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The story of Warsaw’s past is told though its architecture, from restored Gothic buildings to steel-and-glass high-rise buidlings. Take the Royal Castle, a stately building that served as a royal residence for around 300 years before being completely destroyed in WW2 – or the Palace of Culture and Science, a giant structure dating back to Poland’s Soviet-influenced era. Still Poland’s tallest building today, the latter contains theatres, bars, museums and a viewing terrace on its 30th floor.

This complex story further unfolds in museums across the city. The Warsaw Rising Museum, for instance, traces the history of the Warsaw Uprising in 1944 via interactive displays, photographs and film archives.

However, Warsaw is every bit the modern European capital, with gorgeous green spaces like Lazienki Park, and a mix of high-calibre Polish and fusion restaurants, cosy bars and galleries in its beautifully restored old town. Take a guided tour of Old Praga to discover its hidden gems – and when night falls, take a wander around or head out to Mazowiecka Street to experience the best of Warsaw’s nightlife and entertainment.


From £24 per night

This weekend

From £52 per night

Next weekend

From £72 per night

Most popular time to visit October–December
Cheapest time to visit January–March
Local currency 10 zł = £1.91
Language Polish
Average weekend price £1 per night
Average weekday price £1 per night
Typical stay 1 night

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A really nice place to stay.

3 June 2018

A really nice place to stay. The hotel looks beautiful from the outside as well as has a really pretty garden. The room itself is really nice as well. Nice breakfast! People are also very nice, but I would suggest learning some English in the future :)

Olivija Latvia

The excellent choice of very good restaurants.

4 February 2023

The excellent choice of very good restaurants. The green open parks where you can go walking as it is very safe, very friendly city to pets. The polish people are extremly friendly to other nations and will help to find your way around the city. It has happened to us as we could not find our way through one of the many parks. The man even explain to us some historic stories of that neighborhood. And last, Take the time to stop and have a cup of coffee served with a delicious piece of their cakes.

Michele United States

It is hard to comprehend that the city was flattened during...

27 January 2023

It is hard to comprehend that the city was flattened during WW2. and has now been rebuilt as it was. The bus tour organised by Bus City tours was excellent to begin my stay. I also completed 2 walking tours with Orange Umbrella, one WW2 and the second Jewish Warsaw. Both very good and I found WW2 more interesting. Even if you are not musical, go to a Fryderek Chopin Piano Recital. It was absolutely brilliant. If you are over 70 years of age, city bus travel is free. Enjoy the red squirrels in the parks

Michael United Kingdom

Visited Warsaw for 4 nights - it could definitely have been...

20 January 2023

Visited Warsaw for 4 nights - it could definitely have been a week. Great city, lots of restaurants, cafes and bars and also a nice laid back feeling yet polite throughout the City. Will need to visit again.

Juan United Kingdom

Warsaw offers the best service quality level for a...

14 January 2023

Warsaw offers the best service quality level for a reasonable price. Whether you are looking for a great hotel, a good hairdresser, a Thai massage, or wanna have a memorable food experience - Warsaw is the place to visit.

Donhanik Poland

Very clean and comfortable room.

11 January 2023

Very clean and comfortable room. I have stayed in mostly independent hotels in Europe in the past and I decided to go with an American brand for once and it didn't disappoint. While I realize we are in a time of inflation, I was thinking it could have been a little cheaper, however, considering the proximity to the train station, public trams, culture center and the shopping center, the conveniences made up for all of that. Check in was great because I arrived 2 hours early and the receptionist was great because she told me she had rooms available and allowed me to check in early. In general, I have traveled throughout the whole country and this has been one of the nicest stays of any hotel in Poland. If you want a 4-5 star hotel, I definitely would recommend this hotel.

Michael Poland

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