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How much can I save with a Cologne vacation package?

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What are the best places to visit in Cologne?

It can be quite nice to just roam the streets when you're in a new place, but sometimes it's sensible to form a plan. Grab your travel itinerary — we have lots of excellent ideas for your Cologne vacation.

Boasting sights like City Hall and Cologne Cathedral, there will never be a dull moment in this dynamic city. After you've finished exploring those, push on to Alter Markt and Great St. Martin Church.

The intimacy and mastery of theater is not to be missed. Secure tickets to a play at Volkstheater Millowitsch and experience the magic for yourself! Travelers in this destination have heaps of options. You don't need to know your Matisses from your Monets to wander the halls of Wallraf-Richartz-Museum. It features an excellent array of exhibits that'll capture your interest and get you thinking more deeply about art. Still have some time to spare? Eager to explore the everyday details of human history? Get a fascinating insight into the lives of yesteryear at Romano-Germanic Museum.

What are the most popular activities for a Cologne vacation?

Traveling is about doing things you like as well as things you've not attempted before. Are you ready to have a crack at some amazing new experiences?

Your trip to Cologne is about to get a whole lot more exciting. There are plenty of activities available, such as:

For a more comprehensive guide to activities, head to our Cologne things to do page.

What types of accommodations are available in Cologne?

Expect a huge variety of accommodations when you visit Cologne. With 159 properties available, it won't be too difficult getting a nice place for your cheap vacation or luxury getaway.

Cologne's premier choices such as the Excelsior Hotel Ernst The Leading Hotels of the World (Trankgasse 1-5 / Domplatz) and the Humboldt1 Palais-Hotel & Bar (Kupfergasse 10) are bound to charm the most discerning guest. If you don't fancy handing over such big bucks, why not spend your nights somewhere more economical? Consider THE QVEST hideaway (Gereonskloster 12) or the 1st Floor Köln (Neusser Strasse 336-338).

Is there an airport in Cologne?

Nobody likes hanging around at the airport. But it's well worth it when you think of the incredible destination that awaits! Situated 8 miles southeast of Cologne, Cologne - Bonn Airport (CGN) is the closest terminal.



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Best Lodging Options Near Cologne

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Steigenberger Hotel Köln $80
Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020
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Steigenberger Hotel Köln

Steigenberger Hotel Köln

Habsburgerring 9-13, Cologne, NW
     
    4.4 of 5
    4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

    Nice hotel

    Dorint Hotel am Heumarkt Köln $105
    Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020
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    Dorint Hotel am Heumarkt Köln

    Dorint Hotel am Heumarkt Köln

    Pipinstrasse 1, Cologne, NW
       
      4.2 of 5
      5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      Nice, friendly staff, great location. Only slight issue was my room being really hot, despite setting the thermostat to the coolest setting...

      Hyatt Regency Cologne $182
      Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020
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      Hyatt Regency Cologne

      Hyatt Regency Cologne

      Kennedy-Ufer 2a, Cologne, NW
         
        4.5 of 5
        5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

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

        Cologne Marriott Hotel $98
        Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020
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        Cologne Marriott Hotel

        Cologne Marriott Hotel

        Johannisstr. 76-80, Cologne, NW
           
          4.5 of 5
          5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          very close from city center and free parking in front of the street accrsoo from loby on saturday and sunday

          AZIMUT Hotel Cologne $73
          Reviewed on Jan 4, 2020
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          AZIMUT Hotel Cologne

          AZIMUT Hotel Cologne

          Hansaring 97, Cologne, NW
             
            4.0 of 5
            4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            The hotel is at a convenient location. The room is spacious, clean and the room service is good.

            Novum Hotel Leonet Köln Altstadt $46
            Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020
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            Novum Hotel Leonet Köln Altstadt

            Novum Hotel Leonet Köln Altstadt

            Rubensstrasse 33, Cologne, NW
               
              3.4 of 5
              3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              This hotel is a quaint property, well-located in Köln between the Belgian district and Neumarkt. The staff was agreeable and spoke a range of languages. It is a good option for a moderate price.

              Lindner Hotel Dom Residence $111
              Lindner Hotel Dom Residence

              Lindner Hotel Dom Residence

              Stolkgasse/ An den Dominikanern 4a, Cologne, NW
                 
                4.2
                of 5, from 987 reviews
                4.0 out of 5.0 Stars
                25hours Hotel The Circle $101
                Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020
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                25hours Hotel The Circle

                25hours Hotel The Circle

                Im Klapperhof 22-24, Cologne
                   
                  4.5 of 5
                  4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  One of the best hotels I’ve ever stayed in.

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