Melsted Badehotel wins another award

We are incredibly proud to be nominated for Denmark's Best Seaside Hotel for the second time in a row in Discover Denmark's annual poll. Last year we achieved a great third place nationwide, and this year we have taken first place on Zealand and the Islands. Read more about the annual vote on Discover Denmark's website here

Bornholm's best seaside hotel

Melsted Badehotel has achieved fantastic recognition as a regional winner and has been named the best seaside hotel on Zealand and the Islands 2024 in Discover Denmark's prestigious annual poll of Denmark's best seaside hotels. We are proud to be the first seaside hotel on Bornholm, and our unique location overlooking the sea, beach and cliffs creates the perfect setting for an unforgettable stay. Our team consists of experienced Bornholmers, both in the restaurant and at the hotel, ensuring an authentic seaside hotel experience here on beautiful Bornholm. At Melsted Badehotel, setting, service and gastronomy come together.


The true beach hotel experience

In the best location

Melsted Badehotel is magical all year round. Here on Bornholm's best location directly on the sea and beach, the island's white pearl lies undisturbed on its own 18,000 square meter meadow. Melsted Strand is a peaceful and idyllic sandy beach with its own jetty, wild nature, dunes and a small stream within walking distance to Gudhjem, Denmark's only mountain village. Here you will find Bornholm at its best between the island's distinctive cliffs, beach and vibrant island life. Our exciting local area invites you to walk and cycle in all directions. Read more about the seaside hotel here.


Idyllic seaside hotel

Melsted Badehotel is a genuine seaside hotel and Bornholm's first seaside hotel from 1932. Combining classic seaside hotel idyll with Nordic minimalism, the seaside hotel exudes history and a relaxed, homely cottage atmosphere that keeps guests coming back year after year. Our newly renovated rooms are individually decorated with carefully selected references to the hotel's period of origin, including historic wallpaper, high paneling and furniture in classic Danish design. Explore the seaside hotel's different room types here.


A local focal point

Melsted Badehotel has always been a local focal point and has always had a special place in the hearts of Bornholmers. The seaside hotel has always been considered one of Bornholm's best, and has undergone a renaissance after the thorough renovation it has undergone in 2022. Today, location, setting, service, gastronomy and hospitality meet at Melsted Badehotel for true pampering here at the water's edge. Read more about the history of Melsted Badehotel here.

Gastronomy at the water's edge

The gastronomic experience in the restaurant is one of the absolute highlights of your stay. The restaurant is located as close to the waterfront as you can get with enchanting views of the Baltic Sea both inside and out. Here, gastronomy, service and atmosphere come together and you can experience classy quality craftsmanship when our experienced restaurateurs Troels Madsen and Daniel Kruse roll out. The whole of Bornholm's rich pantry comes into play for one of the island's best dining experiences. Read more about our talented chefs Troels and Daniel here.

The watermark menu

Troels and Daniel spoil our guests with a waterfront menu that changes every month, so you always get a taste of the season. The cuisine is based on classic Danish-French traditions and the best of Bornholm's larder. For lunch, we offer Bornholm-inspired innovative open sandwiches and a selection of exciting blackboard dishes.

In the evening, you can choose between our 3- and 6-course waterfront menu or the hotel menu, which changes daily and is based on seasonal local produce and the best from Denmark and European markets. Start your morning with a refreshing dip on the beach and then enjoy our varied breakfast buffet with fresh fruit, berries, local specialties, homemade pastries and small hot dishes. Read more about the seaside hotel's kitchen and menu here, and experience the taste of the water at Melsted Badehotel.

Like an Ocean Cinema

Restaurant Melsted Badehotel is decorated in light Nordic shades with elegant references to the seaside hotel's original period in the 1930s. Here you get a unique view of the Baltic Sea and Christiansø, where it almost feels as if the restaurant and the sea merge.

Enjoy honest and tasty food while experiencing the sensation of floating above the water. From the restaurant's large viewing terrace you can enjoy the warmth of the sun all day with a panoramic view of Melsted Strand, the Baltic Sea, Christiansø and the unique Bornholm cliffs. Indulge your senses with the best of the Bornholm pantry. Read more about Restaurant Melsted Badehotel here.


An island full of adventure

Melsted Badehotel has an impressive 18,000 square meters of beachfront grounds full of beautiful breathing spaces where you can find time for contemplation and pampering in harmony with nature. The large, beautiful meadow invites you to enjoy your morning coffee in our fine white sun loungers and afternoon drinks over a game of petanque, accompanied by the peaceful sound of the Baltic Sea.

Rent a bike at the beach hotel and explore one of the island's exciting cycling routes. Our reception is ready with inspiration and guidance, so feel free to drop by for a chat about the many possibilities in the area around the hotel. If you're 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 hotel's surrounding area also invites you to enjoy beautiful walks in all directions. Read more about the many unique experiences in and around the beach hotel here.