Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Gdańsk, Poland. You can choose from 24 Gdańsk hostels. In total, there are 52 cheap places to stay in Gdańsk such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $12 for a dorm.
Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Gdańsk, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
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Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.
Travelling on your own to Gdańsk? Fabulous!
Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Gdańsk alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Gdańsk. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.
This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Gdańsk. To help you make friends with Gdańsk before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Guess what? Gdańsk is also named and spelled Gdañsk - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.
Gdansk, the sixth-largest city in Poland, is a popular venue for Polish and other European holidaymakers. It is a superb city for a weekend break or a worthwhile visit if you are visiting other areas of Poland. The climate in Gdansk is warm during the summer, with temperatures up over twenty degrees Celsius, but it gets cold in winter.
An ideal and cheap way to explore Gdansk is to rent bikes -- it is possible to rent for hours, half days, full days, or longer. Most of the city can be explored by bike in one day, allowing for breaks for snacks and refreshments. Along the cafe- and restaurant-lined river is the ideal place to take a break where meals and beverages can be purchased at reasonable Polish prices.
All tourists will inevitably pass through Dlugi Targ (Long Market), which is a pedestrianized street with tall towers at either end. It is worth walking slowly to admire the buildings on either side. Many of the ground floors are cafes or souvenir shops.
Interesting day trips can be taken to Sopot or Gdynia. Sopot is another holiday resort with a large square and has the longest wooden pier in Europe. Gdynia is another town that is often visited by tourists. Both of these towns can be reached from Gdansk by boat. From Gydnia it is possible to catch a car ferry to Sweden. About two hours' drive from Gdansk is the peninsula out to Hel, which is a nice town stretching out into the Baltic Sea. About one hour from Gdansk is Malbork Castle, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is the world’s largest brick castle and continues to be restored. From the top there is a great view of Malbork’s surroundings. Following Euro 2012, Gdansk has a renovated football stadium, PGE Arena Gdansk, which is home to Lechia Gdansk.
There are a number of hostels in Gdansk and there are also a number of campsites about ten kilometers from the city centre. All are reasonably cheap and offer all the facilities required by travelers.
Written by local enthusiast for Gdańsk hostels RayJ
There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Gdańsk. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Gdańsk. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?
A hostel in Gdańsk costs on average $13 for a dorm. A hostel in Gdańsk with private rooms costs on average $46.
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Pack smart, not hard
Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Gdańsk and Poland.
You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:
These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.