Hostels in Krakow, Poland

65 hostels available. Prices start from $12 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Krakow

Mundo Hostel

Old Town
Free Breakfast
Couples Solo Traveller
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Greg & Tom Hostel the First

Free Breakfast
Solo Traveller
"…As mentioned earlier, this is a very sociable hostel, and that’s thanks largely to all of the communal spaces available. A modern kitchen comes with great facilities (not that you’ll need to use … More
"…Towels could be rented from the staff upon check in. Evergreen Hostel Krakow Policy and Condition: Cancellation Policy: 72h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation, you will be … More

Greg & Tom Beer House Hostel

Old Town
Free Breakfast
Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…The Old Town is the perfect location from which to explore this amazing city. You are only a five-minute walk from the market square, and a little farther to the the largest castle in Europe. You … More

The Little Havana Party Hostel

Old Town
Free Breakfast
Party Hostel
"…While there is a small sign on the building’s exterior wall, the hostel may be a touch difficult to find. Look for Papito’s, the Latin-themed bar found below the hostel that acts as the … More

Greg & Tom Party Hostel

Old Town
Free Breakfast
Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…There’s no lockout here, thanks to the twenty-four-hour reception, and the ground area (below street level) of the hostel hosts two separate spaces, one theatre room and a kitchen with and a … More

Let's Rock Hostel

Old Town
Free Breakfast
Groups (10+ people) Party Hostel
"Amazing - the atmosphere is very nice. The workers of the hostel are attentive and they clarify any doubts. Perfect location, great people - we stayed there for 3 nights. Location made our trip … More
Digital Nomads Solo Traveller
"…Countless restaurants, pubs &vodka bars are situated there. Our location for sure allow you to enjoy your peaceful sleep in the heart of Krakow city. In the Hostel area you will find plenty of … More
Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Groups (10+ people) Solo Traveller
"Dizzy Daisy Downtown Hostel - Kraków is the Krakow outpost of a successful and well-run chain that also operates in a few cities in Eastern Europe. It is a super cute hostel in a lovely building, … More
"…It's fairly easy to find. Rooms and Bathrooms The rooms are a bit cramped, but laid out in a interesting way. There are plenty of outlets per bed, and each bed comes with a locker with lock … More
Westerplatte 13 2 More
Groups (10+ people) Solo Traveller
"…For the shared bath, there are several showers with good water pressure and hot water. It's not luxurious by any means but it is clean and comfortable. The showers have space to safely store your … More
Quiet Rest
"…Water was very hot for showering. Room heater worked well for some of the colder nights in April. If I were to return to Krakow again (my favorite city in Poland), without doubt I would stay at … More

Ginger Hostel

Nowy Swiat
Free Breakfast
Digital Nomads Older travelers (+50) Quiet Rest Boutique Hostel
"…The beds are nicely designed, the mattresses are very comfortable, and the sheets are very good. Common Spaces There is a huge common room, which is basically an open kitchen (again, … More

Premium Hostel

Free Breakfast
Family-Friendly Hostel Groups (10+ people) Solo Traveller
"…Rooms and Bathrooms The rooms are not large; in our eight-person dorm room, two bunk beds are placed next to each other along the wall, so that a person's head/feet are one or two feet away … More
Solo Traveller
"…The hostel provides free tea and coffee (you can choose between real coffee and instant). There is no sink in the kitchen area so the water comes from the bathroom sink. There is an additional … More
Older travelers (+50) Solo Traveller
"…Each floor has a brand new kitchen and bathroom. You can find also free WiFi, linen included, and a reception desk open 24/7. It's in the center of town, yet hidden down a cozy and scenic … More
"…The building is modern and stylish with a fast lift. The apartment itself is on the higher end and very comfortable. Reception does not technically operate twenty-four/seven, but since it is a … More


Free Breakfast
"…A small pretty garden separates these buildings. Breakfast is free and nice. It is cheap and clean. All staff working in the hostel is very friendly and helpful! To reserve the room is enough to … More

Hostels in Krakow, Poland

65 hostels available. Prices start from $12 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Krakow (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 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 Krakow.

Guess what? Krakow is also named and spelled Kraków - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.
 Old Town Krakow main square

Krakow is the second largest city in Poland and a magnet for tourists and travelers. The city is made up of 18 districts, with “District I Stare Miasto“ (including the Old Town) in the very center. Central Krakow is extremely tourism focused, with little else going on. If you want a taste of the rest of life in urban Poland, head out of the center and visit areas around the city as its neighborhoods are diverse. To see the work of communist designers visit Nowa Huta for a large scale planned neighborhood. For greenery visit Zwierzyniec, on the west side, and stroll through the lush forest and hills.

Most Krakow hostels are located in the Old-Town, many near the Main Market Square. This area is great for seeing the central tourist attractions and just a short walk from the main train station (Krakow PKP - the bus station is right behind it as well). It's also easy to get here from the airport via local train. Be careful if taking up anyone offering hostel beds at the station, as always with strangers you run the risk of getting ripped off, or they may try and convince you that your hostel is now closed (which we assure you, it most likely isn't). There are also hostels in Krakow outside of the center, for instance in Podgórze, the area of the World War II Jewish ghetto. These tend to be more low key, though it's best to check reviews and choose a place according to your party spirit or desire to sleep.

Written by local enthusiast for Krakow hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Krakow hostels Carl

Krakow Hostel Cheatsheet

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 Krakow, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 65
Average dorm price $27
Average private room price $87
Cheapest hostel in Krakow Hostel ALEX&TSA with $11
Party hostels in Krakow Greg & Tom Beer House Hostel (6 in total)
Most Krakow hostels are located in Old Town, Kazimierz, Kleparz
Average rating of all hostels 6.5

FAQ about Krakow Hostels

We've collected the most common questions for hostels in Krakow. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

Top 17 Cheapest Hostels in Krakow

Top 17 Cheapest Hostels in Krakow

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9 Hostels in Krakow with Private Rooms

9 Hostels in Krakow with Private Rooms

4 Party Hostels in Krakow

4 Party Hostels in Krakow

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Travel Tips for Krakow - from the Community

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