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Empire Riverside Hotel

Bernhard-Nocht-Strasse 97, 20359 Hamburg, Hamburg

+49 40 311 190

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About Empire Riverside Hotel, Hamburg

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The Empire Riverside Hotel is a stunning piece of architecture in the middle of St. Pauli in Hamburg, Germany. The exterior of the hotel’s tower is bronze-paneled so it stands out amongst everything else around it. That coupled with its riverside location make this an impressive choice of accommodations. This hotel has a lot to offer all kinds of travelers. There is a full-service spa where you can book numerous treatments and massages during your stay. There is a well-equipped fitness center so you can keep up your workouts. Parents will be delighted with the childcare services available. Other amenities include dining venues, free Wi-Fi, and the staff that are always available. The rooms at the Empire Riverside Hotel are spread over 20 floors. Many of them have incredible views through floor-to-ceiling windows. You can see the port and the river below. Your room choices include riverside, deluxe, upside, river view, and junior suite. All of the 327 rooms are air conditioned. They also have smart TVs and integrated soundbars. One of the most popular spots in the hotel is the Skyline Bar 20UP. There are views of the harbour all the way around this venue. Waterkant is a fish restaurant that has a show kitchen, and it’s open for dinner each day. David’s is a bar and fireplace lounge where food can be ordered, as well. The Empire Riverside Hotel is close to everything the harbour area has to offer. You can visit Elbe Philharmonic Hall, Hamburg Dungeon, or Miniatur Wunderland all within a quick walk of the hotel.

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Standard Rooms - Ocean view


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Double Rooms - Courtyard view


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Other Rooms - Mountain view


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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Spa and wellness center
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV


  • Mobile hotspot device
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Hammam (Turkish bath)
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Shoeshine
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • 24hr front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water


  • Landmark view
  • Lockers
  • Newspapers
  • Storage available
  • Quiet street view
  • River view
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Bridal suite
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • City view

Accessibility and suitability

  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Allergy-free room
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower


  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • TV


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service


  • Extra-long beds (> 2 meters)
  • Feather pillow
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Spa
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Sauna


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Cribs available

Parking and transportation

  • Parking

Things to do

  • Bicycle rental


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near Empire Riverside Hotel

Attractions in Hamburg, Germany curated by momondo

Empire Riverside Hotel location: Bernhard-Nocht-Strasse 97, 20359 Hamburg, Hamburg


Reeperbahn0.3 mi
Hamburg-Altona Station1.2 mi
Hamburg Hauptbahnhof1.9 mi
Lufthansa Technik AG5.3 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Restaurant waterkant0.0 mi
Skyline Bar 20 up0.0 mi
Out of the Box0.0 mi
Copper House0.1 mi

Empire Riverside Hotel Reviews

GreatBased on 4117 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Great view Perfect location Spacious rooms Friendly staff. (in 46 reviews)
  • "Nice, clean, modern, excellent breakfast" (in 29 reviews)
  • Very nice and stylish hotel. (in 27 reviews)
Cons -
  • I cd not book a reservationnat the bar same dax (in 7 reviews)
  • The coffee was terrible (in 7 reviews)
  • "Also take out the bench next to the bed, cause its totally useless." (in 4 reviews)

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Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


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Frequently asked questions

  • 4 star hotels in Hamburg typically cost $159/night, but Empire Riverside Hotel is typically available for $155/night, and is rated equally to its competitors.

  • Drive distance from Hamburg to Empire Riverside Hotel and vice versa is 5.8 mi and the overall drive time is about 17min. Driving time can vary based on the time of day and traffic.

  • If you intend on renting a car to travel from Hamburg to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that Empire Riverside Hotel offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $29/day for a base model rental. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Empire Riverside Hotel. The nearest airport to the hotel is Hamburg.

  • Pets are allowed at Empire Riverside Hotel.

  • There is a restaurant at Empire Riverside Hotel that can be used by visitors of the hotel. You can sit down or take food to go. Call the front desk at +49 40 311 190 for kitchen hours. Guests staying at Empire Riverside Hotel are welcomed by hotel staff to order room service directly from the kitchen to their room.

  • At this time, our data shows that there is no on-site pool at Empire Riverside Hotel. However, hotels can make changes that can significantly change the venue. For the most accurate answer, it would be best to call the hotel directly at +49 40 311 190.

  • The city center nearest to Empire Riverside Hotel is Hamburg, which is 1.4 mi away from the hotel’s front door. There, you can find Museum für Hamburgische Geschichte, which is a popular sight in the area.

  • If you have questions or concerns about your stay at Empire Riverside Hotel, call +49 40 311 190 to speak with a front desk representative.

  • Yes, Empire Riverside Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Yes, there is a gym available to guests of Empire Riverside Hotel. For gym hours, it is best to ask the front desk clerk during check-in.

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