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Vintage Design Hotel Sax
Ranked #152 of 648 Hotels in Prague
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Reviewed December 27, 2012

We spent four wonderful days in Prague. The hotel is a real experience. It seems to really live in those wonderful 60's (with a bit of nostalgia). Inside, the presence of numerous objects of the most famous designers in the world make this experience even more charming and unique. The hotel is situated in an ideal location as it is safe and quiet but at the same time close to the castle and Charles Bridge. Breakfast is excellent as well as the 5 o'clock tea in the lobby. The staff is friendly and very professional ... our special thanks to Martina, Jan and the friendly driver from / to the airport. We recommend this hotel to everyone who wants to live in prague as a unique experience. Miriam & Luca from Italy

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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dasik, General Manager at Vintage Design Hotel Sax, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2013

Dear guest,
we thank you for so nice comment and we are really happy that you did enjoy your stay at our hotel with our personal treatment.
Thank you for your visit.
Our best regards
Dagmar Malá and hotel staff

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Reviewed November 27, 2012

This is a great hotel, located very close to Prague castle (and super close to public transit!). It's a little hard to find, without a good map, but once you've found it, it's very easy to get back to.

We stayed on the top floor, and had a view of the St Nicholas church, and a partial view of Prague castle. The view, was simply, amazing. We took so many pictures out the window, at different times of day, just because of how stunning the view was.

The hotel itself has a really retro design - but with a modern spin. The rooms are equipped with a laptop (HUGE surprise!), and satellite tv (although, we couldn't figure out how to work the satellite part -- but regular tv worked).

The room and bathroom were both quite a bit larger than most rooms we've encountered in Europe, which was a nice surprise. It's tucked away in a little neighborhood, which is just far enough off of the main path, that it's quite quiet. The location, with regards to all the sites in Prague is really great. You can walk to everything, within 10 - 15 minutes. We also found that it was close to a tram line, which helped for lugging around luggage.

The breakfast they serve (which i believe is included in the room rate) is really awesome. They had everything one could imagine.

The staff is also really attentive, and willing to help the guests with everything (they also speak fluent english, for those of you who aren't fluent in Czech!)

I'd definitely stay here again, and recommend to friends/family!

Room Tip: Ask for the top floor - amazing!
  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled with friends
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13  Thank Elisarigby
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dasik, General Manager at Vintage Design Hotel Sax, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2013

Dear guest,
i am glad to thank you for such a warm review. You are right, the view from 4.th floor is really breathtaking. We hope you will come to visit us again.
With kind regards
Dagmar Malá and hotel staff

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Reviewed November 26, 2012

Excellent location, near the center but in a quite place (near USA embassy and Malastrana square). Clean, big and original rooms. Incredible relation quality vs price. We will come back ti this hotel un Prague.

  • Stayed: November 2012
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12  Thank Serdith
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dasik, General Manager at Vintage Design Hotel Sax, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2012

Dear guest,
i would like to thank you for your nice review, it is great to see another satisfy comment from our guest. We hope you will really come to visit our hotel again.
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Dagmar and hotel staff

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Reviewed November 19, 2012

We stayed here as a couple for 4 nights in Nov 12 in a deluxe room. The hotel is located in the Lesser Town near the US embassy. Prague Castle is a short walk away and the Lesser Town is generally quieter than the more touristy Old Town. Prague itself is a pretty small city so everywhere was within walking distance for us when we were exploring both the Old Town and the Lesser Town (which is separated by the Charles Bridge). You will need good flat walking shoes to tackle the cobblestone streets as we learnt the hard way.

The funky decor of the hotel is an interesting contrast to the old gothic feel of the city itself. Staff were friendly and spoke good English. The room was quite big with a sofa and a separate sitting room. All the amenities worked well and the bed was comfortable. Our booking included free breakfast buffet which we found to be excellent (I've posted some pictures of the dining room and the breakfast you get). I also got a 1 hr massage on one of the days at the hotel and would recommend it. In terms of location, it took us about 5-7 minutes to walk from the hotel to the beginning of the Charles Bridge. I personally preferred this quieter side of town but wouldn't be staying here if was travelling alone.

As a side note, we did a day trip out to Karlstejn Castle by train on one of the days and I would recommend this for those who have a bit more time. It was nice to see a different part of the country and it was very easy to get to ourselves (1 hr train ride from the main Prague train station).

  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled as a couple
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27  Thank SNT113
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dasik, General Manager at Vintage Design Hotel Sax, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2012

Dear guest,
Really big and warm thanks for so many beautiful photos of our hotel. Also it is really nice of you to write such a nice comment about us and Prague. You are absolutely right with recommendation about comfy shoes, definetly it is not good idea to take a heels for exploring Prague :D Also your trip to Karlstejn castle was really good choice, this is a gorgeous castle, the famous czech film Noc na Karlestejne was filmed there.
With kind regards
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Reviewed November 12, 2012

Clean and very accommodating. Pretty far from most activities, but if you are ok with the walk, this hotel has everything a traveler would need. It's nice having a laptop with internet right in the room!

