Old Town Square Hotel and Residence
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We started the day with a Cab Ride at 6.30am with Mohammad our taxi driver friend from yesterday. We left Cairo at 10.30am leaving 38 degree heat me in my sleeveless dress and arrived at Heathrow at 1.35pm to a 14 degree heat, as we passed through customs the chap on the desk asked what we were doing, I told him we were in transit to Gatwick and we …
So the next day I thought I would try and get away from the tourists. Just to give you an example of how busy the town is. Every hour on the hour the Astonomy Clock in the center of the old town does its thing. As the bells chime, the doors of the clock open and the wooden apostels appear and dance around. A little skeleton rings a bell for all to …
Very lovely city. Arrived very early, some snow on ground, but roads very clean. The hotel we stayed in was Old Town Square Hotel which, as the name suggests, is in Old Town Square. The square is pedestrianised and very open. We asked for a room overlooking the square and we got one. As you looked out of the window the Astronomical Clock was to …
Another slow start to the day.... We are on holiday. Off to Wenceslas Square, considered the centre of Prague. It is a great centre of demonstration and participation for Czechs and the scene for significant events. After a wander we went back up to the Prague Castle to see what we hadn't had time for yesterday. The picture gallery was a little disappointing but we were both awed by St ...
... view (pics are on Max's camera). Food was nice and cheap, especially around the hostel. On our first night we ended up in a Chinese where a main, a shared pudding and two drinks came to £4.50 each. Max felt adventurous and went for "chicken of mysterious flavour" a bold move that didn't quite pay off. Why anyone trying to sell anything would choose the phrase "of mysterious flavour" is beyond me; clearly the Czechs have a different approach to ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Old Town Square Hotel and Residence Prague
This hotel is a well kept secret. Right in the middle of Old Town Square, hence the name of the hotel! The rooms are nice and large and have internet hook ups for your laptop. Great bathrooms, we had a Jr. Suite that overlooked the square, so our bathroom had booth a tub and a shower. If noise bothers you, you may not want a room overlooking the square, though the double windows do cut down on the noise. Noise was not an issue with us, we slept like bricks. The employees are very helpful and everytime we were going out, met us to get the key to our room. Breakfast is fantasic and includes eggs and omelettes cooked to order. We'll be back for sure!!
This was our fourth visit to Prague and each time we have stayed at a different 5 star hotel. On this occasion we chose the Old Town Square Hotel because we like quirky, classy hotels and the previous reviewers almost without exception rated it very highly. So what did we think:
Beatiful hotel, wonderful location
The hotel is very low profile. You almost don't see it and the entrance is very discrete. The location is the best you can get in Prague: you can spend your time looking out of the window over OTS ,the clock and all the beatiful art nouveau buildings.
We stayed for 2 nights with our 3 children( 6, 8 and 8) in a 2 room suite, very modern and beatiful with an immaculate design bathroom with glass walls in the midle of one of the rooms. Staff was very nice, kids were offered a toilet set that included among other things a yellow rubber duck. Breakfast room is on the top floor and has a homy atmosphere.
Would definitly go back next time in Prague.
Old Town Square Hotel - excellent city centre hotel
My two friends and I celebrated a "special" birthday in Prague. We stayed at the Old Town Square Hotel - 2 old buildings which are UNESCO sites of special interest. We were upgraded to an apartment which overlooked the Square and had one huge room and one large and six large picture windows. The staff were all charming, friendly, polite and helpful - making reservations for us and offering advice. Breakfast was cooked to order and was excellent, served in a lovely room with ancient beams. We would grade the location, service, cleanliness and value as excellent. Would thoroughly recommend this hotel if you want a small, charming hotel with character and personal service.
we have just returned from a wonderful trip to Prague. The weather couldnt have been better. The location of hotel is right on the popular Town Square and the view from our hotel room was fantastic.
The hotel was rated 5 star and it deserves it for location we had a suite which was enormous and a very modern bathroom immaculate. The drawback for this hotel was it had no bar (mini bar in room) and restaurant we didnt find it was more like apartments than a hotel but the people were so friendly and very obliging. I would definately return to this hotel as everything was on your doorstep an unforgettable trip.
My husband and I had a great time in Prague. The hotel was close to everything we wanted to see and the staff were professional and helpful at all times. The room was large and the facilities were excellent. Breakfast was good the only draw back were the flights of stairs you had to climb to arrive at the breakfast room which overlooked the tower. If I visited Prague again I would certainly stay at the Old Town Square Hotel.
Suite with a spectacular view
My husband and I and our two small children stayed in a beautiful spacious junior suite overlooking the Old Town Sqaure with the astronomical clock (one of the main attractions of the old city) right in front. We had a fantastic stay. Breakfast is deliverd in the room, excellent quality! Phillip Starck design bathroom with heated floors, superb!
We had to think hard to come up with any disdvantage or recommendation for the hotel: but the lack of an elevator (for elderly or disabled guests) and no swimming pool were the only things that crossed our minds.
Would defenitly stay here again when visiting Prague, highly recommend it when you're looking for a small romantic quality hotel.
Amazing hotel, just beautiful.
Amazing hotel, just beautiful. Close to everything and we could see the clock from our room, great service, friendly staff. The best hotel we have ever stayed in!!!!
Myself and my fiance stayed in this hotel on Dec 18-21 2004. I had been looking for a romantic, well located 5 * hotel. We booked a two bedroomed apartment with a view of the Old Town Square. Upon arrival the view was breathtaking - the christmas market was right outside our window. The staff were absolutely fantastic and could not have been more helpful without being intusive. The room was simply magnificent - 2 incredible chandaliers in our apartment. The bathroom had under floor heating which was a nice touch. The photographs on the web do not do justice to the roms - ours was bigger than we thought it would be.The hotel could not have been better located and we were able to walk everywhere. Breakfast was excellent and the view of the Old Town Square was magnificent from the breakfast room. I had spent a lot of time looking for a hotel that was romantic and luxurious and could not have hoped to have found a nicer place. The atmosphere was relaxed and this small, private 5 * hotel was a fantastic alternative to the run of the mill large 'big name' 5 * hotels. I hope to be back someday.
The Old Town Square Hotel
My Husband and I recently stayed at this hotel and had an outstanding time. It is rated as a 5 star hotel and although a little apprehensive about our stay after finding little information on the internet, we would thoroughly recommend it. The staff are very friendly and the breakfast was good - especially as you can look out over the Old Town Square while eating! It is also currently planning new developments.