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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

40 days prior to arrival at the latest - free of charge
39 - 21 days prior to arrival - 30 % of total cost
20 - 14 days prior to arrival - 50 % of total cost
13 - 7 days prior to arrival - 65 % of total cost
6 - 3 days prior to arrival - 85 % of total cost
2 - 0 days prior to arrival or no show - 100% of total cost

Additional Terms and Conditions

It is necessary to give returnable deposit 20 Euros per person at reception desk on your arrival for eventually damages.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Additional Info:

It is necessary to give returnable deposit 20 Euros per 1 person at reception desk on your arrival for eventually damages.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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Hostel DownTown

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Property Description

Enjoy your stay with us - in the most popular hostel in Prague (according to HOSCAR awards 2018), famous for many activities, situated exactly in the historical centre of Prague - only 10 min walk from OldTown and Charles Bridge and 5 minutes from Wenceslas Square.

Where can you stay?
We can offer you high accommodation standard in newly renovated rooms with private or shared bathroom. Several rooms (especially the 5th and 6th floor) offer a magnificent view of historic Prague. For backpackers, we offer spacious dorms with their own lockers, drawers with lamps either only for women or mixed.

What can you do in hostel Downtown?
Our international FUN staff team (Brent form Canada,Katie from Ireland, Gil from Brazil, Mirek from Czech) is doing programs for our guests every day which is mostly for free. You can enjoy Prague Castle walk, Old Town walk, climb Petřín Hill, draw on Lennon’s Wall, taste many types of Czech beer in the best Prague pubs, enjoy Cooking and Baking sessions, Pub Crawls, Bingo, Beer Pong, Morning run and much more.

You can visit our big common room, which offers many activities for everyone - you can play the piano or guitar, play table football, table games, read from our international library or just relax on several sofas with many pillows. You can also use our modern, fully equipped kitchen for free, where you can prepare your meals 24 hours a day. There is a refrigerator, a microwave, an oven, a kettle and much more.

What can we offer you for free?
24hr open reception desk
Wifi in all rooms
Luggage storage - nonstop
Fully equipped kitchen
Exchange machine (you can exchange Czk, €, $, £) - No commission!
Bicycle storage
Lockers in all dormitory rooms
Safe at the reception
Computers with internet connection
Map of Prague
Complete information service about Prague and Czech Republic
Sheets and bed linen
Tea during 24 hours

What can we offer you for a fee?
Buffet breakfast between 8:00 and 11:30 (EUR 5), children under 10 years (EUR 3 ) - All you can eat and drink!
- There is also a possibility of gluten-free breakfast (necessary to order in advance)
Washing machine and dryer
Airport transfer
Affordable taxi around Prague
Printer and scanner
24hr refreshments - cold drinks, coffee, etc.
Postal services
Bike rental

What can you borrow for a small deposit?
Towel
Adapter
Padlock for lockers
Hairdryer
Iron with iron board
Umbrella
Fan

Who is working at the hostel?
Our English-speaking staff (some of them also speak Spanish) who are open minded and friendly, are ready to help you with everything for 24 hours per day:-)

What about your safety?
You are guarded with our CCTV cameras and fire alarms. Each room is separately lockable with their own room cards. All shared rooms have lockers and you can also use the hostel safe at reception for free. View House Rules

Overview

Hostel DownTown is your perfect travel base in Prague: we’re right in the historical centre of Prague and a 10-minute walk to the Old Town. Before heading out, mark your must-see sights on one of our free city maps. You can also change your money here as we’ve got an exchange machine – with no commission (bonus!). When you get back, get acquainted with our comfy pillow-covered sofas and international library.

Location

The nearby Old Town a buzzing hub with top sights like the medieval Astronomical Clock (look out for its hourly show). For restaurants and bars, you can get to Wenceslas Square in 5 minutes. Eat like a local with Wiener sausages and fruit dumplings or sample Czech beer in the best pubs. For exploring further afield, Můstek underground station is 4 minutes’ walk. Coming from Václav Havel Airport Prague? Take the 119 bus to Nádraží Veleslavín station then hop on the underground (green line A) to Můstek – you'll be here in around 45 minutes.

