Hostels Prague

11 Best Hostels in PRAGUE for Solo Travelers, Party & Chill 2023

If you want to visit somewhere with great prices and cheap beer, Prague is definitely a place to go and satisfy your wanderlust levels!

Dubbed as the “Mini Paris”, the city offers many activities and attractions for all types of travelers including young travelers. From the Old Astronomical Clock in Old Town to stylish coffee shops in New Town, there is something for everybody! With Prague’s everlasting non-stop popularity, there is no reason why you should skip this on your list!

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You can browse through the Top 10 hostels we have compiled below for your future travels!

Quick Overview of Prague Hostels

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Hostel ELF

Best Party Hostel

HostelWorld (*9.2) (*8.3) Map Starts at ($22) for 12 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (August)

Located in Prague’s Žižkov, a neighborhood with the highest density of bars in the whole of Europe, Hostel ELF is a perfect home base for travelers looking for fun and rich nightlife.

The hostel boasts rooms with unique decor, including dorms and privates, a fully-equipped kitchen, Wi-Fi, and a barbecue terrace. There is also free tea and coffee available throughout the day as well as plenty of events organized every week, such as walking tours and pub crawls.

Exploring the city on your own is easy as well, as the Old Town is only a 20-minute walk away. Vitkov Hill, Riegrovy Sady park, Žižkov TV Tower, and many other popular attractions are also within walking distance.

Ahoy! Hostel

HostelWorld (*9.1) (*8.2) Map Starts at ($32) for 10 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (August)

Ahoy! is a Czech expression for Hello! And the name fits the hostel perfectly – it’s very welcoming and cozy. It also boasts the perfect location – it’s set in the Old Town, close to all the action.

In the morning, you can join in a walking tour or beer garden tour, while at night, you can have a family-style dinner, take part in drinking games, and discover the nightlife scene of Prague with fellow travelers and staff.

Facilities include private rooms and spacious dorms with comfortable beds, a shared kitchen with free tea and coffee, a lounging area, and a storage room. There is WiFi available throughout the property and the staff is ready to help you with anything 24 hours daily.

Little Quarter Hostel

HostelWorld (*9.6) (*9.1) Map Starts at ($17) for 10 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (August)

It is a very quaint hostel with a roof terrace offering scenic views of the city, and perfect for the upcoming sunny weather! This hostel is located in Mala Strana, just between the famous Charles Bridge and Prague Castle, which means this scores extremely high on location. Their staff members are known to be very friendly and knowledgeable of the area and offer you various recommendations throughout your trip.

With a bar and lounge area which boats various fun activities to pass the time with electronic darts, table football, and a TV, there is something for everyone in this hostel! With a secure luggage room for storage and free wifi, this place is very welcoming and ready to serve you when you need it.

Hostel One Prague

HostelWorld (*9.4) Map Starts at ($14) for 10 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (August)

Hostel One Prague is a hostel promising an ultimate Prague experience for backpackers. There are no curfews and rules to follow, so guests can enjoy Prague beyond limits during their stay. Hostel One Prague swears it is among the cheapest places to stay when in Prague. The Old Town is only 15 minutes on foot, and a 24/7 tram to bring guests to the metro.

Cleanliness is critical to this hostel and its guests, there is a dedicated cleaning team that works 24/7. The hostel features an elevator and a luggage storage room (free use for guests) for added convenience.

All rooms in this hostel are spacious and well-designed and come with their own bathroom and hot shower. Linens are completed in their comfy and neatly-made beds. This is a self-catering accommodation, so there’s a shared kitchen open anytime. Guests are entitled to free tea and coffee.

For entertainment, this hostel features a TV and game room with comfortable lounge couches, a TV with satellite channels, a guitar, dozens of DVDs, and a Nintendo 64. Guests also can enjoy free-to-use computers and high-speed internet access. For unwinding and relaxation, this hostel has cozy balconies, patios, and a garden area.

This hostel boasts a hospitable, international staff and service – ready to offer recommendations to tourist spots and destinations in the city, cook food for those who aren’t used to self-catering accommodations, and arrange bookings and transfers.

Another thing that makes this Prague hostel stand out is its proximity to the Zizkov district, perfect for the adventurous backpacker in search of arguably the best and hippest bars, clubs, cafes, and restaurants in the entire country. But in case, you don’t feel like going out, their Cave Bar also offers drinks worth trying.

Art Hole Hostel Prague

HostelWorld (*8.9) Map Starts at ($-) for – bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (August)

A hostel which is loved by everyone! This outstanding hostel is located near everything you want to see and discover in Prague.

Just some minutes away from Old Town Square, the main train station, the main bus station, and an excellent supermarket. Their reception is 24 hours available so you won’t face a problem if you want to party late and all night with your friends.

The superb hostel offers a fully equipped kitchen where you can cook according to your taste. This hostel is ideal for people who love to make new friends, and who love to socialize with people from all over the world. In this hostel, everyone lives together, eat together, and party together.

