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art'otel cologne

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Holzmarkt 4, 50676 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Ranked #32 of 283 hotels in Cologne
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a European who has lived in the US for 12 years, I am not an easy customer: I expect great service and a lot of space without compromising on modern luxury and practical design. It's rare to find hotels that manage to fit all these things into their standard rooms, but art'otel managed this very well. I booked just... More

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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in the art'otel with friends over the Carnival period. Hotel is in a good location - about a 10 minute walk from the old town/centre along the river so not dead central but a comfortable (and flat) walk away. The hotel has a very trendy vibe, is very modern and immaculately clean. I was impressed. The bar area is... More

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PhilipSkitch, General Manager at art'otel cologne, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thanks so much for the wonderful review. We do keep our breakfast and Parking rates in line with the lo´cal competition, and I am afraid that yes it is quite high in Cologne. Hope to see you really soon again. Philip More

Warsaw
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158 reviews 158 reviews
71 hotel reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent five days in Art'Otel Cologne and found it a good place for business purpose. Nicelocated - 15 minute walk and 5 minute drive from Railway Station and famous Cologne Cathedral. Lindt chocolate museum, mustard museum and Olympic Cologne museum are located just few minutes away. Modern, clean rooms with the rest of interior partially under renovation during my... More

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PhilipSkitch, General Manager at art'otel cologne, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thanks for your review. I am glad everything was great, although you seem to have had an issue with the approval process for your credit cards. I can assure you we are no different from all shops and hotels, so I don't really know what to say except really sorry. See you soon. Philip More

Cologne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We booked 2 rooms in summer 2013. Our stay was convenient. The rooms stylish and the location great, as we were next to the Rhein and the centre. We have to really complain about one detail: The outdoor area was reservated for some special people, which we couldn´t understand. That`s simply not done. We thought this nice terrace would be... More

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PhilipSkitch, General Manager at art'otel cologne, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thanks so much for the nice review. Sorry that the Terrace had other people on it! I am aftraid sometimes (rarely) we have wedding receptions, baptisms, etc privately booked. We normally keep the terrace for our guests in Spring and Summer. See you soon I hope More

Arlon, Belgique
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Situated at a nice 15 minutes walk along the river Rhine via the Altmarkt to the Dom of Cologne. A lot of parking spots around. Very young arty hotel. Nice staff with cool attitude. The breakfast is outstanding. Got an upgrade to a room with view over the small harbor and river. Would stay there again for the surroundings.

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PhilipSkitch, General Manager at art'otel cologne, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thanks so much for the review. I am glad you enjoyed the surroundings and the breakfast so much. Cologne is a lovely place to be, and where we are located by the Rhine is unique and fun. See you soon. Philip More

San Diego, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
28 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

If you're coming to Cologne, this place really is close to everything. It's only a 20 minute walk or so from the cathedral, downtown shopping district, bridge, symphony hall, and train station. Plus, that walk is a lovely stroll along the water's edge through a kind of urban park with restaurants lining the sidewalk. Very pretty. The reception was cordial... More

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PhilipSkitch, General Manager at art'otel cologne, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thanks for the wonderful 5 star review. In 2014 we are also undergoing an upgrade which will see our carpets in all the rooms and coridors change to a darker colour (it costs too much to keep white carpets clean - what were we thinking!) We will also upgrade all showers, desks, and internet speed. Hope to see... More

Wrexham
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This was our third stay at the Art'otel in as many years. Having spent our honeymoon here last time, we came back in December to celebrate our first anniversary. We had the usual very friendly greeting from the reception staff and were given the same room we had for our honeymoon - a wonderful corner room with delightful views of... More

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PhilipSkitch, General Manager at art'otel cologne, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Many thanks for the wonderful review. I appreciate that sometimes the white carpets have been a problem to keep clean more than 48 hours - particularly during Carnival, and thanks for suggesting the guests overlook that. Its funny really but I am sure our carpets are cleaner than any hotel in Cologne really, as we have to shampoo... More

Nicosia, Cyprus
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Stayed here on a business trip. Within walking distance from the Koln station (about 15 minutes along the river). Excellent value for money, a relatively new contemporary hotel, very good sized ergonomic room, well appointed with quality amenities. Staff are extremely efficient and friendly throughout (perhaps the hotel's greatest asset), this has been one of the best hotels I have... More

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PhilipSkitch, General Manager at art'otel cologne, responded to this review

You are just too kind. To be called one of the best hotels in Cologne has made me walk on air. Many thanks and see you back soon I hope, Philip More

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

I stayed in this hotel last weekend with my mum and it was perfect for us. The location (opposite the chocolate museum) was just 15 mins walk from the Dom. I had requested a river view room as the weekend was for my mums birthday and not only did we get a river view room but they had left a... More

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PhilipSkitch, General Manager at art'otel cologne, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for the great 5 star review. We are so proud of our people who we pick especially because they wouldnt work in most hotels! We want young guys with personality, and in return we get originality that most guests love! See you back soon I hope. Philip More

Leeds, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

But that is about all you can say that's good. I have stayed here three times on business. The two most recent visits were in December and February. The carpets are very dirty and need replacing. The walls need a lick of paint. The skirting board at the door of the bathroom had rotted because the shower had obviously run... More

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PhilipSkitch, General Manager at art'otel cologne, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Sorry about the carpets and walls in your room. We spend much time on the white carpets cleaning them, but we have decided to change them all and in 6 months they will be replaced in a darker shade! Hope to see you back! Philip More

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Additional Information about art'otel cologne

Also Known As:
Art`Otel Cologne Hotel Cologne
Art`Otel Cologne Hotel
Address: Holzmarkt 4, 50676 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Location: Germany > North Rhine-Westphalia > Cologne
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#16 Luxury Hotel in Cologne
#21 Business Hotel in Cologne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — art'otel cologne 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Opening in March 2010, the distinctive art’otel cologne is located in the 100-year-old Rheinauhafen, a former port near the city centre. Hotel’s amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi, business services, on-site dining and meeting facilities, as well as a permanent collection of artwork by Korean-born artist SEO. These works are displayed throughout the hotel gallery, distinguishing our accommodation from other hotels in Cologne. ... more   less 
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