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Character, Style, BALCONY Apart in Old Town, 80% occupancy 2016 BOOK NOW!

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 602 sq. ft.
Property type apartment

Overview

About the property

Elegant Prague city centre apartment in historcial building, competitive rates.

It has taken us two years to find an apartment equal in style and elegance to our first successful acquisition in Prague. The new apartment represents our values of providing accommodation which captures the historical charm of Prague, while at the same time offering value for money. This Art Nouveau building has been renovated by an Italian company. Their work on the building was nominated for an award. In the apartment, many original features have been preserved. Parquet floors, French doors, high ceilings and large original windows blend tastefully with restored antiques, chandeliers and touches of modern style. There is a sunny, quiet balcony overlooking a courtyard, where you can enjoy breakfast in tranquil surroundings. There is a two and three-seater sofa bed in the flat which comfortably accommodates extra guests. This Prague apartment has been styled with an attention to detail, care and elegance, sure to leave you with memories as deep and vivid as the city itself


Owner
Ilan & Veronika Morris + UK contact
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, czech
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2017

About Ilan & Veronika Morris + UK contact

My wife and I currently own and manage a total of six Prague apartments. We bought our first Prague apartment in 2004 and since then we have made a further two purchases. We started focusing on short-term rentals in 2008 after renovating our first apartment, the four-bedroom 97558.

We also sublease three apartments in lessor and Old Town and view leasing as an important way to expand our business. It enables us to focus on the most prime locations in the city that boast spectacular and unique views of some of Prague’s most iconic attractions.

My wife has 10 years experience in high-level hotel management and her experience in this sector has proved invaluable in professionalizing our business. All our apartments are renovated and/or decorated with a boutique style, using authentic, antique and vintage furnishings collected and added by my wife.

We take great time and care acquiring our furnishings in an effort to create a unique and original experience for our customers. We feel it is important to differentiate ourselves from the ‘four walls and Ikea furniture’ format which is standard in many holiday-let apartments in Prague.

We prefer to focus on a lower number of apartments so that we can maintain and develop each of them with an attention to detail true to our boutique style and principles of quality over quantity.

Our apartments are cleaned and maintained to the highest level and our improvements in both comfort and decor are ongoing. Since we started in 2008 our six apartments have acquired 360 five star reviews on HomeAway and average five stars across two other major sites with additional 300 reviews.

In future we would like to expand our portfolio taking on more renovation projects which focus on converting historical apartments into high-performing holiday rentals. All our renovations aim to capture the spirit and character of the building/ apartment being restored and only take on projects where we feel this can be achieved to the highest end.

Ilan & Veronika Morris + UK contact purchased this apartment in 2009

Why Ilan & Veronika Morris + UK contact chose Prague 8 - Florenc

This property is furnished with an attention to detail and care that is very rarely found in other holiday rental. It is stylish, cosy, romantic and full of charm and character. If you would like to stay in an apartment which emulates the unique atmosphere of one of Europe’s most beautiful capital cities, we recommend staying here.

What makes this apartment unique

The balcony which overlooks a quiet courtyard is ideal for al-fresco dining, enjoying an early morning coffee or late night glass of wine.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Veronika,

the whole trip was absolutely wonderful. There is nothing you could do better. Your tips really helped us and we enjoyed every single hour in prague!

Thanks so much and we will tell all our friends and familiy to go to prague and stay in one of your flats :)



Sunny greetings from munich

Andrea, Steffi and Sonja
Jun 2013
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Amenities

