The Best Hostels in Prague
Prague is one of the most magical cities in Europe with it's 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 center 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 center via public transport.
All of the properties on this list are actual hostels that offer some form of dormitory accommodation. There are no hotels, guesthouses, or other types of accommodation on our list below of the best hostels in Prague, Czech Republic. Hostels have evolved greatly over the last 20 years and many are luxury hostels or to use the term "flashpacker" hostels. These usually have a very high standard of customer service and have a more contemporary design. The other main type of hostel on this list is the community lead or traditional hostel. These are usually very social and will normally have a bar or a communal area or both.
1. Best Hostel in Prague - Hostel One Home
Hostel One Home is located in the center of Prague and is only a 5 minute walk to the Powder Gate, the Municipal House and the Palladium Shopping Mall (the largest shopping mall 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 €15.00
Hybernská 1008/22, Prague 1.
2. Best Hostels in Prague - The MadHouse Prague
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 travelers over afternoon beer-pong sessions or hostel family dinners. Daily activities led by our staff include anything from trips to the beer gardens, to ice hockey games, to mad nights out. There is a comfy TV lounge full of bean bags and sofas and free use of computers and WIFI throughout all rooms.
Dorms from €19.00
Spálená 102/39, Prague 1.
3. Best Hostels in Prague - Hostel One Prague
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 must 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 HostelOne 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 it's beautiful garden and terrace with a seating area and barbecue facilities.
Dorms from €13.00 & Privates from €42.00
Cimburkova 916/8, Prague 3.
4. Best Hostels in Prague - Post Hostel Prague
Post is a relatively new hostel situated in the hip Vinohrady district of Prague. It's is only 5 minute walk to one of Prague’s most loved parks (and beer gardens) Riegrovy Sady and only 15 minutes walk to the city centre. Alternatively you take a tram to the center. The nearest tram stop (Šumavská) is only 1 minute away.
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 €10.00 & Privates from €31.50
Moravská 1530/9, Prague 2.
5. Best Hostels in Prague - Hostel DownTown
Prague hostel Downtown is a cosy hostel bang in the historical center of Prague and 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 €16.00 & Privates from €46.00
Národní 19, Prague 1.
6. Best Hostels in Prague - Adam&Eva Hostel
Adam&Eva Hostel is located just a few tram stops from the city center. It's targeted 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.
7. Best Hostel in Prague for Solo Travellers - Sophie's Hostel
Sophie's Hostel is situated in two historic buildings in the New Town district of Prague and it's just a 5 minute walk to Wenceslas Square. They offer unique and affordable accommodation with a modern contemporary design.
There is a guest kitchen where you can prepare your own meals, free Wifi or the use of guest computers and a free customized map. Sophie's Hostel also offers an onsite bar/cafe with a daily happy hour, bar crawl and breakfast daily The reception is opened 24 hours and can store your in a secure luggage room before or after check in or out. This hostel is ideal for the female solo traveler 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.
Dorms from €5.65 & Privates from €50.00
Melounova 2, Prague 1.
8. Best Hostels in Prague - Hostel Santini Prague
Hostel Santini Prague is located in a historic building between Charles Bridge and Prague Castle. It's just a 2 minutes walk to the Charles Bridge and 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, hair dryer & 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 €11.00
Nerudova 211/14, Prague 1.
9. Best Cheap Hostel in Prague - Czech Inn
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 (6pm to 8pm) with beers for 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 center 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. There are room options to cater to any budget. A bed in the 36 bed basement dorm starts at only €6.20 per night.
Dorms from €6.20 & Privates from €48.00
Francouzská 240/76, Prague 10.
10. Best Hostels in Prague - Sir Toby's Hostel
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 center, with the nearest tram stop (Dělnická) only 3 minutes walk away.Sir Toby's is a traditional hostel that will made 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.