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The Best Hostels in Prague

Prague is one of the most magical cities in Europe with its glorious architecture dating back 800 years. I  have created is a list of the best hostels in Prague and some of them offer very good value starting from only €7 per night for a bed in a dorm room.

Prague is also renowned for it's buzzing nightlife, Beer Gardens, huge parks and of course its cheap and excellent beer. It has one of the best (and cheapest) metropolitan transport networks in Europe.

As Prague is one of the most popular backpacking destinations in Europe, there is a huge selection of hostels. So choosing a hostel that meets all your needs can be difficult. Obviously, hostels in the centre are going to be more expensive so my advice is to consider a hostel in a local district (such as Vinohrady, Zizkov or Holesovice) but with easy access to the centre via public transport.

Best Hostels in Prague by Category

1. Best Hostel in Prague - Hostel One Home

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Hostel One Home is located in the centre of Prague and is only a 5-minute walk to the Powder Gate, the Municipal House and the Palladium Shopping Mall (the largest and best shopping centre in Prague). Hostel One has a 24-hour front desk, a shared lounge area with a sofa and computers. Free Wi-Fi is provided throughout the entire building.

Each of the dormitory rooms features a sitting area, lockers and a shared bathroom. Laundry facilities are provided on site, and guests can also use the fully equipped shared kitchen, the terrace and the luggage storage.

The Náměstí Republiky metro station is just a 5-minute walk away and Prague’s Old Town can be reached in 10 minutes on foot.

Dorms from €18.30 
Hybernská 1008/22, Prague 1.

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2. Best Hostels in Prague - The MadHouse Prague

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The Madhouse Hostel is located in the heart of Prague. It's only a 7-minute walk to Wenceslas Square and 10 minutes to the Old Town Square.

The Hostel prides itself on attention to the detail, with hand-painted murals, daily activities, games, nightly group dinners and a homey atmosphere.

Their bright and sunny kitchen provides the perfect setting for meeting fellow travellers over afternoon beer-pong sessions or hostel family dinners. Daily activities led by their staff include anything from trips to the beer gardens, to ice hockey games, to great nights out. There is a  comfy TV lounge full of bean bags and sofas and free use of computers and WIFI is in all rooms.

Dorms from €19.00 
Spálená 102/39, Prague 1.

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3. Best Hostels in Prague - Hostel One Prague

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Hostel One Prague is located in the Bohemian district of Prague called Žižkov.  There are many restaurants, pubs and bars within a 5-minute walk of the hostel. Two of Prague's most popular parks, Vitkov and Riegrovy Sady are only a 10-minute walk away. The city centre is a 15-minute walk or just 3 tram stops. The nearest tram stop (Husinecka) is 400 meters away.

Several units at Hostel One Prague are dormitory rooms with shared bathroom facilities, single beds and bunk beds. An apartment with a separate bedroom and living room and a seating area is also available. Some rooms have a balcony and free Wi-Fi is throughout the entire building.

A fully-equipped communal kitchen is available on site. A common room with a large sofa, TV and library can also be used at Hostel One Prague. What makes this hostel stand out from the others is its beautiful garden and terrace with a seating area and barbecue facilities.

Dorms from €16.00 & Privates from €53.00
Cimburkova 916/8, Prague 3.

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4. Best Hostels in Prague - Post Hostel Prague

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Post Hostel is a relatively new hostel situated in the hip Vinohrady district of Prague. It's is only a 5-minute walk to one of Prague’s best parks (and beer garden) Riegrovy Sady and is only 15 minutes walk to the city centre. Alternatively, you take a tram to the centre (3 stops). The nearest tram stop (Šumavská) is only 1 minute away.

The rooms at Post are modern, fresh and chic. They offer a very wide range of services and features that include, a 24-Hour reception, keycard entry system for your security, Wi-Fi throughout the hostel, table Football, Board games and Darts, cheap beer and snacks at the reception, free city maps, free storage for your luggage, free Tea and coffee 24-7, free Bed linen, free hairdryer and iron, large lockers and the use of a modern kitchen.

Dorms from €16.00 & Privates from €49.00
Moravská 1530/9, Prague 2.

