We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 281 Cologne hotels

Hotel Mauritius-Altstadt

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   An der Malzmuehle 4-8, 50676 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Hotel amenities
Hotel Mauritius-Altstadt
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
Save
You added Hotel Mauritius-Altstadt to your Saves list
Ranked #138 of 281 Hotels in Cologne
A recent review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014
Jana_von_Hijack Prague
Write a Review

36 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    2
    17
    15
    1
    1
See reviews for
7
8
5
9
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (5)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (36)
  • Mar-May only
    (10)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (10)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (10)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (6)
All months
Prague
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

what I LIKED/LOVED: - opportunity to use the spa in the sister hotel (about 15 minutes walking), daily from 9 to 24 hrs; do not forget to pack some slippers + towel to wear in spa; spa is FKK, you do not need swimming suit - the location - near to the city centre. great for sightseeing and shopping -... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Location and breakfast are not bad for such hotel level. Shopping area is at hand. Mindful personnel. But room space is limited, accommodation with children is uncomfortable, air conditioning is out of proper service.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
27 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Stayed in this hotel for one night with my wife and daughter. it was important for us that the hotel was a walking distance from the Dome and the main shopping area, had parking facilities and was able to accommodate 3 persons at reasonable price. I think we got all the things we needed. As a bonus, I would add... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
't Gooi
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Nice small hotel in the old town of Cologne. Clean and modern rooms with good beds. We stayed in a room for 3 people. A double bed and a single (proper) bed. The room wasn't very large but perfect for one night. Public transport nearby and walking distance to the Dome and the Lanxess Arena and shopping areas. No airconditioning.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

I wouldn't take my family there, it's a business trip hotel in character. rooms are small, but that's Europe... Other than that, clean & tidy, nice furniture, quiet, nice breakfast. Good service. 10 min from the central train station and cathedral. Price goes up when there is a conference nearby (every couple of weeks). Going to Dusseldorf takes about 45... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Beach Park, Illinois
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
18 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Located within walking distance of city center and the river, this hotel served our needs very well. Below ground parking for a fee served our automobile concerns. The room was nicely appointed and the bath was very modern and convenient. The amazing feature was the free use of the other Hotel Mauritius' Spa just a short tram ride away. This... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Blackpool, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
50 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

The hotel is somewhat old fashioned, some have said the rooms were refurbished. Mine must have been circa 1988! There was also a damp smell too Reception isn't manned in the week & when I returned on the sunday evening (well early hours!), there was some random gentleman sleeping on reception floor! There were a number of issues when we... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mannheim
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
28 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

This is one of the better 3 star hotels I have been visiting. The rooms are very well furnished and modern. The beds are comfortable and provide a good slide. The breakfast is small, but you will find anything you need. The reception personell is nice and very helpful in finding restaurants and helping you to find your way around... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Westport, Ireland
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
15 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

My family and I stayed here on an overnight trip to Cologne. The hotel is a 10 minute walk from the cathedral, and suited us as we walked most places. The room was not very big as we were sharing with our son and a 3rd bed was making the room cramped, the bathroom was pretty tight for space also.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

Location being the most important factor when choosing a hotel,the group of us (8) travelling together were disappointed with this hotel. Although technically in the "Altstadt" it was definitely the wrong side of the tramlines in a very featureless street (and yes as another reviewer pointed out gay sex-shop close at hand). The rooms had been refurbished in a characterless... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Hotel Mauritius-Altstadt? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel Mauritius-Altstadt

Address: An der Malzmuehle 4-8, 50676 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Location: Germany > North Rhine-Westphalia > Cologne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Mauritius-Altstadt 3*
Number of rooms: 42
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline, EasyToBook and Odigeo so you can book your Hotel Mauritius-Altstadt reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Esser Hotel Cologne

14 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (10)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Room/suite (3)
Viewed
Other (5)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (5)
Viewed
Room/suite (3)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay