The Park Hyatt Hamburg is a luxury hotel located in the city centre and the only Park Hyatt in Germany. In this extensive review, we’ll show what you can expect of staying here and why we think that the property is worth recommending!
Hamburg is an interesting city when it comes to luxury hotels. There are very few real luxury hotels, including the Fairmont Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Hamburg and The Fontenay Hamburg as well as the Park Hyatt. There are also a couple of upper scale options, but there are very few hotels really branding themselves as luxury hotels.
That said, the Park Hyatt comes with one of the best locations as it’s located right in the city center and also not far away from the train station. While this means that the views aren’t comparable to the Fairmont or Fontenay, I think that it’s a very good location for both business and leisure.
I have stayed at the Park Hyatt Hamburg a couple of times and had all kinds of rooms from Deluxe Rooms to Junior Suites to Apartments. The design is relatively similar in all, so I’ll just focus on a Junior Suite from one of my last stays.
In this case, the junior suite had a somewhat different shape than most I know at the property and came with a small entrance table with some storage, followed by some seating.
This lounging area is quite nice if you are alone or with a partner, but you definitely can’t host larger parties here.
Right next to the armchairs is the working desk with a not all that comfortable chair.
There’s also a flat-screen television in the corner, which feels quite massive (and oddly modern compared to the rest of the furniture).
In this corner, you can also find a Nespresso coffee machine with a couple of capsules, all complimentary. The minibar is here as well, but this is obviously chargeable.
The bed is located in a little nook on the other side of the room and comes with two nightstands.
In general, I sleep very well at the Park Hyatt Hamburg as the property offers very quiet rooms and comfortable beds. This Junior Suite for example is facing the quiet inner courtyard, but doesn’t offer any views to speak of.
On another positive note, the Park Hyatt Hamburg offers a couple of nice gimmicks for guests booking via Hyatt Privé, including a bottle of wine and a fruit basket.
The highlight of this Junior Suite at the Park Hyatt Hamburg is the bathroom, in my opinion. It is surprisingly spacious and comes with plenty of storage space next to the sink (somewhat oddly there’s just one).
The toilet is located in a different small room, which adds privacy.
What’s really nice is the area with shower and bathtub, where you can find a spacious walk-in shower and a free-standing tub.
This area also comes with daylights, which makes a shower in the morning even more enjoyable!
Last but not least, at the very end of the bathroom, there’s a small storage room, where you put your suitcase and clothes.
All in all, I really like the rooms at the Park Hyatt Hamburg even though the design definitely isn’t the most modern out there. You can definitely see a difference to more modern Hyatts like the Grand Hyatt Incheon and a renovation would make sense sometime soon, but I still find the rooms to be luxurious enough for the time being.
If you are looking for the very best aspect of a stay at the Park Hyatt Hamburg, it is breakfast, in my opinion.
The hotel offers a very lavish breakfast buffet with dozens of different options.
Those include a great selection of yogurts, muesli and fresh fruits.
There’s also a fabulous selection of cold cuts, cheeses, veggies and more. Another highlight are the great bread and bakery options.
Obviously, there are also various hot options available at the buffet.
However, I’d recommend rather ordering something of the additional menu, which includes omelets, pancakes and more. The freshly prepared dishes are particuarly good.
Coffee specialites are offered by the table and you can also enjoy freshly squeezed juices when having breakfast at the Park Hyatt Hamburg.
All that said, I’d say that the Park Hyatt Hamburg offers one of the best breakfasts of a hotel in Germany, at least on par with what properties like the Adlon Kempinski Berlin or Althoff Hotel am Schlossgarten offer.
During my last stays, I had the chance to enjoy a nice lunch at the hotel’s Apples Restaurant. The lunch menu comes with a fair price tag and still features high quality cuisine.
Whether a salad, fried salmon or a Wiener Schnitzel, everything I ate at the Park Hyatt Hamburg was wonderful and recommendable.
The same is true for my room service experience, where I once tried a salmon steak, which was on the pricey side, but at the same time excellent!
Thus, I can fully recommend eating at the hotel when staying here, it’s worth it.
While the Park Hyatt Hamburg advertises the Club Olympus as a real highlight of a stay at the property, I wasn’t fully sold. It’s a bit annoying that you first have to take an elevator to the lobby and then change again, but my main issue is that the whole area comes without daylight.
While the gym is well equipped, it feels a bit depressing in my opinion. While you can easily do a full workout, I’d honestly rather have a bit fewer equipment and a better view.
There’s also a nice swimming pool, which is great for swimming laps.
The lounging spots around are a bit limited and I probably wouldn’t spend hours here relaxing.
What’s really nice though is the area with different saunas and a steam bath.
The Park Hyatt Hamburg sure offers decent recreation facilities and offers more than the Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten or the SIDE Hotel Hamburg in that regard, I wouldn’t call the offerings exceptional.
My stay at the Park Hyatt Hamburg was a very enjoyable one and I will definitely stay here again when in Hamburg. Particularly when booking with Hyatt Privé, the hotel offers an exceptional value for the money. While particularly The Fontenay Hamburg is a tad ahead when it comes to all offerings, the Park Hyatt offers a better value for the money, in my opinion. If you don’t mind the somewhat old design, you sure will like staying here!