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Erkelenz
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 21 January 2015

We were a group of students from Prague visiting Krakow. This hostel was rented completely for our group. Staff is very friendly and helpful, hostel is clean and neat. It is a good place, as it is only a few minutes to the city centre. I can only recommend this hostel for a visit in Krakow.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 6 January 2015

The hostel is near the main square so that's a pretty good thing. Rooms are big and okay, but at night it gets very hot and you can sleep without any covers. The bar and the kitchen are pretty cool, they have all this games and coffee and tea to drink for free which is pretty cool. You get free... More 

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Uk
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 21 December 2014

Extremely disappointed with this hostel. The positive was the location which was close to the central area. That was it. We were happy to stay at a hostel with a bar however we did not expect the bar goers to have free reign to come into the hostel area. First we were unable to use the kitchen at all as... More 

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Be good to yourself and NEVER EVER stay at this place. First, I was alone in my shared room (the only guest sharing it with me was in Auschwitz) and after lock my room and go to the toilet for 5 minutes ALL MY MONEY WAS STOLEN FROM MY BAG, obvisouly from someone who has access to the rooms rather... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 28 November 2014

Fine for easy walking into town 10 in my room Lockers in room were fine Room quite hot and stuffy at times but cold at others Asked for a second blanket and they did not have one Staff mostly good but did get a bit flustered from time to time but ultimately flexible and helpful

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 27 September 2014

A good hostel, with basic facilities. Clean, relaxed, and quite quiet. Beds are OK. Good value for money! Located in a quiet street near the old town (the main square is easily accessible from there) and the train station. However, it is quite far (25 min walk) from the Kazimierz Jewish quarter. There is a basic but sufficient breakfast served... More 

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Milan, Italy
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

Lovely hostel, we had a shared room with other travelers and we didn't have any problems. Staff is very kind and helpful (they do the washing for you!!). Very close to centre and simply a lovely stay, will come back!

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 12 August 2014

Hostel Giraffe was my favorite out of three hostels we were staying in Krakow! Very cozy and clean, perfect location - just in between the old town and bus/train station. There was only one strange thing - through our window we could only seen a grey wall of other building.

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 August 2014

Overall the hostel was good. The good things: The staff was nice.The couches and wifi were good. Great location. The bad things: The top bunk is to low and you cant set in the bed. The 12 man dorm just has 1 window that gets shut by the person sleeping next to it because they get cold.Then the room turns... More 

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Manchester
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Reviewed 28 July 2014

This hostel is a short walk from the train station and about 20 minutes from the old town (even further from the Jewish quarter and castle). We paid £13 each for a double room which I think is quite cheap, especially as breakfast was included as well as a free shot in the hostel bar! The free breakfast consisted of... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Giraffe Hostel & Bar - best place to stay in Krakow. Our hostel is located in the city center - in walking distance from the Main Square, Wawel castle, Barbican and the main train/bus station.We offer you cheap and comfortable accommodation in dorms and private rooms. Our price includes:- all-you-can-eat breakfast- free use of computer, internet and WiFi- free welcoming shot in our bar- free use of pool table, Playstation, football table, TV and collection of DVD movies- free use of clean sheets and blankets- towels in private rooms- free safe and luggage room- free map- wide range of tour tickets available at the reception- free tourist info- and last but not least - extremely good atmosphere which our amazing staff will provide!We will make your stay in Krakow unforgettable! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Giraffe

Address: ul. Krowoderska 31, Krakow 31-141, Poland
Region: Poland > Southern Poland > Lesser Poland Province > Krakow
Price Range: $17 - $76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Giraffe 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Concider accepting the ear plugs from Receptionist. :-)”
 of 5 bubbles Tom_Kreciel, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“You know how it goes. If you want to meet some people, go to a shared room!”
 of 5 bubbles estuardos823, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“the smaller, the better ;)”
 of 5 bubbles lidijal2014, 6 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Don't book at room. They will all be noisy. Not due to the bar but to people from the bar coming into the hostel area and for people banging around in the kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles Aussyrunner, 21 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Just dont stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles glvmgrj, 1 Dec 2014 | Read review
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