Excelsior Hotel Ernst The Leading Hotels of the World

Domplatz / Trankgasse 1-5, Altstadt-Nord, 50667 Cologne, Germany

9.4

Excellent

Based on 1581 reviews
  • Wi-Fi

  • Breakfast

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About the hotel

Policies

You need to know

  • This property offers transfers from the train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • 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.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.
  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.
  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.
  • Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • 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

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

Optional fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 36 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 65.00 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 29 per day
  • Valet parking fee: EUR 29 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: EUR 30 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in Instructions

  • Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
  • Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
  • This property accepts credit cards and cash
  • Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

Check-in Special Instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Minimum Age

18

Description

General description

This luxury 5-star hotel is located right across from Cologne Cathedral and a 2-minute walk from Cologne Main Station. It offers award-winning cuisine and elegant rooms with a minibar.

The Excelsior Hotel Ernst am Dom has been family-run since 1863. The spacious rooms and suites all feature air conditioning, international satellite TV and a marble-style bathroom. Wi-Fi is available for all mobile devices.

Exotic Asian dishes are available in the stylish taku restaurant, which has a Michelin star, and innovative French cuisine is served in the Hanse Stube restaurant. The Piano Bar features tea/coffee specialties, homemade pastries, cocktails, a cigar lounge and live piano music.

Additional amenities at this hotel are 24-hour front desk, fitness facilities, WiFi and dry cleaning .

Location

With a stay at Excelsior Hotel Ernst am Dom , you'll be centrally located in Cologne, just a 4-minute walk from Cologne Cathedral and 7 minutes by foot from Museum Ludwig. This 5-star hotel is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Alter Markt and 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Musical Dome.

Attractions

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Hohe Strasse - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Cologne Cathedral - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Galerie Der Spiegel - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Museum of Applied Art - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Pixie Fountain - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Romano-Germanic Museum - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Cologne City Museum - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Kolumba - 0.6 km / 0.3 mi
Museum Ludwig - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Praetorium - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
City Hall - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Schildergasse - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Cologne Philharmonic - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Alter Markt - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Musical Dome - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi

The nearest airports are:
Cologne - Bonn Airport (CGN) - 15.3 km / 9.5 mi
Duesseldorf Intl. Airport (DUS) - 61.6 km / 38.3 mi

The preferred airport for Excelsior Hotel Ernst am Dom is Cologne - Bonn Airport (CGN).

Dining

Enjoy a meal or a drink at one of the hotel's 4 restaurants and bars which are :

Hanse Stube
taku
Piano Bar
Culinary Classics

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the individually decorated 140 guestrooms, featuring tablet computers and minibars. Flat-screen televisions with satellite programming are provided for your entertainment, with wired and wireless Internet access available for a surcharge. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as laptop-compatible safes and desks.

Amenities

Enjoy recreational amenities such as a sauna and a fitness center. Additional amenities at this hotel include wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, 24-hour front desk, and supervised childcare/activities.

Business, and other amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and limo/town car service. A train station pick-up service is provided at no charge (available 24 hours), and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Shuttle to airport

  • Express check-in/check-out

  • Front desk

  • Smoking area

  • Gym/fitness centre

  • Sauna

  • Lifts

  • Concierge

  • Laundry service

  • Limousine service

  • Children's activities

  • Dry cleaning service

  • Valet parking

  • Wedding services

Amenities

Internet Access
  • Wi-Fi
Family friendly
  • Children's activities
Front desk services
  • Concierge
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Front desk
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
Parking & transportation
  • Limousine service
  • Shuttle to airport
  • Valet parking
Food & drink
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
General
  • Ballroom
  • Business centre
  • Lifts
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoking area
Beauty & wellness
  • Gym/fitness centre
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
Services
  • Wedding services
  • Does Excelsior Hotel Ernst The Leading Hotels of the World offer free breakfast?

    No, Excelsior Hotel Ernst The Leading Hotels of the World does not offer complimentary breakfast. It is available at a surcharge.

  • Does Excelsior Hotel Ernst The Leading Hotels of the World have non-smoking rooms

    No, Excelsior Hotel Ernst The Leading Hotels of the World doesn't have non-smoking rooms.

  • Does Excelsior Hotel Ernst The Leading Hotels of the World provide a shuttle service?

    No, Please contact the hotel for more information.

  • Does Excelsior Hotel Ernst The Leading Hotels of the World have a swimming pool?

    No, Excelsior Hotel Ernst The Leading Hotels of the World does not have a swimming pool.

  • Does Excelsior Hotel Ernst The Leading Hotels of the World have free Wi-Fi?

    No, Excelsior Hotel Ernst The Leading Hotels of the World does not offer free Wi-Fi.

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