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    Excelsior Hotel Ernst

    Trankgasse 1 - 5, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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    Overview
    • Excellent76%
    • Very good17%
    • Average4%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    We stayed sadly only one night. It was a dream. The room was elegant and the breakfast was amazing. We loved this hotel!!! The fitness room is nice and clean and with water bottles for hydration. The place looks like a small castle on the...More

    Thank Shavaughn C
    Response from excelsiorhotelernst, Manager at Excelsior Hotel ErnstResponded yesterday

    Dear Shavaughn C, Such a shame that you only stayed with us for one night. Thank you so much for your kind feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your room and that you found breakfast to be amazing. What a wonderful motivation for our...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I cannot say I bad word about this hotel. The location is fantastic, the staff superb, our room very nice and clean. (We loved the free minibar) After two years of hard work and no time for a holiday, three nights in this hotel were...More

    Thank Whitney T
    Response from excelsiorhotelernst, Manager at Excelsior Hotel ErnstResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Whitney T, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback here on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to read that you have chosen us as a place to relax after two years of hard work and no holidays. Even better that we managed...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This was my second stay at this hotel. The room, location and service are superb!! I arrived quite jet lagged. I enjoyed an in room massage and a great meal and then a full nights sleep. The service is among the best of any hotel...More

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    Thank 9experiencedtraveler
    Response from excelsiorhotelernst, Manager at Excelsior Hotel ErnstResponded 1 week ago

    Dear 9experiencedtraveler, We are very grateful to you for taking the time to share your kind review following your recent stay at the Excelsior Hotel Ernst. We are truly delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you deem our service the best...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We are a family with a four-year-old son. We like a bit of luxury from time to time but are always worried how our son will behave and whether it will really be fun enough for him. But when this hotel says that it is...More

    Thank Sicfed
    Response from excelsiorhotelernst, Manager at Excelsior Hotel ErnstResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Sicfed, Thank you for taking the time to share your detailed feedback here on TripAdvisor. This is exactly the type of experience we strive to create for each and every guest and I am delighted to hear that we were able to create lasting...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We picked Cologne as a place for a weekend break to celebrate our ruby wedding and selected this five star hotel. What a fabulous time we had, The staff were so friendly and helpful and didn't make us feel uncomfortable like some posh hotels. We...More

    Thank Kyle-Nazard
    Response from excelsiorhotelernst, Manager at Excelsior Hotel ErnstResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Kyle-Nazard, Thank you very much for choosing the Excelsior Hotel Ernst for your ruby wedding. How wonderful to read that you had such a fabulous time here in Cologne and thank you so much for sharing your kind comments here on TripAdvisor. The team...More

    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$200 - US$667 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Luxury Hotel in Cologne
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Cologne
    • #3 Business Hotel in Cologne
    • #3 Family Hotel in Cologne
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 137
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    • Germany >
    • North Rhine-Westphalia >
    • Cologne >
    • Altstadt-Nord
    • Also Known As
    • Excelsior Hotel Cologne
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    Bathroom (83)
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    Dear LennaLam, thank you very much for your kind request. First of all we are delighted to learn of your interest in our hotel. You can reserve a room online at our website or by telephone. (+49 221 270 1). Please do... More
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    Response from Cornelia H | Reviewed this property |
    To my knowledge this is a public garage (underground) . It is probably as secure as any public garage is in a German city. Please contact the hotel for further details.
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