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The method I used to select the best Hostels and Hotels
Price ranges of the Hostels/hotels
The best Hostels in Warsaw ($)
The best Mid-range hotels ($$)
The best High-range hotels ($$$)
Top Notch Hotels ($$$$)
The method I used to select the best Hostels and Hotels in Warsaw
There are a lot of great hostels and hotels in Warsaw but I selected what I think are the best. I went through thousands of reviews and selected the following hotels taking in consideration the following conditions:
Central location (either close to the central station or to the old town).
Best value for money.
Great standard of cleanliness
I either stayed or visited almost all of the hostel and hotels listed in this article and I personally talked to the owners or to the hotel management and staff. This article contains my own opinion, after selecting all the hotels which excelled at the above conditions.
All the hotels with an average review below 8.0 on booking.com were excluded from the research.
The price ranges of the selected hostels and hotels
The accommodations fall in three separate price ranges:
Low budget options (hostels): between 10 and 40 euros
Mid budget: between 40 and 80 euros
High budget: between 80 and 160 euros
I also provided some recommendation for the very high-end, super duper expensive places, at the end of the article. I personally never slept there (and I will probably never do it cause, hem, can’t afford it) but it would be awesome.
Let’s get down to business.
The Best Cheap Hostels in Warsaw ($)
Oki Doki – Our choice as the best cheap hostel in Warsaw
This is arguably the best hostel in Warsaw. What makes it so good? The amazing staff. The central location. The original style. The competitive price. It was voted as one of the best hostels in the world in 2006!
Whether you are a solo traveler, a couple or a group of friends this is the hostel for you.
You can get cheap beer at the bar, socialize in the common room, join the pub crawl (organized by the hostel), play games, learn how to cook pierogi (traditional polish dumplings) or just use one of the desktop computer (you have to pay for computers but the wifi is free if you use your own device) to figure out your itinerary in the city.
This hostel is conveniently located in the center of Warsaw, nearby the central station so it’s a good place to start exploring the city.
What makes this hostel particularly unique, not only in Warsaw but in the whole world, are the rooms. Each private room is decorated in a different style: the photography room, the Danish room, the Japanese room, the football room.
If you are interested in visiting mainly the old town, this hostel in Warsaw is your best choice, as it is located right next to it.
Dream Hostel is a modern hostel (recently purchased beds, brand new kitchen) which offers free high-speed wi-fi and social atmosphere. In the common room, you can find a very nice bar and daily events every night.
If you mainly want to meet other travelers, socialize and visit the old town, you should definitely get a room at Dream Hostel Warsaw.
Price for a double: around 40 euros (around 180 PLN)
Price for a bed in dormitory: 11/15 (around 50 PLN)
If you are looking for something a little bit quieter, this is your hostel of choice in Warsaw! While Warsaw Downtown Hostel is certainly not a party place like the Oki Doki, but it’s still very sociable and enjoyable. Every night the staff organizes themed nights in the cozy common areas. So No pub crawl and big nights drinking in this hostel, but instead a board game evening, a cooking class or a sangria night.
The staff of this hostel in Warsaw will provide you with a map and a lot of basic info about Warsaw.
The rooms at the hostel are a bit small but functional and cozy! Get yours here.
Price for a double: around 30 euros (around 150 PLN)
Price for a bed in dormitory: 11/15 (around 50 PLN)
The best hotels in Warsaw city centre ($$)
OSiR Polna – the best cheap hotel in Warsaw city centre
If you are coming to Warsaw for business or if you have just relocated to Warsaw and you need somewhere to stay while you look for a flat, this could be the hotel in Warsaw that is best for you. OSiR Polna might not be the prettiest, but it gets its job done. It’s a central hotel, being located next to a metro station, it’s cheap, clean and peaceful.
This hotel in Warsaw is especially recommended for families because of the competitive triple and quadruple room rates.
This hotel offers quite a few perks that you wouldn’t expect at this price:
If you are looking for spacious rooms in the city centers under 100€ a night (for a double) this is the best hotel you can get in Warsaw. The breakfast is ridiculously expensive, so I don’t recommend it (just get out and you will find plenty of options at a fraction of the price), but the rest is more than worthy.
The rooms are spacious and complete with all you need. Some have a pretty nice view of the city.
In the hotel you will find pretty much everything to relax after an intense day exploring Warsaw:
Pool and Spa
And for the most active of you, there is also a fitness center.
Polonia palace is part of a lovingly restored early 20th-century palace which was declared architectural monument of Poland’s history and culture in 1965. When you’ll see the majestic facade, the charming lobby and the stunning view overlooking the Palace of Culture you won’t believe you paid so little to stay in such a special hotel in Warsaw.
The breakfast is one of the highlights of the hotel, make sure you eat it here at least one of the days.If you want to make sure you get a room in the Hotel Polonia Palace, you should book your room well in advance. You can book yours here.
Price for a single: 115 € (around 500 pln)
Price for a double: 115 € (around 500 pln)
Hotel Rialto – The most beautiful boutique hotel in Warsaw city center
The Hotel Rialto is perfectly maintained with an incredibly high degree of care in the details. It is “woody” with an Art Deco interior. This hotel gives you a taste of how pre-war Warsaw must have been.
The quality of the furniture in this hotel is great and there is a lot of original furniture restored to perfection.
This place has a great atmosphere and it is perfect for couples looking for an unforgettable stay.
This is a fantastic hotel and the price is much cheaper than it would be in a similar hotel in other European capitals. The rooms are not that expensive for a five-star hotel.
Price for a double room: Starting at 160 euros (750 PLN)
The Warsaw Marriott Hotel in Warsaw is one of the tallest building in the city (at 170 meters) and it contributes in creating Warsaw’s characteristic skyline. But if you want to enjoy the best view of Warsaw you won’t see the Marriott hotel because… well, because you will be in the Marriott hotel. The view from here is one of the best because it includes the Palace of Culture, one of the symbols of post-war Warsaw and the most idiosyncratic building in Warsaw’s skyline.
Besides the view, the Marriott hotel has everything that a multinational hotel in its price range usually offers. Look at the pictures and find out this hotel in Warsaw here.
Price for a single: 160 € (around 700 PLN)
Price for a double: 160 € (around 700 PLN), yes, the same price (at the time of writing).
If this guide wasn’t enough for you, and you prefer to go through thousands of reviews, I encourage you to go on booking.com or tripadvisor.com.
The opinion expressed in this article is 100% independent and I wasn’t paid by any of the hotels or hostels listed here. I personally took and edited most of the pictures you see in this article. If you click on the links to booking.com or TripAdvisor and you book your stay I may receive a tiny percentage of the order at no additional cost to you. This helps to cover the costs of maintaining this site.
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