Hotel Alef - Krakow

Sw. Agnieszki 5, Krakow, Poland, 31071  show map
 3 stars
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Hotel Alef - Krakow

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

PLN 50 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Elevator
Pets allowed

Overview

The central 3-star Hotel Alef is a great place to stay in Krakow. Founded in 2001, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2012.

The property is set 15 minutes' walk from Main Market Square . Nestled in the market district and 2 km from the city center.

Hotel Alef is within a 20-minute drive to J. Paul Ii Balice Intl airport.

Rooms

Hotel Alef provides guestrooms appointed with TV, coffee/tea makers, a dressing room, a personal computer and ironing facilities. They also have private bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Polish specialties are served at Pod Baranem Restauracja, which is 350 meters away.

Services

Guests can make use of a safe deposit box, an elevator and a car park on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at PLN 50 per day.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   40.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Housekeeping

Dining facilities

  • Bar/ Lounge area

Room facilities

  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities

Media

  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 5 years
Existing bedding FREE
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel Hotel Alef - Krakow Krakow location
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Hotel Address:

Sw. Agnieszki 5, Krakow, Poland, 31071

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City Center
  • Krakow
    5000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Krakow Central Railway Station
    1.0 mi
Restaurants
  • Pod Wawelem Restauracja
    1100 ft
  • Chlopskie Jadlo, Restauracja
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    40

Rooms and availability

Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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Deluxe Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

Popular areas

  • Kazimierz Jewish District1400 ft

Places of interest

  • Kościół św. Katarzyny700 ft
  • Church of St. Catherine of Alexandria700 ft
  • Paulinerkirche1400 ft
  • Kazimierz Jewish District1400 ft
  • Ulica Józefa1400 ft
  • Saint Idzi's Church1400 ft
  • Izaak Synagogue1400 ft
  • Dragon's Den1400 ft
  • Church of Saint Michael the Archangel1400 ft
  • Wawel1400 ft
  • Saint Andrew's Church1700 ft
  • Geburtshaus von Helena Rubinstein1700 ft
  • Ulica Kanonicza1700 ft
  • Ulica Szeroka1700 ft
  • The Old Synagogue1700 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Church of St. Catherine of Alexandria700 ft
  • Church of Saint Michael the Archangel1400 ft
  • High Synagogue1400 ft
  • Izaak Synagogue1400 ft
  • High Synagogue1400 ft
  • Old Synagogue1700 ft

Museums

  • Ethnographic Museum in Kraków1400 ft
  • Wawel Royal Castle1400 ft

Local attractions

  • Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow5200 ft
    ul. Lipowa 4, Krakow
  • Botanic Garden1.1 mi
    ul. Kopernika 27, Krakow
  • Home Army Museum 1.3 mi
    ul. Wita Stwosza 12, Krakow
  • The Botanical Garden of the Jagiellonian University1.1 mi
    ul. Kopernika 27, Krakow
  • Bungee Jumping Krakow1.2 mi
    Al. Pokoju 16, Krakow

Near the hotel

  • Reformed Tempel Synagogue 1100 ft
    Corner of Miodowa and Podbrzezie, Krakow
  • Wawel Cathedral1600 ft
    Wawel Hill, Krakow
  • Isaac Synagogue 1500 ft
    Ul Kupa 16, Krakow
  • High Synagogue 1700 ft
    Ul Jozefa 38, Krakow
  • Corpus Christi Church 1200 ft
    Northeast corner of Plac Wolnica, Krakow
  • Jewish District 1900 ft
    Szeroka 24, Krakow
  • Aquarium and Museum of Natural History in Krakow1500 ft
    sw. Sebastiana 9, Krakow

Restaurants nearby

  • Pod Wawelem Restauracja1100 ft

    Address: Sw. Gertrudy 26
    Phone: +48 12 421 23 36

    86% likes this, based on 804 reviews
    Price Range: USD 5 - USD 20

  • Pod Baranem Restauracja1200 ft

    Address: ul. Sw. Gertrudy 21
    Phone: +48 (12) 429 40 22

    78% likes this, based on 798 reviews
    Cuisine: Polish
    Price Range: USD 7 - USD 27

  • Ciasteczka z Krakowa300 ft

    Address: ul Stradomska 19
    Phone: 012 428 2890

    86% likes this, based on 38 reviews

  • Chlopskie Jadlo, Restauracja300 ft

    Address: ul. Agnieszki 1
    Phone: +48 (12) 421 85 20

    68% likes this, based on 61 reviews

  • Restauracja Starka1000 ft

    Address: ul. Jozefa 14
    Phone: +48 12 430 65 38

    81% likes this, based on 589 reviews
    Cuisine: Polish
    Price Range: USD 9 - USD 22

