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  • Motel One Essen

    Stadtkern, Essen

    9.0 Superb 1,331 reviews
    Description This new hotel lies in the pedestrian area in the heart of Essen, 500 metres from Essen Main Station and Essen Cathedral. Motel One Essen features a 24-hour lounge and free Wi-Fi.

    "Everything!! Clean and tasteful decor, Friendly helpful staff, comfortable rooms, great breakfast."

    Mark. United Kingdom
  • 8.5 Very good 1,031 reviews
    Description Located in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia region, McDreams Hotel Essen is situated 1.2 km from Colosseum Theater. The property is set 1.5 km from Limbecker Platz.

    "The staff is extremely friendly and helpful."

    Andrea. Austria
  • 8.3 Very good 1,520 reviews
    Description This 4-star hotel opposite Essen Central Station offers, Wi-Fi.. The pedestrian area starts outside the hotel. The Select Hotel Handelshof Essen has modern, air-conditioned rooms with high ceilings.

    "Location is excellent. Quiet place. Kind staff."

    Suad Salkic. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 8.0 Very good 1,574 reviews
    Description Offering a pool, sauna area, and free Wi-Fi throughout, this recently renovated 4-star hotel is located in the quiet Bredeney district.

    "Very delicious food(breakfast,lunch,dinner)big portions,couldn't even finish whole meal. :) The staff was friendly and helpful."

    Tatiana. Finland
  • 8.4 Very good 1,271 reviews
    Description This 4-star hotel is next to Viehofer Platz Tram Stop in the centre of Essen, 300 metres from Porscheplatz square. It offers modern rooms and a stylish restaurant and bar.

    "Such a lovely place. You name anything that a first time traveler might need, you get it. Good location, very clean, and perfect location."

    Vijaykant. USA
  • 8.1 Very good 1,096 reviews
    Description This 4-star hotel in Essen city centre offers modern rooms with flat-screen TVs and free Sky channels. It is just steps from the Colosseum and the Limbecker Platz square. Free WiFi is offered.

    "great location for transport links"

    michelle. United Kingdom
Essen was highly rated for shopping by 98 guests from the United Kingdom! Essen travel guide

One of Europe's Culture Capitals

Once a city of steel and coal mining, now one of the cultural capitals of Europe, Essen is one of Germany’s greenest cities and is home to many historical landmarks such as the Cathedral of Essen and Nikolauskirche, along with the charismatic half-timbered medieval quarters of Kettwig.

The botanical garden of Grugapark has a host of plants and flora, whilst Essen’s historical past is on show through landmarks such as Basilica St Ludgerus, Alte Kirche and the Old Synagogue Essen.

The main shopping area is based around Kettwiger Strasse, within the vicinity is Essen’s medieval Dom containing several priceless collections of artwork. Museum Folkwang features 19th and 20th-century art and several cafés, bars and restaurants line the city’s streets.

In summer you can swim, windsurf, take a boat ride or enjoy a picnic on the banks of Lake Baldeney and the Baldeneysee Seaside Beach. Essen has ice-skating rinks in some areas during winter. Movie Park Germany is also a popular attraction.

Essen Central Station offers direct links to Oberhausen, Dortmund, Cologne, Duisburg, and Dusseldorf. has several accommodation options in North Rhine-Westphalia and Essen.