Epic hostel with lots going on. Perfect for solo travellers looking to get amongst the night life in Prague whilst also enjoying the sights during the day. Staff (notably Niko) were always there to help out and give advice but also integrated themselves into the activities for the guests. Not a bad thing to say about this hostel. - James, New Zealand
What sets them apart?
With free activities, group dinners, nice amenities, a great bar, and a fun location close to Old Town, you really can't go wrong here if you're looking for a good time.
Who's staying here?
This is a bit of a party hostel with a very social vibe, so you can expect to find all types of younger budget travelers and backpackers. From solo travelers to female travelers and small groups, everyone can have a good time here.
As this is a lively hostel, it can be a bit noisy at night, so you might want to bring earplugs if you're in the dorms.
Hostel One Prague
As one of the most popular hostels in Prague (and that's saying something), the "H1P" draws a large crowd of people looking to have a good time. While it's not a super "party-hard" type of hostel, it's still has a bit of a party vibe to it, especially since it has an active on-site bar. This bar, combined with the other great activities such as group dinners, keeps everyone social. It's easy to meet other travelers here and there's a fantastic social atmosphere. When you combine this great vibe with a set of comfortable rooms and great amenities, then you have a recipe for success. The extremely high rating from thousands of guests is well earned.
With room sizes from 3 beds all the way up to 10 beds, every guest can find the perfect combination of privacy and price that they desire. Female-only rooms are available. Every room has its own ensuite bathroom, too. Some of the rooms have small balconies, and the top floor attic room has plenty of character.
The rooms themselves are basic but comfortable, with plenty of plugs, natural light, and space to move around in. They are kept very clean. Lockers are available.
Private rooms here are great for couples or those that want their own space. The double rooms are nicely priced and are set up as budget-style hotel rooms. They have ensuite bathrooms, and good sized windows.
Bathrooms here at the Hostel One Prague are modern, clean, and comfortable. Towels are available for hire if you didn't bring your own, and so are hair dryers. Plenty of hot water is available, and it's nice to not have to walk down the halls as every room has an ensuite bathroom.
The bar at Hostel One Prague, the Rave Cave
, is quite popular. At the bar, especially during the busy summer months, you can meet up with plenty of other travelers and make some new friends. With happy hours and parties late into the night, this is a great place to hang out.
In addition to the bar, Hostel One Prague has plenty of other areas to hang out. The lounge area is very comfortable, and makes a nice spot for guests to play music on their guitars, read a book, chat with friends, or get on the internet for awhile. The shared kitchen is also nicely appointed, and has everything you need to cook your own meals. This kitchen and dining room area are also a fairly social spot in the hostel during meal times.
The outdoor patio is a terrific area to relax and enjoy the warmer months. With some nice seating areas, this is a good spot to have a drink, a meal, or just chat with friends.
Step out the door of the hostel and find yourself in the Zizkov neighborhood, where you'll find plenty of bars, restaurants, nightlife, cafes, shops, and other interesting sights. If you want to head into Old Town, it's just a 15 minute walk, with another 15 minutes going through Old Town to get to Charles Bridge. Several parks and plazas are also within minutes of the hostel if you want to have a relaxing stroll or a picnic.
A major tram line runs along the main road near the hostel, only half a block away from the front door. Here you can hop on one of many tram lines which can whisk you into the central part of Prague or the main train station. Or head out of the city to see the many parks and gardens.
Hostel One Prague does everything it can to make sure that you meet other guests. If you don't, then you're really trying not to. First of all, they have walking tours so that you can get to know Prague and your fellow guests all at the same time. Then, they have group dinners where they cook for you. This is a great time to meet up with other guests and plan your evenings or days out on the town. They also have happy hours and parties at their bar in the evening, which is very popular.
A long list of amenities makes this hostel a great place to stay while exploring Prague. From the previously mentioned bar to the great self-catering kitchen, as well as laundry, Wi-Fi, TV and movies, a tour desk, and more, they have everything that you need.
The staff doesn't just run the hostel and keep it clean, they also work hard to be your friend and make sure that everyone is having a great time.
It's hard to find any faults with this hostel. Some say that the dorms are too simple and sometimes get messy, but it's a hostel after all. The staff works hard to make sure everything is right, and the very high rating of this hostel shows.
Hostel One Prague
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