This major port city in northern Germany is home to an array of world-class hotels and spectacular places stay. Whether you are looking for contemporary chic, no-frills or fuss, or Old-World grand elegance, here are some of the top hotels in the ‘Tor zur Welt’- the gateway to the world.
1.25hours Hotel Altes Hafenamt
© 25hours Hotel Altes Hafenamt
Located on the Überseeboulevard in the HafenCity district of Hamburg, 25hours Hotel Altes Hafenamt is a uniquely-decorated hotel with stylish, individually-decorated guest rooms with en-suite bathrooms, modern amenities and stunning views of the city. Upscale facilities at the hotel include a fully equipped fitness center and sauna, a beautifully manicured garden and terrace on which to relax and concierge services from a 24-hour reception desk. 25hours Hotel Altes Hafenamt is a short walk from the River Elbe, the famous Speicherstadt, and Mönckebergstraße. HafenCity is packed with exciting restaurants and inspiring architectural gems and is a popular area for cycling.
Altes Hafenamt Hamburg, Osakaallee 12, 20457 Hamburg, Germany, Phone: +49-40-5-55-57-52-55
© The Fontenay
The Fontenay is one of Hamburg's loveliest upscale hotels, housed within a gorgeous contemporary-style building on the shores of pristine Lake Alster. The hotel, which is conveniently located near attractions such as the Elbphilharmonie concert hall, offers stylish guest rooms and suites with luxurious amenities like walk-in closets, parquet flooring, and private balconies. All rooms include bathrooms with heated floors, fully-stocked mini bars, flat screen televisions, and complimentary wireless internet. Upgraded suites offer private living and kitchen spaces for extended stays. Guests can dine at the delicious Parkview Restaurant, which serves up regional Northern cuisine, or enjoy luxurious experiences at the resort's 11,000-square-foot rooftop spa, which is home to an indoor-outdoor pool and a variety of recreational and rejuvenation experiences.
Fontenay 10, 20354 Hamburg, Germany, Phone: +49 40 60566050
3.AMERON Hamburg Hotel Speicherstadt
© AMERON Hamburg Hotel Speicherstadt
Located in the heart of Hamburg close to the Hafencity and historical Speicerstadt, AMERON Hamburg Hotel Speicherstadt is an upmarket hotel with well-appointed and classically decorated. Guest rooms are boasting en-suite bathrooms, ample living spaces and modern amenities such as flat-screen televisions, complimentary wireless Internet and stunning city views. The hotel offers excellent facilities such as an exclusive spa and wellness center, sauna and fully-equipped fitness center and guests can enjoy refined Italian cuisine in the hotel restaurant. A casual bar serves fine wines from around the world, craft beers and signature cocktails and modern meeting and banquet facilities are available for private functions. AMERON Hamburg Hotel Speicherstadt is a short walk from Hamburg’s famous Reeperbahn street with its lively nightlife and bars, and it is a 10-minute walk to the historic Old Town.
Am Sandtorkai 4, 20457 Hamburg, Germany, Phone: +49-40-6-38-58-90
4.ARCOTEL Onyx Hamburg
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The ARCOTEL Onyx Hamburg is a stylish, four-star hotel in the heart of Hamburg’s lively St Pauli district that offers spacious, non-smoking guest accommodations with sunshine yellow and white interiors, chic décor and furnishings, private bathrooms and modern amenities such as flat-screen televisions, iPod docking stations, and complimentary wireless Internet. Window seats boast beautiful views over the city. Guests can enjoy pampering massages and saunas in the exclusive spa and wellness center, and savor a hearty buffet breakfast every morning, along with homemade cakes, Viennese-style pastries and a selection of hot drinks at the Bar Wiener Café. A stylish bar serves drinks in the evenings, and the lively nightlife of the trendy Reeperbahn district is a short walk away. Other nearby attractions include the historic Speicherstadt and the Port of Hamburg.
