Copenhagen Hotels: Scandic Copenhagen

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Editor’s Choice: Copenhagen’s ‘Greenest’ Hotel The Facts: Like all properties in the Scandic chain, Scandic Copenhagen takes its corporate responsibility seriously. For example, the Scandic chain used to transport 4 million bottles of water annually to its hotels. That was unsustainable, management felt, which is why the chain now invests in the best water there… [Read More]

Copenhagen Hotels: Radisson SAS Scandinavia

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Editor’s Choice: Denmark’s Largest Hotel Facts: As Denmark’s largest hotel, the Radisson SAS Scandinavia Hotel provides spectacular views of Copenhagen from its upper floors. The hotel features Casino Copenhagen as well as four restaurants: the 25th-floor Dining Room restaurant, with outstanding views; an international kitchen, Mamas & Papas; a classic Japanese restaurant, Kyoto; and one… [Read More]

Copenhagen Hotels: Radisson SAS Royal

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Editor’s Choice: Copenhagen’s Best ‘Design’ Hotel Facts: One of three Radisson SAS hotels in Copenhagen, the five-star Radisson SAS Royal is a registered historic building for the work of renowned Danish designer Arne Jacobsen, who designed not only the building — Copenhagen’s first skyscraper at 20 stories — but also most of the furnishings within… [Read More]

Copenhagen Hotels: Imperial Hotel

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Editor’s Choice: Copenhagen’s Coziest Hotel Facts: The modern and elegant four-star Imperial Hotel has been completely renovated recently, with the striking lobby and the restaurant enjoying attractive facelifts. A whole floor of rooms are dedicated to the classical furniture and timeless design of the Danish designer icon Børge Mogensen.

River Dance: Cruising The Blue Danube

The most popular region for river cruising in Continental Europe — and a good choice for first-time river cruisers — is the Danube. Immortalized in Strauss’s Blue Danube Waltz, the Danube winds from Germany’s Black Forest through Austria into the Balkans before dumping into the Black Sea.

Most Danube river cruises span seven to 10 nights [...]