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Globtroter Guest House

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Pl. Szczepanski 7/15, Krakow 31-011 Poland
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#4 of 177 B&Bs / Inns in Krakow
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Globtroter is located in a quiet charming courtyard in The Heart of The Old Town-80 yds from The Main Square. Our friendly, multi-lingual staff will do their utmost to make you feel that our home is your home. We provide you with comfortable rooms, all with en-suite bathroom, TV and coffee/tea making facilities. Free WiFi access and safe deposit is also provided.
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Paid private parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Game room
Billiards
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Wifi
Table tennis
Board games / puzzles
24-hour front desk
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Ironing service
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Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Quaint
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Polish
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Piotr M wrote a review Mar 2021
Poland1 contribution
Good morning, Through the portal, I would like to say "Thank you" the owners of the Globtroter Guest House in Krakow for a very nice time under their roof. The room was perfectly prepared according to previous additional needs. Staff during my stay showed full professionalism. I recommend Globtroter to all people who want to spend time in Krakow in a safe place with lots of attractions nearby. Greetings, Piotr M
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Room Tip: Tell what you need before you will arrive, they will find solution :-)
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Fozy wrote a review Nov 2020
Wokingham, United Kingdom5 contributions
Very helpful staff, any problems just ask. This quite location is excellent for the centre of Krakow which is on the doorstep. The TV is very limited for English channels and the internet can depend on your position in the room, but I was very pleased with the deal i got in this quiet coronavirus period.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Room Tip: I preferred the space and shower facilities in a double room.
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Mr M wrote a review Sep 2020
London, United Kingdom48 contributions
It can be a little tricky to find the address first time, my tip is to reach it from the street swietego tomasza. The entry is basically on the right side of the street as it reaches the square plac szczepanski. I walked from the main train station (glowny), and it takes 10-15mins. I had my own room in the front building, it was a private dorm, so was large and spacious. As a solo traveller I didn't need this size room but didn't mind. The room had thick walls and a high ceiling,strong old furniture, and an en-suite washroom. Telly and coffee making facilities were present although I never used them. Pillow was too feeble. The room was more quiet than expected, although I only stayed on 3 x weekday nights. The inner courtyard of the guesthouse presents a nice setting as you'll see in the pictures, although there is practically no communal areas there. Not sure if this is due to covid19. The guest rooms along the floors which surround the yard have a nice vantage. As I was housed in the front building, I wondered whether it'd be a bonus to have a room within the courtyard. Location is a strong point. In the immediate vicinity there's a conveience store 2 doors down open til 11pm and plenty of bars and restaurants (however the noise from them didn't seem to penetrate into the guesthouse during my stay). I recommend Polskie Smaki, a traditional polish restaurant closeby. They serve delcious hearty dishes at good prices. Also there's a taxi rank along the street, and the square has benches for relaxing. The square has an exhibition but it's completelty in Polish. Oh, and the main square of Krakow is exceptionally close, only a 3mins walk. Overall it was excellent value and a great location and facilities. Staff were nice and helpful. Would stay again when returning to krakow.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Dave the nomad wrote a review Sep 2020
Belfast, United Kingdom199 contributions36 helpful votes
I stayed in the globtroter guest house for 3 nights , when I went to find it took a bit of searching as only a small sign on the wall , once get through first door down a passage into a secret garden then to reception , staff were great good English and very helpful . The rooms are big enough but the furniture reminded me of the 1970s maybe it’s just a theme guest house the bed wasn’t the best and the pillow was non existent had to ask for a second one and use the blanket to make a pillow . The room was quiet considering how close it was to the street but the walls were paper thin could hear people talking clearly in next room and walking about above . The bathroom was ok but never really got hot water in shower just warm . But for the price per night and location 2 mins walk to main square very good location so you have to take the rough with the smooth . Would probably stay again if wanted central base and good price . I give it a 4 purely for location !
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
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Smokescreen1 wrote a review Aug 2020
Toronto, Canada173 contributions35 helpful votes
If you're from north America, forget all you know about hotels. This is similar to staying in someone's flat. It's conveniently located with all the shops and restaurants. That being said the smell of BBQ may leak into your room. Note: as of August 2019, this hotel does not provide soap and shampoo or amenities. I bought body wash at the mall.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Marek Świerad, General Manager at Globtroter Guest House
Responded 24 Aug 2020
Dear Guest, Thank you for your great score and feedback. Hope to see you again at the Globtroter! With best regards, Marek
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PRICE RANGE
US$26 - US$77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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globtroter guest house hotel krakow
LOCATION
PolandSouthern PolandLesser Poland ProvinceKrakowStare Miasto
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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Frequently Asked Questions about Globtroter Guest House
Which popular attractions are close to Globtroter Guest House?
Nearby attractions include Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square (0.2 miles), Taste Vodka (0.3 miles), and Krawl Through Krakow - Pub Crawl (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Globtroter Guest House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, airport transportation, and laundry service.
Is parking available at Globtroter Guest House?
Yes, paid private parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Globtroter Guest House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Amalia Brasserie, Mr. Black Cocktail Bar, and Paul's Place Restaurant & Bar.
Does Globtroter Guest House have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Globtroter Guest House offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Globtroter Guest House located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 miles away from the centre of Krakow.
Are pets allowed at Globtroter Guest House?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Globtroter Guest House?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Polish.
Are there any historical sites close to Globtroter Guest House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Muzeum Krakowa, oddział Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera (1.6 miles), Wawel Cathedral (0.7 miles), and Muzeum Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego Collegium Maius (0.2 miles).