Little does one expect that beyond this 1892 art nouveau exterior hides the minimalist modern decor that says nothing else but sophisticated simplicity. The devil is in the detail - eye catching quality of marble fittings, exotic wood and sleek furnishings that create a truly indulgent setting.
The individually designed rooms are packed full of character with quality furnishings, soaring ceilings and modern moody lighting. Indulgent spa, top class cuisine and elegant staff make it an upmarket city retreat nested in the network of historic streets of Wrocław.
Hotel Monopol Gallery
Rooms: 121 Rates: Double rooms from 500 zł including breakfast. Check in: 14:00 Check out: 12:00 Facilities: 2 restaurants and bars, cafe, wellness & spa, Likus Concept Store selling upmarket goods, concierge, laundry, dry cleaning, 24h room service, turn down service, private parking (72 zł per day), free wifi, non-smoking rooms, accessable rooms, daily newspaper, room facilities: air conditioning, heated bathroom floors, internet, LCD TV, mini bar, tea and coffee, safety deposit box, hair dryer.
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We like Deluxe rooms with brick arches overlooking Gothic style St Dorothy church.
Swimming gear will serve well in the impressive spa.
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Tasting menu with a view? Yes, please. The floor to ceiling windows showcase the historic town and the setting scores high on the romantic scene barometer. The cuisine is superbly modern, skilfully mixing classic Polish ingredients with the rest of the European flavours, and the monthly menu continues to impress season after season.
Showcases classic Polish kitchen with plenty of modern twists, think seasonal and fresh quality cooking.
Café Bar Monopol
Serves well as a morning coffee retreat, snack bar during the day and for late comers there is a cracking cocktail collection to please all senses.
In the summer you get spoilt with brilliant city views from both Sky Bar and Terrace 13 Bar, both perfect for sipping a nice drink whilst indulging in the atmospheric view of the Old Town.
Oh so impressive spa offers a long list of treatments and relaxing water activities. Have a dip in the dynamic pool with hydro massage or opt for hot tub, sauna, hammam or salt cave. For the motivated crowd there is a well equipped gym too.
Most welcome here, cots and extra beds widely available.
The hotel is based bang in the middle of town and has a paid parking available (72zł per day). The main railway station Wroclaw Główny is a short taxi ride away or 15 minute walk through town. The hotel can organise an airport transfer (priced 90zl) or taxis and even local buses ( 406 or 249) are easy to catch.
Find out about Wroclaw's highlights including best places to see, eat, drink and shop in our Guide to Wroclaw.