Three historic buildings from Baroque, Renaissance and Art Nouveau periods blend into a new truly five-star deluxe hotel. Tall ceilings, period furniture and crystal chandeliers provide style and atmosphere. The Presidential suite includes a separate living area with a piano and fireplace, dining room, pantry and private bar but may not be within everybody's budget. The more moderately priced guest rooms in the Art Nouveau wing are less opulent but still very comfortable. The cuisine in the Allegro restaurant is a symphony of Mediterranean dishes; fresh seafood, homemade pastas and artisan products. The Four Season Hotel's central position makes it easy to explore the Old Town on foot, climb up to Prague Castle or amble along Wenceslas Square.
Spoil yourself and stay in the Alchymist Hotel in Prague's Mala Strana neighborhood. Housed in a sixteenth-century gentry house, the Alchymist is comfortable, beautiful and serene and the perfect home away from home. The fifteen individual apartments feature four-poster beds and exquisite interior decoration.The Alchymist offers everything you would expect from a boutique hotel; air-conditioning, LCD TV, DVD and CD player, a safe, mini-bar and high-speed internet access. If you really want to splash out stay in the garden villa or The Garden Deluxe Room with a marble bathroom and spectacular views of Petrin Hill. This is one of the best hotels in Prague for a romantic retreat.
Prague is known as the city of the hundred spires, yet it is difficult to find a hotel next to one of its churches. The Augustine is one of the few hotels situated next to church and a thirteenth century monastery. Located in the Mala Strana district, the Augustine Hotel consists of seven historic buildings. All 101 guest rooms are feature period-inspired furniture. Climb up a spiral staircase to the honeymoon suite. You will have a triplex all to yourself; on the first level a living room, on the second a bathroom and on the third a lovely bedroom.
Set in a tastefully renovated 17th century monastery, Mandarin Oriental offers a variety of stylish guest rooms. Some have antique parquet floors, others have vaulted ceilings. Most romantic are the garden rooms in the cloister garden. All rooms are furnished differently. All have crisp bed linen and continental quilts. The hotel spa is incorporated in the Renaissance chapel with remains of a medieval church under a glass floor. The Mandarin oriental is situated right behind the Museum of Music and between Petrin Hill and Kampa Island. Prague Castle and Charles Bridge are only a short walk away.
Tucked away in a cobbled back street of this delightful quarter, The Golden Well or Zlata Studne is a luxurious boutique hotel. This historical building was once the property of the Emperor Rudolf II, member of the House of Habsburg. Located next to the terraced Prague Castle garden, The Golden Well offers incredible views of the red-tiled roofs of Mala Strana. The 20 spacious guest rooms feature wooden floors, original ceilings and a sitting area with period furniture. Amenities include WiFi internet zone, morning newspaper and evening turndown service with good-night extras. In fine weather, there is no better way than to start the day with a sumptuous breakfast on the summer terrace. The Golden Well is situated in the heart of Prague and within walking distance of most sights including Prague Castle, Charles Bridge, St. Nicholas Church and Old Town Square.
Staying in Hotel Aria is a music filled experience. Each of the hotel's four floors represents a musical genre: jazz, opera, classical and contemporary. Guest rooms are dedicated to a specific musician or composer. Each room offers a selection of songs, aria, concerts and a biography of the artist on the flat screen computer. If this is not enough, guests can find more in the music lending library in the lobby. Whether you stay in the Gershwin, the Elvis Presley or the Smetana suite, all 52 rooms are unique. Hotel Aria is situated in Mala Strana amidst Baroque Palaces. The Vltava River, Charles Bridge and Old Town Square are only a few minutes' walk away.
The hotel is up Neruda street and only a few minutes away on from Prague Castle. Set in a three-storey building that dates back to the fourteenth century, the hotel is full of old-age charm. The hotel and the street are named after the nineteenth-century Czech poet and writer Jan Neruda who lived in the building for twenty years. The ochre colored walls are dotted with quotations from his works. All hotel rooms are different because Hotel Neruda was not purpose built. Some are split level, others are under the roof with wooden rafters. All are contemporary with spacious luxurious bathrooms with walk-in showers. Organza curtains and bed spreads give the rooms cosines and class.
Experience the Orient in the Buddha Bar hotel. Dark cherry wood, scarlet accents and wafts of incense add to its mystical charm. Crimson lacquer chests of drawers and a dragon mural suggest a stylish opium den. Buddha Bar chain started in Paris and spread out to other cities like Budapest, Dubai and New York. Located in a narrow cobblestone street, the Buddha Bar hotel occupies an Art Nouveau building in the historic center. Most of Prague's monuments are within walking distance. The Astronomical Clock and Old Town Square are only five minutes away on foot. The 36 guest rooms are a mix of oriental tradition and modern Asian interior design with a touch of French colonialism. The rooms offer all latest technology from Nespresso coffee machines to flat screen televisions. A free standing bathtub decorated with a red and gold dragon, a huge rain shower and a remote control to flush the loo are only some of the stunning details.
Incredible location, right at the top of Nerudova Street, U Krale Karla is one of Prague's most exquisite hotels in Hradcany, the Castle district, and only a short walk to Prague Castle. The original Gothic building belonged to the Benedictine order and was converted into a Baroque building known as Three Roses. The nineteen rooms are grouped around an atrium topped with a stained-glass ceiling. Antique furniture, painted ceilings and murals give the hotel a regal appearance, entirely in accordance with its name; U Krale Karla, At King Charles. Period furniture, wooden beamed ceiling, and Persian rugs give the guest rooms a Gothic look.
Tucked away in a quiet street in the Hradcany district, eighteenth-century Romantik Hotel U Raka is a rural gem. Family-run U Raka is housed in one of the few remaining timbered cottages in Prague. The six guest rooms, low ceilings, wooden floors and red-brick fire places, are incredibly comfortable. Add a leafy garden and you have the most romantic getaway you can dream of. All rooms have satellite television, a DVD player and free WiFi. Book the Exclusive room with woodburning fireplace and private terrace for a romantic weekend. Bring comfortable shoes because the cobbled streets around the hotel are high-heel unfriendly.