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Excelsior Hotel Ernst

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Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I had the pleasure of staying at this hotel for a conference. The hotel was elegant, food was delicious and the service was impeccable. One night I invited a group of friends for drinks in the bar. We were having such a good time, no one noticed how late it was. When I asked for a last round of drinks...

1Thank abf1011
Belgrade, Serbia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I spent one night in Hotel Excelsior Ernst in Cologne and liked it. The hotel is a bit old fashioned (they still use room keys!), but my room was spacious and very quiet. The location is also great, just a short walk to cathedral and near the rail station. The staff was very nice and professional. Might go back there...

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Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We can't thank the Excelsior team enough for making our stay such a pleasant experience. Travelling with a baby means we don't often take time to write a review. However, the impeccable service needs to be honoured. Thank you to the entire team. We had a wonderful stay and a great wedding anniversary, we felt very welcome and well taken...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last week, I went for a romantic weekend break to Cologne in Germany with my husband. We decided that it would be nice to treat ourselves and stay at the 5* Excelsior Hotel Ernst. The hotel is the only member of “The Leading Hotels of the World” in Cologne. Location: Excelsior Hotel Ernst is situated in the historic Old Town...

1Thank FirstClass L
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Truly a 5 star resort from the moment you enter. Rooms service and food were all the best. Would highly recommend. Bathrooms and amenities to the warm staff made our stay special. Bar was quite popular and rooms were spacious.

1Thank Chandler L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent spicy bloody mary, hand mixed...All the circumstance with none of the pomp and in a great classy setting. Bar is the right when you walk in. Great staff. Free bar nibbles. Very relaxed atmosphere.😁

Thank Derek H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My colleague and I stayed here over the Carnivale weekend. Location is second to none with easy access to the station, shopping, cathedral and right on the parade route. The rooms are beautiful in the older part of the hotel where we stayed and very large. The bathroom was enormous but there was some mould growing on the marble in...

Thank Shannon G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just stayed at Excelsior Hotel Ernst for the International Dental Show. The hotel was excellent in every way. From the time of check in, everything was exceptional. The staff could not have been more accommodating or knowledgeable. Location and food were excellent. The only thing that prevented me from a 5 rating was no air conditioning!

Thank Chas C
excelsiorhotelernst, Manager at Excelsior Hotel Ernst, responded to this review

Dear Chas C, Thank you for sharing your positive feedback on Tripadvisor. I am delighted to read that you have been pleased with our services and facilities and have forwarded your kind comments to my entire team. Your feedback is most encouraging in our quest for quality and highest standards of service. Most of our rooms have an air condition,...

Pasig, Philippines
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very near to the cathedral, very nice room it's like traveling with aristocrat in the past. The drinks in the refrigerator is free. However even the people in the front desk is very aristocratic. We waited for a long hour to get a room. Treatment with clients are not good. They look as it seems I have no money since...

1Thank albertoaquinok
excelsiorhotelernst, Manager at Excelsior Hotel Ernst, responded to this review

Dear albertoaquinok, Thank you very much for visiting our hotel and for taking the time to share your impressions with us. We are very happy to read that you liked your room. I am very sorry that you had to wait one hour for your it - due to our booking situation it was unfortunately not possible for us on...

Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

İ travel all over Germany staying in different Hotels. This is one of the best. Excellent service and very nice rooms. Nice bar and the restaurants in the Hotel both Japanese and İtalian/French are both excellent. Dont hesitate and stay in this Hotel in Cologne.

1Thank raul151
excelsiorhotelernst, Manager at Excelsior Hotel Ernst, responded to this review

Dear raul151, Thank you very much for visiting the Excelsior Hotel Ernst and for taking the time to write a review. We are very happy about your positive evaluation and we will share your compliments with the entire team. This is a wonderful motivation to all of us. We hope to welcome you back in Cologne very soon and remain...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Excelsior Hotel Ernst Koeln
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Cuisines: European, Central European
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Additional Information about Excelsior Hotel Ernst

Address: Trankgasse 1 - 5, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Region: Germany > North Rhine-Westphalia > Cologne > Altstadt-Nord
Price Range: €165 - €579 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Excelsior Hotel Ernst 5*
Number of rooms: 140
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Also Known As:
Excelsior Hotel Cologne
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Cologne
#2 Romantic Hotel in Cologne
#3 Family Hotel in Cologne
#3 Business Hotel in Cologne
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“There are room on the main street facing the cathedral.”
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“The newly decorated Grand Deluxe rooms are beautiful”
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“I stayed in one of the refurbished rooms on level 5 but my colleague had a more traditional one (also on level 5)- both were excellent.”
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“Room with view of Cologne Cathedral”
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