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Hostel ELF

Husitska 11, 130 00 Prague 3, Prague, Czech Republic
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  • 86%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 74%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 86%Facilities

Hostelworld says:

Hostel ELF is on the edge of central Prague, an estimated 20-minute walk to Old Town Square. Our guests have said this 'spacious and clean' hostel has Wi-Fi in the rooms and a 'fantastic kitchen, as well as a highly-praised seasonal BBQ three times a week. One Hostelworld user said they most appreciated the 'cool outside terrace for drinking, where people congregate-[a] good spot to meet people if you're a solo traveller'.

Property Information:

HOSTEL ELF SPECIALS FROM 4th January till 13th March :
MONDAY 8:30PM FREE testing of Czech style Cuba Libre
1st drink free of charge, all others 25CZK (1 EUR)
TUESDAY 7PM TFC - Tuesday Free Chicken
8PM - 9PM HAPPY HOUR – 50% OFF all beers from 13CZK
WEDNESDAY 9:30PM Party Jenga
THURSDAY 6:30PM Open Fire:free DIY Czech wurst & FREE mulled wine
FRIDAY 8PM till 9PM HAPPY HOUR – 50% OFF all beers starts at 13CZK
SATURDAY 8PM till 11AM Extended Breakfast
SUNDAY 9PM - ??? Movie night with FREE Pop-Corn

You may travel alone but you never have to be alone! If you’re in Prague, then Hostel ELF is the only place to stay.

With more than 13 years of backpackers’ experience, we offer you cheap accommodation, personal service and a lot of activities organized by the hostel staff.

We’re also a gallery full of unique underground art from young Czech artists. Our spacious rooms are originally decorated.

We have a free all-you-can-eat buffet-style breakfast.

At the heart of our hostel is our cosy common room where travellers from all over the world interact and socialize. Our fridge is always full of cheap Czech beer for only €0.70. You can relax outside on the garden terrace with BBQ area.

This is much more than a place to sleep in Prague – and Prague is more than just a stopover. Hostel ELF rocks. With our fun and funky atmosphere, come and find out why people don't want to leave...

Please note that we do not permit guests age 40 and over to stay in our dorm rooms. Thanks for understanding.

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  • Hostel ELF says

    We've run this hostel for 12 years so I think we're still one of the 'real' backpackers' hostels, not just a hotel-style place made to look like a hostel. Eighty percent of the beds in our hostel are in dorms. Our hostel is also a small gallery, full of unique underground art by young Czech artists. Each spacious room has original decor. Along with our free breakfast, in the summer we offer free BBQs three times a week; in the winter we do free dinners and pasta night. We also sell cheap beer (70 cents for 0.5L) and we offer free tea and coffee all day long. It's ideal for real backpackers travelling around the world.
    I recommend that people visit the Palac Akropolis. It's known as a centre of cultural events in the area.
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      Hana, Manager
  • Hostelworld Guests Say

    This is a great hostel with warm atmosphere, the staff is helpful and always ready to do the best to help you with your question,very clean and safe. I can recommend this to everybody. Steinar Norway
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      Anonymous, Norway, Male
  • Latest Review

    Breakfast could be much better and include some fresh fruit. The bathrooms smelled moldy.
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      Anonymous, USA, All Female Group, 18-24
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Free Breakfast
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • Fax Service
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Postal Service
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine


  • Age Restriction
  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Pet Friendly
  • Taxes Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

Check out time : 11.00 am Check-in time : 12.00 am In case your arrivall time is before the check-in hour you are welcome to store your luggage before check-in and after check-out for free. If the room would be available we can check you in any time because the reception is 24/7. There are big lockers in all dormitory rooms. Please bring your own lock otherwise we can rent you one for deposit 5 EUR or 100 CZK. We have also safe at the reception which is available 24/7. There is free Wi-Fi in all rooms and internet (with Skype) in common areas. Payment upon arrival by cash (CZK or EUR), credit cards (Visa or Mastercard - please note that a fee of 2.7 % will be charged for credit card payment on top of the amount paid). NEW YEAR EVE BOOKING CONDITIONS & CANCELLATION POLICY: Minimal stay 4 nights for all bookings which incl. 31.12.2015 CANCELLATION POLICY ONLY FOR ALL RESERVATIONS INCL.31.12.2015 If you cancel the booking more than 20 days prior to your arrival date, there is no cancellation fee.The cancellation needs to be confirmed from our side. If you cancel the reservation less than 20 days prior to your arrival date, the cancellation fee 30% of the total amount will be charge from the credit card. If you cancel the reservation less than 2 days prior to your arrival date the cancellation fee 100% of the price for accommodation will be charged from your card. BOOKING CONDITIONS 37% deposit is required to confirm and guarantee your reservation 20 days before your arrival date. You will pay 17 % online when you make a booking on this sites. 20% of the price will be charged 20 days before the arrival date from your credit card.The rest ( 63 % of the price ) will be paid at the reception after your arrival.

Hostel ELF Located at Husitska 11, 130 00 Prague 3, , Prague.
Hostel ELF
Czech Republic
Prague Husitska 11, 130 00 Prague 3
84% 1995
50.0868175 14.4459915
Hostel ELF
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