Where to Stay in Copenhagen

There are plenty of reasons to visit Copenhagen. The Danish capital is the perfect destination for pastry & coffee lovers, fine-dining gastronomes, and admirers of architecture, culture & art, etc. For one, I was there for the pastry scenes and was thoroughly impressed by them! Whatever your reason for visiting, where to stay in Copenhagen is then the next question as you want to find the perfect spot to enjoy the best of the city.

Copenhagen is a relatively compact city and it is very walkable/cyclable. Therefore, it is a no-brainer to stay somewhere central to the city centre. Whether you choose to stay near the Tivoli Gardens or the Nyhavn, they are all just within a short walk from one another and easy to navigate around.

As you would’ve probably expected, accommodation in Copenhagen is not exactly the cheapest. But you can count on them to be full of Scandinavian charm with their stylish and aesthetic designs at every corner. Save/bookmark this article for where you should 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 spot in Copenhagen is undoubtedly Nyhavn, which also makes it one of the best spots to stay in Copenhagen. 71 Nyhavn Hotel is housed in an original warehouse building and boasts picturesque views of the Nyhavn waterfront. It has been recently revamped and features a charismatic rustic-meets-contemporary style. The central location means you can easily explore the city on foot and there is no shortage of restaurants, cafes, and shops right by your doorstep.

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Hotel Skt Petri (££)

With a laidback luxury concept, Hotel Skt Petri is a fantastic hotel to stay at when in Copenhagen. It is centrally located by the corner of the Latin Quarter, just off the main shopping street of the city. The hotel is housed in a former department store but has recently undergone a revamp by renowned Norwegian design studio Anemone Wille Våge (who’s also responsible for The Thief Hotel in Oslo). Walking in, the entrance would already give you a grand impression, featuring trendy chic designs and an imposing atrium. Expect stylish and luxuriously comfortable rooms, as well as high-quality bespoke amenities from Danish design houses.

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25hours Hotel Indre By (££)

25hours Hotels are known to carry a fun vibrant vibe and it is no exception at their first Scandinavian property in Copenhagen – 25 hours Hotels Indre By. It is centrally located between the Round Tower and Kobmagergade shopping street, and nearby 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 such as ‘Lovers Library’ and ‘Vinyl Room’ etc. that pay homage to the building’s history which was once a porcelain factory and then a university building before becoming the hotel it is today.

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Copenhagen Admiral Hotel (££)

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

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Manon Les Suites (£££)

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I’m sure that, by some chance, you would have seen on Instagram a dramatic shot of the iconic centre hotel pool at Manon Les Suites. It’s safe to say that this hotel is an absolute showstopper. Manon Les Suites is a sustainable luxury Balinese-inspired hotel in the heart of Copenhagen. Its interiors showcase an outstanding blend of bohemian tropical and contemporary urban style, with plenty of beautiful plantings adorning the hotel atrium. If you’re looking for an unforgettable stay in Copenhagen, this is the one. It may not be bang on central in the city, but is only a quick 15-minute walk away from the main sights and shops – so that’s still very much central but a little bit away from the hustle & bustle.

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Nobis Hotel Copenhagen (£££)

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

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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 contemporary designs and also features Arne’s iconic Swan & Egg chair in most of its rooms. The hotel is located next to the Tivoli Gardens and Copenhagen Central Station, making it one of the most ideal central locations to stay in Copenhagen.

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