Where to stay in Copenhagen

There are many reasons to visit Copenhagen. The Danish capital is the perfect destination for lovers of pastries and coffee, haute cuisine gourmets and admirers of architecture, culture and art, etc. On the one hand, I was there for the confectionery scene and I was very impressed. Whatever the reason for your visit, where to stay in Copenhagen is the next question, as you want to find the perfect place to enjoy the best of the city.

Copenhagen is a relatively compact city and is very walkable or bikeable. So it’s a no-brainer to stay somewhere central in the city center. Whether you choose to stay near Tivoli Gardens or Nyhavn, they are all within walking distance of each other and easy to get around.

Unsurprisingly, accommodation in Copenhagen isn’t exactly the cheapest. But you can count on them to be full of Scandinavian charm with their sleek, aesthetic designs around every corner. Save/bookmark this article on where to stay and the best hotels in Copenhagen for your next trip!

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The best hotels to stay in Copenhagen

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71 Nyhavn Hotel (££)

The most picturesque place in Copenhagen is undoubtedly Nyhavn, which also makes it one of the best places to stay in Copenhagen. 71 Nyhavn Hotel is housed in an original warehouse building and boasts picturesque views of Nyhavn’s waterfront. It has been recently renovated and features a charismatic style that combines the rustic with the contemporary. The central location means you can easily explore the city on foot and there is no shortage of restaurants, cafes and shops right outside your door.

Hotel Skt Petri (€€)

With a laid-back luxury concept, Hotel Skt Petri is a fantastic hotel to stay in Copenhagen. It is centrally located on the corner of the Latin Quarter, just off the city’s main shopping street. The hotel is housed in a former department store, but has recently been renovated by renowned Norwegian design studio Anemone Wille Våge (who is also responsible for The Thief Hotel in Oslo). Upon entering, the entrance would already make a big impression on you, with sleek modern designs and an imposing atrium. Expect elegant and luxuriously comfortable rooms as well as high-quality personalized services from Danish design houses.

25 hours Hotel Indre Por (££)

25hours Hotels is known for having a fun and vibrant atmosphere and its first Scandinavian property in Copenhagen is no exception: 25hours Hotels Indre By. It is centrally located between the Round Tower and the Kobmagergade shopping street, and close to the David Collection museum. The hotel offers rooms from small to “gigantic”, and some even include a small terrace with access to the hotel’s “secret garden”. You can also find rooms like ‘Lovers Library’ and ‘Vinyl Room’ etc. that pay homage to the history of the building that was once a porcelain factory and then a university building before becoming the hotel it is today.

Copenhagen Admiral Hotel (££)

With a waterfront location, the Copenhagen Admiral Hotel is a charming place to stay in the city. It is located in a heritage-listed building from the 1780s next to the Amalienborg Royal Palace and overlooks the Copenhagen Opera House. All rooms feature elegant modern Scandinavian designs, with nods to the hotel’s maritime heritage, and are full of charm and character. The hotel is about a 5-minute walk from Nyhavn and the famous Little Mermaid statue is a 15-minute walk away.

Manon Les Suites (£££)

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I’m sure by any chance you’ve seen on Instagram a spectacular shot of the iconic central hotel pool at Manon Les Suites. It is safe to say that this hotel is an absolute spectacle. Manon Les Suites is a sustainable, Balinese-inspired luxury hotel in the heart of Copenhagen. Its interiors exhibit an outstanding combination of tropical bohemian and urban contemporary styles, with many beautiful plants adorning the hotel’s atrium. If you are looking for an unforgettable stay in Copenhagen, this is it the only. It may not be the center of town, but it’s only a 15-minute walk from the main sights and shops, so it’s still very central but a bit removed from the hustle and bustle.

Us Hotel Copenhagen (£££)

Nobis Hotel is located a stone’s throw from Tivoli Gardens and is located in the center of the city. The hotel is housed in a former Royal Danish Academy of Music from the early 20th century and is the only member of the Design Hotels Group in Copenhagen. Expect elegant Scandinavian designs against the original ornate moldings and classic marble staircase. If you need a place to relax after a long day exploring the city, the hotel also offers small but excellent spa facilities.

Radisson Collection Royal Hotel (£££)

Radisson Collection Royal Hotel is designed by renowned Danish architect Arne Jacobsen as Copenhagen’s first skyscraper. It embraces mid-century details with modern and contemporary designs and also features Arne’s iconic Swan & Egg chair in most of its rooms. The hotel is located next to Tivoli Gardens and Copenhagen Central Station, making it one of the most ideal central places to stay in Copenhagen.

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