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Select Hotel Handelshof Essen
Select Hotel Handelshof Essen
8.3 Excellent
Am Hauptbahnhof 2, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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0.3 mi from city centre, Essen 
ExcellentBased on 2,080 reviews
8.3

Situated just a short stroll from Essen Central Station, the hotel offers guests a convenient base when visiting Essen. It is conveniently positioned for guests wishing to visit local attractions.

Stadt Hostel Nordstern
Stadt Hostel Nordstern
8.0 Excellent
Stoppenbergerstr. 20, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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0.6 mi from city centre, Essen 
ExcellentBased on 188 reviews
8.0

Stadt Hostel Nordstern is situated in Essen and is close to the area's popular attractions. The various amenities this stylish hostel offers include a tour desk, an express check-in and check-out feature and a designated smoking area.

NH Essen
NH Essen
8.6 Excellent
Am Porscheplatz 9, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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0.2 mi from city centre, Essen 
ExcellentBased on 1,810 reviews
8.6

Located amongst popular tourist attractions, boutiques and dining options, NH Essen is ideal for guests wanting to explore Essen and its surroundings. Only a short stroll from Essen Cathedral, it provides comfortable rooms equipped with a mini bar.

Sheraton Essen Hotel
Sheraton Essen Hotel
8.2 Excellent
Huyssenallee 55, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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0.8 mi from city centre, Essen 
ExcellentBased on 594 reviews
8.2

Sheraton Hotel provides contemporary accommodation in Essen and is within a 10-minute walk of Essen Central Station. It also offers a Turkish steam bath, a sauna and a rooftop terrace.

Novum Hotel Arosa Essen
Novum Hotel Arosa Essen
6.3 Good
Rüttenscheider Straße, 149, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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1.6 mi from city centre, Essen 
GoodBased on 1,108 reviews
6.3

This charming hotel in Essen offers complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as a rooftop terrace and a sauna. It is ideally located for those wanting to discover the area's attractions.

Holiday Inn Essen - City Centre
Holiday Inn Essen - City Centre
8.1 Excellent
Frohnhauser Str. 6, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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0.3 mi from city centre, Essen 
ExcellentBased on 977 reviews
8.1

Situated in Essen, Holiday Inn Essen City Centre is within walking distance of the Colosseum Theater and provides a sauna. It is conveniently located for those wanting to visit local attractions.

Intercityhotel Essen
Intercityhotel Essen
8.1 Excellent
Hachestrasse 10, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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0.3 mi from city centre, Essen 
ExcellentBased on 733 reviews
8.1

This modern Essen hotel is located within a 10-minute stroll of Essen Central Station. It also offers an express check-in and check-out feature, meeting rooms and a rooftop terrace.

Ghotel Hotel & Living Essen
Ghotel Hotel & Living Essen
8.5 Excellent
Hachestrasse 63, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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0.5 mi from city centre, Essen 
ExcellentBased on 2,002 reviews
8.5

Located within a 10-minute walk of Essen Central Station, the hotel is an ideal base while visiting Essen. It is ideally positioned for guests wanting to sightsee in the area.

Novum Hotel Ambassador
Novum Hotel Ambassador
7.2 Good
Viehofer Str. 23, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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0.2 mi from city centre, Essen 
GoodBased on 1,192 reviews
7.2

This modern hotel in Essen offers complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as a 24-hour reception and an express check-in and check-out feature. It is ideally located for those wanting to discover the area's attractions.

Mercure Hotel Plaza Essen
Mercure Hotel Plaza Essen
8.5 Excellent
Bismarckstr. 48-50, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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0.9 mi from city centre, Essen 
ExcellentBased on 1,097 reviews
8.5

Boasting an indoor pool, a rooftop terrace and a sauna, Mercure Hotel Plaza Essen is situated in Essen and provides modern accommodation. It is moments from the Museum Folkwang, eateries and nightlife options.

Tips for booking a Essen hotel

Cheapest month:July
Most expensive month:February
Average price in Essen:£81/night
Cheapest price found:£12/night
Cheapest day:Saturday
Most expensive day:Wednesday
£46 - £168
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£58 - £164
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Essener Hof Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
Essener Hof Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
8.7 Excellent
Am Handelshof 5, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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0.3 mi from city centre, Essen, Germany 

The hotel is located in Essen and is close to local attractions, including the Old Synagogue and Essen Cathedral. Surrounded by local bars and restaurants, it is a short walk from Essen Central Station.

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Ibis Budget Essen Nord
Ibis Budget Essen Nord
7.0 Good
Am Lichtbogen 1, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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1.6 mi from city centre, Essen, Germany 

Located within walking distance of Essen-Bergeborbeck Station, the hotel offers guests a convenient base when in Essen. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of free Wi-Fi during their stay.

