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5 of 5 bubbles Review of Grand Hotel Praha

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Grand Hotel Praha
Ranked #121 of 670 Hotels in Prague
Certificate of Excellence
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
1 review
“Great Location!”
Reviewed 6 May 2014

The Grand Hotel Praha is located directly on the main square across from the famous Prague astronomical clock. During breakfast (which was a good breakfast buffet) you can look out directly on the clock. The rooms at the Grand Hotel are probably the largest standard hotel room I have ever had in Europe. They are even big compared to American rooms. Our room had older furnishings keeping in line with the history of the hotel. Very comfortable bed, big bathroom, Beautiful painted wood ceiling with ceiling height at least 12 feet.

Hotel has courteous staff. Only surprise was they did not have any concierge service and we had to secure our own train tickets back to Vienna. We usually use a concierge for that; although the desk staff did secure hop-on-hop tour bus off tickets for us.

This is a historic hotel and with that distinction comes some peculiarities. Our rooms were in the back of the hotel (quieter and away from the square) and there is a labyrinth of hallways and stairwells (no elevator) to navigate to get to the room. It was fine for us (our knees are still in good working order), but some people may want to make specific room requests that limit the steps and walking.

If we return to Praha, I would still likely stay at this hotel.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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KahuPrague, Manager at Grand Hotel Praha, responded to this review, 7 May 2014
Dear David,

thank you for your respond to our accomodation.
I am glad, that you have enjoyed your stay with us.
I would just like to explain, that our hotel is to small to have concierge service, however, our reception stuff in in hand 24/7 to assist you with anything.

Your sincerely,
Lenka
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Reviewed 6 May 2014

This is one of the best stays in a hotel that I have had.
Friendly staff, magnificent view from the room (room 213)
The room looked out on the Astronomical clock and the Old town square
Great breakfast with a similar view to our room

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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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KahuPrague, Manager at Grand Hotel Praha, responded to this review, 7 May 2014
Dear Sir/Madam,

thank you for your lovely respond to our accommodation and I am very glad to read, that you have enjoyed your stay with us and we all hope, that you will visit us again in the near future.

Your sincerely,
Lenka
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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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Reviewed 3 May 2014

Delighted we chose the Grand Hotel Praha, right opposite the famous Astronomical Clock. Open the curtains (and windows, weather permitting), and you're right in the center of all the action. Close the curtains (and windows) and you have privacy and quiet.
The room was very comfortable (Rm #213). The staff extremely polite, friendly and helpful.
I found the mattress a bit on the hard side, i.e. harder than I'm used to. But the bed is wide, the bedclothes good quality, so I slept well.
There's a good size wardrobe in the hall, and the bathroom was clean and nice. Plenty of hot water, good pressure. Complimentary toiletries aesthetic, quality not top-notch but satisfactory (with a fresh scent). Only problem was, the towel rack is for very tall people :-)
Breakfast at the Mozart Cafe/Restaurant was fine, with something for everyone. Sorry I didn't get a chance to taste all the cakes :-)

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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KahuPrague, Manager at Grand Hotel Praha, responded to this review, 7 May 2014
Dear Sir/Madam,

thank you for your review and i am glad that you have enjoyed your stay with us and next time you can taste the rest of our cakes :)

Your sincerely,
Lenka
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Reviewed 2 May 2014

even if the rooms were shabby (and they are in no way shabby), and personnel rough and unmannered (and they are quite friendly and efficient) the position alone of the hotel would deserve consideration. The hotel is old style, full of charm, but services are quite up-to-date, and anything works as has to. But I want to be very fair, so a bad note : the coffee at breakfast in really poor. But the breakfast itself is absolutely reasonable, no problems at all. As I said, with this hotel you are in the middle of the scene, near everything. Having walked all the old town and so seen all other hotels there, if I were to come again in Prague, I would reserve Grand Hotel without looking for any other.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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KahuPrague, Manager at Grand Hotel Praha, responded to this review, 7 May 2014
Dear Mario,

thank you for your review and i am glad that you have over all enjoyed your stay with.
I will talk to the coffee maker at our cafe to improve!:)


And we will all look forward to have you stay with us again, hopefully in the near future!
Your sincerely,
Lenka
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Lymington, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2014 via mobile

We chose the Grand Hotel Praha because of its location and you won't be disappointed. It is opposite the astromical clock right in the Old Town Square. The rooms are clean and reasonably large but ours (215) had no space around the bed. More than made up for by the stunning view of the square.

Breakfast is included and alright but not memorable. The staff are excellent and extremely helpful, booking jazz clubs and directing us to good value money changing.

I would throughly recommend this hotel

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KahuPrague, Manager at Grand Hotel Praha, responded to this review, 23 April 2014
Dear Sir/Madam,

thak you for your rspond to our accommodation and I am very happy to read, that over all you have enjoyed your stay with us and we will look forward to have you stay with us again in the near future!

Your sincerely,
Lenka Kotalikova
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Shrewsbury
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47 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2014 via mobile

We have just had 2 nights at this hotel and were very pleased. The location could not be bettered and we had a window that actually overlooked the Astronomical Clock.

The room was huge and furnished in a very traditional style, also with a spacious bathroom. The room was spotlessly clean and the bed was very comfortable.

Staff were courteous and very helpful and breakfast was the usual continental fare, although the cooked to order omlette was a nice extra. Background classical music was an unusual but nice touch.

Thoroughly recommended

Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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KahuPrague, Manager at Grand Hotel Praha, responded to this review, 23 April 2014
Dear Sir/Madam,

thak you for your rspond to our accommodation and I am very happy to read, that over all you have enjoyed your stay with us and we will look forward to have you stay with us again in the near future!

Your sincerely,
Lenka Kotalikova
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Ankara
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2014

The Hotel location is ideal - right in the city center with easy connection any historic place and walking distance. The staff of the hotel is very friendly and helpful. We especially experienced their help and assistance during the check-in time. Breakfast food is great and i would really recomment positively on the staff. The room with windows over the old town square is really great - spacious and nice amenities.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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KahuPrague, Manager at Grand Hotel Praha, responded to this review, 23 April 2014
Dear Sir/Madam,

thak you for your lovely respond to our accommodation and our services!!!
And we will look forward to have you stay with us again in the near future!

Your sincerely,
Lenka Kotalikova
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Property: Grand Hotel Praha
Address: Staromestske Namesti 481/22 | Prague 1, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic
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Region: Czech Republic > Bohemia > Prague > Stare Mesto (Old Town)
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#94 Romantic Hotel in Prague
#105 Luxury Hotel in Prague
#135 Family Hotel in Prague
#161 Business Hotel in Prague
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Praha 4*
Number of rooms: 36
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Grand hotel Praha has a unique location in the centre of the Old Town of Prague. The hotel is right in the Old Town Square and within walking distance from the main historical sites, theaters, art galleries and the city centre shopping zone.Guests of the Grand hotel Praha can enjoy its magical views of the Old Town Astronomical Clock in the Old Town Square. ... more   less 
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