10 Best Places To Stay In Krakow, Poland - Updated 2022

places to stay in krakow, poland

Located on the banks of the Wisla River, as one of Europes’s oldest cities, Krakow is a cultural and historical treasure trove. Along with its unique history and natural beauty, Krakow hosts a blossoming food and art scene, while the nightlife is is some of the best in Central Europe. For whatever brings you to Krakow, check out this list of great city center places to stay in Poland’s cultural center.

1. Oktawia's heavenly apartment (from 41 USD)

Oktawia’s apartment sits in an early 20th-century building with beautiful views from the living room on the Planty, the park that surrounds Old Town, Krakow. The apartment itself is near Old Town, just a two minute walk to Wawel Castle, and a 10 minute walk to the main train station. The huge windows that overlook the greenery flood the apartment with natural light, which gives the apartment a light, airy vibe.

Oktawia's heavenly apartment

Price: from 41 USD

Number of Guests: 4

2. easons Apartments Cracow (from USD 43)

Right in the middle of Old Town, 4Season’s Apartments offers a truly luxurious experience. Because of the large size of the suites and the stylish, feminine decor, the 4Seasons can be a great choice for a girls trip. Sleek modern furnishings and large windows make for a bright and livable area. Staying in a hotel this luxurious, it might be hard to motivate yourself to leave.

4Seasons Apartments Cracow

Wifi Available

Address: Batorego 6 A
Accommodates: 8

Pets allowed Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry Family rooms Internet services

3. Katarzyna's elegant city center apartment (from USD 48)

Katarzyna’s huge two bedroom, two bathroom apartment is perfect for group travel or for a more private trip with friends, business, or family. For families, Katarzyna can provide a crib if notified in advance. The bright, sunny apartment itself is located just outside of Old Town and is exquisitely decorated with all modern conveniences.

Elegant City Center Zyblikiewicza 165
Kraków, małopolskie, Poland
82 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire serviced apartment 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
wonderful spot clean and a beautiful apartment
the apartment was very clean and tidy something i appreciated
place was very clean and in a good location
communication with host was good
it is the nicest apartment ever and very friendly service
nice appartement in a very central location
great apartment really close to the old town
great location and good communication
great location and a spacious apartment can be a good option
a nice apartment in an excellent location just minutes away from the old town and jewish quarter
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4. Jadwiga's quiet apartment in Old Town (from USD 33)

Jadwiga’s beautiful apartment is located in a quiet area roughly a 10 minute walk from Old Town. Nestled on the top floor of a historic building, this apartment features a truly unique lofted ceiling, allowing it to be lit by large windows and sunlight. It is important to note that the building has no elevator, so if you are uncomfortable walking up a few flights of stairs this apartment may not be for you.

Cozy, Quiet Apartment in Old Town
Kraków, małopolskie, Poland
146 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment was beautiful with all the amenities that you could need
great shower and stylish bathroom comfy couch and bed
air conditioning felt amazing after a day wandering out in the heat
it can turn hot in the summer but air conditioning works great
the kitchen is extremely well equipped with everything you want if you decided to stay in and cook
really welcoming clean bright apartment
the flat was sparkling clean and extremely cozy
so clean bright warm and stylish
the apartment was clean cozy and well furnished
the apartment was very clean and had cool interior
hosts were helpful and attentive
recommend the host completely
hosts very friendly polite and helpful
excellent place wonderful hosts recommended
jadwiga was an amazing host and ensured that we were well taken care of highly recommend
) central located and easy accessible
interesting neighborhood and close to all tourist attractions
great location with only a 10 minute walk to old town
and the location was excellent
in a good location (walking distance to old town)
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5. Aparthotel Stare Miasto (from USD 138)

Staying at Aparthotel Stare Miasto is a truly unique luxury experience located directly in the heart of Krakow. Although you’ll be staying in a private full apartment, the building offers a 24 hour front desk, daily cleaning services, and an onsite restaurant and bar. With a huge hot tub in the living room, staying at Aparthotel Stare Miasto is an unmatched experience in Krakow.

