Prague's very own faulty towers!! A review of Fortuna City Hotel
OK, so the hotel wasn't all that bad. On first impressions it looked exactly like it did in the photos right down to the room that we were staying in. The problem was when you looked a little closer - the leaking shower, the TV that didn't really work, the bedside light that had at some time been on fire by the looks of it and never been fixed, the lack of alarm clock. The staff were frightening too but that might have been due to the language barrier. We stayed there for 5 nights and I would strongly recommend to anyone thinking of staying for more than 2 nights to think again.
The location is quite far out of the centre but across the road from the hotel is a tram stop. Number 11 will take you to the rear of the national museum at the top of wenslaslas square and if you walk up to the next tram stop number 26 will take you to sparta prague's stadium and also a quick walk away from prague castle. If you catch number 7 or 9 (i can't remember which) outside the hotel it will take you to the nearest underground.
Would advise anyone to save money by buying a ticket from the airport for unlimited bus, tram and underground. These tickets can be bought for 1, 3 or 7 days and we saved a fortune on taxis by getting 7 day passes for £6.25 each. We took bus number 119 right outside the airport which took us to Dejvicka metro station. From there you can get anywhere in the city on the underground - just pick the nearest metro station to where you want to go. The nearest for the Quality Hotel is Strasnicka.
We found all this transport information out by trial and error so I thought it best to pass on my travel knowledge to others so they don't make the same mistakes. Prague is a beatiful city and seeing it by tram is quite fun.