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Smetana Hotel
Ranked #87 of 648 Hotels in Prague
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 15 December 2009

I can't say enough positive things about this hotel. It was one of the best places I've ever stayed, including Ritz-Carltons. The room was incredible, the staff top-notch, the location ideal. And it was a bargain too.

When I was looking for a hotel a few weeks ago, I used the reviews on this site to narrow down the list. I'm so glad I followed the recommendations and booked this hotel. On the plane ride home I even recommended it to other passengers, I was that excited about it.

If you're looking for a great hotel in Prague, this is it.

  • Stayed: December 2009, travelled on business
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PachtuvPalaceGM, Manager at Smetana Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2009

This is just amazing, thank you all for taking your valuable time to write such wonderful feedback - I am so happy we made you happy ! Happy Holiday Season and a fantastic 2010

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Reviewed 11 December 2009

Spent over a week at the Pachtuv Palace and recommend it highly. The rooms are spacious and comfortable, the staff is great and it is in a wonderful location. I had everything I could ask for in a hotel and at a very reasonable price. I don't know when I'll return to Prague, but there's no question that I will stay there if I do find myself in Prague.

  • Stayed: November 2009, travelled solo
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Reviewed 8 December 2009

This small 50 room hotel is located within walking distance of the Charles Bridge and directly on the Vltava River. Each room is like a small aprtment and the warmth, friendliness and knowledge of the staff make it feel like home.

We stayed here for 4 nights and the staff assisted us with everything from dinner reservations, tours, washing clothes to arranging car service. All requests were made to feel as if ours was the most important request to be handled by the staff.

A five star recommendation to this Prague Jewel.

  • Stayed: December 2009, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 4 December 2009

We stayed in one of the larger rooms with a view looking toward the river. The service was excellent and the staff very friendly. I would recommend this hotel those people like myself who wanted to spend a little extra for a few nights to spoil ourselves. That said, the price was relatively inexpensive compared to what you would pay in many other cities for something of similar quality.

  • Stayed: September 2009, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 26 November 2009

wonderful staff, room very comfortable, centrally located

Stayed: October 2008, travelled with family
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Reviewed 12 November 2009

We went to the Czech Republic to spend a few days with our daughter who is studying abroad for the semester in Prague. We chose Mamaison Pachtuv hotel because it was one of the very few hotels we could find that had rooms that could sleep three people. The hotel was truly lovely and quite peaceful, the suite we got was perfectly furnished and equipped, and the staff were extremely helpful.
Prague is a stunningly lovely city with amazing architecture, art and vistas around every corner. But most tourist attractions, restaurants and shops are near Old Town Square and we found that we started from there, and ended back there each day. Mamaison Pachtuv hotel is right across the road from the river that runs through Prague, and about a 10 minute slow walk to Old Town Square. It was perfect!

  • Stayed: November 2009, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 9 November 2009

The Pachtuv Palace is right next to Charles Bridge, about 10 minutes walk from the centre of Prague. It's a great hotel, not too big and not too small. Service was excellent and all the staff were all enthusiastic and friendly. Rooms are amazing. I travelled with a group of colleagues and each room was unique, all beautifully furnished and spacious. Mine had a four poster bed, full bathroom, a separate guest toilet, lounge area, dining area, a kitchenette and high ceilings. Breakfast was good, but expensive at €20. Room service was supplied by the restaurant next door and was very reasonable. Airport transfers were more expensive than a taxi, but the drivers and their immaculate Mercedes worth the cost. Highly recommended, and great value compared to the international chains in town.

  • Stayed: October 2009, travelled on business
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Additional Information about Smetana Hotel

Address: Karoliny Svetle 34, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic (Formerly Pachtuv Palace)
Region: Czech Republic > Bohemia > Prague > Stare Mesto (Old Town) , Praha 1
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#42 Romantic Hotel in Prague
#46 Business Hotel in Prague
#76 Luxury Hotel in Prague
#82 Family Hotel in Prague
Price Range: £118 - £360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Smetana Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 48
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Smetana Hotel (formerly Pachtuv Palace) is located in a prime location in the heart of the city and is closely linked with great names of the music world like Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, ancient and contemporary celebrities. Steps away from Charles Bridge, within easy walking distance to all major landmarks of the Prague. Pachtuv Palace provides an average room size of 65 sqm, fantastic views, air-conditioning, kitchenettes, free internet, fitness room, in-room massages and more. ... more   less 
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Mamaison Pachtuv Palace Prague
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