Hotels in Prague
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.
The flagship hotel of the international Buddha-Bar brand, this trendy boutique hotel is just a two-minute walk from the Old Town Square.
The Maximilian is a welcoming spot near the Old Town Square. For a recent revamp, Czech-born and London-based Eva Jiricna (of Hotel Josef fame) ditched the hotel’s cookie-cutter look in favor of light, geometric designs.
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.
The sign outside the Hotel Carlo IV, which reads Czech Mortgage Bank (a reference to the building’s 1890 financial roots), and its lobby with marble floors and gilded stuccowork are the first indications that Hapsburg-era opulence awaits inside this Neoclassical bank building in Prague’s city cen
For its recent multimillion-dollar, top-to-bottom overhaul, the Hilton Old Town assembled a team of Europe’s finest talent.
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.