Europe Travel: A Review of Prague’s Appia Hotel Residences

5 Reasons to Choose Appia Hotel Residences For Your Prague Accommodations

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Prague Hotels

The streets of Prague emit a sense of magic that is felt by all who inhabit them. For both locals and quick passersby alike, hidden gems and unsuspecting beauty await at every turn. The Appia Hotel Residences is one of these gems.

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Perched atop Sporkova Street directly under the Prague Castle, the Appia Hotel Residences’s outward appearance displays the same characteristics as other Art Nouveau style buildings in the city. But on the inside, warm and welcoming bilingual staff greet hundreds of weary travelers from across the world every day.

Read below to learn about the 5 reasons you should stay at Appia Hotel Residences during your next trip to Prague:

1. Prime Location

Tucked away in Prague’s charming Mala Strana neighbourhood, Appia Hotel Residences are steps from the city’s most famous attractions.

View of Old Town from the banks of the Vltava River, Prague. Photo Credit: East Coast Contessa.

A short nine minute walk via Hradčanské Namasti, patrons can explore the centuries old Prague Castle and St. Vitus Cathedral.

In the opposite direction heading towards Old Town Square, the ominous Baroque statues of the Charles Bridge await. Via Karluv Most, the bridge is an easy 11 minute stroll on foot, or 10 minutes via bus number 192.

View on the Charles Bridge looking towards Prague Castle. Photo Credit: East Coast Contessa.

Other noteworthy attractions in close proximity to Appia Hotel Residences include the Museum of Alchemists and Magicians of Old Prague (1 minute walk), and the Schwarzenberg Palace (5 minute walk).

Visiting attractions further away from the hotel is also a breeze. Public transportation to places like the Národní Muzeum in Wencesclas Square, Letná Park, or Prague Zoo, are available from:

  • Malostranské Namesti (tram lines 12, 15, 20, 22, 23, 97);
  • Malostranské (Metro Line A); and
  • Bus no. 192 (to Šporkova)

2. Stylishly Modern Rooms, Suites & Apartments

When traveling throughout Europe, finding spacious accommodations is a challenge — but not at Appia Hotel Residences.

With a total of 22 modern and spacious rooms, guests can choose amongst 13 deluxe double rooms, seven suites, or two large apartments with kitchenettes.

A Double Deluxe room at Appia Hotel Residences, Prague. Photo Credit: East Coast Contessa.

A World of Dresses and I experienced one of their luxurious double deluxe rooms. These rooms are equipped with free high-speed Wifi, air conditioning, plush robes and slippers, and a fully-stocked minibar.

A large LCD flatscreen TV for movies enhanced the experience, but the favorite room feature was the elegant glass enclosed washroom with a rainforest shower head.

3. A Complimentary Buffet Breakfast

In addition to in-room snacks at the mini-bar, Appia Hotel Residences Prague provides guests with a comprehensive breakfast buffet in their cosy attic restaurant.

After hot showers and an hour of work, A World of Dresses and I hopped in the elevator and helped ourselves to an English style breakfast of baked beans, sausage, fried eggs, and stewed tomatoes.

An English breakfast at Appia Hotel Residences, Prague. Photo Credit: East Coast Contessa.

A hot cappuccino and a plate of assorted pastries are the recommended finale. Therefore, sweets treats like cheesecake, crepes, and chocolate-filled croissants are in abundance.

Part of the complimentary breakfast buffet at Appia Hotel Residences, Prague. Photo Credit: East Coast Contessa.

All food and beverages are available from 7am to 10am Monday through Friday. On the weekends, the breakfast is available from 8am to 11am.

4. A Romantic Outdoor Garden

In the evenings, Appia’s picturesque outdoor garden with gazebo is the perfect spot to relax with a book or a cocktail (or both).

Steps away inside at the lobby bar, rosé champagne, whiskey gingers, and vodka tonics are available for purchase to drink under the lights of the gazebo.

The enclosed outdoor garden at the Appia Hotel Residences, Prague. Photo Credit: East Coast Contessa.

During the warmer months, it’s the perfect way to enjoy the sun with a book in hand. The plush furniture with the sound of the fountain trickling in the background creates an ultra relaxing vibe.

The private garden can also be used for proposals, birthdays, and other celebrations by contacting the Appia Hotel Residences staff.

