The Apartment Residence

  • Location: City
    Great restaurants and shops: In walking distance
    The canals just outside your door step:
  • Copenhagen Airport (CPH): 15 mins with the M2 train
    Airport transfer available on request
    Good public transport
    Paid parking

Selected by CondéNast Traveler as one of the next-level design apartments to book in Europe.
Most of the beautiful, hand-picked furniture is available to purchase — if you like something, just ask!

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An introduction to The Apartment Residence

How would you describe The Apartment Residence in a nutshell?

The Apartment Residence offers at-home living with an eclectic and hand-curated collection of furnishings.

What was the inspiration behind The Apartment Residence and how did it all start?

My wife has been working in the design gallery downstairs for many years and we’d had the idea about creating an apartment rental in the same building. When another apartment became available, we decided to buy it and create the same atmosphere as the gallery below. The building is more than 200 years old and overlooks the canal, so we wanted to retain its old-world feeling while renovating it with all the modern facilities.

The store still exists on the ground floor and has been recently refurbished too. Many of the newly-produced pieces found in The Apartment Residence have duplicates or there are very similar vintage items that guests can buy if interested. So if you like something, just ask!

How would you describe the atmosphere at The Apartment Residence?

We’ve kept the feel of the 18th-century townhouse while giving it colour and playfulness. There are various areas where guests can work or relax with the view of being inspired by the space.

To you personally, what is so special about The Apartment Residence?

The building is quite special to me as it was my family home and I think it perfectly showcases city life in Copenhagen. The neighbourhood, Christianshavn, has a unique, local feel and light from the canal, so the location and spaciousness also add to the appeal.

Guests often comment on the quality of the interior renovation and the hand-curated pieces – it’s colourful and there’s a lot of texture that’s not common in Danish interiors. I particularly like the kitchenette that was created by a cabinetmaker friend of ours and the artwork by Anselm Reyle that decorates this space.

Is The Apartment Residence best suited for couples, families? What’s your policy on kids?

It’s suitable for families with older children, although not young kids. Couples travelling together are also more than welcome but they must be willing to share the bathroom. We also have guests who come for long-term stays and use The Apartment Residence as a base for exploring Copenhagen and its surrounds.

Living and dining area
Living area
Bathroom
Bathroom
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Living and dining area
Living area
Living area
Living and dining area
Living and dining area
Kitchenette
Kitchenette and breakfast area
Toilet
Staircase
Building
The canal in Christianshavn

The Apartment Residence rooms & rates

The Apartment Residence is located on the 4th floor in a charming 18th century building without lifts. There are two bedrooms each with a queen size bed, a large living room which doubles as a dining- and/or work room, a comfortable and cosy drawing room, a spacious bathroom with a free-standing bath as well as a shower. The toilet is separate to the bathroom. There is a large dine-in kitchenette (no oven). A total of 180sqm for your enjoyment.

The Apartment features: – 180 sqm of accommodation – Two bedrooms with queen size beds, Egyptian cotton sheets and towels – Large bathroom with shower and tub, equipped with hairdryer and useful bathroom amenities, toiletries by Aesop – Separate WC – Well-appointed kitchenette (fridge/freezer, table stove, Nespresso coffee machine) – Drawing room stocked with a book collection carefully curated by Isabella Mousavizadeh from local English language bookstore Books & Company – Dining area and living room which can also be used as a ‘home office’ – Cable TV and Chromecast – Sonos sound system and WiFi – Access to the house’s private courtyard and children’s playground – Fresh flowers and green plants

  • The Apartment Residence for 2-4 people / 180 m²
    7200 / night
    • 2 Double bedroom
    • 1 Bathroom
    • 1 Living room
    • 1 Kitchenette
    • 1 Other rooms
    • 1 Extra bed (on req.)
Included in the rates
Rates are on a self-catering basis and include a welcome pack with local food and beverage specialties, various delicacies to make yourself a light breakfast on the first morning, free use of The Apartment’s two bicycles and concierge service pre-arrival and throughout your stay. For longer bookings housekeeping service is included after every 3 nights where linen will also be changed.
Optional extras
Available on request: airport transfer, a private chef, a private guide, bespoke yoga classes and wellness treatments at The Apartment (prices available on request).
Children & Extra beds
An extra bed (rollaway) can be booked at DKK 650 extra per night
Minimum stay
2 nights
Check in time
after 14:00
Check out time
before 11:00

Facilities & services

  • WiFi
  • Maid service
  • Concierge service
  • TV
  • Music system
  • Central heating
  • Courtyard
  • Iron & Board
  • Not suitable for young children
  • Laundry service
  • Bicycles
  • Hair dryer

When guests arrive, they’re met by a local concierge service that’s available for everything they need between 9 am and 5 pm. We provide a welcome pack including delicacies to prepare a light breakfast on the first morning. The fridge is stocked with a range of Danish produce, including wine and beer. There are also two bicycles that guests can use for getting around and we can organise a private chef to cook meals in The Apartment on request. laundry service is provided by an external company and the guest pays for this service themselves. Housekeeping service the apartment after 3 nights, changing bed linen as well. If more frequent maid service is wished then this is at additional cost.

Things to do in Copenhagen

  • Art / Culture
  • Shopping / Markets
  • Night life
  • Wine tastings
  • Massages / Treatments
  • Yoga classes
  • Cycling
  • Boat trips

Definitely the food scene — there are several excellent restaurants in the neighbourhood. I’d also recommend doing a canal tour as it’s a fantastic way to see Copenhagen. It’s very much a bicycle city, so exploring on two wheels is also ideal or just walking around to get a feel for the city and enjoying the parks. Our Concierge partner can assist with any bookings and holds excellent ideas on things to do and see while in Copenhagen.

The location of The Apartment Residence

The Apartment is located in Christianshavn, which is like a village within the city and just 10 minutes’ walk from the centre of Copenhagen. It’s a very close-knit community and many families have lived there for generations. The canal gives the neighbourhood a certain airiness and freshness, and there are plenty of shops and restaurants just a short walk away.

When is the best time to visit Copenhagen?

The natural answer would be to say summer, although it can get incredibly crowded. Most people would tell you anytime between Easter and mid-October but I personally like the wintertime and Christmas. There’s a particular charm to Copenhagen and you’re invited to be inside and get cosy.