Set right on the river Elbe, this beautiful Hanseatic city is perfect for short breaks in Germany. As well as being one of the largest ports in Europe, Hamburg is also home to the stylish Speicherstadt district, the stunning Elbphilharmonie concert hall, and the famous Reeperbahn. Plus, with our Premier Inn hotels in Hamburg being close to the city centre, you’ll have all of Hamburg’s top attractions right on your doorstep when you stay with us!
Hotels in Hamburg
Places like Hamburg
Take a look at our hotels in Berlin and our hotels in Lübeck.
Love Germany city breaks? Extend your next stay and explore other places like Hamburg nearby. Our Berlin hotels are near top attractions in Germany like the Berlin Zoological Garden, or why not enjoy days out at the Museum Holstentor near our hotels in Lübeck?
Things to do in Hamburg
Get a taste of local history
From the Hamburger Hafen to the Hamburger Rathaus, this port city is packed with historical sites to explore. Home to the city’s town hall, the picturesque Altstadt is a must-visit during city breaks in Hamburg. From this scenic heart of Hamburg, you can take a short walk to see the St Nikolai Memorial before crossing the Kibbelstegbrücke bridge into the stylish Speicherstadt district!
Enjoy days out with the kids in Hamburg
Don’t miss out on visiting all the best family attractions in Hamburg! Kids will love making their own chocolate bars at the Chocoversum museum, and Miniatur Wunderland – home to the largest model railway in the world – is great for family days out in Hamburg. If you don’t mind venturing out, why not hop on an U-Bahn to Soltau and enjoy the exciting rides and amusements at the Heide Park Resort? Closer to Hamburg city centre, you and the kids could spend an afternoon skating at the local EisArena before relaxing at the Walter-Möller Park.
Go sightseeing in St Pauli
Whether you’re exploring the Beatlesplatz square or enjoying the local nightlife, the lively neighbourhood of St Pauli is packed with things to do. Hamburg city breaks wouldn’t be complete without seeing the St Pauli Piers – or ‘Landungsbrücken’ as they’re known locally. Taking a boat trip on the Alster lakes is a great way to experience this German port city by day, and by night, you can discover the city’s infamous Reeperbahn entertainment district
What are the nearest train stations in Hamburg?
Hamburg Hauptbahnhof is the city’s main train station, and you’ll find it just a 10-minute walk away from the Hamburger Kunsthalle. One of the best ways of getting around Hamburg is actually on the U-Bahn and S-Bahn trains, and you’ll find plenty of stops dotted throughout the city.
What are the best places to eat in Hamburg?
Whether you’re tucking into a Currywurst, Labskaus or sweet dishes like Rote Grütze, short breaks in Hamburg wouldn’t be complete without trying some of the best local cuisine. Plus, if you’re looking for great places to eat breakfast in Hamburg or fancy some mouth-watering pizzas in the evening, you can head to any of our Hamburg hotels for some great-value dishes!
What are the best things to do in Hamburg at night?
In the evenings, you’ll find all kinds of exciting things to do in Hamburg. Whether you’re enjoying live events at venues like the Barclays Arena, visiting the city’s lively Reeperbahn district, or relaxing with a drink at one of our Hamburg bars, nightlife in Hamburg has something for everyone.
What family friendly activities can you do in Hamburg?
There’s plenty of family activities in Hamburg to enjoy. Chocoholics will love designing sweet treats at the Chocoversum museum, while animal-lovers won’t want to miss visiting the Tierpark Hagenbeck. Plus, walking through the famous Alter Elbtunnel or hopping on a boat tour from the Landungsbrücken are perfect ways to end your days out in Hamburg.
What outdoor activities can you do in Hamburg?
You’ll be spoilt for choice when you’re looking for outdoor activities in Hamburg. Whether you’re exploring the Speicherstadt, soaking up the views with a walk around the Alster Lakes, or relaxing in the Planten un Blomen park – one of the most popular attractions in Hamburg – this beautiful city has plenty to please.
What indoor activities can you do in Hamburg?
Whatever the weather in Hamburg, this port city has a lot to discover. Get a taste of the city’s culture by exploring some of the best museums in Hamburg. Art-lovers won’t want to miss visiting the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, touring the galleries of the Hamburg Kunsthallen, or enjoying the modern art collection at the Deichtorhallen near the Hauptbahnhof Süd. Plus, families planning short breaks in Germany won’t want to miss visiting Miniatur Wunderland and the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg!