Good Bye Lenin Hostel

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Average rate: $19 - Hotel class: 2 stars
ul. Berka Joselewicza 23, Krakow, Poland

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Good Bye Lenin Hostel Krakow Reviews

WalterC WalterC
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Great Place to Stay Mar 10, 2011
Very close to Market Square and the main attractions, the Good Bye Lenin – Let’s Rock hostel is a cheap and great option in Krakow, Poland. Have to admit, the name was unusual. And probably a reminder how Poland is like “good riddance” to communism.

Not easy to find, since there is no sign to indicate where the hostel is. Located next to a pharmacy, you may have to be buzzed to get in. But then, you go down a passageway, to a gate on the left side. You have to hit the button, to get buzzed in as well. Just watch out for that first step, which curves over and not easy to find in the dark. The automatic light does not kick on time, as I have stumbled on it a few times.

But don’t let any of that discourage you from staying there, because that is no indication of how the hostel really is. You enter on the 2nd level (or 1st floor), to the front desk, which is also the common room and kitchen, all rolled into one. The staff is helpful and nice. And internet is free, but there are only 2 laptops there.

Some nice amenities include an all-you-can-eat breakfast, which is included, though kind of basic. And free internet, although there are only 2 laptops on some weird chair.

Bathrooms are nice for the most part, although I am not a fan of the showers where there are 2 sliding doors to open or close.

The dorm rooms are very nice, with lockers below the bunk beds. Each person gets 2 keys, one for the room and the other for the locker. And they are away from the common room, so noise should not be much of a factor.

A great hostel to stay at, and recommended if spending the night in Krakow. Well worth the price, and the location just cannot be beaten, being only 5 minutes away from the square by foot.
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Africancrab says:
Nice review!
Posted on: Mar 23, 2011
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Good Bye Lenin Hostel Overview

Discover all that Krakow (Cracow) has to offer with Good Bye Lenin Hostel as a base. All hotel's guestrooms have all the conveniences expected in a hotel in its class to suit guests' utmost comforts. In-room facilities include non smoking rooms, daily newspaper, in room safe, shower, separate shower and tub. Services and amenities available for guests at this Krakow (Cracow) accommodation consist of 24hr room service, shops, executive floor, bar/pub, laundry service/dry cleaning, meeting facilities, safety deposit boxes. Leisure and sports facilities available on the hotel's property comprise garden. The hotel creates a balance of rich culture and modern convinience to ensure you a memorable stay. To book a room easily at the Good Bye Lenin Hostel, please submit your travel dates and proceed with our secure online booking form.

Good Bye Lenin Hostel Amenities

  • High-speed Internet
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Airport shuttle
  • Tour Desk
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Excursions
  • Garden
  • Facsimile
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Shower

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