Heading to Copenhagen with the kids, but not sure where to stay? Here's a list of the 10 best child-friendly hotels in Copenhagen, where both children and parents can feel at home away from home. 

Scandic Copenhagen

Where: Vester Søgade 6, 1601 København V

Special amenities for the kids:
★ Welcoming gift
★ Free breakfast
★ Playroom

Scandic Hotels are located throughout the Nordic countries and Northern Europe. Among these, selected Scandic Hotels offer family-friendly services and deals, including the one on Vesterbro, which has a lot of perks for the little ones. Children under 13 stay with their parents for free and also eat for free at the breakfast buffet. There's a welcoming gift upon arrival, an activity and entertainment room, a children's menu and connecting suites for the bigger kids, so they're on their own, but never far away.

Steel House Copenhagen

Where: Herholdtsgade 6, 1605 København V

Special amenities for the kids:
★ Home theatre
★ Pool
★ Game room

Steel House Copenhagen is a hostel that feels like a luxury hotel. The rooms are a mix of shared dorm rooms with four to six beds, and private rooms with balcones. Please note that children under 18 are required to stay in private rooms. Besides room options, the hotel also offers a variety of activities to make the stay a memorable one. For instance, you can watch a movie in the cozy home theatre, go for a swin in the pool, or just hang out in the entertainment room.

Tivoli Hotel

Where: Arni Magnussonsgade 2, 1577 København V

Special amenities for the kids: 
★ Themed rooms
★ A Tivoli playroom
★ Outdoor playground

What could be more child-friendly than a trip to Tivoli, so if you're going to Copenhagen, why not delight the little ones with a stay at a Tivoli themed hotel! The interior design of the family rooms at the Tivoli Hotel are inspired by the colors and images of the old amusement park. In addition, the hotel has a Tivoli playroom with space for fun and games, as well as the cozy Columbine Garden, where families can take a break and enjoy the awesome outdor playground.

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CPH Hotel

Where: Tietgensgade 65, 1704 København V

Special amenities for the kids:
★ Family rooms
★ Free access to the pool and bowling alley
★ Free breakfast

DGI Byen's CPH Hotel is practically next door to the Central Station and is loaded with fun activities for the entire family. As guests at the hotel, you have free access to both the pool, the gym and the bowling alley, so when you're done sightseeing, there's more than enough to keep everyone happy. The hotel offers connected suites for families, so the entire family can stay together, and last but not least, breakfast for everyone is on the house!


Where: Hjørringgade 12C, 2100 København Ø

Special amenities for the kids:
★ Starter pack
★ Baby and children's equipment for rent
★ Lots of space to play

Does sharing a hotel room with the kids make you feel claustrophobic? Then you might consider checking in at Charlottehaven's hotel tower, where there's plenty of space for the entire family. The beautifully decorated hotel apartments are cleaned weekly, the kitchens are fully equipped, the bathrooms well-stocked, and the bedrooms ready for bed-time! Any extra equipment you might need for the kids is available for rent, such as bicycles or strollers. Perhaps best of all, upon arrival, you'll find a starter pack full of groceries!

Hotel Danmark

Where: Vester Voldgade 89, 1552 København V

Special amenities for the kids: 
★ Bunk beds and cribs
★ Free hot chocolate and pancakes
★ Coloring place-mats
★ Carrier cycles or bicycles with a child's seat for rent

As a Brøchner boutique hotel, Hotel Danmark is not only luxurious, but family-friendly too, aiming to make families feel welcome during their Copenhagen getaway. For instance, children are offered a free cup of hot chocolate and pancakes for breakfast (children ages 3-12 get 50% off on all other breakfast options). The hotel also has bikes for rent, including equipment for biking with children. Plus, Hotel Danmark offers rooms with bunk beds, cribs, or extra beds if needed.

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Urban House Copenhagen

Where: Colbjørnsensgade 5-11, 1652 København V

Special amenities for the kids:
★ Bunk beds
★ Children under three are free
★ Family deals with lots of discounts

'Small people, small prices' - MEININGER Hotels welcome families both big and small! At their Copenhagen location, Urban House, they have rooms with bunk beds, and beds for children under three can be requested for free. The hotel offers two different family packages with discounts on both booking and breakfast. This way, the entire family can enjoy a couple of days together without spending a fortune. 

Radisson Blu Scandinavia

Where: Amager Boulevard 70, 2300 København S

Special amenities for the kids: 
★ Family rooms
★ Equipment for children for rent
★ Children's menu at the restaurant
★ Childcare services

The tall, iconic hotel right next to Langebro on Amager welcomes everyone from business travelers to families. The hotel offers family rooms, highchairs and cribs for rent, as well as a special children's menu at the restaurant. Furthermore, the grownups can enjoy a delicious dinner with drinks and without interruptions, with a little help from one of the hotel baby-sitters!

Wakeup Copenhagen

Where: Carsten Niebuhrs Gade 11, 1577 København V

Special amenities for the kids:
★ Children under two are free
★ Free breakfast buffet for children ages 0-3
★ 50% aff the breakfast buffet for children ages 3-12

If you're looking for a quality budget hotel for your family, you might consider Wakeup Copenhagen on Carsten Niebuhrs Gade. The hotel is part of the Arp-Hansen Hotel Group's new 4 star hotels at a 2 star price. Here, children under two stay for free, the breakfast buffet is free for children ages 0-3, and 50% off for children ages 3-12. It's simple, but child-friendly - and it works.

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If you want to feel extra at home away from home, you can rent a real home through Airbnb. This way you can find a place that perfectly suits your family's needs, while also being in the neighborhood of your choice. For those who want a first-hand experience of living in Copenhagen.

New! Børn i byen - in english

Welcome to Kids in the city – Denmark’s biggest guide for families with kids! Not all of our guides can be found in english yet, but in this section you find all of our english guides.

What should you do in Copenhagen with children? Kids in the city have the answer! We guide you to the most fun experiences and adventures the city has to offer. On Kids in the city, you can discover both big and small activities - theatres, restaurants, museums, green oases and playgrounds. Find the classics that you must see when visiting the city and go explore the Copenhageners’ favorites!

You can find Kids in the city on bornibyen.dk and as an app to iPhone and Android.

Want to save some money on adventures with your kids? For only 228 Danish kroner you can get a 1/2-year membership in the Kids in the city Club, which gives you discounts on more than 200 family adventures in Copenhagen.


Photos: 1) Scandic Hotels 2) Steel House 3) Tivoli Hotel 4) CPH Hotel, DGI-byen 5) Charlottehaven 6) Brøchner Hotels, Hotel Danmark 7) Urban House Copenhagen 8) Radisson 9) Wakeup Copenhagen 10) Shutterstock