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High Life Hostel

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

Excellent location. About a 5 minute walk to the Old Town Main Square and 5 minutes to the Jewish Quarter. The hostel occupies the top floor of the building. I had a double room No. 8 with en-suite that faced the rear courtyard. The bed was on a high level (mezzanine). Very solid and surprisingly comfortable. The shower was quite...

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County Carlow, Ireland
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Close to everything, clean rooms and we even had our own bathroom and little outside terrace! Liked how the rooms were decorated! The beds weren't the most comfy but you get what you pay for! 3 flights of stairs to carry bags up isn't the best but I would still recommend for cheap and cheerful accommodation in Kraków

Thank SabrinaC882014
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Very near the public transport hub and the main tourist centre. Private rooms are quaint and very clean. best of all was the kind and helpful receptionist who really goes out of her way to assist where possible. Overall, one of the nicest hostels I've stayed in. Only thing is, if your rooms are facing the street, the traffic and...

1Thank pegasus78
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed at High Life hostel for 4 days with my daughter. We had a double room with a private roof terrace. The room was very tidy, it was decorated creatively as the other rooms and spaces as well, and the staff was very friendly and helpful. Enjoyed the morning coffee at our own roof terrace where you could hear...

Thank susannao32
United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2016

We had a double room, with a pleasant surprise of a private terrace :):) Room was clean, big, and perfect for a short stay. Location is great... about a 5/6 minute walk to both Old Town and the Jewish Quarter (both just along a straight road so really easy to get anywhere) Staff are really friendly, and wifi is really...

Thank travelbird12015
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Hostel is perfectly located between old town and jewish quarter. (Only 5 minutes by walking from the main square.) Our Room was a little bit small but really clean. The Staff was really friendly , they even let us check in earlier than usual.

Thank Yeşne Ö
Stroud, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Booked with my Polish partner for a long weekend and hostel staff very friendly letting us check in early as we had a very early morning flight. Room a good size as one of the double rooms with own bathroom and for price is amazing. Hostel is very well located for all areas only shirt 10 min walk will deff...

Thank Gothmaga
Krakow, Poland
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This is not "tipical hostel" I would say this is small famaly hotel. You can find there only double rooms, big terrasse, friedly receptionists and quiet place to rest. Every room has it's own design, our room was "marine style". Location is great, it is near Main Square and Jewish district, tram stop is just near the hostel. Is very...

1Thank Ren78123
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 15 December 2015

This hostel was really great. The room was spacious, clean, and the bed very comfortable. Loved the interior design of our room as well as the whole place, very original. The staff was friendly. The location of the hostel couldn't be better.. just a very short walk to the city centre. I would definitely recommend this hostel if you plan...

Thank sasenkar
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2015

We had a spacious double room with private bathroom, for a very good price. We had private access to the terrace as well - there is some seating, so it was a perfect spot to have the morning coffee. Staff is a bit shy but really helpful. Location is good, about 15 minutes walk to the train station and 5...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
High Life Hostel is located just an 8-minute walk of the Main Market Square in Kraków. All rooms at the High Life are colorful and bright. They have either private or shared bathroom facilities. Beautiful Wawel Royal Castle is only a 13-minute walk away.You are very welcome here!For our guests we offer:- 3 fully equipped bathroom - Spacious, fully equipped kitchen linked with sunny dining room - Common-room with sat TV, collection of DVD’s and video game console PlayStation with many games. - Beautiful terrace full of unique atmosphere with big swing and patio tables.- We also have our own BICYCLE RENTAL only for our guests!The price of the stay includes:- Liners and towels- Tea and coffee available around the clock- Milk and different corn flakes- Free Wi-Fi access in whole building - Lockers- Luggage storage - Games collection- Reception open 24 hours - Tourism information supported with local maps - Concierge service available 24 hours ... more   less 

Additional Information about High Life Hostel

Address: Ul. Starowislna 16/4, Krakow 31-032, Poland
Region: Poland > Southern Poland > Lesser Poland Province > Krakow > Wesoła Zachód
Price Range: €21 - €34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Quite rooms at rear”
  • View from the balcony at rear
  • En-suite. Very clean and roomy
  • View from the balcony at rear
  • Lower level of room 8. Steps leading to bed. Small settee to right out of photo
  • Balcony
  • Door to room 8
  • En-suite. Very clean and roomy
  • High level mezzanine bed (Room 8)
funkyjudgeUK, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the street which can be noisy because of traffic.”
pegasus78, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I would recommend rooms facing the yard (and not the street).”
sasenkar, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Room 1 is bigger than most of the others”
John_atte_Kiln, 27 Nov 2015 | Read review
“make sure about bathroom if shared or private”
Jiri1, 30 Aug 2013 | Read review
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