Welcome to the Excelsior Hotel Ernst conference hotel
Timeless elegance and tradition characterize the Excelsior Hotel Ernst and fascinate guests from all over the world. Carl Ernst, better known as “restorer of the royal curt at the central station”, builT this grand hotel in 1863. Since more than 145 years of a varied history; the Grand Hotel is the social center of the Rhineland.
The exposed position, in the heart of the city and vis-à-vis to the cologne Dome Cathedral, makes it easily accessible from all directions. The opera, philharmonic and the many famous museums, as well as the fairground are also within walking distance.
You will find a wide range of attractive shopping possibilities close to the Hotel, and just a few minutes by foot there are the traditional breweries, trendy bars and inviting coffee shops.
Nobel material, valuable Antiques and a harmonic coloring gives every of the 142 rooms and suites its own character and individual charme and creates a timeless home décor, which invites you to linger. This personal note, in conjunction to the classic-modern furnishing, leaves no wish open. A unique experience offer the rooms with a wonderful view over the Dom: Wake up on a sunny morning with a view over this impressive gothic cathedral. Even “Kaiser Wilhelm” has has watched the celebrations for the completion of the building from his accommodation.
At our multiple award-wining 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 limits. Exquisite wines from all over the world make this composition perfect.
The name of the restaurant taku comes from Japanese and means House of hospitality.
It is the first address for authentic East Asian delights. Plan the individual stations of your “Asia travel” with chosen specialties from the puristic Japan, the tasty China, the filigree Thailand or the spicy Vietnam.
During the day, we offer coffee and tea specialties as well as patisserie and cakes at our Piano Bar. Our friendly and committed employees will be pleased to assist you, competent in one´s field, with the selection of your drinks. In the evening the charming Bar-Team will mix excellent cocktail classics and their own creations.
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 meeting will find an as representative frame as private events. One individual contact person of the Hotel will always be available to guarantee a care which is professionally and individually tailor-made for your needs so we will always find the perfect solution for your successful event.
Since more than 145 years the most beautiful weddings are being celebrated in the Excelsior Hotel Ernst, of which your personal wedding planner takes over the organization, so you can fully enjoy the most beautiful day in your life.
Benefit from our expertise – of course we will also care about the professional appearance at your private events. The Excelsior Hotel Ernst catering service offers culinary magic moments according to your wishes and ideas. Whether you celebrate at home, in your company or at private premises in the Rhineland, you enjoy the service and quality throughout our grand hotel. We will be pleased to also look for the perfect venue for your event.
After a hard day you have the possibility to completely unwind at the Excelsior Hotel Ernst Spa area. With state-of-the-art Fitness equipment you can advance your fitness, or you can relax during a visit to the excellently equipped sauna and steam bath area. For pleasant refreshment you have a rain-, hail- and freshness shower.