Gliwice, in Poland’s Silesia Province, is part of a bigger conurbation of cities that includes Katowice, Chorzów and Zabrze. Gliwice has a historic Old Town square, a large cathedral and a famous radio tower. This list comprises the best hotels and guesthouses in the city – whether you are visiting for business or leisure, there will be an option for you.
The Hotel Diament Plaza is one of the oldest and most well-known hotels in Gliwice. Occupying a prominent corner location in the city centre, this is a well-established and cosy place for the night, with a great reputation. There are 77 smoke-free guest rooms, all with free Wi-Fi and free bottled water. Breakfast is available for a surcharge. There are two conference rooms that can be booked for business, and car rental is available. With a reception that is open 24 hours, there is also a restaurant and bar on the ground floor, and all rooms are designed to keep with the hotel’s motto ‘your comfort is our business’.
The elegant Hotel Royal has one of the best locations in Gliwice for those who are interested in exploring the Old Town. It is situated just a few streets from the Old Town Square. The Hotel Royal has a bright and welcoming lobby area, with a bar, a restaurant and even a nightclub on-site. There is free Wi-Fi and free parking. Each room is provided with free water and complimentary toiletries, as well as having air conditioning and a mini-bar. The hotel also houses a fitness centre and a business centre. Breakfast is available, but it is not included in the room rate.
The Qubus Hotel is a large hotel near the Old Town in Gliwice. It is a seven-storey standalone building with 89 rooms ranging from single rooms to standard doubles to family rooms. There is a bar and restaurant serving up Polish food and specialist Polish ice cream from the Grycan company. Breakfast is not included in the room charge. All rooms have air conditioning, a television, free toiletries, a hair dryer and free water. Some of the rooms on the upper floors offer a great view of Gliwice’s Old Town market square.
The Hotel Malinowski Business is the perfect option for those visiting Gliwice to network. Meeting rooms, privacy, a business centre and a location away from the tourist hub in the Old Town ensure this is a place to get your work done in peace. There is free Wi-Fi and free parking. In the evenings, you can also relax away from work at the bar, which has a pool table and sports on TV. All rooms are well equipped with a desk, free bottled water, premium bedding, free toiletries, a hair dryer and air conditioning. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and serves up Polish and international cuisine. Selected foods can also be ordered after hours via room service. There are free newspapers at reception every day in different languages.
With the name of this hotel translating as ‘green garden’, you can perhaps tell that Zielony Ogród is one of Gliwice’s more verdant and relaxing hotels. This is exactly the place to be to get some respite from city life and work. It is located half way between Gliwice and neighbouring Zabrze. The outdoor gardens are full of trees, flowers and shrubs that offer a refreshing ambience amongst the nature. Zielony Ogród’s excellent restaurant serves up delightful Polish dishes such as pierogi (Polish dumplings) and bigos (hunter’s stew) with a wide range of hot and cold drinks and alcoholic beverages. The chefs are Polish, and the restaurant was named among the best restaurants in Poland for 2017. Each room is spacious and comfortable with a television, clean bathroom and free Wi-Fi.
Hotel Silvia Gold is an independent hotel located on the edge of the Old Town in Gliwice. It has a cosy and creative design. One of the advantages of staying here is the superb mini-brewery on-site, known as Mini-Browar Majer, which serves up frothy glasses of their trademark lager. The bar and restaurant area has some perfect places to relax, including the inner part of the brewery bar and the outer patio. The hotel has a range of rooms with varying prices from single rooms to double rooms and twin rooms, to business rooms and apartments. There is a charge for parking, but the breakfast buffet is included in the room rate. The hotel is also used for weddings and conferences.
Hotel Mikulski is a huge, spacious hotel that is a brilliant location for anyone coming or going by bus or train, as it is located just a few minutes’ walk from the train station. There is a modern restaurant with an outdoor beer garden and patio, a bar with a pool table that shows live sports and a spa complex including a sauna. Rooms are furnished with modern, luxury bedding, a flatscreen TV and a desk. There is free parking on-site and free Wi-Fi inside the building.