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Discover the RIVERstyle.
At the heart of St. Pauli, between the harbour, the River Elbe and the Reeperbahn, the impressive bronze-panelled tower of the Empire Riverside Hotel, designed by the British star architect David Chipperfield, rises into the sky.
The location is perfect. Hamburg's elegant lifestyle and design hotel offers a bird's eye view of the city. Enjoy the most beautiful view of Hamburg over the harbour, the River Elbe and the city – from our stylish rooms and suites and the Skyline Bar 20up as well as our innovative fish restaurant waterkant.
RIVERstyle, a unique mix of international flair, timeless elegance and Hanseatic understatement, coupled with the unique view over the Hanseatic city, makes the Empire a truly unique experience.
Get to know Hamburg in all its bright facets – with a stay at the Empire Riverside Hotel!
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Centralized: Directly located in St.Pauli at the port and the Reeperbahn, next to the city centre
Rooms with a breathtaking panoramic view over the port, the river Elbe and the city itself
Hamburg's most popular skyline bar with the most beautiful view of the city
Modern fish restaurant with an open show kitchen
4,6 out of 5 potential stars from approximately 6.743 Google ratings
Get a first impression of the Empire Riverside Hotel with our drone video.
Make your stay in the hanseatic city to something really special.
With our packages, you can combine the very best of Hamburg with all that the Empire Riverside Hotel has to offer. Enjoy our specially tailored packages for connoisseurs, best friends and harbour enthusiasts.
The highlight for two. Hamburg, you and your loved one - Explore the beautiful metropolis at the river Elbe and experience unforgettable moments together.
Hamburg, the gateway to the world - Explore the most beautiful side of the Hanseatic city on a boat trip around the harbour and discover many sights such as the Elbphilharmonie, the historic warehouse district and the gigantic container harbour.
Hamburg from its most beautiful angle: a room with harbour view, champagne breakfast and Sushi in our bar & lounge DAVID'S. The "Best View Cocktail" in our Skyline Bar 20up will be a guaranteed highlight of your stay.
Discover our four Seasondreams packages with different culinary highlights as well as the unique view of the port of Hamburg and the city. Whether spring, summer, autumn or winter - Hamburg is worth a visit at any time of the year.
1st June 2023 - 31st March 2024
Hamburg from the most beautiful bird's eye view: A room with harbour view, a rich breakfast buffet as well as sushi and a cocktail in our Skyline Bar 20up provides the highlight of your stay.
9th May to 12th May 2024
Experience the fascination of the 835th anniversary of the harbour of Hamburg with our special. RIVERstyle Harbour Birthday is your choice for a unique weekend including the world's largest harbour festival.
Bring a smile to the face of your loved ones, friends or business partners with a voucher of the Empire Riverside Hotel. The voucher is redeemable in the entire hotel.
We are so very happy to stay at Empire Riverside. This was our second stay and hopefully we will come back some day. At least, if we are going to Hamburg again, we will choose your hotel, no doubt.
Like the last time, very pleasent stay. Nice modern hotel - great bar. (pretty much external traffic - without any selection)
I have had a good experience, excelente situation, good services and increíble 20th bar