Best Places for Backpackers in Poland.

Enjoy backpacking around Poland without a fixed itinerary by using our handy listings of the best hostels in every destination. Specially curated for backpackers and economy travellers, we help you find an amazing place to stay no matter where you're headed!

The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Poland.

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Top 50 hostels in Poland.

These are the 50 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Poland.

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B&B The Greenroof

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B&B The Greenroof

B&B The Greenroof is located in the Beskid mountains, There is in the summer and winter enough to do if you like nature. walking in the montains in the summer wintersport in winter, even at our B&B is a grill that can be used in summer and winter. Than you can always look for the culture in the city...
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Florianska Apartment House

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Florianska Apartment House

Florianska Apartments are recently refurbished, fully equipped come with Tv-set. Beautifully renewed hall creates a home-like athmosphere. The location on the one of the busiest street in the Old Town (Florianska street - 200 meters away from the Main Square) will give you an easy access to all attr...
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110 Hostel

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110 Hostel

You will find our aesthetic both pleasing and welcoming, with high ceilings, and large windows which make the hostel spacious and well lit. There is also thought photography from local artists. The 110 Hostel also boasts a high level of cleanliness in all seven of our bedrooms, in addition to the ki...
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Szarotka Pension

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Szarotka Pension

Located at the foot of Tatry Mountains, just 15 minutes walk form the center of Zakopane is a great place to stay for individual and business Guests as well as for organising conferences, workshops and mountain activities. Szarotka Pension is set at the foot of the Tatra mountains. The centre of...
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Lorf Hostel&Coffee

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Lorf Hostel&Coffee

Right in the heart of Krakow, Lorf Hostel&Coffee has rooms with free WiFi. Located conveniently in the Stare Miasto district, this hostel is located an 5-minute walk from Main Market Square. At the hostel, each room comes with a desk. Rooms are complete with a shared bathroom equipped with a hai...
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Hostel ALEX&TSA

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Hostel ALEX&TSA

Hostel ALEX&TSA is situated in the city centre of Krakow. It offers comfortable accommodations for the guests. Visiting the hostel, you will be pleasantly surprised by the prices. This property also has one of the top-rated locations in Krakow. Hostel Alex&TSA is located just 600 metres away from...
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Krakow Old Town Guesthouse

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Krakow Old Town Guesthouse

Cracow Old Town Guest House offers accommodation a 3-minute walk away from the Main Market Square. It provides simple rooms with a TV set, a fully equipped kitchenette and private bathroom facilities. Free Wi-Fi is available. In the morning a breakfast buffet is available at another location, 50...
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Enigma Hostel & Apartments

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Enigma Hostel & Apartments

Enigma Apartments is located in historic and stylish house in Kraków, on the corner of Rakowicka and Topolowa Streets. Our building is situated in the heart of the city - within close distance to the Krakow Main Market Square (approx 5 minutes walk). We offer 4 comfortable and clean apartments...
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Folk Hostel

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Folk Hostel

Folk Hostel is a low price guarantee, great location and a wide range. We offer rooms for 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6 people, places in the common room (dorm), room with a private bathroom and apartment. Folk Hostel is the cozy atmosphere and the helpful staff. Interesting design and cozy interior will m...
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Baltic Downtown Hostel

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Baltic Downtown Hostel

We provide our guest with unique experience with safe, fun, friendly, comfortable & affordable guest house in Gdansk Designed to satisfy even the smallest travel budgets, our chic yet inexpensive downtown Gdansk hostel provides wonderful value, in a colorful setting. We have many interesting gue...
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Mish Mash Nowogrodzka

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Mish Mash Nowogrodzka

The Mish Mash Nowogrodzka Hostel is located right in the center of Warsaw, near numerous restaurants, clubs and sights. There is free WiFi access throughout the property and luggage storage. The hostel is 300 metres from the Centrum Metro Station, 400 metres from Palace of Culture and Science an...
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LL20

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LL20

LL20 is a hotel housed in a renovated pre-war modernist villa with a garden and terrace. In this building was a police station in recent times. Today was converted into a nice guesthouse with a specific climate. Hotel is located on quiet, backstreet Londynska 20 on the Center of Saska Kepa distri...
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5 Point Hostel

