Novotel Köln City

Bayenstr. 51, Altstadt-Sued, 50678 Cologne, Germany


Very good

Based on 3829 reviews
  • Wi-Fi

  • Breakfast

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About the hotel


Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A city tax is imposed by the city of Cologne. Business travelers with proof of business-related travel are exempt from this tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A 5 percent city/local tax will be charged

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 19 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 17 per day
  • Pet fee: EUR 10 per pet, per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in Instructions

  • Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
  • Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
  • Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
  • This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
  • Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Check-in Special Instructions

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Minimum Age


You need to know

  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.
  • Contactless check-out is available.
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.
  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.
  • The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels) guidelines.
  • The property affirms that it adheres to the SGS (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines.
  • Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.


General description

Novotel Köln City, like no other, is perfectly situated in Cologne, as it is surrounded by many enjoyable landmarks, such as Cologne Chocolate Museum. It also has a vital location because of being near to Wallraf Richartz Museum.

Accor all brands chain ensures guests’ recreational moments with Novotel Köln City's spectacular sauna and fitness centre.

The comfy and elegant 222 soundproofed rooms offer Wi-Fi, an air conditioning, safe, iron and work desk.

Check-in: From 03:00 PM

Check-out: From 07:00 AM to 12:00 PM


With a stay at Novotel Köln City, you'll be centrally located in Cologne, a 2-minute drive from Chocolate Museum and 5 minutes from LANXESS Arena. This 4-star hotel is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Cologne Cathedral and 4.1 mi (6.6 km) from Cologne Zoo.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Rheinau Harbour - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
German Sport and Olympics Museum - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Chocolate Museum - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
St Maria im Kapitol - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Haymarket - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Hohe Strasse - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Volksgarten - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Schildergasse - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Wallraf-Richartz-Museum - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Alter Markt - 1.6 km / 1 mi
City Hall - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Praetorium - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Cologne Philharmonic - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Schnuetgen Museum - 1.7 km / 1 mi

The nearest airports are:
Cologne - Bonn Airport (CGN) - 14.2 km / 8.8 mi
Duesseldorf Intl. Airport (DUS) - 65.7 km / 40.8 mi

The preferred airport for Novotel Köln City is Cologne - Bonn Airport (CGN).


Satisfy your appetite with a variety of Mediterranean dishes. The hotel provides breakfast daily.


The interiorly-designed, chic and comfortable 222 soundproofed rooms at Novotel Köln City include Wi-Fi, an air conditioning, safe, iron and work desk. The hotel will always keen on providing conveniences, such as TVs with satellite channels, coffee/tea makers, minibars, sofa beds and private bathrooms.


Novotel Köln City provides a group of magnificent services to meet guests’ needs such as Wi-Fi, a lift, luggage storage, library, 24-hour front desk and tours/ticket assistance. There are rooms for disabled and services dedicated to the handicapped guests. You can get benefit from the hotel superb sauna and fitness centre.

Business, and other amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.


Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Hotel Amenities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Front desk

  • Gym/fitness centre

  • Sauna

  • Lifts

  • Laundry service

  • Conference room

  • Restaurant

  • Dry cleaning service

  • Parking


Internet Access
  • Wi-Fi
Beauty & wellness
  • Gym/fitness centre
  • Sauna
Front desk services
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Front desk
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
Parking & transportation
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms
  • Business centre
  • Conference room
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Lifts
  • Multilingual staff
Food & drink
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Does Novotel Köln City offer free breakfast?

    No, Novotel Köln City does not offer complimentary breakfast. It is available at a surcharge.

  • Does Novotel Köln City have non-smoking rooms

    No, Novotel Köln City doesn't have non-smoking rooms.

  • Does Novotel Köln City provide a shuttle service?

    No, Please contact the hotel for more information.

  • Does Novotel Köln City have a swimming pool?

    No, Novotel Köln City does not have a swimming pool.

  • Does Novotel Köln City have free Wi-Fi?

    No, Novotel Köln City does not offer free Wi-Fi.

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