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Mini marvels: Copenhagen’s 7 most unique and petite hotels

Copenhagen’s most unique small hotels

Copenhagen, a city known for its vibrant culture, rich history, and warm hygge, also boasts a collection of small, intimate stays that will leave you smitten. These tiny gems are perfect for travelers looking for a one-of-a-kind experience, blending innovative design with a touch of Danish charm. Here, we’ll take you on a journey through Copenhagen’s most unique and petite accommodations, from one-room wonders to waterfront havens.

Overview: Copenhagen’s top mini-hotels

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The Darling

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Vipp Pencil Case

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Vipp Chimney House

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Central Hotel & Café

The Darling Copenhagen Denmark hotel stay
The Darling Copenhagen Denmark hotel stay

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The Darling

Welcome to The Darling, a chic art and design guest house in Copenhagen’s historic center. Founded by Dansk magazine’s Jens Løkke and Uffe Buchard, it highlights modern Danish design and contemporary art. In 2023, The Grand was added, enhancing its luxury offerings. The Darling’s personalised concierge service and capacity for boutique meetings and private dining embrace a new way of traveling while celebrating Danish creativity and hospitality.

The Darling
Ved Stranden 18C
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of The Darling
Vipp Loft Copenhagen Denmark hotel stay

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Vipp Loft

The Vipp Loft, situated in a former printing factory, is a spacious, urban sanctuary that showcases the vision of Vipp’s Chief Designer Morten Bo Jensen, and realised by architect David Thulstrup. With its industrial aesthetic and modern amenities, this open-plan loft offers a luxurious yet intimate home away from home, perfect for design enthusiasts and discerning travellers alike.

Vipp Loft
Snorresgade 22
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Vipp

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The Krane Copenhagen Denmark hotel stay
The Krane Copenhagen Denmark hotel stay

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The Krane

Perched on the edge of the harbor, The Krane is a stunning, industrial-chic retreat designed by architect Mads Møller from Arcgency. Once a coal crane, the one-bedroom suite now features floor-to-ceiling windows and a private rooftop terrace, offering sweeping panoramas of the city and water while showcasing minimalist, Nordic design. The Krane is a one-room wonder that takes luxury to new heights.

The Krane
Kalkbrænderiløbskaj 10
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Arcgency and The Krane
Vipp Pencil Case Copenhagen Denmark

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Vipp Pencil Case

Tucked away in the vibrant district of Islands Brygge, the Vipp Pencil Case is a compact, single-room hotel with a sleek, minimalist design. This tiny gem, housed in a repurposed pencil factory and designed by Vipp’s in-house team, provides a serene retreat for guests seeking a quiet, creative space in the heart of the city.

Vipp Pencil Case
Sturlasgade 12
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Vipp

Kaj Hotel Copenhagen Denmark hotel stay
Kaj Hotel Copenhagen Denmark hotel stay

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Kaj Hotel

Copenhagen’s Kaj Hotel is a unique, floating escape on the city’s picturesque waterfront. This petite, houseboat-style hotel offers two individually styled cabins, where guests can relish in the serenity of the water and the dazzling views of the city skyline. This intimate, aquatic hideaway is perfect for those looking for a truly unforgettable experience.

Kaj Hotel
Danneskiold-Samsøes Allé 57Z
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Kaj Hotel
Vipp Chimney House Copenhagen Denmark hotel stay
Vipp Chimney House Copenhagen Denmark hotel stay

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Vipp Chimney House

The Vipp Chimney House, a converted water-pumping station designed by Studio David Thulstrup, offers a rare blend of industrial heritage and contemporary design. With its two bedrooms and spacious living area, this unique property invites guests to immerse themselves in Copenhagen’s creative spirit while enjoying the comforts of a stylish, modern home.

Vipp Chimney House
Scherfigsvej 6B
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Vipp
Central Hotel & Café Copenhagen Denmark hotel stay
Central Hotel & Café Copenhagen Denmark hotel stay

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Central Hotel & Café

Central Hotel & Café is a delightful, pint-sized marvel, boasting just one room above the charming and cosy cafe. This lovingly restored 12-square-meter space is a fusion of vintage charm and modern comfort, making it the ultimate romantic retreat for couples seeking an enchanting, exclusive stay in Copenhagen.

Central Hotel & Café
Tullinsgade 1
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Martin Kaufmann and Central Hotel & Café

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