The French region of Alsace is well known for its Christmas markets thanks to the historic Germanic cultural influences as well as the proximity to Germany. But the Christmas markets in Alsace are unique in many ways, especially with respect to local specialties. Colmar is a wonderful small city known for its beauty and traditional cuisine. In this guide, we recommend hotels near Colmar Christmas Market in the old town.
Hotels near Colmar Christmas Market
There are six Christmas markets in Colmar that take place throughout the historic city centre during late November and December. Anywhere in what is known as Vieux Colmar (old Colmar) is a convenient area to stay but you might also like to stay in La Petite Venise which is the beautiful canal district.
Top PickJames Boutique Hôtel Colmar
Address: 15 rue Saint-Eloi, Colmar, France
The James is one of the few boutique hotels in Colmar and it’s the most highly rated. The hotel is located within 5 to 10 minutes of Place de la Cathedrale and Place des Dominicains, the location of two of the most popular Christmas markets in Colmar. La Petite Venise is only slightly further. The James Boutique Hotel is a relatively new hotel in Colmar and the rooms are modern with sophisticated elegance.Check Availability
Hello Colmar, Duplex Cathedrale
Address: 6 Rue des Serruriers, Colmar
One of the best value for money places to stay in Colmar is this large, split-level apartment. Located halfway between Place de la Cathedrale and Place des Dominicains, in the absolute centre of Colmar, the location is perfect for both short and long stays. The 2 bedroom apartment sleeps up to 8 adults so this is a great option for those travelling in a group or with family. The apartment is very well looked after, clean, tidy, spacious and fully equipped.
Relais & Châteaux La Maison Des Têtes
Address: 19 Rue des Têtes, Colmar
This luxury hotel in Colmar is situated in one of the best locations in the city, near Place des Dominicains and the Christmas markets. The hotel is within one of the most famous buildings in Colmar, La Maison des Têtes, a historic Renaissance monument dating from 1609. The rooms and service are exceptional, everything you would expect from a 5-star hotel.
Ibis Styles Colmar Centre
Address: 11A Boulevard du Champ de Mars, Colmar, Alsace
If you’re looking for a budget hotel in Colmar and don’t mind staying in a chain hotel, the Ibis Styles is a nice hotel in an excellent location near the Champs du Mars park and a short walk to Colmar Christmas Market. Little Venice and the Fishmonger’s District are 5 minutes away. The Ibis Styles rooms are basic yet modern and clean.
For more information on spending Christmas in Colmar, read our detailed guide to Colmar Christmas Market that includes dates, the six locations, things to do in winter and Alsatian food specialties you might like to try.
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