Aria Hotel

  • Rooftop terrace.
  • Deluxe Room.
  • Junior Suite.
  • CODA Restaurant.
  • Smetana - Luxury Suite.
  • Dvorak - Luxury Suite.
  • Music Library
  • Classical floor.
  • The Blues - Luxury Suite.

    Ivana Stehlikova scans the assortment of books, CDs, and DVDs in the library at Prague’s Aria Hotel. As the music director for the Aria, a 52-room boutique property on the Czech Republic capital’s left bank, Stehlikova manages the library’s music selection, assists guests with concert tickets, and shares little-known facts about the city. “Einstein lived in Prague,” she says. “He played violin, you know.” Many musical legends often frequented the neighborhood of Mala Strana, where, in 2003—off a plaza known to locals as Music Square—veteran hotelier Henry Kallan opened the Aria. Kallan worked with Italian architect Rocco Magnoli, designer of Gianni Versace’s boutiques, to create the musically themed, Renaissance-style Aria, which occupies the former home of the city’s secret police force. Accommodations Each of the 52 soundproofed guest rooms and suites is dedicated to a composer or performer and includes a computer loaded with music files appropriate to the theme. Facilities Stehlikova oversees the hotel’s extensive CD and DVD collection in the music library. Meeting spaces include a private screening room for as many as 40 guests and the intimate Music Box, which seats six. The hotel also has a 24-hour business center and a fitness center with a Turkish steam bath. Dining Eclectic cuisine—from chilled Iranian caviar to tuna carpaccio with wasabi crème fraîche—at Coda Restaurant. In summer, Coda’s rooftop terrace offers a panorama of the City of 1,000 Spires. Breakfast is served in the Winter Garden lounge, where crowds gather at night for performances on the grand piano. Concierge Recommends Stehlikova will arrange for the best seats in Dvorák Hall at the 123-year-old Rudolfinum. Rates Rooms from $300 to $500, suites from $680 (Elvis Presley) to $1,640 (Mozart).

    The new Sanctuary Collection of suites takes a top resort in Mauritius to another level of luxury…
    This retro-chic resort takes a modern approach to the classic British farmhouse…
    The recently renovated ships feature all-new woodwork, upholstered furniture, and more…
    US Open - Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
    These New York hotels offer extravagant amenities and close proximity to the grand-slam tennis...
    Photo by Thomas Hart Shelby
    Robb Report’s senior travel editor visits Los Cabos’ hottest new hotel to open since Hurricane...
    A Global Journey by Private Jet, October 13 through November 4, 2016...
    Photo by Giorgio Salvatori
    Italy’s storied Motor Valley is best understood from the seat of a vintage roadster...
    Now travelers can touch down within a few miles of Mukul, the boutique beach, golf, and spa resort…
    From the Central Coast to Napa Valley, here are the best places in California to stay during crush...
    The stylish hotel offers fashion fans access to one of Italy’s most important shopping districts…