"Relatively new in Aachen so everything is plush and new (rooms, etc.). It was a great stay and my parents enjoyed them thoroughly. Breakfast was great as well, however, can add...
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Illustrator and graphic designer Jeffrey Postma engages with the imperial residence theme in a uniquely modern form which graces our Motel One Aachen interior. Learn more in the art flyer in your room or download it here.
Even though our carpets are usually turquoise, at our design hotel in Aachen, we’ll at least roll out the metaphorical red carpet for you! Our affordable hotel is in an ideal location, right at the heart of the city where German kings and emperors were crowned: from here, you can reach all the city’s main attractions in no time, such as the Elisenbrunnen, Aachen Cathedral with its treasury, and Aachen Town Hall. Our Motel One Aachen is also perfectly positioned for a shopping spree: the old town, with its countless shops, cafés and bars, is just a few minutes’ walk away from our budget hotel in Aachen. Or are you more of a culture buff? Then you can turn your steps to the Aachen Theatre, which is located right opposite the hotel!
An imperial stay in Aachen
Done all your sightseeing? Finished all your meetings? Then why not enjoy a quick a nightcap in our bar – or simply head for your bed! After all, your room not only boasts a mini spa but also a comfortable box-spring bed, so you can lie back, turn on the flat-screen TV and relax. You can then enjoy an extensive organic breakfast the next morning. And of course, our hotel in Aachen not only offers free wifi throughout the hotel, but also friendly service – our staff are always happy to help or offer advice.
The unique interior of our Motel One in Aachen gives you an idea of what awaits outside its doors. Our frequent guests will already be aware that when we design our hotels, we seek inspiration from their surroundings. So here in Aachen, our hotel reflects not only the city’s rich history, but also offers interpretations of its modern side.
Reasons to visit Aachen
Aachen has a rich and varied history. From the early Middle Ages through to the Reformation, countless kings and Holy Roman Emperors were crowned here, and it’s also where Charlemagne himself resided. That’s not all: Aachen was reconstructed as a spa town in the 17th century and holds official spa designation to this day, with plenty of thermal springs. Alongside its historical roots, Aachen has developed into an established technology hub in North Rhine-Westphalia with RWTH Aachen University – one of the largest and longest-standing universities of technology in Europe. The city also enjoys a dash of international flair. As Germany's westernmost city, Aachen borders on Belgium and the Netherlands, and this is reflected in the city’s many cultural, architectural and culinary influences. Aachen’s location – on the outskirts of the Eifel mountains, with Maastricht, Cologne, Bonn and Düsseldorf practically on the doorstep – also makes it a great base for city day trips and exploring the nearby countryside. So whatever brings you to the place where Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands meet – come and enjoy a royal welcome at our Motel One design hotel!