Copenhagen – Things to Do, Places to Go 3 | Tips by Hotel Alexandra

Courtesy of the Hotel Alexandra in Copenhagen

It is time for the next part of our series about Copenhagen. We hope you  enjoy it and  find all the information useful.

Today, we present some tips on what to do in Copenhagen according to Edea Kovach, the Receptionist of the Hotel Alexandra.





Brunch, Lunch, and dinner – Ristorante Italiano,
Fiolstræde 2, Copenhagen C, Tel.: 33 11 12 95,

Price level: Brunch at Dkr. 150.-, lunch plate Dkr. 155.-, 3-course evening menu DKr. 325.-.

Atmosphere: Low key with a local charm and live music on weekends

Particularly good dishes: Very good weekend brunch

Other plusses:.   Restaurante Italiano was the first Italian restaurant in Copenhagen – and has always been famous for its simple and savoury Italian gastronomy.


Lunch- Riz Raz (brun), Store Kanikkestræde 19, Copenhagen C,

Tel: 33 32 33 45

Price level: 100-200 Dkr. per person for lunch.

Atmosphere:. RizRaz has gone back in time and chosen the best of the Mediterranean countries and has gathered the specialties under one roof.

Other plusses: For many years, this restaurant was chosen the best vegetarian restaurant. RizRaz is very well known for its big buffet.


Lunch – The Laundromat Café, Elmegade 15 , Copenhagen N,

Tel: 35 35 26 72 ,

Price level: Lunch max. Dkr. 200.-.

Atmosphere: Laundromat and cafe combined , cool and hip.

Other plusses: If you need to have your clothes washed during your stay, this is the place.

Besides washing, there is a wireless Internet cafe, and in addition there are 4000 books available.

Young designers exhibit their creations on the Laundromat walls.




Louisiana, Gl. Strandvej 13, Humlebaek,

Primary exhibition or genre: Modern art.

Atmosphere: Situated in a large old park with a view of Øresund across to the Swedish coast

Other plusses: Fine café and museum shop.


Dansk Design Center,  H.C. Andersens Boulevard 27, Copenhagen V,  Tel.:33693369

Primary exhibition or genre: It is all about Danish design.

Atmosphere: Minimalistically arranged – big bright rooms – always a good special exhibition.

Other plusses: Ideal for all those who love Danish design.


Cisternerne (glass museum) ,Pile alle  55, Frederiksberg ,  Tel: 33 21 93 10,

Primary exhibition or genre: Modern works of glass.

Atmosphere: Very humid under the gound; the cisterns from 1856-59 were to secure the Copenhageners clean water. It opened in 1996 as a glass museum.

Other plusses: Placed in the beautiful ’Søndermarken’ park right across from the ZOO and Frederiksberg Garden.




Frederiksberg Garden, Frederiksberg Runddel, Pile Alle


Atmosphere: Quiet and relaxing with many visitors who either stroll around or relax in the garden. A perfect place of refuge from city traffic.

Other plusses: Frederiksberg Castle is wonderfully placed with a view of the garden, and you can admire Copenhagen from up there with its many towers and steeples. You can also get a glimpse of the many animals in the Zoo.


Søerne (The Lakes): Sankt Jørgens Sø, Peblinge Sø, Sortedams Sø.

Atmosphere: The tour around all the lakes is 6.3 km, and it stretches from  Frederiksberg via Nørrebro to Østerbro. A walk provides rich opportunities to watch Copenhagen’s many different styles of building. The atmosphere is a mixture of the pulsating heart of the city and the more relaxed lifestyle with cafés located around the lakes.

Other plusses: In the summer it is possible to rent water cycles at the café named ’Kaffesalonen’, and you can also enjoy a cup of coffee or tea on the ourdoor terrace of Kaffesalonen, which is located on the ’Peblinge’ lake at ’Dronning Louises’ bridge.


Vor Frue kirke (Our Lady’s Church), Nørregade 8, Copenhagen C,

Atmosphere: A very beautiful church, in which crown prince Frederik and crown princess Mary got married.

Other plusses: You should try to get to the midnight church service.




Copenhagen Jazzhouse, Niels Hemmingsens Gade 10,

Copenhagen C, Tel: 33 93 26 16
Price level: Medium.

Atmosphere: Bar atmosphere tied to loud music. In the basement, there is a night club.

Other plusses: Jazz concerts.


Vega, Enghavevej  40, Copenhagen V,

Price level: Medium to above medium.

Atmosphere: Big dance floor . Music is mostly house.

Other plusses: Also a big chill-out room.




Elmegade: Copenhagen 2200

Selection: A wide selection of modern and exclusive clothes, often made by the shop owners and therefore unique, things which cannot be found in mainstream shops.

Price level: Medium/expensive.

Atmosphere: At the end of Elmegade, you find Sankt Hans Torv (Square), which has trendy cafes where people sit outside in the summer to enjoy looking at a hectic everyday life at Nørrebro. The atmosphere is youthful and lively.

Other plusses: Local atmosphere with many young people and a trendy environment. Is is also possible to have a cup of coffee while washing your clothes at the Laundromat cafe.


Bredgade: Copenhagen C

Price level: High.

Atmosphere: Exclusive shops that sell second-hand classical Danish architect-designed furniture. One of Copenhagen’s quarters most worth seeing, and therefore also with many tourists.

Other plusses: Amalienborg Castle (the royal residence) is around the corner with ’Amaliehaven’ and a view of the new Opera. Also in Bredgade is the magnificent ’Marmorkirke’ (Marble Church).


Hotel Alexandra

Epoque Classic Superior Hotel, Boutique Hotel in Copenhagen > Denmark

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Hotel Alexandra is a boutique hotel located in the very heart of Copenhagen at the “Town Hall Square”! The Alexandra is beautifully decorated with classical Retro Danish furniture Design, and the hotel’s 100 year old walls are dressed in Danish art – Here you will find a sight for sore eyes! The long History and Hotel tradition, gives the guests an opportunity to take in the warmth of a personal, non-chain atmosphere. Hotel Alexandra offers allergy free rooms for guest who might need this kind of accommodation. Furthermore, as of March 1st 2009, Hotel Alexandra will become CO2-neutral in its total energy consumption of electricity, district heating, and gas. The Hotel is already the Copenhagen hotel that has for the longest time been environmentally certified by trade organization HORESTA’s eco-label ‘Den Grønne Nøgle’ (The Green Key). Hotel Alexandra’s rooms offer dry cleaning, laundry, room service, TV, footbath, internet all this is standard in the Hotel. Restaurant- KBH Bistro is a french cuisine were you will have a diverse selection of wines, this is why it is also named Wine Bistro. KBH Bistro provides service to the room when you feel like relaxing.


Hotel Alexandra is located in the very centre of Copenhagen, on the best corner of the City Hall Square, near the Copenhagen City hall, the Tivoli gardens and walking distance from Strøget, which is the longest pedestrian shopping area in Europe. This boutique hotel is only a 15 minute taxi/ bus ride away from the conference centre “Bella Center”, and 20 minutes by taxi or 30 minutes by train from the city airport. – View Location Map.

General Information:

Category: Epoque Classic Superior [learn more]
Address: H.C. Andersens Boulevard 8, Copenhagen [view map]
Type: Boutique Hotel
Best Rate: 826 DKK [View Calendar]
Total Rooms: 61
Languages Spoken by Staff: English, German
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