Karlin Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 602 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking ...
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • All towels are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Super king size bed (180 x 200 centimeters)
  • There are two sofa beds in the apartment. In the living room there is a sofa bed. This can seat 2 and can also sleep 1 to 2 persons. There is a larger sofa bed in the bedroom. This can seat 3 and can sleep 2 guests. With two sofa beds our guests can enjoy more flexibility in terms of their sleeping arrangements. We can sleep, for example, 2 guests in the living room and two in the bedroom or 3 in the bedroom and 1 in the living room, or 4 in the bedroom. Two single guests can also sleep in the same bedroom, but in different beds or one in the bedroom and one in the living room. There can also be a maximum of 5 guests in the apartment. For your safety the apartment is equipped with a fire alarm. We can also provide baby cot.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Parking is available in secure underground garages 5 mins from the apartment at Hotel IBIS, Old Town. As we have contacts in the hotel industry, we were able to negotiate special rates exclusively for our guests. Instead of 650 CZK, approx 27 Euro a nights, we are able to offer our guests 350 CZK, approx 13 Euros a night. Taxi transportation can be arranged with our friendly and reliable taxi company, who will pick you up directly from the airport and take you to the apartment. Groups of up to 4 cost 25 Euros, groups of up to 8 are 35 Euros. Our drivers all speak English and are friendly and will be able to give you advice about Prague during your journey. The Owner/ representative will then meet you at the apartment to provide you with further information about your stay and the city.

Reviews

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Character, Style, BALCONY Apart in Old Town, 80% occupancy 2016 BOOK NOW!
average rating of 4.865854 based on 84 reviews
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Book early because you will love this apartment.

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely apartment. The owners Veronika and Ilan have thought of every detail to make you stay as pleasant as possible. We arrived by bus from Budapest so could walk from the arrival point to the apartment and were sent a google map link to show us directions. Upon our arrival Veronika welcomed us and was very generous with her time, marking up maps of places to go, to eat and showing us the apartment facilities.

What a joy to have a geranium filled balcony-perfect for a glass of wine in the evening before going out. The bedroom was lovely, very comfortable bed and a lovely bathroom. The kitchen had every thing you could want and we loved the antique armchairs and sofa. An outstanding feature of this apartment is the care taken with every detail of decoration and the thoughtfulness of what is provided such as washing powder, spare towels and the like.

We loved Veronika's recommendations for places to eat and what to see and do and would happily have spent much longer in Prague. We hope to stay in your apartments again Veronika and Ilan. Thank you for making our Prague experience so enjoyable.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and thank you for such a lovely review. It makes all the work we put into our apartments worthwhile. We look forward to accommodating you or your friends and family in any of our five Prague holiday lets, 93243, 88378 (first and second floor), 811672 and 97558 in the future. Our efforts are ongoing to improve our apartments all in areas of comfort, style and practicality. We are happy to receive feedback that indicates we are closer to achieving our goal of providing the best possible accommodation experience for our customers. Thank you again. Ilan and Veronika MJMorris Boutique Apartments
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5

FANTASTIC

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic flat! This flat exceeded our expectations. It had everything we needed and more! The flat is tastefully decorated with "pops" of red that demonstrated thoughtfulness and a great eye for style and design. A grocery store and underground metro are right down the street. The flat is an easy ten minute walk to the Old City. I really can't say enough about this place! We will be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent!!

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and lots of charm!! Beautiful decor!!

Close to sightseeing and shopping!! Loved it!!!!

We were well informed when we arrived on things to see and do!! Marie and Kent

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely sanctuary in Prague

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely apartment and looks just like the photographs. Everything was very clean and in good working order. We appreciated the washing machine , the clothes drying rack , the balcony and the safe in the apartment. We loved the proximity to the metro , the bus station ( for going to the airport), the grocery store, the Karlin theatre where we went to the opera all less that 1 minute away on foot. Veronika was most accommodating and easy to deal with, she met us at the apartment and showed us all the ropes and gave very good restaurent suggestions. We had a jovial dinner with the locals at Lokal in Karlin , a quiet dinner at the Gate and a lovely dinner at the Imperial Cafe all no more than 4 minutes walk away. Even when we took the metro to have dinner in Vinorady , it took less than 10 minutes door to door. We walked to the Charles bridge in 30 minutes. There is no traffic noise and the bed was great. Thank you Veronika and Ilan.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful apartment, responsive property owner

