The Maximilians from A to Z

We wish you a pleasant and relaxed stay! Below you will find some information and tips about our house and the surrounding area. For further questions and requests, you can contact us 24/7. Our reception is manned 24 hours a day.

On the day of departure, your room is available until 11:00 a.m. You can also book a late check-out until 3 p.m. for EUR 30, depending on availability. If you wish to leave later, please contact us.

Alfredistraße 28, 45127 Essen, Tel: (0) 0201-233911

Schützenbahn 65, 45141 Essen, Tel: (0) 0201-247540

Freiheit 3, 45127 Essen, Tel: (0) 0180-6260250

You can reach the emergency medical service in the evening and at the weekend on: (0) 0201–19 222. Please contact reception if you need help.

The nearest pharmacy is called “Apotheke am Altenhof” and is located on Rüttenscheider Strasse 265. Tel. (0) 0201-422 670
For information on pharmacy emergency services, call (0) 0201-19 222

Banks and ATMs are in the immediate vicinity. Ask us, we will be happy to help.

You can get stamps, paper and envelopes at the reception.

If necessary, please inform the reception staff. We will be happy to provide you with a free baby travel cot.

For information on current rail connections, please contact the hotel reception or call the service hotline: (0) 0800 150 70 90.

Receive at the reception. Ironing in the hotel rooms without an ironing board and on the desks is not permitted! We ask for your understanding.

There is a direct train connection (travel time between 15 and 45 minutes) via Essen Central Station. Information at the airport (0) 0211-410 Lufthansa: (0) 0211-1716 4425.

You can reach the “Limbecker Platz” shopping center by tram 108 in the direction of “Altenessen Bahnhof”. At Essen main station, change to the “U11” subway in the direction of “Gelsenkirchen-Buerer Str.”. After only one stop you will reach the “Berliner Platz” station.
The Rüttenscheider Straße (shopping street) is about a 2-minutes walk away.
You can reach Essen city center by tram 108 in the direction of “Altenessen Bahnhof”. Get off at Essen Hbf.
The Rhein-Ruhr-Zentrum in Mülheim can be reached by tram 108 in the direction of “Altenessen Bahnhof”. Get off after approx. 7 minutes at Essen Hbf and then take the U18 in the direction of “Mülheim Hbf” to the “Rhein-Ruhr-Zentrum” stop.
The CentrO in Oberhausen can be reached by car in around 20 minutes.

You can buy your ticket directly from the machine in the subway station (next subway stop 250m from here “Florastraße”).

Bicycles can be borrowed for free. There are excellent bike tour destinations in the immediate vicinity, such as the Baldeneysee and the Ruhrtalradweg.

We will be happy to copy your documents for you at our reception (EUR 0.20 / each).

Monday to Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Saturday, Sunday & public holidays from 6:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Should you wish to have breakfast sooner or later, please contact us in advance, we will be happy to prepare a small breakfast for you at any time.

There are several hairdressing salons on Rüttenscheider Straße. Just ask us about it.

If you have already vacated your room, we will be happy to store your luggage for you.

Church of St. Ludgerus (Catholic),
Wehmenkamp 9, 45131 Essen
Protestant parish Bredeney,
Am Brandenbusch 6A, 45133 Essen

Forgot to bring? No problem! We have numerous makes to hand at reception.

Your dog is also very welcome with us (10 EUR / night). We assume that it is house-trained, clean and safe for other guests and our employees. Please inform reception if you will leave the dog alone in the hotel room.

Did you forget something? At the reception you can get the essentials such as toothbrush, toothpaste, razor, etc.

The entire house, including the hotel rooms, has free WiFi. You can get the corresponding password around the clock at the reception. In the lobby, we also offer you the opportunity to surf the Internet free of charge on our guest PC and check your e-mails.

There are numerous forest areas with appropriate running routes nearby. In the Grugapark, only about 600m from here, there are illuminated and signposted jogging routes. The Kruppwald, about 400m away, also has numerous opportunities for running. Just ask us about it.

We accept all major credit cards such as American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard and Visa as well as EC cards and of course cash payments as well.

You will find a snack and drink machine with a wide range and fair prices in the hotel lobby.

Please note the signs in the public areas and the map of the emergency exits and routes in the rooms. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Reception: speed dial M1
Police: Tel. (0)110
Fire department & Emergency: (0)112

The hotel’s own parking spaces (10 EUR / night) can be found in the inner courtyard, depending on availability. Unfortunately we cannot reserve these parking spaces, we ask for your understanding.

The next post office is about 500m from here on Rüttenscheider Str. 198. Further information and opening times can be found here.
You also have the option of dropping off your post at reception. Individual stamps are also available at reception.

The reception is manned 24 hours a day, speed dial: M1

24 hour service from Monday to Friday.
Hand in at the reception by 9 a.m. Do you need an express service with return on the same day or a weekend service? Contact us. We will also be happy to provide you with an iron and ironing board.

There are numerous restaurants, bars and cafes on Rüttenscheider Straße.
At the reception you will receive our restaurant and area map with a very large selection. On request, we will be happy to reserve a table for you or make a personal recommendation.

There is a lockable compartment in all rooms. We also offer a safe for your valuables at the hotel reception. The hotel assumes no liability for valuables.

The Grugaparktherme “Kur auf Ort” – a sauna area with various saunas is only about 15 minutes’ walk from the hotel. Tickets and sauna bags with towels and bathrobes are available from reception.

You can borrow umbrellas for free at reception.
Please bring it back after use so that the other guests can also use it.

A shoe shine machine is located in the entrance area of the lobby. Further shoe cleaning utensils are available at the reception.

Your safety is very important to us. Please familiarize yourself with emergency escape routes and fire protection measures immediately after moving into your room.

Our house has free Sky channels in all rooms (Sky Cinema HD, Sky Sport 1 HD, Sky Sport 2 HD). See also the TV overview in your room.

The receptionists will be happy to call a taxi for you at any time. Pre-order is recommended.

They can be dialed from outside directly in the room: 0201 45017 + room number or via the control center: 0201 45017 0. You can reach another guest in the house directly by dialing the room number. We charge EUR 0.15 per telephone unit (internal calls are free).
External line: 0
Reception: M1

You will find an overview of the TV channels in your room.

The next underground access is 250m from the hotel „Florastraße“. There, for example, tram 108 travels to the city center in just 7 minutes (Hauptbahnhof stop).
Tickets are available from the machines in the entrance area. You can also buy single tickets at reception.

The reception staff will be happy to receive your wake-up requests.

The Grugaparktherme „Kur vor Ort“ – a sauna area with various saunas – is only about 15 minutes’ walk by. Tickets and sauna bags with towels and bathrobes are available at reception.

A selection of magazines are available for you in the lobby.

We can set up an extra bed for you in your room on request. Please contact us.

On request, we can also equip your room with allergy-friendly pillows. Our duvets are already allergy-friendly.
You can also borrow a mobile changing table from reception.

Want to know more?
Contact us!