Palace Praha

Opened in 1909 and designed in a rich Viennese art nouveau style, the Praha Palace has catered to the movers and shakers of politics, the arts and entertainment since its golden days in the first half of the last century.
The hotel was opened on 21 April in 1909. The design was the work of František Buldra -  a Prague builder and the owner of the hotel, together with architect George Justich. In 1924 the new owner Emanuel Oppel turned the facility into a competitive 5-star hotel. Soon after, the Palace Hotel became a center of Prague’s social and cultural life. ?Josephine Baker was one of the hotel's first prominent guests. Even the great opera voice Emma Destinová and her professional partner Enrico Caruso dwelled here on several occasions. Two of the function rooms were named after them. Hotel Palace Praha's first era of long duration came to an end when it was closed on 1 January 1986.
After a months-long battle, the idea of a "sensitive" renovation won and, the Palace Hotel was saved. Its original character has been preserved thanks to the "house-in-a-house" renovation approach, i.e. leaving the outer walling untouched. ?The hotel reopened in 1989, and has been providing top-class service ever since, making many a world’s celebrity feel at home once again. The last renovation of the Hotel Palace Praha was during the years 2006 and 2007.
 

HISTORY IN BRIEF

1909: Opening year.

1989: The hotel reopened after a three year renovation project.

HISTORY IN DETAIL

1909, April 21: Built in a Viennese Art Nouveau style, the hotel opened its doors. The design was the work of its owner František Buldro, a Prague builder, and architect George Justich.

1924: Emanuel Oppel bought the building and Hotel Palace Praha took off, becoming one of the foremost hotels in the city.

1986, January 1: The hotel closed down. It was decided that the hotel should receive a complete revamp. Its original character was preserved using the so-called ´house within a house´ renovation scheme, i.e. keeping intact the outer wall and facade.

1989: The hotel reopened.

2000: A further renovation programme was undertaken.

2008: Kai Winkler manages the hotel

The hotel has catered to an array of famous guests over the years, including the likes of Josephine Baker and The Rolling Stones.
Kai Winkler
114 rooms and 10 suites Rooms
10 Suites
Central heating & air conditioning High speed Internet access Wireless LAN 2 direct phone lines with voice mail TV with 40 channels Coffee & Tea facilities In-room safe Minibar.
Hotel Palace Praha is located on the corner of Panska and Jindrisska Street.
Gourmet Club Restaurant ------ Gourmet Club Lounge ------ Restaurant l'Epoque
Explore Old Prague. The hotel is within walking distance of Wenceslas Square, the Old Town Square and the State Opera. Dine at Gourmet Club Restaurant, recently named in a list of the top 10 restaurants in Prague.
Sauna ------ Fitness centre nearby
The conference hall on the eighth floor can cater to up to 200 people.
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Palace Praha
Country: Czech Republic
City: Prague
Opening date: 1909

Note from the Host

General Manager Georg Gonano

Coordinates

Panska 12
111 21 Czech Republic, Prague

Tel: (+420-2) 24-093-111
Fax: (+420-2) 24-221-240

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