Where to Stay In Nuremberg

Nuremberg is a city full of treasures, and to make your stay in the city as great as possible, we have curated a list of places to stay in Nuremberg. For your convenience, the majority of these hotels are near the Old Town from where all the major attractions are within walking distance.

From luxury hotels to affordable places, we have specified accommodations for budgets of every size. If you’ve planned the rest of your trip but still wondering where to stay in Nuremberg, read on!

DJH Youth Hostel Nuremberg (Jugendherberge Nürnberg)

One of the most spectacular places to stay in Nuremberg (for at least one night), this hostel is located in the stables of the Imperial Castle of Nuremberg. Open every day, except around Christmas (24-26 December), DJH Youth Hostel offers the unique experience of living in the biggest tourist attraction in Nuremberg.

attraction in Nuremberg

Staying here also makes sure you are situated right in the Old Town where most of the attractions are located. Places like St. Lawrence Church, the underground bunkers, and the city museum are within walking distance.

Even though they’re located in a 500-year-old castle, the rooms are modern and offer en-suite bathrooms and free Wi-Fi. Families are accommodated with highchairs, cots, and bathroom stools, while wheelchair users are accommodated with accessible showers, ramps, elevators, and help to reach the castle itself. Cyclists can also store their bikes safely and are given access to cyclist’s maps as well as tools for repairs.

tools for repairs

Breakfast and dinner buffets are included with the option of a packed lunch or warm lunch available. The bistro is open until 11:00 pm for drinks.

Prices start from €32.90/night with an extra €4.00/night for those older than 27.
To stay in a German hostel, you will either need to be a member of the Youth Hostel Association or purchase an International Guest Card.

Hotel Victoria

Built in 1896, Hotel Victoria is 120 years old and steeped in history. An example of “New Nuremberg style”, it is mostly Gothic but also includes some characteristics of the Renaissance style. Today, it is a protected monument.

protected monument

A 4-star hotel, there are seven different categories of rooms at Hotel Victoria, including family rooms and non-smoking rooms. Starting at €82/night, all rooms are equipped with room safes and high-speed Wi-Fi.

Located in the Old Town, Hotel Victoria is close to the major attractions in the city including the Imperial Castle, St. Lawrence Church, the Schöne Brunnen Fountain and more.

Along with a breakfast buffet, the hotel boasts a terrace café, a retreat room, and a lobby bar. Check out a 3D tour of the hotel!

Hotel Drei Raben (The Three Raven)

Known as Nuremberg’s first themed hotel, a stay here would be especially unique – 16 rooms at Hotel Drei Raben are “Mythical Theme Rooms”. They are styled around landmarks, folklore and legends from Nuremberg and Germany. Different rooms tell different stories: examples include Toy Town, The Nuremberg Funnel, Martin Behaim, Nuremberg Memories, The Gingerbread Man, The Time Machine, and The Goose Man’s Fountain.

Goose Man’s Fountain

If those rooms are not according to your taste, there are also luxury junior suites available. All rooms offer fast Wi-Fi, televisions, DVD players, and en-suite bathrooms. Prices start from €94.5/night. The hotel also has a breakfast buffet and a wine bar.

The location is also convenient as it is right opposite the Neues Museum. Since the 4-star hotel is in the Old Town, it is close to other attractions as well.

Hotel Elch

Hotel Elch is a 3-star, family-run, boutique hotel with a lot of character and history. Built in the 14th century, the building has wooden floors and beams. It is located in the castle district, close to the main attractions in the city. St. Sebald’s Church is just a few steps away, and the Imperial Castle is within walking distance.

within walking distance

Even though the structure is old, the hotel offers modern amenities such as television, free Wi-Fi, and mini-bars. Prices start from €69/night.

start from 69 night

Dürer Hotel

Dürer Hotel is a hotel located at the foot of the Imperial Castle of Nuremberg. It has a peaceful feel and provides guests with a breakfast buffet, gym, bar, garden, sauna, and a steam bath.

