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Miss Sophie’s

Published on May 23th, 2013 in Hotels

  • Miss Sophie's short-order chef extraordinaire

  • Having a lovely Breakfast with friends

  • Miss Sophie's Breakfast Buffet

  • Miss Sophie's Breakfast Buffet

  • Miss Sophie's short-order chef extraordinaire

  • Miss Sophie's Eggs and Bacon

  • Miss Sophie's Crêpes

  • Miss Sophie's Twin Room

  • Miss Sophie's Apartment

  • Miss Sophie's Private Room


Miss Sophie’s is a great option if you are on a budget and looking for a small hotel and a quiet stay. The stylish rooms are dark and atmospheric, with a unique sense of playfulness. But what really won me over was the breakfast (yes, I am serious). The all-you-can-eat buffet (plus a la carte menu) is limited to ten people per sitting, so it is necessary to book a time slot the day before. Everyone is seated at a small U-shaped bar facing the open kitchen, and while you socialize with the other hotel guests, the short-order chef extraordinaire will make whatever you wish, from fabulous omelets to pancakes – you name it! This property definitely does not offer some of the luxuries available at other hotels I have included in this guide, however it is definitely a worthy option if you’re on a budget and a brilliant option if you happen to be a breakfast connoisseur!



Contemporary chic on a budget.



Rooms: 15 private rooms, 10 apartments.


Rates: Starting at €42 in low season / €56 in high season not including breakfast.


Check-in: 15:00


Checkout: 12:00


Gym: NO


Internet and Wi-Fi: All services are free of charge; two computers in the lobby are available for guest use.


DVD Player: NO (TVs in all private rooms, but only Czech stations.)


Nightly Turndown Service: NO


Bed and Linen Factor: Perfectly adequate.


Bath Products: fourelements


Daily Newspaper: NO


Pets: Maybe, just ask.


Parking: NO


Room Recommendations

Room 11: Loved it! This room is very comfortable, featuring a cozy little sofa nook and a very clever desk.


Room 4C: This rather special room oddly features very large portraits of the hotel owner and others involved in the hotel, as well as a bedroom with décor that can perhaps best be described as “boudoir noir sex den.” Although the room can sleep up to four people, it is ideal for a couple with a sense of humor.


Room 15: This large corner room, with high ceilings is the biggest at the hotel, and can sleep up to three. The biggest advantage to this room is the size.



Eating In

Breakfast: 08:00–12:00,  Buffet for 170CZK – reservation required


Requests: Seats where you can watch the short-order chef prepare your breakfast.


Room Service: NO


Staying In

Why not watch a movie downstairs? Reception has a selection of DVDs to choose from, free of charge.


Also Worth Noting

Request a Miss Sophie’s Map when you check in. It offers lots of excellent budget-sensitive suggestions, focusing on the local neighborhood, and their recommendations are excellent.


Fun and Fabulous Features

Retro radios – that can also play MP3s! You will find one of these in every room, and I have to admit I loved listening to local Czech radio stations all night long.the pre-loaded tunes and playlist all night long.


Walking tours of Prague are offered daily; the 4 - 5 hour tour includes the Prague Castle and Old Town. 400 CZK per person.

Miss Sophie's
Melounová 3, Prague 2
tel 296 303 530
metro I.P. Pavlova
tram 4, 6, 10, 11, 16, 22 to I.P. Pavlova