All you need to know about Gdansk

Stunning riverside view of the city of Gdansk
City Facts - Gdansk

Gdansk is a port city in Poland lying upon the Baltic Sea. Gdansk has the largest port in Poland and is the fourth largest city in the country. Gdansk has a complex history, having previously been under Prussian and German rule. Its Main Town was reconstructed following World War Two, with the city also a centre for global amber trade. Shipbuilding, petrochemical, chemical and food processing are sizeable industries in Gdansk. Alongside Gdynia and Sopot, the city is part of the Tricity metropolitan area of Poland. Ahead of visiting the city, be sure to check out our range of serviced apartments in Gdansk.

WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT STAYING IN GDANSK?

Having booked your SilverDoor serviced apartment, it is time to prepare for your business trip to Gdansk. We have put together some essential information to help prepare you for your stay in the Polish city.

Transport in Gdansk

Gdansk Lech Walesa Airport is the airport serving the city and has flights connecting from around Europe. Buses and taxis are the most effective method of travelling from the airport to Gdansk Old Town. Most of Gdansk can be explored on foot, with local trains offering services to nearby Sopot and Gdynia.

Weather in Gdansk

Gdansk experiences mild summers with regular rain showers and thunderstorms. The location of the city on the Baltic coast exposes Gdansk to windy conditions throughout the seasons. In the winter period Gdansk endures dry weather and cold temperatures, with the city prone to experiencing snowfall.

Sights in Gdansk

Gdansk has become a popular destination for visitors to Poland. Its reconstructed Old Town is home to the colourful Long Market. This beautiful long square is home to an abundance of shops and restaurants. Neptune Fountain is a key attraction, a 17th century symbol of Gdansk topped with a bronze statue, with Mariacka a charming avenue known for amber shops, perfect for a traditional souvenir.

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT GDANSK

- Gdansk has often been voted the best place to live in Poland.

- Gdansk was once part of Germany, before becoming a Polish city following the Second World War.

- Speaking of which, the Second World War started in Gdansk, then Danzig, when the Nazis invaded Poland.

- St Mary’s Cathedral in Gdansk is the largest brick church in Europe with a capacity of 25,000 people.

- The city is known as the Amber Capital of the Baltic Sea with amber stones regularly washing up on its shores

- In 1980, the Gdansk Solidarity Movement gained traction, triggering the collapse of Communism in Poland.

WHAT IS A SERVICED APARTMENT?

Our serviced apartments in Gdansk are modern, spacious, and ideally suited to business travellers. At SilverDoor, we understand that business trips involve busy schedules which is why we tailor check-ins to suit you. Our corporate accommodation is fully furnished and offers a unique flexibility rarely an option in a hotel. Primarily, our clients can choose how regular they would like their apartment to be serviced. This flexibility allows for fewer intrusions which is designed to make you feel right at home in Gdansk. Secondly, our business accommodation in Gdansk is equipped with kitchen facilities which allows our clients the option of choosing to cook at home or eat out in a Gdansk restaurant. Business travellers appreciate this flexibility which also proves to be cost effective. Finally, the typical one bedroom serviced apartment in Gdansk is approximately twice the size of a typical hotel room. Not only does this extra space provide more room to relax after a busy day in Gdansk, it also enables our clients to entertain guests or conduct business meetings in the living space. 

WHY CHOOSE A SERVICED APARTMENT IN GDANSK WITH SILVERDOOR?

Opting to stay in one of our SilverDoor serviced apartments in Gdansk brings multiple advantages. Business travellers can benefit from the fact that we have over 20 years of experience in the corporate accommodation industry. Providing the very best standard of service quality, we are best placed to ensure your trip runs smoothly. We understand that business travellers can have differing needs, which is why our booking agents strive to locate the perfect apartment for everyone. With a strong expertise in the industry and a vast knowledge of serviced apartments in Gdansk, our booking agents do their utmost to ensure your complete satisfaction with the quality of your accommodation. At SilverDoor, we are constantly looking to expand and improve the portfolio of serviced apartments we offer in every destination. We are constantly sourcing the best quality apartments to underline our commitment to providing the best corporate accommodation in Gdansk.