10 Of The Best City Center Hotels In Leipzig, Germany - Updated 2023

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From a modern design hotel to budget motels, we’ve prepared a list of the best places to stay in Leipzig, Germany.

If location is your main requisite for a hotel in Leipzig, then choose to stay in any of the city’s downtown hotels. With a prime location, you will be close not just to attractions but to transportation terminals as well as dining, shopping and entertainment venues. Check out this list and find 10 hotels in the city center of Leipzig that suit budget travelers, families, and even pet-owners.

1. Motel One Leipzig-Augustusplatz (from USD 85)

Located at the east end of Leipzig, Augustusplatz is the city’s largest square. Staying in a hotel in the square, like Motel One Leipzig-Augustusplatz, provides access to the city’s tram network. This hotel is only five minutes away from the Central Station on foot with Leipzig Opera and Leipzig University as one of the closest landmarks.

One of its highlights is its close proximity to St. Nicholas Church. The church views make coffee and snack time at the common area more relaxing. With its floor to ceiling glass walls, observe local urban life in Leipzig without leaving your hotel. This three-star hotel offers 180 smoke-free rooms with modern contemporary interiors. Equipped with modern amenities, guests will surely take note of its granite bathroom. Perfect for business or leisure, the hotel also has a bar, lounge, WiFi and hypoallergenic beddings.

Motel One Leipzig-Augustusplatz

Wifi Available

Address: Ritterstraße 4

Pets allowed Bar 24 -hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Internet services Lift Express check-in/check-out

2. A beautiful landmark, Steigenberger Grandhotel Handelshof (from USD 208)

Located in one of the pedestrian zones of Leipzig is Steigenberger Grandhotel Handelshof, with its imposing and classic grand building in the city center. After all, the hotel used to be an exhibition building before converting it into a luxury hotel offering 163 rooms and 14 suites. This hotel is only two minutes from St. Nicholas Church and close to the Old Town Hall and Naschmarkt.

As an upscale hotel, guests can expect a long list of facilities like meeting rooms, spa, two restaurants, fitness center and bar. For amenities, they provide airport shuttles, in-room childcare (fees apply) and in-room massages (surcharge). Rooms are elegantly fitted with modern equipment like shower-tub bathrooms.

Steigenberger Icon Grandhotel Handelshof Leipzig

Wifi Available

Address: Salzgäßchen 6

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24 -hour front desk Sauna

3. Meininger Hotel Leipzig Hauptbahnhof for inexpensive rooms in the city (from USD 46)

Newly renovated, city center location and pet-friendly – these qualities seem to make Meininger Hotel one of the best in Leipzig. Offering 126 rooms, key attractions are minutes away on foot. Three minutes away from the hotel are St. Nicholas Church, Augustusplatz and Leipzig Opera while Leipzig City History Museum is five minutes away.

Guests can enjoy coffee, tea and refreshments in the hotel’s common area, while more drinks are available at the bar and lounge. Pets are welcome, limited to one furry friend per room. Catering to different groups, this value-for-money hotel has single rooms as well as quadruple rooms for bigger groups.

MEININGER Hotel Leipzig Hauptbahnhof

Address: Brühl 69

Smoke alarms Luggage storage Shared lounge/TV area Terrace Invoice provided Ticket service First aid kit available Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed

4. Find the best place to stay with your friends with B&B Hotel (from USD 75)

If you are exploring the city of Leipzig with your squad, B&B Hotel offers 78 affordable rooms with WiFi and satellite TV. The vibe in this property is youthful and laid back with room options ranging from single for solo travelers to triple rooms for groups of three. The brand is known for budget hotels and it is a catch to stay in their hotel in the heart of Leipzig.

Due to its central location, restaurants and shops are just a stone’s throw away while the Central Station is only 500 meters (1,640 feet) away. If you are traveling by car, parking is available.Some of the attractions and landmarks close to B&B Hotel are St. Nicholas Church, Leipzig Museum of Fine Arts, Christmas Market and Augustusplatz.

B&B Hotel Leipzig-City

Wifi Available

Address: Nikolaistraße 34

Restaurant Pets allowed Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Internet services Lift Express check-in/check-out

5. Arthotel ANA Symphonie, a modern design hotel in Leipzig (from USD 183)

Germany is famous for their art hotels and when in Leipzig, you should book your nights at Arthhotel ANA Symphonie. This hotel in the heart of the city is not only a modern design hotel but one of the newest hotels in the city. Thus, guests can expect modern facilities and the latest in-house amenities. As a design hotel, staying here means surrounding yourself with classic, timeless and vibrant design and interior.

