Town, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Planty Park, Main Market Square and Krakow Barbican. St. Mary's Basilica and Cloth Hall are also ...

3.8/5Good! (202 reviews)
One night stay.

"Clean room. Good location. Close to old town. Shower and sink in room was good. Staff was very helpful as I left my luggage on the premises before and after checking in. Laundry/washer availability was great. Breakfast provided was very generous. Maybe add more outlets closer to beds so guests can ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Aug. 2019

City Hostel
Cat Hostel Krakow
2 out of 5
4 Krowoderska, Krakow, malopolskie
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Located in Kleparz, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Planty Park and Krakow Barbican. Main Market Square and Cloth Hall are also within 10 minutes. Krakow ...

3.1/5 (8 reviews)
Normal

"There is no service and very small room"…"

Reviewed on 22 Feb. 2020

Cat Hostel Krakow
Hostel Centrum Sabot
2 out of 5
Rynek Kleparski 17/3, Krakow
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Located in City Centre, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of St. Florian's Church and Krakow Barbican. Main Market Square and St. Mary's Basilica are also ...

Hostel Centrum Sabot
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Lorf Hostel&Apartments
2.5 out of 5
Lobzowska 43, Stare Miasto, Krakow, Lesser Poland Voivodeship
The price is AU$31 per night from 8 Mar. to 9 Mar.

Located in Kleparz, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Main Market Square, Town Hall Tower and Cloth Hall. St. Mary's Basilica and Wawel Castle are also ...

4.2/5Very Good! (30 reviews)

"Good place, overall clean and good staff but there were spiders in the room."…"

Reviewed on 4 Jul. 2020

Lorf Hostel&Apartments
Heynow Hostel
2 out of 5
ul. Florianska 5, Krakow, Lesser Poland Voivodeship
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Located in Old Town, this hostel is steps away from Lost Souls Alley, St. Mary's Basilica and Cloth Hall. Main Market Square and Krakow Barbican are also within ...

4/5Very Good! (54 reviews)

"great location"…"

Reviewed on 21 Oct. 2020

Heynow Hostel
Kadetus Hostel
2 out of 5
Zwierzyniecka 25, Krakow, Lesser Poland
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Located in City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Krakow Philharmonic, Main Market Square and Dragon's Den. Wawel Castle and Cloth Hall are also ...

3.8/5Good! (148 reviews)
Great value for the price!

"We took a gamble on this hotel as the overall rating of the hotel wasn't great but the bad reviews seemed to be from people picking at things. The hostel was clean and the service was good with a reasonably priced airport transfer too. The breakfast included was also very tasty. The main reason for ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Dec. 2018

Kadetus Hostel
Hostel Atlantis
2 out of 5
Ul. Dietla 58, Krakow, Lesser Poland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$26 per night from 8 Mar. to 9 Mar.

Located in City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Aquarium and Natural History Museum, Wawel Castle and Main Market Square. Dragon's Den and ...

4.2/5Excellent! (80 reviews)

"I would say this hostel was good value in terms of price, location and the level of quality provided. I would stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 28 Sep. 2020

Hostel Atlantis
Hostel 70s and Queen Apartments
2 out of 5
Ul. Miodowa 2/10, Krakow, Lesser Poland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$29 per night from 2 Mar. to 3 Mar.

Located in Kazimierz, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Dragon's Den, Wawel Castle and ICE Krakow Congress Centre. St. Mary's Basilica and Cloth Hall ...

3.5/5Good! (127 reviews)
Satisfied

"Had a nice stay in Hostel 70’s, highly recommend it. The warm floor in the bathroom was nice. You get what you pay for, it’s worthy for a 2 star Hostel."…"

Reviewed on 25 Oct. 2020

Hostel 70s and Queen Apartments
Travellers Inn Hostel
2 out of 5
Pl. Na Groblach, 8, Krakow, Lesser Poland Voivodeship
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Located in City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Planty Park, Wawel Castle and Main Market Square. Dragon's Den and Cloth Hall are also within ...

4/5Very Good! (12 reviews)
Good comfortable place

"Good hostel. Nice quiet location. Rooms are large and the beds were very comfortable. They did double book us, but still got us in. Breakfat was ok."…"

Reviewed on 7 Oct. 2015

Travellers Inn Hostel
Hostel Deco
2 out of 5
Ul. Mazowiecka 3A, Krakow, Lesser Poland
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Located in City Centre, this boutique hostel is within a 15-minute walk of 5th Military Hospital and Krakow Barbican. Main Market Square and Cloth Hall are also ...

