Prague is still one of the cheapest major cities (if not the cheapest) in Western/Central Europe. You can easily get by on €50 per day during your trip to Prague and you could budget this even lower. If you want to save on accommodation, then take a look at my guide to cheap hostels in Prague. Hostel prices in Prague start at as little as €8 per night.
All of the hostels on this list offer either mixed, male, or female dorm rooms. These are always the cheapest options. And of course, you’ll get the chance to meet fellow travelers 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.
Cheap Hostels in Prague
Here’s my comprehensive guide to 8 cheap hostels in Prague:
1. PLUS Prague
PLUS Prague is a newly reconstructed hostel in Prague's Holesovice district with modern facilities, and a tram takes 15 minutes to get to the city centre. Plus, with dorm beds starting at only €8.00 a night, Prague is easily the top cheap hostel in Prague.
The hostel features a free sauna and an indoor saltwater swimming pool that is open all year. There is an on-site restaurant and bar that serves reasonable meals (even on a backpacker's budget).
Dorms from €4.00, Privates from €30.00
2. Czech Inn
Czech Inn hostel is housed in a 19th-century Art Nouveau building. It has been renovated into a modern and contemporary hostel. It is located along one of the city's best tramlines (Number 22). A tram ride to the centre takes only 10 minutes, and there is a tram stop conveniently located outside the hostel. All of this makes the Czech Inn one of the top 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 located in Prague's Holeovice neighbourhood among several chic bars, restaurants, clubs, and marketplaces. The hostel is a 20-minute tram ride from the city centre, and the nearest tram stop (Dlnická) is only a three-minute walk away. Sir Toby's is a typical hostel where you will feel at ease.
During the summer, sip a beer on the gorgeous outdoor patio of Sir Toby's Pub. Every evening from 6 to 8 p.m., Sir Toby's Pub offers a Happy Hour. They also provide laundry services, free Wi-Fi, a secure luggage area, safety deposit boxes, complimentary spices and tea in the guest kitchen, bicycle rentals, and the reception is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Dorms from €5.85, Privates from €23.70
4. Dream Hostel Prague
Dream Hostel is located right in the city center situated just off Wenceslas Square. A lot of Prague's famous tourist sites can be explored on foot. It is also an excellent hostel for Digital Nomads, as there are workstations adjacent to the reception area.
The dorm rooms are big and modernly designed. Each dorm bed features a nightlight, a power outlet, and a privacy curtain. The hostel provides a 24-hour reception, free Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, and a modern cafe bar on-site.
Dorms from €7.50, Privates from €28.90
5. Hostel Boudnik
Hostel Boudnik is a modern hostel with tastefully designed rooms. Each room is distinct and one-of-a-kind. It is in the Zizkov district, which has many pubs, bars, and small shops around.
Dorms from €7.70, Privates from €27.20
6. Art Hole Hostel
Art Hole Hostel is a beautiful little setting in the city centre for solo travellers looking to meet other tourists. You are welcome to prepare your own meals in their fully equipped kitchen. Every evening, the hostel prepares a family dinner for only €2.
Dorms from €8.05
7. A&O Prague Metro Strizkov
The A&O Prague Metro Strizkov is located in the Strizkov neighbourhood and is about 5 minutes away from the Strizkov metro station. It simply takes 15 minutes to get to the centre.
In addition to excellent rooms, A&O Hostel Prague Metro Strizkov features common areas where you can relax and unwind. The large lobby and bar area with free wifi creates a relaxed atmosphere and lots of space to meet other tourists.
Dorms from €8.50, Privates from €28.40
8. Ahoy! Hostel
Ahoy Hostel is situated in a great location. It is within a 5-minute walk to Old Town Square, Charles Bridge, and various restaurants, bars, and clubs. The hostel has one-of-a-kind individual and dorm rooms with murals painted by local artists.
They provide a fully equipped kitchen with tea, coffee, spices, and other necessities at your disposal. Other amenities include free Wi-Fi throughout the property, a vending machine, and laundry facilities, as well as a tour desk where you may schedule city tours.
Dorms from €8.90, Privates from €27.00
9. Brix Hostel
Brix Hostel's international team will go out of their way to welcome you to their family and ensure that your time in Prague is completely unforgettable. Brix Hostel is located in Prague's Zizkov area, and its heartbeat is the hostel bar, chillout lounge, and patio.
Dorms from €8.90, Privates from €48.30
Final Thoughts on Cheap Hostels in Prague
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.
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