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Novum Hotel Ahl Meerkatzen Cologne Altstadt

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Reviewed 8 March 2017

First of all the hotel is next door to a sex shop with gay sex businesses in close proximity. Now that's out of the way there are a couple of pizza places across the street and an Indian around the corner.The main town is a good walk away. The hotel is spotless,the staff very helpful speaking excellent English.The room was...

Thank deltheblue
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Visiting Cologne for the Christmas Markets we found this location had decent reviews on Trip Advisor and was a reasonable price. The hotel is in an ok area, yes there are sex shops and cinema's on the door step, but the hotel itself is clean friendly and respectable. For us, as the markets were on, it was in a good...

Thank Bexy1977
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

The hotel is in the South part of the Altstadt and within easy walk of the Cathedral ( Dom ) and Christmas markets. Continental Breakfast was 9.9 € and was good Staff were very good and extremely helpful especially Jessica. Only criticism was that tea & coffee was not provided in the room.

Thank Peter G
Dunstable, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

The hotel rooms were clean and pleasant and the breakfast was nice.No english breakfast tea so do take your own.It didn't matter to me. But it was in a gay area. We went in to a Gay bar nearby called my Lord not realising.But they were lovely in there.The Hotel is very convenient for the old town and if you...

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Although hotel room was clean and tidy, hotel did not offer free breakfast, charge of 9.90 euro each for a standard continental breakfast. Next door is a Gay Sex Shop and just further up a Gay club, not the sort of area you want to stay in with a family when people leaving the club's are carrying on with their...

Thank Clare D
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We chose this hotel as it seemed pretty central and the location is good especially for the Christmas markets . However the hotel has a strange macabre feel to it with a dingy and uninspiring reception , although the staff were helpful if a little cold . The rooms were enough for my boyfriend who has lower expectations than me...

Thank Magna42
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We booked last minute and paid less than €60 for our room, and a friend paid similar for her room! To begin, the reception staff were friendly and helpful! From there, it was downhill! Outside our room was bags of rubbish! Not the best start! Our room was small, not very clean, and the window seemed to not seal properly...

Thank JohnRizzo2000
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here as it was close to the Christmas markets with just a 5 minute walk. The staff were very helpful and spoke good English, the breakfast was ok and the rooms were clean. I only have a few moans..... 1-Quite often the stairwell and corridors smelled of cigarettes. 2-The lift is tiny and doesn't go to the top...

Thank ryancnelson
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The hotel is in a good location for the centre of Cologne however the staff and facilities and wifi were poor. The decoration in the rooms was dated and falling apart and the communal areas were cold and unwelcoming.

Thank Jasmine L
Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The hotel stoped some decades ago! Everything is old and the rooms are depressing. They gave me a ground floor room, so, during the night i was Constantly being awaked by the guest going to their rooms and opening the door for the stairs. Central location. Honestly it doesn't stand as a Novum group hotel.

Thank Catarina S

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The Novum Hotel Ahl Meerkatzen is centrally located in the center of Cologne, close to public transport and the main train station in the heart of the city of Cologne. The centrally and conveniently located Novum hotels offer you cost effective deals at attractive prices in order to stay in one of the most beautiful cities in Germany. Our rooms have a sophisticated, yet modern and practical facilities. Free wireless Internet access Modern comforts. Attractions such as the Cologne Cathedral are just a few minutes. The central location of the Centrum Hotels is the ideal starting point for activities of any kind, the exhibition center, the university and the city center are conveniently located just 10 minutes by public transport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Novum Hotel Ahl Meerkatzen Cologne Altstadt

Address: Mathiasstr. 21, 50676 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (Formerly Hotel Ahl Meerkatzen)
Region: Germany > North Rhine-Westphalia > Cologne > Altstadt-Süd
Price Range: $66 - $305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Novum Hotel Ahl Meerkatzen Cologne Altstadt 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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“Rooms at back are quieter.”
homesteads, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the street.”
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“Insist on room at the back, suggest room 34 or 35, not higher as lift only goes to 3rd floor. Stairs to 4th and 5th”
Pamonholiday, 5 Aug 2015 | Read review
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