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    40
Cities nearby
  • Wieliczka hotels - 12 km
  • Modlniczka hotels - 8 km
  • Modlnica hotels - 9 km
  • Glogoczow hotels - 18 km
  • Michalowice (Masovia) hotels - 13 km
  • Czajowice hotels - 18 km
  • Skawina, Lesser Poland hotels - 13 km
  • Rzaska , Lesser Poland hotels - 9 km
  • Niepolomice hotels - 20 km
  • Sierakow hotels - 19 km

Hotel Alef Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Alef

Average guest rating

7.6out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 53 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    I liked everything about the hotel -- the room, the location, the breakfast. I've stayed in many hotels but this is one of my favorites.

  • Group of friends
    4.6

    I enjoyed the atmosphere of the common spaces, which mixed both old and modern styles.

    This hotel was very uncomfortable. We stayed twice. The first time, the room we were given had a wall hanging right next to the bed. My spouse and I both were allergic to it. We had hoped the place had air conditioning, but it did not. We hoped that the window would be sufficient to cool off the room, but it was not. We both had a poor night's sleep due to heat and allergies. The second time was also during a very warm day. We checked in with the rest of the group. I asked if there was a room with air conditioning available, but the two rooms were in use. I asked if there was a room with a fan available, but was told I would not want to stay up there. We were given a room with two single beds -- the thought of sleeping dorm style with my spouse in the incredible heat was depressing. We decided to check ourselves out of the hotel (paying for the night) and check ourselves into the less convenient Best Western a few kilometers away. It was a much better use of our money, even though we had to pay for a hotel room twice.

  • Single
    8.2

    Nice for the total sceme,plenty food +clean.realy value for money.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    I stayed as a tourist, and the location was excellent. The hotel is very cozy and has art work everywhere. It's a very interesting place in itself. It has an elevator!

  • Family with children
    7.8

    Room was large and comfortable. Excellent breakfast buffet.

    Some of the staff were somewhat unfriendly. Website advertised airport shuttle - untrue.

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    The atomsphere was very old world, it was like stepping back in time - with all the modern conveniences of course! The staff made it comforting to return after a long day of walking.

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    Staff were welcoming, friendly and helpful. This is a quirky hotel with history. Would definitely stay there again. It is steps away from local tram, the centre, Jewish city and supermarket! Good base and we found it to be very quiet.

    That although it was no smoking, people could smoke in the foyer of the hotel which you had to walk through and the smell/smoke obviously spreads into the hotel. Same breakfast buffet everyday and not obvious what else you could have. Only when staff offered scrambled eggs did we know that was available.

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    I liked the feel of authenticity. A small, cultural hotel, with friendly staff and an awesome breakfast. Clean! I would definitely go back and suggest it to my friends and family.

    There was a group of very rowdy men who created a lot of noise at 2am. They left cigarette butts in the hall way and continued the next night. Not the hotel's fault, but it seemed to go on past an acceptable length of time.

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    Central location, friendly and helpful staff, good clean rooms, free wi- fi, ok breakfast.

  • Single
    7.4

    The staff were all very nice. The location is good, very close to Wawel. Everything was clean, if a little worn.

    The room was really tiny. I was by myself (and even I felt a bit cramped in there) but the room I was given was a double. Frankly, if two people were to have it, I have no idea how they would fit. The bed was really small for a double, there was hardly any room around it, and nowhere to put a suitcase etc.

  • Single
    10.0

    Hotel staff was outstanding,they make you feel like you are the family. Everyone was on proffesional level and more.I only will change one thing-(menu for dinner)-it is specific for only certain people.

    Towels need to be wash with sent-(thay smell)

  • Single
    8.2

    Excellent location and value for money

    No air-condition in my room. In august, room was really hot

  • Couple
    6.6

    Location was fantastic.

    I didnt like the furniture in the room, but the bathroom was clean.

  • Group of friends
    9.0

    Clean, quiet, convenient, splendid location and decorations, staff very friendly

    no air conditioning in room, summer can be very hot

  • Family with children
    9.2

    Good service and location. Very helpful staff. Comfortable rooms. The hotel has an interesting history as it was originally built as a synagogue.

How to reach hotel

hotel Hotel Alef - Krakow Krakow location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Sw. Agnieszki 5, Krakow, Poland, 31071

Get directions
City Center
  • Krakow
    5000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Krakow Central Railway Station
    1.0 mi
Restaurants
  • Pod Wawelem Restauracja
    1100 ft
  • Chlopskie Jadlo, Restauracja
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    40