Best Hotels in Hamburg, Germany

Here, we list the best hotels in Hamburg as recommended by the most popular travel experts around the world from CNN, Lonely Planet, Fodor’s, New York Times and more. All hotel recommendations have been referenced with customer reviews. The ratings you see here are an aggregate from several platforms and is always higher than 4 out of 5 stars. We make sure that our reviews are reflective of the choices of both customers and experts.
Hamburg is recognized as the second largest city in the whole of Germany. The city name reflects its rich history that shows Hamburg as a member of the medieval Hanseatic League. The city is home to the second largest port in all of Europe while it is also the seat of the oldest German stock exchange and world’s oldest merchant bank, making it an important financial center home and abroad.
Hamburg attracts thousands of people every year making it one of the top destinations in the world. It is ranked 18th in an index showing the world livability in the year 2016. The city of Hamburg is home to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites; the Speicherstadt and Kontorhausviertel. Modern advancement and rich history combine to make the city of Hamburg a tourist attraction.
A major hub of European science and research and a major education hub, Hamburg really does have it all. Several universities and institutions are located in the city. Cultural venues for entertainment are also present in the city with the most renowned being the Laeiszhalle and Elbphilharmonie.

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4.5 Wedina Hamburg

Hotel Wedina an der Alster, Hamburg


“You can chose from a lot of options at this stylish and low-key retreat near the shores of the Alster: a choice of pillows and bedding, the style of decor, which of four buildings you prefer, even where you want to enjoy breakfast.”

Featured as Frommer’s Exceptional Choice in Hamburg.

4.5 Hotel East Hamburg

Hotel East, Hamburg


“Not content to limit itself to merely being a place to sleep, this chic landmark hotel combines a buzzing cocktail bar with a similarly trendy sushi and steak restaurant to create one of the hottest spots in town.”

Featured as Fodor’s Choice in Hamburg.

4.7 Vier Jahreszeiten Hamburg

Fairmont Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten, Hamburg


“Some claim that this beautiful 19th-century town house on the edge of the Binnenalster is the best hotel in Germany. Antiques fill the public rooms and accentuate the stylish bedrooms.”

Featured as Fodor’s Choice in Hamburg.

4.4 25Hours HafenCity Hamburg

25hours Hotel HafenCity, Hamburg


“Despite its bland, modern office block exterior, this trendy HafenCity hotel is full of fun, from guest rooms that resemble designer ship cabins to a chill-out room with retro couches and a record player for guests to use.”

Featured as Fodor’s Choice in Hamburg.

4.2 Fritz im Pyjama Hamburg

Fritz im Pyjama Hotel, Hamburg

Lonely Planet

“This stylish town-house hotel sits smack dab in the heart of the Schanzenviertel party zone. Rooms are smallish, with wooAden floors, angular furniture and large windows.”

4.6 August Boardinghouse Hamburg

August the Boardinghouse Apartment, Hamburg

New York Times

“Recently opened in the heart of the Schanzenviertel, August the Boardinghouse is a beautifully designed and compact apartment building nestled in a residential courtyard off Schulterblatt, at the very heart of Hamburg’s creative scene.”

Shortlisted in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Hamburg, Germany.