The popular hotel is renowned for its good value for money, excellent location, friendly staff and clean rooms. Write a Review. Trip type: This is because Cologne - including gay Cologne - celebrates its famous carnival in February, when virtually the whole city joins in the fun - approximately 1 million inhabitants. In short, this hotel is perfect if you want to discover the gay scene of Cologne. I found the Hotel Domstern by looking at Google Earth and finding the Central Train Station and searching out the lodging around it withing walking distance. This is a very centrally located hotel within walking distance of the railway station, Cologne Cathedral and the old town.
The gay bars close to Rudolfplatz are just one subway stop away or about a 10 minutes' walk.
Terrible 7. Time of year. The hotel offers a terrace in case the weather is good, a sauna, an international restaurant and free wireless internet all set in a modern decor.
In addition to the Dom, there are several other attractions such as the Museum of Applied Art within walking distance of the hotel.