Mama's Hostel Main Market Square Krakow

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Average rate: $12 - Hotel class: 3 stars
Bracka 4, Krakow, Poland

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Mama's Hostel Main Market Square Krakow Reviews

tommylennie tommylen…
17 reviews
Best Hostel In Krakow? May 21, 2010
Mama's Hostel is awesome. I could probably just end the review now and demand that you stay there, should you visit Krakow. I suppose I'd better expand on my opinion though, and tell you why I loved Mama's so much. Firstly, the location is second to none, as you'll find the hostel a few yards down a side street off the old town main square. So, plenty of sights, restaurant, bars and shops are right on your doorstep.

Our room, a very clean 8 bed dorm, was great value for money and spacious. So much so, that when we pleaded to stay another night, they put down a mattress in the room for me as they were fully booked, without taking up the whole room. The showers were always immaculately clean, however, there was often a queue in the morning as the hostel was quite busy. The living room area was decent, with free internet, table football and comfy sofas. The kitchen was a highlight, as it was massive and included plenty of amenities to help you cook your own dinners or make pack lunches. There's a washing machine that's free to use as well, no powder provided though.

So far so good, but for me, the real strength of Mama's Hostel was the staff. They were very welcoming, friendly and eager to help you out or tell you about their city, of which most had quite a passion for. They interact well with all the guests, and we struck up a bit of camaraderie with a few of them. Something else I particularly liked, was the little daily events that the staff organize. We were lucky enough to be around on the day they bought stacks of cakes from the local bakery for all the guests.

There's plenty of stiff competition in Krakow for the accolade of best hostel, but I'd always vote for Mama's Hostel. Highly recommended.
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slayerspike slayersp…
19 reviews
Oct 05, 2009
Great place. They have a seperte lounge and kitchen plus an outide area. propper showers and they are always cleaning.

The people their are by far the best.
tiffharg tiffharg
19 reviews
My first Hostel experience! Sep 21, 2008
I went to Poland on a whim and was kind of nervous about staying in a Hostel. Well, Mama's Hostel got rid of that nervousness very quickly. The staff was very friendly and nice, the facilities were ultra clean (personal showers/ bathrooms... about 5 of them), The beds were nice, about 10 people to a room; but each person gets a locker to place their items in.

It was not very expensive to stay there at all. Breakfast is served every morning and the hostel is in the center of town! If you would like to be a tourist... they provide you with a map and tell you a few neat places to see while you are in town. They can set you up with a trip to Auschwitz and Birkenau, or the salt mines.

There is a nice atmosphere, internet, games, a tv, and a bunch of fun random people. If you ever go to Krakow, please stay at Mama's Hostel! You will not regret it!
138 reviews
Jul 26, 2007
This Hostel has a perfect location, just 1minute from the Main square and 5minutes from Wawel, Railway and buss stations.

Worth to Mention

Free Breakfast (Very basic, but its somewhat better on wed)

Free Internet

Discount on Tours to Salt mine and Auschwitz

4 Showers with toilets in them , so there CAN be linup outside of the showers.

Free laundry ,but you need to buy Washing Powder.

Smoking balcony

No drinking after 23.00 at the Hostel, so its not the biggest Party hostel in town, but its quiet and clean.

The thing i didnt like where that we had to change rooms three times in three nights. And its not uncommon according to the other guests.
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tuntun tuntun
3 reviews
Aug 17, 2007
The atmosphere in this hostel is great. Located 2 min walk from the main square, you can feel in the middle of the party, though this can be disturbing if u want to have a calm night of sleep.

Great services offered (internet, kitchen use, laundry use, tv, movies, terrace, everything for free), the only inconvenient i found is the cleanliness, but this is comprehensible due to its small size and busy occupation.

Definitely i recommend this hostel. And specially because u feel at home with the staff there. Best hostel I've stayed so far.
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Mama's Hostel Main Market Square Amenities

  • High-speed Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Medical Assistance Available
  • Wake-up Service
  • Laundry service
  • Facsimile
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Towels
  • Shower
  • Coffee Shop/Cafeteria
  • Luggage Storage

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