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MEININGER Hotel Koeln City Center

Engelbertstrasse 33-35, 50674 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Herford, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

it was a trip for attending a full day atheists convention center seminar for three days which I had my first night at this hotel. It was clean, friendly well mannered stuff with well speaking english and a useful good kitchen at lower ground which you can keep your food at fridge, boil water or even cook.unfortunately I hadn't time... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

one thing you can guarantee from Meininger is that the dorms will be clean and tidy. With a hotel feel it's not great for a solo traveller but the place has a kitchen and common area which does help. You know what to expect from all of their chains, something which can't be guaranteed with other hostels

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I stayed in this hotel for 2 nights with a group of friends on my stag do. The location is very good and while it is clearly not luxury, it is ideal for anyone who is looking for a no-frills place to stay. It's actually superb value for money and had everything we needed. There are lots of nice little... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The Meininger Hotel is situated close to Rudolfplatz, which makes it really convenient for public transport, but also a central spot for going anywhere in the city centre on foot. It is clean and the rooms are spacious. The walls show some signs of wear but overall, it is a great place to stay.

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MEININGERHotels, Leiter Front Office at MEININGER Hotel Koeln City Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for such a positiv feedback. We hope to see you soon next time in Frankfurt ! Your Meininger Team More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

stayed here for 2 nights, booking was straight forward, checking in easy, free wifi, rooms are basic but clean and warm. To be honest we basically slept here and that was it, we didn't use any other facilities. All Taxi drivers we used knew where it was so I think it is popular. It is a great place to stay... More 

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MEININGERHotels, Leiter Front Office at MEININGER Hotel Koeln City Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your positiv feedback. Hope you had agreat trip home. See you next time in Frankfurt. Your Meininger Team More 

Oamaru, New Zealand
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I stayed here for one night on a trip through so sadly didn't have time to socialise here but it looked to be a central location for fun. My dorm was an 8 bed dorm and was in a surprisingly large room. The room is rather old and could do with a bit of an update. But the bed was... More 

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MEININGERHotels, Leiter Front Office at MEININGER Hotel Koeln City Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your positiv feedback and your open words. Hope to see you next time in Frankfurt :) Your Meininger Team More 

State of Bremen, Germany
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Went to Cologne for Carnival and the Meininger Hostel was the cheapest Hostel in town that time. Its very close to the city center and the staff was awesome. Very friendly and helpful. The room was quite small and not as clean as I expect for 26 Euro per night. Overall the Meininger was alright and I probably would stay... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Just spent four days in Cologne for my nephew’s stag weekend and the Meininger Hostel was perfect for the budget group of 32 lads of all ages. The rooms vary in capacity, some 4 bed, some 8 bed and combinations of single beds and bunk-beds because this place isn’t designed to be a boutique lodging it is simply a nice... More 

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Dear Guest, thank you for your positiv feedback. Hope you had agreat trip home. See you next time in Frankfurt. Your Meininger Team More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I stayed in the room 404 (February 9-11, 2015). This hotel does not fulfill the basic hygienic norms – it should be well worth for the German hygiene state authorities to visit this place: 1. Awful smell (sewage-like) from the bathroom that goes right into the sleeping room – during all day and night 2. Dry urine stains on the... More 

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Kingswinford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I visited the Meininger hotel with my university course and we had the best time here. The room we had was for 4 people (shared by 3) with an en suite bathroom and bedding provided and it was really clean and spacious, as was the rest of the hotel. It was a great location with walking distance to the local... More 

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Dear Guest, thank you for your positiv feedback. Hope you had agreat trip home. See you next time in Frankfurt. Your Meininger Team More 

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