PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC--(Marketwire - Nov 26, 2012) - With majestic architecture, bustling markets and rich comfort food, Prague holidays are like no other. If you're looking for an affordable way to experience Europe this season, the Courtyard by Marriott Prague Flora should be your top choice.
This Prague city centre hotel is ideally located to enjoy all the city has to offer for the holidays, from traditional music concerts to treats including mulled wine and roasted chestnuts. Get into the holiday spirit at Peace Square and Jiřího z Poděbrad Square, both hosting traditional Christmas markets. Peace Square, the first of the season, opens on November 20 and Jiřího z Poděbrad Square just three days later on the 23rd. Both run through December 24, 2012.
Of course it wouldn't be the holidays without good food, and this hotel in Prague, Czech Republic is hosting Christmas and New Year's Eve meals at its Purple Basil restaurant and bar. On Christmas evening, enjoy a menu of smoked duck breast served on a bed of red lentils, beef consommé with egg and vegetable scrolls, grilled marinated pike perch served with seasoned mashed potatoes and homemade poppy soufflé with plum ragout. Whether you're alone on business or with family and friends, don't miss this hearty meal of traditional favorites for just 650 CZK, including coffee, tea, soft drinks and beer.
If you're looking to bring in 2013 with a bang, book a hotel room in Prague and make a reservation for New Year's Eve dinner at Purple Basil. The celebratory menu, for 995 CZK, includes duck pate with marinated cranberries and currants, beef consommé flavored with port wine and served with noodles and vegetables, creamy Italian risotto with scallops and tiger prawns, grilled veal medallions served with sauce and dumplings, a bottle of sekt and pear-marinated Grand Marnier with vanilla mascarpone and sorbet.
About the Courtyard by Marriott Prague Flora
Business travelers need more than a comfortable bed and an Internet connection, and at the Courtyard by Marriott Prague Flora you'll find both of these things -- and so much more. Located in the trendy, vibrant Vinohrady district, this contemporary hotel offers spacious guestrooms, tailored support services and amenities that make it easy to be away from home. Just seven minutes to downtown via metro or tram, accommodations are outfitted with high-speed Internet access, in-room safe, dual-line phone and coffee/tea maker to help you stay productive, and an iPod docking station, 25-inch LCD TV with on-demand movies, refrigerator and plush bedding to help you relax. Across the street you'll find the Palace Flora mall with 120 shops, a 3D IMAX theater and a variety of restaurants, and this hotel's GoBoard® can help you plan your day with real-time weather, news, travel information and maps. Don't miss the chef's specials at this hotel's Purple Basil bar and restaurant, serving a menu of Mediterranean fare in a trendy setting. A display kitchen, lounge with fireplace, Sunday brunch and changing business lunch menu make this a favorite for working or leisurely meals. Don't miss the homemade basil ice cream with aged balsamic and strawberry ragout. As one of the city's top business hotels, the Courtyard by Marriott Prague Flora offers nearly 3,500 sq. ft. of meeting space with four conference rooms. Underground parking and a fitness center make this a favorite with corporate travelers.