Even though Denmark is a small market in terms of luxury travel, there are still have a handful of hotels offering the very best. Check in, unwind from your busy day and enjoy the countless facilities of these five star properties. Travel writer and founder of The Copenhagen Traveler, Regitse Cecillie Rosenvinge, shares her list.
One cannot speak about luxury in Copenhagen without mentioning the grand old lady of the city: d’Angleterre. This stunning building has been the epitome of joie de vivre since the 18th century – and with good reason!
Its elegant interior and aristocratic facade lures both tourists and inhabitants of the city to take a small break in the cafe overlooking the square of Kongens Nytorv. The hotel was renovated and re-opened in 2013. It has 90 rooms and a one-Michelin-star French restaurant, Marchal.
Whether you have to be in the airport at an ungodly hour or need a little self-indulgence after your flight, the Hilton at Copenhagen Airport is for you. This is the perfect place to check-in the night before departure, but one can also easily spend an entire weekend here. With a large selection of room types, a famous breakfast buffet and a lovely spa offering a broad range of treatments, there is certainly something for everyone. Oh, and it’s a great place for meetings too!
Copenhagen’s most intimate and smallest luxury hotel holds only 17 rooms and suites. In terms of location, it’s number one. With a rich history of more than 100 years and stunning views towards of old Tivoli garden, this hotel is the perfect hideaway for luxury lovers.
Enjoy a dinner in the Nimb Brasserie or relax with a cocktail in the cosy bar/lounge area.
Denmark’s first design hotel opened its doors in 1960 and it is still celebrated by design enthusiasts from all over the world. Arne Jacobsen has designed every single detail of the hotel – even the cutlery! It has one of the best locations in the city: just next to the Central station and Tivoli.
Radisson Blu Royal offers 260 contemporary rooms and suites. It also houses a gourmet restaurant on the top floor, Alberto K, with spectacular views. Guests are recommended to book a table in advance.
If you like spacious surroundings and ocean views, Mariott Copenhagen will satisfy your needs. It’s not only the biggest hotel in Denmark; the hotel offers 402 elegant rooms, a fully equipped spa and a popular steakhouse restaurant, Midtown Grill, where guests can enjoy the waterfront view.
While Mariott is definitely suitable for business travelers, the space will also appeal to families for whom comfort and location are top priorities.
While all the previous mentioned hotels are located in the capital of Denmark, this charming hotel is found in Skagen, the popular vacation spot in Jutland. Tourists and Danes alike flock here in the summer months. There is only 52 rooms but this hotel is a wonderful destination for a romantic getaway!
Guests will find a spa and a splendid restaurant serving the best of the Nordic cuisine – and the beach is only a few minutes walk.
Do you have a favourite luxury hotel in Denmark? Have you ever stayed at any of these hotels? Tell us about it in the comments!