Not only is it steps away from the castle, it is also within walking distance of Albrecht Dürer House and St. Sebald’s Church. Although it is located close to the ancient castle, the hotel is very modern. It provides amenities such as free Wi-Fi, television, en-suite bathrooms, an elevator, safety deposit boxes, mini-bars, hair dryers, dry cleaning etc. Prices start from €118.80/night.

start from €118.80 night

Le Méridien Grand Hotel Nürnberg

Part of the Marriott chain, Le Méridien Grand Hotel is a 4-star, 125 year-old hotel in the heart of the Old Town. It is within walking distance of all the major attractions, including the Imperial Castle, St. Sebald’s Church etc.

Sebald’s Church etc

Guests are allowed free entrance into the Neues Museum. Not to mention, they can avail amenities such as a breakfast buffet, laundry services, daily housekeeping services, car rental services, safe deposit boxes, and shoe shining.

All rooms come with high-speed Wi-Fi, a flat-screen television, and an iPod charging station. They also provide mini-bars, movies, bottled water, a coffee maker, tea service, electrical adapters, climate control settings, irons, a safe, and a mini fridge. Bathrooms include bathrobes and hair dryers.  The hotel also boasts a restaurant, bar, and a fitness center. Prices start from €107/night.

Deutscher Kaiser

This 3-star historic hotel was built in 1888/1889 and is an excellent example of the “Nuremberg-style”. Known for its beautiful architecture, it is heritage-listed. It is located in the Old Town with St. Lawrence Church 2 minutes away.

Church 2 minutes away

In the heart of the city, it is just around the corner from Albrecht Dürer House. It is within walking distance of all the major tourist attractions including the churches and the Imperial Castle.

All rooms include WiFi, a flat-screen television, a safety deposit box, slippers, bathrobes, a phone, a small desk, hair dryer, and an en-suite bathroom. The hotel also has a fitness room, library, meeting room, and reading room. A buffet breakfast is served every morning and rooms start from €159/night.

Adina Apartment Hotel

Although it is not the most aesthetically pleasing hotel on the outside, it is modern and luxurious inside. Adina Apartment Hotel boasts a sauna, an indoor pool and a fitness center. All studios and apartments have air conditioning, kitchens, washing machines and dryers, flat-screen televisions, and a work desk. Additionally, all of the units are accessible for disabled guests. Bathrooms may have showers or bathtubs, and there are free toiletries, a hair dryer, and bathrobes available for guests.

bathrobes available for guests

A restaurant and a bar are also on site, and the property boasts a beautiful rooftop terrace.

rooftop terrace

It is located right next to the Germanic National Museum and the Imperial Castle. Other sights are only a 15 minutes’ walk away. Units are available from €97.5/night.

Five Reasons Hotel & Hostel

For those looking to travel on a budget, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. Accommodation can get very expensive, but it doesn’t have to be that way. The Five Reasons Hotel & Hostel is affordable and yet does not lack essential amenities. It provides a great experience on a budget.

experience on a budget

It is based on five principles to make sure their guests have the best experience possible:

  • Good location
  • Good value
  • Great facilities
  • Friendliness and individuality
  • A clean environment

Their aim is to provide affordable accommodation without compromising on functionality and a cozy atmosphere. They deliver on these promises by having dorm rooms starting at €18/night and guest rooms for €49/night.

The hotel is located near the Old Town for easy access to the major tourist attractions – it is a 10 minute walk to the Imperial Castle, St. Sebald’s Church, Fembo City Museum, and other attractions.

It also boasts oak floors, comfortable beds, black-out curtains, spacious bathrooms, and rainforest showers. All rooms are non-smoking, and there is free Wi-Fi available throughout the property. A bar and lounge are also available on the ground floor. A spacious terrace area is also provided for guests.

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Along with a morning breakfast which is available till 12:00 pm for late risers, the hostel also offers guests a chance to cook on their own by providing a common kitchen. This self-serving kitchen is spacious and has plenty of seating.

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One of the main reasons we picked this specific hostel is its spacious bedrooms. Hostels are usually small and cramped with several people packed in a small space. At Five Reasons, the rooms are spacious and filled with light, so guests, no matter how limited in their budget, can enjoy themselves.

Stay In Nuremberg

This is our round up of where to stay in Nuremberg. From historic buildings to luxury hotels and affordable hostels, there should be something for everyone on this list. We hope this helped you decide where to stay in Nuremberg and you enjoy yourselves wherever you end up staying!