Welcome to Imperial Hotel
In the 1950s, Danish architects, designers and cabinet-makers had their most glorious days. This decade, lots of iconic design found their way to the homes and hearts of the Danes – and now, we are witnessing that trend again. The retro phenomena have returned since they express a special interest in – and longing for – the past that has shaped our society.
Imperial Hotel was built in 1958. Today, it rises like a completely renovated, classical design hotel. Not ‘just’ because it represents an important decade, but also because it frames an international meeting place. A place where we can breathe new life into a design expression that makes an impression. We do that with the help of ‘members’ of the Danish design élite and their retro design, since its characteristics gives us a language of common tongues. Through Danish design, we can tell people across borders and languages about our cultural heritage, lifestyle and self-perception. Maybe better than we can tell by words.
A tribute to Danish retro-design
The retro design shows that the past and presence can exist at the same time. The retro style adds, in other words, life and storytelling to the contemporary home – and therefore also to our 4-star hotel. In here, you can ‘meet’ recognized Danish designers like Verner Panton, Fritz Hansen and Morten Engelbrecht.
In our lobby, you also find custom-designed chairs in a 1950s style and our fireplace room hides bookcases with the cubic – and iconic – GRID system… which together with the deep green plants, brass figures and, in the winter half-year, a lighted fire invite cosy talks and reading. All interior is framed by wooden panels, incandescent lights, and orange and purple colours.
The retro phenomena are not only popular in Denmark, but also globally. The award winning TV series ‘Mad Men’ is a sure sign of that. The series has given us, on the other side of the screen, something to gather around – even though we are spread around the world. Since Imperial Hotel has international appeal, we have been inspired by the ‘Mad Men’ series throughout an entire floor and in selected Executive Rooms… which maybe will make you and other guests think of tweed suits, backcombing and crystal decanters. /p>
Enjoy your breakfast in the ‘company’ of Danish celebrities
The heart of the hotel used to frame the palm court Imperial Garden. In the days gone by, the court was a meeting place for the middle classes and celebrities in Copenhagen. Therefore, people like Simon Spies, the founder of the international charter airline Spies Rejser, has enjoyed gravlax, short loin and fine wines in the former palm court.
Today, the glass-framed room hides our morning restaurant. In here, you can also enjoy a varied breakfast buffet of both cold and warm dishes, including fresh-baked bread, cold meats, cheese and jams, eggs and bacon, yoghurt, fresh and dried fruits… and buttery Danish pastries for the last mouthful.
Arrange your meeting and conferences in a retro atmosphere
Furniture and design from the middle of the twentieth century were a symbol of optimism, growth and consumption – and therefore created favourable conditions for businesspeople, strategic decisions, and creative thinking. We were for instance reminded by that in the successful series ‘Mad Men’. Therefore, we also believe that the retro vibe at our design hotel create the ideal frames for profitable meetings and conferences.
Imperial Hotel has six meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 200 people. In here, you and your guests get comfortably through the day, since all rooms offer the newest audio-visual equipment, air-cooling and plenty inflows of light. We gladly help you to choose the ideal meeting package or customize the content for your purpose and schedule. If you need a place for preparation, find peace to work, or arrange an informal meeting, you are more than welcome to use our business lounge.
The taste of crafts and traditions
Do you consider traditions, experience and professional pride as a quality stamp? So do we. As a classical design hotel, we applause everyone with craftsman skills. Also in the kitchen. Therefore, we are naturally fascinated by the Italian cuisine and its food culture which has been passed on from generation to generation for centuries. The Italians know how to grow and handle ingredients that are full of flavour – you know, ingredients that find their way to dishes that are both simple and world-known. Pizza, pasta and the airy coffee dessert tiramisu are few of many examples.
You can taste them all in the hotel restaurant Ristorante L’Appetito. In here, ‘Chef di Cucina’ Pino and his team from Italy put on the chef’s whites and cook everything from insalate and pizza to dolci – exactly like the food traditions prescribe. Buon appetito!
A fusion of tradition, innovation and an international atmosphere in the heart of Copenhagen.
Torvehallerne is Copenhagen's exclusive food mecca, with cosy halls where you can get your hands on all sorts of ingredients and delicacies. Otherwise, you can enjoy a delicious meal in one of the small eateries.
Christiansborg Palace on Slotsholmen is home to the Danish Parliament. The palace features the Royal Reception Rooms, Absalon's ruins, the royal stables and, not least, the new attraction: the Royal Kitchen.
Øl & Brød
Øl & Brød serves traditional open sandwiches with a modern touch. The classic taste of Denmark's national dish is coupled with an appropriate beer. The kitchen is run by two chefs who won silver at the Danish National Open Sandwich Championships in 2013.
Wallmans offers the perfect night out with dinner and show in the old Circus Building on Jernbanegade near the City Hall Square. Here is restaurant, nightclub and entertainment under one roof.
Tycho Brahe Planetarium
Tycho Brahe Planetarium provides educational entertainment for the whole family about the starry sky and astronomy fascinating universe. See the stunning exhibition or take a tour at the planetarium's heart, Rumteatret which, with its 1,000 square meter delivers exceptional film experiences.
Shopping street (Strøget)
Strøget is the famous pedestrian shopping street in Copenhagen's city centre, which extends from Rådhuspladsen to Kongens Nytorv. The pedestrian street offers a wide array of shops, ranging from budget-friendly chains to some of the world's most expensive brands.
Tivoli Gardens is a fairytale amusement park in the heart of Copenhagen. Tivoli opened its doors in 1843, making it the world's second oldest amusement park, and it has been a huge attraction ever since.
