Ceske Budejovice hotels don't look like your typical roadside motels everyone has experienced on a long road trip. The town, founded in the twelfth century, offers distinctive charm and historic flair and hotels to match. The scenic setting is remarkable as well—Ceske Budejovice is perched in a lush green valley where the Vltava River meets the Malse River.
The city is known as Budweis in the German, so it's no surprise that brewing is big in this part of Bohemia. Since the Middle Ages, monks, master brewers, and others have been crafting pilsners and lagers known for their quality. At one time, Ceske Budejovice was the official brewery for the Holy Roman Empire. But this isn't a one-note town; it's also known for its mix of Renaissance and Gothic architecture as well as its bustling town square and a diverse mix of accommodations in Budweis.
When looking for hotels in Ceske Budejovice, you'll discover that many hotels are in renovated buildings, some dating back to the Renaissance. Weaving together a historic setting, comfort, and luxury, the Hotel Malay Pivovar (pictured) is located in a structure once connected to the brewing process. Since transformed into one of the country's chic luxury hotels, the Malay Pivovar has extended hospitality to politicians, artists, athletes, and plenty of average people on extraordinary vacations. All of the 29 rooms and 4 apartments offer a comfortable and cozy place to rest and modern amenities like an Internet connection, minibar, and satellite TV. Not surprisingly, the hotel serves beer made nearby, as well as local spirits, pastries, and international cuisine, in addition to providing lodging in Ceske Budejovice. Guests also can request taxi service, arrange brewery visits, and book sightseeing tours.
Like Cesky Krumlov and Prague, hotels in Ceske Budejovice also overlook the Vltava River. The Hotel Dvorak, right on the town square, fills a historic structure with 27 suites and 43 regular guestrooms, a lounge, and restaurant. At this choice for lodging in Ceske Budejovice, some comforts of home include Wi-Fi connections, air conditioning, private bathrooms, direct-dial phones, and satellite TV.
The list Ceske Budejovice hotels also includes boutique hotels. With ten comfortable and modern rooms, the Hotel Zatkuv Dum is located on a quiet street in the center of town. The hotel offers onsite parking, a sumptuous buffet breakfast, 24-hour service, satellite TV in all the rooms, a restaurant/pizzeria, and nonsmoking rooms. The two buildings now providing lodging in Ceske Budejovice are some of the few structures in town that survived a fire in 1641. These historical treasures are within walking distance of the Premysl Otakar II Square, several restaurants, and a variety of dining options.
Another choice for boutique hotels in Ceske Budejovice, the Hotel Klika offers 26 renovated rooms, from singles and triples. Guests also have use of wireless Internet connections and private parking for cars, motorcycles, and bikes. A restaurant, which overlooks the river, has a summer terrace and cozy indoor seating. The friendly, multilingual staff at this Budweis hotel is eager to arrange excursions for you, including to the brewery, canoe rentals, cycling trips, and wellness treatments at a nearby spa.
This Bohemian city, which has royal roots, now treats tourists as prized guests. No matter which of the Ceske Budejovice hotels you choose, you can enjoy holidays and hospitality fit for a king.