Accommodation is a vital part of any holiday or business travel, with the capacity to make or break a trip. While Dusseldorf has a wide range of hotels for every taste and budget, there are a few which stand out in their uniqueness, enticing visitors with their remarkable individuality.
As the hotel management likes to stay, Derag Livinghotel De Medici is not just a hotel but a journey through time. This elegant building with a Classicist façade, designed by Schinkel, was once a monastery, a college and a government building, before finally being redesigned into one of the most unique hotels in Dusseldorf. This hotel, named after the De Medicis, the dukes of Tuscany, is a treasure trove for art lovers. The hotel museum houses precious artwork, original and replicated, from the Middle ages to the Modern era. Art enthusiasts can feast their eyes and souls on paintings, sculptures, coat of arms, tapestries, a collection of breathtaking walking-sticks and the bejeweled crown of the prince elector, among a lot of other treasures. The renaissance-style stairway and the tabagie decked up in leather furniture and antique tobacco pipes make every visitor feel like a royal. Modern luxury seamlessly blends with historic charm in the beautiful, spacious rooms and suites. The Grütznerstube dining hall, is as much a pleasure for the eyes as it is for the taste-buds. The hotel proudly stands right in the heart of Dusseldorf old town, with the Rhine Promenade, Opera House, Hofgarten, Konigsallee, Baroque Church of St. Andreas and the art museums of the city a short stroll away.
When a 100-year-old city palace is redesigned as a hotel, visitors can expect a royal stay. And here in Hotel Windsor, they are never disappointed. As the hotel has only 18 rooms, they are always in high demand, and each guest receives personal attention. The hotel sports a classy British style in every inch of its sandstone exterior. Once inside, visitors are wowed by the intricate stucco ceilings, winding stairways, antique ornaments and furniture and art. The hotel is located in a quiet and peaceful part of the city, with easy access to where all the action is.
This historic villa was constructed in 1907 as a private residence, and was redesigned into a hotel following World War II. The modern, completely-renovated Villa Achenbach opened its gates to guests in 2012, and since then, has won hearts and awards at every step. Each category of rooms in this hotel has its own unique style and offerings, including beautiful hand-carved mahogany wood furniture dating back to the 19th century, romantic four-poster beds, rain shower on natural stone and relaxing balconies. Beyond the rooms, the ornamental Victorian-style gardens with towering trees and an illuminated fish pond add to the ambiance of the hotel. In Villa Achenbach, old-world luxury goes hand-in-hand with all the modern amenities that visitors today crave for.
The Breidenbacher Hof, A Capella Hotel, has remained a top choice for visitors since 1812, and with good reason. In each room at the hotel, old-world charm and modern architecture interweave to create a truly memorable stay for guests. Apart from all the ingredients to please the modern traveler, real wood cabinets, marble vanities, thick carpets, superior linens and a tasteful splattering of fine arts never fail to wow any visitor. Guests can enjoy a delicious gourmet European meal Brasserie “1806” whipped up by head chef Philipp Ferber and his talented team. It enjoys an enviable location in the Old Town, right on the Königsallee, Dusseldorf’s glamorous shopping street.
The Fritz operates on the philosophy of joie de vivre, exuberant enjoyment of life. Designed by Dutch designer, Vivian van Schagen, the hotel combines luxury and urban modernity with homely hospitality, to make visitors from all corners of the world feel at home. The aim of the hotel is to bring together stories and experiences from all over the globe. The expert chefs at Fritz’s Frau Franzi whip up amazing breakfast, lunch and dinner, to delight even the most stringent taste-buds. The hotel is only a few minutes walk from Dusseldorf’s famous shopping street, Konigsallee and the River Rhine. The airport is a short drive away.
BURNS Art & Culture
At the BURNS Art & Culture, Dusseldorf, art is not used as mere decoration, but is intricately woven in the design of the hotel. The very concept of the hotel centers around a seamless blend of European and African cultures, in the form of artwork, photographs, poetry, unique masks and sheet metal toys, delighting visitors at every turn. The varied categories of rooms are marked by elegant lines, classy furniture and, as expected, a touch of art. BURNS Art & Culture, Dusseldorf, enjoys a prime location in the city center, with the Old Town and many attractions in the city a short walk away. The international airport is approximately 15 minutes away.