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Hostel Giraffe
Ranked #331 of 447 Speciality Lodging in Krakow
Reviewed 11 April 2014

this hostel quite comfortable and also clean , its very close the center , you can go with your friends and can hangout even in bar, they have helpful and very frıendly staff too anyway this place is better than many other places you can make sure

Stayed: March 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 26 February 2014 via mobile

It's a very nice hostel where you can spend some nights in Cracow. It's very cheap and it's five minutes to the city centre. Best place for sleep and live your holiday in Cracow. Cracow is the most beautiful city in Poland.

Stayed: July 2013, travelled with friends
Thank lumineers
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Reviewed 20 February 2014

This hostel is very affordable!
I was pleased to find it well kept, with english speaking staff!
There is a bar inside the Hostel which is quite nice. They have a Foosball table, Pool, or Darts, and competitive prices ;)
Showers, toilets, and kitchen (complete with fridge, and silverware) were all clean.
I was also very happy to have a key to a private locker, inside my room.

Overall, very pleased!

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled solo
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Thank Robert K
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

What can yoy say. Cheap and Clean. Bar open all night and morning ;) Stones throw from main boozing part. Also highly recommend Crazy Stag to organise your pranks. Biggy day hummer and kidnapping were quality. Stag a broken man.

  • Stayed: October 2013
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Reviewed 24 September 2013 via mobile

This hostel is nice! The staff are helpful and it's in a convenient location in a superb city! The hostel is cheap and cheerful for what it is, don't expect luxury but you won't be horrified. The giraffe theme is carried out throughout the place which is a nice touch

  • Stayed: August 2013
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Thank AislingSal
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Reviewed 27 August 2013 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed in a private double room in Hostel Giraffe for one night on an Interrailing trip in August 2013. We arrived from a night train just after 7am and, although we obviously couldn't have our room, it wasn't a problem to let us repack and wash quickly before locking our bags in the luggage room and heading out to explore the city.
We had planned to return to mid-afternoon but didn't end up properly checking in until about 10pm. Our welcome was very friendly indeed, and we were given a hilarious and very funky map of the city, with a few key things pointed out. Our double room was a nicely done Ikea room, essentially, but we liked the privacy after other hostel stays on our trip.
The bed was very comfy, but using a single duvet and one blanket on a double bed did seem a bit strange. The giraffe theme is pretty cool though!
It was quite noisy at night but we were too tired to notice!
The showers weren't always 100% clean, but they were very nice for hostel showers in my experience!
Breakfast was free cereal, muesli and bread, which I thought was a very nice addition, and milk/coffee/sugar was even provided too, which was appreciated on our budget. On the whole, Hostel Giraffe was pretty much as we were expecting, with the added bonus of a very close location to the centre of town!
Highly recommended for budget travellers :)

  • Stayed: August 2013
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Reviewed 24 August 2013

We stayed in a private room with a double bed. Unfortunately there was only a single bed cover there... The staff wasn't very helpful, saying they didn't know if they could provide us with another one.
No towels in private room...
Also, there were some problems with cleanliness. And I mean not only with fungi on the walls in bathrooms, but also filth in the kitchen and our room.
If you don't mind staying up till 3-4 in the morning because of guests playing games in the hall (staff don't react at all) and a club with loud music outside - this is a place for you. Good luck with hygiene!

  • Stayed: August 2013
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Additional Information about Hostel Giraffe

Address: ul. Krowoderska 31, Krakow 31-141, Poland
Region: Poland > Southern Poland > Lesser Poland Province > Krakow
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #331 of 447 Speciality Lodging in Krakow
Price Range: £11 - £36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Giraffe 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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 
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