Aachen Accommodation Guide: Best Places to Stay in Aachen

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Aachen Accommodation Guide

If you are planning a trip to Aachen, it is important to choose the right accommodation. In our Aachen accommodation guide you will find a variety of options, ranging from budget accommodation to luxurious hotels. This way you can be sure to find accommodation that suits both your needs and your budget.

The best budget accommodation in Aachen.

If you are looking for cheap accommodation in Aachen, there are many options to choose from.

The A&O Aachen Hauptbahnhof

Welcome to the a&o Aachen Hauptbahnhof! Modern rooms with free Wi-Fi await you just 100 m from the main train station. The light-flooded rooms with wooden floors offer you plenty of space and comfort. Start your day with a delicious breakfast buffet and enjoy discounted drinks in the bar. Use this ideal starting point to explore Aachen and the region. Visit the Aachen Cathedral and the Elisenbrunnen, which are only a 10-minute walk away. As an international transport hub, the main train station enables you to travel to Maastricht (35 km) and Liège (50 km) without any problems.


B&B Hotel Aachen City

The B&B Hotel Aachen-City is another affordable accommodation in Aachen that is centrally located and offers good value for money. The B&B Hotel Aachen-City offers air-conditioned rooms with a private bathroom in a central location. Discover the highlights of Aachen, such as the historic town hall and the Aachen Cathedral, which are only a few minutes' walk away. Enjoy the free WiFi and choose between a continental or vegetarian breakfast. The RWTH Aachen University and the Carolus Thermen Bad Aachen are also nearby. According to guest reviews, this location is particularly popular with couples.


Aachen youth hostel accommodation with the possibility of hiking

If you prefer a youth hostel, Aachen Youth Hostel is a good choice as it offers clean and simple rooms at an affordable price. This Aachen accommodation offers free WiFi, a restaurant and a barbecue. You can relax in the bar or the shared lounge and make use of the family day room and conference facilities. Some rooms are barrier-free accessible. At the hostel you can play table tennis and explore the area while hiking. The youth hostel is just 2,5 km from the Aachen Theater and Aachen Cathedral. The main train station can be reached in 2,9 km. The location is particularly appreciated by couples.


Aachen accommodation with a comfortable bed
Aachen accommodation with a comfortable bed


Mid-range accommodation in Aachen.

If you are looking for mid-range accommodation in Aachen, there are plenty of options here as well.

Mercure Hotel Aachen Europaplatz

The Mercure Hotel Aachen Europaplatz offers modern rooms and a convenient location near the city center. This Aachen accommodation is close to the A544 and the Europaplatz, which allows quick access to Aachen city center and the main train station. Discover air-conditioned rooms, an international restaurant and a modern bar at the Mercure Aachen Europaplatz. Each room is equipped with satellite TV, a modern bathroom and free WiFi. The La Source restaurant serves German and international cuisine, while you can enjoy draft beer, cocktails and snacks in the Mephisto Bar. In summer you can use the outdoor pool and there is also a children's playground. Visit the Ludwig Forum for International Art, which is only 500 m away.


Novotel Aachen City

The Novotel Aachen City is also a good choice, offering spacious rooms and a fitness center. This Aachen accommodation offers modern rooms with free Wi-Fi. Unwind in the children's playroom or fitness center with panoramic city views. The Aachen Cathedral and the Eurogress Aachen are only 700 m away. Enjoy regional and Mediterranean dishes in the Novo² restaurant. Afterwards you can relax at the bar or on the terrace. The Hansemannplatz bus stop is just 100 meters away and Aachen Central Station is just a 5-minute bus ride away. Parking spaces are available in the public underground car park. According to guest reviews, this is the most popular part of Aachen, especially for couples.


Best Western Plus Hotel Regence

The Best Western Plus Hotel Regence is another option that offers comfortable rooms as well as an on-site restaurant. This modern accommodation in Aachen is ideally located in the center of the imperial city. Discover the Aachen Cathedral, the shopping area, the beautiful old town, numerous restaurants and the Carolus Thermen, which are only a few minutes' walk away. Enjoy free WiFi throughout the hotel and use the bar and paid parking garage (subject to availability and reservation). The Eurogress congress hall is also nearby. According to guest reviews, this is the most popular part of Aachen.


Luxury accommodation in Aachen.

If you are looking for luxury accommodation in Aachen, there is an option that can make your stay an experience.

Parkhotel Quellenhof Aachen

The Parkhotel Quellenhof Aachen is a luxurious 5-star hotel in the city. Discover the elegance of the rooms, as well as the wellness area with pool and parking space offered directly by this accommodation. The hotel is also connected to the Eurogress congress center and is only 1 km away from Aachen Town Hall. Enjoy the air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, satellite TV and a minibar. The wellness area offers a steam bath and a sauna, while in summer you can relax on the terrace. Regional dishes await you in the La Brasserie restaurant, and drinks and snacks can be enjoyed in the tea lounge and the Elephant bar. Aachen's main train station is 2 km away and you can walk to the cathedral in just 15 minutes.


Aachen Cathedral
Aachen Cathedral


Aachen accommodation near attractions.

