Expect a Warm Welcome at the Centrally located Holiday Inn Express Essen - City Centre Hotel We are 10 minutes by direct subway train from Messe Essen Convention Centre, and 40 minutes by taxi from Düsseldorf Airport. A quiet setting by a leafy park and excellent transport links , make Holiday Inn Express Essen a good city-centre choice. The modern red-brick hotel is just 2 minutes' walk from Berliner Platz Subway Station, and it's 5 minutes' ride from there to Essen Central Station. Prepare for a busy day by fuelling up with a complimentary Continental breakfast , and surf the web with Wi-Fi connection in your peaceful Guest room. Catch up on work in the 24-hour Business Centre , or get colleagues together in the intimate meeting room. Your base at Holiday Inn Express Essen is just 500m from ThyssenKrupp Business Park and close to major companies like Siemens, RWE or EON. Essen has gone from industrial powerhouse to creative trailblazer. Stroll to the centre to see the medieval cathedral, or test your nerve on the themed rollercoasters at Movie Park Bottrop, 20 minutes by train from the hotel. Relax on a sofa in the lively Lobby while surfing the web with wireless Internet , or meet for drinks and snacks in sociable Blue Moon Bar. Holiday Inn Express Essen - City Centre's friendly staff can suggest local restaurants and help you plan your day.