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Welcome to Select Hotel Handelshof

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!

  • An ideal city hotel in a prime location in the pedestrian area
  • Directly opposite the main station Essen
  • Central, high quality, modern
  • Most points of interest are within walking distance
  • Near University of Essen
  • 24h occupied multilingual reception
  • Personal / family / relaxed atmosphere

Select Hotel Handelshof

Am Hauptbahnhof 2
45127 Essen
Germany +49 201 24685300+49 201 24685300


Essen Hauptbahnhof: 0,1km
Düsseldorf International: 30km
A 40: 1km


The Ash: 0,1km
Haus des Döners: 0,1km
Restaurant mulino: 0,1km
Café LIVRES: 3km
Cafe nord: 1,9km


Rewe : 2,5km
Aldi Nord: 5,3km
Primark: 0,1km
Theater Passage: 0,1km
kleiner Markt an der Marktkirche: 0,1km
Wochenmarkt Bredney: 7km


Baldeney See: 12km


Essen Stadtzentrum: 0,1km
Messe Essen: 4km
Movie-Park: 30km

Point of interest

Museum Folkwang: 1,5km
Rathaus Essen: 0,1km
Essener Dom: 0,1km
Sportanlage Schillerwiese: 5,2km
Stadion Essen: 5km

Companies in the area

Evonik Industreis: 0,1km
Ferro Stahl: 2,8km
Steag Ag: 2,9km
Medion Zentrale: 0,1km
ThyssenKrupp Bautechnik: 5,2km

Hotel facilities

Family rooms
Air conditioning
Non-smoking rooms
Airport shuttle
24/7 reception
Room service
Charging station for e-cars
Free high-speed WiFi

Price: 16 EUR

Street parking
Bicycle rental (additional charge)
Car rental
Public transport tickets

Meeting/Banquet facilities
Number of people: 1 - 200
Square meters: 200 - - 200 -

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

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 
Soundproof rooms 
Honeymoon suite
VIP room facilities
Baggage storage 

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

Kids' meals
Kid-friendly buffet
Bottle of water
Snack bar
Packed lunches
Special diet meals (on request)

Public internet terminal
Seating area

Daily housekeeping 

Floors: 7
Construction year: 1913

Comfort Room

21 qm 1

The Comfort Rooms offer you a cozy retreat for an all-around comfortable stay. They feature a practical workspace, a closet, a full-length mirror, and a satellite flat-screen TV with streaming capability. You'll also enjoy personal privacy with a private bathroom featuring a shower, toilet, hairdryer, and vanity mirror. Free high-speed WLAN is also at your disposal.

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Room amenities

Air conditioning
Bathtub (in some rooms)
Flat-screen TV
Private bathroom
Electric kettle (in some rooms)

Toilet paper
Bathtub or shower
Bathrobe (in some rooms)
Guest bathroom (in some rooms)
Shower (in some rooms)
Slippers (in some rooms)
Toothbrush (in some rooms)
Body soap
Shower cap
Vanity mirror
Towel warmers (in some rooms)

Laptop safe
Satellite channels

City view (in some rooms)
Inner courtyard view (in some rooms)

Bedroom accessibility
Accessible by elevator
Upper floors accessible by elevator
Bathroom accessibility
Walk-in shower (in some rooms)

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

Key card access
Smoke Alarm
Fire extinguisher
Wake-up service

Chocolate/Cookies (in some rooms)
Fruit (in some rooms)
Tea/Coffee maker (in some rooms)
Coffee machine (in some rooms)

Courtyard view

Meetings & Events

The right ambience for every occasion. Use the professional meeting rooms in our Select Hotels for efficient and successful meetings, conferences or events. With modern equipment and first-class service.

Tel.: 0201 24685 744

Stay without room cleaning and receive a voucher

Hang the matching side of your door hanger on the outside of the door, forego room cleaning and save energy and water.

In return, you will receive a drink voucher for your room, which you can use on selected drinks at the bar or front desk. In addition, a donation goes to the Nader Etmenan Foundation. The voucher is non-transferable and not valid for long-term stays of 5 nights or more in a flat.

Jimmy's Bar in Essen

So that the day starts really well: Prepare your breakfast in the morning according to your wishes at the buffet and start the day strengthened.
The hotel bar at the Select Hotel Handelshof Essen "Jimmy's Bar" does not only offer whiskey from all over the world but also a variety of cocktails, wines and non-alcoholic beverages. Let your day come to an end here in a relaxed atmosphere.

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Select Hotel Handelshof
Essen 45127
Am Hauptbahnhof 2

Tel: +49 201 24685300
Fax: +49 201 24685399

Operating company
Novum Hotels NRW GmbH
Hamburg 20099
An der Alster 63

Tel: +49 40 6008080
Fax: +49 40 600808444