Escape to romantic New Town! Enjoy its dining, cathedral and museums.

Explore the historic area of New Town—cathedral, shopping and popular sights like Volkstheater Millowitsch.

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Shopping, Dining and Skyscrapers

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Top hotels in New Town

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Steigenberger Hotel Köln
Steigenberger Hotel Köln
4.5 out of 5
Habsburgerring 9-13, Cologne, NW
£85
per night
27 Oct-28 Oct

Located in Innenstadt, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Neumarkt, Cologne Cathedral and City Hall. Alter Markt and Chocolate Museum are also within ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (853 reviews)

"Very convenience location and excellent B/F. Staff are friendly and hospitality. We are family of three and tried to book a room with extra bed. We left the message to the hotel and responded that the standard room can’t fit an extra bed. Therefore we had to booked two rooms. But when we checked ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Oct 2019

Steigenberger Hotel Köln
Boutique 026 Köln St. Michael
Boutique 026 Köln St. Michael
3 out of 5
Brüsseler Straße 26, Cologne, NW
£58
per night
3 Nov-4 Nov

Located in Innenstadt, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Volkstheater Millowitsch and Neumarkt. Wallraf-Richartz-Museum and Cologne Cathedral are also ...

4.2/5Very Good! (20 reviews)

"Very hot inside the hotel. There is no air conditioning. And even there is air ventelation system. The room is small for two people."…"

Reviewed on 6 Aug 2019

Boutique 026 Köln St. Michael
Flandrischer Hof
Flandrischer Hof
3 out of 5
Flandrische Str. 3-11, Cologne, NW
£89
per night
25 Oct-26 Oct

Located in Innenstadt, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Volkstheater Millowitsch and Neumarkt. Wallraf-Richartz-Museum and Cologne Cathedral are also ...

3.9/5Very Good! (479 reviews)

"Good. Cheap. Basic. In fun location. Easy to find good food."…"

Reviewed on 5 Jul 2019

Flandrischer Hof
SMARTY Cologne City Center
SMARTY Cologne City Center
2 out of 5
Engelbertstrasse 33-35, Cologne, NW
£50
per night
27 Oct-28 Oct

Located in Innenstadt, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Cologne Synagogue and Volkstheater Millowitsch. Wallraf-Richartz-Museum and Alter Markt are ...

3.1/5 (378 reviews)
Good night’s sleep

"It’s a hostel, as far as hostels go it’s clean, comfortable, quiet, and in a good neighborhood. Good value for the price."…"

Reviewed on 23 Jan 2019

SMARTY Cologne City Center
Centro Hotel Royal
Centro Hotel Royal
3 out of 5
Hansaring 96, Cologne, NW
£43
per night
3 Nov-4 Nov

Located in Innenstadt, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of MediaPark, Cologne Cathedral and Musical Dome. Romano-Germanic Museum and City Hall are also ...

3.7/5Good! (420 reviews)

"Friendly staff.Good location.Nice breafast.Large room kept nice and clean"…"

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2019

Centro Hotel Royal
Hotel Chelsea
Hotel Chelsea
3.5 out of 5
Jülicher Str. 1, Cologne, NW
£80
per night
27 Oct-28 Oct

Located in Innenstadt, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Cologne Synagogue and Volkstheater Millowitsch. Wallraf-Richartz-Museum and Neumarkt are also ...

3.8/5Good! (101 reviews)
a gem of a place

"wonderful small hotel. rooms are very clean and comfortable. the staff is always friendly and helpful. the attached restaurant is delicious and the location is great! there is even an outside patio for smokers"…"

Reviewed on 18 May 2019

Hotel Chelsea

Popular things to do in New Town

Museum of East Asian Art
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Museum of East Asian Art

See ancient Japanese screen paintings, unique Korean pottery and fascinating Chinese statues at this stunning museum. 

Cologne Cathedral
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Cologne Cathedral

4.5/5(153 reviews)

Marvel at the Gothic architecture and the shrine of the three wise men at one of the largest churches in the world.

RheinEnergieStadion
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RheinEnergieStadion

4.5/5(27 reviews)

Catch an event at RheinEnergieStadion during your trip to Cologne.Discover the local chocolate shops and fascinating museums in this culturally rich area.

Alter Markt
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Alter Markt

4/5(67 reviews)

The city’s former marketplace is now a lively spot known for its café culture and carnivals.

City Hall
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City Hall

4/5(38 reviews)

Over 900 years of history are built into the stones of Cologne’s governmental buildings, where structures from throughout the centuries form one stunning landmark.

Romano-Germanic Museum
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Romano-Germanic Museum

3.5/5(11 reviews)

Uncover a fascinating world of Roman artifacts in this archaeological museum dedicated to the Roman settlement upon which Cologne was built.

