The Tivoli Gardens and the City Hall are two of Copenhagen’s top sights. The Tivoli Gardens are located just across from City Hall Copenhagen. There is plenty to see and do in the area around these attractions.
The 19th century City Hall Copenhagen is a great place to start your trip. Here, visitors can people watch in the large square and enjoy the hustle and bustle of the city.
But the best views of the Tivoli Gardens and surrounds come from right atop the City Hall Tower. Standing at over 105 meters tall, the tower affords the viewer a great vantage point.
Once you have conquered the 300 steps, come back down to earth. From the ground, check out the distinctive clock tower and decorative facade before heading to the Tivoli Gardens.
City Hall District Copenhagen
The area around City Hall Copenhagen is pretty busy as it is right in the city centre. There is a newly built metro station here, and it is also a bus terminus.
It is also here that the Copenhagen shopping area Stroget begins. The square outside the city hall is one of the city's most important gathering points.
Here, anything from concerts to (peaceful) protests goes. And you are just a stone’s throw away from the beautiful playground that is Denmark’s Tivoli Gardens.
City Hall District Copenhagen: for who/ for what type of travellers?
In short, the City Hall District is for all travellers!
- Those with children will be delighted to play in the Tivoli gardens. It’s the place for small and big (adult kids) alike to relax and enjoy.
- For shopaholics, you are only a couple of minutes stroll to Stroget Copenhagen, the over 1km shopping drag. Here, premium shops mingle with high street stores and cafes.
Top things to do and see near City Hall Copenhagen
#1 The Clock Tower
Let’s start with the City Hall itself. Here you can take guided tours of the building. But the main attraction is of course the clock tower (watch the clock video)- one of the tallest structures in Copenhagen.
For 40 Dk take a tour, which includes a climb of the 300 steps to the top. From here, gaze at the wonderful views over the Tivoli gardens Copenhagen and further afield.
#2 Tivoli Gardens
If you're planning to visit Copenhagen with kids, perfect! Roller Coasters, Ferris Wheels and rides for little kids abound here. But, if you do not fancy the thrills, there are plenty more sights here. These include street performers, arcade games and of course food and drink!
#3 Catch the Royal Family
Sometimes the Queen will address the nation from the balcony of the town hall. If you are lucky enough, you might just see her.
Otherwise, you can catch an exhibition here in the summer months, people watch and just relax as the centre of Copenhagen passes you by.
Learn more about Royalty in Denmark here.
The best Hotels near Tivoli Gardens Copenhagen – book City Hall Copenhagen Hotels today
The area around Copenhagen City Hall and the Tivoli Gardens is jam packed with hotels. Take a look at the selection below – we’ve picked out something for everyone.
Whether you want to treat yourself in a top hotel or mix with fellow backpackers – you will surely find something to suit.
Top budget hotel
In the €50 – €100 range, there is a lot of choice in this area. And happily, being on a budget doesn’t mean you have to slum it when in Copenhagen. With this in mind, check out the Grand Hotel.
This 3* hotel features an olde world decor, delicious breakfast and a well stocked bar. But the main feature of this hotel is the fabulous location. Just 200m from the Tivoli Gardens and a 5 minute walk from the City Hall, it’s the perfect place from which to explore.
Grab a room here in the summer or winter in Denmark starting from €85, and add on a delicious breakfast for €11.
The comfy hotel
Moving up a range, why not try stylish Coco Hotel. This brand new boutique hotel is a real delight. Decorated in sleek Danish style, this comfy hotel offers a sumptuous buffet breakfast and a charming courtyard.
The location is spot on, just 650m from Tivoli Gardens, and you can enjoy summer on the terrace.
Top luxury hotel
Got cash to splash? No problem. The area around the City Hall Copenhagen is the place at which to do it. When picking a luxury hotel, there is plenty of choice. But the place to stay here is the Nimb Hotel.
This spectacularly over the top hotel is well worth the splurge. Boasting a fabulous rooftop pool, health facilities and gorgeous food, this is one for those with a fat wallet.
City Hall Copenhagen hostels
More of a hostel kinda person? No worries, there are literally dozens to choose from around here.
- The Copenhagen Downtown Hostel is just around the corner from Copenhagen City Hall. Rooms with shared bathrooms begin at about €50. Dorms aren’t much cheaper than private rooms with a private bathroom, so treat yourself to some personal space from about €60. Get a decent breakfast in this fun loving hostel, and then return from sightseeing to party in the bar with other guests.
- Nearby, the Copenhagen Backpacker’s Hostel is another solid choice. Double rooms with shared bathrooms start at €60. There is a nice lounge bar here, and the Tivoli Gardens are only a 350m stroll away. It’s rated as a great location. Let us know which of the many hostels in Copenhagen you choose!
AirBnb in Copenhagen
The world of AirBnB has revolutionised travel. From families with small kids who need space to spread out, to groups of friends who want to be together, AirBnb makes it possible. And in Copenhagen, you’re in for a real treat in some Hygge style.
Starting at around €100 per night for an entire place like this one, you can really experience Copenhagen in all its glory.
Or, if you prefer, rent just a room from an AirBnB host. This is a great option for those who want a bit of independence but value the guidance of a local.
How do I get married at Copenhagen City Hall?
There is a lot of services that will take care of entire wedding for you. On average, there is 10-15 weddings a day. So it's crucial to plan your wedding several months in advance.
Here's great place if you want to learn more.
Where is City Hall Copenhagen Denmark?
It's located in central Copenhagen. Here's the address: Rådhuspladsen 1, 1550 Copenhagen, Denmark.
How far of a walk from Copenhagen Central station to City Hall Square?
Less than 1000 meters. You can use bus, subway, taxi, or you can take a 10 minutes walk.
Whether you are on a backpacking trip or a romantic getaway for two, the area around Copenhagen City Hall offers you an amazing selection of hotels and apartments. Once you have decided where to stay, it’s time to plan your trip.
Check out our wide range of other sources here. You can plan which attractions to visit, decide which areas you want to explore, and work out where to eat.
Let us know if you stayed in one of our recommended hotels, or picked one of your own choosing the district that suits you here!