Prague can be an exciting stop in your European itinerary. Known as the cultural, economic and political center of central Europe, there is so much to see and do in “the City of a Hundred Spires.” But this city is quite big to explore that it can get very confusing (and expensive) if you haven’t done your homework. Before you list down the attractions you want to visit in this great city, it is worth knowing where to stay in Prague to make your upcoming visit worthwhile.
- 1 Best Hostels in Prague
- 2 Budget Properties in Prague
- 3 Mid Range Properties in Prague
- 4 Luxury Hotels in Prague
Best Hostels in Prague
Little Quarter Hostel
Room Type: Bunk Bed in Mixed or Female Dorm | Bed in Mixed Dorm |
Near: Prague Castle, Wenceslas Square
Price Range: $11-$21 a night
This hostel is Set in a historic building on the famous Royal Route, this hostel offers rooms and dormitory, each with a private bathroom. Little Quarter Hostel also fosters a community atmosphere for its guests courtesy of its beer pong, electronic darts, lounge area, night bar, PlayStation, TV, and a table football. It also has its own roof terrace where you can enjoy the beautiful city views. The hostel is located near Wenceslas Square, where you can find a string of restaurants, shops, and bars.
Room Type: Double with Shared Bath | Triple with Shared Bath | Single with Shared Toilet and Bath
Near: Wenceslas Square, Old Town and Charles Bridge
Price Range: $32-$39 a night
Prague-1 Hostel is popular with solo travelers and backpackers alike. The hostel is pretty accessible to Old Prague’s famous tourist destinations, including Wenceslas Square, Old Town and Charles Bridge. Multiple shops and restaurants, the Muzeum Metro and Tram Stops are also nearby too. Inside, the rooms and dorms are clean, spacious and come with large windows. The staff exudes a warm and friendly vibe, making you feel at home.
McSleep Hostel Prague
Room Type: Mixed Dorms | Female Dorms
Near: Old Town Square, Prague Astronomical Clock, Prague National Museum
Price Range: starting at $34
McSleep Hostel Prague is one of the cleanest and newest hostels in the city. Upon check-in, you will be presented with a welcome gift and slippers, of which you need to wear them as shoes are not allowed inside. The common rooms like the lounge and kitchen are fully furnished, and tea and coffee are available for free. Rooms also come with lockers, and you can enjoy a long bath in the hostel’s shared bathroom. McSleep Hostel is a bit of a walk to the Wenceslas Square and Prague National Museum, but it is pretty close to the Florenc bus stop, which can take you from or to Prague airport.
Budget Properties in Prague
Room Type: Double or Twin with Shared Bath | Double or Twin | One-Bedroom Apartment | Family Apartment
Near: Petrske Namesti Square and St. Peter’s Church
Price Range: $33-$74
Aparthotel Davis is a charming hostel set in an old building with a nice inner yard. The location of this hostel is attractive to guests: everything is literally walking distance. Florenc Bus Station is just 5 minutes away, while Old Market Square and Karl’s Bridge can be reached in 15 minutes. There are plenty of restaurants and shops surrounding Aparthotel Davis, although Lidl and Palladium are perfect choices for those who want to eat on a budget. Rooms, beddings are pretty decent, and there’s a basic breakfast spread for you if you decide to grab some food in the morning before your local tour.
Room Type: Double Room | Single Room | Triple Room | Double or Twin with Private Bath
Near: Wenceslas Square
Price Range: $34-$64 a night
Dahlia Inn is a small, family-run boutique hotel offering stylish rooms with designer furniture. This hostel is located near the Stepanska Tram Stop, Karlovo namesti, and I. P. Pavlova Metro Stations, making it convenient for tourists who wish to commute via tram. If you brought your own car rental, you can park them in garages 5 and 15 minutes away from the hotel. Guests absolutely love the beds and the great customer service – the staff gives out maps, tips, and local information on how to explore the city.
Selinor Old Town Apartments
Room Type: Studio | Two-Bedroom | Three-Bedroom | Apartment with Terrace |
Near: Old Town Square, Prague Astronomical Clock
Price Range: $75-179 a night
If you’re into architecture, culture, and history, better book a stay at this hostel, which is located in Prague 01 area. Selinor Old Town Apartments is a modern-style apartment chain set in a historic building that’s just around the corner of the Old Town Square. The neighborhood itself is alive with bars, cafes, restaurants, and shops, with the nearest one just 50 meters from the hostel. The Prague Astronomical Clock is just a 2-minute walk, and the Staroměstká oand Náměstí Republiky Metro Stations and Tram Stops can all be reached in under 7 minutes.
