Welcome to our overview of the Top 10 best luxury hotels in Germany. Our German Top 10 includes a varied mix of luxury city hotels and countryside retreats spread out across the nation. The top 10 includes properties from famous hotel brands but also some lesser known and independent hospitality brands that strive for perfection. All have in common that they want to make your stay in Germany as pleasant as possible. We hope our Top 10 of best hotels in Germany provides sufficient inspiration for your next trip to Germany.
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10. Schloss Elmau
Schloss Elmau used to be nr 3 in our list, but reduced service levels and a lot of young staff made it drop to the number 10 spot. Located at the end of a valley in the German Alps it is a quiet refuge that hosted everyone from Presidents and Royalty to celebrities.
9. Grand Hotel Heiligendamm
The Grand Hotel Heiligendamm is located in a park area directly on the shores of the Baltic Sea. The rooms are located in four classical buildings providing sea- or park-view. Multiple dining options await guests in Heiligendamm including the Michelin-starred restaurant Friedrich Franz, a Baltic Sushi Bar and the historic Kurhaus restaurant. A 3,000 m2 wellness area includes a swimming pool, sauna, steambath and gym.
8. Fairmont Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Hamburg
Since 1897 the Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten is the place to be in Hamburg. Located at the Alster Lake in the heart of Hamburg the key shopping and leisure areas are just a stone’s throw away. But with several restaurants and bars you don’t have to leave the hotel at all. Have a coffee with cake at the traditional Café Condi, dine at the elegant Haerlin restaurant awarded with 2 Michelin Stars or visit the trendy Nikkei Nine restaurant for Japanese Fusion.
7. Capella Breidenbacher Hof Düsseldorf
The Capella Breidenbacher Hof occupies a prime location at the famous Königsallee in Düsseldorf. The hotel combines a traditional luxurious flair with a modern touch. The rooms and suites are well equipped to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Restaurant Duchy and Bar Capella are popular with guests and locals alike.
6. Jumeirah Frankfurt
The Jumeirah Hotel Frankfurt brings a little bit of Dubai to the German financial capital. The spacious rooms with panoramic views of the Frankfurt city center and business district are very well equipped for business travelers and tourists alike. The bar and restaurant are a nice refuge in the middle of the Frankfurt.
5. Kempinski Hotel Berchtesgaden
The Kempinski Hotel Berchtesgaden is located in a remote corner of the German Alps near popular tourist attractions like the Eagle’s Nest and Königsee. The hotel offers stunnig views of the surrounding mountains and with several dining options and excellent Spa this is a great hotel for a weekend break.
4. Severin’s Resort & Spa Sylt
Severin’s Resort & Spa is located on Sylt. Sylt is a German island in the Frisian archipelago in the North Sea. It’s known for its long sandy beaches, resorts and the Wadden Sea mudflats on the eastern side. The Severin’s Resort Sylt combines 17th century thatched roof style architecture with modern facilities and pure luxury only a short walk away from the beach and Wadden Sea. The 1,500 m2 wellness area offers five different saunas, an indoor pool and several treatment rooms. Severin’s Resort Sylt is a great place for a weekend away or a Summer holiday.
3. Althoff Seehotel Überfahrt
Althof Seehotel Überfahrt is the most famous and popular luxury hotel at the beautiful Tegernsee an hour South of Munich. The hotel offers several dining options, spacious rooms and a luxurious spa. The ideal getaway for a Summer holiday or a weekend break.
2. Beyond by Geisel Munich
Location, location, location. The famous saying for real estate also applies to the Beyond by Geisel super-deluxe boutique hotel. Located directly opposite of the City Hall at the Munich Marienplatz it doesn’t get more central than this. The hotel has only a few rooms and feels more like a luxury penthouse than a hotel. The chef prepares dishes to the tastes of the guests and personal service is taken to new levels.
1. Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin
The Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin is not just one of the best hotels in Germany, it is also one of the most famous and home to some of Berlin’s most famous dining venues. It is this combination of unique factors that earned it the top spot on our Top 10 list of best luxury hotels in Germany. The hotel is located directly next to Brandburger Tor; the landmark of Berlin.