From Fishermen’s pub to Harbour Hotel
Hotel Hirtshals, which today consists of hotel, pub and restaurant operations, has a long history, dating back to the 1700s. Here it all started with as an official residence for the beach officer, which unfortunately burned down but was rebuilt around 1840th.
Officially the pub opened in 1879, but long before this the pub had been serving beverages for the local fishermen. In 1914, the pub was taken over by Kathie and Jakob Jensen and it is this building, which is now called Hotel Hirtshals.
Since 1914, Hotel Hirtshals been in the family and today it’s the 3rd generation of the Jensen family who runs the hotel, namely, the brothers Per and Pelle Jensen.
Parts of the building are listed as it has great historical value. With respect for the building’s history, the family has developed the hotel and in 2015 the hotel was extended with a tower, housing 12 new luxury rooms also called the Seafront Hotel.