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Ramada by Wyndham Essen, hotel in Essen

This 4-star hotel is next to Viehofer Platz Tram Stop in the center of Essen, 984 feet from Porscheplatz square. It offers modern rooms and a stylish restaurant and bar.

7.9
Scored 7.9
Good
Rated good
4,409 reviews
Price from$85.84per night
Hotel Essener Hof; Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western, hotel in Essen

Ideally located beside the pedestrian zone and main railway station in Essen, this traditional 4-star hotel is a direct underground ride from the exhibition grounds and the Grugapark complex.

8.6
Scored 8.6
Excellent
Rated excellent
4,054 reviews
Price from$97.59per night
Select Hotel Handelshof Essen, hotel in Essen

This 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.

8.1
Scored 8.1
Very Good
Rated very good
3,817 reviews
Price from$88.25per night
Holiday Inn Essen City Centre, an IHG Hotel, hotel in Essen

This 4-star hotel in Essen city center offers modern rooms with flat-screen TVs . It is just steps from the Limbecker Platz square. Free WiFi is offered.

7.6
Scored 7.6
Good
Rated good
2,782 reviews
Price from$80.42per night
NH Essen, hotel in Essen

Newly opening in autumn 2018, this 4-star hotel is located in Essen and offers a fitness center as well as a 24-hour front desk. Free WiFi is featured throughout this accommodations.

8.4
Scored 8.4
Very Good
Rated very good
2,872 reviews
Price from$94.61per night
Hotel Bredeney, hotel in Essen

Offering a pool, sauna area, and free Wi-Fi throughout, this 4-star hotel is located in the quiet Bredeney district.

7.5
Scored 7.5
Good
Rated good
3,170 reviews
Price from$93.55per night
Flowers Hotel Essen, hotel in Essen

Located in Essen, a 9-minute walk from Grillo Theater, Flowers Hotel Essen has accommodations with a fitness center, private parking, a garden and a terrace.

8.5
Scored 8.5
Very Good
Rated very good
3,625 reviews
Price from$72.29per night
Motel One Essen, hotel in Essen

This new hotel is in the pedestrian area in the heart of Essen, just over a quarter mile from Essen Main Station and Essen Cathedral. Motel One Essen features a 24-hour lounge and free Wi-Fi.

8.5
Scored 8.5
Very Good
Rated very good
1,945 reviews
Price from$115.87per night
New Work Hotel Essen, hotel in Essen

Featuring a shared lounge, New Work Hotel Essen is located in Essen in the Nordrhein-Westfalen region, a 7-minute walk from Essen Central Station and 0.6 miles from Old Synagogue Essen.

8.0
Scored 8.0
Very Good
Rated very good
3,195 reviews
Price from$100.46per night
GHOTEL hotel & living Essen, hotel in Essen

This 3-Star Superior hotel is located in the Westviertel district in Essen, 1640 feet from the Essen Central Station. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar.

8.4
Scored 8.4
Very Good
Rated very good
3,009 reviews
Price from$94.93per night
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One of Europe's Culture Capitals

Once a city of steel and coal mining, Essen is now one of the cultural capitals of Europe, and one of Germany’s greenest cities. It's home to many historical landmarks like 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, while Essen’s historical past is displayed through landmarks like Basilica St Ludgerus, Alte Kirche and the Old Synagogue Essen.

The main shopping area is based around Kettwiger Strasse, in the vicinity of Essen’s medieval Dom featuring several priceless artworks. 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 features direct links to Oberhausen, Dortmund, Cologne, Duisburg, and Dusseldorf. Booking.com has tons of accommodations in North Rhine-Westphalia and Essen.

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What Guests Said About Essen:

  • 4.0
    Scored 4.0

    Essen was mostly destroyed in the war.

    Essen was mostly destroyed in the war. Everything in the city center is either ugly 50s or even uglier 70s buildings. The shopping district has mostly Döner take-aways and mobile phone shops, public transport grinds to a 30-minute tact after 20h even on the main lines and stops at 23h, cultural offers are sparse (but if you have a car, you can always travel over the always jammed A40 to Düsseldorf, Dortmund or Duisburg … also ugly, but slightly bigger, Düsseldorf even has car sharing providers that none of the other have). Nicer houses are in Essen-Bredeney on the hill-top with the Villa Krupp and in Essen-Werden, where the Folkwang University has a good concert and performance schedule, the Baldeney See is a huge lake and the Zeche Zollverein an interesting mining-related museum with cool tours, and Museum Folkwang has surprisingly many big names for such a poor city. But other than that, avoid Essen at all cost.
    g3cd
    Germany
  • 8.0
    Scored 8.0

    Our visit to Essen was prompted by our attendance at a stamp...