Aparthotel Stare Miasto

Wifi Available

Address: Gołębia 2
Accommodates: 4

Parking Bar 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Family rooms Internet services Lift

6. P&J Apartments Floriańska (from USD 72)

P&J Apartments is located on one of the most popular streets in the heart of Old Town. Each apartment is uniquely and eclectically decorated, combining vintage and modern elements. Like the Aparthotel, P&J Apartments combines the benefits of both an apartment and a hotel room, offering airport shuttle services and an on-site restaurant, but with a location in Old Town, you’ll be near Krakow’s most popular restaurants.

P&J Apartments Floriańska

Wifi Available

Address: Floriańska 39 (Reception)
Accommodates: 8

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry Family rooms

7. Adrian's luxury apartment on the Main Square (from USD 91)

Adrian’s huge, trendy apartment can comfortably accommodate seven, making it ideal for group travelers. There is, however, only one bathroom. The apartment is located in the Main Market Square with views of St. Mary’s Basilica, so the location can’t be beat.

♕♕♕ Top View Apartment on Main Square | LIFT | 3BD
Kraków, małopolskie, Poland
359 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 5 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the living room has a chase sofa and smart tv (cast your own content)
a great view of the square can also be had in the living room and kitchen
we loved the big apartment the view the elevator and the location
we had amazing time in cracow and the apartment helped a lot
that being said the apartment is in a great location with a cool view of the square
the apartment was clean and comfortable
spotless clean spacious & in great location
the place was not quite as clean as i expected but good place
the beds were very good and the toilet very clean
the accommodation is clean and comfortable and corresponds to the photos
adrian was a wonderful host
lovely hosts and quick response to any queries
great host who was so thoughtful
adrian is a great and helpful host
adrian was a superb host very efficient with his responses and organised all our transfers and trips
the location is just awesome
wonderful apartment in a great location just off the main square
perfect location for the main square with everything you need in the apartment
great location very very spacious flat
very well presented ideal location would highly recommend
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8. Katarzyna's elegant studio (from USD 41)

Although a studio, this little budget friendly option has a double bed and pullout sofa, so it can comfortably accommodate four. This charming studio is located only 5 minutes away from Main Market Square, making it a steal of the price. The decor is bright, modern, and comfortable while still displaying some of Krakow’s characteristic historical charm.

Elegant Studio Bonerowska 5C
Kraków, małopolskie, Poland
161 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioning was also great for the heat
wow this apartment is exactly like you see in the photos absolutely beautiful
apartment clean and lovely fully equipped and tea and coffee on arrival was a great bonus
you can cook for yourselves in the kitchen and the shower is lovely
you won't be disappointed the bed is very comfortable and king size
absolutely clean and well equipped
it is very clean and comfortable
clean nice and cute
incredibly clean and had everything we could have ask for
nice apartment clean and cosy
the host is very flexible and easy to communicate with
hosts had good communication
katarzyna is also very friendly and kind
fast and efficient communication with the owners regarding our stay and our airport transfer
very good location just a few minutes far from the heart of the city
really good location couple of minutes walking distance from the old town
the perfect location only a 5 min walk to the main square and jewish quarter
the apartment is very well located about 5 min walk from main market square
great location max 10 mins walk to the main square 15 mins to the jewish quarter
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9. Flamingo Hostel (from USD 43)

One of Krakow’s favorite hostels, the Flamingo Hostel is located right in the heart of Old Town Krakow, steps away from Main Market Square. They’re known among travelers for their karaoke parties and movie nights. Flamingo Hostel’s perfect location near so many of Krakow’s most popular attractions, combined with their great social calendar, makes staying at the Flamingo Hostel a great addition to your experience in Krakow.

Flamingo Premium Hostel

Wifi Available

Address: Szewska 4
Accommodates: 2

Non-smoking rooms Internet services Heating WiFi Available Free WiFi Non-smoking throughout WiFi available in all areas Key access

10. Wawel Luxury Apartments (from USD 44)

Wawel Luxury Apartments offers the homey feel and the amenities of an apartment, but with the conveniences of a hotel. You can choose between a studio and a one bedroom, depending on your party size, but all apartments come with a full kitchen and large living area, great if you’d like to entertain. Considering the size of the apartments and location near Old Town; 2 minutes away from Wawel Castle, 62 USD seems like a modest price.

You can have it all

With these options ranging from hostels to luxury hotels, you can see that in Krakow you don’t have to sacrifice comfort for location or price.

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