Stay Enjoyable Journey | Journey Journey Weblog – Touring to Prague? Right here is the place to Keep!


Kati and I like Prague and the Czech Republic.  We have been there when a soccer recreation was being broadcast within the previous city sq. with hundreds of individuals all crowded in.  We liked driving to it from Vienna, Austria going by way of the small cities and farm areas till the highway ended and a dust path took over. We liked strolling round and discovering a small pizzeria about 3AM filled with individuals having a very good time. We liked the individuals, the historical past and the vibe of this cool metropolis. Because the historic dwelling of Bohemia, Prague is without doubt one of the most visited cities in Europe. Folks from all all over the world come to take a look at this fairy-tale-like metropolis with its medieval structure, distinctive fashion, fancy bridges, and gold-tipped towers and cathedrals. It’s a captivating and colourful metropolis and together with different main European cities close by like Vienna and Krakow, Prague is on the high of Central European spots to go to. Prague was based within the ninth century and have become the historic dwelling of Bohemian Kings and Holy Roman Emperors. The town fortunately survived two world wars with minimal harm achieved to it and together with the “New City” space being constructed within the 14th century, the core of Prague is one massive UNESCO World Heritage Website. We might advocate placing Prague in your subsequent to-do listing when in Europe.  As with every place, the place to remain is all the time the query requested.

With thousands and thousands of individuals visiting yearly, there’s a huge quantity of choices for staying within the metropolis, it doesn’t matter what your funds is. The height season for vacationers is mostly between April to October so naturally, costs shall be larger. However for those who’re seeking to journey on a budget, Prague has a ton of budget-friendly choices positioned in attractive historic buildings that may rival any luxurious lodge. If you happen to’re in search of a spot to remain in Prague, try these nice lodging.


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Sir Toby’s: For beneath 100$ you’ll be able to expertise the grandeur of Prague in a lodge that doesn’t really feel it’s the value you’d be paying for it. Sir Toby’s is a brief 2-minute trek to public transport and never solely that however you’ll even be solely 10 minutes away from the guts of the previous metropolis. Sir Toby’s presents individually adorned rooms positioned in a superbly redecorated artwork nouveau constructing. Free WiFi is obtainable within the widespread areas and most visitor lodging include a personal lavatory. Hang around on the on-site brick-cellar pub and luxuriate in a drink with some fellow company and for those who occur to be a touring musician, you’ll be able to negotiate with Sir Toby’s for a free keep in trade for entertaining fellow company. 

Sophie’s Hostel: If you happen to’re seeking to improve a bit, there may be additionally a sister lodge named “lodge Miss Sophie’s”. However for these in search of a pleasant and easy place to remain, Sophie’s Hostel is a good upscale and colourful spot within the metropolis. The lodging has all the things you’d need in a hostel from cozy and clear beds to showers with nice water stress. Greater than that, the place is full of life with an underground bar and many occasions run by the employees. For an additional 6$, you too can e-book a every day breakfast buffet entry. 

Hostel One: With over three areas across the metropolis, Hostel One is definitely among the best spots, particularly for youthful crowds. It’s an ideal place to make some pals, and the on-site occasions make staying right here a celebration. Visitors can get a free selfmade dinner each evening and with on-site facilities like Netflix entry, beer pong tournaments, and gaming consoles, the enjoyable by no means stops. 

Journey & Pleasure: Whereas there are many hostels and budget-friendly inns geared toward youthful of us seeking to meet up and occasion, Journey & Pleasure leans on a extra relaxed vibe. The ambiance at Journey & Pleasure is low-key, it’s the kind of place the place you’ll be able to take pleasure in a personal room, however nonetheless, hang around with fellow company for those who’re feeling social. Positioned simply exterior the guts of the town, the environment are additionally a bit extra relaxed and their summer season terrace is an ideal spot to take pleasure in a morning espresso or night chit chat. Journey & Pleasure additionally hosts a tremendous conventional  Czech restaurant on-site so that you don’t must go very far to seize a chunk. 



U Raka: Sitting proper behind the Prague Fort is the little family-run lodge of U Raka. In a spot the place utilizing the time period “charming” is likely to be a bit cliche, the property at U Raka is actually a captivating expertise. For vacationers in search of one thing a bit completely different than your run-of-the-mill place to remain, U Raka feels such as you’re in a tiny Bohemian village whereas being proper within the coronary heart of the historic heart of the town. The area is small, nonetheless, with solely six rooms out there at a time, so whereas it may be troublesome to get a spot, the quaintness solely provides to the property’s family-cottage-in-the-mountain attraction. 

U Raka sits on a quiet cobblestone lane and was initially a cluster of homes on account of be demolished in 1980. They have been rescued and revitalized, then changed into an inn full of private pictures from the proprietor, a quiet courtyard full of flowers, and a every day breakfast buffet. 

Salabka: Whereas the Czechs are in all probability extra recognized for his or her beer (which is plentiful and low cost), you’d be amiss for those who didn’t try a few of their domestically produced wine. For the foodie traveler or individual seeking to get out of the hustle and bustle of the town heart, Salabka is the place to remain for you. Salabka is positioned a few 30-minute exterior of the town and located on a hill above the Toja Fort. The area is sort of in style and recognized for its superb on-site gourmand restaurant that serves wine straight from their very own winery. 