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5. Best Hostels in Prague - Little Quarter Hostel

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Little Quarter Hostel is conveniently located roughly halfway between the beautiful Prague Castle and the equally impressive Charles Bridge (in other words an 8-minute walk to both). The St. Nicholas Church is only 5 minutes away. All in all, this is one of the most centrally located hostels in Prague and surprisingly one of the cheapest.

Services/Amenities include an in-house Currency Exchange Beauea with 0% Commission, Free Wifi, Free Linen & Towels for all rooms types, 24/7 Reception, Late check-out option and Laundry Facilities. They also have an on-site Bar and Restaurant.

They offer 6, 8 & 10 bed mixed dorms along with a selection of private rooms.

Dorms from €8.00 & Privates from €26.00
Nerudova 21, Prague 1.

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6. Best Hostels in Prague - Adam&Eva Hostel

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Adam&Eva Hostel is located just a few tram stops from the city centre. It's targeting at solo travellers, who want to meet others enjoy their days and have a good night sleep. But it's not a party hostel.

You have full use of their fully equipped kitchens. WiFi available for free in all rooms as well as PCs with internet access and printer. Before check-in or after check-out you can leave your bags in the luggage room for free. Cheap beer, soft drinks and snacks are available at the reception. Tea and coffee always available for free.

Dorms from €15.00 & Privates from €38.00
Zborovská 497/50, Prague 5.

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7. Best Hostels in Prague - Sophie's Hostel

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Sophie's Hostel is situated just a few blocks from Wenceslas Square (one of Prague's main streets). They offer unique and affordable accommodation with a modern contemporary design. The location is really ideal as you are away from the hordes of tourists but at the same time close to the centre.

There is a guest kitchen where you can prepare your own meals, free Wifi or the use of guest computers and you get a free customized map. Sophie's Hostel also has an onsite bar/cafe with a daily happy hour, bar crawl and breakfast daily (costs €6 to €8).

The reception is opened 24 hours and there is a secure luggage room where you can put your luggage before or after check in or out. This hostel is ideal for the female solo traveller as it has female only dorms and it's very safe. It offers some excellent value dorm beds starting at only €5.65 per night in the low season and Sophie's also has a limited amount of air-conditioned Private Rooms for those hot summer nights.

Dorms from €12.00 & Privates from €50.00
Melounova 2, Prague 1.

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8. Best Hostels in Prague - Hostel DownTown

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Hostel Downtown is a cosy hostel located bang in the historical centre of Prague, only 10-minute walk to the Old Town Square and only 5 minutes to the bottom of Wenceslas Square.

The hostel has many free amenities that include the use of guest computers at reception, WIFI in all rooms, sheets, bed linens & towels included, lockers in all dormitory rooms, luggage storage, safe at the reception, map of Prague, the use of a common kitchen, iron to borrow and reception desk is open 24/7.

Dorms from €12.00 & Privates from €36.00
Národní 19, Prague 1.

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9. Best Hostels in Prague - Sir Toby's Hostel

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Sir Toby's Hostel is situated in the Holešovice neighbourhood of Prague close to many hip bars, restaurants, clubs and markets. Sir Toby's is a 20-minute tram ride to the centre, with the nearest tram stop (Dělnická) only 3 minutes walk away.

Sir Toby's is a traditional hostel that will make you feel at home. Relax with a beer at Sir Toby's Pub and enjoy the beautiful outdoor terrace during the summer months.

Sir Toby’s also offers laundry facilities, free Wifi, secure luggage room, safety deposit boxes, free spices and tea in the guest kitchen, bicycle rentals and 24-hour reception.

Dorms from €6.20 & Privates from €48.00
Dělnická 24, Prague 7.

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10. Best Hostels in Prague - Czech Inn

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The Czech Inn is located on the border of the Vinohrady and Vršovice districts. They recently won the Hostelworld award for the most popular hostel in Prague. The hostel is housed in a 19th-century building 1.5 km from the centre of Prague and features stylish rooms with a contemporary design, a basement bar and a newly opened cafe. Every evening the hostel (basement) bar has a happy hour (6 pm to 8 pm) with beers for only €1.

