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Hotel Waldstein
Ranked #105 of 651 Hotels in Prague
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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“Ideal hotel for a City break!”
Reviewed May 14, 2014

When we got off the plane we got the 119 bus and then tube on the green line to Malostranke, then you follow the Valdesjnska road all the way round to the hotel that is tucked away! I got this info from a previous review and was easy to follow even in at night time. We only paid 32 Krony which is so cheap for 90 mins of travel! This is ideal and very easy to use the public transport. The Taxi price from the hotel to the airport is roughly 650 krony which isn't bad but you save a lot of money using public transport! The hotel staff are very welcoming and speak very good English. The hotel is in a very quiet part of Praha 1 and this is very ideal!!!! We were in room 301 and next to the car park and it was still very quiet apart from the sound of the odd suitcase. The breakfast is very good; everything you need and good value for money. The hotel is 2 minutes walk form the Charles Bridge. Most tourist attractions are over Charles Bridge. Apart from the Prague Castel and the Petrin (Eiffel Tower) which is a must see but very high up! You can either walk up the mountain of steps or walk further down to get the tram. Be prepared to walk alot on this trip if you are prepared to visit all the tourist attractions! The hotel staff are very helpful with this information! The night life was not as busy as i expected but the drink prices were very good!

Room Tip: It depends how fussy you are but as we only used the room to sleep and shower in we were happy with...
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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AVEHotels, Manager at Hotel Waldstein, responded to this review, May 19, 2014
Dear Emma,
thank you very much for your kind review full of helpful traveller tips! It´s a pleasure to see that you enjoyed your stay in our beautiful hotel! We are especially glad that you appreciated tthe services of my kind colleagues! If you ever plan to return to any of AVE Hotels chain hotels, please contact us in advance in order for us to prepare you another unforgettable stay!

Wishing you a great summer time,

Euard, QC Manager
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 11, 2014

We stayed at Hotel Waldstein for 4 nights. The hotel is clean, comfortable and in a traditional Czech style, and the staff were helpful and friendly. It is situated in a really lovely part of Prague, just below the Castle. It seemed to be less touristy over that side of the river than the Old and New Town parts, but we preferred this, and the other side of the river was easily accessible in less than 15 minutes. My husband and I stayed in a deluxe room, which had twin beds in one room, with a double in another room and a bathroom with shower. To address a couple of concerns raised by other reviewers: Firstly, yes, the double bed is just two singles pushed together and they give you separate single duvets, but this is common in certain parts of Europe, and wasn't a problem for us at all. Secondly, yes, green beans and salad do make up part of the breakfast buffet, but you don't have to eat them! There were also what we would consider "perfectly normal" options like toast and cereal. Overall we would thoroughly recommend the Hotel Waldstein.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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AVEHotels, Manager at Hotel Waldstein, responded to this review, May 12, 2014
Dear Rebecca,
thank you very much for your kind review and generous rating! It´s a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your holiday with us! It is very nice of you to clarify the issues for other travellers here on tripadvisor! Guest´s feedback is very important for us and you are absolutely correct.

So thank you again and I wish you a wonderful day,

Eduard, QC Manager
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 30, 2014

My partner and i stayed at the Waldstein Hotel from the 24/04/14 to 28/04/14 it was well situated with the Castle overlooking it and a short walk from the Charles Bridge etc. We thought this hotel was lovely, yes compared to the standards in England it would not be a 5 star, but we found the staff very friendly and helpful. Our room was spotless , which incidentally was a Deluxe Apartment (chuffed much)!
We had separate toilet and shower room, kitchen area with a dining table and the Hotel left a bottle of local wine as a gift.
The breakfast was really good with fresh bread/rolls, hams, cheeses, yoghurts, fruit, cereal, coffee, juice etc etc , you were always greeted with a smile and a good morning (a genuine one too).
Our only word of caution would be keep an eye on the items in the fridge , we never touched any drinks as we went to a supermarket and bought our own, on check out they had that we had drunk some Coca Cola and Water. So whether the maid had thought that the empty bottles in the bin were from that fridge (even though the brands were totally different!), we told the lady on reception that we had had nothing and she apologised.
We would not hesitate to stay at this lovely Hotel again, Thank you Hotel Waldstein.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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AVEHotels, Manager at Hotel Waldstein, responded to this review, May 5, 2014
Dear Madam,
it´s a delight to hear that you enjoyed your holiday in our beloved hotel and CIty! We really appreciate your review and rating. I am sorry about the mishap at checkout, thank you for your feedback. If you ever plan to return to our hotel, please remember that you can always contact our reception or reservation deptartment for the best specials!

