Timeless elegance and tradition characterize the Excelsior Hotel Ernst and fascinate guests from all over the world. 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. Nobel material, valuable antiques and harmonic colors give every of the 137 rooms and suites its own character, individual charme and create a timeless home décor which invites you to linger. 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 border. The name of the restaurant taku comes from Japanese and means House of hospitality. It is the first address for authentic East Asian delights. During the day, we offer coffee and tea specialties as well as patisserie and cakes at our Piano Bar. In the evening, the charming bar team will mix excellent cocktail classics and their own creations. 12 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 meetings and private events will find a representative frame. The Excelsior Hotel Ernst catering service offers culinary magic moments considering your wishes and ideas. After a hard day, you have the possibility to completely relax at the Excelsior Hotel Ernst Spa area. With state-of-the-art Fitness equipment you can advance your fitness or you can chill during a visit at the excellently equipped sauna and steam bath area. The Excelsior Hotel Ernst was awarded three awards at the 12th Busche Gala: Charles Roulet, owner of the Excelsior Hotel Ernst, received the award “Hotel of the year 2010”. Wilhelm Luxem, executive director, was honored as “Hotel Manager of the year”. The East Asian restaurant “taku” was elected as the “foreign restaurant of the year”.
The Excelsior Hotel Ernst offers 12 different function rooms which you can exclusively book. All rooms provide: Your personal conference butler, natural daylight, state-of-the-art communication and presentation technology as well as air conditioning