Our location

Our location

A hotel in the heart of the Old Town

Our boutique hotel is located in the center of Old Prague, only 300 m from Prague's Charles Bridge and 800 m from Old Town Square. All major sights are within walking distance and if you want to go further, you can easily use public transport.

You can also use our transport services. If you need transportation to/from the hotel, please contact our reception at info@hotelbookquet.cz

 

Please note that due to renovations, the hotel is now only accessible from 324/10 Smetanovo nábřeží Street.

How to get here

01

Transportation from Vaclav Havel Airport Prague and the main train station

Václav Havel International Airport Prague is 16 km from the hotel. Enjoy personal and easy transportation from Václav Havel Airport Prague for a fixed price of CZK 950 (approx. EUR 40). Our driver will pick you up directly at the arrival hall. Pick-up from the main train station in Prague (Prague Main Station) can be arranged for CZK 600 (approx. EUR 25). Our driver will pick you up in front of the Burger King restaurant. If you need to arrange transport, please contact our reception at info@hotelbookquet.cz.

02

Parking

Public parking is available at hotel BOOKQUET for CZK 900 (approx. EUR 35) per car per night. Parking is easy - reserve a spot in advance, stop in front of the hotel, and inform the receptionist of your arrival. The receptionist will give you further instructions. If a parking space is not reserved in advance, we cannot guarantee it. In any case, we will provide you with useful tips on where to park near the hotel.

Nearby attractions

01

Charles Bridge

It is the oldest standing bridge over the Vltava River in Prague and the second oldest surviving bridge in the Czech Republic. Charles IV started the construction of the bridge in 1357 and it was completed in 1402. Since the end of the 17th century, thirty mostly Baroque statues and sculptures were gradually placed on the bridge. The bridge is built of sandstone blocks and is supported on both sides by towers (the Lesser Town Bridge Tower and the Old Town Bridge Tower).

02

Prague Castle

One of the largest castle complexes, including historic palaces, religious buildings, gardens and picturesque corners, it has been the seat of Czech rulers and kings since the 9th century and since 1918 it has been the seat of the President of the Republic. The castle is home to St. Vitus Cathedral, the spiritual symbol of the Czech state and the traditional coronation and final resting place of Czech kings. The cathedral also houses the Czech crown jewels. The panoramic view from Prague Castle is truly amazing.

03

National Theatre

The National Theater, built in 1883 from a national collection, is generally considered to be the first theater in the Czech Republic. The richly decorated exterior and interior with striking gilding includes some of the finest works by 19th century Czech artists. Attending a performance, whether a play, opera or ballet, in the magnificent interior of this theatre is an unforgettable experience.

04

Powder Gate

One of the most remarkable late Gothic buildings in Prague, dating from 1475, is the monumental gate to the Old Town, through which the coronation procession of Czech kings entered the city. The Powder Gate, which was used in the past to store gunpowder, is the starting point of the Royal Route, which leads from here to Prague Castle. Its viewing gallery is located at a height of 44 metres.

05

State Opera

One of the four stages currently at the disposal of the National Theater in Prague and the home of the National Theater Opera and the National Theater Ballet.

06

National Museum

The most important Czech museum was founded in 1818. Its Neo-Renaissance building dominates Wenceslas Square. The National Museum includes a historical library, a castle library and a public scientific library. The museum focuses on several disciplines and displays permanent and temporary exhibitions.

07

Old Town Square

Many tourists consider it the most beautiful square in Europe. Visitors are especially attracted by the astronomical clock, a medieval astronomical clock located on the south side of the Old Town Hall tower. Twelve apostles, each with their own attributes, appear in two windows under the clock's canopy at all hours from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. The Old Town Hall is a national cultural monument. However, the square is much more interesting and mysterious and has a unique and long history. The square, which has witnessed many historical events, is where all of Prague's events still take place today.

08

Wenceslas Square

Prague's cultural and commercial centre is a 750 m long and 60 m wide avenue that stretches from the National Museum in Nové Město to Můstek, the edge of the Old Town. Wenceslas Square has witnessed many historical events. It is a traditional venue for demonstrations, celebrations and other mass gatherings. One of the main landmarks of the square is the monument to St. Wenceslas, the patron saint of the Czech lands and the symbol of Czech statehood.

09

St. Nicholas Church on Old Town Square

The monumental Baroque building, built in 1732 -1737 according to the plans of K. I. Dientzenhofer, was rebuilt in the direction of Paris Avenue. The interior with interesting lighting effects is dominated by a chandelier with crystal glass decorations from the Harrachov glassworks. It was donated to the Orthodox Church by the Russian Tsar at the end of the 19th century. Now the church of the Czechoslovak Hussite Church is also used as a concert hall.