4/5Very Good! (143 reviews)

"It was like staying in a movie theater. Cool decorations. Super friendly staff. Close enough to Old Town, but not smack in the middle of it. Its one classy hostel. I'm going back in a few days."…"

Reviewed on 15 Dec. 2019

Hostel Deco
The Secret Garden Hostel
2 out of 5
Skawinska 7, Krakow, Lesser Poland
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Located in Kazimierz, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Ethnographic Museum, Dragon's Den and ICE Krakow Congress Centre. Wawel Castle and Oskar Schindler ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (260 reviews)
Great budget stay in Krakow

"Lovely, welcoming hostel in the Kazimierz district. Well situated for lots of good bars and restaurants. The hostel is clean, bright and comfortable and the comms before arrival to arrange airport transport and self check-in was top notch. Have stayed before and will stay again! Great value"…"

Reviewed on 3 Sep. 2020

The Secret Garden Hostel
Freedom Hostel
2 out of 5
Ul. Pomorska 2, Krakow
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Located in City Centre, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Park Krakowski, Main Market Square and Cloth Hall. St. Mary's Basilica and Krakow Barbican are ...

4.1/5Very Good! (38 reviews)

"10-15 min walk to the old town. Also the tram stop is only 100 m. or so. In a silent location. Clean rooms. Very friendly and smiling staff. Totally contented, highly recommended!"…"

Reviewed on 23 Jan. 2020

Freedom Hostel
Hostel Cinnamon
2 out of 5
ul. T. Lenartowicza 7/2, Krakow, Lesser Poland
The price is AU$48 per night from 8 Mar. to 9 Mar.

Located in Kleparz, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Park Krakowski, Main Market Square and Cloth Hall. Krakow Barbican and St. Mary's Basilica are ...

4.1/5Very Good! (19 reviews)
Good hostel for reasonable price

"Friendly reception, easy self check in and check out, decent sized rooms. Clean bathrooms but kitchen could use a bit of a clean. Location was a bit far from Old Town (20 min walk) and walls quite thin so you could hear neighbours."…"

Reviewed on 1 Dec. 2019

Hostel Cinnamon
Art Hostel
2 out of 5
ul. Wrzesinska 11/18, Krakow
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Located in City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Aquarium and Natural History Museum, Main Market Square and St. Mary's Basilica. Wawel Castle ...

3.3/5 (18 reviews)

"Sewer Pipe Criminals Manage as an Exotic Baboon Melodrama, another Slimy Hostel Shithouse"…"

Reviewed on 17 Nov. 2019

Art Hostel
Hostel Faust
2 out of 5
21 Szewska, Krakow, malopolskie
The price is AU$27 per night from 7 Mar. to 8 Mar.

Located in Old Town, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Planty Park, Main Market Square and Cloth Hall. Wawel Castle and St. Mary's Basilica are also within ...

3.5/5Good! (28 reviews)
Hostel is good, but people snort was horrible

"In the old town which is convenient. Kitchen is good, no van in the room so it's hot in summer. People snoring loudly I couldn't sleep, and I told the staff he replied me it's dorm room so nothing to do with that, then he played music loudly, I stayed in the common area till morning, where there ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Jun. 2019

Hostel Faust
Ametyst Hostel
2 out of 5
ul.Karmelicka, 10/5, Krakow
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$35 per night from 2 Mar. to 3 Mar.

Located in City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Planty Park, Main Market Square and Cloth Hall. St. Mary's Basilica and Krakow Barbican are ...

3.6/5Good! (18 reviews)
pobyt w Ametyst Hostel

"Jak na takie pieniądze to w porządku. Cena adekwatna do komfortu. Polecam."…"

Reviewed on 16 Aug. 2020

Ametyst Hostel
4.Friends Hostel
2 out of 5
ul. 28 lipca 8a, Krakow
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$62 per night from 2 Mar. to 3 Mar.

Situated in the suburbs, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Kosciuszko Mound, Main Market Square and Dragon's Den. Przegorzaly Castle and Blonia Park are ...

2.5/5 (19 reviews)
great experience

"It is a very interesting place / a mixture of posh, lavish villa and some outdoor facukuties"…"

Reviewed on 13 Aug. 2019

4.Friends Hostel
Das Hostel
2 out of 5
50 Karmelicka, Krakow, malopolskie
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Located in Kleparz, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Foto - Medium - Art Gallery, Main Market Square and Cloth Hall. St. Mary's Basilica and Krakow ...

4.4/5Excellent! (13 reviews)

"Just a little difficult to find, but otherwise a great place with equally great staff who were very helpful"…"

Reviewed on 21 Aug. 2020

Das Hostel
Ginger ApartHostel
2 out of 5
Al. Zygmunta Krasinskiego 10, Krakow
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Located in City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of STU Theatre and Dragon's Den. Wawel Castle and Main Market Square are also within 15 ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (22 reviews)

"Surprisingly it was better then I ever thought it would be. Clean, totally renovated, spacious, quiet and excellent value. Own bathroom and lounge. Breakfast included. Don't be fooled by the entrance as it has graffiti on the street door. Makes it easy to find. Highly recommended for all ages. Easy ..."…"

Reviewed on 21 Sep. 2019

Ginger ApartHostel
Draggo House- Hostel
2 out of 5
6 Golebia, Krakow, malopolskie
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$37 per night from 2 Mar. to 3 Mar.

