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Where to stay in Innenstadt

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Top Hotels in Innenstadt

Steigenberger Hotel Köln
Steigenberger Hotel Köln
4.5 out of 5
Habsburgerring 9-13, Cologne, NW
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $85 per night from Nov 21 to Nov 22
4.4/5Wonderful! (961 reviews)

"I had a short stay in the hotel in August 2019 so when planning my extended 2020 trip to Koln I took advantage of a very good price for 14 nights. The staff, even at the moment, were all helpful and attentive. Around Rudolfplatz is a great area with Aachener Strasse a special treat with a wide selection ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2020

Steigenberger Hotel Köln
Dorint Hotel am Heumarkt Köln
Dorint Hotel am Heumarkt Köln
5 out of 5
Pipinstrasse 1, Cologne, NW
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $105 per night from Nov 7 to Nov 8
4.2/5Excellent! (970 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020

Dorint Hotel am Heumarkt Köln
Hyatt Regency Cologne
Hyatt Regency Cologne
5 out of 5
Kennedy-Ufer 2a, Cologne, NW
Free Cancellation
The price is $171 per night from Nov 19 to Nov 20
4.5/5Wonderful! (976 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

Hyatt Regency Cologne
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top things to do in Innenstadt

KölnCard - City Pass
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KölnCard - City Pass

Per adult
76% of travellers recommend
Rhine Panorama Cruise & Hop-on Hop-off Bus Pass
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Rhine Panorama Cruise & Hop-on Hop-off Bus Pass

Per adult
80% of travellers recommend
Cologne & Limburg Full-Day Tour
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Cologne & Limburg Full-Day Tour

Per adult
76% of travellers recommend


Discover a downtown destination with gourmet restaurants and bars, fascinating churches that are more than 1,000 years old and a restored Old Town. Innenstadt is Cologne's downtown core, a sprawling central city district that encompasses riverside walks, entertaining museums and the medieval Old Town of ancient buildings. Tour churches built in the 12th century, follow the history of chocolate making and visit an early 18th-century fragrance factory.

One of the most popular Innenstadt destinations is the Old Town, a picturesque historical quarter on the banks of the Rhine River, home to many noteworthy attractions. Most of the Old Town was destroyed during World War II and painstakingly rebuilt after 1945. Walk along cobbled streets and narrow alleys lined with gabled houses, bars, restaurants and shops. 

Stop by Old Town museums, including the Romano-Germanic Museum, an archeological museum dedicated to the city's past, and the Farina Fragrance Museum, which was founded in 1709. This lays claim to being the oldest fragrance factory still standing in the world.

Walk over to Cologne City Hall, a 15th-century building with a 16th-century renaissance façade. Go on a guided tour of Cologne Cathedral. This 13th-century gothic masterpiece and its twin towers can be seen from all over the city center. It’s the second-highest building in Cologne after the Colonius Telecommunication Tower.

Discover more religious architecture when you visit Cologne's 12 Romanesque churches. All are located in the city center, and some were established more than 1,000 years ago.

Venture away from the old quarter to explore some of Innenstadt's other attractions. A 10-minute riverbank walk south of the Old Town will bring you to the Cologne Chocolate Museum. Learn about the history of chocolate making from its beginnings, discover how the confection is made today and sample chocolate from the chocolate fountain, which stands at almost 10 feet (3 meters) high.

See live sporting action at Lanxess Arena, an indoor arena that hosts ice hockey, handball and basketball matches. The 20,000-seat building is also a concert venue.

Travel to Innenstadt's blend of ancient and modern by using the efficient bus, tram and metro network.

Frequently asked questions

How much does an Innenstadt vacation package cost?
Get your credit card ready, because a trip to Innenstadt starts from a tempting . When you combine your flights, hotels and more into a travel package, you’ll score the biggest bargains.
If I'm not able to travel, can I cancel my Innenstadt vacation package?
It’s impossible to predict what tomorrow might bring, so it’s good to know that you can cancel or change your Innenstadt vacation package. If you booked in the last 24 hours, you may be eligible for a refund. If it’s an older booking, your airline, hotel or car rental company may charge a fee. Visit our Customer Service Portal for more information.
How do I get a cheap travel package to Innenstadt?
Browse and lock in everything in the one place with our Innenstadt vacation packages. You’ll discover bargains on hotels, flights, tours and more that’ll keep your credit card happy and your adventurous spirit busy. Actually, you can save as much as $583 just for bundling your bookings. And, with more than 550 air carriers and 1,000,000 hotel options across the globe to pick from, you’ll have endless opportunities to mix and match.
Where should I stay in Innenstadt?
A visit to Innenstadt has to include Cologne Cathedral and Alter Markt. Reserve a room within walking distance for easy access to these terrific attractions.
What are the top hotels in Innenstadt?
If it’s your first visit to Innenstadt, book a room at Maritim Hotel Köln or Hilton Cologne. Both hotels offer comfortable beds and are popular options with many travelers.
When is the best time of year to visit Innenstadt?
That depends on what’s important to you. If you’re hoping to score the best deal, visit Innenstadt in . Airfares and hotels are generally a lot cheaper at this time of year than in . If you want to experience the buzz of Innenstadt in the peak season, organize your escape for . is typically a quieter time of year.
How far in advance should I book my Innenstadt vacation?
Travelers can normally compare international fares on Expedia up to 12 months prior to departure. Booking late? With a little bit of luck, it’s still possible to score a cheap ticket just weeks before your journey.
What does an Expedia Innenstadt travel package include?
It comes down to what you want. If you’re traveling alone, you might decide to bundle flights and hotels. Taking the whole crew to Innenstadt? A travel package that includes flights, hotels and rental cars might be a better fit. Expedia gives you the flexibility and freedom to build your own travel package.
What should I know before booking an Innenstadt travel package?
When you book your flights, hotels and car rentals together, you’ll be rewarded with fantastic discounts. Whether you’re planning an island getaway in a villa or would rather stay in an upscale city hotel, Expedia can help make it happen.
Does Expedia offer Book Now, Pay Later Innenstadt vacation packages?
Most good vacations can become costly, so it’s nice knowing that Expedia is able to make things easier. Thanks to our partnership with online lender Affirm, you can now make the most out of your savings with a Book Now, Pay Later vacation package.
Can I choose my airline with an Innenstadt Expedia vacation package?
Definitely. Expedia has over 550 partner airlines to select from all over the world. With so much choice, finding the ideal carrier to whisk you away to Innenstadt won’t be difficult.