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Luxury grand hotel, awarded with five stars, vis-à-vis to the Cologne Cathedral
In the center of Cologne
The luxury hotel is situated in the center of Cologne, opposite to the cathedral. The main station is just one minute by foot. Museums, the historic center and the Rhine river are also withinin walking distance
The innovative French Hanse Stube and the East Asian Michelin star-rated taku are the two restaurants of the Excelsior Hotel Ernst. The Piano Bar offers excellent cocktail classics and a large variety of cigars
In addition to the free of charge minibar, the free use of the business center as well as the sauna and fitness area, the hotel offers Valet Parking, shoe-shine service and concierge serviceInformation missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Excelsior Hotel Ernst
At your hotel
The Excelsior Hotel Ernst has two renowned restaurants: taku and the Hanse Stube. Enjoy a drink at the Piano bar in a relaxed atmosphere. High-speed wireless internet access is complimentary throughout the hotel, including rooms and suites.
This five-star hotel provides business travelers the following: business center (24/7), secretary and limousine service. Function rooms, ballrooms and exhibition areas belong to the event premises. Furthermore, this luxury hotel features fitness facilities, steam bath area, and a terrace. The Excelsior Hotel Ernst has a designated smoking area in the Piano bar.
- 24-hour business center
- Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
- Steam room
- Limo or Town Car service available
- 24-hour front desk
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Number of floors - 6
- Babysitting or childcare
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Year Built 1863
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Concierge services
- Fitness facilities
- Wireless Internet access - surcharge
- Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
- Designated smoking areas
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Laundry facilities
- Total number of rooms - 142
- Express check-in
- One meeting room
- Luggage storage
- Room service
- Room service (24 hours)
- Shopping on site
- Smoke-free property
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Train station pickup (complimentary)
- Wedding services
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge , Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
In your room
- Pillow menu
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Individually furnished
- Flat-panel TV
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Turndown service
- Pay movies
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Separate sitting area
- Hair dryer
- Air conditioning
- Complimentary bottled water
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Complimentary toiletries
- Satellite TV service
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- In-room massage available
- Soundproofed rooms
- Complimentary newspaper
- Climate control
- Individually decorated
- Tablet computer
Eat and drink
taku, the house of hospitality, awarded with one Michelin star, is specialized in East Asian cuisine. Exotic specialties are served for lunch or dinner in timeless elegance and modern atmosphere. Lunch@taku from 10 Euro. The restaurant is closed on mondays.
The Hanse Stube serves innovative French cuisine with regional influences both for lunch and dinner. Exquisite wines from all over the world complete the culinary offer. A kids menu is offered additionally for the young guests. Business lunch in the Hanse Stube for 21 Euro.
In addition the following service is offered: Room service (24 hours)
With its 2000 years of history, Cologne has a lot to offer to its visitors. Cologne Cathedral is Germany’s most visited tourist attraction. On almost every corner of the city, visitors discover roman constructions and interesting museums.
A summary of Cologne most important tourist attractions: Cologne Cathedral, Skulpturenpark, Zoo and Flora, Romanic churches, Old Town, Triangle Tower, Museum Ludwig, Wallraf Richartz Museum, Chocolate Museum, Carnival Museum, Museum for East Asian art
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
The fine print for Excelsior Hotel Ernst
When you arrive
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Special check-in instructions:
The city of Cologne imposes a culture tax (Kulturförderabgabe). The amount is included in the total price displayed. Business travelers may be exempt from this tax and need to contact the hotel for further information or ask the hotel at check-in. Guests can contact the property using the information contained in the confirmation received after booking.
When you leave
Check-out time is 1 PM
How you can pay
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
- No onsite parking is available.
- Breakfast fee: EUR 32 per person (approximately)
- Airport shuttle fee: EUR 65.00
- Self parking fee: EUR 27 per night
- Valet parking fee: EUR 27.00 per day
- Pet fee: EUR 30 per night
- Rollaway bed fee: EUR 40 per night
We should mention
Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
Awards & Affiliations
- The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.
Free Minibar Promotion
Book a stay in any room type and receive the following:
- Complimentary beverages
Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Germany. This property is rated 5 star Superior.