Mid Range Properties in Prague
U Zeleného Jalovce
Room Type: Loft | Apartment
Near: Old Town Square
Price Range: $68-$127 a night
Guests who have booked a stay at this hostel love the fact that it is situated in a cultural monument in central Prague. The self-service units are pretty spacious and come with basic apartment features, including a fully equipped kitchenette. If you like to to do your own meals, there’s a Tesco Supermarket 400 meters away. Otherwise, you have the option to arrange for breakfast service for a surcharge or have a meal at any of the restaurants nearby. Do also check out the Pařížská shopping streetm which is just 350 meters away. U Zeleného Jalovce is not recommended for disabled guests though, as all units are accessible via stairs only.
Old Royal Post Apartments
Room Type: Studio | Studio with Balcony | One-Bedroom | Deluxe One-Bedroom with Terrace | Luxury Two-Bedroom with Terrace
Near: Charles Bridge, Prague Castle
Price Range: $117-$206 a night
Old Royal Post Apartments is located in Prague’s city center. Despite its location, previous guests are surprised that there is almost no noise at night. Old Royal Post offers spacious rooms, which all come with impressive city views, huge kitchen with the necessary appliances and utensils, dining areas, private bathroom with shower, and comfy beds. You can put in on a special request for a room that’s limited mobility-friendly, as some of the rooms are only accessible via stairs. Some of Prague’s popular tourist attractions can be a bit of a walk, so do wear your most comfortable shoes.
Chic Central Charles Bridge
Room Type: Apartment unit
Near: Prague Castle, Charles Bridge
Price Range: $82 a night
If you want to book a great value stay in Prague, get an apartment unit at Chic Central Charles Bridge. The apartment units are larger than the usual units in some of the hotels in the area. They are also outfitted with satellite flat-screen TV, kitchenette with the basic appliances, and a private bathroom with fresh towels and free toiletries. Chic Central is also near Charles Bridge and Prague Castle, but you can explore the many restaurants and shops along the way. If it is your first time to visit Prague, you can arrange an airport transfer with the host.
Luxury Hotels in Prague
Art Deco Imperial Hotel
Room Type: Deluxe Double or Twin | Executive Double | Junior Suite |
Near: Old Town Square, Prague Main Train Station
Price Range: $134-$211 a night
If there’s one word, to sum up the Imperial Hotel, it’s the word “pretty.” The Imperial Hotel is an impressive Art-Déco building featuring precious mosaics and historic hand-painted tiles in its interior. The non-smoking rooms are also equally impressive as well: spacious and decked in rich fabrics, and are furnished with a flat-screen satellite TV, films on demand, a laptop-size safe, and marble bathrooms with heated floors. The hotel is in New Town, but is still a short walk to Old Town. The Palladium shopping center is just nearby. The staff will make you feel like a VIP at the Imperial Hotel, and will go out their way to help map out points of interest, secure a ride to your destination among other things.
The Emblem Hotel
Room Type: Classic Double | Classic Twin | Superior King | Deluxe Junior Suite | Exclusive Suite
Near: Old Town Square
Price Range: $323-$672 a night
The Emblem Hotel is for guests who wanted something more than just a fancy place to stay in Prague. All air-conditioned rooms come with all luxury furnishings and a complimentary access to all facilities at the M Spa: gym, Kneipp Path, sauna, steam room and relaxation area. You can also reserve a hot tub at the rooftop terrace for a fee and enjoy a panoramic view of Prague city center. The Emblem Hotel also has limo service for pick up and drop off to any point of interest, but you may not need it as it is pretty close to some of Prague’s popular tourist haunts.
Alchymist Grand Hotel and Spa
Room Type: Deluxe Double | Junior Suite with or without Terrace | Royal Suite | Luxury Suite | Imperial Suite | Family Suite | Tower Suite
Near: Charles Bridge
Price Range: $270-$1,114 a night
The Alchymist Grand Hotel and Spa is located in the most prestigious and culturally important part of Prague. Housed in a UNESCO-protected Baroque landmark building, Alchymist Grand Hotel and Spa is anything but ancient. Some of the rooms offer a private terrace overlooking the property’s private courtyard. Guests can also enjoy the unique Ecsotica Spa and Health Club, which is located in the 11th-century cellars of the property. There are complimentary wine and cheese tasting sessions daily, as well as chocolate pralines with turn-down service for you that might convince you enough to stay for another day.
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