Romance, family relaxation or a short stay for businessmen in the heart of the Czech Republic only a 20-minute drive from Prague, amidst lovely countryside, just a few steps of the most beautiful chateau in Central Bohemia, Konopiště – all of that and more offers the new guesthouse Pension Konopiště ****.
The guesthouse is located in the building of the museum of motorcycles and provides original conjunction of the historical character of the location (in close vicinity of the chateau of Konopiště) and the largest Czech museum of motorcycles. The breakfast is served right in the glassed room amongst the exhibited motorcycles.
Each of the six apartments of the guesthouse has its own character, color and spirit. All of them are equipped with the computer with internet link, satellite broadcasting TV set, telephone, minibar and safe-deposit. Two of the apartments have discrete private entrances, further two are designed as honeymoon suites with quality water king size beds, and three are equipped with kitchenette.
New married couples (up to 2 years from their marriage) and married couples staying in the guesthouse in the month of their wedding anniversary are granted 15% reduction in price of their accommodation. Upon request, the guesthouse provides turnkey wedding solutions, or other services in the wedding organization at the chateaux of Jemniště and Konopiště (including open-air wedding party)
You are invited
Please accept our invitation for a picnic in the countryside- the surrounding area around the hotel is simply made for this. In the vast expanse of Konopište Park you can definitely find a spot to relax on a blanket in the grass. We will be happy to loan you a picnic basket, filling it with whatever you would like! We’re also happy to organize weddings, honey-moon trips, engagement parties, company teambuilding or other original events.
The JAWA Factory Museum Konopiste presents representative samples from the history of the JAWA make of motorcycles, using machines on display as well as historical documents, and employing large screen audio-visual presentations in the Czech, English and German languages. Another significant theme of the museum is the documentation of the racing successes of Czech motorcycle makers during the 20th century, with unique exhibits, trophies and historical documents.
The castle of Konopiště was founded at the end of the 13th century, probably by the bishop Tobias of Benešov. It was built as a Gothic fortress copying the design of French castels.First building alterations were ordered by George of Šternberk at the end of the 15th century, and later by Hodějovští of Hodějov in the 17th century. In the 18th century, Vrtbové of Vrtba converted the castle into a Baroque palace. Francis Ferdinand d’Este, who bought it in 1887, had it rebuilt into a grand emperor’s residence.
The Art Nouveau house no. 74 was built by the District Commercial Savings Bank from Benešov u Prahy in 1904 – 1905 according to a project of Marcel Dusil. It houses an exhibition, opened to the general public in 1992, devoted to the history of the town and its surrounding areas, regional landmarks and objects of art as well as artists who lived and worked here. The ethnographic exhibition is of special interest as it presents mainly the folk clothing and textiles, furniture, glass underpaintings, and objects of folk plastic art.