About traveling to Copenhagen

At SLM Copenhagen we get a lot of requests for information about how to get to Copenhagen and about accommodation. On this page we have collected some useful information for visitors to SLM Copenhagen. We look forward to seeing you here!


Prices are given in Euros, but the Euro is not the currency in Denmark. The Danish currency is Kroner (DKK).


Tourist websites

Wonderful Copenhagen


Visit Denmark


Copenhagen Gay Life


Gay agenda Copenhagen (event calendar)

App: http://gay-agenda.dk/app-store-download/





There are several daily train connections to Copenhagen from Hamburg, Berlin and Stockholm. From Hamburg the travel time is about 4½ hours. From Stockholm it is about 5 hours.


Copenhagen airport has direct flights to more than 100 European destinations and about 15 intercontinental destinations, so there's a good chance that there is direct flight from a city near you.

Low cost flights to Copenhagen

Several low cost airlines fly to Copenhagen.

Air Berlin


German Wings

Norwegian Air



Note that SAS also offers many cheap tickets to Copenhagen


Getting from the airport to the city centre

You can get from Copenhagen Airport to the city centre in four ways:

  1. There is a direct metro line from the arrivals terminal to the city centre. It leaves every 5 minutes. Time: 15 min. Ticket price: 4 €.
  2. There is a direct train connection from the arrivals terminal to Copenhagen Central Station (København H) in the city centre. Time: 12-15 min. Ticket price: 4 €.
  3. Take a taxi to the city centre. Time: 15-20 min. Price: about 25 €.
  4. Use the public bus - same price as the metro and train.




So, where to stay...
These are hotels we can recommend and that are located within walking distance from the SLM Copenhagen club.

Gay accommodation

Carsten's Guest House and Holiday Apartments

Guest house for gay and lesbian visitors. TV and mini bar (shared baths/toilets), guest kitchen, music lounge and sun terrace. Carsten also offers holiday apartments and studios at several locations in Copenhagen.
The prices start at 54€ for a single room.
The guest house is located about 10 minutes' walk from SLM Copenhagen.

Address: Christians Brygge 28, 5th floor - 1559 Copenhagen V
Phone: (+45) 33 14 91 07 / (+45) 40 50 91 07 - E-mail: info@carstensguesthouse.dk
Website: www.carstensguesthouse.dk

Hotel Windsor

Hotel Windsor is a traditional and unpretentious tourist class hotel attracting only gay tourists.
The rates start at 67€ per night.
The hotel is located a 10-15 minute walk from SLM Copenhagen.

Address: Frederiksborggade 30 - 1360 Copenhagen K
Phone: (+45) 33 11 08 30 - E-mail: hotelwindsor@inet.uni2.dk
Website: www.hotelwindsor.dk


Low budget hotels


CAB INN is a relatively new hotel concept offering quality hotel rooms at a budget price. The idea is copied from the cabins of passenger ships, which contain all the essentials and put the limited space to maximum use. Basic, but nice and clean.
The prices start at 75€ for a room.
CAB INN City is located a 5-10 minute walk from SLM Copenhagen.

Address: Mitchellsgade 14 - 1568 Copenhagen C
Phone: (+45) 33 46 16 16 - E-mail: city@cabinn.com
Website: www.cabinn.dk

DANHOSTEL Copenhagen City

The five-star DANHOSTEL youth and family hostel is centrally located within walking distance of the city hall square, the Tivoli, the main railway station. It offers a wonderful view over the city's roofs, the opera house and the harbour. The hostel has 700 beds and is thus Europe's largest hostel. You must be in possession of a Hostelling International Membership Card (can be bought at the hostel).
The prices start at 17€ for a bed in a dormitory.
The hostel is located a 10 minute walk from SLM Copenhagen.

