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Located in the historic center of Prague, only 2,650 feet from the Old Town Square, Hostel Downtown offers affordable dormitory and private accommodations with free WiFi Hotspot, a communal lounge and 3 computers.

All of the rooms at Downtown are simply furnished with modern shared or private bathrooms. Every day, guests are invited by the staff to join them in activities like cooking or night tours. Free tours, beer pong, Sunday free dinner or pub crawl are also offered to guests.

Breakfast can be enjoyed on site for a surcharge and a shared kitchen is also available for all guests. Guests can exchange money in an exchange machine located in the hostel.

Národní Třída Metro Station is 1,000 feet from the hostel. Wenceslas Square and Charles Bridge are a 10-minute walk away. The National Museum is 15 minutes’ walk from Downtown Hostel.

Guests can make use of the luggage storage and laundry facilities. The property also features a 24-hour front desk.

This is our guests' favorite part of Prague, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Hostel Downtown has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jun 18, 2010
Hotel chain/brand: Hostelling International

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Prague, this property has an excellent location score of 9.5!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Gluten-free, Buffet


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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 3
Triple Room
  • 3 twin beds
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  • 1 twin bed and
  • 1 full bed
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Max adults: 4
Quadruple Room
  • 4 twin beds
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  • 2 twin beds and
  • 1 full bed
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Max adults: 5
Quintuple Room
  • 3 twin beds and
  • 1 full bed
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Max adults: 8. Max children: 1
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Max adults: 5
Quintuple Room with Shared Bathroom
  • 3 twin beds and
  • 2 bunk beds
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Max adults: 1
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
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Max adults: 1
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Max adults: 6. Max children: 1
Family Room with Private Bathroom
  • 4 twin beds and
  • 2 queen beds
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Max adults: 10
10-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
  • 3 twin beds and
  • 7 bunk beds
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Max adults: 3
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Max adults: 4
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Max adults: 1
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Located in the historic old town

The old town is the most charming part of Prague, complete with a stunning 15th-century astronomical clock tower and the world-famous Charles Bridge.

What's nearby
  • Laterna Magika
    0.1 miles
  • Bethlehem Chapel
    0.2 miles
  • Czech National Theater
    0.2 miles
  • Karlovy Lázně
    0.3 miles
  • Zlatý Strom Club
    0.3 miles
  • Clementinum National Library
    0.3 miles
  • Langhans Gallery
    0.3 miles
  • Prague Beer Spa
    0.3 miles
  • Lucerna
    0.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Star Kebab & Pizza
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Kozlovna U Paukerta
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Café Louvre
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Kavárna Slávia
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Švejk Restaurant U Karla
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Prague Astronomical Clock
    0.4 miles
  • Charles Bridge
    0.4 miles
  • Old Town Square
    0.4 miles
  • Municipal House
    0.6 miles
  • Historical Building of the National Museum of Prague
    0.6 miles
  • Prague Castle
    0.9 miles
  • St. Vitus Cathedral
    1 miles
  • Vyšehrad
    1.3 miles
  • Prague ZOO
    2.4 miles
  • O2 Arena Prague
    3.7 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Vltava
    0.2 miles
  • Mountain Petřín
    0.6 miles
Public transit
  • Subway Národní Metro Station
    0.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Vaclav Havel Airport Prague
    6.9 miles
  • Pardubice Airport
    58.8 miles
How to get to Hostel Downtown from Vaclav Havel Airport Prague
    Public shuttle
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Amenities of Hostel Downtown
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Bingo Additional charge
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Cooking class
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Themed dinners
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Bar crawls
  • Evening entertainment
  • Entertainment staff
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Karaoke
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • Czech
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Russian
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Hostel Downtown takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 4 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Crib by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Diners Club Hostel Downtown accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the Hostel has a special holiday program on 24 December - guests can join a walking tour of the city center and the Christmas Markets, followed by the preparation of a traditional Christmas dinner and Czech traditions.

When booking rooms for groups of 12 or more guests, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Please also note that children under 10 years of age will receive discount for the breakfast (EUR 3).

Please inform Hostel Downtown of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Hostel Downtown

  • Guests staying at Hostel Downtown can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

  • Check-in at Hostel Downtown is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Hostel Downtown is 2,300 feet from the center of Prague.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hostel Downtown by:

    • Airport shuttle (public) 45min

  • Hostel Downtown offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Game room
    • Karaoke
    • Evening entertainment
    • Themed dinners
    • Entertainment staff
    • Walking tours
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Cooking class
    • Bingo
    • Bar crawls
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Bike tours
    • Live music/Performance

  • The prices at Hostel Downtown may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.