Central Essen hotel close to Berliner Platz U-Bahn station with free WiFi and breakfast included Located a few minutes' drive from the A40 and A52 motorways Holiday Inn Express® Essen City Centre hotel is with walking distance of the Old Town's shops restaurants and museums. A six-minute walk away Berliner Platz transit hub provides U-Bahn trains and tram links across the city. Reach Essen HBF train station in six minutes by car and Düsseldorf Airport in half an hour. Here for business? Host events for up to 40 people in the hotel's fully equipped meeting room. You are a few minutes' walk from companies like ThyssenKrupp Bitmarck Software and Dana Corporation and 12 minutes' drive from trade fairs at Essen Messe. Enjoy musicals operas and ballets at Colosseum Theatre a three-minute stroll from the hotel. Limbecker Platz mall with high-street stores cafés and restaurants is a five-minute walk away and nearby CinemaxX Essen shows the latest blockbusters. It’s a 15-minute drive to the Zeche Zollverein a former colliery complex now an impressive industrial museum. Relax in the comfortable rooms browsing online with free WiFi and enjoying complimentary tea and coffee. Wake up to the included continental Express Start Breakfast buffet. Later relax with a local beer in the bar then get ready to explore nearby dining options.