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art'otel cologne

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Holzmarkt 4, 50676 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here over the weekend and were very happy with the Hotel. The pictures on the website match the room completely. Location wise its a short walk to some of the key tourist places but it is a nice walk along the river to get there. Would happily stay here again.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great location, brilliant hotel. Arrived early to drop off our bags and were greated to an upgrade and a room ready early! After a 5am start to our day this was an awesome surprise. The bed, shower and facilities are brilliant. Definitely a place to stay in Cologne!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Booked the family in as a stopover en route to visit friends. The hotel is bright and far more stylish than its pricing would ever suggest. The reception has been warm, genuine and the request for adjoining rooms had been read and arranged. Superb. The location is good with the city centre a short walk away along the riverside and... More 

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

Dear Matthew, Many thanks for the glowing review, and I am also pleased you like the chocolate museum. We have tried very hard to be different from other hotels, and our unique concept and service style has certainly gained us many fans. I am pleased we managed to honour all your reservation requests !! I hope you will come back... More 

Odense, Denmark
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81 reviews 81 reviews
36 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Art'otel is located near the "old" town of Cologne. And near the river. The rooms and surroundings are designed in a quite fancy way but without much atmosphere. But with fancyness you do not get usability, When using the sink you got water all over the bathroom. The rooms are spacious and clean. The breakfast is disappointing with poor quality... More 

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

Dear Reviewer, Many thanks for the compliments on the Reception staff, but I am sorry the hotels style wasn't to your liking. We do also have rooms with a traditional style of bathroom if you want the next time you come. The breakfast buffet normally attracts raves for its completeness and size, so I am sorry we seem to have... More 

Fribourg, Switzerland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Modern style city hotel in nice location, a few steps from the Rhine river. Modern art decoration in the rooms nice, spacious and clean rooms. Five-ten minute walk from public transportation. Do not miss to visit the excellent in-house restaurant.

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

Dear Reviewer, Many thanks for the great 5 star review. I am really pleased you had such a great time here, and particularly that you enjoyed our world famous Chino Latino Pan-Asian restaurant. I do hope you rell all your friends, and come back very soon! Regards, Philip More 

Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel located at Holzmarkt area -walking distance from Cologne central station of 15minutes. Taxi ride of 5-7min. Arrived about 7:30pm when checkin area was busy checking in the whole bus of group of business traveller. Decided to have dinner first and checked in later after dinner down town. Amazed how beautiful new and modern the room arrangement. Very good modern... More 

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

Dear Reviewer, Many thanks for the fantastic five star review, and I am particularly pleased you were thrilled by the art in the hotel, and the whole artistic feel to the place. We have art'otels in Berlin, Amsterdam, Dresden, and Budapest. In a few years our first art'otel in London will also be opening. It is a unique atmosphere in... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms rather impersonal and clinical, no shower cabin so water was all over all the bathroom, minibar did not mention any prices, rooms however clean and service friendly. Overall value for money not appropriate.

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

Dear Guest, Many thanks for the review, although I think 2 stars is a little unfair! The shower is not unusual in hotels these days, however I understand some people prefer the old fashioned cabin style bath/shower. We have about half the rooms with a bath / Shower as well. Mini bar prices are in the Guest Directory Folder on... More 

Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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97 reviews 97 reviews
42 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Organised a two night weekend trip to the Art'otel in Köln. Had 65 rooms in total. Everybody enjoyed there stay inmensely. Location is superb, ten minute walk from the city center en on the waterfront. There were only a few downsides: - the rooms and the hotel itselve were very warm and putting the airco on maximum cooling dit not... More 

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

Dear Reviewer, Many thanks for the great complimentary review of your weekend trip. This last weekend was rather wet and cold, and the climate control is comfort cooling that is designed to reduce the temperature based on the outside temperature, which was only about 15c this weekend,and 8c at night. I am sorry for any crush and delays at breakfast... More 

Riga
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29 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I must admit that we were rather forced into this hotel because it was a last minute decision to go to Cologne for New Years Eve and we wanted somewhere central. Because it was New Years Eve, it was pretty expensive and also the restaurant was booked up for a 'do', but both of those were only to be expected... More 

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

Dear Reviewer, Well better late than never ! NYE seems ages away now doesn't it! I am really pleased you enjoyed your visit, and that the time you spent in Cologne was worth the last minute expense. I hope you enjoyed the fireworks as that really is a special feature in Cologne, and I certainly enjoyed the atmosphere with my... More 

London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great hotel, close to town center and businesses around. Good breakfast, spacious rooms with good mattresses and showers. Staff is really nice! Tips: book a room on a higher floor with Rhine view. The bar is uncomfortable and ‘cold’, so opt for drinks somewhere else.

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

Dear Reviewer, Many thanks for the great 4 star review, and I am pleased that you enjoyed the breakfast, and that you found the staff so friendly. We are in the process of refurbishing our bar right now, so hopefully when you re-visit cologne, you will stay with us again, and see the changes. Best wishes, Philip More 

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