Düsseldorf

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Duesseldorf

Dusseldorf is known for its beer culture, museums, both modern and classic architecture, beautiful promenade along the river and its many festivals.

With its beer halls, terraces along the river, lavish shopping promenades and its carnival, Dusseldorf is proud of its multitude of attractions. Situated in the west of Germany on the banks of the River Rhine, Dusseldorf’s warm and welcoming population embodies the friendly nature of the Rhineland.

Dusseldorf’s most popular attractions can be found in the Altstadt (Old Town). It’s here that you’ll find “Germany’s longest bar”. It’s not quite one long bar that stretches across the Altstadt, but rather the collection of 250 cafés and restaurants that line the streets of the ancient Old Town – one of the highest concentration of bars in all of Europe. While you’re here, ensure you try an Altbier, a dark beer that’s been brewed in Dusseldorf for centuries.

The inhabitants of Dusseldorf are definitely like to be outdoors. The Rheinuferpromenade is specially designed for pedestrians, making Dusseldorf easy to explore on foot. There’s also a terrace on the river where you can watch the sun set behind the western bank of the Rhine. Then there’s the Hofgarten, one of the oldest public parks in Germany where you can enjoy free jazz, big band and classical orchestra concerts.

The Dusseldorf Hafen should not be missed. In this renovated port you will find a number of distinguished restaurants and some of the finest architecture in Dusseldorf. Admire the asymmetric buildings Der Neue Zollhof, designed by renowned architect Frank O. Gehry. The Rhine Tower offers visitors a wonderful view over the region, either from the observation deck or the revolving restaurant, where you should definitely try the famous currywurst.

Dusseldorf is proud of its cultural events and festivals, and you should definitely try to coincide your visit with one if you can. During Japandag you’ll see incredible displays, ranging from martial arts demonstrations to live music. This festival is held annually in May or June, celebrating the largest Japanese community in Germany.

The streets in the city centre are flat and it’s quite easy to explore the Dusseldorf on foot. For those who do not want to walk, Dusseldorf also has a very efficient public transport system and you can get anywhere in the city by bus, tram or subway. If you’d like to explore the wider area, you can always rent a car.

Where to stay in Düsseldorf

Leonardo Boutique Hotel Düsseldorf
Leonardo Boutique Hotel Düsseldorf
4 out of 5
Oststrasse 128, Düsseldorf, NW
The price is £57 per night from 3 Oct to 3 Oct
Located in Stadtmitte, this hotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Konigsallee and 2 mi (3.2 km) from University Hospital. Forum Freies Theater and Dusseldorfer Schauspielhaus ...
4.1/5Very Good! (263 reviews)
"Had to be moved as I was first given an economy room when I had paid for a comfort sized room. One lift and my bedroom floor were quite dirty, a spider had been squashed on the wall but not removed. Don't know if it's a case of limited cleaning staff during covid, but for a 4 star rated hotel, the ..."

Reviewed on 26 Nov 2020

Leonardo Boutique Hotel Düsseldorf
Hyatt Regency Düsseldorf
Hyatt Regency Düsseldorf
5 out of 5
The price is £193 per night from 1 Oct to 1 Oct
Located in Hafen, this luxury hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Harbor Bridge and 2.5 mi (4 km) from University Hospital. Neuer Zollhof and Gehry Buildings are also ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (455 reviews)
This is not 5 star standard
"This hotel doesn’t know to give service House keeping serves your room after 5pm"

Reviewed on 9 Dec 2019

Hyatt Regency Düsseldorf
Hotel Nikko Düsseldorf
Hotel Nikko Düsseldorf
4 out of 5
Fully refundable
The price is £84 per night from 14 Oct to 14 Oct
Located in Stadtmitte, this spa hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Theater an der Ko and Konigsallee. Duesseldorf-Hafen and Mitsubishi Electric Hall are also within ...
3.8/5Good! (902 reviews)
"The property is fine. My stay was decent value for money. But the reception staff was completely overwhelmed servicing guests. I waited about 20 minutes to check in. There was always a line at the reception during my 2 days stay at the hotel. I would stay there again. Overall experience was ..."

Reviewed on 13 Oct 2020

Hotel Nikko Düsseldorf
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JOYN Dusseldorf - Serviced Apartments
JOYN Dusseldorf - Serviced Apartments
3 out of 5
Stresemannstraße 13, Düsseldorf, NRW
The price is £88 per night from 1 Oct to 1 Oct
Located in Stadtmitte, this aparthotel is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Konigsallee and 2 mi (3.2 km) from University Hospital. Forum Freies Theater and Dusseldorfer ...
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
"Mega nettes Personal! Zimmer absolut empfehlenswert!"

Reviewed on 6 Sep 2021

JOYN Dusseldorf - Serviced Apartments
THE RED Apartments
THE RED Apartments
5 out of 5
The price is £110 per night from 4 Oct to 4 Oct
Located in Unterbilk, this luxury apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Roncalli's Apollo Variety Theatre and Duesseldorf-Hafen. Konigsallee and University ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (58 reviews)
"Great location and service! Always friendly in their check in"

Reviewed on 12 Sep 2019

THE RED Apartments
Spacious House
Spacious House
2.5 out of 5
Located in Heerdt, this apartment building is within 1 mile (2 km) of Port of Neuss and Freizeitpark Heerdt. Seestern and Saint Antonius Catholic Church are ...
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
It's a good time for a group event.
"The room is large and has many beds. The basic amenities are perfect, and it was especially suitable for group meetings. There is a market where you can buy necessities near you."

Reviewed on 30 Jun 2019

Spacious House
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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