The rooms are hands down simply the best. You can choose a 16-bed dorm and a 4-beds dorm. They have living rooms with basic needs like an ironing stand and so much more. There are 3 to 5 toilets and 4 to 6 showers for all the guests to share.

The facilities/services of this incredible hostel include free city maps, free internet access, free parking, free Wi-Fi, free linen and towels, air conditioning, bicycle parking, book exchange, common room, hairdryers, hot showers, meeting rooms, outdoor terrace, safe deposit box, security lockers, self-Catering facilities, steam room, 24-hour reception, housekeeping, internet access, laundry facilities, luggage storage, postal service, wake-up calls, meals available, mini-supermarket, and board games.

Czech Inn Prague

Best for Solo Travelers

HostelWorld (*9) (*8.7) Map Starts at ($10) for 36 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (August)

What a beautiful hostel! It is located in the hip Vinohrady neighborhood where you can easily discover the heaven of local treasures, greenery, and beautiful architecture. All of them are as close as you open your windows.

All the main attractions like pubs, bars, restaurants, boutiques, and beer gardens are just a walking distance away from you. The hostel’s staff is so friendly and welcoming that you will feel very comfortable during the rest of your stay. They are simply the best!

The rooms of this hostel are truly amazing. The rooms they offer have a large number of options. You will have private rooms with twin, single, double, and triple bed options. The place has such apartments that can accommodate a lot of members in a home-like structure with a kitchen, lounge, and attached bathroom. They are ideal for a whole family. And a large group of people can avail of the facility of a dorm that has a single bed for a person with bed lights and personal space. All the room options are equipped with modern furniture, bathrooms, and showers (With excellent water pressure).

The facilities/services of this tremendous hostel include free city maps, free internet access, free parking, free Wi-Fi, free linen and towels, air conditioning, bicycle parking, book exchange, common room, hairdryers, hot showers, meeting rooms, outdoor terrace, safe deposit box, security lockers, self-Catering facilities, steam room, 24-hour reception, housekeeping, internet access, laundry facilities, luggage storage, tour, towels for hire, bar, cafe, and board games.

Hostel Downtown

HostelWorld (*9.3) (*8.6) Map Starts at ($17) for 11 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (August)

A very popular cozy hostel situated in the city center. Guests can find themselves immersed in doing various daily activities in the hostels such as free walking tours of the Prague Castle and Old Town to the likes of cooking and baking sessions, beer pong, and bingo events!

With their fun international staff bound to make you feel welcome, you can explore other notable clubs that experiment with other music genres nearby such as rock club Vagon, a jazz-filled establishment Reduta, and Rock Cafe!

For that extra cozy welcoming feel, you can sink into their comfortable beds and pillow with a free locker in your room, and get familiar with other guests in the lounge area. You can make yourself comfortable with a self-serving kitchen on-site and games on request from reception. They also have a washing machine on hand if you need to do some last-minute laundry on your trip! After all, it is no wonder everyone seems to be raving about how this hostel is great value for money!

Sir Toby’s Hostel

HostelWorld (*9.1) (*8.6) Map Starts at ($11) for 12 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (August)

For somewhere off the beaten track, you should think about Sir Toby’s Hostel outside the city center. This hip hostel is located in the Holesovice area of Prague. It is still conveniently located for access to local museums, markets, and two known clubs. You can say this hostel is fitting for a traveler who is seeking authenticity. This hostel is also close to local transport too to explore other areas of the city.

Why else should you bother? Well, for social events held by their highly-rated staff, you can venture to their cellar pub where they hold various events and serve you Czech beer! You can get acquainted with fellow travelers in your dorms and common kitchen, and barbecue events in the garden too! Private rooms are available too if you are seeking some privacy.

Safestay Prague

HostelWorld (*9.1) (*8.4) Map Starts at ($19) for 8 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (August)

For somewhere slightly quiet and still five minutes away from Charles Bridge, Safestay Prague is the one for you! What is admirable about this very chilled hostel is that the building is fully adapted to the disabled and wheelchair access, and two rooms are fully adapted.

You can find free coffee and drinks in the welcoming area, and a luggage room to store your belongings. You can rest up in the lounge and outdoor terrace area, and show off your cooking skills in the kitchen too! With extremely clean and spacious dormitories, washing machines, and free wifi, you will not need to worry about the basics!

You can find public transport such as metro and tram stations close by as it is only 200 yards away.

Old Prague Hostel

HostelWorld (*8.6) Map Starts at ($17) for 12 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (August)

A recurring winner of Hostelworld Hoscar’s Awards, it is no surprise this hostel landed on our list! Perfectly located next to the Jewish Quarter, Republic’s Square, and Old Town Square, you are certainly not out of options when it comes to an activity-filled trip!

Pair this with a daily pub crawl, you will be busy without even knowing it. Why? This hostel has also negotiated discounts with local attractions such as the Museum of Communism, Bohemian Bagel, and Sandeman’s Prague Tours. Perfect for a budget traveler!

You can also make yourself at home easily in their dorms, a communal kitchen with a dining hall and lounge area. You can gain access to public transport since the main train station is just 10 minutes away too.

