Last updated 8 January 2020 | Rates checked and no change
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The tourist tax (kurtaxe) is decided by local governments (municipalities) and is usually known as the accommodation tax (übernachtungsteuer) or lodging tax (beherbergungsabgabe).
In Hamburg it is known as the culture and tourism tax (kulturförderabgabe) as the revenue is invested in cultural, tourism and sporting projects.
Below are selected destinations and further information can be found by clicking on the name of the destination.
N.B. Munich do not levy a tourist tax
(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 is not more than €30 including VAT
|€ per person,
|Net Cost of Stay
(excluding 7% VAT and breakfast)
|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|
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