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Hotel U Prince
Ranked #128 of 648 Hotels in Prague
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed March 24, 2013

this is an excellent house and I'm glad to stay there if I visit this wonderful town, The service in the house is great. the rooms are wonderful decorated, I had the possibility to stay in various rooms during my visits all over the years. The terrace is a highlight

Room Tip: all rooms are excellent
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  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled on business
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Reviewed March 19, 2013

excellent location
noise room(ear plugs in room)
to small room and low ceiling
good breakfast
good receptionist but not concierge
clean but not 5 stars service
plastic cover mattress
small window
door not closing good
cigarette smoke in the room
not at standard 5 stars but at 2+ stars

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 14, 2013

We are just back from a fantastic third trip to Prague made all the better by our 2nd stay at the U Prince. This trip we also travelled with my Dad and his partner, their first trip to Prague.

I firstly want to say a huge thank you to Michal Stribrsky and his team who were brilliant from (early) arrival, bag drop and check in, to when we collected our bags at 5pm on our last day. In particular it was lovely to hear a cheery good morning from reception as we walked down the stairs to breakfast in the morning, the friendly breakfast waiter who remembered our drinks, including that my dad liked two teabags in his pot and the hearty good nights as we left the rooftop terrace after a night cap.

For this trip we booked two double rooms and I did email the hotel to ask a few questions and also request rooms with external windows and a view of the square if possible, all emails were responded to and I felt confident we would be happy with the hotel.

On checking in we were really delighted with the allocated rooms, we were on the 3rd floor in 33 and 34 which both overlook the square and the astronomical clock, both rooms had a separate entrance area (brilliant to shut out any corridor noise and a bit of smoke from seating area on landing) to leave coats and a door off to the marble bathrooms, both had a full bath and powerful shower over and the complimentary toiletries include everything you could need for a 3 night stay, particularly useful if travelling hand luggage only!

The bedroom had an opulent feel with heavy wood and window dressings, comfortable large king bed, bedside tables (check out the complimentary ear plugs in case of noise from the square) flat screen TV, mini bar, aircon, wardrobe (with mini safe) and chest of draws. There was also space for a leather wing chair, small table and leather stool. I think room 34 was marginally larger with windows to 2 aspects but 33 was still very lovely!

The hotel in general has lots of places to eat/drink/sit, we did not eat here other than the breakfast which was great as there are so many places nearby, but we made use of the roof terrace and the outdoor seating on the square, and we also went down to the piano bar which was really nice with live piano music. In particular we enjoyed the Mojito Xls and the wine.

So finally, we had a great stay, we had no complaints or niggles what so ever, but this could be down to research ensuring the hotel would suit us and having the right expectations of this small luxury hotel and also of the area it is in.

We would definitely stay at the U Prince again. My father in particular was very impressed with the hotel and Prague in general and has already said he would recommend it to friends and family!

Thank you U Prince!

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 7, 2013

The U prince is smack Bang in the cebntre of the Old City opposite the famous Clock.
It has old world charm, while still haveing all the modern conveniences. Dozens of restaurants right outside your door, a 2 minute walk from the Charleas bridge.No better choice.

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 26, 2013

had a short break here middle of feb with my wifes whos birthday we celebrated. (ps please ignore the last negative, he is totally misguided and likes the sound of his computor keyboard). The whole atmosphere was fantastic, roof top terrace, although snowing when we got up there but they haave covered areas for you to sit under with heated lamps everywhere. The staff are very friendly, however there was a blond behind the reception who was cold to your needs, so I treated her the same way she treated me. The room was excellent,room 25, spacious and warm. Bathroom was superb. We went into the black angels bar in the cellar for cocktails every night, these guys know how to make cocktails with all the theatre. One cocktail called a blue blazer was ordered, so all the bar lights went off and this cocktail was ignited and the barman did his magic.
The only thing that stopped me giving it 5 stars was the food; however it was good but the service slightly let it down. On the last day we had lunch and a bottle of wine so they charged us 60czk for two covers and then 150czk for service charge which adds up, but I refused to let that spoil my overall experience. Would we go back?? you bet we would. We only scratched the surface of Prague and will return very soon and to stay at this superb hotel.
There are a thousand and one eateries out there in Prague so go try them.

Room Tip: room 25 was very good check your bill for "add ons" but dont let this spoil your time her...
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  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Michal M, Manager at Hotel U Prince, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2013

Dear millie2008,

thank you very much for staying at Hotel U Prince and for sharing your experience.

