the niu Cobbles

Welcome to the "Revier"!

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  • FREE HIGHSPEED WiFi throughout the hotel

  • 24/7 RECEPTION; we are always there for you

  • TOP LOCATION: stay at the design hotel

  • BEST PRICE GUARANTEE: 10% direct booker discount only here

  • HOUSEKEEPING: The first cleaning is on the 3rd day of your stay and then again every 3 days.

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Multiculti in Essen

Urban, colorful and easy-going: The niu Cobbles represents the best of our multicultural identity here in the Ruhr-district metropolitan area. Smack in the middle of Essen no less. You will get to meet originals from the “Revier” (a term for a mining area, as the locals call it) here – have a drink at our own „Trinkhalle“ bar and get the inside scoop of where to go in the city. Learn about laid-back Essen with and through us, decompress your lifestyle and find the rhythm of this city in our Living-Lobby or one of our Essen-colored rooms. Your life - your choice.

Good to know: Cobbles basically means “a piece of coal” – a perfect fit for the former „heart of coal“ here in Germany’s coal-miners region.

Reception the niu Cobbles Hotel in Essen

the niu Cobbles

Friedrichstraße 43
45128 Essen, Germany
Exterior view the niu Cobbles Hotel in Essen

Our rooms

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Tripster Double bed in the Trispter room

Our tripster rooms deliver 19 square meters worth of spacious comfort and technological necessities...

  • Double bed 180x200
  • Shower / bath / WC
  • the niu basic facilities
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Townster Double bed in the Townster room

Our Townster rooms are like an oasis of wellness for couples. You can get on- or offline any time...

  • Double bed 180x200
  • Shower / bath / WC
  • the niu basic facilities
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Hipster Double bed in the Hispter room

Our Hipster rooms offer a lot of space for couples and small families, travelling with lots of...

  • Double bed 180x200 or two single beds 90x200
  • Shower / bath / WC
  • the niu basic facilities
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Free Wi-Fi

Smart TV

Teufel Boomster


Screen mirroring


Air condition

Hair dryer

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Hotelinformation & Surrounding

Arrival & check-in
Parking spot
Bar & Lounge
Living lobby
Invisible sound system and smart TV
Departure & check-out

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Design & Art

What would the niu be without design and art? Well, it surely wouldn’t be the niu, because we have chosen art as a central design element. Each design of our houses stands for its own story, inspired by the neighborhood, culture and history of the city. For the art design, we turn to emerging, young artists* who find a platform for their creativity with us. With great, individual pictures and murals they show what "street art" can be and bring our motto to life with humor and attention to details.

Modern day spirit meets industrial tradition

At the heart of the Ruhr-metropolis Essen you can find our authentic the niu Cobbles – a piece of real industrial heritage. The niu Cobbles will grant you a nostalgic view of the warmhearted city and it will certainly win you over with its perfect symbiosis of modern day comforts, industrial design, street art, and intricate details. Come in and be surprised.

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wall art Björn Holzweg
wall art Björn Holzweg
wall art Björn Holzweg

Essen insider tips

This is where the party starts … at the niu you are amongst friends. With us, you will get to meet locals from the neighborhood and receive the inside scoop on where to be in the city.