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Novotel Koeln City

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Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a typical Novotel hotel, nothing to complain. rooms are good, and breakfast is excellent. It’s also enjoyable by kids. I really recommend it for families travelling with kids. The location is good, only 10 minutes walking to Lindt chocolate museum, and around 25 minutes walking to the cathedral. Only take is that parking is really expensive and it...

Chesapeake, Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed there with a family of 4 for 3 nights. The Hotel is located on the southern end of the downtown area. To get to the Dom or shopping it was about a 20+ min walk or a 6-10 Euro taxi. There are two elevators that service the rooms which can be quite busy. There is a small but...

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

Dear blaineusn, 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 wish you a happy and healthy...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Novotels are usually good. This one didn't disappoint being centrally located as well as offering all the usual things you expect from this hotel chain. The main bed was very comfortable as well as the children's beds.

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

Dear Claudia G, 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...

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Average hotel on the outskirts of the city centre - easily a 25 min brisk walk to the Dom (cathedral) please keep this in mind when booking !!! Hotel itself was clean, rooms reasonably appointed - although i must say that a family room should comprise more than a Double bed and a small fold down sofabed & we received...

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

Dear ColinandKaryn, First and foremost, thank you very much for your stay with us here at the Novotel Cologne City. I´m happy to let you know, that we´d finished our renovation of our family rooms. Now they´re all equippped with a comfortable sofa (200 x 150). Please note, the we additionally offer Executive Rooms with more space and rooms with...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff at the check-in was rather rude on simple queries like parking. This was the fifth Novotel we stayed during our road trip to Germany and seventh Accor property so very familiar with the level of service and standards expected. At every Novotel in Germany we stayed the parking for hotel guests was 50% reduced so it was only...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel. We are very sorry that your stay in our hotel did not meet the level of expectation you had and we would like to apologize for this. Whenever you should come back to Cologne in the near future please contact me direct at ruediger.schild@accor.com in order...

El Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We asked for a family room or suite and we did receive one of the newly remodeled rooms with a 58" or 60" TV (not really necessary) but they crammed us in like sardines by throwing a double(I think that big!!) roll-away bed for my two teen-agers in a regular room and we could barely move...and/or sleep for that matter....

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

Dear Guest, First and foremost, thank you very much for your stay with us here at the Novotel Cologne City. We are so sorry, that you had this experience with your stay. Thus I´m happy to let you know, that we´d finished our renovation of our family rooms. Now they´re all equippped with a comfortable sofa (200 x 150). Please...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed December 12, 2016

A 15-20mn walk from the center and the center, the hotel is nicely located. Staff is a bit grumpy, but overall was a good experience. The room is clean and comfortable, TV does not have many English channels.

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

Dear Nicolas R, 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...

Abergavenny, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 9, 2016

This hotel is in a perfect location for exploring the christmas markets. It is a about a 15-20 minute walk to the Dom, passing the chocolate museum and two other markets on the way. The room was clean and comfortable, though I was a little disconcerted to find two unrepaired ? cigarette burn holes in the bottom sheet. There is...

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

Dear Jackie E, 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...

Iran
Reviewed December 6, 2016

Good location, Very clean, very silent, the breakfast was very nice, availability of public transportation was good and fast available. access to downtown was excellent. the reception staffs were kind and check in/check out process took just two min.

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

Dear Ghahari H, 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...

Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed November 26, 2016

NIce hotel, clean rooms, good breakfast... At 15-20 minutes walk from the Cologne Dom, Central Station and the old city centre this hotel is well located. We arrived quite late on a friday evening, The reception employee - a youg man - was not very friendly or helpfull, didn't seem to speak or understand english. The second night some hotel...

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

Dear Wim L, 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...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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 - $241 (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
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#6 Green Hotel in Cologne
#28 Family Hotel in Cologne
#29 Luxury Hotel in Cologne
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“Ask about "fees" up front.”
 of 5 bubbles blaineusn, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Best rooms would have a river view, although this is not a must - not that much to enjoy viewing.”
 of 5 bubbles Dronson, Aug 31, 2016 | Read review
“we had a front room by a very busy road but the insulation seemed brilliant so I think any room would be suffice”
 of 5 bubbles 534ds, Jun 5, 2016 | Read review
“River view rooms can be a bit noisy if you open windows due to main road. The rooms facing the back also seemed to be roomier.”
 of 5 bubbles 326harrys, May 24, 2016 | Read review
“Front side romms with some river view are very silent, despite the very busy road outside.”
 of 5 bubbles A4445ZSmichaele, Apr 30, 2016 | Read review
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