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Ibis Budget Essen Nord
7.2 Good

1.6 mi from city centre, Essen Show on map

GoodBased on 508 reviews
7.2

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.

Hotel-Restaurant Dümptener Hof
6.6 Good

2.8 mi from city centre, Mülheim Show on map

GoodBased on 439 reviews
6.6

Hotel Dumptener Hof is situated in Mulheim an der Ruhr and features complimentary wireless internet. It also provides room service and luggage storage.

Ruhrtropolis Hostel
7.3 Good

0.3 mi from city centre, Essen Show on map

GoodBased on 129 reviews
7.3

Situated under a 20-minute walk from Essen Central Station, Ruhrtropolis Hostel provides guests with an ideal base while in Essen. It is located a brief stroll from Essen Cathedral and the Old Synagogue.

Center Hotel Essen
8.0 Excellent

0.4 mi from city centre, Essen Show on map

ExcellentBased on 1,801 reviews
8.0

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.

Ghotel Hotel & Living Essen
8.7 Excellent

0.5 mi from city centre, Essen Show on map

ExcellentBased on 1,523 reviews
8.7

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.

Heiner's Parkhotel
8.9 Excellent

2.5 mi from city centre, Gelsenkirchen Show on map

ExcellentBased on 310 reviews
8.9

Providing a shuttle service to Dusseldorf International Airport, as well as complimentary Wi-Fi, Heiner's Parkhotel is a comfortable base in Gelsenkirchen. The various amenities this modern hotel offers include meeting rooms, a tour desk and a ticket service.

Select Hotel Handelshof Essen
8.5 Excellent

0.3 mi from city centre, Essen Show on map

ExcellentBased on 1,935 reviews
8.5

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.

Holiday Inn Essen - City Centre
8.1 Excellent

0.4 mi from city centre, Essen Show on map

ExcellentBased on 975 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.

Van der Valk Hotel Gladbeck
7.7 Good

1.3 mi from city centre, Gladbeck Show on map

GoodBased on 764 reviews
7.7

Situated in Gladbeck, Hotel Gladbeck van der Valk is an easy drive from Movie Park Germany and provides free private parking on site. It offers free Wi-Fi, a ballroom and a rooftop terrace.

NH Oberhausen
8.3 Excellent

1.6 mi from city centre, Oberhausen (Nordrhein-Westfalen) Show on map

ExcellentBased on 1,985 reviews
8.3

Located less than a 10-minute stroll from Oberhausen Central Railway Station, the hotel provides guests with a convenient base while visiting Oberhausen. It has a fitness centre, as well as a Turkish steam bath, free Wi-Fi and a sauna.

Tips for booking a Essen hotel

Cheapest month:August
Most expensive month:June
Average price in Essen:$111/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$31/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Friday
$67 - $178
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$61 - $100
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Top Rated Essen hotels

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Holiday Inn Express Mülheim - Ruhr
8.7 Excellent

0.5 mi from city centre, Mülheim Show on map

A 10-minute walk from Mulheim Central Station, Holiday Inn Express - Mulheim - Ruhr has a convenient location, making it an ideal base while in Mulheim an der Ruhr. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of complimentary wireless internet during their stay.

2
Select Hotel am Centro Oberhausen
8.0 Excellent

0.8 mi from city centre, Oberhausen (Nordrhein-Westfalen) Show on map

Mercure Oberhausen am Centro is located in Oberhausen and features miniature golf. The multiple facilities this art deco hotel offers include a 24-hour reception, an express check-in and check-out feature and meeting rooms.

3
Essener Hof Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
8.8 Excellent

0.3 mi from city centre, Essen Show on map

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.

4
Ibis Budget Essen Nord
7.2 Good

1.6 mi from city centre, Essen Show on map

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.

5
Select Hotel Handelshof Essen
8.5 Excellent

0.3 mi from city centre, Essen Show on map

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.

