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I have often suggested to people visiting Prague to consider staying in a hostel. However, the reply I often receive is that they aren’t the “Hosteling Type”. Many think that to stay in a hostel you have to fit specific criteria. Most people would narrow that down to “twenty-something budget travelers that are loud, horny or smelly”.

Well, guess what? There has been a massive change in the hostel scene over the past couple of years, with more and more boutique and luxury hostels opening up worldwide to cater to a wider traveling audience. No longer are hostels just small, stuffy dorm rooms with a single shared bathroom. Instead, you’ll find more and more hostels offering private rooms with en suite bathrooms, stylish designs, and luxurious facilities.

With such a vast number of hostels in Prague, it can be tricky to pick out the cream of the crop! So I have handpicked the top 10 best-rated hostels in Prague based on personal experience and close recommendations, that are still budget-friendly but offer more than just a bed for the night.

Mosaic House

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This newly renovated design and music hostel is one of the most popular hostels in Prague and one of my favorites for its location and its Eco-friendliness! Situated in the heart of Prague and just a short walk from the vibrant life of the Vltava River, Mosaic House is my number one choice for hostels in Prague and it is the first fully sustainable green building in the city. With 54 shared dorms and 41 private rooms all with private bathrooms, it is a chic hangout for those who are looking for good value accommodation. For those that want to splash out, book the hostels very own penthouse apartment and sprawl out in your spacious and stylish space with breath-taking views over the city!

BEST FOR – Eco-minded travelers, couples, and leisurely backpackers/travelers 

<<Want to check it out for yourself? – Click this link to book through>> –  Mosaic House Prague

Shared rooms start at $14/£11/€12 and Private Rooms at $47/£36/€42 per night

Miss Sophie’s Hotel & Hostel

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Boasting a chic and boutique scene, Miss Sophie’s was recently featured in the UK’s Daily Mail as one of the world’s top luxurious hostels, and it’s clear to see why. Its designer dorms and private rooms have everything you need including free wifi, hairdryers, and a guest kitchen. Located in the New Town of Prague, Miss Sophie’s is a half an hour walk into the main center of Prague, however, if you’re seeking an off the beaten track type of place this is it! You’ll find a ton of local restaurants, trendy bars and beer gardens just a short distance from the hostel, as well as public transport that can take you directly into the city.

BEST FOR – Couples & leisurely backpackers/travelers. Also highly recommended for solo female traveler

Shared rooms start at $14/£10/€11 and Private Rooms at $35/£27/€30 per night – Click for great rates with

The MadHouse

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If you’re looking for more than a hostel and more of a place to connect and meet people then The MadHouse Hostel is the place to stay. Located in the center of Prague just a short walk away from Prague’s nightclub, poker and bar scene, this crazy hostel will take you under its wing and give you an experience you won’t forget in a hurry. Highlights include beer pong sessions, bean bags, trips to the local beer gardens and four uniquely decorated spacious dorm rooms.

BEST FOR – Partygoers and solo backpackers

Want to check it out for yourself? – The MadHouse Prague Hostel

Shared rooms start at $15/£12/€14

Sir Toby’s

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As a sister property to Miss Sophie’s, Sir Toby’s is located on the north side of the city in an urban neighborhood known as ‘Holešovice’. This modern hostel provides both shared and private rooms as well as some favorite highlights such as all you can eat breakfast for a fee, free Wifi and extensive knowledge on things to do during your stay in Prague. You’ll find transport connections to all major sights just a short distance from this hostel as well as some local restaurant and bars and for those who like to party there are some of Prague’s most exclusive nightclubs in the area including Mecca, Cross Club and SaSaZu.

BEST FOR – Couples & leisurely backpackers/travelers

Shared rooms start at $7/£5/€6 and Private Rooms at $23/£18/€20 per night – Book and receive great rates by clicking here!

Prague HI Hostel Downtown 


As one of the world’s leading hostel associations, HI (Hosteling International) have around 4000 hostels worldwide in over 90 countries, so their centrally located hostel in Prague is definitely one I recommend. Just a five minutes walk to the popular sights such as Charles Bridge, Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square, Hostel Downtown offers spacious communal areas including an enormous kitchen as well as free WiFi throughout the building and shared or private rooms. Recommend place to stay if you are backpacking around Europe as you may connect with people traveling a similar route.

