Christmas Markets & Festive Getaways with NH hotel Group

European city breaks that will dazzle with festive cheer this winter

With the nostalgic aromas of mulled wine and cinnamon in the air and stalls piled high with gifts and crafts fit for any stocking, Europe’s Christmas markets offer the perfect escape for those looking to immerse themselves in holiday cheer this winter.

For stunning places to stay in the heart of Christmas shopping hot spots, travellers need look no further than the stylish NH Collection properties in the likes of Berlin, Amsterdam and Brussels to enjoy a festive break to remember.

Amsterdam – For views of Dam Square’s famous Christmas tree

For a touch of luxury this holiday season, the five-star NH Collection Amsterdam Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, with 451 guest rooms and a Presidential Suite complete with Jacuzzi, exudes a timeless elegance with its stunning classic interior design. Situated on Amsterdam’s bustling Dam Square, which every winter plays host to a majestic yuletide tree adorned with twinkling lights, it’s the perfect base for exploring the festive delights the city has to offer.

Guests can take breakfast in the hotel’s Winter Garden, a stunning indoor space flooded with natural light through a beautiful glass roof, before venturing out to the boutique stores and eateries just a stone’s throw from the square for Dutch Christmas treats including fruited Christmas loaf cake and Kerstkrans, a wreath shaped pastry filled with sweet almond paste.

December 2019 prices start from EUR 225* per room per night.

Berlin – Perfect base for the city’s famous Christmas markets

Berlin is famous for its Christmas markets, synonymous with mulled wine, gingerbread, candied almonds and stalls selling bratwurst straight from the grill. Shoppers will also find a plethora of artisan craftsman in the markets, selling handmade goods including blown glass decorative ornaments and intricate origami art.

Offering a convenient location for exploring many of the city’s festive markets, including Winter World on Potsdamer Platz and Gendarmenmarkt, is NH Collection Berlin Mitte Friedrichstrasse. Just a few steps away from Berlin’s main shopping street the hotel is an ideal spot for travellers wanting to maximise their shopping time, while its sauna and relaxation area are perfect for unwinding after a long day of browsing the stores. The hotel boasts 268 rooms featuring state-of-the-art facilities, such as 46” flat screen TVs.

December 2019 prices start from EUR 110* per room per night.

Brussels – Panoramic top-floor views of the festive streets below

The Christmas magic of Brussels’ bustling city centre is within touching distance of NH Collection Brussels Centre, just minutes from Winter Wonders – an unmissable event that encompasses all things festive. From a life-sized manger and ice-skating rink to a special appearance from Santa Claus himself there’s enough yuletide joy here for the whole family.

Built in the 1920’s, NH Collection Brussels Centre boasts beautiful period features and a stunning top-floor terrace with panoramic views across the city, where guests can take breakfast while admiring the winter streets and Christmas lights below. Its spacious rooms offer high ceilings and comfortable beds, many with fantastic views of the city.

December 2019 prices start from EUR 115* per room per night.

* Prices are room only, including VAT. They are subject to availability and terms and conditions. Visit for full details.