Travel Blogs from Prague
... life gingerbread houses, with beautiful, ornate facades, and cobblestone streets. The square itself is quite large, and surrounded on all sides by beautiful ancient buildings. The centerpiece of the Square, and the city, is the ancient astronomical clock, which is said to be the only astronomical clock in the world still in working order. It was originally constructed in 1438 and is really fascinating, keeping track of solar ...
... selection of Mozart's music. We then walked to the old Jewish Quarter which doesn't have as many old buildings left as the Old Town section does. There are several synagogues still standing but only the first one that we visited (the Old-New Synagogue) is still used for services. We saw an old graveyard that was quite large and had lots of headstones with symbols on them that we were told indicated what the deceased ...
... think it was a beautiful city. Admittedly I don't know a lot about the place but I liked the buildings, the atmosphere and I loved how everything was so cheap! The nightlife is suppose to be really good but because it's winter, I doubt it would have been as good during summer when it's warmer weather. On our free day we roamed around the streets exploring the little allies and the Christmas markets. I didn't buy a whole lot of stuff, I'm not one with ...
The plan for today was to tour the inside of some of the places I had seen during the city walk. I had some leftover ham and potato dumplings for breakfast, and headed out to the city center. My hostel was on the east side of the Vltava River, which meant that each morning/night I got to cross the picturesque Charles Bridge. This bride is lined with statues ranging from biblical scenes, to old saints and kings. The bridge was full ...
... with the dual wallet loss experiences and the passport dilemma. My trip is riddled with stories of personal failure dusted off by friends and strangers alike.
The point is this: No matter where you travel, no matter how independent you view yourself, it would seem that the “independent traveller” is in fact an oxymoron. Those who travel alone do it for a reason, and I have come to learn that my reason is to become less independent and more open to ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Pets allowed
Historical Traveler Reviews Claris Hotel Prague
Very Nice and a Good Value
I just returned from 4 days in Prague at the Claris hotel. I agree with most of the things that have already been written about the hotel. The rooms are new and clean. The hotel staff is friendly. The location is convenient to the subway and the trams so you can get to the tourist attractions easily. The subway is cheap and service is frequent so you can go back to the hotel during the day if needed. I also used the hotel's free internet room, which had a computer with a high speed connection.
The area near the hotel is good and there are lots of bars and restaurants within easy walking distance. And the prices are lower than in the areas with more tourists. I particularly liked the restaurant Hlvena Samota at Zahrebska 14. They have a large menu (in English) with good food, friendly waitresses, and good prices. A lot of people eating there were speaking English and the waitresses were able to answer any questions about the menu items in English.
I would recommend the Claris hotel and would stay there again. It seemed to be a good value compared to other hotels I checked.
Lovely stay at the Claris
This hotel was great value for money, set in a quiet part of Prague, but only 150 yards form the extremely efficient tram service that took you to the city centre. It only took 45 minutes from the airport to the hotel by bus and metro.
The hotel was absolutely spotless and the staff friendly and efficient, and they all spoke perfect English.
Our room was spacious,clean and the beds comfortable.
Breakfast is served in a lovely bright room and you help yourself to whatever you want, they served cereal, breads, cakes, pastries, yoghurt, fresh fruit, eggs, cheese, meats, fruit juices, mineral water, tea, coffee, you could even have coke!
We had a great time and I would certainly use this hotel again.
Nice Friendly Hotel
We have just had a lovely holiday in Prague. What a beautiful city! We stayed 3 night at the Claris hotel and we have enjoyed our Stay.
Claris hotel was a friendly hotel and the staff were excellent.
The room and the bathroom was spacious, modern, clean and quiet. However, showering in that bath wasn't easy as you have to hold the shower head and there was no shower curtain. Also there is no air-condition in the room but with a bed that comfortable I slept so well even though it was hot.
