České Budějovice is the largest city in and capital of the South Bohemian region in the Czech Republic and is home to the University of South Bohemia. The city is located in the Vltava River valley, where it joins the Malše River, and is the original home of Budweiser Beer. Among the attractive baroque, Renaissance and Gothic buildings in the town, there are several excellent hotels in České Budějovice.
What can I do outside my business hours in České Budějovice?
The town has many beautiful baroque terraced houses, palaces, attractive squares and narrow streets to explore. Close to the centre, there are two major shopping malls with many shops and restaurants and a cinema complex showing the latest film releases. The restaurants in the centre offer a range of international and local cuisine, including the recommended Life is Dream Pension & Restaurant or BRIO Restaurant, perfect for a relaxing business lunch in comfortable surroundings. In the evenings, visit the many bars and pubs in the town centre, serving varied meals and ideal for a casual, after-hours meeting. If there is no gym at your hotel, visit Fitness 14 České Budějovice, offering exercise and fitness equipment.
What can České Budějovice offer me in the way convenient access and business options?
The closest major airport to České Budějovice is Linz Airport (LNZ) in Austria, 113 km from the city centre or Prague Václav Havel Airport (PRG), 164 km from town, both with regular rail, bus and taxi transport to the city. If planning a business event, the different business hotels have conference facilities for a varying number of delegates. All the meeting rooms offer state-of-the-art technology and Wi-Fi, and there is parking available in the hotel’s car park. České Budějovice is also home to The Institute of Technology and Business which is very involved with local entrepreneurs.
Are there any interesting locations I should visit while staying at a hotel in České Budějovice?
Visit the Ottokar II Square in the town centre, with many baroque, Gothic and Renaissance buildings on display. Tour the Black Tower, dating back to the 16th century or the Dominican Convent, dating back to the 13th century and located in Piaristic Square. Close to your hotel in České Budějovice, The Museum of South Bohemia houses a collection of historic books and other items relating to the area.