Prague is easily one of Central Europe’s most beautiful cities, and it is easy to see why thousands visit every year. Its picturesque cobblestone streets, fairy tale architecture and romantic atmosphere make it a popular choice for city breaks. Prague is home to plentiful five-star hotels, with opulent interiors, world-class spas, and fine dining restaurants. We’ve put together an expert guide to the Top 10 Best Luxury Hotels in Prague for those looking to travel in luxury and enjoy a high level of comfort on their next trip to the city of a hundred spires.
Top 10 Best Luxury Hotels in Prague
Four Seasons Hotel Prague
As one of the best-located luxury hotels in Prague, the Four Seasons Hotel is a favorite with high-end travelers and business travelers. Situated on the banks of the Vltava River, it features grand suites with beautiful views of Prague Castle. Its unbeatable location means it is just a short walk to Prague’s Old Town Square and Charles Bridge.
The 157 rooms (including 19 suites) vary in size and style and are spread between the hotel’s four structures: the “modern building,” the “classical building,” the “Renaissance building,” and the “Baroque building”.
The hotel’s luxurious Old World Style features rich woods, marble floors and an opulent decor inspired by historical Czech eras. The customer service is faultless as always, and their knowledgeable concierge is always on hand to offer advice on the best things to do in Prague.
As with any five-star hotel, the Four Seasons offers guests exclusive dining options. Enjoy modern Italian dining at Cotto Crudo and rooftop dining with breathtaking views of Prague. It’s recently renovated spa falls among one of the best spas in Prague. It offers a multitude of treatments which can be enjoyed in its five treatment rooms. There is also a refreshing vitality pool, separate steam and sauna rooms and a relaxing lounge area.
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Best Feature: Riverfront rooms and luxurious spa.
Best For: Those looking for absolute central location and beautiful views.
Mandarin Oriental Prague
Located in a quiet corner of Prague’s historical “Little Quarter”, the Mandarin Oriental is an easy hotel to rank amongst the top 10 best luxury hotels in Prague. Built on the site of a former fourteenth-century monastery, the hotel’s tranquil location is further amplified by the historical Renaissance and Baroque buildings that surround the property. While it may be peaceful, its location in the heart of Prague allows for easy exploration of all of the city’s highlights, which can be found within a short walk from the property.
As with all Mandarin Oriental hotels, guests staying here can expect exceptional service, spacious rooms, and the all famous Asian hospitality. All of the hotels 99 rooms and suites exude a sense of luxury and style with designer furniture, warm sand and royal blue tones and views over its manicured courtyard garden or the rooftops and spires over Prague.
The hotel’s luxurious design features vaulted ceilings, parquet flooring, and beautiful arched doorways. While the hotel emits sophistication, it has tastefully paid homage to the property’s historical past, preserving the ruins of a Gothic chapel with a glass floor in the hotel’s spa.
The hotel features many facilities for guests to enjoy including an Asian fusion hotel’s in-house restaurant, state of the art gym and a fantastic spa with a comprehensive list of treatments. While there is no pool or steam room, there is a sauna and relaxation area.
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Best Feature: Fantastic spa and spacious rooms
Best For: Romantic couple breaks and spa breaks
Aria Hotel Prague
For lovers of music, the five star Aria Hotel Prague is the best place to stay in Prague. Located in the historical Mala Strana quarter in the center of the city, this quirky musically themed hotel is within easy walking distance of many of Prague’s popular landmarks, including Prague Castle, Petrin Hill and Charles Bridge. Each of its 51 guest rooms has been dedicated to four specific music genres: Contemporary, Classical, Opera and Jazz, which pay homage to legends such as Elvis Presley, Billie Holiday and Jim Morrison. Its top suite, the Mozart boasts not only a beautiful interior but fantastic views of the Baroque Vrtba Garden that sits adjacent to the hotel. Guests staying at the Aria Hotel can take advantage of the private free entrance as well as enjoy private exclusive dining in the garden on request at a surcharge.
Each of its 51 guest rooms has been dedicated to four specific music genres: Contemporary, Classical, Opera and Jazz, which pay homage to legends such as Elvis Presley, Billie Holiday and Jim Morrison. Its top suite, the Mozart boasts not only a beautiful interior but fantastic views of the Baroque Vrtba Garden that sits adjacent to the hotel. Guests staying at the Aria Hotel can take advantage of the private free entrance as well as enjoy private exclusive dining in the garden on request at a surcharge.
