The tourist tax (kurtaxe) is usually known either as a city (stadt) or accommodation (unterkunft) tax.
In Hamburg it is known as a culture and tourism tax (kulturförderabgabe) as the revenue is invested in cultural, tourism and sporting projects.
Below are selected destinations. Further information can be found by clicking on the title of the destination. Other Destinations can be found here (not official).
While best efforts have been made to verify the accuracy of the information on 31 May 2019, the information displayed should be used as guidance only.
(no maximum nights unless stated)
|Net Cost of Room (excluding 7% VAT and breakfast)||Gross Cost of Room (including 7% VAT, excluding breakfast)||€ per person, per night||Some Exemptions|
|Baden Baden (Shortone 1)*||–||–||3.80||Business travellers,
|Baden Baden (Shortone 2)*||–||–||1.70||Business travellers,
(max 21 nights)
(max 7 nights)
Children under 18
Children under 18,
|Leipzig||–||–||3.00 or (1.00**)||Children under 18,
Students/Apprentices aged 18-25,
* Baden Baden
Shortone 1 – Sinzheimer Straße / Ooser main street and Klosterplatz (Lichtental) / Schafbergstraße except the district Bellows
Shortone 2 – Remaining urban areas
** Leipzig – €1 per person per night if cost of stay per person is not more than €30 including VAT
|Net Cost of Stay (per person, per night, excluding 7% VAT and breakfast)||Some Exemptions|
|Up to €10||€10.01-€25||€25.01-€50||€50.01-€100||€100.01-€150||€150.01-€200||Above €200|
|Hamburg (€)||0||0.50||1.00||2.00||3.00||4.00||Increase by €1 for every further €50||Business travellers|
N.B. Munich does not levy a tourist tax