Poets Corner Hostel

Sokolska 1, Olomouc, Moravia, Olomouc, Czech Republic, Distance from city centre: 5km
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Rating: 86%from 3 reviews

  • 100%Atmosphere
  • 100%Staff
  • 80%Security
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 73%Location
  • 86%Value for money
  • 80%Facilities
Poets Corner Hostel offers spacious and bright dorm and private rooms. You'll also find a fully equipped kitchen, a welcoming and cosy common room and spotlessly cleaned and maintained bathrooms.

When you arrive you'll be treated to an introduction with the Poets' own 'Treasure Map' of Olomouc, which will give you a great overview of things to see, do, eat and drink in our lovely town. If you're interested in looking a little deeper you can tap into all of the information we've gathered over the years and have made available to our guests via our info folders; '101 things to do in Olomouc', 'Eat, drink and be merry', 'Top 10 Daytrips' and 'Cycling'.

Hostel amenities include:

8 bed mixed dorm rooms
Private rooms for 2,3 or 4 people
Spacious, well equipped kitchen
All pots, pans, plates, even a fondue set!
Free food and spice shelves
Fresh herbs on the windowsill (summer)
Recycling facilities
Fresh linen included (real cotton sheets!)
Inexpensive bicycle hire
Inexpensive laundry service
Book exchange, library, games and sporting equipment.
Hair-dryer, umbrellas, and iron available
Wi-Fi Internet access for free

The hostel relaxed atmosphere:

Antique Moravian furniture
Colourful and creatively decorated rooms
Homelike surroundings
Comfy lounge with armchairs, sofas, and no TV
Balcony with a view of cathedrals and hills
Key access, no curfew, no lockout; come and go as you please
An easy stroll to dozens of cozy cafes and cheap bars

Insider information includes:

Our exclusive treasure map guide to Olomouc
An up to date whiteboard of all the festivals, concerts and other events
Dozens of recommendations for things to see and do around the city
Specially prepared guides for at least twelve daytrips into the surrounding countryside
Library of travel guides and books about the city.

Recommended by:

Lonely Planet:: "Aussie owners Greg and Francie are a wealth of local information at this friendly and well-run hostel. Bicycles can be hired for 100Kc per day. In summer, there's a two-night minimum stay, But Olomouc is definitely worth it"

Rough Guides:: "Welcoming, superbly central hostel run by people who know their stuff when it comes to travel in Moravia. It's spread over two floors of an apartment building, with eight-bunk dorms plus doubles and triples with homely old furniture. There's a spacious kitchen, cosy living room, and wi-fi throughout".

Rick Steves:: "Poets Corner Hostel fills two 1930's apartments near the town center. Tastefully furnished, immaculately clean, and run by a friendly Australian couple, Greg and Francie, the hostel fits in perfectly with Olomouc's character as a university town and ultimate back-door destination for the Czech Republic. The common room has sofas, armchairs, a decent library, Czech CD's - and no TV - and holds a wealth of information on Olomouc and the surrounding area".

Trip Advisor:: "#1 Specialty lodging in Olomouc"

Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour security
  • Bicycle hire
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book exchange
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Room
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Directions
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The train and bus stations are 30-40 minutes walk outside the historic centre of Olomouc. So we suggest taking the tram.

From the Bus Station:
*go through the underpass and cross the tracks, buy a 14czk ticket from the machine; Catch tram #4 to Namesti Hrdinu (7stops) then follow the directions below.

From the Train Station:
* Buy a 14czk ticket from the machine; Catch tram #4, 5, 6, or 7 to Namesti Hrdinu then follow the directions below:

* Get off at Namesti Hrdinu
* Walk 200m toward the red dome (away from the red church).
* We are to the right of the clothing shop at Sokolska 1.
* Buzz the [HOSTEL] doorbell and come upstairs.

By Taxi
The rank at the train station is off to the right past the tram stop: the fare should be about 125czk/5euro

If Olomouc is your first stop within the country, there are bank machines both at the train station and near the tram stop where you will get off in the centre. Also near the bank and the tram stop is a big illuminated map of central Olomouc.

Located Near

* Located right within the historic centre of the city.

* 400m from the main marketplace square, swimming pool, hockey stadium

* 300m from internet cafe, pharmacy, teahouse, cinema, jazz club

* 200m from tram and bus stops, 7 days/week supermarket

* 100m from 'Cafeland', carparking, bank machines and shoe/backpack repairer

* 0m to one of the Czech Republic's highest-rated hostels and one of Olomouc's best views

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