Prague

The ICON Hotel & Lounge

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • "Everything in this gorgeous boutique hotel has a designer stamp on it" -- Lonely Planet
  • The Hästens beds (the choice of Sweden's royal family) are ultra-luxurious
  • Convenient location one block from Wenceslas Square
  • There's free Wi-Fi & cool high-tech features such as fingerprint-activated safes

"The city's coolest and most laid-back design hotel" -- The Guardian

Map & Directions

The hotel is a 15-minute walk from the main train station (Hlavní Nádraží), which is 35 minutes from Prague Airport by Airport Express bus (5:45am-10:30pm, every 30 minutes). By taxi it's slightly quicker (30 minutes, longer at peak times), but it will be more costly. Those arriving by car can park at the nearby public garage (charges apply).

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Overview

The Guardian calls The ICON Hotel & Lounge "the city's coolest and most laid-back design hotel", and the property has been impressing with its ultra-modern interior design and central location since it opened in 2007.

Wenceslas Square and the best of the city's nightlife are just one block away, and the art nouveau Municipal House and the Astronomical Clock in Old Town Square (visit on the hour for the theatricals) are both a 15-minute walk.

This is an intimate property and the 31 rooms are cosy but packed with high-tech extras, including biometric safes that unlock with a fingerprint, iPod connections, and LCD TVs with DVD player. In addition, there are the usual suspects: free Wi-Fi, a mini bar and coffee- and tea-making facilities. All rooms have handmade beds from Hästens, a famous Swedish luxury bed company that is purveyor of beds to the Swedish royal court. 

ROOM, the hotel's tapas restaurant, puts a fresh spin on old Spanish favourites and the hip lounge bar is popular with locals. In the morning, there's no chance of missing breakfast, whatever time you emerge -- the buffet is served until 11am or guests can order à la carte American pancakes and omelettes until 11pm.

Down in the basement there's a small spa offering massages and face masks, and a tiny room hung with religious paintings (a reminder of the building's past life as a church). The property is still owned by the Greek Orthodox Church, which continues to hold its annual conventions here.

From the press:

  • "Staff clothes by Diesel, computers by Apple, beds by Hästens -- pretty much everything in this gorgeous boutique hotel has a designer stamp on it" -- Lonely Planet

  • "Modern, minimalist and funky" -- The Daily Telegraph

  • "Despite the high-tech gadgets, the hotel maintains a calm residential feel, and its tastefully minimalist decor, comfortable beds with hypoallergenic linens, professional staff, and moderate prices make it an excellent value" -- Condé Nast Traveler

Amenities

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Safe
  • DVD / CD player & library
  • Flatscreen TV

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas

Bathroom

  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children aged 12 and under stay free of charge when sharing parent's room and using existing bedding (on request). Infant's cot/crib available on request free of charge for children aged 2 and under. Extra bed available on request at 47€ per night for older children. Supplements are not included automatically in the total price and will be charged directly by the hotel

Fees: A city tax of 0.60€ per person per night is included in the total price.
Business travelers are exempt; however, proof of business purpose will be required on checkout.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Although the rates are published in euro, the hotel will accept payments in euro or Czech Koruna on checkout. However in case of prepaid rates, the hotel will charge your card in Czech Koruna based on the exchange rate of the transaction date.

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Customer Service available Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

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