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Backpacker Hostel

2 out of 5
Guests rated this property 2.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included

Explore the area

    Popular LocationPrague Astronomical Clock15 min walk
    Popular LocationOld Town Square16 min walk
    Popular LocationWenceslas Square18 min walk
    AirportPrague (PRG-Vaclav Havel)30 min drive

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Double or Twin Room

No guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds OR 1 Double Bed

One Bed in 6Bed Female Dorm

  • Sleeps 1
  • 4 Twin Bunk Beds

One Bed in 8Bed Mixed Dorm

No guest room rating
  • Sleeps 1
  • 4 Twin Bunk Beds

Basic Single Room

No guest room rating
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bed

One Bed in 10Bed Mixed Dorm

  • Sleeps 1
  • 10 Twin Bunk Beds

About this area

Prague

Located in Prague's Prague 1 neighborhood, Backpacker Hostel is in the city center and near a metro station. Prague Astronomical Clock and Charles Bridge are cultural highlights, and some of the area's popular attractions include Czech National Museum and Prague Zoo. Grevin Museum and Czech Museum of Music are also worth visiting. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including outlet shopping.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Municipal House Hall - 9 min walk
  • Powder Tower - 10 min walk
  • Prague Astronomical Clock - 15 min walk
  • Old Town Square - 16 min walk
  • Wenceslas Square - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Bílá labuť Stop - 1 min walk
  • Prague-Masarykovo Station - 7 min walk
  • Vaclav Havel Airport (PRG) - 30 min drive

Restaurants

  • Remember — 3 min walk
  • U Vašků — 3 min walk
  • Vincanto — 4 min walk
  • Next Door by Imperial — 4 min walk
  • EMA espresso bar — 4 min walk

About this property

Backpacker Hostel

Prague hostel in Prague 1, walk to Municipal House Hall
Along with coffee/tea in a common area, this smoke-free hostel has a microwave in a common area and free breakfast. Free WiFi in public areas and a free manager's reception are also provided. All 5 rooms offer free WiFi, rainfall showerheads, and showers.
Backpacker Hostel offers 5 accommodations. This Prague hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads. Housekeeping is provided on request.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available
  • 24-hour pick-up airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Free self-serve breakfast available weekends 8:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Free daily reception
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Conveniences

  • Lockers available

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (on request)

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Russian

Outdoors

  • Terrace

More

  • Shared microwave
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bathroom

  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower

More

  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps

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Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Late check-in fee: CZK 150 for check-in between 11:00 PM and 11:00 PM

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 15 and younger are not allowed at this property; All guests older than 15 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: CZK 21 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 18 years of age.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: CZK 600 per vehicle
  • Late check-in fee: CZK 150 for check-in between 11:00 PM and 11:00 PM
  • Housekeeping fee: CZK 100

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
No onsite parking is available
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Children 15 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

Backpacker Hostel Prague
Backpacker Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Backpacker Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Prague

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Backpacker Hostel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Backpacker Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Backpacker Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Backpacker Hostel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Backpacker Hostel?
Backpacker Hostel doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Backpacker Hostel?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM. Late check-in is available from 11:00 PM– 11:00 PM for a fee of CZK 150.
What time is check-out at Backpacker Hostel?
Check-out is at 11:00 AM.
Does Backpacker Hostel provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's a shuttle from the airport to the hotel that runs on request. A fee of CZK 600 per vehicle applies.
Where is Backpacker Hostel located?
Located in Prague 1, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Karlin Music Theater, Municipal House Hall, and Powder Tower. Palladium Shopping Centre and Estates Theatre are also within 15 minutes. Bílá labuť Stop is only a 2-minute walk and Těšnov Stop is 4 minutes.

Overall score and ratings

2.8
Rating 5 - Excellent. 3 out of 23 reviews
5 - Excellent 13%
Rating 4 - Good. 8 out of 23 reviews
4 - Good 35%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 23 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 4 out of 23 reviews
2 - Poor 17%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 7 out of 23 reviews
1 - Terrible 30%

2.9/5

Cleanliness

3.2/5

Staff & service

2.3/5

Amenities

2.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice Place To Stay!
very good service, staff very friendly and helpful, good shower, definitely worth to stay!
Stayed 5 nights in Dec 2019

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
It is crowded, and facilities not enough for users
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

2/5 Poor

Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
It was in a good location but an accident waiting to happen. Only 2 toilets among over 30 guests. No hand rails up the extremely wobbly narrow staircases. If you’re in the loft space, the mixed dorm, theirs no door, you can’t stand up because of a slanted ceiling, theirs no heating so it gets freezing and the beds are horribly thin. Oh and the sheets don’t get cleaned between visitors which is why you aren’t allowed to have any food or drink in the dorms.
Stayed 5 nights in Oct 2019

1/5 Terrible

Traveled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
DO NOT GO HERE.
We arrived here at about 10:15 having already informed the owner that we would be getting there after 10. They told us "no problem". However, when we arrived there was no one there to check if in. There was however a number to call to check in. We called it and it said this number does not exist. We then called the number supplied on this page, however this number also didn't work (hotels.com also tried the contacts they had and couldn't reach them either). Because of this we had to book another place to stay for the week. While there, we also found out the same thing had happend to another group of people just a couple of days before and another group were told that they had only booked for 1 person despite having booked for 3. They said they had seen this happen to quite a few people in there short stay. We are currently working on getting a refund but hotels.com is struggling to get it as this hostel is impossible to contact. P.S. We ended up staying at Ritchie's hostel which had great service and great kitchen facilities and didn't need any up front payment.
Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2019

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