The best hostels

Hostels in Prague provide budget-friendly accommodation and are mainly frequented by students and younger travelers. They usually offer shared rooms, but often offer private rooms that are almost comparable to hotel rooms. The difference is that there are a communal lounge and kitchen which means travelers can easily get to know one another.

The hostels recommended below have received excellent reviews from their guests at several independent websites. They are a perfect choice for visitors seeking budget accommodation. is an independent site and only lists hostels that have received positive guest feedback. Accommodation tips are also included by the site's creators who are residents here in Prague and have good local knowledge.

Adam&Eva Hostel Prague €0-50

Zborovská 50/497 , Prague 5 - Smíchov
GPS: 50.07927100, 14.40719700
(6 rooms) This hostel is located in Smíchov, only a few minutes’ walk to the renowned monuments; 10 minutes to Charles Bridge, and 15 minutes to Prague Castle and Old Town Square. Each room has a shared bathroom and there is a shared kitchen and spacious lounge. The hostel also offers bikes for hire.

Charles Bridge Economic Hostel 2* €0-50

Mostecká 4/53 , Prague 1 – Lesser Town
GPS: 50.08740500, 14.40652900
(30 rooms) As the name suggests, the hostel is situated near Charles Bridge, by the Vltava River in a 14th century building. Guests can choose between private and shared rooms. All rooms feature a private bathroom. There is an internet café with free Nespresso coffee. As a bonus, the hostel also provides free guided tours around Prague at 10:00 am and 6:00 pm daily.

Hostel Kaiser €0-50

Národní 981/17 , Prague 1 – Old Town
GPS: 50.08190900, 14.41710500
(6 rooms) This non-smoking hostel is located in the centre of Prague, a few meters from the National Theatre. It is only a five-minute walk to Charles Bridge and then another five to Prague Castle. All rooms are air-conditioned and sound-proofed and there is a communal kitchen. Garaged private parking is available.

Hostel Santini Prague €0-50

Nerudova 14 , Prague 1 – Lesser Town
GPS: 50.08863900, 14.40106700
(19 rooms) This recently reconstructed hostel is situated in a historic 17th century Baroque style building. It was previously the residence of the famous architect Jan Blažej Santini and is located in a strategic position between Prague Castle and Charles Bridge. A shared kitchen and lounge with television, DVD and audio system are provided. The hostel also offers breakfast and sightseeing tours for guests.