Rooms and Dorms

Our mixed or female-only dorms are spacious and come with storage lockers and reading lamps. Want extra privacy? We’ve got private rooms with private bathrooms, too. Rooms on the 5th and 6th floor offer great views of the city. With free bed linen and free Wi-Fi in all rooms, we’ve got your stay covered.

Extras and activities

Save on your budget and cook your dinners in our kitchen, which has a fridge, oven and microwave. In the morning, our all-you-can-eat breakfast is available for a small cost. Need help? The friendly staff at our 24-hour reception are here for you: chat to us about our organised Old Town walks, pub crawls and morning runs too. And the next day, use the computers in the common room to tell your mates back home all about your adventures.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.2

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 9.7

  • Staff 9.4

  • Atmosphere 9.1

  • Cleanliness 8.9

  • Facilities 9.0


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    08 Jun 2019
    Best hostel I've ever been in. Amazing stay even for the cheapest options. I only stayed a few nights but I definitely would be comfortable staying here for much longer which is unusual for hostel. Facilities are really good, and staff is amazing.
    Canada, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    08 Jun 2019
    I had a really awesome experience. The staff were fun and helpful, and they planned a lot of events so people could get to know each other. The location was perfect as well!
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    15 Jun 2019
    Really great hostel!
    England, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    10 Jun 2019
    Great place to stay in Prague! The walking tours and beer tour were great and a great way to meet new people as a solo traveler. Amazing location with food and a shopping mall within a 5 minute walk, plus very close to all Old Town attractions and a 20 minute walk to the castle. Had a great time and memories that will last forever thanks to this place!
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    09 Jun 2019
    This was my first time staying in a hostel and I was so impressed. The bathroom and showers were very clean. The people who worked here were super friendly.. they had a few free dinners that were awesome. The location was amazing. It was so close to everything and I’m a super safe area. Overall this was a great first experience. Would go back!
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    11 Jun 2019
    This hostel is nicely located near the subway station And a short walk to some attractions. They even offer some free tours . The staff are great! Very helpful and friendly! Brent was always making sure everyone was taken care of. Rooms were pretty good. There is no aircon so it’s can be very hot in the rooms . Rooms on the first floor facing the street are very noisy. Rooms on the 5 th floor much more quieter even when facing the street.
    Canada, Female, 41+
  • 9.4

    Superb

    10 Jun 2019
    Fab location and good facilities. Great for solo travellers as they put on lots of activities! I would throughly recommend the beer tour! Great laugh with people from across the world
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    05 Jun 2019
    Loved my walking Tour with Brent and the puppet show!
    New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    11 Jun 2019
    Not the best, but not the worst either! Breakfast for 5€ was reasonable and not your standard fare! They provided a free family dinner that was actually pretty good as well! The showers had hot water, but had a strange smell and the shower curtain seemed a bit slimy and in need of changing. No aircon and it happened to be a seriously warm couple of days, but we made do with wide open windows and a wide open door! Fairly central to main sites and public transit! Would stay again.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    06 Jun 2019
    Good hostel in general, rooms were very spacious and beds comfortable. The kitchen is also big and useful. The only thing is security, we are on a very busy road and you just have to press a buzzer to get up, making it easy for random people to get into stairwell and could come upstairs. I had an old man approach me in hallway asking me how old I was/if I was staying there/ which room I was in, freaked me out a bit! Overall very good though if they fix the security problem!
    England, Mixed Group, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Cots Available
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Currency Exchange
  • Fax Service
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Foosball
  • Wi-Fi


Awards

  • 2018

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Prague

  • 2016

    9th, Worldwide Large Hostel

  • 2015

    9th, Worldwide Large Hostel

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