Most, if not all, hotels in Copenhagen are LGBTQ-friendly and we’ve spotted the 10 most stylish and centrally located boutiques and hotels that are worth a look if you want to give yourself a special treat. Each one of them has its own unique style and decoration, but all of them offer the amenities for a great stay in the capital of Denmark.
First Hotel Kong Frederik, København
Suite bedroom,First Hotel Kong Frederik | Courtesy of First Hotel Kong Frederik
First Hotel Kong Frederik is located in the heart of the city center at one of the most vivid and scenic neighborhoods in the city. It’s within walking distance of Nørreport Station and The City Hall Square (Rådhuspladsen), surrounded by stylish boutiques and second-hand shops. The rooms vary in size and price but are all decorated with the simplicity and elegance of the Scandinavian style.
Colorful, elegant and comfortable are the three words that sum up Andersen Boutique Hotel. The renowned hotel has already won the World Luxury Hotel Awards “country” award three times and was a nominee for 2017. All of its rooms feature famous designers’ products and have all the modern amenities. So, choose from the Mermaid, Princess or Emperor room and add a fairytale touch to your holiday in Copenhagen.
Housed in an 18th century warehouse, Copenhagen Admiral Hotel is one of the most beautiful in Copenhagen. Its special location by the waterfront – and being close to some of the most known touristic attractions such as the Opera House, the Royal Palace and Amalienborg – make it stand out among the four-star hotels in the city. Each of the rooms is uniquely decorated but in a way that fits with the hotel’s surroundings. The place in front of the hotel becomes a local hangout on warm, sunny days. Some take a dive in the harbor while others enjoy ice-chilled cocktails at Luftkastellet.
If you like art and jazz music, Ibsens hotel is the perfect accommodation for you. Every corner of the bohemian style hotel is decorated with famous and upcoming artists’ paintings and the hotel’s residents can get on the guest list at Jazzhouse and Global – where they can enjoy some really good jazz music live. Moreover, as Ibsen is Kong Arthur’s sister hotel you can spend some moments of relaxation at the Nimatspa from only 195DKK ($31 USD).
Located just a five-minute’s walk from Copenhagen Central Station and Tivoli Gardens, and within walking distance of Strøget – the city’s main pedestrian shopping street, Mercur Hotel is undoubtedly located at one of the best spots in Copenhagen. Its bright and spacious rooms, decorated with the minimalist Scandinavian design, overlook the beautiful pastel-colored Palads Teatret cinema and Copenhagen’s famous amusement park. In the hotel you’ll find a gaming room with billiards, table-football, darts and other games, a gym and an outdoor tennis court.
Hotel Sp34 is located in the picturesque and vivid Latin Quarter, the district with the second-hand shops, nightclubs, bars and galleries. Due to its location and its design, the four-star hotel delicately combines luxury with an authentic bohemian atmosphere. Guests can relax in the 24-seat private cinema, enjoy the view from the roof terrace or mingle with locals at the culture bar and dining bodega Din Nye Ven (translates to ‘Your New Friend’).
SKT. Petri is located in the heart of the historic Latin Quarter, in Copenhagen’s city center. After a full refurbishment, including a new extension and additional rooms, the hotel re-opened on June 8th 2017. Decorated with an international style, featuring vibrant colors, classic designs and sculptures and prints by both upcoming and established contemporary Danish artists, the luxurious hotel has its own unique atmosphere. So unique that one of the most famous Danish photographers, Søren Solkær, has chosen SKT. Petri as a setting for one of his bizarre projects. SKT. Petri has 288 rooms, including 26 suites and four rooms for disabled people, a restaurant, bar, lounge area and a courtyard.
Axel Guldsmeden is located just a five-minute’s walk from Copenhagen central station, in the heart of the hip area of Vesterbro. With 125 rooms, Axel is the biggest of the Guldsmeden hotels and the first to be certified with the Golden Ø and Green Globe. That means that the hotel is adopting sustainable development practices to the hotel’s daily operations and restaurant. Axel’s penthouse suites have offer a great view of the city from their own private rooftop terrace while the hotel’s spa is ideal for a visit after a long day of sightseeing.
Nestled in the hip area of Vestebro, Copenhagen Star Hotel is among galleries, tattoo studios, cool restaurants and cozy cafes. When taking a break from exploring the area and the nearby Meatpacking district, guests can sit back in the stylish lobby or, when the sun shines, in the hotel’s scenic backyard. There 134 rooms to choose from and each one of them has the necessary modern amenities to offer you a pleasant stay.
The Ascot Hotel went under renovation just a few months ago and it now looks better than ever before. Being built in and around Copenhagen’s ancient public baths, Ascot’s 205 rooms and apartments are decorated in a modern way but at the same time preserve the elegant details of the public baths. The four-star hotel is located in Studiestræde, one of the city’s most vivid and picturesque streets and that means that it’s close to everything. Strøget, Copenhagen’s main shopping street, and the central Nørreport station are just a 10-minute walk away, while Tivoli Gardens and the City Hall square are just around the corner.