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2 apartments in the centre, larger sleeps 9 ( smaller apartment sleeps 6) - Apartment 1 ( Cracovia 1)

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,022 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights



Apartment 1 ( Cracovia 1)

Our apartment offers the rare combination of space and elegance at an affordable price. Stylishly furnished; contemporary graphic art and a mix of classic pre-war and modern furniture and lighting, ensure comfort with plenty of local character and charm.

The apartment has been renovated to high standards. We preserved parquet floors throughout, double doors and 3 meters tall ceilings. Located in a quiet street but the historic centre is only a short walk away, with its array of restaurants, cafes, bars and boutiques.

At the end of the street you can jump on a tram for a short ride to Wawel Castle – or to the famous Jewish Quarter at Kazimierz, where you’ll be also spoilt for choice with all the sights, restaurants, bars and nightlife. Kazimierz is one of the favourite destinations for locals and visitors alike.

Just around the corner, there's a supermarket open 24hrs, called Kefirek, where you can buy all the necessary ingredients for a meal at home.

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About the property

Apartments in the city centre

Our two beautiful apartments are located on the first floor in a 1900 century Cracovian town house , WITH A LIFT .Our apartments can be rented separately - they are completely self contained. Apartment 1 can sleeps up to 9 people. Apartment 2 can sleep up to 6 people .If you are looking for super spacious apartment you can rent them both and create a super large apartment. The apartments have a common, private hall which is NOT a part of any of the apartments. When combined they will create one wonderfully specious and comfortable apartment.

When enquiring about renting only one of the apartments please specify which one you are interested in. You can see 2 prices on the website : for the combined apartments and for the larger of the two apartments ( sleeps up to 8 people). Due to the lack of space on the website we can not show the price of the smaller apartment ( sleeps up to 6 people) - it is £10 per night cheaper than the bigger. If in doubt - please check with us.

The apartments are full of light thanks to large, double glazed windows in every room. They are warm in winter thanks to the central heating and cool in summer thanks to old, thick walls that prevent the heat from outside get through.The location is perfect; walking distance to the Main Square, all the commodities also a short walk away. Peaceful, residential street. Renovated to a high standard with parquet flooring, high ceiling, a ceramic stove. Contemporary graphic art and a mix of classic pre-war and modern furniture and lighting, ensure comfort with plenty of local character and charm.

We took special care that all beds have a bed side lamp with light brights enough for reading - often it is a problem in rented accommodation.We hate it when it happens to us on our travel so we make sure our guests don't have this problem either!

Modern, fully equipped kitchens, central heating, flat screen smart satellite TV, DVD player, a cot or a high chair can be provided. Internet access ,free WiFi

Good reasons to book our apartment: our apartments, which we visit regularly with our children, have a unique location: Old Town is the heart of Krakow, that's where you want to be and yet in our apartments you will be away from the noisy city centre. From here you can walk to all tourist attractions. The Main Square is a leisurely 10-15 min walk. Wawel Castle is a short tram ride away and the tram stop is round the corner from our street. Public transport is inexpensive in Poland.

We always try to ensure that you have a fantastic time in Krakow and we will always be happy to answer all your email enquiries - all you need to do is ask.

You will be met at the apartment by our very friendly representative (who speaks several languages). He will show you round the apartment and explain how things work and recommend restaurants or places to visit if you wish to. We will also send you our personal recommendation of places to eat and see in Krakow. If travel with children - we can recommend places that your children will find attractive.

We can organize transport from the airport for you and if you wish to travel to Auschwitz or visit a World Heritage salt mines in Wieliczka - we can help you organize your trip, too.

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Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French, Italian, Polish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
26 November, 2017

About Beata

I grew up in Krakow in an old, beautiful apartment. We rented it, like most Poles, from the state. Sadly my family was not able to buy the property after the communist regime collapsed. Even though I live in London now, I miss Krakow a lot. When I found a great apartment in the very heart of the city - I could not resist buying it. I love to come here with my family and we do so as often as we can.

We are never bored here - there are things to do for adults and kids alike. My favourite pastime ( when the weather is good!) is sitting in a cafe on the Main Square, soaking up the sun while sipping a coffee. My kids love coming in winter - the town is covered in snow and skiing in the mountains .We rent a car and 1.5 hrs later we are on a slope. I also like going to concerts, exhibitions and new galleries that have mushroomed in Krakow over the recent years .And that you can do in any weather!

