Posts Categorized: Interiors

A taste of Rome in Prague

The Prague Post Newly restored spa opened its doors to the public in January Off busy Senovážné námestí, near the main train station, is an oasis of peace and calming beauty. The newly opened Spa Experience, tucked into the basement of the Boscolo Hotel Carlo IV, offers tranquility and serenity in a fresh, simple space…. Read more »

Serving the world, one pizza pie at a time

The Prague Post New Wenceslas Square eatery combines old elegance with contemporary décor Off an unassuming Wenceslas Square passageway, up a marble-lined staircase, sits a new pizza parlor with an emphasis on stylish design in its décor and food. “It’s a modern design,” says Jan Kubišta, the manager of Pizza Marzano. “But it’s keeping the… Read more »

Flying high

The Prague Post Mövenpick Prague offers businesspeople, children a comforting place to stay There aren’t many buildings shaped like a bird’s beak in Prague. And, if you weren’t told beforehand, you might miss the resemblance the Mövenpick Hotel in Prague 5 has to a waterfowl’s bill. “Möve means gull in German,”” explains Martina Podlipná, marketing… Read more »

The Diplomat has regality with hip, modern twist

The Prague Post Hotel has deep roots in Prague’s Dejvice neighborhood The Diplomat Hotel has towered over the Dejvice area of Prague 6 for what seems like forever. Actually, just since 1990, when it became one of the first newly built four-star hotels following the revolution. Since then, it has soldiered on, continuing to offer… Read more »

Chateau Mcely: A dream come true

The Prague Post Retreat wins first place in Best of Realty contest “I could clearly feel the strong and pure energy of the place.” That’s how Inéz Šipulová Cusumano describes in her soon-to-be-published book the chateau she bought in ruins and renovated into a luxury five-star hotel and retreat. Last month, Chateau Mcely took first… Read more »

Hilton Prague offers a touch of home

The Prague Post Hotel gives busy travelers a mix of contemporary design and modern comfort Business travelers probably see way more of the inside of their hotel rooms then the actual city the hotels are in. With this in mind, Hilton Prague has undergone a major renovation to ensure their corporate clients’ experiences are as… Read more »

Understated opulence

The Prague Post Mandarin Hotel impresses with sophistication and restraint Connoisseurs of five-star opulence have a reason to rejoice with the opening of the city’s newest luxury property, the Mandarin Oriental Prague. “This isn’t just another hotel,” says Katerina Pavlitová, Mandarin’s director of public relations. “It has a lot of charm and character.” Much of… Read more »

Restored Elegance

Fast Lane New owners breathe fresh life into historic chateau The Czech Republic has been around for a while, in one form or another and under a variety of different names. What could be considered an identity crisis is occasionally reflected in their architecture. Baroque, Gothic, etc. can of course be found, but influences from… Read more »

Personal touches abound at Hotel Savoy

The Prague Post A Prague institution is also a home away from home for discriminating travelers Billed as a unique experience of charm and luxury, the Hotel Savoy above Prague Castle has been welcoming guests since 1911. “The hotel was built as a three-star property,” says Eliška Frycová, director of sales and marketing for the… Read more »

A noble and classical design

The Prague Post The floods of 2002 were a blessing in disguise for Guillermo Olivares, general manager of Hotel President. The hotel was badly damaged and had to close for repairs. Olivares took advantage of the opportunity to completely refurbish the interior. “”We are a new hotel inside an old building,”” he boasts. When Olivares… Read more »