Mandarin Oriental, Prague - Redefining luxury in the Czech Republic
Mandarin Oriental, Prague, which opened in September 2006, is housed in a former monastery with roots dating back to the 14th century. Superbly located in the Malá Strana district, the picturesque “Little Quarter” in the heart of Prague’s rich historic centre, the hotel is within easy walking distance of the Golden City’s major tourist attractions.
Adjacent to the Czech Museum of Music and only a five minute walk to the beautiful Charles Bridge, Mandarin Oriental, Prague offers the best of the historical location and a sophisticated ambience with subtle Asian touches.
The hotel offers 99 guest rooms including 20 exclusive suites, the most spacious and luxurious in the city. Combining great character and historic features, all rooms are individually designed and benefit from the latest technology. High definition LCD screens are features in the bedrooms, bathrooms and in the Suites’ individual sitting room, while high-speed Internet connectivity throughout and smart desks are designed to enhance the workspace.
In keeping with Mandarin Oriental’s innovative approach to food and beverage, the hotel offers stylish dining with culinary flair. Mandarin Oriental, Prague’s signature restaurant, Essensia, offers a unique two-part menu combining modern Czech cuisine with authentic Asian flavours. Distributed across five rooms, each with its own architectural style, it is the ideal venue for a leisurely breakfast, stylish business lunch, a romantic dinner or celebration. The vaulted wine cellar guards an extensive array of wines from both the old and new worlds as well as some of the finest selections from the boutique wineries of Bohemia; the cellar is available for private events such as wine tastings, small cocktail parties or private dinners. By contrast, the hotel’s award-winning BAREGO bar makes for a stunning contemporary alternative and is a popular spot for the city’s movers and shakers. The Monastery Lounge, the former cloister corridor with soaring ceiling and tall Baroque columns is a spectacular, and popular, event venue.
Exceptional banqueting and conference services, along with elegant rooms that incorporate the latest technology, make Mandarin Oriental, Prague ideal for hosting sophisticated events of up to 130 people. A 172-square-metre Grand Ballroom with a 6.5-metre high vaulted ceiling is the centrepiece of the event facilities. A private entrance and dramatic pre-function space make Mandarin Oriental, Prague the location of choice for VIP meetings and events as well as destination weddings and celebrations.
The 490-square-metre award-winning holistic Spa at Mandarin Oriental, is located in a former Renaissance chapel and linked to the hotel by an underground passageway, allowing guests to retreat to their rooms in complete privacy. In this truly unique setting, spa guests enter over a glass floor displaying the remains of a previous Gothic church uncovered during the hotel’s reconstruction. Offering six treatment rooms including two for couples, featuring private heat and water-based treatment facilities such as a Rasul and Vitality Pool, the Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Prague provides a variety of holistic treatments from around the world whilst incorporating the historic spa culture of Central Europe. The hotel also offers a fully equipped fitness centre with two saunas.