White gloves

Rhein, Köln

When I was looking for a seminar in contract and IT law I decided for a course in Köln, Germany – and was booked in at the Hotel im Wasserturm. It was the conference hotel and I wouldn’t have accepted it otherwise. It is a four-star hotel beyond the level of exclusivity I like. It is beautifully located in the old water tower in the southwest of the city center – next to the Agrippabad. Continue reading “White gloves”

Close to the Frauenkirche

Hotel INNSIDE, Dresden

I’ve been many times to Dresden, Germany – for seminars, events and meetings with business partners. The INNSIDE directly in the city center was maybe the best hotel there. It is only some meters away from the now restored beautiful Frauenkirche and from the upper level of the hotel you can also directly see it. From there it is an easy walk to the Zwinger, the Semperoper, the Fürstenzug and the river Elbe. Continue reading “Close to the Frauenkirche”

Centered shower

Elbe, Dresden

If you are travelling by train to Dresden, Germany the Pullman Dresden Newa hotel might be a good choice for you. It is located directly in front of the new main railway station in between high modern buildings that close the gap between the old city center and the railway station. You have to walk some minutes to get to the interesting parts of the city – but because of the railway station the public transport to and from here is really good. Continue reading “Centered shower”

Good location, bad location

Hauptbahnhof, Frankfurt am Main

Choosing a good hotel in Frankfurt, Germany isn’t always easy. Especially when there is a big fair some hotels are often booked a long time in advance and cost a lot of money. My company booked a room twice for me at the InterCity Hotel close to the main railway station. This has some advantages and disadvantages – it is easy to reach but therefore you are in an environment that isn’t that beautiful. Continue reading “Good location, bad location”