A further 8,500 rooms will be added over the next four years, adding to the existing 21,000 hotel rooms today. Whilst beyond the capital there’s a new Castle Hotel for LEGOLAND Billund Resort opening in 2019 and more room stock in second city Aarhus as well as Aalborg, Sønderborg and along the Danish coast.
The latest addition to the Danish capital’s hotel scene launched in early December when Dutch chain CitizenM, added to its global footprint with the opening of its first Nordic hotel at Rådhuspladsen (Town Hall Square) in Copenhagen. The new 4-star hotel will have 238 rooms within walking distance of Copenhagen Central Station, Tivoli Gardens, and the main shopping streets. Featuring a top-floor living-room lobby overlooking the historic city centre. Prices start from £89 per room per night (BB).
Copenhagen’s biggest hotel group Arp-Hansen launched its latest addition to the cool, budget WakeUp Hotel concept in October. With 585 rooms the hotel has minimalistic, high quality features designed by renowned Danish architect Kim Utzon and a great location on Bernstorffsgade, close to the harbour and many of the city centre’s main attractions. Prices start from £80 per room per night (BB).
A further new addition in September saw the opening of the 370 bedroom at the Scandic Hotel in Kødbyen, the trendy meatpacking district of Copenhagen. The centrally located, contemporary hotel with impressive Danish interior design, a laid back urban vibe and its own restaurant MØR is a new creative and culinary hot-spot in the city. Prices start from £118 per room per night (BB).
Meanwhile, the Scandic Falkoner, in the Frederiksberg district is undergoing a major refurbishment and is scheduled to reopen in August 2019 with 440 rooms and conference facilities. Prices start from £128 per room per night.
The fun and youthful Marriott franchise ‘Moxy’ is also set to open in March 2019 with a cool new 3-star Moxy Copenhagen Hotel in Scandiagade, south of the city centre. The Moxy experience will begin with a complimentary Got Moxy cocktail on arrival in the “bright and buzzing” lobby and 228 millennial-focused bedrooms will combine bold design and affordable style in a collaboration with IKEA.
Adding to its choice of five existing Copenhagen properties Guldsmeden Hotel is opening its sixth and largest hotel at Copenhagen’s Islands Brygge in 2019. In keeping with the rest of the eco-conscious group its organic restaurant and 214 bedrooms will follow uncompromising sustainable principles with a maritime theme influenced by its Copenhagen canal location. Prices start from £130 per room per night.
The Brøchner hotel group is also adding to its property portfolio with the opening of Hotel Ottilia in January 2019. Scheduled to open on the site of the old iconic Carlsberg brewery the new 4-star hotel has 156 rooms and luxury suites, a restaurant with a rooftop terrace and view of the city, conference facilities and two bars. Prices start from £119 per room per night.