FAQ's

Is the reception staffed 24 hours per day?

Yes, the front desk is staffed 24 hours per day, so You can check –in or check-out anytime without a problem.

Last update on 10.04.2013 by Felix Seybold.

What are the times for check-in and check-out?

Your room is ready for occupation generally at 2 p.m. On Your departure we kindly ask to vacate Your room by 11 a.m. However, if You departure time is later on that day we deposit your luggage in our luggage room. Of course we deposit Your luggage on the day of Your arrival as well, if you arrive before Your room is ready to move in to.

Last update on 10.04.2013 by Felix Seybold.

Are the rooms quiet or is there traffic noise?

The Hotel Ludwig is situated right in the heart of downtown Cologne. However the surrounding streets are traffic calmed without through traffic. So You can rest easily and quiet. Nevertheless please consider that a million-resident-metropolis could be noisy from time to time.

Last update on 10.04.2013 by Felix Seybold.

Which room type shall I book?

If You emphasize a very calm room with air conditioning, roof terrace, or a marvellous cathedral view we recommend our superior rooms. If You set value on a at grade accessible shower area with solid grab handles book our Comfort Plus Rooms. Whether You attach importance to having a separate bedroom or You planning a longer stay we recommend our “Ludwig Suite” for non-smokers.

Last update on 10.04.2013 by Felix Seybold.

Do i need a credit card form my reservation?

No, on many dates you do not need accredit card to reserve Your room. On dates where we only accept guaranteed reservations you can transfer a deposit payment to guarantee your reservation.

Last update on 18.04.2013 by Felix Seybold.

Where can I park my car and how much does it cost?

You can park Your car at our own secured and locked parking garage (approx. 200 meters distance to the Hotel) or in the large modern public Car Park “RheinTriadem” which is fitted with CCTV system. Both parking places cost EUR 15,00 per day. Please reserve your car parking when booking your room.

Last update on 18.04.2013 by Felix Seybold.

Is there anything to adhere to when arriving by car?

If You are travelling to Cologne by car please keep to the speed limit. In Cologne are many radar speed checks.

Last update on 10.04.2013 by Felix Seybold.

How do I get from Cologne/ Bonn International Airport to the Hotel Ludwig?

Visit CGN airport website: (http://www.koeln-bonn-airport.de/index.php?lang=2)

Hotel direction: 9.8 miles SW

Driving directions: Take the Motorway A59 and A559 direction Cologne. Follow signs direction Zentrum, Severinsbrucke. Follow B51 Konrad-Adenauer-Ufer. Turn left into Goldgasse and then right into Johannistraße.

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

Subway service (S 13 and S12) to Cologne HAUPTBAHNHOF, fee: 2,60 EUR (one way)

Estimated taxi fare: 25,00 EUR (one way)

Last update on 10.04.2013 by Felix Seybold.

How do I get from Dusseldorf International Airport to the Hotel Ludwig?

Visit DUS airport website: (http://www.duesseldorf-international.de/dus_en/)

Hotel direction: 37.9 miles N

Driving directions: Take the motorway A44 with the direction Cologne/Oberhausen. Change the motorway at the junction Ratingen-Ost and take A3 with the direction Cologne/ Köln/Frankfurt. Follow the signs towards Zentrum, Severinsbruecke. Follow B51 Konrad-Adenauer-Ufer. Turn left into Goldgasse and then right into Johannistraße.

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

Train service, fee: 20,00 EUR (one way)

Estimated taxi fare: 80,00 EUR (one way)

Last update on 10.04.2013 by Felix Seybold.

What’s the fastest way from the Hotel to the fairgrounds “KölnMesse”?

The fastest way to the fairgrounds is by using the Suburban train (S-Bahn) Trains from the main station (platform 10) to Köln Messe/Deutz, one stop. Directly in front of this station you will find the entrance to the fairgrounds. If you are traveling by car or by cab cross the river Rhine over the zoo bridge and take the first exit. If traffic is good you will need approx. 5 min. Walking distance to the fairground is approx. 30 min.

Last update on 10.04.2013 by Felix Seybold.

Is smoking allowed in the guest rooms?

No. If You want to smoke please book our superior rooms with balcony. Smoking is allowed on the balcony, or use our designated smoking area in front of the hotel.

Last update on 01.01.2014 by Felix Seybold.

How much does the breakfast cost and what are the breakfast times?

Our rich and fresh breakfast buffet starts weekdays at 6:30 a.m. until 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday the breakfast buffet starts at 7 a.m. and on Sunday we offer a champagne breakfast buffet with no additional costs. For late risers we offer a small breakfast even after this breakfast times. Breakfast costs 12,00 € per Person if not included in room rate.

Last update on 01.01.2014 by Felix Seybold.

How can I book an extra bed?

The Hotel Ludwig does not offer uncomfortable cots just real beds e.g. in a triple room. Just mark when booking Your room online the field double room and the double rooms and tripple rooms will appear and can be booked.

Last update on 24.05.2013 by Felix Seybold.

Is there any discount for children?

Children up to 4 years rest free of costs in the bed of their parents. For children older than 4 years we recommend to reserve a triple room (surcharge is 30 EUR).

Last update on 10.04.2013 by Felix Seybold.

What are the costs for using the wireless internet in the hotel?

Using the wireless internet is free of costs for our guests in the entire hotel.

Last update on 10.04.2013 by Felix Seybold.

Are pets allowed?

No, here at the Hotel Ludwig pets are not allowed, because more and more guest suffer from allergies. We recommend accommodating Your pet in a pet hotel while traveling.

Last update on 10.04.2013 by Felix Seybold.

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