10

Dancing House

The Dancing House, completed in 1996, is one of the pillars of modern Prague architecture that has become a dominant feature of the Rašín Embankment. The concept of the house was inspired by the art of the famous film couple Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers. You can visit the gallery exhibiting works by important Czech and international artists, various thematic exhibitions or the restaurant and bar with an observation deck that provides a 360° view of Prague.

11

Petřín Lookout Tower

One of Prague's iconic buildings was built on the occasion of the Jubilee Exhibition in 1891 as a replica of the Eiffel Tower in Paris (in a ratio of 1:5). The base of the 63.5 m high tower is located at the same altitude as the Eiffel Tower in Paris. After climbing the 299 steps leading to the top of the tower, you will be rewarded with a view of the whole of Prague and, in good weather, a large part of the Czech Republic. The cableway to Petřín is 510 m long, overcomes an elevation of 130 m and passes over the Hunger Wall at the top.

12

Kampa

The island between the Vltava River and the Čertovka Mill, also known as Prague's Venice, is one of the most romantic and picturesque places in Prague. Kampa is nowadays mainly used as a park and is an ideal place to relax amidst the natural surroundings and numerous historical monuments.

13

Josefov

The first mention of this urban district and the smallest part of Prague dates back to 1096, when Josefov is mentioned as a "Jewish district". The historical monuments of the Jewish Town include: the Maisel Synagogue, the Spanish Synagogue, the Pinkas Synagogue, the Klaus Synagogue, the Ceremonial Hall, the Robert Guttmann Gallery and the Old Jewish Cemetery. These exceptionally well-maintained buildings are among the most frequently visited Jewish historical sites outside the State of Israel.

14

Klementinum

One of the largest building complexes in Europe, built from the mid-16th century to the mid-18th century, it originally served as a Jesuit college. Its long and rich history makes the Clementinum a worthy bastion of culture and knowledge. Today, when you visit the complex, you can visit the Baroque library hall with valuable historical globes, the summer refectory and the astronomical tower, where meteorological measurements are made. Classical music concerts are regularly held in the richly decorated Mirror Chapel with its uniquely mounted mirrors.

15

Strahov Monastery

The oldest Premonstratensian monastery, founded in 1143, is one of the most important architectural monuments of the Czech Republic. Inside the monastery you will find the Basilica of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, the famous Strahov Library with many medieval manuscripts, maps and globes, the Baroque Theological Hall, the Classical Philosophical Hall with frescoes and the Strahov Picture Gallery.

16

Václav Havel Airport Prague

Václav Havel Prague International Airport, also known as Prague-Ruzyně Airport, is the most important airport in the Czech Republic and is located on the northeastern outskirts of Prague, 16 km away.

17

Palladium

Palladium is a modern shopping center with the widest range of shops, restaurants and services in the historic center of Prague. The sensitive combination of historical elements with modern architecture creates a unique atmosphere that makes shopping a unique experience.

18

Pařížská Street

One of the most exclusive streets in the world with many fashionable and luxurious shops and restaurants. The only one of its kind in the historic centre of Prague, this street is passable for cars in three lanes and is also a pedestrian zone.

19

Nový Smíchov

This five-star shopping center in the middle of Prague features 160 shops, 25 restaurants, Tesco, Holmes Place and parking for 2,500 cars.

20

Bellevue Restaurant

Exclusive restaurant with an excellent menu. The highest quality gastronomy in original European/Czech design and according to modern European trends.

21

Oliva Nera

A wide selection of Italian cuisine served in a cozy atmosphere.

22

National Brewery

Brewery with its own Czech Lion beers, beer delicacies, traditional and unusual specialties and a summer garden.

23

Kampa Park

Fine gourmet cuisine, fish and meat specialities served in style with more than 150 types of wine.

24

Lehká hlava

Vegetarian restaurant and tea house

25

Hemingway Bar

Quality cocktails made exclusively from premium products and fresh fruit juices.

26

Reduta Jazz Club

The only jazz club in Prague that presents performances of BIG BANDS! A place where intelligent humour, timeless music and intellectual fun meet

27

Duplex Club & Restaurant

One of the most exclusive clubs in the centre of Prague

28

Roxy

One of the most spectacular cultural venues, with a club, café, gallery and theater all under one roof.

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