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Residing in elegance: the 8 best hotels in Copenhagen

Planning a getaway to the Danish capital? If you’re dreaming of bountiful luxury, offer yourself a royal treatment at some of the best hotels in Copenhagen, hand-picked from our free travel guide, momondo places, for iPhones.

Hotel d’Angleterre

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Feel like a star at Hotel d’Angleterre in the heart of Copenhagen

Hotel d’Angleterre is a legend: for more than 250 years it has been the treasured luxury retreat of kings, emperors, politicians and other world-famous icons, like Michael Jackson, Bill Clinton, Whitney Houston, Oprah Winfrey, and Winston Churchill. This historical building sits high in the heart of the city and after a complete refurbishment, it’s in the best shape it’s ever been.

Splash all your savings on the deluxe suite with king-sized beds, separate seating areas, marble bathrooms and everything else your heart could wish for. Notice the old marble stairway in the lobby – it was a part of the setting in a Hitchcock movie back in the 1960s.

Where: Kongens Nytorv 34
Tel: +45 33 12 00 95
Nearest station: Kongens Nytorv

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First Hotel Kong Frederik

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Hotel Kong Frederik: a tranquil oasis in the middle of the city

Located right in the city center, just a stone’s throw away from the City Hall Square, First Hotel Kong Frederik gives you the best of both worlds: a great location and a luxurious oasis of peace and quiet.

Soak in the bathtub, rummage through the free minibar, or enjoy a morning coffee in the sunlit atrium – Kong Frederik exudes bohemian elegance and old-fashioned charm. All rooms are decorated according to themes such as ‘library’, ‘romantic’, and ‘classy’, and feature eclectic furniture combining modern and traditional elements.

Where: Vester Voldgade 25
Tel: +45 33 12 59 02
Nearest station: Nørreport

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Nimb Hotel

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Fairy tales come true at Nimb Hotel

Located in the old amusement park Tivoli, Nimb Hotel was originally built as a Moorish fantasy castle. Since then, it has undergone many transformations, but this exclusive boutique hotel still feels like a fairy tale come true.

The 17 rooms combine Scandinavian simplicity and clean lines with antiquities, hand-picked paintings, four-poster beds and a touch of Tivoli magic. Most of the rooms also come equipped with spacious, free-standing soaking tubs, open fireplaces, and windows overlooking the old garden. Service comes first here: Nimb offers concierge, butler and personal shopper services.

If you feel like retreating for the night, you can wine and dine in Nimb’s excellent gourmet restaurants, cocktail lounge and wine bar.

Where: Bernstorffsgade 5
Tel: +45 88 70 00 00
Nearest station: København H

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Bella Sky Comwell

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Take in the view over Copenhagen

When flying in over Copenhagen, you cannot miss this double-tower landmark protruding out of the Ørestaden neighborhood. The two towers are 23 storys high and lean away from one another at a fifteen-degree angle.

With 812 rooms styled in minimalist Scandinavian design, Bella Sky Comwell is among the largest design hotels in northern Europe. As a plus, it only takes ten minutes to get to the heart of Copenhagen by metro. Make sure to ask for a room as high up as possible, or enjoy the Copenhagen skyline from the Sky Bar on the 23rd floor, preferably while having a go at their specialty Nordic tapas menu.

Where: Center Boulevard 5
Tel: +45 32 47 30 00
Nearest station: Bella Center

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Admiral Hotel

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Fancy a view of Copenhagen’s harbor?

Copenhagen was once called The Merchants’ Harbor as the trade by the harbor was a key income source for Danish kings. Today, the harbor serves as a visitors’ attraction because of its history and beautiful buildings. Among those sits the Admiral Hotel.

Once an old warehouse built in 1787, the hotel now has a rustic and maritime atmosphere to it. It is situated by the seafront with an excellent view of the Royal Danish Playhouse and the Copenhagen Opera House. The design and overall concept of the hotel and its associated restaurant – Salt – was developed by the world-famous design company Conran and Partners. The restaurant serves modern Scandinavian fare with a hint of French cuisine.

Where: Toldbodgade 24–28
Tel: +45 33 74 14 14
Nearest station: Kongens Nytorv

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Hotel Phoenix Copenhagen

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Get a taste of old-timey grandeur at Hotel Phoenix

If you’re craving some royal treatment and don’t mind splurging on an ostentatious experience, then the extravagant Hotel Phoenix is your go-to spot.

Recently fully refurbished, this magnificent hotel, dating all the way back to the 1680s, is now more beautiful than ever. With spacious suites named after famous Danish castles, flashy decor in the style of Louis XVI, and decadent dining options, Hotel Phoenix sends you back in time, when gold-tinted interiors were the natural expression of a wealthy lifestyle.

Even if the room rates are a little steep, this place will surely make you feel like a million bucks.

Where: Bredgade 37
Tel: +45 33 95 95 00
Nearest station: Kongens Nytorv

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First Hotel Mayfair

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Family-friendly, yet still catering to those looking for luxury and style

If you are traveling with children, First Hotel Mayfair, located in the inner part of Vesterbro, is a perfect fit. It not only offers suites with separate bedrooms and a living room, but also boasts a supreme location incredibly close to popular family destinations such as the Planetarium and Tivoli.

Recently restored, this hotel has a modern and stylish look and boasts furnishings inspired from all corners of the world. Unique artworks by Danish, Italian, and Asian artists adorn the walls of the lobby, restaurant and lounge.

Decompress in a comfortable bed after a long day of shopping, roller coaster riding, and sightseeing, or enjoy a glass of wine in the bar before going out for dinner. Situated close to Halmtorvet and the Meatpacking District, there are plenty of great restaurants to choose from. Picking the right one is all you need to worry about during your stay.

Where: Helgolandsgade 3
Tel: +45 70 12 17 00
Nearest station: København H

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Ascot Hotel

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Housed in an old and elegant building, Ascot Hotel makes for a unique accommodation

Neighbour to the brightly colored movie theatre Palads, Ascot Hotel sticks out thanks to its subdued elegance. Built in and around one of Copenhagen’s ancient public baths, the classic architecture provides a charming patina and a unique atmosphere.

Whether you book a standard room or an entire apartment, make sure there’s money left in the budget for a shopping spree in the charming Latin Quarter and a trip to nearby famous amusement park Tivoli. When it comes to location, Ascot Hotel is simply unbeatable.

Where: Studiestræde 61
Tel: +45 33 12 60 00
Nearest station: Vesterport

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