It is realy nice to read that you were happy in our place. Next time, when you come to see us again, we will convince you that your displeasure with restaurant service was only an exception and as a result of that we will get 5 stars from you. :)

We wish all the best to you on your next journeys.
Best wishes
Michal Stribrsky, Residence Manager

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Reviewed February 24, 2013

I stayed at the Hotel U Price last year, and went back again this year. As there was more of us this time round, we stayed in one of the Suites, on the 1st floor, with an amazing view of the Astronomical Clock & Old Town Square. The room was absolutly breathtaking, and had its own balcony with table and chairs outside. The room made us feel like royalty, as it was very grand, with old fashioned and full of character furniture. We all had fantatsic sleeps as the bed was so comfortable.

Again, the staff are so friendly, and they go above and beyond to accomodate.
The food at the hotel was once again, fabulous, and looks just as it is on the menu. The roof top terrace restauraunt is a must-do as the veiws are beautiful, being right in the heart of the Old Town Square.

The hotel is so clean, and the rooms get cleaned out everyday, and beds are made. Such a high standard.

The price for staying is not at all what you would expect it to be. Its a fab price for such high quality bed & breakfast, so most definatly worth the money - AND MORE.

I did not want to leave, and when I return to Prague, I will most definatly stay again. Just beautiful. I would not stay anywhere elsein Prague, and have never come across a Hotel as beautiful and friendly as the Hotel U Prince.

Room Tip: We stayed as a party of 4, in the suite on the first floor, absolutly amazing! even though we were...
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  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with friends
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Michal M, Manager at Hotel U Prince, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2013

Dear Vicki P,

thank you very much for staying at Hotel U Prince again and for spending your time on writing the review.

It has been pleasure for us to host you and we very much look forward to seeing you in the near future.

Best wishes
Michal Stribrsky, Residence Manager
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Reviewed February 24, 2013

U Prince is an old burghers house at the edge of Old Town square, if possible get a table on the terrace for a beer in the afternoon, lunch or dinner(they have an elevator to take you right up there). Great view over the square, a wide choice of czech and international options, it will set you back roughly 30-35Euro per person.
Good for summer or winter(terrace is open year round), service here is pretty good, try to time your visit just before the hour and you'll be able to enjoy the astronomical clock show from about the same level, just make sure you are facing in the right direction.

Room Tip: Didnt stay here, just touched the sleep quality button by mistake
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  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled with family
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Michal M, Manager at Hotel U Prince, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2013

Dear Fradi,

let me thank you for dining in our roof terrace restaurant and for posting your review.

It is a real pleasure for all of us to read your words.

We hope to see you back again.

Best wishes
Michal Stribrsky, Residence Manager

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Address: Staromestske namesti 460/29, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic
Location: Czech Republic > Bohemia > Prague > Stare Mesto (Old Town) , Praha 1
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#60 Romantic Hotel in Prague
#81 Family Hotel in Prague
#93 Business Hotel in Prague
#110 Luxury Hotel in Prague
Price Range: $117 - $321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel U Prince 5*
Number of rooms: 24
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our hotel is located directly in the historic heart of Prague protected by UNESCO, on the venerable Old Town Square, where in times past both Czech and European history was played out.In the authentic environment of this painstakingly reconstructed building from the 12th century, we offer you accommodation in 15 spacious double rooms, 2 luxury apartments and 7 junior suites. All rooms are originally and stylishly equipped with antique furniture, and feature a bathroom, toilet, minibar, air-conditioning, color TV with satellite channels, telephone with direct connection and wi-fi internet connection. Perception and room service are at the disposal of our guests 24 hours a day. Covered parking is located approximately 300 m from the hotel.Our restaurant offers leading specialties from both Czech and international cuisine. You can sample them seated with our other guests, or in one of our intimate stylish salons. Our ground floor New York Cocktail Bar will surprise you with its broad selection of mixed drinks and in the basement Black Angel’s bar you can experience a pleasant atmosphere of the 1930s listening to the piano playing every night. Our outdoor garden offers you the unique experience of sitting right on Old Town Square, with a view of the Old Town Hall and its astronomical clock dating from the 14th century. Our elevator-accessible terrace offers you a unique combination of gustatory and sensory experiences, with a superb panoramic view opening out onto Old Prague. ... more   less 
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