Thousands of new hotel rooms coming to Copenhagen

Number of new rooms to increase by over 40 percent over next four years

With more and more tourists steaming into Copenhagen, the city is not resting on its laurels when it comes to meeting the added demand.

According to, 8,500 new rooms will be ready over the next four years – a rise of over 40 percent on the around 21,000 rooms currently available in the Danish capital.

Most of the growth will come from new hotels being built in the period – four this year alone – but there are also plenty of expansion plans in the works.

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Five hotels are planned for next year, including what will be Denmark’s biggest with 1,220 rooms, the budget hotel CabInn Dybbølsbro. The city’s third WakeUp hotel, with almost 600 rooms, will also open in 2019.

A further 2,100 rooms will be added in 2020, while 2,500 more are scheduled to arrive in 2021 – buoyed by a new airport hotel, the Scandic Copenhagen Airport, and the 632-room Spectrum on Kalvebod Brygge.