The luxurious decor of Cracow’s historical interiors (like the chambers of the Wawel Castle or Restauracja Wierzynek 1364) is reflected in the exquisite design of the foremost hotel facilities of the city. While staying in magical Cracow, it is highly recommended to book a comfortable hotel room or apartment in one of its 5-star facilities of premium class, aesthetically decorated, fully equipped in whatever a demanding customer may expect and located in the immediate vicinity of the hallmarks of Cracow. Looking for a proven premium hotel, providing its guests with perfect hotel service? Take a glance at the following ranking of the best 5-star hotels of Cracow to find the ideal accommodation for your visit!
Crème de la crème of Cracow-based hotels is what Hotel Stary surely represents. The choice of the national team of England during EURO 2012, an excellently located facility (5 Szczepańska street, close to the Main Square) awarded with Prix Villégiature for the most beautiful hotel interior of Europe, will enchant you with its medieval atmosphere provided by the decor inspired by the cultural legacy of Cracow. The bare bricks of its fitness centre, the swimming pool located inside an arcade-surrounded cellar, its glass-rooftopped courtyard and Michelin-recommended Trzy Rybki restaurant will make you feel aesthetically pleased with the outstanding quality of the decor and service Stary Hotel offers. Definitely recommended if you are looking for a Cracow-style accommodation which will introduce you to the cultural heritage of the city.
SHERATON GRAND KRAKOW HOTEL
Located right at the feet of Wawel Hill and a stone’s throw from the romantic boulevard over the Vistula. Offering spacious and tastefully furnished rooms of a few different standards (up to the Presidential Suite), a stunning atrium with a roof of glass and an open-space lounge occupying its reinforced part, where you may admire the scenic panorama of Cracow, the hotel stands out on the list of premium hotels due to the variety of sensations to the eye it provides. Delicious meals served at the hotel restaurant, the fitness centre, saunas and massage services provided will also make the stay at Sheraton in Cracow beneficial to your bodily harmony. The hotel is a perfect facility if you value the familiarity of high standards offered by well-known brands and the feeling of being close to the centre of things.
located inside a beautifully restored building at medieval 16 Kanonicza street (close to Wawel), Copernicus Hotel is a class itself. Sophisticated Copernicus is one of the best premium hotels of Cracow, with its heavy wooden reception desk, doors and stairs giving a tad of warmth to the noble brick and stone walls of the facility. As a guest, you will definitely feel like invited to the court of a Cracow nobleman from the Renaissance, being surrounded by antique-like furniture and served like a king. The gourmet restaurant of Copernicus was the first choice during the diplomatic visits of Prince Charles of Wales or U.S. President George W. Bush. Do not miss a chance to book a room or apartment there, treating yourself with the miraculous offer of its Spa L’Occitane or having a swim in the cellar pool of the hotel.
A quiet dead-end na Gródku street houses one of the best premium hotels Cracow provides. The 5-star Hotel Gródek of the boutique type, awarded with the Traveller’s Choice 2016 award, is located in the vicinity of the Main Square of Cracow and the Planty park. If you are tired of the generic interiors of top-class chain hotels, the eclectic Gródek is the right choice for you with its classically elegant common spaces and uniquely painted guest rooms, emanating with the cosiness of their antique-like furniture. The modernised rustic patterns adorning the bright walls of its quality restaurant and a cosy rooftop terrace with the view of the Old Town of Cracow define the place as combining the refinement of a top hotel with the homely atmosphere we all enjoy.
HOTEL DWÓR KOSCIUSZKO
Located at 3 Papiernicza street, 16 minutes of drive from the Main Square, Hotel Dwór Kościuszko is a park-surrounded facility housed inside a restored manor house from the 19th century, representing the traditional Polish style of „dworek architecture”. The detail-perfected interior of this 5-star Cracow hotel, with plenty of wooden, Polish tradition-inspired accents inside, will make you feel treated like a king. Breathe in the historical atmosphere of the place, refresh yourself at the gourmet restaurant of the hotel and rest at its summer terrace – if you prefer to have your accommodation placed within convenient distance from the bustling city centre, Hotel Dwór Kościuszko is a perfect choice.
Slawkowska street - the heart of Cracow - is home to one of the most stunning premium hotels of Cracow: Grand Hotel, with its standard fully adequate to the promising name it has. Refined, luxurious, sophicticated, perfect in every detail and decorated in a manner that would overshadow many chateaux, offering standard rooms, as well as lavishly decorated suites. Definitely recommended for the connoiseurs of coherent designs.
Palac Bonerowski is the closest premium hotel with regard to the Main Square of Cracow. Its bright Renaissance interiors with luxuriously comfortable furniture overwhelm with the tastefully designed space which, surprisingly, does not suppress the impression of splendor. The drawing room-like gourmet restaurant, impressive birck, leather and wood combinations filling the space will make your stay there extremely delightful to the eye.
RADISSON BLU HOTEL KRAKÓW
Straszewskiego 17 street is where you will find this Traveller’s Choice-awarded premium hotel. 2 minutes of walk from the Main Square of Cracow make its location excellent for sightseeing and business purposes. Comfortably-fitted, bright and modern rooms or apartments of Radisson Blu Hotel, its impeccable service, additional facilities of great capacity (like car parking underground spaces or the fitness centre) and conference rooms make the place highly recommended for those who prefer their accommodation representing a more contemporary decor.
HOLIDAY INN KRAKÓW CITY CENTRE
Awarded with the Certifiace of Excellence 2016, located near the Main Square of Cracow ( 4 Wielopole street), equipped with modern, yet comfortable furniture and adjoined to a capacious conference centre, Holiday Inn Kraków City Centre is a 5-star accommodation facility whose spacious and elegant interiors loaded with glass and metal structures perfectly suit business purposes, while you will also enjoy the accommodation and its convenient location as a tourist.