How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Elysee Prague
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... t help feeling that this beautiful place had been taken over by the tourist industry and that Mattijs and I were unwittingly contributing to it. As Mattijs himself said, tourists treated this incredible city like a theme park, with no respect for the buildings (judging from the masses of graffiti on the walls) littering and being general nuisances.
We aren’t exactly saints but we were finding all of this a bit much and decided to escape the city for a ...
... from the bridge. It stood above it's surroundings. The plan was to check out the cathedral and finish Prague 6 because most of the sites are in Prague 1. We could tell the walk up to the cathedral would be uphill so we stopped for a beer to ensure we were well rested. Beer cost 49 crowns, $2.50 at home. I even found one I could drink. It's a czech beer mixed with lemonade and gingerale. We made the trek upto ...
... myth is that if you go to that spot at 12 midnight, you can hear voices. The only problem being there are so many people there every night, it's impossible to find out! We also saw the Jewish Quarter, once the poorest area of Prague, now lined with designer shops. We visited the astronomical clock, the 2nd most disappointing attraction in the world. It was built in the 14th century, and certainly isn't your average clock. There is a circle representing the earth, and ...
... to take in the view of the proceedings from the top of the clock tower. Fortunately Prague escaped much of the bombing in the war and as a result, there are so many ornate buildings in excellent condition. Construction of a tunnel under the museum as well as a major highway in front, which occurred during the Russian occupation, unfortunately caused one side of the building to subside, hence it ...
... of Prague so the next morning we walked up to the Metro which took us 2 stops and we were in Saint Wensaslas square in the centre of town.
Paid for the trip and at 10.20am off we went driving through some amazing areas of Prague in a small mini bus. All the way up to the Prague Castle where we watched the Changing of the Guard.
Bus back into the City and down comes the rain. We had to go across to C& A to buy an umbrella. Because it was so miserable ...