Located just under three hundred miles to the north of Warsaw at the mouth of the Vistula and was once the Prussian city of Danzig. The birthplace of Solidarity, Gdansk is the centre of the Polish Riviera and the gateway to castle country, which boasts structures such as the fortress of the Teutonic Knights of Malbork. This is a great place for lovers of history and culture to spend a few nights and the city includes its fair share of luxury hotels for visitors to choose from. Here is a selection of the city’s leading luxury hotels.
Hotel Gdańsk Boutique
This luxurious establishment perfectly combines elements of both old and new as it is located in both a fully restored 18th-century granary as well as an enchanting modern marine-style building. All of the rooms here are extremely stylish and guests can choose between a view of the Old Town or the pretty yacht marina. The most spacious rooms also come complete with their own private seating area and this is a great place to relax and unwind. Beer lovers will also be in their element as the hotel includes it’s very own brewery and no stay would be complete without allowing the time to sample a glass or two or this award-winning beer.
Located in the picturesque Old Town district, this elegant and historical hotel is an attraction all by itself. This is the perfect place to stay for couples who are planning a romantic trip and by far the best option is the grand deluxe rooms, which treats guests to a stunning view of the Motława River and Old Town from their balcony. There are more river views to soak up while dining ion style on the restaurant terrace, while the main dining room is extremely grand and is sure to impress.
Set in the heart of the picturesque Tricity Landscape Park the Dwór Oliwsk ifeatures a unique atmosphere and the 70 luxury rooms, including 2 apartments and 11 spacious junior suites include plenty of homely yet luxurious touches. One of the main features of the hotel is its spa and guests should also allow plenty of time to unwind in the jacuzzi after a busy day of seeing the sites, while those who are in search of a little pampering will also be able to take their pick from a wide range of spa treatments. The hotel’s restaurant offers French cuisine and flavours blended with traditional Polish classics and in the summer months eat alfresco in the garden terrace
PURO Hotel Gdańsk Stare Miasto
This contemporary hotel brand takes full advantage of its marina setting and even guests who don’t have a marina facing room will find plenty of secluded alcoves where they can soak up the scenery. The rooftop restaurant offers some of the best views in the whole of Gdansk as well as a good selection of tasty dishes and a very extensive beer menu that includes a number of local brews. The décor here is light and fresh with plenty of splashes of colour, while guests are invited to make full use of the onsite spa and wellness centre which includes a steam bath, sauna and gym as well as an comprehensive treatment selection.
IBB Hotel Długi Targ
Set in one of the city’s iconic townhouses in the heart of the city moments away from Green Gate and a few steps from Long Market. This smart hotel is both stylish and very luxurious, and each of the 70 rooms and apartments is spacious enough for couple and families. The dining room comes complete with several secluded alcoves where couples can sit and gaze out at the city while enjoying a cup of coffee or a glass or wine. The hotel is also famous for its bar, which attracts many of the city’s residents on the weekends and it also includes an in-house spa offering a range of massages and spa treatments.