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Holiday Inn Express Hamburg - City Hauptbahnhof

Welcome to the new Holiday Inn Express Hamburg-City Hauptbahnhof!

Dennis Strich, Hotel Manager

The harbour metropolis of Hamburg is always worth a visit. Hamburg welcomes its guests with cultural highlights, many sights and maritime flair.


Our Holiday Inn Express Hamburg-City Hauptbahnhof hotel with 104 bright, modern and comfortable non-smoking rooms in a prime location right on the Sonnin Canal has opened on 4 August 2017.



Within a few minutes you can reach the main train station by foot. Our location is ideal for tourists and business travellers. The delicious breakfast buffet and WiFi are included in the room rate. The breakfast restaurant is located on the first floor; the lobby bar is at your disposal on the ground floor and invites you to linger.


Our staff speaks German and English.



We are looking forward to your stay with us at Holiday Inn Express Hamburg-City Hauptbahnhof!



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Nordkanalstr. 20
20097 Hamburg

All prices include

  •    Continental breakfast buffet
  •    free WiFi



Hotel Reservations:      0800 181 6068

Hotel Front Desk:         +49 - (0)40 - 28 00 87 0

Hotel Fax:                      +49 - (0)40 - 28 00 87 100


Hotel-Homepage (IHG®)


Check-In:      2:00 p.m.

Check-Out:  12:00 p.m.



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Our 104 modern non-smoking rooms for up to two adults and two children (under 18 years) are equipped with a flat screen TV, telephone, free WiFi, steam iron, ironing board, tea and coffee making facilities and air condioning. In additon, the guest can access more than 60 TV channels.


Hotel Features

A total of 104 non-smoking rooms


86 double beds (76 with sofa bed)

18 twin rooms

2 accessible rooms


10 floors


1 lobby bar

1 breakfast restaurant (1st floor, open 6:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.)


Secure parking spaces at our underground car park  (charged - 15 Euro per day)


Guest Room Amenities


Individually controlled air conditioning

Phone with voice mail






All prices including continental breakfast and free WiFi


Air-conditioned public areas


Ice machine




Personal Service

Dry cleaning pick up / laundry

Hotel safe


Meetings and Conferences

There is a modern and air-conditioned conference room with 8 seats for your meeting. The room has natural daylight, free WiFi and high ceilings. Standard conference technology and attractive conference packages are available.


Business Services



Email and Internet




Business Center





Jungfernstieg (2.1 km / 1.3 MI)


Harbour / St. Pauli Piers

(3.3 km / 2.05 MI)


Elbphilharmonie - Concert Hall,

a new cultural, urban landmark

(2.5 km / 1.55 MI)


Reeperbahn / St. Pauli

(4.7 km / 2.92 MI)


Speicherstadt - Historic Warehouse District (2.1 km / 1.3 MI)


St. Michaelis Church - landmark "Michel"  (3 km / 1.86 MI)


Golf Course Treudelberg (18 km / 11.18 MI)


Botanic Garden (3.4 km / 2.1 MI)



For Kids

Miniatur Wunderland

(2.0 km / 1.24 MI)


Zoo - Tierpark Hagenbeck

(10 km / 6.21 MI)




(1.9 km / 1.18 MI)



(1.7 km / 1.05 MI)



(1.8 km / 1.11 MI)


Gänsemarkt Passage

(2.4 km / 1.49 MI)



Central Starting Points

Fair Ground / CCH

(4 km / 2.48 MI)


Main Train Station

(1 km / 0.62 MI)


Airport Hamburg

(12 km / 7.45 MI)


Exhibitions and Events 2020


13 - 16 March 2020


31 March - 03 April 2020



26 April 2020

Hamburg Marathon


08 - 10 May 2020

Hamburg Harbour Birthday


26 – 28 June 2020

Hamburg Harley Days 2020


03 /04 July 2020

Schlagermove Parade


2 - 04 September 2020

Porsche European Golf Event

7 - 10 September 2020


16 - 19 September 2020

Reeperbahn Festival

21 - 24 September 2020



starting end of November 2020

Christmas Market



Bonus Deal - IHG® Rewards Club

Reward your next stay! Book the daily bonus deal for a small extra charge and earn 1,000 IHG® Rewards Club points on each qualified night at our hotel (up to a maximum of 20,000 IHG® Rewards Club points or 5,000 bonus miles).


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Holiday Inn Express Hamburg - City Hauptbahnhof

Nordkanalstr. 20
20097 Hamburg


Public Transport



From Main Train Station Hamburg

The main train station is located 1,000 m / 0.62 MI from the hotel. You can reach our hotel

- by foot: 12 min

- by taxi:  3 min.


From Airport Hamburg

The Airport Hamburg, Fuhlsbüttel is situated 12 km / 7.45 MI from our hotel. Please take

- a taxi: 30-45 min

- the city railway S-Bahn S1, stop Hauptbahnhof (main train station): 25 min.


Public Transport - Stops:

The following public transport stops are located close to the hotel:

- underground U-Bahn U1, stop Steinstraße

- city railway S-Bahn S1, stops Berliner Tor or Hauptbahnhof (main train station)

- Bus 112, stop Repsoldstraße.



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Guest Comments

„Very nice welcome, great room, comfortable beds and a wonderful shower! The breakfast was just great - the different coffees and the fruit salad.“
- business traveller

„I tested a lot of hotels because I am in Hamburg every 2 weeks. The Holiday Inn Express City Main Station has everything I need. Good room with a great room climate. They have great beds and a great bathroom. Even on the TV I have nothing to complain about (they have even DMAX).“
- business traveller

„Friendly staff, clean hotel, clean rooms, great and delicious breakfast whith a wide choice of food, 24 hours coffee machine available with coffee to go mug, good bus connection with bus number 112, great price, ideal hotel for city trips.“
- leisure guest

„I booked a room for my son with his girlfriend and they were just as satisfied as we were the year before. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The rooms are very clean!!“
- young couple

„We were there with our grandchildren for a musical weekend and were pleased to see how child friendly this hotel is. Staff is very nice, it's quiet at night, breakfast was delicious and the location is great (10-minute-walk to the train station). We will come back!“
- Senior couple with grandchildren