  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled as a couple
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dasik, General Manager at Vintage Design Hotel Sax, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2012

Dear guest,

i am glad to thank you for your time to share your memories from Prague to other visitors.
With kind regards
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Reviewed November 3, 2012

This hotel is very quiet. Few meters from the center but in a position far from crowd and noises. Staff kind. The hotel doesn't have a real restaurant but there are many places where to eat and/or drink nearby, some very good. Breakfast good with choices of many foods, salty and sweet. Beautiful furniture in vintage style. Ev'ry kind of comfort in room (pc, dvd player, wifi connection free etc). Four stars instead of five because I've booked a suite but, even if it was comfortable and large enough, there wasn't a real separation beetween night and day spaces as happens in other suites of other hotels. For example (we were two) if one wanted to sleep and the other watch tv it wasn't possible. Other suites have a day space (with tv and couch) separated from night space with bed. It's a little sin and the hotel is worth trying at all.

  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled as a couple
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dasik, General Manager at Vintage Design Hotel Sax, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2012

Dear guest,
we are really sorry you didn't like your room, there are two types of suites in our hotel. Altough there is sleeping part and relaxing part of room it wasn't separate in your room. Another rooms have separate rooms (bedroom and livingroom). We hope you will come to visit us again and we promise that you will get the other type of suites.
with kind regards
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Reviewed October 17, 2012

We (two couples) stayed here in October 2012 on the recommendation of a friend. It exceeded our expectations as we were prepared to find some aspects of its quirkiness irritating... but no! It's the sort of place that makes you smile, but it all works and there's nothing dowdy or faded about it despite it being such a treasure trove of 70s and 80s style. The rooms were excellent and the laptop in the room was appreciated by our friends. Breakfast choice was very varied, the afternoon tea a nice touch if you're about at that time of day, and a 12 noon checkout and 2pm check in time helpful to those only coming for a brief stay. Because of flight timings, we arrived at 12 noon and were delighted to be given our rooms straight away (though that's not of course guaranteed.) If you are coming by public transport, be aware that it's 5min from the tram stops and 10 mins from the nearest metro- though that's a plus point when it comes to noise, as the location on a small but characterful street is remarkably peaceful for such a busy place. The hotel will offer an airport pick up/return for about 750 crowns each way- but note you can get the same service from an airport transfer for 550 crowns per taxi each way and it worked perfectly- just 25 minutes to get from the hotel to the airport terminal on a Sunday afternoon.
Staff offered restaurant recommendations but when we took them up on it, came up only with two fairly expensive ones, one of which was the other side of Charles Bridge. In fact there are lots of choices nearby and we had two very good meals within 3 minutes' walk of the hotel. As ever, it probably depends on who you ask. I'd recommend using your free laptop and use it to look on Trip Advisor.

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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5  Thank AlpineMan59
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dasik, General Manager at Vintage Design Hotel Sax, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2012

Dear guest,
we are really happy you didn't find anything what could irritate you :) it is sooo nice to see how many satisfy guests we have. Due to your information about transport service.... our prices are fixed on the other hand another companies charge you persuant to the kilometres and also waiting time (red lights, traffic jam.....)
Have a good time
Our warm regards
Dagmar and staff

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Address: Jansky Vrsek 328/3 | Mala Strana, Prague 118 00, Czech Republic
Location: Czech Republic > Bohemia > Prague > Mala Strana (Little Quarter) , Praha 1
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#64 Romantic Hotel in Prague
#86 Business Hotel in Prague
#92 Family Hotel in Prague
#130 Luxury Hotel in Prague
Price Range: $99 - $259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Vintage Design Hotel Sax 4*
Number of rooms: 22
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This unique boutique hotel in Prague exudes the bohemian spirit of an art gallery. Enjoy the vintage design elegance and style of the 50s, 60s, and 70s inside when you return from admiring the ancient masterpieces of architecture outside. In the Vintage Design Hotel Sax you will find original furniture representing the period's cutting edge designers such as Panton, Colani, Saarinen, Eames and others. Our hotel is located directly under Prague Castle. We are close to Charles Bridge, St. Vitus Cathedral, the Strahov Monastery and the Infant Jesus of Prague. Lesser Town (Mala Strana) district is a great choice for travelers interested in history, architecture and city walks. Public transport stations are also very close - only 5 minutes of walking to the nearest tram station and 10 minutes to subway. Prague Airport is about 20 minutes by taxi or car from the Hotel. The most beautiful days start with tasty complimentary buffet breakfast and we recommend you to enjoy it on our terrace with gorgeous view of Petřín Tower and Prague Castle. Are you tired after all day walking? Let yourself be pampered in our luxury Fitness centre or you can have private massage inr your room. You will have so many experiences from Prague, you can share them with all your friends via Free Wi-Fi connection throughout the hotel. And if you want to see a film for sweet dreams you can choose from our DVD library. Some of these facilities are available at an additional cost. Parking (for extra fee) is not a problem – you can park your car in front of the hotel, in the garage or in our newly opened parking complex, situated only 10 minutes of walking from Vintage Design Hotel SAX. The Hotel and all rooms are air-conditioned. Each room is equipped with complimentary Yves Rocher cosmetics. Our staff will exceed your expectations with their personal yet professional attitude as they provide you with a level of service 24h a day. ... more   less 
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