Quality Hotel Ambassador Hamburg
Phone: (49) 40 2388230
Fax: (49) 40 230009
Heidenkampsweg 34, Hamburg, DE, 20097
- Phone: (49) 40 2388230
- Fax: (49) 40 230009
Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften (HAW) is the Hamburg University of Applied Science, provides par excellence foundation in education. This university boasts of various departments include engineering, Computer Science, Media and Social Sciences supported by a highly qualified and professional staff. Known for offering excellent educational services, this university is one of the best in the city.
ZOB Bus-Port Hamburg is the central bus station for the city of Hamburg, with buses going in and out of the city commencing at this terminal. The terminal is quite large, and makes travel easier for tourists through a number of amenities. A number of well-reputed bus services such as Becker Reisen, Eurobus, Autokraft and Polenreisen operate out of the station, in addition to a few restaurants located within the station. The terminal building is quite iconic, and has been the recipient of several awards for its design.
The Alster-Schwimmhalle boasts interesting architecture and has a lot to offer. As major swimming competitions are carried out here, there is a 50 meter (164 feet) pool for competitive swimming and a 10 meter (32 feet) diving platform, as well as stands for spectators. There is a lovely area with inflatable toys for little non-swimmers and a whirl pool for grown-ups to relax in. A heated outdoor pool is just one of the many other attractions. You can also visit the spacious sauna or the Easy-Fit gym to try and lose some extra pounds. In addition to the swimming facilities, the Alster-Schwimmhalle offers a lot of different courses for children and adults, such as aquatics, aqua-jogging, gymnastics for rheumatism or diving courses to name just a few. You can also get tasty snacks and drinks at the bistro.
It is hard to believe that the busy and popular shopping street Lange Reihe is supposed to have a garden house. To be honest, the co-called garden house at No. 61, now contains within it, a sewing-machine company, as well as rooms for knitting and sewing courses. When it was built in 1620, the area was still uninhabited. Today, it looks pleasantly out of place between an almost closed line of much higher buildings. Its half-timbered facade has been renovated, and inside the city´s "oldest Alster villa" you can discover more interesting details like the classic stucco elements, precious decorations and rococo paintings were discovered on the ceilings.
Built in 1901-06, Hamburg's central station is regarded as one of the city's finest examples of turn-of-the-century architecture. With its huge, 35 meters high, 120 meters wide and 140 meters long glass and steel main hall, the station dominates this part of the city centre. Continually modernized over the decades, the station now incorporates a shopping centre and several snack bars and cafés. While two other stations (Dammtorbahnhof and Bahnhof Altona) also serve the city, most long-distance trains depart and leave from the main station. Numerous hotels are located within easy walking distance of the station.
Saturn is one of Germany's leading department stores for electronic goods. It's 51 branches are spread across the country, including the one in Hamburg. It's located inside the former Horten building at the main railway station. In addition to a huge choice of television sets, games consoles and personal computers, they have a remarkably large and well-sorted range of CDs, MCs and records on display. The prices are very reasonable and there is always a top album bargain waiting for you.
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This store caters to all of your Mac and iPod needs. Stop in to check out the latest games, software, and accessories. If you're traveling, the staff can direct you towards all the adapters you need for your electronics. Many locations also offer workshops on how to use their various products. See their website for more information and a calendar of events.
Germany's second largest port is a gem of a destination, replete with cathedrals, museums, theaters and trendy night spots. A city which successfully amalgamates the classic, old world charm with contemporary modern styles, Hamburg is a bustling hot spot and the media center of Germany. The scrumptious local and traditional cuisine, historical and commercial sites, hotels, malls, galleries and museums make Hamburg the perfect location for all who are looking to relax and have a good time in the heart of Northern Germany.
While motorists keep complaining about all the traffic jams around Hamburg, the city can excellently be reached by train. German Rail, the railway monopolist, has invested a lot into the inner city infrastructure of the rail tracks and train stations. The company also modernized the city to link Munich, Berlin, Stuttgart, Frankfurt, and Hanover. There are trains to some of these cities every hour, and from there you can usually get speedy links to smaller towns within the region. German rail maintains various kinds of trains, which are not equally as expensive, fast, or comfortable. The most important trains are ICE (Intercity Express) or high speed trains which run on the main tracks and only call at large cities; IC (Intercity)or fast city links although not as fast as the ICE; IR (Interregio) - or long distance connections.These trains stop at smaller stations and provide a less expensive alternative to ICE or IC. RB, RE (Regionalbahn, Regionalexpress) . Traveling by rail is relatively expensive unless you have a BahnCard or make use of certain special offers. The Guten-Abend-Ticket is quite popular. It is recommended to buy tickets at a Deutsche Bahn counter or a travel office with a DER-symbol. Tickets can also be bought on the train, albiet extra charge.
In 1765 Hamburg's middle-class intellectuals founded a society for the improvement of the public good, which became known as the Patriotic Society. A surprising number of establishments, which are maintained by the state today have come into existence as a result of this society. Between the years of 1767 and 1898 they founded the first trade school, the first German poorhouse, Europe's first savings bank, Cuxhaven spa and public libraries and organized exhibitions of new inventions in Hamburg. Today, they also support scientific and technical newcomers, as well as young artists. The society's neo-gothic building, which you can see in its simplified and renovated post-war version today, was built between 1845-1847. It is located where the former town hall used to be. The bombs left their marks on several parts of the building in 1943 and completely destroyed the large library with its 120,000 books. There are several halls for charitable events.
Lyon's Club is essentially a part of the famous International Lions Club. Translate its existence to Hamburg and what you get is a small community of people that have come together to improvise and touch the lives of the needy around them. The club has a membership for people from different professional backgrounds who work with the mission to alleviate poverty and take care of the sick and needy. Lyon's Club also organizes several private events and functions to raise funds for their mission. So, if you want to spend your evening being entertained while performing a good deed, ensure you attend a show hosted by the club.