Hotel Copernicus, Cracow
|Kanonicza 16, 31002, Cracow, Lesser Poland, POLAND.|
Description: Hotel CopernicusBoasting a magnificent location in the heart of historic Krakow's Kanonicza Street, Hotel Copernicus is situated in a spectacularly restored 16th century palace, with certain elements dating back to the 1400s. Just one hundred metres from Wawel Castle and the cathedral, this fabulous property offers luxurious boutique accommodation, fine cuisine and top-class service in a unique heritage setting.
With just twenty-nine individually decorated rooms and suites, Hotel Copernicus is ideally placed for relaxing stays in this fascinating historic city. Aside from all the sites on Wawel Hill, Hotel Copernicus is also within easy walking distance of St. Mary's Basilica, the Cloth Hall, or the Kazimierz district, among many other landmarks. A monument in itself, Hotel Copernicus is home to many unique works of art, period furniture and fine draperies, while certain spaces have been inventively and sympathetically converted into modern amenities: the medieval cellars accommodate a swimming pool and sauna, and the rooftop hides a panoramic terrace.
Hotel Copernicus' Michelin guide recommended restaurant serves innovative interpretations of traditional recipes based on the finest, locally sourced and seasonal produce. Dining can be enjoyed in the renaissance inspired restaurant, the glass-covered courtyard, the Patio Café or the grand Fireplace Hall. Other unique on-site facilities include the Copernicus Spa by L'Occitane, and the Library, ideal for business meetings and private celebrations.
Type of rooms: Hotel CopernicusSingle Room:
Single rooms occupy three floors of the hotel. Their windows look out onto Kanonicza Street and a scenic patio; some are set in the roof, which during clear nights allows guests to gaze at the star-filled sky. Bathrooms are equipped with showers.
Double Rooms are located on the three floors of the Hotel. Depending on Guests' wishes, rooms are available with one double bed or two single beds. Bathrooms are fitted out with a bathtub or a shower. Double room windows open onto a majestic patio or are fitted in the roof.
Luxury Double Room:
Luxury Double rooms are situated on the first and second floor of the Hotel. Four rooms with a double bed as well as one room with two single beds are available. Bathrooms feature a bathtub or a shower. These rooms have views overlooking Kanonicza Street or the hotel patio. The rooms feature exquisite wooden ceilings and wall paintings.
Two of the four Junior Suites have a separate sitting room with a single bed. The white marble-tiled bathroom features Jacuzzi, and its windows look out onto the Hotel patio.
Panoramic Junior Suite:
Panoramic Junior Suites offer a spectacular view of the Wawel Royal Castle, Romanesque towers of the Church of Saint Andrew and the baroque dome of Saint Peter and Paul's Church - Krakow's largest church. The suites have a bedroom with a king-size bed plus a sitting room with a desk, table and sofa. The marble bathroom contains a bathtub.
Deluxe Suites have a unique historic value. They are located on the ground floor and offer a magnificent view of Kanonicza Street. Each Deluxe Suite consists of a sitting room and a bedroom with a plinth bed. Vestiges of a bygone era coexist with daring architectural solutions. Marble-lined bathrooms have been inscribed into the bedroom space and covered with a glass roof. The bathroom in Suite 01 comprises a bathtub and shower, while the ground floor Suite 02 features a grand spacious bathroom.
Luxury Suite with Frescoes:
Deluxe Suites have unique historic value. Two out of four suites are located on the ground floor, the other two on the first floor. They offer a magnificent view of Kanonicza Street winding picturesquely toward the Wawel hill.
Suite 101, known as Canons' Apartment, is decorated with a magnificent fresco depicting four Church Fathers (St. Jerome, St. Gregory the Great, St. Ambrose and St. Augustine). The work dates back to 1500
Suite 103, called the Coat of Arms Suite, also holds secrets of the Old Masters. Its wooden beam ceiling dates back to 1370, while the 16th-century polychrome paintings uncovered on the walls afford an outstanding opportunity to admire genuine art in a hotel setting. The best preserved fresco is Maria Immaculata (Immaculate Mary with the Child).
Each deluxe suite consists of a sitting room and a bedroom with a plinth bed. Suites 101 and 103 feature a sofa that can be used by children under 14 years of age. Vestiges of a bygone era coexist with daring architectural solutions. Marble-lined bathrooms have been inscribed into the bedroom space and covered with a glass roof. Each bathroom comprises a bathtub and shower, while the ground floor Suite 02 features a grand spacious bathroom.
Guests have full access to the following services and amenities: concierge, laundry service, turn down service, round-the-clock room service and at-a-charge guarded parking lot.
Additional information: Hotel Copernicus
Private parking is available at a nearby location. Daily charges apply.
Airport transfers and shuttle services can be arranged on request, and at a charge.
Number of rooms: 29
Official category: 5 Stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 16th century/2009.
Languages spoken: Polish, English.Smoking policy: Non-smoking rooms.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Maestro.
Restaurant closed: The Copernicus Restaurant is open from 12 noon to 23:00pm.
Room service is available from 23:00pm to 07:00am.
Nearest airport: John Paul II Kraków-Balice International Airport - 15,8 km.