Last Updated: December 1, 2022
This is a list of the Cheapest Hostels in Prague.
Prague is still one of the cheapest major cities (if not the cheapest) in Western/Central Europe. You can easily get by on €40 per day during your trip to Prague and you could budget this even lower. If you want to save on the accommodation, then take a look at our amazing list of the cheapest hostels in Prague. Hostel prices in Prague start at only €4 per night.
All of the hostels on this list offer either a mixed, male or female dorm rooms. These are always the cheapest option. And of course, you’ll get the chance to meet fellow travellers and pick up tips on what to see and do. Hostels often offer other ways to save money, such as communal kitchen facilities where you can cook your own meals and some hostels also offer very cheap meal options. All the hostels listed below have WiFi included and all hostels have good reviews on Hostelworld.
General Info on Hostels in Prague
Here are some things that you might want to consider before booking a hostel in Prague.
- Price - Prague has some of the cheapest hostel prices for a major city in Western/Central Europe. A bed in a dorm room starts at only €4 per night (normally in large dorm rooms).
- Location - Prague is a large city but the public transport system of buses, trams and the metro is one of the best in Europe. That said, it's best to stay in a central location close to the top sights and nightlife. Stare Mesto (Old Town) and Nova Mesto (New Town) are the most central locations. But you should also consider staying in a more local district such as Vinohrady, Zizkov or my personal favourite Holesovice.
- Amenities/Services - Every hostel offers free Wi-Fi and some hostels include breakfast in the price, but if you want more specific services be sure to do your research to find the hostel that best meets your needs.
- Staff - Most hostels in Prague have excellent staff. They are normally very friendly and will give you some great tips on restaurants, bars and clubs etc. But my advice is to read reviews to make sure the hostel you choose has friendly and helpful staff because rude or unhelpful staff could ruin your hostel experience.
The 10 Cheapest Hostels in Prague
Here’s our comprehensive list of the cheapest Hostels in Prague which includes a detailed description of each hostel.
1. PLUS Prague
PLUS Prague is a recently-renovated hostel in the Holesovice district of Prague with modern facilities and it takes 15 minutes to reach the city centre using a tram.
Plus Prague is easily the best cheap hostel in Prague with dorm beds starting at only €4.00 per night.
The hostel has a free sauna and indoor saltwater swimming pool open year-round. There's an on-site restaurant that serves affordable meals (even on a backpacker's budget), and a bar.
- Dorms from €4.00
- Privates from €30.00
2. Czech Inn
Czech Inn hostel is housed in an original 19th century Art Nouveau building. It has been refurbished into a contemporary and comfortable hostel with local design and boutique flair.
It is tucked along one of the city’s best tramlines (Number 22) for sightseeing. Also, it takes only 10 minutes to get to the centre on a tram and there is a tram stop conveniently located outside the hostel.
The hostel has recently opened a cafe and recently renovated its Basement Bar. The Bar regularly hosted events and they have a Happy Hour(s) every evening with beers (large) costing only 25 CZK/€1.00.
All of this makes the Czech Inn one of the best cheap hostels in Prague.
- Dorms from €5.60
- Privates from €28.60
3. Sir Toby’s Hostel
Sir Toby's Hostel is a legendary hostel situated in the Holešovice neighbourhood of Prague close to many hip bars, restaurants, clubs and markets. The hostel is a 20-minute tram ride to the centre, with the nearest tram stop (Dělnická) only 3 minutes walk away.
Sir Toby's is a traditional hostel that will make you feel at home. Relax with a beer at Sir Toby's Pub and enjoy the beautiful outdoor terrace during the summer months. Sir Toby's Pub has a Happy Hour every evening from 6 to 8 pm.
They also offers laundry facilities, free Wifi, secure luggage room, safety deposit boxes, free spices and tea in the guest kitchen, bicycle rentals and the reception is open 24/7.
- Dorms from €5.85
- Privates from €23.70
4. Dream Hostel Prague
Dream Hostel is one of best new hostels in Prague. It is located right in the city centre just off Wencelas Square. From here you explore most of Prague famous Tourist attractions on foot. It is also an ideal hostel for the Digital Nomads as there are work benches beside the reception area.
The dorm rooms are spacious and have a comtempary design. Each dorm bed has it's night lamp, power socket and privacy curtain. The hostel has a 24 hr Reception, Free Wifi, Laundry facilities and a trendy onsite cafe-bar.
