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Essener Hof Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
4 out of 5
AM HANDELSHOF,5, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia
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The price is $62 per night from Oct 3 to Oct 3
0.31 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (163 reviews)
3 nights
"I stayed 3 nights on business. Location is very convenient if you need to stay in Essen. I found the room was spacious and confortable. Staff was good, check in and check out fast. I didn't try the breakfast because buffet was the only option and was too pricey compared to nearby alternatives. I ..."

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019

Essener Hof Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
Mercure Hotel Plaza Essen
4 out of 5
Bismarckstr. 48-50, Essen, NW
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The price is $65 per night from Oct 22 to Oct 22
0.94 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (442 reviews)
"Staff was super friendly. When they saw it was my birthday they gave us a voucher for 2 drinks at their bar. Room is spacious. Restaurants are close."

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2021

Mercure Hotel Plaza Essen
Motel One Essen
3.5 out of 5
Kennedyplatz 3, Essen, NW
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The price is $87 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 1
0.13 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (261 reviews)
English is the international language, not German
"Very good hotel. Shame all documents and information was sent in German. I requested a copy in English and never received it. How can international travellers accept conditions in a local language they don’t understand? Very annoying"

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

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Residence Inn by Marriott Essen City
4 out of 5
Gildehofstraße 10, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia
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The price is $97 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 1
0.25 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (10 reviews)
"Limited parking access. Otherwise it’s a great hotel"

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2021

Residence Inn by Marriott Essen City
Hotel Maximilians
3.5 out of 5
Manfredstrasse 10, Essen, NW
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The price is $77 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 1
2.3 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (69 reviews)
"Great service, comfortable. Highly recommend it!"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Hotel Maximilians
Boutique-Hotel Georges
3.5 out of 5
Florastrasse 15b, Essen, NW
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The price is $103 per night from Sep 30 to Sep 30
2.14 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (92 reviews)
usi
"Fantastic host , friendly, helpful and available all the time. Great place ."

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2019

Boutique-Hotel Georges
Flowers Hotel Essen
3 out of 5
Frohnhauser Str. 55, Essen
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The price is $65 per night from Oct 3 to Oct 3
0.47 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (7 reviews)
Blumenwiese in Essen
"Hej, Sehr modernes, helle und zugleich stylisches Hotel. Sehr großzügige Zimmer mit Balkon und besonderem Schick. Ebenerdige Dusche und Dschungelbrause."

Reviewed on May 14, 2021

Flowers Hotel Essen
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Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia
3.23 mi from city center
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hotel friends Zeche Zollverein - Essen
4 out of 5
Martin-Kremmer-Strasse 1, Essen
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The price is $126 per night from Oct 10 to Oct 10
2.79 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (13 reviews)
"originelle einrichtung, regendusche, freundliches personal"

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2021

hotel friends Zeche Zollverein - Essen
Boutique Essen City
Hoffnungstr. 19, Essen, NW
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The price is $99 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 1
0.34 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (211 reviews)
Good experience
"Good experience"

Reviewed on Jan 1, 2020

Boutique Essen City
Atlantic Congress Hotel Essen
4.5 out of 5
Messeplatz 3, Essen
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The price is $98 per night from Oct 22 to Oct 22
1.85 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (146 reviews)
"Great modern big rooms, comfortable bed, nice working station (with movable table), big shower, minibar and instant coffee - i had a great stay! Unfortunately due to COVID-10 gym/sauna/rooftop were closed."

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2021

Atlantic Congress Hotel Essen
GHOTEL hotel & living Essen
3.5 out of 5
Hachestrasse 63, Essen
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The price is $66 per night from Oct 8 to Oct 8
0.53 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (322 reviews)
"Great breakfast, staff are nice and helpful, good food in restaurant"

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

GHOTEL hotel & living Essen
Novum Hotel Arosa Essen
3 out of 5
Rüttenscheider Straße, 149, Essen
Fully refundable
The price is $45 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 1
1.61 mi from city center
3/5 (390 reviews)
Not the best price/quality
"+ Convenient location + Decent breakfast options with lots of fresh fruit + Friendly staff - A bit run down, in need of maintenance - Shower screen placed very ineffectively - Cushions way too thin, no extras available - Not the best matrasses"

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2019

Novum Hotel Arosa Essen
IntercityHotel Essen
3 out of 5
Hachestrasse 10, Essen, NW
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The price is $54 per night from Oct 22 to Oct 22
0.37 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (339 reviews)
"Distance to the train station and city centre really good for vusitung the christmas market and other city's"

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2019

IntercityHotel Essen
Novum Hotel Ambassador
Viehofer Str. 23, Essen, NW
Fully refundable
The price is $58 per night from Oct 3 to Oct 3
0.12 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (250 reviews)
Not great
"All a bit meh. Trying to be more upmarket than it actually is, while not getting the basics right. Shower clearly hadn’t been cleaned properly, wi-fi didn’t really work, TV barely had any channels accessible, no frills, toiletries or kettle. Basically just an okay bed, with a below average pillow. ..."

