Hotel categories are coded with a number of stars, from 1 to 5. One star indicates a rather basic lodging, while five stars - a luxurious hotel.

Cheap lodges are located especially in tourist areas. Economy inns and motels are often located alongside major transport routes.

The lodges of Polish Tourist and Country Lovers’ Society (PTTK) await travellers, especially in the mountain and lake regions.

The sign wolne pokoje on a house means free rooms for rent. There are rooms for rent in any tourist resort. Local accommodation offices and tourist agents mediate at room hire.