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Savoy Hotel
4 out of 5
Turiner Str. 9, Cologne
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $125 per night
0.47 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (264 reviews)
excellent location and choice

"It is always fantastic staff is wonderful"…"

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2020

Savoy Hotel
Hilton Cologne
4 out of 5
Marzellenstr. 13-17, Cologne, NW
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The price is $99 per night
0.24 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (993 reviews)

"We didn't like the bathroom. The shower was slippery and dangerous."…"

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

Hilton Cologne
CityClass Hotel Residence am Dom
4 out of 5
Alter Markt 55, Cologne, NW
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The price is $74 per night
0.28 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (648 reviews)

"Lovely modern clean hotel with friendly staff in an excellent central location. Close to all the shops, restaurants, bars and train station. Perfect for our trip to Cologne!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

CityClass Hotel Residence am Dom
Mauritius Hotel & Therme
4 out of 5
Mauritiuskirchplatz 3-11, Cologne, NW
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The price is $78 per night
0.6 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (207 reviews)

"Good location close to public transport, clean and spacious room, nice spa facilities."…"

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2019

Mauritius Hotel & Therme
Hyatt Regency Cologne
5 out of 5
Kennedy-Ufer 2a, Cologne, NW
Free Cancellation
The price is $145 per night
0.7 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,318 reviews)

"Great view. Convenient location. Nice hotel and great breakfast buffet."…"

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

Hyatt Regency Cologne
Radisson Blu Hotel, Cologne
4.5 out of 5
Messe Kreisel 3, Cologne, NW
The price is $75 per night
1.38 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (220 reviews)

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Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

Radisson Blu Hotel, Cologne
25hours Hotel The Circle
4 out of 5
Im Klapperhof 22-24, Cologne
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The price is $112 per night
0.44 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (353 reviews)

"The hotel had a wonderful playful vibe, the rooftop breakfast buffet and restaurant were both excellent. The staff was pleasant and helpful in every case. My room was very comfortable. The only minor complaint I had is that in the spring, the water has a slight odor that an open bathroom cannot ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

25hours Hotel The Circle
Maritim Hotel Köln
4 out of 5
Heumarkt 20, Cologne, NW
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The price is $83 per night
0.52 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (993 reviews)

"Excellent location. Rooms are spacious with good views. Restaurants are also good and the lobby is beautiful."…"

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

Maritim Hotel Köln
Steigenberger Hotel Köln
4.5 out of 5
Habsburgerring 9-13, Cologne, NW
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The price is $98 per night
0.76 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (992 reviews)
Good

"Nice hotel"…"

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

Steigenberger Hotel Köln
Boutique 009 Köln-City
3.5 out of 5
Ursulaplatz 9-11, Cologne, NW
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The price is $62 per night
0.37 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (2,015 reviews)

"I am impressed about the cleanliness of the hotel. I did not try the breakfast, but eating outside was not expensive. I would recommend to eat outside since there are many restaurants or café nearby, so you can feel the local. The location of hotel is perfect in which you can walk to many landmarks ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2020

Boutique 009 Köln-City
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Visiting Cologne

Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in Cologne, and visitors give high marks for the cathedral, fascinating museums, and shopping. This culturally-rich city also attracts tourists with its cafés and restaurants. Top sights in the city include Cologne Cathedral, Romano-Germanic Museum, and City Hall.

  • There are 636 hotels and other accommodations in Cologne
  • The closest major airport is in Cologne (CGN-Cologne - Bonn), 7.9 mi (12.7 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Duesseldorf (DUS-Duesseldorf Intl.), 24.6 mi (39.7 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Cologne

Well-known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include Romano-Germanic Museum, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, and Volkstheater Millowitsch. Attractions like Phantasialand, Claudius Therme, and Cologne Zoo are fun for kids of all ages. Its cathedral and historic sites are notable and landmarks include Cologne Cathedral, Alter Markt, and Great St. Martin Church.

