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Sleek art hotels, stately neoclassical palaces and quiet waterside retreats – pick a hotel to suit your fancy with this guide to the top 10 hotels in Copenhagen

Top romantic hotel – First Hotel Kong Frederik

With dark panelled lounges, antique prints throughout and stylishly designed bathrooms, this glamorous, sexy hotel may have well been built expressly for a weekend getaway with a better half.

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Vester Voldgade 25, Copenhagen 1552

Top historic hotel – Grand Hotel

Having seen a thorough renovation, this classical 1890 hotel has generously sized rooms with courtyard and street views. Located just steps from Tivoli and the Central Station, this landmark spot is a great base for exploring modern-day Copenhagen while imagining you were from another era.

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Vesterbrogade 9a, Copenhagen 1620

Top casino hotel – Radisson SAS Scandinavia Hotel

The higher-floor rooms of this very contemporary hotel greet visitors with sweeping vistas of the city. Downstairs you’ll find four distinct restaurants and an indoor heated pool, while the staff are extremely knowledgeable about Copenhagen.

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Amager Boulevard 70, Copenhagen 2300
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Top family-friendly hotel – Adina Apartment Hotel Copenhagen

This four-star apartment hotel, set just minutes from the Little Mermaid in the northern part of town, is a great way to cut down on expenses. Rooms are very large, making it a superb choice for families, and there's even a pool and sauna.

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Amerika Plads 7, Copenhagen 2100
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Top self-catering hotel – Ascot Apartments

Ascot Apartments is one of Copenhagen’s most handsome smaller hotels, set on a side street off Town Hall Square. The apartments occupy several classical buildings, one of which – a former bath house – features striking black marble columns and bas-reliefs.

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Studiestrade 61, Copenhagen, 1554 Denmark
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Top design hotel – Clarion Collection Hotel Twentyseven

Each of these 200 rooms was designed by top Danish designers and architects, giving the whole place a palpable sense of Scandinavian style – clean, sleek lines, muted colors and ergonomic furnishings. Bathrooms are done up in black slate to breathtaking effect.

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Longangstraede 27, Copenhagen 1468

Top spa hotel – Axel Hotel Guldsmeden

This extremely popular concept hotel emphasises healthy living and organic products: everything – from the spa’s massage oils to the coffee at breakfast – is naturally sourced from sustainable materials. Decor is Balinese-Scandinavian, and the ethos is remarkably informal, friendly and just slightly eccentric.

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Helgolandsgade 7–11, Copenhagen 1653
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Top boutique hotel – Bertrams Hotel Guldsmeden

Located next to Emmery’s, one of Copenhagen’s best bakeries, the rooms at this Vesterbro hotel are decorated in natural woods in French colonial style with four-poster beds, large bathtubs, original art and colorful carpets. Do not miss the delicious – and very healthy – organic breakfast buffet. 

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Vesterbrogade 107, Copenhagen 1620

Top luxury hotel – Hotel D’Angleterre

A block from Nyhavn, this sophisticated residence was a favourite with Marlene Dietrich, Noël Coward and Grace Kelly. The high-ceilinged bedrooms now span a range of styles, including empire, Louis XVI and modern, and the indoor heated pool gives you a brief respite from all the grandeur, should you need to. 

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Kongens Nytorv 34, Copenhagen 1050

Top airport hotel – Hilton Copenhagen Airport

Connected to Terminal 3 by covered walkway, the sparkling rooms at this five-star Copenhagen hotel have panoramic views out to the Øresund sound, while the pool is an idyllic place to wait for your flight. 

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Ellehammersvej 20, Copenhagen 2770
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