Falkensteiner Hotel Maria Prag
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... After a walk around the streets we headed down the hill toward our last stop of the day, The Old Town Square. It was about 6pm and started to get crowded. It had a buzz about it and we headed to the astronimical clock which is so ornate and unusual. After this we looked at the Tryn Church which is so unique from the outside and can be seen from afar.
Well the USA vs Germany game was about to start so we wanted to watch a little before our ...
... and drink and the majestic Vltava river, it is easy to see how Prague charms everyone who visits. ...
... and waited for the next change over in Cheb. We then hopped on that train to Prague. Maybe because we slept a lot I just didn't feel sleepy on these rides. We arrived in Prague and caught the most expensive cab ride to our hotel called Eurohotel. It cost us 30 euros to get there. It was like a 15 minute drive! I guess we were safe because it was night time and we didnt want to risk walking in the dark with our luggage. We arrived and the reception was lovely. They were Korean and ...
... furnishings and we weren’t allowed to take photos inside. The ground floor was a large ballroom, still used today for concerts and large gatherings. Taking the staircase upstairs led us to various rooms including those originally used by the Czech court when there was a royal family in power. Of particular interest on the first floor was the room from which the second defenestration (I daresay this one of my favourite words) of Prague took place. A couple ...
We soon concluded our tour, thanked our guide, and found ourselves hungry as ever (we did a lot of riding in that 2 1/2 hours). U Fleku would solve our troubles after we took a short journey across town and down some back alleys. Unquestionably a locals-only type spot, those wishing to dine are immediately greeted with a beer and a shot, both of which are good and perhaps necessary to tackle the massive amounts of food that are delivered to your table. We feasted on a variety ...
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We booked this hotel over the internet after reading the reviews on this site and elsewhere. I have to say we were not disappointed. The hotel is very modern and everything looks new and clean. Of course this may not be your cup of tea, if you're looking for authentic Prague, this hotel is not for you, but we loved it; particularly the breakfast room which is large, light and airy with a fantastic buffet with everything you might want . In fact we found that we could easily skip lunch with all that we had eaten at breakfast!
Want to wake up in a modern spacious recently renovated airy room, with a comfortable bed you'll want to use as soon as you open the door to your room? Want an absolutely quiet sleeping experience, with double windows that you can open and close at your option for ventilation and/or a view? Want a fabulous included breakfast with enough variety to more than satisfy carnivores and vegetarians alike? Want a hotel with a new steam room and an adjoining sauna which are only about 15 feet away from a well-equiped fitness room? Want an elegant affordable hotel with character facing a quiet park and only about about 200 feet from the National Bohemian Museum and Wenceslaus Square and conveniently situated within walking distance to public transportation (definitely use the trams!), and other historical and central shopping areas? If you answered yes to any of the above, you want to book the Falkensteiner Maria Prag Hotel whenever you visit Prague. My only complaint: Make sure that you bring a credit card in addition to American Express, just in case they tell you that American Express "declined" the swipe. This was the first visit to Prague for me and my wife and we would definitely book there again when next we visit Prague. By the way, 3 days is long enough to see a lot, especially if you have other cities on your itinerary. Written by a demanding U.S. lawyer.
Nachdem wir vier Nächte in Budapest im K&K Opera und noch einmal vier Nächte im Best Western Beethoven in Wien verbracht hatten, wo wir verwöhnt worden sind, waren wir ein wenig enttäuscht von dem kalten Empfang, den uns die Angestellten im Maria bereiteten. Sie schienen genervt zu sein einfache Fragen zu beantworten, wie z.B. den Namen eines guten Restaurants, wir bekamen keinen Namen, oder die Glühbirne im Zimmer zu wechseln, die wurde nie gewechselt. Nie ein Lächeln und nie ein freundliches Wort. Das Zimmer war sehr geräumig aber der Stuhl und das Sofa sind schrecklich für den Rücken. Das Badezimmer ist sehr modern, es gab Schwierigkeiten mit dem Seifenspender. Das Hotel ist in einer guten Lage einige Minuten vom Hauptplatz entfernt. Verpasst nicht das Restaurant auf der anderen Straßenseite mit dem Namen Sherwood, ausgezeichnetes Essen und guter Service mit einem Nichtraucherbereich!!! Sie haben eine gute Auswahl an Wildfleisch.
Ich verbrachte eine Woche in Prag; 19.-26. August 2005. Die Stadt ist großartig und das Hotel auch! Das Zimmer war groß und die Leute sind sehr freundlich. Wenn ich sie etwas gefragt habe, halfen sie mir gerne. Das Frühstück ist auch gut. Es gibt eine große Auswahl an Brot, Süßgebäck, Käse, Schinken etc. Es gibt auch Jogurt, Früchte, usw.
We like this hotel. Clean and the staff was helpful. The buffet breakfast was also great. There's a large selection of food. Our room was quite and the television was working. We'd stay in this hotel if we come to Prague again.
After spending four nghts in Budapest K&K Opera and another four nights at the Best Western Beethoven in Vienna,where we pampered, we were a kind of disapointed by the cold reception we got from the staff at the Maria. They seemed annoyed to answer basic questions such the name of a good restaurant, never got the name, change the bulb in the bedroom, bulb was never changed. Never a smile and never a welcomed word. The room was very spacious but the chair and the sofa are terrible on the back. Bathroom very modern, dificulties with the soap dispenser. The hotel is in a good location few minutes from the main square. Don't miss the restaurant across the street called Sherwood, excellent food and good service with a section for Non Smokers!!! They have a good selection of venison meat.
I stayed a week in Prague; 19-26 of August 2005. The city is great and also the hotel! The room was large and the people are very friendly. If I would ask them something the gladly helped me. The breakfast is also good. There is a wide selection in bread, sweets, cheese, ham and all that stuff. There is also yoghurt, fruit etc.
The hotel has been beautifully appointed and lovelingly retored. The service is lousy. The service is no where near the four star mark given to this hotel. The reception area staff are snotty, act as if you are the ugly American constantly interrupting them, intruding on their conversation with bell man, fiends on the phone, etc. I finally had to involve the management who helped somewhat, but was told that the rude, problem employee I was having difficulty with (No language barrier here, the employee went out of her way to be aloof), was on her last day. I advise the manager should send the employee home due to her rude behavior. This gave a most unpleasant feeling on an American's first trip to Prague. With this experience combined with other nightmarish encounters, I may never visit Prague again!