Germany’s second-largest city, Hamburg has heaps of culture, a buzzing nightlife and super local food. Basically, it’s a great spot for a weekend getaway. Not only are there lots of things to see and do in Hamburg, there’s some charming places to stay.
Forget about boring chain hotels – these Hamburg hotels are full of character and style. Just like the city itself…
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This gorgeous hotel used to be a gasworks factory and it has been lovingly redesigned to include loft style rooms. With a world class spa, bar and restaurants, it really is the sort of place you’ll never want to leave.
A classic grand European hotel in the very best sense. Its location right beside the train station, major shopping areas, famous museums and theatres makes this a luxury escape in the heart of Hamburg, on the shores of lake Alster.
Sitting on the banks of the River, Elbe this building dates back over 200 years but has been beautifully restored and feels like a home away from home. Their food is some of the best in the city and their in-house spa is the perfect place to unwind.
The Fontenay is a reflection of modern Hamburg: open-minded, cosmopolitan and exceptionally welcoming. Designed by architect Jan Störmer, the hotel is like an oasis of calm in the city sitting right beside the lake. Each of the 130 rooms and suites are simply stunning.
This Hamburg hotel has 49 rooms that all feature contemporary, modern and minimalist design. They pull this off while still having a sense of luxury and everything you could possibly want in a hotel room. Throw in amazing staff and you have a wonderful experience that will have you returning over and over again.
If charming canals and historic churches are your thing, Sir Nikolai is your thing, too. The hotel, a seven-story Kontorhaus that used to be a seed warehouse, has a prime location in Hamburg’s Old Town on the gorgeous Nikolaifleet canal, steps from Sankt Katharinen. One of the highlights is their unusual but brilliant Japanese-Peruvian restaurant, which is a must try.
Located in the heart of St. Pauli, this former iron foundry has been transformed into a design masterpiece by famous Chicago architect Jordan Mozer. The 4-star hotel features 129 rooms and suites and is the perfect launchpad from which to discover this spectacular city.
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