    Our visit to Essen was prompted by our attendance at a stamp collectors' exhibition at the "Messe". The exhibition halls and facilities are world class. We also visited the excellent art Museum Folkwang, and the new museums at the UNESCO World Heritage Site Zollverein (discontinued but preserved coal mine and coke processing plant) as well as the Krupp family mansion, "Villa Hugel". Essen is off the beaten tourist path, which is not at all a bad thing. Public transportation was esy to use with a 24/48 hour pass but the main train station was pretty confusing.
    Robert
    United States of America
  • 10
    Scored 10

    Apartment was great, very clean, and It looks exactly like...

    Apartment was great, very clean, and It looks exactly like on the pictures! The location is also great, very close to metro station, 15min away from city center. I highly recommend it, especially for big groups, since there was more than enough space. The only one little things: there is no hairdryer in the apartment
    Dragana
    Serbia
  • 8.0
    Scored 8.0

    Not much to do in Essen.

    Not much to do in Essen. I was there for a security event, so it was a fly-in fly-out for four days. I wanted to have time to visit some historical sights, but nothing within walking distance from the city centre. The town is full of shops, restaurants and bars. But that's pretty much it; I wouldn't recommend it as a place to visit.
    Andy
    Germany
  • 8.0
    Scored 8.0

    Historical Essen was destroyed during WWII so vast majority...

    Historical Essen was destroyed during WWII so vast majority of the city is quite new with very modern appearance except from some wonderful churches, still one can also find interesting historical monuments here - e.g. Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex (we enjoyed a guide tour for two hours and had a coffee and went here to open swimming pool!), remarkable medieval old town houses in Kettwig (some parts date back to the 14th century!) and huge botanical garden (Botanischer Garten der Universität Duisburg-Essen). This summer (2022) is 8 Euro month ticket valid for all German local trains, so you can travel as much as you like.
    Lenka
    Czech Republic
  • 8.0
    Scored 8.0

    The area around main transit station (HBF) is very...

    The area around main transit station (HBF) is very metropolitan - tiny untidy shops of several cultures to quickly provide food and minor services to a traveller. Very convenient at day, but somewhat uncomfortable during evening and night hours. I was only around there and around Zollverein. Zollverein is an absolutely stunning venue. Consider it as a huge park with decaying remains of an old Gardaland/Disneyland overgrown with vegetation. It's really just remains of a coal processing plant. Note: I was outside only.
    A
    Anonymous
    Slovenia

