Converted from a 14th century monastery, this luxury hotel, opened in 2006, offers contemporary style, authentic features and high end facilities in a picturesque district. The Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Prague, part of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel group, offers luxurious rooms with individual features preserved from the original medieval monastery, and with limestone bathrooms, heated floors, two LCD TV sets and high speed internet access. The rooms, the Essensia restaurant and the Monastery Lounge serving its famous afternoon tea have fabulous views of the baroque churches, Prague castle and inner courtyards. There is a gym and a sauna as well as a superb spa center. The hotel is located in the beautiful historic district of Mala Strana, just a five minute walk from the Charles Bridge on the left bank of the Vltava river.