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5 Point Hostel

Your in a place that has everything you need during a stay in our 1000 years old city. The Five Point Hostel is a unique space that combines comfort, ingenuity and original design to suit your needs and make you feel special. We had 5 things in mind when we designed this place. They are the essence...
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Moon Hostel

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Moon Hostel

From the beginning, our network has an excellent reputation among our customers because of the high standard, excellent location and excellent service. We offer our guests a comfortable 1-10 bed rooms with LCD TVs. We also have rooms with private bathrooms. The best location hostel in the beautif...
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Mamas & Papas Hostel

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Mamas & Papas Hostel

Welcome to Mamas & Papas Hostel. We have created a place filled with good music and films, where you can find comfortable and cheap accommodation, and everything which is needed to have a pleasant stay. We offer rooms from 2-bedded to 6-bedded ones, wholly equipped common room and kitchens, an...
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Sisters Lodge Hostel

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Sisters Lodge Hostel

The hostel provides nice bright and spacious rooms with cosy decor and friendly staff that will make you feel like you are at home. Our twin rooms are large, bright and each are unique. One twin room has access to a private balcony while the other has a large window. In most of the twin rooms you...
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Sea Hostel

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Sea Hostel

Sea Hostel guarantees free continental breakfast, free luggage storage, credit cards acceptance, parking spots, free internet access: Wi-Fi and big common room with beautiful view on port part of Gdynia and the Baltic Sea. SeaHostel is 850m from Gdynia Central Station thanks to that Sopot and Gda...
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Flamingo Hostel

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Flamingo Hostel

Our hostel is totally recommended for tourists of all ages who want to enjoy beauty of Cracow and a peaceful sleep after a busy day of sightseeing. In Cracow nothing can stop you! This magical city offers countless amazing attractions. Our hostel is located in the heart of Krakow, just a 1 minute...
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Mosquito Hostel

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Mosquito Hostel

The Mosquito Hostel - has the perfect location, probably the Best Located hostel in Krakow, close to the Train Station ( 5 min walk) and to the Main Square ( 5 min walk ), so there is no need to drag your heavy luggage through the whole city while trying to find your hostel. ' Mosquito has tho...
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Mundo Hostel

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Mundo Hostel

Cosy Double rooms, clean and modern bathrooms, breakfast better than home, relaxing atmosphere - this is Mundo Hostel. We are perfectly located in the very centre of Krakow attractions, right between the Old Town and Kazimierz, the former Jewish District, now being the centre of the bohemian night...
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Woodpecker Hostel

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Woodpecker Hostel

The perfect non-party hostel for the international traveler to meet, have a beer, play board/card games or play music in your temporary home. We have passed our puberty, which means that courtesy and respect are one's priority. We will give you a warm welcome home in our hostel. The staff, local and...
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Fest Hostel

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Fest Hostel

Welcome to Fest Hostel Please, READ IT BEFORE YOU BOOK !!! *PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS NO 24 HOUR RECEPTION IN OUR HOSTEL* Check in is possible after arrangement between 11 am till maximum 10 pm. If you already know that you will reach Warsaw / hostel after 10 pm please book another place w...
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City Hostel Krakow

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City Hostel Krakow

... will give you the power to explore the city treasures. Everything is just a step away... City Hostel Krakow is the first design hostel in Poland that was opened on April 1st, 2006 Stay in our cosy hostel at the promotional price of 15 Euro per bed! Check other promotional prices for The...
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Kamienica pod Aniolami

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Kamienica pod Aniolami

Are you planning a weekend trip to Wroclaw? We offer comfortable rooms with bathrooms. You will find us in the very center of Wroclaw. No matter if you are coming by train, plane or bus, you will reach us easily thanks to the good public transport connections. If you are travelling by car, you can u...
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Oki Doki Old Town Hostel Warsaw

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Oki Doki Old Town Hostel Warsaw

Welcome to Oki Doki OLD TOWN hostel! Stay in the heart of historical Warsaw, brand new, ultra modern Oki Doki Old Town. Enjoy young vibe in historical location. We offer dorm beds designed for your comfort and privacy and cozy private rooms! Common space makes it easy to meet new people and ma...
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Ginger Hostel

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Ginger Hostel

Ginger Hostel is a hostel that unites travelers from around the globe. It is something more than just an accommodation, we want our guests to rest and chill out with other travelers who have the same interests and preferences. Ginger Hostel is located in 5 minutes walk from the Wawel castle and...
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Greg & Tom Party Hostel

