The Podolí Dormitory site is located in a quiet residential neighbourhood in Prague 4 next to modern buildings, and roughly 5 minutes by foot from Metro C station Pražského povstání. Podolí Dormitory’s urban design was the work of Ing. Arch. J Krásný, and it was constructed directly at the CTU’s Faculty of Architecture. It originally contained 1700 beds. The dormitory is currently located within a park site and comprises 6 separate accommodation buildings, an administrative building and gatehouse, and Podolí Canteen. The buildings have been undergoing modernisation since 1993 in order to improve accommodation comfort. Two of the six blocks have undergone general renovation, while the other blocks are undergoing progressive interior renovation. It contains a total of over 1000 beds.
It offers accommodation in different room types:
- Block A, B – residential unit system with one- to three-bed rooms, sanitary facilities (toilet, shower) and kitchenette within each unit;
- Block C, F (fully renovated) - one- and two-bed rooms with a washbasin in rooms. Sanitary facilities (toilet, shower) and kitchenette on the corridor. There are two two-bed rooms with their own shower and toilet available in Block C for physically disabled students;
- Block D, E (partially renovated) – one- to three-bed rooms, shared kitchenettes and sanitary facilities on the corridors.
Each block contains a laundry room with dryer. Internet connections are available in all rooms. The Pod – O – Lee student club provides many different leisure time activities, e.g. a board game club, film club, English courses. The Podolí Canteen building also contains a gym and workout centre and sauna. There are also two outdoor artificial surface sports fields within the Podolí Dormitory site for various sports. After a hard day’s work, you can visit the tea room, or the U dna club. Some of these services, including parking on site, are available at an extra charge.