Cologne Attractions Information

So many sights to visit – all in easy reach!

Whether visiting Cologne, Germany for work, leisure or on family holiday, Hotel Alt Deutz City-Messe-Arena is one of the best city centre hotels in the district of Deutz for experiencing the most popular tourist attractions and things to do.

Located in the heart of Cologne's Right of Rhine, opposite Old Town and the Cathedral and near the Koelnmesse Exhibition Centre and Lanxess Arena, our accommodation is just moments from great shopping and restaurants, fun activities and iconic attractions. Even the ICE train station Köln-Deutz can be reached on foot within five minutes only.

Cologne is one of the most popular German cities for shopping, dining and entertainment. The lively neighbourhood of the hotel’s main street Deutzer Freiheit with its cafés and restaurants is just around the corner from the hotel. The central shopping streets of Cologne can be easily reached either on foot, crossing one of the Rhine bridges or by a short ride with the tram.

When trying to decide on places to visit and things to see in Cologne, allow our friendly staff to provide recommendations and assistance with day trips, sightseeing tours, transportation and more.  

Popular Cologne city centre attractions include:

  • Old Town
  • Rhine River
  • Opera
  • Musical Dome
  • Tanzbrunnen
  • LanxessArena
  • Rheinenergiestadion
  • Schokoladenmuseum
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  • Theatre
  • Business
  • Culture
  • Shopping
attractions

  • Lanxess Arena Distance:500m

    Lanxess Arena Hotel Alt Deutz City Messe Arena in Germany

    Lanxess Arena is the largest, multi-purpose arena in Germany and the third most visited arena in the world. It is located in Cologne Deutz district, close to the Hotel Alt Deutz City-Messe-Arena. With seating for up to 20,000 and 83,700 square metres of floor space, different dining options, a modern stage, sound and lighting technology, it is suitable for many types of events such as sports, concerts, theatre, congresses or meetings.

    Lanxess Arena is the largest, multi-purpose arena in Germany and the third most visited arena in the world. It is located in Cologne Deutz district, close to the Hotel Alt Deutz City-Messe-Arena. With seating for up to 20,000 and 83,700 square metres of floor space, different dining options, a modern stage, sound and lighting technology, it is suitable for many types of events such as sports, concerts, theatre, congresses or meetings.

  • Koelnmesse Distance:400m

    Koelnmesse near to Hotel Alt Deutz City Messe Arena in Germany

    Located a quick, four-minute walk from the hotel, you can visit the Cologne Exhibition Center Koelnmesse. It’s the world’s fifth-largest trade fair and exhibition venue, conducting more than 80 trade fairs, exhibitions and special events per year.

    Located a quick, four-minute walk from the hotel, you can visit the Cologne Exhibition Center Koelnmesse. It’s the world’s fifth-largest trade fair and exhibition venue, conducting more than 80 trade fairs, exhibitions and special events per year.

  • Odysseum Köln Distance:800m

    Odysseum Museum in Cologne, Germany

    Das Abenteuermuseum Odysseum in Köln ist einzigartig in Deutschland! An 200 Erlebnisstationen für unterschiedliche Altersstufen geht es auf eine spannende und erlebnisreiche Forschungsreise. Besuche das „Museum mit der Maus“ und erlebe Sachgeschichten aus der Sendung mit der Maus des WDR live, feiere einen unvergesslichen Kindergeburtstag oder tauche ein in spannende Welten in unserem Außenerlebnisbereich!

    Das Abenteuermuseum Odysseum in Köln ist einzigartig in Deutschland! An 200 Erlebnisstationen für unterschiedliche Altersstufen geht es auf eine spannende und erlebnisreiche Forschungsreise. Besuche das „Museum mit der Maus“ und erlebe Sachgeschichten aus der Sendung mit der Maus des WDR live, feiere einen unvergesslichen Kindergeburtstag oder tauche ein in spannende Welten in unserem Außenerlebnisbereich!

  • Cologne Cathedral & Old Town Distance:450m

    Cologne Cathedral near to Hotel Alt Deutz City Messe Arena in Germany

    The Old Town of Cologne with its shops, restaurants and world-famous Cologne Cathedral are just a short walk across one of the Rhine bridges. The Cologne Cathedral is a world heritage building and one of the most famous sights in the city.

    The Old Town of Cologne with its shops, restaurants and world-famous Cologne Cathedral are just a short walk across one of the Rhine bridges. The Cologne Cathedral is a world heritage building and one of the most famous sights in the city.

  • Roman-Germanic Museum Distance:500m

    Museum

    The museum was completed in 1974 above the place where the Dionysos mosaic was found. The collection gives a lively picture of the Roman culture on the Rhine over three floors.

    It is possible to see everyday objects such as containers, coins and toys, a precious Roman glass collection and other findings from the early settlements in the Rhineland.

