acora Hotel und Wohnen     
1320 € per month and up sternsternstern
The acora apartments, with their bright, friendly furnishings, offer workspace, mini-kitchen, living room and bedroom all in one. If you don’t want to cook yourself, you can enjoy the breakfast buffet or let the hotel-owned Restaurant Fässle cook for you. The fitness area is available daily from 7 am to 11 pm. WiFi, underground parking, 24-hour reception, and washers and dryers round off the features.
›› Bochum-Innenstadt, Nordring 44-50, Tel. 0 234/68 96-0
›› www.acora.de/de/Bochum.htm

Apart Hotel Duisburg-Nord    
1854 € per month and up     
Comfortable accommodation in the heart of the Ruhr Region in fully equipped apartments with separate living room and bedroom, TV, telephone and Internet connection.
›› Duisburg-Obermarxloh, Duisburger Str. 182, Tel. 0 203/50 02 70
›› www.aparthotel-duisburg.de

art Hotel Körschen    
745 € per month and up sternsternstern   
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›› Essen-Stadtkern, Hindenburg Str. 6, Tel. 0 201/­1 02 99 85
›› www.hotelkoerschen.de

Boarding-Appartement Weststadt    
1016 € per month and up    
Exclusive apartment facility in penthouse style, in the form of stacked floors above the Hotel Express by the Holiday Inn. All 22 comfortable two-room apartments (34 to 94 sq m) have a roof terrace, underground parking spot, Internet access, cable TV and a fully furnished pantry kitchen. They are also usable as an office thanks to their own postbox, telephone and fax number, along with a large desk. Minimum rental 14 days.
›› Essen-Westviertel, Altendorfer Str. 5-9/Thea-Leymann-Str. 11-13
›› hire: Tel. 0 211/­38 05 92 11
›› www.weststadt-appartement.de

Essen Apart     
770 per month and up  
30 to 76 sq m apartments at two centrally located Essen addresses offer an ideal feel-good ambience for a comfortable temporary stay. The furnishings include TV, Internet access, desk, a completely equipped kitchen as well as personal bell and postbox. Washer and dryer in the building. Clothing cleaning and shopping service if desired.
›› Essen-Südviertel, Moltkestr. 25
›› Essen-Bergerhausen, Werrastr. 54
›› Tel. 0 201/8 10 04-0, -135
›› www.essen-apart.de

Hotel Esplanade Appartements    
600 € per month and up  sternsternsternstern
These fully furnished city apartments near the Hotel Esplanade are an ideal home for an extended stay, with a minimum residence of one month. A special benefit is the free use of the facilities at the neighboring hotel, including sauna, fitness room and the reception service.
›› Dortmund-Mitte, Burgwall 3, Tel. 0 231/­5 85 30
›› www.esplanade-dortmund.de

Hotel Friederike    
1440 € per month and up sternsternstern     
The studios and spacious apartments with kitchenettes in this charming building near the Ruhr promenade win you over with their tasteful, comfortable furnishings, along with a balcony and beautiful garden panorama. Free WiFi, kitchenette, direct-dial telephone and fax make your work comfortable. Included are a parking spot, washing and ironing service and an ample breakfast in the winter garden.
›› Mülheim-Mitte, Friedrich Str. 32, Tel. 0 208/­99 21 50
›› www.hotel-friederike.de

Hotel Residenz Oberhausen    
790 € per month and up  sternsternstern   
This modern and friendly apartment hotel has 20 rooms for 1 to 6 persons, covering 25 to 65 sq m, with all the amenities that you would need for a fairly long-term stay. Besides a studio kitchen, they include WiFi, telephone, flat-screen TV and a large working area. The indoor swimming pool across the way can be used at no charge. If desired, a breakfast buffet, bread roll delivery and cleaning service available are. Pets allowed.
›› Oberhausen-Altstadt-Süd, Hermann-Albertz-Str. 69, Tel. 0 208/8 20 80
›› www.residenz-oberhausen.de

Petul Apart Hotels    
1440 € per month and up sternsternstern   
Petul offers individual, modern comfortable rooms and luxury apartments in various sizes, specially equipped for a fairly long stay, at five locations in the Essen city center and in Steele. You experience an especially “skewed” ambience in the main building as well as in the City Garden Apart Hotel. The slant in their structures, caused by mining, has been preserved, and their colorful façades are a visual treat.
›› Haupthaus & Hotel Petul: Essen-Stoppenberg, Essener Str. 11-13
›› Residenz: Essen-Stoppenberg, Essener Str. 69
›› Ernestine, Essen: Essen-Stoppenberg, Ernestinenstr. 67
›› City: Essen-Nordviertel, Katzenbruchstr. 5-7
›› City Garden: Essen-Nordviertel, Helen-Keller Str. 20-22
›› Steele: Essen-Steele, Steeler Str. 487
›› Tel. 0 201/72 94 70
›› www.petul.de

Prodomo Hotel Dortmund    
40 € per night and up, long-stay prices on request sternsternstern   
Near the city center, 91 spacious, two-room apartments await the extended-stay resident in a peaceful residential area. They feature a separate living room and bedroom, balcony, loggia, bath/toilet, a small kitchen and a WiFi connection.
›› Dortmund-Körne, Paderborner Str. 79, Tel. 0 231/56 56-0
›› www.prodomohotel-dortmund.de

Residenz Hotel am Festspielhaus Recklinghausen    
1050 € per month and up  sternsternsternstern     
These modern and comfortably furnished apartments, ranging between 33 and 70 sq m, set the stage for a comfortable, long-term stay of four weeks or more. They feature a fully equipped pantry kitchen, separate living and sleeping areas, bathroom with shower/WC, desk, telephone, TV, Internet and balcony. There is also a restaurant and bar in the building as well as a spa and beauty area with sauna, solarium and pool.
›› Recklinghausen-Stadtmitte, Josef-Wulff-Str. 75, Tel. 0 23 61/9 17 17 03
›› www.residenz-recklinghausen.de

Residenz Uhlenhorst    
2250 per month  and up   
The annex of the imposing Villa Uhlenhorst Hotel between Mülheim and Duisburg houses stylish and comfortably furnished apartments with a kitchen area for a fairly long stay. Most have a view of the surrounding large park with its own fallow deer preserve. It’s very well equipped for your dining comfort with a restaurant, café and breakfast buffet, taken on the terrace during the summer.
›› Mülheim-Broich, Uhlenhorst Weg 29, Tel. 0 208/3 77 27 00
›› www.residenz-uhlenhorst.de