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The 14 most original hotels in and around Leipzig

You've been walking around Leipzig all day. You've seen the Monument to the Battle of the Nations, St. Thomas Church, and explored the creative milieux in Plagwitz. Now all you want to do is to rest your tired feet in a comfortable hotel room. Let us show you the hotels in Leipzig  where you can not only your feet up but also find a unique atmosphere to rest and relax. Are you ready for 13 fabulous and original hotels in Leipzig? Here we go!

Vienna House Easy Leipzig

The Vienna House hotel chain offers accommodation in several European cities. In July 2018, the Vienna House Easy also opened its doors in Leipzig. But if you think a chain means bland uniformity, think again! For one thing, Vienna  House  Leipzig offers suites that are anything but conventional. Yoga, boxing, golf and table tennis are all on the programme and the rooms also reflect this sporting theme. Would you like to do your morning yoga? Not a problem in the Vienna House! The Yoga Suite is perfectly equipped with a yoga mat, yoga guide and plenty of space. The hotel in Leipzig also has a special offer for families. A separate kids' room with a bunk bed and  ball pool invites guests to enjoy a relaxing family vacation right in the city centre.

Master Rooms in the Spinnerei (former cotton mill)

If, among the many wonderful hotels in Leipzig, you decide on a night in the Master Rooms, you will sleep right next door to Neo Rauch and other greats of the art world. Over 100 artists have their studios in the old cotton mill. The majority of Leipzig's galleries are also located here. You can choose from four different sizes of rooms, all with industrial charm. The largest of the rooms used to be the ladies' washroom in the cotton mill and provides beds for up to six guests. If the atmosphere inspires your own creativity, you can find a small workshop and a mini library with catalogues from Leipzig artists. The former industrial site is also a perfect departure point for bicycle, hiking and boat tours in the area. Prices start at €100 per night to dream under the high ceilings of what used to be an industrial warehouse.

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Hotels in Leipzig | Lagovida

Direct access to the water,  a private stretch of beach and an unparalleled view of the lakes. Welcome to Lagovida. This holiday resort on Lake Stormthäl offers over 23 dune houses directly on the east bank of the Magdeborn Peninsula. The unique location gives visitors the impression of being on the Baltic Coast. You have a choice of either a large dune house of about 71 m² and space for 4 guests or a smaller variant of 57 m² for up to 2 guests. The dune house is equally well-suited to a cosy winter evening. The cosy fireplace in the living room and the ground-level sauna give the dune house an inviting atmosphere on cool days. For prices starting from €136 per night, deep relaxation is guaranteed. And it's only 25 minutes from Leipzig's lively city centre.

Baumhaus im Kletterwald (Treehouse in the Climbing Forest)

Speaking of excursions: do you love the forest so much that you would like to sleep in it, but you find tents terribly uncomfortable? Then treat yourself to a night in the Treehouse in the Climbing Forest! Enjoy the beautiful view from a double bed through a panorama window. From a height of 12 m, gaze into the starry night sky and out onto Lake Albrechtshain. Don't worry, ladies! A shower and toilet are only a few meters away at ground level. A night in the Treehouse, including wine in the evening and two cold drinks, starts at €179. For an additional €31.80, you can enjoy a hearty breakfast for two on the treehouse terrace. Afterwards, it's off to your next unforgettable adventure on the ropes course at Kletterwald Leipzig. Treehouse guests even receive a discount on all climbing tickets. So what are you waiting for? It's time to head into the forest and up the trees!

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Hotels in Leipzig | abito suite

This modern hotel, located only 50 m from Leipzig's central market square, welcomes you with individually-decorated suites and junior suites. The 5-star facilities include Italian designer furnishings, Treca beds, and an illy espresso machine. WiFi, LOEWE TV and a telephone flat-rate ensure your work and entertainment needs are met. The only thing the suites are missing is a comprehensive service. There is no lobby or reception desk. Instead, you check in via an automated registration machine. This won't stop you from living the good life here, though! Every morning, you will find fresh bagels, bread rolls and muffins hanging on your door, allowing you to enjoy a quiet breakfast followed by a relaxing wellness treatment right in your room. A nice start to the list of Leipzig hotels, don't you think?

Gallery Hotel Leipziger Hof

Into the hotel and back to the GDR is the motto in the most unusual suite at the Galerie Hotel Leipziger Hof. For €165 per night including breakfast, you can stay in an authentically rebuilt junior suite from GDR times. The lovingly refurbished furniture and wallpaper which have historical value, give you a taste of East German history. If that's too nostalgic for you, the comfortable 4-star private hotel offers another attraction: "Here, you sleep with an original." The building and guest rooms contain over 450 pictures from and about Leipzig for your admiration. Check it out and see for yourself!

Eden Hostel & Garden

When you think of hostels, do uncomfortable bunk beds and disrupted sleep come to mind? The Eden Hostel & Garden will surprise you! This alternative hostel with a sophisticated atmosphere offers private and shared rooms, a guest kitchen, a large common area and a hostel bar. Nowhere else would you have the opportunity to sleep in a car that has been converted into a bed. Additionally, each room is individually designed – a unique work of art. The large garden offers space to relax after exploring Leipzig's sights. And with prices starting at only €20, you can easily keep to a low budget.