In terms of lodging, there are six residences on the property open to company, every with their very own identify similar to the grape varietals within the close by winery. The rooms themselves are stocked with wine and if the on-site gourmand restaurant and wine aren’t sufficient to persuade you, there are additionally gastronomy excursions out there to e-book as effectively. 

U Medvidku-Brewery Resort: Whereas Salabka is the wine-lovers place to remain, U Medvidku is certainly the place for lovers of beer. Czech beer is massive across the nation and Europe, and on the U Medvidku, you’ll be able to take pleasure in nights on the on-site beer backyard. The lodge is a historic place with its on-site restaurant relationship again to 1466, making it one of many oldest frequently operated eating places and bars in Prague. The restaurant serves characteristically Czech delicacies and selfmade beer and when company verify in, they’ll get a complimentary beer upon arrival. 

In terms of the rooms right here, the area is once more, authentically Czech. Renaissance-era painted ceilings and uncovered beams give the area a contact of old-world attraction however the fashionable facilities like WiFi and area heaters within the beer backyard remind you that, in spite of everything, that is the twenty first century. The lodge is a stone’s throw away from public transport so getting across the metropolis is straightforward and simple, whereas landmarks such because the Czech Nationwide Theater and Outdated City Sq. are a brief stroll away. 

987 Design Prague Resort: Positioned within the coronary heart of the town, there are tons of choices for individuals seeking to keep someplace with loads of historic character. However the 987 Design Prague Resort is a contemporary and chicly-designed lodge styled by native designers. There’s loads of previous stuff to see within the metropolis, so why not keep someplace new and fashionable? 

All rooms right here function hardwood flooring, air temperature management, flat-screen TVs, and a spacious lavatory with attractive walk-in showers. Free WiFi can also be out there and their morning breakfast buffet choices are superb with plentiful baked items and pastries out there for these with a candy tooth. If you happen to’re not a morning individual, the 987 bar and lounge serves a big selection of drinks in a chic setting. 



Carlo IV: The luxurious Carlo IV is positioned within the coronary heart of the town and options loads of upscale class that whereas nonetheless stylish, received’t break the financial institution both. The facade is gorgeous and huge, having been a financial institution in a former life. The Neoclassical design of the area lends itself effectively to what it’s now –  a stunning lodge in the course of the town. Trendy artwork is lavishly positioned concerning the widespread areas and its excessive ceilings and Nineteenth-century structure give a little bit of old-school attraction whereas nonetheless retaining its notions of modernity. 

Visitor rooms come full with air con, lavish loos with free toiletries, free WiFi, stocked minibars, and a flat display TV. Trendy European and Czech delicacies is served within the on-site restaurant or seize an expertly crafted cocktail within the Ox lounge. One in all Carlo IV’s largest promoting factors is its superb spa service. The lavish spa is positioned within the basement with an outsized indoor pool and Turkish bathtub that was as soon as the vault of the financial institution. Sweat it out within the sauna or chill out within the scorching tub adopted by a dip within the pool. 

Golden Properly Resort: The Golden Properly Resort is a well-hidden gem sitting proper on the foot of Prague Fort. It’s so well-hidden that even looking for it on google maps may show to be a bit troublesome. However do you have to discover it, you’ll be pleasantly stunned by its Sixteenth-century structure and tasteful decor that provides the area loads of attraction. 

The area is romantic with a tremendous terrace area with outside eating proper subsequent to the citadel, making it one of many hottest spots on the town to eat. The Golden Properly Resort even encompasses a non-public entrance to Royal Backyard subsequent door. Guestrooms are elegant and never too flashy with heat colours and darkish accents Additionally they come outfitted with iPads on your googling and room controlling wants. Ebook an in-room therapeutic massage and gaze out on the stunning Prague Fort close by. 

Smetana: Positioned within the Outdated City proper throughout the Charles Bridge, the palatial Smetana Resort will make you’re feeling like an Austro-Hungarian Emperor. The cobblestone plaza and Baroque design are straight out of the seventeenth century and the 48 guestrooms out there on-site make the expertise appear small and quaint, and prefer it’s all for you. 

A wide range of guestrooms can be found, together with one in every of which was Mozart’s favourite. The areas are lavish-yet-refined with crystal chandeliers, four-poster beds, and chic material. L’Occitane toiletries are included in addition to air-conditioning, WiFi entry, TV, minibars, espresso makers, and plush bathrobes. In your wining and eating pleasure, the on-site Czech-French fusion restaurant presents world-class service whereas the café and cigar membership are positioned on the property’s former chapel.

One Room Resort: So as to have the ability to e-book the room on the One Room Resort, you may want to attend some time. One Room Resort, because the identify suggests is a lodge that, you guessed, solely has one room. However it’s one superb room. Positioned on the high of the Žižkov TV tower, the complete high flooring is the lodge room. The very unique and upscale room presents the perfect views of the town from 230 ft above the bottom. 

The suite comes with loads of floor-to-ceiling home windows so you’ll be able to benefit from the view from anyplace, and the large lavatory has a spacious soaking tub. Get pleasure from an in-room therapeutic massage, dinner with a view, and breakfast delivered to you within the morning when you take within the unbelievable view.


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Prague ranks in our Prime 10 cities of the world and we’ll return repeatedly.  We advocate anybody touring in Europe to take a couple of days and go to this cool, enjoyable metropolis with heat and welcoming individuals.


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