The iconic

Melsted Badehotel

Melsted Badehotel is a first-class seaside hotel in a prime waterfront location, directly on Melsted Strand - an idyllic white sand beach with its own bathing jetty, surrounded by dunes, creeks, protected forest and the island's distinctive cliffs.

Melsted Badehotel's simple, white facade rises in extension of the sandy beach, surrounded by the hotel's 18,000 square meter private beach meadow. The hotel is newly renovated and decorated with beautiful references to the seaside hotel's original period in the 1930s. The iconic architecture and interior design beautifully balances between classic beach hotel style and Nordic minimalism.

Melsted Badehotel offers 21 beautifully renovated rooms with sea views and houses one of the island's best restaurants. Here, on the water's edge and within walking distance to Gudhjem, location, atmosphere, views, service and gastronomy meet in a class of their own. Welcome to Melsted Badehotel, voted Best Seaside Hotel on Zealand & Islands 2024. Read more about the award here.

The bathing jetty on Melsted Strand

A true seaside hotel

In the best location

Melsted Badehotel is a genuine seaside hotel in Bornholm's most beautiful waterfront location just outside Gudhjem. The seaside hotel is located directly on idyllic Melsted Strand, a peaceful sandy beach with its own jetty, dunes, wild nature and a cozy stream within walking distance to Gudhjem along the scenic cliff path. It doesn't get any better on Bornholm. From the wide, white sandy beach between the distinctive Bornholm cliffs, you will be truly pampered. See the beach hotel's rooms here.


Idyllic seaside environment

The rooms are newly renovated and individually decorated with beautiful references to the hotel's original period with historic wallpapers, high panels and classic Danish design furniture. Here at Bornholm's first real seaside hotel, classic seaside hotel idyll meets Nordic minimalism, which is a perfect extension of the heyday of beach hotels. The seaside hotel exudes history and a relaxed, homely cottage atmosphere, where guests return year after year and meet for a morning dip on the cozy jetty. Read more about the beach hotel's rooms here.


A historical seaside hotel

Melsted Badehotel was founded in 1932 and has since been considered one of Bornholm's best. The seaside hotel has a place in the hearts of most Bornholmers and has over time been a local focal point. Today, location, hospitality, service and gastronomy meet each other, and when they do, you have arrived at Melsted Badehotel. Read more about the seaside hotel's long history here.

Restaurant Melsted Badehotel

A visit to the hotel's restaurant is one of the highlights of your stay at Melsted Badehotel. At Restaurant Melsted Badehotel, taste, service and atmosphere come together. The restaurant is tight by the oceanfront, offering stunning panoramic views of the Baltic Sea. Here you can experience the best of the island's famous pantry when our experienced team of chefs, headed by Troels Madsen and Daniel Kruse, deliver classic quality craftsmanship prepared from the season's local ingredients. Read more about the restaurant, and our chefs Troels and Daniel here.

Melsted Beach, Bornholm

A taste of the island

The cuisine is based on classic Danish-French traditions and the best of Bornholm's pantry. For lunch you can enjoy Bornholm-inspired cuisine with innovative open sandwiches and an exquisite daily menu. In the evening, you can choose between a 3, 4 or 8 course tasting menu.- which changes daily and is based on seasonal local produce and a daily supply of the best from Denmark and European markets. Start the morning with a dip on the beach and then enjoy our delicious breakfast buffet, which also changes daily with fresh fruit, berries, local specialties, homemade pastries and small hot dishes. Read more about the restaurant's cuisine and menu here.


Floating over the sea

The restaurant is set in light Nordic shades with elegant references to the hotel's time of origin in the 1930s. The view of the Baltic Sea and Christiansø could not be better and it almost feels like restaurant and sea merge into one. Here you can satisfy your senses with honest and tasty food, while you get the feeling of almost floating above the ocean. From the restaurant's large panoramic terrace you can enjoy the warmth of the sun all day long with stunning views of Melsted Beach, the Baltic Sea, Christiansø and the islands distinctive cliffs, while you are pampered with the best of what Bornholm has to offer. Read more about Restaurant Melsted Badehotel here.


barefoot luxury

The beach hotel i situated in its own 18,000 sq meter private beach meadow, which invites you to enjoy your morning coffee in our white sun loungers, or afternoon drinks over a game of petanque accompanied by the peaceful sound of the Baltic Sea. You can also rent a bicycle at the hotel and set out on one of the island's exciting cycling routes. We are happy to assist with inspiration and guidance, so please stop by for a chat about the many possibilities in the vicinity of the hotel - and if you are lucky, you can get your hands on one of our resident artist Marianne Ring's handmade maps of Melsted Badehotel and the surrounding area. The area around the hotel invites you to go for walks in all directions. Read more about the many unique experiences in and around Melsted Badehotel here.