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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Smoking rooms available
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel National Düsseldorf
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... museum ...well, not Al...but I only wanted to go to the shop...our guide last time and this time said don't miss it and they were right. Nothing we can't get in the states but it's a local tradition and the chocolates are DELICIOUS!! So...be nice...I have treats to share!!
We did the "pub crawl" - and that is using the term broadly - I guess they meant 13 senior citizens walking slowly through ...
... tall narrow glasses, starting at 200ml - unlike their Bavarian cousins who start at 500ml!!
Before dinner we had a farewell Captains Cocktail Party on board followed by a Farewell Captain's Dinner (a 5 star 5 course dinner to die for). Afterwards there was a dance party in the lounge and membes of the crew joined in - great fun, & a few sore heads in the morning (not mentioning any names ...
... the city hall dating back to 1200 although it has been extended twice with different architectural style. It has been rebuilt after being extensively damaged by allied bombing in WWII. The highlight was the Cologne cathedral, which is the second tallest church in Germany, is a magnificent structure. It took 600 years to build, starting in 1260 and not finishing until 1880 (although there was a period of 200 years when no work was done because they ran out of money). Some ...
... have to be corrected on this trip. We are in the land of meat stuffed tubes with a child who doesn't eat tubular meat. We still had to find the girls something to eat, but they didn't know what they wanted, which makes it very difficult when we can barely translate the menus. We found a Paulaner house and stopped in for yet another Alt and hopefully dinner for Devin and Mary. Our waiter brought us some beers, but never returned to help us find food, ...
... educational, for instance did you know that Elvis evidently learnt karate from a taekwondo school? There are certificates to prove it.
The walk from Altstadt to the Rheinturm (Rhein Tower) along the banks of the Rhein would probably make for a pleasant stroll on a warm summers evening. Not so much at the start of December it isn’t though. The panoramic views atop the 240m high tower are predictably splendid. I could have stayed here the ...