Aparthotel City 5 is conveniently located in the new shopping and business area ANDEL CITY which has a shopping mall and 2 multiplex cinema centers. In the mall you will find shops selling stylish clothes and electronics. The Andel mall also contains a TESCO superstore which carries and excellent selection of department store items as well as a food supermarket and is open till midnight every day of the week. The Andel metro station is a short walk (max 200m), and from it you have quick access to all of Prague including the largest Prague commercial centre NOVY SMICHOV with more than 130 branded shops and restaurants (www.novysmichov.eu).
Metro subway + Tram
Just around the corner from our hotel is the Metro (max.100 m) and Tram (max.200 m) station ANDEL. From the ANDEL station you have a short ride to the historical city centre – Tram stops are close to Metro stations so that in only a few minutes you can reach the Charles Bridge and other very popular Prague sights. More information about the public transportation services and a metro map can be found at the Internet address www.dpp.cz. More...
Playing Parks for Children
Our location is very convenient for families with children– you can find a nice children’s corner in the commercial centre NOVY SMICHOV.
Another pleasant possibility – in the open air – is just next to the river, cca 200 m from our hotel. There is a nice playing park with many facilities for children from cca 2 to 12 years. Additionally, a larger playing area is on the riverside walk to Charles Bridge – called CHILDERNS ISLAND. The whole island is devoted to a public playing area for all children in Prague. More...
Close to ANDEL Metro station you will find the largest model railroad in the Czech republic with hundreds of miniature locomotives and a model of the entire Czech republic. More on: www.kralovstvi-zeleznic.cz.
Located less than a block from our hotel is the best brewery in Prague – Staropramen - where you can attend the 1,5-hour tour which finishes with a taste of Staropramen Lager (price CZK 150,-). For more information, see www.pivovary-staropramen.cz. In the Andel area you can also find nice local pubs and restaurants with tasty local cuisine and great locally brewed beer – Staropramen or Pilsen Urquell. Did you know that beer originated in the Czech Republic?
Mozart Museum Bertramka
A short walking distance (cca 10 minutes) from our hotel you will come upon a nice villa called BERTRAMKA – the house where the genius composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart lived and composed while staying in Prague. This was the location in which he wrote his unforgettable opera Don Giovanni in 1787. This house now contains a concert hall and museum. For more information see www.bertramka.com.
During hot summer days, all of our guests can enjoy the refreshing atmosphere offered by the first beach opened in Prague - on the bank of the river Vltava (only 200m from the hotel) - where you can relax in a lounge chair, swim in a large open air swimming-pool (10x20m.), play volleyball, badminton and petanque. There is also a bar and a restaurant at the beach which is open from June till September.
More Monuments & Interesting Places
Within walking distance from our hotel you there are so many interesting places to see, for example.: VYSEHRAD CASTLE (just over the bridge crossing the Vltava), the most famous modern palace in Prague – Dancing House...
Prague´s zoo can be easily reached by public transportation in about 30 minutes. From Andel take the tram number 12 to the the stop Nadrazi Holesovice. At this stop you will look for the bus 112 which will take you directly to the zoo. For more information see http://www.zoopraha.cz/en.