All rooms feature luxury amenities including iPads for guest use, Apple TV to stream your favorite movies and music as well as access to the hotel’s extensive Music Library consisting of over 5000 CDs and DVDs.
As with every fine five-star boutique hotel, its facilities are endless, and at the Aria Hotel, you can expect more than your average hotel. Guests will find a modest gym with views over the Vrtba UNESCO garden, a steam and sauna room as well as massage services on request. There is a music salon with comfortable seating where you can enjoy a peaceful read with a glass of whiskey from the bar while listening to your favorite artist. There is also a private cinema and the Music Box room where children can watch a film or play on the Xbox.
The Aria Hotel’s best feature is the CODA Restaurant which can be found on the rooftop of the hotel. Offering the best city views from any restaurant in this city, it is one of Prague’s most popular fine dining establishments and one definitely worth visiting even for those not staying at the hotel.
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Best Feature: Access to the Vrtba Gardens out of hours!
Best For: Music Lovers!
Golden Well Hotel Prague
Quaint, peaceful and elegantly styled, the luxury boutique Golden Well Hotel is easily one of the best hotels in Prague. Sat beneath Prague Castle, this beautiful hotel lies next to the Castle’s rose gardens creating a peaceful luxury haven in the historical center of the city. Located in Mala Strana or “Little Quarter” of Prague, the Golden Well is a short walk away from some of Prague’s most impressive sights, including the Charles Bridge, the Royal Gardens, St. Nicholas Church and the Old Town Square.
Featuring only 17 rooms and 2 beautifully designed suites, the Golden Well is a relatively small luxury hotel, which allows their staff to dedicate every minute of the day to make their guests stay as comfortable and as memorable as possible. All of the rooms are very elegantly furnished, boasting beautiful antiques that highlight the sense of history and opulence this stunning hotel has. Every room also has an iPod with a dock station, iPad, Nespresso or Illy coffee machines and tea making facilities.
Guests at the Golden Well can be assured a good night’s rest with the hotel’s pillow service. A pillow menu can be found on the bed featuring different kinds of pillows for the ultimate experience in personalized rest and relaxation.
Its terrace restaurant Terasa U Zlaté studně and bar with stunning views over Mala Strana makes up for the hotel’s lack of spa facilities. You’ll be just as relaxed sitting on the terrace with a bottle of champagne as you would be in any spa. There is also a comfortable lounge, offering free refreshments in the late afternoon, a perfect place to relax after a full day of exploring Prague.
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Best Feature: Beautiful views over Prague from it fine dining restaurant Terasa U Zlaté studně
Best For: Romantic city breaks, honeymoons.
Augustine, a Luxury Collection Hotel
Not sure where to stay in Prague? Look no further than the historical property, the five star Augustine Hotel Prague. Centrally located in Prague’s Mala Strana district, this quintessential luxury hotel is just a short walk from Prague Castle and the famous Charles Bridge. Once a former monastery, the Augustine hotel’s seven buildings surround the cloisters of a 13th century St. Thomas Church and Monastery, that is still home to numerous monks and Augustinian friars that teach and live in the adjoining quarters.
Once a former monastery, the Augustine hotel’s seven buildings surround the cloisters of a 13th century St. Thomas Church and Monastery, that is still home to numerous monks and Augustinian friars that teach and live in the adjoining quarters. Its serene and historic location has resulted in an upscale hotel that exudes a harmonious ambiance and a heavenly style that compliments its monastic past.
Old monastery cells have been smartly designed into the hotels elegant guest bedrooms and suites, that tastefully incorporates modernist and cubist style and furniture with the hotel’s characteristic vaulted ceilings, wooden beams, and historical features. All rooms boast views of Prague, the monastery or garden courtyards. Nespresso coffee machines, flat screen TV, iPod docks, and Wi-Fi are standard in all rooms as well as beautifully designed marble bathrooms, most with original features and walk-in showers.
Of its 101 guest rooms, the Augustine has 7 signature suites which include a spacious Presidential Suite, stunning 19th-century Fresco Suite, and the amazing Tower Suite, often known as the honeymoon suite. Offering 360 views of historical Prague, this room spans three floors and was once used as the monastery’s former observatory tower. Its views over the city are impressive, making this suite by far the best room of any hotel in Prague.
