There is a large choice of accommodation in Prague, from intimate, romantic hotels based in historical town houses, to international luxurious chain hotels, such as the Ibis, Hilton and Crown Plaza. There are also B&B’s and budget hostels, as well as smaller boutique hotels. Furthermore, a new trend has emerged of renting a Prague apartment for a short term period, which is particularly popular among bigger groups who prefer more self catering and privacy.
Prague accommodation is quite pricey, and decent budget accommodation – like smaller, family run hotels, are hard to come by. Do not be surprised to discover some hotels which date back to the Communist period, but which are all equipped with modern amenities. Some hotels feature name prefixes, such as Lesser Town or Old Town (for instance, Ibis Wenceslas Square, Ibis Lesser Town, Hilton Old Town).
If you’re thinking of booking a room in advance or planning a long-term stay, it’s as well to know a…