Hotels in Germany
For travelers who prefer an unparalleled luxury experience, the majestic Park Hyatt, Hamburg, the glamorous Breidenbacher Hof in Dusseldorf, and Munich’s Mandarin Oriental are some of the best hotels in Germany.
However, for those looking for hotels in Germany that offer an individualized, personal experience and a cozy, stay-in atmosphere, visitors will be delighted to learn that Germany hotels — like many of Europe’s hotels — are oftentimes full of unique and affordable charms if you opt for small, local inns or bed and breakfasts.
Located in the foothills of the Alps, Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa & Cultural Hideaway is one of the most unique hotels in Germany. Guests can enjoy four different spa facilities, each of which offers its own specialties that range from saltwater pools to steam rooms to yoga courses. However, the most important offering at Schloss Elmau is its dedication to bringing major musicians for performances at the hotel.
Forty-seven years after Arne Jacobsen created Radisson SAS’s first hotel, in Copenhagen, the fast-growing group continues its tradition of tapping A-list designers. At its latest property, Adam D.
Located just five minutes from the city's famous Museum Island and in the midst of the bustling shopping and dining district of the same name, the Hackescher Markt Hotel is a boutique-style property with 29 guest rooms and three suites.
The Burg Colmberg is a 14th-century castle straight out of a storybook, rising from a rocky crag above a tiny village. It offers an eclectic collection of rooms tucked throughout a warren of crooked hallways, hidden staircases, and cozy sitting nooks.
What began in 2008 as an “art lab” in a palatial (but condemned) 1825-vintage residential building has evolved into a livable museum-cum-hotel near Berlin’s government district.
For those who want to be closer to the action, the Hotel Stadt Hamburg is in the charming village of Westerland. You'll have to walk five minutes to the beach, but this tidy hotel, built in 1869, is an ideal base for exploration.
A rather humdrum façade belies the sumptuous interiors at the Regent—which is just steps from Gendarmenmarkt square (and which was a Four Seasons property until 2004).
Owned by Spanish-based hotel company Meliá Hotels International, the Hotel Meliá Berlin sits on the River Spree and offers river views from many of its guest rooms. The hotel's 364 guestrooms and suites are modernly decorated in shades of red and gold with dark wood accents.
With its low-key, beveled façade, the Grand Hyatt hangs back in a neighborhood known for its postmodern architecture; however, inside, it's all skewed angles and bright blocks of color and chrome, paying homage to Berlin's history as a center of Expressionist art.