6 Top budget hotels in Krakow with great locations


Hotel Jan is right in the heart of Old Town Krakow.

Headed to Krakow? Budget travelers will be very happy when making hotel reservations in this popular Polish city. There are plenty of affordable places to stay right in the heart of Krakow, especially in Old Town.

If you want to splurge, you can find four-star rooms for just over $100. But for loyal Cheapos, spending around $50-70 can find you a really nice stay that would usually cost double the price in Western European cities.

But not all budget hotels in Krakow are created equal. We searched the city to find hotels with excellent user reviews that won’t break the bank.

Read more: A budget travel guide to Krakow


You’ll enjoy planning your trip to Krakow even more once you lock down a good hotel room at a good price. There are more than 2,500 hotels across Krakow. To make your search a little easier, here are six excellent budget hotels that we like in Krakow.

ul. Grodzka 11, Old Town
Rates from $68

Nestled in the heart of Old Town, this three-star hotel is housed in a 600-year old building. The super clean rooms come with refrigerators, tea kettles, and free Wi-Fi. Even better, a tasty breakfast is included in the rate and served in a charming, brick-lined space. Read more about Hotel Jan.

We love the cheery and bright rooms at Hotel Legend.

ul. Sw. Gertrudy 12, Old Town
Rates from $66

Perfectly situated within strolling distance of Wawel Cathedral and Kazimierz (the old Jewish quarter), Hotel Legend is a fine choice for Cheapos that like a little style as well as a low price. Rooms come with flat-screen TVs, and the staff wins highs marks for their friendliness. Read more about Hotel Legend.

Lwowska Hotel

Enjoy the modern side of Krakow at Lwowska Hotel.

Ul. Lwowska 1
Rates from $57

Located just outside of the city center near the Schindler Factory Museum, this contemporary hotel definitely wins points for the stylish design of the rooms. The studio and suites are much bigger than the average hotel room, so it’s a good place to book if you’re visiting for a longer stay. The tram stops right outside the door and is only four stops to the Main Market Square. Read more about Hotel Lwowska 1.

Hotel Eden

Hotel Eden has crisp and clean rooms.

ul. Ciemna 15, Old Town
Rates from: $75

Stay in a beautifully renovated 15th-century building at this 3-star hotel. Located in a fantastic Old Town location in the heart of the Jewish quarter, Hotel Eden is steps from tons of attractions. All 27 rooms come packed with perks like a refrigerator, private bathroom, satellite TV, and free Wi-Fi. Start each morning with a free breakfast. Read more about Hotel Eden.

Nobilton Hotel

The charming breakfast room at Nobilton Hotel.

ul. Pilsudskiego 25, Old Town
Rates from: $80

This 3-star hotel blends a top location with rooms that are comfy and modern with amenities like flat-screen TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi. You can walk out the door to enjoy the best things to do in Krakow. If you want to explore farther afield, the hotel offers a free shuttle service. The breakfast buffet gets high marks from guests. Read more about Nobilton Hotel.

Hotel Monika

The covered garden patio at Hotel Monika.

ul. Langiewicza 6
Rates from: $46

This budget hotel is hard not to love. The rooms are bright and clean with artwork on the walls, and all of them come with private bathrooms. The staff will help you with tips for exploring Krakow. Their location just outside of the city center allows them to offer free parking on-site. When the weather is nice, the outdoor patio and garden make a nice spot to relax after a day of sightseeing. Read more about Hotel Monika.

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