Reeperbahn 1a, 20359 Hamburg, Germany, Phone: +49-40-2-09-40-90
5.Hotel am Museum
The Hotel am Museum is a unique bed-and-breakfast hotel with luxury shared apartment-style accommodations for both short-term and long-term stays. Located in the Wilhelminian building on the magnificent Rothenbaumchaussee, the hotel has stylish sound-proofed rooms with air conditioning, en-suite bathrooms, and modern amenities such as flat-screen televisions and complimentary wireless Internet. Breakfast is included in the stay, and there is free parking for guests at the hotel. Hotel am Museum conveniently situated within a short walk of the Alster and the Dammtor train stations, and the Underground Station Habichtstraße, which offers easy connections to Reeperbahn, the Fish Market, and the Speicherstadt harbor.
Rothenbaumchaussee 71, 20148 Hamburg, Germany, Phone: +49-40-44-80-94-14
6.east Hotel Hamburg
© east Hotel Hamburg
Set within a short walk from the St Pauli Underground Station, the east Hotel is a four-star designer hotel in the heart of the St. Pauli district with a stunning rooftop spa and spectacular views of the world-famous Reeperbahn in east Hamburg. Built on the site of a former iron foundry, the modern hotel features stylishly appointed and chicly decorated guest rooms with contemporary décor in soothing tones, en-suite bathrooms with deluxe amenities and upscale conveniences such as satellite televisions and complimentary wireless Internet. Guest have use of the Asian wellness and sporting area, which feature saunas, sporting equipment and a range of massages, and beauty treatments, and a casual restaurant serves globally inspired cuisine with an Asian twist. Two hotel lounges and Yakshi’s bar serve handcrafted cocktails and other fine beverages.
Simon-von-Utrecht-Straße 31, 20359 Hamburg, Germany, Phone: +49-40-30-99-30
7.Fairmont Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten
© Fairmont Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten
The Fairmont Hamburg Vier Jahreszeiten is an elegant five-star hotel located on the Alster Lake in the heart of Hamburg that offers luxurious accommodations, gourmet cuisine, high-end facilities, and world-class hospitality. Beautifully appointed guest rooms are spacious and chic with opulent décor, marble en-suite bathrooms, espresso machine, and deluxe amenities. Upmarket facilities at the hotel include an exclusive spa and fitness club, two award-winning and Michelin-star restaurants that serve highly acclaimed cuisine and fine wines from around the world and an elegant café that offers buffet breakfast and afternoon high tea. The Fairmont Hamburg Vier Jahreszeiten has a selection of sophisticated bars, including a beautiful lakeside terrace overlooking Alster Lake.
Neuer Jungfernstieg 9-14 , Hamburg, Germany, D-20354, Phone: +49-04-03-49-40
8.Grand Elysee Hamburg
© Grand Elysée Hamburg
The Grand Elysée Hamburg is a luxurious five-star hotel in Hamburg's Rotherbaum district that boasts beautifully appointed accommodations with upscale amenities, a luxurious spa with indoor swimming pool, and six highly acclaimed restaurants and bars. Bright, spacious and elegantly decorated guest rooms at the Grand Elysée Hamburg feature en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning, state-of-the-art entertainment systems, and complimentary wireless Internet. The 1000-square-meter Elysium Wellness & Spa has an indoor swimming pool, saunas, hot tubs, and a fully-equipped gym, and offers a range of pampering treatments. Sublime cuisine and fine wines are served at six restaurants and bars, along with live jazz at the Bourbon Street Bar, and Alster Lake and the Jungfernstieg shopping district are a short walk away.
Rothenbaumchaussee 10, 20148 Hamburg, Germany, Phone: +49-40-41-41-20
© Green Haven
The Green Haven bed and breakfast is a budget-friendly, sustainable hostel-style hotel located west of the Outer Alster lake. This diminutive eco- and animal-friendly enclave features five guest rooms ranging from a single bedroom to a fully-equipped self-catering apartment which boast nautically themed décor and upcycled furnishings. Smaller rooms share a bathroom. A communal living and dining room and kitchen are available for guests to use, and delicious vegan breakfasts are served every morning. The Green Haven bed and breakfast is a short train ride into the city center.
