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Townsville, Australia
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 22 September 2012

Aga (the host) was extremely helpful and very friendly. She helped plan my stay so I had the best use of the very limited time I had in Krakow. I was very appreciative of that. I stayed in a single room. The room was clean and tidy. Bed was comfortable, but the pillow was too soft. But to be fair,... More 

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ALBUQUERQUE
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 September 2012

My sister and I stayed a total of 5 nights and loved the place! It is clean and Aga is very friendly and accommodating. The guests were great! We made 2 new friends. It is walking distance to the trams so travel around Krakow is easy. Breakfast and coffee were just an added plus! Aga arranged our cars for airport... More 

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London
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2012

I stayed here in September 2012. It was my first visit to Krakow and staying in "Elephant on the moon" made a great experience. Aga is fantastic and makes you feel at home away from home. It started when making the reservation, Aga was very helpful and responded quickly. The hostel is very clean. The breakfast is plenty and the... More 

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Stonehaven, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2012

My friend and I stayed here for 3 days in August 2012. We are both in our 50's and this was our first experience of hostelling. We were made very welcome and the staff were warm and very helpful with directions, places to eat, etc. The room was basic but clean and the bathrooms were great with lovely hot water.... More 

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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2012

I stayed here in November 2011 while visiting my boyfriend who was studying there at the University. We had a private room, with ensuite bathroom - super clean, super friendly, excellent service. Full breakfast was set out for us every morning, with a sandwich already packed up for lunch. For the price, location (just a few blocks from the tram... More 

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 May 2012

My stay at the Elephant on the Moon Hostel in May made my first visit to Krakow a trip to remember. The staff, especially Aga, were sweet and super helpful. They were more than happy to arrange tours, provide recommendations on places to eat and visit, and answer any questions I had. The other guests were respectful and sweet as... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 8 January 2012

Staying here was one of the highlights of my trip. It was the only hostel I stayed at because I didn't want the crowd that you usually get in them, but all the reviews on TA had convinced me to book and I'm so glad I did. The staff were wonderful. I sat down and watched movies and chatted with... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 November 2011

I stayed at Elephant on the Moon Hostel in May during my first visit to Krakow. The hostel was perfect. Very clean, comfortable room. The breakfast that was provided during my stay was very nice. All of the guests and people who worked there were incredibly nice and there was a lot of fun hanging out and conversation in the... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 9 October 2011

We just recently stayed at the Elephant on the Moon and it was perfect. I was very pleased and would definitely recommend this hostel :)

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Dublin
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2011

staying in this hostel was like staying in a home away from home. on arrival we were welcomed, given maps and advise on trips and what we could do during our stay. Our room was lovely and the bathroom was nice too. the breakfast was lovely. one of the nights we stayed here there was quite a bad thunder and... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Elephant on the Moon Hostel

Address: ul. Biale Wzgorze 8, Krakow 30-203, Poland
Region: Poland > Southern Poland > Lesser Poland Province > Krakow > Półwsie Zwierzynieckie
Number of rooms: 5
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“The rooms are themed but the theme isn't overwhelming. If you want the Lenin room (like we did) ask for the room with the private washroom.”
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