Prague is one of the trendiest destinations in Europe these days. A walkable city imbued with elegance and charm, it artfully marries the old and new, tradition and trendy, along with a requisite giant castle and river joined romantically by Charles Bridge.
The 5-star Le Palais Art Hotel Prague is an excellent choice of where to stay for both convenience and class, as it offers architectural elegance, luxury, and artful treasures in an upscale historic building dating to 1841 and restored from 1888-1897. Considered an architectural treasure of the Belle Epoque style, the boutique hotel is located in the exclusive residential district of Prague 2 – Vinohrady. But that doesn’t mean the hotel is isolated from Prague’s favorite attractions. On the contrary.
Wenceslas Square, the National Museum, and the city center are only a 15-minute walk from Le Palais Art Hotel Prague. It is also the closest luxury hotel to the Prague Congress Centre, and convenient to Old Town Square and Prague Castle.
The hotel has 72 luxury rooms and apartments in five different categories, ranging from Classic, Deluxe and Executive rooms to Junior and Executive apartments.
I was given room #315, a spacious and charming room with an air of nobility yet relaxed styling conducive to comfort. Every room is individually designed and comes with air conditioning, marble bathroom with heated floor, mini bar, work desk, robe & slippers, bathtub, Lcd/plasma screen, free WiFi, and turn down service.
A complimentary full breakfast is served daily in the fine dining restaurant ARTISTA and includes a freshly-baked assortment of regional pastries.
In addition to the fine dining restaurant ARTISTA, serving lunch and dinner, there is a lobby bar and wellness center with gym and sauna. The full-service spa offers massages, body treatments, and facials.
Masterpieces are hosted throughout Le Palais Art Hotel and include: Ludek Marold, Le Corbusier, Milos Reindi, Pavel Brunclik and Lea Vivot.
Rates on popular booking sites will vary based on season, day of the week, and whether breakfast is included. Rates can run from $111 – $211 USD on popular booking sites, and even higher during peak times in the summer. Go to Expedia, Priceline or your favorite booking site to check. The hotel website Le Palais Art Hotel Prague is best to consult for seasonal specialties.
Hotel review by Albuquerque-based travel & food writer/photographer Karin Leperi, who was hosted two nights for review purposes. All photos and text by Karin Leperi.