Mühlenstieg 3, 22041 Hamburg, Germany, Phone: +49-40-28-47-72-74
10.HENRI Hotel Hamburg Downtown
Conveniently located a short walk from Hamburg’s Central Train Station, the Henri Hotel Hamburg Downtown offers spacious suites and studios with wooden flooring and hand-crafted furniture, open bathrooms and modern amenities such a large flat-screen televisions and coffee machines. Some rooms have fully-equipped kitchenettes, and a hearty buffet breakfast is served every morning. Facilities include a fully-equipped gym and sauna, and an elegant lounge area in which guests can relax, and complimentary wireless Internet is available throughout the hotel. The shops, bars, and restaurants of Hamburg’s lively Hafencity district are a mile away, and the Mönckebergstraße Underground Station is under 100m from the hotel. Two of the town’s best French restaurants, Le Plat du Jour and Café de Paris, are a short walk away.
Bugenhagenstraße 21, 20095 Hamburg, Germany, Phone: +49-40-5-54-35-70
11.Best Western Premier Alsterkrug Hotel
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The Best Western Premier Alsterkrug Hotel is a four-star hotel in the heart of the Alsterdorf district, close to the River Alster. The hotel boasts comfortable guest rooms with Mediterranean-style décor and furnishings, en-suite bathrooms, and modern amenities such as flat-screen televisions with satellite channels, espresso machines, air-conditioning, and complimentary wireless Internet. Facilities at the family-run Best Western Alsterkrug Hotel include an exclusive spa and wellness center with Finnish sauna, a steam room, a soft sauna, and a fitness room with high-end cardio equipment. The spa also features a relaxation area with heated loungers and offers a range of cosmetic facial and body treatments and massages. The Restaurant Alsterkrug serves traditional German cuisine and Mediterranean cuisine on the garden terrace in the summer months.
Alsterkrugchaussee 277, 22297 Hamburg, Germany, Phone: +49-40-51-30-30
12.Hotel Atlantic Kempinski Hamburg
Overlooking the Außenalster Lake, the Hotel Atlantic Kempinski Hamburg is a beautifully appointed, classic hotel with a rand façade, elegant accommodations, upscale facilities, and gracious hospitality. Located a short walk from the Hamburg Central Station, the hotel features spacious rooms and suites with modern décor, marble en-suite bathrooms, and modern amenities like flat-screen televisions and complimentary wireless Internet. Exclusive facilities include an elegant spa with indoor swimming pool, beauty salon, and gym overlooking the Außenalster Lake, a gourmet restaurant serving international cuisine and fine wines, and a private cinema for up to eight guests.
An der Alster 72-79, 20099 Hamburg, Germany, Phone: +49-40-2-88-80
13.BOSTON HH hotel
The BOSTON HH hotel is a designer hotel in Hamburg's Altona district that offers spacious accommodations, an exclusive spa and an onsite restaurant that serves international cuisine for lunch and dinner. Situated a short walk from Holstenstrasse S-Bahn Train Station, the hotel has well-appointed guest rooms and suites with modern décor, private bathrooms with rain showers, minibars, flat-screen televisions, and complimentary wireless Internet. The BOSTON's restaurant serves a buffet breakfast with organic options each morning, along with lunch and dinner, and a business corner offers a quiet space to work. The stylish Boston Lounge features armchairs, a fireplace, and a library and is an ideal spot for a quiet drink.
Missundestraße 2, 22769 Hamburg, Germany, Phone: +49-40-5-89-66-67-00
14.Hotel St. Annen
© Hotel St. Annen
Centrally situated in a quiet side street between the lively St. Pauli district and the Schanzenviertel district, the privately-run Hotel St. Annen is a superior three-star hotel with elegantly designed and styled en-suite guest rooms with spacious living areas, comfortable beds and modern amenities such as flat-screen televisions with satellite channels, and complimentary wireless Internet. A delicious buffet breakfast is served every morning, and the hotel bar serves an extensive selection of international wines, craft beers, and handcrafted cocktails. A charming garden terrace is a perfect spot for sundowners in the warmer summer months. The hotel is a short walk from the famous Reeperbahn District, Hamburg’s Old Town, and the Hamburg harbor with its bustling fish market.
