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Excelsior Hotel Ernst The Leading Hotels of the World, Cologne

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Trankgasse 1-5 / DomplatzCologneNW50667Germany, 800-491-6126

Luxury hotel with 2 restaurants, near Cologne Cathedral
  • Gold Award 2017Gold Award winner, 2017!

    Guests have consistently rated this property as ’Exceptional’.

  • Free WiFi
Exceptional9.6
Room
Great room
Location
Great location
Service
Fantastic service
Comfort
Rather comfortable
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Excelsior Hotel Ernst The Leading Hotels of the World, Cologne

Hotel Info: 866-539-8117

from $198
  • Suite
  • Superior Double Room
  • Suite (Cathedral View)
  • King Deluxe
  • Junior Suite
  • Grand Superior
  • Grand Deluxe
  • Superior Single Room
  • Executive Suite

At a glance

Key facts

  • This hotel has 137 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 6 floors
  • Staff speak English

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 1 PM
  • Express check-in
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others

Children

  • Children (12 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets allowed *

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Transportation

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

  • Free train station pickup *

Parking

  • Valet parking *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Breakfast (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms 8
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff (English spoken)
Facilities
  • Year Built 1863
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Terrace

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Pillow menu
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels
  • Tablet computer
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

Hanse Stube - Onsite restaurant. A children's menu is available.

Taku - This restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. 1-star Michelin rating. Open daily.

Awards and affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

Excelsior Hotel Ernst The Leading Hotels of the World, Cologne’s small print

Also known as

  • Ernst Excelsior
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Policies

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.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A city tax is imposed by the city of Cologne. Business travelers with proof of business-related travel are exempt from this tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A 5 percent city/local tax will be charged

Optional extras

Valet parking costs EUR 27 per day

Rollaway beds are available for EUR 40.0 per night

Breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 34 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of EUR 30 per pet, per night

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 65.00 per vehicle (one way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Excelsior Hotel Ernst The Leading Hotels of the World, Cologne

Landmarks

  • In Altstadt-Nord
  • Cologne Cathedral (1-minute walk)
  • Romano-Germanic Museum (4-minute walk)
  • City Hall (7-minute walk)
  • Alter Markt (7-minute walk)
  • Wallraf-Richartz-Museum (8-minute walk)
  • Great St. Martin Church (9-minute walk)
  • Volkstheater Millowitsch (22-minute walk)
  • Galerie Der Spiegel (4-minute walk)
  • Museum of Applied Art (4-minute walk)
  • Wallraf Square (4-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Cologne (CGN-Cologne - Bonn) 14-min drive
  • Duesseldorf (DUS-Duesseldorf Intl.) 41-min drive
  • Cologne Central Station 3-min walk
  • Cologne South Station 6-min drive
  • Cologne Longerich Station 12-min drive
  • Mauritiuskirche U-Bahn 20-min walk
  • Poststrasse U-Bahn 20-min walk
  • Barbarossaplatz U-Bahn 27-min walk
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Free train station pick-up
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Excelsior Hotel Ernst The Leading Hotels of the World, Cologne

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