Spending a few days in Gdynia, on Poland’s gorgeous Baltic Coast, is a breath of fresh air. Gdynia’s a glorious city situated at the northern most portion of the famous Trojmiasto (Tri-city) conurbation which also includes Sopot and Gdańsk. The city gets hugely popular in summer months due to its beaches and seafront, plus there’s a fantastic range of bars, restaurants and cafes. Hotel wise, the city is well equipped and these are the best places to stay in Gdynia.
The superb Courtyard by Marriott on Gdynia Waterfront is perfectly located, overlooking the Baltic Sea and just a few steps from the beach, harbour, seafront and major offices. The hotel has 200 rooms. There is also a fitness centre, a bar and restaurant and a sun terrace. Flexible meeting space is available, some rooms overlook the Baltic Sea, and there is Wi-Fi throughout the building.
With its seafront location and almost 300 rooms with sublime views, this is a really popular hotel in the heart of Gdynia. Part of the global hotel chain, the Mercure Gdynia Centrum is a perfect place to relax with an indoor pool and sauna. The hotel boasts a bar, a restaurant and a winery. There is a common area in the hotel with tea and coffee permanently available and Wi-Fi is free throughout the building. Reception is open 24 hours, and the hotel has parking available.
A fantastic budget option in Gdynia is the Green House Hostel, situated on a quiet residential street just a one-minute walk from the famous Kamienna Gora, one of Gdynia’s top attractions. It is a cosy family-run hostel with dorm rooms, very popular for group bookings and solo backpackers on a budget. Included in the price is a breakfast, free Wi-Fi and a towel. The hostel is secure, with parking available, a lovely garden, a comfortable lounge and clean bathrooms.
The Grand Tulipan is located in an exclusive residential area in the city center of Gdynia, just over a kilometre from the harbour and 300 metres from a view over the bay. The Hotel offers a breakfast buffet and bright rooms with private bathrooms and free Wi-Fi. It is a cosy villa with double and triple rooms available, each with a bathroom and shower, satellite TV and internet connection.
Hotel Nadmorski (literally “hotel by the sea”) is a relaxed hotel with contemporary quarters, plus a popular restaurant, a gym and a spa. Its seafront location makes it very tranquil and picturesque for couples and families. You can enjoy seafront walks along the beach and witness superb views of sunrise and sunset. The modern rooms come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and minibars. Rooms also have tea and coffee facilities. For those with a bigger budget, the suites add living rooms, and the upgraded, duplex suites feature a whirlpool tub, an additional lounge and a private terrace with gulf views. Children aged 6 and under can stay for no extra cost.
Gdynia’s Hotel Różany Gaj is a stylish hotel with a contemporary restaurant/bar, plus an indoor pool, saunas and a playground. The hotel sits next to the Baltic Sea, and the bar and restaurant offer marvelous views over the coastline. The modern rooms include free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, tea and coffeemakers, minifridges and desks. Some rooms offer bay views. Suites also include separate living rooms and balconies. Parking is free.
The Baltic Hotel is the best option for those who don’t want to stay anywhere near the beach, pier or city centre of Gdynia. This is a low-cost and quiet no-frills hotel nestled quietly in the city’s Karwiny district. The hotel has 27 smoke-free guestrooms, a 24-hour front desk, free WiFi and free parking. Breakfast is extra, and airport shuttles can be arranged. This location is the best on the list for those wanting to be near the airport or the football stadium.
Quadrille Conference & Spa caters for conferences, weddings and those wanting to enjoy the relaxation of a spa away from the hustle and bustle of central Gdynia. It’s a very trendy venue which is notably inspired by Alice in Wonderland. The hotel offers fine dining, an underground pub and a soothing spa complex. The spa complex has won awards down the years and continues to provide the ultimate relaxation with massages, pedicures, manicures and a huge swimming area with jacuzzis and saunas.