Annenstraße 5, 20359 Hamburg, Germany, Phone: +49-40-3-17-71-30
© Hotel Volksschule
Housed in a former school building in the center of Hamburg, Hotel Volksschule is a family-run that offers comfortable guest rooms with modern amenities, a delicious buffet breakfast each morning, and casual bar which serves a variety of drinks. Well-appointed guest rooms have large beds with crisp linens, en-suite bathrooms with showers and deluxe toiletries, cable television, and complimentary wireless Internet. The charming hotel is just a few hundred meters from the Rauhes Haus Underground Station and a few kilometers from Hamburg Central Station, the old town of Hamburg and the harbor, and there is free private parking is available on site.
Hübbesweg 9, 20537 Hamburg, Germany, Phone: +49-40-80-00-47-10
16.Hotel Wilhelm Busch
Situated in Norderstedt close to the Hamburg Airport and a 30-minute drive from Hamburg city center, Hotel Wilhelm Busch is a modern hotel with quiet rooms, a restaurant that serves regional specialties and international dishes and a lovely garden and terrace. Ideal for travelers wanting somewhere to stay close to the airport, the comfortable hotel has guest rooms with contemporary themed décor, en-suite bathrooms, and flat-screen televisions. The hotel is a short walk from the Ochsenzoll Underground Station from which all the top attractions and activities in Hamburg can be reached.
Segeberger Chaussee 45, 22850 Norderstedt, Germany, Phone: +49-40-5-29-90-00
17.Hotel Louis C. Jacob
Boasting a superb riverside location on the banks of the Elbe River, the historic five-star Hotel Louis C. Jacob offers elegance and grandeur at its best. The 200-year-old hotel features beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites with hardwood floors, rich hand-woven rugs, marble en-suite bathrooms with deluxe amenities, walk-in closets, Nespresso coffee machines. Some rooms have spectacular views of the Elbe River. Jacobs Restaurant has stucco ceilings, exquisite murals, and crystal chandeliers, and serves modern cuisine with French influences and fine wines from their award-winning wine cellar. Guests can enjoy pampering massages and treatments at the exclusive spa and rent bicycles to explore the area. Buses stop directly at the Louis C. Jacob Hotel, and it is a short walk to the Hochkamp S-Bahn station, the Jenisch Park and the Hirsch Park. Additional services include limousine and car rental services.
Elbchaussee 401-403, 22609 Hamburg, Germany, Phone: +49-40-82-25-50
18.NH Collection Hamburg City
The NH Collection Hamburg City is a modern four-star hotel in the heart of Hamburg close to the CEE exhibition center that offers spacious guest rooms and suites, a luxury spa and wellness center, a stylish restaurant and bar, and a 24-hour front desk. Well-appointed guest rooms are warmly decorated with wooden floors and have en-suite bathrooms, flat-screen televisions, and floor-to-ceiling windows with spectacular city views. Complimentary wireless Internet is available throughout the hotel, and a buffet breakfast is served every morning in the bright breakfast lounge. Drinks are served in the stylish marble-floored bar or outside on the garden terrace, and the many lively bars, restaurants, and boutiques of the Karolinen and Schanzenviertel are within a short walk from the hotel.
Feldstraße 53-58, 20357 Hamburg, Germany, Phone: +49-40-43-23-20
19.Privathotel Lindtner Hamburg
Located in the Heimfeld district of Hamburg, the Privathotel Lindtner is a five-star, certified ‘green’ hotel with well-appointed, individually furnished guest rooms and suites, an exclusive spa, and wellness center, and two restaurants serve imaginative cuisine. Guest rooms and suites have en-suite bathrooms, and modern amenities such as flat-screen televisions, and complimentary wireless Internet, and the Lindtner Medical & Spa Beauty offers a variety of high-quality wellness and beauty treatments, along with medical therapies. North German specialties are served in the Lilium restaurant, and an array of innovative cuisine is served at the Diele Restaurant. The Privathotel Lindtner Hamburg offers guests the opportunity to rent electric Tesla cars on site.
