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4.7 of 5 guest rating
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Superior Room, 1 Twin Bed
215 square feet
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Other room types
Executive Suite
645 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
344 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Superior Room, 1 King Bed
301 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Suite
592 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Junior Suite
430 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Deluxe Room, 1 Double Bed (Grand)
344 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Classic Room, 1 Double Bed
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Suite (Cathedral View)
538 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Classic Room, 1 Twin Bed
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Superior Room, 1 Double Bed (Grand)
322 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Get an overview of this hotel
Family-friendly Cologne hotel in Innenstadt, walk to Cologne Cathedral

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Restaurant
Business center
Laundry facilities

Location

This family-friendly Cologne hotel is located in the historical district, steps from Hohe Strasse, Cologne Cathedral, and Romano-Germanic Museum. City Hall and Alter Markt are also within 10 minutes. Cologne Central Station is only a 5-minute walk and Appellhofplatz Breite Strasse U-Bahn is 7 minutes.

Hotel Features

Along with 2 restaurants, this hotel has a restaurant and a fitness center. Free WiFi in public areas and free train station pick-up are also provided. Other amenities include a bar/lounge, a sauna, and valet parking.

Room Amenities

All 137 soundproofed rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet, and tablet computers. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like free minibar items and pillow menus.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Excelsior Hotel Ernst am Dom features a sauna and a fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 5-star property offers access to a business center and limo/town car service. This luxury hotel also offers a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Excelsior Hotel Ernst am Dom has designated areas for smoking.

  • Express check-in
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Year Built - 1863
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Meeting rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Steam room
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Sauna
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Free wired Internet
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Concierge services
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Shopping on site
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Free train station pickup
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 137
  • Number of floors - 6
  • Wedding services
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Excelsior Hotel Ernst am Dom offers 137 air-conditioned accommodations with tablet computers and free minibar items. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate sitting areas. A pillow menu is available. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottled water. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Free newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Individually furnished
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Turndown service
  • Phone
  • Individually decorated
  • Free bottled water
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Satellite TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • In-room massage available
  • Slippers
  • Tablet computer
  • Separate sitting area
  • Minibar (stocked, free items)

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 11:00 AM.

Hanse Stube - Onsite restaurant. A children's menu is available.

Taku - This restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. 1-star Michelin rating. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a sauna and a fitness center.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 1 PM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of EUR 30 per pet, per night

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Only service animals are allowed

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A city tax is imposed by the city of Cologne. Business travelers with proof of business-related travel are exempt from this tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A 5 percent city/local tax will be charged

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 36 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 65.00 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Valet parking fee: EUR 27 per day
  • Pet fee: EUR 30 per pet, per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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.

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.

National Rating

Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Germany. This property is rated 5 star Superior and is displayed on this page as 5.0 stars.

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