I was very disappointed with the breakfast as I was expecting a better one after reading the comments from others. It was a cold buffet with jam, butter, cheese (2 types only), ham, tomatoes or cucumbers or pepper (i think we had the same veg for 2 days as they didn't taste\look fresh) , cornflakes and selection of bread (also not the freshest).
The location is good. Metro station is just down the road 5 minutes walk.
Tram is also near. We walked to Wenceles square twice and took us 20-25 minutes. I did prefer to stay at this hotel than staying right on Wenceslas square. Also there is a few nice resturants around the hotel that was very good and cheap. In the centre we paid london prices for meals but around the hotel we had nice 3 course meal and drinks for 10 pounds for both of us now thats cheap and it was good too.
I would stay at this hotel again if I ever go to Prague again (I hope i do) unless I find a better deal around old town toward charles bridge.
Nice place to stay
I stayed at the Claris Hotel for 2 nights in August.
The Claris hotel is a small hotel with 24 rooms - it is a brandnew hotel in a building from the 1930`s.
The room and the lobby were very neat and clean, the staff were friendly and helpful - all in all the whole place had a great friendly atmosphere.
The hotel is situated about 300 metres from the metro station "namesti miru", from which it takes only a couple of minutes to the city center. As the neighbourhood seems to be more a residential area, I could not hear any noise during the night.
After I left my last impression of this hotel was that I forgot a shirt in the wardrobe of my room - Katerina at the reception found it and sent it to me... even after I left I was impressed with this hotel!
The Hotel Claris is a nice place to stay - I would definitely stay there again.
The hotel was excellent. The staff were friendly and their English was very good. The food was plentiful and good. Its location was fantastic and the little restaurant next door should be experienced by all. All in all, an amazing service.
We spent 4 beuatiful days at the Claris hotel in Prague. It is a new hotel situated just few minutes from the Wenceslas square. The rooms were nice decorated and the staff was very helpful. We also enjoyed the breakfast. I can reccommend it to everyone who is travelling to Prague. We will definatelly come back.
Hotel Claris is not a typical hotel. It is located inside a residential building but offers privacy, peace and quietness. I slept with the windows open (no air con) and did not hear a noise.
You can not beat the price and level of service offered. Staff was very friendly, professional and went out of their way to accomodate my needs. Breakfast was filling and tasty. I stayed in room no 6 and was surprised by the size of the room. It was spacious, clean and great bathroom.
I loved the location. Hotel was away from the crowd but within walking distance ten minutes to Welceslas Square. Underground and tram are a short walk away from hotel but I walked to all the places. There is a mall right in front of the hotel but is closed for renovation. Plenty of restaurants and shops around to spoil one's taste buds.
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Warm family hotel
This Hotel was a good find, it is located just 10 minutes by public transport to the centre. The room was clean and spacious and the staff friendly. Highly recomended to everyone on their way to Prague. The reception staff were helpful and helped us as much as they could! The breakfast was lovely! Me and my girlfriend ate out nearby every night and every restaurant was amazing value for money! We were spoilt for choice!
Tranquil luxury indeed
I have to say It was amazing, how this beautiful hotel prospered just one month after being opened (as I were told) - Itīs the companion of well known Anna hotel, where we used to stay earlier, but now we fell in love with Claris. The rooms are truly comfortable for the prize, spacious rooms, internet wi-fi connection free in every room, great bathroom (!!!) and (you wont believe it) also, as i had birthday, we got free bottle of great champagne!!! And i should not forget a local staff - brilliant!!! Always ready to fulfil your wishes, they quickly and effectively helped us with making reservation for sight seeing tour, for instance.
Simply, Claris hotel has got 5 stars for us, i really do recommend it to you
Loved The Claris
We spent four days at the hotel and would have no hesistation in recommending the Claris to anyone. It is new, modern and cozy hotel with very friendly and helpful staff. Rooms are clean, spacious and quiet becouse of facing to courtyard. Free parking and Wifi connection in room is another plus of this hotel. I would definitely stay there again.