The Experience

Timeless elegance and tradition characterize the Excelsior Hotel Ernst and fascinate guests from all over the world. The exposed position, in the heart of the city and vis-à-vis to the Cologne Cathedral, makes it easily accessible from all directions. Nobel materials, valuable antiques and harmonic colors give each of the 142 rooms and suites its own character and individual charm and create a timeless home décor which invites you to linger.

At our multiple award-winning gourmet restaurant, Hanse Stube, you will experience culinary magic moments. The motivated team creates innovative French cuisine with local influences, whose finesse is famous far beyond the city border.The name of the restaurant taku comes from Japanese and means House of hospitality. It is the first address for authentic East Asian delights. During the day, we offer coffee and tea specialties as well as patisserie and cakes at our Piano Bar.

In the evening, the charming bar team will mix excellent cocktail classics and their own creations. Right next to the Hanse Stube, at our Riesling Lounge you can taste Riesling wines from all wine regions of Germany in a cozy atmosphere.13 elegant meeting rooms for up to 200 persons and exclusive Business Suites provide the perfect venue for demanding events at the historic ambience of the Excelsior Hotel Ernst. Business meetings and private events will find a representative frame.

The Excelsior Hotel Ernst catering service offers culinary magic moments considering your wishes and ideas. After a hard day, you have the possibility to completely relax at the Excelsior Hotel Ernst Spa area. With state-of-the-art Fitness equipment you can advance your fitness or you can chill during a visit at the excellently equipped sauna and steam bath area. Guests Receive:

  • 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
  • Early check-in/late check-out
    • subject to availability
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