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Apartment in the City of Krakow

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 484 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Apartment in Krakow, South, Poland - Located in the Historic Jewish Quarter of Kazimierz.

Enjoy all Krakow has to offer from this perfectly located apartment in the upmarket area of Kazimierz! There is no better location to enjoy all the charm of Krakow and the surrounding areas (i.e. Auschwitz, Schindler's Factory - now an major new exhibition, Salt Mines, Zakopane). The apartment is minutes from the Wisla River and a beautiful short walk to the Wavel Castle. The Old Town and main Market Square is 10 minutes walk away. Kazimierz's popular and trendy Szeroka and Plac Nowy areas are just on your doorstep with countless bars, restaurants and galleries to keep you entertained throughout your stay.


Owner
Stuart
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French, German
Calendar last updated:
11 July, 2017

About Stuart

My wife and I are professional people in our 40's who love to travel and explore. We bought the apartment in Krakow in 2006 after falling in love with city and surrounding area. We have visited the city many times although with 2 small children our opportunities are somewhat restricted now! We hope that you will enjoy the apartment and use it as a base to explore all that Krakow has to offer!

Stuart purchased this apartment in 2006

Why Stuart chose Krakow

We have traveled extensively in Eastern Europe and fell in love with Krakow immediately. It offers the charm and beauty of Prague without the excessive tourism and issues which plagued many Eastern European cities: excessive stag & hen parties.

The Old Town is fantastic but we felt the up and coming district of Kazimeirz was the better option. The culture of the Jewish District with the numerous bars, cafes, restaurants & galleries made us decide on this location.

This is the perfect location to explore the Old Town & Castle or head in the other direction to the river & Podgorze.

What makes this apartment unique

The apartment has a fantastic location and will be an ideal base for your visit to the city. It's well equipped to ensure what time you spend in the apartment will be very comfortable! However if you are like us you will be out all the time exploring everything the city has to offer!

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Just a quick note to thank you for the use of the apartment it was everything we hoped it'd be and more and we'd definetly like to return in the future!" David, UK Nov'12



"We had a wonderful time in Krakow and will certainly be returning. We will be sure to let you know as we would love to stay in your apartment again. With kindest regards Alli and Kevin." Ali, UK Oct'12
Nov 2008
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Kazimierz in Podgórze

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 484 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom with bath/shower and WC. Washing machine also located in bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2/4 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom with double bed, twin wardrobe, chest of drawers and hairdryer!
Entertainment:
  • Television
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Notes:
Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included for duration of stay. Additional cleans and linen can be arranged at additional cost. Other: Entrance hallway includes coat and shoe stand. The apartment also contains an iron and ironing board.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)

Apartment in the City of Krakow
average rating of 4.75 based on 13 reviews
5

Lovely 3rd floor apartment

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a 4 night break in krakow, apartment lovely light and airy, has everything you need for a short break. Bartek met us and was very informative about the local area.

We enjoyed a trip to the salt mines and also visited auschwitz. We used our feet to explore krakow. Ate far too much yummy food, kolanko but the 83 steps to the apartment hopefully kept some of the calories off.

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Great apartment in a great location

  • 5 of 5

The property was perfect for our first visit to Krakow, situated in the old Jewish Quarter, with vibrant cafes, bars around. Easy access to the tram network: we enjoyed criss-crossing Krakow via the trams. Apartment had everything we needed - very comfortable and a great place to relax after some exhausting days! Would definitely recommend the apartment, and the owner's representative Bartok gave us some very useful, local information - food markets etc. We made sure the fridge had plenty of cold beers awaiting our 80-stairs climb to the third floor on our return each day! We bought a KrakowCard before we arrived, which gave us free entry to many museums (we visited 11) and free travel on the trams and buses. Great value. Visited Auschwitz, Schindler's factory, Pharmacy museum. Also the Museum to the History of the Occupation/Times of Terror 1939-45-56, Pomorska Street - perhaps a little less known museum, but very thought-provoking and emotional.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

An Amazingly Situated Quaint Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Stuart the owner was brilliant, responded promptly not only via this website, but by phone and text messages. Even though he was himself going on holiday, he sent out the keys to the apartment via the post, same day as the deposit (later refunded very quickly) and remaining balance was being paid, decent example of trust! So glad we caught him and didn't miss out!