The Augustine also boasts an in-house restaurant serving sophisticated local dishes infused with European influences as well as a wonderful bar which was once the monastery’s refectory. Sip on one of the sinful cocktails while gazing up at the 19th century Baroque frescoes on the vaulted ceiling. For those who prefer a more intimate place to enjoy their evening, the centuries-old basement brewery complete with 17th-century stalactites may suit. Make sure to try the brewery’s very own St Thomas Beer, the only place in Prague where this is available.
On the mention of beer, for those who want to indulge in some relaxation, the Augustine’s in-house spa has some wonderful therapies including deluxe body wraps, massages and the signature St Thomas Beer Body Ritual, involving a careful exfoliation with hops and beer followed by a complete body massage.
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Best Feature: Unique Tower Suite and the famous St Thomas Beer
Best For: Weddings, honeymoons, families.
The Grand Mark
Located just steps from Námĕstí Republiky in the heart of Prague, The Grand Mark is one of the city’s grandest and most elegant five-star hotels. Housed in a former Baroque palace, the hotel is a favorite with families and those looking for a more modern centrally located hotel in Prague.
Although its size may fool you, the Grand Mark has only 75 spacious rooms and suites, each offering the highest standard or comfort. In fact, the Grand Mark Hotel has some of the largest guest rooms in the city and each one is uniquely designed with some of the largest rooms boasting balconies with rooftops views over Prague, private terraces, and Jacuzzi.
Unlike many five star hotels in Prague, all of its suites have separate bedrooms, large living rooms, and a small kitchenette, making them a big hit with families. The hotel has their own dedicated family suites that can be equipped with baby cots and beds for children. As added extras, they even supply cosmetic, bathrobes, games and toys for children and a range of equipment on request including bottle warmers, baby strollers, car-seats, baby alarms, sterilizers and more, making this the best family friendly hotel in Prague.
Guests need not go far to enjoy good food, with The Grand Mark’s very own Le Grill restaurant serving International and Czech cuisine prepared by chef Ondřej Koráb. Dine inside under the Murano chandelier, in the light Lobby lounge or outside in the hotel’s beautiful Baroque garden.
The hotel is currently expanding its amenities with a fitness center and restful wellness area, complete with a plunge pool, hot sauna, and massages due to open in the late summer of 2017.
Best Feature: Tucked away garden
Best For: Weddings, honeymoons, families.
As far as hotels go, the Boscolo Prague Hotel is one of the most elegant and refined five-stars in the city. Located close to Prague’s main train station and just footsteps from its historical sights and shopping district, the Boscolo Prague is well placed for those looking to explore Prague on foot, although there are several tram stops and Metro just meters from the hotel as well.
This enchanted neo-classical palace once housed a bank and during the communist era, it became the central seat of the Czechoslovakian Postal Service. After years of neglect, it was transformed into the sophisticated renowned five-star hotel it is now, complete with stunning reminders of its financial past which can be found in the hotel’s grand ballroom-like lobby. Think marble pillars, lavish furniture, and high ceilings with intricate gilt stuccoes and braids, cupids and coats of arms.
The Boscolo hotel features 152 grand guest rooms, including 4 Suites, 11 Junior Suites, and 20 Exclusive Rooms. Each room has been designed with space, light, and comfort in mind. The style is timeless, with warm beige tones, solid wooden floors, and original bed headboards, dating to the first half of the XIX Century.
Gastronomic offerings at the Boscolo Prague are plentiful with numerous dining options, including the fine dining Salon Restaurant serving modern Czech cuisine, the more casual Inn Ox Lounge and the stunning New York Café, which will fulfill any coffee and afternoon snack cravings, and the Cigar Bar, with a precious collection of cigars, an ample and refined selection of cognac, liquors and prestigious wines.
What really makes this a true five-star hotel is the Boscolo Prague spa & wellness center. It’s inviting wellness area comes complete with an indoor pool with a blue mosaic floor, comfortable pool loungers, numerous treatment rooms, sauna and some of the best spa therapists in the city.
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Best Feature: State of the art spa.
