Select Hotel Handelshof

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Select Hotel Handelshof -
Welcome to Essen Stadtkern

The Select Hotel Handelshof Essen is located in the center of the Ruhr metropolis, directly at the main train station and only 300 meters from the cathedral. Housed in the historic Handelshof building, the city hotel offers 198 modern rooms and attractive meeting facilities directly in the city center. The five variable meeting rooms can be divided or combined, so that events with up to 120 people are possible - whether private family celebrations, conferences or corporate events. The university and the fair trade Essen are also quickly accessible from the Select Hotel Handelshof Essen, so that the location is also suitable for fair visitors or participants of university events.

The tastefully furnished single and double rooms as well as the suites, which can also accommodate three people, are between 21 and 50 m² in size. We are happy to set up an extra bed or baby crib. All rooms have a minibar, flat-screen TV and free high-speed Wifi. With all concerns you can always contact the 24h reception.

In the morning we welcome you to an extensive breakfast - arranged according to your choice from the buffet. In the evening we look forward to seeing you again in Jimmy's Bar. Our bar is famous throughout the Ruhr area for its 130 different types of whiskey, but of course you can also get other drinks here. Whether it's a business trip, a conference or a city break, feel well accommodated at Select Hotel Handelshof Essen and look forward to a pleasant stay!

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An ideal city hotel in a prime location in the pedestrian area

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Directly opposite the main station Essen

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Central, high quality, modern

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Most points of interest are within walking distance

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Near University of Essen

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24h occupied multilingual reception

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Personal / family / relaxed atmosphere

Comfort Room

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Comfort Room

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Superior Room

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Executive Room

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Top Facilities

  • Family rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • W-LAN (free of charge)

Front Desk Services

  • Check-in time 15:00
  • Check-out time 12:00
  • ATM on site
  • Safe
  • Newspapers
  • Tickets to shows/attractions
  • Ticket service
  • Tour desk
  • Multilingual staff


  • Street parking
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Car rental
  • Public transport tickets
  • Our guests can use the public car park Akazienallee.

Business Facilities

  • Business center 
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying 
  • Number of people 1 - 200

Food & Drink

  • Kids' meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Wine/Champagne
  • Bottle of water
  • Fruit
  • Chocolate/Cookies
  • Snack bar
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Monday17.00 - 1.00
    Tuesday17.00 - 1.00
    Wednesday17.00 - 1.00
    Thursday17.00 - 1.00
    Friday17.00 - 1.00
    Saturday17.00 - 1.00
    Sunday - 


  • Price 16,50 EUR
  • Monday06:30 - 10:30
    Tuesday06:30 - 10:30
    Wednesday06:30 - 10:30
    Thursday06:30 - 10:30
    Friday06:30 - 10:30
    Saturday07:00 - 11:30
    Sunday07:00 - 11:30
  • Buffet
  • Continental, Gluten free, Vegan, Vegetarian
  • Bread, Pastries, Pancakes, Jam, Butter, Cheese, Cereal, Cold meat, Eggs, Yogurt, Fruit, Coffee, Tea, Hot chocolate, Fruit juice, Local specialities, Cooked/warm meals


  • Walking tours
  • Bike tours
  • Happy hour
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
  • Cycling

Common Areas

  • Public internet terminal
  • Seating area

Cleaning Services

  • Dry cleaning 
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Shoeshine 

Building info

  • Floors 7
  • Construction year 1913


  • Key card access
  • Security alarm
  • Smoke alarms
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Hypoallergenic room available 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Facilities for disabled guests 
  • Elevator 
  • Soundproof rooms 
  • Honeymoon suite
  • VIP room facilities
  • Heating 
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage 


Top Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Private bathroom
  • Electric kettle

Room amenities

  • Childrens' cribs
  • Clothes rack
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Fold-up bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Trash cans
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Carpeted
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
  • Heating
  • Interconnecting room(s) available
  • Iron
  • Ironing facilities
  • Safe
  • Sofa
  • Soundproof
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Socket near the bed
  • Adapter
  • Feather pillow
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • Luggage rack
  • Mirror
  • Seat
  • Extra beds


  • Toilet paper
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Bathrobe
  • Free toiletries
  • Guest bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • Toothbrush
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Shower cap
  • Vanity mirror
  • Towel warmers

Media & Technology

  • Laptop safe
  • Radio
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV

Food & Drink

  • Chocolate/Cookies
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator
  • Tea/Coffee maker
  • Coffee machine