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Select Hotel Handelshof Essen
Select Hotel Handelshof Essen
8.3 Excellent
Am Hauptbahnhof 2, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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0.3 mi from city centre, Essen, Germany 

Situated just a short stroll from Essen Central Station, the hotel offers guests a convenient base when visiting Essen. It is conveniently positioned for guests wishing to visit local attractions.

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Motel One Essen
Motel One Essen
8.5 Excellent
Kennedyplatz 3, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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0.1 mi from city centre, Essen, Germany 

Motel One Essen is situated in Essen and is close to the area's well-known attractions. The various amenities this charming hotel offers include a 24-hour reception, luggage storage and free Wi-Fi.

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Sheraton Essen Hotel
Sheraton Essen Hotel
8.2 Excellent
Huyssenallee 55, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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0.8 mi from city centre, Essen, Germany 

Sheraton Hotel provides contemporary accommodation in Essen and is within a 10-minute walk of Essen Central Station. It also offers a Turkish steam bath, a sauna and a rooftop terrace.

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ibis Essen Hauptbahnhof
ibis Essen Hauptbahnhof
7.5 Good
Hollestr. 50, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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0.4 mi from city centre, Essen, Germany 

Ibis Essen Hauptbahnhof provides a modern setting when in Essen. Surrounded by local bars and restaurants, it is within walking distance from Essen Central Station.

7
Novum Hotel Ambassador
Novum Hotel Ambassador
7.2 Good
Viehofer Str. 23, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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0.2 mi from city centre, Essen, Germany 

This modern hotel in Essen offers complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as a 24-hour reception and an express check-in and check-out feature. It is ideally located for those wanting to discover the area's attractions.

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Welcome Hotel Essen
Welcome Hotel Essen
8.4 Excellent
Schuetzenbahn 58, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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0.3 mi from city centre, Essen, Germany 

Welcome Hotel Essen is situated in Essen and is close to the area's well-known attractions. The various amenities this contemporary hotel offers include a 24-hour reception, a currency exchange and meeting rooms.

Cheapest hotels in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia

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Stadt Hostel Nordstern
Stadt Hostel Nordstern
8.0 Excellent
Stoppenbergerstr. 20, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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0.6 mi from city centre,  

Stadt Hostel Nordstern is situated in Essen and is close to the area's popular attractions. The various amenities this stylish hostel offers include a tour desk, an express check-in and check-out feature and a designated smoking area.

£24
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Center Hotel Essen
Center Hotel Essen
7.9 Good
Hachestr. 30, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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0.4 mi from city centre,  

Center Hotel Essen is situated in Essen and features free Wi-Fi. It is set amongst a variety of popular nightlife options and is minutes on foot from Essen Central Station.

£31
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Ibis Budget Essen Nord
Ibis Budget Essen Nord
7.0 Good
Am Lichtbogen 1, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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1.6 mi from city centre,  

Located within walking distance of Essen-Bergeborbeck Station, the hotel offers guests a convenient base when in Essen. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of free Wi-Fi during their stay.

£35
Avg. per night
Novum Hotel Arosa Essen
Novum Hotel Arosa Essen
6.3 Good
Rüttenscheider Straße, 149, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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1.6 mi from city centre,  

This charming hotel in Essen offers complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as a rooftop terrace and a sauna. It is ideally located for those wanting to discover the area's attractions.

£35
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ibis Essen Hauptbahnhof
ibis Essen Hauptbahnhof
7.5 Good
Hollestr. 50, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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0.4 mi from city centre,  

Ibis Essen Hauptbahnhof provides a modern setting when in Essen. Surrounded by local bars and restaurants, it is within walking distance from Essen Central Station.

£37
Avg. per night
Novum Hotel Ambassador
Novum Hotel Ambassador
7.2 Good
Viehofer Str. 23, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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0.2 mi from city centre,  

This modern hotel in Essen offers complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as a 24-hour reception and an express check-in and check-out feature. It is ideally located for those wanting to discover the area's attractions.

£39
Avg. per night
Hotel Schmidt garni
Hotel Schmidt garni
7.1 Good
Humboldtstrasse 211, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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2.9 mi from city centre,  

Hotel Schmidt garni provides a comfortable setting when in Essen. It also offers a shoe shine service and an express check-in and check-out feature.

£41
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Ghotel Hotel & Living Essen
Ghotel Hotel & Living Essen
8.5 Excellent
Hachestrasse 63, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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0.5 mi from city centre,  

Located within a 10-minute walk of Essen Central Station, the hotel is an ideal base while visiting Essen. It is ideally positioned for guests wanting to sightsee in the area.

