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“Design style hotel - good location” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Design Hotel Josef Prague

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Design Hotel Josef Prague
Ranked #42 of 670 Hotels in Prague
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birmingham UK
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54 reviews
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“Design style hotel - good location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2009

Location was good only a few minutes walk from the main square. There were also plenty of more reasonably priced bars and restaurants on the walk to the square. You will pay a heavy supplement for the expereince of actually eating or drinking in a place on the sqaure itself. The hotel was comfortable. Shower only in the room but was very big with good water pressure. Very comfortable large king sized bed. Room was a bit plain due to hotel styling although very tasteful. Coul do with more space for clothes as there are no draws. For the price I paid on expedia I thought this was good value.

  • Stayed July 2009, travelled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2009

Hotel Josef surpassed our expectations - its location is excellent, the interior is contemporary (quite minimalist) and spotless, the staff friendly and a concierge service was available where nothing was too much trouble. Thanks to the staff we had a great experience of Prague. Attention to detail gave us a feeling of real luxury - DVDs available to 'borrow' for free, fruit in the lobby and complementary drinks, city maps and bar / restaurant reviews, and even breakfast served til 11.30 (very decadent for parents escaping for a weekend!). We felt the Hotel gave great value for money, would happily stay again and recommend it to anyone.

  • Stayed August 2009, travelled as a couple
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MK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2009

This hotel will recieve many accolades for its trendy design and facilities, and rightly so. Looking behind the obvious it is a haven of quality and excellence of service that many more famous hotels would do well to copy. The rooms were fantastic with amazing bathrooms in the centre which were see through and had mirrored doors. They had thought of everything including instructions on how to go to sleep! We returned from an afternoon out to find a half bottle of champagne and strawberries waiting for us! Breakfast was the best selection ever, and we ate in in the gardens.
We would love to go back. We ate out at a Jazz restaurant which was a street away called Red Hot 7 Blues. Fantastic live Jazz, great service and fun food. We recomend it!

  • Stayed August 2009, travelled as a couple
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Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2009

We arrived late and did not receive as friendly a welcome as had hoped. We had signed up for welcome cocktail, but were then told we had to wait until the next day as the bar was just closing, but there were many people in the lounge. The concierge was very helpful in making recommendations for restaurants and tour guides. The fitness area was great, but needed some fans or A/C. The elevators were out of commission for a day and a half and we had to carry our luggage down five flights of stairs upon check-out. If you are looking for a modern/trendy hotel this place is perfect and has a great location to Old Town Square.

  • Stayed May 2009, travelled as a couple
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scotland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2009

We had a very relaxing short break in Prague for a family wedding and the Josef was a good base from which to see the many sites of Prague.
The staff were very pleasant, helpful and attentive from the moment we arrived until the time of our departure. The hotel was spotlessly clean, which is not easy when almost everything is glass in the room.
Definitely a hotel we would visit again but for a longer stay.

  • Stayed August 2009, travelled as a couple
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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2009

We found this hotel to be terrific.

First, we arrived from the US at about 10:30 AM and they made our rooms available to us immediately - and gave us breakfast . The breakfast, which is served until 11:30AM, is wonderful, and served in a beautiful space.

The staff was delightful, and the location terrific. We walked everywhere, and found the hotel perfectly situated. It was also a lovely place to which to return at the end of a busy day of touring. The design of the rooms is terrific, and combines both contemporary architecture with very functional space.

The concierge was also very helpful, suggesting restaurants, and good concerts to attend.

This hotel is a find. I hope it stays this way!

  • Stayed August 2009, travelled with family
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2009

This is a funky hotel, in the Jewish quarter.
The hotel has a pink section & an orange section, i stayed in the pink section, in a very spacious room over looking the garden court yard.
Breakfast was delicious with attentive staff on hand and an excellent buffet fruit selection.

There is an excellent restaurant 5 mins from the hotel which is recommended in the hotel literature, www.argentinarestaurant.cz

  • Stayed July 2009, travelled on business
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Property: Design Hotel Josef Prague
Address: Rybna 693/20 | 11000 Praha, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic
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Region: Czech Republic > Bohemia > Prague > Stare Mesto (Old Town) , Praha 1
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#5 Business Hotel in Prague
#31 Family Hotel in Prague
#31 Romantic Hotel in Prague
#38 Luxury Hotel in Prague
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Design Hotel Josef Prague 4.5*
Number of rooms: 109
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In the very heart of one of the most beautiful medieval cities in Europe, designer Eva Jiricna has managed to create a modern masterpiece. The 109-room Hotel Josef in Prague's old town offers a design concept that elegantly blends the most modern elements with the rich history of its surroundings. iPod Docking Stations are available free of charge at reception. Breakfast is included if you book directly through our hotel website. hoteljosef. com ... more   less 
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