Updated Dec 2022
The city of hundred spires is renowned for its baroque architecture, fairy tale castles and epic partying. Wander the narrow streets, get lost in hidden courtyards of the old town or gaze at the city from above after scaling Prague Castle. Night owls can party at one of the cheapest places for a pint in Europe, whilst history buffs can visit some of the most inspiring historic sites in the world. Prague is sure to cast you under its spell. Lay your head at ultra modern, space age hostels or pamper yourself with beautiful, boutique private rooms as you pick between the best hostels in Prague.
How we pick the best hostels in Prague?
We pride ourselves on putting together our best hostel guides by locals or those who have truly seen the action. The best hostels in Prague are picked by you, with your reviews and by our team of wandering writers. Whether it’s affordability or fun, we think these 10 remarkable hostels in Prague are worth your time.
If you want to know where the wild ones are, try this instead:
Top 8 best hostels in Prague
From chic to boutique, great for solo travellers, or hostels that even have private rooms, we have explored the Old Town, Havlickovy Sady and a host of neighbourhoods in Prague to find you the best areas to stay in and the hostels to pick from. Enjoy Prague…
Delve deep in to the Czech Inn’s cellar to attend one of Prague’s favourite, hostel underground parties. The converted wine-cellar now houses a lively bar that hosts live comedy nights, a daily happy hour and upcoming Czech bands. Sleep off your sore head in one of the hostels insane private rooms, we reckon they’re better than the royal bedrooms in Prague Castle. Located in the bohemian (code for hipster) neighbourhood of Havlickovy Sady, be sure to check out the leafy Riegrovy Sady Beer Garden serve’s the world’s best craft beer and shows sports on the big screen from spring until the end of summer.
Nearest station: I.P. Palova Metro Station
Rain-dance showers, home-cooked breakfasts and designer décor ensures even the most pampered princess feels right at home. Situated just outside of the old town, the area isn’t overrun with tourists but it is brimming with authentic Czech restaurants, such as Kolkovna Olympia (try the pork knee if you dare!) Make sure to pick up Sophie’s map from check in, it’s like having a trusted backpacker-best friend in your pocket!
Address: Melounova 2, 120 00 Nové Město
Nearest station: I.P. Pavlova
From diva-proof rooftop suites to sociable, shared dorms MeetMe23 is an eclectic hostel that will suit creative and curious travellers. From the warm welcome by the cool blue man (spot the sculpture throughout the design-focused hostel) to the art exhibitions shown throughout the hostel and the craft beers served in the bespoke restaurant, its energy is infectious. Don’t worry about getting lost in Prague’s cobbled street, plan out your sight-seeing route using their in-flight virtual store technology. Fancy, hey?
Nearest station: Hlavní Nádraží
Sophie’s older sister is equally as beautiful boasting elegant, private rooms that are fit for a royalty. The shabby chic decorated rooms are effortlessly stylish with the same amenities you’d find in a designer hotel – clearly good taste runs in the family!
Address: Melounova 3, 120 00 Nové Město
Nearest station: I.P. Pavlova
Just outside Ahoy Hostel is the bustling Old Town main square where you’ll find bars, clubs and of course, cheap beer! Line your stomach with a group dinner (for as little as 3 Euros) as everyone gets together to eat a banquet-sized meal before hitting the town. Keep your eyes peeled for the street art that fills the hostel walls, all of which was created by local artists.
Address: Na Perštýně 10, 110 00 Staré Město
Nearest station: Narodni Trida
Easily one of the most welcoming hostels in Prague with it’s huge terrace, ping-pong tables and lively bar. Think you’ve seen everything Prague has to offer? Boredom’s a sin at Brix Hostel and their incredible events roster plays testimony to that. Browse emerging artist work in pop up galleries, catch exciting new bands live on stage or spend lazy Sundays mellowing out with a movie. If you’re not sure about sharing a shower, we’re certain their private room with jacuzzi bath will suffice.
Nearest station: Lipanska
Brand spanking new last summer, The Roadhouse Prague has the best of everything. The beds are springy, the showers powerful, hammocks still have all the strings, the bookshelves are filled with books published in this century and the kitchen cupboards are filled with more spices and cooking essentials than ours back home. They even have the ultimate travellers tool installed…Netflix!
Address: Náprstkova 275/4, 110 00 Staré Město
Nearest station: Karlovy Lázně
You’ll find the cosy Sir Toby’s in Holesovice, one of Prague’s quirkiest neighbourhoods that’s known for its bars, parks, museums and markets. The hostel is full of character, with an exposed brickwork cellar that’s home to a lively pub and historic artwork decorating the walls. It’s both traditional and modern, with excellent facilities and fun social events – expect beer pong, crepe making, pub quizzes and even BBQs when the weather’s on side. Sir Toby makes guests feel part of the family, so it’s an awesome choice particularly for anyone travelling solo and after warm, social vibes!
Nearest station: Vltavská