Wishing you a lovely spring,

Eduard, QC Manager
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 28, 2014

Having just returned from a four night stay along with my husband and father, we have had a wonderful stay at this hotel. If you are looking for a hotel full of character and in a great location this is the place for you. The view we had from our apartment - yes an apartment room, was amazing - Prague castle, what more could you ask. The staff were very friendly and where we enjoyed our breakfast was just amazing! My father has never been abroad before and he's just celebrating his 80th birthday, this experience for him was just a delight. The location for being able to sight-see, the food, the people gave us a really lovely time. If you like to experience a Czech atmosphere coupled with a hotel full of history - plus its great value for money!

Room Tip: Apartment rooms have far more space.
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with family
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AVEHotels, Manager at Hotel Waldstein, responded to this review, April 10, 2014
Dear Madam,
thank you for your kind words about our hotel, we really appreciate it! It´s a delight to see that you enjoyed the amazing atmosphere of our beautiful city and our original hotel. We are very keen on keeping the original mood of the area and building.Plus the marvelous views and garden!

Thank you again and I wish you a very nice day!

Eduard, QC Manager
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Whiston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 23, 2014

My wife and I stayed for three nights. We cannot fault the Hotel or the helpful staff plus the facilities offered for the price we paid. .If you could not find anything on offer for the breakfast then you must be a very fussy eater. This was our first visit to Prague and we found the Waldstein delightful..Exchanging money was fine in reception the rate offered was only marginally lower than anywhere else eg hotel 26czk to the euro , best seen in Prague 27.3 czk . As for location ...!!! well 10 mins gets you to most of the best known tourist destinations. Charles Bridge etc. People who make ridiculous statements like " the double bed was made out of two single beds which made it difficult to sleep"???? has no bearing on the hotel at all. Get a life .

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed February 19, 2014

It's is not really a hotel but more of an apartment thing, the rooms are scattered in a block. Our room was huge and bu the double bed was made out of two single beds which made it difficult to sleep. The breakfast buffet is not good enough, very limited choices. However, the staff are friendly and the location is great, very close to everything.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank Janay B
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Dartmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 13, 2014

We stayed for four nights with another couple and thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this old hotel with quaint old furniture.The hotel is located within ten minutes of Charles Bridge and Old Town and the Castle area is a pleasant 30 minute uphill walk.The staff were very helpful and there seemed to be a different person on Reception at each visit but they all spoke good English and directed us to excellent restaurants with local cuisine at remarkably cheap prices for three courses with complimentary sparkling wine.Breakfast quality was good with a wide range of cereals, breads, meats, cheeses with tea, coffee and fruit juices and although situated in the cellar the room had a good atmosphere and the staff were quick to clear the tables.My only complaint is that our room (14) had an annoying dripping noise that sounded like a radiator in the room above was dripping onto their floor(our ceiling).A member of the Reception Staff came to our room and agreed that there was an a permanent drip like noise and she went to the room above but was unable to stop the noise and so getting to sleep was not easy and as the hotel was full we were unable to be transferred to a different room-I do hope for the benefit of future guest that this problem is identified and fixed.

Room Tip: Avoid room 14
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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank Paul W
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Property: Hotel Waldstein
Address: Valdshtejnske namesti 19/6, Prague 118 00, Czech Republic
Location: Czech Republic > Bohemia > Prague > Mala Strana (Little Quarter) , Praha 1
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Ranked #105 of 651 Hotels in Prague
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Waldstein 4*
Number of rooms: 29
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The romantic Hotel Waldstein is situated directly in the historical centre of Prague in the neighborhood of the Prague Castle, close to all places of interest and a metro station. Due to the preserved unique architectural elements, the building was included in the Czech National Immovable Heritage List. ... more   less 
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