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Background

Already since 1994 Cologne publishing house INSOMNIA Verlag has been publishing its city guide of the same name. 

Designed as a bilingual city guide right from day one INSOMNIA has over the years become the uncontested market leader in the Cologne hotel sector.

Until today over 10 million copies of the INSOMNIA City Guide have already been published throughout Germany and the publication is very well known, especially among hotel guests in Germany’s major cities.

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Why this Name?

An exceptionally good concept should also have an exceptional name – that was the original idea more than 25 years ago.

"Insomnia" is the medical term for the inability to sleep. Some people find the title impossible while others love it – whichever the case, it is an eye-catching name that people don’t forget.

Which is exactly why we chose this name back then...

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Our Focus

The focus of INSOMNIA was, is and remains to make recommendations for interesting places to eat and drink in all key categories.

Here we always make sure to include something for all tastes and all budgets.

From brewery taverns and gourmet establishments to trendy haunts INSOMNIA reports on a variety of key locations across the city.

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Your Support

Even with our utmost effort – no editorial team can cover all bases immediately.

If you have a really good tip you feel has earned a place in our App please do not hesitate to send us an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We thank you for your support in advance.

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Can We Apply?

In principle we only report on establishments we really consider worth recommending and ones which convince us as a real benefit to our readers.

However, should you feel your restaurant, shopping, leisure or entertainment venue has earned a mention in this guide please do not hesitate to draw our attention to this.

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Our Delivery Service - Right to your Door

For Orders of 1-5 Copies:

Should you wish to place a small order of 1-5 copies of INSOMNIA you pay the price usually in German postage stamps*** to the required value as follows:

Send us a letter stating how many copies of what city guide you wish to order. Include with this letter the retail price calculated in postage stamps as follows:

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