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Holiday Inn Express Cologne - City Centre

Welcome to the new Holiday Inn Express Cologne - City Centre !

Sonja Comberg, Hotel Manager

With 323 rooms, the Holiday Inn Express Cologne – City Centre is the largest hotel of the Holiday Inn Express brand in Europe. It is characterized by an attractive location south of the old town, only a few minutes away from the main train station. Discover the cosmopolitan, multicultural cathedral city and carnival stronghold with its landmark Cologne Cathedral, the picturesque old town, many imposing buildings and the important traffic artery Rhine.


Our hotel offers modern and comfortable facilities of the new generation, friendly and uncomplicated service as well as a very good price / performance ratio. From the upper floors you have a fantastic view over the city.


Our staff speaks German and English.


Ceremonial handover of the hotel by project developer GBI AG to the Foremost Group on 29 September 2017:


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We are looking forward to your stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express Cologne - City Centre!



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Perlengraben 2
50676 Köln

All prices include

  •    Continental breakfast buffet
  •    free WiFi



Hotel Reservation:        0800 181 6068

Hotel Front Desk Tel.:   +49 - (0) 221 - 13081 0

Hotel Fax:                       +49 - (0) 221 - 13081 300


Hotel-Homepage (IHG®)


Check-In:       2:00 p.m.

Check-Out:    12:00 p.m.



Sonja Comberg



Our 323 modern, air-conditioned non-smoking hotel rooms have free WiFi, a flat screen TV with 60 channels, telephone, safe, steam iron & ironing board and tea and coffee making facilities.


Hotel Features

A total of 323 non-smoking rooms


255 double rooms (85 with sofa bed)

68 twin rooms

17 accessible rooms


18 floors


1 restaurant

1 bar


Secure car parking spaces (charged)







Daily breakfast buffet


Business Center


Flat Screen SmartTV


Individually controlled air conditioning


Phone with voice mail


Steam iron & ironing board






All prices including continental breakfast and free WiFi


Air-conditioned public areas


Ice machine








Personal Service


Dry cleaning pick up / laundry


Hotel safe


Meetings and Conferences

There is a modern and air-conditioned conference room (55 m², max. 25 persons) for your meeting. The room has natural daylight, free WiFi and modern conference technology. We offer attractive meeting rates.


Business Services







Business Center






Old Town (1.5 km / 0.93 MI)


Cologne Cathedral

(1.5 km / 0.93 MI)


Observation Deck Cologne Triangle

(3 km / 1,86 MI)


Chocolate Museum

(1.2  km / 0.74 MI)


'Love locks' at Hohenzollern Bridge

(2 km / 1.24 MI)





For Kids

Cologne Zoo

(6 km / 3.72 MI)



(5 km / 3.10 MI)


Phantasialand in Brühl

(24 km / 14.91 MI)


Adventure Farm Kerwelshof, Lohmar

(21 km / 13.04 MI)





(1 km / 0.62 MI)



(1 km / 0.62 MI)


Hohe Straße

(1 km / 0.62 MI)


Cologne Arcades

(4.8 km / 2.98 MI)



Zentrale Anlaufpunkte

Fairground Cologne

(4.5 km / 2.79 MI)


Main Train Station

(1.6 km /  0.99 MI)


Airport Cologne / Bonn

(15 km / 9.32 MI)


Lanxess Arena

(4 km/ 2.48 MI)



Exhibitions & Events 2020




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Holiday Inn Express Cologne - City Centre

Perlengraben 2
50676 Köln


Public Transport


From Main Train Station Cologne


The main train station is located 1.6 km / 0.99 MI from the hotel. You can reach our hotel by tram 16 & 18 to station Poststraße (3 stops, 5 min) or by taxi.


The station Poststraße is only 250 m away from the hotel and easy to reach on foot.



Airport Cologne / Bonn


The Cologne / Bonn Airport is 15 km / 9.32 MI from the hotel away. Please take the tram 16 or 18 from the station Poststraße to the main station (3 stops, 5 min). From there please take the city train / S-Bahn S 13 or 19 (4 stops, 14 min) to the airport Cologne / Bonn; alternatively you can also take a regional express or the ICE.



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Guest Comments

„Excellent business hotel - new, very modern and stylish! The rooms were very clean and comfortable with a large bathroom and plenty of storage space. The boxspring beds were the absolute best with mattresses of the best quality, we bought these for home. Great breakfast buffet. We will book again.“
- fair visitors

„This new hotel offers you what you need for your stay in Cologne. 15 minutes walk to the dome is great. Very helpful and friendly staff. It is always nice to be received with smiles. The room was great and including breakfast is always a plus. We will come back:)“
- couple

„Excellent - super nice staff. The room was very good. A dreamlike bed ???? Location relatively well????“
- leisure guest