Stay in the heart of Cologne Excellent location – show map

A 5-minute walk from Cologne Cathedral and a 9-minute walk from Cologne Central Station, this hotel lies on a side street in the Old Town. It has air-conditioned rooms and free WiFi.

The rooms at Stern am Rathaus feature a flat-screen TV and a desk. A refrigerator, safe and tea and coffee making facilities are provided.

A breakfast buffet made with local produce are served at the cafe. There are many restaurants and bars within a 5-minute walk of the Stern am Rathaus Cologne.

Several museums and the Schildergasse shopping area are a 5-minute walk away. Cologne Trade Fair is 1 stop from the nearby Cologne Main Station.

This is our guests' favorite part of Cologne, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.9 for a two-person trip.

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Stern am Rathaus has been welcoming guests since Sept 29, 2011

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Located in the heart of Cologne, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.9

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, American, Buffet

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Max adults: 1
Single Room
  • 1 twin bed
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Max adults: 2
Double Room
  • 1 queen bed
  • 2 twin beds
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Max adults: 3
Junior Suite
High floor
  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen bed
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 4
Family Suite
  • 1 full bed and
  • 1 sofa bed and
  • 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 2
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About Stern am Rathaus

Welcoming guests since Sept 29, 2011

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  • Hi there! Do you allow late check in? My sister and I are looking to book in early December but our flight won’t get us into the city till very late.

    It is absolutely no problem to check in late. You will receive a doorcode from us which makes it easy to check in any time after our front desk is closed.

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    Answered on September 3, 2021
  • Do you have private parking please?

    We do not have private parking, however, we have an arrangement with a nearby garage where our guests can park at a discounted rate of 10€ for 24 hours!

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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Located in the historic old town

The markets and breweries of Cologne's old town lie directly on the banks of the Rhine. At the heart of the neighborhood is the world-famous cathedral, Germany's most popular tourist destination.

What's nearby
  • Cologne Christmas Market
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  • Cologne Old Market
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  • Cologne City Hall
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  • Farina Fragrance Museum
    0.1 miles
  • Great St. Martin Church
    0.1 miles
  • Wallraf-Richartz Museum
    0.1 miles
  • Romano-Germanic Museum
    0.1 miles
  • Cologne University of Applied Sciences
    0.1 miles
  • Cologne Philharmonic Hall
    0.1 miles
  • Museum Ludwig
    0.1 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Weinhaus Brungs
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  • Restaurant Peters Brauhaus
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  • Restaurant Maibeck
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Café Faßbender
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Cologne Cathedral
    0.2 miles
  • Musical Dome Köln
    0.3 miles
  • Cologne Central Station
    0.3 miles
  • Theater am Dom
    0.3 miles
  • Cologne Chocolate Museum
    0.5 miles
  • LANXESS Arena
    1 miles
  • Volksgarten Park
    1.4 miles
  • RheinEnergie Stadium
    3.7 miles
  • Leverkusen Central Station
    6.6 miles
  • BayArena
    7.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Cologne Bonn Airport
    8.2 miles
  • Düsseldorf Airport
    25 miles
  • Dortmund Airport
    49 miles
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Amenities of Stern am Rathaus
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
  • Bottle of water
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges may apply.
  • Parking garage
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Dutch
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Stern am Rathaus takes special requests – add in the next step!


1:00 PM - 6:00 PM


7:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 16 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
€ 10 per stay
3 years old
Crib by request
€ 10 per stay
Extra bed by request
€ 15 per child, per night
4 - 15 years
Extra bed by request
€ 15 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

The property is located in a building with no elevator.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform Stern am Rathaus of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Stern am Rathaus

  • Guests staying at Stern am Rathaus can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • American
    • Buffet

  • Room options at Stern am Rathaus include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Suite
    • Family

  • Stern am Rathaus offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Check-in at Stern am Rathaus is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Stern am Rathaus (subject to availability):

      • Parking
      • Parking garage

    • The prices at Stern am Rathaus may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Stern am Rathaus is 800 feet from the center of Cologne.