A gem of a hotel A review of Golden Well (U Zlate Studne)
We stayed at U Zlate Studne for 4 nights and enjoyed it very much. Although you can reach many of the most important toursit sites in Prague on foot from the hotel, or via subway or tram stops within 5 minutes' walk, U Zlate Studne is in a very quiet and elegant location (embassies and gevernment buildings nearby; also quite close to good restaurants). As previous reviewers have noted, the view from the restaurant and terrace is spectacular. You can also get a great view from some (but not all) of the rooms. The hotel is directly under Prague Castle and you can get there by taking a path from the hotel terrace.
The hotel is not elaborate or fussy; if anything it is understated. Our room was very quiet, very spacious for a European hotel and tastefully decorated (a bit more desk space would have been helpful). We especially appreciated WIFI access in the rooms (there is also a computer with Internet access in the lobby) and the jacuzzi was a real bonus. Breakfast, which was included in the rate, was very satisfactory -- although the prepared buffet was not as elaborate as at some hotels, the wait staff was eager to please and brought us eggs cooked as requested. Although not overly friendly, the individuals at the front desk were very polite and helpful when asked. Overall, a very fine hotel and we readily recommend it.
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