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Buchholz Downtown Hotel

Kunibertsgasse 5, 50668 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Buchholz Downtown Hotel
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Ranked #81 of 281 Hotels in Cologne
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Our room was lovely, small but clean and large bathroom with rain shower. The owner is accommodating and friendly as you'd expect or he's really made a few errors in his career path. Breakfast is one of the best continentals available for this type of hotel. Lots of options and very fresh ingredients and good strong coffee. So why only... More 

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Maaseik (Belgium)
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55 reviews 55 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Close to town centre (500 m), very friendly staff, excellent breakfast, room was tidy and spicy with an additional sitting area (rm 301) - parking in the near vicinity is expensive although there are parking places at walking distances near the Rhine river at 4 EUR a day.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

Absolutely recommended this family-run hotel for its location close to the central station / Dom / Rhein... And for it making you feel right at home! Wonderful breakfast in the morning rounds it all up. Special thanks to the owner who was nice enough to let us change dates last minute although our booking policy did not include this option!

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Finland
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82 reviews 82 reviews
21 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The location is great, just a few minutes walk from the central station and the Kölner Dom, main attraction of the city. Also the Rhein river is just around the corner. The hotel is small and clean, spatious room (nr 30) or "flat" with 2 rooms. Everything worked well and the free internet was fast and efficient. Breakfast was very... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
16 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

OK Let's start with an honest review of the hotel itself, which if you are travelling by train/bus/plane/taxi. This is a small "boutique" type hotel which has been done out in the austere/minimalist rather than the - say- quirky style popular in some of these. To this extent is it very "sharp" white and clean and tidy. The room furniture... More 

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Tunguska
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

The hotel is a nice little place just 5 minute walk away from Cologne central station. It's in a calm street and the rhine is about 50m away. The rooms are spacious and tidy, with nice oldfashioned furniture. They have free wifi and a very good breakfast with a great variety of food. So why not 5 stars ? Because... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

It's a quaint hotel on a quiet side street of downtown Cologne. It's close enough to the train station to walk, but it's far enough where you don't hear trains all the time. It was kind of confusing to find at first. The staff is friendly and everything was clean. It does have a small elevator and the room was... More 

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somewhere
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90 reviews 90 reviews
57 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

if you look at the photos on their website, you see larger airy rooms that could perhaps be characterized as "boutique". the room i received was miniature. tiny night stand. tiny television. tiny bath. tiny bed. tiny 1-person elevator, tiny hallway. (but big gigantic skeleton key for the room!). its close to the main station. but there are hotels closer... More 

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Leusden
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We stayed only one night, but the atmosphere of the whole hotel, the hospitality of the owner and the hygiene were really great. Also the room was very nice, big and cosy. The breakfast was also really great. The location is on walking distance to the main attractions. So the next time we visit Cologne, we are going to visit... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013 via mobile

This hotel is located in a quiet street, is clean, well maintained with an excellent breakfast, even salmon was included in the breakfast and a large variety of juices and fruits. The hotel is located three streets away from the train station and only a street away from the river.

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