Beata purchased this apartment in 2006

Why Beata chose Piasek Północ

We decided to buy this particular apartment because of its fantastic location. We wanted to have an apartment near the Market Square but not actually on it. It can be very noisy on the Market Square with all the tourists staying up until early hours.

Our street is very peaceful and yet only 10-15 walk from the Market Square. There is a 24 hrs well stocked supermarket just round the corner. There are bakeries and cafes 2 min walk from the apartment. One has just opened literally opposite our building. When we are tired after the whole day of activities and we don't fancy walking home - we hop on a tram. The tram stop is 2 min walk from the apartments.

What makes this apartment unique

Our apartments offer great comfort and space! You can combine the two and have one super large apartment. But you can also rent them separately as they are completely self contained. They are our second homes and when we come here we often bring our friends. Therefore we have taken great care to make them feel cosy and welcoming.

They are at a perfect location - all our previous guests who have sent us feedback - loved the proximity to Krakow's main attractions and yet be away from the crowds when you want to. We have free WIFI and a flat screen smart TV in each apartment.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We can only endorse all the other 5 star reviews by agreeing that the apartment is excellent both internally and in terms of its location. The supermarket Kefirek in Karmelicka street, just round the corner from the apartment is fine for everyday needs. The bakery opposite sells excellent bread and rolls. Inside the apartment is spacious and warm. It’s just as described on the website and the booking through Beata and the meetings with Andrzej on arrival and departure went smoothly.

As for Krakow itself, it’s a gem of a small city. It offers wonderful opportunities for culture and eating and drinking. We particulary enjoyed thick hot chocolate and spicy apple pies at Nowa Prowincja on Ulica Bracka. The guided cycle tour from Cool Tours is an excellent way to get orientated and later in the holiday you can hire bikes only and head out of the city by cycling along the banks of the Vistula. Whether you go to Auschwitz or not the museums in Krakow dedicated to the Nazi occupation of Krakow are chilling but informative and there is a special price ticket if you decide to visit all three – the ex-Gestapo headquarters at Pomarska Street, Schindler’s factory ( a must-see) and the Eagle Pharmacy on the corner of Plac Bohaterow Getta. Finally check out the live music at the Harris Piano Bar and Alchemia.We’d go back to Krakow like a shot – so much we didn’t do – and would have no hesitation in returning to Beata's fabulous apartment
Mar 2012
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We offer a 10% for stays over 7 days
If you wish to reserve the apartment we will ask you to confirm the reservation by a 20% deposit . We would prefer if the deposit payment is made by Paypal ( secure way for payment our guests). Once you have confirmed the reservation we will send you a request for the deposit payment and once we receive the funds we will email you a confirmation and more details regarding the apartments.
We don't accept stag or hen nights guests. Our apartments are in the residential building, we request that all our guests reduce the volume of music or conversation in the apartments after 10 pm.


Accommodation and facilities for Apartment 1 ( Cracovia 1)in Piasek Północ in Krowodrza

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1022 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 9 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please respect our neighbours and lower the volume of your music &conversation after 10pm in the apartment and on the communal staircase.
  • We ask our guests to wash their dirty dishes and take out the rubbish to clearly marked rubbish and recycle bins outside, in the courtyard
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • The bathroom is spacious. It has a window that gives it a natural light. There is a big mirror, shelving space. Bathtub combined with a shower. Here you will find a washing machine. Also a hair dryer.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Living room - 2 Sofa bed/Futon , The sofa beds are big and comfortable- not futons
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Both bedrooms have comfortable double beds. Bedroom 1 has additional futon. There is an antique wardrobe in Bedroom 2 with storage for hanging clothes as well as shelves for other items. Bedroom 1 has a chest of drawers and a space to hang clothes, too. Double glazed windows and central heating ensure that you will not be cold here in winter; in warmer months, the apartment's thick walls will provide much desirable shelter from the outside heat and noise. Bedroom 2 has two sets of double doors; one leading to the hall and the other to an fantastically spacious living room. In here you will find two comfortable sofas and a big armchair. One of the sofa opens up to a double bed. This is the place where our guests can relax in the evening, watch satellite TV or listen to music. Portable internet connection (PC only) can be arranged. Please let us know you would like one before you travel. The cost of purchasing a temporary modem and access card is 34 PLN (Polish zlotys), payable when you
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
The central location of our apartments and their fantastic size and stylish furnishing are the main points. From here you can easily walk to all the tourist destinations that Krakow has on offer. A leisurely walk to the Main Square will take you about 10-15 min. On the way, you will find shops, bars, restaurants, ATM. If, however, you would want to give your legs a bit of a rest, you can hop on a tram ( tram stop round the corner) and take a short ride to Wawel Castle or Kazimierz, the famous Jewish Quarter. You will be met at the apartment by our very friendly representative (who speaks several languages) who will show you round the apartment and explain how things function and recommend restaurants or places to visit if you wish to. We will also send you a list of our recommendations and ideas what to see and do in Krakow. There is inexpensive meter parking just outside our house. Portable internet connection (PC only) can be arranged. See above in notes on bedrooms.


