If you want to travel to a quieter Christmas destination this year, Poznan in western Poland is a wonderful choice. It’s a very affordable, pretty, historic city with lovely cafes, bars, museums, and galleries as well as being home to delish Polish cuisine.
In this guide, we list a number of excellent hotels near Poznan Christmas Market to simplify your trip planning.
Hotels near Poznan Christmas Market
Poznan Christmas Market is located at Old Market Square and Wolności Square in the historic centre of Poznan, known as Stare Miasto in Polish.
Stare Miasto is known for the restored, colourful buildings on the Old Market Square. The Museum of the History of the City is housed in a Renaissance town hall, and the Rogalowe Muzeum is dedicated to Poznan’s signature croissant. The neo-Romanesque Imperial Castle is now a cultural centre.
Top PickPuro Poznań Stare Miasto
Address: Stawna 12, Stare Miasto District, Poznań, Poland
The best boutique hotels in Poznan, Puro has beautifully designed, stylish rooms with large, comfortable beds. The hotel offers free tea and coffee in welcoming communal areas and the breakfast, gym and sauna are excellent. The Puro offers bike rental which is a great way to get around Poznan and it is a very flat and safe city. Definitely consider this if the weather is good during your visit. The hotel is near Poznan Christmas Market, around a 4-minute walk away.Check Availability
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City Solei Boutique Hotel
Address: ul. Wenecjańska 10, Poznan
City Solei is a good value-for-money boutique hotel in Poznan. Located only 6 minutes from the Old Market Square, the hotel is conveniently located for the Christmas markets but also many of the city’s sights, attractions and eateries. The rooms are modern, light and bright, with stylish furniture and clean, simple bathrooms. The hotel avoids single-use plastic, and recycles and limits food waste. Most foods served at the hotel are locally sourced, and you can rent a bike if you would like.
Address: Woźna 4/1, Stare Miasto District, Poznan
An exceptionally well-located hotel in Poznan, TCZ Woźna is only 50 metres from the Christmas markets. The rooms are spacious, bright and colourful, with simple, modern, open bathrooms. The hotel is in a cute, historic narrow building typical of Poznan. This is an excellent budget hotel in Poznan.
Apartamenty Klasztorna 25
Address: ul. Klasztorna 25, Stare Miasto, Poznan, Poland
Another very central hotel in Poznan, Apartamenty Klasztorna 25, is in a brilliant location near Poznan Christmas Market, one block from Old Market Square. The rooms are a very good size, modern, clean and quiet. These rooms are listed as apartments, but although they have a fridge and tea/coffee-making facilities, they don’t have proper kitchens or dining areas. If you’re looking for an apartment in Poznan, maybe choose something else, but this is a good hotel stay.
Hotel Altus Poznań Old Town
Address: ul. Św. Marcin 40 (wjazd ul. Ratajczaka 31), Poznan
This 3-star hotel is near Wolności Square, the location of one of the Christmas markets in Poznan. Old Market Square is an 8-minute walk away. This popular budget hotel is excellent value for money, and the rooms are simple yet clean. Hotel Altus is also near Poznan train station (a 15-minute walk), so you might like to stay here if you’re arriving by train. The hotel avoids single-use plastic, and they offer tours with local guides.
Where to Stay in Poznan
If you’re planning a trip to Poznan, here are some of the best areas to consider for your stay:
- Stare Miasto (Old Town): This is the historic heart of Poznan and a popular area for tourists. Staying here will put you close to many of the city’s main attractions, including the Old Market Square and the Town Hall. It’s a great location if you enjoy wandering the charming streets and trying local restaurants and cafes.
- Jezyce: This trendy district is popular with the younger crowd and is known for its bohemian vibe. It’s ideal to stay if you enjoy street art, quirky cafes, and vintage shops.
- Wilda: This up-and-coming neighbourhood is located just east of the Old Town and offers a quieter and more residential atmosphere. Staying here will put you close to the lovely Citadel Park, and it’s an excellent choice if you prefer a more peaceful location.
- Grunwald: This area is located south of the Old Town and is one of the most affluent neighbourhoods in Poznan. It’s a good option if you’re looking for high-end hotels and shopping, and don’t mind being a bit further from the city centre.
For more information on visiting Poznan at Christmas, read our complete guide to Poznan Christmas Market that includes dates, times, locations and things to do in winter.
If you’re planning on continuing your travels in Poland, we recommend visiting other Polish Christmas Markets to complete your festive break. Read our guide for more information.
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