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Get an overview of this hotelLuxury Cologne hotel in Old Town, near Wallraf-Richartz-Museum


Located in Old Town, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Schnuetgen Museum and Wallraf-Richartz-Museum. City Hall and Alter Markt are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Hotel Features

Along with 2 restaurants, this hotel has a full-service spa and a health club. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a sauna, and a 24-hour business center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 88 rooms feature thoughtful touches like free minibar items and bathrobes, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. 24-hour room service, coffee makers, and free bottled water are among the other amenities available to guests.

Hotel Im Wasserturm

Kaygasse 2 Cologne NW 50676

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Hotel Im Wasserturm features a health club and a sauna. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business amenities at this 5-star property consist of a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 5920 square feet (550 square meters) include a conference center. This luxury hotel also offers spa services, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. Guests can use the indoor pool, outdoor pool, and health club at a partner hotel. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) is offered to guests. Limited onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis (surcharge).

Hotel Im Wasserturm has designated areas for smoking.

  • Conference space 
  • Meeting rooms 9 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 88 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Express check-out 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Computer station 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Garden 
  • Health club 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Number of floors - 11 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference center 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 5920 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 9 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Full-service spa 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 550 
  • Year Built 1872 
  • Sauna 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa services on site 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge), Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Minibar (stocked, free items) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower only 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

Dablju W - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Himmel un Aed - This restaurant serves dinner only. Open select days.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a health club and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Spa Services

Atelier Beaut has massage/treatment rooms. Services include hot stone massages, Swedish massages, massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of EUR 20 per pet, per night, plus a deposit of EUR 20 per day

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Parking height restrictions apply


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • The city of Cologne imposes a culture tax (Kulturförderabgabe) of 5 percent. Business travelers may be exempt from this tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 35 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 25 per day
  • Valet parking fee: EUR 25.00 per day
  • Pet deposit: EUR 20 per day
  • Pet fee: EUR 20 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 59 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel Im Wasserturm
  • Hotel Im Wasserturm Cologne
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  • Im Wasserturm Cologne
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  • Wasserturm Hotel

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

National Rating

Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Germany. This property is rated 5 stars.

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