The Namesti Miru metro station is only a 5-minute walk away. There is a tram and bus stop right outside the hostel and the tram will take you directly into the centre in 10 minutes.

The Czech Inn offers a daily breakfast buffet, free Wifi throughout the building and a free customized map. There’s an ATM on-site, secure luggage room and safety deposit boxes and the reception is open 24/7.

This hostel is ideal for digital nomads visiting Prague as there are many comfortable areas to work from including a large desk near the reception area with many power points. They have room options to cater to any budget. A bed in the 36-bed basement dorm starts at only €6.20 per night. Their private rooms are 3-star hotel standard.

Dorms from €6.20 & Privates from €48.00
Francouzská 240/76, Prague 10.

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11. Best Hostels in Prague - Hostel Santini Prague

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Hostel Santini Prague is located in a historic building between Charles Bridge and Prague Castle. It is the former residence of baroque architect Jan Blazej Santini and hence that's where its name derives. It's just 2 minutes walk to the Charles Bridge and a 5-minute walk to the Lennon's Wall or Prague Castle.

The hostel offers many free amenities such as WiFi, breakfast, bed linen, towels, iron, hairdryer & shower gel, baggage room and safety deposit boxes, storage lockers in all dormitories and a map of Prague. There is a fully equipped kitchen, a TV lounge and the reception is non-stop. All room are keycard room access only to make your stay safe and secure.

Dorms from €12.00 
Nerudova 211/14, Prague 1.

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12. Best Hostels in Prague - Mosaic House

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Mosaic House is an eco-friendly and creatively designed hostel located in the centre of Prague very close to two of Prague most iconic buildings, The National Theatre and The Dancing House. When you arrive at Mosaic House you will be greeted by a large reception/common area. The rooms look are very fresh as they were renovated in 2016.

They offer 4, 6, 8, 10 and 16 bed mixed dorms as well as a 26-bed female dorm room ideal for the solo female traveller. They also offer a wide variety of private rooms. These are to a 4-star hotel standard, so in turn, these are pricey.

This hostel has all the amenities that you would expect in a large international hostel. Their on-site bar, La Loca regularly hosts events from music gigs to Karaoke nights and is opened until 2 am every night.

Dorms from €10.00 & Privates from €75.00
Odborů 4, Prague 2.

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13. Best Hostels in Prague - Brix Hostel

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Brix Hostel is located in the Zizkov district of Prague, which is only 4 tram stops from Wenceslas Square (the centre). Brix has all the usual amenities that you would expect including an outdoor terrace and a fully equipped kitchen. However, their standout is their coolly designed bar.

They offer some very good value as dorm beds starting at only €7.70 per night. You can choose between 6, 8, 12 and 18-bed dorms. They also a large selection of private rooms.

Dorms from €7.70 & Privates from €42.50
Roháčova 15, Prague 3.

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14. Best Hostels in Prague - Hostel HOMEr

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Hostel HOMEr is the most centrally located hostel in Prague. It is only 150 meters from the famous Old Town Square and only 400 meters from the Charles Bridge. Housed in a building dated back to the 16th Century, this is indeed a unique hostel. Some of the dorm rooms have their own kitchen and lounge area (see below). They have all the amenities you would expect including an outdoor terrace and their own cinema.

They offer 4, 5, 6, 7, 12 and 16-bed dorm rooms and a large selection for private rooms. The private rooms start at only €35 per night which is excellent considering the hostel's central location.

Dorms from €12.00 & Privates from €35.00
Melantrichova 11, Praha 1.

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15. Best Hostels in Prague - Plus Prague

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Plus Prague is a large hostel taking up an entire building and is located in one of Prague's hippest neighbourhoods Holesovice. It takes 15 minutes to reach the city centre by tram. But the Holesovice district has a lot to offer. They are many trendy cafes, bars and restaurants. The hostel has many common areas and an on-site bar and restaurant.

They offer 4, 6, 8 and 16-bed dorm room. A bed in the 16-bed dorm starts at only €6.50. They also offer a large selection of very reasonably priced private rooms.

By far the standout feature of this hostel is its indoor swimming pool. It's open all year round and is free to all guests.

Dorms from €6.50 & Privates from €37.50
Přívozní 1, Prague 7.

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