The Best Hotels in Luxembourg City

Ville Haute, the old town of Luxembourg City, is home to charming architecture overlooking the river Alzette
Ville Haute, the old town of Luxembourg City, is home to charming architecture overlooking the river Alzette | © Anna Stowe Travel / Alamy Stock Photo
Carl Pettit

Luxembourg City might be a pint-sized metropolis, but there’s a surprising amount of things to see including the Grand Ducal Palace, Notre-Dame Cathedral and Philharmonie concert hall. The ancient fortress and old city centre of Luxembourg are Unesco World Heritage Sites, while the lush green spaces are another attractive feature of this characterful city. If you’re stopping here for leisure or business, here are some of the top hotels the capital of Luxembourg has to offer – all bookable on Culture Trip.

1. Mercure Luxembourg Off Kirchberg

Hotel, Chain Hotel

Mercure Luxembourg Off Kirchberg
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Mercure Luxembourg Off Kirchberg is a glossy, contemporary spot located in the business and banking area of Kirchberg. Housed in a beautiful, old brewery building, it’s perfect for business or leisure trips. The well-appointed rooms have a luxurious yet cosy feel, with warm gold tones and soft lighting. For socialising, the bar is a great spot come day or night, with plenty of seating and a food menu on offer.

2. Graace Hotel

Boutique Hotel, Hotel

Graace Hotel
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A stay at the 28-room Graace Hotel offers a rustic, country-style experience in the heart of the Luxembourg capital. The sound-proofed rooms, which open out onto green courtyard spaces, are clad in wood from floor to ceiling. The atmosphere is decidedly rural, but modern travellers are catered to with self-service iPads and high-speed internet. A smart key system is also in place to unlock the front gate, your room and the breakfast room.

3. Hostellerie du Grünewald

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Hostellerie du Grünewald
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Grünewald, over in the Dommeldange quarter, prides itself on its gourmet restaurant serving seasonal French-inspired fare. Enjoy outdoor seating and barbecue on sunny days – when the weather clouds over, dine inside on delicacies such as roasted cod with lobster sauce, or the chef’s choice vegetarian carte blanche menu. The chef even has an on-site greenhouse for cultivating his own herbs. Once you’ve sampled an array of delights, check into one of the 24 cosy and elegantly appointed rooms. There are also five suites if you fancy a bit of decadence.

4. Novotel Luxembourg Centre

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Novotel Luxembourg Centre
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Unload your luggage and relax in this family-friendly hotel. Kids will be over the moon to find video game consoles and a football table to keep them entertained – while adults will appreciate the stylish bar and modern aesthetic running throughout. With a kid’s menu available, the restaurant serves up food for all the family. If you fancy exploring further afield, the hotel is ideally located 10 minutes away from the medieval old town on foot.

5. Hotel Parc Beaux Arts

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Hotel Parc Beaux Arts
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Looking for a slice of old-world charm? The Hotel Parc Beaux Arts ticks the box. The building dates back to the 15th century – following a careful renovation, there are now 11 suites that offer a memorable experience. Each suite features a spacious bedroom and a lounge area adorned with artworks, as the homely interiors blend period features and more modern design pieces. There is a small on-site restaurant serving an all-day menu, and there are plenty of other dining options on the doorstep along with the National Museum of History and Art (MNHA).

6. Le Royal Hotels & Resorts

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Le Royal Hotels & Resorts
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Feel like a VIP at this smart hotel, which offers a royal wing for those who are staying in its higher-grade rooms – complete with a private elevator. The Suite Royale is the crowning jewel, with slick interiors and ample space for entertaining. Other perks include a jacuzzi, Hermès bath products, a kitchenette and a terrace serving up top views. The standard rooms are equally well-appointed. Sample the hotel’s top class service in one of the dining venues or in the piano bar.

7. Le Place d'Armes

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Le Place dArmes
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Oozing character and charm, Le Place d’Armes promises to leave a lasting impression. This divine boutique hotel is a member of the prestigious Relais & Chateau portfolio. Its 28 rooms have eclectic interiors mixing art nouveau and modern styles – think plush fabrics, antique-style furniture and exposed wood beams. There’s a vibrant cafe, a restaurant specialising in grilled meats and another serving up a fine dining menu. The bar Le 18 is an equally stylish spot, with jazz playing to the sound of cocktails being whipped up.

8. Hotel Le Chatelet

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Hotel Le Chatelet
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Hotel Le Chaletet is the place to be for food lovers. This three-star spot is home to an award-winning, popular Spanish-inspired restaurant – serving up signature dishes such as squid in carbonara and a so-called royal paella that needs to be ordered one day in advance. After having your fill, the rooms at this place make for a comfortable place to rest your head, with modern or romantic interiors to choose from. There are also sprawling family rooms available.

9. Hotel Simoncini

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Hotel Simoncini
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Culture and comfort come hand in hand at Hotel Simoncini – the hotel has one level open as an art gallery, housing paintings and sculptures. The space is also used for a variety of artistic and cultural events along with poetry nights. There are 35 well-appointed whitewashed rooms at the hotel, with minimalist interiors. Breakfast can be enjoyed in bed or in the dining area.

10. Hotel Perrin

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Hotel Perrin
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Just a few steps from the train station and 8km from the airport, Hotel Perrin boasts a great central location. It also scores top marks when it comes to hospitality and photogenic interiors. The family-run hotel has been operating for decades, but all of the 51 rooms have been refurbished and have an ultra-hip vibe – with retro-inspired furniture, muted tones and eye-catching wall hangings. A hearty breakfast will fuel you up for city sights, and after a day exploring, rustle up a drink in the honesty bar to enjoy on the patio.

11. La Pipistrelle

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La Pipistrelle
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Located in the heart of Luxembourg City, La Pipistrelle is ideal for culture vultures, with a wealth of historic attractions and museums on the doorstep. This is a boutique hotel at its best as there are just four suites in the 18th-century townhouse. All of the suites have been individually decorated, and some offer lounge spaces. Breakfast is served in a pleasant communal dining space – or you can opt to have it in the comfort of your room.

12. Alvisse Parc Hotel

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Alvisse Parc Hotel
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Revel in some space and a serene atmosphere at the Alvisse Parc Hotel. The property is only a five-minute drive from the centre of Luxembourg, but it feels a world away with its leafy setting. Relax with a trip to the hotel’s state-of-the-art spa, which includes a sauna, treatment rooms, pools and a hammam. During the summer months, the outdoor pool is also open. The rooms at this hotel are bright and modern, plus there are apartments and studios available for long-term stays.

Christina Zoga contributed additional reporting to this article.

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