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Rooms and Suites at Excelsior Hotel Ernst

From 270 USD

Classic Single Room ( 161ft2 )

The Single Rooms Classic live up to their name: The classical-elegant style combined with the location to the calm inner courtyard or Marzellen Street...

From 292 USD

Classic Room ( 269ft2 )

The rooms offer the comfortable standard of the Excelsior Hotel Ernst while convincing by their classical-individual interior situated to the calm inn...

From 371 USD

Grand Superior Room ( 323ft2 )

The new Grand Superior rooms provide a luxurious and versatile space showcasing a unique contemporary design. The use of subtle and bold colours creat...

From 416 USD

Deluxe Room ( 344ft2 )

You prefer more than “just” standard? If that´s the case, you have to select a room of the Deluxe category! Situated in the Hanse wing, the stylish an...

From 461 USD

Grand Deluxe Room ( 344ft2 )

The impressive Grand Deluxe Rooms utilize their unique and individual design to stunning effects. Through the simple elegance in harmonic and vibrant...

From 551 USD

Junior Suite ( 431ft2 )

All Junior Suites situated in the Hanse wing display a unique combination of the living and sleeping area. Owing to the modernly inspired design of th...

From 675 USD

Traditional Suite ( 484ft2 )

You appreciate comfort, size and furnishing at the highest level? If that´s the case, this suites will be the right choice for you! All suites of the...

From 900 USD

Cathedral View Suite ( 484ft2 )

The suites with view of the famous Cologne Cathedral are equipped with all these small amenities which definitely make you feel at home. A high class...

From 1,226 USD

Executive Suite ( 646ft2 )

The Executives Suites with their timeless design offer much space and privacy to live and work. The large suites with separate sleeping and living are...

From 3,375 USD

Excelsior Suite ( 861ft2 )

In the lavish Excelsior Suites with direct view on the famous Cologne Cathedral luxury has highest priority. Due to their open and appealing design bo...

Excelsior Hotel Ernst

Timeless charm and tradition are within the Excelsior Hotel Ernst. Exactly this contributes to the hotel's appeal to tourists from all over the world. With more than 150 years of diverse history, they brought about the marriage of tradition and imagination in a beautiful symbiosis with Cologne city's first and finest luxury hotel.

The resort is among the Leading Hotels of the World. As a result, the over 190 staff have the rare ability to live every day: "Your uniqueness is the excellence."


The building is in the city's center, opposite the Cologne Cathedral. Aside from the opera, philharmonic, and other well-known sights, as well as the fairground, there are quite a few other places you can stroll to within a short distance.

Visitors who remain on the property can explore a wide assortment of enticing luxury retail destinations within proximity. To continue, it will only take a few minutes to walk. Hikers will also find the usual breweries, cool bars, and tempting coffee shops.

Nobel fabrics and vintage treasures are in all of the 140 suites. This allows each space to have its distinctive character and beauty. In other words, harmonious colors foster a serene home feeling that will enable visitors to relax.

The personal note also synthesizes the classic-modern style, in which every need is met. Moreover, the discrete and private environment of Deluxe Quarters, Junior Suites, and Executive Suites are considered in the Hanseflügel. The hotel's Executive Wing received four stars from the Association for Continual Hotel Growth.

Rooms and Suites

Each of the 137 rooms, Junior Suites, and Suites has a distinct character and unique elegance. This is due to the precious antiques, Noble fabrics, and varied harmonious hues used in their decor. Besides, a timeless home décor welcomes you to visit. This personal note and classic-modern furniture will fulfill your every desire.

For an experience unique to them, rooms with a beautiful view of the Cologne Cathedral are available. The basic facilities for all guest rooms and suites include a SuitePad (digital concierge) and free internet access. There is also a complimentary minibar service.

In contrast to 10 Downing Street, the nearly smooth black surface on the doors and windows brings the Excelsior Hotel Ernst to the top. One can only access a key to the door by adding it to Germany's weightiest key fob.

The room's architecture is simplistic and practical, with simple beige painted walls and soothing blue shades - moreover, a light brown mahogany display cabinet with a minibar and a television. Images of the Cologne buildings used in sepia are also on the walls, whereas orange cushions add a tremendous burst of color.

A tablet on the desk contains details of the Excelsior Hotel Ernst and the area. Furthermore, the microfiber bed is fitted with great care. It has newly laundered linens and thick pillows. The marble bathroom has a double mirror and Asprey items. Additionally, there are bathrobes with the Excelsior Hotel Ernst crest that you can use as soft and warm pajamas.


