Hostels in Prague provide budget-friendly accommodation and are mainly frequented by students and younger travelers. They usually offer shared rooms, but often offer private rooms that are almost comparable to hotel rooms. The difference is that there are a communal lounge and kitchen which means travelers can easily get to know one another.
The hostels recommended below have received excellent reviews from their guests at several independent websites. They are a perfect choice for visitors seeking budget accommodation.
PragueHere.com is an independent site and only lists hostels that have received positive guest feedback. Accommodation tips are also included by the site’s creators who are residents here in Prague and have good local knowledge.
The best hotels are often fully booked due to the large number of visitors coming to Prague. We, therefore, recommend making reservations well in advance, especially during the high season.
For other hostels in Prague, visit Booking.com
Zborovská 50/497, 150 00 Prague 5 – Smíchov, Czech Republic
(6 rooms) This hostel is located in Smíchov, only a few minutes’ walk to the renowned monuments; 10 minutes to Charles Bridge, and 15 minutes to Prague Castle and Old Town Square. Each room has a shared bathroom and there is a shared kitchen and spacious lounge. The hostel also offers bikes for hire.
Mostecká 4/53, 118 00 Prague 1 – Lesser Town, Czech Republic
(30 rooms) As the name suggests, the hostel is situated near Charles Bridge, by the Vltava River in a 14th century building. Guests can choose between private and shared rooms. All rooms feature a private bathroom. There is an internet café with free Nespresso coffee. As a bonus, the hostel also provides free guided tours around Prague at 10:00 am and 6:00 pm daily.
Národní 981/17, 110 00 Prague 1 – Old Town, Czech Republic
(6 rooms) This non-smoking hostel is located in the centre of Prague, a few meters from the National Theatre. It is only a five-minute walk to Charles Bridge and then another five to Prague Castle. All rooms are air-conditioned and sound-proofed and there is a communal kitchen. Garaged private parking is available.
Nerudova 14, 110 00 Prague 1 – Lesser Town, Czech Republic
(19 rooms) This recently reconstructed hostel is situated in a historic 17th century Baroque style building. It was previously the residence of the famous architect Jan Blažej Santini and is located in a strategic position between Prague Castle and Charles Bridge. A shared kitchen and lounge with television, DVD and audio system are provided. The hostel also offers breakfast and sightseeing tours for guests.