Hotel below Prague Castle near Charles Bridge
In Little Quarter
Situated in Prague's historical Little Quarter (Malá Strana) below Prague Castle, this music-themed hotel lies one block from Church of St Nicholas and 300 meters from Charles Bridge.
A library supplies music, music videos, movies, and music-themed books for use in guestrooms; a 30-seat room with a rear-projection screen; and a soundproof "music box" room with a plasma-screen TV.
Aria Hotel's air-conditioned rooms honor composers from various musical genres; they feature heated-floor bathrooms and computers containing the honored figures' biography and music.
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The Aria Hotel lobby contains a long, curved, red-leather bench in the reception area and a 4.5-meter (15-foot) silk-brocade couch and red-draped wall in an adjacent salon. Live orchids and potted plants grace public areas. Mosaic tiles depicting a Gregorian-chant music-note pattern curve sinuously through public areas. During conversion of the three 1910 buildings comprising the hotel, façades were restored, murals were painted on exteriors, and peaked glass roofs over courtyards were constructed to create three atriums.
Overseen by a librarian with a music doctorate, and staffed by librarians/concierges, a music library with red-leather seating, a large plasma-screen television, and cordless headphones provides complimentary DVD movies and music videos, cassette music videos, and CDs.
Guests have complimentary use of a 30-seat screening room featuring a 218-by-122-cm(86-by-48-inches) rear-projection screen, a surround-sound system, and moveable high-backed theater chairs. Here guests watch DVD movies and music videos from the hotel's library or watch television. Nightly, the screening room presents a program selected by librarians. Guests may request specific movies/videos to be included.
For private listening, guests use a soundproofed "music-box" room with midnight-blue walls, a large plasma-screen television, a DVD/CD player, a surround-sound system, and couches accommodating six people.
A music salon lined with music-themed books has a club-like ambience with scarlet walls, overstuffed brown-leather seating, and wood-burning fireplace.
A wellness center contains women's and men's locker rooms with steam rooms, a massage room, and a fitness room with cardio machines, free weights, and a Universal gym. A business center includes two computers offering complimentary high-speed Internet connections, and complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout public areas. A complimentary boardroom contains a large plasma-screen television and audio/visual equipment.
The hotel staff speaks fluent English.
- Massage - spa treatment room(s)
- Steam room
- Concierge desk
- Free breakfast
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Fitness facilities
- Room service (24 hours)
- Parking garage
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Valet parking
- Multiple large conference rooms
- Business center
- Multiple small meeting rooms
- Audiovisual equipment
- Business services
- 24-hour front desk
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Currency exchange
- Tour assistance
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Babysitting or childcare
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Wedding services
- Total number of rooms - 52
- Number of floors - 4
- Parking (surcharge)
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
Parking (surcharge), Valet parking, Parking garage
- Room Amenities
- DVD player
- Pay movies
- CD player
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Air conditioning
- Climate control
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Voice mail
- Multi-line phone
- Complimentary bottled water
- Wake-up calls
- Designer toiletries
- Bathroom phone
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- Makeup/shaving mirror
- In-room massage available
- Sewing kit
- In-room safe
- Daily housekeeping
- Window opens
- Clock radio
- Electronic/magnetic keys
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Cribs/infant beds available
A complimentary continental breakfast with a cold buffet is provided each morning in Coda restaurant's "winter garden" atrium.
Coda - Three-section restaurant comprising an intimate dining room with parquet floor, silk-brocade walls and drapes, chandeliers, red-leather chairs, and banquettes; a "winter garden" atrium courtyard trimmed by lights at night, containing a fountain, leather chairs, smoked-glass bar, and grand piano; and a lounge with dark-wood paneling and potted plants. Lunch/dinner menu with choices such as duck-confit/foie-gras terrine, beef carpaccio, tuna tartar, eggplant/zucchini soufflé, bouillabaisse, pappardelle with wild mushrooms, roasted cod, grilled seabass, roasted rack of lamb, grilled venison with truffled gnocchi, Czech goulash with dumplings.
Coda Roof Terrace - Open spring to early autumn for lunch, dinner, cocktails. Teak umbrella tables. Views of Prague Castle, Church of St. Nicholas, Church of Our Lady (Panny Marie Vítezné), and Charles Bridge towers. Background music.
An ice-skating rink is formed in Old Town Square during winter. Running/walking paths lie along the Vltava (Moldava) River, and rowboats can be rented on the river during summer. Petřín Hill, accessible from the Little Quarter (Malá Strana) via a funicular railroad 600 meters (600 yards) from the hotel, contains a network of parks for walking, jogging and cycling.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Yoga classes/instruction nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Playground nearby
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Policies & Fees
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is 1 PM
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
- Self parking fee: EUR 27 per night
Awards & Affiliations
- This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.