Hotel recommendations:

Hotels located in the City centre:

Bonerowski Palace

Standard – 5 star hotel Size – 15 rooms Location – right at the Main Square

Characteristics:

  • a boutique hotel
  • elegant, luxurious interior
  • the longest chandelier in Europe (about 22 metres)
  • windows facing sight of St. Mary Basilica and the Cloth Hall
  • seated in the restored UNESCO edifice of the Middle Ages
  • restaurant, cafe and live music club
  • Chopin concerts organized in the hotel

Wentzl

Standard – 4 star hotel Size – 18 rooms Location – right at the Main Square

Characteristics:

  • a boutique hotel
  • non-smoking hotel
  • elegant, luxurious interior
  • 2 floors with an elegant, antique design and 1 floor has a modern character
  • 18 rooms with the unique designs
  • each room has a small balcony
  • windows facing sight of the Krakow Main Square
  • seated in the restored edifice of Middle Ages
  • two restaurants (Polish and Italian) and a cafe

Venetian House Apartments

Standard – 4 star apartments Size – 18 rooms Location – right at the Main Square

Characteristics:

  • quality apartments (hotel standards)
  • modern and simple design
  • comfortable and airy living space
  • 8 rooms with windows facing sight of the Krakow Main Square
  • seated in the 16th century town house
  • each apartment has a separate bathroom and self-contained, fully equipped kitchen
  • good value for money

Globtroter Guesthouse (vintage)

Standard – guesthouse Size – 20 rooms Location – near the Main Square

Characteristics:

  • various options of accommodation
  • very friendly and informative staff
  • spacious, full of character and well-furnished rooms
  • comfortable rooms with en-suite bathrooms
  • tea/coffee making facilities
  • all rooms facing a beautiful backyard
  • seated in a town house with rustic exteriors
  • multiligual library and game room
  • 24h reception
  • good value for money

Amadeus

Standard – 4 star hotel Size – 20 rooms Location – near the Main Square

Characteristics:

  • a boutique hotel
  • non-smoking hotel
  • friendly and competent Staff
  • suitable for individuals, families and guests travelling on business
  • seated in an old town house near the Main Square
  • well-furnished and comfortable rooms and apartments
  • elegant interiors inspired by Italian Baroque
  • provides peaceful and intimate environment
  • a restaurant, bar and cafe
  • club saloon and conference room with multimedia equipment
  • available for any receptions (weddings, communions, anniversaries, banquets, jubilees)

Rezydent

Standard – 3 star hotel Size – 59 rooms Location – near the Main Square

Characteristics:

  • a boutique hotel
  • entirely non-smoking hotel
  • friendly and professional staff
  • ideal for individual tourists, families, disabled people
  • popular among businessmen, artists and politicians
  • the elegant room interiors blend the royal and modern designs
  • situated in a medieval town house by the historical Royal Route
  • provides peaceful and intimate environment
  • a restaurant
  • SPA services (massage, beauty services)
  • awarded different prizes and distinctions

6. Tutti Frutti Hostel

Standard – hostel Size – 6 rooms Location – near the Main Square

Characteristics:

  • various options of accommodation
  • helpful, informative and enthusiastic staff
  • cosy and colourful rooms
  • simple, modern design
  • ideal for groups, families and individual tourists
  • access to a large kitchen, shared bathrooms
  • a common room available for all guests
  • free breakfast, tea or coffee
  • seated in an old town house by Florianska Street
  • located very closely to many clubs, bars and restaurants
  • awarded the Top 10 Hostels recognition
  • good value for money

Radisson Blu

Standard – 5 star hotel Size – 196 rooms and suites Location – near the Main Square and Wawel Castle

Characteristics:

  • non-smoking hotel
  • warm and contemporary design
  • world-class service
  • competent and hospitable staff
  • 8 stylish meeting rooms with professional conference equipment
  • suitable for individuals, families, groups and businessmen
  • windows facing Planty Park
  • seated in the modern multistorey building
  • two restaurants and a bar
  • SPA and Wellness services (fitness centre, sauna and beauty studio)

Andels

Standard – 4 star hotel Size – 159 rooms and suites Location – 5 min walk from the Old Town, right next to the Krakow Main Train Station

Characteristics:

  • non-smoking rooms
  • modern architecture and trendy design based on clean lines and vibrant colours
  • helpful, competent staff and high-standard service
  • suitable for both leisure and business travellers
  • bright, functional, comfortable and spacious rooms
  • 5 meeting rooms with modern conference facilities
  • perfect location for shoppers as it is located next to Galeria Krakowska shopping mall
  • seated in the modern multistorey building
  • a restaurant and a bar
  • SPA & Wellness services (fitness centre, sauna, massage rooms)
  • awarded with many prizes and distinctions