Heimfelder Str. 123, 21075 Hamburg, Germany, Phone: +49-40-79-00-90
20.Superbude Hotel & Hostel St. Georg
© Superbude Hotel & Hostel St. Georg
The Superbude Hotel & Hostel St. Georg is a budget-friendly hotel and hostel that offers bright rooms with modern décor, private bathrooms, interesting decorative elements, and large windows with lovely city views. Rooms have flat-screen televisions, wireless Internet and towels and bed linen are provided free of charge. The non-smoking Superbude Hostel serves a buffet breakfast every morning and drinks and snacks are available 24 hours a day, and guests can enjoy the movies and games room with a Nintendo Wii in a separate entertainment room. Laundry facilities and bike rentals are also available for guests and the Superbude Hotel & Hostel St. Georg is a short walk from the Berliner Tor Underground Station and Hammerbrook S-Bahn Station.
Spaldingstraße 152, 20097 Hamburg, Germany, Phone: +49-40-3-80-87-80
21.Superbude Hotel & Hostel St. Pauli
The Superbude Hotel & Hostel St. Pauli is a trendy new hostel located in the Sternschanze quarter of the vibrant district of St. Pauli that features designer rooms decorated with recycled furniture and original text by bloggers, writers, and journalists. Guest rooms have private bathrooms, and cable television and the communal lounge has iMac computers and complimentary wireless Internet for guests to utilize. A delicious breakfast buffet is served each morning and drinks are offered in the stylish lobby lounge on striking 50-meter counter. The lively bars, nightclubs and musical theaters on the Reeperbahn are a short walk away, as well as the Sternschanze S-Bahn and U-Bahn stations.
Juliusstraße 1-7, 22769 Hamburg, Germany, Phone: +49-40-8-07-91-58-20
22.THE MADISON Hotel Hamburg
© THE MADISON Hotel Hamburg
Located in the center of Hamburg, just 200 meters from the St. Michaelis Church, the Madison Hotel Hamburg is a stylish, contemporary hotel with deluxe studios and lofts, a casual restaurant and bar and modern amenities. Guest accommodations feature fully equipped kitchenettes, flat-screen televisions with satellite channels, and complimentary wireless Internet, and Marley's Restaurant serves breakfast, European dishes, and Asian cuisine. An elegant bar offers handcrafted cocktails, fine wines and imported spirits on a large summer terrace with stunning city views.
Schaarsteinweg 4, 20459 Hamburg, Germany, Phone: +49-40-37-66-60
© Tortue Hamburg
Located in Hanseviertel, the Tortue Hamburg is a boutique hotel designed by Kate Hume that features individually designed rooms, and suites offer beautiful city or canal views, two restaurants and bars, and a convenient, central location. Situated in the heart of Hamburg just a short walk from the Neuer Wall shopping street and the Jungfernsteig, the hotel offers well-appointed, individually decorated guest rooms with carpet or parquet flooring, spring beds and spacious living rooms with sofas, marble en-suite bathrooms, and deluxe amenities. Two restaurants and bars serve casual cuisine and drinks, and guests have easy access to some of Hamburg's most important sights, such as Gänsemarkt Square, St. Michaelis Church, and the Inner Alster Lake.
Stadthausbrücke 10, 20355 Hamburg, Germany, Phone: +49-40-33-44-14-00
24.Waldhaus Reinbek Gastronomie
The Waldhaus Reinbek Gastronomie is a luxury five-star hotel in a tranquil location on the edge of the picturesque Sachsenwald forest on the outskirts of Hamburg. The family-run hotel features individually furnished rooms and suites with comfortable décor and furnishings, private bathrooms with deluxe amenities, and complimentary bottled water. Guests can dine at a show cooking restaurant that serves creative seasonal dishes, fine wines and handcrafted cocktails are served at the American Bar, and Waldhaus Lounge offers a wide selection of cigars. The Waldhaus Reinbek Gastronomie is a 15-minute walk away from the Reinbek subway station, and Hamburg Central Station can be reached by train in 30 minutes.
