Copenhagen has so much going on that it’s little surprise you’re on this page planning your trip. The colourful 17th-century waterfront of Nyhavn, the stunning edifice of Rosenborg Castle and its grounds and, of course, the famous Little Mermaid statue, are just some of the many sights that will be vying for your attention during a stay in the vibrant Danish capital. And whether your trip is for business or pleasure, there are a host of lower-priced capsule hotels and hostels which will make for great bases during a short city break. These are just some of the top options available.
With numerous different accommodation combinations, from quad rooms to mixed and female-only dormitory rooms, this popular hotel will not only have a sleeping option to suit your specific needs but is also well placed for enjoying Copenhagen’s vibrant city life. The hotel comes with its own restaurant as well as a bar serving craft beers with live music — so you’ll be entertained before you even step foot outside. It is also handy for transport links, such as Copenhagen Central Station is two minutes away, and bike rentals are available too. Amenities include free wi-fi, a communal movie room and a designated quiet room for a little peaceful contemplation when not out exploring the sights.
Urban House Copenhagen by MEININGER
Address: Colbjørnsensgade 5-11
Price: from 26 USD
Evening entertainment All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Fax/photocopying Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Pub crawls Games room Plastic cutlery and tableware (bowls, plates, knives, forks, and spoons) Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
Boasting “fabulous” word-of-mouth and situated just seven minutes away from Copenhagen Central Station on foot, this capsule hostel is another great option for those looking to stay right in the heart of this impressive city. Indeed, its “great” location was one of the aspects past guests were most impressed by. It will also make for an excellent base for culture vultures or those looking to unwind during their visit to the city — for it is not only home to a bar and café, it also offers refreshing yoga classes and even an on-site art shop. Amenities include on-site parking and free wi-fi access.
This popular 2-star hotel is conveniently located for rail and bus links in the heart of the city. Its free wi-fi access and additional desk space means that it will also be useful for business travellers looking to stay connected during their trip, and is sure to be equally handy for guests planning to upload their holiday snaps to social media. The hotel also features on-site parking, boasts a 24-hour front desk — so you’ll have no difficulty getting to the site and checking in, whatever the time of your arrival. The staff, who won plenty of praise from past guests for their “wonderful” helpfulness, will also point you in the direction of popular bars, eateries and sights such as Tivoli Gardens and the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek Museum.
Operated by the same chain as the previous entry, this stylish 2-star hotel features the same nautical-flavoured room décor. The rooms boast flat-screen TVs, wi-fi and enough desk space that business travellers and students will have no difficulty doing some work during their stay. The hotel’s mix of rooms will also appeal to everyone from solo travellers up to groups of four, and, as well as a breakfast buffet. The hotel is conveniently placed and is close to a number of local eateries and stores — including Field’s Shopping Centre just 100 yards (90 metres) away.
A host of popular city landmarks are within a mile of this popular 2-star hotel, which was rated “good” by thousands of past guests. Attractions in the area include the likes of the Hans Christian Andersen Monument and the UNESCO-listed Rosenborg Castle — the latter of which is just five minutes away on foot. The hotel has a restaurant and bar, so you won’t have to go far to grab a bite to eat, but its location close to Nyhavn also means those looking to enjoy the city’s nightlife will find plenty of restaurants and bars to choose from in the wider area. Amenities include free wi-fi access — for working or checking your itinerary on the go, and on-site parking.
This incredibly popular hotel, which enjoys a very good rating among thousands of former guests, is ideally placed in the heart of Copenhagen. It is just five minutes away from Tivoli Gardens on foot and is also close to Copenhagen Central Station, so those looking to use public transport to get about will have little difficulty. The hotel itself has a 24-hour front desk service and features a mix of family and private rooms, as well as the dormitory-style rooms. Amenities are also good, with free wi-fi internet should you be travelling for work, as well as a fitness centre and a bar. There’s also on-site parking, should you be travelling by car.
This bright and colourful accommodation option will appeal to everyone from business travellers on a budget, to leisure travellers looking to be within easy reach of the beach. Rated “very good” by hundreds of previous guests, this small self-catering property drew particular praise for its location close to shops and public transport links, despite its position to the southeast of the city core. It also comes with free wi-fi throughout and desk space on which to work. The peaceful setting will also be appealing when it comes to night time relaxation. There’s also parking available, should you plan to use your own transport to get about.
Address: Nyrnberggade 23
Price: from 73 USD
On-site parking Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Non-smoking rooms Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay WiFi Fire extinguishers
You can’t get much more central than this well-reviewed hostel, which sits just 100 yards (90 metres) away from the city’s main railway station and 400 yards (370 metres) away from Tivoli Gardens. Its convenient position was certainly not lost on the previous guests, many of whom praised the “fantastic” and “perfect” location. Shopping fans will also be able to reach the popular street of Strøget on foot within 10 minutes. The hostel itself boasts a lounge bar and is located within easy reach of a number of restaurants and cafés, so you’ll be out enjoying the nightlife in no time. The terrace, with its barbecue, will also be a great place to unwind while checking your daily travel plans via the wi-fi.
Those looking to throw themselves into city life will enjoy this popular hostel, which won fans among past guests for its vibrant atmosphere, communal areas and beer garden. It offers a mix of private and dormitory rooms, so there’s a sleeping option to suit your personal needs. It is also just four minutes away from the nearest bus station and 10 minutes away from a Metro link, while the hostel’s bike rental facilities mean you’ll have little difficulty exploring the city, whatever your preferred mode of transport. Walking tours are also offered from the site, which is sure to prove another great way to discover the city’s charms.
Set 2.5 miles (4.02km) to the south of the city centre, what this hotel loses when it comes to Downtown access, it more than makes up for thanks to its proximity to the E20 — the main road link that heads across the Øresund Bridge into Sweden. Indeed, there’s even free on-site parking at the hotel, which will help to save money that can be better used for touring the city’s many attractions. Amenities include free wi-fi access as well as an on-site bar and restaurant, although there are also communal kitchen facilities if you prefer to prepare your own meals. Its location also means that parkland access and local sports facilities are within easy reach.
All manner of hotel and hostel options
Key transport links, stunning UNESCO city sights or vibrant restaurants and bars — whatever your plans during a Copenhagen stay, there’s sure to be a capsule hotel or hostel nearby to suit you.
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