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Hotel Cerny Slon (Black Elephant)

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Tynska 1, Praha 1, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic (Praha 1)
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Ranked #141 of 666 Hotels in Prague
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had a great time at this hotel. Room was very comfortable, complimentary breakfast was great, and service exceptional. Would recommend this to any American visiting Prague. There is no elevator and as in all of Europe, the first floor is actually the second floor. You are within walking distance to virtually everything in Old Prague. Hotel will send your vehicle... More

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nikitta28
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here twice recently (mid-September) and had very nice meals. Menu had both traditional Czech food and options for vegetarians. Service was friendly and attentive. Prices I felt were reasonable. Our Tunisian server spoke 4 languages! I can't comment on the hotel aspect because we didn't stay there but the location is fantastic.

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Hamilton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Stayed for 5 days the beginning of August. Just steps away from Old Town Square and within easy walking distance to major sites. Staff were extremely friendly and helpful booking us tours. Room was large and comfortable however we were under the impression our room was to be air conditioned. This wasn't so and we travelled at a extremely hot... More

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Petr V, Manažer at Hotel Cerny Slon (Black Elephant), responded to this review

Thank you for your stay in our hotel. Next time we would like to make your stay more comfortable for you by booking one of our beautiful attic rooms on the 3th floor with air conditioning. We will be looking forward your next stay with us. More

Drammen, Norway
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Stayed at a triple room with my friends recently. Very happy with the location, service and breakfast. Very reasonably priced. The room was cosy, the beds good to sleep on. The only minuses are - absence of the elevator (one can get help with the luggage); also the loud chimes from the nearby cathedral might be troublesomes for some late... More

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Petr V, Manažer at Hotel Cerny Slon (Black Elephant), responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our hotel. We are glad , that you enjoyed your stay, the great news is that an elevator is about to be built. I hope to see you next time. More

Wycombe
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

You cannot get a better location for a hotel if you are wanting a sightseeing trip to Prague. Just 20 yards from the Old Town Square and a short stroll to Wenceslas Square and the surrounding shops, bars and restaurants. The staff are very friendly and are very happy to help with directions and recommendations of restaurants etc. Rooms are... More

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Petr V, Manager at Hotel Cerny Slon (Black Elephant), responded to this review

Thank you for your stay in our hotel. We are glad you like the location, its true that hotel is surrounded by many cozy cofes. We will be lokking forward your next stay in our hotel. More

New York, NY
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70 reviews 70 reviews
40 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The location could not be better!! Right in the center of old town. Walking distance to everything. We requested a 3rd floor room b/c upper floor has a/c. It is a walk up but worth it! Very comfy and plenty of space. Large bathroom!! The only con would be it is a bit noisy at night. Otherwise I would highly... More

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Petr V, Manager at Hotel Cerny Slon (Black Elephant), responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our hotel. We are glad, that you enjoyed your stay. We will be looking forward your next stay in our hotel. More

Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This hotel was excellent. Great location, literally 20m away from the Old Town Square and less than 5min from Wenceslas Square. Service was very good, from arranging a car from the station and to the airport, arranging a fan during hot days etc. Breakfast is very good, with cold cuts, cereals, yoghurt, cheeses etc. Only con was the noise coming... More

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Petr V, Manager at Hotel Cerny Slon (Black Elephant), responded to this review

Thank you very much for your beautiful rewiew. I am very happy that you enjoy your stay at the Hotel Černy slon that much.We try to do everything possible to make our guests feel at our best. Hope you will visit our hotel at your next trip to Prague again. More

Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

If you are visiting Prague for the weekend or staying even longer, this is probably one of the best hotels you could stay at. It is smack bang in the middle of the main square with cafes, pubs, restaurants and shops all around. I visited with friends for a long weekend and was not disappointed. We arrived and got booked... More

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Petr V, Manager at Hotel Cerny Slon (Black Elephant), responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice review. Iam very happy, you like our hotel, its location, the meals, and the atmospere of the hotel. We are trying to do our best, to make our guests satisfied. Hope to see you again in our Hotel Černy slon in Prague. More

London
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107 reviews 107 reviews
27 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The Hotel Cerny Slon is located just off Old Town Square. Perfect location for exploring the beautiful city of Prague. It has a lot of traditional character and friendly staff. Breakfast was ok but nothing special. I found the room to be quite basic with very old fashioned cheap furniture. The front door is locked at about 11pm and you... More

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Petr V, Manager at Hotel Cerny Slon (Black Elephant), responded to this review

Thank you for your stay in our hotel. We are glad you like the location, its true that hotel is surrounded by many cozy cafes. During the summer our hotel also has an outdoor teerace where you can enjoy your meal and drink. We will be looking forward your next stay in our hotel. More

New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Right off Old Town Square, the location cannot be beat. The room was very nice with a really good bed and the bathroom was well stocked with towels and toiletries. The breakfast was very good. The only small issue was the need to ring to be let into the hotel after 11PM, I always felt I was waking up the... More

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Petr V, Manager at Hotel Cerny Slon (Black Elephant), responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our hotel. We are glad, that you enjoyed your stay. I hope to see you next time. More

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Address: Tynska 1, Praha 1, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic
Location: Czech Republic > Bohemia > Prague > Praha 1
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Cerny Slon (Black Elephant) 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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