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Frome, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2015

The High Life Hostel is in easy walking distance of Kraków's Rynek (the old town) and the main railway station ( Kraków Główny, which is itself an easy ride from Kraków airport). The hostel is at the top of one of the old tenements (4 flights of stairs, 54 steps, no lift, so not suitable if you have trouble climbing)....

2Thank John H
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2015

I stayed in Krakow for 2 nights with a friend in early October. Accommodation in the city is generally cheap and there are plenty of options available for a good price but we chose High Life based on mostly positive reviews and we were happy with our choice. We paid extra for a room with a private bathroom and private...

2Thank Manc_Ste
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Really great hostel with fantastic staff. For the price that we paid we got an excellent private room with private bathroom that joined with the communal balcony. The girl at reception was brilliant and recommended loads of cool stuff to do and see.

1Thank Ross W
Palermo, Italy
Reviewed 26 September 2015

The worsf night in my life. For first there were noises from outside and after that someone decided to make a party in the corridor of the hostel. Walls are thin so I could hear everything. Somebody tried to get into our room few times. All night of screaming , running outside and back(?)...horrible. The hostel rules forbid to be...

Thank Baczo
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

Great price with very kind and helpful staff. Got a payment problem with agoda, but the staff asked us to stay calm and help us resolve it. Used a broken shoes from prague trip n zoya (one of the staff) told me to use her sandals. Very nice. Place is nice and clean too. Certainly will revisit when in poland

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Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Truly a great little place, in a perfect location. We had an en suite and a balcony. Real value for money. Don't let a hostel title put you off, short walk from the square so not far from bars and restaurants, small shop over the road for essentials. I would definitely stay again if I were to visit this beautiful...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

The High Life has fair prices and is perfect located for people who like day trips and party later at night. The rooms are clean, unfortunately they have really hard beds. You have a table, chairs and wifi. Enough for a stay with friends - nothing for a cheap romantic trip with your girl. The kitchen is good and offers...

Thank Starlett2015
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed our star at the high life hostel - rooms are big and very clean with tasteful decor. Very helpful - took our postcards to send, do your washing for 20p equiv, only negative would be noise but free earplugs are provided. Would 10/10 recommend and come back!

1Thank Josh P
Vilnius, Lithuania
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

I booked a twin room with a garden view and added the update that double bed will be required.The staff didn't see my note, but well this may happen. But the worst thing was a terrace. In the photos it looks very well, but believe me, it looks nothing like this. It was not cleaned, looked nothing like in the...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

It's always a pleasure to review a good hostel. We had a double room with a shower & toilet privately. No problems- lovely sized room, hot & powerful shower. The lady helped me use the washing machine (5pln with the powder included!! Bargain). Very chic decoration. Tea & food making facilities were great. Easy to dry my clothes too. Felt...

1Thank mrshcx

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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: €16 - €30 (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)
 of 5 bubbles funkyjudgeUK, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the street which can be noisy because of traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles pegasus78, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I would recommend rooms facing the yard (and not the street).”
 of 5 bubbles sasenkar, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Room 1 is bigger than most of the others”
 of 5 bubbles John_atte_Kiln, 27 Nov 2015 | Read review
“make sure about bathroom if shared or private”
 of 5 bubbles Jiri1, 30 Aug 2013 | Read review
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