Holiday Inn Express Essen - City Centre places you next to Colosseum Theater and within a 15-minute walk of Philharmonie Essen. This 153-room, 3-star hotel has free breakfast along with conveniences like free in-room WiFi and a 24-hour business center. In central Essen, the hotel is also close to Essen Cathedral and Grillo-Theater.


Start your day off right with a free continental breakfast, served each morning from 6 AM to 10 AM. At the end of the day, relax with a drink at the bar/lounge.


All 153 soundproofed rooms provide coffee makers, safes, and phones. Guests can expect free WiFi and 26-inch flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Other standard amenities include hair dryers and desks.

Property features

Holiday Inn Express Essen - City Centre features free WiFi in public areas, a meeting room, and a 24-hour business center. Self parking is offered for EUR 11 per night. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Additional amenities include coffee/tea in a common area, a computer station, and free newspapers.


  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour business center

Holiday Inn Express Essen - City Centre

Thea-Leymann-Str. 11 Essen NW 45127

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 3-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center and a meeting room. Event facilities measure 538 square feet (50 square meters). This business-friendly hotel also offers multilingual staff, coffee/tea in a common area, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Holiday Inn Express Essen - City Centre is a smoke-free property.

  • Conference space size (meters) - 50 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 538 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • One meeting room 
  • Total number of rooms - 153 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1999 
  • 24-hour business center 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn Express Essen - City Centre offers 153 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. 26-inch flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • In-room safe 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Satellite TV service 

Where to Eat

A complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning between 6 AM and 10 AM.

Hotelbar - Onsite bar.


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

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.

Only service animals are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available

Parking height restrictions apply


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: EUR 11 per night (in/out privileges)
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Holiday Inn Express Essen City Centre
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel Essen City Centre
  • Holiday Inn Express Essen City Centre Hotel
  • Essen Holiday Inn Express
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We should mention

One child 17 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. 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.

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