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2019

Novum Hotel Ambassador
Select Hotel Handelshof Essen
4 out of 5
Am Hauptbahnhof 2, Essen, NW
Fully refundable
The price is $48 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 23
0.3 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (872 reviews)
"Great location - right opposite the station, which is why I come back to the Handelshof. The rooms are of a decent size. Harry's Bar is good for pre and post dinner drinks. However, there are a couple of negative. Firstly I've had several rooms where the air-conditioning is annoyingly loud - and ..."

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2020

Select Hotel Handelshof Essen
the niu Cobbles
3.5 out of 5
Friedrichstraße 43, Essen, NW
Fully refundable
The price is $37 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 27
0.78 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (103 reviews)
"Nice quit different place with nice and kind employees, wich all the best to them❤️"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2021

the niu Cobbles
Hotel Rutherbach
3 out of 5
Ruhrtalstr. 215 -217, Essen, NRW
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The price is $99 per night from Oct 19 to Oct 19
6.12 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (12 reviews)
"Sehr freundliches Personal und gute Lage am Ruhrtalradweg. Für Radreisende ideal. Fahrräder konnten untergestellt bzw. eingeschlossen werden. Restaurant direkt nebenan."

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2021

Hotel Rutherbach
Welcome Hotel Essen
4 out of 5
Schuetzenbahn 58, Essen, NW
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The price is $64 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 1
0.27 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (543 reviews)
Reasonably priced business hotel
"Comfortable and reasonably priced. Perfect when only a clean room for the night is needed."

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

Welcome Hotel Essen
Essential by Dorint Essen
3.5 out of 5
Müller-Breslau-Straße 18 - 20, Essen, NW
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The price is $72 per night from Oct 3 to Oct 3
1.58 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (142 reviews)
"Convenient location!"

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2021

Essential by Dorint Essen
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Where to stay in Essen

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Visiting Essen

Visitors give high marks for the shopping in Essen, which is also known for its theaters and live music. This culturally-rich city also attracts tourists with its sporting events. Top sights in the city include CentrO, Veltins-Arena, and Starlight Express Theater.

  • There are 326 hotels and other accommodations in Essen
  • The closest major airport is in Duesseldorf (DUS-Duesseldorf Intl.), 15.9 mi (25.7 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Dortmund (DTM), 26.3 mi (42.3 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Essen

Known for its theaters, opera, and live music, the city's cultural venues include Starlight Express Theater, Colosseum Theater, and Folkwang Museum. Attractions like Movie Park Germany, Alpincenter Bottrop, and Sea Life Oberhausen are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for landmarks like Zollverein Coal Mine World Heritage Site, Broich Castle, and Beck Castle.

In Essen, you'll be able to select from 326 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have a variety of choices for your holiday getaway. Here you'll find top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Hotel Landhaus Knappmann - This 3-star hotel in Düsseldorf Government Region features free breakfast, a restaurant, and free WiFi.
  • Heiner's Parkhotel - This 4-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi, and a 24-hour health club.
  • Holiday Inn Express Oberhausen - This 3.5-star hotel in Düsseldorf Government Region features free breakfast, free WiFi, and a bar. Expedia customers like its breakfast and overall value.

Other favorite sights in Essen include CentrO, Veltins-Arena, and Konig Pilsener Arena. Popular places to visit outside the city include Messe Duesseldorf, located 18 mi (28.9 km) from the heart of the city, and Museum Kunstpalast, which is 18.5 mi/29.8 km away.

Getting Around Essen

With so many ways to get around, exploring all of Essen is simple. Nearby metro stations include Hirschlandplatz U-Bahn, Berliner Platz U-Bahn, and Bismarckplatz U-Bahn. If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from Essen Central Station, Essen-Kray Süd Station, or Essen-Borbeck S-Bahn.

Dressing for Essen

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 50°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 32°F
  • From April to June, the average is 68°F during the day and 39°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 71°F during the day and 49°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 60°F as the daytime average and 33°F as the nighttime average
  • About 34.41 inches of rain falls on Essen each year
  • August and July are usually the hottest months averaging 69°F, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 33°F

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