Düsseldorf Old Town

Düsseldorf Old Town

Try the Old Beer at one of the many pubs, stroll along the riverside and visit the range of museums in Duesseldorf’s historic nucleus.

The Old Town of Duesseldorf is packed with fascinating structures and scenic views. Alongside the architectural treasures lie sophisticated cocktail lounges and rustic pubs serving German beers. Wander through the narrow alleys and visit the museums and galleries for a glimpse of the local culture.

Browse the modern works of art that line the walls of the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, which contains pieces by Picasso and Matisse, among others. Inspect the displays of the Filmmuseum for its movie memorabilia. One of the area’s highlights is the Rhein Opera House. See a dramatic performance in the Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus theater and listen to the sweet melodies of a classical orchestra in the Tonhalle Concert Hall.

The cityscape is also made up of the tall spires of churches. Admire the complex façade and twisting spire of the 13th-century St. Lambert Basilica. Gaze up at the spectacular Rhine Tower, which rises high above its namesake river. Ride its elevator up to the viewing platform to see all of Duesseldorf from above.

A little north along the waterside is the Schlossturm, a tower from a burned-down castle. Inspect the exhibits in the tower’s museum, with information on the shipping history of the region.

Dine and drink in one of the 260 pubs that adorn this relatively small riverside district. Chat with the traditional Köbes waiters, who are renowned for their excellent service and knowledge. The city is famous for its Altbier (Old Beer), which is brewed from a traditional recipe.

Note that the German name for the district is the Altstadt. The Old Town occupies the eastern flank of the Rhine River in the central portion of Duesseldorf. Take the U-Bahn public transportation system to Heinrich Heine Allee and get around this quaint district on foot. Visit nearby sights, including the Königsallee Düsseldorf, the Schwanenmarkt and Apollowiese State Park.

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Hotel Haus Rheinblick
Hotel Haus Rheinblick
2 out of 5
The price is £51 per night from 31 Oct to 31 Oct
Located in Düsseldorf Old Town, this hotel is steps away from Old Castle Tower, Rhine Promenade and St Lambertus Church. Kunsthalle Duesseldorf and North Rhine-Westphalia ...
3.5/5 Good! (56 reviews)
Basic but clean.
"Basic but clean Altstadt hotel with good breakfast and nice bar. Slightly noisy at night."

Reviewed on 25 Aug 2020

Hotel Haus Rheinblick
Living Hotel De Medici
Living Hotel De Medici
5 out of 5
The price is £123 per night from 9 Nov to 9 Nov
Located in Düsseldorf Old Town, this luxury hotel is steps away from Kunsthalle Duesseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia Art Collection and St Lambertus Church. Kommoedchen ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (519 reviews)
"This hotel is in the best location. Great staff some spoke English which made things so much easier. The rooms a little small for my liking with poor Air conditioning in our room. We had booked two rooms the other room had great AC service. Just make sure you check out the AC before. Overall all ..."

Reviewed on 13 Sep 2021

Living Hotel De Medici
Ruby Luna Hotel Düsseldorf
Ruby Luna Hotel Düsseldorf
3.5 out of 5
The price is £77 per night from 2 Nov to 2 Nov
Located in Düsseldorf Old Town, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Konigsallee, Wochenmarkt Carlsplatz and Heinrich-Heine-Institut. Wilhelm Marx House and ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (14 reviews)
"Love it"

Reviewed on 28 Aug 2021

Ruby Luna Hotel Düsseldorf
The Wellem, in The Unbound Collection by Hyatt
The Wellem, in The Unbound Collection by Hyatt
4.5 out of 5
Mühlenstrasse 34, Düsseldorf
The price is £204 per night from 30 Oct to 30 Oct
Located in Düsseldorf Old Town, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Rhine Promenade and Konigsallee. Duesseldorf-Hafen and Messe Duesseldorf are also ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (229 reviews)
"Had a great time My stay was flaless The Staff was very atentive and helpfull"

Reviewed on 18 Jun 2021

The Wellem, in The Unbound Collection by Hyatt
Das Carls Hotel
Das Carls Hotel
4 out of 5
The price is £82 per night from 21 Nov to 21 Nov
Located in Düsseldorf Old Town, this hotel is steps away from Heinrich-Heine-Institut, Wochenmarkt Carlsplatz and German Ceramic Museum. Film Museum and Konigsallee ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (189 reviews)
"This hotel is a gem! The location is excellent in the heart of old town and right across the freshest day market. As for the hotel itself, it is a very nice clean boutique hotel. What makes it exceptionally great is the service and the professional staff. Each and every staff member is knowledgeable, ..."

Reviewed on 14 May 2021

Das Carls Hotel
Townhouse Düsseldorf
Townhouse Düsseldorf
3 out of 5
Bilker Str. 36, Düsseldorf, NRW
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £78 per night from 29 Oct to 29 Oct
Located in Düsseldorf Old Town, this aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of Heinrich-Heine-Institut and Wochenmarkt Carlsplatz. Duesseldorf City Museum and ...
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