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Words & Swords

  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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“old city”(2 reviews)
“min walk”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Pets Allowed
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All reviewsgreat place to stayold citymin walkwithin walking distancegreat locationmagdalenabathroomapartment
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly, warm welcome, basic needs met, resident dog & cat nice. Located on road running alsongside park that surrounds old city. Tram stop outside. Great location. Host is very helpful & excellent English. Recommend for location & price, lucy last minute booking.

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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

During our visit Magdalena was extremely helpful with tourist information and very friendly. I’d highly recommend words and swords, very clean, cheap and cheerful service. The location is perfect for everything when visiting Kraków. we will definitely be staying here again. Thank you so much...More

2  Thank mishagrant
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Had a short stay here, basic but comfortable accommodation, a friendly host and a cute dog. Great place to stay to explore, close to the station so easy to get to. No frills but you get what you pay for and the room was comfortable...More

1  Thank RachP71
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This great place is right within walking distance of everything in the old city. Magdalena is welcoming and you feel like family. The rooms are clean and have everything you need. There is a kitchen so you can make tea or coffee Nice European breakfast...More

Thank Ramarley
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Stayed here October 2017 for 4 nights with 2 other couples during a city break to Krakow from the UK. I wasn't expecting much for the price but was pleasantly surprised. We normally stay in large hotels or boutique hotels and I was a bit...More

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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Price range
US$29 - US$82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Poland > Southern Poland > Lesser Poland Province > Krakow
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"Limited as all rooms look out to a park at the front."
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"all rooms have different amount of beds, choose what fits you"
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"Close to town, close to train station"
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