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What We Love

  • Rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows with river views and up-to-the-minute modern technology
  • Night swimming in the infinity pool — lit pink and overlooking the Rhine
  • Customer service is a major focus at the hotel
  • The stylish Kameha Spa’s Turkish bath and steam room
  • Huge variety of dining and cocktail options

What To Know

  • This hotel is avant-garde and proud of it; those seeking traditional digs should stay elsewhere
  • With 190 rooms and 63 suites, plus numerous bars and restaurants, it’s a big place
  • Most rooms have partial river views; a few choice suites face the Rhine head on
  • Parking costs $30 per day
  • WiFi is available for a fee

Amenities

  •  Eco-Friendly
  •  Restaurant
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Overview

The Review

Bonn’s hottest new hotel focuses on blurring the lines between work and play — a clever concept that is working out not only for business travelers but also generating buzz in the leisure market for its warmth, color and atmosphere. The innovative glass and polished metal façade has been described as a forward-thinking take on Europe’s grand old hotels, and the Kameha Grand also impresses with its downright trippy interior designs and its basement geothermal power plant.

Thanks to clever juxtaposition and the use of exaggerated objects to toy with the senses, walking around inside this huge, curvaceous glass and metal beauty is a mind-bending experience. Spot the supersized chandeliers, the 11-player pool table or the chair that looks exactly like the others in the room but is more than three times the size, and you’ll catch our drift – {“type”:”img-inline”,”src”:”/static/images/product/properties/321/pgal-94493-1277746574-612×355-full.jpg”,”width”:”275″,”caption”:”The avant-garde design isn’t limited to living spaces. Don’t let the print in the rain shower distract you.”}wandering around the Kameha Grand makes you feel as if you’ve fallen down Alice’s rabbit hole after eating a handful of magic mushrooms.

One of the coolest amenities is the rooftop infinity pool, lit bright neon magenta and tattooed with the designer’s signature surfer-chic flowery tribal prints, which are also stamped onto walls, beds and floors. The entire place is a chaotic collision of bold colors, styles and materials, where play is a prevailing element and the vibe is bold, brash and poppy, with a splash of lovable tackiness.

If your idea of an interesting hotel doesn’t involve tables shaped like pigs or wall-size screen prints of shapely half-feathered angels in the bathroom, then this might not be your cup of tea — even if one of the themed rooms is named after Bonn’s most famous son, Ludwig van Beethoven. If you’re into pushing-the-limit design and up for a good adventure in the former West German capital, then sleeping at this one-of-a-kind-design-meets-business hybrid on the river is a real trip.

How to Get There

Kameha Grand Bonn
Am Bonner Bogen 1
Bonn, 00000 Germany

Reviews

4.0 Very Good 1197 Reviews
Just great!!
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful hotel, great breakfast, friendly staff and relaxing Spa! Everything you need for a nice holiday ❤️!!!
Also the 1michelinstar restaurant in the hotel (5th Floor) is a great place to go to!!!!!
Would Definitely like to come again !

Nice place but needs more attention to details
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice location on the Rhine. We are unsure if we come again or even if we would recommend this place to others: to many small things not 100%. The location and comfortable room makes partly up for this, but still.

We were staying over for the weekend although it might be noisy at other times as there are (pretty) building projects around. Fancy lobby. Great comfy bed(s) and pretty unique shower/bath area. We were getting in a little earlier which was not really a problem (typically this would have cost €25) which was very appreciated by us.

But… they should REALLY care more about details…
1)
Too bad we asked expressly during reservation for a kingsize bed but got a room with 2 single beds, even separated from each other... As a couple not really what we wanted ;-)
2)
There is a nice coffee machine in the room but only one single Lavazza cup/pad. When I asked the reception for another one, the response was that there are 2 pads... No, really only one in our room. Well, normally these pads cost €0,60 but this time as an exception they would not charge us.. OMG..
3)
No, like zero, soap at the white porcelain sink in the bathroom. That is also pretty special: you have to go into the shower to get from the dispenser soap. Pretty cheap and never seen this before, even in a 1* hotel you get at least a small piece of soap.
4)
The bathroom floor was sticky: yucky jakkee. Your feet and slippers glue to the tiles at each and every step.
5)
Wifi only works when one chooses the 3rd the 72hr option. Not logical when you stay one night. Had to walk down to the reception (again) to get this info as the 24h and 48h options gave no connection.
6)
Calling to the reception (#2) from the in-room phone does not work: you get an US-English recorded message that this option is unavailable.

Nevertheless: staff is in general friendly (to German standards). The location of the hotel is great and pleasant: ample pretty stroll to trainstation and U-Bahn station which takes you in 11 minutes to Bonn center and 9 minutes to Köningswinter. There is a nice restaurant Rohmühle next door with a excelent patio for breakfast from 10am. Friendlier priced than the hotel buffet (€24pp) and the Fitness Fruhstuck was tasty! The pier for the boat to up- or downstream the Rhine is directly in front of the hotel.

Kameha
Reviewed 1 month ago

Having cancelled a stay at the nearby Steigenburger in Königswinter on account of overrunning building work there we were looking for a place with a swimming pool. This place has a stunning, if small pool on the roof, which on the topsy-turvy weather day we were there, was bathed in a steam cloud that made you feel as if you were swimming in the Rhein below. Quite amazing! There’s a lot that’s amazing here. The carpet for one thing.
Being far enough from Bonn to make dining here pretty much a necessity was no hardship. There’s a Michelin star Japanese restaurant which (as I’m allergic to sesame) we eschewed in favour of the riverside ‘Next Level’ Expecting bland conference-style food, we were bowled over by excellent cuisine and great service.
Housekeeping, which I was told was contracted out, is sadly slightly lacking and the said carpet was not vacuumed properly in places and there was plenty of rubbish dotted about the corridors.

One night stay at fancy Kameha Grand with use of spa area
Reviewed 1 month ago

The hotel is not central but is really nicely placed at the river front in a newly developed areal of Bonn. Parking is good, the tram is in 10min walking distance. The building itself is very impressive also the lobby area.
The hallway where a bit to "RED" to me. Otherwise the rooms were splendid. I did not miss anything, the bed really cozy, and especially the interior design is exciting.
The spa area is quite relaxed, the outdoor pool is more meant for relaxing than for swimming, it was actually a bit crowded.

Great stay - pure bliss!
Reviewed 2 months ago

We came here as a couple with a toddler. Upon our arrival, welcome was very friendly & we had the possibility to upgrade to a suite for a good deal.
Our room was huge and baby cot was installed with baby accessories (incl. a bath robe!) - this is what I call service!
We also had dinner & breakfast and were really enthusiastic about our entire stay. For more details, you can read the blog.
In any case, we loved our stay, we will come back and can't wait!