The Most Magnificent Hotels in Hamburg, Germany

The city of Hamburg is an important centre of industry, business and culture
The city of Hamburg is an important centre of industry, business and culture | © Adrian Degner / Unsplash
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17 November 2020

The city of Hamburg boasts a storied past and remains an important centre of industry, business and culture today. A major port city, it is known for sights such as the Rathaus, the popular fish market, the pulsing nightlife in the district of St Pauli and of course the football club of the same name. For a stay with a touch of luxury, we’ve sought out the six most opulent hotels in Hamburg.

Hotel Atlantic Kempinski

Hotel
4.4/5 (993 Reviews)
Hotel Atlantic Kempinski
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A majestic white building featuring architecture that dates back to the turn of the century, Hotel Atlantic Kempinski combines a hundred years of history with a rich array of modern amenities. Situated directly on the Außenalster Lake and surrounded by trees, it offers charming views and stands out as a tranquil haven in a lively part of Hamburg. The rooms and suites are generously proportioned, with high ceilings and full-length windows. Chandeliers line the conference hall and a baroque fountain illuminates the Atlantic Atrium, a beautiful courtyard at the heart of the hotel. Marble bathrooms, mahogany details and satin pillows combine to provide you with a luxurious stay, whether it’s in a room or suite.

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At a Glance

Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Full-service spa
Concierge Service
24 Hour Front Desk
Fitness Facilities
Laundry Facilities
Multilingual Staff
Bar/Lounge

Grand Elysée Hotel

Hotel
4.7/5 (991 Reviews)
Grand Elysée Hotel
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The Grand Elysée Hotel oozes luxury at every turn. There are five room categories and six different types of suite available, all with plush decor and marble bathrooms that are perfect for an indulgent stay. Stroll the central boulevard in the hotel and take your pick from one of the hotel’s four restaurants, bar and café, all on-site. Spa facilities include a sauna area with a pool and solarium, and you can also relax with a massage or beauty treatment.

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At a Glance

Free Wifi
Outdoor pool
Full-service spa
Business Centre
Concierge Service
24 Hour Front Desk
Fitness Facilities
Laundry Facilities
Multilingual Staff

The Fontenay

Hotel
4.7/5 (123 Reviews)
The Fontenay
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With an enviable lakeside location, the Fontenay is Hamburg’s largest luxury hotel. Flooded with light and boasting an atrium that is 27m (89ft) high, it effortlessly combines modern grandeur with natural tranquillity. Choose from four room types, or treat yourself to a suite – either way, oak floors and designer furnishings put you in the lap of luxury. You’ll get amazing city views from the rooftop bar and the spa’s infinity pool.

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At a Glance

Free Wifi
Outdoor pool
Full-service spa
Concierge Service
24 Hour Front Desk
Fitness Facilities
Laundry Facilities
Bar/Lounge

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  • East Hotel

    Hotel
    4.5/5 (970 Reviews)
    East Hotel
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    Situated inside a former iron foundry, this building is a striking mix of a modern glass construction and a historical red-brick base. Unique interior features and furniture pieces turn the inside of the East Hotel into a piece of art in its own right; in particular, enjoy the majesty of the luxurious terrace apartments, which are decorated with deep red walls, chandeliers, wooden floors and handmade furniture in every room. East Hotel is perfect for those who want to spend their time in an exclusive designer environment as well as being close to the bars and nightlife of St Pauli.

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    At a Glance

    Free Wifi
    Restaurant
    Full-service spa
    Business Centre
    Concierge Service
    24 Hour Front Desk
    Fitness Facilities
    Laundry Facilities
    Multilingual Staff

    The George Design Hotel

    Boutique Hotel, Spa Hotel, Hotel
    4.4/5 (532 Reviews)
    The George Design Hotel
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    The George Design Hotel offers a dose of timeless British elegance, with soothing interiors in hues running from cocoa to champagne. This hotel’s traditional style is reflected throughout its design, with floor-to-ceiling curtains, roomy leather armchairs, striking wood furniture pieces and stylish wallpapers. The rooms feature idiosyncratic details such as Union Jack pillows, sculptural mirrors and intricate vases, which lend a signature touch to each space. Head up to the Campari Lounge roof terrace, where breathtaking views of the city will accompany your expertly blended cocktail.

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    At a Glance

    Free Wifi
    Restaurant
    Full-service spa
    Business Centre
    Concierge Service
    24 Hour Front Desk
    Laundry Facilities
    Multilingual Staff
    Bar/Lounge

    Mövenpick Hotel

    Hotel
    4.4/5 (997 Reviews)
    Mövenpick Hotel
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    The Mövenpick Hotel is unique not only because of its location in the Sternschanzenpark, but also because building itself is a former water tower. The octagonal red-brick building with numerous small windows sits above the treetops, offering a scenic view of the city. Interiors are bright, elegant and comfortable.

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    At a Glance

    Free Wifi
    Restaurant
    Full-service spa
    Business Centre
    Concierge Service
    24 Hour Front Desk
    Fitness Facilities
    Laundry Facilities
    Multilingual Staff
    Bar/Lounge
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