The hotel scene in Copenhagen has improved significantly thanks to some new openings and renovations. Because the city is so compact, most hotels are within walking distance of the center.
The following hotels in Copenhagen are divided into three categories:
Luxurious (over 1,500 Dkk)
Moderate (800 to 1,500 Dkk)
Inexpensive (up to 800 Dkk).
These are minimum prices for a double room per night, with taxes and breakfast.
The Hotel d’Angleterre is considered the best hotel in the city and offers guests a lot of elegance and modern comfort, combined with the traditions and atmosphere of times long past. Members of the noble houses, presidents and film and pop stars often stay in this five-star hotel, which is located in a 17th-century building on the busy Strøget pedestrian promenade. Features include modem sockets for broadband internet access in all rooms, the Arndal wellness and fitness center with swimming pool and competent concierge service.
Address: Kongens Nytorv 34, Copenhagen
Telephone: 33 12 00 95
Radisson SAS Royal Hotel
This five-star hotel with 260 rooms was designed in 1960 by the renowned Danish architect Arne Jacobsen and has undergone a complete renovation that reflects modern, chic hotel design, but respects Jacobsen’s concept. The suites with their impressive views over the city are among the best in Copenhagen. The excellent gourmet restaurant Alberto K specializes in Danish-Italian cuisine.
Address: Hammerichsgade 1, Copenhagen
Telephone: 33 42 60 00
The 4-star hotel is located in a historic warehouse dating from 1787 near Amalienborg. The Admiral is right on the water, where picturesque old schooners and yachts are moored. Many of the original details of the building – its rustic charm, the meter-thick walls, archways and ancient ceiling beams made of pine – have been preserved. Each of the 366 rooms is equipped with real teak furniture, modem connection, a modern radio, a television with videos on demand as well as internet and e-mail connection. Wireless Internet access is also available throughout the hotel. Chef Rasmus Møller Nielsen serves traditional Danish cuisine in the SALT restaurant (with bar).
Address: Toldbodgade 24-28, Copenhagen
Telephone: 33 74 14 14
This ultra-modern hotel on an artificial island in the port of Copenhagen opened its doors in the summer of 2006. It has 325 air-conditioned rooms with wireless Internet access and flat-screen TVs. Copenhagen Island also has a fitness center and exciting restaurant, The Harbor, with an overwhelming view of the harbor.
Address: Kalvebod Brygge 53, Copenhagen
Telephone: 33 38 96 00
This 3-star hotel is named after the place where it is located: Rathausplatz. Many of the 267 modern rooms have a beautiful view of the square. Each room has a toilet, shower / bathtub, hairdryer, telephone, minibar, trouser press, television and broadband internet access. The pretty breakfast restaurant on the sixth floor has a wonderful view of Copenhagen.
Address: Rådhuspladsen 14, Copenhagen
Telephone: 33 38 12 00
This trendy hotel is located in the picturesque Nyhavn district, which is characterized by its beautiful location on the canal and by many bars and cafés. The hotel with 150 rooms and suites occupies two former warehouses from the 19th century, in which spices and other goods from the Far East used to be kept. The ceiling beams and charming old-fashioned atmosphere that make up the special ambience of the building have been preserved. It is advisable to book well in advance if you want to secure one of the rooms or suites with a view of the canal.
Address: Nyhavn 71, Copenhagen
Telephone: 33 43 62 00
First Hotel Kong Frederick
This 4-star hotel is housed in a 14th-century building that was until recently a pub. Today the Kong Frederick is an insider tip among locals – a very comfortable, centrally located hotel with an atmospheric ambience. It is only a stone’s throw to the town hall square ( Rådhuspladsen ). Each room is individually decorated, but all are similar in the English country style.
Address: Vester Voldgade 25, Copenhagen
Telephone: 33 12 59 02
Andersen Hotel Copenhagen
Conveniently located in the center of Copenhagen, near the train station and the tourist information, this hotel is particularly popular with local business travelers. It is advisable to book the boutique-style rooms in good time.
Address: Helgolandsgade 12, Copenhagen
Telephone: +45 3331 4344
Danhostel Copenhagen City
The Danhostel Copenhagen City is the largest designer hostel in Europe. The Danish company GUBI, which also designed furniture for the Museum of Modern Art, is responsible for the design. This hostel offers truly affordable accommodations with style that are particularly interesting for families and groups on a budget. The 15-story building also has a beautiful view of the city and a very good location (the center is within walking distance). There are group or single rooms with or without bath / toilet.
Address: HC Andersens Boulevard 50, Copenhagen
Telephone: 33 11 85 85