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HOTEL AND TRAVEL INFORMATION

Barcelo Cologne Hotel
Visa
Travel

Located in the city centre of Cologne, only minutes from the famous Dom Cathedral, the Barcelo Hotel offers guests convenient access to all the city has to offer. After enjoying a day touring the city, cruising down the Rhine River, or taking day trips to visit neighboring German towns, you will always feel like home upon returning to Barcelo’s spacious and cozy rooms.

Hotel

Room Rates Including Breakfast
Single Room: €85
Double Room: €95

Rates are per room per night including VAT.

The rates listed are only valid for reservations made through ICMA. Higher rates may apply if booked directly with the hotel. Hotel requirements are to be applied for on the online registration form by the official registration deadline. ICMA will arrange your booking and confirmation of this booking will be sent shortly before the date of the event. ICMA will not be responsible for any rooms booked directly with the hotel by the participant. Please read the hotel cancellation and payment policies on the online registration form carefully.

Hotel Address
Barcelo Cologne City Centre
Habsburgerring 9 – 13 | D-50674
Cologne, Germany

Tel. +49 221 228 1860
Fax. +49 221 228 1861

Website: Barcelo Cologne City Centre

Hotel Reservation – Method of Payment

  • Upon registration, ICMA will guarantee your room reservation with the hotel. For this purpose, ICMA requires a credit card guarantee by each individual participant. Without this, the hotel room cannot be held.
  • Settlement of final charges is to be made directly to the hotel by each individual upon checkout.

Hotel Reservation – Cancellation

  • Individual cancellations will be accepted until 1 March 2013. Any room cancellation received after this date or No Show will be charged with the original booking to the credit card used as guarantee.
  • If you wish to cancel or change your hotel reservation, please contact ICMA Head Office.

Visa

Some people might need a visa to visit Germany. Please contact your nearest Germany embassy, high commission or consulate to find out if you need a visa.

Click here for contact details of some of the German Embassies around the world.

If you need any assistance in requiring a visa to enter Germany, or if you need an official invitation from ICMA Head Office please send the following information to Shay Klomp Bueters:

  • Full Name as mentioned in passport
  • Arrival date in Cologne, Germany
  • Departure date from Cologne, Germany
  • Passport no.
  • Date of birth

Once we have received this information we will make sure that you will receive an
invitation letter from ICMA Head Office as evidence to substantiate the purpose of your journey.

Travel

Taxi
If you would like to plan your trip to the Barcelo Cologne Hotel ahead of time you can reserve the special airport shuttle service with Taxi RUF Köln by calling +49.221.16808-0 or by sending them an e-mail to info@taxiruf.de.

The taxi driver will pick you and your guests up either at the terminal or at the meeting point you have agreed on. The driver will be holding up a clearly visible sign with the name of the company or the person to be picked up.

The drive to the airport from the Cologne urban area costs approximately €30 per trip. If you choose to pay your driver by credit card there will be an additional €1 charge to the final amount.

If you live spontaneously, you can always arrange a taxi by using one of the many that are lined up outside the airport terminal. The fare will cost around €30 one way.

Train
From the Cologne/Bonn Airport Take the S13 train from the railway station at the airport, heading towards “Hansaring” until you arrive at Köln Deutz/Messe station. Follow the signs to the metro and take line 1 in the direction of Weiden until you arrive at the Rudolfplatz stop. This mode of transportation will take you approximately 50 minutes.

The main station is located only 4 kilometers from the Barcelo Cologne Hotel. Depending on the traffic, taxi fares may range from €12 – €15.

Car
Arriving from the A3: at the motorway junction (Köln Ost) take the A4 towards Aachen/Deutz, go down the motorway to Deutz and take the next exit towards Köln Zentrum. Cross the Deutzer Brücke bridge, continue straight, pass the Neumarkt, keep in the left lane from where you can see the Barceló Cologne City Center Hotel.

Arriving from the A1: take A57 at the Köln-Nord junction towards Köln Zentrum. Stay on the motorway until you arrive at the Lindenthal exit. Turn left towards Innere Kanalstraße and follow signs to Zentrum. Turn right towards Aachener St., pass the Universitätsstraße stop and immediately turn left to change direction on Aachener Straße itself. Follow along this street and pass the Aachener Weiher. Go through the tunnel and after 500 metres you will see the Barceló Cologne Hotel on the left.

Parking

The Barcelo Cologne Hotel offers a public underground car park at € 1.50 per hour, with a maximum charge of € 16.50 for 24 hours. Please reserve your parking spot in advance to ensure availability.