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was beautiful, clean, and the owner's associate Misa who met us with the keys was very friendly and informative. We had a small issue with the hot water on the first day, which Ilan responded to and fixed immediately. Neighbors were noisy and that made it hard to fall asleep -- I only told Ilan when we were leaving as I didn't think it could be helped but he said that if we let him know he would have called the owners to complain and I believe he would. It was a great place to stay and we would return to it in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay. I contacted the owner about the noise and he was very apologetic. This was a one off occurrence that won t be repeated. As the reviewer mentions, had we known during the stay we would have been able to solve the problem immediately. Thanks again for the positive feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back to Prague and perhaps next time you can stay in one of our other apartments ( 88378, 1980948, 97558 and 811627).
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Lovely, homely apartment

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this apartment. It was lovely to meet Veronika and Vojtech who assisted with the check in. Also shown the way into town. Apartment had pretty much everything we needed, sorry we were not staying longer. Would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Charles Bridge
"Charles bridge is within walking distance from our Apartment. In 5 min you can walk to Minic..."
Old Town Square
"In 5 min you can walk to Minicipal House and Powder tower (gate to Old Town and Old Town Squ..."
Astronomical Clock
"15 min walk from our Apartment / Old Town Squeare"
Old Town Bridge Tower
"5 min walk from our Apartment."
Ambiente Lokal
Josefov
Cafe Imperial
Eska
Cloud 9 Sky Bar & Lounge
Zizkov Monument
Palladium
Gate Restaurant
Potrefena Husa Hybernska
SaSaZu
Jewish Quarter
Letná
Karlův most
Havelska Street Market
Prague Boat Rental
Marina Grosseto Ristorante
Prague Views
Plzenska Restaurace The Municipal House
Municipal Library of Prague
Buddha-Bar Restaurant Prague
Pizza Nuova
Prague Castle
Old Town (Prague)
Historic Centre of Prague
Wenceslas Square
Prague Zoo
Old Jewish Cemetery
National Theatre
Vysehrad Fortress
Prague Beer Museum
Kampa Island
Metronome
Karlovy Lazne
The Golden Lane
Spanish Synagogue
Jan Hus Memorial
Saint Vitus Cathedral
Hemingway Bar
Petřín
St Nicholas Church
Cestr -- CLOSED
John Lennon Wall
Dancing House
Petrin Hill Observation Tower
Powder Tower
Strahov Monastery
Rudolfinum
Mucha Museum
Petrin Gardens
Royal Gardens
Klášterní pivovar Strahov
U Medvídků
Wallenstein Palace & Garden
Lobkowicz - Lobkowicz Palace
Hergetova Cihelna
Cafe Savoy
Hradčany
Maitrea
Klementinum Library and Astronomical Tower
DOX Centre for Contemporary Art
Riegrovy Sady
Nerudova Street
National Museum
Bakeshop
Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Ruzyne
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Halavni Nadrazi
Car: not necessary

The apartment is in Old Town. It is 5 minutes walk to Na Prikope street, where you will find the Municiple House and the Jewish Quarter. Wenceslas square and Old Town square are a few minutes from here. Florenc metro station is 1 minute from the apartment. This will take you to Museum, the top of Wenceslas square in 2 mins. A tram and bus stop, 2 mins from the apartment ,can take you directly to the Jewish quarter in minutes. From here it is a few minutes walk to Old Town Square. You can also catch the number 8 tram directly to the castle. There are two supermarkets minutes from the apartment and Palladium shopping centre, the city's largest, is 5 close by. There is a bus station behind the apartment and the main train station Halvani Nadrazi, is one metro stop away. The Hilton Hotel is opposite the apartment with its famous sky bar where you can enjoy panoramic views of the city. The jurys Inn is also here. By tram, metro or foot this is the pefect location to explore the city

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $11.76 per person per night
Pet Fee $11.76

If you book on line there is no balance to be paid upon arrival.

Cleaning fees are included and we dont requiere security deposit.

Balance for on line bookings is due 7 days before arrival.

If we agree collect balance upon arrival you can pay in cash (Euros or CZK) or credit card.

There is no extra charge for cash payment , but a 4% surcharge for credit card or PayPal payments.

In this case the balance will be converted into CZK based on the exchange rate provided by XE and the sum will be agreed by both parties before payment.

Payment of the balance on line before arrival is also possible and subject to the same conditions.

Cash payment in currencies other than EURO can also be considered.

Stays of less than three nights are subject to the discretion of the owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.