Hotels in Czech Republic
Design junkies traveling to Prague, take note: even if you don’t stay at the over-the-top Hotel Yasmin, it’s worth it to stop in for a peek. The 198-room property, housed in a former office building near Wenceslas Square, gleefully thumbs its nose at the city’s baroque leanings.
Resembling a Provençal farmhouse, this 10-bedroom hotel is situated in the tiny village of Okoř, which is dominated by the 14th-century ruins of Okoř Castle.
A 1904 neo-Renaissance-style building has been meticulously transformed into the modern, luxury Hotel Kings Court, situated on Republic Square across from the Palladium shopping centre. The hotel includes 133 guestrooms, conference facilities, and a ballroom.
Within a pastel colored baroque building, originally part of the archbishop’s palace, this luxury boutique hotel resides on its medieval foundations. The Royal Route location is steps from Prague Castle and the Charles Bridge.
Four buildings from different architectural eras (Baroque; Neoclassical; Neo-Renaissance; Modernista-revival), on the east bank of the Vltava River. 110 rooms in the contemporary wing were remodeled by Pierre-Yves Rochon in 2012, in black and white with crystal accents.
Steps from Prague Castle, the 22 streamlined rooms channel the 1960's with geometric wallpaper, glass tables, and lime-green sofas.
The glass-and-steel–clad hotel next to a Jean Nouvel–designed building in the now-fashionable Smichov neighborhood, pays homage to minimalism.
Designed by Czech-born, London-based minimalist architect Eva Jircina, the 109-room hotel near the old Jewish Quarter consists of two harmoniously geometric buildings, studded with pierced metal sunshades, that flow around a small courtyard.
Now a privately owned hotel, this 1572 residence was the birthplace and childhood home of Kilian Dientzenhofer, the most prominent Czech Baroque architect of the 18th century.
The flagship hotel of the international Buddha-Bar brand, this trendy boutique hotel is just a two-minute walk from the Old Town Square.
For its recent multimillion-dollar, top-to-bottom overhaul, the Hilton Old Town assembled a team of Europe’s finest talent.