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Romantik Hotel im Wasserturm, Cologne

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Kaygasse 2CologneNW50676Germany

Luxury hotel with 2 restaurants, near Wallraf-Richartz-Museum
  • Free WiFi
  • Luxury Hotel
Great amenities
Fantastic service
Awesome vibe
Quite clean
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Romantik Hotel im Wasserturm, Cologne

from $107
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Maisonette Double Room
  • x deluxe single
  • x deluxe room single
  • x cologne package
  • Deluxe Single Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Junior Suite, 1 Double Bed (Single Use)
  • Superior Single Room, 1 Twin Bed
  • Single Room
  • Double Room
  • Comfort Double Room
  • Deluxe Suite
  • Junior Suite

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 88 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 11 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out
Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets allowed *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available on request) *


  • Valet parking (limited) *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Health club
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Sauna
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 9
  • Conference space size (feet) - 5920
  • Conference space size (meters) - 550
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1872
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Atelier Beaut has massage/treatment rooms. Services include hot stone massages, Swedish massages, massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic.


Dablju W - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Himmel un Aed - This restaurant serves dinner only. 1-star Michelin rating. Reservations are required. Open select days.

Awards and affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

Romantik Hotel im Wasserturm, Cologne’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Im Wasserturm
  • Romantik im Wasserturm Cologne
  • Romantik im Wasserturm
  • Hotel Im Wasserturm Cologne
  • Hotel Wasserturm
  • Im Wasserturm
  • Im Wasserturm Cologne
  • Im Wasserturm Hotel
  • Wasserturm
  • Wasserturm Hotel
  • Romantik Hotel im Wasserturm Cologne


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Parking height restrictions apply.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A city tax is imposed by the city of Cologne. Business travelers with proof of business-related travel are exempt from this tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A 5 percent city/local tax will be charged

Pet deposit: EUR 20 per day

Optional extras

Self parking costs EUR 25 per day

Valet parking costs EUR 25.00 per day

Rollaway beds are available for EUR 59.0 per night

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of EUR 20 per pet, per night

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 35 per vehicle (one-way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Romantik Hotel im Wasserturm, Cologne


  • In Altstadt-Sued
  • Wallraf-Richartz-Museum - 15 min walk
  • City Hall - 16 min walk
  • Alter Markt - 17 min walk
  • Cologne Cathedral - 17 min walk
  • Romano-Germanic Museum - 18 min walk
  • Volkstheater Millowitsch - 19 min walk
  • Great St. Martin Church - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Cologne (CGN-Cologne - Bonn) - 12 min drive
  • Duesseldorf (DUS-Duesseldorf Intl.) - 42 min drive
  • Cologne Süd Station - 15 min walk
  • Cologne Central Station - 21 min walk
  • Cologne Hansaring Station - 30 min walk
  • Mauritiuskirche U-Bahn - 9 min walk
  • Heumarkt U-Bahn - 13 min walk
  • Rudolfplatz U-Bahn - 16 min walk
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Limited parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 161 reviews

Romantik Hotel im Wasserturm, Cologne
Cute hotel, a little out of the main area.
The hotel is in a cool old water tower, so the experience was fun. We arrived during check-out time, and it had quite a long line of people wanting to check out. We dropped our bags and ended up checking in that evening. The metro stop Postrasse is just around the corner (when you come up, go straight, then right on the first street), and is super easy to get to the train station. It's about a 15-minute walk to the cathedral and/or chocolate museum. The receptionists were very kind, but they could definitely have used at least one more person working during check out. I didn't love the pillows, but the bed was comfortable.
Laura, us1 night family trip
Romantik Hotel im Wasserturm, Cologne
Awesome View, upgrade is worth it.
Took a long to check in because they can't the reservation under my name. I think messed this up, but Wasserturm upgraded the room. It has a really great room and I will definitely go back.
Desmond, us1 night business trip
Romantik Hotel im Wasserturm, Cologne
Charming, quiet hotel that is still near it all.
The hotel has a great location. It is in a charming old building but the interior is stylish and modern. It is one block away from a tram (subway) stop that is only a couple of stops away from the Cologne cathedral (Dom) and walking distance from the Neumarkt shopping area.
A Traveler, us2 night trip with friends
Romantik Hotel im Wasserturm, Cologne
Very Good8.0
AC was broken and room was extremely hot.
Tommi, us1 night business trip
Romantik Hotel im Wasserturm, Cologne
Great place!
Such a great hotel. It seems like it was recently renovated, and it shows. Very unique and beautiful place, courteous staff, convenient parking garage right below the hotel, and the rooms are perfect. Fairly priced, as well. My new go-to place to stay in Cologne!
Michael, us1 night romance trip

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Romantik Hotel im Wasserturm, Cologne

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