Clarion Hotel Prague City
Tylovo Namesti 15
Prague, 120 00
Phone: (420) 221 995900
Fax: (420) 277 001233
The shop is a branch of the English company of the same name. It stocks the latest in mobile phone technology as well as palm held notepads. The turquoise walls and wooden lacquer floor make the interior bright and cheerful, adding to the shop's trendy styling. The phones are displayed in plastic cases hung on wood panels against the walls. All the biggest phone manufacturers are representedNokia, Motorola and Ericcson to name a few, and the shop also stocks O2 activation cards so accounts can be opened immediately as the phone is purchased.
The staff at this store are serious about cellular telephones and show it. From their ambitious web address to their store hours, convenience and selection are held in high revere. Fight your way through the crowds of phone fanatics to discover a plethora of brand name products from Nokia, Ericssone, Siemenss, Alcatel, Sagem Bosh, Philips, and Motorola. A wide range of services and special packages are also available. Several products will help shoppers meet tight budgets.
This shop primarily stocks younger woman's fashions, although they do have a limited collection of men's clothing. They are very contemporary and display their clothes so that a modish shopper can see what they need.
This shop is stylishly designed with a hard wood floor and white walls while the phones are displayed on square red counters, echoing the company's scarlet logo. The shop stocks the latest phones from all the major manufacturers; Nokia, Motorola, and Ericcson, to mention a few, as well as accessories like cases, earphones, and battery rechargers. The cash desks and computers for account supervision are in the second half of the shop, built into smooth oval wooden stands.
This small well-stocked shop is a traditional stationer's, with practically everything for home stationery needs in the front room and quite a wide assortment of office products in the tiny back room. The products on display include countless notepads and writing pads, while the shop's counter is full of candles and enticing small gifts. The shelves behind the cash desk stock the small stationery items like paper clips, ink cartridges for printers and tape.
This shop focuses on small accessories for the home with a homely and cheerful style. The colorfully decorated, factory-made pottery includes a variety of tea sets - cups, saucers and teapots - as well as wicker baskets, wrought-iron tea-trays, candles and even stuffed toys. The interior of the shop follows the shop's name (Blue-white line). Blue and white painted wooden shelves and display cases make for a décor which is very busy and almost makes it a little difficult to discern at first what is for sale and what is part of the interior design. The staff speaks English and are happy to gift wrap any purchases.
This small shop on one of the main passages of the Lucerna complex stocks a broad range of toys, many of them wooden and handmade, all of them low-tech. Most visitors hunt for a combination of the Victorian dolls, puppets and puppet theaters, jigsaws, stuffed cuddly animals, doll houses and toy jewelry. A special section of toys caters to the under three-year-olds. The cheerful and bright interior contains a wooden floor and pine-boards on the walls while a forest of mobiles hang from the ceiling.
This is the store for jeans and the sorts of clothes that go with it. They sell Levis and their own store brand of jeans. There are several other Kenvelo stores in the Prague area, and they even have a coffee shop in Prague One. They have clothes for both men and women, and display a good sense for what is in style today.
This huge discount store stocks mostly Czech language books; however, there is a small English language section. The content varies but you can normally find a selection of fiction and non-fiction books on subjects as diverse as art and architecture and Chinese gardens. As well as the great pallets of books the store also stocks posters, prints and calendars. Their prices are also reduced and compare favorably with the selections in normal stationery shops.
The interior of this shop uses a simple formula, allow the quality and color of the clothes on sale to create the space's atmosphere and character. The prices are as seductive as the fashion with most items in the mid range bracket. There is a wide choice of blouses, skirts and trousers, with underwear and swimsuits stocked exclusively by Liberti.
A popular meeting place for ex-pats and Czechs, this bookstore and coffeehouse has been something of a Prague institution for the better part of the last decade. It sells used books, a limited selection of new books and a current newspapers and magazines as well as offering free Internet and laptop connection. There is also a relaxed and friendly café and an extremely useful bulletin board. After moving to these more central and spacious quarters, the shop has managed to recreate its literary ambiance.
Price, selection and location are the main advantages of shopping at this large store. There are four floors with everything from a CDs section to a food section. They stock everything from suits and sweats to cosmetics and crockery. The food department is visited by a large ex-pat clientele and therefore stocks items such as tortillas, bagels and peanut butter. Although not all the staff speak English, enough do to avoid confusion amongst non-Czech speakers.