When in Aachen you might want to stay close to some of the main attractions. The Novotel Aachen City* is, for example, just a few minutes' walk from Aachen Cathedral and the town hall. The hotel offers modern rooms, a fitness center and a restaurant with international cuisine. The ibis Hotel Aachen City* is also close to the cathedral and offers colorful rooms and a breakfast buffet. If you are looking for a cheaper option, this is the A A&O Aachen Central Station* a good choice. The hostel* offers dormitories and private rooms as well as a bar and a shared kitchen.

Tips for booking the best accommodation in Aachen.

If you are planning a trip to Aachen, you should definitely start booking your accommodation early to get the best deals. Also, think carefully about what type of accommodation you prefer – a hotel, hostel or apartment. It's also important to consider the location and distance to the attractions you want to visit. Compare the prices and reviews of different accommodations to find the best option for your stay in Aachen.

Questions and answers about Aachen accommodation

What accommodation options are there in Aachen?

There is a wide range of accommodation in Aachen, including hotels, hostels, guesthouses and holiday apartments.

How can I find accommodation in Aachen that suits my needs?

To find accommodation that suits your needs, you can use various online booking platforms. There you can specify your preferences such as price, location and facilities, as well as compare the options available.

Which Aachen accommodation is best for a budget stay?

For a budget stay in Aachen, hostels or budget hotels are a good choice. They often offer cheap prices and basic amenities.

Which location is recommended for accommodation in Aachen?

A central location close to the sights and the center is definitely recommended, as you can easily reach the attractions on foot or by public transport.

How can I ensure that I am booking quality accommodation in Aachen?

To make sure that you book a quality accommodation, you can read the reviews and experiences of other guests. These help you to get an impression of the accommodation and to assess its quality.

Are there barrier-free accommodations for people with restricted mobility in Aachen?

Yes, there are accommodations in Aachen that are specially designed for people with restricted mobility. These offer accessible rooms and facilities to make the stay comfortable and accessible.

What is the best way to book my accommodation in Aachen?

You can book your accommodation in Aachen directly on various online booking platforms. It is also possible to contact the property directly and book by phone or email. Compare prices and conditions to find the best option for your needs.


Aachen travel guide, and what else you need

  • To get to know the city better, you need a  Aachen travel guide *, You can find a selection here
  • Equally important is a  City map of Aachen *with which you can orient yourself in the city.
  • You will walk a lot of cobblestones while sightseeing in Aachen. Therefore, we advise comfortable shoes for the city tour.
  • If you are planning an elegant evening, then you should bring  comfortable pumps .
  • In summer it gets hot in Aachen. Therefore  Sandals are good for a city tour.
  • Practical is also a City backpackin which you can carry utensils for the day as well as  souvenirs you buy during the day.

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Travel Arrangements:

Parking at the airport

Here you can reserve your parking space at the airport.

How to get there

For example, book your journey here by flight, bus or train*. The nearest airport is definitely Maastricht-Aachen (approx. 40 km away). From there you then take the train or bus to Aachen. If you arrive by car, you can also park your car in one of the parking garages near the old town of Aachen.

Car Rentals:

Cheap car hire - book here! *

Camper Rentals:

Compare motorhome prices here. Or do you prefer to travel with that instead? Rooftent or Tent?

Accommodation in Mainz:

Hotels, apartments and other accommodation in Aachen * You can also book at this link.

For example, we stayed at the

Art Hotel Aachen Superior *
At Branderhof 101
52066 Aachen

Other Slow Travel Tips is for example here.


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Source: On-site research. We would like to thank you in any case NRW tourism and Aachen Tourist eV for the invitation to this pleasure journey. However, our opinion remains our own.

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Aachen Accommodation Guide: Best Places to Stay in Aachen

Monika Fuchs

Monika Fuchs and Petar Fuchs are the authors and publishers of the Slow Travel and Enjoyment travel blog TravelWorldOnline Traveller. You have been publishing this blog since 2005. TravelWorldOnline has been online since 2001. Your topics are Trips to Savor and wine tourism worldwide and Slow Travel. During her studies, Monika Fuchs spent some time in North America, where she traveled to the USA and Canada - sometimes together with Petar Fuchs - and spent a research year in British Columbia. This strengthened her thirst for knowledge, which she pursued for 6 years Adventure Guide for Rotel Tours and then for 11 years as Study tour guide for Studiosus Reisen tried to breastfeed all over the world. She constantly expanded her travel regions, but curiosity still gnawed at her: “What is beyond the horizon? What else is there to discover in this city? Which people are interesting here? What do you eat in this region?” These are the questions she is now trying to answer as a freelance travel journalist (her articles have appeared in DIE ZEIT, 360° Canada, 360° USA, etc.), among others. travel writer and travel blogger answers in many countries around the world. Petar Fuchs produces the videos on this blog as well as on YouTube. Monika Fuchs from TravelWorldOnline is below Germany's top 50 bloggers in 2021 Other Information about Monika and Petar Fuchs. Recommendations on LinkedIn from tourism experts Further recommendations from cooperation partners and tourism experts Professional experience Monika on LinkedIn