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Brief history of City Hostel

Materials provided by the Provincial Office for the Protection of Monuments in Krakow is giving information that the tenement house in which City Hostel is located, is listed in the register of monuments under the number A-471 and is owned by the Juliusz Słowacki Theater, located near the property in Holy Spirit Square. Its origin dates back to the second half of the nineteenth century. The townhouse was built in the place of the church of St. Scholastica, erected in 1648, The non-existent sacral object was modest, one-nave, with a facade facing St. Mark Street. The monastery was abolished in 1782 and rehearsals for its rebuilding began in 1835, but finally in 1877 the building was home to the. St. Scholastica school for girls. In the second half of the 20th century, a part of the church (from St. Mark’s Street) was converted into a primary school, functioning to this day, being a separate part of a series of buildings with a tenement house in which the hostel is located.

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Who cares about the comfort of guests?

Six reception staff provide the highest level of service: Basia, Agnieszka, Tomek, Klaudia, Andrzej i Kasia.  Each of them is fluent in english. In our team, however, we also have real gems. They are able to talk in swedish or spanish.

In these languages, the receptionists will have no problem explaining how to get to the most popular places in Krakow and, if necessary, find more detailed and less popular directions. They will also be happy to help you get to the Auschwitz Museum or Salt Mine in Wieliczka. They will also recommend where to eat and what to do with a free evening.

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Christmas 2017: We’re Closed!

Hello everyone,

our hostel will be closed during the holiday period from 24 to 26 December 2017.

During this time you can still reach us at +48 723 181 919 and via our facebook page.

We’re coming back in full force from Wednesday 27 December.

We’re sorry for any inconvenience and we wish you warm holidays!

City Hostel Team

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