4 Hostels in Katowice, Poland

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Katowice, Poland. You can choose from 4 Katowice hostels. In total, there are 9 cheap places to stay in Katowice such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $10 for a dorm.

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Get to know Katowice (no more "I wish I knew this before")

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 Katowice. To help you make friends with Katowice before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Katowice, located in the Silesia region in southwest Poland, is a very industrial city. There isn't a picturesque old town to speak of, and the socialist architecture is nothing to write home about. Katowice, though, can be an interesting visit, because it doesn't offer the standard tourist gig. This city is rough at the edges, and you can find a few nice places to visit, surely, but mostly its dive-bars and aging industrial zones.

There are a couple of hostels in Katowice. The town is easy to get to, and many travelers are here for just that reason. Katowice Airport, a big budget airline hub, with flights from Ukraine and all over Western Europe, is well connected to town by bus. Katowice is also on the motorways between Warsaw and all points southwest. There are scores of buses taking you across the region and internationally to places like Vienna several times daily, and are a seven-hour trip. Many train lines also transit this town -- you may be looking to go to Auschwitz from here by train; it's on the way to Krakow. There are only direct connections a few times a day, otherwise you may have the experience of waiting in a rusty little town somewhere in the countryside. Not too far from Katowice is Giliwice, home to the world's tallest wooden structure -- a towering all-wood TV mast.

Written by local enthusiast for Katowice hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Katowice hostels Carl

Other Nearby Cities
Zabrze Zabrze (19 Km / 12 mi.)
Oswiecim Oswiecim (28 Km / 17 mi.)
Bielsko-Biala Bielsko-Biala (48 Km / 30 mi.)
Rybarzowice Rybarzowice (59 Km / 37 mi.)
Raciborz Raciborz (60 Km / 38 mi.)
Cieszyn Cieszyn (63 Km / 39 mi.)
Wisla Wisla (68 Km / 42 mi.)

FAQ about Katowice Hostels

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Travel Tips for Katowice - from the Community

Hey fam! Here are a few more tips from the community, from them to you, and you to them. This space is dedicated for travellers to share their best tips on backpacking Katowice. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Katowice. Everyone is welcome to add something useful, funny, unexpected and the "absolutely necessary to know before you go" - share, share and then share a little more!

Somehow it has charm, in an "I-don't-want-to-be-an-industrial-dump-anymore" sort of way. So many odd things to observe.


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Your Packing List for Katowice

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Katowice 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:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

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.

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Your Packing List for Katowice