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Hostel ELF

Book more than 3 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Hostelworld says

Hostel ELF is located 5 minutes walk from the central bus station Florenc and 10 walk from the Main Train station. 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 Description

Nearly for twenty years, Hostel ELF is a perfect base for young travelers seeking for fun, adventures, nightlife, art and history in hundred-spired Prague. You will enjoy vibrant atmosphere in a unique hostel setting full of Instagram-worthy graffiti and modern artworks. Wide choice of regular events and parties will help you to socialize with other like-minded backpackers in our comfy lounge or at blooming patio partially shaded by trees. Make there a barbecue, eat your meal, enjoy your cup of morning coffee or famous Czech beer from our bar and start exploring.

The hostel is located 20min walk from the Prague Old Town in Žižkov, a district full of bars, pubs, cafes, galleries and restaurants serving traditional goulash or pork knuckle. It is said that Žižkov has the highest density of bars than any other city district in Europe so it makes sense to head there if you are looking for a night out. The Palác Akropolis is recognized as a center of cultural events in the area and the Storm club is considered to be one of the best in Prague. If you are into history and modern architecture visit nearby National monument Vítkov and Žižkov TV tower, from where you can admire breathtaking views over the whole city.

Connect to free Wi-Fi to stay in touch with others and to plan your day. Join a Free walking tour, Pub crawl or ask our staff at the reception open
from 9.00- 22.00 to help you finding the best things to do. Tight budget? Enjoy free coffee or tea available 24/7 or prove your cooking skills in fully equipped kitchen.

Are you coming alone, in couple or with a bunch of friends? We have options for all - rooms with private or shared bathroom or spacious dormitories each decorated with original artworks. For your safety all the rooms are accessible with a key card and on dormitories you can store your luggage in personal lockers. Fresh bed linen, towels, and accessible electric sockets are a sure thing. Your valuables can be kept in safes at the reception.

NOTE: Please note that guests aged 40 and over are not allowed to stay in our dorm rooms but you are more than welcome to stay in private rooms. Thank you for understanding. View House Rules
Best For: Meeting People Young Travellers

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.8

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 8.7

  • Staff 9.3

  • Atmosphere 9.5

  • Cleanliness 9.2

  • Facilities 9.3

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    08 Sep 2021
    This place is the perfect hostel. Great location close to downtown and nice park. Good vibes here. The staff are super chill and really make the experience. Johnny at the front desk is the man. Good times in prague.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    23 Aug 2021
    Had an amazing time at this hostel, made so many amazing friends and got to meet a fellow irishman aka "johnny". Hope to come back again and experience it all over again. I will be recommending this hostel to anyone who is going to Prague as it is great value for me, amazing craic and the staff are fantastic
    Ireland, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    13 Aug 2021
    Great backpackers hostel for the young and for the young at heart. I think I've spent more time on the patio than in my bed during the four days I was there. I've met so many interesting people. All out there in Prague for having a good time. Amazing! Thanks guys. I'll be back for sure!
    Netherlands, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    13 Aug 2021
    It was an awesome experience. I have met very nice people and hostel staff is very cooperative.
    India, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    12 Aug 2021
    There is a real hostel atmosphere where people want to spend time together. Joey is always around to make the environment better.
    Brazil, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    11 Aug 2021
    Everything was super!
    Hungary, All Male Group, 25-30
  • 9.1


    02 Sep 2021
    Great hostel. Rooms were very clean and the bathroom/ shower facilities offered great privacy. Staff have great knowledge of the city and can provide great information on where to eat, what to see and what bars are worth visiting. The hostel is slightly out of the way from the likes of the Prague old town (30 mins walk) but due to the great public transport facilities in Prague this is countered. The outdoor terrace is a great place to sit down and bond with fellow travellers.
    Northern Ireland, Male, 18-24
  • 8.6


    10 Sep 2021
    Das Hostel ist ein echtes Backpacker Hostel. Man lernt schnell und einfach nette Leute kennen. Das Preis-Leistungsverhältnis ist auch wirklich in Ordnung und wenn man gut zu Fuß ist, ist man in 20 Minuten in der Altstadt. Die Sauberkeit hätte noch etwas besser sein können. Vor allem in dem einen Bad war die ganze Decke leider komplett verschimmelt. Wir haben das auch weitergegeben, es sollte also hoffentlich demnächst wieder passen.
    Germany, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.6


    18 Aug 2021
    The atmosphere of the Hostel was pretty nice. Meeting people there was super easy and to go out together was nice! Beware that you look after your stuff, a purse was stolen from a girl. See ya:)
    Germany, All Male Group, 18-24
  • 8.6


    16 Aug 2021
    I enjoyed my stay a lot here at Hostel ELF. The beds were nice and the facilities were very clean. The only problem is the location is pretty out of the way for most of the stuff located in Prague. It's a nice walk, but hard to do it in the night
    USA, Female, 18-24
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Flexible NRR
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • 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
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Foosball
  • Games Room
  • Wi-Fi

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. Hana, Manager