Holiday Inn

Standard – 5 star hotel Size – 152 rooms Location – 5 min walk from the Main Square and to the Krakow Main Train Station

Characteristics:

  • newly renovated, luxurious hotel
  • unique blend of 19th century palace architecture with modern buildings
  • professional and helpful Staff (24h reception)
  • accommodates individuals, groups, families, businessmen and disabled people
  • comfortable, stylish rooms
  • a business centre (large conference hall equipped with the multimedia facilities)
  • ball room – a possibility of organizing receptions (weddings, banquets)
  • a bar and a restaurant serving dishes of mediterranean and Kosher cuisine
  • seated in the modern multistorey building
  • SPA & Wellness services (mini gym, massage room)  za 2-3 miesiące
  • currency exchange office

The Golden Tulip (a new hotel)

Standard – 4 star hotel Size – 86 rooms Location – 10 min walk from the Main Square

Characteristics:

  • newly opened hotel
  • entirely non-smoking
  • various types of accommodation
  • spacious, modern and comfortably furnished rooms
  • hospitable and helpful staff
  • seated in the renowated town house
  • accessible for individuals, groups, families and disabled people
  • a small meeting room
  • catering services
  • a restaurant serving local and international dishes
  • good value for money

Hotels located very close to the City centre:

Novotel Krakow Centrum

Standard – 4 star hotel Size – 198 rooms and apartments Location – 10 min walk from the Main Square and Kazimierz District, right opposite the Wawel Hill

Characteristics:

  • non-smoking hotel
  • seated in a modern, multistorey building with trendy interior design
  • functional and comfortable rooms
  • competent, helpful and informative staff
  • top class services
  • ideal for businessmen, families as well as for the individuals, groups and disabled people
  • modern conference space – 8 meeting rooms, lobby and a conference floor with professional business facilities
  • a restaurant (international cuisine) and a snack bar
  • SPA & Wellness services (fitness centre, swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi, massage, bicycle hire)

Qubus

Standard – 4 star hotel Size – 194 rooms and apartments Location – close to the Kazimierz District, 10 min by car from the Main Square

Characteristics:

  • non-smoking hotel
  • seated in a modern, multistorey building with elegant interior design
  • comfortable and luxuriously equipped rooms
  • professional and helpful staff
  • ideal for businessmen as well as for families, individuals, groups and disabled people
  • perfect location for shoppers as it is located next to Galeria Kazimierz shopping mall
  • large professional conference centre – 8 perfectly equipped meeting rooms
  • a restaurant (international cuisine), lobby, snack bar and jazz club
  • SPA & Wellness services (fitness centre with swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi and gym)
  • a laureate of many prestigious awards
  • possibility of organizing private and formal receptions

Ibis Krakow Old Town

Standard – 2 star hotel Size – 135 rooms Location – 10 min walk from the Old Town, 5 min walk from the Galeria Krakowska shopping mall, 5 min walk to the Krakow Main Train Station

Characteristics:

  • seated in a trendy, multistorey building with a modern interior decor
  • comfortable and functional rooms
  • committed and helpful staff
  • reception open 24h a day
  • good for businessmen, families, individuals, groups and people with reduced mobility
  • perfect location for shoppers as it is located next to Galeria Krakowska shopping mall
  • 3 conference rooms
  • a bar and open pasta and grill restaurant where you have a possibility of creating your own

Ibis Budget Krakow Old Town

Standard – 1 star hotel Size – 167 rooms Location – 10 min walk from the Old Town, 5 min walk from the Galeria Krakowska shopping mall, 5 min walk to the Krakow Main Train Station

Characteristics:

  •  seated in a multistorey building with a modern interior design
  • comfortable and practical rooms with a shower
  • committed and helpful staff
  • reception open 24h a day
  • ideal for individuals, families, groups and people with reduced mobility
  • perfect location for shoppers as it is located next to Galeria Krakowska shopping mall
  • a breakfast bufet
  • good value for money

Galaxy

Standard – 4 star hotel Size – 205 rooms and apartments Location – 10 min walk to the Kazimierz District, 15 min on foot to the Wawel Castle, 25 min walk to the Main Square

Characteristics:

  • mainly non-smoking hotel (20 smoking rooms available at request)
  • seated in a modern, multistorey building with elegant design
  • various types of accommodation
  • comfortable, luxurious rooms overlooking the Wawel Castle and Vistula River
  • professional, friendly and courteous staff
  • suitable for businessmen as well as for families, individuals, groups and disabled people
  • 2 plenary session halls that can be divided into 10 individual business meeting rooms
  • bright and spacious restaurant (Polish and European dishes) and a bar
  • SPA & Wellness services (swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi, fitness room , various massage and relaxation rooms)
  • possibility of organizing private and formal receptions (weddings, birthday parties, banquets)

