As a guest of Rhein-Hotel St. Martin, you will enjoy unmatched access to the most popular sightseeing attractions and things to do in Cologne, Germany. Perfectly situated in the city centre directly at the Rhine River, our hotel is steps away from the famous Cologne Cathedral and Cologne Trade Fair Center Koelnmesse.

When wondering what to do in Cologne, allow our friendly staff to provide sightseeing recommendations and assistance with day trips, tours and transportation.

A crowded shopping street near Rhein-Hotel St. Martin

Cologne Shopping Streets

From the hotel, the vibrant Schildergasse and Hohe Straße shopping streets can be reached after a few minutes walk.

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View of the Kolner dome & bridge near Rhein-Hotel St. Martin

Cologne Cathedral & Old Town

Rhein-Hotel St. Martin is located in the middle of Cologne's old town. Due to the close proximity to the Cologne Cathedral, sights of Cologne can be discovered in a short distance.

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Schokoladen museum's entrance  near Rhein-Hotel St. Martin

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.

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Koelnmesse center's entrance near Rhein-Hotel St. Martin

Cologne Exhibition Center Koelnmesse

Every year, the Cologne Exhibition Center Koelnmesse conducts more than 80 trade fairs, exhibitions, guest events and special functions in Cologne.

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Exterior view of Lanxess Arena near Rhein-Hotel St. Martin

Lanxess Arena

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.

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Roman Germanic museum near Rhein-Hotel St. Martin


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.

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4711 - The World of Fragrances

Origin and home. Attraction and cultural heritage. Cologne and the world. The House of Fragrance in Cologne’s Glockengasse has always stood for the 4711 brand, and is an exhibition site, an event location and a magnet drawing people in from all over the world.

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Its immediate location on the Rhine and the proximity to the city center make it a highly attractive new district. A mixture of living and working as well as art and culture has emerged on 251,000 square meters of gross floor space. 

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Discover Cologne from the Rhine: directly opposite Rhein-Hotel St. Martin is situated the docking station of the KD-Rheinschifffahrt.

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