The ultimate guide to the best hotels in Krakow Main Square: are you looking for a place for an unforgettable stay? The fabulous Krakow’s Main Market Square (which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site) will be the ideal setting: it has a magical atmosphere, especially in the evening, and is located right in the heart of the old town.
By staying in one of the hotels in Krakow Main Square you will be one step away from all the main attractions, museums and things to do. And if you’re planning your trip for Christmas time or New Year’s Eve, well, you couldn’t pick a better place! The Christmas Markets take place right in the Krakow Main Square, as well as the New Year’s Eve celebrations. Let’s find out which are the best hotels in Krakow Main Square, carefully selected and reviewed. You will also find some great apartments with a view and some good apartments and hotels near the Krakow Main Square.
Best Hotels in Krakow Main Square
Hotel Betmanowska Main Square Residence
Betmanowska Main Square Residence Adults Only Hotel is arguably the most luxurious hotel in Krakow Main Square and boasts breathtaking views of the iconic Cloth Hall and St. Mary’s Church.
This fabulous hotel is located right in the heart of Krakow’s Main Market Square and has some luxurious, modern and super-comfy rooms and suites, which are an ideal choice for a couple or a group of friends. This is an adults-only hotel, perfectly soundproofed, which means that it is the ideal place for a rejuvenating stay. Guests get a complimentary bottle of prosecco, complimentary tea and coffee, and a fabulous complimentary breakfast.
The rooms and suites are modern, spacious and luxuriously furnished, with a majestic private bathroom with shower or whirlpool tub. Some suites have a fabulous in-room jacuzzi, perfect for relaxing. Meanwhile, from the window you can enjoy the breathtaking view of the Market Square, particularly suggestive in the evening and in the Christmas season. Guests can also benefit from an excellent bar, a 24-hour reception with staff who speak several languages.
When booking, opt for a room overlooking the Main Market Square, as not all rooms have a view. The best rooms are the stunning Suite with Main Market Square View, the beautiful Junior Suite with Main Market Square View and the Deluxe Double Room with Main Market Square View. These all have a private jacuzzi right in the room, as well as a well-stocked complimentary mini bar! Unsurprisingly, this hotel in Krakow Main Square is always in high demand, so book early!
Located right on Krakow’s Main Market Square, Hotel Wentzl is a fabulous 4-star hotel offering luxurious rooms with a breathtaking view of Krakow Main Square. Set in a historic building dating back to the 15th century, this is one of the best and most popular places for couples visiting Krakow.
The Hotel Wentzl offers elegant rooms with a pleasant medieval charm. The rooms are spacious, equipped with every amenity, including a kettle and complimentary tea and coffee. From the window you will have one of the best views of Krakow, as the hotel overlooks Krakow’s Main Market Square. The service is impeccable, as is the excellent breakfast served in the morning.
The highlight of the hotel is its Wentzl Restaurant, dating back to the 1700s, which has the reputation of being one of the best in town. The Wentzl, with its elegant and ancient halls with timbered ceilings, oriental carpets, frescoes and paintings, has hosted dozens of foreign presidents and heads of state, ambassadors, politicians and celebrities. It serves fine international (Italian-inspired) and Polish cuisine. Try the delicious main courses of Polish cuisine.
Located in a wonderful historic building on Krakow’s Main Market Square, the 5-star Bonerowski Palace is one of the most beautiful hotels in Krakow. Elegantly furnished, it boasts huge rooms and suites with living room, private bathroom with complimentary toiletries and free access to the small spa, with sauna and steam bath.
The hotel is set in an ancient noble residence, which is why it boasts a wonderful winter garden and luxurious halls that today host congresses, weddings and piano concerts. The hotel’s restaurant, Amalia Brasserie, serves good Polish and international cuisine. When booking, opt for a Luxury Suite, as other rooms may not have a view of Krakow’s Main Market Square.
