We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“Cheap and Cheerful!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hostel Emma

Best prices for -
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
Hostel Emma
Ranked #357 of 661 Speciality Lodging in Prague
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
488 reviews
97 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 297 helpful votes
“Cheap and Cheerful!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2011

I stayed here for 3 nights, the first night we were in a room downstairs off the kitchen which was fine, but the walls were unplastered in one corner, this didn't bother me though. The bathrooms were clean and the kitchen was good and well equipped for cooking. There was 3 computers in the lounge area with free internet!
The second and third we were moved rooms to a place just down the road from the hostel, it was in an old apartment on the 2nd floor. There was a small kitchen and very clean showers and toilets. Our room was grand, an 8 dorm. It had good lockers.
For the price of €7 a night, it was brilliant!

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank KeenanL
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

181 reviews from our community

Traveller rating
    14
    60
    60
    27
    20
See reviews for
5
28
31
2
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 bubbles
Traveller tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (10)
Date | Rating
  • Czech first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Slovak first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
mumbai
Level Contributor
58 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2011

The Emma Hostel in Prague is not really the best hostel to stay at. Firstly, they told us that the hostel is 2 mins walk from the Charles Square and 5 mins from the Charles Bridge which was wrong. It was easily a 15-20 min walk to these places. So its not centrally located. Their website also says that there is non-stop reception desk where the staff will help solve any problems. This was not so. The check in time was 2pm (which we were not informed) and reached early morning. We had to wait for a long time till someone came to the reception and told us that we would just have to come back at 2! We asked if we could keep our luggage with them and very reluctantly they kept our bags in a locker room. We wanted to have a bath before leaving and had to use the common bathrooms which were a little inconvenient - The bathing cubicles were very small there was no place to hang your towel or clothes and no place to keep soap/shampoo etc. Anyway we managed somehow!

We had a room for 4 people with bunk beds. The beds made noise every time someone shifted! So we could not sleep well at all. Also, the key to our room didn't work and the room was open the whole day. So we didn't keep any valuables in the room. The room hadn't been cleaned and we had to get the bedsheets changed when we came, since they were very dirty.

The staff was very unhelpful and rude. They didn't want to help at all. Unlike other hostels, they gave us no information about the city and what all one can do.

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled with friends
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank sonikabhasin
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers are raving about these Prague hotels

4.5 of 5 bubbles
Show Prices
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Show Prices
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Show Prices
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Show Prices
4 of 5 bubbles
Show Prices
Barcelona, Spain
Level Contributor
20 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2011

My experience in this hostel was short, but good. I stayed there only one night, but overall had a good first impression: clean room and bathroom + nice and helpful receptionist speaking perfect english. I did not get the chance to further experience the atmosfere at the hostel since i only used it to sleep, but i could appreciate that it was from a walking distance to the center.

  • Stayed March 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Laetitia R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2010

Advantages:
- very close to city centre
- very good (and free) internet connection
- big kitchen with lots of seats

Disadvantages:
- Receptionist only speaks Czech
- Receptionist not very helpful
- Dirty room (dead spiders, hair, coffee pads on the floor)
- Unwashed sheets

  • Stayed May 2010, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Jazzy188590
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Warsaw
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2009

I stayed there in February last year. I decided to choose Hostel Emma because of its convinient location and of course price. I think that it's a perfect place for students and for people who do not want to spend a lot money on accommodation. Personally my expectations are always low because during my trips what I need in a hostel is just a bed and shower ;) Hostel Emma was a good choice. The room wasn't very cosy. We lived in basement and had only a small window, but it didn't matter ;)
Don't expect a luxury, just a place to sleep. Remember that there are more interesting places in Prague than your room :P

  • Stayed February 2008, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank parania
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Prague hotels
Mala Strana (Little Quarter)
Hostel Mango
Hostel Mango
#36 of 661 in Prague
4.0 of 5 bubbles 286 reviews
Hostel Boudnik
#153 of 661 in Prague
3.5 of 5 bubbles 20 reviews
Praha 2
Hostel Centre Prague
Hostel Centre Prague
#274 of 661 in Prague
3.5 of 5 bubbles 63 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Nove Mesto (New Town)
AZ Hostel
AZ Hostel
#335 of 661 in Prague
3.5 of 5 bubbles 63 reviews
Praha 3
Hostel Elf
Hostel Elf
#24 of 661 in Prague
4.0 of 5 bubbles 304 reviews
Praha 3
Hostel Lipa
Hostel Lipa
#51 of 661 in Prague
4.5 of 5 bubbles 76 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Hostel Emma? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hostel Emma

Property: Hostel Emma
Address: Na Zderaze 267/10, Prague 120 00, Czech Republic
Region: Czech Republic > Bohemia > Prague > Nove Mesto (New Town) , Praha 2
Hotel Style:
Ranked #357 of 661 Speciality Lodging in Prague
Price range (per night): ₹ 654 - ₹ 2,880
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Emma 2*
Number of rooms: 20
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with HostelWorld so you can book your Hostel Emma reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing