Stay in the heart of Prague Excellent location – show map

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Hostel Franz Kafka is located right in the heart of Prague, just300 feet from the Old Town Square and a 5-minute walk from Charles Bridge, and offers you free WiFi and a grocery store on site.

You can choose between private rooms or a single bed in a dormitory. A car park is available 1,300 feet away from Hostel Franz Kafka.

In the immediate surroundings you can find numerous restaurants, bakeries, pubs and clubs. The Staroměstská Metro Stop is just 250 feet away.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Hostel Franz Kafka has been welcoming guests since Mar 27, 2013

ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM on site.

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Prague, this property has an excellent location score of 9.7!

Breakfast Info



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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Hostel Franz Kafka

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    Sheets are provided by the hostel, towel you can rent for 3€/100CZK deposit
    Answered on October 14, 2019
  • Is there a hair dryer?
    You can lend a hair dryer for 10€/300CZK deposit
    Answered on October 14, 2019
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?
    Yes, but you can borrow one of ours
    Answered on October 14, 2019
  • How much does it cost to rent a lock?
    Deposit for lock is 5€/300CZK
    Answered on October 14, 2019
  • Is it check in only before 20:00? I am landing at airport at about 21:00, is it possible to check it after this time? Thank you
    Yes, it is possible to check-in after 20:00.
    Answered on October 25, 2019
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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.

Amenities of Hostel Franz Kafka
  • Shared kitchen
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Tour desk
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Convenience store on site
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • Czech
  • English

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


2:00 PM - 8:00 PM


9:00 AM - 11:00 AM


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 7 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 - 2 years
Crib by request

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 are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Discover JCB Diners Club Hostel Franz Kafka accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Children under 7 years old can stay using and existing bed, only in a private room. It is free of charge.

Only women can stay in a female dormitory rooms.

Male with a reservation for a female dormitory room won't be accommodated and won't be refunded.

Please inform Hostel Franz Kafka 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.

FAQs about Hostel Franz Kafka

  • Check-in at Hostel Franz Kafka is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

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

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

      • Bus 30min

    • Guests staying at Hostel Franz Kafka can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.9).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental

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

    • Hostel Franz Kafka is 650 feet from the center of Prague.