Metropolitan Boutique

Standard – 4 star hotel Size – 51 rooms and 8 suites Location – between the Main Square and the Kazimierz District, 10 min walk to the Main Square and the Wawel Castle

Characteristics:

  • non-smoking boutique hotel
  • seated in a newly renovated 19th century town house
  • fusion of the traditional architecture with a modern, elegant interior decor
  • various types of accommodation
  • functional, elegant and spacious rooms
  • professional and helpful staff
  • suitable for businessmen, individuals, groups and disabled people
  • 2 conference rooms with modern multimedia equipment
  • hotel restaurant , summer patio and a lobby bar
  • fully-equipped, modern gym
  • wellness services (massage, manicure)

RT Regent

Standard – 3 star hotel Size – 39 rooms Location – located in the Kazimierz District, 5 min walk to the Wawel Castle, 15 min walk to the Main Market Square

Characteristics:

  • non-smoking hotel
  • seated in the old town house in the historial Jewish Quareter
  • fusion of the traditional architecture with a modern, elegant interior decor
  • unique hospitability and magical atmosphere
  • cosy, functional and elegant rooms
  • professional and friendly staff
  • suitable for individuals, groups, families and businessmen
  • a cosy, intimate restaurant, bar and seasonal courtyard garden
  • affordable prices

Eden

Standard – 3 star hotel Size – 27 rooms Location – located in the Kazimierz District,10 min walk to the Wawel Castle and the Main Market Square, close to the Old and Remuh Synagogues, 5 min walk to the Wawel Castle

Characteristics:

  • non-smoking hotel
  • located in the historical Jewish Quarter
  • seated in the carefully restored XV century home of Isaac Jakubowicz, the founder of the Isaac Synagogue
  • comfortable and elegant rooms
  • friendly and professional staff
  • suitable for individuals, families, groups, businessmen, disabled
  • 2 conference rooms with multimedia equippment
  • cosy basement pub
  • the only Jewish hotel in Poland with mikvah – a ritual Jewish bath
  • SPA and Wellness services (Salt Grotto, sauna, massages)

Hostel Deco

Standard – hostel Size – 9 rooms (100 beds) Location – 15 min walk to the Main Square, 20 min walk to the Main Train Station and the Galeria Krakowska shopping mall

Characteristics:

  • various options of accommodation
  • reception open 24h a day
  • helpful, informative and enthusiastic staff
  • located in the City centre
  • seated in a renovated tenement house built in the 1930’s
  • unconventional interior decor inspired by the Art Deco style
  • themed, decorative and cosy rooms
  • ideal for groups, families and individual tourists
  • ? – access to a large kitchen, shared bathrooms
  • a common room available for all guests
  • garden with barbecue facilities
  • small store, bike rental,
  • good value for money

Puro Hotel

 Standard – 4 star hotel Size – 138 rooms and apartments Location – 10 min walk from the Galeria Krakowska shopping mall and Krakow Main Train Station, 15 min walk from the Main Square

Characteristics:

  • newly opened entirely non-smoking hotel
  • friendly and professional staff
  • standard reception open 24h a day and checking desks (where you can check-in by yourself)
  • seated in a modern multistorey building
  • elegant and artistic interior design
  • bright, comfortable and stylish rooms
  • suitable for individuals, families, groups, businessmen and disabled people
  • 1 meeting room with multimedia equipment
  • perfect for shoppers as it is located next to the Galeria Krakowska shopping mall
  • elegant restaurant, bar, cafe, lounge

C. Out of the City centre:

Vanilla Apartments

Standard – 4-star-quality apartments Size – 100 apartments of dirrefent size Location – Ruczaj District, 7 km from the centre (25 min by tram, 15 min by taxi), next to the Jagiellonian University Campus, close to the Krakow Airport (20 min by car)

Characteristics:

  • newly opened, top class aparthotel
  • exclusive and luxurious interior design
  • opened entirely non-smoking hotel
  • professional, flexible, friendly and thoughtful staff
  • seated in a modern multistorey building
  • elegantly furnished, comfortable and stylish apartments
  • apartaments equipped with a lounge, kitchenette and separate bathroom
  • suitable for individuals, families, groups, businessmen
  • modern conference and banquet hall with the multimedia facilities
  • perfect for shoppers as there is the Pasaz 33 located on the first floor of the building (restaurant, groceries, souvenirs, cosmetics, reding materials)
  • a cafe and drink bar
  • access to the nearby SPA and sports centre (swimming pool, dance classes, gym, massage, beauty studio)

