The Best Hotels in Copenhagen Will Spark Your Wanderlust

Updated 03/06/18
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Denmark's capital city, Copenhagen, has something to offer every type of traveler. Home of the iconic Little Mermaid bronze sculpture, the whimsical Tivoli Gardens, and the historic rococo district, Copenhagen certainly deserves a place on your bucket list. The city by the water is perfect for foodies, art lovers, and anyone who appreciates hygge living and Danish design.

If you're already planning a trip to what's often referred to as the happiest country on Earth, consider this your guide to the best hotels in Copenhagen. Take a peek inside these gorgeous properties, which range from five-star palace-like resorts to quirky floating hotels on the wharf. Each is unique with its own design aesthetic, accommodations, and location within the urban city.

Hotel SP34
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The Spot: Hotel SP34

The Accommodations: This boutique hotel offers modern Nordic designs in Copenhagen's Latin Quarter near the heart of the city. Located in a bohemian, quiet area, you'll find bicycle dealers, pâtisseries, and a park that's a favorite among locals. Expect to wake up to an organic breakfast and to begin each night with a wine hour on the house.

The Bill: $$$

Nimb Hotel
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The Spot: Nimb Hotel

The Accommodations: Located at the entrance of the Tivoli Gardens, each room and suite features spectacular views. The hotel offers exclusive food tours, allows dogs, and is home to multiple first-class eateries that celebrate light Nordic fare. 

The Bill: $$$$

SKT.PETRI Hotel
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The Spot: SKT.PETRI

The Accommodations: This unique location used to be a department store and has since been transformed into a highly designed hotel curated to stimulate the senses. Customized rooms and suites are full of color and elegant furnishings. You'll also find multiple restaurants and a garden courtyard meant for enjoying a glass of wine and appetizers before an evening out.

The Bill: $$$

Hotel 71 Nyhavn
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The Spot: Hotel 71 Nyhavn

The Accommodations: Full of avant-garde art, this waterside hotel offers a taste of the city's history. Choose from a variety of rooms and suites, and treat your taste buds to a meal at Kiin Kiin, a restaurant located inside the hotel. You'll also be a stone's throw from the sights and nightlife of the city.

The Bill: $$$

Radisson Blue Royal Hotel
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The Accommodations: Designed by renowned Danish architect Arne Jacobsen, this modern, sophisticated destination offers chic interiors and the luxe in-house restaurant Cafeé Royal. A prime location, you'll be near Tivoli Gardens, the Carlsberg Brewery, and Strøget.

The Bill: $$$

Nobis Hotel
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The Spot: Nobis Hotel

The Accommodations: Bursting with contemporary architecture and modern furnishings, you'd never guess you were staying in a historic building from 1903. The Nobis Hotel is also walking distance from all the major sights to see in Copenhagen, making it an ideal spot to experience everything the city has to offer.

The Bill: $$$$

Niels Brocks Gade 1
1574 Copenhagen

Hotel D'Angleterre
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The Spot: Hotel D'Angleterre

The Accommodations: If you want to experience the best of the best, this luxury five-star hotel is the place to stay. Enjoy a tranquil treatment at the Amazing Space spa, or spend an afternoon lounging by the pool. You'll also find a champagne bar and fine-dining restaurant Marchal.

The Bill: $$$$

Hotel Alexandra
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The Spot: Hotel Alexandra

The Accommodations: Inspired by Danish design, Hotel Alexandra stands as a veritable Danish furniture museum that happens to let you stay the night. The staff is trained in Danish design history in order to be knowledgeable and understand the historical and cultural significance of the pieces found in the eclectic hotel. If you consider yourself a design buff, this is the place to stay.

The Bill: $$$

AC Hotel Bella Sky Copenhagen
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The Accommodations: This architecturally innovative hotel is located near the Copenhagen city center and offers spacious rooms complete with floor-to-ceiling windows for an incredible view of the city. Relax at the spa before making your way out for a night on the town.

The Bill: $$$

Hotel CPHLiving
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The Spot: Hotel CPHLiving

The Accommodations: Known as the floating hotel, this truly unique boutique hotel allows you to experience Copenhagen from the water—quite literally. Each room decorated with the simplicity of Scandinavian tradition boasts a panoramic view of the harbor, while a rooftop terrace is perfect for lounging waterside and taking in the city's skyline.

Book a stay at one of these incredible hotels in Copenhagen to experience the best that this one of a kind city has to offer.

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