Surroundings

Our Hotel Arena am Zoo is located centrally in the Ostend district. No matter the reason for your journey, all the destinations in Frankfurt can be reached in a short time: The city center, where you can find the famous shopping mile Zeil, the Old Opera House, the Frankfurt cathedral, and the Museum Embankment are only a 10 minute walk away. The new European Central Bank and the river Main are only 10 minutes away as well. The Frankfurt Zoo is practically on the door step – it’s only 150 meters away. The Frankfurt Trade Fair, Frankfurt International Airport, and the central station can be reached with the metro or suburban trains in a short time – stations are within walking distance. Within a radius of 1 kilometer you can find several restaurants and shops.

In the Area

  • Public transportation

    Hotel Arena am Zoo is only a couple of steps away from “Ostendstraße” station (suburban train lines S1 through S9). There you can find direct connections to Frankfurt Airport (18 minutes), Frankfurt central station (6 minutes), and Frankfurt Trade Fair (10 minutes).

    The metro station “Zoo” is only a few steps away as well, there you can take the metro lines U6 and U7. Tram lines 11, 14, and 18 can be reached in about 100 meters at “Ostendstraße” station.

  • Sights & Tourist Attractions

    Within walking distance:

    Frankfurt city center with shopping mile Zeil, Frankfurt Stock Exchange, Goethe house, Frankfurt cathedral, Römer, St. Paul’s Church.

    A couple of minutes away by public transportation:

    Museum Embankment with the Städel Museum, Film Museum, Museum of Communication Old Opera House, New Opera, English Theatre.

  • Activities for Families and Kids
    • Frankfurt Zoo – 150 m
    • Halligalli Kinderwelt Indoor Playground – approx. 1 km
    • Festival Ground with circus or amusement park (depending on the season) – approx. 3 km
    • Ice skating rink – approx. 3 km
    • Palmengarten / Botanical Garden – approx. 4.5 km
    • Senckenberg Museum of Natural History – approx. 5 km