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5 Magical Hotels in Prague

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Image courtesy of the Andaz Prague

Prague, the Czech Republic’s capital straddling the Vltava River, is fit for a fairytale. There are medieval castles and charming narrow streets (perfect for wandering) and beautiful bridges offering stunning views...the list goes on.

Prague is also, unsurprisingly, home to some pretty spectacular hotels. Read on for five of my favorites.

Mandarin Oriental, Prague

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Image courtesy of the Mandarin Oriental, Prague

This hotel, opened in 2006, is a masterpiece built on the site of a 14th-century Dominican monastery, and is located in Prague’s charming Malá Strana (or Lesser Town) district. Boasting 99 rooms, 20 suites and a presidential suite with the best city views, Mandarin Oriental seamlessly integrates history and luxury. The fitness room features the original arch of the monastery, and guests can indulge in the spa's eucalyptus pool and unique treatment rooms. Even better, the Mandarin Oriental is a less-than-10-minute walk from the Charles Bridge, the perfect starting point for exploring the center of Prague and all it has to offer. After a day of exploring, head to the hotel’s onsite restaurant Spices for elevated Asian cuisine in a sophisticated setting.

Fora Perks:

  • When you book Mandarin Oriental with me, you'll enjoy exclusive Fan Club preferred partner amenities. I'll be pleased to give you more details.

Almanac X Alcron Prague

a sleek hotel room with a bed covered in white linens, a round coffee table, and wooden floors

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I love the Almanac brand as a whole (they are masters at converting historic buildings into the most beautiful hotels), which is why I'm thrilled the company has made its way to Prague. Opened in 1932 and fully renovated in 2023, Almanac X Alcron exudes luxury, and is located within walking distance of Wenceslas Square. The hotel combines its original Art-Deco features with contemporary style and local art, offering a deluxe experience in the heart of Prague's historical district. It’s a chic urban oasis, and from the moment you check in, you’ll be greeted with Almanac’s signature stylish serenity. (To really get your serenity on, head to the sauna-equipped wellness center, which also includes a modern gym, and indulge in a massage.)

Fora Perks:

  • Welcome drink and amenity.

  • Room upgrade & early check-in whenever possible.

Four Seasons Hotel Prague

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Image courtesy of Four Seasons Hotel Prague

For 22 years, Four Seasons Prague has stood as the first luxury hotel on the banks of the Vltava River, offering a variety of styles within its seven floors. It’s impeccably located in Staré Mesto, or Prague Old Town, steps away from the Charles Bridge. There are 157 keys, including a riverside villa that can be booked as a small hotel. Four Seasons Hotel Prague even has a distinct scent that was created exclusively for the property. Experience a private one-hour boat ride with Champagne, light bites and a history-rich tour of Prague's canals. (Trust me: a boat ride, preferably around sunset, is a must.)

Fora Perks:

  • When you book Four Seasons with me, you'll enjoy exclusive Four Seasons Preferred Partner amenities. I'll be pleased to give you more details.

Andaz Prague

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Image courtesy of the Andaz Prague

Opened in March 2023, this design hotel is the first Andaz property in Central-Eastern Europe. Housed in a former palace, the Andaz blends modern luxury with historic European charm, and sits in New Town (Nové Město). (Old Town and New Town are right next to each other, virtually overlapping on a map.) It’s one of best hotels in Prague, with 176 rooms and eight different categories, plus conference rooms, lounges, a spa (which includes a Finnish sauna and a steam bath). Guests get exclusive access to the Prague Castle — an architectural icon, with a blend of Romanesque and Gothic elements — and the Strahov Library, two must-see attractions. Engage in unique experiences such as perfume curation, glass blowing, graffiti art and exploration of the nearby fairytale village Český Krumlov.

Fora Perks:

  • $100 hotel / resort credit.

  • Welcome amenity.

  • Breakfast daily.

  • Upgrade & early check-in whenever possible.

Mama Shelter Praha

Located in Prague's vibrant hipster area, Mama Shelter offers a younger and edgier atmosphere at an attractive price point. With 238 rooms, including spacious XXL and penthouse options, it's a perfect spot for those who crave socialization and a dynamic nightlife. The rooftop bar, famous for its pizza, hosts DJ nights every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Embrace the local vibe with trams and walking paths leading to the Old Town Square in the city center.

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