The first record depicting farm with a water-mill, situated on the right bank of the Berounka River, dates back to year 1263. In the 14th century, the farm became part of the Karlstejn manor. The water-mill included a blacksmith shop, and tower dovecot located in the middle of the yard, which survived until today. The mill operated until year 1949.
From year 1990 the building served as a hotel. In year 2002 it was completely renovated, rooms along with restaurant were rebuilt and modernized. In August 2002, the hotel was damaged by disastrous 500-year floods, and it was reopened again in May 2003.
Historical sources states, that Italian poet, scholar and humanist Francesco Petrarca (1304-1374), who was invited to Bohemia by the Emperor Charles IV, has spent the night in the location of the Romantic Hotel Mlyn, during his visit of the unfinished Karlstejn castle. In order to honor this event, H&Hotels had made life-size equestrian statue of Francesco Petrarca, which is located in front of the hotel.
In the newly opened Zoopark in Karlstejn, you will see a number of exotic animals, including single and twin hump camels, bison, lama, zebra, French donkeys, Shetland pony. However, the main attraction of the Zoopark Karlstejn is the noble white lion Leon and the recently-born tiger cubs. In addition to the lions and tigers mentioned above, there are other feline cat species such as the leopard and black panther. And finally, the entertaining macaque - a type of monkey and ring-tailed coati - a member of the raccoon family. Children's corner, refreshment and parking available. Official website www.zoopark-karlstejn.cz.
Outdoor grill area, on private island with party tent, garden furniture and parasols, is an ideal place for grill party which we will gladly organize for you. Standard grill party includes grilled meat or vegetable, salad variations, grilled desserts and sauces. The actual menu is based on client’s preferences, and it is also possible to grill leg of pork, piglets, lambs, turkeys, chickens and other specialties.
Relax Centre located in basement floor offers Finnish sauna, whirlpool and fitness area. Relax Centre is also suitable for smaller groups. On client’s request is possible to arrange refreshments and other additional services provided directly in the relax centre. Only exclusive hire on request. Price for exclusive hire 2 000,- CZK/hour.
In cooperation with our partner, Casino VIP Club, can be arranged mobile casino offering American Roulette, Black Jack and Texas Hold’em Poker, all dealt by professional dealers. Casino can be rented for whole day or according to request on predefined time period. Official website www.vipcasinoprague.com.
DJ and moderator in one person can be arranged for your business parties, or other social event, which can take place in hotel restaurant or private island. The DJ’s specialties are 80’s, 90’s and latest hits, although his playlist depends on client’s preferences.
The Karlstejn Township is a part of the protected landscape area of Cesky Kras due to its location providing for trips and walks in the beautiful Czech nature. You can for example take the Karlstejn educational trail which will take you to the most interesting accessible places of the Karlstejn National Nature Reserve. You can also visit the famous Koneprusy Caves or Dub sedmi bratri (Seven Brothers Oak). You can visit the America Quarry which is only a short drive away and it is accessible by bike or on foot as well. You can drive to the Open-air Museum Solvay Quarry, to the not so distant Tetin Castle or to the Svaty Jan pod Skalou (St. John under the Cliff). Karlstejn and its surroundings offer enough possibilities for both hiking and biking. You can find many pleasant and nice biking trails in the proximity of the Karlstejn Castle and in the Cesky Kras area tempting you for a ride.
Due to the high number of interesting places which are worth to see and thanks to the dimension of the Cesky Kras area, it shall be taken into consideration to take a multi-day trip to Karlstejn. You will find nice accommodation and ideal start position for your trips in our romantic Mlyn Hotel. We will be delighted to welcome families with children and we will guarantee you parking space inside the hotel area. Moreover, the nearby train station from which you can travel to different places of the Cesky Kras area or visit the close-by town Beroun may make your trips even more pleasant.
The newly opened Pizzeria offers authentic Neapolitan pizza from a classic wood oven, pasta and italian specialities. Pizzeria Taverna Ezop is located 25 Km from the center of Prague and easily accessible by train from Prague Main Railway Station. Restaurant is a convenient starting point for your trip to castle Karlstejn or thanks to its close proximity to train station, also as a place for rest before your return home.
Offers accommodation in recently refurbished rooms with the capacity of 2, 3 and 4 beds. The newly decorated rooms are bright and spacious featuring antiallergic vinyl floors. All bathrooms have shower and offer basic equipment such as hairdryer.
Restaurant Karsltejn offers mainly classic Czech cuisine, which is complemented by a seasonal menu of international cuisine. The Czech cuisine complements several types of draft beer, good coffee and homemade desserts. www.karlstejn-penzion.cz
Medieval Karlstejn Castle, built in the 14th century by the emperor Charles IV breathes history, magnificence but also romance literally everywhere. The tourist will be amazed by its size and smart cascade construction. The benefits of taking a trip to Karlstejn are good transport accessibility and the distance from Prague. The Castle is located only 25 km from the centre of Prague and 15 km from the Vaclav Havel Airport Prague. Besides the historical value of the caste, it can be mentioned that there is an added value and also an interesting fact that several cultural events take place on the premises of the Castle and its surroundings. However, the Castle itself is not the only attraction luring the visitors to Karlstejn. Further information is available on the website www.hradkarlstejn.cz.
Museum offers collection of old Czech Bethlehems, carved out of wood, but also Bethlehems made from unique materials like sugar or bread.
For more than ten years, Karlstejn Castle is enjoying finest company of influential person of old and recent history. For exactly that long is the museum of wax figurines, which was founded there, exists. Historical cross section through Czech statehood acquaint visitors with significant person of Czech history.
You can book a visit and a tour of the Karlstejn vineyard and cellar, along with wine tasting and small refreshment.Possibility of buying or ordering the original Karlstejn wine. In addition to research activities in the wine industry, the Karlstejn Wine Research Station also has a long tradition of producing quality wines which have won many wine competitions. Particularly highly rated is especially the local wine Blue Portugal.
Carriage ride is an ideal amusement and complement to, by us provided, incentive events and also romantic stays. Use the opportunity to take a carriage ride directly from our hotel or Karlstejn Castle. For information about prices visit the hotel website at GENERAL INFORMATION under Additional services – price list here.
27 hole golf course Karlstejn, located in close vicinity of Romantic hotel Mlyn Karlstejn, offers its services not only to professional players but also to beginners, who can rent there complete equipment or hire a professional golf instructor.
Sports enthusiasts can ask at reception for our "Jogging map". On the map, there are marked by three trails of different lengths with information about distance and time. All trails are suitable for runners and cyclists.
Srbsko a clear leader in central Bohemia. Enjoy Karlstejn nature also for sports. You will find here one of the best limestone cliffs in the Czech Republic, such as Blazina wall, Vlastina wall and Stitek or Barrandova cave.
Enjoy unique experience, and realize your child dream to fly in helicopter, with chance to photograph or film localities from unusual places. The flight involves 15 km radius (not just around Karlstejn Castle). For larger groups it is possible fly directly from hotel.
Sight-seeing flight by hot-air balloon will enable you to experience the same feeling which flight pioneers had. You can calmly float above the ground in the height of trees, or scout around from height up to 500 meters.