- Dorms from €7.50
- Privates from €28.90
6. Art Hole Hostel
Art Hole Hostel is a great little setting for solo travellers wanting to meet other travellers and is located in the city centre. You can cook your own meals in their fully-equipped kitchen. Every evening the hostel cooks a family dinner which costs only €2.
- Dorms from €8.05
7. A&O Prague Metro Strizkov
The A&O Prague Metro Strizkov is situated in the district Strizkov and is only 5 minutes away from the metro station Strizkov. It takes only 15 minutes to reach the centre.
Aside from comfortable rooms, A&O Hostel Prague Metro Strizkov has Common areas for where you can relax and chill out. The big lobby and bar area with free wifi create a laid-back atmosphere and offer plenty of room to get to know fellow travellers.
- Dorms from €8.50
- Privates from €28.40
8. Ahoy! Hostel
"Ahoy" is an informal welcome greeting in the Czech language so you are sure to get a warm welcome at Ahoy Hostel. It is within 5 a minute walk to Old Town Square, Charles Bridge and various restaurants, bars and clubs.
Ahoy Hostel offers unique private and dorm rooms with morales painted by local artists. They have a fully equipped kitchen including tea, coffee, spices and other basics that are all your disposal. Other services include Free Wifi throughout the building, Vending machine, Laundry Services and they will arrange city tours for you at their tour desk.
- Dorms from €8.90
- Privates from €27.00
9. Brix Hostel
Brix Hostel's international staff will do everything in their power to welcome you to their family and make sure your stay in Prague is totally unforgettable.
Brix Hostel is located in Prague's Zizkov district, the hostel bar, chillout-lounge, and patio are the heartbeat of the hostel.
- Dorms from €8.90
- Privates from €48.30
10. Hostel Rosemary
Hostel Rosemary is located in the centre of Prague's Old Town, just a few steps from Wenceslas Square and Old Town Square.
You don't need to use public transport during your stay at Hostel Rosemary as most of the famous sights are within walking distance.
- Dorms from €9.05
- Privates from €32.60
I hope this list helps you pick a cheap hostel that best suits your needs during your stay in Prague. In general, the overall standard of cheap hostels in Prague is good but there are still some bad hostels. Hopefully, this list will help you avoid bad or mediocre hostels to ensure you enjoy your stay in Prague. My favourite hostel in Prague is Sir Toby's.
Book Your Trip to Prague
Best Website to Book a Hostel
Hostelworld is by far the biggest and the best website for booking hostels as they have the best availability and prices. The website is designed to include many filters to help find a hostel that best suits your needs. For instance, you can filter hostels by price or by rating for a particular city.
Below are handy links to the best cheap hostels in Prague together with a brief description. Just click on any of the links to check prices and availability for your dates.
- PLUS Prague - Super cheap hostel with swimming pool in Holesovice.
- Czech Inn - Super sized hostel a few tram stops from the centre.
- Sir Toby's Hostel - Very social hostel located in Holesovice.
- Dream Hostel - Cheapest hostel in the centre of Prague.
- Hostel Boudnik - Newly opened hostel in Zizkov.
- Art Hole Hostel - Centrally located hostel, ideal for solo female travellers.
- A&O Prague Metro Strizkov - Large hostel in Strizkov, good for large groups.
- Ahoy Hostel - Cheap hostel only 5 mins from the Charles Bridge.
- Brix Hostel's - Great party hostel situated in Zizkov.
- Hostel Rosemary - Centrally located backpacker hostel.
Recommended Tours in Prague
I recommend GetYourGuide for Tours. They offer highly unique tours with Local Guides. Below are a selection of some of the most interesting tours in Prague.
- World War II and Communist History Tour - Learn all about the World War II and communist history of Prague.
- Ghosts and Legends of the Old Town Evening Tour - a ghost tour through Prague's historic Old Town.
- Medieval Dinner with Unlimited Drinks - Spend an evening in the heart of Prague enjoying a 3 to 5-course medieval dinner with unlimited drinks.
- Beer Bath With Unlimited Beer - Enjoy a private treatment in a unique beer spa with high-quality ingredients and unlimited beer.
- Terezín Concentration Camp Full-Day Tour from Prague - This day trip from Prague to Terezín concentration camp.
Don’t Forget Travel Insurance
Travel insurance will protect you against illness, injury, theft, cancellations and much more. I recommend World Nomads Travel Insurance.
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Hi, I'm Michael McGuinness and the guy behind the scenes of HG. I'm a professional web developer, blogger, digital nomad and parent. I've been travelling the world with my wife and young son since 2012.