Prague is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world and the Czech hotel industry is currently booming. There are more than a thousand hotels and Bed & Breakfast in Prague alone, of which fifty are five-star hotels. The city boasts more than 500 four-star and three-star hotels, along with 300 Bed & Breakfast and countless furnished apartments and Airbnb accommodations. Most hotels are concentrated in Prague, but Carlsbad (Karlovy Vary) and Marienbad (Marianské Lázně) are also important tourist centers with a large number of hotels.
Buying or leasing a hotel in Czech Republic is not always a straightforward matter. A number of legal issues must dealt with (among them verification of ownership rights and easements, and compliance with local regulations such as parking requirements.
rutland & partners is the top hospitality law firm in the Czech Republic. Its Czech lawyers have long and thorough experience in hotel acquisition and development in Prague and other Czech cities. We have assisted worldwide hotel chains like Sheraton, Marriott and Rocco Forte with numerous management contracts and leases.