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Located in Altstadt-Nord, Excelsior Hotel Ernst The Leading Hotels of the World is next to popular attractions like Cologne Cathedral and Romano-Germanic Museum. This 137-room, 5-star hotel has 2 restaurants and a bar/lounge, along with a fitness center. Centrally located in Cologne, the hotel is also a short walk from City Hall and Alter Markt.
Enjoy dining at Hanse Stube, one of 2 onsite restaurants. Order from 24-hour room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge. For your convenience, breakfast is available for a fee.
All 137 soundproofed accommodations feature sitting areas. Flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and beds are dressed in pillow menus. Tablet computers, minibars, and free newspapers are also standard.
Excelsior Hotel Ernst The Leading Hotels of the World offers a fitness center, a sauna, and free WiFi in public areas. Valet parking is EUR 27.00 per night if you plan to drive, or hop aboard the airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for EUR 65.00 per vehicle one way. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include 8 meeting rooms, a business center, and coffee/tea in a common area.
- Steps from Cologne Cathedral and Romano-Germanic Museum
- Free WiFi and wired Internet in public areas
- Onsite dining
- Fitness center
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Excelsior Hotel Ernst The Leading Hotels of the World
In addition to a sauna, Excelsior Hotel Ernst features a steam room and a fitness center. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge.
Business amenities at this 5-star property consist of a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and a meeting room. This luxury hotel also offers a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff.
Excelsior Hotel Ernst has designated areas for smoking.
- Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
- Steam room
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Multilingual staff
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- 24-hour front desk
- Number of floors - 6
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Year Built 1863
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Business center
- Coffee/tea in common areas
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Concierge services
- Fitness facilities
- Designated smoking areas
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Free WiFi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Express check-in
- Total number of rooms - 137
- Laundry facilities
- Luggage storage
- Meeting rooms 8
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Number of restaurants - 2
- Shopping on site
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Free train station pickup
- Wedding services
Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( EUR 22 per 24-hour period ), Wired internet access ( EUR 22 per 24-hour period )
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Valet parking (surcharge)
Excelsior Hotel Ernst The Leading Hotels of the World offers 137 air-conditioned accommodations with tablet computers and minibars. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate sitting areas. A pillow menu is available. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries.
This Cologne hotel provides wired and wireless Internet access for a surcharge. 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.
- Turndown service
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Individually furnished
- Pillow menu
- Flat-panel TV
- Pay movies
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Separate sitting area
- Hair dryer
- Air conditioning
- Free bottled water
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Shower/tub combination
- Satellite TV service
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- In-room massage available
- Soundproofed rooms
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Free newspaper
- Room service (24 hours)
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Tablet computer
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
- Individually decorated
Where to Eat
Hanse Stube - Onsite restaurant. A children's menu is available.
Taku - This restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.
24-hour room service is available.
Nearby Things to Do
Recreational amenities at the hotel include a sauna, a steam room, and a fitness center.
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
Check-in time ends at midnight
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is 1 PM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 40 per night.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- 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 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.
- No onsite parking is available.
- 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
- Breakfast fee: EUR 34 per person (approximately)
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: EUR 22 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
- Fee for in-room wired Internet: EUR 22 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
- Airport shuttle fee: EUR 65.00 per vehicle (one way)
- Valet parking fee: EUR 27.00 per night
- Pet fee: EUR 30 per pet, per night
- Rollaway bed fee: EUR 40 per night
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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 and is displayed on this page as 5.0 stars.