Address: H.C. Andersens Boulevard 50 - 1553 Copenhagen V
Phone: (+45) 33 11 85 85 - E-mail: copenhagencity@danhostel.dk
Website: www.danhostel.dk

DANHOSTEL Copenhagen Downtown

Copenhagen Downtown is a hostel that is not afraid of alternative thinking. The hostel values culture, arts and atmosphere higher than room service and expensive hotel suites. Copenhagen Downtown is an international alternative that gives shelter to guests and artists from all over the world. The hostel is situated in the very heart of the inner city and also comprises a cool lounge, a relaxed café environment and a friendly restaurant.

The prices start at 73 € for a single room (bed in dormitory is also available for 10 €).
The hostel is located a 3 minute walk from SLM Copenhagen.

Address: Vandkunsten 5 - 1467 København K
Phone: (+45) 70 23 21 10 - E-mail: info@copenhagendowntown.com
Website: www.copenhagendowntown.com


Medium class hotels

Imperial Hotel

Imperial Hotel is a large international hotel catering everyone from the busy business man to the curious tourist. It offers a restaurant, brasserie, bar and lounge.
The prices start at around 140€ for a single room.
The hotel is located a 10-15 minute walk from SLM Copenhagen.

Address: Vester Farimagsgade 9 - DK-1606 København V
Phone: (+45) 33 12 80 00 - E-mail: imperialhotel@arp-hansen.dk
Website: www.imperial-hotel-copenhagen.com

Hotel Fox

Design hotel. Every room is unique and decorated by one of 21 international young designers. The hotel was used for the launch of Volkswagens new Fox car in April 2005. Check out the website to have a look at each of the 61 amazing rooms.
The prices start at 140€ for a single standard room.
The hotel is located a 5-10 minute walk from SLM Copenhagen.

Address: Jamers Plads 3 - 1551 Copenhagen V
Phone: (+45) 33 13 30 00 - E-mail: hotel@hotelfox.dk
Website: www.hotelfox.dk

The Square

Hotel on the town hall square. The Square opened in 2003 and is a nice stylish hotel.
Room rates start at 120€ for a standard single room.
The hotel is located a 5 minute walk from SLM Copenhagen.

Address: Rådhuspladsen 14 - 1550 Copenhagen V
Phone: (+45) 33 38 12 00 - E-mail: thesquare@arp-hansen.dk
Website: www.thesquarecopenhagen.com


High-end hotels

Hotel Skt Petri

A modern "design hotel". Opened in 2003. Hotel Skt. Petri is located right in the city centre. Very sleek and nice and has received many awards.
The rates for standard rooms start at 240€ per night.
The hotel is located a 10 minute walk from SLM Copenhagen.

Address: Krystalgade 22 - 1172 Copenhagen
Phone: (+45) 33 45 91 00 - E-mail: reservation@hotelsktpetri.com
Website: www.hotelsktpetri.com

Copenhagen Marriott Hotel

If you like luxury and an international environment Copenhagen Marriott Hotel is the place to stay. It offers a nice view over the city and the harbour, and the brunch is second to none.
The rates for a room start at about 170€ per night.
Copenhagen Marriott Hotel is located a 15 minute walk from SLM Copenhagen.

Address: Kalvebod Brygge 5 - 1560 København V
Phone: (+45) 88 33 99 00 - E-mail: mhrs.cphdk.reservations@marriott.com
Website: www.marriott.dk

Radisson SAS Royal Hotel

Radisson SAS Royal Hotel is one of the most exclusive designer hotels in Copenhagen. The entire hotel from the exterior facade through to the Swan and the Egg chairs in the lobby has been designed by famous Danish architect, Arne Jacobsen for this hotel. The hotel which was designed in the sixties is considered an international design landmark.
The rates start at about 145€ for at room per night.
Radisson SAS Royal is located a 10 minute walk from SLM Copenhagen.

Address: Hammerichsgade 1 - 1611 København V
Phone: (+45) 33 42 60 00 - E-mail: copenhagen@radissonsas.com
Website: www.radissonblu.com