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Cheap Hotels in Essen

1687 reviews by TrustYou
Viehofer Str. 23
0.2 Miles from the centre
per night from £38
(price for Tue, 21 Jan)
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Schuetzenbahn 58
0.4 Miles from the centre
per night from £88
(price for Tue, 21 Jan)
406 reviews by TrustYou
Krawehlstr. 42
1.2 Miles from the centre
per night from £89
(price for Tue, 21 Jan)
1933 reviews by TrustYou
Messeplatz 3
1.8 Miles from the centre
per night from £146
(price for Tue, 21 Jan)

Holiday Inn Express ESSEN - CITY CENTRE Hotel

4071 reviews by TrustYou
0.5 Miles from the centre

Welcoming city hotel in Essen near the commercial district with breakfast includedHoliday Inn Express® Essen - City Centre hotel is walking distance from the shopping and attractions of the pedestrianised city centre.A five-minute walk away, Berliner Platz station provides U-Bahn train and tram links around the city, and Essen Hbf station is within easy reach. Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) is a 25-minute drive away. The Colosseum Theater is just moments from the hotel, while a 15-minute stroll takes you to centuries-old Essen Cathedral. The historic, monumental Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex, housing museums and art installations, is an easy drive from the hotel. Business guests can host events for up to 40 people in our fully equipped meeting room. High-profile industrial group ThyssenKrupp is located nearby, and trade fairs at Messe Essen are just a short drive away.At this hotel you can enjoy:- Inclusive Wi-Fi throughout- A 24-hour Business Centre- Express Start™ Breakfast included in the room rateA generous morning continental buffet, served in the spacious, light-filled dining area sets you up for a busy day. When work is done, head to the airy lobby bar for drinks with colleagues or friends. Peaceful rooms feature thoughtful details such as pillow menus and blackout shades to ensure restful nights.

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per night from £47
(price for Sun, 02 Feb)

Mercure Hotel Plaza Essen Hotel

2235 reviews by TrustYou
Bismarckstr. 48-50
0.8 Miles from the centre
per night from £48
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McDreams Hotel Essen-City Hotel

5686 reviews by TrustYou
Altendorfer Str. 220
per night from £49
(price for Tue, 21 Jan)

Holiday Inn ESSEN - CITY CENTRE Hotel

1872 reviews by TrustYou
0.3 Miles from the centre

Essen city centre hotel offering spacious rooms, a restaurant and a mini-gym Just two minutes' walk from the heart of Essen, Holiday Inn® Essen - City Centre hotel is around the corner from the Limbecker Platz shopping mall. A five-minute walk away, Berliner Platz subway stop is two stops from Essen HBF station, served by regional, InterCity Express and InterCity trains. The hotel is a five-minute drive from the A40 motorway and 25 from Düsseldorf International Airport. Host events for up to 99 guests in the hotel's five naturally lit conference rooms. There's free WiFi throughout the hotel and on-site parking is available for a fee. You are just a 10-minute drive from Messe Essen trade fairs. A five-minute walk away, the Colosseum Theatre hosts exciting shows, while a short drive gets you to Museum Folkwang, with its expansive modern art collections. The monumental Zollverein complex, a former colliery 15 minutes' drive from the hotel, explores Germany's mining industry. Enjoy restful nights in the spacious rooms, some with sofa beds ideal for children – and kids stay and eat free. Begin your day with a generous breakfast and, later, dine on German and international cuisine in the hotel's modern restaurant or out on the terrace. Work out in the mini-gym or unwind in the sauna before relaxing with a drink in the lobby bar.

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per night from £53
(price for Sat, 25 Jan)

Novum Hotel Arosa Essen Hotel

1906 reviews by TrustYou
Rüttenscheider Straße, 149
1.5 Miles from the centre
per night from £54
(price for Tue, 21 Jan)

NH Essen Hotel

2642 reviews by TrustYou
Am Porscheplatz 9
per night from £59
(price for Fri, 28 Feb)

ibis budget Essen Nord Hotel

1266 reviews by TrustYou
Am Lichtbogen 1
1.6 Miles from the centre

This lovely hotel is located in Essen. There are a total of 77 units at ibis budget Essen Nord. Pets are not allowed at this property.

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per night from £60
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Petul Hotel An der Zeche Hotel

628 reviews by TrustYou
Distelkamp 1
1.7 Miles from the centre
per night from £60
(price for Tue, 21 Jan)

Hotels in Essen

As the country's seventh largest city, there's plenty to see and do in Essen. Lying on the Ruhr River in western Germany, the city offers an eclectic mix of cultural, industrial and religious attractions. Combined with its many parks, the popular riverside beach and nearby Lake Baldeney, this unique mix makes Essen one of Germany's top city breaks. The range of Essen hotels means visitors should find it easy to choose something that meets their budget and needs.

Arts and Culture

Essen's Zollverein Coal Mine is a fascinating marker of its industrial history as well as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built in the Bauhaus design style, this dramatic icon has been named one of the most beautiful coal mines in the world and is certainly worth a visit.

For the culturally hungry, Essen also has a range of other offerings, including the Folkwang Museum, the Philharmonic concert hall, the Aalto and Grillo Theatres and the Essen Cathedral Treasury – which is home to some of the most important religious artworks in Germany.

Located by Lake Baldeney is the Villa Hügel – the stately ancestral home of the Krupp family. This palatial building lies above the Ruhr valley and is a popular feature of the Industrial Heritage Route.

Outdoor Activities

Just outside the city is the Alpincenter Bottrop. With toboggan runs, paintballing, a beer garden, indoor skydiving and, at 630m, the world's longest indoor alpine ski run, this is a top choice for families and thrill-seekers alike.


Limbecker Platz is the largest metropolitan shopping centre in Germany and lies at the entrance to Essen. With over 200 shops, an array of restaurants and local traders, as well as a playground for children, this is a popular destination for the whole family. If you prefer to shop while strolling around the city centre, pedestrianised Kettwiger Straße and Limbecker Straße are the heart of the downtown shopping district.

Restaurants, Cafes and Bars

In summer, the beer gardens on Lake Baldeney and along the Ruhr River are popular destinations. For hungry shoppers there are a large number of restaurants and bars on Kettwiger Straße and Kennedyplatz with plenty of outdoor seating. Away from the city centre, the areas of Rüttenscheid and Essen-Süd both offer plenty of options for dining out. Eigelstein, a Cologne-style restaurant, offers traditional German food in an upmarket beer hall setting. For vegetarians and vegans, Zodiac is a popular choice, serving organic produce. And for the sweet-toothed, the ice-cream shop, mörchens eis on Rüttenscheider Straße, is one of the best in town.

Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Essen

What are the most booked hotels in Essen?

According to our booking data, the most booked hotels in Essen are Atlantic Congress Hotel Essen, Welcome Hotel Essen and Ruhr Hotel.

What is the lowest price for a double room in Essen?

The lowest price for a double room in Essen is £38.

If I want to stay in the center of Essen, which hotels shall I consider?

If you want to stay near the center of Essen, you can consider staying at Novum Hotel Ambassador, Welcome Hotel Essen and Ruhr Hotel.

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