Sophie’s Hostel

HostelWorld (*8.2) (*9.0) Map Starts at ($59) for a single private

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (August)

For something different and outside the touristy areas, consider the award-winning boutique-orientated Sophie’s Hostel in New Town! Decorated with a modern, minimalist and designer feel in a historic building, it is far from a typical hostel as they do not have bunk beds. Teaming this with a bar that offers happy hour and a no-curfew rule, you can enjoy soaking in Prague’s culture without worrying about timekeeping.

You can explore local Czech restaurants within the area, and get on the metro for a quick ride into Old Town Square. Otherwise, their staff can help you with the top places to go in Prague! At this rate, it may feel like you never want to leave your home comforts as you can wake up to a cooked breakfast, free wifi, and free guest computers!

Best Spot Hostel

HostelWorld (*9) (*7.8) Map Starts at ($18) for 8 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (August)

For budget travelers who are seeking a convenient location next to Old Town Square, Best Spot Hostel (formerly known as Prague Square Hostel) would be perfect for you. You would not need to rely on public transport to get around as you can visit these places just as you step out of the building! So, places such as Wenceslaus Square, the Old Astronomical Clock, and Charles Bridge are not a mission to get to at all.

You can find local bars and clubs, shops, and restaurants in an instant too just outside the building.

Still, you can get free wifi, breakfast, and deposit boxes in your dorms. For a budget hostel, this place will satisfy all your basic needs. Who can say no to their daily pub crawl too?

Mosaic House

Mosaic House is now a design hotel

Situated just outside of Old Town, Mosaic House has many things to offer. If you want to party until the end of the night, you can do so just on your doorstep! After all, there is a bar just situated on the ground floor which is fitting for all party animals alike. So, the social atmosphere is certainly high. There is even a restaurant on the ground floor too, which would be perfect for your hangover if you do not want to venture out. Alternatively, there are communal kitchens too if you want to showcase your culinary skills to other travelers. Rated high on cleanliness and security, you will feel safe and be looked after here.

What’s more? Free wifi and free city maps! One thing for sure is, you will not be bored and low on options here.

Hostel Santini Prague


Jumping back into the center of Prague, we have Hostel Santini Prague which is also conveniently located next to Charles Bridge! Set in a baroque building, this hostel instantly offers character and caters to travelers by offering free wifi, towels, breakfast, and secure lockers and luggage rooms. You do not have to worry about anything.

Old Town, Lennon’s Wall, and the Jewish Quarter can also be accessed within walking distance too! Those are enough reasons why these hostels are ranked constantly high for great value.

Hostel Ananas


If you want to be thrown right into the center, and have various locations to explore, Hostel Ananas is for you! Only three minutes away from the rustic Wenceslas Square and the famous Old Astronomical clock, you will be in the midst of hustle and bustle. If you are visiting at the end of the year, you would be perfectly located in front of the festive Christmas markets too.

You can access public transport such as the underground and tram station with ease, and other amenities like restaurants and supermarkets all in an instant!

A modern hostel offering free walking tours of the city, free wi-fi, and a sociable atmosphere as they also offer a variety of dorms from 10 beds to 4 beds, twin beds with shared bathrooms. You can easily meet fellow travelers here and have a jam-packed trip at your doorstep!

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FAQs about hostels in Prague

What’s the best hostel in Prague for solo travelers?

Hostel Downtown is a cozy hostel located in the very center of Prague, perfect for solo travelers and backpackers. They offer numerous daily activities, including city tours, cooking sessions, and bingo nights. The staff is also renowned for their welcoming and friendly attitude.

What’s the best party hostel in Prague?

One of the things Prague is known for is its cheap beer and insane parties. If you’re a party lover and want to take your trip to Prague to the next level, we recommend you stay either in Hostel One or Sir Toby’s. They are both set close to many restaurants, clubs, and bars. Also, they feature a very social atmosphere and a plethora of fun activities to engage in.

How much are hostels in Prague?

Prague is a very affordable travel destination. Therefore, it’s a fantastic choice for budget travelers and backpackers. Hostels in Prague are very cheap alike. Prices start at around USD$ 10 per night in a dorm, while private rooms in hostels usually fall between USD$ 30 to 60 per night.

Are hostels in Prague safe?

In general, Prague is a very safe city, and hostels there are very safe likewise. Nevertheless, as in any other capital, pickpockets are a bit of an issue there. Always watch your belongings, especially in busy areas and on public transport. If you can, leave your valuables in your hostel’s safety boxes to avoid any possible trouble.

Now, as you know, Prague has many attractions and events to offer throughout the year for all types of travelers. The greatest comfort is knowing that these fantastic hostels are waiting for you too! With so many places to explore and chances to get to know the locals. Now, get your traveling pillow ready, as now there are more than enough reasons to Czech this place out with a beer in your hand.

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Author Bio: Alexa Yeung is a freelance writer who is obsessed about travelling around the world and you will always find her with a travelling pillow by her side. She also lists Prague as one of her favorite cities ever.