£43
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Essen

2 stars and under
ibis Essen Hauptbahnhof
No. 1 most popular

ibis Essen Hauptbahnhof

Hollestr. 50, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

7.5. Good
£37

Avg. per night

Center Hotel Essen
No. 2 most popular

Center Hotel Essen

Hachestr. 30, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

7.9. Good
£31

Avg. per night

Ibis Budget Essen Nord
Best value

Ibis Budget Essen Nord

Am Lichtbogen 1, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

7.0. Good
£35

Avg. per night

3 stars
Novum Hotel Ambassador
No. 1 most popular

Novum Hotel Ambassador

Viehofer Str. 23, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

7.2. Good
£39

Avg. per night

Ghotel Hotel & Living Essen
No. 2 most popular

Ghotel Hotel & Living Essen

Hachestrasse 63, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

8.5. Excellent
£43

Avg. per night

Novum Hotel Arosa Essen
Best value

Novum Hotel Arosa Essen

Rüttenscheider Straße, 149, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

6.3. Good
£35

Avg. per night

4 stars +
Mercure Hotel Plaza Essen
No. 1 most popular

Mercure Hotel Plaza Essen

Bismarckstr. 48-50, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

8.5. Excellent
£48

Avg. per night

Intercityhotel Essen
No. 2 most popular

Intercityhotel Essen

Hachestrasse 10, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

8.1. Excellent
£45

Avg. per night

Select Hotel Handelshof Essen
Best value

Select Hotel Handelshof Essen

Am Hauptbahnhof 2, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

8.3. Excellent
£45

Avg. per night

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Where to stay in Essen

About Essen

Essen is the metropolitan heart of the Ruhr area of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. This densely populated city is ranked seventh-largest in the country and is located primarily north of the River Ruhr encompassing more than fifty boroughs. This former industrial power has been tempered to embrace a desirable theme of commerce and culture.

One of the reigning tourist attractions in Essen is the Zollverein Coal Mining Site and Museum which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and referred to as the most beautiful coal mine in the world. Popular activities in the region include sightseeing throughout the abundance of architectural landmarks, eating at the Schloss Hugenpoet, and shopping around the downtown area. Gruga Park serves as the predominant natural attraction with its Japanese garden and brilliant array of flower beds.

Essen’s local Essener Verkehrs-AG carrier provides for three railways, seven trams, and over fifty buses throughout the region. There are also InterCity Express high-speed train transportation options as well as the nearby Essen/Mülheim Airport. Essen is the central city of the area and is well connected via roadways and Autobahns and heavily used cycling paths.

The history of Essen dates back to before 3,000 BC, with one of the most important findings being a Megalithic tomb. The tomb is considered one of the city’s original architectural samples.

Essen travel FAQs

Essen is the metropolitan heart of the Ruhr area of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. This densely populated city is ranked seventh-largest in the country and is located primarily north of the River Ruhr encompassing more than fifty boroughs. This former industrial power has been tempered to embrace a desirable theme of commerce and culture.

One of the reigning tourist attractions in Essen is the Zollverein Coal Mining Site and Museum which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and referred to as the most beautiful coal mine in the world. Popular activities in the region include sightseeing throughout the abundance of architectural landmarks, eating at the Schloss Hugenpoet, and shopping around the downtown area. Gruga Park serves as the predominant natural attraction with its Japanese garden and brilliant array of flower beds.

Essen’s local Essener Verkehrs-AG carrier provides for three railways, seven trams, and over fifty buses throughout the region. There are also InterCity Express high-speed train transportation options as well as the nearby Essen/Mülheim Airport. Essen is the central city of the area and is well connected via roadways and Autobahns and heavily used cycling paths.

The history of Essen dates back to before 3,000 BC, with one of the most important findings being a Megalithic tomb. The tomb is considered one of the city’s original architectural samples.

  • Where is the best place to stay in Essen?

    Our travellers prefer to stay in places like Südviertel, Nordviertel, and Altessen-Nord while in Essen.

  • What are the best hotels in Essen?

    Select Hotel Handelshof Essen (8.3/10 from 2,080 reviews), Stadt Hostel Nordstern (8.0/10 from 188 reviews), and NH Essen (8.6/10 from 1,810 reviews) are all highly rated places to stay in Essen.

  • What is a good hotel near Messe Essen?

    Mercure Hotel Plaza Essen is a popular hotel near Messe Essen that is highly recommended, with a score of 8.5 across 1,097 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel in Essen near Botanischer Garten Grugapark?

    The most popular hotel near Botanischer Garten Grugapark is The Niu Cobbles, with 2,525 HotelsCombined users scoring it 8.5/10.

  • Is there a good hotel near Philharmonie Essen?

    If you’re visiting Philharmonie Essen then the nearby Select Hotel Handelshof Essen is a popular hotel with HotelsCombined users (2,080 reviews scoring it at an average 8.3/10).