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When you experience the genuine, friendly welcome upon arrival into fairytale capital Copenhagen you might find it hard to imagine the historic Danes as horned Vikings marauding through Europe. But before the beautiful, smiling royal family, Danish history is littered with dramatic stories. Our pick of the best places to stay in Denmark are centred around Copenhagen, but this beautiful country has plenty to offer further afield too.

Visitors to Denmark also have the pleasure of uncovering the realities behind the constantly reproduced contentment surveys showing that the Danish love their lives more than almost any other nationality. How many countries have a transport system people actually enjoy using? Denmark isn't just beautiful, functional design, wonderful fairytales, Lego and fish, but you'll be surprised by how charming and persuasive these things can be in the right setting…

Hans Christian Andersen summed it up best: 'My life is a lovely story, happy and full of incident'. And if you consider Denmark's rich, well preserved cultural heritage to be some of the interesting 'incident' Andersen refers to, and the high GDP and liberal, civilised society to equate to a general high standard of living and happiness, you can see why he found life lovely.

His quote probably takes into account the wonderful Danish sense of refined design by remaining simple, but he could easily have added clauses about

⁃ the beautiful scenery,

⁃ fascinating but functional coastline,

⁃ lively cities - and towns,

⁃ influential and progressive array of cultural events,

⁃ the exceptional quality of the food

⁃ and the seriously fascinating history, of which plenty of original monuments and treasures remain.

Stroll Copenhagen's charms, experience one of the lively towns, visit a Baltic beach - no place in the country is more than an hour's drive from a picturesque bit of seashore, and explore Denmark's history. And, if you have any love for Lego at all you owe it to yourself to visit the Legoland theme park in Billund.

The Best Places to Stay in Denmark

  • For a Copenhagen City Break consider the cool, contemporary, centrally located chris of Ibsens hotel, or the ultra-Scandi-stylish Hotel Scandic Front where children stay for free.
  • For a totally unique, totally Danish experience try staying on a converted barge in the hip area of Christianshavn - right near the museums, galleries and nightlife - with CPH Living.
  • For the ultimate in Danish design you'll want the Hotel Alexandra - enough said.
  • If you want Danish fairytale magic stay at the Nimb Hotel, an early 20th Century Moorish-inspired palace. All the entertainments of the magical Tivoli amusement park are right on its doorstep, and there are all sorts of antique treasures to be discovered inside.

Still not sure which to book? Browse through our list of all the best places to stay in Denmark, or contact, one of our friendly gurus for advice

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The best hotels in Denmark

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  • Urban House

    Copenhagen (Vesterbro)

    A lively hostel in the trendy Vesterbro district of Copenhagen. There's a sociable bar, cool work space and even a tattoo parlour. Rooms vary from "shoebox" for singles to dorms. All are simple in style with minimal furnishings and stripped wooden floors. Ideal for groups or those on a budget.

    225 rooms from $32
    Value chic  -  Stylish budget accommodation in a great location
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the stunning Opera House
  • Wakeup


    An ideally located central spot for the budget traveller. Head to toe contemporary spaces have white washed walls, dark chrome floors, splashes of green, and lots of natural light. Rooms, suites, and family suites cater to couples, families and groups.

    510 rooms from $90
    Value chic
    Views  -  The rooms on the higher floors have spectacular city views
    Sights nearby  -  Tivoli Gardens, Town Hall Square.
    Lively  -  Hip and happening.

See all » 1 hotel in Henne

  • Henne Kirkeby Kro


    Gorgeous family run inn on Denmark's wild West Coast. Modern, individually designed bedrooms with original artworks. A fabulous kitchen garden provides the freshest of ingredients for the highly acclaimed restaurant. A great choice to explore off the beaten track.

    12 rooms from $193
    Great walks  -  In a scenic natural park
    Sights nearby  -  Ringkøbing Fjord
    Birdwatching  -  Filso
    Remote  -  Off the beaten track.

See all » 1 hotel in Faaborg

  • Falsled Kro

    Faaborg (Falsled)

    The gourmet Lover’s Inn set in idyllic surroundings in Southern Fyn. Good size rooms with beautiful views of the Inn’s restaurant garden, leading down to its own sandy beaches. Minimalist rooms in creams and whites with terraces for the views. Michelin starred cuisine and beer brewed on site!

    19 rooms from $384
    Restaurant  -  Michelin starred cuisine
    On the beach  -  Private beach at the bottom of the garden
    Seaside  -  Ideal for a seaside holiday.
    Full of character
    Recommended by  -  Relais & Chateaux, CN Traveller

See all » 1 hotel in Aarhus

  • Aarhus Guldsmeden


    An intimate hotel with a peaceful garden, relaxing cafe and simple guest rooms. Suites are bright, comfortably decorated and have four poster beds. Situated in the Latin Quarter of the city - cobbled streets and calm atmosphere. A perfect hideaway in this creative city.

    27 rooms from $167
    Great walks  -  Aarhus Botanical Gardens
    Sights nearby  -  The Old Town Museum
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