Eco Hotels in Czech Republic
Located in a restored
building on the grounds of the Brevnov monastery, and close to
Prague Castle. It was the first hotel in the Czech republic to
be awarded an Eu Green Flower accreditation. Website has a good
list of their environmental measures, which range from water
saving to energy efficiency.
- Adria, Prague -www.adria.cz
- Centrally located four star
Eu eco-labelled hotel . Mind you, one has to question a standard
where on one hand the hotel boasts having air-conditioning, and
on the other hand lists having wooden company pencils as one
of their eco measures.....
- Chateau Mcely
Renovated chateau one hour
from Prague in the middle of St. George Forest -says it is the
first five-star "green" eco chic hotel in the Czech
Republic -Green Flower accredited. Green features included heating
by woodchip fuel, recycling of waste, use of grey water for irrigation
along with careful selection of suppliers and staff training
on green issues. Not sure how the hunting on offer squares with
all this, though.....
Hotel, Liberec -www.jested.cz
- Not an eco hotel, but a totally
unique architectural experience -the hotel and restaurant are
located in a 1960s telecoms tower designed by by architect K.
Hubacek who received the Perret's Prize for it. You will not
find more impressive views anywhere but you will need a good
head for heights!
- Mosaic House -www.mosaichouse.com
- Upmarket accommodation combining
four star hotel and dormitory rooms. A host of green features
include greywater recycling unit with heat recuperation technology,
water heated with by solar panels, energy-efficient lighting,
room temperature levels and electric shutters controlled by a
super computer based on occupancy, bathrooms with low-flow toilets,
rain dance showers.
Residence Belgicka Prague,
- Executive aparthotel just ten
minutes from Wenceslas Square offering serviced apartments in
a classic Art Nouveau building fitted out by interior designer
Barbara Skorpilova. Awarded a European Eco-label, they offer
business class accommodation with all the facilities you would
expect, although its a pity they don't make more of their eco
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