The intercontinental stands right in the middle of central Warsaw, a few hundreds of meters from the central station. The view from the indoor swimming pool on the 43rd floor features the best version of the Palace of Culture.
The award-winning restaurant, the top-notch service, and incredible facilities at the Intercontinental raise the hotel above all of its competitors. The hotel comprises a gym, sauna and steam room as well as a whirlpool tub and an indoor swimming pool which offer an incredible view of the Palace of Culture.
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OSiR Polna - the best cheap hotel in Warsaw city center
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 (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 to 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 at 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).
Located next to the Presidential Palace, right in the middle of Warsaw’s most prestigious street, the Bristol is ideally located between the historic Old Town and Nowy Świat.
Upon the German invasion in 1939, the hotel was made into the headquarters of the Chief of the Warsaw District. It miraculously survived the war relatively unscathed, standing nearly alone among the rubble of the Old Town. Following the war, the hotel was nationalized and soon demoted to a second class ranking and eventually closed in 1981.
The Bristol was restored to its original glory in 1993 and it is today one of the most elegant hotels in the whole country.
The beautifully renovated and spacious rooms offer every comfort. You'll find good working desks, beds covered with high thread count cotton and views onto the neighboring palaces and churches of Warsaw. Bathrooms are black and white marble with tubs and walk-in rain showers, stocked with Elemis toiletries.
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