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Flamingo, the ‘Best Hostel of 2007’, welcomes you to Krakow. Housed in a beautiful 17th-century building, this hostel offers friendly atmosphere. Guests can enjoy free WiFi in all areas. Flamingo Hostel is located on a lively pedestrian street in the center of the Old Town, less than 164 feet from the magnificent Main Market Square. You can find exciting nightlife and many of the city’s attractions literally on your doorstep. The train station is a short walk away. Flamingo Hostel has been rated as the ‘Best Hostel of 2007’ and ‘Best Located Hostel Worldwide 2006’ by the customers of more than 15,000 hostels.

This is our guests' favorite part of Krakow, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Flamingo Premium Hostel has been welcoming guests since Aug 11, 2009

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Krakow, this property has an excellent location score of 9.5!


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Room Type
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 sofa bed
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 full bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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  • Alexander
    The location is top, the staff is very friendly (especially to polish learners), the room is wide and clean. The rooms are within a beautiful and lively part of the city so you can get anything you need from right there - a walk in mostly...
  • Tasneem
    It is central located , heart of the town and easy to walk to everywhere.
  • Michael
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Everything was very clean and had great access to the Old City in Krakow.
  • Ira
    Perfect place for our stay. We booked a private room with a bathroom and it was just perfect for us. Spacious, clean, it had tea kettle and a coffee maker. Location is TOP - right in the center of the city
  • Petras
    Great location to start and finish a day in old town. Good facilities, good room. Had a window to an inner yard so it was quiet.
  • Petra
    Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia and Herzegovina
    amazing location, very comfortable, great communication, definitely would recommend
  • Fajar
    clean, good location, close to groceries/ restaurants/coffee shops
  • Marta
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great location, good value for money. Easy to find, instructions very clear. The room was immaculate.
  • Randi
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    It was convenient to the old town square and clean. The desk was so nice ans new enough English to ask questions
  • Marta
    Nicely decorated, cozy rooms with easy access to the bathrooms so no queues to be expected. Only few steps away from the Main Square. Good value for money

Property questions and answers
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  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Hello, Yes, we do offer luggage storage, from 10:00 till 20:00 - the cost of this service is 10 PLN. Best Regards
    Answered on 22 September 2021
  • We arrive in Krakow at 11:30. Which means we arrive to the hotel round 12:15am i think. Would that be a problem?

    Check-in is possible after 3pm and the possibility of earlier key pickup depends on availability on the day of arrival. You can drop your bags at the ..
    Answered on 8 January 2022
  • What coms in the Kitchenette? Is there the ability to cook/heat food?

    Dear Guest, Usually, rooms with a kitchenette are equipped with an electric hob that allows you to heat food. In addition, there is a kettle, dishes a..
    Answered on 11 February 2022
  • Are sheets and towels included?

    Dear Guest, Yes, towels and sheets are included, as well as coffee, tea, and sugar. Best Regards
    Answered on 29 September 2021
  • hi, Is the bathroom private or shared?

    Hello, We have rooms with private bathrooms, as well as shared bathrooms. There is always a piece of information about a private bathroom on the descr..
    Answered on 14 December 2021
  • Hi does this room have a bathroom or toilet which would be enough? Thanks

    Hello, this room has a shared bathroom with one other room. Best Regards, Flamingo Premium Hostel
    Answered on 4 February 2022
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Area info *

Amenities of Flamingo Premium Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Heating
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Dining table
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Polish

Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Flamingo Premium Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 10:30 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa JCB Diners Club American Express Cash Flamingo Premium Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that check-in is possible only after 15:00. It takes place at the reception in Flaminio SmartSleep, located on Szewska 4 street, 1st floor. Reception is not open 24/7.
Please note, that due to a location in a very busy area in the city center, Guests may be experiencing noise.

Be aware units are located in different points of the Old Town. Pay attention to the names of the units as some of them contain alternative addresses.

Guests who require an invoice are kindly requested to provide the necessary information for the invoice at the time of booking.

Due to the change in tax regulations, the tax identification number should be provided before paying the fee. After printing a fiscal receipt without a tax identification number, it will not be possible to issue an invoice.

As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has temporarily suspended its shuttle services.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Please inform Flamingo Premium Hostel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Flamingo Premium Hostel

  • Flamingo Premium Hostel is 500 feet from the center of Krakow. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Flamingo Premium Hostel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • Flamingo Premium Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • The prices at Flamingo Premium Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.