Located within a 5-minute walk of Folkwang Museum, Mercure Hotel Plaza Essen is within a 15-minute stroll of Aalto Theatre. This 132-room, 4-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like a bar/lounge, free in-room WiFi, and a business center. In central Essen, the hotel is also close to Philharmonie Essen and Grillo-Theater.


Start each morning with buffet breakfast, available for a fee from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM. At the end of the day, unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge.


All 132 recently renovated rooms provide minibars, free newspapers, and safes. Guests can expect TVs with satellite channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Hair dryers, phones, and desks are also available.

Property features

Renovated in 2016, Mercure Hotel Plaza Essen offers free WiFi in public areas, a business center, and express check-in. Self parking is available for EUR 18.00 per day. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and securing valuables. Additional amenities include a terrace and laundry facilities.


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Bar/lounge
  • Business center
  • Laundry facilities

Mercure Hotel Plaza Essen

Bismarckstr. 48-50 Essen NW 45128

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary. This 4-star property offers access to a business center. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. This business-friendly hotel also offers a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Mercure Hotel Plaza Essen has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 132 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Business center 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Terrace 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 2000 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Mercure Hotel Plaza Essen offers 132 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers.

This Essen hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Hypo-allergenic bedding and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in August 2016.

  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM.


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

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 16


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of EUR 11 per pet, per night

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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 rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available


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 19 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 18.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: EUR 11 per pet, per night
  • Late check-out fee: EUR 50
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

National Rating

Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Germany. This property is rated 4 stars.

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