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Best Cologne hotels

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Most recommended Cologne hotels

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Friends - Cologne - Bedroom
7.5 Good
Free Wi-Fi
Hotel Arde Köln Zentrum - Cologne - Bedroom
Hotel Arde Köln Zentrum
6.3 Okay
Free Wi-Fi
Mauritius Hotel & Therme
7.6 Good
Free Wi-Fi
Hotel Monte Christo
8.1 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
NH Köln Altstadt
8.1 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Courtyard by Marriott Cologne
8.1 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Hilton Cologne
7.8 Good
Free Wi-Fi
Excelsior Hotel Ernst am Dom
8.9 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Ibis Köln Am Dom
7.9 Good
Free Wi-Fi
Ibis budget Köln Porz
6.8 Okay
Free Wi-Fi
a&o Köln Hauptbahnhof
6.3 Okay
Free Wi-Fi
Hotel Domspitzen
8.2 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi

Cologne hotels near Kölner Dom

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Boutique 003 Köln Am Dom - Cologne - Bedroom
Boutique 003 Köln Am Dom
5.9 Fair
Free Wi-Fi
Wyndham Köln - Cologne - Bedroom
Wyndham Köln
7.1 Good
Free Wi-Fi
Maritim Hotel Köln
7.8 Good
Free Wi-Fi
Cologne Marriott Hotel
8.4 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi

Top Cologne hotels with parking

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B&B Hotel Köln-West - Cologne - Bedroom
B&B Hotel Köln-West
7.7 Good
Free Wi-Fi
Ibis Budget Köln Marsdorf - Cologne - Bedroom
Ibis Budget Köln Marsdorf
7.5 Good
Free Wi-Fi
Hotel Fortune
7.7 Good
Free Wi-Fi

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When to book a hotel in Cologne

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Top tips for finding Cologne hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Cologne, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Cologne in October and February.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Cologne if you stay on a Friday. The opposite is true for, Wednesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Cologne accommodation.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Cologne found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $41, while the most expensive was $257.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Cologne for 3 days.
  • Cologne is renowned for its vast Gothic cathedral and sweeping riverside position. If you would like to be within walking distance of the main tourist sites, consider a hotel near the Cathedral in the old town, such as the boutique The Qvest Hideaway or the Stern am Rathaus hotel, so you can easily stroll from place to place.
  • If you have an early or late flight, you may prefer to stay near to the airport. There are several good hotels in the vicinity of Cologne Bonn Airport and some also offer a free shuttle, including the Leonardo Hotel Köln Bonn Airport.
  • If you have tickets for a concert, you can find accommodation conveniently placed near Lanxess Arena, such as the Hotel Stadtpalais or Hotel Alt Deutz City.
  • No visit to Cologne would be the same without a visit to the city’s boisterous beer halls. These traditional beer halls, such as the Früh am Dom, can be found throughout the city centre. There are many hotels in this area, including the Eden Hotel Früh am Dom, which will help make your walk home easy.
  • Cologne’s carnival season is often referred to as the city’s fifth season, starting in November and reaching its peak between Weiberfastnacht (Shrove Thursday) and Rosenmontag (Carnival Monday). During this time, the city receives a high influx of visitors, so it’s a good idea to book in advance. Stay in the city centre to revel with the locals – and don’t forget your costume! Hotels like Hotel am Chlodwigplatz and Hopper Hotel St Josef will put you at the heart of the event.
  • If you are travelling to Cologne on business, you may want to be based near to the Koelnmesse international trade fair and exhibition centre. There are several hotels in this area, including the Radisson Blu Hotel and the Ibis Köln Messe.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Cologne

  • Which neighbourhoods in Cologne are good for families?

    The walkable old town and city centre is an ideal base for families – here you have all the sights and attractions on your doorstep, including the Chocolate Museum.

  • What are good hotel areas for young adults in Cologne?

    Cologne is a university city with a large student population. There are a number of hostels in the city centre, near the train station, including the Station – Hostel for Backpackers.

  • Which hotels in Cologne offer especially good views?

    If you are searching for a hotel with a view, consider waking up in a hotel in the city centre that overlooks the expanse of the Cologne’s iconic Rhine River, such as the Hyatt Regency Cologne.

  • Are there hotels in Cologne with free parking?

    Avoid unnecessary fees and moving your vehicle during your stay by booking a hotel in the city centre with parking, such as the Hotel Mondial am Dom Cologne, MGallery by Sofitel or CityClass Hotel Europa am Dom.

  • Which neighbourhoods are close to Cologne’s central train station?

    The Köln Hauptbahnhof (Cologne Central Station) is located in the old town, near the cathedral. Due to its central position and convenience in the city centre, there are numerous hotels close by, including the Courtyard by Marriott Cologne and Centro Hotel Kommerz, which are both within a five-minute walk of the station.

  • Where to stay in Cologne?

    KAYAK users usually search for hotels in Nippes, Porz and adjacent to Kölner Dom.

  • What are the best hotels near Kölner Dom?

    If you are looking for a hotel close to Kölner Dom, you should consider staying at Boutique 003 Köln Am Dom, Maritim Hotel Köln and Cologne Marriott Hotel, as they are the most recommended by KAYAK users.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Cologne?

    KAYAK users have found double rooms in Cologne for as cheap as $38 in the last 3 days. The average price is $330.

  • How much is a hotel in Cologne for tonight?

    The best deal for a 3-star hotel room in Cologne found by KAYAK users in the last 3 hours was $117, while a 4-star hotel room the lowest price was $116. The cheapest room found overall was for $38.

  • How much is a hotel in Cologne for this weekend?

    In the last 72 hours, users have found Cologne hotels for this weekend for as low as $153 per night. Users have also found 3-star hotels from $61 and 4-star hotels from $144.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Cologne?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Cologne districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Cologne city centre

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Cologne hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Cologne that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Friends, Ibis budget Köln Porz and B&B Hotel Köln-West.

Where to stay in Cologne?

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