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One of the world’s most unusual hotels in central Cologne

Unique Qualities

  • 19th-century water tower, transformed by French designer Andrée Putnam
  • 11-story luxury hotel with spectacular views across the city
  • Gourmet penthouse restaurant with views of Cologne Cathedral

The hotel in detail

A highly unique retreat with superb city views, Hotel im Wasserturm, translates as ‘hotel in a water tower’, which is exactly what this is. The inspired, one-of-a-kind conversion is 11-storeys high, promising unrivalled panoramas from its penthouse restaurant, a second excellent dining room, a lively bar and a wellness area with a spa and gym.

Once, the largest 19th century water tower in Europe, the transformation of Hotel im Wasserturm into a chic 78-room hotel was achieved by French designer, Andrée Putnam. Unsurprisingly, the rooms are spacious with expansive windows offering amazing city views.

While in Cologne a visit to the magnificent cathedral is a must. Amble through the Old Town and along the River Rhine walkways. Return to Hotel im Wasserturm in the gourmet restaurant 'Himmel un Äd' with views high above the city roofs.

  • 88 rooms
  • 2 restaurants
  • 10 floors
  • 2 lifts


The rooms


Things to enjoy

Key Features

Air conditioning


Beauty salon

Fitness centre

Car parking


Wi-Fi in room

24 hour room service

Pet Friendly

Check in
  • 03:00 PM
Check out
  • 12:00 PM
Hotel Facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet facilities
  • Bar
  • Beauty salon
  • Business centre
  • Fitness centre
  • Garage parking
  • Lift
  • Lounge
  • Meeting room
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Valet parking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in rooms
Room Facilities
  • Adaptor plugs available
  • Bath
  • Bath with shower
  • Bathrobe
  • Desk
  • Full size mirror
  • Hairdryer
  • Interconnecting rooms available
  • Internet access in room
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Separate toilet
  • Shower
  • Slippers
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Wi-Fi in room
  • 24 hour room service
  • Business services
  • Concierge
  • Currency exchange
  • Doctor on call
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pet Friendly
  • Porter
  • Room service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Turndown service
  • Indoor pool 0.2 Km
  • Outdoor pool 0.2 Km
  • Swimming 0.2 Km
  • Ice skating 2.5 Km
  • 18 hole golf course 15 Km


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