carathotel Düsseldorf City – the newest member of our family!

carathotel Düsseldorf City – the newest member of our family!

Finally, our latest project is no longer a distant prospect, but actually within our reach– the carathotel family is proud to announce that it will be joined by a second hotel in Düsseldorf city as of February 2018.
Starting next year, travelers visiting Düsseldorf will be able to embark on a city tour from the already existing carathotel Düsseldorf Carlsplatz AND the new carathotel Düsseldorf City, our second hotel to open in the North Rhine-Westphalian capital.

Sightjogging – Düsseldorf’s most beautiful running tracks

Sightjogging – Düsseldorf’s most beautiful running tracks

Spring is quickly approaching – with every ray of sun that kisses our skin, with every degree more outside and with every additional hour that we get to see the sun in the evening, we feel more alive, more active and more adventurous after the long months of winter. Therefore, the convenient excuses of our inner couch potato to stay inside rather than going out for a run no longer.

carathotels proudly present – part one: Anika Deblin

carathotels proudly present – part one: Anika Deblin

Anika Deblin worked as head of reservations management at carathotel Düsseldorf for a total of four years. In May 2015, she took over as general manager and in January 2016, she was appointed managing director of the hotel, which is located right at the heart of the city. In today’s blog entry, we would like to introduce you to this lively 30-year old member of our team:

A walk through Düsseldorf’s “Medienhafen”

A walk through Düsseldorf’s “Medienhafen”

Anyone visiting Düsseldorf knows the extraordinary Gehry buildings at the old “Zollhafen” customs port – but how exactly did Düsseldorf’s “Medienhafen” develop into the architectonical highlight it is today? What other buildings are there to discover in this area? On a particularly beautiful Sunday, we took a relaxing stroll through this popular district and today, we’ll unveil the secrets behind Düsseldorf’s famous Medienhafen!

Specialties from Düsseldorf: “Pillekuchen”

Specialties from Düsseldorf: “Pillekuchen”

Düsseldorf’s “Pillekuchen” is a mix between pancakes and hash browns. This traditional dish, which is very popular in the “Bergisches Land” area and, of course, in Düsseldorf, was created uniting the region’s most prominent characteristics.

10 reasons for a trip to Düsseldorf

10 reasons for a trip to Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf wird oft die kleine Schwester Kölns genannt und steht deshalb hin und wieder in deren Schatten. Doch Düsseldorf muss sich keineswegs hinter anderen Städten verstecken – schließlich gilt sie unter anderem als Modehauptstadt Deutschlands. Welche Vorzüge Nordrhein-Westfalens Landeshauptstadt sonst noch hat? Erfahren Sie mehr mit unseren 10 Gründen für eine Reise nach Düsseldorf!

The greatest souvenirs to take home from Düsseldorf

Imagine you’re on vacation in Düsseldorf! You’ve already been to the banks of the Rhine and “Medienhafen”, went shopping on “KÖ” and had a glass of dark beer in the Old Town – the only thing left is to buy souvenirs for your loved ones at home. For all those that didn’t stumble upon a suitable and typical souvenir by chance, the search for a gift to take home can.