Old Prague Hostel
Benediktska 2/685, Prague, Czech Republic

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We are one of the few hostels located right in historical centre of Prague! We are in the Old Town next to the Old Town Square and the Astronomical Clock. Why spend money for public transport or taxi?! You can go from a club/bar directly to your bed - no taxi needed!

Old Prague Hostel offers free internet, wifi, breakfast and more...
24 hours reception, non smoking hostel

Hostelworld.com customers have made us a top-rated hostel in 2008 and 2009. We have also been recommended by Le Guide Michelin - Green Guides, Rick Steve's Guide, Let's Go and USA Today Travel and we received the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2010 and 2013.

For free - no hidden fees:
internet, wifi
breakfast, towels, linen, shower gel, hair dryer, iron
personal lockers in each dormitory
safety deposit boxes, luggage room
free tours, maps
plus more...

We are located:
3 minutes walk from the Old Town Square and the Astronomical clock
5 minutes walk from the Jewish Quarter
5 minutes walk from the Wenceslas Square
1 minute walk from Republic's Square - Kotva and Palladium shopping mall, metro line B, tram stop, airport shuttle bus stop
10 minutes walk from the Main Train Station or bus station Florenc

The entire hostel is equipped with a modern fire alarm system with smoke detectors and fire extinguishers on every floor as well as a video monitoring system in the entrance area. Personal lockers in each dormitory, safety deposit boxes at the front desk. Non-smoking hostel. 24 hours reception.

We have rooms and dormitories with two-to-eight beds as well as a suite for up to five guests with a private bath.

Our facilities include a fully equipped kitchen with dining hall and a lounge with satellite TV, music, DVD player and in-house DVD rental.

The pub crawl picks up at our hostel every night.

We've negotiated discounts to some of the must-see places in Prague like the Museum of Communism, Bohemian Bagel, Sandeman's Prague Tours and more...so just save your money with us!

Are we fully booked or you can't find the right room type in this hostel? Then try our another top located hostels here on Hostelworld.com, Prague Square Hostel or Hostel Prague Tyn, both just 200 steps from Old Town Square or Hostel Santini Prague located at the Charles Bridge.


  • 24 Hour Reception 
  • 24 Hour Security 
  • Adaptors 
  • ATM 
  • Bar 
  • Bicycle Hire 
  • Bicycle Parking 
  • Board games 
  • Book Exchange 
  • Breakfast Included 
  • Cable TV 
  • Common Room 
  • DVD's 
  • Elevator 
  • Free City Maps 
  • Free Internet Access 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hairdryers 
  • Hairdryers For Hire 
  • Hot Showers 
  • Housekeeping 
  • Internet Access 
  • Kitchen 
  • Linen Included 
  • Lockers 
  • Luggage Storage 
  • Mini-Supermarket 
  • Parking 
  • Postal Service 
  • Safe Deposit Box (Front Desk) 
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities 
  • Tours/Travel Desk 
  • Towels Included 


From Namesti Republiky (Republic Square):
When you get off the metro car, take the exit for Namesti Republiky - Palladium. Then it's about a two-minute walk from Namesti Republiky to our hostel.

Look for the department store Kotva (which is opposite the Palladium). We're located just behind Kotva. During the day you can take a shortcut through the passage underneath Kotva in order to get to Benediktska St, where our hostel is located. You will see our yellow sign outside.

If you can't find the passage underneath Kotva, walk past Kotva department store, down Revolucni St. Then take the first left onto Dlouha St. When on Dlouha street, take the first left onto Benediktska St. Follow the road round and you'll see our yellow sign.

From Main Railway Station (Hlavni nadrazi):
Avoid taxis standing in front of the station. If you do take a taxi, it shouldn’t cost more than 250czk. Alternately, take metro line C (red line) to station to Florenc (one stop) and then switch to line B (yellow line) and get off at station Namesti Republiky (one stop). Then see directions from Namesti Republiky as above.
Or take tram 5 or 26 in the direction of Revolucni St.
Or you can walk from Hlavni Nadrazi to our hostel in 15 minutes.

From Ruzyne airport:
Take bus 100 to final stop Zlicin. Change there to metro line B (yellow line) and take the metro to Namesti Republiky station. Alternately, just take a shuttle bus from the airport to Namesti Republiky. Then see directions from Namesti Republiky as above.

From Florenc bus station:
Take metro line B (yellow line) to Namesti Republiky station. Then see directions from Namesti Republiky as above. Alternately, you can walk from Florenc bus station in 10 minutes.

From Holesovice railway station:
Avoid taxis standing in front of the station. Take metro line C (red line) to Florenc station. Then switch to line B (yellow line) and go to Namesti Republiky station. Then see directions from Namesti Republiky as above.