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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 4.709 Google ratings
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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.
01.12.2021 - 31.03.2022
Enjoy the bright, crisp days of winter on your trip along Hamburg‘s waterfront. Even in this cold season, the Hanseatic city exudes a vibrant charm.
An exclusive New Year's Eve full of highlights! Enjoy the fireworks from a unique perspective in the Skyline Bar 20up and let us spoil you with a 4-course menu. The package is available for one or two nights.
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