As the days become colder, the push for warmth and coziness becomes more appealing. This push can range from wearing fluffy slippers to candles and a burning hearth. The Danish call it “hygge”, while in Sweden, a similar concept is called “mystig”.
If you are looking for a little more “hygge” or “mystig” in your life, we have listed the coziest hotels to enjoy the winter holidays in Europe.
Brody House, Hungary
Its eleven separate rooms and suites feature designs of some of the world’s best artists. The rooms are warm, with original wood flooring and a diverse blend of loft beds, welcoming antique furniture, exposed brick, and concrete walls. Its 24-hour Honesty Bar operates on the honor system; you write down your order and pay your tab at the end of your stay. In addition, Brody House offers a range of Hungarian cuisine and a bar for its health-conscious guests. The Brody Apartments are also available for visitors who wish to stay longer or need more room.
Most popular amenities: Free WiFiFamily rooms Non-smoking roomsHeating BarDaily housekeeping
Hotel Not Hotel, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
At Hotel Not Hotel, you will find an enjoyable and uplifting atmosphere that fosters shared companionship. It’s a creative collaboration hotel with unique rooms. Some rooms are only accessible through a door disguised behind an antique bookcase; others are inside an old Amsterdam tram car. The Crisis-Free Zone is a refreshing getaway for two, protected externally by many Transylvanian wood carvings designed to wade off evil, while the Crow’s Nest is nestled at the top of a metal exoskeleton. The attached bar offers you a range of cuisine and cocktails. You can also have breakfast delivered directly to your room every morning if you do, please.
Most popular amenities: Non-smoking roomsFacilities for disabled guests Room service Restaurant Free WiFi BarGood Breakfast
Central Hotel, Copenhagen, Denmark
At Central Hotel, you get a cozy inn hotel with one room. This double room perches over a small inviting cafe in the unique Vesterbro neighborhood of Copenhagen. Right up the block, you can get breakfast at Café Granola. Just nearby, you will find Værnedamsvej nicknamed Copenhagen’s coziest street. It has a handful of cute shops, French cafes selling freshly-baked pastries, and one of the town’s best cheese stores.
Most popular amenities: Free Wi-FiSmoke-free
Lulu Geldsmeden, Berlin, Germany
Lulu Geldsmeden is a newly-opened eco-hotel in the vibrant Potsdamer Straße in Berlin. It has eleven rooms built around a central courtyard full of luxuriant plants and lawn furniture. Each room features poster beds and balconies and beautiful details like exposed brick and concrete walls, welcoming antique furniture, large windows, and a swing to keep you busy whenever you decide to step out from under the sheets. Nordic delicacies are on offer at the in-house restaurant Saeson. About a mile from the hotel are Checkpoint Charlie and Brandenberg Gate. Bike rentals make access to Berlin’s large art community and tourist sites easy.
Most popular amenities: Non-smoking roomsFacilities for disabled guestsPrivate Parking Pet friendly Free WiFi Bar
The “huts” – Manshausen Island, Norway
Manshausen Island in Norway welcomes guests from all over the world with cabins intricately designed to blend seamlessly with the rocky coastline. Expansive windows overlook the tranquil Norwegian Sea. You can enjoy the mountain landscape or cuddle up in wool blankets. The “main house” serves several breakfasts to visitors and hosts a library with floor-to-ceiling glass walls for an idyllic view of the surroundings.
Most popular amenities: Free wifiHot tub BarNon-smoking hotel Restaurant