Overview of Hostel
The Mosquito Hostel - has the perfect location, probably the Best Located hostel in Krakow, close to the Train Station ( 5 min walk) and to the Main Square ( 5 min walk ), so there is no need to drag your heavy luggage through the whole city while trying to find your hostel.
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Mosquito Hostel is just 5 minutes walk from Train Station and also 5 minutes walk from Main Square.
PLANE - [Due to some construction works time of the travel can reach up to 35 min]
The fastest way to get to the center of Krakow is to take a train which leaves every 30 minutes from the train platform at the Airport. Runs from 04:30 till 00:18 and last 17 minutes. Cost 9 PLN. You have to get off the train at Krakow G?ówny which is the main train station and then follow the directions written below
The cheapest way to get to the center of Krakow is to take a local bus number 208. The bus will take you next to the Train Station ( Dworzec G?ówny Wschód) and then follow the directions written below.
One ride cost 4.00 PLN/2.00 PLN (discounted - you need to have an international student ID - ISIC card or Euro26) but it lasts up to 45 minutes.
There is also a night bus 902 which leaves once per hour between 11 pm and 4 am. The name of the stop you need to get off is Stary Kleparz, 2 minutes on foot from our hostel!
BUS / COACH
There are two levels of the bus station (MDA). If you are on the first level go downstairs to the level 0. On the level 0 go to the tunnel's entrance and go straight to Galeria Krakowska (then follow directions written above) if Galeria Krakowska is closed turn left to Railway Station and then follow directions written above.
To leave a Train Station go downstairs to the tunnel, then turn right to enter the big mall Galeria Krakowska. Now you are at the level -1 of this mall, use modern escalators to get to the level 0 and look for an exit to Pawia Street. On Pawia street turn left and go straight along the street to the big intersection then turn right on Basztowa street.
*If the shopping mall Galeria Krakowska is closed, follow these directions: Leave the train station and go downstairs to the tunnel then turn left at the stairs which will lead you to the main building of the station. Head towards the building and before you enter take a right turn when you see Galeria Krakowska. When you reach the big square head for the hotel named 'Andels' cross at the pedestrian crossing and find the street named Pawia which is behind the hotel. When you reach Pawia street turn left and head towards the big intersection. Now look on your right side for Basztowa street?
That's right! Go ahead! After 2 minutes of walking you will reach Tram Stop called Stary Kleparz - turn right along 'Nakielny' (bakery) and you will see our dark blue MOSQUITO HOSTEL sign. There will be a big gate on your right shoulder. Look for an intercom and dial number 60. Bzzzzzz. When you get in take the first and only door on the left side. Then you have a privilege to take an elevator to the 2nd floor. Mosquito Hostel door will be on your left. Welcome to our hostel & feel the positive buzzz! You made it! :)
AIRPORT PICK UPS!
We can organize an Airport Pick Up for you. Just send us a request by email with your name, flight number, arrival day and we will pick you up and bring straight to the hostel.
Airport pick up from Krakow Balice Airport: 80 PLN (1-4 people), 100 PLN (5-8)
Airport pick up from Katowice Pyrzowice Airport: 330 PLN (1-4 people), 360 PLN ( 5 - 8 people ).
Mosquito Hostel is located next to the old traditional food market - Rynek Kleparski, in front of the Green belt park which surrounds Old Town, close to Barbacan. Its just 5 minutes walk from the Train Station and also 5 minutes walk to the Main Square. 10 meters - ATM. 20 meters - Mini-supermarket 10 meters - Tram/Bus Stop. 50 meters - Food Market Best located Krakow's hostel
Conditions & Policy
REMEMBER CANCELLATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED BY EMAIL AT LEAST 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE ( till 00.01 am two days before your arrival). THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS! LATE CANCELLATIONS ARE AUTOMATICALLY CHARGED FOR THE FIRST NIGHTS ACCOMMODATION. AGE LIMIT 18 - 45 years old for Dormitories. People out of this brackets are welcome to stay in our private rooms. 2 weeks cancellation policy for groups. No smoking policy throughout hostel WE DO NOT ACCEPT STAG/BACHELOR/HEN PARTIES If you are this type of group you will be asked to leave the hostel and will be charged for your whole reservation. GROUPS - from APRIL - OCTOBER we accept max 6 people per booking. If you try to make a seperate booking for group bigger then 6 people you will loose your HW deposit and during the check in you will be denied to check in and charged for the entire stay SLEEPING BAGS ARE NOT ALLOWED !!!