Category: Czech Republic

Forbes’ luxury deal of the day

If you’re in the market for a late deal, keep an eye out for Forbes’ luxury deal of the day. Today’s offering is a bonafide 007 package at the Czech Republic’s  Grandhotel Pupp featured in Casino Royale. Standing in as the “Hotel Splendide” in Montenegro in the recent Bond flick Casino Royale, the ornate, Old […]

Best new business hotels of 2006

Best new business hotels of 2006

In a review of the new business hotels that have debuted in 2006, Forbes’ Sophia Banay gives her pick of the best: Hilton London Canary Wharf Hotel de Rome, Berlin InterContinental Boston The James Chicago Hotel The London NYC Mandarin Oriental, Prague Palacio Duhau-Park Hyatt Buenos Aires The Ritz-Carlton Beijing Financial Street Traders Hotel, Kuala […]

Special October promotions from Epoque Hotels

Epoque Hotels are running a  number of special promotions for the month of October.   Here’s a selection of them:   Hotel St. Paul, Montreal – Rooms starting at CAD 209.00 per night Golden Apple Boutique Hotel, Moscow – Rooms starting at RUB 6048.00 per night Hotel 987 Prague, Prague – Rooms starting at EUR […]

Mandarin Oriental, Prague

The Mandarin Oriental, Prague opens tomorrow. In the lobby there’s a glass floor that  shows the remnants of the former Gothic church which was unveiled during the site’s development.    The hotel includes a spa in a former Renaissance chapel which has a vitality pool and a traditional Rasul. Standard room rates start at 340 […]

Where to stay in Prague?

Where to stay in Prague?

The Telegraph has recently run an article on the best places to stay in Prague and cites the Four Seasons Hotel Prague (for luxury), Hotel Neruda (for intimacy) and Hotel Josef (for design). However, look out also for the Mandarin Oriental which opens next month on 12th September 2006.

Mandarin Oriental, Prague

Mandarin Oriental, Prague

Opening next month, Mandarin Oriental, Prague has been designed as an intimate, luxurious hotel featuring a contemporary, yet elegant interior style, with exacting attention to detail, reflective of the Group’s oriental heritage. Situated in the Bohemian city of Prague, the hotel is located in Mala Strana, a peaceful location just across the river from the […]

Joe Louis Theatre scoops award

Joe Louis Theatre scoops award

The Joe Louis Theatre puppet group is currently celebrating  an award for best traditional performance at the World Festival of Puppet Art 2006, held recently  in Prague. Their traditional Thai performance showcased a 50-mintue piece titled ‘The Myth of Rahu and the Lunar Eclipse’ and told the story of the cause of lunar eclipses involving […]

Hilton Prague is being upgraded

Hilton Prague is being upgraded

Hilton is spending an estimated 50 million euros on its huge hotel in Prague in order to renovate all 788 rooms and other facilities within the building. They claim the expenditure is necessary “to meet clients’ increasing expectations and to keep track of the latest accommodation trends”.   20% of the accommodation has already been […]

Hotel Yasmin, Prague

Hotel Yasmin, Prague

The four-star Hotel Yasmin opens on Politických vězňů, Prague 1 this month, just around the corner from Wenceslas Square.   This new design hotel in the Czech capital has a total of 198 rooms, including 11 fully air-conditioned suites. It’s a neoclassical building  that has been turned  into a super-modern, Asian-inspired hotel, complete with red-themed […]

Charles IV, Emperor by the Grace of God

Charles IV, Emperor by the Grace of God is one of this decade’s major exhibitions. This unique collection of Czech and international art is open to the public for the first time in modern history. The exhibition  has already been held in New York but will be coming to Prague on 16th February  until 21st […]

Le Palais Hotel Prague

Le Palais Hotel Prague

If you’re thinking of visiting Prague out of season (now until 31st March 2006, 1st to 31st July 2006, or 1st November to 27th December 2006), then you can enjoy some fantastic rates at Le Palais Hotel Prague. Quote booking code PGKSAV and you can enjoy rates starting from 220 euros.   The hotel is […]

Four Seasons Hotel Prague

Four Seasons Hotel Prague

Overlooking Charles Bridge and Prague Castle on the banks of the Vltava, baroque architecture, 21st-century comforts and intuitive Four Seasons service unite in an atmosphere of true luxury. The Four Seasons Hotel Prague features three historic buildings – the Classical Building, the Renaissance Building and the Baroque Building – united to create one architecturally unique […]