Loddenallee 2, 21465 Reinbek, Germany, Phone: +49-40-72-75-20
25.25hours Hotel HafenCity
The 25hours Hotel HafenCity is a design hotel with stylish maritime-style guest rooms, a refined restaurant that serves contemporary cuisine and gracious hospitality. Located directly on the Hamburg Harbor, just a few hundred meters from the International Maritime Museum Hamburg, the hotel offers stylish air-conditioned rooms with modern décor and retro elements, flat-screen televisions, UE Boom Bluetooth speakers, and minibars. The restaurant Heimat Kitchen küche serves seasonal specialties from various German-speaking regions and a delicious buffet breakfast every morning. The historic Old Town and the Konzerthaus Elbphilharmonie is a short walk away from the hotel.
Überseeallee 5, 20457 Hamburg, Germany, Phone: +49-40-2-57-77-70
25 Best Hamburg Hotels
- 25hours Hotel Altes Hafenamt, Photo: 25hours Hotel Altes Hafenamt
- The Fontenay, Photo: The Fontenay
- AMERON Hamburg Hotel Speicherstadt, Photo: AMERON Hamburg Hotel Speicherstadt
- ARCOTEL Onyx Hamburg, Photo: Mara Zemgaliete/stock.adobe.com
- Hotel am Museum, Photo: Eugene/stock.adobe.com
- east Hotel Hamburg, Photo: east Hotel Hamburg
- Fairmont Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten, Photo: Fairmont Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten
- Grand Elysee Hamburg, Photo: Grand Elysée Hamburg
- Green Haven, Photo: Green Haven
- HENRI Hotel Hamburg Downtown, Photo: pkanchana/stock.adobe.com
- Best Western Premier Alsterkrug Hotel, Photo: Africa Studio/stock.adobe.com
- Hotel Atlantic Kempinski Hamburg, Photo: Starpics/stock.adobe.com
- BOSTON HH hotel, Photo: whyframeshot/stock.adobe.com
- Hotel St. Annen, Photo: Hotel St. Annen
- Hotel Volksschule, Photo: Hotel Volksschule
- Hotel Wilhelm Busch, Photo: 290712/stock.adobe.com
- Hotel Louis C. Jacob, Photo: bohbeh/stock.adobe.com
- NH Collection Hamburg City, Photo: photostocklight/stock.adobe.com
- Privathotel Lindtner Hamburg, Photo: pairhandmade/stock.adobe.com
- Superbude Hotel & Hostel St. Georg, Photo: Superbude Hotel & Hostel St. Georg
- Superbude Hotel & Hostel St. Pauli, Photo: dvoevnore/stock.adobe.com
- THE MADISON Hotel Hamburg, Photo: THE MADISON Hotel Hamburg
- Tortue Hamburg, Photo: Tortue Hamburg
- Waldhaus Reinbek Gastronomie, Photo: PhotoSpirit/stock.adobe.com
- 25hours Hotel HafenCity, Photo: hatchapong/stock.adobe.com
- Cover Photo: Starpics/stock.adobe.com
Adina Apartment Hotel Hamburg Speicherstadt
Situated in the Hamburg Altstadt district of Hamburg, Adina Apartment Hotel Hamburg Speicherstadt is a contemporary apartment-hotel with self-catering apartment-style guest rooms featuring fully-equipped kitchens with dishwashers and ovens, private bathrooms and spacious sitting areas. The hotel boasts a beautiful terrace where guests can relax, and modern facilities include a state-of-the-art fitness center, a spa and wellness center with an indoor swimming pool and sauna, and a casual restaurant that serves continental, buffet or vegetarian breakfast every morning. Adina Apartment Hotel Hamburg Speicherstadt is a short walk away from Speicherstadt, and Miniatur Wunderland and cycling can be enjoyed in the surrounding area.
Willy-Brandt-Straße 25, 20457 Hamburg, Germany, Phone: +49-40-3-34-60-80