Hotels in Prague
Hotel Elysee is centrally located on Wenceslas Square in the financial area of the city, near the National Museum, Opera, and a five-minute walk to the main railway station. The reasonably priced accommodations have nearby parking, airport transportation, and car rental access.
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.
Ideally located just a few minutes’ walk from Prague Castle and St. Vitus Cathedral, this smart hotel mixes old and new.
An Italian mosaic representing an ancient Gregorian chant bridges the distance from the front gates to the main entrance of the Aria Hotel, a music-themed luxury property in Malá Strana.
The youthful staff is helpful to the point of exuberance.
The glass-and-steel–clad hotel next to a Jean Nouvel–designed building in the now-fashionable Smichov neighborhood, pays homage to minimalism.
U Krále Karla (the King Charles) is a 19-room boutique hotel situated on the Royal Route, directly beneath the ramparts of Prague Castle.
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.
This 2010-opened hotel has 51 colorful rooms, equipped with Mac Mini entertainment systems, that overlook the Moldau River in Old Town.
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.
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.
Located in Prague's Baroque-style Malá Strana district, this 13th-century monastery turned 101-room hotel is grounded in its own ecclesiastical history. There are cloistered terraces, stone archways, and a cellar bar serving brews from the still-active Augustinian order of monks.
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.
Steps from Prague Castle, the 22 streamlined rooms channel the 1960's with geometric wallpaper, glass tables, and lime-green sofas.