Hotel Paris Syndrome, Leipzig

The Hotel Paris Syndrome is part of the GfZK, Museum of Contemporary Art. You will spend the night in a studio building designed by the artist Jun Yang from Taipei. The armchairs are covered with imitation Louis Vuitton upholstery and the chairs are reminiscent of designs by Charles and Ray Eames. Chandeliers hang from the ceiling and the tables evoke a French bistro. Photos on the wall show reproductions of architecturally famous historical buildings. The artistic concept of the hotel is to give new interpretations to originals. One night in this two-storey artistic masterpiece will cost you €105    for one person or €120 for two people.

Hotel Volksboutique, Leipzig

The other half of the studio at the GfZK, Museum of Contemporary Art was also freely designed by an artist. Christine Hill from New York is particularly fascinated on the one hand by DIY stores. On the other, she is especially intrigued by the way the stores present products and materials. When designing the Hotel Volksboutique in 2012, she drew inspiration from home DIY. You will find an eclectic mix of materials and colours in your room. Prices per night start at €105 .

Podelwitz moated castle in Colditz

Idyllic surroundings and a romantic castle right on the Mulde River is what the Podelwitz moated castle near the castle city of Colditz offers. An ideal point of departure for gourmets, cyclists, boaters and other nature lovers, the castle is located in the south of the Leipzig region, shortly before the Freiberg and Zwickau branches of the Mulde meet. This unique historic building houses an inn with 24 beds and two holiday flats as well as caravan sites. The "Schlossgewölbe" restaurant offers culinary delights for connoisseurs and hungry travellers. When the weather is nice, you can order items from the à la carte menu on the terrace. The castle grounds include a beautiful park, which is perfect for a relaxed stroll or a festive celebration (with up to 120 guests). Besides company parties and birthday celebrations, weddings are also possible as the castle even includes a small civil registry office. The hotel's excellent service attracts not only water sports fans and other active holiday guests, but also campers, families, and international tourists. And if that's not enough to convince you, the castle also hosts special events and markets throughout the entire year such as the Easter, Christmas, and Mediaeval markets and the festival for children starting school that ensure plenty of activity and variety.

Hotels in Leipzig | Book Hotel Leipzig

When it comes to the Book Hotel Leipzig, you can judge it by its name. Taking inspiration from Leipzig's long tradition as the  city of book art, this hotel is all about books. Even the outside of the building is designed to look like bookshelves. The hotel has five floors with 43 comfortable guest rooms in various categories. The top level houses the junior suites with 39 m² of living space including a separate sleeping area. The rooftop terrace and covered balcony provide an unobstructed view of the neighbouring  Ring Building. The third and fourth floors contain the "deluxe" and "superior" rooms. At 30 m² each, they offer a cosy atmosphere ideal for "long-stay" guests. As to be expected in a hotel designed for browsing through books,  reading armchairs with floor lamps can be found in every room.
This hotel is proud to be a meeting place for connoisseurs of literature and visual arts. Here you can  LITERALLY  make yourself at home from  €90  per night.

Seedatschen (datchas by the lake)

Summer, sun – datcha by the lake! Yes, you heard us correctly. There are lake datchas – charming lakeside holiday cabins – on Lake Hain. You can spend your holidays here as actively or quietly as you like. On the north side of the lake, you can try every kind of water sport conceivable. You can also rent a boat and explore the neighbouring Lake Haubitz. If you are in need of peaceful relaxation, you can take it easy  in the saunas, swimming pools and  wellness centres of the Leipzig Neuseenland region. The datchas come in three different sizes. The "Zweiufer" cabin has a maximum size of 14 m² and accommodates up to two guests. The "Vierwasser" cabins have a maximum size of 34 m² and provide space for up to four guests. The largest datcha, the "Siebenhain", accommodates up to seven guests. Whether in winter or summer, prices for a stay in the Seedatschen start at €79 per night for the smallest cabin.
The property will also soon open its new "Vierhoch" datcha – a holiday home with a sauna as well as a private outdoor and grilling area.

Brera Serviced Apartments

Anyone new to Leipzig will quickly notice that the city offers great variety thanks to its many different districts. In order for guests to familiarise themselves with so much variety, Brera Services Apartments offers them the incredible opportunity to enjoy a longer stay in Leipzig without immediately having to sign a permanent rental contract. The various apartments offer many advantages for long-stay guests in particular, as they are fully furnished regardless of size. The central location also offers newcomers to Leipzig the opportunity to first "get a feel" for their new city. Leipzig Market, the shopping promenade and countless restaurants and bars are close by. Whether you are looking for a short or long stay, the Brera Serviced Apartments can offer you a temporary home with a weekly cleaning service. This full-service package is ideal for anyone who would like to experience Leipzig from a central location with a view to perhaps staying even longer.
Did any of these unique places to spend the night particularly appeal to you? Where would you most like to stay?

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