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Mosquito Hostel Krakow
Ranked #2 of 465 Speciality Lodging in Krakow
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

Getting to the hostel was a little confusing at first but once I found it, my 5 day stay was wonderful. The staff were all amazingly accommodating and made all the guests feel welcome. I loved the Polish vodka shot night and how a simple card game could bring so many people together. Next time I'm in Krakow, definitely staying here!

  • Stayed: November 2017, travelled solo
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Stayed in a 6 bed dorm in December 2017. The staff were friendly and gave us lots of tips for local attractions and places to eat, etc. Each bed had its own locker that had a fairly secure lock. The kitchen was fully stocked with free tea, coffee, hot chocolate and milk at all times. Breakfast was basic but good and there was more than enough food for everyone. There was a social event every night. We had a free sausage dinner and vodka shots one night. There were other events such as soup, pasta, etc. Really good value if you're on a budget and don't want to eat in restaurants all the time. The hostel also helped book tours. The only negative point was that there did not seem to be enough showers. There were only 2 in the girls' bathroom and one other shower in a room in the main corridor. If you like having lots of showers and don't like waiting to use them, then this should not bother you. Excellent location - 24hr supermarket across the road and 5 minute walk from main square. Also really easy to find from Krakow train station and only 10 minute walk.

  • Stayed: December 2017, travelled with friends
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Thank Hannah B
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mozziee, Manager at Mosquito Hostel Krakow, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hannah,

Thank you for your great review and kind words regarding our hostel.
Its great to hear you enjoyed our activities as well as tours we offer to Auschwitz or the Salt Mine.

As for the showers we have 4 showers in the private rooms and 5 showers for shared rooms where the ratio is around 6 people for one shower which is above the standard and the sanitary regulations ( 1 shower per 15 pax). Sometime in busy our you might have to wait few minutes but it is not very often.

Make sure next time you book direct with us so you get the best availability and best rates.
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Location: Perfect, with walking distance to all major touristy sites.
Staff: The staff are unbelievable here. They take time to know you and are very helpful when it comes to knowing what to see/eat/drinks etc.
Culture: Hostel has a great culture, they have dinner dates/drinking games most nights and there seems to always be something to do.
Dates stayed: 24-27th November

I would definitely recommend this Hostel if you are in Krakow. (Private room might be the way to go otherwise the dorms are fine)

Cheers,
Mansh

  • Stayed: November 2017, travelled solo
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

I have travelled many cities and therefore stayed in many hostels, mostly, but not only, in Europe. Without having to think very hard about it, I am happy to say this is the best hostel I visited. Ever. The rooms and bathrooms are very clean. The hostel is very well equipped. There is a kitchen you can use whenever you want, books to read, free city maps, free guided tours. The staff is the most friendly and helpful I have encountered. There are free dinners and free breakfast for people who want. Every evening the staff organise activities and then guide you around cracow nightlife. They also make sure people are quiet in the sleeping areas from 11pm. It is very close to the city centre, the hostel organises tours in the city for free and offers tours to the salt mines an Auschwitz. Definitely recommend this hostel!

  • Stayed: November 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

My partner and I stayed here for 3 nights in a private room with shared bathroom. Our friends were also staying in a private room with their own bathroom. Both rooms were good size, clean, comfy beds and had private balconies. The shared bathroom was great - always clean and tidy! The common room has a balcony and was a good place to hang out with board games, cards etc available. Breakfast was included in the price and was very good - they made sure it was always topped up and there was enough for everyone. The staff were also always very friendly and really helpful with booking tours, recommending restaurants etc. The location is great - only a few minutes walk to the old town. Overall I would definitely recommend this hostel and would stay here in the future if I return to Krakow!

  • Stayed: November 2017, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about Mosquito Hostel Krakow

Address: City Center Square Ul. Rynek Kleparski 6, Krakow 31-150, Poland
Region: Poland > Southern Poland > Lesser Poland Province > Krakow > Kleparz , Stare Miasto
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 465 Speciality Lodging in Krakow
Price Range: RM 74 - RM 234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Mosquito Hostel Krakow 2*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
AAE Mosquito Hostel is probably the Best Located hostel in Krakow. Just 5 minutes walk from the Train Station and also 5 minutes walk to the Main Square. You will have an amazing stay here, in our new, clean, comfortable and spacious rooms with spectacular interior decoration. Mosquito Hostel in Krakow offers Free Internet & WiFi and a fully equipped modern Kitchen (microwave, refrigerator) directly connected with our common room, which is a great place to chill out and make friends as well as start out the night the right way. Mosquito Hostel in Krakow offers you a choice of privates and dorm rooms. Our dorms with bunk beds and really thick comfortable mattresses are full adult size, so no chance to bump your head on the top bunk as you sit on the bottom one! Each bed has comfortable duvet, bed linen and reading lamp.Our staff works very hard to have a very respectful and peaceful vibe without the crazy drunken atmosphere offered at most other hostels. Our goal is to make you feel like at home and will provide you with a great social atmosphere, as well as giving you the opportunity to have a good sleep, after a busy day of sightseeing the city. If you are people who want to make new friends, have a beer, enjoy the hostel atmosphere, enjoy Krakow,…you are really welcome! Our success is based on the respect to others!! In Mosquito Hostel Krakow you will have a familiar, friendly and young atmosphere where you will find us the whole day always willing to help you find a place to eat, to go out, also to book tickets, find best deals. MOSQUITO's activities:MONDAY: SHISHA EVENING - enjoy peaceful vibe of Shisha with other backpackers, TUESDAY: DRINIKING GAMES EVENING - WEDNESDAY: POKER EVENING - fun poker evening with funny Mosquito awards; THURSDAY: GAMES EVENING - compete with other backpackers, FRIDAY: TRAM PARTY - the best way to discover Krakow by night - upgraded sound and lighting system, pro DJs and loads of booze! end up at the club with plenty of new friends! SATURDAY: POLISH SHOTS TASTING - try one of polish shots prepared by our staff - what else do you need to warm you for the long night? SUNDAY: HOMEMADE COOKIES - try cookies made by our staff NO CURFEW!! NO LOCKOUT!! CHECK OUT 12.00 !!24/7 reception - check-in - security- FREE linen & comfortable duvets- FREE yummy breakfast- FREE coffee and tea all day long- FREE Internet & WiFi- FREE security lockers- FREE laundry- FREE Luggage storage- FREE unlimited phone calls to USA and CANADA!!!!The best hostel in Cracow! Coffee and tea are provided free of charge! Non-stop open supermarket downstairs. ATM at 10 meters. If Krakow is the place to be, then this is the hostel to be at. Drop your bags, and start living! Walk the quaint streets of the square right across the street. Bars, Restaurants, Museums, Coffee Shops, Boutique Stores...all of it right here next to our hostel in Krakow. ... more   less 
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