    The museum was completed in 1974 above the place where the Dionysos mosaic was found. The collection gives a lively picture of the Roman culture on the Rhine over three floors.

    It is possible to see everyday objects such as containers, coins and toys, a precious Roman glass collection and other findings from the early settlements in the Rhineland.

  • Chocolate Museum Distance:800m

    Chocolate Museum in Cologne, Germany

    A ship made of glass and metal, the Museum is located in the Rheinau docks, right in front of the old town near the fascinating Cologne Cathedral. This unique Museum presents the entire history to the present day of cocoa and chocolate production.

    A ship made of glass and metal, the Museum is located in the Rheinau docks, right in front of the old town near the fascinating Cologne Cathedral. This unique Museum presents the entire history to the present day of cocoa and chocolate production.

  • Cologne Shopping Streets Distance:500m

    Shopping Street near Hotel Alt Deutz City Messe Arena in Deutz, Cologne, Germany

    The main shopping streets Schildergasse and Hohe Straße can be reached after a simple walk over one of the bridges crossing the Rhine. Guests favouring trendy boutiques should make a detour to nearby Ehrenstraße. There's also a wealth of shopping opportunities near the hotel in the shopping arcades Köln Arcaden, which is located in the district Cologne-Kalk. Here you can shop in an ultramodern atmosphere.

    The main shopping streets Schildergasse and Hohe Straße can be reached after a simple walk over one of the bridges crossing the Rhine. Guests favouring trendy boutiques should make a detour to nearby Ehrenstraße. There's also a wealth of shopping opportunities near the hotel in the shopping arcades Köln Arcaden, which is located in the district Cologne-Kalk. Here you can shop in an ultramodern atmosphere.

Cologne Cathedral & Old Town

Distance: 450m
Cologne Cathedral near to Hotel Alt Deutz City Messe Arena in Germany

The Old Town of Cologne with its shops, restaurants and world-famous Cologne Cathedral are just a short walk across one of the Rhine bridges. The Cologne Cathedral is a world heritage building and one of the most famous sights in the city.

Cologne Shopping Streets

Distance: 500m
Shopping Street near Hotel Alt Deutz City Messe Arena in Deutz, Cologne, Germany

The main shopping streets Schildergasse and Hohe Straße can be reached after a simple walk over one of the bridges crossing the Rhine. Guests favouring trendy boutiques should make a detour to nearby Ehrenstraße. There's also a wealth of shopping opportunities near the hotel in the shopping arcades Köln Arcaden, which is located in the district Cologne-Kalk. Here you can shop in an ultramodern atmosphere.

Lanxess Arena

Distance: 500m
Lanxess Arena Hotel Alt Deutz City Messe Arena in Germany

Lanxess Arena is the largest, multi-purpose arena in Germany and the third most visited arena in the world. It is located in Cologne Deutz district, close to the Hotel Alt Deutz City-Messe-Arena. With seating for up to 20,000 and 83,700 square metres of floor space, different dining options, a modern stage, sound and lighting technology, it is suitable for many types of events such as sports, concerts, theatre, congresses or meetings.

Roman-Germanic Museum

Distance: 500m
Roman-Germanic Museum in Cologne, Germany

The museum was completed in 1974 above the place where the Dionysos mosaic was found. The collection gives a lively picture of the Roman culture on the Rhine over three floors.

It is possible to see everyday objects such as containers, coins and toys, a precious Roman glass collection and other findings from the early settlements in the Rhineland.

Koelnmesse

Distance: 400m
Koelnmesse near to Hotel Alt Deutz City Messe Arena in Germany

Located a quick, four-minute walk from the hotel, you can visit the Cologne Exhibition Center Koelnmesse. It’s the world’s fifth-largest trade fair and exhibition venue, conducting more than 80 trade fairs, exhibitions and special events per year.

Chocolate Museum

Distance: 800m
Cologne's Chocolate Museum

A ship made of glass and metal, the Museum is located in the Rheinau docks, right in front of the old town near the fascinating Cologne Cathedral. This unique Museum presents the entire history to the present day of cocoa and chocolate production.

Odysseum Köln

Distance: 800m
Odysseum Museum in Cologne, Germany

Das Abenteuermuseum Odysseum in Köln ist einzigartig in Deutschland! An 200 Erlebnisstationen für unterschiedliche Altersstufen geht es auf eine spannende und erlebnisreiche Forschungsreise. Besuche das „Museum mit der Maus“ und erlebe Sachgeschichten aus der Sendung mit der Maus des WDR live, feiere einen unvergesslichen Kindergeburtstag oder tauche ein in spannende Welten in unserem Außenerlebnisbereich!

Hotel Alt-Deutz-City-Messe-Arena with Guest House Deutzer Eck

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