Czech In to a Brewery Hotel

1 / 15 Photos
1006_CzechBreweryHotels launcher image
In the Czech Republic, the hilltop town of Stříbro is located a scenic two-and-a-half-hour train ride north from Prague. It's a great place to find authentic beer.
Evan Rail
Stříbro's labyrinthine lanes and alleys will eventually lead you to the black-capped tower of the photogenic town hall.
Evan Rail
This Bohemian town of 8,000 residents features an intact medieval bašta, or fort, near still-standing 600-year-old city walls. Farther on, cross a Gothic-era stone bridge that spans the Mže River.
Evan Rail
Opening the 3-year-old U Rybiček (ooh-rib-ee-check) entailed the renovation of a stone house dating from the 13th century.
Evan Rail
At the hotel's pub, grab a table next to gleaming copper brewing kettles or sit alfresco in the beer garden. The lagers are made from fresh Czech hops and are made on-site.
Courtesy U Rybiček
There's a wine bar, too. For dinner, try halušky, a type of house-made noodles served with piles of tangy sauerkraut and chunks of juicy ham.
Courtesy U Rybiček
The hotel's nine guest rooms are furnished in a minimalist style. The living area for one of its suites has plain pine furniture, bright-blue bathroom tiles, and silence-preserving wall-to-wall carpets.
Evan Rail
A standard guest room at U Rybiček starts at about $50 per night.
Evan Rail
The great brewing town of Plzeň is the birthplace of pilsner. It's also home to Purkmistr, a brewery hotel.
Courtesy Purkmistr
The Purkmistr hosts one of the country's best craft-beer festivals one Saturday in mid-September each year.
Courtesy Purkmistr
The 32-room Purkmistr was completely restored in 2007. It originally dates from 1603.
Courtesy Purkmistr
The hotel Zámek Zábřeh is located in the northeastern Moravian city of Ostrava. In 2007, owners converted 16th-century Zábřeh château into this hotel and brewpub.
Courtesy Zámek Zábřeh
What could be more relaxing than bathing in…beer?
Courtesy Zámek Zábřeh
Zámek Zábřeh's restaurant is decorated with period antiques and exposed beams dating back centuries.
Courtesy Zámek Zábřeh

Related Content