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I've stayed here a few times now, brilliant hotel my favourite place to stay in Germany, walking distance to cologne cathedral & river Rhine. Fantastic breakfast buffet, and spa facilities are also very nice. Great selection of salads at Dux restaurant, hotel staff are also very polite & friendly. Will be visiting again soon.
"Good business hotel close to Cologne fair"
This hotel is located on the eastern side of the river Rhein and very close to the Cologne fair. You can travel there by car (parking places are available) or you can come by train - then take Cologne Deutz station and walk about 5 minutes to the hotel. The hotel itself is located next to Cologne fair and a bigger street but if you stay to the back side of the hotel you won't hear anything from the street. The entrance/lobby area is big enough to accommodate groups or some more individual guests during arrival. There are up to 4 or 5 reception desks and the staff works quickly and friendly and is as well very helpful. Behind the lobby area you will find the bar and two restaurants - one that offers typical German food and the other one offering high class food. One of those is also for breakfast and has enough space to feel comfortable during breakfast. The rooms are located in the upper floors and my room was faced to the back side of the hotel - so quite and big enough for one person as well as for a couple. The room itself is equipped with a TV two beds, a TV screen, a small fridge and a bathroom with basin, toilet and shower. Only thing to "complain" about was the carpet in the room - but this is a personal complain because I don't like carpets in hotel rooms! Breakfast is served in buffet style and offers everything you like for a healthy and enjoyable start in the morning - cereals, variety of eggs, rolls, ham, cheese, butter, croissants, marmelade, fruits etc. In conclusion this hotel is a great venue for smaller meetings and conferences as well as for exhibitors on the Cologne fair. So I can recommend this hotel for business stays. For private stays you always have to cross the river Rhein to be in the heart of Cologne and this might be a little bit to far for a private stay.
"Awesome place to stay while in town"
I have a hard time believing some of these negative reviews. I stayed for 12 nights and every day was another pleasant surprise for me. The entire staff was wonderful to deal with and all spoke excellent English to make up for my lack of German. Alex in the Dux restaurant/bar was great every time I visited the bar. Try the Sparglesoup if it's in season. It's one of the best things I've ever eaten The room was very clean, I had everything I needed each night. The breakfast buffet was beyond anything I've ever experienced at a hotel. There was something for everyone and it was fresh and delicious. I will definitely be staying again.
"Hotel's rating meets their quality"
During World hockey championship 2017 we stayed at this hotel for one night. We had bed and breakfast. The room was clean and well prepared even before official check in. Hotel has modern minimalistic design and his location is quite good, close to transport hub Koln Messe/Deutz. It is only few minutes walk to get there. Hotel restaurant offers fresh international menu. We decided to choose Wiener schnitzel, which was good decision. Walter, very talkative waiter, was really right person on a right place. He was polite and quick. Restaurant has nice interior, we were satisfied and felt well. Breakfast restaurant is another place in the hotel. Breakfast consists of warm and cold buffet with great selection of prepared dishes. Over all we were satisfied, I slept well so I can fully recommend.
Be careful. A few rrviews have talked about unreasonable reservation rules. Very true. We reserved for 6 days in May and had to cancel in plenty of time due to a medical emergency. We provided documentation. Still 100 percent charged. Be careful. Watch the fine print. Rent with others if possible. Trust is a major concern.
Credit cards accepted by the hotel: American Express - Visa - MasterCard - Japan Credit Bureau (JCB) - Maestro
Check-in: 3:00 PM , Check-out: 12:00 PM