This is a very important week for design because today in the morning started the international furniture trade show IMM Cologne. You have to prepare your visit and one of your decisions is “where to stay in Cologne?”. Don’t worry, I will help you! See the best hotels in Cologne and enjoy while you stay there!

Excelsior Hotel Ernst *****

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The Excelsior Hotel Ernst is Cologne’s Grand Hotel next to the Cathedral. It provides individualized services to respond to the uniqueness of every guest and employee. We maintain the tradition of hospitality and remain modern by applying innovation. As Grand Hotel in the heart of Cologne, it actively participates in urban life and it is committed to art and culture. Your individuality is its excellence.

95% of guests recommend.

Average rate per night: $255

Location: Trankgasse 1-5 / Domplatz Cologne NW 50667

Althoff Grandhotel Schloss Bensberg *****

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In a fantastic location overlooking the bay of Cologne and providing wonderful views of Cologne Cathedral, the Grandhotel Schloss Bensberg it has 120 luxurious rooms and suites, which invite you to feel at ease and relax due to their combination of luxury and comfort at the highest level. It certainly knows to fascinate all visitors be it on a business trip, a city break to Cologne, or a wellness weekend. Many festivities and events have taken place in our gourmet hotel against the backdrop of such wonderful scenery – not to mention a number of weddings.

93% of guests recommend.

Average rate per night: $174

Location: Kadettenstr. Bergisch Gladbach NW 51429

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Malerwinkel Hotel ****

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Accept the warm welcome to the Hotel Malerwinkel, your home away from home in the heart of Bergisch Gladbach-Bensberg. In its private, family-run hotel near Cologne, you´ll be among friends. Whether you´re traveling on business or out for a romantic weekend, with Malerwinkel Hotel you´ll enjoy picturesque, vine-covered, half-timbered buildings, modern design and artistic individuality. At its guest house, you’ll be greeted and looked after with the same degree of warm hospitality as a close friend.

100% of guests recommend.

Average rate per night: $222

Location: Burggraben 6 Bergisch Gladbach NW 51429

Hotel Im Wasserturm *****

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Hotel Im Wasserturm has 88 guest rooms & suites which offer a combination of immaculate style, sophistication and comfort. Since the Wasserturm’s 1990 opening, interiors are in the hands of French Andrée Putman’s design studio – renowned creators of the ‘boutique hotel’ style. From superior singles to an 85 sqm deluxe suite over two levels, the guest rooms invite with luminous cream hues, noble dark wood and fabulous textiles. Inspired by the geometry of the water tower, cylinder and circle are integrated elements of the design philosophy.  The spacious rooms & suites are a luxurious haven for a perfect night’s sleep right in the heart of Cologne. Recharge and reenergise with views over the environs, Cologne’s stunning skyline and our famous Cathedral.

87% of guests recommend.

Average rate per night: $150

Location: Kaygasse 2 Cologne NW 50676

Althoff Schlosshotel Lerbach *****

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High standards, unique offers and unforgettable moments are what you may expect. The well-seasoned mixture of fascinating architecture and exquisite interiors, the courtesy of the employees and the catering that has won many awards – all this makes your stay at one of the hotels of the Althoff Hotel Collection an exceptional experience.

95% of guests recommend.

Average rate per night: $220

Location: Lerbacher Weg Bergisch Gladbach NW 51465