Hotel Alef

Address: ul. Sw. Agnieszki 5, Krakow, Southern Poland, 31-071, Poland | Hotel
Searching for availability...
*Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.

TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Alef Krakow

3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

Travel Blogs from Krakow

Old Town Krakow

A travel blog entry by annieallison on Jul 11, 2015

36 photos

... its citizens. Well could you imagine two happy girls wearing similar dresses at the same party? Impossible! People have the right to be different. Forced equality is against human rights!
Nowa Huta is a perfect place to understand the paradoxes of communism. A model communist city built in the monumental socialist-realist style in a country that had just suffered great losses during the Second World War. But for communist party leaders at that ...

KL Auschwitz & Auschwitz - Birkenau 1940 - 1945

A travel blog entry by westburykj on Jun 18, 2015

8 photos

... plaques at the memorial site (between two destroyed gas chambers) read the following.. "Forever let this place be a cry of despair and a warning to humanity where the Nazi murdered about one and a half million men, women, and children, mainly Jews from various countries of Europe" Auschwitz - Birkenau 1940 - 1945 We are so truly blessed to have been born in a time & place that has sheltered us from this horrid ...

Krakow Loves Jews?

A travel blog entry by samcohon on Jan 26, 2015

9 comments, 13 photos

... and Yiddish and Jewish Book and Movie groups meet regularly, and finding space for the simplest new event is a constant challenge, even though it is not a small building. Their preschool currently only meets three days a week, and they have Sunday school on the two weeks each month that the Modern Orthodox Rabbi Avi Baumol, from Riverside, New York, YU trained, is in Krakow. He commutes from Efrat, Israel, where his wife and 5 children live. ...

DAY 30: Thursday, 2 October

A travel blog entry by calogie on Oct 02, 2014

... Jews brought to concentration camps, only 200,000 survived. Birkenau is the place where you see the famous scenes of Jews getting off carriages onto a platform and sorted into two rows - one for execution (mostly women, children, the elderly, the disabled) and one to work as prisoners in the camp. We took the walk those condemned to death would take literally from the platform to one of the four gas chambers at Birkenau. These chambers were massive. They were set ...

Having a Krakow

A travel blog entry by ashnbrieurope on Aug 16, 2014

15 photos

... have been it is very hard to describe it to people. So we wont get into it as people react quite differently. But I will say one thing at the end of our tour of the first camp Auschwitz one we saw a couple taking selfies and smiling photos outside the only remaining gas chamber. That's not on. Poor form by them.

We saw both camps Auschwitz one and Auschwitz two Birkenau and then we hit the road in a somber mood for a while until we reached Krakow. We stayed in a ...