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Golden Well, Prague

05 Jan, 2009

History and Beauty at Golden Well, Prague
Czech Republic’s Prague is such a marvelous and beautiful city. In fact, it is perhaps one of the most visited cities in the world. Prague has so much appeal because of its rich history. In fact, Prague is included in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list for its historic center, a proof of how important the city is to the world. The Prague Castle, also located in the city, is also acknowledged by the Guinness World Records as the world’s largest ancient castle. Prague is home to a number of museums and cultural institutions that are known all over the world. These sites include the National Theater, the State Opera, the Naprstek Museum, and the National Gallery, among others.

Golden Well, Prague

The combination of history and beauty is what makes the Golden Well hotel in Prague a prime accommodation for tourists. Built during the 16th century as the residence of Emperor Rudolf II, the Golden Well is perhaps one of the most beautiful hotels in Prague. This, in itself, should be enough reason to stay at this marvelous hotel, but Golden Well actually offers more than just that. As a boutique hotel with only a number of rooms, the Golden Well does not only excel in aesthetic; it is also top notch when it comes to service.

Golden Well, Prague

First off are the rooms of this historic hotel. With only 17 rooms and only two suites, it can be expected the rooms are maintained at a very high quality. Most of the rooms offer a splendid view of the Royal Gardens, but all of them are explicitly decorated to make the guests feel as if they are also royalty befitting a stay in the Emperor’s castle. But while the place is centuries old, the Golden Well is still up to date with its room amenities, which include a flat LCD television complete with international channels, a DVD player, wireless Internet access, an audio system, a bathroom telephone, bathrooms with heated floors and Jacuzzis, and other advanced features. This way, the guests will feel as if they are Emperors, but they won’t feel as if they are stuck in the dark ages.

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Another of the hotel’s best features is its location. It is located just next to the famed Prague Castle which, as mentioned earlier, is the largest castle in the world. Besides this, of course, the Golden Well is also near other key places such as the Royal Gardens, the St. Nicholas Church, the Old Town Square, and other impressive sights. In fact, the Golden Well is so near there places that the guests can actually see them through their rooms’ windows. This kind of view of the city is priceless, an experience in itself.

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Access to a number of places is also a special benefit for the guests of the Golden Well. Guests of the Golden Well can enter the emperor’s private gate during the summer months, a privilege not everyone gets to have. The hotel’s restaurants can also give the esteemed dining establishments in the city a run for their money. Golden Well’s U Zlate restaurant offers traditional Czech for those willing to try the local cuisine and innovative international dishes for those who want the familiar with some added twists. The U Zlate restaurant is among the most sought after in the city, a place where even the non-guests even pleasant and delicious food. This is not surprising, because the restaurant’s chef is renowned and award-winning.

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It is not surprising that the Golden Well in Prague has received so many accolades for its superior service and beauty. Voted as one of the world’s best hidden gems, the Golden Well is indeed one of the best treasures Prague has to offer.

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