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Greg & Tom Party Hostel

Welcome to the one of the most fun hostel in Krakow! Let us take you to the crazy journey through Krakow to feel the city vibes and it’s unique atmosphere. Nicely arranged hostel with our multilingual experienced staff will give you a warm welcome to Krakow's nightlife and make sure your stay will b...
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TOGOTO Wroclaw Hostel

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TOGOTO Wroclaw Hostel

Receprion is not 24h - check your email to get all details about check in and stay :) TOGOTO Wroclaw Hostel was opened in November 2018, so all is new. Our place is like your best friend's house! Cosy, small, you'll meet people like you here. Some of the facilties we offer are a shared kitchen, lug...
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Greg & Tom Hostel

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Greg & Tom Hostel

Greg&Tom Hostel is one of the first hostels in Krakow and one of the most awarded in Poland. We use our experience to make your stay here as pleasant as possible, creating friendly atmosphere for everyone to enjoy. You can check in at any time and wait for your bed in our comfortably furnished co...
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Blue Aparthotel

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Blue Aparthotel

The Blue Aparthotel is in the city centre of the old capital of Poland and a beautiful historical city of Krakow. Our hostel is just a four minute walk from the Main Market Square and a six minute walk from the railway station. We offer you a cozy homely atmosphere. There are reception holl with...
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Hostel Lwowska 11

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Hostel Lwowska 11

Welcome to newly opened Hostel Lwowska 11! Our Hostel is situated in a prewar building located in city center, 15 minutes walk from Central Train Station. We are located on a quiet street near Plac Konstytucji (Constitution Square) in the heart of Warsaw. Our neighbourhood is full of funky, inde...
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Akira Bed & Breakfast

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Akira Bed & Breakfast

A brand new offer in the city of Wrocław - Akira Bed&Breakfast! AKIRA Bed&Breakfast combines a hotel standard with property prices!! We are located in a very stylish century old building in the center of Wrocław. Fully equipped rooms for 1,2 & 3 people (bathrooms, TV, Internet etc.)...
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Cybulskiego Guestrooms

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Cybulskiego Guestrooms

We are a small family-run guest house located in a quite street just 600 meters from the Main Market Square. FREE INTERNET ACCESS and wireless connection for notebook computers in every room. We accept credit cards. Breakfast included. Our guests have laundry facilities, a left-luggage...
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Globtroter

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Globtroter

The Globtroter is a small, comfortable and unique guesthouse. Here you can expect friendly, 'pleased-to-help-you' multilingual and informative staff who will make you feel that 'our home is your home'. Our aim is to make you feel at ease so that you can enjoy your stay to the fullest and discove...
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The Little Havana Party Hostel

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The Little Havana Party Hostel

¡Buenos días! With the most beds (128) and bars (3) of any party hostel in Krakow and catering to the 18-35 crowd, booking a bed at The Little Havana Party Hostel is an easy decision to make. Located in the heart of Krakow's Old Town, with our awesome rates our hostel is the best place to get crazy...
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Cracow Hostel

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Cracow Hostel

If you are searching for the best location to visit the most beautiful medieval city in central Europe, visit the Cracow Hostel the only one situated exactly on the Main Market Square! Take advantage of staying in the XIV centuary building with the view over the City center! With its high woode...
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DREAM Hostel Warsaw

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DREAM Hostel Warsaw

DREAM Hostel Warsaw is the largest hostel in downtown of Warsaw, opened on April 2016. We occupy 4 floors in a separate 5-story building on Krakowskie Przedmiescie - the best-possible touristic location in the city. This street is one of the most prestigious streets in Warsaw and the best plac...
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Lorf Hostel&Apartments

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Lorf Hostel&Apartments

Lorf Hostel&Apartments offers comfortable lodging in Krakow. There you will find everything you need for your relaxed stay. 24 hours reception is available at the property. Lorf Hostel&Apartments is set in Krakow. It is 1 km from Jagiellonian University, about 10 min walk from Cloth Hall and 1.1...
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Chillout Hostel

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Chillout Hostel

The Chillout Hostel is situated in the middle of Warsaw’s center in historic, renovated tenement house. In the neighborhood are located many various restaurants, pubs and stores. Thanks to its perfect localization, it’s easy to get to every corner of Warsaw from the hostel as well as visit city’s un...
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Warsaw Downtown Hostel

