Best and worst location A review of BEST WESTERN Hotel Pav
The rooms and fittings are modern and clean - don't try adjusting the lights on stalks over the bed, though, they will burn your fingers if you touch them.
The staff do what they are supposed to - just. Don't look for anyone to go out of their way to help you, and beware being ripped off for water by the tall dark hulking porter who looks as though his name should be Igor. If you need drinks or nibbles, safer to go to the Vietnamese shop just up the street.
The breakfast is OK - but don't go anywhere near anything that looks like it was provided for English-speaking guests, e.g. the odd sausages. Stick to the stuff they know about, the cheese and bread and so on, and you should be fine.
The location is great for exploring Prague, walking distance to all the main Old Town and New Town attractions - but it's probably the worst possible for actually getting any sleep at night during summer. No air conditioning means you have to have the windows open, so you get drunken yelling from the street from the three nearest bars from midnight all the way through to 4 a.m., and the acoustics are perfect for making it sound like they are in the room with you. Bring earplugs if you want to sleep at all in a street-facing room. The hotel is proud of being next to U Fleku - trust me, this is not an advantage.
Value for money - could be worse, but watch out for their exchange rate if they quote you in euro.
And thanks, Pav, for setting a checkout time of 10 a.m. (never seen that anywhere else) but telling us we could leave packed suitcases in the room, then changing your mind and shifting everything to your luggage store then asking us to go and get it ourselves (second floor, different block). once we had discovered it was no longer in the room Thanks a lot.