Culture promotional tax
The city of Cologne chargeres a cultural tax of 5 % on top of the room rate. This tax is payable during the check-out time at the hotel. Business travelers are exempt from this tax as long as they complete the required forms and present an employer document supporting their business travel.
Use this link to find details and the official forms cultural tax. Please note that other cities – such as Bonn – may also charge localized fees/taxes. Here you will find additional information with regards to staying at hotels in Bonn.