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Warsaw Downtown Hostel

We are a group of enthusiastic, hospitable, open-minded people and before opening the hostel, we roamed the world, visiting many places, gaining new experiences and learning about other cultures. Recently, we have returned to Poland to pursue our passion and share our experiences with others. At...
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Greg & Tom Beer House Hostel

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Greg & Tom Beer House Hostel

FREE BREAKFAST, FREE DINNER and FREE BEER HOUR - you won't get a chance to get it in any other place! With no doubt the best located hostel in Krakow! We are in the heart of Krakow's Old Town - Florianska Street 43. 10 min from the Main Bus and the Train Station, just 3 minutes from the Main Mar...
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Grampa

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Grampa's Hostel

Because we've been in your shoes, we understand what you look for in a hostel. We give you comfort and quality for the lowest price we possibly can. A big kitchen and common room, comfortable beds, safety, a helpful staff and an atmosphere that is unrivaled. We have something here for everyone!...
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Midtown Hostel

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Midtown Hostel

Looking for a nice hostel in Gdansk? One that will be comfortable, safe, fun and close to the city centre? Well, look no further! We offer beds in dorms and private rooms at good prices. Free coffee, tea, cereals and milk in the morning. Free 5G WiFi. Common area equipped with comfy sofas, TV...
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Intro Hostel

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Intro Hostel

If you're looking for a place to stay in the centre of Kraków Old Town, but you don't feel like sleeping in an expensive and boring hotel room – INTRO HOSTEL is the best choice for you! We can't guarantee a completely quiet night or birds singing outside the windows, but what you'll get for sure is...
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The Secret Garden Hostel

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The Secret Garden Hostel

The Secret Garden is an intimate hostel in the center of the historic Jewish quarter. It is a great choice for those who are looking for a peaceful and family atmosphere. We are located in an antique building that after renovation allows us to arrange interiors in so interesting order closely c...
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Moon Hostel

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Moon Hostel

We invite you to the newly opened Moon Hostel, located in the heart of Gdansk (200 m from the street Long). From the beginning, our network has an excellent reputation among our customers because of the high standard, excellent location and excellent service. We offer our guests a comfortable 1-6 be...
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Slowgate Hostel

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Slowgate Hostel

There's a chance that we are the only one 100% vegan and vegetarian-friendly hostel in the town. Slowgate is not a party hostel, our priority is to offer the possibility to ease and relaxation after an active day or long months of traveling. Trying our best to make our guests feel comfortable...
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Let

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Let's Rock Hostel

LOCATION MATTERS: The difference between us and 'centrally' located properties is that we are really in the center. HALF WAY between the WAWEL CASTLE and the MAIN SQUARE, right in the middle of Krakow's best nightlife area... So don't waste your time and hit the best bars with us! That’s the Let's R...
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Chilli Hostel

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Chilli Hostel

Welcome to one of the most beautiful hostels in Wroclaw. Chilli Hostel is a hostel with wonderful interior, a perfect climate for backpackers, with awesome architecture, located in the city center. We have comfortable beds in all private room as well as very comfy sleep boxes in mixed dorms. We hav...
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Pink Panther

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Pink Panther's Hostel

Superbly located just a few steps from the Market Square, short walk from the central train station it offers you the unforgettable atmosphere of Krakow's Old Town. Unique place to chill out, meet fellow travellers and party. The living room and the kitchen are a social centre and a heart of the pro...
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Things to see and do while backpacking in Poland.

Check out tips from other travellers and bloggers and their experiences in Poland.

If you're already planning to visit Poland - scroll to the next section for a list of the best places to stay.

Krakow- Zakopane: Ancient and Snowy Poland

  Krakow- Zakopane: Ancient and Snowy Poland

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Poland with a budget – Tricity in four days

Poland with a budget – Tricity in four days Infusion of backpacking lifestyle and motherhood So you say you can’t go because you have a baby now? You are a single parent and out of money? I used to challenge all young single people to travel and head to the corners of the earth, but now I think that’s just too obvious. Of course you can go, and nobody needs to tell you this as it’s all in your head whether you want to go or not. Having my situation change from a backpacker into a mother (single mother, if that matters), I see what I didn’t see before: sharing the world with the one you love the most is better than any experiences I had before while on the road by myself or with people I met along the way. For that reason I have decided to write not only to the obvious travel audience but also to encourage the parents and single parents to go explore a new location and make memories. It’s not hard, it doesn’t have to be expensive, and most importantly – you can do it!

