Backpacking in Europe? One of the best countries to backpack is Poland in the center/east of Europe. Poland is certainly an underrated country of Europe. Some attractions Poland has for backpackers is a great night-life culture, deep history, the world's very first World Heritage Site, ancient cities influenced by other kingdoms (including German, Prussian, Austrian, Swede, Russian, and of course Polish Kingdoms), salt mines that are veritable underground cities, and much more.


Poland is also a cheaper country to visit with a very well-developed train and public transport network. One of Poland's most notable cities is the old Silesian city of Wrocław. Wrocław offers a quaint and stunning old European city center away from the tourists of Europe. Wrocław has a range of ideal backpacker accommodation for travelers. The city is also located close to the stunning Silesian part of Europe's Carpathian Mountains.

Chilli Hostel Wrocław

One option for an acceptable hostel in Wrocław is Chilli Hostel Wrocław. This hostel has everything one needs while staying in Wrocław. The hostel is located in the historic center just a short walk from the Old Town and the old city moats.

  • Breakfast: Not Included
  • Smoking: The Whole Hostel Is Non-Smoking
  • Located: 7-10 Minutes From The Main Train and Bus Station

Chilli Hostel is located by the tram station (trams are the main mode of public transport in Wrocław). They have a relaxing common area with a full kitchen where guests can socialize with other backpackers from all over the world. The common room has a TV where guests can have a movie night and watch Netflix if they choose.

They have a range of dormitory and private accommodation that cater to a range of budgets. They have a very friendly and helpful staff who will help everyone plan their trips and give people travel ideas. The hostel is run by a group of women with taste and there are fresh flowers, candles, lamps, and other decorations around that make the hostel feel homely.

  • Laundry: 15 Zloty ($3) - Tumble Dryer Extra $1
  • Private Rooms: 18 Private Rooms
  • Dorms: 5 Dormitories
  • Pets: Chilli Hostel is A Pet Friendly Hostel (Except in Dorms)
  • Rating: 8.5 (Fabulous) Out of 359 Total Reviews


  • Dorm Beds: Approx. $25.00
  • Private Rooms: Approx. $55-75

Many hostels limit stays to only 14 days, but Chilli Hostel is a great pick for long-term stays as well. Chilli Hostel enjoys an 8.5 (Fabulous) rating on out of 359 total reviews.

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'Mleczarnia' (Dairy) Hostel

If one can't book one's stay in Chilli Hostel Wrocław, then there are plenty of other attractive options. Another hostel ideal for backpackers is 'Mleczarnia' (Dairy) Hostel. This is a cozy hostel with old-fashioned rooms in the heart of the city.

They have backpacker accommodation that includes dorms and private rooms (the private rooms are in another close building). One can choose between their four dormitories for 6,8 or 12 people as well as their female only room.

Breakfast is included in some bookings (like private rooms). If one is backpacking in Wrocław as a romantic couple, consider staying in their double bed ensuite only 50 meters (yards) from the main square (breakfast included).

  • Breakfast: Depends On the Booking
  • Location: In the Old Town
  • Style: Old Fashioned Rooms
  • Rating: 9.1 Out of 470 Reviews

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Hostel Wratislavia

A third option is to stay in the "luscious new Hostel Wratislavia." This hostel is gorgeously set in a 19th Century Townhouse that has been transformed into a travelers home. The hostel fosters a friendly and relaxed vibe and everything a hostel needs. One catch though, It's that the guest kitchen is only open with an additional fee (there are a number of things in this hostel that have extra fees).

It also has a good location being just a 10 min. walk from the Market Square and Main Train Station.

The hostel is a large hostel with 126 bed including dorms, privates, apartments, and handicap accessible suites. All rooms have bathrooms.

  • Breakfast: 15 Zloty ($3.00)
  • Pets: Pet Friendly For An Additional Fee
  • Rating: 8.2 (Fabulous) Out Of 809 Total Reviews


  • Dorms: Approx: $11
  • Privates: Approx. $40-55

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