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Empire Riverside Hotel, Hamburg

4-star4 stars
Bernhard-Nocht-Strasse 97HamburgHH20359Germany

Riverfront hotel with spa, near St. Michaelis Church
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Bar and Beverages
Bar is awesome
Great room
Delicious food
Tasty breakfast
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Empire Riverside Hotel, Hamburg

from $137
  • Riverside Double Room
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Upside Double Room (located from 12th to 20th floor)
  • Deluxe Single Room
  • Riverside Single room
  • Upside Single Room
  • Double Room, River View
  • Double Room

What’s around Empire Riverside Hotel, Hamburg


  • In Saint Pauli
  • St. Michaelis Church - 14 min walk
  • Hamburg City Hall - 29 min walk
  • Moenckebergstrasse - 34 min walk
  • Hamburger Kunsthalle - 40 min walk
  • Reeperbahn - 2 min walk
  • St. Pauli Theater - 3 min walk
  • Hans-Albers-Platz - 4 min walk

Getting around

  • Hamburg (HAM) - 27 min drive
  • Sternschanze Station - 28 min walk
  • Hamburg-Altona Station - 28 min walk
  • Holstenstraße Station - 28 min walk
  • Landungsbrücken Station - 7 min walk
  • St. Pauli U-Bahn - 9 min walk
  • Reeperbahn S-Bahn - 9 min walk
  • Self parking (surcharge)

About Empire Riverside Hotel, Hamburg

Glass high-rise hotel 5 minutes' walk from the Elbe river

A night on the Reeperbahn

As its name would suggest, Empire Riverside Hotel is a 5-minute walk from the Elbe river and a 20-minute walk from the HafenCity district, rising on the riverbank. It's 10 minutes' walk to Reeperbahn S-Bahn, which marks one end of the city's famous nightlife hub.

Hamburg's spice trade

The harborside Speicherstadt is a maze of warehouses turned shops and restaurants, including a spice museum dedicated to one of Hamburg's most successful trades. The U-Bahn from St. Pauli will take you 1 stop to the Karolinen quarter, where many Hamburg designers have boutiques.

Star architect restaurant

The David Chipperfield-designed Waterkant restaurant offers 3-to-5 course menus prepared in an open kitchen, while Skyline Bar "20 up" has 20th-floor views, and David's serves sushi specialties. The spa has a Finnish sauna, steam bath, and a plunge pool.

Free WiFi, expansive view

The hotel's 327 stylish rooms are all graced with panoramic, floor-to-ceiling windows offering views of the city no matter which way you're facing. Rooms have free WiFi, flat-screen TVs with pay channels, minibars, safes, and sitting areas with large desks.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 327 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 20 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • One child (2 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets allowed *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Full-service spa
  • Steam room
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers -
  • Year Built
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • German

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Bathrobes
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Soundproofed rooms
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, RIVERStyle. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.


Waterkant Restaurant - This restaurant serves dinner only. Open daily.

Skyline Bar "20 up" - Onsite cocktail bar.

DAVIDS - This lobby lounge specializes in sushi.

Empire Riverside Hotel, Hamburg’s small print

Also known as

  • Empire Riverside
  • Empire Riverside Hamburg
  • Empire Riverside Hotel
  • Empire Riverside Hotel Hamburg


Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A city tax is imposed by the city of Hamburg. Business travelers with proof of business-related travel are exempt from this tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of EUR 60

Self parking costs EUR 20.00 per night

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 23 per person (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of EUR 25 per pet, per day

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 399 reviews

Empire Riverside Hotel, Hamburg
Very Good8.0
Pricey for what it was. First "non-smoking" room they gave me reeked of cigarette smoke and had to request change, which they thankfully fulfilled very quickly.
A Traveler, us2 night trip
Empire Riverside Hotel, Hamburg
Very good experience. The staff was very attentive and friendly. Great location.
A Traveler, us1 night trip
Empire Riverside Hotel, Hamburg
Great hotel! Room spacious and spotless. Views were incredible, not to mention 20Up, the bar on the top floor. Location great for walking and checking out the local scenery.
A Traveler, us2 night business trip
Empire Riverside Hotel, Hamburg
Pete back in Hamburg
Always nice to stay here, well located, friendly staff, and nice size very comfortable rooms
Peter, gb2 night trip
Empire Riverside Hotel, Hamburg
Great hotel and spacious rooms.
A Traveler, ie1 night trip

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Empire Riverside Hotel, Hamburg

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