The Mosquito Hostel - has a great location.It is close to everything: the Train Station ( 5 min walk) and 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:)
We are called a Backpackers paradise with awesome facilities where you can drink your own alcohol, enjoy free dinners, chill out and meet some interesting people!
Our facilities include 10 rooms ranging in size from twin /double / triple private rooms to 6 /10 /12 bed dorms (each bed has a thick mattress, comfy duvet, bed linen and reading lamp) with three bathrooms ( 24hr hot showers), 2 common areas and a fully equipped kitchen with a balcony for those who smoke :)
What do you get at Mosqutio Hostel Krakow ?
- 700 meters from Train / Bus Station
- 450 meters from The Main Square
- right next to the Traditional Food Market Stary Kleparz
- 5 meters to ATM / 20 meters to 24 hour mini market
- 10 meters to bus/tram stop
- walking distance to all main attractions in Krakow
- comfy beds with thick comfortable mattresses
- modern interior design in all rooms
- balcony in some of the private rooms
- Laundry for 0,00 PLN (0,00 euros)
- Airport pick up for 80 PLN ( 18 euros )
- We cook for you! Free dinner is provided on every day of the week - Mosquito Hostel Pub Crawl / Bar Tour on every day of the week
- events (vodka tasting, drinking games, mulled wine, shisha smoking, familly dinner cooking) every day of the week
- great selection of games, books, magazines and guide books
- unique decor, warm colors to make you feel like you're at home
- custome made furnitures designed for travellers needs
- the nicest & friendliest & most helpful ever
- eager to provide best tips for shopping, eating and going out
- always on duty
- will take you out and show the best what Krakow has to offer
- will help you find best way to get to your next destination
- 24/7 reception - check-in - security
- lockers for each dorm guest
- keys to the main gate for each guest
- safe on request
- backpackers paradise
- peaceful vibe
- easygoing & friendly
- a great place to meet other travelers
Value For Money
- Free yummy breakfast
- Free dinners
- Free linen & comfortable duvets
- Free Walking Tour
- Free coffee and tea all day long
- Free Internet & WiFi
- Free huge security lockers
- Free laundry
- Free Luggage storage
- Free Maps & Info
We are suited to a wide audience since we offer a great combination of party & chill where travelers from all over the world meet. If you are a person who wants to make new friends, have a beer, enjoy the hostel atmosphere and beautiful Krakow, you are really welcome! Our success is based on the respect to others!!!
Our staff works very hard to have a very respectful and peaceful vibe without the crazy drunken atmosphere offered at most other hostels. Our goal is to make you feel like Mosquito is your second home!
MONDAY - At 9pm you'll have chance to compete with other travelers during QUIZ NIGHT.
TUESDAY - Time for challenge! Let's beat the other team with FLIP PONG game!
WEDNESDAY - you'll have chance to compete with other travelers during PICTIONARY COMPETITION.
THURSDAY - If you want to socialize with other backpacers join us for CIRLCLE GAMES.
FRIDAY - Let's play DRINKING GAMES and check who will be the last man standing ;)
SATURDAY - Let's face it and you won't miss POLISH VODKA SHOTS, will you? ;) Tonight in common room at 9pm. Be there!
SUNDAY - In the evening find out what we play during POLISH WEDDING!
And what is the most important, all of those events are totally free of charge!You just need to sign up on the list!
If you wnat to do some sightseeing: We offer discounted tours to AUSCHWITZ - Birkenau, Wieliczka SALT MINE, Zakopane & others. You don't have to go to any meeting point, the tour guide will pick up from the hostel!
Are you arriving early in the morning? No worries!Feel free to check in early and wait for your room or bed in our common area.
If Krakow is the place to be, then Mosquito is the hostel to be at.
Note : Our Triple Room with shared bathroom has 1 double bed and 1 single beds! Guys - don't be surprised :) . If you want to book Triple with 3 single beds choose Triple Ensuite.
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 will charged for the entire stay
SLEEPING BAGS ARE NOT ALLOWED !!!
Availability & RatesTo view availability and prices please select dates and click 'Update Dates'
Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Reception
- 24 Hour Security
- Age Restriction
- Airport Transfers
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Free Breakfast
- Cable TV
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Telephone/Fax Facilities
- Free City Maps
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- Meals Available
- Meeting Rooms
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Terrace
- Reading Light
- Safe Deposit Box
- Taxes included
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
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 night accommodation.
Age restriction - 45 years old for Dormitories.
People out of these brackets are welcome to stay in our private rooms.
2 weeks cancellation policy for groups.
No smoking policy throughout the 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 separate booking for a group bigger then 6 people you will lose 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**
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
Mosquito Hostel is just 5 minutes walk from Train Station and also 5 minutes walk from Main Square.
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 05:17 till 00:17 everyday and last 18 minutes. Costs 8 PLN. You have to get off the train at Krakow Główny 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. Bus will take you next to the Train Station ( Dworzec Główny 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 last 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. Blue 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 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