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    How to get to Fraser Suites Hamburg

    Information to help guest learn more about the location and the city

    • Facilities within the vicinity

      • Supermarket (2 min walk)
      • Clinic (2 min walk)

      Supermarket:
      Edeka Struve (200 metres away)

      Coffee Shop:
      Starbucks (100 metres away)
      Erste Liebe Bar (150 metres away)

      Subway:
      U-Bahn Subway station (20 metres)

    • About the City

      Hamburg is a city on the water. Second only to Berlin in terms of size and population, the city of Hamburg is home to some of the largest harbours in Europe. Due to its many waterways and canals, it is often referred to as the “Venice of the North”.

      The Alster, a sizeable lake in the middle of Hamburg, makes this such a desirable place to live. Apart from water, there are many facets that give the city its distinct character, such as the high-end historic residences in Elbchaussee and the white-painted houses in Havesthude.

      After London and New York, Hamburg is the next most vibrant city for catching a musical, concert or show (it is known by many as the ‘Broadway of Germany’). The opening of Elbphilharmonie in 2017 is further testament to Hamburg’s reputation as a world-class destination for international visitors.

    • Nearby places of Interest

      • Lake Alster | 13 minutes by car (3 km / 1.86 miles)
      • Shopping Street | 10 minutes by foot (1 km / 0.60 miles)
      • Hamburg Town Hall Rathaus | 10 minutes by foot (700 metres / 0.40 miles)
      • Speicherstadt Warehouse District | 12 minutes by foot (1.2 km / 0.62 miles)
      • Miniature Wonderland | 10 minutes by foot (700 meter / 0.40 miles)
      • Congress Centre Hamburg (CCH) | 10 minutes by car (2.7 km / 1.60 miles)
      • Elbphilharmonie | 10 minutes by foot (1 km / 0.60 miles)
      • Fischmarkt Hamburg | 10 minutes by car (2.3 km / 1.40 miles)
      • Port of Hamburg | 18 minutes by car (10 km / 6.2 miles)
    • How to get here

      By Train:

      You can reach Fraser Suites Hamburg by using public transport. From Terminal 1 or 2, take the S-Bahn train and exit at Stadthausbrücke Station (S-1). From there, it is only a short walk (2 minutes, 150 metres / 0.09 miles) to the hotel. The S-Bahn train to the Stadtbrücke Station takes approximately 30 minutes and costs EUR 3.10 per person. Tickets can be bought at the airport.

      By Taxi:

      The International Airport Hamburg is located 12 km (7.45 miles) north of the city, approx. 20 minutes by taxi to Fraser Suites Hamburg. The approximate cost is EUR 27. Our Concierge will be more than happy to arrange a transfer from and to the airport. 

    • Essential facts about the City

      Language – Standard German
      Time Difference – GMT +1 hour
      Visa – Required for some countries, please check before travel
      Currency – Euro (€)
      Shopping – Monday – Saturday, 09:00 – 18:00, but some shopping malls open until 21:00. Closed Sunday.
      VAT/GST – 19% VAT
      Gratuity – Not expected, but customary to round up
      Business Hours – Monday to Friday 09:00 – 18:00 / 08:00 – 17:00
      Eating Out – Dining out is common. During weekdays, it is more common to dine out for lunch; at the weekends, dinner.
      Telephone Network – Deutsche Telekom. Country code for Germany +49
      Health – The German health system is one of the most advanced.
      Vaccinations – Not required
      Electricity – Standard voltage is 230V. Plug type is F.
      Weekend - Saturday – Sunday

      Public Holidays:

      2019
      1st January – New Year Day
      19th April – Good Friday
      22nd April – Easter Monday
      1st May – Labour Day
      30th May – Ascension Day
      10th June – Whit Monday
      3rd October – Day of Germany Unity
      25th December – Christmas Day
      26th December – 2nd Day of Christmas