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Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

The building is very close walk to main street in Zakopane (Krupowki) with restaurants and shops. Good size rooms, clean, all in good condition. Restaurant across the patio in adjacent building, good breakfast, nice selection of food. Ample parking next to the villa. Safe place too, key to external door to the building, door locked in the evening. Highly recommend,... More 

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Valletta, Malta
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7 reviews
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Perfect stay, beautiful views for the room, perfect location, perfectly clean. I recommend Willa Excelsior and very affordable. The hotel is on a quiet street just a 5/10 minute walk from Krupowki Street. We asked for a mountain view room, we got it without extra charge.

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Krakow, Poland
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44 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Great location-6 minutes walking to Krupówki Street. Good rates. Fantastic cafe downstairs where you can drink delicious coffee and alcohol cocktails. If you decide to eat breakfast, you should go to another building- Villa Carlton- also highly recommended.

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Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Our stay at Willa Excelsior was nice. My brother and my father and I traveled together but my brother and I shared one room and my dad had his own room. Our room was spacious with a king size bed. We discovered it was just two twin beds pushed together with a kind size sheet over them so we ended... More 

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LukewarmCatastrophe
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125 reviews
90 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 30 August 2015

There were various reasons why we chose Willa Excelsior. Firstly, many of the hotels in this price range only offered check in after 4pm. Willa Excelsior allowed check in from 2pm which was far better for us as we were arriving on a coach from Krakow at lunchtime and didn't want to be hanging around. As we arrived before 2pm,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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84 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2015

I have to say that I really enjoyed staying at your Hotel. The staff could of not of been better, with everything we needed for our comfort. The breakfast was really good and they spared nothing but the best and everything you could want. The place was located within walking minute's of the Downtown areas with all the shopping you... More 

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Immingham, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
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Reviewed 6 June 2014

We were cold in our room - asked for some heating and it was refused point blank without explanation next day spoke with manager who said that heating is turned off in summer even if its cold.....also she said that mountains are changeble so best to come in the winter and bring warm clothing..... no kettle in room but a... More 

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Oslo
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69 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2013

We didn't stay in this hotel, but lucky us, we found this excellent wine bar in the cellar with an excellent "Sommelier" who introduced us to Georgian wine. The wines were from Stalins winyards and we tasted 3 different and they all were really, really good - smell and taste of stable and leather, could remind a little of Pinot... More 

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Oxford, Ohio
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134 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2012

Lodging options in Zakopane are overwhelming and most of them are quite expensive tailoring the high end tourist crowd. I did a lot of research until I found Pod Berlami. It is on a quiet street and a just little ways up from the main tourist area so it is not noisy at night. We only had an overnight bag... More 

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UK
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2007

My mother is Polish so we booked over the phone, however they all speak English so don't worry about calling. There is a website but it's not easy to find, I'll try to add it later. They are very nice people, although Polish people have not adopted the English custom of being polite, so don't be suprised if they seem... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villa "Excelsior", formerly called "Pod Berlami" was build in the mid-war period and was majory renovated, with maintaining unique charm of the building. Very cameral and hospitable climate and marvelous localization makes it great choice for every quest. We organise many types of stay like individual, group, intergational meetings, conferences as well as schoolarships and commemorative events. In our offer we have single, double, triple rooms and two quadruple apartments. Every room has bathroom with shower, television, and access to wireless internet. In villa there is also pub "Pod Pretekstem" offering a wide range of home-made sweets, drinks and beverages. There is also children playground available. As a guest facilities there are also available: lounge, garden with a gazebo, fireplace and a large, fenced, monitored parking. The one of the main advantages is localization which is in the very center of the city, simultaneously on the quiet and peaceful street, near famous, lively Krupowki Street and beautiful city park. Additionaly, ten minute walk separate guests from the touristic trails in the Tatra National Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Excelsior

Address: ul. Grunwaldzka 9, Zakopane 34-500, Poland (Formerly Pod Berlami)
Region: Poland > Southern Poland > Lesser Poland Province > Zakopane
Price Range: £20 - £65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Villa Excelsior 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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“No elevator in the building, so choose lower level if you mind walking. Building has 4 floors.”
 of 5 bubbles chrisnJ1254YV, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room that you can see mountains, have a drink at your own balcony and enjoy the view.”
 of 5 bubbles MTR5959, 4 Mar 2012 | Read review
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