You have arrived at the Restaurant Taku, which won one Michelin star. Here you can find authentic East Asian cuisine by a master chef. Chef Mirko Gaul understands how to conjure exquisite flavors from simple Asian ingredients by innovating on the roots of Asian cuisine. He also introduces his original and innovative style.

The culinary style of executive chef Mirko Gaul is an "Asian hybrid" blend of Eastern and Western cooking techniques. Taking apart and then reassembling the gourmet kitchen of China, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Vietnam, he reinterprets them. The creative team at the award-winning restaurant Hanse Stube also produces innovative French cuisine. These are all from their local ingredients. Plus, their perfection is highly admired well outside the city frontier. The entire journey then ends with elegant wines from all over the world.

An extensive array of culinary delights is available at the hotels' restaurants. Admirers of the French or East-Asian cooking types will feast at Taku, or Hanse Stube, an upscale gourmet eatery, while in the Piano Bar, where you'll get high-quality homemade patisseries.

A Cool Place to Spend Your Holiday

During the day, the Piano Bar's baristas deliver various drinks, including coffee, tea, and patisserie. There are also pastries and cakes. In addition, the spectacularly talented bar staff will combine specialties such as signature drinks and their inventions throughout the evening.

The harmonious atmosphere and classy style compliment the Ernst Afternoon Tea prepared and served since the hotel was established to permeate the lobby lounge. Pierre Hermé Macarons are in the current lineup, with Pierre Hermé being the famous French pastry shop where the macarons come from.

Since 1847, Excelsior Hotel Ernst has been a longtime landmark in the area's heart. Besides, it sits near the cathedral and the central train station. Therefore, you may be confident that your case will have a fantastic impression and be put in one of the twelve seminar rooms, with their classic-modern ambiance. This elegant venue also has space for activities that can host up to 200 guests.


From unique activities to laid-back parties, the hotel staff will help you realize your goals in doing your business, private, or exhibition event into a highly productive, memorable event. Moreover, choose a full-service catering from Grand Hotel. So whether you stay a whole week or just a few days, you will surely get satisfaction in Cologne's heart.

A wide range of other amenities is also available for visitors. These include a gym, sauna, and steam tub. You will also find therapies and massages over by a spa provider nearby. Additionally, all visitors have free Wi-Fi, 24-hour reception, room service, and a wedding planning service.

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Why we love this hotel

  • This traditional luxury hotel sits next to the Cologne Cathedral and in the city's heart.
  • The hotel impresses with its extraordinary service. Most of the employees have been at the hotel for decades.
  • Enjoy an Asian Gourmet menu at the Taku restaurant. Chef Mirko Gaul has 1 Michelin star and aiming for the second.
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Hotel Style
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Pet Friendly, Gourmet Restaurant, Connecting Rooms

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Good to know about Excelsior Hotel Ernst

The Cologne Bonn Airport is 15 kilometers away from the hotel.

The Main Station, is walking distance from the hotel and three minutes away.

The parking fee for hotel guests would cost 29 EURO.

The hotel can assist in availing a concert tickets, dinner, tourism attractions and more.

Yes, Children until 12 years are free of charge.

The hotel can arrange a baby cot for a free of charge.

The extra bed for children below 13 years old is 80 EURO.

Maximum of four guests in one room.

The hotel offer a babysitting service and the rate is 35 EURO for the babysitter + 25 EURO per hour.

There are two restaurants in the hotel. The Hanse Stube (French Cuisine) and the star Restaurant taku (east asian Cuisine).

Yes. the restaurant Hanse Stube is also well-known for its elegant and friendly atmosphere.

Dietary meals are available upon request.

The breakfast is open from 06:30 am to 10:30 am.

Yes, the hotel do have room service 24 hours daily.

The hotel do have rooms with connecting doors.

The hotel have 10 Meeting rooms.

The fitness center opens from 08:00 am to 09:00 pm located on the sixth floor of the hotel.

The Spa opens from 10:00 am to 09:00 pm.

Excelsior Hotel do have one sauna and one steam bath.

Yes, the hotel offer daily turndown service.

The hotel offers a coffee machine in all rooms.

The hotel offers afternoon tea and the rate is 44 EURO per person.

The information provided is circumstantial - and is not indefinite in accuracy. Changes may have occurred.

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