Johanna Saastamoinen

Night life?

For europeans it’s the easiest way how to get there take KLM flights from Amsterdam, but if you find yourself close to Poland boarder you can find really cheap flight from Krakow or Katovicz.

Barbora Ptošková

10 tips about travelling in Cracow

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Currency – best exchange rate

Poland has its own currency – the polish zloty. My recommendation is to bring some cash with you (especially if you have euros, dollars or pounds) and to exchange it in an exchange currency office (Kantor, in polish, means exchange currency office). Avoid the offices at the main square, they have worse rates than the ones that are just a bit further. According to my experience the best currency exchange offices are located in Kalwaryjska Street (Close to Kazimiers, on the other side of the river). No matter the office you choose always negotiate! Higher the amount that you to exchange better will be the rate that you can get. You can have an idea if the exchange rate is good or not by checking previously the rate in the National Bank of Poland. If you don’t want to bring cash with you I recommend you to check with your bank the rates that they are offering. I think it will be cheaper to take some cash at the ATM and avoid paying with card but maybe your bank has some nice deals to offer. Once again avoid the ATMs in the main square and check 2 or 3 to see which one is giving you the better rate. Yes, the rates can change between ATMs.

Diana Marques

The Cloth Market

Krakow is the old capital of Poland (and lost this title to Warsaw eventually, Poland’s current capital). The Cloth Market was the center for trade and business in the medieval ages. Tradesmen and craftsmen would meet here from time to time and carry on business. It is a beautiful long building which stands out in the city’s Old Town. Perpetually crowded with people, it has a very local feel to it. You might find interesting food vendors outside this place and all for less than 10 zloty which is about 4 AUD! Inside the building, you will see walls and ceilings creatively decorated with emblems of the various cities in Poland. This area is full of small shops and ideal for souvenir shopping! Right from ‘I love Krakow’ caps to coasters, postcards to small games and scarfs, this place has a lot to see.

Aanchal Bindal

Nature

Another fun and interesting activity is hiking in one of Slovakia’s national parks. Specifically I would mention two of them – Slovak Paradise (wondering why is it called this way and if it’s true?) and Pieniny. In Slovak Paradise you can find different hikes, passing waterfalls, climbing the wood or metal letters, above the canyon of the Hornad river. It is pretty exciting and fun. Definitely worth visiting. In the north-east of Slovakia there is the latter national park called Pieniny. There is not so much hiking involved, but you can either hike or bike or walk a path along the Pieniny river which divides Slovakia and Poland and then take a very typical wooden boat where the guide in a typical dress will tell you all about the mountains nearby and the beauty of the nature in that corner of the country. At the end you can also decide if you want to get off in Slovakia or in Poland.

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Poland, Katowice: My city of modernity

Have you ever heard of Katowice, big city located in the south of Poland? Probably not. Or – maybe – once in your history you throwned a glance on flight schedule at the airport. In that case, you had noted: ‘Katowice Pyrzowice Airport (KTW)’. Now, we have to know that this beautiful city has something more than just a place where planes touch down. Katowice are known for three factors: touching history, incredible architecture and cultural events. Are you ready for the journey? Let’s get it started!

Magdalena Płotała

Gda?sk: Culture and Beaches on the Baltic Coast

Gda?sk is a port city located in the north of Poland, on the Baltic coast. It is the largest of the three urban agglomerations which make up the tri-city area (the other two being Gdynia and Sopot). It has beautiful architecture, a fascinating history and easy access to Sopot’s sandy beaches – no wonder it was chosen as one of the European best destinations of 2017. And if that isn’t reason enough to visit, it’s also easy and cheap to get to.

Harriet Reynolds

Warsaw: Exploring a Foreign City

Warsaw is the capital city of Poland, a city that is enriched with culture and history. Ever since I was a little girl I dreamed of visiting the country my Grandpa grew up in and finding out more about my Polish heritage. On the 17th of May 2016, I was finally able to make that dream come true.

