3 Best Hotels in Stare Miasto, Warsaw

Le Regina

$$ | Kościelna 12, Warsaw, 00–218, Poland

This boutique, luxury establishment is an oasis within the busy capital. With a superb location at the north end of the Old Town, the hotel is a remodeled 18th-century palace that's rich in history, including a stint as the quarters of the U.S. Embassy in the 1950s. Rooms are spacious and serene, but the nicest suites are the "deluxe" category, which include private gardens or terraces; the fun and fashionable, black-and-white penthouse suite (number 303) is stunning. Nice touches include complimentary Internet access—uncommon in this class of hotel—and an umbrella in every closet. However, the sun always shines in Le Regina.

Pros

  • Deluxe service
  • Hotel very central but peaceful and quiet

Cons

  • Expensive rates
  • Some overpriced extras including breakfast and valet parking
Kościelna 12, Warsaw, 00–218, Poland
022-531–60–00
hotel Details
58 rooms, 3 suites
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast, Credit cards accepted

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Le Royal Méridien Bristol

$$$ | Krakowskie Przedmieście 42/44, Warsaw, 00–325, Poland

Built in 1901 by a consortium headed by Ignacy Paderewski—the concert pianist who served as Poland's prime minister from 1919 to 1920—the Bristol was long at the center of Warsaw's social life. Impressively situated on the Royal Route, next to the Pałac Namiestnikowski (Presidential Palace), the hotel survived World War II more or less intact. It continues to maintain a long tradition of luxury and elegance under the ownership of Le Méridien. Additionally, the hotel has one of the best cafés in town—no one can resist its pastries.

Pros

  • Wonderful location
  • Classy historical hotel

Cons

  • Can feel a bit old-fashioned to some
  • Breakfast is very expensive and not included in basic rates
Krakowskie Przedmieście 42/44, Warsaw, 00–325, Poland
022-551–10–00
hotel Details
206 rooms
Rate Includes: No Meals, Credit cards accepted

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Sofitel Warsaw Victoria

$ | ul. Królewska 11, Warsaw, 00–065, Poland

Opened in the late 1970s, the Victoria was, until 1989, Warsaw's only luxury hotel, hosting a stream of official visitors and state delegations. The large and comfortably furnished guest rooms, which are decorated in tones of brown and gold, are what you might expect in a big business hotel. Health facilities include a basement swimming pool and three exercise rooms. All these features are good enough to draw business travelers, but it's really the location that will appeal most to tourists: the hotel is just across the street from the jogging (or walking) paths of the Ogród Saski (Saxon Gardens), Zachęta Art Gallery, and Teatr Wielki Opera Narodowa.

Pros

  • Very good location
  • Quiet, especially for the city center

Cons

  • Expensive food and drink
  • Room windows don't open
ul. Królewska 11, Warsaw, 00–065, Poland
022-657–80–11
hotel Details
360 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast, Credit cards accepted

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