You already have your plane tickets and the countdown for your trip to Poland has begun, so the next step is to find a good bed and breakfast, guest house or hostel in Kraków, preferably centrally located and with nightly rates that will suit your travel budget. In this captivating Polish city, the chosen location is essential since staying in the heart of the Old Town will allow you to walk to many of its most iconic landmarks –namely St. Mary’s Basilica, the Town Hall Tower, the Main Market Square, the Artemis Gallery, several university colleges and the central train station. Besides, from the downtown area it will be easier to commute to John Paul II International airport –roughly 11 kilometres away from this point.
Below, we provide useful details about good value for money accommodation in Krakow’s Old Town, in such a way that you can get acquainted with the different lodging options available and choose the one which will guarantee that your basic needs will be covered regardless of the length of your stay.
Janec Bed and Breakfast in central Kraków, Poland
Among the perks of staying in this bed and breakfast in Poland, we count the free wireless internet network available inside your room, the proximity to beautiful museums and art galleries -which can be reached on foot-, its convenient situation near Krakow’s main market square and a wide range of restaurants and cafés, and the possibility to enjoy a private parking spot on site. Based on the opinion of former customers, at this cheap accommodation in Krakow guests feel just like at home: they stay in a room of double occupancy featuring an extra large cosy bed and share the rest of the house with the nice hosts. This means you can use the kitchen to make coffee, cook your meals, use the microwave, store groceries in the fridge and wash and iron your clothes. Toilet paper, towels and bed sheets are provided daily, and airport transfers can be arranged in advance for an additional charge.
Faust Hostel in central Kraków
This cheap accommodation in Poland is located only 5 minutes away from St. Mary’s Basilica, and you may request to be picked up at Krakow airport upon arrival so that you can start enjoying your city break as soon as possible. If you would rather travel by rail, the central train station is 15 minutes away from this area. Popular for its good price, lively ambiance and amenities such as power outlets beside each bed, the Faust provides guests with an optional hearty continental breakfast every morning, shared bathrooms with showers, a communal kitchen and a variety of organised social events which you can take part in. If you choose to stay in this hostel in Krakow’s Old Town you will be given the choice to sleep in either a bunk bed inside a dormitory or a private double or triple room.
2-star hotel in Kraków’s Old Town, Poland
The Pugetow hotel in Krakow is a small boutique-style accommodation offering airport transfers for a nominal fee, left-luggage services, onsite parking and complimentary buffet breakfast in the very heart of the city. However, its greatest allure lies in the fact that it was built inside an old castle, and still retains historical features as well as architectural details and decor which tell stories of the past. Confirmed guests enjoy not only the premises of this affordable hotel in Krakow but also the comfort of their apartments, equipped with free WiFi, well-appointed en suite bathrooms, air conditioning, a fridge, cosy beds and a coffee maker. Alternatively, rooms of single and double occupancy are equally on offer. The surroundings boast a vast array of local shops, cafés and restaurants along with views of the Grand Pugetow Palace, situated right next to the establishment.
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