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“Great hostel to go with friends!”
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Hostel Downtown
Ranked #6 of 691 Specialty Lodging in Prague
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Reviewed September 21, 2013

I stayed for 3 nights in this hostel with four 20 year old friends and we had an amazing time! The hostel is located in the centre of Prague, very close to the most important sights and very close to the most popular clubs and bars. The staff was very friendly and the service is perfect! We had a private bathroom in a big room with a lot of space for the luggage, and it was also very quiet! On top of this, the breakfast was only €3 and the wifi works very good , so this hostel is certainly recommended!

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed September 21, 2013

Clean, nice looking with helpful and nice staff. I was pretty surprised that you can book a two bedroom room almost at the center of Prague(5 min from the old town, by foot). I would strongly recommend that hostel to everyone that wants to see Prauge for a reasonable price. Also, they serve awesome breakfasts for a fair price.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank dzikwzbozu
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Reviewed September 19, 2013

I stayed there for two nights in a double private dorm (bath was on the outside but exclusive for the room) which I shared with a friend of mine, the best part I would say is very spacious for breakfast, staff is super friendly, Kate specially, lovely girl, she even speaks Spanish!
Location could not be better, close to metro station, closer to tram to go to many if the important places in the city, all in all I would definitely stay there again!

The only drawback is the toilet, too constrained, I could not sit straight :s!

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled solo
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Thank renaudmontes
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Reviewed September 18, 2013

This may be the best hostel i have ever stayed in! People at the reception were very friendly and helpful. our room (8 bed female dorm) was huge, and equipped with a big bathroom + one extra toilet. although it is in the city center, it was very quiet.
their breakfast for only 3€ is a great deal: it is pretty varied and each day they prepare a little sweet surprise (pancakes etc).
what i especially liked about hostel downtown were their activities with Kristian: night walks, beer tastings, cooking etc. My friend and I joined the night castle walk and it was fantastic.
i cannot think of anything that I did not like about Hostel Downtown - I can definitely recommend it to anybody who wants a nice stay surrounded by many nice people.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed September 16, 2013

We are 21 and 22 years old and we travelled in the summer time. Coming from other party hostels we found this hostel quiet but comfortable. It was harder to meet people in this hostel and if your looking for a busy and socialable place with a bar this probably isnt what your looking for.
Even though we paid for a private room with a private ensuite our bathroom was a separate room which we had to walk through the hallway to get to. This was a bit annoying as we expected an attached bathroom. The bathroom and mirror was tiny and we had no mirror in our bedroom at all.
There was also no airconditioning or fan. Depsite this the hostel is comfortable and a good if your looking for a quiet and safe place to sleep at night.
The reception staff were extremely friendly and the breakfast is okay. We would recommend for families or travelling couples. It is close to the metro station, the river and walking distance from the five story club that is famous in Prague.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank Stefani-Kristie
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Reviewed September 15, 2013

This hostel was by far the best one we visited when we were travelling. The building is very clean, the people are extraordinarily friendly and always ready to help, and the sheduled daily activities give you that overdose of culture that Prague has to offer all while meeting interesting people. The location in the heart of the city is the cherry on top of an almost perfectly baked pie.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank Abel T
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Reviewed September 15, 2013

I stayed here during my travels around Europe. By far, this was the best hostel I stayed in and what makes it great are the people. The daily activities such as cooking demo n castle tours are great ways of meeting people and trust me, people who stay at this hostel are super cool. The staff are super friendly n helpful, always warm and approachable!

The rooms are clean and spacious, there is wifi access in the rooms too (some hostels claim to have wifi but it is only available in the public areas which suck). It is shared bathroom but I never had trouble going to the shower when needed either in the morning or evening. Bathrooms get cleaned everyday (important)!!! Best of all, the hostel is situated in such a good location that's walking distance from Old Town and just a few hundred metres from shopping strips and a supermarket. It has fully equipped kitchen too which is helpful when u want to save a few bucks by cooking yourself. The only thing that would improve the stay would be having individual powerpoint to each bed... but that's really not a big problem as there were about 2-3 in my room between 6 people. We learnt to share!

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled solo
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Address: Narodni 949/19, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic
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Location: Czech Republic > Bohemia > Prague > Stare Mesto (Old Town) , Praha 1
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 691 Specialty Lodging in Prague
Price Range: $24 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hostel Downtown 1*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hostel Downtown offers quality and inexpensive accommodation in newly refurbished beautiful building.Hostel Downtown is open all year 24 hours a day. Accommodation is available in apartments/rooms with shower or in shared rooms (dormitories). The reception desk is open 24 hours. Friendly English speaking staff will be happy to help you with all your requests. Hostel Downtown is the first hostel in the Central and Eastern Europe that was awarded a "HI Quality" certificate from Hostelling International. We are very happy and proud! ... more   less 
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