Get into the festive spirit in Germany with hotel.info
With winter just round the corner, why not combine your Christmas shopping expedition with a present for yourself? Experience a traditional Christmas market in Germany and choose something a bit different for your loved ones this festive season. Easily accessible from the UK, hotel.info offers a fantastic selection of holiday accommodation across the country.
Berlin, the capital city, offers a choice of sixty different markets, running from 21 Nov 2011 to 24 Dec 2011. Whether you’re looking for a traditional gift or something a little out of the ordinary, you’re bound to find the perfect Christmas present from any of the spectacular stalls in this magical city.
Bargain Motel One Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Berlin ★★
Motel One Berlin-Hauptbahnhof recently opened in June 2011 and the new 2 star hotel offers high quality rooms at very good value. All rooms are ultra comfortable and modern with a flat screen TV, Wi-Fi, air conditioning and bathroom fitted with a ‘monsoon’ showerhead.
The hotel is directly opposite the main train station in Berlin, the Hauptbahnhof, making it the perfect hub for connections within your Berlin sightseeing schedule or outside of Germany!
The hotel’s One Lounge caters for your coffee, snack and beverage cravings. The lobby, cafeteria and bar has friendly service, snug couches and music to help you relax after a hectic day of shopping.
Two night package for 2 people available from £87 per night including breakfast and a welcome drink, plus one child (up to 6 years) may stay free in their parents room.
Luxury Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin, Berlin ★★★★★
The Hotel Adlon Kempinski was built in 1907 by Lorenz Adlon and regally sits overlooking the Brandenburg gates in Berlin. Perfect service, exquisite cuisine and exceptional comfort ensure a special experience for any guest. The hotel has a unique atmosphere shaped from a mixture of tradition, innovation and modernity. Likewise, the renowned Michelin-starred restaurant Lorenz Adlon, the Restaurant Quarré and the Lobby Lounge & Bar, exude luxury and elegance.
Early bird discounts available with rooms from £173 per night.
The city of Cologne offers a choice of eight different Christmas markets, which take place from 21 Nov 2011 to 23 Dec 2011. Every year these markets attract over 2 million visitors. The impressive market at Cologne Cathedral offers a stunning backdrop, so why not treat yourself to some original mulled wine whilst sampling the local delicacies.
Bargain Hostel Köln, Cologne ★★
The cosy Hostel Koln offers friendly service and staff are always happy to assist at any time of the day. In-room entertainment is provided with both a radio and cable TV. Each room is well equipped with internet access, telephone, ensuite and hairdryer. The hotel features a sleek contemporary design and is conveniently located close to the city centre and Cologne Cathedral, making it an excellent base for perusing the Christmas stalls.
Double rooms available from £87 per night including breakfast.
Luxury Excelsior Hotel Ernst, Cologne ★★★★★
The renowned Excelsior Hotel Ernst, sits opposite the Cologne Cathedral and captivates guests with its excellent service, elegant surroundings and superior luxury. Rooms and suites are furnished with stunning fabrics, striking colour schemes and precious antiques to reflect comfort and individuality. You’ll be well-catered for at the Excelsior, discover their selection of local Riesling wines, feast on innovative French cuisine in the Hanse Stube restaurant, or explore the exotic Asian menu of the hotel’s Taku restaurant.
Early bird discounts available with rooms from £189 per night.
The Christmas Market in Munich is held in the heart of the city, and will be taking place between 25 Nov 2011 and 24 Dec 2011. Here, you’re offered a selection of the finest wood carvings, gingerbread treats and exquisite glassware. Thousands of gift ideas will be on display, from candles to Christmas ornaments and figurines. You’ll also be treated to some music to get you into the festive mood, with a special alpine Christmas Market concert taking place every day.
Bargain Vi Vadi Hotel, Munich ★★★
The Vi Vadi Hotel is very well located and connected with local transport as it is less than 250 metres from the central railway station. Major shopping streets, public squares and tourist attractions are easily reached within a few minutes stroll, making it perfect for a Christmas shopping spree.
The hotel has newly refurbished guestrooms with elegant furnishings and a warm colour scheme to give a comfortable, homely atmosphere. The hotel's Ristorante Vi Vadi serves traditional Italian dishes mixed with a little creativity.
Rooms available from £57 per night excluding breakfast.
Luxury Sofitel Munich Bayerpost, Munich ★★★★★
The Sofitel Munich Bayerpost is conveniently located in Munich city centre, in an historic building that boasts an impressive architectural facade. The sophisticated five star hotel pampers guests in their So SPA centre and offers a superb dining experience. The Schwarz & Weiz restaurant infuses Bavarian dishes with French notes, otherwise, guests can simply choose to sip cocktails, fine wines and liquors within the Isarbar. Exploring the hotel further will reveal the stunning Nymphenburg banquet hall.
Rooms available from £197 per night excluding breakfast.
* Prices correct at time of distribution, prices and rooms subject to hotel availability.
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