Good to Know

Dresden & Taschenbergpalais
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Good to Know

Hotel Location

Hotel Taschenbergpalais Kempinski is located directly in Dresden's historic city centre "Innere Altstadt" - only a few steps away from the most renowned sights, such as Semper Opera House, Royal Palace, Zwinger and the Church of Our Lady (Frauenkirche).

Our concierge team will be happy to arrange a car or limousine-transfer according to your preferences. For further information as well as booking requests, please contact our concierge desk at T +49 351 4912 805 or via email to We wish you a safe journey:

  • Please find detailed directions here, if you are travelling by car.
  • Dresden International Airport is about 10.7 km (6.1 miles) away from the hotel, which is about 20 to 30 minutes by car depending on traffic; by taxi about EUR 30.
  • Dresden's main station is about 3.6 km (2.4 miles) away from the hotel, which is about ten minutes by car. If you take Tram 11 in the direction of "Zschernitz" it is an eight-minute ride to the main station.

Charging Stations for Tesla Vehicles and Electric Cars
As the first hotel in Dresden, the Taschenbergpalais has two charging stations for Tesla vehicles and one charging station for electric cars. Please inform us during your reservation if you would like to use a charging station. The use is free of charge for our guests.

Lodging Tax

On 1 July 2015, an accommodation tax became effective in the Saxony capital of Dresden. Principally, all visitors to Dresden who spend the night in a hotel or similar accommodation are taxable. The amount of the accommodation tax will be calculated in graduated form. We hope for your understanding that Hotel Taschenbergpalais Kempinski Dresden is obligated to charge the accommodation tax.
Exempted from tax are guests who visit Dresden for professional reasons. For an exemption, guests have to submit the relevant, filled and signed ‘employer information’ form upon arrival at the hotel.
Please do not hesitate to contact Dresden’s tax and city treasury office to get more information or have a look at the PDF file: amendment to the Ordinance on 1st January 2016. Dresden’s tax and city treasury office: T +49 351 4882496.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at T +49 351 4912 636 or via email to

Pets are Welcome

Certainly, man’s best friend is travelling with us and we also very warmly welcome our little four-legged friends – your darling is in good hands with us! Whether it is a dog bed and a cosy blanket, a shiny new feeding bowl, exciting walks, a selection of little snacks and titbits and, of course, the à la Carte Dog Menu - we will make sure your little travellers will enjoy their stay as much as you! A surcharge of EUR 30 per night applies. Please note that pets are allowed in our Café Vestibül and in the Karl May Bar but are not permitted in other restaurants and bars.

VISA Requirements

Citizens of EU member states do not need a visa. All other nationalities generally require a visa when staying in Germany/Dresden.
Please find more information on the official website of the Federal Foreign Office:

Opening times of shops and boutiques in and around Dresden

Most of the shops and boutiques in Dresden are open between 10am and 8pm. Please contact our concierge team for detailed information, since the opening times might vary.

Room Service

Enjoy our 24-hour in-room dining service and experience a world of culinary delights in the privacy and comfort of your room. Night owls will appreciate our late-night menu available from 11:30pm to 6:00am.

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