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Corinthia Hotel Prague
My room at this impressive hotel was an executive double room on 23rd floor. The view from my room across the city was breathtaking. It took me a while before I unpacked my luggage, as I was fascinated by the complex panorama that unfolded before me. I was daydreaming that I was in the watchtower of a giant fortress protecting the city. This is a great introduction to Prague as it was my first visit to the city.
The Corinthia has managed combined it’s Five Star status with the feeling of a boutique hotel. This monumental glass building opened in June 1988. It was one of the first international investments in the country prior to the collapse of communism. The building’s fascinating secret is that it has, below the car park, a huge arena the size of a tennis court which can be used as a nuclear shelter. During the ‘Cold war’ the hotel hosted many top-level political conferences.
The hotel boasts three restaurants offering Czech, European and Oriental cuisine respectively. Your dining experience is complimented by the restaurants’ stylish décor. The Let’s Eat, The Grill and the Rickshaw all serve delicious food and an excellent choice of wine and beers.
Lounge 62 is the newly decorated café and bar on the ground floor offering cocktails, a lunch menu and freshly made deserts throughout the day. I enjoyed a light lunch in it’s comfortable surroundings. Commencing with a crispy Czech vegetable soup followed by a delightfully grilled juicy salmon and finished off with a nicely baked cake and a coffee latte.
Yes, every fine hotel has to have one and the Corinthia Hotel is no exception. The Apollo Day Spa is on the 26th floor and has a fully equipped gym and heated indoor swimming pool with a stunning panoramic view of the city. The Spa, as you’d expect, is there to pamper you. For your relaxation there is a sauna, steam room, solarium, beauty salon and treatment rooms for a variety of massages all ready to awaken your senses. The Apollo Spa is open to both hotel guests and outside visitors.
The UNESCO World Heritage city of Prague, which has preserved a great sense of antiquity in the old town on either side of the Vltava River, has many must-see places including Prague Castle, the Charles Bridge, Old Town Square, the Astronomical Clock, Roman and Gothic Churches and many museums. This year, 2016, the city celebrates the 700th birth anniversary of the visionary King of Bohemia and Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV who is one of the noblest characters in Czech history. It is a good time to visit Prague to learn about the city and legacy of Charles through exhibitions, conferences and events.
Contact Information for the Corinthia Hotel Prague
PRAGUE 4, 140 69
TEL: +420 261 191 111
FAX: +420 261 225 011
EMAIL: [email protected]
For more information on this lovely hotel or to make a booking please visit http://www.corinthia.com/hotels/prague .
For more information about what to do and see in Prague please click on http://www.czechtourism.com .
For more photos of the Corinthia Hotel and the City of Prague please click on http://www.amirinia.com/the-corinthia-hotel-prague/
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