Excelsior Hotel Ernst

THE grand hotel in Cologne, in the heart of the city, directly opposite the famous Dom Cathedral

Excelsior Hotel Ernst

Through more than 150 years of varied history, Excelsior Hotel Ernst's timeless elegance and tradition have fascinated guests from all over the world. Its exposed position, in the heart of the city and vis-à-vis the Cologne Cathedral, makes it accessible from all directions. Its 137 individually furnished rooms and suites leave nothing to be desired. East Asian refinements are served at the Michelin-star restaurant taku. In Hanse Stube, guests enjoy the hospitality delights of international cuisine. Enjoy Germany's exclusive Afternoon Tea inspired by Pierre Hermé. End your day in the elegant Piano Bar with excellent cocktails.

Hotel Tip

Cologne Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is right next door — ask the hotel to arrange an exclusive guided tour.

Virtuoso Preferred Supplier Since 01 Jan 2002

Virtuoso Amenities   

For 2019:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily full breakfast, for up to two in room guests
  • Round trip private transfer for the Cologne airport OR a one-way transfer to or from the Duesseldorf airport (transfer must be booked latest 24 hrs before the arrival time/departure time of the guests)
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

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Reviewed on: 01 Oct 2013

Exceptional service at all staff levels. Concierge provided very useful advice re restaurants, etc. Location optimal for a short stay in the central city. The penthouse upgrade was unreal.
Travel Advisor:  Candy Overland Davis

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