Denmark is one country in the Scandinavian region that boasts of some of the world’s best hotels. The best hotels here are considered as such not only because of their unique architecture but also because of the great service and ambience they provide to visitors plus the awards they have received.
Find out here five of Denmark’s award winning hotels and what made them earned the recognition.
Hilton Copenhagen Airport – This hotel got the World Travel Awards as Denmark’s “Leading Business Hotel 2010”. The establishment earned the award after a year of voting that covered some 183,000 professionals in the travel tourism and hospitality industry worldwide.
But that’s not all because the hotel also won as “Best Hotel in Denmark 2010” in the annual Danish Travel Award of the Danish travel trade sector. It was the eighth time that Hilton Copenhagen Airport received the award for the Copenhagen region since it opened to the public in 2001. The same title was earned for four straight years.
Nimb Hotel — This all-suite establishment made history by becoming the first Danish hotel to make it to the Conde Nast Traveler’s Gold List 2011. Factors that were considered by the magazine’s expert editors were its location (it opens to the Tivoli Gardens) and extraordinary decor. In 2008, it also achieved another first in Denmark by getting into the Conde Nast Traveler Hot List 2009. Conde Nast Traveler is a prestigious international magazine focusing on the travel and tourism industry around the world.
Nimb Hotel features an Oriental architecture, 13 suites and two restaurants, one of which has a Michelin star. It dates back to 1909 and is now owned and operated by the Tivoli Gardens.
Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers – This is not only the greenest hotel in Denmark but even in the entire world. This well known hotel has won the gold award at the EcoTourism Awards organized by Skal International, the biggest travel and tourism association worldwide.
The recognition acknowledges the hotel’s best practices in terms of ecotourism. This is attributed to its carbon-neutral system that includes the largest solar panel park in Northern Europe and the air conditioning system which is the first to use groundwater.
First Hotel Skt. Petri – Situated in Copenhagen, this hotel has been included in the Top 25 Business Hotels in Europe as rated by CNBC Business. Garnering the sixth place, this makes the establishment the highest ranked hotel in the Scandinavian region.
Factors that led to First Hotel’s earning the sixth spot included its sophisticated design, great service, prime location and its vibrant cocktail lounge.