We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 405 Prague accommodations

Arpacay Backpackers Hostel Prague

Nerudova 223/40 | Prague 1, Prague 118 00, Czech Republic (Praha 1)
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Arpacay Backpackers Hostel Prague to your Saves list
Arpacay Backpackers Hostel Prague
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
72%
Ranked #87 of 405 Specialty lodging in Prague
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Gull378
  • Overview
  • Reviews (108)
  • Photos (43)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (15)
  • Location
  • More
true
Write a Review

108 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    32
    43
    13
    10
    10
See reviews for
2
6
25
1
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (15)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I really liked this hostel. It was one of the cleanest I've stayed in, especially the showers - which is always my major worry! The rooms were really good too and they had locked draws where you could keep important bits and pieces. Although there was a hill you had to climb getting up to the hostel, this hopefully works... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

the hostel is right next to charles bridge in the old town meaning your a walk away from anything (we realised this was good after attempting to rent bikes in the hilliest area with cobbled street everywhere) theres a communal kitchen, computers with internet access, and the rooms are very nice and clean. the shared bathroom is large and kept... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, Canada
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hostel very loud, all hours of the night from some of the dorm rooms. Bathrooms OK. Dorm rooms good, was in a 6 bed females locked trunks under bed which was brilliant. Location is good, up on a hill which was fine. Castle nearby, as well as the Charles Bridge etc.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, this is a pretty hostel. The location is good too, right in the centre of town, not too far a walk from anywhere. The rooms are huge and the bathroom facilities were great, very clean, tidy and comfortable. The hostel is up a massive hill, which was a struggle with backpacks on, but it's very close to the castle... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
St. Andrews, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the first hostel we stayed in and it was perfect. Good location, clean, great facilities and generally efficient customer service! The room we stayed in was awesome, it had old beams and a good view across Prague! We'd go back for sure, thanks!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Portstewart, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was in a 10 bed female dorm and loved it! A lovely room with a high level of cleanliness; the bathrooms were equally as clean. In my opinion it's in a great location right by the castle and near Petrin hill- though it is a bit of a walk to the centre (20mins maybe). However there is plenty of cheap... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Hamburg, Germany
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

stayed some nights in a 4 bed room. nice view over the roofs of the old town at the foot of the emperor's palace. very clean hostel, with friendly personal at the reception. there's free wifi and some pc's in the lounge to use. has a well equipped kitchen, too. smoking is possible in the patio. All in all the... More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Reluctantly I've given this hostel an 'average' review; I say reluctantly, because there's actually nothing average about it at all: the rooms are truly awesome, the location couldn't be better, but the staff are truly the most horrendous I've ever had the displeasure to encounter in a hostel anywhere. So on balance, 3 stars. Firstly, the major positive to staying... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
arpacay, Owner at Arpacay Backpackers Hostel Prague, responded to this review

Dear James, I´m sad you had so unpleasant stay because of my staff at my place. I spend a lot of time with my staff to explain them what is customer care. When I see, some of them can´t understand it. You are not the first one, I have heard more complains about this member of staff and I focus... More

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Upon first arriving at the Arpacay for our 3 night stay, I was amazed by it's location in the old town and proximity to the castle and other key sightseeing features, as well as the short (and very scenic) walk to the Charles bridge and old town square, centre of Prague's fantastic nightlife. The Hostel itself was immaculately clean, with... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Florence, Italy
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This hostel was very quiet and although it was clean and very nicely located, I found it extremely difficult to meet friends here because the age group was so varied and the common area was always empty. However for those people who are just looking for a nice hostel that's quiet and near everything I would definitely recommend staying here.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Arpacay Backpackers Hostel Prague, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Arpacay Backpackers Hostel Prague? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Arpacay Backpackers Hostel Prague

Address: Nerudova 223/40 | Prague 1, Prague 118 00, Czech Republic
Location: Czech Republic > Bohemia > Prague > Praha 1
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with HostelWorld and HostelBookers so you can book your Arpacay Backpackers Hostel Prague reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

43 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (20)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (10)
Viewed
Room/suite (4)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Other (5)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (24)
Viewed
Room/suite (8)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (3)
Viewed
Family/play areas (3)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Business center/function rooms (3)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (4)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in
any neighborhood
in Prague with
any amenities

Amenities

Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the picturesque Nerudova street right below Prague Castle.Sleep in a unique historical building from the 16th century and enjoy an amazing view over the Lesser Town from your bedroom window. Start your day with our buffet-style breakfast or make your own home-cooked meal in our fully equipped self-catering kitchen during the day. Chill out in our cosy stylish lounge, have a cold beer on the courtyard balcony or just relax from the tourist crowds on our comfy couches in a common room where you will meet a lot of travellers at any time during the day or night. A charming restaurant Valoria is located in the same building as our hostel. You can enjoy some great food in their cellar restaurant, or on their fantastic rooftop garden with a panoramic view over the whole of Prague.At the hostel you can find also a large LCD TV with international channels and a DVD player with a wide range of DVDs. You will be able to make your next travel plans thanks to our Wi-Fi and 3 computers with free internet. Our reception desk is open 24 hours a day and we store your luggage any time you need.AccommodationThe hostel offers a variety of rooms from a deluxe private twin/triple room to large dormitories. All dorms are equipped with personal lockers and wooden beds with comfy mattresses and big pillows. 2 Small 4bed attic dorms offer the best view towards the Old Town and Prague Castle but be ready to climb 4 flights of stairs! 2 Female only dorms with wooden ceilings are specially designed for women-travellers. The dorms share 2 toilets and 2 showers equipped with a hair dryer. The bright and spacious 12bed dorm has a stunning view, an originally painted wooden ceiling, and is probably our nicest room in general.The large 16bed dorm with private bathroom is a great deal for travellers on a budget. At 56 square meters, it is large enough to be comfortable and the beds are situated in 3 distinct rooms that offer sufficient levels of privacy. LocationArpacay Backpackers Hostel is situated in one of the most picturesque streets of the city that leads up to Prague Castle (120 m), and is part of the so-called Royal Road. It is within walking distance of all the major attractions, such as the Old Town Square and the well-known Charles bridge (just a 10 minutes walk). In the Lesser Town you can also find the Kafka Museum, the John Lennon Wall, the baroque St. Nicolas Church and Church of Our Lady Victorious. You are just few steps from Petrin Hill, a wonderfully peaceful park with a 60 metres high Observation Tower offering a magnificent panorama of Prague. You will be surrounded by plenty of czech pubs, jazz clubs and Valoria restaurant is right underneath our hostel. The hostel is only a 15 minutes walk from the famous music club Karlovy Lazne. Mini-market is conveniently situated across the street and is open daily 6 a.M - 23 p.M. ... more   less 
Number of rooms
15

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Arpacay Backpackers Hostel Prague staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer