No, I didn't just choose this hotel because of the name. I found it by doing a search for hotels within one kilometer of the railway station, and the Hotel Tosca came up as the second cheapest. (The first cheapest didn't appeal to me for some reason.)
Actually the walk from the station took somewhat longer than I had expected because of two motorway-like streets with no pedestrian crossings. But on the way back I knew the way so it was easier.
There is an erotic shop just to the right of the hotel, but it was closed most of the time. On the left side there is a wine bar full of nice-looking young couples, and the nearby streets seem to be some sort of student nightlife area, not at all threatening.
The hotel itself was perfectly adequate, at least for me since I had a quiet room at the back.
My only quibble is that the breakfast room is quite cramped, with everyone getting in everyone else's way.
Second photo: This church is a landmark that is visible from great distances, and since the Tosca Hotel is just a block behind the church, I never got lost. Also there is a tram stop and a subway station by the church.
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Directions: Metro A or trams 4, 10, 16 or 22 to Náměsti Miru
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