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  • From $87.17 per night
    8.2
    Scored 8.2
    Very Good
    Rated very good
     · 714 reviews
    That was one of the best experience with the hotels ever! The check in is contactless, every step is explained and very easy to follow. The room was surprisenly big, cosy and clean. They left some nice sweet presents for me. The location of the hotel is very comfortable, everything that you need is 3-5 minutes apart. Extremely pleasant stay! I will absolutely definitely book it again if I will go to Essen. Thanks a lot!
    N
    Nadia Antonova
    Spain
  • From $67.18 per night
    8.4
    Scored 8.4
    Very Good
    Rated very good
     · 1,553 reviews
    We have been on the road for several weeks in England and Germany. This hotel was well above all the other hotels we stayed in. We really appreciated the room service that cleaned our room during our absence during the day. Also, we appreciated that we could extend our stay for a day without having to pay a higher rate.
    Jochen
    Canada
  • 9.5
    Scored 9.5
    Exceptional
    Rated exceptional
     · 169 reviews
    Everything was amazing,the house was very clean and tidy,you can find everything you need even the toothbrush☺️the location was in the city centre 3 mnts walk you will reach the mall...we didn't use our car for 4days cs everything was so close. If i will visit essen again, i surely will stay at lunas appartment♥️♥️
    Sima Khayyat
    Jordan
  • From $74.73 per night
    8.4
    Scored 8.4
    Very Good
    Rated very good
     · 3,009 reviews
    Modern hotel in a building close to the railway station of Essen, about 5 minutes walk and 10 minutes to the main pedestrian street of the city, from where you can find restaurants and shops. The room was on a high floor with view to the rail lines, but quiet during the night. Good wifi and good breakfast
    E
    Portugal
  • 8.6
    Scored 8.6
    Excellent
    Rated excellent
     · 145 reviews
    The location is situated in a very beautiful surrounding full of trees and pleasant views. It's just a couple of metres away from the city centre and 2-5mins walk from the U tram. The owners are very calm and welcoming. I would highly recommend this place for travellers coming down to Essen.
    Bharat
    Germany
  • From $85.04 per night
    7.8
    Scored 7.8
    Good
    Rated good
     · 900 reviews
    The hotel had an amazing location, close to bars and restaurants, the metro station and also a short walk from the Messe. Breakfast was varied and tasty and the people was very nice and helpful. The room was clean, shower water was hot and the bed was amazing!
    Leandro
    Sweden
  • From $90.41 per night
    8.0
    Scored 8.0
    Very Good
    Rated very good
     · 3,196 reviews
    Really nice hotel. Comfortable, new, convenient location. Convenient parking. Friendly staff. It seems that Friday maybe part of the weekend and that this hotel has a lot of guests that travel for work. There are large companies nearby. It was pretty quiet.
    Willem
    Netherlands
  • From $106.20 per night
    7.9
    Scored 7.9
    Good
    Rated good
     · 390 reviews
    The reception is located in the Breakfast room. This is very unusual but the Staff is very friendly and the rooms are pefect and very clean. The breakfast was good. The hotel has parking places. It is middle in the center of Essen.
    Johannes
    Germany
  • From $83.98 per night
    8.6
    Scored 8.6
    Excellent
    Rated excellent
     · 4,057 reviews
    Friendly and helpful staff at check-inn, even gave us an upgraded room (suite). Location is excellent, right in the city centre, with hotel parking just around the corner. Everything nice and tidy! There even is a pillow menu :-)
    Robert
    Netherlands
  • From $69.10 per night
    8.3
    Scored 8.3
    Very Good
    Rated very good
     · 3,117 reviews
    no housekeeping in 1st 2 days , nothing was provided in bathroom , very normal breakfast , no restaurant which was the most difficult thing as there were no close restaurant around hotel .
    Hamed
    Germany
  • From $62.72 per night
    6.8
    Scored 6.8
    Pleasant
    Rated pleasant
     · 1,055 reviews
    The hotel was all we needed for are trip to Essen. We had an easy time checking in and the facilities were good. The hotel is also only a 15 minute walk from the Messe.
    AllanHGV
    United Kingdom
  • From $83.98 per night
    8.6
    Scored 8.6
    Excellent
    Rated excellent
     · 4,057 reviews
    Amazing hotel, perfect location near Essen Central Station, very pleasant and helpful staff, beautiful rooms with enormous beds and nicely renovated bathrooms.
    Niels
    Sweden
  • From $142.78 per night
    8.6
    Scored 8.6
    Excellent
    Rated excellent
     · 1,150 reviews
    Good aparthotel to visit the Essen Messe. Nice place, parking free outside and confortable rooms. The kitchen is the room is a plus for a longterm stay.
    Abel
    Spain
  • From $90.41 per night
    8.0
    Scored 8.0
    Very Good
    Rated very good
     · 3,196 reviews
    Nice comfortable hotel , well located close to Essen centre , good on street pay parking available , very helpful reception staff , would stay again
    David
    Ireland
  • From $87.17 per night
    8.4
    Scored 8.4
    Very Good
    Rated very good
     · 801 reviews
    Super cosy nice hotel. Very clean and make feel like hone. Very pleasant personel, I come back to this hotel each time when visit Essen
    Joanna
    Poland
  • From $85.04 per night
    7.9
    Scored 7.9
    Good
    Rated good
     · 4,409 reviews
    I stay in this hotel very regularly. It's simply great! The staff is great. Highly recommended.
    B. Jay
    Netherlands
  • From $67.18 per night
    8.4
    Scored 8.4
    Very Good
    Rated very good
     · 1,553 reviews
    We are very happy with our stay at this hotel. Very good service
    Veselina
    Bulgaria
  • From $68.04 per night
    7.9
    Scored 7.9
    Good
    Rated good
     · 2,142 reviews
    We enjoy everything while staying in this comfortable hotel.
    CHIALEH
    United States of America
  • From $131.82 per night
    8.2
    Scored 8.2
    Very Good
    Rated very good
     · 286 reviews
    Great apt located 15 minutes walk from Essen Town center.
    Paul
    United States of America
  • From $82.92 per night
    7.5
    Scored 7.5
    Good
    Rated good
     · 3,170 reviews
    For price and what you get.One of best hotels in Essen
    Mirel
    Croatia

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