2 Apartments in the Centre, Larger Sleeps 9 ( Smaller Apartment Sleeps 6) - Apartment 1 ( Cracovia 1)Multiple rentals available (20 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-4 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:Ask Owner
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Apartment 1 ( Cracovia 1): Krakow (Cracow) Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 468506ha
Our apartment offers the rare combination of space and elegance at an affordable price. Stylishly furnished; contemporary graphic art and a mix of classic pre-war and modern furniture and lighting, ensure comfort with plenty of local character and charm.
The apartment has been renovated to high standards. We preserved parquet floors throughout, double doors and 3 meters tall ceilings. Located in a quiet street but the historic centre is only a short walk away, with its array of restaurants, cafes, bars and boutiques.
At the end of the street you can jump on a tram for a short ride to Wawel Castle – or to the famous Jewish Quarter at Kazimierz, where you’ll be also spoilt for choice with all the sights, restaurants, bars and nightlife. Kazimierz is one of the favourite destinations for locals and visitors alike.
Just around the corner, there's a supermarket open 24hrs, called Kefirek, where you can buy all the necessary ingredients for a meal at home.
About the Property
2 apartments (2 bedrooms + a bathroom each) city centre, free Internet
When enquiring about renting only one of the apartments please specify which one you are interested in. You can see 2 prices on the website : for the combined apartments and for the larger of the two apartments ( sleeps up to 8 people). Due to the lack of space on the website we can not show the price of the smaller apartment ( sleeps up to 6 people) - it is £10 per night cheaper than the bigger. If in doubt - please check with us.
The apartments are full of light thanks to large, double glazed windows in every room. They are warm in winter thanks to the central heating and cool in summer thanks to old, thick walls that prevent the heat from outside get through.The location is perfect; walking distance to the Main Square, all the commodities also a short walk away. Peaceful, residential street. Renovated to a high standard with parquet flooring, high ceiling, a ceramic stove. Contemporary graphic art and a mix of classic pre-war and modern furniture and lighting, ensure comfort with plenty of local character and charm.
Modern, fully equipped kitchens, central heating, flat screen smart satellite TV, DVD player, a cot or a high chair can be provided. Internet access ,free WiFi
Good reasons to book our apartment: our apartments, which we visit regularly with our children, have a unique location: Old Town is the heart of Krakow, that's where you want to be and yet in our apartments you will be away from the noisy city centre. From here you can walk to all tourist attractions. The Main Square is a leisurely 10-15 min walk. Wawel Castle is a short tram ride away and the tram stop is round the corner from our street. Public transport is inexpensive in Poland.
We always try to ensure that you have a fantastic time in Krakow and we will always be happy to answer all your email enquiries - all you need to do is ask.
You will be met at the apartment by our very friendly representative (who speaks several languages). He will show you round the apartment and explain how things work and recommend restaurants or places to visit if you wish to. We will also send you our personal recommendation of places to eat and see in Krakow. If travel with children - we can recommend places that your children will find attractive.
We can organize transport from the airport for you and if you wish to travel to Auschwitz or visit a World Heritage salt mines in Wieliczka - we can help you organize your trip, too.
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Additional information about rental rates:
- 95 m²
- Max. occupancy 9
- Children Welcome
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
- Both bedrooms have comfortable double beds. Bedroom 1 has additional futon. There is an antique wardrobe in Bedroom 2 with storage for hanging clothes as well as shelves for other items. Bedroom 1 has a chest of drawers and a space to hang clothes, too. Double glazed windows and central heating ensure that you will not be cold here in winter; in warmer months, the apartment's thick walls will provide much desirable shelter from the outside heat and noise. Bedroom 2 has two sets of double doors; one leading to the hall and the other to an fantastically spacious living room. In here you will find two comfortable sofas and a big armchair. One of the sofa opens up to a double bed. This is the place where our guests can relax in the evening, watch satellite TV or listen to music. Portable internet connection (PC only) can be arranged. Please let us know you would like one before you travel. The cost of purchasing a temporary modem and access card is 34 PLN (Polish zlotys), payable when you...moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- The central location of our apartments and their fantastic size and stylish furnishing are the main points. From here you can easily walk to all the tourist destinations that Krakow has on offer. A leisurely walk to the Main Square will take you about 10-15 min. On the way, you will find shops, bars, restaurants, ATM. If, however, you would want to give your legs a bit of a rest, you can hop on a tram ( tram stop round the corner) and take a short ride to Wawel Castle or Kazimierz, the famous Jewish Quarter. You will be met at the apartment by our very friendly representative (who speaks several languages) who will show you round the apartment and explain how things function and recommend restaurants or places to visit if you wish to. We will also send you a list of our recommendations and ideas what to see and do in Krakow. There is inexpensive meter parking just outside our house. Portable internet connection (PC only) can be arranged. See above in notes on bedrooms....moreless
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Room
- Seating for 8 people
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Parking On Street
- Sofa Bed
- Tiled Stove
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Tumble Dryer
- Washing Machine
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
Car: Not Necessary
Our apartments are located in a quiet, residential street in the centre of Old Town in Krakow. On the way to the Market Square you will find an array of restaurants, cafes, bars and boutiques. You do not need a car in Krakow - you can get everywhere on foot or by tram. Market Square is about 10 min walk away from the apartment.