6
Atlantic Congress Hotel Essen
8.8 Excellent

2.0 mi from city centre, Essen Show on map

This Essen hotel is situated just a few steps from Messe Essen. It has a fitness centre, as well as a safe, meeting rooms and a sauna.

7
ibis Essen Hauptbahnhof
7.8 Good

0.4 mi from city centre, Essen Show on map

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.

8
NH Oberhausen
8.3 Excellent

1.6 mi from city centre, Oberhausen (Nordrhein-Westfalen) Show on map

Located less than a 10-minute stroll from Oberhausen Central Railway Station, the hotel provides guests with a convenient base while visiting Oberhausen. It has a fitness centre, as well as a Turkish steam bath, free Wi-Fi and a sauna.

Cheapest hotels in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia

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Ruhrtropolis Hostel
7.3 Good

0.3 mi from city centre, Essen Show on map

Situated under a 20-minute walk from Essen Central Station, Ruhrtropolis Hostel provides guests with an ideal base while in Essen. It is located a brief stroll from Essen Cathedral and the Old Synagogue.

$28
Avg. per night

This comfortable hostel in Essen offers complimentary wireless internet, as well as a terrace and luggage storage. It is ideally positioned for those wishing to discover the area's attractions.

$29
Avg. per night
Hotel Yans
6.0 Good

1.9 mi from city centre, Oberhausen (Nordrhein-Westfalen) Show on map

Hotel Yans is situated in Oberhausen and offers free Wi-Fi. It also provides an airport shuttle, a swimming pool and a garden.

$33
Avg. per night
Mcdreams Hotel Essen-City
8.5 Excellent

1.2 mi from city centre, Essen Show on map

This comfortable hotel in Essen offers free wireless internet, as well as luggage storage and a lift.

$34
Avg. per night
Hotel-Restaurant Dümptener Hof
6.6 Good

2.8 mi from city centre, Mülheim Show on map

Hotel Dumptener Hof is situated in Mulheim an der Ruhr and features complimentary wireless internet. It also provides room service and luggage storage.

$36
Avg. per night
Hotel Luise
5.8 Okay

0.7 mi from city centre, Essen Show on map

Luise City - An der Philharmonie is a comfortable setting when visiting Essen and is close to everything the area has to offer. It also offers complimentary wireless internet.

$36
Avg. per night
Center Hotel Essen
8.0 Excellent

0.4 mi from city centre, Essen Show on map

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.

$39
Avg. per night
Hotel Böll Essen
7.3 Good

2.3 mi from city centre, Essen Show on map

Akzent Hotel Boll Essen offers a traditional setting while in Essen. It also provides a ticket service, luggage storage and a tour desk.

$42
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Essen

2 stars and under

$29 - $76

#1 Most popular

$48
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#2 Most popular

$59
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Best value

$34
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3 stars

$36 - $114

#1 Most popular

$114
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#2 Most popular

$97
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Center Hotel Essen
8.0 Excellent
$39
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4 stars +

$57 - $147

#1 Most popular

Welcome Hotel Essen
8.4 Excellent
$67
Avg. per night

#2 Most popular

$72
Avg. per night

Best value

$57
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

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  • What are the best hotels in Essen?

    One of the most popular hotels in Essen is Welcome Hotel Essen, which has been reviewed by 1,708 users and currently has a rating of 8.4/10. Other top-rated locations include Mercure Hotel Plaza Essen and Holiday Inn Essen - City Centre, which have received 8.8/10 and 8.1/10 ratings from our users, respectively.

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    With a rating of 8.8/10 from 815 reviews, Mercure Hotel Plaza Essen is a hotel close to Messe Essen that is well recommended by HotelsCombined users.

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    If you’re planning to stay near Philharmonie Essen, you should consider Select Hotel Handelshof Essen, which has a score of 8.5 from 1,934 reviews.

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    The average prices of hotels in Essen have been around $105 per night over the last 3 days.

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