25Hours Hotel HafenCity draws from the area's rich maritime history in a radical re-imagining of a traditional seamen's club, complete with 170 cabin-style suites, a rooftop sauna, Heimat restaurant, bar, art gallery, vinyl library, and a conference room housed in a repurposed shipping container.


Uberseeallee 5, 20457 Hamburg

+49 40 2577770


At 25Hours Hotel Number One sixties and seventies-inspired design details begin with a dramatic metal-studded reception desk, hand-tufted pile rugs from Kasthall, and curved geometrical shapes in varying shades of pink, red, and orange. The laid-back, moderately priced hotel offers up communal spaces that encourage guests to meet and mingle, while families of up to four may share one of the specially created XL-Family rooms.


Paul-Dessau-Strasse 2, 22761 Hamburg

+49 40 855070


Since its opening in a former iron foundry situated in Hamburg's famed St. Pauli entertainment district, east has evolved into its own cosmos. Chicago-based architect-designer Jordan Mozer created an ornate environment with floor-to-ceiling curtains, handmade furnishings, and wrought-iron fixtures, all illuminated by candlelight. Bright tones, curved forms, and subtle references to Eastern culture are complemented by the textures of natural fabrics and leather.


Simon-von-Utrecht-Strasse 31, 20359 Hamburg

+49 40 309930


Seasoned hotelier Kai Hollmann turned Hamburg's 19th-century municipal gasworks into Europe's first loft-style hotel, instantly transforming the red-brick industrial complex into a one-of-a-kind hotel. Natural light floods the atrium lobby through two enormous arched windows and a glass roof. A gigantic, green industrial machine and an old tower clock serve as reminders of the building's days as a power station. The Moroccan-influenced Gastwerk spa offers a sauna, steam bath, massages, beauty treatments, yoga, and pilates.


Beim Alten Gaswerk 3, 22761 Hamburg

+49 40 890620


Located near the Alster Lake and the city’s shopping district, SIDE hotel sets a soaring stage for a dramatic lighting concept by theater virtuoso Robert Wilson. The stark drama is softened through interiors by Milan designer Matteo Thun, whose rounded surfaces and carefully chosen colours create aesthetic warmth and vitality. The generous public spaces feature bold tones and lush velvets, such as energetic oranges and warm yellow walls in the restorative spa treatment rooms.


Drehbahn 49, 20354 Hamburg

+49 40 309990


The George adds a touch of old-school elegance to the hip and fashionable quarter of St. Georg. Offering 118 smartly dressed guestrooms, five suites and two penthouses, The George is ideal for savvy travelers seeking the utmost in privacy. Conversely, the hotel also offers regally designed common spaces for discreet deal making, after-dinner reflection, and civilized conversation.


Barcastrasse 3, 22087 Hamburg

+49 40 2800300