Top activities in New Town

Hard Rock Cafe Dining with Priority Seating
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Hard Rock Cafe Dining with Priority Seating

£18

Feel like a rock star as you jump to the front of the line for an upbeat, modern experience among the Gothic buildings of Cologne's historic, Roman center. This hotspot houses rare pieces of authentic music memorabilia—including Eric Clapton's guitar and a vest signed by Bruce Springsteen.

KölnCard - City Pass
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KölnCard - City Pass

£8

A must-have while in Cologne, the KölnCard gives you freedom to explore the city at your leisure for 24 or 48 hours. Public transport and a handy booklet with map are also thrown in to make your stay even more enjoyable.

Cologne Panoramic Sightseeing Cruise on the Rhine River
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Cologne Panoramic Sightseeing Cruise on the Rhine River

£10

One of Europe’s most appealing skylines appears on the horizon as you cruise the Rhine River in Cologne aboard a spacious vessel. Admire sights such as the mighty Cologne Cathedral and the leafy riverbanks, and listen to engaging and informative stories about the city on your headset.

Rhine Panorama Cruise & Hop-on Hop-off Bus Pass
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Rhine Panorama Cruise & Hop-on Hop-off Bus Pass

£21

Take advantage of this combination of an 1-hour sightseeing cruise on the Rhine and 1-day of hop-on hop-off bus pass to explore Cologne at your leisure. Visit every attraction on your sightseeing list and enjoy excellent views of the ancient Roman city from the boat.

Cologne Dinner Cruise with All-You-Can-Eat Buffet & Drinks
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Cologne Dinner Cruise with All-You-Can-Eat Buffet & Drinks

£58

Splendid evening views of illuminated bridges and grand old buildings form the backdrop for your dinner while sailing the River Rhine. An all-you-can-eat buffet with local and international specialties combined with live music by DJs ensures an enjoyable night on the water.

Whiskytasting in Bonn (90min)
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Whiskytasting in Bonn (90min)

£55

Visit: CanCun Story, Clemens-August-Straße 2-4, 53115 Bonn, Germany Whiskytasting in Bonn (90min)

Other areas in Cologne

Old Town
Kolumba-Diocesan Museum

Old Town

Known for Cathedrals, Skyscrapers, Shopping

Known for its stunning cathedral, stunning river views and popular shops, there's plenty to explore in Old Town. Top attractions like Wallraf-Richartz-Museum and City Hall are major draws. Catch the metro at Heumarkt U-Bahn or Neumarkt U-Bahn to see more of the city.

Innenstadt
Rheinau Harbour

Innenstadt

Known for Cathedrals, Skyscrapers, Museums

Known for its stunning cathedral and popular shops, there's plenty to explore in Innenstadt. Check out top attractions like Wallraf-Richartz-Museum and Alter Markt, and jump on the metro at Heumarkt U-Bahn or Severinstrasse U-Bahn to see more of the city.

Altstadt-Sued
Hohenzollern Bridge which includes a bridge, a church or cathedral and night scenes

Altstadt-Sued

Known for Shopping, Skyscrapers, Romantic

4/5(70 reviews)

Known for its ample dining options and fascinating museums, there's plenty to explore in Altstadt-Sued. You can visit top attractions like Chocolate Museum and German Sport and Olympics Museum, and jump on the metro at Severinstrasse U-Bahn or Poststrasse U-Bahn to see more of the city.

Altstadt-Nord
Cologne Cathedral

Altstadt-Nord

Known for Cathedrals, Skyscrapers, Museums

4.5/5(194 reviews)

Known for its stunning cathedral and popular shops, there's plenty to explore in Altstadt-Nord. Check out top attractions like Cologne Cathedral and Romano-Germanic Museum, and jump on the metro at Appellhofplatz Breite Strasse U-Bahn or Heumarkt U-Bahn to see more of the city.

Neustadt-Sued
Neustadt-Sued, Cologne, Germany
trover photo by Hopscotch the Globe

Neustadt-Sued

Known for LGBT-friendly, Skyscrapers, Shopping

4.5/5(9 reviews)

Noted for its shopping and restaurants, there's plenty to explore in Neustadt-Sued. Top attractions like Volksgarten and Cologne Synagogue are major draws, and you can hop on the metro at Eifelstrasse U-Bahn or Eifelplatz U-Bahn to see more of the city.

Deutz
Cologne

Deutz

Known for Skyscrapers, Museums, LGBT-friendly

4/5(19 reviews)

Museums, shopping and river views highlight some notable features of Deutz. Make a stop by LANXESS Arena or Cologne Trade Fair Grounds while you're visiting, and jump aboard the metro at Deutz Koelnarena U-Bahn or Suevenstrasse U-Bahn to get around town.