Hostel Giraffe

Address: Krowoderska 31, Krakow, Southern Poland, 31-153, Poland | 2 star hostel
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This 2 star hostel, located in the Stare Miasto area of Krakow, is near Old Town, St. Florian's Gate (Brama Florianska), The Barbican (Barbakan), and Plaszow Concentration Camp.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHostel Giraffe Krakow

    Reviewed by tilazway

    Smoky and "weird guests"

    Reviewed Nov 7, 2010
    by (3 reviews) Anchorage, AK , United States Flag of United States

    The hostel itself was ok. The people were nice but the whole place smelled like cigarette smoke. It was explained that in a week the anti-smoking law would go into effect so everyone was going overboard with their smoking, but I don't know.

    Also, I was staying in one of the dorm rooms and I woke up to find a guy touching my forehead. After I sat up and started talking angrily at him, he left the room, and then I went to reception and explained the situation and all she could say to me was "Sometimes we have weird guests." There was no offer to help find the creek that came into the room so that it wouldn't happen again or so it wouldn't happen to someone else. I feel that other hostels would have done more in that situation.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Reviewed by rebeccajamnik

    Great Time

    Reviewed May 18, 2009
    by (1 review) Toronto , Canada Flag of Canada

    Awesome hostel. Had such a good experiance here. Met great people and the hostel itself is very fun.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hostel Giraffe Krakow

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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