5. Extra Services Packages

Another amazing perk of being a guest at Appia Hotel Residences are the Extra Service Packages. These packages are available to guests that book online in advance of their stay.

At Appia Hotel Residences, complimentary roses and champagne are available with direct booking. Photo Credit: East Coast Contessa.

Guests who utilise the direct booking from the hotel website will enjoy a generous 50 percent off discount on parking, a discounted hour-and-a-half sauna experience, a complimentary souvenir, and a welcome drink. Sipping champagne while enjoying early check-in made for the perfect experience.

Book Your Stay

To book your stay, visit Appia’s website directly here.

Most importantly, for those arriving from Vaclav Havel Airport or Hlavni Nadrazi Main Rail Station, direct and private transports can be arranged to and from the hotel property.

Regular check-in time is 2pm, and regular check out time is 11am daily.

For more information, e-mail Appia Hotel Residences at appia@hhotels.cz,

**this post was created in collaboration with H&Hotels Group.

83 Comments
  1. Nomads RTW says

    Your post with those amazing pics makes us want to go back to Prague again! amazing review 🙂

    1. Alex Booze says

      Oh my gosh, thank you! I really appreciate your kind words. I always support a second…and third…and fourth trip to Prague hehe

  2. Iuliya says

    Appia Hotel looks like a DREAM. And Prague is so pretty!!

    1. Alex Booze says

      IT IS! Prague will always be my favorite city looks-wise. It’s so magical every season of the year, especially fall and winter!

  3. tarun d says

    thanks for the review! i would go just for the food! it looks amazing!

    1. Alex Booze says

      Ohh the food is delicious! They have a wonderful buffet breakfast every morning that is perfect for relaxing before exploring!

  4. alex says

    This hotel looks great and that breakfast looks scrumptious.

    1. Alex Booze says

      It’s a hidden hotel gem in Prague! If you ever find yourself there, check them out!

  5. Flossie McCowald says

    Traditional English breakfast in Prague? – that’s too funny! At any rate, that looks like a fab place to stay – I’ve heard such great things about Prague, so def know where to check in should I ever make it there!

  6. Tamera says

    I love Prague! This looks much more luxurious than the trip I took to Prague just out of college 🙂

    1. Alex Booze says

      The great thing about Prague is that it’s very affordable to visit if you find the right spot! Now living there….that’s another thing! haha

  7. Kez says

    Prague is always a nice city to visit. I might get there again one day.

    1. Alex Booze says

      It’s a wonderful place to visit! I lived there for a year and it’s still my favourite European city. So many new things to discover and streets to explore!

  8. Anindya Sundar Basu says

    This is a nice compilation and I love all the tips that you have given here . Keep sharing these posts time and again

    1. Alex Booze says

      So glad that you found it useful! If you are every in Prague, you should certainly check this hotel out! 🙂

  9. Nina Bosken says

    The was probably one of the best breakfasts I’ve ever had at a hotel. Also the location was absolutely perfect and that garden was an amazing place to just relax.

    1. Alex Booze says

      It was definitely one of the best hotel breakfasts I’ve ever had! So glad we got to experience this special hotel in Prague 🙂

  10. Rachlemorgan says

    Everyone I talk to says Prague had the best food. Unfortunately I haven’t been yet but it’s on my bucket list. Thanks for these tips! Def saving this for later.

    1. Alex Booze says

      Oh really?! When I lived there I thought the food was hit or miss, but they do have some great restaurants! Czech food can be a bit heavy, but they have so many options when it comes to gastronomy, it’s not just meat and potatoes 🙂

  11. Kay says

    Prague is SO BEAUTIFuL. Honestly, just give me any building with a window facing the city and I would be SOLD! This one in particular is especially charming! The breakfast spread looks good too, which is always my top priority! Haha

    1. Alex Booze says

      The backyard garden was SO magical. We went to the indoor bar and got a cocktail and sat outside in the mid summer heat. It was so relaxing. And just steps from New Town and the Charles Bridge!

  12. Jackie S. says

    It’s been years since my last visit to Prague. I’m due for a return visit! Appia Hotel Residences looks like my kind of accommodation with the delicious looking breakfast buffet, spacious room, and the close proximity to old Prague Castle area.

