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Visiting Hamburg

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Hamburg, and visitors give high marks for the shopping, fascinating museums, and bustling port. This city also attracts tourists with its theaters, restaurants, and local tours. Top sights in the city include Barclaycard Arena, Hamburg City Hall, and Moenckebergstrasse.

  • There are 417 hotels and other accommodations in Hamburg
  • The closest major airport is in Hamburg (HAM), 5.7 mi (9.1 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Luebeck (LBC), 33.9 mi (54.6 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Hamburg

The city is well known for its museums and theaters, and cultural venues include Hamburger Kunsthalle, Bucerius Kunst Forum, and Thalia-Theater. The city is notable for its churches and landmarks such as St. Michaelis Church. Shopping is one of the favorite things to do, so consider an excursion to Moenckebergstrasse, Fish Market, and Alsterarkaden.

In Hamburg, there are 417 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have a variety of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. These are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • August The Boardinghouse - This 4-star apartment in Altona features free WiFi, parking, and a terrace. Expedia travelers love its helpful staff and high-quality beds.
  • The Fontenay - Guests who stay at this 5-star hotel in Rotherbaum can enjoy access to a full-service spa and 2 restaurants, along with free WiFi.
  • Fairmont Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Hamburg - This 5-star hotel in Neustadt features a full-service spa, 5 restaurants, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its helpful staff.

Other favorite sights in Hamburg include Barclaycard Arena, Hamburg City Hall, and Hagenbeck Zoo.

Getting Around Hamburg

With so many transportation options, seeing Hamburg is simple. Take advantage of metro transit at Rathaus U-Bahn, Jungfernstieg Station, and Stadthausbrücke S-Bahn. If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from Hamburg Central Station, Hamburg Dammtor Station, or Sternschanze Station. You can explore water travel options at the local port.

Dressing for Hamburg

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 49°F and the nighttime average to be 28°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 70°F during the day and 34°F at night
  • July through September averages 73°F during the day and 46°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 60°F during the day and 29°F at night
  • About 27.68 inches of rain falls on Hamburg each year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 71°F, while the coldest months are February and January with an average of 28°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Hamburg?
THE MADISON Hotel Hamburg is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 4.5-star hotel offers free WiFi and in-room kitchenettes. It is located a short 4-minute walk from St. Michaelis Church. Reviews from our site also recommend Tortue Hamburg and Sir Nikolai Hotel as top options for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Hamburg, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel bookings are refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to view top deals in Hamburg.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Hamburg?
Based on reviews, MEININGER Hotel Hamburg City Center is a popular 2-star hotel for our travellers in search of a less expensive place to stay, and it offers free WiFi. Other good options to stay on the cheap include Hotel Mercedes Hamburg and ARCOTEL Onyx Hamburg.
What's the best accommodation option for a family trip to Hamburg?
Courtyard by Marriott Hamburg Airport is a top 4.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and child-friendly meals. Other good options for your child-friendly holiday include Steen’s Hotel and Quality Hotel Ambassador Hamburg. Also, attractions such as Hagenbeck Zoo and Hamburger Dom are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for couples in Hamburg?
East Hotel Hamburg is a favourite 4.5-star hotel for couples, and features rainfall showerheads and premium bedding. Other good options for your romantic getaway include Hotel Louis C. Jacob and SIDE Design Hotel Hamburg.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Hamburg?
25hours Hotel Altes Hafenamt is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers concierge services along with free WiFi for its human guests. Alte Wache is another good option for you and your pet.
What's the best accommodation option for a beach holiday in Hamburg?
THE MADISON Hotel Hamburg is a top 4.5-star beachfront hotel with a beach bar and free WiFi. Other good options for your beach trip include Hotel Schmidt and Hotel Stephan. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Elbstrand or Övelgönne.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Hamburg?
Sofitel Hamburg Alter Wall is a 5-star hotel with a poolside bar and an indoor pool, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Park Hyatt Hamburg and Lindner Hotel Am Michel are two other upscale options for your trip.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Hamburg?
Hotel du Nord Alster is a favourite 4-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features free WiFi and a fireplace in the lobby. Strandhotel Blankenese and Boutique 056 Hamburg Central are other choices for a boutique stay.
What is the best spa hotel in Hamburg?
Sofitel Hamburg Alter Wall is a top luxury spa hotel with an indoor pool. Treat yourself to a facial, body scrub or reflexology at Spa. Other popular spa hotels in Hamburg include Hotel Europäischer Hof Hamburg and THE MADISON Hotel Hamburg.
How is it to stay in Hamburg?
Families will find child-friendly activities in Hamburg, and visitors give high marks for the shopping, fascinating museums and bustling port. This city also attracts tourists with its theatres, restaurants and local tours. Top sights in the city include Miniatur Wunderland, Hamburg Dungeon and St. Michaelis Church. In Hamburg, there are 582 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What are the top places to visit in Hamburg?
Known for its museums, cultural venues include Miniatur Wunderland, Hamburg Dungeon and Elbe Philharmonic Hall. Families come for attractions such as Hagenbeck Zoo, Hamburger Dom and ARRIBA Erlebnisbad. Landmarks like St. Michaelis Church, St. Peter’s Church and St Nikolai Memorial might be worth a visit.

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