From those hotels it is only a few steps to the town’s landmark: the Aachen Cathedral. In six centuries a total of 30 German Kings were crowned in this imposing monument. If you have booked a hotel in Aachen, you should definitely see the precious exhibits in the Aachen Cathedral’s treasury. Not far from the hotels in Aachen there is a newspaper museum granting insight into the press. These hotels are often visited by patients at a spa. The springs that can be up to 75°C/165°F hot were already appreciated by the Romans. The Elisenbrunnen represents Aachen as cultural metropolis.
The social centre of Aachen is located in the North-East of the city, in the spa area called Monheimsallee. Here you can find hotels, meeting and congress centres as well as casinos. When the tradition-rich Karlspreis is being awarded once a year, nearly all the hotels are fully booked. It will also be difficult to find a hotel when the international horse show and show jumping (CHIO) is being held at Aachen.
You can easily reach all the hotels in Aachen with the 49 bus lines of the city. Central stops are the Bushof and the Elisenbrunnen.
Not far from the hotels in Aachen there is the business location of Aachen. You will find leading companies there, such as the tyre manufacturer Continental AG and the confectionery manufacturer Lindt & Sprüngli. When staying at a hotel in Aachen, you will realize the high percentage of students. The RWTH in Aachen is a famous technical university.