Prague is a perhaps the best city in Eastern Europe for couples in search of romance. There's music in the air along with history, and the city's art, architecture, and culture enchant. In every district, from Mala Strana to Old Town to the Castle District, you can find hotels that put out the welcome mat for lovers. Choose from this list of best Prague hotels and book ahead to avoid disappointment when you visit.
Of all the hotels in Prague, the Four Seasons is the gold standard against which they should be measured. From its privileged location overlooking the Charles Bridge and Vltava River, it also has the best views of Prague Castle of any hotel in the city. Four Seasons Prague's CottoCrudo restaurant, with its raw bar, mozzarella bar, freshly baked breads and creative cocktails provides more than satisfying modern Italian/Mediterranean fare. And the array of delicacies at its weekend brunch is not to be missed. Couples who've experienced this exquisite property also praise the thoughtful and considerate service.
Sleek, chic, and sophisticated, the Mandarin Oriental Prague combines Asian cool with Czech charm. Located in the Mala Strana district, the elegant Mandarin Oriental Prague is within walking distance of all the city’s major attractions. The hotel, which incorporates Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque structures, once housed a Dominican monastery and maintains an active refectory apart from hotel guests. The Mandarin Oriental Prague is also home to the best-rated spa in the city.
Despite being one of the newest and most modern hotels in Prague, The Augustine is attached to the thirteenth-century St. Thomas Monastery and adjoining church. But look up, through your bedroom window: The view beyond the city's red-tiled rooftops soars all the way up to Prague Castle.
If music is among the things you love best and borders on obsession, you can fully indulge that passion at the Aria Hotel, a haven for those who are enchanted by sound and melody. Each of the hotel's four floors is devoted to a different musical genre: jazz, opera, classical or contemporary. Yet the spot that will make romantics' hearts sing is the hotel's Rooftop Terrace restaurant, offering a swoon-worthy panorama of the city lit up at night.
A hunting lodge that has been converted into a posh hotel just an hour outside of Prague by train, Chateau Mcely is the best antidote for couples in search of relaxation and romance. Consider balancing your Prague sightseeing with a few days in the countryside.
Adjacent to the touristy Nebozizek restaurant, half way up to Prague Castle, this apartment hotel provides a fine aerie to take in city views from high up. Ride the funicular up; it isn't far to the hotel. After lunch, continue up to the Castle or wander down through parkland. But get home early; the lift stops working at 9 pm.
If you want to be close to Prague Castle, the Golden Well is your best choice for a hotel that combines location and romance. Nice touches include a bottle of wine upon arrival and a wake-up call accompanied by tea or coffee and freshly baked pastries.
In the Mala Strana district, the opulent Alchymist lives up to its name; it converted a 500-year-old palace into one of the best luxury hotels in the city for romance. Beds, including four-posters festooned with valences, are ideal for couples in love. This hotel also features an indoor swimming pool.
High up in the Prague Castle area, Domus Henrici may be the best hotel for couples who value clean modern design and a unique location within the UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site. From south-facing terraces off guest rooms at this intimate, eight-room property, the city spreads out below you.
Located just behind the Old Town Square, this stylish hotel is within walking distance to Prague's best museums and most popular sights, restaurants, and opera and concert halls. This uncommon hotel incorporates the Zen City Spa and a Flotation Center.