Having the keys with us was a first and a great advantage, we didn't have to make contact and/or wait for an agent to appear, made our way to the apartment at our own pace without observing our watches, spontaneously decided to catch the amazing train from the airport to the central train station and then caught a taxi from the Galeria Krakowska Shopping Mall attached to the train station, which itself is worth a visit and a sign of the direction this lovely country is heading in. Go before it becomes too modernly western though!

The apartment is not situated on the top floor, as per a previous review! Don't make this mistake, we carried our bags to the very top, but it's the floor below, on the third. You do end up climbing more steps than normal, due to the historically generous high ceilings, but they're a wide tread and in decent condition with landings to take a breather!

But once you're in, you're conveniently situated in an amazing part of Krakow! Forget your bags and the stairs, start exploring! Knowing you can come back whenever you like, to a lovely, comfortably spacious but quaint apartment with surprisingly interesting views.

Don't worry about making breakfast each morning, head out of the apartment, cross the road, turn left and keep walking (2-3mins) to Bagelmama, mouthwatering just typing this! After that filling breakie, head back on yourself to the Galicia Jewish Museum, definitely worth the sobering and informative exhibitions!

Then just go on foot and explore the Old Jewish Quarter, especially the unique shops and squares, Plac Nowy and square on ul Szeroka, which contains Remuh Synagogue with it's Cemetery and Hamsa restaurant which will be a yummy experience!

You're also not that far away to walk to the Wawel Hill with it's Castle and then onto the amazing charming city centre! Climb some more stairs up in the tower where the trumpeter plays, totally worth it, spectacular views!

I don't work for these people, but the latest edition of Lonely Planet's pocket guide book to Krakow is inspiring, helpful and exposes places you would otherwise miss!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Great apartment well located in great area

  • 5 of 5

What a great apartment! The location in The Old Jewish Quarter could hardly be better, literally dozens of restaurants, bars and cafes within a short walking distance. The apartment is comfortable and well appointed, just the place to base yourself in this lovely city. The main square and castle are around 15 minutes walking distance. Our first time in Krakow, it won't be our last!

Bob and Judith - Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Well placed apartment

  • 5 of 5

Spent over two weeks here with a friend. It's in a great position for getting out and seeing so many things. Good food on the doorstep but the whole town is overflowing with many places to eat. Krakow is so interesting we loved it and would certainly go back. The apartment was fine and don't be put off by the stairs we are pensioners and managed them ok!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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5

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This was a lovely apartment in a great part of Krakow- interesting area to walk around, places to drink and eat, close enough to the Old Town to easily walk there & back, but less touristy so much nicer (we thought!).

The apartment was clean, airy & very comfortable and Stuart responded quickly to all emails so the whole booking process went very smoothly.

I would certainly recommend this apartment, but note that it is on the top floor, so you need to be happy to climb several flights of stairs to get there. But worth it!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
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Location

Coast/Beach:

There are no accessible coasts, however in the summer months (for a small fee) you can use the new lido facilities on the bank of the Wislna (due to open in May '10). This includes masses of imported sand to create a beach club, a children's play area and a barge come swimming pool which floats on the Wislna! Ingenious or what? Alternatively do what the majority of Krakovian's do and take a blanket (plus several beers) and lounge around the grassy banks.

Travel:

The airport is in Balice, about 12km west of the city, and is most easily accessed by taxi (15 mins). Buses and trains run regularly to and from the city centre. The main railway station, Krakow Glowny, is on the north eastern outskirts of the Old Town and handles all international and most domestic trains. The PKS bus terminal, situated next to the main train station is the main terminal for most international and domestic buses.

Further Details:

Interesting and easy day-trips from Krakow include to Wieliczka Salt Mine, the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camps at Oswiecim and the ski and hiking resort of Zakopane in The Tatra's, Poland’s highest mountain range.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Kazimierz, Malopolskie & Carpathian Mountains

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£90
for 2 nights
From
£45
£270
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £50

Booking Notes:

Changeover Day:
Changeover days are flexible. Where possible arrival and departure times are also flexible (dependent on other bookings). Please provide details of arrival and departure times to assist with servicing the apartment.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the apartment per night not per person. Weekly bookings are at a discounted rate. Prices for longer stays are negotiable. To secure bookings we require a 100% up front payment. The £50 security deposit is automatically refunded 7 days following your stay & return of the keys. Deductions from the security deposit will be made in the event of breakages and / or damage to the apartment. Prices quoted are in Pounds Sterling and include bedding and towels.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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