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Prague Information Service

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Address: Arbesovo namesti 70/4, Prague 150 00, Czech Republic
Phone Number: +420 236 002 562
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Like to add my 2 cents or in this case 2 koruna to this review. I was at the Art Deco Imperial Hotel, which is about one block from Palladium Mall and about 2 blocks from... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like to add my 2 cents or in this case 2 koruna to this review. I was at the Art Deco Imperial Hotel, which is about one block from Palladium Mall and about 2 blocks from Municipal House. There were 2 money exchange places right near me. One was giving a larger amount than the other. One thing to ask... More 

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Duisburg, Germany
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

The exchange rates in Prague in general are awful! After my stay there I realized that I could have waited and look around before I gave my money to one of the first exchange houses I saw and lost almost 20 Euros in less than a minute. Just try to pay everywhere with a card or in Euros. I could... More 

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Thank Liizeth2015
Island of Malta, Malta
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We went to exchange money, only to realise that the rates given are in reverse, totally misleading and a total SCAM. We only realised this after signing the paper to authorise the exhange, and the personnel handed over the money. We confronted the personnel as we were getting 50% less then what we should have. The staff replied that 'these... More 

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Thank xaxig91
Bateau Bay, Australia
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53 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Be very careful changing money on Old Town Square. Chequepoint on Old Town Square is a systematic Cheating process. They have their signs reversed. You think they have made a silly error. They then quickly shove paper in your face and tell you to sign it (as pople waiting) then hand you an exchange rate that is less than HALF... More 

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Glasgow
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228 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

We tried the Ham stand in the old square as having passed a few times really liked what was on offer. We did like the ham which is served with a few large portions of bread and as it was a good sunny day we had a large beer to wash it down. You eat at high tables in the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

There is a currency exchange shop just right outside St Nicholas Church in old town square. It's on the right-hand side of the row of shops next to a pizza place. Never go in there!!! They charged me 20% for the commission which is a complete ripped off. When I confronted the guy, he told me to read the board... More 

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Goa, India
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177 reviews
91 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

The people at the desk spoke good english which was nice. But only answered the questions to the point, didnt appear very friendly. If its information you need, you could ask the average english speaking tourist on the street

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

We went to buy tickets to do the Hop on Hop off bus. They charged us like it was a money cash advance on our credit card... avoid at all costs.

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Thank kcoop60
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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335 reviews
152 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

I had to go to this Information Centre twice during my holidays. People were not really that friendly or helpful. I needed train times and the best way to get to a few cities and the answers I got were the same I got by doing some very basic searches in internet. People did not looked "happy" to be in... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2013

I went to exchange some currency at the Global travel shop on Karlova 3/175 street. I was exchanging 50 euro to korona which I supposed to get 895 CZK. The lady that was behind the counter gave me 10 CZK less that she supposed to. She first gave me the money but didn't give me the receipt and only gave... More 

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