Sympozjum

Standard – 4 star hotel Size – 80 rooms and suites Location – Ruczaj District, 5 km from the centre (15 min by tram, 10 min by taxi/car), next to Tesco Supermarket

  • modern hotel built with the use of natural materials (sandstone, warm and delicate sedimentation rock)
  • located at the site of former quarry where Karol Wojtyla was employed as a worker in 1940
  • functional and elegant interior design
  • professional, courteous and informative staff
  • good for families, business men, coach groups, individual and disabled people
  • high-standard, luxurious and stylish rooms
  • 7 professional conference rooms with modern multimedia equipment
  • a restaurant (European cuisine), cafe and drink bar
  • SPA and Wellness services (face and body treatment, massages, sauna, aromatherapy, manicure and pedicure, jacuzzi)
  • possibility of organizing different family and business events

Novotel City West

Size – 305 rooms Location – Bronowice District, close to the Krakow Airport, 20 min to the Main Square

Characteristics:

  • non-smoking hotel
  • seated in a modern, multistorey building with contemporary interior design
  • functional, spacious and comfortable rooms
  • professional, helpful and informative staff
  • ideal for businessmen, families as well as for the individuals, groups and disabled people
  • modern conference space – 10?? professionally equipped meeting rooms
  • lobby, casino, library and area designed for kids
  • a restaurant (international cuisine?) and a drink / snack?bar
  • SPA & Wellness services (swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi, massage, bicycle hire)

Green Hostel Premium

Standard – hostel Size – 16 rooms (60 people) Location – in the heart of the Kazimierz District, close to the Galeria Kazimierz shopping mall (10 min walk), 10 min by car to the Krakow Old Town

Characteristics:

  • various options of accommodation
  • professional, helpful and informative staff
  • reception open 24h a day
  • access to the kichen
  • shared as well as private bathrooms
  • ideal for coach groups and individual tourists
  • breakfasts served in the nearby elegant restaurant
  • a free breakfast, tea or coffee (included in the price)
  • good value for money

Accommodation in Zakopane:

Willa Pod Smrekami

Standard – villa Size – 5 rooms (17 people) Location – in Zakopane, next to the Tatra National Park, within walking distance to Nosal ski area, close to the enchanting Olczyska Valley

Characteristics:

  • various non-smoking rooms
  • helpful and hospitable staff
  • seated in a house built in a traditional highlanders style
  • traditional, wooden interiors
  • each room has a private bathroom
  • ideal for groups, families and individual tourists
  • access to a kitchen and a room with a chimney for all the visitors
  • other facilities: billiards, room with a climbing wall
  • access to the garden with a barbecue, arbour and children playground
  • a grocery in the close neighbourhood
  • possibility of ordering breakfasts
  • good value for money

Hotel Belvedere

Standard – 4 star hotel Size – 148 rooms and 26 suites Location – at the White Stream Valley, near the centre of the Zakopane

Characteristics:

  • a splendid hotel built in a regional style
  • architecture and interior design refer to the 1920s and to the local style
  • warm and unique atmosphere
  • professional, helpful and very hospitable staff
  • comfortable, luxurious and decorative rooms
  • good for businessmen, families, individuals, groups and disabled people
  • 7 conference rooms with modern multimedia equipment
  • 3 hotel restaurants (cuisine awarded with many prizes) and 2 bars
  • possibility of organising different celebrations (anniversaries, jubilees, banquets, weddings)
  • SPA and Wellness Centre (facial and body treatment, massages, manicure)
  • Aqua and Thermal Centre (swimming pool, jacuzzi, paddling pool, water slide)
  • Sports Centre (pool billiards, bowling, golf, squash, gym)
  • a hotel shop and a hairdresser’s

Hotel Sabala

Standard – 3 star hotel Size – 48 rooms Location – near the centre of Zakopane, next to the famous Krupówki

Characteristics:

  • hotel with history and 100 years of tradition
  • seated in a beautiful, wooden building
  • architecture and interior design refer to the 1920s and to the local regional style
  • warm and unique atmosphere
  • professional, courteous and hospitable staff
  • comfortable, elegant rooms with a regional highlanders decor (wooden furniture)
  • good for businessmen, families, individuals, groups
  • a conference room with modern audiovisual tools
  • 3 excellent restaurants
  • possibility of organising different events (banquets, parties, presentations, trainings)
  • SPA and Wellness services (sauna, swimming pool, solarium)
  • a panorama terrace with a stnning view to the tatra Mountains