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The best hotels in Cologne

Are you going on a city trip to Cologne soon? In the German metropolis, there are countless accommodation options. Spend a special night in a historic water tower or feast your eyes on the Qvest Hotel, where neo-Gothic architecture meets modern design. We have listed the best hotels in Cologne for you.
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Wasserturm Hotel

Discover the welcoming and historic city centre of Cologne from the Wasserturm Hotel, A former 19th-century water tower that has been converted into a stylish and luxurious hotel. The water tower has been completely renovated, resulting in a special combination of historical architecture and modern design. You can enjoy three pleasures at this hotel: the view over the city from the roof terrace, the taste of haute cuisine in the restaurant and the cocktails in the Bar Botanik. Prefer to go into town? You can walk to both the Südstadt district and the historic centre of Cologne, the Altstadt in just a few minutes.
Address: Kaygasse 2

V8 Hotel Köln

Are you a fan of (vintage) cars? Then an overnight stay at the V8 Hotel in Cologne is definitely worth considering! The V8 Hotel is located right next to Motorworld in Cologne, a meeting place for car enthusiasts with a showroom full of classic cars, car dealers including Lamborghini and Bentley, car workshops and much more. Sleep in style in one of the various themed rooms, such as the 'Lamborghini Room', 'James Bond Room' or 'Henry Ford Room'. Would you like to discover more of Cologne? The hotel is located near the Ossendorf train station from where you can easily reach the centre of Cologne.
Address: Butzweilerstrasse 35-39

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The Qvest Hotel

Want to spend the night in a hidden gem in the heart of Cologne? The Qvest Hotel is housed in the former city archives. The combination of neo-Gothic architecture and modern furnishings gives the hotel a museum-like appearance. The rooms are hip and stylishly decorated and are each different. Next to the hotel, you will find the St. Gereon, one of the beautiful Romanesque churches in Cologne. This is the ideal place for a romantic overnight stay in the centre of Cologne.
Address: Gereonskloster 12

Urban Loft

Urban Loft is a hip design hotel located in the centre of Cologne. Art and creativity are all over this hotel. Tourists, locals and artists come together in the Urban Bar and restaurant for a cosmopolitan meal. From the coffee to the toiletries and bed linen, Urban Loft uses products that are honestly and sustainably made. Also convenient: this hotel is within walking distance of Cologne's main train station.
Address: Eigelstein 41

The Midtown Hotel

The Midtown Hotel is a boutique hotel located right in the centre of Cologne. Owner Johannes J. Adams completely decorated the hotel himself. With special eye-catchers, unique colour combinations and personally designed furniture, the hotel radiates stylish design. The Mediapark is just a stone's throw away and the centre of Cologne is just a 7-minute walk away.
Address: Kaiser-Wilhelm-Ring 48

Spending the night in Cologne by train

Are you planning a weekend trip to Cologne by train? Then take a look at our train and hotel packages. Together with our tour operator partners, we offer beautiful train and hotel packages in Cologne. This way, you can travel carefree while we arrange both train and hotel for your city break to Cologne.

See our offers for train and hotel in Cologne here

Travel to Cologne by train

Tickets to Cologne are available from € 20. Children up to 14 years old travel for free! It is best to buy the tickets from your nearest train station. And to book early to get the best deal.

Below is an overview of different travel times to Cologne station.

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Overview travel times to Cologne

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Amsterdam - Cologne 2.38 hours 0 Content Content
Schiphol - Cologne 2.56 hours 1 Content Content
Rotterdam - Cologne 2.58 hours 1 Content Content
Utrecht - Cologne 2.10 hours 0 Content Content

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Hotels in Cologne

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