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Hotels in Dresden

From 24th November to 24th December 2016


If you like Christmas, you’ll love Dresden. A grand total of eleven completely different Christmas markets, from the by no means Dark Ages to the après ski charm of alpine huts, makes for wonderfully conflicting decisions.


Holiday sounds fill the air throughout the city. From the many oratorios, Advent, organ and gospel concerts, Dresden’s churches brim with festive insider tips.


The heart of this magical place is the Striezelmarkt, one of the largest German Christmas markets. It is also the oldest, having been established in 1434. This market boasts the world´s largest Erzgebirge wooden pyramid and a candle arch you can actually walk across.


A grand total of eleven completely different Christmas Markets in Dresden can make the decision of which Christmas Market to visit a delightfully conflicting choice. Each of them feature their own intimate flair, such as the charming medieval market in the stable yards at the Residenzschloss or the famous Frauenkirche. For a few glorious hours, just go with the flow and immerse yourself in the Christmas spirit. If you like Christmas, you’ll love Dresden.

Best hotels for Christmas

in Dresden

The Westin Bellevue Dresden

The Westin Bellevue Dresden ★★★★

From €85 / night

Dresden's Baroque district

Spa with 120 m² pool, saunas and a gym


Steigenberger Hotel de Saxe

Steigenberger Hotel de Saxe ★★★★

From €90 / night

In the heart of Dresden

Sauna, gym and a massage and beauty salon 


Holiday Inn Dresden - Am Zwinger

Holiday Inn Dresden  ★★★★

From €85 / night

Located in the Baroque heart of Dresden

Relax at the hotel bar or in the library 


Swissôtel Dresden Am Schloss

Swissôtel Dresden ★★★★★

From €106/ night

In the heart of Dresden’s Old Town

Gym, spa, and elegant rooms with free Wi-Fi


Hotel Taschenbergpalais Kempinski

Hotel Taschenbergpalais ★★★★★

From €135 / night

Next to Dresden Castle

French cuisine is served in the Palais Bistro


Bülow Palais

Bülow Palais ★★★★★

From €125/ night

15-minute walk from the Old Town

400m² day spa and a Michelin-star restaurant


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