Novotel Katowice Centrum

BE1A6EA7-E929-4FF1-9752-6167AB3183A2Even though the name of the Novotel Katowice Centrum makes it sound like it is located in the centre, it is actually located right outside the centre behind the University and along the a main road opposite the Silesian museum. This location is ideal of you are travelling by car, but when you come by train like us, it is a 20 minutes’ walk across town. Luckily the main attraction of Katowice, the Silesian Museum is right next door. The hotel itself looks and feels very socialist era like, and in fact it is, it used to be the Orbis Katowice (Orbis was the hotel and travel agency of the former communist Poland). They also had a gimmick in that they decorated one elevator into a forest theme and played a tape of birds chirping in the background Continue reading