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Stern am Rathaus

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Burgerstr. 6, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (Formerly Hotel am Rathaus) (Altstadt-Nord)
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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165 reviews 165 reviews
45 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The small hotel is centrally located in Cologne's old town and has very clean and comfortable rooms. Unfortunately mine was a bit smelly and leaving the window open for a while didn't really help. The shower had a neat but impractical design, as you had to be careful to not get everything wet while taking a shower. There is no... More

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45 reviews 45 reviews
8 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Perfect location for seeing Cologne. Attentive service and recommendations for restaurants and sight seeing. Delicious breakfast! Very fresh and healthy. Appreciated when traveling. rooms are well appointed and very quiet for being so central.

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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A small hotel in the centre of Cologne, just 10 minutes walk from the main railway station & the Cathedral. Very helpful directions from the owners, including how to arrive by U-Bahn if carrying a lot of luggage. Excellent English spoken at reception by very helpful staff. Rooms are quite small & the wet room can get a bit, er,... More

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything is as described here. It's very central but also very quiet. Rooms are comfortable and recently decorated. The aircon was particularly welcome during a hot few days in July. Our post-8 pm arrival was no problem at all. Staff were all very welcoming and did all they could to help us enjoy our stay. Two highlights: the breakfast (make... More

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Los Angeles, CA
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222 reviews 222 reviews
49 hotel reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very centrally located, just a few blocks from the central station, most museums and the cathedral. Adjacent to the city’s main shopping street, various tram lines, etc. Recently renovated throughout and stylishly decorated in mid-century modern (Eames chairs, walnut surfaces, etc.). Only 8 rooms, so guests are treated with personal attention and attentiveness by the friendly owners and staff. Free... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small intimate hotel which is big on customer service. From the moment you arrive everything has a personal touch, Michael and Manfred, the owners, make you feel very welcome. Staff are also very helpful and the breakfasts are as filling as you want them to be. Tucked away just around the corner from one of the main sqaures you're only... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the directions sent in advance—6 steps complete with photos for the walk from the rail station, it was clear that the staff provides personalized attention. (By the way, I’m not sure we could have found the hotel otherwise on our initial approach.) The hotel is 8 rooms on 3 floors, steps from historic cobbled passages and plazas with statues,... More

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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Although only staying for one night we were hugely impressed with every aspect of this hotel. From the excellent reception service from York to the beautiful contemporary design of the rooms, perfect location and great buffet breakfast we can't praise this hotel enough. Highly recommended and great value.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
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77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The reviews are most certainly correct, this is a gem of a hotel. It is all you could ever ask for - clean, comfortable, great location, good price, friendly staff and a superb breakfast! It's just a shame they don't have similar hotels everywhere else! There is absolutely nothing we could find as a negative. Forget the one or two... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Very nice place. Only 8 recently renovated rooms with very personnalised service. Great atmosphere and friendly staff. Centraly located just next to the Rathaus 5 mins walk for the DOM and most muséums...

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Address: Burgerstr. 6, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (Formerly Hotel am Rathaus)
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Location: Germany > North Rhine-Westphalia > Cologne > Altstadt-Nord
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Hotel Class:3 star — Stern am Rathaus 3*
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After the big success of our Hotel Domstern we opened our second hotel in the heart of the historic city center in a quiet side street, close to the historic city hall.After a complete renovation in summer 2011 we were able to implement many suggestions and fulfill the wishes of our guests. The result is a small, cozy and comfortable boutique hotel & café in the center of Cologne close to the main station, cathedral and “Altstadt“ (old town) ... more   less 
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