Excelsior Hotel Ernst in Cologne combines special treats and modern amenities with traditional ambiance. The privately owned, five-star grand hotel of the highest standards opened its doors for the first time more than 150 years ago. Ever since, it has blossomed as a much sought-after attraction within the industry. Set right in the city centre of Cologne, it is situated opposite the world heritage site of the imposing Cologne Cathedral, the most-visited building in Germany. The Excelsior Hotel Ernst is the only Cologne hotel carrying the ‘Leading Hotels of the World’ title. With 195 staff for 137 rooms and suites, the highest service Standards are guaranteed.