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Tynska ulichka 629/1, Prague 110 00 Czech Republic
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#194 of 673 hotels in Prague
Travellers' Choice

See why so many travellers make Cerny Slon their hotel of choice when visiting Prague. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a romantic setting with an array of amenities designed for travellers like you.

The rooms offer a flat screen TV and a minibar, and getting online is possible, as free wifi is available, allowing you to rest and refresh with ease.

Hotel Cerny Slon features 24 hour front desk, baggage storage, and currency exchange. In addition, as a valued Hotel Cerny Slon guest, you can enjoy breakfast that is available on-site. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to paid public parking available nearby.

While staying at Hotel Cerny Slon, visitors can check out World War II in Prague Tour (0.3 mi) and Mala strana (0.8 mi), some of Prague's top attractions.

Prague has plenty of Mediterranean restaurants. So when you’re here, be sure to check out popular spots like Marina Ristorante, La Finestra, and Pasta Fresca, which are serving up some great dishes.

If you’re looking for things to do, you can check out Prague Castle (1.0 mi), Old Town Square (0.1 mi), or Charles Bridge (0.5 mi), which are popular attractions amongst tourists, and they are all within walking distance.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Cerny Slon as you experience all of the things Prague has to offer.

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Paid public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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24-hour front desk
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Breakfast available
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English, Russian, Czech, German
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Gamze. wrote a review Sep 2020
Istanbul, Turkey9 contributions10 helpful votes
Its location was superb, I mean as good as it might get. People working there was really helpful, especially with where to visit, why to visit and etc. Wandering around town became meaningful because of the help we got. Also, we had a very comfortable sleep, beds were A+ for sure. The ceiling of the room we were in was lovely too. Waking up to that made my day brighter. Oh, breakfast was standard though. Do not expect much. All in all, I will probably choose the same place to stay if I visit Prague again.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
1 Helpful vote
Nikki O wrote a review Dec 2019
St Helens, United Kingdom36 contributions9 helpful votes
Hotel's Favourite
What a fabulous stay we had in this wonderfully located hotel just off the Old Town Square. We stayed in one of the attic rooms with quaint oak beams in the ceiling, perfect after a day of sight seeing around Prague. The breakfast was lovely and fresh every morning and we also ate in the restaurant one evening, the half roast duck was delicious! Highly recommend this hotel for its lovely staff, location and spotlessly clean rooms, can't wait to come back!!
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
1 Helpful vote
Response from Petr V, Vlastník at Cerny Slon
Responded 17 Feb 2020
Dear Sir, Madam, thank you very much for your nice review.
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Rhonda J wrote a review Apr 2020
Canberra, Australia212 contributions186 helpful votes
We stayed here around new year 2020. We had arranged with the hotel for a car pick up from the main station. All this was done through email. The driver was waiting for us at the pre arranged meeting place and drove us quickly and safely to the hotel. It is wise to ask your hotel to arrange a pick up from your point of arrival. We were checked in by the friendly receptionist and we took the small quaint lift to the second floor. Our room was huge with king sized bed and even an extra couch. The bathroom was also huge. Furniture is quaint. We had dinner one night in the bar area which was served by the very friendly and capable bar staff. We had not booked dinner so we’re unable to be seated in the restaurant. This turned out to be a blessing as the bar area was much more relaxed. Like some others we found the breakfast could be improved. Food was not replenished so there was less choice if you weren’t there early. Bringing slices of bread in ones hands from the kitchen is not a good look. In such a beautiful vaulted room one would hope to be greeted by a friendly staff member. This was not the case. However we could not fault the reception or bar staff who were friendly and very helpful in helping tourists to find their way around. The hotel is very convenient, a very short walk to the old town square and for us at that time of the year it’s wonderful Christmas market, and easy walks to all other places of interest. Turn left out of the hotel and wander the streets for an interest and not so touristy part of Prague. Prague is a wonderful city for walking, getting lost and eventually finding your way. We enjoyed our stay at the Cerny Slon.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Response from 655petrv, Vlastník at Cerny Slon
Responded 5 Jun 2020
Dear Rhonda, we thank you very much for your rewiev. We hope you come back to our hotel sometimes.
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Len wrote a review Mar 2020
4 contributions4 helpful votes
We booked a four-night stay for our first visit to Prague. The hotel was exactly what we were looking for: a small, charming hotel, perfectly located just off the main square in Old Town. In fact, all the sites we wanted to see on both sides of the river were an easy walk from the hotel. Our room was very comfortable and quiet. The food and service in the restaurant was excellent. However, what really stood out for us was the hotel staff. They were all extremely friendly and attentive under normal circumstances, but when our travel plans were disrupted by Covid-19 issues, the front desk staff helped up re-arrange our rail and air travel reservations. For your staff, a rating of 5 is not high enough. When we return to Prague, we will, without a doubt, stay again at Hotel Cerny Slon.
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Date of stay: March 2020
1 Helpful vote
Response from 655petrv, Vlastník at Cerny Slon
Responded 5 Jun 2020
Dear Sir, Madam, we thank you very much for your nice review. We reopened after two months and we are looking forward to our guests and we hope you will be among them!
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lesley2210 wrote a review Mar 2020
Bournemouth, United Kingdom35 contributions51 helpful votes
Visited restaurant as a walk-in and were delighted they had a table available. Interesting menu with a variety of dishes making it difficult to chose. I finally chose the ‘Black elephant’ skewer which was absolutely delicious as was the other three meals our party chose. Only criticisms was the waiters lack of knowledge of the wines on the menu and the way they tried to push the extras onto us which we may have ordered had they taken card payments. OverallVery good value for money and will definitely be back
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
2 Helpful votes
USD 68 - USD 204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Czech RepublicBohemiaPraguePraha 1 (City Center) / Stare Mesto (Old Town)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cerny Slon
Which popular attractions are close to Cerny Slon?
Nearby attractions include Staromestske namesti (0.1 km), Old Town Hall with Astronomical Clock (0.2 km), and Thrill Park - Prague's Horror Theme Park (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Cerny Slon?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Cerny Slon?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Cerny Slon?
Yes, paid public parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Cerny Slon?
Conveniently located restaurants include MeatEater steak & wine, Namaste India Rybná, and Jaffa Restaurant.
Does Cerny Slon have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Cerny Slon offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Cerny Slon?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Cerny Slon?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, Russian, and Czech.
Are there any historical sites close to Cerny Slon?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Old Town Hall with Astronomical Clock (0.2 km), Vysehrad National Cultural Monument (2.6 km), and Lobkowicz Palace (1.4 km).