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Novotel Koeln City

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The staff was incredibly grumpy and the rooms are very small. The lobby has been nicely renovated, which makes the rooms look absolutely shabby by comparison. It is also located off a busy street. The review might would have been more slightly favourable, but the rudeness of the staff to me and my family over on our last morning there... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After staying at the Mercure Nurenberg (on the way to Austria) which was excellent in all areas, the Novotel at Koeln was a disappointment. The corridors smelt bad, the room was barely adequate for a couple and older child, The dinner was poor, my wife could not eat the salmon (the hotel refunded this cost of this dish), the breakfast... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stayed here 3 nights in june 2015 for the TS concert. because of the concert most of the hotels were booked in advance but we found this one. it was nice really, the room is fine and the breakfast was good too. its also a few minutes drive from the lanxess arena and a short drive from the center.

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hotel4you, Manager at Novotel Koeln City, responded to this review

Dear KerenSchwartz, First and foremost, thank you very much for your stay with us here at the Novotel Cologne City. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for sharing your experience with the TripAdvisor community. We would like to welcome you back very soon and remain, With kind regards, Ruediger Schild... More 

Berlin, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In Cologne for a summer weekend. I stayed for the 3th time in this hotel. Room was slightly refurbished especially the bathroom. Very good sleeping quality typically Novotel. I got a free late check out on sunday untill 5 pm. one of the benefitss of being a-club member. Did not take breakfast, It is still pricy, but of excellent quality.... More 

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hotel4you, Manager at Novotel Koeln City, responded to this review

Dear michel557, First and foremost, thank you very much for your stay with us here at the Novotel Cologne City. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for sharing your experience with the TripAdvisor community. We would like to welcome you back very soon and remain, With kind regards, Ruediger Schild... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

convenient, clean (you have to like plasticky bathtubs and plastic shower curtains), efficient. Well located for a stroll in town. I still have to try the rooftop sauna. The restaurant is big, clean, and agreable

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hotel4you, Manager at Novotel Koeln City, responded to this review

Dear Jim B, First and foremost, thank you very much for your stay with us here at the Novotel Cologne City. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for sharing your experience with the TripAdvisor community. We would like to welcome you back very soon and remain, With kind regards, Ruediger... More 

New Delhi, India
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well located less than a stone's throw away from the Rhine (but please don't throw stones)- away from the hustle and bustle of the DOME but a good walk (10mins) from it and they have baby strollers and the room layout is comfortable.

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hotel4you, Manager at Novotel Koeln City, responded to this review

Dear ikaraths, First and foremost, thank you very much for your stay with us here at the Novotel Cologne City. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for sharing your experience with the TripAdvisor community. We would like to welcome you back very soon and remain, With kind regards, Ruediger Schild... More 

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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OK 4* hotel. Our room was rather small than average for 4*, the amenities were good. Breakfast was good. Regarding location - for those who don't mind some walking (from tram) or "just" walking (15-25 minutes from the center, depending on pace) the location is good. For those looking for central location, it's not. If you plan to be in... More 

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hotel4you, Manager at Novotel Koeln City, responded to this review

Dear Kostyantyn_V, First and foremost, thank you very much for your stay with us here at the Novotel Cologne City. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for sharing your experience with the TripAdvisor community. We would like to welcome you back very soon and remain, With kind regards, Ruediger Schild... More 

Oz In Rome
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the hotel for 3 nights visiting Köln and surrounding area. The hotel is about 30 minutes walk from the train station. The room was clean and well equipped. The staff were efficient and helpful. The breakfast was very good. The only hitch was the breakfast was charged for 15 euro instead of the pre-payment rate of 11... More 

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hotel4you, Manager at Novotel Koeln City, responded to this review

Dear J_in_Rome, First and foremost, thank you very much for your stay with us here at the Novotel Cologne City. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for sharing your experience with the TripAdvisor community. We would like to welcome you back very soon and remain, With kind regards, Ruediger Schild... More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Novotel on a recent leisure visit through Cologne. It's exactly what you expect from a Novotel. Nice staff, clean comfortable rooms and an all around modern hotel. It's close to the chocolate museum, it's not so close to the town centre. You can definitely walk it.. we found it a bit far however it was raining... More 

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hotel4you, Manager at Novotel Koeln City, responded to this review

Dear MeganEB, First and foremost, thank you very much for your stay with us here at the Novotel Cologne City. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for sharing your experience with the TripAdvisor community. We would like to welcome you back very soon and remain, With kind regards, Ruediger Schild... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Novotel Koln City is located right on the Rhine River, close to the Old Town, the famous cathedral und several museums. Modern design and comfort characterise our 221 spacious rooms and seven meeting rooms. Explore the trade fair city or take it easy in the courtyard of our restaurant. Total relaxation awaits you on the 5th floor of this 4 star hotel where you can enjoy our gym overlooking the Rhine or a quiet moment in our sauna. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Novotel Koeln City

Address: Bayenstrasse 51, 50678 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Location: Germany > North Rhine-Westphalia > Cologne
Price Range: $78 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Novotel Koeln City 4*
Number of rooms: 222
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Also Known As:
Novotel Koeln City Hotel Cologne
Novotel Hotel Cologne
Novotel Hotel Koeln City
Novotel Cologne
Cologne Novotel
Hotel Style:
#6 Green Hotel in Cologne
#20 Best Value Hotel in Cologne
#26 Luxury Hotel in Cologne
#28 Family Hotel in Cologne
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