BEST FOR Solo Backpackers, budget conscious travelers

Shared rooms start at $15/£12/€13 and Private Rooms at $57/£44/€50 per night


Czech Inn

Czech Inn Hostel Prague

Czech Inn Design Hostel, a Europe’s Famous Hostels, features a swanky design and an extremely comfortable stay. Located just outside the city center in one of Prague’s residential areas, this affordable luxury hostel has won multiple awards and is best known for its cool style, communal areas, and friendly atmosphere and it is definitely one of the best hostels to stay in Prague. Complete with its very own basement bar, this very cozy hostel will provide you with some of the best local knowledge of the area, tips, and tricks for exploring the city as well as free Wifi and unlimited all you can eat breakfast for a fee! They have a range of accommodations including shared dorms, private rooms, and two bedroom apartments for those traveling as a group or a family.

BEST FOR: Solo Backpackers/travelers, couples, and families. 

Shared rooms start at $10/£8/€10, Private Rooms at $33/£26/€29 per night and Apartments at $60/£46/€52. Click here for great rates! 

PLUS Hostel Prague


Part of a chain of hostels in Europe, PLUS Hostel on the north side of the city is one of the most popular choices for backpackers for its fun and upbeat vibe. Complete with its own sauna, swimming pool, volleyball court, and bar, it is like a mini resort. A stroll into the historical city center will take you just under an hour although the cheap public transport will bring you straight into the heart of the city in 15 minutes. It offers a range of dorm rooms as well as a double private room with its own ensuite bathroom.

BEST FOR: Solo/Backpackers/travelers, Partygoers

Shared dorms start at $10/£7/€8 and Private Double Rooms at $22/£15/€17

Hostel Santini Prague 


Situated in a beautiful 7-century baroque building in the characteristic neighborhood of Mala Strana, this charming hostel is just a short 3-minute walk to Charles Bridge and a casual stroll to Prague Castle, Petrin Hill and the Old Town Square. Spend time exploring the area full of sights and restaurants or join in on the best pub crawl in Prague or adventure out on one of their day trips. Complete with free WiFi, included breakfast and spacious common area with a kitchen, this historical hostel is the perfect place to stay for those who want to be in the center of the city on a budget.

BEST FOR: Solo/Backpackers/travelers, Partygoers

Shared dorms start at $10/£7/€8 and Private Double Rooms at $42/£26/€29

Old Prague Hostel


Probably one of the most centrally located budget-friendly hostels in the city, Old Prague Hostel has its fair share of awards and is highly rated for its security. Complete with a range of dorm rooms and private rooms, this inexpensive hostel offers free WiFi and included breakfast, as well as linen, towels, lockers and hairdryers all, included, additional extras that are often chargeable extras in other hostels. Sister hostel to the Santini, this highly rated hostel has a fun and friendly atmosphere but it is definitely a place for the younger travelers. Its location is also perfect for partygoers, with Prague’s most popular bars and nightclubs just a step away from the hostel.

BEST FOR: Young/Solo/Backpackers/travelers, Partygoers

Shared dorms start at $10/£7/€8 and Private Double Rooms at $42/£26/€29

Adam & Eva Hostel Prague

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Family ran and gaining in popularity with travelers who wish for a quiet and more homey hostel, Adam & Eva hostel is fast becoming one of the most popular hostel in Prague. It features both mixed and female only dorm rooms as well as a few private double and rooms and an apartment-style room for up to four guests. While its location is just slightly out of the main historical center, it is just a short 5 minute walk to the nearest metro station that will take you to the center of Prague in just 5 short stops as well as numerous tram lines which you can jump on for 1 Euro and enjoy a ride across the river into the historical Mala Strana or Old Town.

BEST FOR: Young/Solo/Female/Backpackers looking for some peace and quiet

Shared dorms start at $13/£10/€12 and Private Double Rooms at $23/£19/€21 – Click here for the best rates! 

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8 thoughts on “Top 10 Best Rated Hostels in Prague

    • Samantha Hussey says:

      Thats great Vince! It’s great to hear that people are breaking the stereotype of “hostellers”! Especially when there are so many amazing hostels out there these days! Why spend heaps on a hotel when a hostel can be just as god hey?

  1. Milosz Zak says:

    We have a loft which we’re renovating in Wroclaw, Poland, and I’ve shared this post with my Dad who is spearheading the works, there are some pretty neat solutions in some of these photos.

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