Hotel Stary

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PLN 542
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There are hotels with a few historic details and a contemporary up-do, and then there's Szczepa's Hotel Stary. Wonderfully authentic historical ambiance makes this luxury spot a destination in itself.

Its origins clouded by time, the Hotel Stary building's estimated birth is somewhere in the 15th century. The next 600 years are visible in fascinating layers throughout the interior, exemplified by the authentic frescoes peeking tantalizingly through plaster in guest rooms. An ethereal swimming pool wends its way beneath ancient brick archways, while a statue of Hermes holds a shield with the 19th century owners' initials: A and M.

The design in Hotel Stary's 53 accommodations (starting at 375 sq. ft.) is a blend of Euro-chic and custom wood pieces. Luxurious touches like heated bathroom floors and free Internet access subtly update the artfully preserved gothic ambiance.

After you've explored the sightseeing and romance of Old Town Krakow, the spa's salt cave provides a nurturing microclimate for massages and other treatments. Indulge in the locally selected dining of Restaurant Trzy Rybki and take your pick of wines from Italy, Spain, France, and Austria.


  • Fitness Centre
  • Lounge/Bar
  • Meeting / Conference Rooms
  • Meeting / Private Room
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Spa Services
  • Swimming Pool - Indoor
  • Front Desk
  • High Speed Internet
  • Massage


  • Business
  • Honeymoon
  • Sightseeing
  • Spa

Guest Reviews

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Definitely the best hotel in Krakow, without any doubt! Centrally located directly on the main square. It offers no views from the rooms, but a short walk from all the attractions of this beautiful city MAIN ENTRANCE. Hotel in historical building, recently renovated. Modern inside with floors, doors and wooden furnishings. Modern bathrooms in marble with shower and Jacuzzi. Room service attentive and precise. The products of high quality bathroom (the Occitan). Small spa in the basement of the hotel, very quaint. The cold pool did not allow me to swim. Pleasant restaurant and a beautiful presentation of each dish. Good quality, attentive service and fast. Hotel staff very friendly but not intrusive. From the top floor terrace with beautiful views of the snow-covered roofs. Excellent quality / price ratio. The cheapest hotel I have ever been keeping all levels from five star hotels. Only regret that I have booked with as a VIP Guest kiwicollection but received no benefit, no upgrades, no recognition, no fruit in the room, no welcome note, even though the hotel was not full.

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Hotel Stary is located right in the heart of Krakow, within walking distance of many attractions. John Paul II International Airport Kraków-Balice is about 15 minutes away by taxi.


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Monday to Friday 6am – 12am
Saturday and Sunday 7am - 3pm
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  • Hotel Stary
  • Ul.Szezepanska 5
  • Krakow 31-011
  • Poland

Recognition & Affiliates

Hotel Stary is part of Likus Hotele & Restauracje

Prix Villegiature Awards - Best Hotel Interior Design - 2007