Find out which are the best neighborhoods and places to stay in Hamburg, the second most populous city in Germany and one of Europe’s romantic destinations par excellence.
- Best areas in Hamburg 📍
- For a romantic getaway 💚
- Nice places to stay with family 🌟
- Budget accommodation 👍
1. Best areas to stay in Hamburg
Among the best areas to stay in Hamburg are Innestadt (Altstadt and Neustadt), Altona and HafenCity.
1.1 Innestadt: Hamburg’s city center
Altstadt and Neustadt. Innestadt is made up of two parts. Altstadt corresponds to the Old Town of Hamburg, while Neustadt corresponds to the New Town. Accommodation prices are higher in the Old Town.
Citadines Michel Hamburg: this aparthotel has several assets. It is located in the New Town of Hamburg. The location (a 3-minute walk from St. Michael’s Church and 10 minutes from the Sankt Pauli district), the comfort, the kitchen space, and the rather decent prices for the center of Hamburg.
Hotel Hafentor: located in the New Town, this hotel offers very attractive rates for a stay in Hamburg as a couple or with the family.
Barceló Hamburg: a safe bet for sleeping in the quiet Old Town of Hamburg! Located in the city center of Hamburg, this hotel offers spacious and comfortable rooms for one, two or three people.
1.2 Altona: a cheap neighborhood to stay in Hamburg?
Altrona is a rather outlying district of Hamburg. However, it is an interesting area to stay in Hamburg. Here you will find accommodation at lower rates than in Hamburg’s Old Town.
Schanzenstern Altona GmbH: a good hotel to stay in Hamburg as a couple, alone or alone, or with your family! The prices are correct, and breakfast is available on site.
MEININGER Hotel Hamburg City Center: This hostel offers great rates. Here you will find places in dormitories, double or twin rooms, or rooms for 4 people. A nice and budget accommodation in Hamburg. Altona Mentor Station is a 6 minute walk from the hotel.
1.3 Saint Pauli: a lively district of Hamburg
Very lively! In this district is Hamburg’s thirst street: St. Michael’s Street. Saint Pauli is a good area to sleep in Hamburg. However, make sure your hotel is outside of noisy streets.
prizeotel Hamburg-St.Pauli: this hotel offers double rooms, but also spacious family rooms with original decor! The rates are very correct for Hamburg.
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1.4 HafenCity: a recent district near the historic center
The HafenCity district was born from a redevelopment project of an old part of the port of Hamburg. It is located near the historic center of Hamburg, and is one of the best areas to stay when visiting Hamburg.
PIERDREI Hotel HafenCity Hamburg: located in the HafenCity district, close to the metro, this hotel offers excellent value for money to discover Hamburg.
JUFA Hotel Hamburg HafenCity: a very nice hotel where to sleep in Hamburg as a couple or with the family. The rooms are spacious and modern. The breakfast is very nice.
2. Best hotels and places to stay in Hamburg as a couple
Discover our selection of the best accommodation and hotels where to stay in Hamburg for couples.
Henri Hotel Hamburg Downtown: a very nice hotel for a romantic stay in Hamburg! Traveler reviews speak for themselves. You will appreciate the cozy and intimate atmosphere of the hotel, as well as its ideal location close to the tourist center of Hamburg.
Lindner Hotel Am Michel: a good place to sleep well in Hamburg, and to visit the city easily. Located in the New Town of Hamburg, this hotel has a spa, ideal for a romantic getaway.
Sir Nikolai Hotel: you will love the decoration of this hotel. The location is perfect for exploring Hamburg on foot.
Nice to do in Hamburg for a romantic trip! If you are going to Hamburg as a couple, a boat trip is one of the activities not to be missed! Discover Hamburg under the evening lights: see prices and timetables for this boat cruise.
3. Best places to stay with family to visit Hamburg
Discover our selection of the best places to stay in Hamburg with family.
Adina Apartment Hotel Hamburg Speicherstadt: apartments located right in the historic center of Hamburg.
City Apartment Reeperbahn Hamburg: located in the lively district of Saint Pauli, these 3 apartments are perfect for a family stay in Hamburg. The apartments are 3 different sizes.
Hotel Hafentor: located in the New Town, not far from the historic center, this hotel is a good place to sleep in Hamburg with the family with fairly decent prices.
4. Budget accommodation in Hamburg
Here is our selection of the best cheap hostels, apartments and hotels to stay in Hamburg.
Backpackers St. Pauli: located in the lively district of Saint Pauli, this hostel offers unbeatable rates to sleep in Hamburg cheap! If you are going to visit Hamburg alone or alone, this address is absolutely to remember.
Hotel West: also located not far from the lively district of Saint Pauli, this hotel is a good address for a stay as a couple or a single traveler.
Accommodation prices are the highest in Hamburg’s Old Town. The New Town, which is about a ten-minute walk from the historic center, offers lower prices. This is also the case for the HafenCity district. But the most interesting neighborhoods in terms of price where to sleep in Hamburg are Saint Pauli or Almona.