Wawel Castle and the famous Jewish Quarter - Kazimierz- are a short tram ride away. The tram stop is just round the corner on Karmelicka street. In Kazimierz you will be also spoilt for choice with all the sights, restaurants, bars and nightlife. Kazimierz is one of the favourite destinations for locals and visitors alike.
You can do all your food & drink shopping locally.
Just around the corner, there's a supermarket, called Kefirek, opened 24hrs; you can buy all the necessary ingredients for a meal at home if you don't feeling like going out.
If you plan to visit Aushwitz or go to see a famous salt mine in Wieliczka, we will be happy to help you organize your transport or advise you how to get there by yourself.
Ski: One of the most often visited places to go for skiing nearby Krakow is Zakopane. There is a good selection of ski slopes there for all levels of skiers.
Our biggest discovery was a ski slope 20 min away from Krakow called Podstolice, near Wieliczka. The slope is for beginners/ intermediate skiers. There is a ski hire and a restaurant just next to the slope.
Year Purchased: 2006
About the owner: I grew up in Krakow in an old, beautiful apartment. We rented it, like most Poles, from the state. Sadly my family was not able to buy the property after the communist regime collapsed. Even though I live in London now, I miss Krakow a lot. When I found a great apartment in the very heart of the city - I could not resist buying it. I love to come here with my family and we do so as often as we can. We are never bored here - there are things to do for adults and kids alike. My favourite pastime ( when the weather is good!) is sitting in a cafe on the Main Square, soaking up the sun while sipping a coffee. My kids love coming in winter - the town is covered in snow and skiing in the mountains .We rent a car and 1.5 hrs later we are on a slope. I also like going to concerts, exhibitions and new galleries that have mushroomed in Krakow over the recent years .And that you can do in any weather!
Why the Owner Chose Piasek Północ, Kraków, Poland:
We decided to buy this particular apartment because of its fantastic location. We wanted to have an apartment near the Market Square but not actually on it. It can be very noisy on the Market Square with all the tourists staying up until early hours. Our street is very peaceful and yet only 10-15 walk from the Market Square. There is a 24 hrs well stocked supermarket just round the corner. There are bakeries and cafes 2 min walk from the apartment. One has just opened literally opposite our building. When we are tired after the whole day of activities and we don't fancy walking home - we hop on a tram. The tram stop is 2 min walk from the apartments.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Our apartments offer great comfort and space! You can combine the two and have one super large apartment. But you can also rent them separately as they are completely self contained. They are our second homes and when we come here we often bring our friends. Therefore we have taken great care to make them feel cosy and welcoming. They are at a perfect location - all our previous guests who have sent us feedback - loved the proximity to Krakow's main attractions and yet be away from the crowds when you want to. We have free WIFI and a flat screen smart TV in each apartment.
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Cracovia 1 - living room, smart TV with international channels and DVD player.
Cracovia 1 - 2 double sofa beds for extra sleeping space.
Cracovia 1 - double bedroom
Cracovia 1 - fully equipped kitchen with a large wooden table
Cracovia 1 - bathroom with bathtub and a shower
19th cent.building in the centre, quiet street. Our aparts are on the 1st floor.
Cracovia 1 only - a balcony - looking towards the kitchen door
Cracovia 2 - living room / open plan kitchen
Cracovia 2 - fully quipped kitchen, incl washing machine with a dryer
Cracovia 2 - double bedroom
Cracovia 2 - bathroom
Apartment 1 - orange colour( including a balcony). Apartment 2 - purple colour.
Cracovia 1- through double doors to bedrooms ( each bedroom has another door)
Cracovia 1 - living room with an original, antique heating stove,
Cracovia 1 - another double bedroom
Cracovia 1 - kitchen. On the left door to one of the bedrooms.
Cracovia 1 - internal corridor with a big mirror
Cracovia 2 - living room/open plan kitchen
Cracovia 2 - living room with a double sofa bed
Cracovia 2 - double bedroom
Cracovia 2 - twin bedroom
Cracovia 2- bathroom with a shower cubicle
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