Booking a hotel in Dormagen gives you access to the business opportunities in this important regional town in the German state of North-Rhine-Westphalia. Numerous business parks and a diverse industrial sector make Dormagen an appealing place in which to do business, whilst visitors will also find a wealth of leisure activities to enjoy. As well as boasting its own well-established industrial scene, Dormagen is close to the commercial powerhouses of Düsseldorf and Cologne.
What is special about Dormagen?
Renowned in the region for its strengths in industry and logistics, this mid-sized town is just 21 km from Düsseldorf and 24 km from Cologne. It offers many advantages to the businesses situated here, which include superb infrastructure, a tranquil lifestyle and varied cultural life. Dormagen is also the birthplace of Kölsch beer, which was brewed locally at the Brauhaus zur Garde, until 1998.
What should I expect from business here?
Of Dormagen's three thousand or so businesses, a significant proportion operate in the industrial sector. The industrial business district here stretches for around six hundred hectares, hosting Ineos, Bayer AG and Lanexess, as well as a Bayer gas and oil-fired power plant. Dormagen is also an important transport and distribution hub, due to its positioning between Cologne and Düsseldorf. The numerous business parks in Dormagen each have their own specialism, including the wholesale, industrial and service sectors. Over two thousand chemical products are produced by ten thousand employees at the three hundred and sixty hectare Chempark for instance. A number of business networks operate in Dormagen, including Initiative Dormagen, Innovative Materials and Cido.
What activities can I enjoy near to my hotel in Dormagen?
If staying in a Dormagen hotel in the summer, a trip to Straberg-Nievenheimer lake is a must. Go swimming, wakeboarding or water skiing here as well as dine in one of the many cafés and restaurants that line the shore. Visit the nearby twelfth-century monastery of Knechtsteden, with its impressive Romanesque basilica. The monastery is located in the Zons district, which is sometimes referred to as the 'Rheinische Rothenburg'. Alternatively, head to the Geopark to see million year old stones that reveal the planet's history. The Romer-Therme is a great spot for indoor swimming and surfing whilst Dormagen has 52 sports clubs in which to keep busy, covering practically every sporting activity.