Imperial Hotel is situated right by Vesterport Station and just a few hundred metres from Copenhagen Central Station. There are a number of public transport options from the hotel.
- Indoor car park with direct access to the hotel
- 68 m to Vesterport Station (S-train)
- 68 m to the closest bus (bus 12, 34, 68, 9A, 31)
Rooms and suites
Do you want do what many Danish and international guests have done for more than half a century and enjoy an imperial a 4-star and central stay?
As a guest at Imperial Hotel, you fall asleep behind hotel walls that cherish Danish design and retro phenomena – the ones that have passed through the nostalgic eye of a needle and once again found the way to our homes and hearts.
Our hotel offer 304 spacious rooms within eight categories. They have a common thread of the functional design, organic shapes, soft lights and mix of warm shades and loud colours. That counts especially for our sixth floor since we have dedicated this to the popular Mad Men series.
Our Standard Rooms are the ideal choice for you who want a price-friendly room with plenty of daylight. We have made sure to create a healthy sleeping environment, since you can adjust the temperature on the air cooling and block the light from street lamps with thick floor to ceiling curtains.
Furthermore, you can look forward to a TV, bathtub with shower, and iron and ironing board. We offer Standard Rooms as both single rooms and double rooms of which the latter is made-up with either a large double bed or two separate beds.
Single room: 18 sqm and a single bed of 90 cm.
Double room: 18-20 sqm and a double bed of 180 cm or 2 beds of 90 cm.
Our Superior Rooms are the ideal choice for you who want plenty of daylight and space that makes rooms for an extra bed.
In here, you fall asleep in a healthy sleeping environment, since you can regulate the room temperature via the air cooling and block out the street lights by drawing the thick floor to ceiling curtains. Furthermore, you can look forward to free and fresh coffee and tea, tub with a shower, hairdryer, iron, and ironing board.
Single room: 20 sqm and a single bed of 140cm.
Double room: 24-26 sqm and a double bed of 180 cm or 2 beds of 90 cm.
Our bright and spacious Superior Deluxe Rooms are the obvious choice for you who appreciate a view of the city life and rooftops in the sky-high air.
The rooms are placed on the sixth floor and offer a big private terrace, facing the undisturbed city life in Nyropsgade. Furthermore, you can look forward to a night’s sleep in a pleasant environment, since the room is furnished with both air cooling and thick floor to ceiling curtains.
You can also expect a large double bed, TV, bathtub with shower, facilities with free coffee and tea, iron and ironing board.
Double room: 24-26 sqm and a double bed of 180 cm.
Our bright Executive Rooms are ideal for you who want to experience an exclusive time capsule, which hides modern artisanship behind a retro look from the 1950s.
The functional design, warm wooden surfaces, earthen colours and soft lines are inspired by the award winning TV-series Mad Men… and may make you think of tweed suits, dotted full skirts, jazz sounds, and crystallic decanters.
Furthermore, you can also look forward to a large double bed, bathtub with a shower, bathrobe, slippers, TV, thick floor to ceiling curtains, and a balcony.
Double room: 34 sqm and a double bed of 180 cm.
Our bright and spacious Junior Suites are ideal for you who want to enjoy a luxurious stay with a wide view to the trendy district Vesterbro – and, of course, the rest of Copenhagen. Your Junior Suite also offer a healthy sleeping environment, since you can ensure a pleasant temperature in the room via air cooling and block out the street lights with thick floor to ceiling curtains.
In your Junior Suite, you can also expect a large double bed, bathtub with shower, bathrobe, slippers, free coffee and tea, and aTV. Furthermore, we offer to make up with to extra beds.
Junior Suite: 33 sqm and a double bed of 180 cm.
We have made sure that you can wake up next to your family or friends, so that you can enjoy as much quality time together as possible during your stay in Copenhagen.
We offer bright and spacious Family Rooms for both three and four persons, made up with either single beds or double beds and potentially with extra beds. If you want extra space and queue-free mornings, we also offer Family Rooms with connected double rooms, which both have a bathroom.
All our Family Rooms offer TV, free coffee and tea, bathtub with shower, hairdryer, air cooling and thick floor to ceiling curtains.
Family Room for 3 people: 22 sqm, a double bed of 180 cm and an extra bed of 90 cm.
Family Room for 4 people: 33 sqm, a double bed of 180 cm and a sofa bed for 2 people.
Connected Room: 2 double beds of 180 cm.
As a guest at Imperial Hotel, you can enjoy an allergy-friendly and calm sleep, since we offer allergy-friendly rooms with wooden floors and allergy-friendly blankets and pillows.
The rooms are invite plenty inflows of light in and make it possible to restore fully at night, since you can expect thick floor to ceiling curtains. Furthermore, you can look forward to a TV, free coffee and tea, bathtub with shower, iron and ironing board.
We offer allergy-friendly standard rooms with both single beds and double beds.
Facilities and services
- Free Wi-Fi in the entire hotel
- Air cooling in all rooms
- Check in from 3PM
- Check out before 12 noon
- Breakfast buffet 6.30AM-10.30AM
- Parking space
- Fitness center
- Restaurant L’Appetito
- Lunch from 11AM-3PM
- Dinner from 5.30PM-10.30PM
- Allergy friendly rooms
- Coffee and tea facilities in all rooms
- 24-hour reception
- Room service
- Bike and car rental
- Lounge with open fire
- Six conference rooms
- Business lounge
- Laundry and dry cleaning service
- Option to borrow a fridge for the room
- Wake-up call