In Cologne, there are 636 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have ample places to choose from for a perfect holiday retreat. Here you'll find highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • 1st Floor Köln 2 - Guests who stay at this 4-star guesthouse in Nippes can enjoy access to parking and a free stocked minibar. Expedia travelers love its helpful staff and proximity to public transit.
  • Savoy Hotel - Our customers like the dining options and bar at this hotel. This 4-star hotel in Innenstadt features a full-service spa, a restaurant, and free WiFi.
  • Althoff Grandhotel Schloss Bensberg - Guests who stay at this 5-star hotel in Bensberg can enjoy access to a full-service spa and 2 restaurants, along with a free stocked minibar. Expedia customers like its family-friendly amenities and dining options.

Other favorite sights in Cologne include City Hall, Cologne Trade Fair Grounds, and LANXESS Arena. Popular places to visit around the area include Benrath Palace, located 15.7 mi (25.2 km) from the city center, and Neuer Zollhof, which is 20.9 mi/33.6 km away.

Getting Around Cologne

With so many choices for transportation, exploring all of Cologne is easy. You can access metro transit at Appellhofplatz Breite Strasse U-Bahn, Neumarkt U-Bahn, and Heumarkt U-Bahn. If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from Cologne Central Station, Cologne Hansaring Station, or Cologne West Station.

Dressing for Cologne

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 53°F during the day and 26°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 70°F, while the average at night is 37°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 73°F with nighttime averages of 47°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 62°F and nighttime averages of 33°F
  • About 24.90 inches of rain falls on Cologne each year
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 71°F, whereas February and January are often coldest, averaging 29°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Cologne?
1st Floor Köln is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This guesthouse offers free WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Reviews from our site also recommend V8 Hotel Köln @MOTORWORLD, Ascend Hotel Collection and Boutique 026 Köln St. Michael as top options for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Cologne, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before check in. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to view the best deals available in Cologne.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Cologne?
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What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Cologne?
Based on reviews, Novum Hotel Mariella Airport is a popular 3-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free newspapers. Other options to stay on the cheap include Centro Hotel Royal and Boutique 009 Köln-City.
Where is the best place to stay in Innenstadt?
There are 218 hotels and other accommodations to choose from in this neighborhood, so you’re sure to find what you’re looking for as you plan your trip. Based on Expedia customer reviews, Stern am Rathaus is the highest ranked property in Innenstadt. This 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It’s located steps from City Hall. Other favorite options in the area include die wohngemeinschaft Hostel and Savoy Hotel.
What's a favorite place to stay in Deutz?
In this neighborhood, there are 21 places to stay, so you’re sure to find what you’re looking for. Hotel Stadtpalais is a favorite with our customers staying in Deutz. This 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It is located a short 3-minute walk from LANXESS Arena. Travelers also recommend Hyatt Regency Cologne and Dorint An der Messe Köln as top choices in the neighborhood.
What's the best place to stay for families in Cologne?
A&o Köln Hauptbahnhof is a hotel with free WiFi and free cribs, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other choices for your kid-friendly vacation include art’otel cologne, by Park Plaza and Novotel Köln City. Attractions like Phantasialand and Claudius Therme are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic vacation to Cologne?
Hyatt Regency Cologne is a favorite 5-star hotel for couples, and features 3 restaurants and an indoor pool. Other good options for a stay with your sweetheart include Romantik Waldhotel Mangold and Maritim Hotel Köln.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Cologne?
A&o Köln Dom is a top dog-friendly property, and offers free WiFi for its human guests.
Where is the best hotel to stay close to Phantasialand?
Adjacent to Phantasialand, Hotel Ling Bao is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star hotel offers 2 restaurants and 2 bars. Other good options within a short distance include Hotel Matamba and Haus am See B&B.
What about the best place to stay near LANXESS Arena?
One of the top choices for your stay is Dorint An der Messe Köln, located next to LANXESS Arena, and this 4.5-star hotel offers a full-service spa and free breakfast. Maritim Hotel Köln and Hyatt Regency Cologne are other good choices nearby.
What's the best hotel for a beach vacation in Cologne?
1st Floor Köln is a top beach guesthouse with free WiFi and free parking. Other good options for your stay near the beach include Best Western Leoso Hotel Leverkusen and Kunibert der Fiese. Head to Kleiner Kiesstrand or Blackfoot Beach for some quality time by the water.

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