Excelsior Hotel Ernst

The grand hotel with heart and soul

FOR GUESTS WITH HIGH EXPECTATIONS

5-STAR LUXURY HOTEL NEXT TO COLOGNE CATHEDRAL

For over 150 years, the Excelsior Hotel Ernst has been welcoming guests through its doors right opposite Cologne Cathedral, in the heart of Cologne’s Old Town. And in this house of grand tradition, we appreciate guests who come with the highest expectations. Expectations of us, of their stay in Cologne, and of our culinary offer. We are a Grand Hotel with heart and soul.

Rooms & Suites

Having time to spare is a beautiful thing. Being free from the demands of time, being able to forget it completely, is an absolute luxury. See how this feels in our 136 rooms and suites.

Host with heart and soul

GASTRONOMIC OFFER AT THE EXCELSIOR

From French haute cuisine in the Hanse Stube, to award-winning East-Asian-inspired creations at taku, to gorgeous patisserie and afternoon tea in the Wintergarten, and wine and cocktails in the Piano Bar… fine dining and good service are all part of the experience at Excelsior Hotel Ernst.

Restaurant

Hanse Stube

French gourmet restaurant with a Rhineland twist

TAKU

East Asian inspired Michelin starred restaurant

Wintergarten

PATISSERIE BY FABIAN SCHEITHE, TEA-ROOM, DRINKS & FINE FOOD

Piano Bar

Champagne, wine, cocktails and cigar lounge with live music

Discover Cologne

Cologne’s greatest landmark can be admired directly through the window. Everything else is easy to explore thanks to our central downtown location. And our concierges will be happy to share all their knowledge with you.

Old Town Cologne

Old Town Cologne

Evening tour

Evening tour

Philharmonic

Philharmonic

Museum Ludwig Cologne

Museum Ludwig Cologne

Conference and event rooms

IN THE HEART OF COLOGNE

Special occasions like weddings, meetings and presentations also deserve a special setting. Eight stylishly equipped function rooms are available for you in the Excelsior Hotel Ernst.

Our story

GRAND HOTEL SINCE 1863

Things that last just a few years are fashion. What lasts for decades is luxury. For almost two centuries, the Excelsior has been a traditional piece of luxury in the heart of Cologne.

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