Czech In to a Brewery Hotel

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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

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