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Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Samotnia sheler with our friends from Spain who csme to visit us while we were staying for few months in Poland. We stayed in a mix bedroom with other travelers. Room was clean and beds comfy enough. Warm and quiet. Beautiful surranding ;) perfect spot to go to see sunrise and sunset ;) fully recommeded!

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Thank Dorota W
Warsaw, Poland
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Reviewed 25 July 2015

Probably the best refuge in Karkonosze of those i have used with decent rooms and good food and beverages. By far the best to recommend for both proximity to trails and the town, picturesque setting and friendly service

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Thank kornel22
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Reviewed 19 May 2015

A lot of our hiking-friends recommended Samotnia for the night after a long day of hiking. It was an incredibly beautiful and tiring hike of 28km from Szklarska Poreba (there are a lot of trails, also shorter ones), but it was worth it to get to rest at Samotnia. The hostel is not too big, but very clean, and there... More 

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1 Thank Erika V
Warsaw
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Reviewed 25 October 2014

Samotnia shelter is one of mountain inns located on a way to Sniezka peak, 1.5 hour walk up from town parking. It faces beautiful pond surrounded by mountains which offers you a unique view if there is no fog. Rooms are quite basic, usually just two beds, cupboard, sink and a merrirow. Toilets and showers could be found in a... More 

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Thank valkirius
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 October 2014 via mobile

Beautiful location. After whole day of walking it is a must place to visit !!! Surrounded by picturesque mountains and beautiful lake this place is like from fairytale!! Very good traditional polish food !! "Bigos"( sour cabbage with meats) is to die for!! We will definietly be back !!!

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1 Thank Adammier83
Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 31 August 2014

The refuge is on the banks of a mountain lake, surrounded by cliffs of a small glacial cirque. You can walk in an hour and a half. The kitchen is rustic, as in every shelter, but there is a decent selection and the dishes are good. If you want to sleep it is better to book the room.

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Thank Marco C
Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 6 November 2013

I've been there couple of years ago during the summer. The atmosphere, the air, the food, the low prices, the lake just outside of the building, the scenery reminding of the one from Lord of The Rings... I'm absolutely in love. I will be back for sure.

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Thank AliceInElysium
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 January 2013

First time I visit Samotnia I knew this will be my stomping ground in Poland and I will be here very often. This place have very unique character and air around it. Even if you are visiting Samotnia for the first time for some reason you feel like you would be visiting a house of an old friend. Everyone is... More 

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1 Thank Patricia K
Wroclaw, Poland
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Reviewed 7 January 2013

The most magical place in Poland! Wonderful food, great atmosphere, a trip back in time in a good sense. The location is splendid with mountains overlooking the lake. Great for hiking, various trails in the area - easy ones even for small kids and those for more experienced hikers.

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3 Thank Mag K
Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 27 July 2012

This lodge is situated on a splendid location. The meals were very good; just what you need after a walk of 20 km through the mountains. The sanitary is collective, but clean. However, the beds were dreadful: very hard and extremely old and worn out. The mattresses were connected to the bed. And...we had unexpected guests in our beds: the... More 

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SchroniskoSamotnia, Manager at Schronisko Samotnia, responded to this review

Dear ALJ DD, thank you for posting about your experience at our lodge. You are right. We had a problem with bed bugs in this room. Of course we already fixed this but we can understand that you were not happy with your stay. If you will be again in Karpacz, please contact us. We will be more than happy... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Samotnia is one of the oldest mountain refuges in Poland. It is famous for its tourist-friendly atmosphere, wooden interiors and home-made dishes. It is located within the Karkonosze National Park, the reason a tourist can reach Samotnia only on foot. Hikers may leave their cars at a secure car park in Karpacz at, for instance, Hotel Sadyba. The refuge is situated halfway between Karpacz and Mt. Snieżka.Samotnia is a property belonging to the Polish Country Lovers' Association (PTTK). It has 50 beds and offers both full- and half-board. It is a great place for wedding receptions, post-graduate meetings, domestic celebrations as well as cultural and sporting competitions. Samotnia Refuge is also an excellent starting point for hiking atop Mt. Lnieżka or to the Czech refuges and picturesque Great Pond (Wielki Staw). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Schronisko Samotnia

Address: ul. Na Sniezke 16, Karpacz 58-540, Poland
Region: Poland > Southern Poland > Lower Silesia Province > Karpacz
Price Range: $25 - $28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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