All you need to know about Prague

Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic and the political, cultural, and economical heart of the country. Located upon the Vltava River, Prague is one of the most visited cities in Europe with over 8 million visitors annually. The city is famed for its Gothic architecture and sights dating back many centuries. In 2019, American organisation Mercer declared Prague the 69th most liveable city in the world. The local economy in Prague is responsible for 25% of national GDP, with the capital employing around a fifth of the Czech workforce. The 1990s brought a shift in the Prague economy away from industry to service orientated. Financial services, trade and hospitality are vital to the Czech capital.

WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT STAYING IN PRAGUE?

Having booked your SilverDoor serviced apartment, it is time to prepare for your business trip to the Prague. We have put together some essential information to help prepare you for your stay in the Czech Republic.

Transport in Prague

Václav Havel Airport Prague is the major airport serving the city with flights connecting from Europe and beyond. Buses and taxis are the best methods of travel from the airport, with a bus/metro combo an option. Most of Prague can be explored on foot, with metro and tram systems providing transportation.

Weather in Prague

Prague has an oceanic climate with humid continental influences. The winters are cold, with the city experiencing little sunshine. In contrast, Prague experiences warm summers although nights can still be chilly.  Rainfall can be a regular occurrence in the summer months, so bringing a rain jacket is advisable.

Sights in Prague

Prague is a beautiful city with an abundance of sights that tourists and business travellers alike must experience. The Old Town Square is the beating heart of Prague, with the 600-year-old Astronomical Clocks an impressive sight. Charles Bridge is an iconic 14th century structure lined with Catholic saints. Charles Bridge leads onto a path heading upward to Prague Castle, a complex dating to the 9th century. St Vitus Cathedral, Lennon Wall, Národní Muzeum and the Dancing House are other notable sights in Prague.

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT PRAGUE

- Prague Castle is the largest castle in the world with its grounds spanning an impressive 18 acres.

- Lennon Wall is a graffiti wall in Prague that was founded in 1980 and dedicated to the late Beatles singer.

- There is an exact replica of the Prague Astronomical Clock in the Hongdae district of Seoul in South Korea.

- The average Czech person drinks around 190 litres of beer every year! Plzen in the Czech Republic is the foundation of the pilsner beer, with the Staropramen brewery originating in Prague.

- The famous Dancing House building symbolises a blend between communism and democracy.

- Prague is known as ‘The City of a Hundred Spires’ and became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992.

WHAT IS A SERVICED APARTMENT?

Our serviced apartments in Prague is established with business travellers in mind. Our fully furnished corporate accommodation is modern, spacious and offers a place for comfort and relaxation in central Prague. Our apartments provide a unique flexibility that is rarely an option when staying in a hotel. Primarily, our guests can decide how regular they would like their accommodation serviced, with fewer intrusions making our guests feel at home. Secondly, our serviced apartments in Prague are equipped with cooking facilities that gives our clients the ability to choose between eating out and cooking at home. This flexibility for home cooking can often make serviced apartments more affordable than hotels. Finally, the average one bedroom serviced apartment in Prague is almost double the size of a typical hotel room. This extra space not only gives our clients more room to relax, but also allows the option of entertaining guests and conducting business meetings in the living quarters.

WHY CHOOSE A SERVICED APARTMENT IN PRAGUE WITH SILVERDOOR?

Booking a SilverDoor serviced apartment in Prague can be highly beneficial for corporate travellers. With over 20 years in the business accommodation industry, at SilverDoor we are best placed to organise your stay in the Czech Republic. We understand that every client has differing needs, which is why our expert booking agents do their utmost to find the perfect apartment for each enquiry. With strong industry expertise, our booking agents strive to ensure that every client is entirely satisfied with the level of customer service throughout the booking process and the quality of their accommodation. Having a vast knowledge of our corporate apartment providers in Prague, we aim to offer the very best in the city. We are regularly seeking to expand our portfolio of top-quality accommodation in the Prague, underlining our dedication to offering the best serviced apartments in the region.