Located in Old Town, this hostel is steps away from Planty Park and Main Market Square. Cloth Hall and St. Mary's Basilica are also within 5 minutes. Krakow ...

4.2/5Very Good! (6 reviews)
Pleasant stay!

"Very simple but nice little hostel. The staff at reception are all very friendly and will go out of their way to help you. The breakfast vouchers for the restaurant at the cloth hall are also very much worth it- the breakfast portion is very generous and includes coffee. Only two things to know before ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Aug. 2019

Draggo House- Hostel
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Betmanowska Main Square Residence

Betmanowska Main Square Residence

4 out of 5
Ul. Rynek Glowny 44, Krakow
The price is AU$124 per night from 31 Mar. to 1 Apr.
4.8/5Exceptional! (999 reviews)

"The Hotel is right in the middle of the main square and ideal for sightseeing and shopping. The rooms were clean and the staff were friendly."…"

Reviewed on 18 Dec. 2020

Betmanowska Main Square Residence
Parkside Apartments Old Town

Parkside Apartments Old Town

3.5 out of 5
ul. Kopernika 8, Krakow
The price is AU$69 per night from 2 Mar. to 3 Mar.
4.7/5Exceptional! (316 reviews)
A hidden gem.

"A modern, clean apartment with all you need for a great stay. Beds were so comfy and the air conditioning was a bonus in the hot weather. Friendly, helpful staff and a great location for exploring Krakow. Day trips and airport transfers can be booked at reception and was so easy to do. Breakfast ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Aug. 2020

Parkside Apartments Old Town
WM Hotel System Sp. z o.o.

WM Hotel System Sp. z o.o.

3 out of 5
Al. 29 Listopada 189, Krakow, Lesser Poland
3.9/5Good! (271 reviews)
Cheap win

"For the price of this hotel it's a win win win. It has a nice pool, a nice sauna, you can skip the restaurant inside (food was above average in price and below average in flavor). There's parking and you're close to downtown, just uber it's super cheap."…"

Reviewed on 30 Sep. 2019

WM Hotel System Sp. z o.o.
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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Krakow?
By choosing a hostel, you can spend less on lodging and save more of your money for going out during your trip. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its churches and historic sites.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dorm-style accommodations all offer shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), budget prices and a social atmosphere.
What are the best hostels in Krakow?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These ones have the best reviews from our travellers and could be a good place to look first: City Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Main Market Square and Krakow Barbican. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers. Lorf Hostel&Apartments - Located within a 20-minute walk of Main Market Square and Krakow Barbican. Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant and a bar. You’ll find towels, showers and linens in all rooms. Heynow Hostel - Located steps from St. Mary’s Basilica. Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen and tour/ticket assistance. You’ll find showers in all rooms. Hostel 70s and Queen Apartments - Located within a 20-minute walk of Wawel Castle and Main Market Square. You can take advantage of free WiFi and tour/ticket assistance, as well as laundry facilities. You’ll find towels, showers and hairdryers in all rooms. Hostel Centrum Sabot - Located within a 5-minute walk of Krakow Barbican. You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as a shared/communal kitchen. You’ll find showers, lockers and hairdryers in all rooms.
How many hostels can I expect to find in Krakow?
If you’re searching for somewhere affordable to stay in Krakow, one of Expedia’s 39 hostels might be a great choice for you.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Krakow?
The weather is important when you want to venture out and explore, so here’s a little information that may be helpful: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 16°C, while the coldest months are February and January, with an average of -1°C. Average annual precipitation for Krakow is 690 inches.
What is there to see and do in Krakow?
In general, Krakow is known for its churches, historical sites and museums. Major attractions include Main Market Square, Wawel Castle and Oskar Schindler Factory. Get out into nature with places such as Dragon’s Den, Planty Park and Jordan Park. Cultural attractions include Cloth Hall, Krakow Barbican and ICE Krakow Congress Centre.
What's the best way to get to and around Krakow while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in and around Krakow in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the nearest airport, which is Krakow (KRK-John Paul II - Balice), 6 mi (9.6 km) away. An alternative is Katowice (KTW-Pyrzowice), which is 47.5 mi (76.5 km) away. After you’ve arrived, you may want to make use of public transport. To explore more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Krakow Glowny Station, Krakow Lobzow Station or Krakow Plaszow Station.

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