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“A Gem in Prague” 5 of 5 stars
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Hotel Aurus
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Praha 1 - Stare Mesto, Karlova 3 | entrance from Seminarska 2, Prague 11000, Czech Republic (Formerly U Zlate Studny) (Praha 1)   |  
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Ranked #40 of 662 Hotels in Prague
Saint Augustine, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“A Gem in Prague”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Excellent location in Old Town. Charming old historic building. Convenient to the Charles Bridge, Astronomical clock, Rathaus, Prague Castle and shopping. The staff were friendly, knowledgeable, the rooms were clean, large and comfortable and included a full service breakfast. A winner.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Pensacola, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

What a great find for us, in the middle of all the action. They took care of every need during our 3 nights and we look forward to staying there again. We walked everywhere we wanted to go, the Hard Rock was just around the corner, but great "hole in the wall" restaurants all around us. The restaurant in the hotel is a bit pricey, but was also a great experience.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Atlanta, Georgia
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15 hotel reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

My wife and I stayed between Christmas and New Years. The staff was great, breakfast was just right, and the location was perfect. The ONLY thing I could maybe complain about was the street noise. the bar crowd got loud one night around 0200. It only lasted a few minutes thoiugh.

All in all I would highly recommend the Aurus and would stay there again if we go back to Prague.

Room Tip: If you get room G, take the lift to the third floor, not the second.
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 night. The suites are very large, with a wonderful bathtub! The staff is very helpfull and friendly!
Breakfast is perfect, a great way to start the day. Located near Old town and Chales bridge, we went everywere on foot!
We would certainly stay here again!

Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

If you like calm and tranquility with personal service this is the place to go. 8 rooms in total (no international chain crap it is family run). The hotel offers bed and breakfast facilities, but who needs any more in Prague. Rooms are very well appointed, staff are very friendly and always keen to be of assistance. They organised transfers to and from the airport at basically the same cost as all other providers. We arrived at 11am and departed at 6pm, they accepted our baggage on arrival (check in was 1pm and kept our baggage after check out (12pm) until our departure. Location is ideal mid-way between the Old Town Square and Charles Bridge and about 10 min. walk to Wenceslas Square (OK if you want to shop at M & S, Debenhams and H&M). As it is on the main pedestrian route between the Square and the Bridge there is the potential for passing noise. We were there Mid. Dec. and after 7pm all was quiet, to be honest when Prague is in full swing I think it would be difficult to find total peace. There are plenty of good restaurants within walking distance where you can eat anything from fast food to fine dining. All in all an excellent experience and If I return to Prague the hotel would be top of the list, I would have no reservations about recommending 'The Aurus' to friends and associates.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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18 hotel reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

The location is perfect, between the Karls bridge and the astronomical clock. Our room was medium sized but with all the amenities, including its own wifi router, and extremely comfortable. The included breakfast offered a wide range of food, individually prepared eggs, and surprisingly good coffee. Note that the Aurus is a boutique luxury hotel with six large and beautifully reconstructed suites with two double rooms of average size, but with all the services of the large suites.

Room Tip: All the rooms are good, the only difference is size and price.
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Praha 1 - Stare Mesto, Karlova 3 | entrance from Seminarska 2, Prague 11000, Czech Republic (Formerly U Zlate Studny)
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Location: Czech Republic > Bohemia > Prague > Praha 1
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
#33 Luxury Hotel in Prague
#41 Family Hotel in Prague
#68 Romantic Hotel in Prague
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Aurus 4*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel "Aurus" (former U Zlate studny), which is one of the most magnificent and protected monuments whose origins date back to the 16th century, is situated in the very heart of Prague in the Old Town district. The hotel is situated on the Kings Road connecting three historic jewels - the Old Town Square, Charles Bridge and the Prague Castle. This four-star hotel offers guests four double-bed rooms and four spacious apartments. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
u Zlate Studny (At The Golden Well) Hotel Prague

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