11 winter city trips at the Happy Beyond Desire Price

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11 winter city trips at the Happy Beyond Desire Price

A Christmas getaway to a festively lit city is just as much a part of the holiday season as are mulled wine and roasted chestnuts. Our season’s recommendations: Enjoy some spiced punch while hopping from market to market in Vienna, stroll through the traditional and romantic Christmas market at the cathedral in Salzburg, shop for unique and unusual Christmas gifts in Berlin and/or visit the slightly eccentric holiday markets at the Reeperbahn in Hamburg. In Linz, you can combine Christmas magic with culture. In Stuttgart, the beautifully illuminated city centre becomes the perfect backdrop for your Christmas setting. And Dresden during the holiday season? You’ll be thrilled!

This year, fans of Christmas, cinnamon and spiced punch can book their holiday getaway at the most beautiful ARCOTEL Christmas destinations at the HAPPY BEYOND DESIRE PRICE with a 15% discount per room and night, including a gourmet breakfast as an optional extra.

Experience MORE bliss thanks to our hotels’ central location and convenient public transport connections. Every ARCOTEL hotel is guaranteed to be the ideal starting point for your stay during the Christmas season. Act now and discover the beauty of the ARCOTEL hotels during Christmastime at a HAPPY BEYOND DESIRE PRICE:

1. Choose your city hotel

2. Check the date

3. Book your 15% discount as TOP PRICE

Act now and enjoy Christmas to the full at the ARCOTEL destinations. This offer is only available for a limited number of rooms and must be booked exclusively with ARCOTEL Hotels.

  • 15% discount as our TOP PRICE for you
  • Only bookable at ARCOTEL Hotels
  • Comfort double room per night
  • Bookable with or without gourmet breakfast
  • Book at least 3 days before arrival
  • 100% Prepay upon booking
  • Changes and cancellations are not allowed
11 winter city trips at the Happy Beyond Desire Price

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Winter City Trip to Vienna

ARCOTEL Wimberger Vienna

"As Colourful as life itself"

Vienna is one of Europe’s most beautiful cities – even more so during the holiday season. Artisanal crafts and seasonal delicacies abound at the many charming traditional Christmas markets in the Austrian capital. The ARCOTEL Wimberger is perfectly located in Vienna’s 7th district – not far from Mariahilfer Straße, the city’s longest shopping street. The idyllic and romantic Christmas market at Spittelberg is just 15 minutes away on foot, and the U3 underground line will take you directly to the many other markets in the city centre.

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ARCOTEL Kaiserwasser Vienna

„Just the way I like it“

Vienna’s Christmas markets are the highlight of the year before 2022 draws to a close – an unforgettable experience and the first choice for a quick getaway. The ARCOTEL Kaiserwasser, renowned as an oasis of calm in the busy Austrian capital, is perfectly suited for a city trip. Situated directly on the U1 underground line, the most beautiful Christmas markets in the city – including the Christmas Village at St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the Old Viennese Christmas Market at Freyung, the Arts & Crafts Market at Karlsplatz and the Winter Market at Riesenradplatz – are all lined up in a row waiting for you to visit.

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ARCOTEL Donauzentrum Vienna

„Shop’til you drop“

When it’s cold and snowing outside, Vienna’s largest shopping centre is a wonderful alternative for a cosy one-stop shopping experience. The trendy ARCOTEL Donauzentrum makes for a perfect home base where you can leave your coat in your room as you enjoy a shopping spree at Westfield Donau Zentrum. Once you’ve found all your presents, the U1 underground line will take you straight to the city centre to all of Vienna’s most beautiful Christmas markets.

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Winter City Trip to Linz


„In best company“

The Upper Austrian capital of Linz is also transformed into a winter wonderland during the Christmas season. Fir trees adorn the large markets and squares, and the smell of roasted chestnuts and mulled wine permeates the city’s bustling shopping streets. The ARCOTEL Nike is located in Donaupark on the banks of the Danube, just a few minutes on foot from the city centre, a mere stone’s throw from the Christmas markets at the Hauptplatz and in the Volksgarten, and close to all the biggest hotspots in the city, such as Brucknerhaus, Lentos Art Museum and Ars Electronica Center.

