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“Great location!”
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Momotown Hostel
Ranked #101 of 422 Speciality Lodging in Krakow
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
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“Great location!”
Reviewed 12 June 2012

I stayed at Momotown recently on a trip to Krakow for my friends wedding. I found the staff to be friendly and helpful with regards to directions. The room was a great size for two people and the location was absolutely perfect situated in a great spot in Kazimierz and the two restaurants we ate in next door to us. Rubenstein's in particular is worth checking out. We missed our 12:00 check out time on account of rolling in the door at 6:00am after drinking copious amounts of vodka which meant we had a visit from the manager but thankfully he and the staff have experienced it all before and were very understanding. I highly recommend this hostel to anyone visiting beautiful Krakow, well worth the cost and I'll definitely be back. It's only drawback was being issued with one key which we took joint responsibility of.

  • Stayed May 2012, travelled with friends
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Da Lat, Vietnam
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Reviewed 31 May 2012

This is absolutely one of the best accommodation values in Krakow. I stayed in Poland much longer than originally planned due to the supreme hospitality I received. Highly Recommended!

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled solo
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 October 2011

stayed in momotown with my husband recently. we had booked a twin room with shared bathroom but upon arrival were informed that they didn't actually have twin rooms, so we got a room with four bunk beds which was not ideal (though we were the only ones in the room). the best thing about the hostel is the location. miodowa is one of the main roads in kazimierz and close to alot of lovely cafes and restaurants. kazimierz has a real unique feel to the rest of krakow and i am glad we stayed in the area. breakfast was very basic and we skipped it most of the time - also be prepared to wash your own dishes! the hostel could get a bit rowdy in the evening. the toilet facilities also seem a bit inadequate for the number of guests and sometimes there was a wait to use the shower rooms and toilets, some of which had no locks on. the room was not cleaned at all when we were there. we know we were in a hostel and were not expecting the beds to be made up or anything, but it would have been nice for the floor to have been cleaned and the rubbish cleared. the mattresses were very thin but at least we didn't detect any bed bugs!! curtains were hanging off their hooks and pretty useless in general. we chose momotown for its value for money, but probably won't return if we visit krakow again.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 April 2011

My husband and I recently stayed in Krakow - Momotown Hostel, Private room with en-suite bathroom. For roughly 40 euros a night this place was SERIOUSLY good value for money. The room was huge (probably classed as an apartment in the States) and very clean and tidy with a pretty spacious en-suite bathroom. It was superbly located right in the centre of Kasemir - a beautiful town!! There was a shared kitchenette and a breakfast of cereal, cheese, breads, tea, coffee and juice. which you took over in the main hostel building, was included in the price. The staff at the hostel could not have been more helpful and helped us plan our daily trips with excellent knowledge of the area. In the mornings we met people who were staying in the main hostel and they all seemed happy and comfortable.
My advice.......forget hotels, this set up is perfect for a short city break. We would definitely use these guys again.

  • Stayed April 2011, travelled as a couple
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Rochester, New York
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Reviewed 27 July 2010

I came to stay in Krakow from upstate NY and I chose the momotown hostel because of the very affordable prices. The hostel has a great atmosphere, the people are very friendly, and the owner is verrrry enthusiastic and makes a FREE BBQ every other day for everyone at the hostel. The receptionists speak fluent english and are always very willing to help. I met a lot of great people and I would deffinetly recommend this hostel to anyone travelling to Krakow.

  • Stayed July 2010, travelled solo
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Helsingborg, Sweden
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Reviewed 18 May 2010

If you see all the pictures on their website and other sites, there is no pic on the room we got - its not "what u see is what u get". And for the breakfast! i got better at home, there was dry bread and buns, hard packs of butter that could not be used without u had to threw the bread away. there was roomtemp milk all day, no matter if u where there 8 am (when they opened or not). Never looked like the pics, no tomatoes and so on, And i never been to a hostel where u have to do your own dishes.

  • Stayed May 2010, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 22 March 2010

Momotown is a good choice - great location, clean rooms and bathrooms (but pity there are no private ones) but first of all, very very helpful and nice staff. They let us in emergency, at 5 am :-) and were very kind during all our 4 night stay. Breakfast is nice, self-service, you can make your sandwiches or have cereal - until noon, which is great for long sleep lovers.
They have pleasant lounge to relax as well. If you don't mind bunk beds and common bathrooms you will enjoy it.

  • Stayed March 2010, travelled with friends
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Property: Momotown Hostel
Address: ul. Miodowa 28, Krakow 31-055, Poland
Region: Poland > Southern Poland > Lesser Poland Province > Krakow > Kazimierz
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Ranked #101 of 422 Speciality Lodging in Krakow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:1 star — Momotown Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 9
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