Stuttgart

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About Stuttgart

For many travellers, the connection between Stuttgart and cars is automatic: both Porsche and Mercedes-Benz have their headquarters in the city. Despite its international reputation and size as the sixth-largest city in Germany, Stuttgart has retained a wonderful small-town feel, with a lovely historic centre surrounded by rolling green hills. You’ll find many of the best places to stay in Stuttgart close to teh heartof town, perfect within easy reach of both the city and the country.

Both of the big car manufacturers have excellent museums, which are well worth visiting for an insight into the impact of the industry on the area. Cultural attractions abound in the capital of the Baden-Württemburg region. Amble around the pedestrianised old town for a sense of Stuttgart’s history, taking the time to admire the baroque Neues Schloss, the Altes Schloss and the Stiftskirche with its famous musical spire. The State Art Gallery boasts an impressive collection of Old Masters and new works, whilst the great glass cube of the City Art Museum showcasing innovative contemporary pieces.

Soak up the sunshine at the Schlossgarten, Rosensteinpark and Killesbergpark, tour the zoo and botanical gardens at the acclaimed Wilhelma, and marvel at Rosenstein Castle. Vineyard tours and tastings, rambling routes and mountain biking trails await further afield. Many of the best places to stay in Stuttgart also have great restaurants, and you can expect sensational regional fare paired with local and international wines each evening.

The Best Places to Stay in Stuttgart

For Foodies

  • Althoff Hotel Am Schlossgarten is a sophisticated city hotel with two sensational restaurants - headed by Michelin-starred chef - housed in a chic downtown high-rise. A luxurious choice for fans of slick, elegant style. Reopening in summer 2025 following an extensive renovation.
  • Der Zauberlehrling is another foodie favourite, with a Michelin-recommended restaurant specialising in innovative cuisine. Light, airy designer rooms and suites have big bath tubs, stone floors and comfortable antique-style furnishings. Intimate private dining spaces are brilliant for romantics, and aspiring chefs will adore the cookery school's regular classes.

For Automobile Aficionados

  • V8 Hotel will delight fans of classic cars with its quirky designs. Unique guest rooms features car parts aplenty, with big beds, and furniture crafted from upcycled car and racing artefacts. Bold colours, racing murals and a real sense of fun characterise this petrolheads' paradise. Motorworld Region Stuttgart is steps away.

For Great Value

  • Aloft Hotel is an affordable modern propery, just a short walk from the city centre. Expect clean lines, simple black, brown and white interiors, and smart bathrooms. The trendy bar and games room are a great gathering point at the beginning of each evening, and there are good restaurants a walk away. Very well-priced.

FOR AN APARTMENT OR HOLIDAY HOUSE

  • If you'd prefer a self-catering option, we suggest that you visit our online partner Booking.com.

TRAVEL INFORMATION

  • Fly to Stuttgart Airport and travel to your hotel by bus or taxi. Alternatively, arrive in Stuttgart by train from other regional hubs; Germany's extensive railway network makes journeys swift and simple.
  • Stuttgart is well-connected by public transport, but it's worth having a car if you're eager to explore beyond the city. Contact our online partner Rentalcars if you would like to hire a car.
  • Visit during the summer months, with temperatures averaging around 23°C between May and early September. You'll find fewer crowds and great hotel deals outside the school holidays.

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Best Hotels in Stuttgart

  • Aloft Hotel Stuttgart 165 rooms from £144

    City Style  -  A contemporary hotel complete with a trendy bar in a great central location.
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    A hip hotel in the heart of Stuttgart. Generously proportioned rooms with simple clean design and luxurious bathrooms. A trendy bar and games room for evening entertainment. Walking distance from restaurants, bars and shops. Ideal for slick city stay. See More

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  • Althoff Hotel Am Schlossgarten Stuttgart 106 rooms from £153

    Business meetings  -  With close proximity to Stuttgart train station and advanced conference facilities, this is an ideal venue for business events
    Foodies  -  Boasting two excellent restaurants, offering Michelin-star, creative cuisine with regional influences
    Sights nearby  -  The city's cultural venues like the theatre, the famous ballet, opera house and the city gallery are all in walking distance
    Great walks  -  Located in Stuttgart's Castle Gardens, guests are both downtown and surrounded by greenery at the same time
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    A five-star hotel housed in a sophisticated high rise offering a prime spot in downtown Stuttgart. Rooms are bright and luxurious with tasteful decor and views over the city. With two restaurants, a Michelin-star chef and a stylish bar, this hotel promises real class. See More

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  • V8 Hotel Stuttgart 34 rooms from £154

    City Style  -  A totally individual four star hotel with funky rooms featuing real cars and imagined roadside scenes- a car lovers paradise.
    Sights nearby  -  Motorworld Region Stuttgart is just a two minute walk away.
    Full of character
    Designer  -  Uniquely designed interiors.
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    Every room is like an automotive exhibition in this eccentric car themed hotel. The unique and quirky rooms feature imaginative design features, with car part beds and racing murals. In the heart of Germany's Motorworld Region Stuttgart, it's the perfect place for petrol heads. See More

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  • Der Zauberlehrling Stuttgart 9 rooms from £156

    Foodies  -  Michelin recommended restaurant.
    City Style
    Luxury
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
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    Fantastic designer chic hotel with a Michelin recommended restaurant. Light and airy rooms and suites, each individually decorated, with big bath tubs, stone floors, and attractive furnishings. Cookery school and private dining rooms. Romantic, gourmet, very cool. See More

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