Best Apartments in Krakow Main Square
Venetian House Krakow Market Square Aparthotel
The Venetian House Krakow Market Square Aparthotel is a hugely popular aparthotel in Krakow Main Square, famous for its inexpensive rooms and apartments with a view.
Located in the very heart of the town, this aparthotel offers spacious, very clean and comfortable rooms, studios and suites. Each has a fully equipped kitchen, living room and large bathroom with complimentary toiletries. The rooms and apartments are modern and are a good choice for families, also thanks to the very affordable price.
When booking, prefer the superior rooms with a view of Krakow Main Square, as the others do not overlook the square but a courtyard. However, as the rooms with a view are usually booked months in advance, the others can be a good option for families, as they offer great value for money and an unbeatable location.
Feniks Fragola Apartments
Among the best apartments in town, Feniks Fragola Apartments are some of the most popular and best rated. This host owns several very nice apartments located right on the Main Market Square in Krakow.
Able to accommodate even large families, these apartments are huge, very clean and equipped with everything you need for a pleasant stay. They have a fully equipped kitchen, private bathroom with complimentary toiletries and fabulous terraces or balconies overlooking the city.
The apartments are elegantly furnished and some even have a bathtub or jacuzzi. If available, opt for the apartments overlooking the square: most have a side view and nice terraces. But if you’re lucky enough to find it available, you might want to opt for one of the fabulous “with Best Market Square View” apartments, which overlook the square. The apartments with rooftops view are also very nice.
Feniks Fragola Apartments are hugely popular and in high demand, so book well in advance, especially if you’re traveling in the summer, Christmas season or New Year’s Eve.
If the apartments on Krakow’s Main Square are already fully booked, you might want to take a look at the other great and luxurious apartments of Fragola Apartments Old Town, which are scattered around the square.
B&B La Fontaine
Located on the Main Market Square, B&B La Fontaine offers good and cheap accommodation in rooms and apartments capable of accommodating up to 13 adults.
Set in a historic building, the rooms are simple, spacious and clean, with private bathrooms and a shared kitchen. The apartments boast a fully equipped kitchen, several bedrooms, a huge living room and several bathrooms. Opt for one of the rooms or apartments overlooking the Main Market Square, as the others have no view. The reception is open 24 hours a day. The B&B is located on the 2nd and 3rd floor and has no lift.
Krakow For You Main Square Apartments
Krakow For You Main Square Apartments is a host that has several nice apartments in the heart of Krakow’s Old Town, including some inexpensive options overlooking the Main Square.
Set in some historic buildings, the apartments are modernly furnished, very clean and spacious. They have a private bathroom with shower, a fully equipped kitchen and a large living room. Linen and towels are provided free of charge. In the morning, a good breakfast is served, and you can also benefit from a private parking nearby (for a fee). You can check in even after midnight. When booking, opt for one of the apartments overlooking the Main Square, as not all of them have a view.
Meyo Apartments The Main Square
Located in a beautiful historic building on Krakow’s Main Square, Meyo Apartments The Main Square are popular apartments in the heart of the old town. They are cozy, spacious and modernly furnished and boast a nice view over the square.
The apartments have a large private bathroom with shower, a fully equipped kitchen, linen and towels provided free of charge and the possibility to check-in even late in the evening. When booking, opt for the apartment overlooking the Main Square, which boasts a sensational view. The other apartments overlook an internal courtyard. It is a good option for couples and families with 1 or 2 children.
Market Square Residence
Located on the Main Market Square, the Market Square Residence is a large 3-bedroom apartment with a fully equipped kitchen and private bathroom with shower. Towels and bed linen are provided free of charge. The apartment can accommodate up to 9 adults and boasts fabulous city views. The host speaks English and Polish and you can check in even late in the evening.
Apartments Rynek Glowny
Located in a historic building overlooking Krakow’s Main Market Square, Apartments Rynek Glowny are nice studios and apartments suitable for couples as well as families and groups of friends. The largest apartment has 3 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 8 adults.
The apartments are modernly furnished, comfortable and equipped with fully equipped kitchen and 1 or 2 private bathrooms with shower. The night porter will allow you to check in even late at night.
