10 Design Hotels in Prague and Throughout the Czech Republic

10 Design Hotels in Prague and Throughout the Czech Republic

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Design accommodation on holidays or short-breaks has become a big hit in recent years. Instead of ostentatious luxury, tourists started showing a preference for originality. Design furniture and furnishings of the hotel often represent its symbol, co-created by a well-known architect or inspired by the genius loci. Either way, it goes for the Czech Republic, as for other places that design is yet another tool hotels employ in their efforts to win over customers, who can only benefit from these trends. We are bringing you ten tips for design, boutique or lifestyle hotels in Prague, as well as in other parts of the Czech Republic, such as the romantic Krkonoše Mountains, fabulous Litomyšl or Moravia to name just few.

Design hotels in Prague

Being the most popular destination of foreign tourists visiting the Czech Republic, Prague is obviously the place with the most design hotels. Some have stood for many years, some have opened quite recently, but their common feature is originality and luxury.

Yasmin Hotel ****

Situated directly in the centre of Prague, a short walk from the National Museum and Wenceslas Square, the Yasmin Hotel boasts furniture and furnishings made to measure in vibrant tones of green, grey, black and brown, which complements the simple white. As in a flowering jasmine.

Josef Hotel *** *

The Josef Hotel is one of the hotels that connected their stories with the work of a famous architect – in this case the renowned Czech-born Eva Jiřičná. She designed the entire interior of the hotel and it became its hallmark. Shortly after the opening in 2002 the hotel was hit by the floods, which affected the whole of Prague centre, but it soon recovered and today it attracts tourists who wish to enjoy a stay in the design environment in the centre of the city close to the beautiful Art Nouveau Municipal House.

MOODs ****

One of the newer establishments - Moods Boutique Hotel is situated close to all major Prague sights such as Old Town Square. Opened in 2010, it is an example of a popular combination of original style and the historical environment. Although you can find it in the centre of Prague, you don't have to worry too much about the hustle and bustle – since it is located in a quiet area a short walk from the banks of the River Vltava. 

Emblem Hotel * ***

Luxury and style are combined in the Emblem Lifestyle Hotel which is situated very close to Old Town Square, not far from Charles Bridge. The greatest challenge in big cities such as Prague is to dare to be different. The Emblem Hotel managed to do so also thanks to the international cooperation of several designers, who took part in the creation of its interior. They collaborated on lightings, furniture as well as the uniforms for hotel staff that provides excellent care for hotel guests.

One Room Hotel ******

A luxurious experience, making you feel like you are in heaven, can be had in the One Room Hotel in Žižkov Tower. This special one-room hotel was set up during the reconstruction of the highest structure in Prague. So now you can enjoy viewing Prague from a height of 66 metres whilst still in your bed – and a luxurious one at that! You will be surrounded by top-class furniture and furnishings and all your wishes will be taken care of by professional staff.

Design hotels in the Czech Republic

Whether you're heading for Moravia or North Bohemia, in pursuit of UNESCO sites or natural scenery, in all of these places you will find unique design hotels, which you will not want to leave.

Aplaus Hotel **** Litomyšl

If the reason for your trip to Litomyšl is Smetana's Litomyšl music festival, or its unique UNESCO listed sites, you will definitely appreciate the combination of history and modern trends, which you can find in the Aplaus Hotel in the historic centre of Litomyšl. The exterior resembles five hundred year old town houses, while the interior with its furniture and furnishings follow modern design trends promising comfort and quality.

Omnia ****, Jánské Lázně

A swimming pool, wellness centre, gastronomy, congresses, weddings and the most modern ski resort can all be found in the Omnia Design Hotel in Janské Lázně. Thanks to its proximity to the largest mountain range in the Czech Republic, the hotel is sought after by skiers in the winter and by lovers of mountain tourism in the summer. The Omnia Hotel offers design, quality services and experience directly in the Krkonoše Mountains.

Miura Hotel ****, Čeladná

The Art & Design MIURA Hotel is located on the actual golf course in Čeladná, Moravia. Here, you can combine sporting activities with art which is the pride and joy of Miura. At first glance, you will definitely notice Crychloids, some of which support the building while others sit on it. Crychloids are the work of the controversial Czech artist David Černý, who is also behind the Babies climbing onto Žižkov Tower, the Piddling Fountain in Lesser Town in Prague and the kinetic Head of Franz Kafka. Nonetheless, that is not all by far. In the Miura Hotel you will be surrounded by art from all sides – you will find yourselves in the company of Andy Warhol, Henry Moore and many others. Why not find out what it is like to be accommodated in a gallery?

Barceló ****, Brno

While staying in the Barceló Boutique Hotel you will not only be in the centre of Brno but also in the centre of the whole of Moravia. It is just a short walk to Špilberk Castle, Svobody Square or to the Zelný trh/ Cabbage Market and a five-minute drive will take you to one of the UNESCO sites – the unique Villa Tugendhat. The hotel itself is located in a restored palace from the mid-19th century; the stylish interior suits both romantic and business purposes.

Ještěd Hotel *** Liberec,

Totally unrivalled views can be enjoyed from the Ještěd Hotel which became one of the symbols of Liberec and the whole of North Bohemia. The hotel is situated in the building of the famous television transmitter designed by the architect Karel Hubáček. Thanks to this masterpiece Hubáček was awarded the prestigious Perret Prize and became one of the most respected architects of the 20th century. You can choose between modern rooms and retro style accommodation, taking you back in time.