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Reviewed 4 October 2012

This is one of the better 3 star hotels I have been visiting. The rooms are very well furnished and modern. The beds are comfortable and provide a good slide. The breakfast is small, but you will find anything you need. The reception personell is nice and very helpful in finding restaurants and helping you to find your way around...

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Westport, Ireland
Reviewed 3 July 2012

My family and I stayed here on an overnight trip to Cologne. The hotel is a 10 minute walk from the cathedral, and suited us as we walked most places. The room was not very big as we were sharing with our son and a 3rd bed was making the room cramped, the bathroom was pretty tight for space also....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 May 2012

Location being the most important factor when choosing a hotel,the group of us (8) travelling together were disappointed with this hotel. Although technically in the "Altstadt" it was definitely the wrong side of the tramlines in a very featureless street (and yes as another reviewer pointed out gay sex-shop close at hand). The rooms had been refurbished in a characterless...

Thank jkb194805
Hurst, Texas
Reviewed 14 May 2012

My friends and I stayed at this hotel last weekend, during our overnight trip to Cologne, and were pleased with our choice. We were looking for a hotel that was inexpensive but close to the old city center and found that this hotel had the best price and was only a short 5 min walk to the Dom Cathedral, shopping,...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 26 March 2012

Old fashioned hotel in a walking distance to the centrum. Small rooms, quite clean but with very poor soundproofing. Staff was rather impolite. Overprised and generally inadequate, I wouldn't stay there again.

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2011

This hotel is in a good situation- handy for the town and the exhibition centre but the single rooms are cupboard sized. Very nice staff though and a good breakfast. Great shower in the tiny bathroom. Also some reasonable restaurants in walking distance - the little Greek place nearby is good

1Thank bathgirl52
Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 10 October 2010

I stayed at the hotel for one night on a weekend in October. I had a single room on the 4th floor. It was obviously recently renovated. The building dates from the 50's but the room was decorated in a contemporary dark wood lounge style. But it was tiny!!! Luckily I travel light. There would have been no space to...

Thank hallomainz
Haywards Heath
Reviewed 25 August 2009

Unpretentious, rather old-fashioned but very adequate hotel within easy walking distance of the Dom and other sights. Don’t be put off by the grim,dingy frontage. Although not the most salubrious location - gay sex shop just down the road – the area is unthreatening in our experience, despite the odd weirdo and beggar. Blissfully quiet at night (a big plus...

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Reviewed 22 August 2009

Hotel Esser is a good choice if you want to stay fairly close to downtown. Even though the room was clean and clearly set up for business travelers, it was a little too hot. The staff was extremely friendly and professional. The hotel served a nice breakfast buffet-style.

Thank GeorgeCurious
Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 17 December 2008

Family-run hotel, now part of the Minotel group. From the hotel it's a 10 minute walk to the main shopping area and a 5 minute walk to the Dom. Lots of cafés (Stube) nearby. Tram (U-bahn) is a 2 minute walk , bus stop right across the hotel going to the city center. Overall, we are positive about the hotel,...

Thank jaz251

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This family-run hotel lies in the Old Town of Cologne, a 5-minute walk from the Deutzer Brucke Bridge over the Rhine. It offers modern rooms with a flat-screen TV, and WiFi is free in all areas. All rooms are fully renovated and include a large flat-screen TV, minibar and private bathroom. Some offer high-quality leather furniture. A breakfast buffet is available each morning in the Mauritius - Komforthotel in der Altstadt’s stylish breakfast room. Hotel guests enjoy free access to the spa area at the Mauritius Hotel & Therme, 2 tram stops away. It features 7 saunas, 2 steam rooms, a massage service and indoor and outdoor pools. Heumarkt Underground Station is 300 metres from the Komforthotel. The Kolnmesse Exhibition centre is only 2 tram stops away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Mauritius-Altstadt

Address: An der Malzmuehle 4-8, 50676 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Region: Germany > North Rhine-Westphalia > Cologne
Price Range: RM404 - RM1,635 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Mauritius-Altstadt 3*
Number of rooms: 43
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“If you drive like we did book a car parking space under the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles royi895, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“At the back not by lift”
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“Upper floor at the back”
 of 5 bubbles 65valeriet, 23 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Ask for the room with backyard window. The hotel is situated on busy street, so the room with the street view might be loud..”
 of 5 bubbles Jana_von_Hijack, 7 Aug 2014 | Read review
“I think in summer the rooms will be too hot so you will have to open a window. If you have a room on the street side there will be quite a bit of noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Marli64, 16 Mar 2014 | Read review
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