Apartamenty w Pałacu Pod Baranami
Another great apartment on Kraków’s Main Square is the Apartamenty w Pałacu Pod Baranami, which offers accommodation with 1 or 2 bedrooms, a large living room, private bathroom and a fully equipped kitchen. Bed linen and towels are provided free of charge, as is the possibility of late check-in.
Main Square 18 view 1
Located on Krakow’s Main Square, Main Square 18 view 1 offers basic, budget accommodation with great views of Main Square and St. Mary’s Church. The apartment has a bedroom and a large living room with a sofa. It has a private bathroom with shower and a fully equipped kitchen. You will also have linen and towels provided free of charge. The price is very affordable for a couple or a family with a child.
Main Square 18 King Apartament
Main Square 18 King Apartament is a large, inexpensive apartment overlooking Krakow’s Main Market Square. It has two bedrooms and can accommodate up to 4 adults, has a fully equipped kitchen and two bathrooms.
Main Market Square City View
Located right on the square, the Main Market Square City View offers a couple of very large 2- or 3-bedroom apartments that can accommodate large families or groups of friends. The apartments are basic, but modernly furnished, with a large living room and a fully equipped kitchen. It can be a good option if you are looking for perfectly located cheap accommodation.
Best Hotels and Apartments near Krakow Main Square
The 5-star Hotel Stary is the best hotel near Krakow Main Square and boasts luxurious rooms and suites in a prestigious historical building. The rooms, finely refurbished in Art Deco style, feature period frescoes, ceilings and details, are large and comfortable and have a beautiful view over the city.
From the rooftop terrace you will have fabulous views of Krakow Main Square and the old town, but the highlight is the beautiful spa – free for guests – which boasts swimming pools, saunas, whirlpool, steam bath and a fitness center.
Hotel Stary’s restaurant, the Michelin-recommended Trzy Rybki, is one of the best restaurants in Krakow, serving fine traditional Polish cuisine with a contemporary twist. You can also enjoy a great drink from the hotel bar.
Jacuzzi Apartment Main Square
Are you looking for a luxurious apartment for a regenerating stay with your loved one? A great option is the Jacuzzi Apartment Main Square, a fabulous apartment located one step away from Krakow Main Square, perfect for a couple.
The apartment is modern, very clean, super comfortable, elegantly furnished and equipped with everything you need for a pleasant stay. It has a kitchenette, a large living room, a large bathroom with complimentary toiletries, private jacuzzi and shower.
Other Great Apartments near Krakow Main Square
Especially in summer, Christmas and New Year’s Eve, the best apartments and hotels in Krakow Main Square get fully booked months in advance. Krakow Main Square is by far the most popular spot in Krakow and the rates are quite affordable, so this is without a doubt the best place to stay: you are one step away from all the attractions, nightlife, Krakow Christmas Markets and the New Year’s Eve celebrations. You may be lucky enough to find some good places to stay even at the last minute – even if the rates tend to soar – but sadly we know this is not always the case.
Don’t worry! Near Krakow Main Square there are several good apartments that might suit you. Among the most popular apartments near Krakow Main Square are the Scharffenberg Apartments Main Square: modern, spacious and fully equipped apartments. Also very popular are the cheap accommodation offered by Krakow For You Budget Apartments, which offers inexpensive clean and modern apartments in the heart of the old town.
A stone’s throw from Krakow’s Main Square there are also some luxurious apartments, good for a couple, such as the Prestigious Main Square Apartment and the Leo Apartments Main Square, which boast fabulous rooms and apartments, some even with a private jacuzzi in the room.
Great options for families are the modern Kings City Sławkowska Apartments and the Cozy Modern Studio Green Apartment in Old Town. For more basic and cheap accommodation, you might want to check out Apartments Sobieski & Soplica and Jana 3 Apartments, which offer spacious, clean and comfortable accommodation within walking distance of Krakow Main Square and all major attractions.
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