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Take a walk in a royal ?azienki Królewskie

Not far from our breakfast spot there is one of the best parks in Poland called ?azienki Królewskie. It was a residence of polish king Joseph Pilsudski, which you can see walking on a beautiful territory of 76 hectares. Huge white buildings that were libraries, eating rooms, galleries, event halls or bedrooms of the royal family are now parts of the museum and are open to tourists and citizens. Grab some nuts and bread so that you can feed squirrels and peacocks that are walking just inside a park.

Luba Prokopets

Poland: Kraków – Infinitive charm

Imagine home of the kings in the history, artists capital, business and industrial center and students concentration place. Sounds pretty much like every big city at least in Europe? No ! Let’s find out what gaves it unique character. Of course since Poland enter to European Union it became more turistic, year by year we are beating record of incoming foreigners. Our airport just explodes every summer like a legendary dragon “Smok Wawelski“

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Poland: HEL PENINSULA – The Baltic Sea

Hel is in the northern part of Poland, where there is a nice coast with the beautiful beaches and wide offer of water sports. The main advantage of this place is that the Baltic Sea is partially separated from the land by the peninsula. It makes the place safe but in the same time the sea is not very calm there, there is a nice wind and waves.

justinaistravellingtheworld

Discover Krakow’s Hidden Gems

The best places are often the ones hidden from view, the ones that require a bit of extra effort to find. When visiting Poland’s beautiful cultural city Krakow, you would think that the beautiful Old Town Square with its lines of colorful houses was all that there was to contemplate. You would also head to Kazimierz, the Jewish Quarter, and revel in its history and bohemian lifestyle. Although these are both things I encourage you to do, in reality, Krakow has a lot more to offer than what meets the eye. Upon closer look, it is a city offering a full network of those delicious restaurants, quirky bars and even museums, all tucked away into passageways and underground spaces. To be found, you will need to explore alleyways and inner courtyards.

Stefanie ARoy

Winter in Warsaw

If I’m being really honest, Poland wasn’t initially on my list of ‘places to see’, amongst the myriad of better known or supposedly more trendy destinations in Europe. I kind of decided on a trip to Warsaw because, well, why not? The return Wizz Air flights from our then-home base of Malmö, Sweden, were around $15 AUD, accommodation was very cheap, and we had some free time in our travel schedule. Well, I am so, so glad to have been. Warsaw is incredible.

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Warsaw: sightseeing, public transport and tips

I’ve never had an aim to visit Poland. I wanted to visit the Czech Republic, Prague in particular. But one day in 2012 I had a reason to visit this country: my boyfriend bought a ticket to the concert of Coldplay which took place in Warsaw. And we decided to go there together and combine both countries: the Czech Republic and Poland in our trip.

Polina Buyanova

The Underrated Beauty of Poland

We all have our own bucket list of countries that we’d love to visit. Most of us are probably dreaming about traveling to Paris to see the Eiffel Tower, to Italy to visit Rome, to Bali to relax by the beach, or to South Africa for a safari experience. However, not all of us would write Poland on the list. Perhaps, one of the reasons why it hasn’t earned international attention yet is due to the lack of advertisements. A lot of countries become popular because of the films, books, and novels about them. Poland, on the other hand, is a bit laid back when it comes to this. To be honest, I wouldn’t have dreamt of going to this country hadn’t my boyfriend, Mark, shared his experience during his stay there. He always admires the simplicity and serenity of Poland. Gladly, last year, I was able to witness the underrated beauty of Poland with my own eyes.

Lanette Kristel Dela Cruz

Poland: Bia?owie?a – The Last Primeval Forest of Europe

Once upon a time, Europe was covered by an immense primeval forest. But as time passed and the continent’s population and economic need and greed grew, those virgin forests have been split and cut down. However, a part of this ancient forest survived on the border of Poland and Belarus – and it’s amazingly beautiful

Lew Stanisława

Top 4 places you must visit in Warsaw

Are you looking for a great destination to get away from your daily life? Do you want to see as much as you can in a short period of time? If your answer is yes, Poland is a great country with its capital to make it happen.

Simona Valio

Poland: Weekend in Pomerania

A lot of people when I say “I’m from Poland”, ask “oh cool, Warsaw or Cracov?”. Well, that can be surprising but we have in Poland few more cities, and my personal opinion- much more beautiful than Warsaw.

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