    1. Alex Booze says

      Oh yes, yes! You should. So so much has changed and in a good way 🙂 Overtourism is a bit of a problem now, but hey, what European city doesn’t struggle with that? haha. Appia Hotel is the perfect location!

  13. ChildrenofWanderlust says

    Sounds like a great place to stay and the breakfasts look awesome.

    1. Alex Booze says

      It was one of the best hotels I have stayed at in Prague! It’s so close to everything and the breakfast was DELISH.

  14. Sarah Barthet says

    Thank you so much for this! I love detailed hotel reviews – they help so much more than a single comment on review sites like TripAdvisor. Looks like the perfect place to stay in Prague!

    1. Alex Booze says

      Aw thank you! I am so glad that you found it helpful. I love sharing great hotel experiences I’ve had.

  15. Heather Raulerson says

    Your photos of the breakfast alone would make me want to stay there! Thank you for letting me know about this fabulous place. I only spent a short time in Prague, but I definitely want to go back and explore more. Thanks for sharing this!

    1. Alex Booze says

      It was one of the best breakfasts I have ever had in a hotel — and I have had a lot! It was such a cute set up too.

  16. Emma says

    You had me at complimentary roses and champagne. This place looks divine. I love Prague so will have to remember this place if I go back. Also, that is a really good looking breakfast for a complimentary service

    1. Alex Booze says

      Right!? They provide that to all guests who book the VIP experience.It was so so nice after a long day of travel to just sit back and relax!

  17. Elena Pappalardo says

    What a gorgeous property! I will definitely keep this in mind for a future visit 🙂

    1. Alex Booze says

      Yes!! It was the perfect location, not too far from all the main sights. I would go back 100 percent, but then again, Prague is my favorite city 🙂

  18. Taylor says

    Appia Hotel looks absolutely beautiful! I wish I knew about it before I planned my Prague trip. Definitely keeping it mind for the next time I visit. 🙂

    1. Alex Booze says

      You can always go back! I am sure they would love to have you 🙂 Their hotel staff is SO nice too!

  19. Mona says

    Gorgeous. I would love to stay here some day

    1. Alex Booze says

      You should!! The hotel staff is so so nice too!

  20. Carryn says

    You sold me on location! I always try to stay within walking distance of the attractions I’m planning on seeing, even if that means paying a bit more for accommodation. It’s totally worth it and this place looks awesome!

    1. Kelly says

      You had me at delicious buffet breakfast! But I also love that beautiful outdoor garden and the amazing interiors and ammenities.

  21. Albi says

    Looks really lovely, I will definitely recommend it to my friends. Personally I always stay at my parents in Prague, but this hotel makes me wish I would be a tourist there as well

  22. Brit says

    This place looks like a dream! Such a nice way to visit Prague!

  23. Bianca says

    This place looks like my type of hotel. I love that its in a great location and secondly that breakfast looks delicious! I am such a sucker for a good hotel breakfast. Stuff your face and you are good to explore for hours and thereby saving you money when travelling.

  24. Val says

    Great review! I have stayed only in hostels in Prague but since this is an affordable choice I would consider it for my next trip to Prague! The breakfast looks delicious OMG! Thanks for your honest insight 🙂

  25. Katie Diederichs says

    Looks beautiful! I love details like the herringbone floor and the breakfast looks amazing!

  26. Katherine says

    You’re definitely spot on about small rooms in Europe. It doesn’t usually bother me too much considering I’m out exploring so much. But it is lovely to get back to a spacious room to relax, especiall if you’re not travelling solo. Appia Hotel Residences look absolutely gorgeous as well, so that doesn’t hurt!

  27. Krystianna says

    This place definitely sounds great. I’ve always wanted to visit Prague and you’ve just made me want to visit even more!

  28. Kit Stanwood says

    They totally got me with that breakfast pastery selection! Their garden is always super romantic like you mentioned. Whenever I can travel again this place is totally on my list!

  29. Polly says

    Appia Hotel looks fantastic. And your photos are absolutely beautiful. You certainly got me with the garden and the breakfast selection. Would certainly consider this place when travelling to Prague.

  30. Julie says

    I love those bathrooms!! So cool with the glass walls.

