At this accommodation, the Czech Republic’s only music-themed hotel, a Ph.D. musicologist presides over a 5,000-CD library (from Billie Holiday to Beyoncé) and hunts for the hippest jazz club or last-minute opera tickets. The Italian modernist décor and can-do service at this 52-room hotel — not to mention the view of Prague’s 100 spires from the rooftop terrace restaurant, Coda — has attracted guests like Morgan Freeman and Heidi Klum. In 2007, the hotel, which opened in 2003, gained free access to the 18th-century terraced and statue-filled Vrtbovska Garden, which guests can view from the gym while indulging in a Swedish spa massage.

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