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Apartment 1 ( Cracovia 1)
average rating of 4.7 based on 24 reviews
Essex UK


  • 5 of 5

What a fabulous place -a gorgeous flat, clean, warm, comfortable and so convenient for the centre without being totally on top of it -which meant quiet nights and a good nights sleep after walking around all day!

I can highly recommend it to anyone who wants to visit this fascinating city.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Sep-2010
  • Date of Stay: September 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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appartement spacieux, lumineux

  • 4 of 5

nous avons passé 3 nuits à Cracovie. Nous étions 9 et les 2 appartements sont très agréables, au calme avec petits restos et supermarché à côté.

idéalement situés pour visiter Cracovie à pied (15 mn du centre historique)

nous avons passé un séjour des plus sympathiques

Beata est disponible et de bons conseils pour nous indiquer des restaurants locaux

je le recommande vivement


  • Review Submitted: 21-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Apartment!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was larger than expected. We had no problem finding parking on the street (free on weekends). We stayed there with four children and everyone was comfortable and we had plenty of room to relax after sight seeing. The beds were comfortable, WIFI fast enough for two devices streaming videos, and the apartment met all our needs. We enjoyed walking to restaurants and sights from the apartment. Would recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great apartment , great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time thank you and would happily visit again! The apartments were fantastic, great location and well equipped. We were really impressed by the information you sent and thank you for organising the transport and trip to Aushwitz.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Salem, MA

Super central Kraków location

  • 5 of 5

Nicely decorated, clean and comfortable apartment within easy walk to central Kraków. Perfect place to relax after walking all around the city. Great shops nearby for groceries, baked goods, all the necessities. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
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Nice, clean, spacious and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Apartments are very nice, spacious and comfortable. Beata and Anjay are a pleasure to work with, very helpful and accomodating. We had ten people: 4 adults and six kids and everyone was so comfortable. There was plenty of space for us to gather together at the end of the day. It's in a great location, we parked our car in front of the building and walked everywhere. Thank you Beata! We hope to come back soon :)

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Balice International Airport
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Dworzec kolejowy Krakow Glowny
Car: not necessary

Our apartments are located in a quiet, residential street in the centre of Old Town in Krakow. On the way to the Market Square you will find an array of restaurants, cafes, bars and boutiques. You do not need a car in Krakow - you can get everywhere on foot or by tram. Market Square is about 10 min walk away from the apartment.

Wawel Castle and the famous Jewish Quarter - Kazimierz- are a short tram ride away. The tram stop is just round the corner on Karmelicka street. In Kazimierz you will be also spoilt for choice with all the sights, restaurants, bars and nightlife. Kazimierz is one of the favourite destinations for locals and visitors alike.

You can do all your food & drink shopping locally.

Just around the corner, there's a supermarket, called Kefirek, opened 24hrs; you can buy all the necessary ingredients for a meal at home if you don't feeling like going out.

If you plan to visit Aushwitz or go to see a famous salt mine in Wieliczka, we will be happy to help you organize your transport or advise you how to get there by yourself.

Ski: One of the most often visited places to go for skiing nearby Krakow is Zakopane. There is a good selection of ski slopes there for all levels of skiers.

Our biggest discovery was a ski slope 20 min away from Krakow called Podstolice, near Wieliczka. The slope is for beginners/ intermediate skiers. There is a ski hire and a restaurant just next to the slope.