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Reviewed 18 December 2016

I didn't get to stay in this hostel because when I got there they told me "Sorry the hostel is closed so we will put you in another one" First of all I don't even understand what they meant by "closed" and also why they couldn't inform me about the issue before my arrival, not on the same day when...

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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

The room and the bathroom were dirty, and the beds were very uncomfortable. The room was so cold, it had humidities and it had a strange smell every day. Also, the hostel staff was very impolite. I really don't recommend this hostel.

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Benidorm, Spain
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Nice location, kind staff, good breakfast. The sheets were clean and so was the room. We were a large group and no one had a complaint. We went there on december and the temperature was perfect in all the rooms. The only thing is that the WIFI on the first floor had a poor signal.

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Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

This hostel was OK. It wasn't bad but it isn't the best. The rooms are clean but quite small and cramped - we were at the front of the building so had the noise of trams coming by through the night and people coming through reception. It's about a 15/20 minute walk from the train station, and was easy to...

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Naas, Kildare, Ireland
Reviewed 1 August 2015

This is the cheapest hostel that I've ever come across only 5 euro a night!!!! This means that you can stay the night for the price of a pint of beer in my native Ireland. The hostel is unreal value. The hostel is decent especially for the price. The rooms and showers are standard enough but clean. The cooking facilities...

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Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

I went to this hostel with my class and it was okey, the beds aren't so comfortable but that's just matter of taste. Bathroom is available in every room which is a big plus. Breakfast served every morning, not the best but edible. The hotel is located centrally. I could recommend this for school classes or a big group of...

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 14 August 2014

We loved this hostel. The location was good at only fifteen minutes walk from the center. It was clean, spacious and really uniquely decorated. There was a good atmosphere and the staff were nice and helpful. There were children in this hostel, but this does not stop an atmosphere for fun if you are a young traveller looking for a...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 July 2014

wow what can i say this place is just the best hostel in krakow by far. the staff were amazing, we stayed here the night before results and the staff understood our need for quick internet access the next day that at 6am english time they had the computers up and running for us. they also provided a really good...

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2Thank beemesce
Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 21 June 2014 via mobile

Everything was clean,simple and not really special! Two points for you to know: 1.we had the room next to the receiption and it was really noisy on both mornings meaning 8am and earlier. 2. the beds are not really comfortable, but everthing in total was okay for 2 Nights :) the best was, that you are right between the market...

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2Thank Rosiemarkus
Reviewed 30 May 2014

The Free Hostel in Krakow is centrally located, with clean rooms, a really good shower, simply wonderful staff as well as a fabulous breakfast! And coffee and tea available at all times in a really cosy kitchen/common room! Love these guys :) Muah!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you are looking not only for a place to sleep but most of all a place where nice, open people, professional staff, comfortable rooms and especially "free" atmosphere are waiting for you, our hostel is a perfect choice! Even in a rainy day you can enjoy your time in Free Hostel. We do our best to make you feel safe, comfortable, like at home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Free Hostel

Address: ul. Starowislna 32, Krakow 31-032, Poland
Region: Poland > Southern Poland > Lesser Poland Province > Krakow > Kazimierz
Price Range: €12 - €30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“If you have a light sleep don't chose a private room as they are close to the reception and to come inside the hostel everyone has to ring a very loud bell.”
SimonaP684, 14 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Book a private room if you need more privacy. Altough, for young people it's nice to share rooms. You get in contact with others.”
RiRichard, 19 Aug 2013 | Read review
“You can swing a cat in the dorm... Dorm called happy hour.”
MrOzboy, 31 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Be sure to pick the room 11!!!”
Bronx_TU, 11 Jan 2012 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the Main Building as there are more facilities and more life in there.”
Cardno, 5 Oct 2011 | Read review
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