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Located in Altstadt-Sued within a short walk of Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Hotel Im Wasserturm is within a mile (2 km) of other popular sights such as City Hall. This 88-room, 5-star hotel has 2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and free in-room WiFi. It's in central Cologne and also close to Alter Markt and Romano-Germanic Museum.


Enjoy the garden views at dablju W, one of 2 onsite restaurants. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge.


All 88 air-conditioned rooms feature free minibar items, coffee makers, and free bottled water. Guests can expect free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Bathrooms offer hair dryers, free toiletries, bathrobes, and slippers. Safes, phones, and desks are also standard.

Property features

Renovated in 2015, Hotel Im Wasserturm offers a full-service spa, a health club, and a sauna. Valet parking is EUR 25.00 per day if you plan to drive, or hop aboard the airport shuttle for EUR 35 per vehicle one-way. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include free WiFi in public areas, 9 meeting rooms, and a conference center.


  • Walking distance to Wallraf-Richartz-Museum
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

Hotel Im Wasserturm

Kaygasse 2 Cologne NW 50676

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Hotel Im Wasserturm features a health club and a sauna. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business amenities at this 5-star property consist of a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 5920 square feet (550 square meters) include a conference center. This luxury hotel also offers spa services, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. Guests can use the indoor pool, outdoor pool, and health club at a partner property. Limited onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis (surcharge).

Hotel Im Wasserturm has designated areas for smoking.

  • Conference space 
  • Meeting rooms 9 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 88 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Express check-out 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Computer station 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Garden 
  • Health club 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Number of floors - 11 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference center 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 9 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 5920 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Full-service spa 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 550 
  • Year Built 1872 
  • Sauna 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa services on site 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge), Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

Hotel Im Wasserturm offers 88 air-conditioned accommodations with free minibar items and safes. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries.

This Cologne hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.

  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Minibar (stocked, free items) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower only 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

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. Open select days.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a health club and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Spa Services

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.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of EUR 20 per pet, per night, plus a deposit of EUR 20 per day

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Parking height restrictions apply


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • The city of Cologne imposes a culture tax (Kulturförderabgabe) of 5 percent. Business travelers may be exempt from this tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 35 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 25 per day
  • Valet parking fee: EUR 25.00 per day
  • Pet deposit: EUR 20 per day
  • Pet fee: EUR 20 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 59 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. 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.

Awards & Affiliations

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

National Rating

Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Germany. This property is rated 5 stars.

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