Hotel Stern am Rathaus is located on the Bürgerstrasse, close to the cathedral and main station and is therefore easily accessible by car or public transport.
Stern am Rathaus
Hotel & Café Bürgerstrasse 6
If you arrive at the main station (Koeln Hauptbahnhof) you will find our house within 5 minutes walking distance.
Coming down from the platform walk out the main entrance and turn left towards the cathedral. Before walking up the stairs turn left at the corner of the „Douglas“ perfume store. Now you will have the train station on your left and the cathedral on your right.
At the crossing turn to the right and enter the tunnel underneath the „Museum Ludwig“ there is some construction going on, but its possible to walk through! After the tunnel you will see a white uilding across the square and you can already spot the tower of the city hall above it. Continue to the left of the white building into „Bechergasse“ and at the corner in front of the City Class residence hotel turn right. Immediately at the corner of the souvenir shop „Bürgerstrasse“ starts on your left. Just ahead you will see the tower of the city hall and shortly before you arrive at our hotel on the left side.
If you arrive with luggage and do not want to walk you may use the subway line #5 directly from the main station. It will take you to the city hall (Rathaus) first stop in around 1 minute. From there just walk upstairs at the right side of the cityhall tower and you will find our house on the right hand side, walking distance is less than a minute!
Follow the signs to Cologne city center: “Philharmonie“
Drive along the Rhine river (Konrad Adenauer Ufer) choose the right lane when entering the tunnel, turn right immediately after the tunnel and right again through the underpath of Maritim Hotel.
You reach Heumarkt and go straight for around 250 ft.until reaching the Intercontinental Hotel. Immediately afterwards make a right turn into “Große Sandkaul“ at the parking garage of „Music store“ you turn right into “Große Budengasse“, down at the end you turn right again into Bürgerstrasse.
Cologne Bonn airport is a major hub for several low cost airlines, but offers intercontinental connections as well.
Only 8 miles from the city center, S-Bahn line S13 connects the airport with the main station in less than 15 minutes.
Trains run every 20 minutes (WE 30 min.) from track 1 and 2 and a single ride (destination number 2000) costs around € 2,80!
A taxi ride will cost around € 25,- to € 30,- and take you to us in around 15-20 minutes.