While located steps from Barfussgasse, guests can retire to large rooms with comfortable beds and large bathrooms. Best for both business and leisure, the hotel has a mini-shop and for a small charge, check-in guests can enjoy the business lounge on the 4th floor. Imagine your own office while in Leipzig! A breakfast buffet is offered as well as all-day coffee from the Munich traditional house of Dallmar.

elaya hotel leipzig city center, ehemals Arthotel ANA Symphonie

Wifi Available

Address: Hainstraße 21

Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Internet services Lift Safety deposit box

6. Radisson Blu Hotel: Try this family-friendly luxury hotel (from USD 161)

A brand known for luxury, this city center hotel in Leipzig by Radisson Blu is the perfect accommodation for families visiting the city. With its downtown location, families can enjoy the attractions, shopping and restaurants, all within a short distance. All of its 214 elegant guestrooms have views of the city with free cribs and infant beds, connecting rooms and childcare services (fees apply).

Room service and hypoallergenic beds are also available. For guests with pets, Radisson Blu Hotel welcomes dogs only. Parents can sneak in a workout at the hotel’s 24-hour gym or meet friends at the lounge and bar. For more convenience, this hotel offers luggage storage and a 24-hour airport shuttle.

Radisson Blu Hotel Leipzig

Wifi Available

Address: Augustusplatz 5-6

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24 -hour front desk Fitness centre

7. Stay in a historic hotel with Victor’s Residenz Hotel (from USD 278)

Tracing its history back to 1908, Victor’s Residenz Hotel in downtown Leipzig is a four-star hotel bearing Art Nouveau architecture. That alone makes Victor’s Residenz a stylish place to stay in the city center of Leipzig. Offering 101 guest rooms with terraces, it is close to transportation stations and most attractions are only six minutes away. Some rooms are located in the new building of the hotel.

Rooms have a homey ambiance but they are fitted with luxury fixtures. Some rooms have marble bathtubs and Nespresso coffee makers. Guests can start their day in Leipzig with a delicious complimentary breakfast buffet. Other dining venues are housed at the hotel’s two restaurants and a bar/lounge. If weather permits, Victor’s Stuke offers al-fresco dining.

Victor's Residenz-Hotel Leipzig

Wifi Available

Address: Georgiring 13

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24 -hour front desk Terrace

8. Business and leisure at the Marriott Hotel (from USD 164)

Even a business trip in Leipzig means checking out the city’s popular attractions, dining in top hotels and shopping in famous shops. You can conveniently do all of this by staying at the Marriott Hotel, located just a short walking distance from the famous St. Nicholas Church. Across this luxury hotel is a train station, paving the way for its guests to explore more of Leipzig.

There is a total of 231 rooms, all spacious and equipped with a flat-screen TV, coffee maker, mini fridge and Wi-Fi. Those staying in the studio rooms will enjoy city views. Marriot Hotel in central Leipzig has a bar and lounge, gym, restaurant, business center, indoor pool and library. Services offered include laundry, a concierge, dry cleaning, luggage storage and a designated smoking area.

Leipzig Marriott Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Am Hallischen Tor 1

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24 -hour front desk Fitness centre

9. Luxury hotel with a spa at the Seaside Park Hotel (from USD 147)

A four-star hotel built in 1913, Seaside Park Hotel has evolved and been continuously fitted with the latest modern facilities and amenities. If you want to end your day exploring the city with a relaxing massage, stay at the Seaside Park Hotel. With its prime location in Leipzig, you are close to shopping, dining and attractions. The central station is only three minutes away.

A relaxing place to stay, Seaside Park Hotel is just across a park from the city’s architectural buildings. There is a total of 288 rooms and the whole hotel carries the art deco style. Aside from its spa, this hotel offers six conference rooms, underground parking, all day coffee at common area and two restaurants.

Seaside Park Hotel Leipzig

Wifi Available

Address: Richard-Wagner-Str. 7

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24 -hour front desk Sauna

10. Motel One Leipzig-Nikolaikirch (from USD 85)

Another city center property by Motel One, this contemporary stands just across the famous Nicholaikirche Church, one of the city’s major churches. Offering 194 rooms, Motel One Leipzig-Nikolaikirch, like its sister hotel, has a wonderful vibe and contemporary style. It also has granite bathrooms, all day drinks and snacks at the common room and a prime location. Nearby are Gewanhouse Concert Hall, Maedler Passage and Stadtisches Kaufhaus, while the Central Station is also five minutes away on foot.

Offering design hotel experience without the high cost, Motel One Leipzig-Nicholaikirch provides a 24-hour bar, luggage storage, underground parking and soundproof rooms. If you love staying in a modern design hotel, this city center is your best bet.

Motel One Leipzig-Nikolaikirche

Wifi Available

Address: Nikolaistr. 23

Pets allowed Bar 24 -hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Internet services Lift Express check-in/check-out

Hotels in Leipzig with a prime location

Nothing beats staying in a hotel in the downtown area of a city. The list of hotels above shows that city center hotels don’t always have to be expensive, as there is a perfect mix of budget-friendly and luxury hotels in the city center of Leipzig. Thus, if you want to be close to the city’s attractions and facilities, take a pick at any of these hotels in Zentrum (city center) Leipzig.

Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.


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Valerie Caulin is a travel and lifestyle writer and runs her own blog, www.valcaulin.com. She loves writing about hotels, family travel, and anything related to history and culture.

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