in Cologne, Germany
Travel Guide for Cologne
the four most populated cities in Germany. These days the city is a beautiful
cultured destination with great leisure facilities, pubs and shops. However,
during WWII, Cologne was heavily bombed and damaged. After years of restoration
work it has been rebuilt to portray the wonderful historic Roman city it
use to be.
to Cologne - Flying is the recommended choice of transport as the city
has Köln/Bonn Konrad Adenauer Airport located 10km from the centre.
Also, for people arriving from countries that are outside Europe, Frankfurt
Airport is the closest and provides transfers for the 200km journey. Trains
and large roads make it easy to get to the city via other methods.
in Cologne - Hotels are the most popular choice of accommodation
in Cologne. However, check for the festival dates as this can seriously
affect the availability of rooms. Hotels are great as they offer different
classes of rooms and are conveniently situated around the city... read
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Western Premier Hotel Regent Cologne
The Best Western Premier
Hotel Regent is an ultra-modern building with a red façade located
in a quiet residential area, three kilometres from Cologne's city centre.
Mediterranean cuisine and an array of wines are served in the Mediterranean-style
restaurant with its modern design furnishings. The Lounge Bar offers light
Mediterranean snacks and drinks and a relaxed, contemporary setting. After
a tiring day of business or sightseeing, guests can revitalize body and
mind in the sauna, solarium, steam room and fully equipped fitness centre.
Conferences and banquets can be held in the hotel's function rooms. The
24-hour front desk offers a safe-deposit box, concierge services, dry cleaning
and laundry services. Those with laptops can check emails via wireless
Internet. Cologne's city centre, three kilometres away, has rich culture
offerings with the Museum of Far Eastern Art, the Kathe- Kollwitz Museum
of Art and the Metropolitan Historical Museum.
Hotel Am Dom Cologne
The Central Hotel am Dom
is a modern hotel set in the centre of Cologne, 150 metres from the historical
old city and the twin spires of the cathedral. With simple, modern decor
and furnishings, guestrooms include satellite TV, clock radios, direct-dial
phones, hair dryers, safes, Internet ports, and minibars. After a day sightseeing,
guests can enjoy international and local specialties or Chinese cuisine
in the hotels two restaurants, relax with a drink in the Art Deco bar or
order a light meal from the room service menu. Those guests wishing to
surf the web or catch up with emails can take advantage of the hotel's
high-speed wireless internet access.The front desk has a safe-deposit box
for the storage of valuables. Parking facilities are 150 metres from the
hotel. It is 100 metres from the hotel to Cologne's shopping area and financial
district, and 150 metres to the main railway station.
The Dom Hotel, Cologne,
set right in the centre of town, overlooking the Gothic cathedral, is a
contemporary residence housed in a refurbished historic building. The 124
guestrooms feature contemporary decor in bright, warm colours, and are
equipped with flat-screen plasma televisions with cable channels, high-speed
and wireless Internet connections, minibars, desks and safes. Black Italian
marble-clad bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary
Le Mérou is a contemporary
restaurant with burnt ochre, bright red and light-wood decor, offering
seafood dishes and views of the cathedral. After dinner, guests can head
to the Sir Peter Ustinov Bar, a modern lounge decorated with photographs
of the famous actor, serving traditional and house-speciality cocktails.
The Dom Hotel, Cologne serves ice creams on the Lido Terrace in summer
where guests can relax and which offers panoramic views over the cathedral.
The Hyatt Regency Cologne
is an imposing modern building with a grandiose glass entrance portico
and views over the River Rhine, cathedral and Cologne's historic centre.
This six-storey hotel features 306 air-conditioned guestrooms with 36 square
metres of space, decorated in warm, natural colours and with contemporary
design furnishings. Rooms offer either views of the inner courtyard or
the Rhine. All rooms have an interactive television system with pay movies
and Internet access. Marble bathrooms feature separate showers and bathtubs.
Complimentary fresh fruit and bottles of water are provided. The
Glashaus Restaurant offers contemporary Mediterranean cuisine, particularly
Italian, served in an intimate chandelier-lit ambience with piano music,
modern furnishings and bay windows overlooking the gardens, river and cathedral.
Situated on the banks of the Rhine, the Hyatt Beergarden specialises in
regional dishes and beers.
Hotel Koeln, Cologne
The Maritim Hotel Koeln
in Cologne, Germany sits on the banks of the Rhine River and is one kilometer
from the old city of Cologne. The hotel is linked to the Congress Centre.
The Maritim Hotel Koeln features boutiques and restaurants in the lobby
of the hotel. The exterior design of the building is reminiscent of a Parisian
house. The hotel offers complimentary newspapers in the lobby. The multilingual
staff at the hotel's 24-hour front desk provides currency exchange services
and safe deposit boxes. A glass-roofed atrium highlights the Bellevue
Restaurant, open for lunches, afternoon teas and dinners. Kolsche Stuff
restaurant offers German cuisine. La Galerie Bistro is open for dinners
on Tuesday through Saturday and serves Mediterranean-style meals. The Rostisserie
is open for breakfasts and lunches. The hotel features an indoor swimming
pool and health spa.
Hotel Euro Garden Köln City, Cologne
The Mark Hotel Euro Garden
Köln City is a modern hotel located in a quiet side street 500 metres
from the old centre of Cologne and 200 metres from the Rhine. There
is high-speed wireless Internet access in the common areas, complimentary
newspapers in the lobby, and a hotel bar. There is a business centre and
rooms are available for meetings, while drivers have access to onsite garage
parking. As well as offering a dry cleaning service and currency exchange,
the 24-hour front desk can help guests with information on local attractions.
Cologne Cathedral is 500 metres from the hotel and the city's Zoo is one
kilometre away. Cologne's main railway station is across the street from
the hotel and Cologne-Bonn Konrad Airport is 17 kilometres away, an approximate
driving time of 15 minutes.
Hotel Severinshof Koeln, Cologne
The Mercure Severinshof
Koln hotel is a four-storey property set in the centre of Cologne, 50 metres
from the S-Bahn station and within 1.5 kilometres of the city's shops,
the historic old town and the museum district. The 253 air-conditioned
guestrooms feature light decor and modern furnishings. Amenities include
complimentary wireless Internet connections, cable television, direct-dial
phone, clock radios, minibars, complimentary newspapers and bathrooms with
shower/tub combinations. Active guests can work out in the fitness centre
and afterwards unwind in the sauna or top up their tans in the solarium.
The hotel also offers wellness massages for a fee. The colourful, modern
restaurant serves regional and international dishes and overlooks the terrace,
and the bright, modern bar serves drinks until late. Those with laptops
can plan sightseeing itineraries via complimentary wireless Internet access,
and newspapers are available free of charge in the lobby.
Inn Cologne City-West
Park Inn Cologne City-West
is a modern hotel in Cologne's business district, three kilometres from
the historic downtown area and twin-towered cathedral. Guests can work
out on the latest equipment in the sixth- floor Wellness Centre, with panoramic
views of Lake Aachen and the city, then relax in the sauna, solarium and
infra-red cabin. There is Wi-fi is for guests with laptops and conference
rooms and business services. The hotel's dining option is the Triforum
restaurant serving Mediterranean and local dishes, guests can dine outside
on the terrace in the summer. After dinner guests can enjoy cocktails in
the sophisticated Inn Takt Bistro and Bar. Cologne is full of places to
see and nearby attractions include the historical monuments of downtown
Cologne three kilometres away and the Imhoff-Stollwerck Chocolate Museum
four kilometres away. Cologne-Bonn Konrad Airport is 17 kilometres from
the hotel, a 20- minute drive.
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