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“A Top 3 Hotel of my Life - A Hidden Jewel!!!”

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Alchymist Prague Castle Suites
Ranked #3 of 649 Hotels in Prague
Certificate of Excellence
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“A Top 3 Hotel of my Life - A Hidden Jewel!!!”
Reviewed 27 August 2012

This hidden jewel tucked between Parliment and the Prague Castle is now considered a top three hotel stay of my life. We spent three amazing days and nights with our two children 11 and 17 at this seven suite hotel that opened in early 2012. I hesitate to write this review as we intend to return and could be ruining one of Europe's new hidden secrets and future availability. Our two middle floor suites with full baths, amazing linens, great natural lighting, fresco wood beam ceilings, were adjoined by a common living room available to all guests. Each suite included amazing antiques, art and meticulous details. The mansion was renovated over the past few years by an Italian gentleman as a private residence, however his relationship with the Alchymist Hotel led to it's conversion to this ideally located hotel. From the wonderful reception by Lucie each day, the entire staff was ready and eager to assist with making our stay so special. Our stay was so comfortable. Located on a quiet street a block from the castle front steps and 5 to 7 minutes from the St. Charles Bridge your couldn't ask for more! thank you for the wonderful couple days and look forward to visiting again soon.

Room Tip: all seven rooms are unique and special.
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  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with friends
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LucieNizka, Manager at Alchymist Prague Castle Suites, responded to this review, 13 November 2012
Dear Sir/Madam,

I would like to thank you for taking the time to write this amazing review, I and the staff appreciate it very much. It was a pleasure having you at our hotel and we truly hope to see you back soon. I am truly glad to hear that Alchymist Prague Castle Suites made it to the "top 3 Hotel of your life", this is what makes all the hard work worth it.

Warm regards,

Lucie and colleagues
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Reviewed 20 August 2012

We spent in this hotel two weeks and feeled ourselves like at home. Brilliant location (near the famous Cathedral, Karlov Bridge and one of the best restaurant in the city), friendly staff, comfortable rooms, excellent bathrooms. We hope to visit Prague next time and will definitly stay in this hotel.

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  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with friends
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LucieNizka, Manager at Alchymist Prague Castle Suites, responded to this review, 13 November 2012
Dear Sir/Madam,

Many thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback. I was so pleased that we met your expectations and that you enjoyed your weekend stay with us. I have passed on your very kind words to the great team I have here and do hope that you visit us once again very soon.

Kind regards,
Lucie and colleagues
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Reviewed 18 August 2012

The location (near the castle) was great, and the service was excellent. It's located in a quiet neighborhood below the castle and would definitely stay at the Alchymist Castle Suites again. The room as large and comfortable.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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LucieNizka, Manager at Alchymist Prague Castle Suites, responded to this review, 13 November 2012
Dear Sir/Madam

I would like to thank you for taking the time to write this review, I am truly glad to read it that our guests have enjoyed their vacation to the fullest.
I hope we will get to welcome you at our hotel in the near future.

Warm regards,
Lucie and colleagues
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 7 August 2012

Having stayed in many hotels in many countries , every so often you find a gem. The Alchymist Castle Suites Hotel is certainly one. There are many outstanding features, from the beautiful, painstakingly restored rooms with a wonderful bathroom and comfortable bed to terrific period furniture . However the stand out feature is the staff.
Unfailingly pleasant and attentive, they clearly know what ultimately defines the great experience. They really do care about you and how you enjoy your visit. That i can mention Lucie , Vito, Joseph, Tye and George easily tells you a lot about the involvement and impact they have on your stay. ( Note to the owner Mr Bonelli, impressive staff selection process ).
The location is ideal as it is the quieter area amongst the embassies but just a 10 minute walk to anywhere significant.
For the standard of the suites and the staff it is excellent value. I rarely do reviews but i can recommend this hotel to you without reservation.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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LucieNizka, Manager at Alchymist Prague Castle Suites, responded to this review, 14 November 2012
Dear Sir/Madam,

Thank you for taking the time to write this amazing review. I am very glad you have enjoyed your stay with us as much as you did, and it was our pleasure having you at our hotel. We will be more than happy to welcome you back on your next trip to Prague. Thank you for having mentioned the name of the hotel owner, the head of all the ideas, the creator of the whole concept, and it is truly rewarding to hear so many positive comments towards the hotel itself and the staff. Thank you for mentioning also other team member names, my dearest colleagues, and it is a pleasure to hear that they were so kind and helpful to you during your trip. We always try to create a friendly home from home atmosphere in the hotel and I was delighted that we met your expectations in all departments with our service and attention to details. As always I have passed on your kind comments on to my great team here at the hotel.