Services & Extras

  • Key card access
  • Smoke Alarm
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Wake-up service
  • Linens
  • Towels

Outdoor & View

  • City view
  • Inner courtyard view

Bedroom accessibility

  • Accessible by elevator
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator

Bathroom accessibility

  • Walk-in shower
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Kommentare von Gästen
einfach, gut, unkompliziert
2023-01-13 14:38:40

Ein angenehmer Aufenthalt!
2023-01-12 17:53:51

Ich bin STammgast und immer sehr zufrieden)
2023-01-11 13:13:17

Wir wurden im Hotel sehr nett empfangen. Unseren Wunsch in der von uns gebuchten zwei Doppelzimmer eines mit Dusche zu erhalten, wurde sofort umgesetzt. Die Executive Zimmer waren sehr schön und ansprechend. Die Badezimmer sehr groß und geräumig. Das Frühstück war ausgezeichnet. Das Personal immer freundlich. Schade war nur, dass die Bar geschlossen hatte. Aber auch nachvollziehbar in der jetzigen Personalsituation. Das Hotel hat eine super Lage. Wir werden im nächsten Jahr garantiert wieder hier einchecken.
2022-12-30 17:00:57

Vielen Dank für den angenehmen Aufenthalt im Hotel Handelshof!
2022-12-22 13:30:53

Sehr sehr schöne Zimmer
2022-12-19 22:22:51

Zeer goed hotel erg netjes en schoon ook een goed ontbijt
2022-12-19 16:02:08

Wie früher sehr angenehmer Aufenthalt. Leider war das Zimmer sehr kalt bei Anreise für unsere erste Nacht doch nach Zimmerwechsel waren wir zufrieden. Gutes Fruehstueck.
2022-12-13 06:57:39

freundlicher Service, alles ok
2022-12-05 13:38:02

Immer wieder schön bei Ihnen
2022-11-30 10:16:40

Questions and answers

  • Which popular attractions are near the Select Hotel Handelshof in Essen?
    Sights in the area are e.g. Baldeney See (12 km), Essen (0 km), Movie-Park (30 km), Messe Essen (4 km), Rathaus Essen (0 km), Essener Dom (0 km), Museum Folkwang (1,5 km), Stadion Essen (5 km), Sportanlage Schillerwiese (5,2 km)
  • Which restaurants and event locations are near the Select Hotel Handelshof in Essen?
    Restaurants and localities in the area are e.g. The Ash (0 km), Haus des Döners (0 km), Restaurant mulino (0 km), Cafe nord (1,9 km), Café LIVRES (3 km)
  • What are the check-in and check-out times in the Select Hotel Handelshof in Essen?
    Check-in at the accommodation Select Hotel Handelshof is from 15:00, and the Check-out until 12:00
  • How much does a stay at Select Hotel Handelshof in Essen?
    The prices in Select Hotel Handelshof in Essen can vary depending on your stay. They depend on the selected period and the room category, as well as the number of travelers. When you enter your travel dates, you can view the prices.
  • Can I park at the property Select Hotel Handelshof?
    The following parking options are available to guests at the property Select Hotel Handelshof (subject to availability):

    Street parking
    Bicycle rental (additional charge)
    Car rental
    Public transport tickets
    The hotel does not have its own parking facilities.

    Our guests can use the public car park Akazienallee.
  • What kind of breakfast is served at the property Select Hotel Handelshof?
    Guests staying at the property Select Hotel Handelshof can enjoy a highly rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 4,2/5).

    Available breakfast option(s): Buffet Continental, Gluten free, Vegan, Vegetarian
    Price 16,50 EUR
Select Hotel Handelshof
Am Hauptbahnhof 2
45127 Essen

phone +49 201 24685300
print +49 201 24685399

District: Stadtkern
State: North Rhine-Westphalia
Coordinates: 51.45250320, 7.01386210

Brand: Select Hotel
Opening: 2016-11-15
Rooms: 198
Event rooms: 5
Operating Company
Novum Hotels NRW GmbH
An der Alster 63
20099 Hamburg

phone +49 40 6008080
print +49 40 600808444

Registered office: Hamburg
Commercial Register: HRB 119456
Tax ID: 46/747/02626
Tax office: Hamburg-Hansa
VAT no.: DE278457587
Managing director: David Etmenan, Christian Moll, Dr. Stefan Gneuss, Clive Patrick Scheibe
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