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Winter City Trip to Salzburg

ARCOTEL Castellani Salzburg

„Stillness is the greatest source of inspiration“

If you’re planning a visit to Salzburg during the holiday season, then a must-see is the city’s oldest Christmas market next to the cathedral in the middle of the old town. For even more Austrian culture, we recommend coming around Saint Nicholas Day on 6 December for the annual Krampuslauf through the streets of Salzburg. The ARCOTEL Castellani is beautifully located just 15 minutes on foot from the historic city centre with its Christmas markets and many shopping opportunities.

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Winter City Trip to Stuttgart

ARCOTEL Camino Stuttgart

„New encounters“

At Christmastime, Stuttgart is especially picturesque and charming. The festively lit city centre, with the medieval Old Palace and baroque New Palace, forms a unique backdrop for the traditional Christmas market. The 4-star ARCOTEL Camino in Stuttgart is conveniently located, close to all the action yet far enough to serve as a haven of peace away from the crowds. During a Christmas city trip, the Königstraße shopping street and the Theodor-Heuss-Straße nightlife district offer a welcome change of pace.

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Winter City Trip to Berlin

ARCOTEL Velvet Berlin

„Among friends“

In the weeks before Christmas, Berlin is perfect for an exciting getaway. The German capital is famous not only for its many shopping opportunities but also for its eccentric and creative Christmas markets with lots of lights that turn the whole city into a picture postcard scene. The ARCOTEL Velvet is located in the lively heart of Berlin, directly on Oranienburger Straße and just a few steps away from the famous Christmas markets at Friedrichstraße – ideal for a city trip during the holiday season.

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ARCOTEL John F Berlin

„Lively, cosmopolitan, international“

It’s no secret that Berlin is the perfect shopping destination at Christmastime. Every year, the shop windows are lovingly decorated and fabulously illuminated. With its many Christmas markets, Berlin is filled with holiday magic. The ARCOTEL John F is just a few minutes away from the famous Friedrichstraße shopping mile with its romantic Christmas market at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. The central location at Gendarmenmarkt is the ideal starting point for Christmas market hopping in Berlin.

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Winter City Trip to Hamburg

ARCOTEL Onyx Hamburg

„On the stage of life“

Just in time for Christmas, Hamburg’s city centre transforms into a festive winter wonderland with countless quirky, at times whimsical, but also traditional and romantic Christmas markets. One of the zaniest Christmas markets in Hamburg is Santa Pauli at Spielbudenplatz next to the notorious Reeperbahn with its ribald take on the Christmas tradition. The ARCOTEL Onyx is located directly on the legendary Reeperbahn in the district of St. Pauli. It doesn’t get any better than this!

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ARCOTEL Rubin Hamburg

„A high-class kaleidoscope“

Come Christmas, Hamburg sparkles and glitters on every corner – perfect for a stroll through the city streets to experience the Christmas flair. The district of St. Georg, home to Hamburg’s LGBTQIA+ community, captivates visitors with its dazzling Winter Pride Christmas Market. The ARCOTEL Rubin is only two blocks away from the famous Lange Reihe with its countless restaurants, bars and eclectic shops. All of the city’s Christmas highlights are within easy reach by underground train.

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Winter City Trip to Dresden

ARCOTEL HafenCity Dresden

„The sunny side of Dresden“

If you love the magic of the Christmas season, then you should definitely plan a quick getaway to Dresden. The city on the Elbe is also known as Germany’s Christmas capital, where the famous Striezelmarkt will be held for the 588th time this year. The trendy ARCOTEL HafenCity is your perfect home base for a lovely time in Dresden. The old town can be easily reached on foot along the Elbe or by tram lines no. 9 and no. 4. After a long day exploring the city’s Christmas markets, the hotel’s ElbUferei restaurant awaits with a selection of culinary delights.

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