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Stern am Rathaus

Burgerstr. 6, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (Formerly Hotel am Rathaus) (Altstadt-Nord)
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Ranked #1 of 283 hotels in Cologne
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Forest Hills, NY
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel Stern am Rathaus, (Cologne, Germany) is truly the "Star at Town Hall". Located on a quiet dead-ended side street next to the old Rathaus (Town Hall) in the center of old Cologne and within easy walking distance of the Main Train station, the Cathedral, the Philharmonie, Museum Ludwig, the Römisch-Germanisches Museum, the numerous restaurants and cafes of the Alte... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed in room no. 1 from April 5 to 11. I agree with all the positive reviews here. Rooms are very comfortable and the decor is excellent. The quality of food offered at the breakfast buffet is very high - everything either home made or locally produced. The hotel is located at the most convenient place, yet away from... More

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Farnham, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, not far from the Cathedral. We thought the Hotel Stern am Rathaus offered good value for money for a suite Excellent amenities in the split level room, fairly quiet for a city Hotel.... The large bed was very comfortable and also the room has an excellent luxury bathroom with a large wet-room style shower and a big bath.... More

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel looks somewhat boring from the outside, but don't be fooled by this. Once you step inside, you are met with friendly professionality, the rooms are newly renovated, breakfast is wonderful and the location is perfect.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, the hotel sent reminder of the upcoming stay. It also showed clear direction (with pictures) to the hotel. A little bit of walk from the train station but hotel location is close to the main shopping streets. We arrived early that day when the room was not ready. We took a walk around town first and later... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the hotel for four nights in March. Staff were warm and helpful. Room was comfortable with UK charging facility as an extra. Location could not be faulted with easy access to the Altstadt and all the sights.

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Wroxham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This boutique hotel certainly lives up to its reputation. We booked the suite at the top of the hotel and it exceeded our expectations ( although you need to be fit as there is no lift ! ). The bed was very comfortable and the bathroom quite luxurious. The breakfasts provided interesting, home-made options with a variety of breads and... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Stern am Rathaus for three nights. The staff were excellent: friendly, helpful and professional. The room was good: reasonable size, very comfortable and clean with a lovely bathroom. Location was good: on a quiet street really close to the Dom, station restaurants and the Rhine. Breakfast was really good with lots of home-produced offerings (including butter!). We... More

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Stockport, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked this hotel based on trip advisor reviews and it does not disappoint. It's simply brilliant, staff are warm and friendly and really helpful, they recommended lots of places to see and eat. The room was excellent also, clean and tidy and decor was to a very high standard. We especially liked the toblerone chocolate on the pillows. The breakfast... More

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Manfred M, Inhaber at Stern am Rathaus, responded to this review

Dear Volky15, thank you very much for this raving review of our place. We are sometimes really surprised how enthusiastic guest describe their stay. We see ourselves as a basic and simple 3 star hotel and we can only advice everyone to keep this fact in mind, when reading our reviews or especially finding us at the number one spot... More

Northumberland, UK
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked on the strength of previous reviews and was not disappointed. This hotel deserves every bit of praise that it has received from others. Will definitely stay there again if I return to Cologne and they have a room available. The lack of a lift was no problem for me, but I can understand why that could be a difficulty... More

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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
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Suites
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Ranked #1 of 283 hotels in Cologne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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