  31. Cristina says

    I absolutely love your pictures and this hotel looks amazing! I always like staying in hotels near the city centre so I can visit as many places as I can if I go for a short period 🙂

  32. Viktoria says

    I’ve always been a great fan of Prague! It’s such an incredible city with loads to do. Next time I go, I’ll definitely look up availability at Appia Hotel Residences! Thanks for the recommendation!

  33. Michaela says

    Love Prague, there is so much to see and do. I’ve visited twice but still feel like I missed out on so much. Thanks for sharing, I’ll definitely save this for future visits.

  34. Courtney delfino says

    Always love a good hotel stay! I will remember this when booking my travel to Prague

  35. Jennifer Rankin says

    I am trying to get to Prague this year. I will for sure look into staying at the Appia. The pictures look great!

  36. Helena says

    I need to go back to Prague and stay somewhere as gorgeous as this!!

  37. Abbie says

    Wow this hotel looks amazing! I can’t wait to go back to Prague and explore the beautiful city!!

  38. Bettina says

    This looks amazing! I would love to visit Prague (I have never been)! The breakfast buffet looks incredible! Definitely a reason for me to stay there!

  39. Julie says

    Great review! It makes me want to return to Prague. Great photos!

  40. Marisa says

    I love Prague and this hotel looks so beautiful! I would love to go back again and stay here next time!

  41. Brianna says

    This sounds like the perfect place to stay in Prague. I haven’t visited Prague yet but it looks so beautiful. Thanks for sharing your experience there!

    1. Alex Booze says

      Ohh when you go you MUST check out this hotel! It’s in the quaintest part of town away from the hustle and bustle but also within a few minutes walking distance.

  42. Katie says

    It looks like you had the perfect stay in Prague! That breakfast buffet looks really good and I love the cosy decor in your room. Thanks for sharing.

    1. Alex Booze says

      Yes! I lived there for a year and had a few staycations with some hotels there. This was one of my favorites 😀

  43. Marina says

    I’ve never been to Prague but when I go I’ll make sure to stay there! It looks so beautiful! Definitely saving it for later 🙂

    1. Alex Booze says

      Oh yes!! You must go. It is such a magical city! Thanks for coming by 🙂

  44. Ophelie says

    This hotel looks charming! The location seems to be very ideal and I love the extra service packages!

    1. Alex Booze says

      It was so quaint and charming!! I was so relaxed the whole time I was there. The staff just makes it extra special.

  45. Francesca says

    I love Prague so much – it’s such a beautiful city with so much to look at. Also, this hotel is lovely! I like the rooms a lot.

    1. Alex Booze says

      It’s easily my favorite city in Europe! So magical that it pulls you right in! Yes, you should check out this hotel if you go back!

  46. Katie | KatieGoes says

    My word – If only I had this recommendation before I visited. I had the WORST accommodation ever. Imagine something terrible, then… Think WORSE. Makes for a funny story though now that I think back in hindsight.

    1. Alex Booze says

      Oh no!! I’m sorry to hear that 🙁 May I ask where you stayed? Sometimes the hostels in Prague can be….sketchy at best! At least now you know of a good and affordable place when you go back! <3

  47. Mal says

    Looks like a perfect place to stay in Prague! Thanks for sharing 🙂

    1. Alex Booze says

      It was the most charming hotel!! I was so relaxed my entire time there.

  48. Lauren Allen says

    Look like a lovely place to stay! I miss Prague!

    1. Alex Booze says

      It was wonderful memories for sure! I miss Prague so so much too.

  49. Becky Quesada says

    Oh wow! This looks classy and cozy at the same time! Love the central location.

  50. Christie says

    Gorgeous pictures.! Makes me want to pack my bags right now.

  51. Carla says

    This makes me miss Prague so much!

    1. Alex Booze says

      I miss it too!! It’s my favorite European city.

  52. Emma says

    Looks very nice !! That reminded me of the good times I had in time, so long ago :-). I would love to visit again!

    1. Alex Booze says

      Prague calls you back again and again! I hope you can go back someday and experience even more.

  53. Taiwo Hakeem says

    What an interesting post, the destination seems very peaceful and you har some nice pictures to illustrate that, definitely on my bucket list now

  54. Fiona says

    I have just visited Prague (well a couple of months ago now!) and I wish we had have stayed here!! Maybe on our next trip 🙂

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