Optimise your stay with waterfront views

Offering free Wi-Fi throughout the property and harbour views meeting facilities, art'otel cologne is a leading accommodation for business and leisure travellers in Cologne. Our hotel provides comfortable stays in a stylish atmosphere, featuring art of the Korean artist SEO. Guests also enjoy our sauna, lounge and on-site restaurant and bar. Indulge in a delicious meal and bask in stunning views of the city and the Rhine River from our terrace.

Fully unwind in our comfortable hotel rooms

Escape from business or travel demands by settling into a hotel room with artistic flair at Art'otel Cologne. All 218 rooms are inspired by the Neo-romantic art of SEO and each is furnished with comfort as well as taste in mind. Choose from Art Rooms, Art Rooms XL, Art Corner Rooms or go for an Art Panorama room. Modern furniture and amenities like free Wi-Fi make a relaxing haven after a day of business or exploring the city.

Art Room

  •  24 m²
  • 2 twin or 1 queen
  • 2 adults, 1 child
Stay the night in our comfortable city-view Art Room

Art Room Xl

  •  28 m²
  • 1 queen
  • 2 adults
Enjoy iconic views over the Rhine River, right from your Art Room XL
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Art Corner Room

  •  34 m²
  • 1 queen and 1 sofabed
  • 3 adults, 2 children
The perfect room for your family getaway, offering expanded city fews and extra space.
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Art Room-Rhine View

  •  24 m²
  • 1 queen and 1 sofabed
  • 3 adults, 2 children
Some of our Art Rooms offer breathtaking Rhine views, ideal for any leasure getaway or to relax during your business trip.
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Art Panorama Room-Harbour View

  •  44 m²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults
The generously sized Art Panorama views on our top-floor, give you the best fews for your lavish stay.
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Visit art'eat and enjoy the view

Step into the world of art'eat and art'drink. Our restaurant and bar offer a varied, artisanal menu, all delivered to you with a classic art’otel experience that is both funky and laid back. Let your taste buds run wild and be immersed in a culinary experience to be remembered. If that was not enough, we have an array of delicious cocktails and a welcoming service that will tend to your every need throughout your dining experience.

Opening times:

Breakfast
Mon – Fri: 06:30 – 10:30 am
Saturday: 06:30 – 11:00 am
Sunday: 06:30 – 12:00 am

art'eat
Daily: 12:00 am - 10:30 am

art'drink
Daily: 08:00 am - 01:00 am
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Reserve art'otel cologne for exceptional meetings

art'otel cologne is the perfect place to host corporate events and social functions since it is located only 25 minutes from Köln Bonn Airport (CGN) and 15 minutes from the Hauptbahnhof (main train station). Serving groups of any size, art'otel cologne features six conference rooms, each configurable to your meeting needs and awash with natural daylight.

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Stroll easily to the Chocolate Museum and explore the Old Town

art'otel in central Cologne puts guests in a beautiful riverfront setting. Featuring picturesque vistas of the harbour and of Old Town's landmarks, art'otel cologne sits directly opposite the Chocolate Museum. You're just minutes from ancient architecture and modern marvels. A brisk walk will take you to the Cathedral or the exhibition centre. Our hotel's vibrant setting is perfect for relaxing, dining and recharging after exploring the city.

Chocolate Museum

0,13 mi / 0,21 km from the hotel
Known the world over for its exhibits on the all things chocolate, you will be taken on a delicious historic journey that will stimulate and satisfy. You don't want to miss the chocolate fountains.
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Cologne Cathedral

0,72 mi / 1,17 km from the hotel
Renowned as an emblem of German architecture, Kölner Dom sits a quick walk from art'otel Cologne. Boasting the world's largest church facade, Cologne Cathedral is Germany's most-visited landmark.
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Ludwig Museum

0,68 mi / 1,09 km from the hotel
Museum Ludwig holds a diverse collection, including Pop Art, Abstract and Surrealism. It also features one of the largest Picasso collections in Europe.
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Musical Dome

0,82 mi / 1,32 km from the hotel
Enjoy a vibrant concert or lavish musical at this theatre, which is known for its striking glass and concrete construction.
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Old Town/Altstadt

0,55 mi / 0,88 km from the hotel
Stroll through picturesque streets, have a seat in a local brewery (called Brauhaus), or treat yourself to solid German fare in historic Old Town.
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Romano-Germanic Museum

0,69 mi / 1,11 km from the hotel
Among the nation's most popular museums, the Romano-Germanic Museum is awash with historic artifacts and it houses pieces mainly centred around Roman times, including the Dionysus mosaic.
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Directions to art'otel cologne

Holzmarkt 4, Cologne50676, Germany

art'otel cologne is conveniently located in the Rheinauhafen area and has easy access to major public transport hubs. Underground stations Heumarkt and Severinstrasse can be reached within a few minutes. The nearby bus station Schokoladenmuseum connects you directly to the Cologne Train Station. The closest public parking garage is the Rheinautiefgarage, only a few minutes away from the hotel.

From Köln Bonn Airport

By public transport:

Take the S13 train toward Köln Hansaring. Get off at Köln Dom/Hbf (approx. 15 mins). Walk to Breslauer Platz/Hbf. Take bus 133 toward Zollstock Südfriedhof. Get off at Schokoladenmuseum (approx. 5 mins). Walk south, and the hotel will be on your left.

By taxi:

Taking a taxi from Köln Bonn Airport, will cost you approximately € 35.00, depending on traffic. A taxi ride from the Cologne Hauptbahnhof Main train station will cost about € 10.00. If you need any assistance arranging a taxi for your trip, please contact our reception desk at +49 0 221 801 030 (24/7).

From Cologne Hauptbahnhof | Main train station

By public transport:

- Walk to Breslauer Platz/Hbf.
- Take bus 133 toward Zollstock Südfriedhof.
- Get off at Schokoladenmuseum (approx. 5 mins).
- Walk south and the hotel will be on your left.

When the weather is fine, you can also get to our hotel by walking along the Rhine River.

Getting to art'otel cologne by car

Directions to the Rheinauhafen public parking garage next to art'otel cologne

Cologne has recently introduced an environmental zone, requiring vehicle owners to place an environmental badge for their car in advance that allows them to drive in certain areas of the city. Please use google maps for the most accurate driving directions. 
When you stay at art'otel cologne, you can make use of public parking opportunities near the hotel. The closest public parking garage is the Rheinautiefgarage. Please be aware that a spot in public garages cannot be reserved in advance. Upon leaving the garage, your parking spot unfortunately cannot be guaranteed when you reenter. 
 
Directions to the Rheinauhafen public parking garage
 
Feel free to unload your luggage at the hotel entrance before continuing to the parking garage. 
To get to the public parking garage:
  • Take a left from the hotel and drive south along the Rhine River for approximately 800 metres.  
  • At the traffic light, make a U-turn. 
  • After a few metres, turn right into the Rheinautiefgarage parking garage. 
  • Once inside the garage, continue to the red section, Museen, and then to exit 1.01. Find a suitable parking space here. This exit takes you to the Schokoladenmuseum, which is the closest exit to the hotel, just a short walk away from the hotel's entrance. 
  • Quickly cross the bridge and take a left. You'll soon reach the hotel's main entrance.
  • Please be aware that a fee will be charged for the duration of your parking time. 
Should you require any assistance or have difficulties finding the parking garage mentioned above, our front office team at art'otel cologne will be delighted to help you. Please call reception at +49 0 221 801 030 for help.