Warm regards,
Lucie and colleagues
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Dubai
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Reviewed 7 August 2012

I had very nice time in this hotel,every thing was great ,staff tried their best to make our stay wonderful .
We hope to visit Prague again & stat in same hotel or other hotel which belonge to same group.

  • Stayed July 2012
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Reviewed 1 August 2012

The Alchymist Castle Suites is an outstanding hotel. The service was as good as, and maybe better than, in any luxury hotel in Thailand, especially from Lucy the receptionist on arrival. The building is beautiful, decoration opulent and the furnishings are very comfortable. The location cannot be faulted, as indicated by the taxi driver's double thumbs-up when he drove us from the airport and arrived at the hotel. The British Embassy is 2 minutes around the corner and U Hrocha, rated by many as the best (and last) real local pub in Prague is 200 metres beyond the embassy.
The breakfast table is communal, and we found that the guests staying in the hotel, from several different countries, were relaxed and very pleasant company. There never feels to be a rush in the morning, and breakfast is served until 12. There seemed to be a congregation at breakfast at about 11, possibly an indication of the comfort of the beds and the romance of the setting.
You must stay at this hotel. Simply wonderful.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 July 2012

We stayed at the Alchymist for only two nights (30 June - 2 July), however the relaxed environment made it seem as though seconds extended to minutes and into hours.

The architect and design both internally and outside was inspiring, with each room and public area crammed with individual touches, opulent furnishings and five star suites and service.

Our driver Peter was efficient, polite and extremely helpful, he was waiting for us when we arrived, ushered us effortlessly into the car and engaged in conversation during our journey.
We were greeted outside of the residence and taken into an exclusive and very intimate reception area where a welcome drink awaited us.

We were then escorted around the residence and introduced to the public areas, the library, health spa, breakfast room, to name but a few.

The suite we selected, after much deliberation (spolit for choice) had fabulous views over the courtyard and up to Prague Castle from the terrace.

Breakfast is an experience in itself, very attentive staff who will go out of their way to make you feel special.

Wine and cheese was also served late afternoon - early evening and soft drinks in the mini bar suite are also complimentary.

The sauna and jacuzzi down in the vaults was so relaxing. I had the entire area to myself, the staff had run the water and set the temperature perfectly for my arrival and had lit probably thirty tealights to set the ambience.

The location is also perfect with a gentle 2-3 minute stroll to a beautiful town/courtyard area with restaurants and bars. Only 5-10 minutes walk to the bridge which connects the two areas of Prague.

I cannot recommend this residence enough. If you are looking for a tailored, romantic or even independant traveller stay, then Alchymist is certainly the retreat. I am sure that families would also find the spacious accomodation and friendly service a perfect choice also.

Room Tip: All of the suites are individually tailored and situated over three floors. I would suggest that yo...
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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: Alchymist Prague Castle Suites
Address: Snemovni 164/8, Prague 118 00, Czech Republic
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Region: Czech Republic > Bohemia > Prague > Hradcany & Letna , Praha 1
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Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites
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Ranked #3 of 649 Hotels in Prague
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:5 star — Alchymist Prague Castle Suites 5*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Alchymist Prague Castle Suites, located in a sensational historical mansion in the Malá Strana (Lesser Quarter) in Prague, provides you with the possibility of experiencing something truly unique and exclusive. This privately owned historical mansion, with the intriguing name of "At the Turk's Head," has been lovingly restored to suit a brand new concept of luxury accommodation in Prague. It is therefore with the utmost pleasure that we present you with the following invitation: You are hereby invited to become personal guests of the owner, Giorgio Bonelli, and to enjoy a stay in this magnificent 15th-century mansion, featuring 8 suites, a music room, library, fireplace room, spa and enjoying the services of a private butler. ... more   less 
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