Overlooking Aussenalster Lake, this upscale hotel occupies a grand 1897 building, and is a 3-minute walk from Gänsemarkt U-Bahn station and 2 km from the St. Pauli Piers.
The posh rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and Blu-ray players, as well as minibars and Nespresso machines. Suites add living rooms. Upgraded quarters offer lake views.
There’s a high-end restaurant, an art deco grill/bar with a lake-view terrace, and a trendy Asian-fusion restaurant/bar, as well as a hip cafe/bar, and an elegant, old-world lounge serving afternoon tea. Other amenities include a spa and a gym. Babysitting services and a day lounge for dogs are available.