Located on the banks of the Rhine, Cologne offers a diverse range of museums, theatres and opera and has plenty of old-world charm with its cobbled streets dating back to Roman times. The city has become a vibrant destination with an excellent selection of restaurants and bars all serving the local specialty beer (Kolsch). If you prefer not to fly, we can recommend the high-speed rail service from Eurostar’s London St. Pancras International station; you can reach Cologne in just five hours via Brussels.
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Perfectly situated in the heart of Cologne, in the tall shadow of the iconic cathedral, the Excelsior Ernst has been welcoming guests for 150 years. Privately-owned, it is the city’s Grand Dame and exudes an air of tradition and elegance.
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