Family owned since 1863, the Excelsior Hotel Ernst looks back on a long history as Cologne’s most luxurious hotel. The central location, in the heart of the city opposite Cologne Cathedral, a World Heritage landmark, is appreciated by business and leisure travelers alike. All the important attractions, such as the Philharmonic Hall and the many famous museums and theaters, are located within walking distance, as are the best shopping areas. Even the fairgrounds are just across the Rhine River. Luxurious materials and valuable furniture give each of the rooms and suites its own character and individual charm. Restaurant Taku, awarded with one Michelin star, welcomes you with a masterpiece of authentic East Asian fusion cuisine while the restaurant Hanse Stube offers innovative French cuisine combined with local influences. The stylish design of the Lobby Lounge accompanies the traditional Excelsior Hotel Ernst afternoon tea inspired by Pierre Hermé.For the first time in Germany, a selection of Pierre Hermé's sweet creations are available exclusively at the hotel for Afternoon Tea.
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