Best For: Romantic & spa getaways
The Emblem Hotel Prague
No other five-star hotel is located as close to Prague’s Old Town Square than the Emblem Hotel, a boutique designer hotel that opened in 2014. No other five-star hotel in Prague also has the artistic modernist style that makes the Emblem Hotel so unique from its competitors. Designed to be more of a lifestyle hotel, it merges the best of luxury comforts with innovative artistic communal spaces for hotel guests and locals to enjoy harmoniously together.
The 59-room elegant hotel blends original period features (from its pre-war office past) with luxurious wood finishes, leather, and marble surfaces. With the hotel focusing on large communal spaces for networking, lounging, and pleasure, its guest rooms are on the smaller side, but still come complete with every home comfort including Nespresso coffee machines, high spec marble bathrooms, and luxurious bedding. Its popular hidden attic Library bedroom comes complete with a private library, secret passageway and a stunning copper free standing bath tub.
If that wasn’t enough, the Emblem Hotel has a light-filled relaxing spa, a rooftop Jacuzzi with beautiful rooftop views of the city and an accomplished restaurant and bar that aces steak and wine. It doesn’t stop there, guests can also enjoy the hotel’s top-floor gym, sauna, steam room and access to The Maharal Club, a private club open to hotel guests and paid local members. The club has a total of 4 different and comfortable “Living Spaces” that are freely accessible to you: The Pantry (also known as The Communal Kitchen), The Salon, The Games Room, and The Drawing Room.
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Best Feature: Rooftop Jacuzzi
Best For: Couples, Artistically inclined travelers, and spa breaks.
The Alchymist Grand Hotel & Spa Prague
Enjoy real fairytale romance when you stay at the five-star luxury Alchymist Grand Hotel & Spa in Prague. Located in a quiet corner of the historical heart of Mala Strana (Little Quarter), this Baroque boutique hotel is one of the most romantic in Europe and just steps away from some of Prague’s top highlights including Charles Bridge, Petrin Hill and Prague Castle.
The Alchymist Grand Hotel was built within four former-bourgeoise houses of which the oldest one, “Dum U Jeziska,” has served various purposes and owners during the past five centuries. Reflecting the historical character of the building, the Alchymist Grand Hotel & Spa sensitively incorporates its period features with rich interiors, gilded furnishings, crystal chandeliers and four-poster beds to create the ultimate romantic feel. With just 45 luxury guest rooms and suites, the hotel is well suited to business and leisure travelers seeking high-levels of customer service and central location.
Each room has its own character and style, with painted ceilings and luxuriously appointed furnishings, swathed in fabrics of royal reds, blues, and golds.
The hotel features two dining areas, the Aquarius Restaurant serving delicious Meditteranean and Italian dishes and the Café Barocco Veneziano, a heavily decorated cafe which offers a wide selection of coffee, tea, soft drinks, spirits and wine. The hotel’s best feature, however, is its tranquil Ecsotica Spa, a hidden oasis of peace and relaxation and one of the finest luxury spas in the city.
Best Feature: Its Ecsotica Spa
Best For: Business Travelers and Romantics
Le Palais Art Hotel
Located on a quiet cobbled street in one of Prague’s exclusive neighborhoods lies the five-star Le Palais Art Hotel Prague. Dating back to 1841, this grand city retreat was once a residential palace. While its location may not be super central, it is just a short stroll from Wenceslas Square and close to tram and metro links.
The intimate size of Le Palais Art (72 rooms) guarantees a personal approach with incredible attention to detail with every guest. Every room combines a luxurious design, top-quality materials, warm colors and state-of-the-art equipment to form a harmonious and comfortable stay. As standard, every room features complimentary wired and wireless Internet to keep you connected, designer toiletries, hair dryers, phones, as well as laptop-compatible safes and desks.
Its refined boutique style interior features an impressive art collection, slick polished wooden flooring, a grand piano and an elegant library room. Recreational opportunities include a relaxing and refined Pure Spa and Fitness Center complete with state of the art gym, whirlpool, sauna and over 20 special spa treatments and massages.
Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the lobby bar, enjoy a leisurely lunch outside on the summer terrace or fine dine at Le Palais Art’s very own restaurant, serving innovative dishes and exquisite excursions into the Italian haute cuisine complemented with breathtaking views of Prague.
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Best Feature: Outdoor Summer Terrace
Best For: Business Travelers, Explorers and Families.